Rock N Roll Diary Extra

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: Jimi Hendrix Signs With Reprise Records

This week in 1967, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] signed his first record deal in North America with Reprise Records. Just a few months later, Are You Experienced got its U.S. release and a legend was born.

05/23/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: Keith Richards Discovers “Satisfaction”

This week in 1965, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Keith Richards[/lastfm] woke up in the middle of the night to tape-record a three-note riff he had in his head. That simple little melody would become one of the most […]

05/06/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: The “Sgt. Pepper’s” Album Cover

On this day in 1967, a British pop artist gathered [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Beatles[/lastfm] and others to shoot what would become the most iconic cover in the history of rock music, the unmistakable Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely […]

03/30/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: Rolling Stones Record ‘Black And Blue’

On this day in 1975, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm] entered the studio to begin recording their 1976 album Black and Blue. Here are five classic clips of the album’s most memorable songs played live.

03/22/2011

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