Tom Petty

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Top Ten Songs Banned From Use In Political Campaigns

Over the years, many politicians have been guilty of using popular songs during campaign runs without first getting consent from the artist who sang it, which eventually ends in a cease and desist or in […]

01/17/2012

Happy Birfday, Tom Petty!

Today marks #61 for [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tom Petty[/lastfm].  Instead of hiring someone to perform at Tom’s party, I thought we’d bring Tom in to perform at YOURS today!

10/20/2011

John Prine collects his Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Recording, 2006 (Getty Images/Kevin Winter)

Rock Flashback: John Prine Turns 65

You wouldn’t necessarily guess it from his voice, which has a rural twang, but [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Prine[/lastfm] was born in Maywood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, 65 years ago this week. His parents were natives […]

10/13/2011

Katrina & The Waves

How’s That Bandwagon, Katrina?

Yesterday, I blogged about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tom Petty[/lastfm]/Michelle Bachmann drama.  Tom sent the presidential candidate a cease and desist order regarding the use of “American Girl” as her campaign song.  Now, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Katrina & The Waves[/lastfm] […]

06/30/2011

Attention Classic Rock Fans: Don’t Neglect Your Turntables This Saturday…

The fourth annual Record Store Day (Saturday, April 16) is a celebration of music, independent record stores, and the trusty wax itself. Even if you are without a means to listen to vinyl records these […]

04/15/2011

The Three Best Songs: ELO

For most American teenagers, turning on to [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Electric Light Orchestra[/lastfm] in 1975 was just about right on time. Even though they’d put out four albums previously, it wasn’t until Face The Music that most […]

02/17/2011

2011 Grammy Nominees Who Aren’t Wet Behind The Ears

When it comes to Grammy nominations, it’s one thing to be nominated for Best New Artist, but it takes perseverance to remain in the music business for decades and still get fresh nods. We checked […]

12/02/2010

Tom Petty Concert Is TONIGHT!

You’ve been waiting patiently for the (twice) re-scheduled [lastfm]Tom Petty[/lastfm] concert, and TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT!  And, while Tom is a legend in his own right, one of the greatest stars of all-time will be […]

10/07/2010

TOM PETTY POSTPONED!

We are sorry to announce that the Tom Petty Concert has been postponed due to illness. Doctors have advised Tom Petty to not perform due to a throat infection. None of the remaining dates on […]

09/26/2010

Tom Petty – “Here Comes My Tickets”

Not only do you get your favorite song played during our All-Request KOOL Cafe, you can walk away with [lastfm]Tom Petty[/lastfm] tickets this week!  Since [lastfm]ZZ Top[/lastfm] is opening for Tom, that’s TWO concerts for […]

09/17/2010

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