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4th of July #1 Hits — Mid 60’s through Mid 80’s

K-EARTH 101 hopes you’re having a great 4th of July weekend.  To help you remember your Independence Day holidays of the past, from the GOLDEN ERA of Rock ‘n’ Roll, here are the tunes that […]

07/02/2011

Rock Flashback: “Silly Love Songs”

Earlier this week we wrote about “Ebony and Ivory,” the 1982 [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]/[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] duet. At the time of its release, it was a love-it-or-hate-it record — very few people were neutral about […]

05/23/2011

The Top Ten — This Week in 1977

Daryl Hall and John Oates met in 1967 while both attending Temple University in New York.  They would go on to become the #1 Rock ‘n’ Roll singing duo in history, ahead of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The […]

04/02/2011

Video Classics: ‘Live and Let Die’ – Paul McCartney and Wings

“Live and Let Die” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney and Wings[/lastfm] was the theme song for the first Roger Moore James Bond film of the same name in 1973. So how did a former Beatle wind […]

03/01/2011

Paul McCartney Plays Career-Spanning Apollo Set

Just two nights after [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] set “Saturday Night Live” on fire, he was back at it in Gotham, at the Apollo Theater performing hits by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Wings[/lastfm], the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Beatles[/lastfm] and his extensive […]

12/15/2010

Sir Paul McCartney Talks 'On The Run' With Jools Holland

Later With Jools Holland is everything one could want from a music television show: Great performances from wonderful artists with an energetic host. Of course, we don’t get the BBC here. But thanks to the beauty […]

11/01/2010

Paul McCartney Preps Re-Release Of “Band On The Run”

[lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]‘s  Band On The Run, with his group [lastfm]Wings[/lastfm], might be his most successful post-[lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] work. The album went platinum three times over and was McCartney’s first post-[lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] number one record. Now, fans will […]

09/20/2010

The Top Ten This Week — 1976

Thanks to Retna Pictures — Kiki Dee and Elton John It was the bicentennial year.  A big July 4th 200th birthday celebration of our country (1776-1976) highlighted the summer of 1976.  The political campaigns were […]

08/14/2010

Beatles UPDATE — Paul, Poster, Platinum

  It’s hard to imagine that in all of the years Paul McCartney has been performing in so many venues and countries, he has never ever played “Music City U.S.A.” That’s about to be rectified as […]

06/02/2010

This Day in Rock ‘n’ Roll History plus MONDAY Rock Birthdays!

[lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] dissolved his group [lastfm]Wings[/lastfm] in 1981. “Joe DiMaggio Day” was held at New York’s Yankee Stadium as [lastfm]Paul Simon[/lastfm] sang “Mrs. Robinson” in his honor, April 25th, 1999…”Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio, […]

04/25/2010

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