As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]
Cinco De Mayo is traditionally a day to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. In the States, however, Cinco De Mayo has taken on […]
The 60′s had to be one of the greatest, if not THE greatest decade in Rock ‘n’ Roll History. Of the literally thousands of songs that made the charts from 1960 through 1969, readers of […]
An English Heritage Blue Plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event. On October 23rd, an English Heritage Blue Plaque […]
Fans of the late, great [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] will get a new reason to “kiss the sky” later this year, as a new box set featuring unreleased tracks and alternate versions of classics will hit […]
It was on this date in 1960, The Federal Communications Act, originally written in 1934, was amended to outlaw payments of cash or gifts in exchange for airplay of records. In 1965 [lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]‘s “Yesterday” […]
The 23 Brook Street Exhibit opened its doors today to give fans a look into [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm]‘s life in London — and the interesting musical connection the guitarist shared with a famous composer who inhabited the […]
Gered Mankovitz, the photographer who shot [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] in the 1960s, recently spoke about the guitar legend and unearthed some comical secrets about Hendrix.
Famed saxophonist [lastfm]Lonnie Youngblood[/lastfm] wants to prove a point with his lawsuit against guitar icon Jimi Hendrix’s estate, MCA Records and Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese. Read on for details of his beef with the three figures.
Are You Experienced? and Electric Ladyland are undoubtedly two of [lastfm]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm]‘s greatest albums, and ought to be in the music collection of any rock fanatic, but now hardcore Hendrix fans will have access to some […]