As we prepare for the 4th of July, let’s go beyond “God Bless the U.S.A.” and “America the Beautiful” to examine a few classic tracks that celebrate and capture the essence of our complicated nation.
The folks at ExperienceHendrix are preparing a couple of new reissues to celebrate what would havebeen Jimi Hendrix’s 70th birthday.
Just a few days ago, it was reported that a Jimi Hendrix biopic titled All Is By My Side, starring hip-hop artist Andre 3000 of OutKast, was scheduled to begin shooting in Ireland this month
The artists we revere the most tend to be the most serious ones. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bob Dylan[/lastfm], poet of a generation. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm], guitar god. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm], philosopher. There’s nothing wrong with that. Being […]
The largest rock festival of all time will be held in just a couple of weeks on the Isle of Wight. East Afton Farm off the coast of England will host 600,000 rock and roll […]
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 […]