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The Rolling Stones Nab Their First Rock Hall Exhibit

The Rolling Stones have celebrated their golden anniversary with five shows, two new songs, one documentary (2012′s Crossfire Hurricane), and a slew of other film and photo exhibits around the world. Now they’ll get their […]

02/28/2013

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House Where Bruce Springsteen Wrote ‘Born To Run’ Up For Sale

A little more than a week has passed since Bruce Springsteen‘s former home located at 71/2 West End Court Long Branch, New Jersey was placed on the market for $349,900 by one of its three […]

02/25/2013

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Elvis Costello, Steven Van Zandt Discuss The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ Film

“I wish they had taken a few weeks to make it. It’s fine for us freaks.” – Little Steven

10/25/2012

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Paul McCartney & Berry Gordy Team Up For Motown Fundraiser

The former Beatle and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy are teaming up to raise money to help conserve and honor a famous piece of Motown’s history.

08/31/2012

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Does Bob Dylan Know Where His Most Famous Guitar Is?

At the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan “went electric,” as his three-song set has since been famously dubbed. But does Dylan know where the Fender Stratocaster he used that day is?

07/12/2012

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From Live Aid To Obama: Mick Jagger’s Collaborations Through The Years

Mick Jagger is not a frontman bound by the confines of his band. In addition to releasing four solo albums, the Rolling Stones singer has collaborated with his fair share of musical friends, some more likely than others.

05/18/2012

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30 Years Ago: MTV’s First Concert (“In Stereo!”)

This week in 1981, “Music Television” (yes kids, they used to play music on MTV!) aired its first ever “stereo” concert.  The featured band had the #1 album in the land with Hi Infidelity, which […]

08/08/2011

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Throwback Summer: The #1 Song From 25 Years Ago

Genesisview gallery 25 years ago this week, it was an interesting competition for the coveted #1 spot at the top of the charts. The band that had the #1 single beat out a solo artist…who […]

07/19/2011

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

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