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Aerosmith vs. Modern Lovers: State Officials Sound Off on Official Rock Song of Massachusetts

One song is the most famous tune ever written by Boston’s most revered band. Another is a classic in its own right and perfectly captures the setting and spirit of Massachusetts in its lyrics. So […]

02/27/2013

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Massachusetts Bill Aims to Make Modern Lovers’ ‘Roadrunner’ Official State Rock Song

The Modern Lovers’ classic “Roadrunner” may proclaim in its lyrics that it’s “in love with Massachusetts,” but does the state love it back? At least, enough to make it the official state song? That’s what […]

02/21/2013

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Classic Rockers React To Obama’s Re-Election

Social media was set ablaze last night with reactions to President Obama’s re-election, and no surprise – musicians got in on the celebrating or hating.

11/07/2012

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Stevie Wonder Talks Barack Obama, “Keep Moving Forward”

“The extreme right that feels everything they say are right and that God means it to be this way and that this is the way it is, are no different than the Taliban.” – Stevie Wonder

11/06/2012

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Lesley Gore’s 1964 Hit ‘You Don’t Own Me’ Transformed Into Pro-Choice Battle Cry

Lesley Gore’s 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me” is about a woman standing up to a man over her right to respect and freedom. In a new video, the song soundtracks a different struggle over women’s rights, specifically the right to choose.

10/26/2012

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5 Timely Couples Costumes For Halloween 2012

If we see one more Raggedy Ann and Andy…

10/26/2012

Springsteen performs in Parma, OH for Obama on October 18. (Duane Prokop, Getty Images)

Bruce Springsteen Announces Another Obama Campaign Event

Fresh off stumping for Obama last week in Ohio and Iowa, Bruce Springsteen has announced another campaign appearance for the president. The Boss will play a free concert at an Obama rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this Tuesday, October 23rd.

10/22/2012

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Gene Simmons Calls Obama ‘A Piss-Poor President’

Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”

10/17/2012

David Crosby and Graham Nash rock Occupy Wall Street. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Crosby, Stills & Nash Team With Tom Morello For Concert Against California Prop. 32

Crosby, Stills and Nash have been political for as long as rock music has been political, speaking out on important issues since Vietnam. Now, they’re banding together with Tom Morello, former Rage Against the Machine guitarist and practically Occupy Wall Street’s musical spokesman, for a benefit concert protesting California politics.

09/25/2012

Bruce and wife Patti Scialfa with daughter Jessica at one of her equestrian competitions in 2011. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Springsteen’s Daughter To Chris Christie: Horses Aren’t Food

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hasn’t been shy about his love of Bruce Springsteen, but will he hear Springsteen’s daughter out?

09/13/2012

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