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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 […]

05/18/2012

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New Documentary Based On Bob Marley Hit The Big Screen Over The Weekend

Maybe you know him as the ganja shaman or as the musical legend from Jamaica… In any case, Bob Marley’s universal appeal and impact on musical history is unparalleled.  Over the weekend, a new documentary was released […]

04/23/2012

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Today in Music History: Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Record “Girl from the North Country”

On this day in 1969, two of rock and roll’s pioneers and bona fide legends got together for a historic recording session in Nashville. Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash got together to record some material […]

02/17/2012

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Howard Cosell Announces John Lennon’s Assassination [Video]

It’s hard to believe it was 31 years ago today. During a Monday Night Football game, Howard Cosell broke the news to America that John Lennon had died from gunshot wounds.

12/08/2011

Today In Music History – November 10th

On this day in 1958, soul singer Sam Cooke and Lou Rawls (who was singing backup at this point) were injured in a car crash near Marion, AR. Unfortunately, the driver was killed in the […]

11/10/2011

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