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Original Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies while playing on rock cruise

Drummer John “Sib” Hashian who set the beat on Boston’s first two albums — the eponymous 1976 rock landmark and 1978 chart-topping sequel “Don’t Look …

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Bob Dylan Discusses Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Iggy Pop, Amy Winehouse & New 'Triplicate' Album In Rare Interview

In a new, wide-ranging interview with author Bill Flanagan, Bob Dylan gets candid on an impressively wide range of topics, from meeting Frank …

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10 Banned Rock 'n' Roll Hit Songs

The following is a list of some of the most famous examples of banned rock ‘n’ roll songs in history. These tracks were widely prohibited by radio …

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An extremely rare Prince album sells for $15,000

Just a week before it was scheduled to come out in 1987, Prince scrapped release of this album reportedly because it was “too hateful.” Now it’s one …

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Rock 'N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dead At 90

The guitarist was known for a string of 1950s and ’60s hits.<p>Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry has died, Missouri police said Saturday. He was 90.<p>“The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry,” …

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Collecting Woodstock 69 Music Festival Memorabilia

Jimi Hendrix Guitar Played at Woodstock<p>Jimi Hendrix Guitar Played at Woodstock 69. On Exhibit at Experience Music Project in Seattle, WA | Source<p>Why …

Top 10 Classic Rock "Feeling" Songs

<b>Top 10 Classic Rock Songs with "Feeling" in the title!</b><p><b>10. Feelin Alright - Joe Cocker</b><br>Feeling alright, I'm not feeling too good myself..<p>Joe Cocker - …

Charitybuzz Opens Bidding for Time with Celine Dion, Cher, Carrie Underwood More!

Charitybuzz.com is changing the tune of online fundraising with the opening of their latest auction, Charitybuzz Curates: Music. On the heels of this …

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Two Unreleased David Bowie Albums Are Coming in April

Record Store Day is looking to be pretty special this year. For the 10th anniversary of every music nerd's favorite holiday (on April 22, to be …

David Bowie

Elvis’ Gold Pistol Is For Sale?! Thank You. Thank You Very Much

What makes a king? Is it a gaudy crown, a phallic-looking scepter, and generations of inbreeding? Maybe. But if you’re the king of rock and roll, …

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Top 10 Classic Rock Space Songs

There's a fine line between space and time, and that line is classic rock!<br>Look to the stars as you rock to our <b><br>Top 10 Classic Rock Space Songs</b><p><b>1. Space</b> …

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Steven Adler: It Was 'Heartbreaking' to Watch Frank Ferrer Play My Guns N' Roses Songs

Steven Adler admitted he got closure from playing guest spots with Guns N' Roses, but it was 'heartbreaking' to watch Frank Ferrer from the side of …

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Rock legends dragged into a messy legal battle over decades-old recordings

We generally look pretty favourably on any institution that sets out to immortalise the artform of rock ‘n’ roll, but when you end up with a …

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Beatles Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney Reunite in Studio

Ringo's publicist confirmed McCartney was there to contribute to Starr's forthcoming album. "Thanks for coming over and playing Great bass. I love …

Frances Bean Cobain pays tribute to father Kurt Cobain on his 50th birthday

Frances Bean Cobain is remembering her father, Kurt Cobain, who would’ve turned 50 on Monday, with a touching note.<p>In January, it was recently …

Mick Jagger memoir SHOCK: Star reveals buying mansion on LSD and near death experience

THE ROLLING STONES singer Mick Jagger wrote an autobiography he doesn’t remember penning, that reveals how he bought a mansion on drugs and how a …

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One of Kurt Cobain's Guitars Is Being Sold at Auction on His Birthday

The sale is intended to celebrate what would have been the musician's 50th birthday.<p>It's hard to believe it's been several decades since the world last heard Nirvana's Kurt Cobain play live. The music legend, who took his life at age 27, would have been 50 years old on February 20th. Now, one of …

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Metallica Plan Memorabilia Exhibit On Upcoming Tour

02-17-2017<br>.<p>(Radio.com) Metallica are gearing up for their first stadium tour across North America in a decade this summer and in addition to the live …

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Top 10 Classic Rock Clapping Songs

<b>Top 10 Classic Rock Clapping Songs</b><p><b>1. We Will Rock/We Are The Champions - Queen</b> <br>You got mud on yo' face, You big disgrace.. Kickin' your can all over …

Rare Beatles Concert Footage from 1964 Being Sold at UK Memorabilia Auction

Courtesy of Omega AuctionsPreviously unseen footage of <b>The Beatles</b> performing in Montreal during the band's first North American tour in 1964 will go …

Why Music Ownership Matters

“Imagine no possessions,” John Lennon asked in a famous song. Then wisely added: “I wonder if you can.” I note that Lennon was driving a 19-feet-long …

How you can own this Prince memorabilia

MINNEAPOLIS - It is perhaps Prince's most iconic look -- the ruffled shirt worn during the Purple Rain era -- a shirt that now you can own.<p>“We seem …

Bands to Get You Into Classic Rock

Du<p>The Top Ten<p><i>1</i> <b>Queen</b> <b>Queen are a British rock group formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger</b> …

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David Bowie awarded posthumous Grammy for Blackstar album

David Bowie has won a posthumous Grammy for his last release Blackstar.<p>The British musician, who died from cancer in January 2016 aged 69, won the …

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New wave of Beatlemania washes over market

<i>By Paul Kennedy</i><p>Considered one of the finest Beatles’ autographed items of all time, this signed Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album sold for …

Prince's handwritten Brits acceptance speech up for auction

The lace jacket is a real find as it was never washed after the late music icon wore it in the film.<p>RR Auctions spokesman Robert Livingston explains, …

The 17 Classic Rock Acts That've Used Humor Best

Rock 'n' roll is not supposed to be funny. Not intentionally, at least. If asked to define the value of "rock" music, aficionados might come up with …

10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died

1944<p>London Bombings<p>Bet you didn’t expect to see Adolf Hitler on the list of 10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died. Richards almost didn’t make it out …

Jimi Hendrix's Early Recordings as a Sideman to Get Proper Release

The rights to 88 studio recordings that Jimi Hendrix made between 1965 and 1967 during his stint with the R&B group Curtis Knight and the Squires now …

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