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Joe Cocker’s Woodstock Lyrics Revealed!

Yes, Paul McCartney wrote “With a Little Help from My Friends”, and Joe Cocker launched a 45 year career when he and his Grease Band performed it at the Woodstock Festival 45 years ago, forever immortalized a year later in the Woodstock  film. But only now with close-captioning ( and the most brilliant...
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Kinks-Low Budget 35th Anniversary-Ray Davies

The Kinks were probably a lock for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction for their British Invasion Sixties output alone, but the middle 1970s were tough going for them until reclaiming their rock bona fides with a trifecta of revitalized rock on 1977′s Sleepwalker, 1978′s Misfits, and their biggest seller ever, Low...
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Johnny Winter, Texas Guitar Legend, Passes Away on Tour

It is with sadness that we confirm the death of Beaumont, Texas legendary blues rock guitarist/ singer/ songwriter Johnny Winter while on tour in Austria. Here at In the Studio, we had obtained Johnny Winter’s still unreleased impressive next album Step Back which became a guitar summit meeting featuring Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons,...
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Alice Cooper-Mascara and Monsters-Best

Alice Cooper was the first rock star to fall to substance abuse…and survive. Think about it: Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Keith Moon, Elvis Presley. To 99% of us, the first indication that those titans of rock had a dangerous addiction was when we read the headlines that they were already dead. ...
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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers-Red River

This gem from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers‘  full album Hypnotic Eye potentially could be the biggest song for them since “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” in the mid-’90s. Check out these lyrics by following along after clicking the Big Green Button. Hypnotic Eye is out now & the tour starts Sunday with Steve...
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Don Henley-The End of the Innocence 25th anniversary

The evening before my first interview with him was scheduled to occur regarding his third solo album The End of the Innocence, Don Henley wanted to check me out. You see, Henley doesn’t suffer fools lightly, and now that I’ve lived for more than 30 years among the rural Northeast Texas hard-scrabble ranchers...
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Pink Floyd Reportedly Releasing”The Endless River”in October

Hopes are exceedingly high on the news from Pink Floyd lyricist ( and David Gilmour spouse) Polly Samson that unreleased music which began twenty years ago by Gilmour, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, & the late PF keyboard player Rick Wright during The Division Bell sessions is now scheduled for October release as...
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