Jackson Browne- Running on Empty 40th Anniversary12-11

You no doubt know and love many of the songs on Jackson Browne's December 1977 hit album Running on Empty ,  but do you know the complex, emotional circumstances under which it was recorded? As it turns out, riding in the back of the bus never…
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Doors- Strange Days 50th Anniversary

The Doors knew it then in 1967, and boy do we know it today fifty years later, too. Strange Days  was released barely nine months after The Doors'  debut opened up a meteoric new star in the rock galaxy, and if anything the tune stack is even…
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Win Black Sabbath Musical Benediction "The End" CD/DVD

Giving a whole new meaning to "Black" Friday, the sights and sounds of the final concert performance by Godfathers of Heavy Metal, Black Sabbath, was released yesterday ( 17th) as The End ! North American hard rockers should register below before…
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AC/DC- Highway to Hell- Angus Young, the late Malcolm Young

AC/DC original lead singer Bon Scott's generous body art and ear studs, plus his affable demeanor, made Scott appear less like a rock singer and more like a character out of Herman Melville's "Moby Dick"...

AC/DC- Back in Black as Co-Founding Brother Malcolm Young Dies

Angus Young may have been chosen early on to be the focal point of AC/DC , but big brother Malcolm has always been the heart and soul of this band , becoming even more so after the death of Bon Scott in 1980 ...(more)
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Genesis- Lamb Lies Down on Broadway- Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford

It was mid-November 1974 when progressive rock band Genesis let livestock loose on The Great White Way with the ambitious The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway ! There are several revelations in this Genesis interview  with band members Phil Collins…
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Graham Parker- Back to School Days-Dallas 10-88

Happy birthday Graham Parker today ( 18th), & that's no Rumour!

Rush- A Farewell to Kings 40th- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart

Rush has recorded and released twenty studio albums ( and additionally  about half that many as live albums and DVDs) , selling an estimated forty million copies worldwide in a four decade recording career.   So with the upcoming fortieth…

Cream- Disraeli Gears Golden Anniversary- Eric Clapton, the late Jack Bruce

Though Rolling Stone  magazine ranked Disraeli Gears  at #114 album of all time, the key numbers for Cream’s quicksilver career are startlingly single digits: years together- 3 ; albums released- 4; number of reunion albums/ tours in the…
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George Harrison- Cloud Nine 30th anniversary

To borrow from the Rob Reiner/Billy Crystal/Meg Ryan hit movie of the day When Harry Met Sally,  George Harrison's Cloud Nine   comeback album thirty years ago could alternately be titled "When Harri(son) Met Lynne". By 1987, Jeff Lynne had…