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Sharing Songs in Rock

43 years ago, David Bowie wrote “All the Young Dudes” for Mott the Hoople. Here are 5 other artists who have written songs for someone else.


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Yes, Ted Cruz, Rock Music Did Respond to 9/11

Despite what Ted Cruz says, many of the biggest living icons of classic rock were quick to respond to 9/11. Here are songs he may have missed (or may be choosing to ignore).


(The Rolling Stones in  in Hyde Park, London, 1969 - as usual, not wearing ties. Photo by J. Wilds/Keystone/Getty Images)

Bucking the Trend – the Fashion of Rock

The Rolling Stones had so much influence over fashion trends that a necktie manufacturer asked for their help bringing ties back. Here’s how rock bands over the years defined, and blew off the fashion of their day.


Bruce Springsteen gives it his all in his opening set at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles April 22, 1988. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

PHOTOS: Bruce Springsteen on the 1988 ‘Tunnel of Love Express’ Tour

Check out photos of Bruce Springsteen from his 1988 “Tunnel of Love Express” tour, which started off with three nights in Worcester.


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“We Are the World” and the Power of the Charity Supergroup

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the “We Are the World” single that brought 45 musicians together for charity. These charity supergroups have had great power to make change throughout history.


LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Honoree Bob Dylan speaks onstage at the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala honoring Bob Dylan at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The annual benefit raises critical funds for MusiCares' Emergency Financial Assistance and Addiction Recovery programs.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: 2015 MusiCares Tribute to Bob Dylan

Bruce Springsteen, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and others performed at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year ceremony honoring Bob Dylan, who spoke and received the award.


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Bob Dylan MusiCares Person of the Year Concert Adds Bruce Springsteen and More

Previously honored by Musicares have been Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, Neil Diamond and Aretha Franklin.


(Jefferson Airplane in 1968. Grace Slick is front and center, and Paul Kantner is to her right. Photo credit: AP Photo/stf)

When Rock Musicians Date Each Other

On December 29, 1975, Grace Slick and Paul Kantner split up, but continued to play together in Jefferson Starship. Here are 5 other couples that made great rock music together.


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Rock N’ Roll Diary: December 15

Bruce Springsteen played the Boston Garden on this night in 1980. This was four years before his huge hit-filled Born in the USA album, but he still had a Top 10 U.S. hit single in the charts at the time – what was it?


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What “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Would Sound Like if John Lennon & 19 Other Artists Sang It

This guy’s impressions of 20 different artists covering “All I Want For Christmas is You” is the perfect remedy for Mariah Carey’s vocal fail at Rockefeller Center.