The Rolling Stones released their first single ever on this day 50 years ago…But it wasn’t a Stones original.
Over the weekend, Keith Richards was a surprise guest at Eric Clapton‘s Crossroads Guitar Festival in New York City, joining Clapton for a pair of songs. Keith played guitar and sang lead on the blues […]
This week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has been honoring Chuck Berry as part of its 17th Annual American Music Masters series. The celebration wraps up Saturday night (October 27) with a concert paying tribute to the man, featuring a diverse cast of artists including Rick Derringer, Vernon Reid of Living Colour, country music legend Merle Haggard, David Johansen of The New York Dolls (formerly known as Buster Poindexter), metal icon Lemmy, indie rocker M. Ward, Ronnie Hawkins (leader of The Hawks, who later became The Band), bluesman Joe Bonamassa and DMC from Run-DMC.
The album isn’t quite the same without hearing Dolenz’s stories behind the song choices. He shares a few in our sit-down session with him.
Chuck Berry has been honored by countless guitarists who came after him, but now he’ll be honored – once again – by the institution of rock’n'roll itself.
This week in 1988, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Beatles[/lastfm] were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They were part of the third class to be inducted into the Hall — which is probably the only […]
In 1968, a record producer named Alan Lorber started hyping “the Bosstown Sound” as a marketing concept. Other American cities had their influential scenes — Detroit, Memphis, San Francisco — so why not Boston? The […]
On this day in 1963, the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Rolling Stones[/lastfm] released their first single in England. It was a cover of Chuck Berry’s “Come On.” What Willie Dixon blues song was on the B-side?
Prog rockers frequently explored science-fiction themes, or at least adopted the language of science fiction. And while prog bands could rock hard on occasion, they were just as likely to lift themes from classical music […]
After the jump, you’ll find an awesome illustration of over 35 of the best guitarists ever to pick up an ax. Can you name them all without peeking?
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