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Today, just few oldies fans have the great opportunity to see their idols performing live on stage. Unlike other bands founded in the ’60s, The Rolling Stones are alive and kicking… it hard! The Rolling Stones are going on tour soon, so grab those Rolling Stones tickets before they are sold out! They will be   Read More …

Categories: News, Stories of artists

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of the Beatles’ John Lennon, died on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, at her home in Mallorca, Spain. She was 75. The cause was cancer, according to a memorial on the website of her son, Julian. I’ve passionately read some time ago her memoir book “John” and I found behind the   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles, Then and Now

A suite of silk screened posters from TypographyShop that tell a love story entirely in song titles from the 1950s (left), 60s, 70s and 80s. Each of the four posters tells a love story, from hopeful beginning through falling in love, expressing its passion, the appearance of trouble and doubt, the inevitable breakup and its   Read More …

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America’s premiere R&B vocal group and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees, The Coasters, have had one incredible, miraculous, astounding ride in the music business. Less of a group and more of an institution, The Clown Princes of Rock & Roll established themselves six decades ago, and in that time have seen many musical   Read More …

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The historic “Motown 25” concert will be airing on TV later this month for the first time since its 1983 debut. The landmark TV special that featured the world premiere of Michael Jackson’s moonwalk, reunion of The Supremes, The Miracles or The Jackson 5 will be broadcast on February 28th as part of public televisions’ celebration of   Read More …

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The Footlighters Club of Florida will stage an all-star tribute to Neil Sedaka as entertainer of the year. He will receive The Connie Francis Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Connie Francis on Thursday, February 12th 2015 at 12 noon at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida and the event is open to   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Cornell University psychological scientist Carol Lynne Krumhansl set out to explore just how our early musical memories intersect with, and shape, our other autobiographical memories. She also wanted to see how music is transmitted from generation to generation, and to explore whether this pattern may have changed along with dramatic cultural shifts of the past   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

The classic Motown groups The Temptations and The Four Tops were guests at the White House on Friday afternoon. The two group performed shortened versions of their hits My Girl and Ain’t No Woman (Like the One I Got) before joining a group of White House carolers for a rendition of Winter Wonderland. Also while   Read More …

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Esoteric Recordings are releasing the 50th Anniversary edition of “The Magnificent Moodies”, the 1965 debut album by The Moody Blues. Now associated as being pioneers of progressive and orchestral rock, the Moody Blues had another life between 1964 – 1966, as one of Britain’s foremost Rhythm and Blues influenced acts. With a line-up of Denny   Read More …

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Ray Davies says he has no problem with touring with the Kinks, he just can’t get his brother Dave over one hurdle. Rolling Stone talked to Davies, telling him his brother Dave is afraid to do a reunion tour because he was afraid it would become a Ray Davies show. ‘I don’t understand what that’s   Read More …

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