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“Twist and Shout” is a 1961 song written by Phil Medley and Bertrand Russell Berns (credited as “Bert Russell”). It was originally titled “Shake It Up, Baby” and recorded by The Top Notes and then covered by The Isley Brothers. It was covered by The Beatles with John Lennon on the lead vocals and originally   Read More …

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Band: Yacht Rock Revue Where: Gramercy Theatre, New York When: 16th of March, 2013 What do you need to do: Like Facebook page OldiesMusicBlog and respond to the question posted on the page (What is your favorite ’70s band?). Three of you will win by lucky draw a pair of tickets for the concert! The   Read More …

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OldiesMusicBlog: How would you describe in just one word the Herman’s Hermits experience, by looking back to all these years? Herman’s Hermits: Incredible! OMB: What are the top three songs you cherish the most? “There’s A Kind Of Hush” – the words are so lovely. We end our show with this song and the audience   Read More …

Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords, and tight harmonies, but it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times (and even getting naked up the stage) — and there’s no better time to get loose than the end of the month, when we pick up our paycheck, close our offices and enjoy   Read More …

Jimmy Beaumont Jimmy Beaumont was only 17 when he co-wrote The Skyliners biggest hits Since I Don’t Have You and This I Swear. Their songs were released nationally Februrary 16, 1959 and marked the beginning of a long and successful career for the group, but especially for Jimmy who still thrills audiences with his beautiful   Read More …

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Between the years of 1973 and 1977, John Denver was one of the most popular names in the music scene. With a large fan following, he was able to dominate charts. After John Denver passed in a tragic plane crash, lead guitarist Steve Weisberg started a tribute band, John Denver Off The Record, playing concerts   Read More …

The Coasters are an R & B group that started in October 1955. The original members of The Coasters were Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Bobby Nunn and Leon Hughes. In 1957, both Bobby Nunn and Leon Hughes were replaced by Cornell Gunter and Will (Dub) Jones. In 1956, The Coasters released their first hit “Down   Read More …

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Spanning from the late 1950’s into the new millennium, the Earls have continuously been pleasing audiences with their flawless harmonies ceaseless vitality and endearing dedication to their fans. Larry Chance & the Earls represent the music that helped define Rock ‘N’ Roll, the original doo-wop era that put the street corner- society onto the national   Read More …

Categories: Stories of artists