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1. Einstein & Charlie Chaplin 2. Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury: 3. Paul Rudd & Paul McCartney: 4. Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash 5. Aretha Franklin & Sam Cooke 6. Chuck Berry & Mick Jagger Source: Buzzfeed.com

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Firstly, I thought The Beatles were the best Liverpool could offer. Later on, I discovered The Merseybeats, whose soft-spoken voices and delicate tunes bewitched me instantly. The more songs I discovered, the more I began to appreciate them. “Don’t Turn Around”, “I Think Of You” or “Wishin’ And Hopin’” could be easily listed among the   Read More …

Quite nervous, I entered the backstage door of the Woking theatre hall, looking for Mike Pender. After three wrong doors and asking, step by step, five people, I found Mike Pender in his room, resting between the two concerts. It was fascinating to find him besides his wife, May, who turned out to be the   Read More …

“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 …

Categories: Stories of artists

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 …