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Malcolm Young’s Illness Spells The End For AC/DC

AC/DC Founder Malcolm Young Quietly Played A Huge, Behind The Scenes Part In AC/DC’s Long Success When reading about the recent disclosure that AC/DC founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young was suffering from dementia and was retiring from the band, … Continue reading

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Gilligan’s Island Cast Related Albums

The Skipper’s Orgy Album and Other LP’s This year September 26, marks the 50th anniversary of the premiere of one of television’s all-time classic shows. Gilligan’s Island originally ran on CBS from September 26 1964 until April 17, 1967 and … Continue reading

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Outtake Photos Of The Doors 1967 Debut Album Cover

What The First Doors Album Cover Could Have Looked Like Almost every rock fan is familiar with The Doors 1967 eponymous debut album containing the hit songs Light My Fire, Break On Through, Soul Kitchen and The End. The album’s  … Continue reading

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Fastway – Eat Dog Eat – Album Review

Fastway – Eat Dog Eat (SPV/Steamhammer) For those who wondered if Fast Eddie Clark and Fastway would ever put out another new album, the answer is, finally yes. It took more than twenty years, but Fastway, Clark’s post-Motörhead band, in … Continue reading

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The Ed Sullivan Show Was Not First With The Beatles

Jack Paar Featured The Beatles One Month Before Sullivan With Beatlemania nostalgia peaking this month, it is interesting to take note of something that seems to be a common misperception, that the Beatles made their prime time American TV debut … Continue reading

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The Worst Vegas Lounge Act – EVER!

Jon Thor Covering (Butchering) Sweet’s Hard Rock Classic “Action” What is the worst cover song of all time? Of course that is subjective and debatable, but this may be it. If you can stay with this five minute video, it … Continue reading

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Five 1970’s Rock Songs About Losing Your Virginity

Those Naughty 70’s Songs Rock lyrics tell stories. Many times those stories are about love. Often they are about sex. Rarely are they about virginity. If they are, the lyrics are cloaked in the language of teenage angst. In the … Continue reading

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Rock n’ Roll Deaths In April 2013

Andy Johns, Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones Right Hand Man; Storm Thorgerson, Album Cover Creator Extraordinaire; Christina Amphlett, Lead Singer Divinyls; All Die in April April has been a bad month for the world of rock ‘n roll, as death … Continue reading

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Clive Burr, Iron Maiden Drummer Dies At 56

Clive Burr – Iron Maiden’s Masterful And Highly Underrated Drummer Passes Away Clive Burr, who was Iron Maiden’s drummer from 1979-1982, died in his sleep at his home in London, England on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He had been in … Continue reading

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I Hear You Knockin’ But You Can’t Come In

Smiley Lewis And Early Rock n’ Roll There are controversies over what song marks the birth of rock’ roll. Rather than engage in a protracted debate or discussion, I thought it would be good to just take a look at … Continue reading

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