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“My God is Rock n’ Roll. It’s an obscure power that can change your life. The most important part of my religion is to play guitar.” This was a quote from Lou Reed. Lou would have turned 76 years old today. Although his Lou and his band The Velvet Underground never really had great commercial […]

He was without a doubt one of the Founding Fathers of Rock and Roll. We lost him last Oct. 24th. If he were still with us, Fats Domino would have turned 90 years old today. Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino Jr. was a pianist and singer-songwriter who was one of the pioneers of rock and roll […]

26th February 2011, It was announced that Queen’s We Will Rock You was still the most-played song at US sporting events, according to a new survey from BMI, the royalty-distribution service. According to its data, based off of MLB, NFL and NHL games in 2009-2010, We Will Rock You was the No.1 song overall, as […]

He was a Rock Star’s Rock Star. If Nicky Hopkins were still with us, he would be celebrating his 74th birthday today. We know that there are many of you who have heard his name but don’t really understand how important Nicky is/was to Rock and Roll. Nicky didn’t become famous playing in any one […]

38 years ago today, we lost one of the greatest frontmen in the history of Rock and Roll, AC/DC’s Bon Scott. Rock In Paradise Bon Scott. You are the voice of legends. God, 38 years already…….. Do you have a favorite song Bon sang? Read It Here!

13th February 2016, All four members of English indie rock group Viola Beach, Kris Leonard (guitar and vocals), River Reeves (guitar), Tomas Lowe (bass guitar), and Jack Dakin (drums) along with their manager Craig Tarry, died in a car crash in Södertälje, Sweden. Witnesses said they saw the car fall through a gap on the […]

9th February 1981, American singer and musician Bill Haley who became known as the first Rock ‘n’ Roll star, was found dead, fully clothed on his bed at his home in Harlingen, Texas from a heart attack, aged 55. He scored the 1955 UK & US No.1 single ‘Rock Around the Clock’ as well as […]

One of Rock and Roll’s ‘bad boys’, Motley Crue’s front man Vince Neil has 57 candles on his birthday cake today. Besides being a Rock and Roll singer, Vince has also acted in a couple of movies, owned an Indoor Arena Football team and owned a Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas among other things. Do […]

On Feb. 5, 2006, Rock and Roll bad boys, The Rolling Stones were the halftime show of Super Bowl XL in Detroit. Thinking that The Stones might be to ‘wild’ for the NFL’s image, the NFL imposed a five-second delay & censored lyrics considered too explicit. The Stones had agreed to the censoring. Remember when […]

A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a founding member of The Kinks, Dave Davies is celebrating his 71st birthday today. Dave was came up with the signature distorted power chord sound on The Kinks’ first hit, “You Really Got Me”. He achieved the sound by slitting the speaker cone on […]


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