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Senators Introduce Relief Bill For Independent Live Music Venues During Pandemic https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/senators-introduce-relief-bill-for-independent-live-music-venues-during-pandemic/ Senators Introduce Relief Bill For Independent Live Music Venues During Pandemic U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Cornyn (R-TX) have introduced the Save Our Stages Act, which would provide Small Business Administration grants for independent live music venue operator… Read the full […]

4 July 1938, born on this day, Bill Withers, American singer-songwriter who had the 1972 US No.1 single 'Lean On Me', 1988 UK No.4 single 'Lovely Day', which was first released in 1978. Toward the end of the song, Withers holds a note for 18 seconds. This is believed to be the second-longest note in […]

BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Releases ‘Holding On Loose’ Poem Inspired By Coronavirus Pandemic https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/black-sabbath-drummer-bill-ward-releases-holding-on-loose-poem-inspired-by-coronavirus-pandemic/ BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Releases ‘Holding On Loose’ Poem Inspired By Coronavirus Pandemic Original BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has released one more poem inspired by the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe. "Holding On Loose" can be […]

12th April 1954, Bill Haley recorded 'Rock Around the Clock' at Pythian Temple studios in New York City. Considered by many to be the song that put rock and roll on the map around the world. The song was used over the opening titles for the film 'Blackboard Jungle', and went on to be a […]

SAMMY HAGAR Pays Tribute To BILL WITHERS https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/sammy-hagar-pays-tribute-to-bill-withers/ SAMMY HAGAR Pays Tribute To BILL WITHERS Sammy Hagar has paid tribute to singer-songwriter Bill Withers, who died on Monday from heart complications. He was 81 years old. Earlier today, the former VAN HALEN frontman shared a video of him… Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3308041255881181

American soul singer Bill Withers died from heart complications aged 81 on 30th March. His hits include “Just The Two Of Us”, “Lovely Day” and “Use Me”. On "Lovely Day", he set the record for the longest sustained note on a US chart hit, holding a high E for 18 seconds. His ballad “Ain't No […]

BlabberMouth reports: Original BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/original-black-sabbath-drummer-bill-ward-pays-tribute-to-neil-peart/ Original BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART Original BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has paid tribute to Neil Peart, who died on Tuesday (January 7) in Santa Monica, California after a three-year battle with glioblastoma, an aggressive […]

Happy birthday to Bill Gibbons, born on 16th Dec 1950, American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. Moving Sidewalks (who opened for Jimi Hendrix on his first US tour). Gibbons formed ZZ Top in late 1969 and released ZZ Top's first album in 1971. He was ranked at number 32 on the 2011 Rolling Stone […]

12 April 1954, Bill Haley recorded 'Rock Around the Clock' at Pythian Temple studios in New York City. Considered by many to be the song that put rock and roll on the map around the world. The song was used over the opening titles for the film 'Blackboard Jungle', and went on to be a […]

There are those who would say the ‘Rock and Roll” era officially started on July 9, 1955. Here’s why: Bill Haley and the Comets’ “Rock Around The Clock,” which was a minor hit the previous year, landed in the top spot on the charts that day after being included in the juvenile delinquent movie “The […]


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