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He attempted to make sense of Sparks’ first band, had a very public bust-up with John Lennon, and found life surprisingly easy with Grand Funk Railroad. Interview: Todd Rundgren on John Lennon, Ringo Starr, New York Dolls and more Link to original article here

Among the exhibits will be Eric Clapton’s Blackie and Eddie Van Halen’s Frankenstein. Instruments used by Hendrix, Zeppelin, Van Halen, ELP & more set for New York exhibition Link to original article here

Here is a cool poster from a Grateful Dead residency in New York. We are posting this while good Professor Poster recovers from his eye surgery. Here is what he had to say about it. This is the famous Grateful Dead "Poster From The Past" that was banned by the Radio City Music Hall folks […]

13th August 2009, Guitarist Les Paul died in hospital in White Plains, New York at the age of 94 suffering from severe pneumonia. Paul is credited with developing one of the first solid-body electric guitars, which went on sale in 1952 and contributed to the birth of rock. He also developed other influential recording innovations […]

2nd July 1956, Elvis Presley recorded ‘Hound Dog’ at RCA Studios, New York. Take 31 being the version they released. This was the first time The Jordanaires worked with Presley. The single sold over 10 million copies globally, became his best-selling song and topped the pop chart for 11 weeks, a record that stood for […]

The Jeff Beck Group played at the Fillmore East in New York City on June 14, 1968. The band had a new singer who was apparently scared of the audience at first so he hid behind some speakers for the first song. The new singer was Rod Stewartt who was 23 years old at the […]

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention played two shows at New York City’s Fillmore East on June 5 & 6, 1971. The concerts were being recorded for the LP “The Mothers, Fillmore East June 1971. On the night of the 6th, as an encore, John Lennon and Yoko Ono emerged from the wings to […]

For at least 1 day in New York, Grand Funk Railroad was bigger than The Beatles. It had taken the Beatles 80 days to sell out the Shea Stadium. It had taken Grand Funk only 72 hours. According to stadium police officials, “It looked like World series fever all over again.” In short, when tickets […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/top-10-new-york-punk-bands/ Top 10 New York Punk Bands | uDiscover Discover our top 10 New York punk bands and see if you agree. You’ll find iconic names such as The Dictators and Talking Heads. Take a look. Read it here


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