Classic Rock News

Unnamed sources say the Beach Boys will play the Texas State Society's "Black Tie and Boots" inaugural ball. Continue reading…
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Steve Wright, the bass player of the original Greg Kihn Band who co-wrote their biggest hits, has died of a heart attack. Continue reading…
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After Mick Jagger starred in two movies in 1970 – Ned Kelly and Performance – plenty of Rolling Stones fans thought the rock legend would become a fixture on the silver screen. Continue reading…
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Mick Jagger knows it’s only a movie role, but he likes it. Continue reading…
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George Harrison's back catalog is making its way back to vinyl — along with an expanded edition of his biography — to mark what would have been the former Beatle's 74th birthday. Continue reading…
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Decades before Law & Order was “ripped from the headlines,” the Beatles did the same thing for “A Day in the Life.” Continue reading…
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This Day in Music History

reached No.1 in the American album charts for the first time with Blackstar, released two days before his death on 10 January. His highest-charting US album previously had been The Next Day, which pea...
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Dale Griffin, drummer for rock group Mott The Hoople died aged 67. He was a founder member of the group, best known for classic tracks 'Roll Away The Stone' and 'All The Young Dudes'. The band, who ma...
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Tommy Tucker died, aged 48, after being overcome by poisonous fumes while he was renovating the floors of his New York City home. Tucker wrote the 1964 US No.11 hit 'Hi Heel Sneakers'.
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A section of Bellevue Boulevard in Memphis was renamed Boulevard. The remaining length of road kept its original name after protests from the Bellevue Baptist Church.
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The Daily Mail ran the story about a local council survey finding 4,000 holes in the road in Lancashire inspiring contribution to The Beatles song
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40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatle's 'Penny Lane' at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the t...
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