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Listen to Jimi Hendrix Playing One of His Best Concerts Ever

By rocknation / February 3, 2017

The reason why the Band of Gypsys period remains to this day arguably the most influential and beloved period of Jimi Hendrix’s career was because it marked the beginning of a heavier, funkier direction with his old Army buddy Billy Cox on the bass and Buddy Miles of Electric Flag fame on vocals and drums. […]

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U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd set to headline Bonnaroo

By rocknation / January 30, 2017

AP A general view of atmosphere during the 2015 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Day 4 on June 14, 2015 in Manchester, Tennessee. Jason Merritt/Getty Images MANCHESTER, Tenn. — U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Weeknd are set to headline the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in June. Festival organizers announced the […]

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At 90, Chuck Berry back to rock ‘n’ roll

By rocknation / January 24, 2017

Rock pioneer Chuck Berry turned 90 on Tuesday with the surprise announcement that he plans to release his first album in decades. Chuck Berry was one of the pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll in the 1950s. (AFP/Pablo Porciuncula) NEW YORK: Rock pioneer Chuck Berry turned 90 on Tuesday (Oct 18) with the surprise announcement that […]

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Paul McCartney Is Suing Sony Over The Beatles’ Songs

By rocknation / January 22, 2017

Paul McCartney is suing Sony in an attempt to win a battle Duran Duran lost, according to the BBC. In what has already been called one of the most important legal battles in music history, the 74-year-old singer is suing Sony over control of the publishing rights to The Beatles‘ back catalog. Paul McCartney has […]

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Buddy Holly: The tour from hell

By rocknation / January 17, 2017

The rickety old bus took out of the Duluth Armory late on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1959, and headed throughout St. Louis Bay into the frigid Wisconsin night. On board were some tired, stinky rock ‘n’ rollers and their harried supervisor. The Winter Dance Celebration tour had actually just completed its ninth gig in as many […]

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New David Bowie Video Arrives, Hours Before He Would Have Turned 70

By rocknation / January 17, 2017

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Elvis Presley ‘Auction At Graceland’ Generates $330,531 In Sales

By rocknation / January 17, 2017

On Saturday there was another Auction at Graceland, with personal possessions of Elvis Presley up for sale, consisting of weapons, charge card, clothing and precious jewelry. Elvis Presley Enterprises held the Auction at Graceland in celebration of Elvis Presley’s birthday and as part of a weekend of celebrations. It was also the sixth Elvis Presley […]

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Elvis Presley alive: Birthday sighting sparks theory King is not dead

By rocknation / January 17, 2017

A BEARDED dead ringer for fallen icon Elvis Presley has been spotted at his Graceland home – fuelling speculation The King is alive and well. Despite the death of the American singer in 1977, age 42, conspiracy theorists across the world are convinced the star is still with us. Notorious theories of the King of […]

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