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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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10 Great Bob Dylan Live Performances

By rocknation / August 15, 2016

Bob Dylan- poet, one of the best song-writers ever, amazing live performer. Bob has been well known to kick ass live. This list is pretty biased towards the few videos on YouTube with good sound quality. Normally, when thinking of Dylan, everyone thinks of “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are A-Changin”, so […]

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Kylie Minogue Covers Bob Dylan Track for ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Movie Theme

By rocknation / August 15, 2016

Courtesy of WENN Newsdesk Kylie Minogue has re-recorded the theme to Absolutely Fabulous for the hit TV comedy’s upcoming movie. The Australian pop star has secretly covered Bob Dylan’s 1975 tune “This Wheel’s On Fire” for the much-anticipated film, according to The Sun. She isn’t the first person to tackle the track, which Dylan first […]

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David Bowie Ties Elvis Presley Album Chart Record in the U.K.

By rocknation / August 15, 2016

Courtesy of WENN Newsdesk David Bowie has tied a record set by Elvis Presley almost 40 years ago with 12 albums in the new U.K. top 40. Presley fans dashed out to buy The King’s records following his death in 1977 and Bowie’s devotees have done the same to honor the passing of the rocker […]

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Elvis Presley’s Longtime Guitarist Scotty Moore Dies

By rocknation / August 15, 2016

Source: WENN Elvis Presley’s first guitarist Scotty Moore has died aged 84. The musician passed away at his home in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday. Moore was famous in the music industry due to his work with Elvis at the height of his career, with his guitar contributions on the singer’s hits such as “Jailhouse Rock,” […]

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This Artist Painted Jimi Hendrix’s Face Onto An Old Vinyl Record

By rocknation / August 15, 2016

This video by artist Daniel Edlen shows a complete painting of Jimi Hendrix onto an old vinyl record from start to finish, viewed at 12x normal speed. Daniel uses white acrylic paint layered directly onto the vinyl record. The black vinyl visually mixes with the white paint to create the illusion of shading. Once the […]

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