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The Stories Behind 10 Rock Band Logos

Back in the early 1960’s, rock band logos were never quite as important as they are today in this age of branding.  Over the years, official logos became an essential item that every band needed to have in order promote

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A Moment In Time: The British Invasion

This story starts in the United Kingdom...

""The British music industry was rigidly controlled by the BBC and London’s Denmark Street music publishers. A handful of powerful managers groomed a stable of homegrown singers in the mold of Elvis Presley…

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Remembering Jeff Beck

I was shocked to learn that Jeff Beck, perhaps the greatest rock & roll guitarist of all, had passed away on Tuesday due to spinal meningitis.  I've always ranked Beck alongside my other favorite guitarist, Danny Gatton.  

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A Moment in Time: The US Festival 1982

Today we look back at The US Festival 1982!

 

STEVE WOZNIAK

"Woodstock set the bar impossibly high for rock festivals. Ever since, people have expected nothing less than majesty and transcendence, although merely mind-blowing will

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1966: A Moment In Time

Over the years there have been many arguments concerning which year produced the best rock album.  While this is most probably arrived at via a subjective view point, there is a serious case to be made for the…

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