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  • Wccc-Fm Hartford To Be Sold(Rock Of Conn. To Rock Of Ages...)

    07/31/2014 1:51:18 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 4 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 7/31/14 | Lance Venta
    A sale and format change are imminent at Marlin Broadcasting Classic Rock “Rock 106.9” WCCC-FM Hartford. The Hartford Courant reports that the WCCC staff were informed on Wednesday that they were out of a job as the station was being sold to a “not-for-profit organization that operates radio networks specializing in adult contemporary Christian music.” Word is EMF Broadcasting will be acquiring the station to add it to its Christian AC “K-Love” network. Outgoing morning host Jay Raven tweeted tonight that the airstaff would make their final appearances on Friday, August 1. WCCC-FM shifted from Active Rock to Classic Rock...
  • Conservative Rock Music? - Vanity

    07/12/2014 3:15:18 PM PDT · by QuisCustodiet1776 · 89 replies
    As a branch of the thread that was just posted about modern music - anyone have any suggestions for conservative rock bands? Why are there so few? I have run across one: Tor NemoCan be found on CDBaby. Any others?
  • ‘American Idol’ crowns its season 13 winner [Media Sad: Straight White Man Wins]

    05/22/2014 6:34:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    Big-voiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 “American Idol,” winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.... The two-hour finale included performances by John Legend, Kiss, Demi Lovato and Lady Antebellum. It also showcased a song by judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., with judge-turned-mentor Randy Jackson joining in. Even Seacrest took a turn crooning, proving as a singer he’s a great host. He was joined on Richard Marx’s “Right Here Waiting” by the singer-songwriter. NBC’s singing contest “The Voice,” which leapfrogged “American Idol” in the ratings, has leaned heavily on its performer-coaches to boost...
  • [Vanity] Things We Said Today (Beatles)

    05/17/2014 7:05:45 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 51 replies
    2014-05-17 20:50 US/Central | Nobody but me
    If you search my posting history, you'll find that I never really got acclimated to the rock music of the 50s, 60s and beyond. My tastes still remain rooted in Southern Gospel (The Kingsmen, Happy Goodmans, Florida Boys and such) and traditional country (Roy Acuff, Webb Pierce, Kitty Wells and the like).Today while heading back from errands, my car radio happened to scan onto a station playing a song I had never heard before, "Things We Said Today" by the Beatles.
  • 70's metal flashback: Rainbow - "Stargazer"

    04/26/2014 9:11:08 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 21 replies
    youtube ^ | n/a | n/a
    The band Rainbow with their hard rock classic Stargazer (Ronnie James Dio on vocals).
  • Atomic Rooster - Black Snake (live, 1972)

    04/11/2014 8:48:53 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | n/a | n/a
    Atomic Rooster, live in the studio, performing with their 1972 lineup.
  • Norwegian Skydiver Almost Gets Hit by Falling Meteor — and Captures it on Film

    04/04/2014 6:34:08 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    www.universetoday.com ^ | April 3, 2014 | by Nancy Atkinson
    It sounds like a remarkable story, almost unbelievable: Anders Helstrup went skydiving nearly two years ago near Hedmark, Norway and while he didn’t realize it at the time, when he reviewed the footage taken by two cameras fixed to his helmet during the dive, he saw a rock plummet past him. He took it to experts and they realized he had captured a meteorite falling during its “dark flight” — when it has been slowed by atmospheric braking, and has cooled and is no longer luminous. Norwegian astrophysicist Pål Brekke confirmed to Universe Today that the story is true. “I...
  • IDF Shoots Rock Thrower Dead

    03/10/2014 12:31:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    inn ^ | 3/10/14 | Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer
    An IDF force lying in ambush shot dead an Arab terrorist who was preparing to throw rocks at Israeli cars traveling on Road 60, north of Jerusalem. The incident took place near Givat Asaf, in the Binyamin region, on Monday evening. The ambush was placed following an uptick in the number of similar attacks as of late. It is too early to say whether it signals a change in IDF policy toward rock throwers, but the military action appears to be a departure from the policy of the last few years, which has been marked by extreme hesitance to use...
  • ZZ TOP, THE MOVING SIDEWALKS & THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS | TEXAS MUSIC LEGENDS

    02/27/2014 7:33:19 PM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 30 replies
    “Our ’65 Chevy low rider convertible, flying the colors of ZZ Top’s El Dorado Bar is solidly a Texas car yet, equally at home on the streets of LA, Fresno, or Bakersfield.” –Billy Gibbons. This pic of ZZ Top has it all, in my opinion. Just checkout that custom-built Texas state Gibson guitar! The band has acquired an enviable car collection over the years, and is out and about in the custom scene. “We attend the Mooneyes Festivals in California and Japan and always make the SoCal Speed Shop summer ‘Open House’ gathering. Always a terrific time. As far as clubs...
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd: 'Same Old Blues' (LIVE, 1975)

    02/18/2014 3:07:23 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 18 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    I dunno how many of ya'll caught Lynyrd Skynyrd (named after the core members' high school gymn teacher -Leonard Skinnard- back in Jacksonville, Florida) live on stage, but this Yankee here was a BIG fan back in the days... Still a major enthusiast for blues rock, i.e. Cream, early Humble Pie (with Peter Frampton), early 70s Status Quo, et. al, actually- and I really do think these guys are the ones who got me into it. But the plane crash that ended the band kept me from ever seeing the real Skynyrd. I did -though- have the opportunity to see the...
  • Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing" Censored by the local classic rock station...

    02/18/2014 1:00:59 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 123 replies
    105.9 FM ^ | 2/18/14 | sff
    105.9 FM is the local classic rock station in south Florida.....just a few minutes ago, I was bored with everything else on the radio and hit that station...just in time to hear the beginning of the hit "Money for Nothing"... Imagine my surprise when the lyric got to: "That little faggot with the earring and the mink coat, Yeah, buddy, thats his own hair. That little faggot got his own jet airplane. That little faggot is a millionaire!" Funny lines....but the dreaded "slur" was clipped out! Absurd. Anyway, since I RARELY listen to music radio, I was wondering if this...
  • The Beau Brummels - Laugh Laugh (Shindig) video 1:46min

    01/18/2014 8:26:37 PM PST · by virgil283 · 57 replies
    youtube. ^ | 1965
    "The Beau Brummels crafted a terrific pop song :"Laugh, Laugh" which went to No. 15 during the first five months of 1965"... The Beau Brummels may very well have been the best rock vocal quartet to find themselves in the right place at the wrong time. Their recording career spanned the years 1964 through 1968, a time when radio air play meant just about everything and groups that couldn't be conveniently classified as rock/folk/country/whatever had a time getting played. Unfortunately, the country-flavored rock style of the Brummels was too smooth and too vocally sound for them to be portrayed as...
  • National Anthem - Star Spangled Banner in "hard rock"

    01/12/2014 3:00:48 PM PST · by workerbee · 21 replies
    A link sent to me by a family member. A unique rendition of the national anthem and worth the listen, IMO.
  • Couple has been living under a rock, literally

    12/24/2013 6:54:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 22 replies
    yahoo ^ | 12/20/13 | Rusty Weston
    [Yahoo Homes editor's pick, 2013: Every December, we look back at our most popular stories of the year. We've had some terrific ones recently, like the amazing artist who hand-carves soaring, swirling caves where none existed before; and the architect who, hit by foreclosure, built a tiny house for $11,000; and the architect who put the world's "biggest public toilet" in a glass cube in the middle of a clearing. But our most popular story of the year was this one, published way back on Jan. 24, 2013.] For many people, the idea of living under a rock might seem...
  • Ancient Spider Rock Art Sparks Archaeological Mystery

    12/21/2013 8:34:45 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 36 replies
    LiveScience ^ | December 20, 2013 | Owen Jarus
    Archaeologists have discovered a panel containing the only known example of spider rock art in Egypt and, it appears, the entire Old World. The rock panel, now in two pieces, was found on the west wall of a shallow sandstone wadi, or valley, in the Kharga Oasis, located in Egypt's western desert about 108 miles (175 kilometers) west of Luxor. Facing east, and illuminated by the morning sun, the panel is a "very unusual" find, said Egyptologist Salima Ikram, a professor at the American University in Cairo who co-directs the North Kharga Oasis Survey Project. The identification of the creatures...
  • Led Zeppelin II

    11/02/2013 7:45:33 PM PDT · by virgil283 · 160 replies
    "Led Zeppelin II is the second studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in October 1969 on Atlantic Records. Recording sessions for the album took place at several locations in the United Kingdom and North America from January to August 1969. Production was credited to lead guitarist and songwriter Jimmy Page, while it also served as Led Zeppelin's first album to utilise the recording techniques of engineer Eddie Kramer. With elements of blues and folk music, Led Zeppelin II also exhibits the band's evolving musical style of blues-derived material and their guitar and riff-based sound. It has...
  • Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Leader and Rock Pioneer, Dead at 71

    10/27/2013 10:58:25 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 120 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 10/27/13 | Jon Dolan
    Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.
  • Glenn Taylor filmed pushing 2,000-pound rock one month after filing lawsuit saying he was disabled

    10/20/2013 5:27:15 PM PDT · by Libloather · 62 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/20/13 | Nina Golgowski
    A heavyweight rock crusher's disability claim is being slammed by critics as more mental than physical. Glenn Taylor — who infamously filmed his ability to knock over an ancient 2,000-pound sandstone with his bare hands — filed a lawsuit claiming "debilitating" physical injury weeks before the stunt's filming, it has been revealed. Taylor, seen destroying a 200 million-year-old goblin sandstone formation in Utah's Goblin Valley State Park last week, filed a personal injury lawsuit last month claiming to have been disabled after a car crash four years ago.
  • Faces LIVE: 'Stay with Me' - 1972

    09/07/2013 4:13:56 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 15 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 07 September 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Faces -sometimes known as The Faces- were an English rock band formed in by residual members of the legendary Small Faces when Steve Marriott left that group to form Humble Pie with Peter Frampton et. al. in 1969..  The name derived from English 'mod' slang of the era, where 'happening' or socially-known people within the mod scene were known as 'faces'- along with the fact that all five band members were somewhat vertically-challenged. After the highly-successful Small Faces broke-up, the remaining band members - Ronnie Lane (bass guitar), Ian McLagan (keyboards) and Kenney Jones (drums) - were joined by two (taller) blokes,...
  • UNLIKELY PATRIOT: Gene Simmons of KISS

    08/23/2013 3:00:33 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 23 August 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    'If you have a problem with America,  you have a problem with me!' -Gene Simmons Unlike many of today's less-appreciative-type immigrants -who entertain visions of conquest- traditional American immigrants of the 20th century (and their children) are among the most patriotic people you could ever ask to meet. They knew how good we've got it in this country -felt blessed for being allowed in- and where/are sincerely grateful for America's sacrifice on their behalf- you never heard any of this entitlement crap from them...What's that got to do with Gene Simmons?  He was actually born Chaim Witz in Israel on...
  • HEAVY METAL Band Name Generator:

    08/19/2013 1:23:46 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 71 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 August 2013 | Reaganite Republican
  • A Whiter Shade Of Pale (1967 16mm Scopitone conversion 4 min)

    07/23/2013 5:04:32 PM PDT · by virgil283 · 116 replies
    Procol Harum performing A Whiter Shade of Pale.. the 1967 version.... This is the original 16mm Scopitone conversion, from the 'summer of love' 1967 hit record. Vocals and piano played by Gary Brooker, Matthew Fisher played the Hammond organ, and these original lyrics were written by Keith Reid...[H/T maggiesfarm]
  • Jay and the Americans- " Come a little bit closer " (you're my kind of man, so big and so strong)

    07/20/2013 10:13:45 AM PDT · by virgil283 · 38 replies
    "Come a Little Bit Closer" is a popular song by the 1960s rock and roll band Jay and the Americans that reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1964, making it the band's highest ranking single ever "...........2:50min
  • A weekend break from the monotony (Rock 'n Roll Vanity)

    04/21/2013 4:18:03 PM PDT · by Baynative · 133 replies
    A mind in need of rest ^ | 4/21/13 | Baynative
    To break the monotony of the media rushing to make fools of themselves over the Marathon bombing story I thought I'd bring up a subject that got me thinking earlier today while listening to a classic rock station instead of my usual talk show selection. I lived through the 70's explosion of hard rock music and although some of it still gets me rocking in my own geriatric way. I thought I'd ask if anyone here had bands that were popular that they never liked, or/and still don't care to hear.
  • Eric Carmen/Raspberries: 'Go All The Way' - 1972

    04/10/2013 2:19:39 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 April 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Cleveland's own Eric Carmen (and friends)... Allmusic Magazine had described them as featuring 'exquisitely crafted melodies and achingly gorgeous harmonies...'  The Raspberries drew influence from the British Invasion era -especially The Beatles, other Merseybeat acts, The Who, The Hollies, and The Small Faces... along their 'mod' fashion sense. Of course later Eric Carmen went on to massive success as a solo balladeer, but the original band has reunited for gigs as recently as 2005- some material from the tour was realeased as Live from the Sunset Strip in 2007.  Below you'll find an amusing appearance on The Mike Douglas...
  • Sir Bob Geldof declares rock and roll age dead and doesn't exist anymore

    03/19/2013 11:30:45 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 71 replies
    news.com.au ^ | March 20, 2013 | Nui Te Koha
    SIR Bob Geldof says the rock and roll age is dead. The Boomtown Rats star and Live Aid icon said: "The central problem is, for us, rock and roll was a social medium. "That period has passed because now there are many alternative social mediums. Rock and roll needs a context in which to exist. "It doesn't exist anymore. It's ceased to be culturally relevant. "The rock and roll age is dead, in my view. He added: "I'm amazed it died. No-one expected that, but I'm lucky I jumped in halfway through it.''
  • Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas: Little Children (1965)

    03/06/2013 1:25:49 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 10 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 06 March 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Billy J. Kramer (born William Howard Ashton 1943) in Liverpool, England came to fame as yet another Merseybeat act that went on to join the 'British Invasion' of the US market in the early 1960s. Like the Beatles, he was managed by Brian Epstein, and in fact Kramer went on to record a number of Lennon/McCartney compositions over time. I myself am a big fan of the band, as I've become interested in Merseybeat bands in general over the last few years. But somehow this particular song catches my imagination, even though I only first heard it a couple years...
  • CHRIS ROCK: 'THE PRESIDENT IS OUR BOSS...OUR DAD' (VIDEO)

    02/06/2013 8:31:21 AM PST · by JesseWatters · 59 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | Feb 6 | Staff
    Comedian Chris Rock showed up on Capitol Hill today to support President Barack Obama’s new gun control laws. Here is what he said: ROCK: I am just here to support the President of the United States. The President is our boss, but he is also... you know, the President and the First Lady are kinda like the Mom and the Dad of the country...
  • Reg Presley of the Troggs dies aged 71

    02/04/2013 3:52:27 PM PST · by the scotsman · 38 replies
    BBC News | 4th February 2013 | BBC News
    'Reg Presley, lead singer of 60s rock band The Troggs, has died aged 71. The band's frontman died at his home in Hampshire, his daughter, Karen, confirmed to the BBC. The Troggs had a number of hit songs, including Wild Thing and Love Is All Around. Music publicist Keith Altham paid tribute to Presley on Facebook, saying his "dear old pal" had died "following a succession of recent strokes and a losing battle with cancer". Presley announced his retirement from music a year ago after being taken ill during a concert in Germany and then being diagnosed with lung cancer.'
  • Paul Revere & the Raiders: 'KICKS' - 1966

    01/31/2013 12:23:22 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 33 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 31 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Perhaps the hottest rock act to ever come out of Boise, Idaho was (and is) the group Paul Revere & the Raiders, who saw considerable commercial success in the 1960s and early 70s with hits such as 'Kicks' and 'Hungry' (1966), 'Him Or Me- What's It Gonna Be?' ('67) and then in 1971 their only #1 single, 'Indian Reservation' ('Cherokee people, Cherokee pride...' -you know, that one). The band was together as early as 1958 as The Downbeats, and enjoyed an early Northwest-only regional hit with 'Like, Long Hair' in 1961. Influenced by British Invasion bands such as The Beatles,...
  • Tactical Assault Rock from CroMagnum Arms International(CAI) NOW IN BLACK!

    01/20/2013 10:23:37 AM PST · by Ellendra · 15 replies
    Ebay ^ | Jan 15, 2013 | drizzt203
    CROMAGNUM ARMS INTERNATIONAL(CAI) ASSAULT ROCK-TACTICAL MODEL The assault rock is back. These have been flying off the shelf since Cain first took the tactical advantage against Abel. Get this low speed, high drag assault rock while you still can. This is next on Dianne Feinstein's list. NOW IN EXTRA TACTICAL BLACK! Features: -enhanced grip texture -easily concealable -can be thrown as fast as you can swing your arm -low tech tactical black spray paint ALL PROFIT WILL BE DONATED TO NRA-ILA
  • Men's Imagination Became Evil Continually...Genesis 6 pt 4

    And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.(Genesis 6:5-6) We have been looking at the universal conditions that led directly to the flood , in the “days of Noah”, because Jesus told us that this same state of affairs will be duplicated in some way at the time of the Parousia, and the final judgment of this world. “As in the...
  • Manfred Mann: 'Down the Road a Piece' - 1964

    01/16/2013 1:36:29 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 17 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 16 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Down the Road a Piece is a boogie-woogie-style jam written by Don Raye. In 1940, a version was put to vinyl by the Will Bradley Trio that went on to be a Top Ten hit in the US. The song was subsequently recorded by a variety of jazz, blues, and rock artists. British band Manfred Mann -a beat/R-n-B group- released their cover version of it in 1964, on the album 'The Five Faces of Manfred Mann', a critically-acclaimed record that has been called "one of the great blues-based British invasion albums; it's a hot, rocking record that benefits from some virtuoso...
  • The Swinging Blue Jeans: 'Make Me Know You're Mine' -1965

    01/09/2013 1:26:56 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 44 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Emerging in the wake of the Fab Four's rise to worldwide fame, The Swining Blue Jeans were what was called a 'Merseybeat' band, in the style of other Liverpool groups inspired by American rock, doo-wop, and R -n- B genres and originating along the banks of the River Mersey in NW England. While not exactly one-hit-wonders, success was considerable -yet brief- for the band, as The Swinging Blue Jeans covered 'Hippy Hippy Shake' (like the Beatles) and scored a British #2 hit single with it (US = #24 on Billboard Top 100). They soon afterward charted with their version of 'Good...
  • Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Titch: 'All I Want' - 1965

    01/08/2013 12:24:30 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 08 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    The five Wiltshire lads who made up the individually-eponymous British group 'Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick, & Titch' -also know by the acronymic moniker 'DDDBMT' formed a talented pop group who from 1965-1969 spent more time on the UK singles chart than even the Beatles.  The band had first come together in 1961, and after being paired with a pair of talented songwriters by their record label, success in the UK, Australia, NZ, and Germany was considerable -inc. two #1, million-selling singles- though they never really did fully catch-on in the States, where their best effort was #52 on the...
  • Ministry guitarist MikeScaccia dies after on-stage collapse.

    12/23/2012 7:18:34 AM PST · by Mozilla · 9 replies
    fasterlouder ^ | 12-23-12 | Darren Levin
    Tragic news out of the US with Mike Scaccia – a member of Ministry and Rigor Mortis – dying after suffering a reported heart attack on stage. Classic Rock reports that Scaccia, 47, collapsed during a Rigor Mortis show at the Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas. He was taken to a local hospital, but died soon after. The show was put on to celebrate the 50th birthday of singer Bruce Corbitt, who paid tribute to his bandmate on Facebook: “My brother is gone! The only reason I am who I am is because of this man. If it wasn’t...
  • Cheap Trick: 'I'm a California Man'

    12/19/2012 2:32:27 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 16 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    I dunno how many of you are familiar with The Move, the Birmingham, England based band that  composed and recorded the original version of 'California Man' in 1972.  The single did well in the UK, yet flopped stateside, hitting only #93 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.  Interestingly, the B-side actually got more airplay in the US, and it's one you should know: 'Do Ya'... but just a month after that release, The Move's Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne, and famed drummer Bev Bevan had 'moved' on to a new project, the (what came to be) world-renowned Electric Light Orchestra -or ELO- where...
  • Terror Victim Makes Miraculous Recovery

    12/09/2012 3:13:24 PM PST · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/12/12 | Elad Benari
    The wife of an Israeli singer who was critically wounded in an Arab attack during the IDF’s Operation Pillar of Defense has made a miraculous recovery. Ziona Kalla, wife of singer Itzik Kalla, was sitting in a car driven by her daughter when it was ambushed by Arabs near the community of Beitar Illit. During the attack, firebombs were thrown at the car and it was pelted with rocks. One of the rocks smashed the windshield and hit Kalla’s head. She was taken to the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem where she was hospitalized in intensive care, suffering from...
  • CLAP FOR THE WOLFMAN!

    12/01/2012 10:32:00 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 01 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    While I'm perfectly aware that The Guess Who are the same bunch of leftist hosers from the Great White North that wrote the very anti-American 'American Woman', I'm going to forgive them for now because I love this tune so much, and they showed American icon 'Wolfman Jack' respect... Kinda hard for me to hate The Guess Who since I'm a lifelong BTO fan/seen 'em live: after all, two Guess Who members went on to found the band that evolved into Bachmann Turner Overdrive by 1973... The Guess Who: Clap for the Wolfman (1971) [YouTube] Video/more at Reaganite Republican...
  • What Einstein Was to Physics, CHUCK BERRY is to Rock -n- Roll

    11/22/2012 3:46:07 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 28 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 22 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Where to start... the guy basically invented modern rock-n-roll and inspired all others that followed, no less: the sound, the look, the moves- songs about hot cars and beautiful girls. It's basically impossible to create or perform rock-n-roll music without borrowing some element from him... Legendary guitarist Kieth Richards said of the first time he heard Berry playing his signature hit 'Johnny B. Goode': "Floored me... knocked me out. After (hearing) that, I knew what I wanted to do..."  Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry -dob 10.18.26- is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, and it's surely an understatement to say he's 'one of the pioneers of rock'. With hits like...
  • Kid Rock - Born Free

    11/05/2012 9:06:44 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 9-11-2010 | Kid Rock
    Kid Rock's neue Singel Born Free aus dem kommenden gleichnahmigen Album
  • Chris Rock's Message for Undecided White Voters: Obama Is Whiter Than Romney

    11/03/2012 12:16:29 PM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 45 replies
    YouTube: Jimmy Kimmel Show ^ | November 2, 2012 | Chris Rock
    Chris Rock's Election Message to White People
  • Rocking at 50: Rolling Stones to tour again

    10/15/2012 5:08:49 PM PDT · by ETL · 100 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | October 15, 2012 | DANICA KIRKA
    LONDON (AP) — You can't always get what you want — but if your desire is to attend a Rolling Stones concert this might be your lucky day. The legendary band said Monday it would return to the stage this year with four concerts in Britain and the United States. The shows will take place on Nov. 25 and 29 at London's O2 Arena, followed by gigs on Dec. 13 and 15 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, just outside of New York. The shows mark the first time in five years that the Stones have performed live,...
  • The Top 30 Best Damn Rock Riffs Ever. Period.

    10/09/2012 9:02:14 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 200 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/19/09
    well the title says it all!
  • Video: Arab Boys Disrupt Bus Ride for Fun

    10/06/2012 3:03:17 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/10/12 | Gil Ronen
    It was a scene typical of the times in Israel. On a Be'er Sheva bus carrying mostly elderly Jews, an Arab boy began singing out loud in a way that seemed calculated to convey his disdain for his fellow passengers. Repeated attempts by passengers and the driver to get the boy to pipe down only resulted in more disruption, as the boy was joined by another, younger boy, in their annoying song. Push came to shove, shove came to kick, and the boys were taken off the bus, which drove away – but not before the boys had thrown a...
  • Steve Miller Band: 'Mercury Blues' - 1976

    09/26/2012 12:04:18 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | September 26, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Been into Steve Miller ever since the very first time I heard 'The Joker' on my Philco made-in-Japan pocket transistor radio in Summer of '73... even if I was too young to understand exactly what he was singing about. But it was 1976's Fly Like an Eagle that really put the Steve Miller Band on the map. Although lyrical themes range from redistribution to anarchy, Miller's slick, understated slide-guitar sound and hook-laden songwriting have rendered me a lifelong fan. Besides the eponymous single, two others came from this fine album- 'Rock n' Me' and 'Take the Money and Run'... as the LP...
  • ROXY MUSIC: 'Both Ends Burning' 1975

    08/31/2012 11:34:28 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 18 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | August 31, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Roxy Music were an English art-rock group formed by art school graduate Bryan Ferry (vocals and keyboards), electronic music pioneer Brian Eno (synthesizer and 'treatments'), and others in 1971... A mere 12 months later, the band had attained huge popular -and critical- success in the UK and Europe that lasted right-on-through the 1970s and into early 80s, beginning with the Top-10 debut album Roxy Music in 1972.  Roxy Music was an astonishingly talented and innovative group, both in sound and trailblazing 'glam' stage show.  The band was highly influential, a significant source of inspiration to much of the English punk scene and a model for...
  • Rock the Vote's Road Trip 2012

    08/15/2012 9:33:18 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 8 replies
    Rock the Vote ObaMao Rubber Stamps ^ | 15 August 2012 | Michelle Obama
    Hey Rock the Vote friends, Fasten your seatbelts, the #RTVRoadtrip bus is headed your way! Rock the Vote's Road Trip 2012 will be making stops across the country this election season. Starting on August 28th, you'll be able to find us in: Tampa, FL Orlando, FL Atlanta, GA Charlotte, NC Durham, NC Charlottesville, VA Washington, DC New Brunswick, NJ Philadelphia, PA University Park, PA And Midwest and West Coast stops will be announced soon! Each city's event will feature awesome live music (and even some celebrities!), voter registration, election information, free stuff, and really rad interactive activations.
  • On MSNBC, Sub Host Dyson Defends Chris Rock Mockery of July 4th

    07/08/2012 11:29:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 7/9/12 | Brad Wilmouth
    Substitute hosting MSNBC's The Ed Show, Georgtown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson defended comedian Chris Rock's recent lambasting of July 4 as "white people's Independence Day." Dyson even invoked a quote from 19th century abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass expressing similar sentiments, missing the point that, in modern times, all Americans benefit from America's existence as an independent nation. By contrast, during the years slavery still existed in 19th century, it was more reasonable to complain that actual slaves were not benefiting from independence. Dyson rationalized: What Chris Rock alluded to is hardly new. In 1852, Frederick Douglass gave...
  • Shameful: Aaron Sorkin, Left celebrate Independence Day by slamming America; Update: Chris Rock

    07/04/2012 8:26:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 7/4/12 | staff
    Never forget the torture that America has put on peoples lives....to get where she is today. So while ur poppin Ur lil fire crackers.... 4 Jul 12 Reply Retweet Favorite Unbelievable. Yet, totally believable since it is so predictable. As always, members of the bitter and hateful Left jump at the chance to slam the country that provides them the opportunity and freedom to spew their hatred. Evo Morales @Kim_tastiic if youre using #4thofJuly to make some huge historical statement about how blacks are still slaves expect an unfollow...not in the mood 2day 4 Jul 12 Reply Retweet Favorite Alyssa...