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It was 39 years ago today (July 27th, 1976), that John Lennon was issued his Green Card, winning his four-year battle with the U.S. Government to stay in America. Lennon's fight for residency began almost immediately upon landing in the States in the fall of 1971 with wife Yoko...
Happy Birthday to Mick Jagger, who turns 72 today (July 26th). Jagger, will always be best known as being's rock's preeminent frontman and co-songwriter with partner Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones' greatest works. Last year, Jagger was faced with a personal blow following...
It was 35 years ago today (July 25th, 1980), AC/DC released their biggest selling album ever, Back In Black. It was their first album without lead singer Bon Scott, who had died a few months earlier after passing out and choking on his own vomit following a long night of...
Even the most die-hard Eagles fans are learning new facts from the newly released book, The Eagles FAQ - All That's Left To Know About Rock's Superstars. The book, written by Andrew Vaughn, covers an amazing amount of ground in under 330 pages, chronicling not only the band's...
Out today in a special two-CD/DVD package is Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More For The Fans. The show, taped last November 12th at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre, featured the band teaming up with such legendary friends and fans as Gregg Allman, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, Warren...
Graham Nash is receiving raves for his current solo tour, which features him and longtime Crosby, Stills, & Nash guitarist Shane Fontayne going it alone on stage. Nash told us that not worrying about his partners' material on a nightly basis has proven to be a liberating...
For nearly 35 years Paul McCartney has been forced to not only mourn John Lennon, but also live in his shadow. In his recent interview with Esquire, McCartney talked in-depth about how the public's perception of him -- and George Harrison and Ringo Starr -- immediately changed...
David Gilmour has doubled down on his upcoming North American tour stops. The Pink Floyd guitarist releases his new solo album, Rattle That Lock on September 18th, and has just announced additional shows in Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago, and New York City. Gilmour, who'll kick...
Yes will continue on despite the recent death of co-founder and bassist Chris Squire. Squire, who died on June 27th at age 67 from acute erythroid leukemia, had wanted the band to carry on in his absence and drummer Alan White -- perhaps, Squire's closest friend -- told us that...