Category Archives: Pop

ELVIS PRESLEY’S Guitars | Official Graceland Blog

Elvis Presley’s Guitars Posted by Elvis Presley’s Graceland on Dec 30, 2015 It’s hard to picture Elvis Presley without a guitar in his hand.From his iconic first album cover to his many movies, from the ’68 Special to “Aloha from … Continue reading

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‘SAM PHILLIPS: The Man Who Invented Rock ’n’ Roll,’ by Peter Guralnick – The New York Times

Five hundred forty-one pages into Peter Guralnick’s 763-page biography of Sam Phillips, the impresario enshrined in the subtitle as “the man who invented rock ’n’ roll,” we get the moment when many people probably saw Phillips for the first time. … Continue reading

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GEORGE HARRISON: “All Things Must Pass” – An Appreciation – uDiscover

Classic album is a term that’s used way too much when describing records from the golden era of rock music; of course, one person’s classic album is another’s long-forgotten record, but we think that without fear of contradiction George Harrison’s … Continue reading

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WOODSTOCK 1969: 24 Hours of Peace and Music – in its entirety! | Deep Jams Radio

A fascinating source of access for a Woodstock anniversary is Deep Jams Radio’s “24 hours of Peace and Music” event. The featured music below is from the Woodstock performers’ setlists which also includes the various sources in the listings. It’s a fascinating document … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY: How he built rock ‘n’ roll on his self-titled debut | Record Bin | Nooga.com

By JOSHUA PICKARD  During the course of any reasonable discussion about the history of modern music, there are always going to be a few names that pop up again and again—Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Robert Johnson and Elvis Presley spring … Continue reading

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HEART: Hall of Fame Flashback | Fender Artist News

Written by Brian Howe – Fender Artist News, 2013 There were a lot of things that made Heart stand out among the giants of 1970s hard rock. With a unique style that braided metal, rock and folk together in a wiry … Continue reading

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‘SHAKY’ and THE SUNSETS: Legends in the ‘Rockhouse’

“Long before the Stray Cats, Matchbox, Polecats, Jets and all the now well known Rockabilly bands, there was Shakin’ Stevens and The Sunsets. Their music was Rockabilly.” – Paul Barrett, 1981. The late 60’s and early 70’s Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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THE ROLLING STONES: “Sticky Fingers” | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Rolling Stones; 1971/2015 By Mark Richardson; June 19, 2015   The story of the Baby Boomers, and their movement from adolescence to adulthood, has been documented and re-told endlessly. And few bands represent that story, and the move … Continue reading

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MONTEREY POP: The First Rock Festival | Essay – The Criterion Collection

By Michael Lydon The Monterey International Pop Festival is over, all over. And what was it? Was it one festival, many festivals, a festival at all? Does anything sum it up, did it mean anything, are there any themes? Was … Continue reading

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MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL: The DVD Journal | Reviews : The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Home Vision Entertainment Starring Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Mamas and The Papas, The Who, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Ravi Shankar, and more Directed by D.A. Pennebaker Review by … Continue reading

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