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This Week in Rock History, April 24 – April 30
Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from April 24 through April 30 in rock history.
Record Store Day 2017 Highlights
From the Cars to Motorhead, here are some Record Store Day 2017 highlights.
Michael Nesmith Riffs on Monkees, Hendrix, Lennon, Jack Nicholson
Most reviews of Nesmith’s
Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff
naturally focus on three or four fascinating facts. Nesmith was a Monkee, Nesmith was friends with Jimi Hendrix and Jack Nicholson, Nesmith played a key role in the development of music videos and MTV, and his mother invented Liquid Paper
Legends of the Les Paul: Gary Rossington
The career of southern-rock founder Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd is one that has been dogged by tragedy, but his tone and playing style ring out as archetypal Les Paul-fuelled boogie-rock, and his mark on the history of the instrument is everlasting.
Meet the Newest Members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Here's what you missed at the 2017 Rock Hall induction ceremony.
This Week in Rock History, April 17 – April 23
Historically speaking, this week in rock music has been marked by a trove of memorable events. Elton John made his solo stage debut, prog-rockers Yes temporarily disbanded, and Alice Cooper’s
Billion Dollar Babies
topped the Album Charts.
Gibson Guitar Greats: Peter Frampton
In a career spanning over 50 years, just about the only constant thing in Peter Frampton’s life has been superb guitar playing. Here’s Gibson.com's 101 on an unsung guitar hero and one of the most famous Les Pauls in history...
This Week in Rock History, April 10 – April 16
Historically speaking, this week in rock music has been marked by a trove of memorable events. One of the songs that launched rock and roll was recorded, one of pop’s greatest bands announced their breakup, and, sadly, an R&B/funk giant performed his final show.
Tax Day Blues: 10 Cool Songs to Soothe the Pain
For those who prepare their own taxes, it’s pretty much a toss-up regarding which is worse: the drudgery of filling out those forms, or writing that check to Uncle Sam. Hopefully these tax-time tunes will help ease the pain.
This Week in Rock History, April 3 – April 9
Check out some significant events, album releases, births and deaths happening from April 3 through April 9 in rock history.
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