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What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news and articles of interest from around the Web, sales and airplay charts both new and from the past, nuggets of rock history and lore along with notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently-departed artists and other musical figures of note.

Classic Rockers Move Units on Street Pulse Sales Chart (6/8/15)

It’s a classic rock week in record stores with The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Fleetwood Mac, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Van Morrison all posting Top 50 sales. Street Pulse TM is a subsidiary of Bean Stream, Inc. All other products or

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MMJ’s The Waterfall is Top Vinyl Disc at Austin’s Waterloo Records

My Morning Jacket tops the best-selling vinyl albums chart this week at Waterloo Records in Austin, TX. The city’s psychedelic pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators bounce back from the past at #6.

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White Stripes Top Record Store Day Best Sellers List

Record Store Day sales figures find a strong showing for both rock music and vinyl.

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Street Pulse Top 50 Sales Chart (6/1/15)

Here’s what’s selling at indie record stores as of June 1, with Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons plus Frank Sinatra in the Top 10.

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007 x 24 = Spectre

The 24th James Bond movie and Daniel Craig’s third (and possibly last) turn as 007 opens soon. “Spectre” reveals a secret from Bond’s past.

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Tarantino Stays Western with ‘The Hateful Eight’

The Old West remains the setting for Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming new movie, “The Hateful Eight.” He says it’s “the funniest snow Western ever made.” OK….

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Peanuts Movie, Guaraldi Vinyl Box Coming

It’s hard to imagine Peanuts without the music of jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi, subject of a new vinyl box set

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