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Rock Music Festival Has Been Scheduled For July… Really

Dozens of rock tours and music festivals have been cancelled or postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Then there’s the 3-day July Mini Fest

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Insert Yourself Into Iconic Album Cover Art

For those of you using video conferencing to work and socialize from home, Iconic Music Backgrounds allows you to use your photo on an album cover

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Queen to Be Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

They are just the 3rd music group to be so honored. The series will depict many of their album covers as well as 4 of their iconic live performances

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‘Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President’ to CNN Films

The documentary features interviews and/or archival performances with Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Chuck Leavell, Paul Simon, and many others

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Turtles Albums Expanded: Exclusive Interview With Howard Kaylan

The group’s studio LPs, originally released on White Whale, are being reissued on vinyl for the first time in more than a decade. Kaylan offers insights

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Radio Hits in June 1968 Were Jumpin’

As summer began, future classic rock hits were being played alongside a wild assortment of soul, country and instrumental favorites

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Tom Petty’s Family Denounces Use of ‘I Won’t Back Down’ at Trump Rally

Tom Petty’s family has denounced the Donald Trump campaign’s use of the musician’s 1989 hit, “I Won’t Back Down,” tonight (June 20) at Presidential rally in Oklahoma. Hours after the rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa ended, Petty’s social

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Jon Anderson’s ‘1000 Hands’ Album Gets Official Release

He began recording the solo album, which features contributions from many Yes members, three decades ago. Now 75, he stills sounds great

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Woodstock 50 Sues Financier, Claims ‘Sabotage’ of Festival

You thought it was over? Guess again. The organizers of the ill-fated 50th anniversary event, planned for 2019, have filed a lawsuit against their one-time partner

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Willie Nelson’s 70th Studio Album Coming: Listen

The legend turned 87 on April 29. First Rose of Spring has been moved to July. He had a typically busy calendar planned and hopes to resume soon

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