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  • Ted Nugent tells Tucker tyrants can 'kiss his a**'

    08/06/2021 3:38:26 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Tucker Carlson Today ^ | 5/8/21 | Ted Nugent
    Musician Ted Nugent joined 'Tucker Carlson Today' to discuss defending the Second Amendment. "You Pearl Harbor me, I Nagasaki you...."
  • Best STYX song?

    11/22/2020 7:40:42 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 90 replies
    I’ve grown an affinity for them over the past few years and feel that while they’re know for decades, they are still greatly undervalued and under appreciated as a band especially with their mixture of different musical styles with synthesizers and organs I like Renegade
  • Who in your opinion are the greatest unknown/unsung Rock artists?

    07/23/2020 5:24:59 AM PDT · by mylife · 288 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | 7/23/2020 | mylife
    Submitted for your approval
  • Little Richard, rock 'n' roll pioneer, dead at 87

    05/09/2020 8:08:27 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 69 replies
    NASHVILLE, Tennessee -- Little Richard, the flamboyant singer, songwriter, and musician known for a string of rock and roll hit songs and fiery showmanship, has died, according to his pastor. He was 87. The cause of death was not known Saturday.
  • 'American Pie' singer Don McLean says music no longer exists because of 'nihilistic society'

    04/11/2020 9:01:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 175 replies
    Fox News ^ | 04/11/2020 | Melissa Roberto
    Don McLean, the 74-year-old singer best known for his 1971 hit “American Pie,” says he is not impressed with the music of today. The singer-songwriter believes times have certainly changed since his early days in the music industry, and he’s claiming there is no longer music of substance when he turns on the radio. The folk-rock singer sat down with Tom Cridland for his YouTube series “The Greatest Music of All Time” to reflect on his musical career highlights. During the candid conversation, McLean partially discusses his political views, claiming that politics no longer “really mean anything,” and he likened...
  • Freeper Poll: Do you think Joan Jett was singing about Kavanaugh?

    10/03/2018 7:01:28 PM PDT · by fruser1 · 19 replies
    self ^ | 10/3/2018 | self
    So, do you think Joan Jett was singing about Kavanaugh in "I Love Rock N' Roll"?
  • The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    08/26/2018 2:26:31 PM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 57 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | August 26, 2018 | Rob Sheffield
    Back in London, at the piano in his Cavendish Avenue bachelor pad, Paul played it for John and Yoko. When he got to the line “The movement you need is on your shoulder,” he told them, “I’ll change that, it’s a bit crummy.” John replied, “That’s the best line in it!” John heard this new tune as Paul cheering him on in his romance with Yoko. “I took it very personally,” John told Rolling Stone in 1968. “‘Ah, it’s me,’ I said. ‘It’s me.’ He says, ‘No, it’s me.’ I said, ‘Check. We’re going through the same bit.’ So we...
  • Want a Vintage Metallica T-Shirt? That’ll be $1,000

    12/04/2017 2:38:23 PM PST · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    WSJ ^ | Updated Dec. 4, 2017 1:40 p.m. ET | By Jacob Gallagher
    From the Rolling Stones to Styx, music T-shirts are are the biggest thing in vintage clothing right now—even if buyers have never even listened to the band.
  • Rock and roll legend Fats Domino dies

    10/25/2017 7:54:24 AM PDT · by Carl Vehse · 21 replies
    BBC News ^ | October 25, 2017 | BBC
    Fats Domino, one of most influential rock and roll performers of the 1950s and 60s, has died aged 89. The American rock and roll artist was best known for his songs Ain't That A Shame and Blueberry Hill. The New Orleans singer sold more than 65 million records, outselling every 1950s rock and roll act except Elvis Presley. His million-selling debut single, The Fat Man, is credited by some as the first ever rock and roll record.
  • 'The Summer of Love' Fifty Years Later: What Sex, Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll Gave Us

    08/05/2017 9:02:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 142 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/04/2017 | Mark Hendrickson, Center for Vision and Values, Grove City College
    For the baby-boomer generation (or at least the counterculture segment within it) the summer of 1967 became known as The Summer of Love.Actually, most of us boomers never experienced it. Certainly, 1967 wasn't a blissful, carefree summer of love for the hundreds of thousands of Americans serving in Vietnam.It didn't feel much like love in my hometown of Detroit either. Fifty years ago this week, on July 23, 1967 (a Sunday, as it is this year), deadly riots erupted in the Motor City. They lasted through Friday, July 28, when, with help from the National Guard (including Detroit Tigers' second...
  • Hip-Hop Has Officially Dethroned Rock 'n' Roll as America's Most Popular Music

    07/29/2017 4:21:02 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 141 replies
    Maxim ^ | July 19, 2017 | Steve Huff
    If Drake looks smug and Dave Grohl looks a little stricken in the photos above, there's a good reason: Nielsen tracking indicates hip-hop and R&B have officially become the most dominant form of popular music in the United States for the first time ever. As HuffPo reports, the reason for hip-hop's supremacy—25 percent of the retail music market over 23 percent for rock—may not be a big surprise. The reason for hip-hop and R&B overtaking rock is simple: online streaming. When it comes to album sales, rock continues to dominate, claiming 43 percent of physical album sales and 37 percent...
  • Rock-n-Roll=> Ted Nugent and Kid Rock Team Up to Record ‘Kiss My Rebel A$$’

    07/13/2015 11:36:54 AM PDT · by mojito · 11 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/13/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Ted Nugent and Kid Rock have teamed up to record a song in support of the Confederate flag. The song, titled “Kiss My Rebel A$$,” was reportedly written and recorded in the space of a day after Nugent, seeing that Kid Rock had invited anyone protesting his use of the flag at his concerts to “kiss my aSS,” reached out to express his support via text message. “When you get a text from the Nuge, you know you’ve done something right,” laughed Rock during a joint appearance the two made on WWJ Newsradio 950. Added Nugent, “Rock ‘n’ roll ain’t...
  • Buddy Holly bassist Joe Mauldin dies

    02/08/2015 10:34:51 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 14 replies
    Internet | 2/7/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    Neither USA Today nor Wikipedia can be excerpted on FR, but according to both Joe B. Mauldin, bassist for Buddy Holly's Crickets, has died at the age of 74. This is a sad day for Buddy Holly fans.
  • AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd charged with attempting to have 2 men killed

    11/06/2014 7:10:56 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 11/6/2014 | tim hume
    Phil Rudd, the drummer for legendary hard rock band AC/DC, has been charged with attempting to have two men killed. The 60-year-old appeared in a New Zealand court Thursday afternoon facing a count of attempting to procure the murder of two men, said Bay of Plenty Police District representative Kim Perks.
  • High-Tech Sleuthing Cracks Mystery of Death Valley's Moving Rocks

    08/29/2014 12:16:04 PM PDT · by zeugma · 11 replies
    Livescience ^ | August 27, 2014 | Becky Oskin
    The first witnesses to an enduring natural mystery are an engineer, a biologist and a planetary scientist who met thanks to a remote weather station. Lacking direct evidence, explanations for this geologic puzzle ran the gamut, from Earth's magnetic field to gale-force winds to slippery algae. Now, with video, time-lapse photographs and GPS tracking of Racetrack Playa's moving rocks, the mystery has finally been solved.
  • Mick Jagger zings President Obama at DC concert

    06/24/2013 8:39:07 PM PDT · by schm0e · 42 replies
    Twitchy via Drudge ^ | 9:32 pm on June 24, 2013 | Twitchy Staff
    Mick Jagger zinger at Verizon Center: "I don't think President Obama is here tonight... But I'm sure he's listening in."
  • 7.2 Magnitude (preliminary) Earthquake, Papua, Indonesia [update 7.1]

    04/05/2013 10:07:50 PM PDT · by Jemian · 51 replies
    Jemian, in Papua | 6 April | Jemian
    At approximately 1345 local time, the town of Sentani was rocked for around 1 minute by a 7.2 earthquake. The epicenter was 240 kilometers WSW of Abepura. At present we have no reports of damage. Papua is Indonesia's easternmost and least populated province. It is expected that minimal damage occurred as the location is in the interior jungle rather than in one of the more populated areas.
  • That’s What I Call Rock and Roll – Long Tall Sally (Little Richard) 1956

    06/16/2011 2:28:30 PM PDT · by sussex · 31 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | The Aged P
    I don’t care what anybody else says only someone like me, born in 1940 and hitting the most awkward and irritating period of youth between 1954 and 1958 at exactly the same time as the world of music was ripped asunder can truly describe himself as a child of rock and roll.
  • Guitar heroes: When the magic transfers from rock stars to instruments

    02/15/2011 4:39:17 AM PST · by decimon · 44 replies
    University of Chicago Press Journals ^ | February 14, 2011 | Unknown
    Budding guitarists seek the magical powers of rock hero instruments, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Like people from the Middle Ages who sought saints' relics, modern consumers like the budding rock guitarist desire fetishes (objects perceived as magical and possessing extraordinary power)" write authors Karen V. Fernandez (University of Aukland, New Zealand) and John L. Lastovicka (Arizona State University). "We live in a world where anybody with a modest amount of money can buy a close copy or a replica of a desired object," the authors write. "We wanted to know why consumers who...
  • Live review: Matador sticks to the beat at 21 (review of Matador Records' 21st anniversary concert)

    10/05/2010 11:03:41 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 9 replies
    LA Times ^ | October 4, 2010 | Randall Roberts
    Lyrical tidbits best capture the essence of this past weekend's Matador at 21 series of concerts at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The words arrived in rhyming couplets and shattered-monocle verbal abstractions, delivered by 26 acts over three days. ...“You've got the flavor,” shouted the Blues Explosion's Jon Spencer, dedicating the song “Flavor” to his former record label, the East Coast indie tastemaker Matador Records, during a raucous set of meta-blues and trash rock at the casino's concert venue the Pearl Theater. The New York label, with the aid of L.A.-based promoters FYF Fest, threw a memorable,...