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Elvis Sighting! Here’s What Teenage Girl’s Bedrooms Looked Like in the 1950s

Pictured here are just a small glimpse into the crazy wide-spread obsession women had for Elvis Presley. These teenage girl’s bedrooms look ...

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Bob Dylan & Israel, The Neighborhood Bully

It may not be his best song, but Dylan’s 1983 song about Israel is surprisingly resonant today.

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“Paul wants it to be fixed up, so he can play it… He was excited as a school boy”: Paul McCartney’s long-lost Höfner violin bass has been found after 50 years

Paul McCartney has been reunited with “the most important bass guitar in history”, which vanished after the Beatles split up – and was unearthed in an English attic

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Beatlemania 60 Years After Band’s Landmark ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Appearance

Sixty years ago The Beatles appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" to a record-breaking viewership of over 73 million people.

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Grammys 2024: The Beatles claim 'Best Music Video' win

At the Grammys 2024 in Los Angeles, The Beatles claimed yet another prize. This time, the band won the gong for 'Best Music Video'.

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Take It Easy…No One ‘Hates' Taylor Swift

I find myself sitting at my keyboard – stunned and incredulous – that I am writing about the over-marketed pop star Taylor Swift. Strange times, indeed, as they say. But the controversy brewing around Swift (or her manufactured persona) is starting to

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The Beatles Stormed America in 1964. I Was With Them, Day and Night

A legendary photographer’s diary from the eye of the Beatlemania hurricane.

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They Changed Music: 5 Iconic Classic Rock Performances from The Ed Sullivan Show

It may not be the case today, but there was a time in the middle of the 20th century when a performance on a late night talk show was the most important thing in show business. And if the host took a shine to you? Fuhgetaboutit—you were made in the shade.

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Where Now and Then lands on the Beatles' all-time greatest songs list

We ranked every Beatles song. Here's where Now and Then landed after it was released.

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Jim Ladd, disc jockey who was a fixture of L.A. rock radio in the 1970s, dies at 75

Jim Ladd spun vinyl and interviewed rock stars on L.A. stations KLOS and KMET during the heyday of free-form FM radio, and was immortalized on Tom Petty's 'The Last DJ.'

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The Maccabeats – We’re Still Here (Am Yisrael Chai) – Hanukkah 2023 – עם ישראל חי

The Maccabeats – We’re Still Here (Am Yisrael Chai) – Hanukkah 2023 Music video for “We’re Still Here (Am Yisrael Chai),” an original song for Hanukkah 2023.

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The Beatles’ ‘Red’ And ‘Blue’ Albums Make Billboard Chart Return

The Beatles’ two new compilation albums, ‘The Red Album’ and ‘The Blue Album,’ made their return to the Billboard chart.

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Watch: Noa Kirel – Unicorn Hope Version & Koolulam – Like A Prayer

Watch: Noa Kirel – Unicorn Hope Version & Koolulam – Like A Prayer   Koolulam – Like A Prayer Koolulam led an international musical project advocating for the return of the hundreds of abducted civilians currently being held in Gaza

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Rules Paul McCartney Makes His Staff Follow

Paul McCartney has continued to perform concerts long after the Beatles. He is well known as a stellar performer, and his staff are held to high standards.

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New Beatles, New Rolling Stones — Wait, What Year Is It?

It's 2023 and the Beatles and the Rolling Stones have new music. We look at the highs, lows, and weirdness of 'Now and Then' and 'Hackney Diamonds.'

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Blues playing giving you the blues? Welcome to the ultimate blues guitar workshop: an in-depth lesson that will make you a better blues guitarist

Go deep into the art form, with this comprehensive lesson on the art of the blues, designed to build your chops and invigorate your practice

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4 Recording Techniques Popularized by The Beatles

Perhaps their most widely adopted innovations are the recording techniques they helped to usher in. Find four here.

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Jewish References in Popular Songs

Can you find the connection to Judaism in these popular songs?

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Pink Floyd's Roger Waters accused of antisemitic behavior including swastika confetti, 'Jew food' remarks

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has been accused of sending an anti-Semitic email to his staffers allegedly proposing to write “Dirty k--k” on the inflatable pig habitually floated above his gigs.

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The CD Revival Is Real

Sales for the long-forgotten format are up for the first time since 2004, echoing the surprise resurgence of vinyl. This is why

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ALICE COOPER Says The Only Person Who Should Be Allowed To Use AI In Music Is PAUL MCCARTNEY

In a new interview with Australia's Studio 10, legendary rocker Alice Cooper weighed in on a debate about people using an AI (artificial intelligence) music generator as a tool to create melodies, harmonies and rhymes based on artificial intelligence (AI)

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Mastering Song Structure: Intro, Verse, Chorus & Bridge

Unravel the essence of musical storytelling with this exploration of song structure - from the captivating intro to the heart-pounding chorus and the bridges that connect it all. Dive into the art of arranging music and discover how classic pop song struc

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Julian Lennon Awaits Private Sit-Down With Paul McCartney, Who Promised ‘Stories About Your Dad I’ve Never Told Anybody’ (Video)

Julian Lennon has a lot he wants to hear from Paul McCartney about his legendary father, John. If only they could find the time to chat.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

A Flying V pioneer who inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, Albert King was king of the blues – find out why with this lesson in his vocal playing style

King was a player who could say more with less, with a vibrato that give his licks a vocal quality, and this lesson with tab and audio unpacks his style

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The 20 best instrumental songs of all time

Great music does not have to be dependent on memorable lyrics. Simply listening to the composition and creativity of an instrumental track can be just as rewarding.

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"I Kept Trying to Use Other Guitars, but Nigel Godrich Would Say, ‘You Know What We Should Try, Don’t You?’ ‘Casino?’ ‘Yep!’": Paul McCartney Reveals How He Fell Back in Love with His Epiphone Casino, and Transformed His Sound, in 2005 GP Interview

For the critically acclaimed 'Chaos and Creation in the Backyard,' McCartney was encouraged to abandon his Les Paul, but also found time to beef up his acoustic fingerpicking, and plug into his old Vo

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How Jimmy Buffett Turned “Margaritaville” Into a Way of Life

The late singer's beach bum reputation helped him build a billion-dollar empire.

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The Keith Richards riff machine is still in fine working order as the Rolling Stones return with new single Angry

The first single from long-awaited new studio album Hackney Diamonds proves that after all these years no-one does rock 'n' roll guitar quite like the Stones

Music | Vinyl Records

Vinyl vs. Digital: How Mastering Makes All the Difference

Vinyl has staged a comeback in recent years, defying the digital age's dominance of music consumption. In an era where high-resolution streaming audio reigns supreme, why do some music enthusiasts still prefer to listen to vinyl records? While ownership o

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‘Living And Dying In 3/4 Time’…

There are non-political events that happen each day in our world that hold a great amount of significance; they impact our lives on a very personal level and sometimes a transformative level. My introduction to and relationship with the entirety of the Ji

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: From Israel-Classical Music Today: Not a Moving Experience

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: From Israel-Classical Music Today: Not a Moving Experience As Israel heads into the new year, the annual culture calendar is ready for take-off. The airwaves are full of commercials for the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (among oth

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Watch the Official Trailer for New SRV Music Doc, ‘Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan: Brothers in Blues’

Featuring previously unseen family photos and insightful interviews with the Vaughan brothers plus Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons and more, this fascinating documentary is available to watch now on streaming services and DVD

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Monkees’ Micky Dolenz: The Final Daydream Believer

‘After producing, directing, writing and creating my own TV shows and films, and starring in The Monkees, I can tell you there's no formula for a hit.’

Politics | Politics

Rock Legend Alice Cooper Angers Trans Activists, Gets Canceled by Makeup Company

 In April of 1978, 16-year-old me and some of my friends drove to Des Moines, Iowa. There we went into the old Veterans Memorial Auditorium to see one of the landmark rock & roll shows of all time, the Alice Cooper School's Out For Summer '78 show. It was an amazing bit; the Godfather of Shock Rock in his earlier days,

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'No one is as invested in The Beatles as I am': How Gen Z revived Beatlemania

Modern fans have taken up the mantle of the 60s devotees and have found a home on TikTok and Twitter – they might not scream and invade studios but their love for the Fab Four is just as heartfelt

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

U-Turn Audio launches the next generation of Orbit turntables | Digital Trends

U-Turn Audio's popular line of Orbit turntables has gotten its first revamp in a decade. It includes an upgraded tonearm, automatic speed control, and more.

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6 Outstanding Rock Music Documentaries - American Songwriter

These stellar rock music documentaries give a new perspective on some of the genre's most innovative artists.

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Rolling Stones Fans Theorize Cryptic Newspaper Ad Might Be New Album Announcement

The ad run in a U.K.-based local newspaper for ‘Hackney Diamonds’ reads ‘When you say Gimme Shelter we’ll fix your Shattered windows’

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Oliver Anthony - Rich Men North Of Richmond

When I first came across Oliver Anthony and his music, I was blown away to say the least. He had a whole collection of songs that I could listen to for hour...

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The History Of The Beatles' Yellow Submarine Is More Complex Than You Realize

The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" is a whimsical, childlike song, that was a big hit for the band, but the history is more complex than you realize.

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Songwriter U: Songwriting Tips from Famous Songwriters

By Shawn Leonhardt for Guitar Tricks and 30-Day Singer Videos by American Songwriter Songwriting is a profession that doesn’t have an exact playbook and varies greatly among those who do it.  Sometimes the advice famous musicians give is incredible, other

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Hear the original demo for The Beatles' 'Don't Let Me Down'

While putting pieces of the song together, John Lennon experimented with the structure of The Beatles' B-side 'Don't Let Me Down'.

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Fans Find Photos of Themselves in Paul McCartney's New Book (and Recall Beatlemania)

In a new video, fans are recalling Beatlemania and finding videos of themselves in Paul McCartney's new book '1964: Eyes of the Storm'.

Music | Music News

Robbie Robertson Dead: The Band Guitarist and Singer Was 80

Guitarist-songwriter-singer Robbie Robertson, who led the Canadian-American group the Band to rock prominence in the 1970s and worked extensively with Bob Dylan and Martin Scorsese, has died. He wa…

Science & Technology | Science

Google wants to use AI to turn your brain waves into music

Google scanned human brain activity and fed the data to an AI large language model in an attempt to reconstruct the music.

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Paul McCartney Adds Five Dates In Brazil To ‘Got Back’ Tour Itinerary

Paul McCartney has announced that his 'Got Back' tour will visit Brazil for the first time, from late November into mid-December.

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3 Pieces of Advice for Selling Guitar Gear Online

Online marketplaces sometimes feel like both the wild, wild west and oppressive regimes all at once.

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The Beatles’ ‘Red’ And ‘Blue’ Albums at 50: Celebrating the Greatest ‘Greatest Hits’ Records Ever

The two double-LP sets defined the whole Beatles story as we know it today

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Expanded Beatles Red and Blue Albums Expected To Be The Next Official Reissue

Beatles fans are on standby for the announcement of an expanded ‘1962-1966’ (The Red Album) and ‘1967-1970’ (The Blue Album).

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The Ultimate Dorm Room Music Production Setup: Turning Your Room into a Mini Studio

Discover the essentials of a dorm room music studio with this Ultimate Dorm Room Music Production Setup. Transform your small space into a production powerhouse with the right gear, toys, and music production tools.

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Sinéad O'Connor Dead at 56

Sinéad O'Connor had struggled for years with her mental health, and announced her retirement in 2021

Music | Vinyl Records

10 albums that challenged the concept of Mono and Stereo

Explore the groundbreaking albums that pushed the boundaries of audio technology. These 10 albums challenged the traditional notions of mono and stereo, creating a new listening experience.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

Stevie Ray Vaughan defined the sound of contemporary blues guitar – here are 20 techniques you can learn from the Stratocaster master

Get inside the Texas blues icon’s style with this in-depth lesson on his incendiary playing

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Tony Bennett dies; timeless singer who won over fans for decades

Tony Bennett dies; timeless singer who won over fans for decades

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Not fading away: why older rockers still strike a chord with us

<strong>Letters: </strong>Readers respond to Jonathan Freedland’s article about the enduring appeal of the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and others

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6 Songs You Didn't Know Ringo Wrote for the Beatles

Not known as a songwriter, Ringo Starr was a major part of what's considered likely the best band of all time: the Beatles.

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John Lennon and George Harrison: 10 guitar lessons you can learn from their Beatles era

Songwriting tricks, chord progressions and the guitar genius of the Beatles' early years

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Sir Paul McCartney says artificial intelligence has enabled a 'final' Beatles song

The star says machine learning helped lift John Lennon's voice from a demo and turn it into a song.

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The Rolling Stones welcome back original bassist Bill Wyman

After a 30 year absence, Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has returned to the band to play on a few tracks on their upcoming album.

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The 25 best albums of 1978

Let's turn back the clock to the year of Kate Bush, Buzzcocks, Bruce Springsteen, Kraftwerk and War Of The Worlds...

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10 of the Most Valuable Cassette Tapes From the ‘80s and ‘90s

Calling all Gen Xers and elder millennials: Those old copies of Pearl Jam’s “Ten” could you earn you a bundle.

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Astrud Gilberto, “The Girl From Ipanema” Singer, Dies at 83

The Brazilian singer debuted with Getz/Gilberto’s landmark version of the bossa nova track before a troubled solo career

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7 of the Best Drum Intros in Rock History - American Songwriter

It's often the choruses and the guitar solos that are discussed, but sometimes the rhythm section can be just as exciting.

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Pro-Israel stage protester says Roger Waters' guards threatened to break his neck

Marcel L., who rushed stage with Israeli flag at Frankfurt show, alleges violence by security; singer says act was 'unnerving,' as German police probe him for antisemitism

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

Take your guitar solos to the next level with these genre-spanning tips

Soloing ideas for lead guitar in rock, blues, acoustic, metal and more to make you a better player now

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Tina Turner's Life in Photos

Known for being a powerhouse on stage, Tina Turner's 50-year career was one of the most prolific in music history. Following her death at age 83 on May 24, take a look back at her life in photos

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The Right Sound of Glenn Miller and James Stewart

James Stewart’s essence is captivating. Even in his darker roles, such as “Scottie” in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 “Vertigo,” we can’t help but feel some measure of…

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Tina Turner, trailblazing 'Queen of Rock 'n' Roll,’ dies at 83

Tina Turner, the exuberant, heel-stomping, wild-haired rock goddess, has died.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

5 easy ways to create complex sounds from simple chords

Using open strings to embellish your chord work can yield magical results

Science & Technology | Tech

Three 80s Technologies That Transformed Modern Audio Production

It’s hard to overestimate the effect some innovations have had on modern
audio production. Here are three that have gone from once held studio
wishes to commonplace tech in our every day work.

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Paul McCartney's favourite covers of The Beatles

Revisiting comments made over the years by Paul McCartney about his all time favourite covers of The Beatles, including tracks by Marvin Gaye and Elvis Presley.

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Ringo Starr talks All-Starr tour, why he won't write Beatles memoir

Ahead of his All-Starr tour, Ringo Starr talks favorite drummers, his disinterest in writing a memoir and whose coat he wore on that rooftop in 1969.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

The Best Music Streaming Apps to Get Your Groove On

Plunge into the stream with the best apps to discover music, share it among friends, and rock out.

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Relive MTV's First Two Hours on the Air in Real Time

MTV launched at 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981. Now you can relive the first two hours of the music network's existence.

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The Pretenders Announce New Album 'Relentless,' Share First Single 'Let the Sun Come In'

Chrissie Hynde and company’s first LP in three years features a collaboration with Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood

Politics | Politics

Springsteen’s New ‘Glory Days’: Anthem of the Elite

Since attaining eminence, Bruce Springsteen has come to represent the same national virtues invoked in Steven Spielberg’s films and Barack Obama’s speeches.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How Music Affects Your Brain | Time

Susan Magsamen explores how music has the power to transform and enhance our brains.

Visual Arts | Art & Design

What do The Beatles mean to artists today? Here’s how 30 illustrators see the band

RoomFifty co-founder and Beatles super fan Leon Edler curates and presents Beatles-themed artworks from Stan Chow and Wei Hsuan Chen to Paul Blow.

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AI Recreates Lennon and McCartney Solo Songs as Beatles Tunes

AL-generated versions of Paul McCartney's 'New' and John Lennon's 'Grow Old With Me' were released in April 2023.

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Gordon Lightfoot Dead: ‘If You Could Read My Mind’ & ‘Sundown’ Singer Was 84

Gordon Lightfoot, the honey-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who had giant U.S. hits with “If You Could Read My Mind,” “Sundown” and “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgera…

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The Jewish Agency for Israel: Watch Ma Nishma, Israel

The Jewish Agency for Israel: Watch Ma Nishma, Israel The Story. To celebrate Israel’s 75th birthday, The Jewish Agency for Israel and Z3 Project partnered with Shaanan Streett, the frontman of HaDag Nahash, one of Israel’s most popular and influ

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5 best Apple Music tracks to try spatial audio on speakers and headphones

Still not convinced by spatial audio? Here's my pick of the best Apple Music tracks to show off the audio format's potential.

Business & Finance | Business

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from The Beatles

Here's what The Beatles can teach entrepreneurs about building successful businesses and unlocking new levels of innovation.

Science & Technology | Science

How Music Can Prevent Cognitive Decline

Listening to or practicing music had positive implications on cognitive decline in older adults by stimulating the production of gray matter in key brain areas, a new study reveals.

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Three songs that The Rolling Stones ripped off The Beatles

The Rolling Stones may have carved out their own niche these days, but their early days have songs that cribbed notes from The Beatles.

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385,000 Vintage 78 RPM Records in Online Archive for Free

Relive eras past with the sounds of digitized 78 RPM records from Billie Holiday's hits to those of young Frank Sinatra.

Music | Music News

The 1973 Paul McCartney TV Special is not only the most ’70s thing you’ll ever see, it’s a fascinating snapshot of a post-Beatles McCartney

50 years ago, the James Paul McCartney TV special hit the screens. Born out of acrimony, and panned by critics, it’s a flawed but fascinating insight into McCartney’s mindset

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10 albums from the 1980s that changed rock history

The '70s might have been when rock came into its own, but the genre underwent a sea change when these albums came out.

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Earliest recording of UK show by The Beatles found

The earliest known full recording of The Beatles playing a live show in the UK has been found almost exactly 60 years after it was made. 

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Upcoming Releases: All The New Albums Coming Out In April 2023

A handy list of all the noteworthy albums that will be released this month.

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How to stream every performance at Coachella live on YouTube

YouTube will be streaming live from six stages at Coachella 2023 - here's what you need to know to watch your favorite artists.

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The Beatles’ ‘Red’ And ‘Blue’ Albums at 50: Celebrating the Greatest ‘Greatest Hits’ Records Ever

The Beatles Red and Blue Albums: The Greatest Hits Album Ever Made

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YouTube will livestream all six Coachella stages across both weekends

YouTube announced today that it will be livestreaming all six stages during both weekends of Coachella for the first time.

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Buddy Guy - Baby Please Don't Leave Me

Buddy GuyBaby Please Don't Leave MeAlbum : Sweet Tea

Books | Books

Paul McCartney's Upcoming Book, Photo Exhibition Captures Cusp of Beatlemania

“Millions of eyes were suddenly upon us, creating a picture I will never forget for the rest of my life,” says Paul McCartney in his upcoming book, 1964: Eyes of the Storm, out June 13. Videos by American Songwriter Videos by American Songwriter The book,

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

The Best Time to Buy Concert Tickets

There is a way to get those elusive tickets without the opening-day frenzy and having to empty your bank account—it all comes down to knowing when to buy concert tickets. 

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The Pitchfork Music Festival 2023 lineup is here

The annual summer music festival will return to Union Park in July with headliners The Smile, Big Thief and Bon Iver.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

DNA From Beethoven's Hair Reveals a Surprise Almost 200 Years Later : ScienceAlert

One stormy Monday in March, 1827, the German composer Ludwig von Beethoven passed away after a protracted illness.

Music | Music

Mammoth WVH - Another Celebration at the End of the World (Official Music Video)

Stream the new single “Another Celebration at the End of the World” here: https://mammothwvh.lnk.to/AnotherCelebrationAtTheEndOfTheWorldThe new album ‘Mammot...

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The Beatles: Abbey Road, throat lozenges, and the frenetic making of Please Please Me

On the 60th anniversary of ‘Please Please Me’, Mark Beaumont takes a deeper look into the 12 hours and £400 spent making the legendary debut that lit the fuse for Beatlemania and ignited rock’n’roll’s second phase

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Introducing the Ultimate Music Guide to The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds, who gave rise to Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. From the Marquee, via psychedelic sonics, all the way to Led Zeppelin.

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‘Who Are You’: The Who, That’s Who, On Signature 1978 Hit

On August 26, 1978, ‘Who Are You’ made its US chart debut for The Who, on its way to becoming their biggest hit there for eight years.

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How Jeff Beck changed guitar music forever

Guitar’s own Pablo Picasso, Jeff Beck was the guitar hero’s guitar hero, whose pioneering style hot-wired the instrument and made it succumb to his spell

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Explore Israel: A Unique Blend of History, Culture & Natural Beauty

Explore Israel: A Unique Blend of History, Culture & Natural Beauty Israel is a country that offers a unique and exciting travel experience. With its rich history, beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisine, and vibrant culture, it is no wonder that Israel i

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Iconic TV show The Midnight Special is now on YouTube and it promises to be a classic rock goldmine

The Midnight Special celebrates its 50th anniversary by launching with dozens of clips featuring Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Rod Stewart with Keith Richards and more

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10 great songs that were wasted on bad albums

There are plenty of albums that are trainwrecks from start to finish, but these songs from Paul McCartney and the likes had the right idea for a little while.

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Gary Rossington, original Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist, dead at 71

"Sweet Home Alabama" musician Gary Rossington died Sunday. The Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member was one of more than a dozen people to survive 1977 plane crash.

Music | Music

John Fogerty Recounts His Epic Journey to Finally Control His Classic Creedence Songs: ‘Good Things Come to Those Who Wait’ — for 55 Years

John Fogerty recounts the journey from him signing away rights to his Creedence songs in the '60s to a recent deal to finally control that catalog.

Music | Music

Lighting Up the Sky

GODSMACK have been together since the mid-1990s, and in that time, they've notched a massive 25 top 10 rock radio hits, 18 of which made it into the top five. It's a rare feat, and what's even more unique is that the guys are still deliveri

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10 albums that ruined artists’ careers

Songs of sinking careers.

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Listen to Brian Jones' isolated guitar on 'Get off My Cloud'

Listen to Brian Jones' melodic isolated lead guitar tracks from The Rolling Stones' third UK number-one single from 1965, 'Get off My Cloud'.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

Single coils vs humbuckers: Which pickup type is right for you? | Guitar World

They both offer a unique flavor of guitar tone, but is one pickup really better than the other? We deep dive into the debate

Music | Music

What guitar strings did the Beatles use? Investigating the flatwound vs roundwound debate | Guitar World

Just what did George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney string their guitars with – and when did they make the switch from flatwounds to roundwounds?

Music | Music

How to replicate the Beatles’ classic tones using today’s affordable guitars, basses and effects pedals

Because sourcing the vintage gear is almost impossible, financially and practically, we've put together a list of gear that's on the market today that will help you nail the Fab Four's sound

Music | Vinyl Records

How Vinyl Records Are Made at Third Man Pressing

Wired visited Jack White's Third Man Pressing in Detroit, Michigan, to learn more about the work that goes into making a vinyl record.

Music | Music

The Genius of Burt Bacharach in 12 Songs

During their commercial peak in the 1960s, the songs of Burt Bacharach (who passed away today at 94) and lyricist Hal David were so commercially successful and ubiquitous that they were often categ…

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Burt Bacharach, sophisticated Jewish hitmaker of the '60s and '70s, dies at 94

Acclaimed composer turned out a string of hits like 'Walk on By' and 'I Say a Little Prayer' with longtime lyricist partner Hal David, a fellow Jewish New Yorker

Music | Music

Best Atlantic Records Soul Albums: 20 Thrillers From The Home Of Soul

The best Atlantic Records soul albums not only invented soul music, they shaped it over decades, making history with each new record.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

Why Jeff Beck switched from a Les Paul to a Strat

The late guitar hero first began transitioning to the model with which he would become synonymous during the recording of his 1969 album, Beck-Ola

Music | Music

Get Back: Songs From the Documentary That Were Finished Later

The following list contains songs that were played by the band in the documentary, but not finished in time for the Let It Be album.

Music | Music

The Beatles’ Rooftop Concert: Behind The Group’s Final Public Performance

In their final public performance, The Beatles made history playing on top of the Apple Studios, becoming the most famous rooftop concert of all time.

Music | Music

How Hamburg changed The Beatles forever

Here, we'll be exploring how The Beatles' trips to Hamburg and their experiences in clubs like The Indra opened up a world of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.

Music | Music News

Different Drum: The Who Stateside Without Keith Moon

On September 10 and 11, 1979, in Passaic, New Jersey, The Who hit the States without Keith Moon, in their first US concerts since his death.

Music | Music

England Swings: How the UK Mods Bridged Blues, 60s Rock, 70s Punk, and 80s Pop

The UK Mods were remarkably expansive in their musical taste. This feature explains how and why this came to be.

Music | Music News

Original Yardbirds Guitarist, Top Topham, Dead At 75

Top Topham, the original lead guitar player of The Yardbirds has died. The blues guitarist, who was born Anthony Topham, was 75. Along with Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith, Chris Dreja and Jim McCarty, Topham formed The Yardbirds in London in May 1963. How

Music | Music

Dolly Parton and Paul McCartney to cover 'Let It Be'

Dolly Parton has revealed that she will join Paul McCartney this year for a cover of The Beatles’ classic break-up song ‘Let It Be’.

Music | Music

Rarely Seen Photographs of a Very Young David Crosby From the 1960s ~ Vintage Everyday

David Crosby, a folk rock pioneer and one of the founding members of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, has died, his family announced Thursday. He was 81.

Music | Music

David Crosby Dead: The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash Founder Was 81

Singer-songwriter-guitarist David Crosby, a founding member of hugely influential '60s rock units the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, has died at 81.

Music | Music

The 50 Best Live Albums of the 1970s - SPIN

The 1970s were the decade that defined live albums, so we gathered the best and biggest from the era all in one classic rockin' place.

Music | Music

Keith Richards Promises ‘New Music’ On the Way: ‘Hopefully We’ll Get to See You’

Keith Richards said 'new music' is on the way in 2023 in a new year's message in which he also teased live dates.

Music | Music

Jeff Beck Group - Let Me Love You

An orsum track from the original Jeff Beck Group. This is on their debut album, Truth. A great example of the late '60s British Blues Rock.Lyrics:(Over here)...

Music | Music News

From 2021: Jeff Beck - my stories of Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan and more

Jeff Beck almost recorded an album with Sly Stone, “pissed Eric Clapton off big time”, used to get mistaken for Mick Jagger, and that's not all

Music | Music

The Beatles' first number one 'Please Please Me' turns 60

After hitting number 17 with their first single 'Love Me Do', The Beatles proved their worth to themselves and producer George Martin with 'Please Please Me'.

Music | Music

ROCK MY PLIMSOUL (1968) by the Jeff Beck Group

This song was off Beck's first solo album, 'Truth'. It appears to have been borrowed from 'Rock Me Baby', although lists Beck and singer Rod Stewart as co-wr...

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The Jeff Beck albums you should definitely own

Jeff Beck, born June 24, 1944 in Wallington, Surrey, was a singular talent. He started out playing blues and R&B before helping template hard rock, heavy metal and jazz fusion.&#xA0;Enamoured with

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Jeff Beck death: Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons among rockers paying tribute: 'Band of brothers'

Fellow musicians reacted to the death of legendary rock guitarist Jeff Beck from meningitis on Tuesday, calling him a "friend" and "one of the greats."

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Jeff Beck, legendary rock guitarist, dies at 78

Beck's representatives said the guitar great passed away after contracting bacterial meningitis

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David Bowie's Aladdin Sane set for 50th anniversary reissue

David Bowie's 1973 iconic album Aladdin Sane is set to be released as a special 50th anniversary reissue.

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On this day in history, Dec. 30, 1968, Led Zeppelin was recorded live for first time at Gonzaga University

Led Zeppelin was recorded live for the first time during a performance at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, on this day in history, Dec. 30, 1968. The band would reshape rock and roll.

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7 Rock Stars Who Walked Away Too Early—From Bill Wyman to Meg White

The dream of any musician is to be a rockstar. It’s such a dream that the moniker bleeds into other careers. “She’s a rockstar of mathematics,” “He’s a rockstar surgeon” or “Athletes are the new rockstars.&#