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Scotty Moore, guitarist on Elvis’s early hits, dies aged 84

By jackallday| 2016-07-01T21:02:51+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Categories: Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Beatles-A-Rama!!! The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, DJ Fontana, Elvis, Elvis Presley, guitar, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Priscilla Presley, Rock and Roll, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rockabilly, Sam Phillips, Scotty Moore, Sun Recoreds. RCA|

from The Guardian |  Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died on Tuesday. He was 84. Moore died at his home in Nashville, said biographer James L Dickerson, who confirmed the death [...]

Beatles Influences: Eddie Cochran (RIP) and Gene Vincent

By jackallday| 2016-06-22T17:53:51+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Categories: Rock 'n Roll News|

Real Story Of Summertime Blues Accident Story via Beatlesarama Sources | Eddie Cochran, the man who wrote “Summertime Blues” and “C’mon Everybody,” was killed just before summertime in 1960 when the taxi carrying him from a show in Bristol, England, crashed en route to the airport in London, where he was to catch a flight back home to the [...]

Wings Guitarist Henry McCullough Dies

By jackallday| 2016-06-15T14:34:11+00:00 June 14th, 2016|Categories: Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Donovan, Grease Band, guitar, Henry McCullough, Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, My Love, Paul McCartney, Wings|

by Steve Marinucci | Henry McCullough, who was a member of Paul McCartney and Wings on the “Red Rose Speedway” album, and also played with Spooky Tooth and the Grease Band, and backed Joe Cocker, Donovan, Leon Russell, Ronnie Laine and others, has died after a long illness, according to former Beatles associate and author Tony Bramwell, who announced his [...]

The Links that Bind The Lottery and The Beatles

By jackallday| 2016-06-16T14:31:06+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Categories: Beatles Music, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Billboard, Han Dynasty, Hey Jude, Lottery, She Loves You, The Beatles, UK, United Kingdom|

by Darwin Ross | The lottery has sort of been a permanent fixture in the lives of people who cling on to the hope of a life-changing conclusion. Some of them also see this as an entertainment outlet that gives them the excitement of the unknown and the thrill of a favourable outcome. History suggests that [...]

Game-Changing ‘Paperback Writer’ Presaged ‘Revolver’

By jackallday| 2016-06-27T17:49:28+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Categories: Barticles, Beatles Music, Featured Post, Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Geoff Emerick, George Harrison, george martin, John Lennon, Paperback Writer, Paul McCartney, Penguin, Rain, Revolver, Ringo Starr, Rubber Soul, The Beatles|

By Colin Fleming | Rolling Stone magazine | In the annals of Beatles singles, we have what we might think of as a game-starter in "Please Please Me," a game-ender in something like "Let It Be," and a host of game-changers, the most important of which is rarely discussed as one of the band's top efforts. And yet, "Paperback Writer," [...]

Michael Nesmith Is “Thrilled” with The Monkees’ New Album, “Good Times!”

By jackallday| 2016-06-13T18:32:54+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Categories: Rock 'n Roll News|Tags: Good times, Me and Magdalena, Michael Nesmith, Mickey Dolenz, Noel Gallagher, Oasis, Paul Weller, Peter Tork, Rhino Records, The Jam, The Monkees, Weezer|

Here it is! The Monkees’ first studio album in 20 years, Good Times!, gets released today. The record, which celebrates the band’s 50th anniversary, features new contributions from surviving members Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork, and also includes tunes written especially for the project by a variety of respected modern-rock artists. Nesmith tells ABC [...]

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