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Everly Brothers’ Phil Everly Dead at 74

Pioneering rocker who influenced the Beatles succumbs to lung condition

 

Phil Everly, one half of the Everly Brothers, has passed away at the age of 74.

 

Together with brother Don, the Everly Brothers innovated the close harmony vocal sound that would later be heard on recordings by the Beatles, the Beach Boys, and Simon and Garfunkel. The group had a string of hits in the late Fifties… Read More

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The Beatles “Words of Love” – Video

Fab four drop new video for Buddy Holly cover off their latest release On Air – Live at the BBC Volume 2

 

The Beatles and Apple Corps Ltd. have released a new music video for “Words of Love,” a Buddy Holly cover that’s among the tracks included on the band’s… Read More

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Influential Blues Rock Guitarist Bobby Parker Dead at 76

Pioneering blues rocker who influenced Zeppelin and the Beatles has passed away

 

By Alex Baker

 

Bobby Parker, a pioneering blues rock guitarist whose 1961 track “Watch Your Step” contained a riff that went on to influence songs by the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, has passed away at the age of 76.

 

The news comes to us courtesy of Anthony R. Rucker, a bassist who played with Parker recently.

 

“It is with a heavy… Read More

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Beatles Rejected Audition Tape Finally Surfaces

The audition tape that infamously led a Decca exec to declare the Beatles had “no future in show business” has been discovered

 

By Alex Baker

 

Ostensibly, record company executives are meant to musically-savvy guys, with their ears to the ground and tuned into whatever is on the way to being the next big thing.

 

Some of them are, but sadly many of them aren’t. Take Decca Records executive Read More

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Beatles Bus on the Loose in New York and L.A.

Beatles pop-up record stores will roll through L.A and NYC Tuesday

 

By Alex Baker

 

In celebration of the vinyl release of  their original remastered catalog, The Beatles will be deploying special “Beatle buses” in New York and Los Angeles this Tuesday, November 13.

 

The converted double-deckers will serve as mobile record shops, popping up around the city, selling Beatles records in the one-day promotion.

 

The… Read More

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Sex Pistols Guitarist Steve Jones Demands New Musical Revolution

Legendary Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones is tired of people referencing his band and thinks it’s high time for a new musical revolution of some kind.

 

“I was young, 21 years old, didn’t really have a clue about what was going on,” said Jonesy, speaking to TNT Magazine. “It was a time when no one had jobs and the country was a mess, pretty much like it is now.… Read More

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