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Rocking the Vote: Which Music Stars are Turning Out for Which Candidates?

Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Kid Rock all turn out in support of their candidates

 

By Alex Baker

 

Bill Clinton’s 1992 successful bid for the White House may have been the first modern presidential campaign to feature a rock and roll theme song – Fleetwood Mac‘s “Don’t Stop (Thinking About Tomorrow).” In the two decades that have ensued since then, rock and politics have become evermore intertwined.

 

The current election is certainly no exception. PresidentRead More

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Great Venues: Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge – Nashville

The walls of Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge are layered with yellowed customer snapshots that are God-only-knows how old. Needless to say, Tootsie’s doesn’t have the glitz of some of the newer honky-tonks, and that’s precisely why it’s so great. Purchased in 1960 by a Tennessee native named Tootsie Bess, the establishment (which backs up to the Ryman Auditorium on Lower Broadway) was originally named “Mom’s,” but was renamed after the façade was painted an “orchid” color.

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Back in the day, folks like KrisRead More

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Hi Watt Amplification


 

Guitarists and music fans worldwide have a special fondness for the legendary HiWatt Amplifier, one of the cornerstones of great classic and contemporary Rock sounds. Starting in the late 1960s, together with Marshall and Vox amps, this company continues to represent a major force is defining the so-called “British sound” that has thrilled audiences around the world. Over the years, HiWatt gear has been used by cool artists such as The Who, Pink Floyd, Coldplay, The Killers, The Hives, Kid Rock,… Read More

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