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Rod Stewart: Jeff Beck Group Missed Woodstock Over Affair Rumors

In his new tell-all memoir Rod: The Autobiography, former Jeff Beck Group frontman Rod Stewart has revealed the band missed a chance to appear at Woodstock due to Beck‘s concerns that his wife was having an affair with the gardener.

 

In an excerpt from the book published on Rollingstone.com, Stewart revealed that the band were nearing the end of their final U.S. tour, which he described as… Read More

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Stones Begin Rehearsals for Upcoming Shows, Hint at More to Come

The Rolling Stones were on the red carpet in London last night for the premier of their new documentary Crossfire Hurricane. The 2.5 hour rock-doc chronicles the band’s career from their early days as a London blues outfit to their meteoric rise to become rock’s most endearing, and arguably, greatest act.

 

Speaking to the media at last night’s premier, singer Mick Jagger, who is now 69, told reporters, “Rehearsals are going very well, we’ve done about… Read More

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Marc Bolan Tribute Concert: Stars Commemorate Legendary T.Rex Frontman

As the singer/guitarist for T.Rex, Marc Bolan enjoyed a string of hits in the UK during the early to mid-Seventies when he rode the crest of the original “glam rock” movement.

 

T.Rex, along with other acts like David Bowie, The Sweet and Slade topped the pop charts in Britain, appealing to a generation that had been too young to adapt the revolutionary ethos of the Sixties.

 

Unfortunately,… Read More

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Great Performances: Kim Simmonds – Savoy Brown – LIVE in NYC

 

Guitar Shop TV recently caught up with legendary British blues guitarist Kim Simmonds, who performed on the same bill with Johnny and Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer. Simmonds is an exciting guitarist and in our view underappreciated within his peer group. Considered one of the architects of British blues, he started playing professionally in 1966 in London, England, and formed the Brtish blues rock group Savoy Brown in 1966.

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Liam Gallagher Wants to Party with Prince Harry

Could Prince Harry have any more of a bad boy image? Just last month pictures surfaced of his Royal Highness partying drunk and naked in a Vegas hotel room. No sooner has that royal scandal blown ever than it has emerged that Liam Gallagher now wants to party with the Prince.

 

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Got Live if You Want It: Rolling Stones Announce Upcoming Gigs, New Album

Last week Billboard Magazine reported that the Rolling Stones will reunite onstage for a quartet of shows in London and New York this coming November. This week the band also announced that they will also be releasing a new commemorative greatest hits album that same month.

 

2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the London blues group that went on to become the biggest rock band… Read More

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