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Celebrating 75 Years of Elvis

Wednesday, January 6: 8:28 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer
Photo of Elvis’ Jukebox currently on display at the Rock Hall courtesy of the Rock Hall/Design Photo

We’re approaching another landmark rock and roll anniversary. This Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Elvis Presley's birth. It’s one of those moments that make you wonder what would have happened had he not died so young ...

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Todd Rundgren Unveils His New Spotlight Exhibit and Meets with Fans

Monday, September 14: 5:02 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Hundreds of fans line up to meet Todd Rundgren and members of Utopia at the Rock Hall.

photo caption two: Terry Stewart, president and CEO of the Rock Hall (right), poses with Todd Rundgren in front of his exhibit.

Labor Day was an exciting day for Cleveland and the Rock Hall. Todd Rundgren came to town to ...

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The Story Behind Inductee Pete Seeger's Donation to the Museum

Friday, February 5: 4:35 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer
Pete Seeger's banjo head arrived at the Rock Hall yesterday.

Curatorial Director Howard Kramer shares insight on his conversation with Seeger and why he decided to put his infamous banjo head in the Museum instead of on auction.

On Monday, my co-worker in the membership department, Linda Worden, called me ...

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Fashion Meets Rock and Roll

Friday, February 12: 12 p.m.

Assistant Curator Meredith Rutledge discusses late fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s influence on the look of rock and roll

When talking about rock and roll’s relationship to the world of fashion, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame chief curator ...

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The Making of the 2010 Inductees Exhibit

Tuesday, March 16: 3:16 p.m.
ABBA’s Bjorn Ulveaus’ pair of white platform boots.

Inductions are always an exciting time at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, made even more so when a new inductee is in the house!  Terry Sylvester, lead singer of 2010 inductees the Hollies, made an appearance on the ...

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Celebrating 35 Years of Austin City Limits

Monday, April 12: 1:05 p.m.
Elvis Costello on stage at ACL-TV

When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum officially declared the studio where Austin City Limits is produced a “historic rock and roll landmark” last October, it was more than just a validation of the show’s status ...

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ACL-TV photographer Scott Newton discusses his images in the Museum's Austin City Limits exhibit

Wednesday, June 2: 11:30 a.m.

I’ve been asked to write about some of my images on display in the Rock Hall’s ACL exhibit.  It is a pleasure to do so; photographing performing musicians, it appears, has become my life’s work, and I ...

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Hitsville USA

Tuesday, August 3: 12:10 p.m.
Posted by Jason Hanley
Rock Hall inductee Dennis Edwards of the Temptations (right) with Director of Education Jason Hanley

Last week at the Rock Hall the buzz was all about Hitsville USA.  On Wednesday the Education Department featured a Rock and Roll Night School program on Motown, and on Friday we welcomed Inductee Dennis Edwards of the Temptations for ...

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