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Thank you Alex

Friday, March 19: 4:53 p.m.
Posted by Greg Harris

We lost an American icon yesterday with the passing of Alex Chilton. 

He followed his own path, emerging in the 1960s as a vocalist with the Box Tops—that’s his growl on The Letter—and moved in a different ...

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California Music Month: Celebrating Brian Wilson

Thursday, April 8: 12:17 p.m.
Posted by Cory Frye

In commemoration of California Music Month, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and K·Swiss pay tribute to the artists, groups, and movements that helped shape its sounds.

It’s hard to imagine California without Brian Wilson. He may ...

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Record Store Day: Keeping Music Alive in the Community

Tuesday, April 13: 9:37 a.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer

This Saturday, April 17, is Record Store Day. It’s an international celebration of the places where many generations went to pick up new releases by their favorites, discover new artists, look in wonder at covers and artwork and generally ...

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Rock and Roll Photographer Chuck Pulin Passes Away

Thursday, April 22: 5:51 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke

Today I received the heart-breaking news that Chuck Pulin had passed away. Chuck was one of the great rock and roll photographers. He began shooting in the early Seventies, and over the years he photographed everyone from Elvis Presley to ...

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Rock and Roll and the Vietnam War: 40 Years After Kent State

Thursday, May 6: 4:27 p.m.
Panelists from left to right: Country Joe McDonald, Dr. Lauren Onkey, Dr. Hugo Keesing, Doug Bradley

May 4, 1970 marked the 40th anniversary of the shootings at Kent State University, when four students were killed and nine wounded by the Ohio National Guard during student protests of the U.S. invasion of Cambodia. As part of ...

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Cleveland's Glass Harp band

Monday, May 10: 10:32 a.m.
Posted by Jim Henke

Glass Harp is widely acknowledged as one of the most innovative rock bands to have ever emerged from the Cleveland rock and roll scene. Formed in Youngstown in the late Sixties, the band – Phil Keaggy on guitar, Daniel Pecchio on ...

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame goes to Outerspace on the Shuttle Atlantis

Saturday, May 15: 1:27 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Dr. Garrett Resiman, veteran astronaut currently on board the Space shuttle Atlantis.

Dr. Garrett Reisman, a native of New Jersey, is a veteran astronaut.  He spent three months aboard the International Space Station in 2008 conducting one spacewalk lasting seven hours.  Sirius XM radio host Dusty Street, who broadcasts live from the ...

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Remembering Ronnie James Dio

Tuesday, May 18: 5:02 p.m.
Posted by Jason Hanley
Heaven and Hell pose with Rock Hall staff Kathryn Metz, Jason Hanley and Reena Samaan on Aug 22 2009

My heavy metal heart is hurting – Ronnie James Dio is gone.  When Dio died of stomach cancer on Sunday May 16th the rock world lost one of its greatest voices.  Passionate heavy metal fans love to argue about their favorite ...

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