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An amazing coincidence during a Rock Hall distance learning class

Tuesday, November 2: 9:29 a.m.
Slide taken from the class presentation.

One of my favorite New Orleans words is "lagniappe." Pronounced "lan-yap," it means something extra, a bonus. It can also be defined as an unexpected gift.

For me, this year’s American Music Masters series honoring Fats Domino and Dave ...

Categories: American Music Masters, Inductee, Education, Event
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Peter Hook kicks off his U.S. tour at the Rock Hall

Monday, December 6: 12 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Peter Hook performs at the Rock Hall's Legends Series event.

Bassist Peter Hook has been the pulse of two of rock’s most enigmatic groups: Joy Division and New Order. He discussed the history of both bands at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Tuesday evening, November ...

Categories: Exclusive Interviews, Education, Foster Theatre, Event
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Now this is the way to start a new year!

Thursday, January 6: 3:24 p.m.
Fats Domino with his 2010 American Music Masters Award.

My favorite Christmas present arrived by email: a photo of a smiling Antoine “Fats” Domino in his home in Louisiana, holding his 2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame American Music Masters Award. Domino’s daughter sent it to us ...

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World's First Museum Exhibit Dedicated to Women Who Rock Opens at the Rock Hall this Spring

Thursday, February 3: 10:28 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Talking Heads' Tina Weymouth's bass guitar, c. 1978, will be featured in this exhibit.

 The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will open a ground-breaking and provocative new exhibit that will illustrate the important roles women have played in rock and roll, from its inception through today. Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion ...

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Rock Hall President & CEO Terry Stewart honors Record Store Day with a discount on vinyl at the Rock Hall's museum store

Friday, April 15: 3:42 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Record Store Day is Saturday, April 16, 2011.

I can’t believe I forgot again….

Tomorrow is National Record Store Day!  As you can guess, this should be my favorite holiday right behind Christmas and Thanksgiving.  Seeing as how I have hundreds of thousands of records and I ...

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Turn back the clock: the importance of Record Store Day

Friday, April 15: 2:51 p.m.
Posted by Greg Harris
Greg Harris, vice president of development at the Rock Hall

Tomorrow, April 16, is National Record Store Day. Across the nation, shops will offer special promotions and activities. As fellow music lovers, we encourage you to visit these stores to commemorate the day.  Digital downloads are convenient and here at ...

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These Women Rock

Monday, May 23: 4:56 p.m.
Inductees Darlene Love and Wanda Jackson plus Cyndi Lauper attend the Women Who Rock opening.

This past week the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame opened its new exhibit devoted to telling the story of some of rock and roll’s most iconic artists to rave reviews. The Wall Street Journal called Women Who Rock ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Exclusive Interviews, Event
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Get to know: Fitz and the Tantrums

Tuesday, July 5: 6:45 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall
Fitz and the Tantrums play at the Rock Hall on July 6, part of the Summer in the City free concerts.

Fitz and the Tantrums is a neo-soul group from Los Angeles, California. The band originated just two years ago, and have already conquered late night television including Conan, the Late Show with Jay Leno and Jimmy Kimmel Live, as well ...

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