Soundgarden launch 35th anniversary vinyl series — Consequence of Sound

In 2019, Soundgarden celebrate their 35th anniversary. To commemorate the landmark year, A&M/UMe is partnering with The Sound of Vinyl to launch an Album of the Month series cataloging the groundbreaking alt-rock act’s storied career and influence. Each month start in April, the label will issue a different Soundgarden LP on limited-edition colored vinyl. First…

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All You Need To Know About THE ROLLING STONES – GIMME SHELTER — slicethelife

 

The Rolling Stones Song of the Day is- Gimme Shelter. Gimme Shelter is the first song on The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed album which was released almost a year to the day after their previous album Beggars Banquet which was released 12.6. 68- Let It Bleed 12.5.69. Gimme Shelter was the perfect lead […]

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Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’ Set for Summer 2020 — Variety

MGM has set its Aretha Franklin biopic “Respect” for an Aug. 14, 2020, release. Stage director Liesl Tommy boarded the film earlier this year. The studio set the project in motion a year ago when it was announced that Jennifer Hudson, who won a supporting actress Oscar for “Dreamgirls,” had been personally selected for the…

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Elton John’s “first and only official autobiography” set for October release — Consequence of Sound

Elton John has announced plans to finally release his first and only autobiography later this year. The project, which has been in the works since 2016, will hit shelves on October 15th. “My life has been one helluva roller coaster ride and I’m now ready to tell you my story, in my own words,” the…

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All You need to know about Basking in the Land of the Zombies — longitudes

If a group like the Zombies appeared now, they would own the world—Tom Petty, 1997 Thanks, Tom, longitudes agrees. Here’s a list of reasons why the Zombies would own the world, plus some tidbits about a beloved band on the eve of their long-overdue induction into the seriously flawed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (in the […]

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It was the Byrds album everyone hated in 1968. Now, ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ is a classic. — The Rōbert [Cholo] Report

By Geoff Edgers In June, with so little fanfare they weren’t even listed on the bill, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman took the stage at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium to play a song from “Sweetheart of the Rodeo.” They last did that on March 16, 1968, and it did not go well. They were the […]

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Why Is The Music Of 1968 So Enduring? ‘It Was Allowed To Be Art’ ~ NPR — The Rōbert [Cholo] Report

JOEL ROSE ~~~ LISTEN ~~~ In 1968, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones were at the top of their game. Aretha Franklin released two great records. The Kinks, The Byrds and Van Morrison put out some of their best work, too. One of the most tumultuous years of the 20th century also produced some […]

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