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Jon Bon Jovi Partners with Rutgers to Help Provide Meals for Students in Need

Jon Bon Jovi and his JBJ Soul Foundation have teamed up with Rutgers University to open a kitchen which will help students who struggle with food insecurity. The rocker says 1 in 3 college students lack the financial resources to afford consistent and healthy meals. According to Rutgers, more than...
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CDJ Today: January 23 in Classic Rock

January 23, 2004 – David Palmer, former keyboardist for Jethro Tull, announces he has had a sex change and is now known as “Dee.” Palmer was born with genital ambiguity, assigned male at birth, and said her desire to change sex had been an “open secret” in the music business for many years. She did...
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Hear Pearl Jam’s New Single ‘Dance of the Clairvoyants’

Pearl Jam have released the first single from their upcoming Gigaton album. Hear the new track, “Dance of the Clairvoyants” in the player below. The song is also available now on streaming services. “‘Dance’ was a perfect storm of experimentation and real collaboration…,” says bassist Jeff Ament in...
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CDJ Today: January 22 in Classic Rock

January 22, 2004 – The Bottom Line nightclub in New York City is forced to close its doors after failed negotiations with its landlord, New York University. Bruce Springsteen offers to pay their back rent if they can work out a new lease, but the deal does not come to fruition. January 22, 1990 –...
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The Outlaws Release New Single, ‘Southern Rock Will Never Die’

The Outlaws have released a new single, “Southern Rock Will Never Die”, from the band’s forthcoming album Dixie Highway. Hear the new song now in the player below. “We wrote and recorded this album to reinforce the notion that the Outlaws still matter,” frontman Henry Paul says of Dixie Highway, “...
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Ozzy Osbourne, Classic Rock

Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

After a year of health battles and postponing tour dates, Ozzy Osbourne has broken his silence: the Prince of Darkness and former Black Sabbath singer has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. Ozzy and wife and manager Sharon joined Robin Roberts for an exclusive interview with Good Morning...
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Pat Benatar

15 Most Overlooked Artists by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

This year, there has been more than the usual amount of consternation regarding the list of nominees who were granted access into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. For the first time since the Fan Vote started in 2012, the top vote-getter (The Dave Matthews Band) did not get inducted, even though...
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CDJ Today: January 21 in Classic Rock

January 21, 1966 – George Harrison marries Pattie Boyd in England with Paul McCartney as his best man. She leaves Harrison in the mid-’70s due to his infidelities and has an affair with Ronnie Wood. She later marries Eric Clapton in 1979. January 21, 1987 – Twenty-two artists are inducted into the...
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CDJ Today: January 20 in Classic Rock

January 20, 1982 – Ozzy Osbourne bites the head off a live bat at a show in Des Moines, Iowa, thinking it was a rubber bat thrown on the stage. In his memoir, he says, “Immediately, though, something felt wrong. Very wrong. For a start, my mouth was instantly full of this warm, gloopy liquid, with...
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Watch the Trailer for The Band Documentary ‘Once Were Brothers’

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band will hit theaters February 21st. The authorized documentary, executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, chronicles the story of The Band with a focus on Robertson – from his young life, to the creation of the group, to...
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