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George Harrison, Classic Rock, Beatles

CDJ Today: May 5 in Classic Rock

May 5, 2003 – Lewis & Floorwax, two morning DJs from Denver’s KRFX, ask Ted Nugent to leave the studio after he uses derogatory racial terms for Asians and Blacks. During the live interview, he had been warned once for his language but continued with his racist diatribe. The comments cost...
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Beatles, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: April 15 in Classic Rock

April 15, 1971 – The Beatles nab their only Oscar, winning Best Original Song Score for the movie Let It Be. April 15, 1982 – Anvil release their sophomore album, Metal on Metal, then proceed to fade into obscurity in the 1990s before being resurrected by the 2008 documentary Anvil! The Story of...
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Abbey Road, Beatles

While We Social Distance, the Abbey Road Crosswalk Gets a Fresh Coat of Paint

The London crosswalk where The Beatles were photographed for their iconic Abbey Road album cover has finally received a fresh coat of paint. The typically crowded tourist attraction has been so busy for the past 50 years that the city has never been able to re-paint the pedestrian crossing. However...
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GRAMMYS, Ringo Starr, Beatles

Grammy Scandal: What Happened to Music’s Biggest Night?

In the wake of the recent Grammy scandal (if you’re not up on it, keep reading), we must ask ourselves… how did it happen? And what does a Grammy even mean anymore? In 1969 when I first started in the music business, the two big award shows were the Oscars and the Grammy Awards. As … Continue...
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Julian Lennon, Classic Rock, Beatles

Julian Lennon Working on First New Album in Almost a Decade, Report

Julian Lennon is getting ready to release a new album and is currently shopping it to record labels, according to a report from Showbiz 411. While the report initially noted that Lennon had signed with BMG, an update indicates that the eldest son of the late John Lennon is still “exploring options...
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George Harrison, Beatles, Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 7 in Classic Rock

January 7, 2004 – Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes and wife Kate Hudson announce the birth of their first child Ryder Russell Robinson. January 7, 1997 – Two bronze busts worth $70,000 are stolen from George Harrison’s estate in Henley-on-Thames, England. Thieves cut the figures of two monks from...
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CDJ Today: September 30 in Classic Rock

September 30, 1988 – John Lennon is posthumously awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star is located in front of Capitol Records, and his widow, Yoko Ono, attends the ceremony. None of the other Beatles are present. September 30, 1998 – On the Drew Carey Show, Drew and his gang decide...
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CDJ Today: August 14 in Classic Rock

August 14, 1962 – The Beatles‘ manager Brian Epstein and the other three members of the band decide to fire drummer Pete Best. He plays his last gig the next night at The Cavern in Liverpool. August 14, 1970 – Stephen Stills is arrested for possession of cocaine and barbiturates after being found...
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Immersive Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit opens July 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open next month. Cleveland.com reports that the "Interactive Garage" exhibit opening July 1 will enable visitors to play instruments on their own, or with friends or strangers at the museum. Visitors can get...
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LISTEN- Monmouth University Picks Greatest Rock Band of All Time

Monmouth University picked the top Rock Bandfs of all time. Beattles topped the list, along with quite a few surprises.
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