2011 – Suzi Rotolo, Bob Dylan’s former girlfriend dies on This Day In Rock! After meeting backstage at one of his gigs, Dylan was overcome by Suzi’s raw beauty. From Dylan’s 2004 memoir, he described her as one of the most charming spectacles he has ever seen: “She was the most erotic thing I’d ever […]
2011 – On This Day In Rock The White House celebrated the music of Motown Records today with a special concert featuring Motown legends Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson as well as contemporary stars such as Jamie Foxx, Sheryl Crow and Nick Jonas. President Obama held the event as part of an ongoing celebration of […]
2011 – Foo Fighters release “Rope,” the first single off their upcoming Wasting Light album.
2011 -Lindsey Buckingham will receive the ASCAP Golden Note Award at the sixth annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo, to be held April 28-30 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. Buckingham, whose seventh solo album will be released later this year, will speak about his career as a songwriter, producer, guitarist and singer […]
2011 – Gregg Rolie of Santana/Journey fame releases solo EP Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee Gregg Rolie, co-founder of two multi-platinum super groups, Santana and Journey, and the voice of such classics as “Black Magic Woman” and ‘Evil Ways’, has released new solo EP, ‘Five Days’. A personal and intimate reworking of […]
2011 – The Monkees announce the bands 45th anniversary tour. Peter Tork, Davey Jones and Micky Dolenz
2011 – The Monkees announce the bands 45th anniversary tour. Peter Tork, Davey Jones and Micky Dolenz of The Monkees announce the bands 45th anniversary tour at The Groucho Club on February 21, 2011 in London, England. Ten years earlier, there were problems in the reunion tour where Tork accused Davey and Mickey of […]
2011 – Radiohead released their 8th album ‘The King of Limbs’ as a download today, This Day In Rock.
2011 – Radiohead released their 8th album ‘The King of Limbs‘ as a download today, This Day In Rock.
2011 – Rod Stewart just became a father for the eighth time. Stewart’s wife Penny Lancaster gave birth to a son
2011 – Rod Stewart just became a father for the eighth time. Stewart’s wife Penny Lancaster gave birth to a son, Aiden, on Wednesday, the 66-year-old rocker’s rep tells UsMagazine.com. PHOTOS: Can you believe these couples’ age differences? “Rod and Penny are thrilled…Mother and baby are healthy and blissfully happy,” the rep says, adding that […]
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2011 – Grammy award winners for 2011… No Jeff Beck.. We’re sad! Lady Gaga gives and eggstra special red carpet walk!
2011 – Grammy award winners for 2011… Lady Gaga gives and eggstra special red carpet walk! Nominees and Winners list complete at: http://www.grammy.com/nominees Album of the Year: “The Suburbs,” Arcade Fire Record of the Year: “Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum Song of the Year: “Need You Now,” Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley and Hillary […]
2011 – Jeff Beck’s “Emotion & Commotion” will compete in four categories, and he also picked up a nod for his work on a Herbie Hancock project. Beck, a somewhat reclusive type once described as “the lone-cat gunslinger supreme” by Mojo magazine, will temporarily bury his disdain for awards shows and show up at the […]
2011 – On This Day In Rock, Aretha Franklin and Rev. Jesse Jackson attended Friday night’s Miami Heat with LeBron James at the Detroit Pistons game. Her First public apearance since her surgery on Dec 2nd 2010. She was quoted as saying, “I’m feeling really great,” she said. “Loving the game, loving the game.” What […]