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Jimmy Page with The Yardbirds/ photo credit: Jorgen Angel

Jimmy Page On Joining The Yardbirds: “I Was Tired Of The Studio Grind”

“I went to see the Yardbirds play at this really stuffy student black-tie event at Cambridge University. The singer, Keith Relf, got quite inebriated and was being really punky. He was really staring down the establishment and put on a magnificent rock and roll performance. He was knocking things over and shouting obscenities at the audience. I really enjoyed myself.” — Jimmy Page

09/28/2012

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“Produced By George Martin” Documentary Coming To DVD, Blu-Ray

Sir George Martin, the legendary producer of nearly all of The Beatles’ recordings, is the subject of a documentary coming to DVD and Blu-Ray this fall.  Appropriately titled Produced By George Martin, the doc features […]

07/05/2012

Mick Jagger, A classic comedian in the Moe Howard Stooges vein: Why I Oughta...(AFP/Getty Images)

Mick Jagger, Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire On Saturday Night Live

Mick Jagger On SNL: Skits, Three Performances, No Rolling Stones Clues This weekend, Mick Jagger helped to put a lid on Saturday Night Live‘s latest season, performing three times, joining in a couple of skits, […]

05/21/2012

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Top 10 “Superstition Songs”

Today is Friday the 13th. We don’t believe in superstitions but just to be sure we’re rubbing our rabbit’s feet (which he loves after a hard day of carrot farming), throwing salt over our shoulders […]

01/13/2012

Backstage At The GRAMMY Awards

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. It’s the biggest show on television, with 200 or 300 performers, 23 great performances, and a run time of over 3 ½ hours. Walk into a dressing room backstage at […]

02/09/2011

Last.fm Trends: Grammys Are Ready To Rock

Last week Last.fm Trends looked at the Best Pop Instrumental Performance category at the Grammy Awards – this week it is the turn of Best Rock Instrumental Performance to go under the microscope. Read on […]

01/25/2011

Jeff Beck, Gorillaz, And Laurie Anderson Lead Instrumental Battle At The Grammys

Carrying on with our coverage of the The Grammy Awards, today sees the award of Best Pop Instrumental Performance get the Last.fm Trends treatment. This award, which the Grammys began recognizing in 1969 ([lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mason […]

01/18/2011

New Rock and Roll Album Release: Jeff Beck

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist [lastfm]Jeff Beck [/lastfm]releases his new album Emotion & Commotion this Tuesday, April 13th, and iTunes is throwing in an extra incentive to purchase Beck’s first studio album in seven […]

04/09/2010

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