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Top Ten: Rock Stars With Stars

In the world of rock and roll, you know you’ve made it when one of three things happen: 1. You get to press your hands into cement 2. You get paid in advance 3. You […]

02/09/2011

From The Vault: On-Air Reactions The Night John Lennon Was Killed

It is hard to believe but it was 30 years ago today that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon [/lastfm]was shot and killed outside of his home in New York City.  Lennon was a regular guest on his […]

12/08/2010

From The Vault: Billy Joel Discusses The Night John Lennon Died

Thirty years ago today, on December 8, 1980, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon [/lastfm] was shot and killed, the entire world mourned the loss of a man who accomplished so much as a musician, activist, and humanitarian. In […]

12/08/2010

From The Vault: McCartney And Harrison On The Death Of Lennon

Getty Images It was a tremendous shock to the world when [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] was shot and killed on December 8, 1980–an event that took place 30 years ago today. Lennon was only 40 years […]

12/07/2010

Bon Jovi 1988 Interview Reveals ‘New Jersey’ Details, Including Original Title and Cover Art

Back in the fall of 1988, if [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bon Jovi[/lastfm] wasn’t the biggest rock and roll band in the world, they were right there at the top. The Jersey-born bandmates had just finished a long […]

11/08/2010

Mick Jagger And Keith Richards Discuss The “Stripped” Rolling Stones

[lastfm]The Rolling Stones[/lastfm] are in the news again as [lastfm]Keith Richards[/lastfm] has released his tell-all biography.  In the book he talks about not being very close with [lastfm]Mick Jagger[/lastfm], partying with [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm] and not […]

10/25/2010

Classic Interview: The Who’s Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and Keith Moon On Health, Vacations, And “Who Are You”

It was 45 years ago this month that Pete Townshed, Roger Daltrey, Keith Moon, and John Entwhistle–the four members of one of the most legendary bands in rock history, [lastfm]The Who[/lastfm]–recorded their timeless classic “My […]

10/15/2010

Tina Turner Explains “What Love[s] Got To Do With It” In Classic Interview

It was October 15, 1976 when [lastfm]Tina Turner[/lastfm] walked away from her husband and musical partner [lastfm]Ike Turner[/lastfm] with 36 cents in her pocket. She eventually got on her feet, divorced Ike, took on his […]

10/14/2010

Paul Simon Talks Words, Melody, And John Lennon In Vintage Interviews

Today the legendary [lastfm]Paul Simon[/lastfm] turns 69 years young. Thirty-three years ago, the then 36-year-old singer-songwriter had just completed a hot streak of three successful albums, reaching the top of the album and singles charts […]

10/13/2010

Roger Waters Talks Media, The Meaning Of Life, And Bo Diddley In ’80s Interviews

It is turning out to be an eventful 2010 for [lastfm]Roger Waters[/lastfm]. He briefly reconciled and reunited with his former Pink Floyd bandmate [lastfm]David Gilmour[/lastfm] at the Hoping Foundation charity gig in England last July. […]

10/08/2010