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FLASHBACK: BOB DYLAN RECORDS ‘LIKE A ROLLING STONE’

t was 52 years ago today (June 15th, 1965) that Bob Dylan recorded “Like A Rolling Stone.” The song not only revolutionized the way lyrics were written and sung, but ultimately pushed the boundaries of how long a hit single could actually be. “Like A Rolling Stone,” which clocked in at 6:06, would end up being printed […]

GENE SIMMONS TRYING TO TRADEMARK ‘SIGN OF THE HORNS’ ROCK HAND GESTURE

Gene Simmons is awaiting the approval of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to officially trademark the universal “sign of the horns” rock hand gesture. Simmons filed for the patent last Friday (June 9th) and claimed that the hand gesture — literally used by millions upon millions of people NOT at Kiss concerts and events […]

JACKSON BROWNE & DEVON ALLMAN REMEMBER GREGG ALLMAN

Gregg Allman‘s good friend and sometime collaborator, Jackson Browne, took time out to remember his late buddy, who died on May 27th at age 69 from complications from liver cancer. Allman will be buried during a private service for up to 100 people on Saturday (June 3rd) in Macon, Georgia at Snow’s Memorial Chapel on […]

On This Day in History (05/17)

1936, Actor Dennis Hopper was born today. He died in 2010. 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Board of Education Of Topekaruling. It declared that racially separated educational facilities are “inherently unequal.” The ruling reversed the high court’s 1896 “separate but equal” decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. 1955, Bill Paxton is born today. He dies in 2017. […]