The two iconic groups, whose respective histories have been intertwined since the early 1970s, are set for a string of tour dates together starting May 12 in Wichita, Kan., and continuing for the next three weeks.
Any serious discussion about Philadelphia International Records has to include songwriters/producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, the label’s founders. But they had plenty of help (i.e., Earl Young, above) in making PIR, which marks its 40th anniversary in 2011, a hotbed of sophisticated soul.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will host an Induction Simulcast Party for the 26th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
The Rock and Rock Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is to take place on March 14th at 8:30pm EST at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York, NY.
“Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power” will highlight the women who moved rock and roll music and American culture forward. Women Who Rock will open to the public on Friday, May 13, 2011.
Four Phil Spector-produced compilations are due in February
Believe it or not, no gripes this week on this blog. No rants about the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and who should be in and who shouldn’t. Instead, let it be a Merry Christmas!
The groundbreaking and critically acclaimed 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concerts are available for the first time in a variety of audio formats and configurations, including both CD and digital download.
Neil Sedaka has contributed some of Rock’s most memorable hits since 1958, but the Hall of Fame has yet to recognize him
Jeff Lynne, leader of the Electric Light Orchestra, has accomplished more than enough to merit induction into Rock’s Hall Of Fame