Tag Archives: Rock Music

2010 Rock Hall Inductee: ABBA

From 1972 to 1982, the Swedish group ABBA was one of the most successful groups in the world.

Their infectious pop tunes enthralled a worldwide audience. There were hit records, sell-out tours, and crowd scenes reminiscent of Beatlemania … except in the U.S.

SongVest offers up an innovative approach to music memorabilia

SongVest, Inc. is known as the world’s first and only song-rights auction house. The company provides “music memorabilia with a paycheck” by acting as a broker between songwriters (or their heirs) and rights buyers. Since 2007, SongVest has given music fans, collectors and investors the unique opportunity to own a part of once-in-a-lifetime memorabilia.

Essential Viewing: DVD Reviews, March 6, 2010

During the initial onslaught of the British Invasion, as The Beatles and The Dave Clark Five slugged it out for the devotion of America’s masses, a cuddly quintet, Herman’s Hermits, practically usurped them both. Neither as adept nor as savvy as their competition, they were assured continuing chart success via the astute guidance of producer Mickey Most and a reliable arsenal of songwriting support.

2010 Rock Hall Inductee: The Stooges

In 1970, and for a good few years after that as well, the idea of Iggy Pop and The Stooges being invited to any halfway respectable function would have struck many as being like asking Genghis Khan to bring a few friends around for tea.

Beyond Vinyl: Doors, Beatles, Buddy Holly items in Heritage sale

Concert gear the Doors used on their last tour in 1970. One side of an acetate featuring The Beatles’ “Anna.” All kinds of Buddy Holly memorabilia from the collection of Holly’s wife.

These and a host of other items will go up for bidding in Heritage Auctions’ 2010 April Signature Music & Entertainment Memorabilia Auction, scheduled for April 9-10.