If you were a British musical act trying to make it in America, you didn’t have a prayer until The Beatles broke. Here are some of the memorable picture sleeves of the eras.
Goldmine Magazine’s 16th group of Hall of Fame members features four multiple inductees and two giants from the ’50s
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Guitarist and co-leader, John Zambetti, tells how the new album,“Queens’ English,” became a classic British Invasion reunion.
Some 40 years later, almost to the day, Terry Sylvester, who replaced Graham Nash in The Hollies, will make a similarly emotional flight to New York City to be inducted, along with his bandmates, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
At all of his concerts and cabaret performances Gene Pitney had an “open door” policy for the press.
Once Gene met a member of the press, he filed their name and number for his next visit. It was always a joy to answer the phone to hear, “Hi, this is Gene Pitney. I’d like to invite you to my show.”
The nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum for 2010 were announced today. The 12 nominees are: ABBA, Darlene Love, Donna Summer, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, KISS, Laura Nyro, LL Cool J, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chantels, The Hollies, and The Stooges. Ballots will be sent to more than 500 voters, who will select five of the 12 nominees to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 25th Annual Induction Ceremony March 15, 2010, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.