1. Rolling Stones Release 'Hyde Park Live' Album

    July 22, 2013 10:04 AM EDT The Rolling Stones are celebrating their recent homecoming in London with an iTunes-only live album, titled "The Rolling Stones - Hyde Park Live." Watch: "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood were all smiles…

  2. Rolling Stones Triumph in Hyde Park Homecoming

    July 07, 2013 9:07 AM EDT Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie are all smiles as they roll through greatest hits during first Hyde Park show in 44 years The great hope among longtime U.K. Stones-watchers, when the band announced three huge summer concerts, was that their Glastonbury and Hyde Park performances would…

  3. Ravi Shankar, Sitar Maestro, Dead at 92

    December 11, 2012 11:45 PM EST Ravi Shankar, the master sitar player who earned three Grammys and left an indelible mark on generations of pop influencers including the Beatles, died on Tuesday at a hospital near his home in San Diego, his foundation and record label announced . He was 92. RAVI SHANKAR & FRIENDS •…

  4. The Rolling Stones Talk Tour Dates: 'F--- You, We're 50'

    November 13, 2012 10:34 PM EST The official line is "we'll see." But the Rolling Stones seem in such fighting trim, clear-eyed and focused, that it's hard to believe there's not more cooking beyond the current flurry of activity surrounding the band's 50th anniversary. The archetypal rock `n&…

  5. Rolling Stones Doc 'Charlie Is My Darling' Restored, Captures Band at Early Peak

    September 18, 2012 2:35 PM EDT Archival Footage From 1965 Tour Shows Band's Primal Energy, Hysterical Fans, Camaraderie In September of 1965, the Rolling Stones did a quick two-city tour of Ireland on the heels of the success of their latest single, "Satisfaction." Inspired by the Beatles "Hard Days…

  6. Rolling Stones Celebrate 50 Years, Talk Tour 'in the Works'

    July 12, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Mick Jagger may rethink the words he sang more than 45 years ago - "What a drag it is getting old." Thursday marks 50 years since Jagger played his first gig with a band called the Rolling Stones , and the group is marking its half-century with no letup in its productivity or rock &…

  7. Jane's Addiction Go For 'Something Great' on Long-Awaited New Album

    September 30, 2011 3:00 PM EDT On Sept. 22, Perry Farrell, the iconic frontman of Los Angeles alt-rock band Jane's Addiction , stood onstage pushing the counterculture before a crowd of Silicon Valley insiders. "I still believe in human communication -- none of this Face-fucking-book," he joked during a Jane…

  8. Rolling Stones' Really Big 'Ed Sullivan' Shows Getting Released: Exclusive

    September 07, 2011 10:20 AM EDT All 17 of the Rolling Stones ' performances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be released Nov. 1 in a deluxe package from Universal Music Enterprises and Sofa Entertainment. An abridged version of the Stones on "Sullivan" will be released Oct. 4. The deluxe edition,…

  9. Brian Jones' Death To Be Re-Examined By British Police

    August 31, 2009 11:52 AM EDT British police say they will review the 1969 death of Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones. Sussex police said Monday in a statement that they have received documents from an investigative journalist that relate to Jones' death. They say the papers "will be examined by the force,…

  10. April 7, 2009

    April 07, 2009 10:31 AM EDT – The newly reunited Stone Temple Pilots announce a 65-date reunion tour and play for the first time since 2002. 2008 – Bob Dylan becomes the first rock and roll musician to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize. 1998 – George Michael is arrested for disorderly conduct at a park restroom in…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings from Aretha Franklin to the Bee Gees to Norah Jones, dies in New York. Mardin is 74 and had been suffering 2006 - Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings…

  12. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  13. Stones 'Shine' At London Film Premiere

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT From out of the gloom on a drizzly London night, the spotlight fell squarely on the Rolling Stones as Martin Scorsese's concert film "Shine a Light" got the red carpet treatment in the capital. From out of the gloom on a drizzly London night, the spotlight fell squarely on the…

  14. Hendrix's Monterey Set Buffed Up For CD, DVD

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT All of documentarian D.A. Pennebaker's footage of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's classic 1967 Monterey Pop performance is coming to DVD for the first time on Oct. 16. All of documentarian D.A. Pennebaker's footage of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's classic 1967 Monterey Pop…

  15. This Day in Music

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings from Aretha Franklin to the Bee Gees to Norah Jones, dies in New York. Mardin is 74 and had been suffering 2006 - Arif Mardin, the legendary producer/arranger whose career spanned landmark recordings…

  16. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National…

  17. This Day in Music

    June 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Pearl Jam cancels their current tour, citing their ongoing war with Ticketmaster as the reason.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Tim McGraw stages a benefit concert in Gulfport, Miss., at the Grand Casino Events Center.…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go,"…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Tim McGraw stages a benefit concert in Gulfport, Miss., at the Grand Casino Events Center. Proceeds from the show go to Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre's Forward Foundation for 2003 - Tim McGraw stages a benefit concert in Gulfport, Miss., at the Grand…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of…

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