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Anything for Loaf...
Legendary singer and actor Meat Loaf suddenly passed away at the age of 74. An artist whose career includes incredible successes and surprisingly low points, he will nevertheless be remembered as one of music's true originals...
21 January 2022
(Always) be my baby
Ronnie Spector, lead singer of legendary girl group The Ronettes, passed away this week at the age of 78. Her life was full of both incredible achievements and tremendous hurdles, for which she should be celebrated equally...
14 January 2022
No More Shadows anywhere
Today marks a sad anniversary: 45 years ago, the great Erroll Garner passed away. Interestingly, though, he has been finding new fame in the past few months, due to a somewhat historic featuring...
7 January 2022
Born on the 24th of December
Being born on Christmas eve is not the easiest thing to live with: how can you tell if the presents you get are for your birthday, or Christmas? Being born on Christmas day is probably worse...
24 December 2021
The many lives of Paul Rodgers
Today is the 72nd birthday of Mr Paul Rodgers. Although not necessarily a household name like Rod Steward or Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, he is nevertheless a highly respected artist — who actually worked with Page, among others...
17 December 2021
Still sitting on the dock of the bay
54 years ago today, the King of Soul, Mr. Otis Redding, tragically passed away at the tender age of 26 in a plane crash that also claimed the lives of 4 members of the Bar-Kays...
10 December 2021
Today marks the 56th anniversary of The Beatles'. If you think we talk a lot about the Beatles here, you're right — that's because they are well worth it...
3 December 2021
River deep, mountain high, talent outstanding
Tina Turner turns 82 today. A brand new Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (as a solo artist: she was inducted with former husband Ike back in 1991), she stands as one of the most important living figures in music — period.
26 November 2021
Rock 'n' roll is blind
Photographer Mick Rock passed away yesterday at the age 72 — we think. A somewhat enigmatic artist whose career spans most of British rock history, he leaves behind an unparalleled visual legacy...
19 November 2021