Anything for Loaf...

Anything for Loaf...

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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

(Always) be my baby

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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

No More Shadows anywhere

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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

Born on the 24th of December

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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

The many lives of Paul Rodgers

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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

Still sitting on the dock of the bay

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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

Rubbed soul

Rubbed soul

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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

River deep, mountain high, talent outstanding

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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

Rock 'n' roll is blind

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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

Hip hop beginnings

Hip hop beginnings

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30 years and 25 years ago today, 2pac and Eminem released their respective debut solo albums. What the world could not envisage — although they perhaps did — was how seminal those two LPs would turn out to be...

12 November 2021

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