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Sept 11 in Music History: Bruce Springsteen releases The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle; breaks records at the Spectrum

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Sept 11 in Music History: Bruce Springsteen releases The Wild, The Innocent And The E Street Shuffle; breaks records at the Spectrum

1952 – Ahmet Ertegun begins recording his newest signing, 21-year-old Ray Charles, at Atlantic Records on West 56th St in New York City. Ertegun had purchased the singer’s contract from the Swingtime label for $2,500.

1962 – After George Martin insists that session drummer Andy White take Ringo Starr’s place, The Beatles return to EMI Studios in London for a third attempt at recording their first single. “Love Me Do” is selected to be The Beatles’ first A-side, with “P.S. I Love You” on the flip side (a reversal of the original plan). The single that is released on October ...

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Mick Jagger released two new songs and remixes ft. Tame Impala & Skepta

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I started writing these two songs a few weeks back and wanted to get them out to you straight away,” says Mick. “I feel a slight throwback to a time when you could be a bit more free and easy by recording and putting it out there immediately.”

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The 50 best psychedelic rock albums of the Summer of Love

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Monterey Pop Fest and the Summer of Love, here are the 50 best psychedelic rock records of 1967, from Jefferson Airplane to Love to the Bee Gees to Pink Floyd to Donovan, and yes, The Beatles.

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March 27 in Music History: Eric Clapton and Pattie Boyd marry, King Crimson release Three of a Perfect Pair

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March 27 in Music History: Eric Clapton and Pattie Boyd marry, King Crimson release Three of a Perfect Pair

1958 – Stereo albums are introduced.

1964 – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Andrew Oldham attend a Decca launch party at the Ex-Serviceman’s Club in Windsor, Berkshire for protégé singer Adrienne Posta. Also at the party is 17 year-old Marianne Faithfull, with her then-boyfriend John Dunbar. This was the first time Mick met Marianne.

1965 – Jeff Beck joins The Yardbirds as a replacement for Eric Clapton.

1967 – The Who make the U.S. singles chart for the first time, with “I Can’t Explain.”

1967 – The Young Rascals record “Groovin’.”

1972 – Elvis Presley records what will be his ...

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This Day in Music History: Peter Frampton meets Steve Marriott, Prince releases “Prince”

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This Day in Music History: Peter Frampton meets Steve Marriott, Prince releases “Prince”

1966 – The Yardbirds arrive in New York for their first U.S. tour.

1968 – Cream records one of the shows on their farewell tour at The Forum in LA and releases the songs on the Goodbye Cream album the following year.

1968 – An 18-year-old Peter Frampton meets Steve Marriott at a Small Faces show in London. After striking up a friendship, the two form a new group which emerges as Humble Pie next April.

1970 – The Australian outlaw film Ned Kelly, featuring Mick Jagger in his first starring role, is released.

1973 – David Bowie releases a covers album,  ...

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Desert Trip weekend 1 pics (Stones, Who, Paul, Neil, Dylan & Roger Waters)

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Weekend one of Desert Trip, which brought six classic rock giants to the home of Coachella in Indio, CA (and was unofficially dubbed “Oldchella”), went down this past Friday (10/7) through Sunday (10/9)…

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Paul McCartney brought out Neil Young, Rolling Stones covered Beatles, and more at Desert Trip (videos, setlists)

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During Sir Paul’s set, he brought out Uncle Neil for the Beatles tunes “A Day in the Life” and “Why Don’t We Do It in the Road?” — the latter of which Paul has never played live before — and Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance.” The Stones also did a Beatles tune, “Come Together”…

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The Rolling Stones: Live in Havana 2016

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The Rolling Stones: Live in Havana 2016The Rolling Stones
Live in Havana 2016

The Rolling Stones’ Live in Havana 2016 showcases this band of mature rockers still going strong, playing for a crowd of 500,000 in Havana. This historic show (how many rock bands play Cuba?) features an amazing energy from both the Stones and the crowd. “Out Of Control” fares the best of the earlier stuff (Mr. Jagger and the boys open with a jangly “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” into “It’s Only Rock and Roll (But I Like It)” and “Tumbling Dice”), the crowd singing along on the “oh oh oh’s” on this slow, slinky tune ...

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This Day in Music History: Pink Floyd release A Saucerful of Secrets, David Bowie and Mick Jagger record “Dancing in the Street”

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Pink Floyd A Saucerful of Secrets

1957 – Buddy Holly records “Peggy Sue.”

1966 – Neil Diamond plays American Bandstand for the first time, performing his hit “Cherry, Cherry.”

1967 – While on tour with The Hollies, Graham Nash writes a song called “Marrakesh Express” which will later find a home (and a hit) with his new band, Crosby Stills and Nash.

1968 – Pink Floyd release A Saucerful Of Secrets in the UK. To coincide with the release, the band plays the first free concert in London’s Hyde Park with Jethro Tull, T- Rex, and Roy Harper.

1969 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays ...

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June 14 in Music History: Derek & the Dominos make their live debut, The Grateful Dead release Workingman’s Dead

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Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead

1958 – Fats Domino records “I’m Gonna Be A Wheel Someday.”

1961 – Patsy Cline is thrown through the windshield when she gets in a nasty car accident in Nashville. During her two-month hospital stay, her song “I Fall to Pieces” gives the singer her first Country #1 and becomes a huge country-pop crossover hit. She is also visited by the woman who will become her protégé: Loretta Lynn.

1963 – During a UK tour, Gerry and the Pacemakers support The Beatles when they play at New Brighton Tower in Wallasey. Tickets cost 6 shillings in advance.

1965 – The ...

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April 7 in Music History: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards meet, Prince releases his debut album

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April 7 in Music History: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards meet, Prince releases his debut album

1956 – The CBS Radio Network premiers the first regularly scheduled national broadcast rock & roll show, Alan Freed’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party.

1959 – As the snow melts in Mason City, Iowa, Buddy Holly’s glasses are found from the plane crash that killed him two months earlier. They are turned in to police, where they stay until 1980 when a sheriff finds them and returns them to Holly’s widow.

1962 – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards first meet Brian Jones at Ealing Jazz Club in West London. Jones is calling himself Elmo Lewis and playing guitar with ...

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This Day in Music History: Ozzy urinates on the Alamo, Bon Iver releases For Emma, Forever Ago

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1952 – Seventeen-year-old Vincent Eugene Craddock enters the Navy. He would later achieve fame as Gene Vincent.

1971 –  Paul McCartney files a lawsuit against his bandmates in The Beatles, seeking to remove Allen Klein as their financial manager.

1972 – Sammy Davis Jr. appears on CBS’ All in the Family and kisses Archie Bunker.

1981 – George Harrison is ordered to pay ABKRO Music $587,000 for “subconscious plagiarism” of The Chiffons’ “He’s So Fine” in his song “My Sweet Lord.”

1982 – Ozzy Osbourne is arrested for urinating on the Alamo. He is intoxicated and wearing one of his ...

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch Alabama Shakes & Lianne La Havas perform on Colbert, See Restored Beatles “A Day In The Life” video, & Waxahatchee Cancels European Tour

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CBS.comThe Late Show With Stephen Colbert has really been focusing on female singing talent as of late. Case in point: Performances from Alabama Shakes w/ Brittany Howard & Co. and Lianne La Havas.  Check out the video. A restored version of The … Continued

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Monday Playlist: Famous Birthday Mix!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Will Clayton via Flickr

Happy Birthday Bobbie Gentry, Buddy Guy, and Mick Jagger! These three icons share a birthday week so, we have compiled a playlist of their greatest music moments to celebrate. What else could we possibly give Mick Jagger for his birthday that he doesn’t already have?

This soulful, and beautiful Mississippi girl sings us into our week…

The perfect birthday ode from one living legend and one late.

…and to the only man who could win over a woman while he wears makeup and her sequin coat…

Also, a belated happy birthday shout out ...

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Top Ten Worst Music Videos Of All Time

Source: Rock On Philly

Music videos can make or break a song. Have you ever have a song ruined by the ridiculous plot of its accompanying music video? It’s not easy to narrow it down but, let’s talk about the top ten worst music videos.

10. “Everytime” by Britney Spears

Umm.. what? Are we committing suicide because we can’t bare the pain of a breakup? What are we teaching our children? Britney’s fan base consisted of mostly younger girls, therefore this might have been a little inappropriate.

9. “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” by The Darkness

A couple things… Why are you ...

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Keep Strumming Away: Music Helps You Live Longer

Source: Rock On Philly

The next time your roommate tells you to put the guitar down, don’t stop jamming out (…maybe stop if it’s late at night). Studies show that playing an instrument helps you live longer, increasing both memory functions and hearing.

In an auditory neuroscience laboratory at Northwestern University, Dr. Nina Kraus studies the interactions between music and the brain. Recently, Kraus and the laboratory tested eighty-seven people with varying levels of experience playing music by sending electrode signals to their brains and recording how quickly the subjects reacted. The study showed that the more experience with music a subject had, the quicker they responded ...

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: James Brown documentary debuts Monday on HBO, DEVO releases live album, and Led Zeppelin shares remix of “Stairway to Heaven”

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67i0iaA new documentary on the late, great “Godfather of Soul”, James Brown- “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown”, will debut on HBO this Monday, October 27th @ 9pm. It was produced by Mick Jagger. Read more and watch the … Continued

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Mick Jagger’s a dinosaur, A new song from Damien Rice and Primal Scream mourns former member

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via mirror.co.ukAn associate professor and paleontologist from Wake Forrest University has named a swamp-dwelling creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa after Mick Jagger. Wake Forrest associate professor Ellen Miller named the ancient creature after the Rolling Stones’ frontman … Continued

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Win The Brand New Mick Jagger Photo Book!

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Want a free hardback copy of the brand new Mick Jagger photo book? It’s 200 pages of amazing images that span 50 years of music Like us on facebook and email us at FreeJumpStuff@gmail.com to enter to win the book (give us your name and put “MICK” in the subject line). We’ll announce the winner […]

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