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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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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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April 20 in Music History: Dolly releases her debut single, Rolling Stones record “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”

Source: The Key (WXPN)

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1959 – Goldband Records releases “Puppy Love,” the debut single by 13-year-old Dolly Parton (which had been recorded two years earlier when she was just 11). The song doesn’t chart, but later becomes a hit for Donny Osmond.

1966 – The Beatles work on the new John Lennon song “And Your Bird Can Sing” and George Harrison’s “Taxman” during a 12 hour session at Abbey Road studios in London.

1968 – Deep Purple makes their live debut at a gig in Tastrup, Denmark. Formerly known as Roundabout, guitarist Ritchie Blackmore suggested the band change its name to his grandmother’s favorite song (which was a hit for ...

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The Who: Live at Shea Stadium 1982

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Live at Shea Stadium 1982

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Back in 1982, out touring stadiums (at least in North America) in support of their just-released It’s Hard album, The Who stormed into New York for a two-night stand, captured on this new album (and DVD released in connection with it), Live at Shea Stadium 1982. Opening with a double wallop of loudly played oldies, “Substitute” and a John Entwistle-heavy “I Can’t Explain,” it is evident that the band is in top form, yet this recording is not so great. Singer Roger Daltrey and Keith Moon-replacement drummer Kenney Jones (this would be his ...

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The Hillbenders Bring Their Imaginative Americana Take on The Who to the Rockwood

Source: New York Music Daily

If you’re into bluegrass, you’ve probably heard Luther Wright & the Wrongs‘ 2001 cult classic Rebuild the Wall, an acoustic version of the Pink Floyd movie soundtrack album. In a similar vein, with considerably less of a mean-spirited satirical edge, the Hillbenders’ Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry, an impressively faithful newgrass take on the Who, is currently burning up the charts and streaming at Spotify. They’re bringing it to the big room at the Rockwood on June 18 at 7 PM on an excellent twinbill with honkytonkers the Honeycutters, Cover is $12; the venue isn’t clear on who’s ...

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: My Son Bison at Kung Fu Necktie, Cassavetes at Bourban and Branch, Roger Daltrey at Verizon Hall

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Philly four-piece My Son Bison is at Kung Fu Necktie tonight.  Back in May, they released a music video to go along with their track “Stable Places” off their Electric Singles EP.  Watch the video below and check out the guys … Continued

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Roger Daltrey of The Who and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts to play CHOP benefit

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Roger Daltrey of The Who and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will join together for an iconic night of music in support of Teen Cancer America (TCA) and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The benefit concert will be held … Continued

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Roger Daltrey to perform The Who hits at The Kimmel Center in July

Source: The Swollen Fox

RogerDaltrey_highresRoger Daltrey, lead singer of Hall of Fame rock band The Who, will perform his band’s hits in The Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall on Monday, July 28. The concert, which will also feature special guest Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, will benefit Teen Cancer America (TCA) and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), with proceeds “enhancing adolescent and young adult programming for patients in CHOP’s world-renowned Cancer Center by creating a new space completely dedicated to the unique needs of this special population,” according to a press release.

In a statement, Daltrey said, “I am so delighted that we are ...

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