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  • September 20th, 2014

    1964, At the end of the North American tour The Beatles played a Charity concert at the Paramount Theatre in New York City, the 3,682 audience each paid $100 a ticket. Read More
  • September 19th, 2014

    1957, 16 year-old UK singer Cliff Richard, still known by his real name, Harry Webb, joined the Dick Teague Skiffle Group. Read More
  • September 18th, 2014

    1960, On his twenty-first birthday, Frankie Avalon was given $600,000 that he earned as a minor from such hits as his 1959 US No.1 single 'Venus'). Read More

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  • "Rolling Stone" Calls 1984 Pop's Greatest Year

    "Rolling Stone" has determined what it believes is pop music's "greatest year," and not surprisingly it is NOT this year, or last year, or 2008, despite Beyoncé's "Single Ladies", which is obviously one of the best singles OF ALL TIME. It's 1984. Read More
  • The Doors' Self-Made Documentary to Finally Come Out This Fall

    Feast of Friends, a Doors documentary that the band members produced themselves on their 1968 summer tour, is finally getting a proper release. The feature, which was never completed, was screened to generally negative reviews at film festivals during frontman Jim Morrison's lifetime, but the reason it has taken nearly half a century to come out on home video is because of the singer's legal issues at the time. Read More