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Paul McCartney Announces ‘The Lyrics’ Autobiography

Paul McCartney Announces ‘The Lyrics’ Autobiography

Paul McCartney will release an autobiography in two volumes coming this November. The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present spans Sir Paul’s entire life “through the prism of 154 songs from all stages of his career.” “More often than I can count, I’ve been asked if I would write an autobiography, but the time has never…MORE

New Jim Morrison Book Due Out in June

New Jim Morrison Book Due Out in June

A new book featuring the writings of Doors frontman Jim Morrison is due for release on June 8th via Harper Collins Publishers. The Collected Works of Jim Morison: Poetry, Journals, Transcripts and Lyrics was born out of a list, written by Morrison at some point before his untimely death, which he had titled “Plan for…MORE

CDJ Today: February 27 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: February 27 in Classic Rock

February 27, 1970 – Jefferson Airplane is fined $1,000 for for singing profanity while on stage in Oklahoma City. The ordinance prohibiting obscene language was drawn up a year earlier when Jim Morrison of The Doors allegedly exposed himself at a concert. February 27, 1977 – Keith Richards is arrested and charged with “possession of…MORE

A Day in the Life with Frank Zappa

A Day in the Life with Frank Zappa

Have you watched the Frank Zappa documentary? It’s one of the very best and most moving films you’ll ever see.  I spent $6.99 to watch it and would have spent $100.00.  It’s that good, that compelling, and that important. Unless you’re an avid fan, you probably don’t know that much about Frank Zappa.  I know…MORE

11 Badass Women Who Changed the Face of Rock Music

11 Badass Women Who Changed the Face of Rock Music

Women comprise over 50% of the general population, but they’re seriously underrepresented in the world of classic rock. So in honor of International Women’s Day next month, we’re celebrating eleven women who changed the face of rock music. Whether by luck, perseverance, songwriting, or just true raw talent, these trailblazers conquered the rough waters of…MORE

CDJ Today: February 26 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: February 26 in Classic Rock

February 26, 1997 – Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart of Rush receive the Order of Canada, the highest civilian award from the Canadian government, for significant achievement in important fields of human endeavor.  They are the first rock band to receive the award. February 26, 1985 – Bruce Springsteen wins his first Grammy for Best Male Vocal Performance for “Dancing In The Dark.”…MORE

CDJ Today: February 25 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: February 25 in Classic Rock

February 25, 1980 – Bob Seger releases his 11th studio album Against the Wind. The album sells five million copies in the U.S. and wins two Grammy Awards. February 25, 2003 – Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd undergoes emergency heart surgery. The guitarist has a successful bypass operation in Atlanta after a routine screening finds him to be suffering from coronary artery disease. Rossington is…MORE

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