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Janis Joplin’s Pearl Album Gets 50th Anniversary Treatment

Janis Joplin’s Pearl Album Gets 50th Anniversary Treatment

Janis Joplin’s Pearl, the final studio album recorded by the iconic singer, turns 50 years old this year. Columbia Records, Legacy Recordings and the Janis Joplin Estate today announced a number of plans to celebrate the album throughout 2021 including a limited vinyl edition release, a 50th anniversary edition. a special exhibit at the Rock…MORE

CDJ Today: January 8 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 8 in Classic Rock

January 8, 1994 – Nirvana perform their final concert in the U.S. at the Seattle Center Arena. They tour for about two more months in Europe prior to Kurt Cobain’s death. January 8, 1979 – The Canadian Government name Rush the country’s official Ambassadors of Music. The honor comes with a plaque that reads, “We wish to recognize the international aspect…MORE

CDJ Today: January 7 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 7 in Classic Rock

January 7, 2004 – Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes and wife Kate Hudson announce the birth of their first child Ryder Russell Robinson. January 7, 1997 – Two bronze busts worth $70,000 are stolen from George Harrison’s estate in Henley-on-Thames, England.  Thieves cut the figures of two monks from their stone plinths. Classic Rock Birthdays January 7, 1937 – Paul Revere…MORE

Hear John Fogerty’s New Song “Weeping in the Promised Land”

Hear John Fogerty’s New Song “Weeping in the Promised Land”

John Fogerty is helping to usher out President Donald Trump with his new song and video “Weeping in the Promised Land”. The politically-charged track marks the former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman’s first new song since 2018. You can hear it now in the player below. The somber lyrics for “Weeping in the Promised Land” touch…MORE

CDJ Today: January 6 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 6 in Classic Rock

January 6, 1976 – Peter Frampton releases one of the biggest double live albums in history, Frampton Comes Alive! The album goes on to sell over 11 million copies in the U.S. January 6, 1993 – Bill Wyman formally exits the Rolling Stones after 31 years. He is replaced on the road by touring bassist Darryl Jones. January 6, 2001 – Pink Floyd guitarist David…MORE

Grammy Awards Postponed Due to COVID-19

Grammy Awards Postponed Due to COVID-19

Organizers of the Grammy Awards today announced that this year’s show will be postponed until March 14th due to a surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles and the state of California. The ceremony was originally set to air on January 31st. “The deteriorating COVID situation in Los Angeles, with hospital services being overwhelmed, ICUs…MORE

CDJ Today: January 5 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 5 in Classic Rock

January 5, 2004 – Ray Davies of the Kinks is shot in the leg in New Orleans trying to recover his date’s stolen purse.  The shooter is immediately caught, but released three years later because Davies couldn’t make it back to Louisiana with only three days notice for the trial. January 5, 1973 – Bruce Springsteen releases his debut album Greetings from Asbury Park,…MORE

Foo Fighters Release New Song “No Son of Mine” – Listen Now

Foo Fighters Release New Song “No Son of Mine” – Listen Now

The Foo Fighters celebrated the start of 2021 with the release of a “No Son of Mine”. The track is the second single to be released from their forthcoming album Medicine at Midnight due out February 5th. You can hear the new song now in the player below. “This is the kind of song that…MORE

CDJ Today: January 4 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 4 in Classic Rock

January 4, 1970 – Keith Moon’s chauffeur and bodyguard is accidentally killed when Moon runs over him trying to escape a band of skinheads at a local pub. Boland was in front of the car fighting off the unruly bar patrons when Moon got behind the wheel of the Bentley, not knowing the crowd had pushed Boland underneath…MORE

CDJ Today: January 3 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: January 3 in Classic Rock

January 3, 1967 – Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys declares himself a conscientious objector and refuses to be sworn in after receiving an induction notice from the US Army, leading to his indictment and criminal prosecution for draft evasion. Finally, in September 1971, the judge agreed to a plan that allowed Wilson to perform community service by…MORE

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