Jerry Lee Lewis, The Killer Turns 85

He was the prototypical Rock Star. Long before the late 60’s and 70’s era of rock stardom excess, Jerry Lee Lewis already was living the wild Rock Star life in the 1950’s. His bad wild boy reputation as well as his non conventional stage antics that included wild and energetic performances and instrument smash before Rockers did it, earned him the nickname “The Killer”, today, he turns 85

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The Strange Days Of The Doors

The Doors are to this day one of the most influential rock bands that ever existed, no doubt about it, even if you don’t like their music, but their influence spreads beyond rock music and beyond music even. In this article we’ll explore The Doors second album “Strange Days released on September 25th, 1967

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The Life And Career Of The Boss 

Bruce Springsteen turns 71 today He is known as The Boss and has been an enduring Rock music force over the last 40 years. A political and social voice and folk poet, Bruce Springsteen has come a long way since the release of his first record in 1973. We look back at his life and career

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Revisiting “In Utero”, Nirvana’s Last Testament

Released officially worldwide on September 21st, 1993, “In Utero” it’s the most corrosive of all Nirvana albums and light years away from it’s predecessor the successful 1991 “Nevermind” that brought fame to the Seattle band and put them on the lead of the Grunge movement in the early 90’s

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Director Tim Burton turns 62 today

Tim Burton was born in Burbank, California, on August 25, 1958, Burton is known for his dark, gothic, and eccentric horror and fantasy films. To celebrate his birthday, we went back through his entire filmography and ranked his top 10 films.

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Deep Purple’s eternal lead singer Ian Gillian turns 75

It’s a fact, that Ian Gillian will always be regarded as Deep Purple’s eternal lead singer, despite not being a founding member of the band and being replaced twice

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Remembering the Easy Rider Peter Fonda

The younger brother of Jane Fonda, son of Henry Fonda, father of Bridget Fonda and 1960’s counterculture icon passed away on the 16th of August 2019. During his lifetime Fonda contributed not only to movies but also supporting Rock bands and artists during the 1960’s and even inspired The Beatles to write a famous line in a song

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Madonna: The Absolute Queen Of Pop 62nd Birthday*

Madonna Louise Ciccone doesn’t needs introductions, the living legend who was born on August 16, 1958 turns an amazing 62nd birthday today. We pay tribute to the absolute Queen of Pop with several special features on Pop Expresso including photo galleries, lists of her most defining songs, insights on some of her big hits and also Quizzes

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David Crosby turns 79: Looking back at his career and controversial life

From problems with addiction and law to politically outspoken views and parenting the child of LGBT singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge and her partner, the founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby, is one of the last men actively standing from the 1960’s counter-culture generation

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Looking back at the influential and iconic Louis Armstrong and five of his best songs

To talk about Pop Culture, Jazz and overall music in the 20th century and not mentioning Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, would be ignoring history, we look back briefly at his successful career

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The Hollywood’s Golden Age legend Olivia de Havilland says goodbye at age 104

Olivia de Havilland passed away at age 104 on July 26. The Hollywood legendary British actress, first came to prominence in 1935 as a screen couple with Errol Flynn in adventure films including “The Adventures of Robin Hood” and also starred on the 1939 cult classic “Gone with the Wind” and was among the last surviving movie stars of the “Hollywood’s Golden Age”

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77 Licks: Mick Jagger Birthday Special

The life of Mick Jagger blends with the birth of Modern Rock. Jim Morrison of The Doors once called him “A Prince Among Men”, and, he remains to this day perhaps the most influential Rocker of all time. We’ve compiled some of Mick Jagger’s and the Rolling Stones highlights of their career on this special to celebrate his birthday, also we included a Rolling Stones lyric quiz.

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Controversial German actor Emil Jannings was born on this day in 1884

Emil Jannings, who played memorable roles in “Faust” and “The Blue Angel” was the first to ever receive an Academy Award for Best Actor, but his political ties and ideology put an end to his popularity

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The legendary Carlos Santana turns 73

Carlos Santana it’s one of the most eclectic and experimental musicians in Rock music. We look back at the beginning of his career and Santana’s 1969 debut album today that he turns 73

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The Life and Career Of Nico

From Berlin to Chelsea Hotel, model, actress, singer, Warhol Superstar, Rock Star lover were just some of the roles Nico lived during her short but intense life. She is best remembered as one of The Velvet Underground’s vocalists on their debut album “The Velvet Underground & Nico” but Nico’s stunning songs and solo career left an undeniable influence on modern music. We look back at her life and career 32 years after her untimely passing

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“Easy Rider”: A timeless portrait of freedom

Released on July 14, 1969, “Easy Rider” it’s an absolute landmark on counterculture and one of the most iconic and memorable movies ever made, it portrays freedom in a way that remains timeless to this day while it still serves as a 1960’s social portrait

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The spectacular Live Aid took place on this day in 1985

Held on July 13, 1985 at simultaneously at Wembley Stadium in London, England and at the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia, U.S. Live Aid featured a never before seen parade of Pop and Rock artists including Queen, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Madonna, Wham!, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Bob Dylan among many many others

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In 1969 the Rolling Stones paid tribute to the fallen Brian Jones in a free concert at Hyde Park

With an estimated crowd between 250,000 and 500,000 fans, the Rolling Stones played a free concert at Hyde Park, London, to pay tribute to Brian Jones who had died two days earlier. Look back at the film of the famous concert

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When The Doors played their memorable Hollywood Bowl concert on July 5, 1968

At the height of their popularity, The Doors played the prestigious Hollywood Bowl on July 5, 1968, a performance that is now regarded as historical. On the audience, a very special and famous guest wanted to learn how to play and control bigger venues and audiences. Learn more about it and read also more facts about this legendary concert

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Remembering the genius of Alan Wilson

The “Blind Owl” one of the most talented musicians, singers and songwriters of his generation and Canned Heat founder was born on this day in 1943, and between 1969 and 1971 he was the second notable rocker to die at age 27, just over a year after Brian Jones and one month before Jimi Hendrix

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July 3, 1969 – July 3, 1971: A dark circle on Rock history that begun with Brian Jones and ended with Jim Morrison

July 3 it’s one of the darkest days on the history of Rock music, during exactly two years several Rock stars died at age 27 between July 3, 1969 and July 3, 1971 beginning with the Rolling Stones’s Brian Jones and ending on The Doors’ Jim Morrison

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The Jim Morrison Tribute To Brian Jones: “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones, Deceased”

In July 1969, three weeks after The Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones died at age 27, Jim Morrison distributed to concert goers at two performances by The Doors, a self-published four page pamphlet featuring a poem/meditation on the death of Jones titled “Ode To L.A. while thinking of Brian Jones,, Deceased”. Oddly, exactly 2 years later, on July 3, 1971, also Morrison would pass ate the same age of 27. Read the full poem

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George Michael 57th Anniversary Special

The Pop icon and legend George Michael would had turned 57 today. To celebrate his life, we’ve put together six articles previously published including album reviews, a quiz, a photo gallery and an intimate look

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Live! Blueswailing July ’64: The Yardbirds Energetic Live Experience

“Live! Blueswailing July ’64” by The Yardbirds, It’s not only a live album, it’s a historical testimony of a group of talented musicians giving their best all together on stage, not merely playing music, but also creating it

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“The Yardbirds Live at the BBC Revisited”: An absolute Rock music document

With “Live at the BBC Revisited” you can follow the band’s increasingly creative and complex progression together with their successive and legendary line ups with different lead guitarists that included Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page

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(Re)discovering the timeless sounds and voice of Keith Relf

“All The Falling Angels” is a collection of songs by Keith Relf which include not only his solo singles but also several unreleased songs and demos which were recorded between 1965 and 1976. On this album you will find the true essence of of Relf’s solo career, where he experimented with folk, classical, electronic and psychedelic music, leaving behind the R&B that defined the Yardbirds early year

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“The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars”: David Bowie’s breakthrough masterpiece

Released on June 16, 1972, “The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars” gave birth to one of Rock’s most enduring characters, Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie’s most famous creation. We revisit the story of Ziggy Stardust and the songs of this timeless album

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Boy George: A Pop Chameleon in Photos

Boy George emerged during the early 1980’s from the Post-Punk movement named New Romantic, through his music and looks he broke down barriers and destroyed prejudice. Take look back at his influential and inspiring career in photographs

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The day Brian Jones was dismissed from the Rolling Stones

After several months of alienation and self-isolation in his Cotchford Farm home, Brian Jones, founding member, and guitarist of the Rolling Stones was visited by Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Charlie Watts to discuss the future of the band

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Remembering the legendary music genius Prince with his Top 20 songs

Prince Rogers Nelson was born 62 years ago, one of the absolute pop music genius of all times, he left behind a diverse and enormous body of work. We remember Prince with the list of his 20 best and most popular songs

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The Beatles “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band”: A Splendid Time Is Guaranteed For All

It’s 2020, and The Beatles masterpiece “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” turns 53. It’s no longer 20 years ago today but 51, and in an ocean of reviews and articles, this is just another one to celebrate the existence of one of the most acclaimed and influential albums of all times, not just in Rock or Pop, but in the whole Pop Culture imaginary

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David Bowie’s “Diamond Dogs”: A darker look into a future legend

Originally composed for a musical based on the George Orwell’s book “1984”, “Diamond Dogs”, was released on May 24, 1974, it remains one of David Bowie’s darkest and most influential albums. We revisit this absolute classic

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The Amazing Miss Grace Jones

Over the last 40 years, many were the artists that were pointed as Queens of Pop, but despite never having scored strings of hits and sold millions of records, the amazing Grace Jones is the righteous Queen and turns 72 today

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Looking back on how Adamski’s single “Killer” launched the very successful career of Seal in 1990

To look back at the 1990 song “Killer” is to look back at the very beginning of Seal’s successful career in music, despite being the British DJ and producer Adamski’s name that was promoted

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The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young

Sid Vicious perhaps remains the most important Punk Rock icon of all time, but the price he paid for his immortality came earlier when he passed away from an overdose on February, 2nd 1979 in New York, aged only 21. We look back at his life and career on the 63rd anniversary of his birth

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Little Richard, the farewell to an absolute legend at age 87

An influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades, with his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship, Little Richard laid the foundation for Rock N’ Roll, his music played a key role in the formation of other popular music genres, including soul and funk. Little Richard influenced numerous singers and musicians across musical genres and he was a pioneer on the Rock N’ Roll lifestyle, on the aesthetic of Rock concerts and wardrobe. We couldn’t imagine Rock music without Little Richard. Look back at the life and career of the self-proclaimed Queen of Rock N’Roll

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Rudolph Valentino, Hollywood’s first pop icon

Rudolph Valentino was Hollywood’s first Pop icon, a prototype for dozens of actors to come reflected in the way he managed his stylish image and career. We look back at his amazing and influential career during the 1920’s Hollywood

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The timeless genius of Orson Welles: 6 essential movies

One of Hollywood’s first rebels, Orson Welles turned his back on the movie industry during the late 1940’s, disappointed by the lack of artistic freedom given to directors and actors

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The French Yé-Yé icon Jacques Dutronc turns 77 today

Due to his sense of fashion, his looks, style and original music compositions, Jacques Dutronc quickly became an Icon, filling pages of the French magazine “Salut Les Copains” with stylish photographs

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Ten of the very best Kiss songs during Ace Frehley’s era

Ace Frehley aka The Spaceman original guitarist and founding member of KISS remained with the band from 1973 to 1982, regarded as their most creative and successful period

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The Electronic Pop music genius Giorgio Moroder turns 80 today

Giorgio Moroder’s career has been filled with hit upon hit, he has been awarded Oscars, Grammys and even Golden Globes and, he is responsible for some of the most memorable Electronic Pop music songs ever. We look back at his impressive career

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Revisiting “Sticky Fingers”, one of the Rolling Stones absolute masterpieces

One of Rock’s greatest and unbeatable albums, “Sticky Fingers” marks the beginning of a new era to the Rolling Stones, without Brian Jones

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Iggy Pop: The 9 Lives Of The Iguana

Iggy Pop is a survivor, a warrior of Rock music that we must be grateful for still being able to witness on his ongoing legendary career. Today he turns 73 and we look back at his life and career

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Revisiting the 1993 Aerosmith’s hit album “Get A Grip”, a timeless record

In 1993 Aerosmith released one of the greatest albums of their career, “Get A Grip”. Featuring a string of hit singles and music videos that blend the band’s Hard Rock sound together with Pop sensibilities and Alternative Rock, making them fit to belong to the 1990’s Rock scene. We revisit this timeless Rock classic by Aerosmith

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Remembering the Rolling Stones controversial muse and original Stone girl Anita Pallenberg on her birthday

The German-Italian actress and model who was in relationships with Brian Jones and Keith Richards caused one of the earliest fractures within the band

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Serge Gainsbourg: A Life Dedicated to Music, Poetry, Art, Women and Controversy

Serge Gainsbourg was born on April 2, 1928, 92 years ago. He lived a lifetime dedicated to life’s best things, with high dosages of scandal and controversy mixed along with his unique genius for writing poetry and music. We look back at the life and career of this French icon.

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Friday The 13th Horror Special

Friday 13th, it’s always a special date when it comes to superstition.  On Popular culture has been the subject of movies, books, songs and much more. In case you want to play safe and don’t leave home on Friday 13th, we suggest you to browse through our special! We’ve compiled 6 creepy articles including quizzes and lists!

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The Rolling Stones scored their fourth U.S No.1 in 1967 with “Ruby Tuesday”

The song, coupled as double A-side single with the risque “Let’s Spend The Night Together”, remains one of the Stones biggest hits, read some interesting facts on who actually wrote it and who was Ruby Tuesday

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Revisiting The Rolling Stones Psychedelic adventure “Their Satanic Majesties Request”

“An anomaly in The Rolling Stones” discography someone once said, but  for many people it’s one of their top 10 favorite Stones albums of all time. “Their Satanic Majesties Request” was released on the 8th of December 1967

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George Harrison: The Quiet Beatle

George Harrison’s life was cut short, but his influence in music can still be heard today, together with John Lennon, Harrison was the most daring of the four Beatles on what concerned experimenting with music. We look back at his life and career on his 77th birthday

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Kurt Cobain 53rd Anniversary Special

A talented artist, songwriter, musician and a passionate advocate for women’s and gay rights, Kurt Cobain left the earthly plan by his own hand on April 8, 1994 at age 27, but today we celebrate his life with a special feature that includes 6 articles to remember Kurt Cobain

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The Legendary Lee Marvin was born on this day in 1924

Lee Marvin, it’s one of Hollywood’s biggest movie legends, but he also was a man who had many sides to him. War soldier, actor, singer and even the first Hollywood advocate for Gay Rights. We look back at his life on his birthday

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Looking back at 1931’s Dracula

There’s something very sexy and erotic about vampires. It’s probably the intimacy of their assaults and the fact that they traditionally choose to appear in your bedroom in the middle of the night, maybe. But back in 1931, director Tod Browning was pretty direct about bloodsucking as a euphemism for sex in his classic “Dracula”.

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Remembering Ray Manzarek, the legendary and influential co-founder and keyboardist of The Doors

Ray Manzarek was the working mastermind behind The Doors, he kept the legacy running during decades after lead singer’s Jim Morrison demise. We look back at his life and career on what would be his 81st Birthday

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Remembering Cliff Burton, the talented Metallica original bassist on his birthday

Cliff Burton is often regarded as one of the irreplaceable Metallica core members, the music he made with the band it’s also often regarded as being their best and most creative period, he was born on this day in 1962

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The Doors’ Solid Rock of “Morrison Hotel”

On February 9, 1970, The Doors redefine and reinvent themselves with a solid Rock album that was a drastic departure from their previous (and failed) attempt at making orchestral music. We look back at this timeless Rock classic that even inspired the name of a famous restaurant chain

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James Dean – An Unfinished Book

Like a lot of celebrities of his time, James Dean always carried around a certain aura of mystery that endures to this day. This might be also because of the fact he died young and as we all now know, that is a certain morbid formula to eternity that allows people like Dean to be remembered forever. Explore some facts of Dean’s short life on this article.

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The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young

Sid Vicious perhaps remains the most important Punk Rock icon of all time, but the price he paid for his immortality came earlier when he passed away from an overdose on February, 2nd 1979 in New York, aged only 21. We look back at his life and career on the day that marks the anniversary of his untimely death

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Too Beautiful to Die: The short life of the world’s first supermodel

Born on January 29, 1960, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gia Marie Carangi is widely considered to be the first supermodel. While paving the way for models like Elle MacPherson and Cindy Crawford to achieve superstardom, Gia’s beauty introduced her to the temptations of fame, to which she could not help but fall, victim. On November 18th, 1986, Gia Carangi passed away, her battle with AIDS proving too strong for the 26-year-old.

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*The Life And Career Of Janis “Pearl” Joplin On Her 77th Birthday

She paved the way for the modern female Rock Star, through her attitude, looks, and voice, her unique vocals and charisma have placed her on the Rock Stardom Pantheon, we look back at the force of nature that was Janis Joplin on the day that marks her 77th birthday

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The memorable and iconic comedian Oliver Hardy was born on this day in 1892

He was one of the first comedy movie stars, as one half of duo Laurel and Hardy, with British comedian Stan Laurel, he became famous worldwide with the pair’s movies that begun in the era of silent films

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The Rolling Stones former guitarist Mick Taylor celebrates 71: Listen to 12 of his best songs with the Stones

Mick Taylor joined the Stones in 1969 ate age 20 to replace the band’s founder and multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones and his onstage debut with the band ironically took place in the now famous Hyde Park Jones tribute two days after the original Stone death

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David Bowie: The Essential Discography

One of Rock and music biggest legends, David Bowie left us a deeply rich and eclectic legacy. We picked some of his best records on this list

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David Bowie Birthday Special

A visionary since the very beginning of his career, David Bowie was the legit Pop and Rock chameleon, he was Ziggy Stardust, Halloween Jack, The Thin White Duke and so many others, his influence can be be heard, seen and felt in every artistic expression. To celebrate his 73rd anniversary we’ve put out a special feature

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Pink Floyd’s “Crazy Diamond” Syd Barrett was born on this day in 1946

Syd Barrett was one of the founding members of Pink Floyd and had a key role in developing their early sound between their Psychedelic and experimental period. He was the main vocalist and songwriter until he left the band in 1968. We look back at Barrett’s life and career.

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Remembering Sun Records founder Sam Phillips on his birthday, a man who changed the music world

Sam Phillips had a pivotal role on the initial success of Rock N’ Roll music during the 1950’s with his label Sun Records, that served as a launching platform for Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ike Turner among others, we look back at some of the highlights of Sun Records history on his 97th anniversary

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Iconic Andy Warhol Superstar “Little” Joe Dallesandro was born on this day in 1948

Joe Dallesandro became one of the absolute icons of the underground culture during the 1960’s and 1970’s, he starred on some of the most memorable Andy Warhol movies and is one of the most famous Andy Warhol’s Superstars, his looks and image have influenced style and fashion for decades now, today he turns 71

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The influential rocker, poet and performer Patti Smith celebrates 73

From Courtney Love to Madonna to R.E.M, Patti Smith’s work has inspired and influenced artists throughout the decades, ever since the release of the 1975 album “Horses”, keeping up an exceptional artistic integrity despite the success her name achieved

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1960’s icon and Rolling Stones muse Marianne Faithfull celebrates 73

Marianne Faithfull first came to prominence in 1964 with the Jagger/Richards penned “As Tears Go By” and shortly after became Mick Jagger’s steady girlfriend for over three years until drug addiction stroke her life costing her voice

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The Last Christmas Of George Michael

One of the biggest music stars and icons of the last four decades, George Michael left us on Christmas day three years ago. We look back at his life and career and remember his strong legacy as an artist and human being.

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Remembering the Psychedelic Rock guitar legend James Gurley

James Gurley was one of the San Francisco Psychedelic Rock scene most distinctive guitarists, and with Big Brother and the Holding Company he recorded enduring 1960’s Rock classics such as “Summertime” or “Piece of my Heart”. But the experimental Detroit guitarist had a different life orientation and goal shortly before he moved to San Francisco in the 1960’s

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Jane Fonda Turns 82

Actress, TV celebrity, Sex Symbol and activist, Jane Fonda has been in the spotlight over the last six decades as one of the most famous women in the planet. We look back at her life and career on the day she turns 82

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Stanley Kubrick’s Dystopian Future Masterpiece “A Clockwork Orange” premiered on this day in 1971

Based on Anthony Burgess’s 1962 novel of the same name, Stanley Kubrick’s dystopian future masterpiece “A Clockwork Orange” premiered for the first time on December 19th, 1971 in New York City, we look back at one of the greatest movies ever made, that has and keeps playing a very important role on Pop Culture throughout the years

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The Legendary Human Riff Keith Richards celebrates 76 today

Keith Richards has been nicknamed “Keef” and The Human Riff”, one of The Rolling Stones founder, he is a strong survivor and he embodies the Drugs, Sex and Rock N’Roll motto. Today, Keith turns 76, we look back briefly at his life and career

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Jim Morrison 76th Anniversary Special

To celebrate the 76th anniversary of the legendary and iconic Jim Morrison, we’ve put together six articles about his life and work, including a recap of his short but significant life, a quiz, a review of all The Doors six studio albums with Morrison, a collection of his best quotes and more

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Jim Morrison: The Eternal Rock Poet

Together with The Doors he made some of the best and most timeless music in Rock, he lived fast, only 27 years, believing the “road to excess” would lead to the “palace of wisdom”. We look back at his influential life and career

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The Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Free Festival: The final stab on the 1960’s peace and love generation

December 6th, 1969 became one of the darkest days on Rock history, along with the Manson Family murders, The Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Free Festival in California, gave the final stab on the 1960’s peace and love generation

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The legendary self-proclaimed “Queen Of Rock N’ Roll” Little Richard turns 87 today

“Elvis may be the King of Rock and Roll, but I am the Queen. ” said Little Richard once. An influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades, with his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship, he laid the foundation for Rock N’ Roll, his music played a key role in the formation of other popular music genres. We couldn’t imagine Rock music without Little Richard. He celebrates 87 years old today, we look back at his life and career

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The Life And Career of the legendary Ozzy “Prince Of Darkness” Osbourne who turns 71

With Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne pioneered the Heavy Metal genre during the 1970’s, his unique and sometimes insane lifestyle along with his distinguishable vocals and mannerisms have granted him a special place in Rock history and turned the man into an icon. Today the “Prince Of Darkness” Ozzy turns 70, we recap his life and career

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Remembering Scott Weiland who passed away 4 years ago today in 2015

One of Rock’s greatest and more distinctive voices over the last 30 years, Scott Weiland passed away 4 years ago today in 2015 at age 48. Together with the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver he made songs that are now regarded as solid classics such as “Plush” or “Interstate Love Song”

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George Harrison: The Quiet Beatle

George Harrison’s life was cut short, but his influence in music can still be heard today, together with John Lennon, Harrison was the most daring of the four Beatles on what concerned experimenting with music. We look back at his life and career 18 years after his passing in 2001

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The legendary Jimi Hendrix was born 77 years ago 

Today marks the 77th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix. We look back at his life and career and how he changed the game for Rock guitarists and his enduring influence and popularity 49 years after his untimely death

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Ben Cooper Halloween Costumes From Yesteryear

During the 1940’s and 1950’s, Halloween costumes weren’t as advanced as ours today. Ben Cooper Inc. primarily manufactured Halloween costumes from the late 1930’s to the late 1980’s, remaining one of the three largest Halloween costume manufacturers ever in the U.S, take a moment and admire these iconic vintage Halloween costumes

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In 1978 “KISS Meets the Phantom of The Park”

During the Halloween season of 1978 KISS makes their film debut on “KISS Meets the Phantom of The Park”, a TV movie made for NBC that features the band as their stage characters. Despite the bad reviews the movie had ever since it’s release, it has now attained cult film status

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The Life and Career Of Nico

From Berlin to Chelsea Hotel, model, actress, singer, Warhol Superstar, Rock Star lover were just some of the roles Nico lived during her short but intense life. She is best remembered as one of The Velvet Underground’s vocalists on their debut album “The Velvet Underground & Nico” but Nico’s stunning songs and solo career left an undeniable influence on modern music. We look back at her life on her 81st birthday

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Vampira: The First Glamour Ghoul of Horror

The story of the legendary Vampira Show is a tough one to tell. Only two minutes of the early 1950’s series survive on YouTube, although an episode of the show was reconstructed and released in October 2007. The woman behind the campy, late-night horror hostess Vampira was Maila Nurmi

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Remembering TV Pioneer Ed Sullivan

“The Ed Sullivan Show” remains the mother of all varieties shows. More than 40 years after it’s end, the show remains a favorite among Pop Culture fans and culturally relevant. The man behind and in front of the show, Ed Sullivan, one of modern TV pioneers, he passed away on this day in 1974

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The Life And Career Of Janis “Pearl” Joplin

She paved the way for the modern female Rock Star, through her attitude, looks and voice, her unique vocals and charisma have placed her on the Rock Stardom Pantheon, we look back at the force of nature that was Janis Joplin

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Madonna: The Absolute Queen Of Pop 60th Birthday

Madonna Louise Ciccone doesn’t needs introductions, the living legend who was born on August 16, 1958 turns an amazing 60th birthday today. We pay tribute to the absolute Queen of Pop with several special features on Pop Expresso including photo galleries, lists of her most defining songs, insights on some of her big hits and also Quizzes

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Jim Morrison 74th Anniversary Special

To celebrate the 74th anniversary of the legendary and iconic Jim Morrison, we’ve put together six articles about his life and work, including a recap of his short but significant life, a quiz, a review of all The Doors six studio albums with Morrison, a collection of his best quotes and more

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