The legendary Brian Jones was born 77 years ago today

Brian Jones was born Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones on February 28, 1942, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. In the spring of 1962, he formed the Rolling Stones with pianist Ian Stewart, singer Mick Jagger, and Jagger’s childhood friend and guitarist Keith Richards.

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Psychedelic Rock Dutch Rock band Shocking Blue peaks to No.1 on the U.S Hot 100 in 1970

“Venus” remains Shocking Blue’s signature song, the Dutch band enjoyed a wave of global success during their years active as a band, they were the first Dutch band to score a No.1 song on the U.S Hot 100

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Celebrate Dave Grohl’s birthday with the Top 12 Foo Fighters music videos

Dave Grohl became famous as the drummer for Nirvana during their most successful years from 1990 to 1994. With Nirvana he recorded the studio albums “Nevermind” in 1991 and “In Utero” in 1993 and with the Foo Fighters he has enjoyed a continuous successful career since their debut in 1995. To celebrate Dave Grohl’s birthday we’ve put together 12 of the best and most entertaining Foo Fighters music videos

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The  Doors Studio Albums With Jim Morrison Rated And Reviewed 

We’ve rated, reviewed and tell you some of the back story behind all the six Doors studio albums made with Jim Morrison between 1967 and 1971

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In 1969 Led Zeppelin’s”Whole Lotta Love” was released as the debut single of the band in the US

The opening track on the band’s second album, “Led Zeppelin II”, “Whole Lotta Love” was released in the United States on November 1969, but despite ruling the music scene during the 1970’s, the song became the band’s only top 10 single in the US

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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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Jim Morrison gets arrested by the FBI at the Phoenix, Arizona Airport in 1969

The controversial Doors downward spiral was on full speed in 1969 and still fresh from the controversial performance at The Doors infamous Miami concert in March, Jim Morrison gets in trouble again when he’s arrested by the FBI after landing on Phoenix, Arizona

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Joe Cocker’s cover of The Beatles “With a Little Help From My Friends” peaked to No.1 in 1969 with a little help from Jimmy Page

Now a Psychedelic Rock staple and classic, in 1969, when Cocker was still relatively unknown in the U.S, he dared to perform his Beatles cover “With a Little Help From My Friends” at the Woodstock Festival, in what end up being one of Woodstock’s most memorable performances ever

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French song “Je T’Aime…Moin Non Plus” by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin reaches No.1 but gets censored by BBC

In 1969 BBC’s Top Of The Pops refused to air for the first time in their history the No.1 song, “Je T’Aime…Moi Non Plus” by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, the French song became one of the most censored during the 1960’s

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Revisiting “Abbey Road”, The Beatles Swan Song

“Abbey Road”, a very righteous goodbye from The Beatles was released on September 26th, 1969 and it was the last album they recorded together as a band

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Toni Basil is 75 today

She became worldwide famous with the catchy Pop tune “Mickey” in 1982 but after the success of “Mickey”, Basil would go on to direct videos for the Talking Heads, choreograph tours for David Bowie and bring street dance to the public back in the day

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Jim Morrison is sentenced to 6 months of hard labor on this day in 1970

On March 1st, 1969, The Doors play one of Rock History’s most infamous concerts at The Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, Florida in what came to be known as the “Miami Incident”. On September 20th, 1970 Judge Goodman sentenced Morrison to six months hard labor

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Remembering Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Tom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty died on this day in 1990, he was the brother of John Fogerty and played rhythm guitar in the band that achieved immense worldwide success during the late 60’s and early 70’s with their unique blend of country and psychedelic rock

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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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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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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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In 1969 The Beatles reach the UK No,1 chart for the last time as a band with the controversial song “The Ballad Of John And Yoko”

“The Ballad Of John And Yoko” chronicles the events associated with Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono and it’s lyrical content caused some controversy in some countries, mainly the U.S and Spain

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The day Brian Jones was dismissed from the Rolling Stones

After several months of alienation and self-reclusion 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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Serge Gainsbourg: A Life Dedicated to Music, Poetry, Art, Women and Controversy

Serge Gainsbourg was born on April 2, 1928, 90 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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1960’s Fashion icon, actress and singer Jane Birkin was born on this day in 1946

Jane Birkin emerged as a model and actress from the Swinging London scene and ended up in Paris as a singer with Serge Gainsbourg where in 1969 she recorded the controversial duet “Je T’Aime…Moi Non Plus”. An icon of style and beauty, Birkin turns 71 today

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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” Read the full poem

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Revisiting “Santana”, the 1969 debut album of the San Francisco band Santana

“Santana” it’s one of the best debut albums of all time, in an unique way makes you almost forget it’s a studio made album at times. it wasn’t necessarily blessed by the critics at the times,. We look back at this historical Rock album

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Iggy Pop: The 9 Lives Of The Iguana

Looking back at the life of a living legend ,Andy Warhol wrote once about Iggy Pop after meeting him in 1966 as Jim Osterberg at Ann Arbor Film Festival . “I don’t know why he hasn’t made it really big,” Warhol wrote. “He is so good.”

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