Singer-songwriter Nilsson was born on this day in 1941

With the 1969 “Midnight Cowboy” movie theme “Everybody’s Talking” Nilsson scored his first big hit. During the 1970’s, he became one of the most popular singer-songwriters while at the same indulging in excess together with John Lennon. Nilsson was born 78 years ago

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Ten of the best songs from The Mamas & The Papas featuring Michelle Phillips

The Mamas & The Papas went separate ways towards the beginning of the 1970’s, but songs such as “Monday, Monday” or “California Dreamin'” remain as popular as ever. To celebrate Michelle Phillips 75th birthday here’s ten of the best songs from The Mamas & The Papas

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Revisiting the Bob Dylan 1963 modern Folk masterpiece “The Freewheelin’”

Bob Dylan’s 1963 “The Freewheelin’” secured him an unstoppable cult following, but more than that, it also defined him as “Spokesman of a Generation”. We revisit this influential album released on May 27, 1963

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Celebrate the legendary Bob Dylan anniversary with his Top 20 songs

Bob Dylan is one of the most important and respected musicians, songwriters and poets of all time, a “voice of a generation” with countless songs that influenced generations of bands and artists including The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix. Today, he turns 78 and we’ve put together what we consider to be his Top 20 songs by order of influence and popularity.

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12 Bob Dylan inspirational and thoughtful quotes

Bob Dylan, poet, and songwriter, was awarded the Literature Nobel Prize in 2016. The influential, iconic and legendary figure is a man of few words when in public, and we’ve compiled some of his best ones on these 12 quotes

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Folk singer and artist Tracy Chapman turns 55 today

Tracy Chapman’s beautifully crafted modern folk songs marked the difference back in the 1980’s. She put Folk and simple songs back in the charts just like Bob Dylan and Joan Baez had made it back in the 60’s. We look back at her career today that she turns 55

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Bob Dylan releases “Subterranean Homesick Blues” single on this day in 1965

Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues” it’s one of the most influential songs of all time, but it impacts, which encapsulates the 1960’s social culture, was also felt through the promotional film. Learn more interesting facts on this iconic Dylan track

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Legendary performer Nina Simone was born on this day in 1933

The Amazing Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina. Simone released a bevy of albums like “The Amazing Nina Simone” (1959), “Nina Simone Sings Ellington!” (1962), “Wild Is the Wind” (1966) and “Silk and Soul” (1967).

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Manfred Mann scores a No.1 in the UK on Valentine’s Day 1968 with Dylan’s cover of “The Mighty Quinn”

“The Mighty Quinn” was originally written and recorded as a demo by Bob Dylan in 1967 under a different title, the Manfred Mann version reached No.1 on Valentine’s Day 1968. Learn more about the background of this popular song

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Folk singer Melanie Safka turns 72

Melanie Safka was part of the American Folk music artists scene, however, unlike Joan Baez, Melanie failed initially to succeed in the U.S. From performing at the 1969 Woodstock Festival, she got inspiration to write her biggest hit “Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)”. She turns 72 today

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The influential Blues artist Lead Belly was born on this day

Lead Belly was the first American Blues artist to achieve success in Europe, he was born in 1888, wrote a large part of his repertoire while doing time in prison and became one of the most influential artists to musicians from all genres including the Alternative Rock and Grunge bands of the early 90’s.

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Influential singer-songwriter Neil Young turns 73 today

Neil Young first rose to prominence as part of the Buffalo Springfield in the late 1960’s. He was pivotal in the development of Folk Rock and Grunge Rock and pioneered many different music trends throughout the years. He turns 73 today

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Time Is Still On Their Side: Top 1960’s Acts Still Touring

These top acts from the 60’s are still touring and giving us new music. For these artists and bands there are no such thing as retirement, and their fan base keeps growing, proving that when you do good music, it can last and cross through the decades

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Scott McKenzie’s “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)” peaks to No.1 in 1967

Written by John Phillips of The Mamas & the Papas to promote Monterey International Pop Music Scott McKenzie’s “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)” became a serious smash hit in 1967

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The musical and lyrical perfection of “Songs Of Leonard Cohen”

The debut album by Leonard Cohen was released on this day in 1967, besides containing many of Cohen’s most beloved and oft-covered songs, it’s musical and lyrical perfection

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