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WATCH Blondie Perform ‘Long Time’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

To promote their eleventh studio album Pollinator which dropped just last week, Blondie stopped by The Tonight Show to perform “Long Time,” a rousing pop-rock song which is also the album’s second single. Blondie hit the road later this month in support of Pollinator with the tour kicking off in London on May 23. (Check out a full list of dates is available here.) Watch Blondie’s performance of “Long Time” below: Visit the official Blondie website…

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WATCH – Deep Purple, “Highway Star” – LIVE – Made in Japan

Some casual fans only remember the iconic rock band Deep Purple with their hit “Smoke on the Water.” But to many, “Highway Star” is actually their favorite song,  arriving as the lead-off track to the band’s landmark Machine Head LP.  To many, it’s a perfect album opening song, and quite possibly the best driving song EVER,  daring the listener to go from zero to sixty … and maybe faster. Here they…

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WATCH – Guess Who rocks “American Woman” – 1970 on The Midnight Special

The song that was born from a broken guitar string! On this day back in 1970 (5/9) the Guess Who start a three-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘American Woman.’  The song was the group’s sixth Top 30 hit but their only chart topper.  According to rock and roll legend, the song was born by accident when guitarist Randy Bachman was playing a heavy riff on stage…

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WATCH – Rarely Seen Director’s Cut of Aerosmith’s Music Video for “Crazy”

On this day in 1993 (May 8), Aerosmith entered the US album chart at No.1 with ‘Get A Grip’. The album went on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide as well as winning the band two Grammy awards.  While “Get a Grip” doesn’t feel quite as slick as the earlier album Pump, the song “Amazing” foreshadows the band’s switch into lighter ballads, and “Cryin’” and “Living on the Edge”…

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WATCH: Eagles perform ‘Hotel California’ Live at The Capital Centre, 1977

On this day in classic hits history (May 7, 1977) The Eagles hit No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Hotel California’, the group’s fourth No.1!  Eventually The Eagles would on to win the 1977 Grammy Award for “Record of the Year” for ‘Hotel California’ at the 20th Annual Grammy Awards. And if that wasn’t enough, the song’s guitar solo is ranked 8th on Guitar Magazine’s “Top 100 Guitar Solos” and was also…

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Scorpions “Wind of Change”

We knew the Scorpions power ballad, Wind of Change was a popular song, but didn’t realize  it’s considered one of the best-selling singles of all time. With the haunting whistle intro, it’s not hard to imagine the emotion behind the lyrics which was written to celebrate the end of the Cold War and the reunification of Germany, where the band is from.  The music video of the song has now…

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Led Zeppelin – ‘Rock and Roll’ 1973 Live Video FULL HD

On May 4, 1973 Led Zeppelin opened their North American tour, which, at the time, was billed as the ‘biggest and most profitable rock & roll tour in the history of the United States’. The group would go on to gross over $4 million from their US dates, flying between gigs in ‘The Starship’ a Boeing 720 passenger jet, complete with bar, shower room, TV and video in a 30…

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Elton John – “Tiny Dancer” LIVE in 1971 (WATCH)

Rare TV footage from Elton John’s early career! At just 24 years of age, he belts out one of his signature hits, ‘Tiny Dancer’ on a showed called The Old Grey Whistle Test that aired in 1971. The lyrics were written by Bernie Taupin, John’s writing partner. According to insiders, the “Blue jean baby, LA Lady, seamstress for the band” is none other than Maxine Feibelmann, Taupin’s girlfriend when he…

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Group Turns Every Song from ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ into a Star Wars Parody

Wait, what?  Yes, you read that right.  A new project of Palette-Swap Ninja has managed to parody of every Sgt. Pepper’s song as the story of Star Wars: A New Hope. The title of the album is Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans (say it out loud in the same rhythm as you would Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart’s Club Band) and it’s actually very good … and funny at the same time….

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Foghat Performs ‘Slow Ride’ LIVE in Detroit – 1976

Back in 2009, “Slow Ride” was named the 45th “Best Hard Rock” song of all time by VH1, but many fans think it should rank much higher! For those who don’t know, “Slow Ride” was the lead single from Foghat’s fifth studio album, Fool for the City  which came out in 1975 and was released on Bearsville Records.   We did some research and found out that there are 5 different…

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