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    Five Great Rock Albums from the 70s

    Sunday, July 25th, 2010

    Rock and Roll has suffered many criticisms throughout the years. Some depict it as loud, violent and misogynistic. And let’s face it, Guns ‘n Roses’s “Sex, Drugs n’ Rock and Roll” certainly did no favor to the critic’s perception of the genre, either, with lyrics like “I got really high and things got really slow.”

    The Musical Genre that is Pink Floyd

    Monday, March 15th, 2010

    Throughout their career Pink Floyd has been thrown into one genre of music or another. They have also helped to create completely new genres on their own. They have brought some genres to the forefront, and then had the good sense to allow their sound to evolve and avoid being pinned down to one sound. […]

    18 Musical Innovations We Can Thank African Americans For

    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

    Without African Americans, there is no American music. Some of the most raw, energetic, complex, and groundbreaking music that has ever been played was played by African Americans from the US. Everything we listen to today, in some way or another, was influenced by their musical vision and innovation. Here are 18 musical innovations that […]

    The Pink Floyd Story Part 1

    Sunday, January 31st, 2010

    In 1964, three architectural students in London set aside a band they had been playing in called Sigma 6 to form the Screaming Abdabs. Actually, the Screaming Abdabs was one name they were using for their band that played primarily American R&B covers. Other names they were using were the Tea Set, the Architectural Abdabs […]

    Top 10 Pink Floyd Albums

    Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

    Pink Floyd albums are not only valuable time capsules that hold an important place in rock history, they are also monuments to state-of-the-art recording methods that only Floyd could accomplish.  Pink Floyd recorded 14 studio albums and 3 live albums. They are all timeless classics, but here is a list of the top 10 Pink […]

    The Day The Music Died

    Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

    Today is the 50th anniversary of the day the music died. This is the tragic event that ended the lives of three young and promising musicians: Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, and the Big Bopper. It was February 2nd, 1959 when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper had performed at the Surf Ballroom in […]

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