50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary of The Monterey Pop Festival!

The Monterey International Pop Music Festival took place 50 years ago at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in California in June, 1967. The 3-day festival, which is usually referred to as simply 'Monterey,' looms large in Rock & Roll History as it is credited with being the very first 'music...
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The BEATLES 'Birth Place' Planning 3-Week "Sgt. Pepper" Celebration!

Not surprisingly, Liverpool, England, the birth place of THE BEATLES , is getting ready to fete the 50th Anniversary of "Sargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in a LARGE way! While neither PAUL McCARTNEY or RINGO STARR will be in attendance, Sir Paul has given his "blessing" to the event, which...
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So, How MANY Versions of 'Sgt. Pepper' Does a BEATLES Fan Need?!

June 2017 will mark the 50th anniversary of THE BEATLES ' epic, "Sgt. Pepper's...." album, and as expected, Beatles fans will be able to grab a newly remastered and "expanded" edition of the recording, as well as have a choice of a number of different configurations: Single-Disc, 2-CD's, 2 Albums,...
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BEATLES' "Sgt. Pepper" 50th Anniversary CD Will Be "Expanded..."

Have you ever listened to THE BEATLES songs, "Penny Lane," & "Strawberry Fields Forever," and wondered 'Why?' those 2 songs weren't on the 'Sgt. Pepper...' album? The 2 songs were released as a 'double-A side' single in February of 1967, and both charted in the Top 10 in both the U.S. and the U...
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MOODY BLUES Celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'Days of Future Passed.'

Hard to believe that The MOODY BLUES have never before performed all of their landmark 1967 album, " Days of Future Passed " in concert. In the ensuing 5 decades since it's release, The MB's have performed concerts with orchestras, and issued live chronicles of those shows, but this Summer's tour...
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Deluxe 50th Anniversary Edition of The Doors 1st Album!

To celebrate the half-century (!) Anniversary of their landmark debut album, THE DOORS are set to release The Doors: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition in late March, 2017. The set, available as a 3-CD/LP set & digital download, will feature the entire remastered stereo version of the 1st album...
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The DOORS Debut Album Turns 50!

To this day, there has never been a band (IMO) that has even come close to sounding like The Doors, or being able to reproduce the synthesis of music-Pop, Blues, Folk, & Psychedelia- that gave the band their trademark sound. Likewise, the charisma, stage presence, and enigma that was Jim...
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The 1st Album From the 1st 'Super Group' is 50 Years Old!

Incorporating elements of the Blues, some 'Pop,' and Psychedelia, CREAM burst upon the Rock Scene in 1966 with their debut album, "Fresh Cream." The individual members, ERIC CLAPTON, GINGER BAKER, & JACK BRUCE, had all established their musical 'pedigree' in Great Britain before they pooled...
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GRATEFUL DEAD 50th Anniversary Reissues on the Horizon

Just when ya thought that the re-issues of the recorded legacy of the Grateful Dead had reached it peak, here comes the 50th Anniversary of the "recording history" of the iconic jam band, and with it a slew of new remastered, bonus-laden discs! Beginning in January, 'The Grateful Dead: 50th...
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