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Folk to Rock: When Dylan Went Electric
VOA Learning English
The mid-1960s were a time of great change. One such place of change was the world of folk music. Music legend Bob Dylan became a symbol of change when he moved from acoustic to electric guitar. Rock music historian Elijah Wald has written a new book ...
10 Classic Rock Star Moves That Outraged Fans - VH1VH1.com (blog)
Dreams Do Come True: Sufjan Stevens At Newport FolkNPR
Revisit Bob Dylan's electric performance at Newport Folk Festival 50 years ...Consequence of Sound (blog)

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A dozen local bands featured at Slate Rock music festival
lehighvalleylive.com
At 42-years-old, Schmutz said he doesn't expect the Slate Rock festival to launch a music career. He is playing the concert just to enjoy himself and create music, although, he wouldn't say no to being discovered and touring the nation with his band ...


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Steve Aoki donates to Hard Rock collection - Music-News.com
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American electro house musician Steve Aoki will today join Hard Rock history by donating several pieces from his personal archive to Hard Rock's world-famous music memorabilia collection. Aoki will make an appearance at Hard Rock Cafe London today, ...

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Shape Magazine

An I-Love-the-'90s Rock Music Playlist
Shape Magazine
The '90s spawned a variety of musical movements, with pop groups and hair bands giving way to gangsta rap and electronica acts. Having said that, no genre had more of an impact on mainstream radio than alternative rock—thanks largely to grunge acts ...


ROCK MUSIC MENU: Royal Blood ready to strike it big - Entertainment ...
Bucks Local News
He's the godfather of rock,” Royal Blood singer and bassist Mike Kerr told Rock Music Menu between the Foo Fighters' gigs in Camden. N.J. “For him to be saying nice things about the music we're creating is amazing. It's strange having things like Lars ...


Boston Globe

The week ahead: Pop & rock
Boston Globe
Every year, without fail, this free festival packs a weekend full of folk music from around America and the world. Just a few of the acts appearing this year: Wylie & the Wild West (country and western), the Fairfield Four (gospel), Cullen's Bridge ...

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Billy Joel: I am Dad Rock
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There's a lot of stuff I don't know about, like electronic dance music,' he told Entertainment Weekly. 'Yeah! That's a whole other thing. But obviously they've heard my music somewhere. Whether their parents played it and it's, like, dad rock, which I ...
Billy Joel: the EW interview | EW.comEntertainment Weekly (blog)

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ROCK MUSIC MENU: Foo Fighters and Van Halen in no tour trouble - Entertainment ...
Bucks Local News
Turns out that all that worrying about two of this summer's biggest rock tours not working out for one reason or another seems to be all for naught, as both Foo Fighters and Van Halen kicked off their respective North American tours on separate coasts ...

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Morganton News Herald

Foo Fighters' concert a reminder that rock music is not dead
Morganton News Herald
This was a genuine rock show, not a generic techno, computer-generated display. Real musicians played instruments that responded to what their hands and voices made them do. In a period of music history when music is often disposable, requiring no ...

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RollingStone.com

How the Yardbirds Revolutionized Rock Live on the BBC | Rolling Stone
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And wouldn't you know: they trot out their rave-ups at the BBC, and it's like they're workshopping nascent strands of music that will be as advanced, in some ways, as, say, "Tomorrow Never Knows," but which every pimply kid who thinks himself a future ...

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