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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Southern Comfort: 25 Best Songs About the South


From Nashville cats who play clean as country water to Bible Belt rappers who chronicle the wheelings and dealings of the Dirty South, musicians have a long history of setting the pace, pulse and people of Dixie to music. Here, we bring you the best of the old, sweet songs that've kept Georgia — and all of the southern states — on our minds during one of the coldest winters in decades.

To continue reading this post, which 1st appeared in Rolling Stone, click here.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

It's Going to Take a Miracle to See Final Grateful Dead Shows


This time-honored tradition of attempting to cop tickets to a Grateful Dead show, hopefully by way of kindness (free) or barter (marijuana goo balls, hemp necklaces, hugs), doesn’t look like it’s gonna cut it for the legendary jam band’s final run of shows, which take place over the Fourth of July in Chicago.Three-day passes for the Fare Thee Well festival, which sold out in just an hour over the weekend, are now on StubHub for a face-melting $114,000. Those wanting to get into Soldier Field and dance their funky white boy dances while coughing on green bud are gonna need to cough up some serious green.
To continue reading this post, which 1st appeared in The Daily Beast, click here.

Monday, March 2, 2015

5 Classic Songs Which Don't Mean What They First Meant


We get furious at Hollywood for cranking out endless adaptations and reboots of old stories, but famous musicians do it almost as much -- with the right combination of talent, production, and MC Hammer, any moldy old song can become a brand-new hit. However, some George Lucas-style wizardry is occasionally called upon to "update" the lyrics, because the words of those forgotten originals are routinely bizarre, racist, and/or totally insane.
To continue reading this post, which 1st appeared in Cracked, click here.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The Stones Know What Color That Dress Is


After all the recent controversy over the actual color of an Internet-meme dress — which may or 

may not be black/blue or white/gold … or maybe even gold/blue — the Rolling Stones have 

thankfully come to our emotional rescue.

A new tweet, which you can see below, includes the cover image of their 1976 album Black and 

Blue.

To continue reading this post, which 1st appeared in Ultimate Classic Rock, click here.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Greatest Rock Concerts of the Last 50 Years: #10 to 1


Here is the final post in our 3 days of presenting Relix magazine's list of the 50 greatest concerts from 1959 to 2009. Here are numbers 10 to 1. Click here to view the concerts.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Greatest Rock Concerts from the Past 50 Years: #30 to 11


Over the next 3 days, we will be presenting Relix magazine's list of the 50 greatest concerts from 1959 to 2009. Here are numbers 30 to 11. Click here to view the concerts.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Greatest Concerts from the Past 50 Years: #50 to 31


Over the next 3 days, we will be presenting Relix magazine's list of the 50 greatest concerts from 1959 to 2009. Here are numbers 50 to 31. Click here to view the concerts.

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