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Funny thing about the early, early days of rock ‘n’ roll. Some of the biggest hits had highly unusual histories.
The Old Rocker takes a look back at Oscar-winning songs.
Who was the greatest entertainer of the past 100 years?
“The Beatles: The Night That Changed America,” celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s first live appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
With Valentine’s Day a scant two days away, here’s the alphabetical list of our favorite vocal love songs since 1965.
THE OLD ROCKER: Songs send loving words to valentines
Valentine’s Day is a time when love songs leap to the forefront.
This week marks 55 years since Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper were killed in a tragic plane crash.
The music industry — and the human race, as well — lost a genuine treasure when 94-year-old Pete Seeger died.
One name virtually always missing from lists of musical stars is Duane Eddy.
THE OLD ROCKER: Neil Diamond a classy example for others to follow
Neil Diamond, one of the most versatile and dynamic entertainers of the past 50 years, will celebrate his 73rd birthday on Friday. The classy crooner has sold more than 125 million records and he is the third most successful adult contemporary singer, trailing only Barbra Streisand and Sir Elton John.