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If Feb. 3, 1959, is the most memorable date in rock history, then challenging for the runner-up spot is April 10, 1970, when Paul McCartney of the Beatles announced that he was leaving the most successful group in rock ‘n’ roll history.
Besides being a highly successful singer, songwriter and record producer, Bob Gaudio and his pal Frankie Valli formed the Four Seasons Partnership, which gave them ownership of all of the group’s materials. The partnership helped Gaudio amass a net worth of a reported $15 million.
Here are some of the rockers who played musical chairs primarily during the 1950s.
Remember when we were growing up and our parents emphatically said to us, “Why are you listening to THAT music?
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.