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Happy Birthday Rockstars ~ This Week Celebrations ~


October 7th marks the 64th birthday of John Mellencamp. Happy 64th birthday to @johnmellencamp. – Tweet Happy Birthday to the “inventor of the down stroke guitar style that defined the groundbreaking sound of the legendary Ramones”, Johnny Ramone! Source: johnnyramone.com Read More »

2016 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Nominees…


The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2016 include: Chicago Cheap Trick Deep Purple (repeat nominee) The Cars Chaka Khan Chic (repeat nominee) The J.B.’s (James Brown‘s backing band) Janet Jackson Los Lobos Steve Miller N.W.A (repeat nominee) Nine Inch Nails (repeat nominee) The Smiths (repeat nominee) The Spinners (repeat nominee) Yes (repeat nominee) The induction ceremony will ... Read More »

Today in Zep ~ Led Zeppelin III ~ Certified Gold

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Today in Led Zep ~ 45 years ago, Led Zeppelin III was certified gold by the RIAAfor selling more than half-a-million records. “Bron-Y-Aur Stomp” was inspired by the cottage in Wales where they resided while working on the record. Jimmy Page wrote the music for “Immigrant Song”. Page reflects on the writing process and says, “That’s one that I had ... Read More »

2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominee Fan Vote!

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Vote for the TOP FIVE nominees you think should be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! The fan votes will comprise a fans’ ballot that will be tallied along with the other ballots to choose the 2016 inductees to be announced in December! The choices this year are The Cars, Chic, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Janet ... Read More »



Photo Credit – Hadley, NJ Police Dept. When purchasing a new car, it’s always a good idea to get all your questions & concerns out of the way BEFORE the purchase. Like maybe gaining a strong understanding of the difference between AWD & 4WD. Well, a 27-year-old, anonymous man from Howell, NJ purchased his Kia Sorento & decided on the ... Read More »