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Top 10 Joe Cocker Songs

Joe-Cocker

Though he came of age musically as a member of the Woodstock generation, Joe Cocker is one of the last of the great rock interpreters. He remains most famous for what he did with others’ words, even in an era that prized songwriting more than singing. And so, any list of top Joe Cocker songs necessarily includes tunes written by ... Read More »

2014: Stories of the Year

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2014′s biggest rock music stories weren’t all the different from a typical year’s. There were comeback albums by long-dormant rock giants, some troubling brushes with the law, long goodbyes and a notorious motormouth calling the President of the United States a “subhuman mongrel.” OK, maybe that last one doesn’t happen every year, but from reunions to arrests to deaths, 2014′s ... Read More »

‘Experimental’ songs on next Def Leppard album

Joe-Elliott

Def Leppard have never been known for being particularly avant garde, but singer Joe Elliott hinted at some potentially surprising stuff on the band’s new album during a recent interview. During a recent interview, Elliott was asked to offer fans a few hints as to what they’ll be able to expect from the group’s upcoming ninth studio LP, due sometime ... Read More »

Joe Cocker Dies At 70

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Sad news to report today as singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70. According to his management, the Grammy winning singer lost his battle with lung cancer. Cocker saw most of his success in the 60’s and performed his last concert this past June in Hammersmith, London. He will be missed. Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – NICE PACKING JOB, BUT I DON’T THINK THAT’S A LEGIT PS2 ACCESSORY

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Game over for a Brooklyn man who tried to conceal parts of a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun in a PlayStation 2. Oscar Ramirez, 48, was arrested by Port Authority police on a weapons charge Wednesday after Transportation Security Administration checkpoint officers discovered the gun at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to the Port Authority of New York and ... Read More »