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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Nominees

The 2015 nominees for the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, released TODAY (10/9), are The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Green Day, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, The Marvelettes, N.W.A., Nine Inch Nails, Lou Reed, The Smiths, The Spinners, Sting, Stevie Ray Vaughan, War and Bill Withers. Chic has now been nominated nine times, Butterfield four, and N.W.A. three; Sting and Reed are ... Read More »

Stevie Ray Vaughan Dies in Helicopter Crash 24 Years Ago

On May 4, 1989, Stevie Ray Vaughan kicked off a tour that ended up comprising three legs, 147 shows and 18 months. It all came to a stop on Aug. 27, 1990, when a helicopter carrying the guitar player and three members of Eric Clapton‘s touring circle crashed after a show in Wisconsin, killing everybody on board. It was one of the biggest tours of Vaughan’s ... Read More »