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Music History #6: “American Pie”

“American Pie” Written and performed by Don McLean (1971) Getty Images The Music “I can’t remember if I cried when I read about his widowed bride But something touched me deep inside the day the music died” The phrase “The day the music died” is familiar to us today as shorthand for the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, [...]

Sweet Child Of Mine Polka

(YouTube link) YouTube member adnmusic “improved” the video of Joe Rinaudo playing his 1926 Photoplayer by requesting a polka version of the Guns ‘n’ Roses song “Sweet Child of Mine.” A simple joke, but I had to laugh! -via Buzzfeed

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Was 20 Years Ago Today

On April 20, 1992, a veritable “Who’s Who” (and, in a few cases, “Who’s That?”) played before 72,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium to celebrate the life of Freddie Mercury and to raise funds for The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity organization that is still active today. Tickets sold out three hours after they [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Slash

You know him as the top-hat-wearing lead guitarist for Guns N’Roses, Slash’s Snakepit, and Velvet Revolver. Do you know where he got his signature hat and the name “Slash,” though? Let’s take a look at the man who’s darn near unbeatable in Guitar Hero. 1. He Grew Up With Rock Slash was born Saul Hudson in [...]

The Quick 10: The Former Names of 10 Bands

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who has never heard of The Beach Boys or Led Zeppelin. The Pendletones and The New Yardbirds? Maybe not so much. Check out 10 bands who are probably thankful they changed their names before they hit the big time. 1. The Beach Boys were once known as “The Pendletones.” It [...]