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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – Class of 2012

Written by admin on April 15, 2012 – 10:37 am -

Cleveland rocked last night as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted the Class of 2012.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductees

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Axl Rose declines Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

Written by admin on April 11, 2012 – 9:59 pm -

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 Axl Rose has declined his planned induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Guns N’ Roses. In a letter from Rose to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, obtained by the LA Times, he states that he will not attend the ceremony and does not wish to be inducted in absentia. He also reiterates that there will be no reunion of any kind at any time of the Appetite or Illusion line-ups of the band.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductees

Written by admin on December 7, 2011 – 3:42 pm -

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductees

The Small Faces/the Faces, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns ‘N Roses will be among the 2012 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next spring.

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Song of the Week #62 – “Live and Let Die”

Written by admin on July 11, 2011 – 10:08 am -

Paul McCartney and Wings - Live and Let Die Paul McCartney and Wings’ “Live and Let Die” is Song of the Week on Classic Pop Icons.

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Top ten Rolling Stones covers

Written by admin on March 18, 2010 – 10:17 pm -

It seems that Susan Boyle’s recent recording of the Rolling Stones’ “Wild Horses” is loved and hated in equal measure. Hearing it on the radio a few days ago got me thinking about the many covers there have been of Rolling Stones’ songs and which have been the best.

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