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Early Recordings from Ringo Starr’s Pre-Beatles Band Unearthed

Before there were the Beatles, Richard Starkey was a group called Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. The drummer, who would go on to change his name to Ringo Starr, recorded with the band before joining the Fab Four, and now some of those early recordings have surfaced after more than 50 years.

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Rolling Stones Reportedly Set to Play Four Shows in 2012

The Rolling StonesMick Jagger hinted earlier this year that “autumn” would be the next time he thought we’d see the band onstage. It now looks as though that prediction is pretty spot on, as Billboard reports that the band are in the process of lining up four performances later this year.

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The Who’s Roger Daltrey Selling 1976 Tour T-Shirt for Teenage Cancer Trust Charity

How much would you give for a piece of rock and roll history? The Who‘s Roger Daltrey wants to know, as he’s attempting to continue his support of the Teenage Cancer Trust charity by putting up his 1976 green tour t-shirt on the block.

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Rolling Stones 1965 Concert Film Release Plans Announced

What do the New York Film Festival and the Rolling Stones have in common? They’re both turning 50 this year, and the festival has decided to fall in line with everyone else saluting the Stones by announcing the world premiere and home video release of ‘The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling – Ireland 1965′ concert film.

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Joe Walsh Reflects on His Guitar Beginnings

The guitar has been pretty good to Joe Walsh over the years and Walsh has responded in kind with a number of memorable licks that stand with the best in rock history. Walsh took a few moments with Guitar World to reflect on the instrument that’s given him so much and what got him started in the first place.

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Eric Clapton’s ‘Unplugged’ Album Turns 20

It may not have been a studio record, but Eric Clapton‘s ‘Unplugged’ was one of the most successful releases of his career. The album, released Aug. 25, 1992, turns 20 this year and remains both a timeless representation of his career and an enduring document of a period in time for the guitar great.

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Paul McCartney Gives Fans a Chance to Mix His Songs With ‘Rude Studio’ App

Paul McCartney fans can now enjoy a new form of musical experimenting. The former Beatle has added a mixing board application to his website, allowing visitors to act as the producer on some of his most popular songs.

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ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Explains His Fascination With Vinyl Records

Music has undergone many format changes over the years, but rarely does on old form ever come back to prominence. That’s exactly what has happened in recent years, however, with a new generation of music lovers latching onto vinyl records and the warm sound they provide. For ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons, that fascination never left.

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