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Bob Seger Goes Nationwide In 1976
Welcome to October. It was in October 1976, Bob Seger and Silver Bullet Band released the album "Night Moves". Kit Rachlis a critic for Rolling Stone Magazine at the time reviewed the new collection of Seger music.
16 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Releases ‘Time Out of Mind’
As an artist who had already reinvented himself several times over the years, Bob Dylan’s 1997 rebirth turned out to be not only his greatest comeback but also the greatest third act in rock ‘n’ roll history. Partly inspired by his own mortality, partly inspired by his own mythology and partly inspi…
35 Years Ago: Aerosmith’s ‘Live! Bootleg’ Released
You could make a strong case that 1978 was “the year of the live album,” with a slew of now-legendary releases including AC/DC’s ‘If You Want Blood (You’ve Got it),’ The Band’s ‘Last Waltz,’ Blue Oyster Cult’s ‘Some Enchanted Evening,’ David Bowie’s ‘Stage,’ Kansas’ ‘Two for the Show,’ Ted Nugent’s …
40 Years Ago: ‘Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert’ Debuts
From his days at New York's famed Brill Building, through the behind-the-scenes power struggle with the Monkees and on through the years, Don Kirshner's position in the world or pop music in unquestionable. "The Man with the Golden Ear," as he was commonly known, built his legend as a mav…
48 Years Ago: ‘The Beatles’ Animated Series Premieres
48 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play . . .
Actually, that's not true, but it was 48 years ago -- on Sept. 25, 1965 -- that ABC first broadcast 'The Beatles,' a 30-minute Saturday morning cartoon that became an instant ratings smash for the network. Several years before they all liv…
Michigan And The Civil War At The Sloan Museum
Learn about the state of Michigan’s involvement with The Civil War at the Sloan Museum on East Kearsley Street in Flint’s Cultural Center. The program is called “The Brave and the Faithful: Michigan in the Civil War”.
41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Vol. 4′
Metal pioneers Black Sabbath were reaching beyond their heavy musical roots by the time they recorded their fourth album in 1972, coming up with an amalgam of classic heavy riffing, a growing sense of melody, and even some touches of progressive rock. The album endures as a classic today - even thou…

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