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Childhood Home Of Van Zant Brothers Named "Heritage Site"

Thanks to the efforts of a local (Florida) entrepreneur, the boyhood home of the singing Van Zant Brothers ( Ronnie , Donnie , and Johnny ) has been afforded "heritage site" status in their hometown of Jacksonville in honor of the brothers' "prodigious contribution to the world of rock music." A... Read More

WATCH: Royal Wedding Coverage Right Here!

The big day is finally here! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle on Saturday (May 19) at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom. A lot of attention is on the wedding, of course, since Markle was born right here in the United States. The ceremony itself begins at 12 pm local time (... Read More
The Who's Pete Townshend (C) is honored with the Les Paul Award at 2013 Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards

The Best Pete Townshend Guitar Smashings

The Who , London’s mod rockers, are known for a lot of things, from classic hits like “Baba O’Riley” and “My Generation” to on-stage antics, like Roger Daltrey ’s signature mic-swing. But the lead singer of any given band often gets all the credit, so we’re shifting our focus to The Who’s guitarist... Read More

Dickey Betts Plays First Hometown Show In Four Years

It was only last November that guitarist DICKEY BETTS of Allman Brothers Band fame, having not performed publicly for some time, announced his retirement, telling Rolling Stone that his career was "over." Fortunately for fans of the veteran guitar player, he reconsidered the decision a mere three... Read More
JAM

Charlie JAM of the Day

You see the athletes walking into the tunnel getting ready for the game wearing their headphones. If you go to the gym, you see everyone wearing earbud or headphones. What are they listening to? What songs do they listen to to get pumped up for the game or a good workout? I think each of us has a... Read More
The Beatles

You Can Own a Piece of "Strawberry Field" Forever

Hidden within the whimsical sound of The Beatles ’ “Strawberry Fields” is a less happy meaning. Written by John Lennon , the song—specifically its title—is a reference to “Strawberry Field,” the Salvation Army-run children’s home that served as Lennon’s childhood neighbor. The grounds at Strawberry... Read More