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Remembering “Rock and Roll Reviver” Richard Nader

Thursday, December 10: 9:20 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Terry Stewart, president and CEO of the Rock Hall

As the world turns and we get further and further away from those early days of rock and roll…or the Big Bang Period as I often refer to it…it seems that we lose another pioneer almost daily.  This ...

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Janis Jolts and Holds ‘em in Cleveland

Tuesday, October 27: 4:14 p.m.

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Were you there?  Do you remember when ...

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Rock Hall Designates Austin City Limits as an Official Rock and Roll Landmark

Thursday, October 8: 4:24 p.m.
Dr. Lauren Onkey, vice president of education and public programs at the Rock Hall

second photo caption: ACL was designated a rock and roll landmark on October 1, 2009.

The Rock Hall’s Landmark Series designates historic rock and roll landmarks around the United States that are essential to tell the story of rock ...

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Hanson Visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Wednesday, October 7: 4:25 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
Hanson visit the Rock Hall.

Rock Hall President and CEO Terry Stewart talks with Hanson about Chuck Berry, Leon Russell and more.

Had a great visit with some old (relatively speaking) friends of the Museum, Hanson.  These guys are incredible music lovers and self-described music ...

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The Beat Goes On

Wednesday, September 30: 4:52 p.m.
Posted by Greg Harris
Greg Harris, vice president of development at the Rock Hall

Over the weekend we commemorated the passing of a longtime member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Barry O’Brien was not a performer, producer or record executive.  He was a Fan. I attended his memorial on Saturday ...

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Johnnie Carter’s Voice Lives On

Wednesday, September 2: 5:09 p.m.
Posted by Terry Stewart
The Dells. L-R: Mickey McGill, Chuck Barksdale, Marvin Junior, Johnnie Carter, Vern Allison

As many of you may know, I’ve always felt strongly about the Dells and their place in the history of rock and roll. This past Sunday, I attended a memorial service in honor of the passing of two-time Rock ...

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Rock Hall’s Curatorial Director Talks about Rock and Roll and “the Latin tinge”

Friday, August 28: 5:31 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer

Jelly Roll Morton, the self-proclaimed inventor of Jazz, spoke of “the Latin tinge” in music. It was always there, as far as he was concerned. It’s also true with rock and roll. In the Fifties in Los Angeles, Latinos ...

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The Late, Great Les Paul

Friday, August 21: 5:40 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke

Terry Stewart, the president and CEO of the Rock Hall, and I just returned from New York City, where we attended a funeral service and memorial reception for the late, great Les Paul. The service, which was held at the ...

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