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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Les Paul, passes away

Thursday, August 13: 5:45 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
Photo from the 2008 American Music Masters tribute concert, courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fa

It’s a very sad day for everyone who loves music. Les Paul passed away. He was truly one of the greats. He was a great guitar player. He was a great innovator, responsible for the solid-body electric guitar and ...

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Rock Hall’s Chief Curator Talks about the Anniversary of Woodstock

Thursday, August 13: 12 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke
Map of Woodstock Festival from the Rock Hall exhibit WOODSTOCK: The 40th Anniversary.

This month marks the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. Yes, the music festival that had such an impact on our culture took place 40 years ago! Those babies who were born at Woodstock are now 40 years old! And nowadays, it ...

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From Springsteen to Strummer: A Tour of the Museum from a First Time Visitor

Thursday, January 28: 12 p.m.
Posted by Caryn Rose

Guest blogger Caryn Rose shares her thoughts with us about her visit to see the Rock Hall’s special exhibit From Asbury Park to the Promised Land and her first tour of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

It ...

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Past Celebrity Sightings, Book 3

Sunday, January 4: 2:08 p.m.
Posted by No Author

Each year, more than 100 artists and celebrities visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to tour the facility, participate in exhibit openings and our outstanding educational programs.

Book Three of Past Celebrity Sightings includes:

  • Sports Illustrated ...
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Past Celebrity Sightings, Book 2

Saturday, January 3: 2:19 p.m.
Posted by No Author

Each year, more than 100 artists and celebrities visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to tour the facility, participate in exhibit openings and our outstanding educational programs.

Book Two of Past Celebrity Sightings includes:

  • Lynn Goldsmith ...
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Past Celebrity Sightings, Book 1

Friday, January 2: 4:50 a.m.
Posted by No Author

Each year, more than 100 artists and celebrities visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to tour the facility, participate in exhibit openings and our outstanding educational programs.

Book One of Past Celebrity Sightings includes:

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Introducing the NEW rockhall.com!

Thursday, March 11: 4:13 p.m.
Posted by Todd Mesek
The new rockhall.com homepage

Big news today! We are proud to tell you that the newly-designed rockhall.com website is up and running. On any given day, more people connect with the Rock Hall via the website than in any other way. Our mission ...

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Does Rock and Roll Belong in a Museum?

Tuesday, March 16: 3:33 p.m.
Posted by Lenny Kaye
The Rock Hall's SXSW panel Does Rock and Roll Belong in a Museum? is March 18 in Austin.

I am in the basement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, staring at the sacred object that is John Cippollina’s amplifier, a Bride-of-Frankenstein creation that shotgun-marries the solid stateliness of Standell with the classique tube overload of ...

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