Rock Hall POV: Director of Collections Jun Francisco
Your Family Values Are Destroying Rock & Roll
The Genius of Michael Jackson
Essential Listening from the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees
Tragedy and Mystery on Tour with Deep Purple in 1975
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808: How a Hugely Flawed Piece of 80s Tech Forever Changed Music
Kurt Cobain Talks Guns, Religion, Fame in 1991 Interview
A Rare Moment with the Late Paul Kantner
Sam Cooke's magnum opus "A Change Is Gonna Come"
What does it take to preserve rock and roll history? Jun Francisco knows.
Since 1999, Francisco has been the Director of Collections Management at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Born half way around the globe in the ...
Not even Nirvana's most ardent early advocates could've predicted the near-immediate – much less lasting – impact Nevermind had following its September 1991 release. By the following January, it was already topping charts and the "Smells Like Teen Spirit" music ...Categories: Other, Hall of Fame, Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews
A fan has left a rose at the entrance of 2400 Fulton Street in San Francisco, where Jefferson Airplane once lived, in acknowledgment of Paul Kantner's death. / photo by Richie Unterberger
I felt like a part of my San ...Categories: Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, The Grateful Dead, Hall of Fame, Rare Performances
It's rare to talk of an artist truly being without equal, but that's exactly who David Bowie was. A remarkable visionary, Bowie was a font of wild creativity, a transformative presence constantly evolving to address and help define ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event
Before I saw David Bowie live, I was just your normal, dysfunctional, rebellious teenager from the Midwest, and he has truly changed my life.
I’ve always had a sentimental attachment to David Bowie, not just because I grew up ...
When David Bowie came along, well, rock and roll needed a shot in the arm and when I first saw him it was a shock, and yet it was very familiar. It was very necessary. It was something that was ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event, Hall of Fame, Exclusive Interviews
On October 17, 2015, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland opens its latest exhibit, Graham Nash: Touching the Flame. Pieces from Nash's heroes and inspirations – the Beatles, the Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys, Buddy ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, Graham Nash, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Hall of Fame, Exclusive Interviews, History of Rock and Roll
Rolling Stones’ guitarist Keith Richards recently opened up about the genre he calls “the original music form in the world.”
“I recognize power when I see it,” Richards told Esquire magazine in an interview published in August 2015. “There's ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of the Blues, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Event, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Hall of Fame