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With the patriotic pageantry, fireworks, barbecues and neighborhood gatherings that come with the 4th of July just around the corner, Rock Hall staff crafted the ultimate playlist as the soundtrack to all things Americana and celebrations of summertime fun.
The ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players
This month, the harrowing story of the deeply troubled life and wildly creative musical mind of Brian Wilson comes to the silver screen, in Love & Mercy. An ambitious undertaking, the film is directed by Bill Pohlad who tidily splits the ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews
Noel Gallagher's role in defining British rock and roll in the 90s and beyond cannot be overstated. Along with younger brother and lead singer Liam, he led Oasis as the group's principle songwriter, lead guitarist and sometimes vocalist ...Categories: History of Rock and Roll, Bob Dylan, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Hall of Fame, Madonna, Exclusive Interviews
Although he was being inducted for his incredible legacy of music, 76-year-old Bill Withers also provided among the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony's most endearing and humorous moments. "One other thing crossed my mind," he ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event
When Percy Sledge first tried to make a record in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, the white owner of the area’s first record label refused to work with him. Saying that he preferred to stick with white country and pop artists ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Rolling Stones, History of Rock and Roll
2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Ringo Starr is one of the greatest and most creative drummers in rock and roll history. Throughout the Beatles’ career he sang on many lighthearted and funny songs (“Yellow Submarine,” “Octopus’s ...Categories: The Beatles, Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll
As part of the Rock Hall's Celebration Day, the Museum will screen the Bill Withers documentary, Still Bill, at 5pm ET. In this post, the film's co-director (along with Damani Baker) Alex Vlack, shares how he found Bill ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event
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“Ain’t No Sunshine”
The song that set the framework for the Bill Withers sound with its sparse arrangement, direct, no-frills lyric and in-the-pocket groove.
“I was one of those kids who was smaller than all ...