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For its fifth album, 1984's The Unforgettable Fire, U2 switched producers, turning from the crisp style ...Categories: Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll
The U2 Conference will hold its second meeting for an international gathering of scholars, critics, teachers, and fans in collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, April 26-27, 2013. The keynote speaker ...Categories: Event
"Back then, people weren't saying this is a new thing, rock and roll," said blues guitarist and vocalist Little Milton Campbell in Memphis, Tennessee, during a March 2005 interview with members of the Rock Hall's education staff ...Categories: Education, Exclusive Interviews
Recently, a group (Sisterhood) from West Side Community House in Cleveland's Sisterhood program visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum during one of the Museum's education programs. Here, Allison McClain, youth services director at the ...Categories: Exclusive Interviews, Education, Foster Theatre, Event
Women who rock know how to rock a look. From Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey to Janelle Monáe and Lady Gaga, the ladies who have made the music that moves us have used fashion – clothes, makeup, hairdos, hats, jewels ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Event
The handwritten lyrics to Janet Jackson’s 1989 song “Rhythm Nation” are currently on display in the Museum’s Women Who Rock exhibit: With music by our side/to break the color lines/let’s work together/to improve our ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, Education
We were saddened to learn about the passing of the “Creole Beethoven,” Wardell Quezergue, yesterday in New Orleans. Quezergue, 81, was one of the giants of New Orleans music – one of those folks who is responsible for so many great ...Categories: American Music Masters
Guest blog courtesy of 2011 Summer Teacher Institute participant Bernie Howitt of Australia.
Rock and roll has a proud and rich history which celebrates a major American cultural achievement. To the rest of the world, rock and roll was often ...Categories: Education