Freddie King

Faces, Chili Peppers, Guns N Roses Lead Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held at Cleveland’s historic Public Hall, was packed with moving speeches and memorable performances. The show, however, was influenced as much by artists who were […]

04/16/2012

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John Mellencamp, Little Steven Van Zandt, Smokey Robinson Lead Rock Hall Presenters

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced most of the presenters for the quickly-approaching 27th annual induction ceremony, taking place April 14 in Cleveland.  Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp will […]

03/20/2012

Leon Russell, who bears a resemblance to a certain elderly white-bearded man famous in this season, is seen here at his induction to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2011. (Getty Images/Jemal Countess)

Rock Flashback: Leon Russell’s “Slippin’ Into Christmas”

Although [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Leon Russell[/lastfm] has been a working musician for 50 years and lacks neither critical accolades nor impressive credits, his best year by the numbers was 1972. His album Carney spent a month at #2 […]

12/03/2011

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