From November 5, 1971 through September 3, 1973 Elvis Presley performed in concert with this customized Gibson Dove acoustic guitar with an Ebony finish and Elvis Presley inlaid in script on the rosewood fret board. When Elvis began his tour on March 1, 1974 in Tulsa, Oklahoma he performed onstage for the first time with this Ebony 1968 Gibson J200 guitar with the same sticker.
Archive | February, 2010
My two favorite bad ass, rock n’ roll photos. Queen (Freddie Mercury) July 11, 1986 Magic Tour, Wembley Stadium and Led Zeppelin Richfield Coliseum Ohio January 24, 1975.
You would never expect to see bands like Nirvana and Smashing Pumpkins making fools of themselves on stage by playing a game of Crisco Twister, would you??? Well, on September 23, 1991 the day before Nirvana would release “Nevermind”, Nirvana and The Pumpkins were booked to play Boston’s FM 101.7 WFNX Birthday Bash at Axis Nightclub.
Joe Ephgrave is a visual artist who designed The Beatles’ drum skin placed at the center of the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. The drum used on the album cover was sold for 541,250 GBP (1.07M USD), at auction on July 10, 2008 and was thought to be acquired by Paul McCartney.
Who’s the guy on the top right wedged in between Olivia & Dhani Harrison taking a picture of Paul McCartney at George Harrison’s Hollywood Walk Of Fame Ceremony on April 14, 2009.
As a young boy Kurt Cobain was given a caricature assignment for an art course. Cobain drew this Michael Jackson grabbing his crotch picture that his art teacher told him would be inappropriate to be displayed in a school hallway.
Johnny Depp has starred in a string of critically acclaimed blockbusters, but his personal career high was playing slide guitar on the song Fade In-Out Oasis album “Be Here Now.” Depp even gave Noel Gallagher a guitar during the recording session, which he often plays at concerts now.
One of the best Kurt Cobain photos I have ever come across comes from Monk Travel Magazine (Seattle Edition) 1992. It’s shows a playful Cobain dangling from a cracked Space Needle.
This venue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is haunted. The building is divided into six separate venues, The Eagles Ballroom, The Rave Hall, The Eagles Hall, The Rave Bar, The Rave Viberoom, The Penthouse Lounge & The Eagles Club. In various rooms of the club, bands have heard a presence or seen an entity watching them play usually during rehearsal, or when not many people are around.
The White Stripes released this statement via www.thewhitestripes.com in regards to US Air Force commercial that aired during the Super Bowl. The Stripes obviously claim that they believe their song “Fell In Love With A Girl” had been “re-recorded and used without permission”. The songs are just about identical. Check it out… The musician who […]