Box of Rocks Finest on Television

Box of Rocks Finest on Television

The Dawn of the Couch Potato In spring of 1974 did you skip school to watch Kiss on The Mike Douglas show? I did, and I know that others around my age did likewise. My mom found out, called me a “truant hippie”, made me do extra chores. It was worth it. American television contributed to the growth of rock and roll in the form […]

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Houses of the Holy: Six Famous Rock Music Venues

Houses of the Holy: Six Famous Rock Music Venues

  In the basement of Apple Corps Ltd. headquarters in London, Alan Parsons manned two eight-track recorders. Six floors above him, on the roof, cables and lights and cameras were strung everywhere. When Billy Preston and The Beatles began playing, people on the sidewalks heard the music and a crowd began to assemble. The final Beatles public performance lasted just over 40 minutes and it took place on […]

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