Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ahmet Ertegun and Mick Jagger (Courtesy of Jean Pigozzi)

“The Last Sultan” Profiles Atlantic Records Founder Ahmet Ertegun – Vintage Photos

Founded in 1947 by Turkish-American brothers Nesuhi and Ahmet Ertegun, Atlantic Records was one of the pioneering labels in R&B, jazz, and later, rock ‘n roll. Artists the label signed and/or recorded over the years […]

11/09/2011

2011 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Profile: Neil Diamond

Photos: Neil Diamondview gallery The legendary [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Diamond[/lastfm] started his career while taking pre-med classes at NYU when he took a job writing songs for $50 a week at the Brill Building. He first found […]

03/10/2011

2011 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Profile: Darlene Love

Photos: Darlene Loveview gallery [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Darlene Love[/lastfm] (née Wright) was born on July 26, 1938 near LA.  Her career started when she joined a backing group called [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Blossoms[/lastfm] in 1958 while still in high […]

03/09/2011

Elton John And Paul Simon – Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Presenters

Grammy Nominee [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Elton John[/lastfm] recently made an album with his longtime idol, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Leon Russell[/lastfm]. Now he’ll do the induction honors when Russell is ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next […]

02/09/2011

Neil Diamond Opens Up About Being An Inductee In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Diamond[/lastfm] we’ll be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. The inductees have been announced and include [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tom Waits[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Alice Cooper[/lastfm] among others. Neil Diamond told […]

12/27/2010

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