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Glen Campbell Country Legend and Crossover Star, Dead at 81

Glen Campbell outsold The Beatles in 1968—the year of The Yellow Submarine and “the White Album.” He was called by some a guitar prodigy and is credited by others as being the first crossover musician, bridging the seemingly-insurmountable gap between … Continue reading »

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Flashback Friday: 21 of the Best Songs from the 60s

Here at The Hot Zone, we’re obviously obsessed with what’s new, trending, and, well, hot. But we also know that sometimes, a little throwback is fun. So, we introduce you to Flashback Friday – for the retro soul in you. … Continue reading »

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A Ranking of Side Two of The Beatles’ ‘White Album’

13. “Revolution 9” Fun Fact: The duration of this Beatles song is longer than any others. It’s eight minutes and 15 seconds long. Also, it’s terrifying. 12. Long, Long, Long Fun Fact: There’s a rattling noise at the end of … Continue reading »

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Paul McCartney And Dave Grohl Perform ‘I Saw Her Standing There’ at the London O2

In the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night, former Beatle Paul McCartney surprised fans with a special performance of the classic Beatles tune “When I Saw Her Standing There.” McCartney brought Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters out on … Continue reading »

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A Ranking of Side One of The Beatles’ ‘White Album’

17. “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” Fun Fact: Lennon wrote this as a poke at McCartney. He thought all of McCartney’s songs were too happy. 16. “Don’t Pass Me By” Fun Fact: Ringo Starr wrote this and performed this alone. He had never … Continue reading »

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John Lennon’s First Wife Dies at 75

John Lennon’s first wife Cynthia Lennon has passed away after battling with cancer for a short time. British musician and songwriter John Lennon was once named one of the greatest singers of all time and co- founded of the one … Continue reading »

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Paul McCartney To Induct Ringo Starr Into Rock Hall Of Fame

Even if some of the current generation are painfully ignorant to The Beatles’ contribution to music, the powers that be haven’t forgotten. Ringo Starr will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s music excellence category in April, … Continue reading »

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Drake Ties Record Set By The Beatles With 14 Simultaneous Singles On Hot 100 Chart

It’s definitely a great year to be Drake so for. He surprised the world with his mixtape, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, earlier this month, and the project debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200. It went … Continue reading »

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Some Kanye West Fans Don’t Know Who Paul McCartney Is

If you had any hope for this new generation…let it go. In case you haven’t heard, Kanye West released a single called Only One, which has gone viral. Kanye wrote the lyrics to the heartfelt track, from the perspective of his … Continue reading »

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