The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
You’re not still holdin’ yer breath for a Zeppelin tour, are you?
With yesterday’s official announcement of this year’s Lollapalooza lineup, the festival’s founder Perry Farrell called in to Chicago sister station WXRT from Lollapalooza Brazil to discuss the lineup.
If “industry sources” and staffer leaks are to be believed, this year’s Lollapalooza is going to be heavy on the rock’n’roll this year.
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has brought his well-known love of professional wrestling to a humorous TV ad for hometown Chicago furniture supplier Walter E. Smithe.
Why can’t the bass player have a side project?
With this year’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony getting closer, the debate about who should or shouldn’t get inducted intensifies among music fans.
Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
Robert Lamm of Chicago tells CBS Local that his band was doing horn-based arrangements of Hendrix songs early on. Hendrix became a fan and supporter of the group, and when he expressed respect for Chicago’s late guitarist/leader Terry Kath, it meant a lot to the entire group.pr
The Artist Currently Known as Prince is playin’ a few shows in Chicago next week…