Posts Tagged: tribute

Howard Stern’s Tribute to Revolver

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The radio personality has put together a tribute to his favorite Beatles album, featuring a wide array of artists covering Revolver’s track list. According to Rolling Stone, the episode features: Cheap Trick tackling “She Said She Said,” James Taylor performing “Here, There and Everywhere” and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats covering “Got to Get You Into My Life”….[also performing are] Dinosaur Jr.’s J. Mascis […]

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Rest in Peace, Scotty Moore

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Elvis Presley’s lead guitarist passed away this week in Nashville at the age of 84, and in tribute the Guardian has published a piece discussing how the musician shaped Elvis’s country-blues rockabilly sound so evident in songs like “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Mystery Train,” and “Jailhouse Rock.” Scotty Moore’s legacy can possibly best be mapped […]

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Respect for Muhammad Ali

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Bob Dylan released a statement following the boxer’s death. Dylan responded to the news that the 74-year-old legend passed away by referencing the man’s self-proclaimed title, “the greatest”: If the measure of greatness is to gladden the heart of every human being on the face of the earth, then he truly was the greatest. In every way he […]

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This Week in Posivibes: Another Bob Dylan Tribute

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MOJO is once again paying Bob Dylan tribute in its next issue, this time in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Blonde on Blonde, and they’ve put together an album to commemorate the occasion. Titled Blonde on Blonde Revisited, the album is a compilation of covers by contemporary artists such as Kevin Morby, Marissa Nadler, Jim O’Rourke, Phosphorescent, Night Beats, and Steve Gunn. Pitchfork has […]

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I Want You Turns Forty

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Marvin Gaye’s incredible record has turned forty and to celebrate the greatness of the work, Pitchfork has published a tribute to I Want You and to Gaye’s tactile sound and the history of african american music and resistance in this country. Read the full piece here and listen to the album after the jump.

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Saying Goodbye to Lemmy

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2015 ended with us mourning the passing of legendary Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister. Now that some days have passed, we want to celebrate Lemmy’s career and legend with a round-up of tributes that have come out over the past few days. AV Club, Pitchfork, Stereogum, the New York Times, and Consequence of Sound delivered pieces on the importance of Lemmy’s contribution to […]

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