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Capitol Records Inc.

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    February 7, 2014

    10 Fun Facts About the Beatles' Ed Sullivan Debut

    Fifty years ago this Sunday, the Beatles ushered in a new era in pop music and youth culture when they made their first live appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. While the four lads from Liverpool were still mostly unknown to Americans in 1964, they were already the most hyped rock and roll band in U ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013

    Ten the Hard Way: Introducing the Houston Music Hall of Fame

    In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.

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    December 26, 2012

    George Ducas Itching to Get Back Out on the Blacktop

    Before releasing his six-song EP, Volume Up, Windows Down, in 2010, Texas country singer/songwriter George Ducas had taken a break from performing and had mainly concentrated on writing hits for country artists such as Garth Brooks, George Jones, The Dixie Chicks, Gary Allan, Trisha Yearwood, Sara E ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators & 10 Early Texas Psych Bands You Should Know

    Forty-six years ago today, rock and roll got a hell of a lot weirder in the state of Texas. On Nov. 30, 1966, Austin garage band The 13th Floor Elevators released their The Psychedelic Sounds Of album on Houston's International Artists label. Powered by the raw, fluttering classic "You're Gonna Miss ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    Marvin Gay, Sr., and the 10 Worst Rock-Star Parents of All Time

    Twenty-eight years ago this week, Marvin Gay, Sr., received a six-year suspended sentence and five years of probation for the voluntary manslaughter of his son, the R&B legend Marvin Gaye. Gay pled guilty after shooting his namesake dead in the L.A. home given to him and his wife by Gaye, who was 44 ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    12 Music Business Predictions for 2012

    Photo by Robert Bejil​Where were we? Oh yeah, crystal ball and prophesies. You ready for this? OK. What follows is a list of events we expect to befall the music industry in 2012. Yes, these are etched in stone and should be regarded as gospel. Full prophetic titillation ahead.

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    October 23, 2009

    Dare to Be Stupid: Weird Al Yankovic Is 50 Today - 50 Years Old!

    ‚Äč Weird Al Yankovic, the accordion-playing satirist who has made mockery of everything from the American diet to gangsta rap - as if he needs any introduction - turns 50 today. As Rocks Off's editor asked, "How can he be only 50?" It's a good question, because if you're anything like us, Weird Al ... More >>

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    December 13, 2007
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    August 10, 2006

    For the Sake of the Song

    Corinne Bailey Rae makes music -- and history

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    December 25, 2003

    The Class of '03

    Grab your gift certificates and trade in your white elephants -- here's what you really wanted for Christmas

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    July 17, 2003

    Reconsider Him

    At the end, Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed

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    February 22, 2001

    Free-Flowing

    Aceyalone's provocative, freestyle rhymes have made him king of the underground

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Moore Is More

    The former Austin guitar-slinger wants people to know he has more than SRV licks at his disposal

  • Music

    April 15, 1999

    Beach Gents

    Good ole vibrations from the Beach Boys this summer

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    February 25, 1999
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    July 9, 1998
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    May 21, 1998

    The Voice, The Spark, The Image

    Sinatra's genius looms lively and large over multiple media

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    March 19, 1998
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    December 11, 1997

    Perfect Pitch

    John Axelrod has a plan to make classical music hip--and himself hot

  • Music

    August 14, 1997

    Hats Off

    Dwight Yoakam's the last great country singer -- and he doesn't need a twang to prove it

  • Music

    October 3, 1996
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    April 27, 1995

    King of the Mild Frontier

    Adam Ant is still dressed up, and now has somewhere to go

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