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Black Sabbath on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - July 13, 2011 - Live Performances, News
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This past week in 2007, Black Sabbath front man Ozzy Osbourne was honored as recipient of the first star on the Birmingham Walk of Fame.  Much like its Hollywood counterpart, the British rendition celebrates world-renowned natives that have performed at one of Birmingham’s major venues and made valuable contributions to the entertainment, sports, and business […]

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Elton John Music Video on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - June 10, 2011 - News
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This week in 1975, Elton John released his ninth studio album and triple platinum selling hit Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy.  It is famous for being the first album in history to debut in the #1 slot on the U.S. Pop Album chart and is currently ranked #158 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list […]

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The Eagles’ 1st single “Take It Easy”

Posted by admin - June 6, 2011 - News
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This past month marked the 39th anniversary of the release of The Eagles’ first hit single “Take It Easy.”  Three weeks after its initial release, the single broke through the Billboard charts and peaked at #12.  The Eagles would later perform this song on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert on March 3rd, 1974, joined by  Jackson […]

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The Rolling Stones on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Posted by admin - May 3, 2011 - News
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In the fall of 1973, music producer Don Kirshner launched his own syndicated rock and roll television show on ABC.  On September 27, 1973, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert premiered with an unforgettable performance by The Rolling Stones. By the early 1970’s, The Rolling Stones had recorded the albums Sticky Fingers, Exile on Main St. and Goats […]

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