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2012-01-20 08:00:00

Avid poster collector Andrew Hawley announces his search for original 1969 Rolling Stones Altamont Raceway concert posters. The concert was held in December, 1969 and was supposed to be the west coast version of Woodstock. It did not turn out that way. The concert was marred by violence and several deaths. Some believe it symbolized the end of the Hippie Area of the 1960s. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Avid poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- John Mayall, British Blues giant and blues rock pioneer, nurtured the careers of Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, Jack Bruce, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, John McVie and many other rock luminaries. Now his earliest and best recordings with them in the Bluesbreakers as well as Mayall's other stellar work throughout his debut decade on record are heard on the 4-CD box set So Many Roads: An Anthology 1964-1974 (Hip-O/UMe), released August 17, 2010. The...

2010-02-25 07:05:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group is pleased to announce the re-release of The Rolling Stones' album Exile on Main Street with an additional 10 never-before-heard tracks. Regarded as one of the greatest albums in rock 'n' roll history and one of the most defining of the Stones' catalogue, Exile will be available May 17, 2010, in the U.K. and May 18, 2010, in the US. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100225/LA60728) Upon its release more than three...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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