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Phil Collins

At the stroke of midnight on August 1, 1981, MTV employees congregated around half a dozen TV sets in Fort Lee, New Jersey. No cable operator in Manhattan yet carried the inchoate station, so celebrations were held at a bar and restaurant called the Loft. The first night was, as network co-founder and executive Bob Pittman put it, “a total, unmitigated disaster.” It didn’t matter. History had been made.

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With a Genesis reunion tour on the way, Rolling Stone Music Now looks back at the band’s history For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.

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David Doobinin

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest appearances, random internet ephemera, etc.

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Highly anticipated tour kicks off November 15th in Chicago For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

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Even though we’re always on the hunt for new releases, covers of old songs from our favorite artists are always gifts welcomed with open arms. There’s something about a cover song that is always exciting, especially when other musicians are the ones showing their karaoke skills. It’s cool to see the artist put their signature […]

The post 10 modern covers that renew the spirit of classic rock songs appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Track is a fan favorite from Townshend’s All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Performance of the Mike and the Mechanics hit was part of a one-off charity show in 1989 that also featured Steve Winwood and Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Chester Thompson recalls early troubles when Genesis frontman put his own band on the road. Continue reading…

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He spent 30 years in Genesis as a touring drummer, but he had a falling out with Phil Collins in 2010 and they haven’t spoken since For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)