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Occasionally a classic rocker turns up in the news.

Poor Poor Pitiful Ronstadt star
Linda Ronstadt has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The cost of this disease has been monumental as it has taken her singing voice. But she hasn't let this keep her from making her voice being heard. She has been busy writing and her new book is due out September 2013.

Beatles Give Peace a Chance Lyric Sheet to Be Sold star
A handwritten lyric sheet from Give Peace a Chance is being auctioned off by Christie's. The sheet was given to a teenager who snuck into the hotel room at the beginning of the famous bed-in for peace.

Bo Diddley : A Pioneer of Rock 'n Roll star
Bo Didley passed away recently from heart failure. He is considered one of the founding fathers of classic rock.

Bob Dylan Wins a Pulitzer Prize - No Joke! star
Bob Dylan is the rock writer of rock writers- always eloquent and poetic. His Pulitzer Prize is a general prize for his overall contribution to the world of music.

Bon Jovi fires guitarist Richie Sambora star
Is Bon Jovi is "Living on a Prayer" without Richie Sambora? Fans are not happy about the departure of the band's lead guitarist, and feel the band will not be the same. The Sambora/Bon Jovi connection could be compared to Keith Richards and the Rolling Stones.

I'm Not There and the Six Bob Dylans star
I'm Not There is a vision of Bob Dylan from six different perspectives- and played by six different actors.

Jim Morrison, Indecent Exposure and a Pardon star
Did the Lizard King expose himself on stage, and if so, did it warrant an arrest and trial? Did he need a pardon, should his record have been expunged or did he deserve the six-month sentence?

Jimi Hendrix Purple Box Set Out Now! star
Jimi Hendrix Purple Box Set Expanded Reissue just released!

New Eric Clapton Biography star
Eric Clapton recent completed an autobiography. In it he paints an intensely personal portrait of his life thus far.

Saving Lives With the Bee Gees star
If you ever run into a life-threatening situation that calls for CPR, the Bee Gees can help.

The 40th Anniversary of The White Album star
The 40th anniversary of The White Album is upon us. Released in 1968, it has become one of the most popular albums of all time.

The Best Singers of Classic Rock star
This year, Rolling Stone announced its 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list. Surprise! Most of them were classic rockers.

The Classic Rock Newsletter, It's Back ! star
The Classic Rock Newsletter is back!

The Many Lawsuits of Yoko Ono star
Yoko Ono is embroiled in lawsuits almost constantly. Her current lawsuits are primarily about controlling the image of John Lennon.

The New Album From the Eagles star
The Eagles released their first new album in 28 years. It quickly became the number 1 album, surpassing the new groups that usually dominate the charts.

The Police Announce Their Last Concert star
The 2008 Police tour has been extremely successful so far. However, it will soon be at an end- and it's taking all Police concerts with it.

The Woodstock Museum star
Calling all hippies! The Woodstock museum, officially called the Museum at Bethel Woods, will open later this year.

When The Music’s Over; Mourning Ray Manzarek star
The music world is mourning yet another loss; musical icon Ray Manzarek, musician, song writer, author, producer director, and known most notably as the founder of The Doors. Manzarek died May 2013, after a long battle with cancer. He will be remembered for making the Doors a household name.

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