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The College of Rock and Roll KnowledgeAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

Today we are remembering the late Fred Lincoln 'Link' Wray, Jr. who passed away 10 years ago today on Nov. 5, 2005. Link was an American rock and roll guitarist, songwriter and vocalist who first came to popularity in the late 1950s.

Here is how part of how wikipedia describes him: "Building on the distorted electric guitar sound of early records, his 1958 instrumental hit "Rumble" by Link Wray and his Ray Men popularized "the power chord, the major modus operandi of modern rock guitarists", making possible "punk and heavy rock". Rolling Stone placed Wray at No....

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Here's a short clip from the documentary "It Might Get Loud". Page is listening to Rumble by Link Wray and his Ray Men. It's cool to see a Rock Legend like P...
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The College of Rock and Roll KnowledgeAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

"My Generation" is a song by the English rock band The Who, which became a hit and one of their most recognisable songs. The song was named the 11th greatest song by Rolling Stone magazine on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and 13th on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll.

It's also part of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll and is inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for "historical, artistic and significant" value. In 2009 it...

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The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964. The primary lineup consisted of Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and Keith Moon. The band ...
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The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge with Paul Simon and 3 othersAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

There are very few musicians / performers / writers / poets that we would call "American Treasures". One of the people we will call that has a birthday today.

Art Garfunkel, 1/2 of the singing duo "Tom and Jerry" who later went by the name Simon & Garfunkel is 74 years old today.

Art is one of those people who we could go on for days about, but it is best said in 4 words: He is Art Garfunkel.

If you could be at his birthday party tonight and he told...

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The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge with Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits Starring Peter NooneAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

Herman's Hermits' Peter Noone has a very special day today. He turns 68 years old. It was also on this day in 1968 that Peter married Mireille Strasser. It was on his 21st birthday. As we have said before, this is the part of the story that we like. Peter is still married to his bride Mireille, 47 years later.

Happy Birthday Peter and Happy Anniversary Peter and Mireille !!!!!

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The College of Rock and Roll KnowledgeAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

Todays history lesson from The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge:

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New Orleans SaintsAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

Amazing new look and more gear! http://shop.neworleanssaints.com/

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New Orleans SaintsAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

Reminder that today was the final open Saints Camp practice. Preseason home opener is Friday at 7 pm!

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New Orleans Saints shared a link.August 25th, 2016 at 8:05am
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New Orleans SaintsAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

First Look: new Saints video boards! WATCH: http://bit.ly/2bPgzda

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New Orleans SaintsAugust 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

As Saints Camp comes to a close, Payton gives his review

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New Orleans Saints feeling excited for Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.August 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

New video boards in the Dome!

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New Orleans Saints with ABC Insurance Agencies.August 25th, 2016 at 8:05am

Rookie Mike Thomas and Saints great Bobby Hebert on today's Black and Blue Report podcast! http://bit.ly/2bGPNpZ

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