According to Rolling Stone, Hagar and the Circle will headline the Rockin' Fore The Kids event at the venue on September 18, with all funds raised going to benefit the cancer-fighting efforts of Akron's Children's Hospital, MusiCares and local food banks. According to a press release, the event will "be produced according to all COVID guidelines"; all attendees will be required to fill out a questionnaire and have their temperature taken. While masks are required to enter the Rock Hall, they are not mandatory at the outdoor plaza, where the capacity will be limited to 1, guests. Hagar and The Circle cancelled a planned three-month summer US tour due to the global health crisis as part of a trek in support of their debut studio record, "Space Between. More Sammy Hagar News. Def Leppard Mark 'Hysteria' Album Anniversary hennemusic Def Leppard are marking the 33rd anniversary of their classic, "Hysteria", this week with the release of a new facts video about the project.
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Rock and roll has been described as a merger of country music and rhythm and blues , but, if it were that simple, it would have existed long before it burst into the national consciousness. The seeds of the music had been in place for decades, but they flowered in the mids when nourished by a volatile mix of black culture and white spending power. Black vocal groups such as the Dominoes and the Spaniels began combining gospel-style harmonies and call-and-response singing with earthy subject matter and more aggressive rhythm-and-blues rhythms. In that sound coalesced around an image: that of a handsome white singer, Elvis Presley , who sounded like a black man. Yet his early recordings with producer Sam Phillips , guitarist Scotty Moore , and bassist Bill Black for Sun Records in Memphis were less about any one style than about a feeling. Presley was hardly the only artist who embodied this attitude, but he was clearly a catalyst in the merger of black and white culture into something far bigger and more complex than both. For young white America, this new music was a soundtrack for rebellion, however mild. By the end of the s, Presley had been inducted into the army, Holly had died in a plane crash, and Little Richard had converted to gospel.
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