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Chad Childers has been a music lover since his parents dragged him along to an Aerosmith/Bachman Turner Overdrive show as an infant. His love of music turned into a career in the mid-90s when he left a job in the Midwest as a librarian and moved to California to intern for Westwood One Radio. That led to work researching for Casey Kasem's countdown shows, writing and producing the alternative and active rock-related prep services SpinFax, The Fax, and Rip, Read and Rock as well as doing interviews across all music and entertainment formats.
Creedence Clearwater Revival
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John Fogerty to Tell Tales of ‘Artistic Integrity’ in Forthcoming Memoir

John Fogerty's writing will divert away from music for a little bit as he reflects on his life for his upcoming memoir. Little, Brown and Company have announced that they've acquired the rights to Fogerty's life story, which will be published in 2014.

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The Beatles Dominate List of the Most Expensive Records

A rare or limited pressing of a record can draw a pretty penny, and if it's a major rock band the price can really go through the roof. As you might expect, the Beatles dominate Record Collector's new list of the most expensive records in the world. But what might surprise you is that the Sex Pistols also turn up several times in the Top 10.

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Bruce Springsteen Hug Leaves New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in Tears

New Jersey governor Chris Christie loves his state and all that comes with it -- especially Bruce Springsteen. The politician admits he's a huge Springsteen fan, and got a little emotional after meeting "The Boss" at a recent Hurricane Sandy telethon.

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Paul McCartney Says Yoko Ono Wasn’t Responsible for Breaking up the Beatles

For many years, there has been much speculation that John Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, influenced the Beatles breakup, but Paul McCartney says that it's not true and that the band was splitting regardless of Ono.

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Gary Glitter Arrested in London in Relation to Sex Offense Case

Rocker Gary Glitter was arrested in London in relation to a sex offense case early Sunday morning (Oct. 28). Glitter, who is best known for his single 'Rock & Roll (Part 2),' was taken into custody as part of a broader case against late BBC DJ Jimmy Savile.

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Aerosmith Plan Surprise Pre-Election Boston Street Concert

Boston and politics go hand in hand, but one thing that Bostonians like as much as an election is their hometown heroes, Aerosmith, and the band is planning something special for election week. The group has announced their intent to play a surprise show next Monday (Nov. 5), a day before we elect our president, as they try to rally their fans not only to vote but to also pick up their new album, 'Music From Another Dimension,' which arrives the next day.

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Former Kiss Drummer Peter Criss Responds to Steven Tyler’s ‘Comic-Book Band’ Comments

Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss has weighed in on the recent comments made by Aerosmith in which they called Kiss "a comic-book" band. Criss, appearing on New York's Q104.3, admitted that he was surprised by Steven Tyler's words as he never felt there was any sort of issue when the bands toured in the past.

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