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Legends Talk Chuck Berry

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon Sadly and with honor, we’re celebrating the man himself, Chuck Berry! Sure, there has been some debate on who created the Rock N’ Roll sound. Berry, Joe Hill Lewis, Bill Haley, Ike Turner’s Kings Of Rhythm or…

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Rock Star Criminals

Rock Star Criminals now at The GTC. by Walter Price   Remember back 2013 when Loudwire reported that founding member and vocalist of As I Lay Dying, Tim Lambesis, was due in Vista, Ca court for murder for hire charges in connections with Lambesis trying to hire someone (an undercover cop) to kill his wife. These charges…

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It Was 1963

Music of 1963 by The GTC   We’ve got the (west) side story and why you should’ve rocked 1963 instead of pop radioed it, so fire-up your mental sonic time machine and let’s get to back to the beginning of the new rock era, we’ll do 5 rock albums of ’63 you need!!   First,…

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6 More Reasons Why Rockabilly

That rockabilly sound wasn’t as simple as I thought it was. – Carl Perkins by Walter Price   I know, I’ve covered this rockabilly topic before. The sounds and culture have been a part of my being since the first time I heard Elvis, Bill Haley, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee Lewis. These cats were…

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Your GTC Top Ten October 2014

“I thought rock and roll was an unassailable outlet for some pure and natural expression of rebellion. It used to be the one channel you could take without ever havin’ to kiss ass, you know?” – Keith Richards Well, October was hardly even around long enough…It’s a weird month anyway. We would love to thank…