The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.
A celebration of all things Beatles-related was taking place this weekend in Secaucus, N.J.
A hint of autumnal Beatlemania was in the air Sunday as Paul McCartney, for the second time in his improbable life, climbed the steps of venerable Old Marylebone Town Hall to take himself a bride. The 69-year-old former Beatle appeared proud.
On stage, he’s a rock star, playing the part of George Harrison. Backstage and behind the scenes, however, he’s 58-year-old Mark Vaccacio, and he’s dying from terminal colon cancer.