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Power rock trio SIMO to bring vintage guitar energy to Sky City

...JD Simo was born in Chicago and exposed to music at an early age. He was fascinated with Elvis and wore out the Ed Sullivan Show tapes he borrowed from the library. Simo became a student of rock 'n' roll and was obsessed with studying BB...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-17/power-rock-trio-simo-
Remembering the invasion

Today, we have the luxury of looking through the lens of history to consider the full impact of the Beatles' U.S. premiere.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-10/remembering-invasion
The Beatles invade America in 1964

Fifty years after their original publication, the AP is making these reports available to subscribers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-08/beatles-invade-america-1964
Ramblin' Rhodes: Beatles tribute band to bring show to Waynesboro

Mike Fulop may portray the late Beatle George Harrison in a Beatles tribute band called The Return, but he treasures the memory of former Beatle Paul McCartney noticing him at one of McCartney's sound checks.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-01-22/ramblin-rhodes-beatle
Rock legend Lou Reed dead at 71

Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Under­ground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-27/rock-legend-lou-reed-dead-71
Cowell's 'Talent' shows based on old concepts

NEW YORK - The new season of America's Got Talent starts Tuesday at 9 p.m. New judges include former Spice Girl Mel B. and supermodel/personality Heidi Klum, who are joining forces with Howie Mandel and Howard Stern.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2013-05-31/cowells-talent-show
Memories of the Beatles' US television debut

...almost) that this mop-topped band began to play (in America).The Beatles made their first appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," America's must-see weekly variety show, on Sunday, Feb. 9, 1964. And officially kicked off Beatlemania...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-08/memories-beatles-us-television-debu
Beatlemania: A moment in time never to be repeated

LOS ANGELES - Musical moments that capture the attention of a national audience - and beyond - never seem to be in short supply. But moments that spark a musical revolution? Rare indeed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-08/beatlemania-moment-time-never-be-re
Beloved actor Andy Griffith dies at 86

MANTEO, N.C. - Andy Griffith, whose homespun mix of humor and wisdom made "The Andy GriffithShow" an enduring TV favorite, has died. He was 86.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-07-03/tv-station-reports-andy-grif
Music by Turner: New music welcome with start of season

Fall means new music on the horizon.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/ed-turner/2011-09-07/music-turner-new-mus