The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Presents Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction

CLEVELAND (February 27, 2013) – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum presents Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction, an exclusive exhibition from the “World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band,” will open on Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 24. Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction will be the Museum’s first ever major exhibition capturing the band’s legendary career spanning more than 50 years. It will include personal items and extraordinary collections that have never been seen before by the public. The exhibit will be open until March 2014.

“The Rolling Stones are the epitome of rock and roll,” said Greg Harris, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. “This first-ever exhibit gives us an opportunity to tell the story of one of the definitive rock and roll bands. The experience should be on every music fan’s destination list this summer.”

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pays Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Free Museum Admission at Rock the Dream Festival

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter Chrisette Michele will perform


CLEVELAND, OH– To celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will once again open its doors to the public free of charge on Monday, January 17 in a celebration of community spirit and civic pride during its Rock the Dream festival. This marks the 10th straight year that the Museum offers FREE admission to the public. The Rock Hall’s Community Festivals are presented by Ohio Natural Gas and sponsored by KeyBank and Amtrak.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will Officially Designate Cosimo Matassa’s J&M Studios a historic Rock and Roll Landmark

Designation kicks off Ponderosa Stomp and
Spotlights the Rock Hall’s Tribute to Fats Domino and
Dave Bartholomew this fall

WHAT: J&M Studios will be officially designated as a rock and roll landmark by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to kick off the annual Ponderosa Stomp and start the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2010 American Music Masters Series honoring Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew (November 8-13 in Cleveland).

From 1947-1956, J&M Studios (838-840 N. Rampart), owned and operated by Cosimo Matassa, produced the records that helped give birth to rock and roll. Along with producer and arranger Dave Bartholomew, Matassa recorded sessions by pioneers Fats Domino, Little Richard, Bartholomew, Professor Longhair, Smiley Lewis, Lloyd Price, Roy Brown, and Shirley and Lee, among many others.
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