Alice Cooper’s School’s Out wins The Greatest Riffs in Rock ‘n’ Roll Poll from Cleveland.com

schoolsout

FROM CLEVELAND.COM — It was 50 years ago that Keith Richards “dreamed up” the riff to “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”

Poor Keith, he still can’t get none.

“Satisfaction,” which was recorded on May 12, 1965, remains the Stones’ most recognizable song because of that riff. It also marked a turning point. Not just for the Stones, but for rock ‘n’ roll.

This was the

[READ MORE...]

Born To Be Wild: The Golden Age Of American Rock

cooperbtbw

Alice Cooper will be on BBC4′s Born To Be Wild this month. Born To Be Wild is a three-part series telling the story of the rise and fall of the golden age of American rock from the late 60s to the early 90s.

Alice is interviewed heavily for this series (his interviews were filmed at Cooperstown in Phoenix), and the Cooper classic “School’s Out”

[READ MORE...]