Silverlight 2 Shines on Hard Rock Memorabilia

Find out how a new interactive experience built on Microsoft Silverlight 2 lets music fans worldwide see priceless pieces of rock ‘n’ roll history up close via the Web. Since its inception in London in 1971, rock fans have been visiting Hard Rock locations worldwide to get an up-close and personal look at pieces of […]

Find out how a new interactive experience built on Microsoft Silverlight 2 lets music fans worldwide see priceless pieces of rock ‘n’ roll history up close via the Web.

Since its inception in London in 1971, rock fans have been visiting Hard Rock locations worldwide to get an up-close and personal look at pieces of Hard Rock’s unparalleled memorabilia collection, and experience the music history that goes with it.

This world-class collection of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia has become a major part of the iconic Hard Rock brand as it has grown to includes 126 restaurants, nine hotels and casinos and four live entertainment venues in 48 countries around the world, each proudly displaying prized pieces of the collection.

Hard Rock has amassed more than 70,000 items, including historic instruments, wardrobe pieces, public records and other priceless objects displayed in locations around the world. The collection spans everything from famous guitars played by Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and The Edge, to the wicker settee where John Lennon penned many of his songs, to a pair of Buddy Holly’s eyeglasses, to the Beatles’ “Magical Mystery Tour” bus.

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