Month: December 2017
The Band’s bassist, Rick Danko would have celebrated his 75th birthday today. Rick passed away on Dec. 10, 1999. So much history behind Mr. Danko. What is your favorite memory of Rick with THE BAND? Happy Birthday Rick. RIP. Read It Here!
29th Dec 1966, Working at Abbey Road studios, London, Paul McCartney began work on his new song ‘Penny Lane’, recording six takes of keyboard tracks and various percussion effects. The song’s title is derived from the name of a street near John Lennon’s house, in the band’s hometown, Liverpool. McCartney and Lennon would meet at […]
A couple of things in this post. 1. Yes we are getting older, but does it matter? 2. American Bandstand wasn’t the only TV / Rock / Dance show way back when. 3. This show is from Feb, 1958. If we figure these kids that are dancing on the show are about 16 years old, […]
29th Dec 1947, Born on this day, English rock drummer Cozy Powell, who worked with The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Gary Moore, Robert Plant, Brian May, Whitesnake, Emerson, Lake & Powell and Black Sabbath. Powell scored the 1973 solo UK No. 3 hit single ‘Dance With The Devil’. Powell was killed in a car crash […]