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On June 10 & 11 in 1967, the KFRC Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival was held at the 4,000 seat Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre high on the south face of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California. At least 36,000 people attended the two-day concert and fair that was the first of a […]

The soundtrack LP from the movie “Woodstock” was released on May 11, 1970. The album was titled “Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.” It was a live album of selected performances from the 1969 Woodstock festival. It was originally released on Atlantic Records’ Cotillion label as a set of 3 LPs in 1970 […]

The Beatles released the single “Let It Be” on March 11, 1970 in the US. At the time, it had the highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100, coming in at Number 6. It was written and sung by Paul McCartney. It was their final single before McCartney announced his departure from the band. Both […]

When the new Billboard charts came out on March 11, 1972, Neil Young’s fourth solo LP “Harvest” was the new #1 album in the US. It knocked Don McClean’s LP “American Pie” out of the top spot where it had been for the past 7 weeks. “Harvest” featured the London Symphony Orchestra on two tracks […]

On March 11, 1970, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young released their first LP “Déjà vu”. It topped the pop album chart for one week and generated three Top 40 singles: “Woodstock”, “Teach Your Children”, and “Our House”. In 2003, the album was ranked #147 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of […]

It was 11 years ago today, on March 9, 2007, that we lost Brad Delp who was the former lead singer of the band Boston. Brad took his own life. It was a great loss. While we remember the great music he helped create we must also be aware of our friends who may need […]

The Rolling Stones released their seventh US LP “Between the Buttons” on Feb. 11, 1967. The LP was their 5th in the UK and had been released a couple of week earlier on Jan. 20th there. The album releases were different between the two countries. The American version included “Ruby Tuesday” and “Let’s Spend the […]

51 years ago today, on Feb. 11, 1967, The Monkees set a new record when their second album, ‘More Of The Monkees’ jumped from No.122 to the top of the album chart. It displaced the band’s debut album on the Billboard 200 chart and remained at No.1 for 18 weeks—the longest of any Monkees album. […]

On Feb. 11, 1963, a cold day in London, The Beatles went into StudioTwo at EMI Studios on Abbey Road. They were there to record thier first album, which would be titled “Please Please Me” in the UK. The session was being produced by George Martin and engineered by Norman Smith. Here is a great […]

The first man to have a guitar amplifier that went up to “11”, Spinal Tap’s Nigel Tufnel is celebrating his 70th birthday today. Nigel shares his birthday with actor / comedian Christopher Guest. It has been rumored the Nigel is having an ongoing love affair with actress Jamie Lee Curtis. Happy Birthday Nigel!!!! It’s because […]


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