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Neil Young released his second album “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” on May 14, 1969. It was his first with his longtime backing band Crazy Horse. The album is on the list of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The album contains three songs that became standards in Young’s performance repertoire: “Cinnamon Girl”, […]

Heart released their 3rd album “Little Queen” on May 14, 1977. Little Queen. With the hit single “Barracuda” on it, achieved 3x Platinum status. At the time, Heart had the distinction of having three of their albums on the charts at the same time. After their first album became a million seller, their record label […]

It was 42 tears ago today, on May 14, 1976, that the music world lost Keith Relf. Keith is probably best known as a founding member of The Yardbirds and Renaissance Keith co-wrote many of the original Yardbirds songs “Shapes of Things”, “I Ain’t Done Wrong”, “Over Under Sideways Down” and “Happenings Ten Years Time […]

On April 14, 1963, The Beatles had a night off. Wanting to keep up on the local music scene, they decided to visit the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey, England, to see an unsigned band. That band called them selves ” The Rolling Stones. Here is a picture of what the Stones looked like around […]

Why is it that great musicians make great bad guys on TV? On March 14, 1986, Frank Zappa made a guest appearance on Miami Vice as drug dealer Mario Fuente. How many of you will now admit to watching Miami Vice every week? They did usually have great music on the show. Read It Here!

On March 14, 1975, The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward and John Lodge released an album titled “Blue Jays”. It was recorded and released during the Moody Blues’ five-year hiatus. During work on the Moody Blues album that was to follow Seventh Sojourn, bandmates Lodge, Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas and Graeme Edge summoned Hayward and producer […]

Los Angeles mayor Sam Yorty declared Feb. 14, 1972 “Steppenwolf Day” in the city. They must have decided that with that honor, they had reached the pinnacle of stardom….. They broke up that day. Kind of gave “Born To Be Wild” a new meaning…. At least they were nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall […]

This is a ‘wish I had a way back machine’ moment….. On Feb. 14, 1970, The Who played a concert at the University of Leeds. You probably already know where this is going… Two shows were scheduled, one at the University of Leeds and the other in Hull, for the express purpose of recording and […]

It was 52 years ago today, on Jan. 14, 1966 that David Bowie released his first single using the name David Bowie. The song was called “Can’t Help Thinking About Me”. Prior to this release he used David or Davie Jones. This release is by David Bowie with The Lower Third. It was the first […]

On Jan. 14, 1969, the movie “Monterey Pop” had its premier in Los Angeles. The movie was one of the first times many of Americas youths had a chance to see many of the artists who performed there. Kids had heard many of the names and had heard some of their music, but this movie […]


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