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Poco released their second album, simply titled “Poco” on May 6, 1970. The LP contained the Jim Messina written song “You Better Think Twice”, which became a signature song for the band. A copy of this album hangs in the Poco exhibit in the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville along with the jacket […]

On May 6, 1937, The Hindenburg airship crashed while trying to land / dock in New Jersey. 36 people lost their lives in the disaster. Years later, a photograph from this crash was used as the cover art for Led Zeppelin’s first album. You thought it looked familiar didn’t you? 81 years ago today. Read […]

It was 6 years ago today that we lost Levon Helm. Levon gained fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for THE BAND. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, country-accented voice, multi-instrumental ability, and creative drumming style highlighted on many of the Band’s recordings, such as “The Weight”, “Up on Cripple Creek”, and […]

On April 5 & 6 of 1968, The Turtles played at The Cheetah Club in Chicago (The Aragon Ballroom). It has been rumored and many sites report it as true that Jimi Hendrix was in the audience on the night of the 5th and came on stage and jammed with The Turtles. There is only […]

It pretty much was the last of its kind. On April 6, 1974, California Jam, also known as Cal Jam was held at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Southern California. The concert featured: Rare Earth Earth, Wind & Fire The Eagles Seals and Crofts Black Oak Arkansas Black Sabbath Deep Purple Emerson, Lake & Palmer […]

Carly Simon played a concert at The Troubadour in LA on April 6, 1971. After the show, she was introduced to James Taylor. They would end up marrying in Nov. of 1972. Carly and James did an interview that ran in the Jan. 4, 1973 issue of Rolling Stone. In the interview she recalled the […]

On March 6, 1982, The Go Go’s LP ‘Beauty And The Beat’ hit the #1 spot on the US album charts. It would stay there a total of 6 weeks. Still listen to The Go Go’s? And any of you guys ever have a crush on any of the members of the band? Read It […]

On March 6, 1970, a collection of home recording made by Charles Manson was released as an LP entitled “Lie”. Manson was on trial at the time for his role in the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders, and was trying to raise money for legal expenses. 2,000 copies were released on Awareness Records. The cover is a […]

Today we are remembering Ronnie Montrose who left us 6 years ago today. Ronnie led the bands Montrose and Gamma and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Sammy Hagar, Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, The Beau Brummels, Boz Scaggs, Beaver & Krause, Gary Wright, Tony Williams,The Neville Brothers, Dan Hartman, […]

As there is no Feb. 29th this year…..we will say it today. It was 6 years ago on Feb. 29, 2012 that the world lost Davy Jones. The Monkees’ singer had a great love for horses. They brought him great joy, as did singing. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 6 years already. RIP […]


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