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On Aug. 6, 1996, The Ramones recorded their LP “We’re Outta Here!” at The Palace in Los Angeles. It was the bands final concert. It featured several special appearances from former band members, including Dee Dee, as well as from bands who were influenced by the Ramones. The show featured several special guests such as […]

The Beatles released their LP / Soundtrack LP “Help!” on Aug. 6, 1965 in the UK. It would be released in the US one week later. The UK version contained fourteen songs. Seven of these, including the singles “Help!” and “Ticket to Ride”, appeared in the film and took up the first side of the […]

AC/DC released their fifth LP “Highway to Hell” on July 27, 1979 (it was their 6th LP in Australia). It was the last album featuring lead singer Bon Scott, who died early the following year on Tuesday, February 19, 1980. Prior to this LP, the band hadn’t had much success on American radio, so the […]

Emerson, Lake & Palmer released their third studio LP “Trilogy” on July 6, 1972. “Trilogy” increased ELP’s worldwide popularity, and included “Hoedown”, an arrangement of the Aaron Copland composition, which was one of their most popular songs when performing live. There was a reference to a quad version of this album that appeared in 1974 […]

Heart released their eighth studio LP, the self-titled “Heart” on July 6, 1985. The album continued the band’s transition into mainstream rock, a genre that yielded the band its greatest commercial success. Marking the band’s Capitol Records debut, it spent 92 weeks on the U.S. Billboard 200 and became the only Heart album so far […]

Today we are remembering the great Bob Welch who left us 6 years ago today on June 7, 2012. Bob was a former member of Fleetwood Mac, and he had a successful solo career in the late 1970s. His singles included “Hot Love, Cold World,” “Ebony Eyes,” “Precious Love,” and his signature song, “Sentimental Lady.” […]

He was the definition of “Rock Royalty”. It was 12 years ago, on June 6, 2006 that we lost the legendary Billy Preston. Billy was a virtuoso keyboardist, particularly on Hammond organ. He was recognized as a top session musician in the 1960s, during which he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke, Ray […]

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 […]


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