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The J. Geils Band released their 11th LP “Love Stinks” on Jan. 28, 1980. The title song, “Love Stinks” was a rant against unrequited love. (That’s what an old review said). It was covered by @Joan Jett in the film Mr. Wrong and Adam Sandler in the movie The Wedding Singer. The song was also […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/playlists/allman-brothers-20-songs/ The Allman Brothers Band In 20 Songs – uDiscover With their finest work in one bespoke playlist, we present the Allman Brothers Band In 20 Songs. Read it here

Journey released their fourth LP “Infinity” 40 years ago today. It was the band’s first album with vocalist Steve Perry and the last to feature drummer Aynsley Dunbar. For this record, they bought in producer Roy Thomas Baker. Baker used a similar approach for the album as he had used for Queen. It was their […]

On Jan. 16, 1971, a lil’ ole band from Texas released their first album. The band was ZZ Top and the LP was titled “First Album”. It didn’t do much and they only released one single from the record which failed to chart. But, as we all know, they didn’t give up. Can any of […]

Many of us in the U.S. grew watching Paul Revere and his band The Raiders on just about any and every TV show that featured Rock and Roll bands. Paul was even the star of a couple of them. If Paul was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 80th birthday today. We […]

His band mates called him a “Mad Genius”. If Syd Barrett were still with us, he would have turned 72 years old today. Syd was a founding member, guitarist and songwriter for Pink Floyd. When Syd began to experience mental health problems, the others in the band wanted to keep him writing and recording, but […]

Every successful band / artist usually has a ‘guy’ behind the scenes that doesn’t get the fame or notoriety. That ‘guy’ may be a man or a woman who is invaluable to their success. Today we are remembering Mal Evans, who lost his life on Jan. 5, 1976. Mal Evans was a long time friend […]

New Years Eve is alway a great time to catch a live band. You never know, someone you see for the first time on NYE could go on to be big stars. Here’s a list of bands / artists that gave their first performance on NYE. Janis Joplin, 1961 at a Beaumont TX halfway house. […]

One of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Forrest Richard “Dickey” Betts has 74 candles on his birthday cake today. He is recognized as one of the greatest rock guitar players of all time. Dickey was ranked #58 on Rolling Stone’s 100 […]

Just about everyone has a story about the time they saw a band and there were only a handful of people there. On Dec 9, 1961, The Beatles played at the Palais Ballroom in Aldershot to a crowd of just 18 people. The date had not been advertised, owing to the local newspaper’s refusal to […]


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