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We are thinking we should call him a ‘Legend’ but we think ‘Saint’ would be more fitting… There are a select few people in the history of Rock and Roll that very few people are familiar with or aware of that influenced it greatly. One of those people, Tom “Big Daddy” Donahue, if he was […]

26th April 1980, Blondie were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Call Me’, the group’s fourth UK No.1, featured in the Richard Gere movie ‘American Gigolo’, the track was also a No.1 in the US where it became the band’s biggest selling single. Producer Giorgio Moroder originally asked Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac […]

The band was originally call Chicago Transit Authority. They released their self-titled debut LP on April 28, 1969. It is listed in the “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die” book. Terry Kath’s playing as a guitarist was so strong on this album that even Jimi Hendrix became a major fan of his playing. […]

Every generation has those that we call ‘visionaries’…. The Rock and Roll Generation has had a number of visionaries. One of them, Michael Lang is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Michael was born in Brooklyn, and in 1967 moved to Coconut Grove, Florida to open a head shop. In 1968, after promoting a series of […]

“The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead When the skies of November turn gloomy With a load of iron ore twenty-six thousand tons more Than the Edmund Fitzgerald weighed empty That good ship and true […]

There are very few musicians / performers / writers / poets that we would call “American Treasures”. One of the people we will call that has a birthday today. Art Garfunkel, 1/2 of the singing duo “Tom and Jerry” who later went by the name Simon & Garfunkel is 76 years old today. Art is […]


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