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It started out being called the ‘Sedilia Bluegrass Festival”… The Ozark Music Festival was held July 19–21, 1974 on the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Missouri. While the Woodstock Festival from 1969 is the most well-known rock festival, the Ozark Music Festival was one of the largest music festivals ever held. “No Hassles Guaranteed ” […]

Stephen Stills released his second solo LP simply called “Stephen Stills 2” on June 30, 1971. The album was not as well received as its predecessor peaking at #8 on the Billboard album chart and with most reviews labeling it as indulgent, or as Rolling Stone put it, “fifth-rate self-indulgence”. About the only thing the […]

Frank Sinatra called him “the only true genius in show business”. 14 years ago today we lost the legendary Ray Charles. Ray was only 73 years old when he passed. He is a true American treasure. If Ray could come back for just one song, what song would you hope he played? RIP Ray. Thank […]

7th May 1967, Pearls Before Swine begin recording an album called ‘One Nation Underground’. The LP included a song called ‘Miss Morse’, which would be banned in New York when it was discovered that lead singer Tom Rapp was singing F-U-C-K in Morse code. After disc jockey Murray The K played the record on the […]

Grand Funk Railroad, or Grand Funk as they were now being called released their 4th LP “Survival” on April 15th, 1971. Like other GF LP’s it was produced by Terry Knight. However drummer Don Brewer was never happy with the drum sound on the album, due to Knight’s insistence of having Brewer cover his drum […]

In 1972, Stephen Stills formed a new band called ‘Manassas’ and on April 12 they released their debut double LP of the same name. The album debuted on the Billboard Top LP’s chart for the week ending April 29, 1972 and eventually peaked at #4 in June. Stills’ album shared the Top 10 with an […]

A band called The Herd got together for the first time on March 3, 1966 in Los Angeles. The band included unknowns Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay, Bruce Palmer and Dewey Martin. The members would later decide to take the name of an old steamroller, Buffalo Springfield for the name of their band. But […]

Rush released their 8th studio LP called “Moving Pictures” 37 years ago today on Feb. 12, 1981. The album was their most commercially successful album in the U.S. The album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart and sold over four million copies in the U.S. alone. Believe it or not, there […]

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 […]

Good Joe Walsh page here from our friends at uDiscover: https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/joe-walsh-just-eagles-called/ Joe Walsh, Just Before The Eagles Called – uDiscover So What, the last studio album by Joe Walsh before he joined the ranks of the Eagles as replacement for Bernie Leadon, came out on 14 December, 1974. Read it here


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