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On July 28, 1978, a movie was released that changed part of the American culture, 40 years ago today, National Lampoon’s Animal House was released to an un-suspecting public. Toga party’s became common place and it seemed everyone was up for a food fight. How many times have you seen it? And, is there one […]

Guitar playing changed in the UK forever 51 years ago today on May 12, 1967. On that day, the LP “Are You Experienced” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was released. People had been hearing about him but not a lot had seen him yet. When the Monterey Pop Festival was being put together in 1967, […]

How the times have changed. Big time Rock and Roll tours weren’t always quite as “big”. The picture below shows the semis used for U2’s 360 tour in 2009. It was a major tour for the time. Why do we mention this….. In 1958, Buddy Holly was doing a major tour for the time. On […]

There are very few people who have changed music, or at least part of it. Joey Ramone was one of those people. It has been 17 years since Joey left us. Joey died of lymphoma at New York-Presbyterian Hospital on April 15, 2001, a month before he would have turned 50, seven years after he […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/in-depth-features/female-musicians-who-changed-the-world/ Riot Girls: The Female Musicians Who Changed The World | uDiscover From no-nonsense jazz singers to punk provocateurs and fiercely independent pop stars, uDiscover Music salutes the female musicians who changed the world. Read it here

The music world changed 54 years ago today. It was a very good change. It was a very important day for so, so many…. Feb. 9, 1964. The Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. How many of you were sitting / laying on the floor in front of the family TV to watch […]

49 years ago today, on Jan. 12, 1969, music changed for many people. It was on this day that Led Zeppelin released their debut LP in the US. Of course, critics panned the record, but to the record buying public, well they never listened to critics anyway. We could go on for days on the […]

Music festivals have changed over the years. The big festivals in the 60’s and 70’s didn’t have the all the giant screens, taped music etc (or the price tag). Of course the artists have changed to suit the desire of the attendees. Here is a graphic for the lineup at the annual festival in Coachella, […]

His birth name was Ellas Otha Bates, but as a child he changed it to Ellas McDaniel. As he got older he got the nickname ‘The Originator’ and he played a key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll, and rock, and influenced a host of acts, including Elvis Presley, Buddy […]

By the time he got to Woodstock… well, he changed it. Max Yasgur, the dairy farmer from Upstate New York, the man who allowed “Woodstock” to happen on his farm, would have turned 98 years old today, Dec. 15th. Max stood up to the locals who were against the festival and its attendee’s at one […]


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