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It is said that Feb. 3, 1959 is the day the music died. So, we would think that 81 years ago today, Sept. 7, 1936 is the day the music was born. Or at least a good part of it. If he were still with us, Buddy Holly would have turned 82 years old today. […]

As there is no Feb. 29th this year…..we will say it today. It was 6 years ago on Feb. 29, 2012 that the world lost Davy Jones. The Monkees’ singer had a great love for horses. They brought him great joy, as did singing. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 6 years already. RIP […]

It was their third album, but it was their first to be overtly political. On Feb. 28, 1983, U2 released “War”.The album has come to be regarded as political, in part because of songs like “Sunday Bloody Sunday” and “New Year’s Day”, as well as the title, which stems from the band’s perception of the […]

“I don’t care how big you are, you can’t use my name”!!!!!! On Feb. 28, 1970, Led Zeppelin performed in Denmark as “The Nobs” to keep from being sued. The granddaughter of Count Ferdinand Adolf Heinrich August Graf von Zeppelin, Countess Frau Eva von Zeppelin felt the bands use of Zeppelin was insulting and dishonoured […]

On Feb. 27, 1971, Janis Joplin finally had a #1 album. Her LP “Pearl”, which had been released on Jan. 11 hit the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. It would remain there for 9 straight weeks. As you all know, Janis wasn’t there to see it happen. Janis had passed away on Oct. […]

Here’s one of those conversations that had long lasting affects. On Feb. 26, 1967, Elvis Presley had a conversation with Barbara Little, who was a girlfriend of a Memphis ‘Wise Guy’. Elvis had delayed an already-postponed trip to Hollywood to begin filming what will be his twenty-fifth film, Clambake because he had saddle sores from […]

The Beatles released the LP “Hey Jude” on Feb. 26, 1970. It was collection of non-album singles and B-sides by the Beatles. It included “I Should Have Known Better” and “Can’t Buy Me Love”, two singles released by Capitol Records whose only previous American album appearance had been on the A Hard Day’s Night soundtrack […]

George Allen Miles, Jr. passed away 10 years ago today on Feb. 26, 2008. George was known professionally as Buddy Miles and was an drummer, vocalist, composer, and producer. He was a founding member of The Electric Flag, a member of Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys, founder and leader of the Buddy Miles Express and […]

Alice Cooper (the band) released their sixth LP “Billion Dollar Babies” on Feb. 25, 1973. The album became the best selling Alice Cooper record at the time of its release, hit number one on the album charts in both the United States and the United Kingdom. The album was well received by such critics as […]

On Feb. 25, 1963, Vee Jay records released the first US single / 45 by the then-unknown Beatles, “Please Please Me” b/w “Ask Me Why.” It went nowhere on the charts or on the radio. It is however one of the most collectable of all the Beatles’ records because the record company spelled the bands […]


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