On the second day of Woodstock, the artists were still having problems getting to the site on time for their sets. Just after Santana finished their historical set, the next band wasn’t there. However John Sebastian was. He was just hanging out backstage when he was asked if he would play a couple of songs […]

One of the truly great singer/songwriters of our generation, Dan Fogelberg would have turned 67 years old today. He had so many great songs. Our favorite was not his biggest hit but just really meant something to us. “Part of the Plan”. In May 2004, Dan was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. After undergoing therapy, […]

One of the great voices of our generation, Linda Ronstadt is celebrating her birthday today. Have you ever noticed that when you go to a gathering of people all our age, no one has aged? Yet, when you see an individual picture….. We normally ask the question, if you could be at her birthday party […]

If there was ever a spokesman for the “Woodstock Generation”, we would think it would be Arlo Guthrie. Today, Arlo has 71 candles on his birthday cake. He has so much great music so were not going to ask you which one of his songs you like best. We’ll make it harder…. which lyric do […]

It became an American institution. One of the great parts of a generation and growing up in the USA. On July 9, 1956, Dick Clark made his debut as host of Bandstand on Philadelphia TV station WFIL. He took over from Bob Horn, who had been charged with driving while intoxicated during a highly-publicized police […]

One of the great albums of a generation, “Tapestry” by Carole King became the #1 album in the US on June 17, 1971. It woud stay at the top for 15 weeks. The LP contained such classic tracks as “It’s Too Late”, “I Feel the Earth Move”, “So Far Away”, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” […]

Every generation has their heroes and icons. In a way, they speak for that generation. It was 24 years ago today that Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain took his own life. Those who were not of his ‘generation’ didn’t really get Kurt or his music. Those who were in the ‘generation’ understood it perfectly. A […]

One of the great guitarist of a generation, Rory Gallagher was born on this day, March 2 in 1947. Rory was lucky that his parents encouraged his interest in music. At age nine, Gallagher received his first guitar, an acoustic from them. He pretty much taught himself to play the guitar and he performed at […]

This is how legends get started… One of the defining albums of a generation, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” was released on March 1, 1973. It remained on the charts longer than any other LP and it still sells very well today. Happy 45th Birthday to “Dark Side of the Moon”!!! How many […]

It seems every generation has its musical spokesman. The ‘grunge’ generations foremost performer and many would say their spokesman was undoubtedly Kurt Cobain of Nirvana. If Kurt was still with us, he would have turned 51 years old today. But, Kurt, like so many talented people had his demons. Kurt took his own life on […]

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