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 […]

Every generation has ‘that voice’. We have been blessed with a number of artists who fall into the category of ‘that voice’. One of those artists / voices, the legendary Carole King is celebrating her birthday today. King’s career began in the 1960s when she, along with her then husband Gerry Goffin, wrote more than […]

If there is a wandering minstrel for a generation, some would think it would be Stephen Stills. He was a founding member of Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Manassas and has had a great solo career. Stephen has 73 candles on his birthday cake today. Stephen is able to claim that he played at […]

Every generation has experienced the death of one of their major music starts. One of our parents generations biggest music super stars went missing on Dec. 15, 1944. We say ‘missing’ as he was a Major in the US Army at the time and that’s what they called it. We are talking about Glenn Miller. […]

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 […]

We’ve been referred to as the ‘Rock and Roll’ generation. Our parents / grandparents have been referred to as ‘The Greatest Generation’. Very few of us seeing this page were alive on Dec. 7, 1941. But our parents and grandparents lived the horror of that day. They did what was necessary and made the world […]

The Rock and Roll generation has been blessed with a number of great poet / singer / songwriters. One of the greatest, Harry Chapin, if he were still with us would have turned 75 years old today. Harry’s best known songs included “Taxi,” “W*O*L*D,” “Sniper”, “Flowers Are Red,” and the No. 1 hit “Cat’s in […]

29th Oct 1965, The Who released the single ‘My Generation’ in the UK. The song was named the 11th greatest song by Rolling Stone on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and 13th on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll. It reached No. 2 in the […]

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