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Do you remember the first time you heard the long, live version of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird"? Chances are it was on Sept. 13, 1976. It was on that day that the band released their first live album "One More For / From The Road. It was their only live album from the "classic" era […]

Many of you first heard "Oh Mama I'm fear for my life from the long arm of the law" 40 years ago today…. On Sept. 1, 1978, Styx released their eighth album, "Pieces of Eight". Like the band's previous album, The Grand Illusion, it managed to achieve triple-platinum certification, thanks to the hit singles "Sing […]

Many people first heard the name Lynyrd Skynyrd on Aug. 13, 1973. That was the day the band released their debut LP ” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd)”. The album featured several of what would become the band’s most well-known songs, including “Gimme Three Steps”, “Simple Man”, “Tuesday’s Gone” and “Free Bird”. Bassist Leon Wilkeson left the […]

“Oh Suzie Q”….. Many people heard those lyrics 50 years ago today when the band formerly know as The Golliwogs, and now to be know as “Credence Clearwater Revival”released their debut LP simply called “Creedence Clearwater Revival”. is The reissue liner notes state that while “Susie Q” proved to be a hit, the band had […]

We are pretty sure that all of you musicians have heard the line “It will be good exposure for the band” when being asked to play for free. Sometimes, it can work. On July 4 & 5, 1969, the first Atlanta Pop Festival was held. A band that was having a hard time getting record […]

It was on this day, back in the summer of 1979, that many people first heard the words (kinda) “M-m-m-my Sharona.” It was on that day that The Knack released their debut LP “Get The Knack.” The LP got an incredible amount of airplay and was a favorite in many clubs that were starting to […]

He is probably the most famous bass player you never heard of. His name is Leland Sklar and he is celebrating his 71st birthday today. Sklar studied music at California State University, Northridge. It was during that time he met James Taylor, who invited him to play bass at some venues. They both thought that […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/news/dire-straits-fans-youve-never-heard-sultans-swing-like/ Dire Straits Fans, You’ve Never Heard ‘Sultans Of Swing’ Like This | uDiscover Luna Lee, who performs Western music on the gayageum, a 12-stringed instrument from Korea, has created a unique version of Dire Straits’ ‘Sultans Of Swing.’ Read it here

You’ve all heard the story before…. guys goes to a bar, sees a woman, goes out of his way to meet her…. This is from the Beatles Bible about the events of May 15, 1967. On this evening The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein hosted a dinner party to mark the completion of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely […]

You first heard “I Want to Take You Higher” 50 years ago today. Sly & The Family Stone released their second LP “Dance To The Music” on April 27, 1968. It contained the Top Ten hit single of the same name, which was influential in the formation and popularization of the musical subgenre of psychedelic […]


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