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This is a really cool rock history true story. Ten Years After released their 4th LP titled “Cricklewood Green” on April 17, 1970. The band had set out on a tour of the US prior to the recording of this record. Seeing as they were always on the road, at least one of the members […]

They are two of the greatest song writers in the history of music. They have been friends for a long time and they have repeated each other even longer. We are talking about The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson and The Beatles’ Paul McCartney. They have influenced each other too. 51 years ago today, on April […]

It may not have been the most important ‘meeting’ in the history of Rock and Roll, but we would say it was in the top 5… On April 7, 1962, a couple of unknown London musicians went to a show by Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated at the Ealing Jazz Club. The two musicians met another […]

This is one of those “And the rest is history” things…. By the beginning of April in 1967, the Monterey International Pop Festival was starting to be put together. The people involved included The Mamas and The Papas’ John Phillips, record producer Lou Adler and Beatles’ PR man Derek Taylor and others There is some […]

There have been a number of ‘artists of influence’ in the history of Rock and Roll. One of the most influential of all was McKinley Morganfield. Mr. Morganfield would have turned 105 years old today. You will know him better as Muddy Waters. We could go on for day about Muddy, but we wanted to […]

Two of the biggest bands in the history of Rock and Roll, The Who and Cream (at the time called The Cream) played their first US show on March 25, 1967. They were part of a 9 day concert event that was put together by New York disc jockey Murray the K and were held […]

Probably one of the biggest stories in the history of Rock and Roll. In March 1966, the London Evening Standard ran a weekly series of articles entitled “How Does a Beatle Live?” which featured John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney respectively. The articles were completed by journalist Maureen Cleave, who knew the […]

38 years ago today, we lost one of the greatest frontmen in the history of Rock and Roll, AC/DC’s Bon Scott. Rock In Paradise Bon Scott. You are the voice of legends. God, 38 years already…….. Do you have a favorite song Bon sang? Read It Here!

These days when you go to a concert, there are a number of computers in use to put the show on. If you go to record music, just about every studio is using computers. They are a big part of Rock and Roll. It seems like the computer of choice for these tasks is an […]

It was one of the darkest moments in Rock and Roll history. On Jan. 19, 1971, prosecutors at Charles Manson’s murder trial played a recording of The Beatles’ “Helter Skelter,” in deference to the rumor that Manson saw the band’s “White Album” as a blueprint for violent revolution. The words “healter skelter” had been written […]


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