In the late 1960’s and early 70’s, one of the biggest shows an American TV was “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”. Anybody who was anybody wanted to be on the show. On Feb. 23, 1970, Ringo Starr made his first solo appearance on American TV when he was on the show. Do any of you remember […]
Today we are remembering the late Glenn Frey who left us two years ago today Jan. 18, 2016. Glenn was a founding member of the Eagles, a band he put together to originally tour with Linda Ronstadt. Prior to that, Glenn had also recorded with Bob Seger. In the Eagles, Glenn played guitar, piano, and […]
Today we are remembering the late Maurice Gibb who passed away 15 years ago today on Jan. 12, 2003. Gibb died unexpectedly at the age of 53, at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, on 12 January 2003 of a cardiac arrest, while waiting to undergo surgery for a twisted intestine, with his […]
Today we are remembering the late Delaney Bramlett who passed away on Dec. 27, 2008. Most of you are familiar with Delaney through Delaney & Bonnie & Friends. There is so much more…. (the following is edited from wikipedia) Delaine Alvin “Delaney” Bramlett was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. Bramlett’s five-decade career reached […]
Today we are remembering the late Rick Danko who passed away 18 years ago on Dec. 10, 1999. Rick was a founding member of THE BAND. Some would question that statement as The Band grew out of The Hawks who were Ronnie Hawkins’ band. Rick joined them after they were already performing, and before they […]
If there’s a Rock and Roll Heaven…. Two old friends together again. The late David Cassidy and the drummer for The Who, the late Keith Moon. As you have probably heard, David Cassidy passed away yesterday at the age of 67. Read It Here!
Today we are remembering the late Terry Melcher who passed away 13 years ago today. Terry was an musician and record producer, who was instrumental in shaping the sound of 1960’s Southern California rock music. His greatest contribution to the culture of the time was producing The Byrds’ innovative cover hits “Mr. Tambourine Man” and […]
On Nov. 14, 1987, TV Late Night show host David Letterman had Sonny Bono and his ex-wife Cher on his show, “Late Night with David Letterman.” Even though it was set up in advance, Letterman tried to make it look like a spur of the moment thing to get them to sing together. They sang […]