A hit pop record wasn’t what he wanted, so he left. On March 13, 1965, Eric Clapton left The Yardbirds. He didn’t like what he called the bands new ‘pop’ direction. The band had just had a major hit with the Graham Gouldman penned “For Your Love”, and Eric wanted to keep playing more blues […]

Today we are remembering Ronnie Montrose who left us 6 years ago today. Ronnie led the bands Montrose and Gamma and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Sammy Hagar, Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, The Beau Brummels, Boz Scaggs, Beaver & Krause, Gary Wright, Tony Williams,The Neville Brothers, Dan Hartman, […]

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 […]

The Beach Boys Dennis Wilson left us 34 years ago today. Dennis Carl Wilson was a musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best remembered as their drummer. He was the middle brother of bandmates Brian and Carl Wilson. Although The Beach Boys were known for their ‘surf’ music, Dennis was […]

On Dec. 24, 1968, Led Zeppelin left Britain to start their first American tour. Robert Plant remembered, “It was Christmas, and Christmas away from home for the English is the end of the world.” But the start of one hell of a tour. (This picture is not from this day in 1968, it is from […]

“..Please allow me to introduce myself…” There were only 25 days left in the 60’s……. A decade that saw the rise (and fall) of the ‘peace and love era”. For those of our friends who really lived it, it was a time like no other. But like all good things, it had to end. There […]

Frank Zappa left us 24 years ago today on Dec. 4th of 1993. There are those who think his music was ‘silly’. To those people we can only say Frank taught / challenged so many to be creative. His influence will probably never be totally understood. What is your favorite work by Frank? RIP Frank. […]

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