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The sound track from the movie “Woodstock” was released on May 11, 1970. Two months later, on July 11th when the new Billboard Album Charts came out, it became the #1 LP in the US. It would stay there for 4 weeks. Is there one particular track on the LP that stands out to you? […]

On June 13, 1980, the movie “Roadie” opened. The movie is basically about a truck driver who becomes a roadie for a traveling rock and roll show. The film stars Meat Loaf and marks his first starring role in a film. There are also cameo appearances by musicians such as Roy Orbison and Hank Williams […]

The soundtrack LP from the movie “Woodstock” was released on May 11, 1970. The album was titled “Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More.” It was a live album of selected performances from the 1969 Woodstock festival. It was originally released on Atlantic Records’ Cotillion label as a set of 3 LPs in 1970 […]

On April 15, 1964, The Beatles were filming their first movie, which at the time was titled “Beatlemania!” After a long day of filming, Ringo Starr said to the others that it’s been “a hard day’s night.” We would have loved to have seen the look on John Lennon’s face when he heard Ringo say […]

On April 1, 1970, the movie “Woodstock” opened in Los Angeles. It’s release was not like that of other major motion pictures. It opened in different cities at different times. In most major cities, the film only played at one theater at a time, but because thousands of people were showing up to see it, […]

The Beatles started filming their first movie, “A Hard Day’s Night,” at London’s Paddington railway station on March 2, 1964. During filming, up and coming Rock Star George Harrison met up and coming teenage actress Pattie Boyd. George fell hard for her. They would marry two years later. Or as Pattie has said, two years […]

Before the ‘Woodstock’ movie was released in March of 1970, not a lot of people in the US had heard of Ten Years After. Once the movie was out and people saw the guys blazing through “I’m Going Home”, they had instant stardom. On Feb. 22, 1969, a full 6 months before they appeared at […]

The soundtrack LP from the movie “The Graduate” was released on Jan. 21, 1968. The album featured many songs from Simon & Garfunkel. The soundtrack had two versions of the song “Mrs. Robinson”, but neither was the full version that was featured on S&G’s LP “Bookends” which was released in April of that year. The […]

On Jan. 14, 1969, the movie “Monterey Pop” had its premier in Los Angeles. The movie was one of the first times many of Americas youths had a chance to see many of the artists who performed there. Kids had heard many of the names and had heard some of their music, but this movie […]

Remember the scene in the movie “Animal House” when John Belushi, dressed in a toga, comes walking down the stairs where a guy is playing a really sappy love song? Belushi proceeds to smash the guy’s guitar? Well that guy, Stephen Bishop is celebrating his 66th birthday today. Stephen biggest hit was “On and On” […]


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