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There were a number of people who thought this was their first album… Fleetwood Mac released their tenth LP which was simply titled “Fleetwood Mac” on July 11, 1975. It was the band’s second self-titled album; the first was their 1968 album. Among Fleetwood Mac fans, the album is often referred to as the White […]

On April 21, 1973, Alice Cooper’s LP “Billion Dollar Babies” reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The album would only stay at #1 for one week and it was the first and only time that an Alice Cooper LP would top the charts. How many of you still have your […]

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 […]

On April 4, 1981, Styx reached number the number one spot on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with their LP “Paradise Theater”. Even though their previous 3 albums had each sold in excess of 3 million copies, this was the first and only time that one of their albums would be number 1. It remained […]

Every generation has ‘that voice’. We have been blessed with a number of artists who fall into the category of ‘that voice’. One of those artists / voices, the legendary Carole King is celebrating her birthday today. King’s career began in the 1960s when she, along with her then husband Gerry Goffin, wrote more than […]

Iron Maiden finally had a number one song in the UK on Jan. 5, 1991 when their single “Bring Your Daughter…to the Slaughter” went to the top of the charts. It would only stay their for one week and it was the only time they would get that high on the charts. The song was […]

The Rock and Roll generation has been blessed with a number of great poet / singer / songwriters. One of the greatest, Harry Chapin, if he were still with us would have turned 75 years old today. Harry’s best known songs included “Taxi,” “W*O*L*D,” “Sniper”, “Flowers Are Red,” and the No. 1 hit “Cat’s in […]

There are times we post something and we hear from a number of people things like “What does this have to do with Rock and Roll?” We do it because sometimes it’s about the influences that a person or a record has had on Rock musicians. Here’s an example for today. Jaco Pastorius would have […]

When the Billboard charts came out on Nov. 10, 1979, The Eagles were at number one on the Hot 100 Singles Chart with their song “Heartache Tonight”. It was the last time the band would have a #1 single. Not sure if you knew this or not, but the song was written by Glenn Frey, […]


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