John Lennon married Yoko Ono 49 years ago today. It was a week after Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman. John and Yoko had some problems getting the wedding arranged and John ended up writing a song about it. We have posted many stories about John and Yoko on this site and we always get a […]

If Paul Kantner was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 77th birthday today. We lost Paul on Jan. 28th of 2016. Paul not only was a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, he was a founding member of the ‘San Francisco Sound’. He may be gone, but his music will live on forever. […]

10th March 1964, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded ‘The Sounds Of Silence’ as an acoustic duo. It wasn’t until record company producers added electric guitar, bass and drums, without the knowledge of Paul and Art, that the song would become a hit in late 1965. Read it here

28th January 2016, American guitarist, singer and songwriter, Paul Kantner died in San Francisco at the age of 74 due to multiple organ failure and septic shock after he suffered a heart attack days earlier. He was known for co-founding Jefferson Airplane, the leading psychedelic rock band of the counterculture era, and its more commercial […]

On Jan. 28, 1968, The Who, Small Faces and Paul Jones were in the middle os a short tour of Australia. They got on a flight in Adelaide heading to their next stop. Now here’s a surprise… things got out of hand on the flight. Here is what the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones has […]

Happy birthday to Paul Stanley, born on 20th January 1952, guitar, vocals, KISS who had 1976 US No.11 album ‘Rock and Roll Over’ which spent 26 weeks on the chart. Plus the 1987 UK No.4 single ‘Crazy Crazy Nights’. Kiss have been awarded 24 gold albums to date, the most of any American rock band […]

18th January 1974, Former members from Free, (Paul Rodgers & Simon Kirke), Mott The Hoople (Mick Ralphs), and King Crimson, (Boz Burrell), formed Bad Company. The band went on to score a US No.1 album with their debut release. Read it here

Many of us in the U.S. grew watching Paul Revere and his band The Raiders on just about any and every TV show that featured Rock and Roll bands. Paul was even the star of a couple of them. If Paul was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 80th birthday today. We […]

Happy birthday to John Paul Jones, born on 3rd Jan 1946, bass, keyboards, producer with Led Zeppelin who had the 1969 US No.4 single Whole Lotta Love. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic Stairway To Heaven, has sold over 37 million copies. As a session player in the 1960s he […]

29th Dec 1966, Working at Abbey Road studios, London, Paul McCartney began work on his new song ‘Penny Lane’, recording six takes of keyboard tracks and various percussion effects. The song’s title is derived from the name of a street near John Lennon’s house, in the band’s hometown, Liverpool. McCartney and Lennon would meet at […]

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