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Many people first heard the name Lynyrd Skynyrd on Aug. 13, 1973. That was the day the band released their debut LP ” (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd)”. The album featured several of what would become the band’s most well-known songs, including “Gimme Three Steps”, “Simple Man”, “Tuesday’s Gone” and “Free Bird”. Bassist Leon Wilkeson left the […]

On July 26, 1973, a lot of people found out about a shack out on the range. And “they got a lot of nice girls…. a haw haw haw a haw.” 45 years ago today ZZ Top released their 3rd album “Tres Hombres”. This was the record that got them big attention and radio play. […]

One of the people who really invented Rock and Roll, Little Richard has never been at a loss for words. On July 22, 1979, then known as the Reverend Richard Penniman, he spoke at a revival in North Richmond, CA. To get his point across he told the congregation that rock and roll is evil, […]

One of the most under appreciated people in the history of Roc and Roll, Dion DiMucci is celebrating his 79th birthday today. Dion started with Dion and the Belmonts in the 50’s and later became a solo star. He sang songs like “Runaround Sue”, “Ruby Baby”, “Donna the Prima Donna”, “The Wanderer” and “Abraham, Martin […]

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 […]

“Oh Suzie Q”….. Many people heard those lyrics 50 years ago today when the band formerly know as The Golliwogs, and now to be know as “Credence Clearwater Revival”released their debut LP simply called “Creedence Clearwater Revival”. is The reissue liner notes state that while “Susie Q” proved to be a hit, the band had […]

We always try to mention birthdays of the really cool people. Today, our friend and contributing writer / professor Nick Scelsi has 59 candles on his birthday cake. The picture below is of Nick on the left, his wife Marlene Scelsi on the right and Rock Legend Dave Mason in the middle. Happy Birthday Nick!!!! […]

Many thanks to all the people who have put both versions of our new Bruce Springsteen book to No.1 and No.3 on the Amazon Music Charts! We are so pleased!! https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bruce-Springsteen-There-accounts-witnessed/dp/1999592719/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527770023&sr=1-1&keywords=Bruce+Springsteen+The+Day+I+Was+There Read it here

There are some people who love to tell us “he / she ain’t Rock and Roll”…… but for us, there are just some people who were such a part of it even though they rarely sang a song. Today we are remembering one of them, George Carlin who left us 10 years ago today on […]

He’s one of our favorite people on this planet. He has one of the greatest voices in the history of Rock and Roll. He is Howard Kaylan and today he is celebrating his 71st birthday. Howard for those of you not familiar with him, was the lead singer for The Turtles, (Happy Together, She’d Rather […]


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