Today we are remembering a beautiful voice from a beautiful person. The late Minnie Riperton left us on July 12, 1979. Minnie was best known for her 1975 single “Lovin’ You”. She was married to songwriter and music producer Richard Rudolph from 1972 until her death in 1979. They had two children: music engineer Marc […]

There is only one person in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame who got inducted because of his harmonica playing. That person, Marion Walter Jacobs would have turned 88 years old today. You will probably know him better by his stage name, Little Walter. His playing was a revolutionary approach to the harmonica has […]

She is probably the most famous person a lot of you have never heard of but if you have the ability to hear, you have heard her. She is Carol Kaye, and today is her birthday. Carol was a studio musician in LA during the 60’s and 70’s. Although she is not fond of the […]

By Nick Scelsi: He may be the only person on the planet who understands exactly what it was like to be as famous as (and perhaps even more universally recognized than) the Beatles. He was still known as Cassius Clay, the undefeated 22-year-old #1 ranked contender for Sonny Liston’s heavyweight crown when, on February 18, […]

30th January 1999, In the NME readers poll results the winner of ‘The pop personality that you would like as your doctor’ was won by singer Natalie Imbruglia. OK, which pop personality would you would like as your doctor? Read it here

He wasn’t the first person to use the words “Rock and Roll”, but he was the one who gave them definition. Today we are remembering Alan Freed who passed away on Jan. 20, 1965. Albert James “Alan” Freed , also known as Moondog, was an American disc jockey. He became internationally known for promoting the […]

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