In 1980, Eagles founding member Don Henley was asked if the band would ever play together again. His reply was “when Hell freezes over”. Fast forward 14 years…. On May 27, 1994, the Eagles began their “Hell Freezes Over” tour at Irvine Meadows in So. California. The tour would last for over 2 years. 24 […]
16th May 1964, Bob Dylan made his first major concert UK appearance when he played at the Royal Festival Hall in London with an afternoon show listed as a ‘Folksong Concert’. Dylan’s 18-song set included the live debut of Mr. Tambourine Man and took place on a Sunday afternoon. In the interval, Dylan received a […]
It has been said that when Jimi Hendrix saw him play he said “The guitar player is better than me”. 40 years ago today, we lost Terry Kath, the man who Jimi was talking about. Terry was a founding member of, the guitarist for and a singer and songwriter for Chicago. He died from an […]
There are certain times when it is required to play Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Freebird” at full volume. Today is one of those days. Skynyrd’s original frontman and founding member Ronnie Van Zant would have turned 70 years old today. The full volume thing might even be law in some parts of the country. Happy Birthday Ronnie. […]
The Who were scheduled to play a concert at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Coliseum on Dec. 3, 1979. The show was a general or ‘festival’ seating show which meant there were no reserved seat. First in would get to be right up by the stage if thats what you wanted. When the doors to the show were […]
The ‘mega’ bands didn’t always play at the major stadiums and arenas. With that being said, any of the cool bands play at your high school or local teen club? Now, were any of you there for this one 50 years ago tonight? Read It Here!
Do you ever get people asking you to play games here on FB? Well, if you do, The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge, as a public service, is providing you with a response to those people who ask. You’re welcome. Read It Here!