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Do you remember the first time you heard the long, live version of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird"? Chances are it was on Sept. 13, 1976. It was on that day that the band released their first live album "One More For / From The Road. It was their only live album from the "classic" era […]

It is one of the few albums that almost everybody can remember dancing / partying too. This will probably bring back some memoriesā€¦ On Aug. 11, 1979, the new #1 album in the US was “Get The Knack” by The Knack. Bars, clubs, radio was playing (excuse the expression) the shit out of it. The […]

Do you remember when you realized what you wanted to do with your life? We mean like the exact time.. Saul Hudson does: “My big awakening happened when I was 14. I’d been trying to get into this older girl’s pants for a while, and she finally let me come over to her house. We […]

Most of you will remember the hit by Steely Dan “FM”. But how many of you remember or even saw the movie it was the theme from? The movie “FM” opened in nationwide distribution in the US on May 3, 1978. The movie, about a radio station was a flop but it did have guest […]

Remember Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder singing “Ebony and Ivory”? It wasn’t always that easy. Petula Clark did her first and only US TV special on April 8, 1968. It was called “Petula” and was on NBC. Petula’s featuring guest star was Harry Belafonte. The two performed a duet on an antiwar song she’d written […]

Remember the little kids that were on the cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Houses of the Holy” LP that was released 45 years ago today? Well they grew up. The kids were Samantha Gates and her younger brother Stefan. Samantha did more acting and Stefan is now a presenter on the BBC. Here is a picture […]

How many of you remember the “King Biscuit Flower Hour”? The very first broadcast of the show was on Feb. 18, 1973 and featured Blood, Sweat & Tears, the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and Bruce Springsteen. For those not familiar with it, it was a radio show that featured live concerts. The program was broadcast on Sunday […]

Remember “Dead Man’s Curve” by Jan & Dean? The opening lyrics were: ….I was cruisin’ in my Sting Ray late one night When an XKE pulled up on the right And rolled down the window of his shiny new Jag And challenged me then and there to a drag….. It was on New Years Eve, […]

Dec. 8th is a day that most Rock and Roll fans will remember. It was on this date in 1980 that John Lennon was murdered. For many Rock fans who weren’t born yet or probably to young to understand about Lennon, the day still has a major impact. It was on Dec. 8, 2004, 24 […]

There are but a few things that happen in our lives that we can remember exactly where we were when we heard the news. John Lennon being shot is one of them. Here is where many first heard about it. Howard Cosell 37 years ago tonight during Monday Night Football. This may bring tears to […]


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