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1992 was a pretty good year as far as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees were concerned. On Nov. 4, 1991, they announced the 7th annual inductees. They included Jimi Hendrix ( The Jimi Hendrix Experience), Booker T & The MGs, Sam & Dave, The Yardbirds, The Isley Brothers, Johnny Cash, Bobby "Blue" […]

One of the great voices in the history of Rock and Roll, Grace Slick has 79 candles on her birthday cake today. Grace first sang with The Great Society before she joined Jefferson Airplane, which became Jefferson Starship and the just Starship. Grace was one of the first women who really made it ok for […]

Buffalo Springfield released their 2nd LP "Buffalo Springfield Again" on Oct. 30, 1967. The recording of the album has been described by some as being tense and protracted, because Neil Young was often absent and the bass guitarist, Bruce Palmer, spent much of the sessions detained on drug charges. A number of Los Angeles session […]

On Oct. 25, 1991, Rock and Roll lost one of the most influential people it ever had. Concert promoter, manager, producer, record label owner and actor Bill Graham. Bill produced early concerts at the Fillmore, Avalon Ballroom, Winterland Ballroom, the Fillmore East and the Fillmore West to name a few venues. He was involved with […]

Without a doubt, one of the greatest albums in the history of Rock and Roll was released 49 years ago today. Led Zeppelin II. Do we need to say anymore? Where did you first hear this album? Happy Birthday to “Led Zeppelin II”!!! — Read It Here!

There are some who say he was the greatest Rock and Roll drummer ever. There are many who would disagree with that, but they always put him in the top 5. We are talking about The Who's Keith Moon. It was 40 years ago today that Keith left us. Every time we hear thunder, we […]

One of the great drumming legends in the history of Rock and Roll, The Who's Keith Moon would have been celebrating his 72nd birthday today, Aug. 23rd. Many times we have asked who you think the 'greatest' drummer, guitarist, singer etc is / was, but we realize that everybody has different likes when it comes […]

Elvis was The King of Rock and Roll. Aretha Franklin was The Queen of Soul. The King and Queen of a musical generation. They both passed away on Aug. 16th. Elvis in 1977 and Aretha in 2018. Yet they were only about 7 years apart in age. RIP Aretha and Elvis. We wonder where music […]

2 time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby has 77 candles on his birthday cake today. David was inducted into the RRHoF once for his work with The Byrds and then again for his work with Crosby, Stills & Nash. David is a survivor. And a talented one at that. When you […]

Another sad Rock and Roll story…. On July 24, 1972, the music world lost Bobby Ramirez who at one time was the drummer in Edgar Winter’s White Trash. At the time, Bobby was playing in the band LaCroix. They were on tour with Uriah Heep and they had just done a show in Chicago.. Ramirez, […]


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