There have been but a few musician who really weren’t Rock and Roll but still influenced so many Rockers. One of the musicians was Dave Brubeck. It was 5 years ago today when Dave passed away. He was 91 years old. RIP Dave and thank you. Remember this one? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmDDOFXSgAs Dave Brubeck – Take Five […]
One of the most under-rated and un-appreciated bass players in Rock and Roll, David William “Leo” Lyons has 74 candles on his birthday cake today. You will probably know him better as Leo Lyons, a founding member of and the bassist for Ten Years After. He first played with lead guitarist Alvin Lee in The […]
Anna Mae Bullock, who many refer to as “The Queen of Rock and Roll” is celebrating her 78th birthday today. You will know her better by her stage name, Tina Turner. She began her musical career in the mid-1950s as a featured singer with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm, first recording in 1958 under the […]
If there’s a Rock and Roll Heaven…. Two old friends together again. The late David Cassidy and the drummer for The Who, the late Keith Moon. As you have probably heard, David Cassidy passed away yesterday at the age of 67. Read It Here!
Joan Jett released her 2nd solo LP “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” on Nov. 18, 1981. It was her first album feature her backing band The Blackhearts. It is Jett’s most successful album to date with over 10 million copies sold, largely due to the success of the title track which was released as a […]
One of only a handful of people to be inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, Neil Young is celebrating his 72nd birthday today. Neil was inducted first as a solo artist and for the second time with Buffalo Springfield. He is also well know for his work with Crazy Horse and […]
The staff here at The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge thought this we would offer this on the anniversary of the tragedy of the Edmund Fitzgerald. RIP to all that were lost on this day in 1975. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6DUFPNILvM Tribute to the Edmund Fitzgerald’s crew… Read It Here!
Here are two questions from The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge: #1. How many of you (in the US) forgot to change your clocks? #2. Do you agree with this meme, or would you replace Zeppelin with somebody else? And if so, who? Read It Here!
The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge had a Halloween feast tonight. Our dear friend, the Good Professor Poster brought the main course. We think we will make this a Halloween tradition….. pass the eye balls please… Read It Here!
Yes, we have posted this in the past here on The College of Rock and Roll Knowledge page, but the song “Truckin’” was released 47 years ago today on The Grateful Dead’s “American Beauty” LP. Happy 47th Birthday to “Truckin’”!! Now if you have never sang along with this…. well. we’re sorry. Read It Here!