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Every generation has those that we call ‘visionaries’…. The Rock and Roll Generation has had a number of visionaries. One of them, Michael Lang is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Michael was born in Brooklyn, and in 1967 moved to Coconut Grove, Florida to open a head shop. In 1968, after promoting a series of […]

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 […]

We’ve been referred to as the ‘Rock and Roll’ generation. Our parents / grandparents have been referred to as ‘The Greatest Generation’. Very few of us seeing this page were alive on Dec. 7, 1941. But our parents and grandparents lived the horror of that day. They did what was necessary and made the world […]

The Rock and Roll generation has been blessed with a number of great poet / singer / songwriters. One of the greatest, Harry Chapin, if he were still with us would have turned 75 years old today. Harry’s best known songs included “Taxi,” “W*O*L*D,” “Sniper”, “Flowers Are Red,” and the No. 1 hit “Cat’s in […]

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 […]


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