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One of the all time great guitar players, REO Speedwagon's Gary Richrath left us three years ago today. Gary had left REO a number of years earlier, but had done a show or two with them in recent years. In the early years of REO, when they were playing the bars and chicken coups around […]

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 […]

Let's be honest. We get comments all the time from people who say things like: "What, you tryin' to make me feel old"… No we are not. We are just reminding you that you grew up in what may turn out to be the best time in the history of this country (US). We remind […]

One of Rock and Roll’s all time great drummers, Tommy Aldridge has 68 candles on his birthday cake today. Tommy is noted for his work with numerous bands and artists since the 1970s, such as Black Oak Arkansas, Pat Travers Band, Ozzy Osbourne, Gary Moore, Whitesnake/David Coverdale, Ted Nugent, Thin Lizzy and d’Thumbs. In the […]

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 […]

One of our all time favorite singers, Martha Reeves turns 77 years old today. Martha was the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha Reeves & The Vandellas or just “Martha & The Vandellas”. They scored over a dozen hit singles, including “Nowhere to Run”, “Jimmy Mack”, and their all time classic “Dancing In […]

“…By the time they got to Joni’s…..” or “…It was a long time coming…..” 50 years ago today. Everybody wants to hold that one epic party in their lifetime, you know, the one people will talk about for years to come. Joni Mitchell had one. On July 3, 1968, Joni had a a get-together for […]

…”battle lines being drawn”……. By the time The Byrds played the Monterey Pop Festival, David Crosby was becoming more ‘persona non gratis’ in the band. And he knew it. So David decided to join his friend Stephen Stills on stage during Buffalo Springfield’s show at the festival on Sunday. It may have been as they […]

Herb Alpert is celebrating his 83rd birthday today. Herb is a nine time Grammy-winning trumpeter, composer and bandleader for The Tijuana Brass and the only artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart with a vocal single (“This Guy’s In Love With You,” #1, 1968) and an instrumental song (“Rise,” #1, 1979), You probably […]

There are many that say that it was the best live rock recording of all time. We are talking about “Live at Leeds” the first live album by The Who. It was the only live album that was released while the group were still actively recording and performing with their best known line-up of Roger […]


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