Ric Grech would have turned 72 today. Ric recorded the only Blind Faith album with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, and drummer Ginger Baker, a former bandmate of Clapton's in Cream. Their debut album was regarded as a disappointment by critics. The quartet toured the U.S. to support it. Clapton was disappointed with the quality of […]
Peter Green has 72 candles on his birthday cake today. Peter was a founding member of Fleetwood Mac, and in the early days, the band was many times referred to as "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac". He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 for his work with the group, Green's […]
In remembering Duane Allman today, (it was 47 years ago today he passed) we thought we would give some history on him. Obviously, Duane and Gregg Allman have alway been brothers, but they would be in some other bands prior to being "The Allman Brothers". One of the bands they were both in was call […]
Today we are remembering the great Lou Reed who passed away 5 years ago today on Oct. 27, 2013. He was an innovator. He was an inspiration. He was Lou Reed. Do you have a special memory of Lou? RIP Lou. Thank You. Read It Here!
It was four years ago today that the music world lost a founding member of and the bassist and lead vocalist for Cream, Jack Bruce. There have been many things said about Jack. In The Sunday Times in 2008, Dan Cairns had suggested: "many consider him to be one of the greatest bass players of […]
52 years ago today, The Yardbirds played a concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco: (Any of you there that night?) Here is a great story about The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck and Marshall Amplification as told by the manager of the band Simon Napier-Bell: FILMORE WEST, 1966… "Shortly after the Yardbirds filmed Antonioni’s guitar-smashing scene […]
Today we are remembering the late Sandy West, a founding member of and the drummer for The Runaways. We lost Sandy 12 years ago today on Oct. 21, 2006. It was Sandy who approached producer Kim Fowley with the idea of an all girl real Rock and Roll band. Fowley gave her Joan Jett's phone […]
Johnny Cash passed away 15 years ago today on Sept. 12, 2003. He was / is a true American icon. RIP Johnny. Your influence has inspired so many. Thank You. Yes we are a Rock and Roll page, but if you don’t think Johnny should be mentioned here…. Read It Here!