The Band’s bassist, Rick Danko would have celebrated his 75th birthday today. Rick passed away on Dec. 10, 1999. So much history behind Mr. Danko. What is your favorite memory of Rick with THE BAND? Happy Birthday Rick. RIP. Read It Here!
Today we are remembering the late Delaney Bramlett who passed away on Dec. 27, 2008. Most of you are familiar with Delaney through Delaney & Bonnie & Friends. There is so much more…. (the following is edited from wikipedia) Delaine Alvin “Delaney” Bramlett was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. Bramlett’s five-decade career reached […]
Actor Harry Shearer has 74 candles on his birthday cake today. He shares his birthday with Rock and Roll legend (at least in his own mind) Derek Smalls from the legendary Rock and Roll band “Spinal Tap.” Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson has claimed that the movie character’s name was derived from the name “Derek Small”, […]
It was three years ago today that we shared the news of Joe Cocker’s passing. It just doesn’t seem like it has been that long. Joe lost his battle with cancer on Dec. 22, 2014. What a talent. Is there one of his songs that instantly comes to your mind when you hear his name? […]
The Beach Boys’ founding member Carl Wilson would have turned 71 years old today. Of the 3 brothers, Brian was the genius of the band, Dennis was the surfing rebel and Carl was the heart and soul of the band. We lost Carl to cancer on Feb. 6, 1998. Here is Carl doing the lead […]
Graham Alvin Barnes would have turned 73 years old today. You will know him better as Alvin Lee. He began playing guitar at the age of 13, and with Leo Lyons formed the core of the band Ten Years After in 1960. Influenced by his parents’ collection of jazz and blues records, it was the […]