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It was 11 years ago today, on March 9, 2007, that we lost Brad Delp who was the former lead singer of the band Boston. Brad took his own life. It was a great loss. While we remember the great music he helped create we must also be aware of our friends who may need […]

It was 45 years ago today that the music world lost @Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, a founding member of the Grateful Dead. Unlike the other members of the Dead, Ron avoided psychedelic drugs, preferring to drink alcohol (namely whiskey and wine). By 1971, his health had been affected by alcoholism and liver damage and doctors advised […]

Pink Floyd’s guitar master, David Gilmour has 72 candles on his birthday today. David was not an original member of the band as he was brought in to replace Syd Barrett. There are probably only a handful of guitarists who are almost instantly recognizable for their sound and David is one of them. Is there […]

Today we are remembering Ronnie Montrose who left us 6 years ago today. Ronnie led the bands Montrose and Gamma and also performed and did session work with a variety of musicians, including Sammy Hagar, Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, The Beau Brummels, Boz Scaggs, Beaver & Krause, Gary Wright, Tony Williams,The Neville Brothers, Dan Hartman, […]

John Francis Bongiovi Jr. has 56 candles on his birthday cake today. Of course he is better known as Jon Bon Jovi, the frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi Bon Jovi has released 2 solo albums and 12 studio albums with his band, which to date have sold over 130 million albums worldwide, thus […]

Karen Carpenter would have been celebrating her 68th birthday today if she was still with us. Karen and her brother Richard found great success as The Carpenters musically. But both had problems in their lives. Karen wanted children, fell in love with and married a man who forgot to tell her he had had a […]

As there is no Feb. 29th this year…..we will say it today. It was 6 years ago on Feb. 29, 2012 that the world lost Davy Jones. The Monkees’ singer had a great love for horses. They brought him great joy, as did singing. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 6 years already. RIP […]

Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones would have turned 76 years old today. You will know him better as Brian Jones. Brian was the founder and original bandleader of The Rolling Stones. Although he was originally the leader of the group, Jones’s fellow band members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards soon overshadowed him, especially after they became […]

George Allen Miles, Jr. passed away 10 years ago today on Feb. 26, 2008. George was known professionally as Buddy Miles and was an drummer, vocalist, composer, and producer. He was a founding member of The Electric Flag, a member of Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys, founder and leader of the Buddy Miles Express and […]

Rusty Young has 70 candles on his birthday cake today. Before becoming a founding member of Poco, Rusty became the road manager for the Buffalo Springfield. The band was looking for a steel guitar player for the Richie Furay song “Kind Woman” and Young was what they needed. One thing led to another….. Buffalo Springfield […]


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