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Legendary drummer Michael Shrieve has 69 candles on his birthday cake today. Michael first came to fame when he played drums for Santana. Many people still think that Michael was only 17 years old when he played Woodstock. If you do the math, you will see that he had turned 20 a little over a […]

“Oh Suzie Q”….. Many people heard those lyrics 50 years ago today when the band formerly know as The Golliwogs, and now to be know as “Credence Clearwater Revival”released their debut LP simply called “Creedence Clearwater Revival”. is The reissue liner notes state that while “Susie Q” proved to be a hit, the band had […]

Jaime Royal Robertson is celebrating his 75th birthday today. You will know Jaime much better as Robbie Robertson, a founding member of, lead guitarist and primary songwriter for THE BAND. As a songwriter, he is credited for “The Weight”, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”, “Up on Cripple Creek”, “Broken Arrow”, “Somewhere Down the […]

We always try to mention birthdays of the really cool people. Today, our friend and contributing writer / professor Nick Scelsi has 59 candles on his birthday cake. The picture below is of Nick on the left, his wife Marlene Scelsi on the right and Rock Legend Dave Mason in the middle. Happy Birthday Nick!!!! […]

Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen turns 55 years old today. Steve Huey of Allmusic stated that, “Yngwie Malmsteen is arguably the most technically accomplished hard rock guitarist to emerge during the ’80s.” Malmsteen was born Lars Johann Yngve Lannerbäck in Stockholm, Sweden, the third child of a musically-talented family. Malmsteen has stated that Jimi Hendrix had […]

Ian paice has 70 candles on his birthday cake today. Ian is best known as the drummer for Deep Purple and Whitesnake/David Coverdale among others. Here is where we would normally ask the question do you prefer his work in DP or RB. We won’t ask it this time, he’s Ian Paice. It’s all good. […]

It was two years ago today that the music world lost Scotty Moore. Scotty was probably best known as Elvis Presley’s guitarist. Scotty was 84 years old when he died. What an amazing life he had. Scotty inspired so many up and coming guitarists for so many years. He was a legend. RIP Scotty. Thank […]

June 27th is a bad day for legendary bass players. Three years ago today, on June 27, 2015 the music world lost Chris Squire. Chris was a founding member of, the bassist for and the only person to appear on all of the album of Yes. Chris has said that he was influenced by Jack […]

Carly Simon has 73 candles on her birthday cake today. Besides being a singer and songwriter, Carly has also written a number of books. If you could be with Carly today to celebrate and she said she would play you just one song, what song would you ask her to play? Happy Birthday Carly!!! We’re […]

Michael Jackson left this world 9 years ago today on June 25, 2009. He had such an amazing career. He still ends up in the news, but usually these days it is someone trying to dig up dirt or trying to get money from his estate. 2 questions for you about Michael. 1. Do you […]


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