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Yeah, we’ve done a bunch of posts about ‘it was 50 years ago today’ over the past years, but this one even had our 60 something year old heads shaking….. A brass section has been part of Rock and Roll from almost day one. On Feb. 21, 1968, Blood, Sweat & Tears, one of the […]

Andy Powell has 68 candles on his birthday cake today. Andy is best known for his work with Wishbone Ash. Growing up, Andy couldn’t afford to buy a guitar so he made his own Les Paul style copy. In 1969, Andy answered a Melody Maker classified ad in which Martin Turner and Steve Upton were […]

38 years ago today, we lost one of the greatest frontmen in the history of Rock and Roll, AC/DC’s Bon Scott. Rock In Paradise Bon Scott. You are the voice of legends. God, 38 years already…….. Do you have a favorite song Bon sang? Read It Here!

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi is celebrating his 70th birthday today. Tony has played with a number of bands over the years including a brief stint with Jethro Tull, but just about everyone remembers him best as a founding member of, Black Sabbath. Tony is without a doubt one of the most influential guitarists in […]

Yoko Ono turns 86 years old today. As John Lennon’s widow, Ono has stayed active in many charitable causes. She funded Strawberry Fields in New York City, the Imagine Peace Tower in Iceland and the John Lennon Museum in Saitama, Japan (which closed in 2010). She has made significant philanthropic contributions to the arts, peace, […]

Glyn Johns has 76 candles on his birthday cake today. You may not know his name, but if you have been alive in the last 50 years, you have heard his work. Glyn is an English musician, recording engineer and record producer. He has worked with such artists as Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The […]

Today we are remembering Waylon Jennings who passed away 16 years ago today. We know that there will probably be some who will question why we would mention Waylon on a Rock and Roll site. The answer is very simple. Because he was Waylon Jennings. And then there’s that whole Buddy Holly thing. Yeah, he […]

“Hey hey he’s a Monkee… and today is birthday!!” The Monkees’ Peter Tork has 76 candles on his birthday cake today. Peter was born in 1942. If you look around, there are some places that say he was born in 1944. The 1944 date comes from an early press release of The Monkees. Guess the […]

Rush released their 8th studio LP called “Moving Pictures” 37 years ago today on Feb. 12, 1981. The album was their most commercially successful album in the U.S. The album peaked at number three on the Billboard 200 Album Chart and sold over four million copies in the U.S. alone. Believe it or not, there […]

51 years ago today, on Feb. 11, 1967, The Monkees set a new record when their second album, ‘More Of The Monkees’ jumped from No.122 to the top of the album chart. It displaced the band’s debut album on the Billboard 200 chart and remained at No.1 for 18 weeks—the longest of any Monkees album. […]


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