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Today we are remembering a beautiful voice from a beautiful person. The late Minnie Riperton left us on July 12, 1979. Minnie was best known for her 1975 single “Lovin’ You”. She was married to songwriter and music producer Richard Rudolph from 1972 until her death in 1979. They had two children: music engineer Marc […]

It was four years ago today that Tommy Ramone, the last of the original Ramones passed away. Tommy, whose real name was Thomas Erdelyi was the drummer for the influential punk rock band for the first four years of the band’s existence. In high school, Tommy played guitar in a mid-1960s four-piece garage band, the […]

Ronnie James Dio would have been celebrating his 76th birthday today. We often find cool and interesting things about someones past to put in a post to say something about them. Here’s what we would like to say about Ronnie…. When we first started our business of producing live radio broadcasts back in the early […]

Mrs. Starkey’s little boy Richard is 79 years old today. Really, how much more can we or do we need to say about him besides “He’s Ringo Starr” Happy Birthday Ringo!!!!!!!!! Thank you!! Read It Here!

His creativity was remarkable. Today we are remembering the late Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett who passed away 12 years ago on July 7, 2006. Syd was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter and is best known as a founding member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the lead singer, guitarist and principal […]

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 […]


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