ZZ Top’s drummer, Frank Beard is celebrating his 69th birthday today. When ZZ Top started, Beard was known by the nickname “Rube” and was credited as “Rube Beard” on the first album and on Tres Hombres, the band’s third album, but is listed under his real name on Rio Grande Mud, their second album. After […]

The Box Tops and Big Star vocalist Alex Chilton would have celebrated his 66th birthday. Alex had his first hit, “The Letter” when he was only 16 years old. After The Box Tops, he was in Big Star. While in Big Star, Alex co-wrote the song “In The Street”. This song was covered by Cheap […]

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