You ever have one of those times where you wanted a drink but didn’t want to drink alone? On April 28, 1987, Ozzy Osbourne did. While flying from Miami to Boston, he bought three rounds of drinks for everyone on the plane and sang “Crazy Train” over the PA system. We want to fly with […]

A hit pop record wasn’t what he wanted, so he left. On March 13, 1965, Eric Clapton left The Yardbirds. He didn’t like what he called the bands new ‘pop’ direction. The band had just had a major hit with the Graham Gouldman penned “For Your Love”, and Eric wanted to keep playing more blues […]

Back in 1993, Country music artist Travis Tritt decided he wanted to do a cover of “Take It Easy” by the Eagles. He also decided that for the video he wanted the Eagles to be his band. The problem was, the Eagles hadn’t been together since 1980. (Ok here is where we cut through all […]

In the 60’s in the UK, if you wanted to make a name for yourself as a musician, you wanted to be play on stage with John Mayall. Today, Nov. 29th is John’s 84th birthday. He is a blues singer, guitarist, organist, harmonica player and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years. In the […]

She wanted to be a singer, so she took a job in the cloakroom of the (now legendary) Cavern Club in Liverpool. It worked. She got to get up and sing a song every now and then. John Lennon and Paul McCartney liked what they heard. They introduced her to their manager Brian Epstein, they […]

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