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Johnny Cash passed away 15 years ago today on Sept. 12, 2003. He was / is a true American icon. RIP Johnny. Your influence has inspired so many. Thank You. Yes we are a Rock and Roll page, but if you don’t think Johnny should be mentioned here…. Read It Here!

15 years ago today, the music world lost Warren Zevon. When we write our posts, we try to keep them short in hopes that our friends will continue the conversation. It is impossible to write a short tribute to Warren, so we are attaching the wikipedia page on him. For our younger friends that may […]

49 years ago tonight, The New Yardbirds played their first show. We were going to write about it, but a friend sent us this. In case you didn't know, The New Yardbirds was the band that was formed when The Yardbirds split. One of the guitarists decided to honor some contracts that were in place. […]

This one is kind of hard to believe…. On Sept. 3, 1966, after 14 years on TV (and ten years on radio before that), the last episode of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, which made Ricky Nelson a household name, aired on ABC. Ricky, had a number of hit records, first as Ricky and […]

Former Fleetwood Mac member Bob Welch would have turned 72 years old today. Besides his time in Fleetwood Mac, Bob had a very successful solo career having hits with songs like "Hot Love, Cold World", "Ebony Eyes", "Precious Love", and his signature "Sentimental Lady". We lost Bob on June 7, 2012 when he took his […]

…and then they were done…..52 years ago today. On Aug. 29, 1966, The Beatles played their last live gig for a paying audience, winding up their last world tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. The show, which ends with a cover of Little Richard's "Long Tall Sally," is filmed by Beatles press officer Tony […]

It was only 7 years with Ringo Starr: We posted earlier about the last Beatles band picture earlier today. Here is a little more about it. The first picture of The Beatles together (with Ringo) was taken on Aug. 22, 1962 in the Cavern Club. 7 years later, on Aug. 22, 1969, the last picture […]

It was 13 years ago today that we lost one of the true pioneers in electronic music. Robert Moog passed away on Aug. 21, 2005. Robert was the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer. We could list scores of artists who have used his synths, but the name most easily recognized is the late Keith Emerson, […]

If he were still with us, Phil Lynott would have turned 69 years old today. Phil was a founding member of, the bassist, vocalist and a songwriter for Thin Lizzy. When listening to the music he made we find it interesting that his early influences in music were Motown and The Mamas && The Papas. […]

The Woodstock Festival started 49 years ago today at 5:07 EST when Richie Havens took the stage. He played for 1 hour and 53 minutes. He played every song he knew. He wasn’t suppose to be the first performer, but because of the traffic problems, the other artist were having problems getting to the site. […]


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