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There’s gold in them thar beatles…… On May 17, 2008, eight years to the day that their romance became public, model and activist Heather Mills is awarded $48.6 million in her divorce settlement from Paul McCartney. “I feel elated,” a beaming Mills, 40, told PEOPLE minutes after her hearing. “It was worth the hard work.” […]

50 years ago today, the first day of the first Miami Pop event took place at Gulfstream Park. An estimated 100,000 people attended this concert, which was promoted by Richard O’Barry & Michael Lang, later famous as promoter of Woodstock. Bands featured at the festival included Steppenwolf, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Frank Zappa and The […]

Steve Winwood turns 70 years old today. While he was still a pupil at the Great Barr School, Steve was a part of the Birmingham rhythm and blues scene, playing the Hammond B-3 organ and guitar, backing blues singers such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, T-Bone Walker, Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, Sonny Boy Williamson […]

Guitar playing changed in the UK forever 51 years ago today on May 12, 1967. On that day, the LP “Are You Experienced” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was released. People had been hearing about him but not a lot had seen him yet. When the Monterey Pop Festival was being put together in 1967, […]

It was six years ago today, on May 13, 2012 that the music world lost the legendary Donald “Duck” Dunn. Thankfully he still lives on in the music he made. We won’t even begin you tell you all the songs he played on. Here is a partial list of who he played / recorded with. […]

47 years ago today, on May 15, 1971, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s 3rd album, “4 Way Street” became the #1 album in the country. It would only stay there for one week. The LP was the 3rd LP by Crosby, Stills & Nash, the second by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and their 1st […]

You first heard “I Want to Take You Higher” 50 years ago today. Sly & The Family Stone released their second LP “Dance To The Music” on April 27, 1968. It contained the Top Ten hit single of the same name, which was influential in the formation and popularization of the musical subgenre of psychedelic […]

There is no way in hell it has been 40 years now… Now say this very slowly and make sure you pronounce each word so people who don’t speak a lot of English will understand you…”I want YOU to want ME”…… Cheap Trick began a two night stand at the Budokan Arena in Tokyo on […]

It was 35 years ago today that the music world lost one of the most influential musicians ever. We are talking about McKinley Morganfield, who you will know better as Muddy Waters. While people like Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and others are considered the Fathers of Rock and Roll, Muddy Waters is […]

With the passing of Jack Bruce 3 years ago, it could never happen again. On May 2, 2005, Cream (Jack, Ginger Baker & Eric Clapton) reunited at London’s Royal Albert Hall after 36 years. They played a four-night stint. At least it happened. Any of you there? RIP Jack. Read It Here!


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