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Mott the Hoople released their 5th LP "All The Young Dudes" on Sept. 8, 1972. The single of the same name had been released prior to the LP. The band was ready to call it quits when David Bowie offered them the title songs (David wrote it) and offered to produce the record. The band […]

On Aug. 31, 1970, Neil Young released his third LP titled "After The Gold Rush". It was one of the four high-profile albums released by each member of folk rock collective Crosby, Stills, Nash && Young in the wake of their chart-topping 1970 album Déjà Vu. Gold Rush consisted mainly of country folk music, along […]

1963: While Neil Young was a high school student, he had a band called The Squires. They were a surf band. On July 23, 1963, they went into the studio at CKRC-FM Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to record their first single. Here is The Squires’ and we would imagine Neil Young’s first recording, made 55 years […]

Neil Young and Crazy Horse released their “Rust Never Sleeps” LP on July 2, 1979. Most of the album was recorded live, then overdubbed in the studio. The bulk of the album was recorded live at San Francisco’s Boarding House and during the Neil Young/Crazy Horse tour in late 1978, with overdubs added later. Audience […]

It wasn’t only the young girls that went through teenage ‘crushes’ on singers….. Here’s one for the guys: Michelle Phillips, one of the founding members of The Mamas & The Papas is celebrating her birthday today. Besides being a ‘Mama’, Michelle also did quite a bit of acting. We are sure you all can name […]

Ian Hunter has 79 candles on his birthday cake today… So, in honor of his birthday, we will play a little Mott the Hoople with Ian on lead vocals. Happy Birthday Ian!!! You’re still a young dude! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfwVfEXJhQQ Read It Here!

On May 26, 1972, David Bowie, having heard that Mott the Hoople, was on the verge of splitting up offered them two new songs. The first was “Suffragette City” which the band thought had no potential as a hit. The second song David offered was one the band really liked. It was titled “All the […]

The Young Rascals had a number of hit records in the 60’s. We’d be willing to bet you could sing along with all of them. One of their finest “Groovin’” hit #1 on the Billboard Singles Chart 51 years ago today on May 20, 1967. Is this your favorite song by them or is it […]

16th May 1970, Crosby Stills Nash & Young went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Deja Vu’. The album featured three Top 40 singles: ‘Teach Your Children,’ ‘Our House,’ and ‘Woodstock’. In 2003, the album was ranked number 148 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Read […]

Neil Young released his second album “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” on May 14, 1969. It was his first with his longtime backing band Crazy Horse. The album is on the list of 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The album contains three songs that became standards in Young’s performance repertoire: “Cinnamon Girl”, […]


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