Day: April 2, 2021
Happy 74th birthday to American singer, songwriter and musician Emmylou Harris born 2 April 1947, who has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has worked with numerous leading artists, including Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, John Denver, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, […]
30 years ago White Lion released Mane Attraction! Hitting #61 on the Billboard charts, “Love Don’t Come Easy” would be the highest charting single. Great songs on here; highly recommended! Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
Starship featuring Mickey Thomas released ‘Modern Times,’ the second of three Ron Nevison-produced albums, 40 years ago today: Jefferson Starship Reach an Arena-Rock Zenith on ‘Modern Times’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/5355333407873319
2 April 1939, born on this day, Marvin Gaye, singer, songwriter who had a 1968 US No.1 & 1969 UK No.1 single with ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ and a 1982 US No.3 & UK No.4 single with ‘Sexual Healing’. Gaye was a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows in the late 1950s, […]
April 2, 1974: Mott the Hoople released the single “The Golden Age Of Rock ‘N’ Roll” b/w “Rest In Peace”; it peaked at #16 in the UK charts. The A-side was the opening track on the recently released “The Hoople” LP; it would be the group’s last album. MOTT THE HOOPLE – The Golden Age […]
ANTHRAX’ Charlie Benante – “I Think IRON MAIDEN Single Handedly Created The Form Of Music That Became Thrash Metal” ANTHRAX’ Charlie Benante – “I Think IRON MAIDEN Single Handedly Created The Form Of Music That Became Thrash Metal” Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
Michael McDonald discusses co-writing Van Halen‘s April 1984 hit single ‘I’ll Wait’ in an exclusive UCR interview: How Michael McDonald Ended Up Co-Writing Van Halen’s ‘I’ll Wait’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/5355277001212293
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM To Talk About New Album Today On Streaming For Vengeance! FLOTSAM AND JETSAM To Talk About New Album Today On Streaming For Vengeance! Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!