1971

Most of you will probably remember the band “Chase”. They were a ‘horn’ band led by Bill Chase who was a well known trumpet player. They had a hit with the song “Get It On” in the early 70’s. The band had a show scheduled for Aug. 9, 1974 at the Jackson County Fair in […]

On Aug. 7, 1971, Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention played a concert at the Pauley Pavilion at UCLA in Los Angeles. The concert was recorded and released in 1972 as the LP “Just Another Band from L.A.” Included on this album is “Billy the Mountain”, Zappa’s long, narrative parody of rock operas, which […]

On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their third album, “Master of Reality”. It is said that this LP laid the foundations of doom, stoner, and sludge metal. ‘Master of Reality’ was certified double platinum after having sold over 2 million copies. For the recording of this album, guitarist Tony Iommi, who had injured his […]

On July 9, 1971, Grand Funk Railroad headlined a concert at New York’s Shea Stadium. They drew more people than The Beatles did when they played there. Humble Pie was the opening act. We think this video will give you a good idea of the concert at Shea, 47 years ago tonight. By the way, […]


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