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Neil Young released his 20th studio LP "Harvest Moon" on Oct. 27, 1992. Many of the musicians appearing on it also appeared on his 1972 album Harvest, and it is considered by many to be like a "sequel" to Harvest. Recovering from a case of tinnitus that had come about after the recording of 1990's […]

“….and the 27 club began….” Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson, whose songs have been recorded by the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers and many other classic rockers, died 80 Years ago today at age 27. As the story goes, Robert Johnson met his end in 1938 at the bottom of strychnine-laced bottle […]

Can you imagine Alice Cooper saying something bad about disco? On July 27, 1979, an Indian art store in Scottsdale, Arizona owned by Alice was hit by a fire bomb that was thrown through a rear window. Over $200,000 worth of native American artifacts were destroyed, as well as some of his gold records which […]

AC/DC released their fifth LP “Highway to Hell” on July 27, 1979 (it was their 6th LP in Australia). It was the last album featuring lead singer Bon Scott, who died early the following year on Tuesday, February 19, 1980. Prior to this LP, the band hadn’t had much success on American radio, so the […]

On July 27, 1977, the Grateful Dead released their 9th studio LP “Terrapin Station.” It was the first album that the Grateful Dead released on Arista Records after releasing other albums on its own Grateful Dead Records. According to Dennis McNally, Jerry Garcia conceived the idea for the song “Terrapin Station Part One” while driving […]

The ’27’ club: We all have our demons. Some are stronger than other. They can inspire and destroy. We lost The Doors’ Jim Morrison 47 years ago today. Jim passed away while in Paris. There are a couple of different stories of what happened, but bottom line was, he was gone. Jim was just 27 […]

The ’27’ club: He started one of the most successful bands in the history of Rock and Roll. The Rolling Stones founding member and their leader, Brian Jones left us 49 years ago today on July 3, 1969. He was just 27 years old. Brian was a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, harmonica, keyboards, sitar and marimba, […]

A wise man once said “All things must pass”. From June 27 thru the 29th in 1969, the Denver Pop Festival was held in Denver’s Mile High Stadium. On Sunday the 29th, the headlining act was The Jimi Hendrix Experience. From the stage, Jimi Hendrix made the infamous announcement: “This is the last gig we’ll […]

June 27, 1971, was a sad day for many. Bill Graham closed the legendary Fillmore East, the New York version of his equally legendary San Francisco “rock ballroom.” The Allman Brothers Band, The J. Geils Band, Albert King, The Beach Boys, Edgar Winter, Country Joe McDonald and Mountain (Leslie West Mountain) were on the bill […]

Bob Dylan was playing a concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 27, 1966. Before the concert, The Beatles stopped by Bob’s dressing room. Paul McCartney was hoping a new song they had written would impress Dylan. The song Paul played him would eventually become “Tomorrow Never Knows.” Dylan listened a bit and then […]


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