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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, […]


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