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Live on the ocean wave, prog on the rolling sea… Yes add the final 7 artists to Cruise To The Edge 2019 Link to original article here

Ozzy Osbourne released his 2nd LP, "Diary of a Madman" on Nov. 7, 1981. As alway, the critics had varied opinions of the record. The guitar work of Randy Rhoads received a lot of praise. Steve Huey of AllMusic stated that "it's not uncommon to find fans who prefer Diary to Blizzard, since it sets […]

It was only 7 years with Ringo Starr: We posted earlier about the last Beatles band picture earlier today. Here is a little more about it. The first picture of The Beatles together (with Ringo) was taken on Aug. 22, 1962 in the Cavern Club. 7 years later, on Aug. 22, 1969, the last picture […]

Can it really be that long ago? On Aug. 7, 1970, The Moody Blues released their sixth LP, “A Question of Balance”. The album was an attempt by the group to strip down their well-known lush, psychedelic sound in order to be able to better perform the songs in concert. In order to be able […]

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 […]

There must be something about July 7th…. On July 7, 1968, The Yardbirds broke up which led Jimmy Page to form The New Yardbirds, who would later become better known as Led Zeppelin. 12 years later, on July 7, 1980, Led Zeppelin performed their last concert with their original lineup at the Eissporthalle in West […]

Styx released their “Grand Illusion” album on July 7, 1977. It was their 7th album, with 7 songs released on 7-7-77. “Grand Illusion” was the record that gave them the career boost they needed. Some people like to refer to the record as their ‘lucky 7’s’ LP. Having been around at the time, we can […]

Follow the contract and you won’t piss off Debbie Harry….. On June 7, 2004, Debbie / Blondie were scheduled to play a concert in Amsterdam. At the show, Debbie and the rest of the band caused a stir when she insisted on having the scheduled opening act go on after her / their show. It […]

This is one of those ‘way back’ machine moments… On June 7, 1969, over 100,000 people showed up in London’s Hyde Park for the free concert which was the live debut of a new band called Blind Faith. The band featured Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Ginger Baker and Ric Grech. From what people who were […]

Elton John’s name turns 50 years old today… On May 7, 1968, singer-songwriter Reginald Dwight legally changed his name. Reggie was in a band called “Bluesology” and he took his new first name from his bandmate Elton Dean and the new last name from Long John Baldry. Then for some reason he used “Hercules” for […]


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