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Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here was the product of unfinished sessions, shambolic live shows and band alienation… How Wish You Were Here was the beginning of the end for Pink Floyd Link to original article here

It was the beginning of the San Francisco sound. On Aug. 13, 1965, Marty Balin and his partners opened “the Matrix” in San Francisco. It was a renovated pizza shop located at 3138 Fillmore Street. The opening night featured a band that Marty had put together to be the ‘house’ band. They called the band […]

By the beginning of June in 1974, The Beach Boys were nowhere near as popular as they once had been. They had a new record label, but that hadn’t done much for them. On June 24 of 1974, their former label, Capitol Records decided to release another ‘greatest hits’ LP. But they did it a […]

The beginning of summer, 1967. By June 15th, school was out for the summer and the fun was beginning. Part of that fun was the ‘summer soundtrack’ that most of us heard on an AM radio station. Here is the top records in Chicago 51 years ago today. We are pretty sure the local charts […]

This is one of those “And the rest is history” things…. By the beginning of April in 1967, the Monterey International Pop Festival was starting to be put together. The people involved included The Mamas and The Papas’ John Phillips, record producer Lou Adler and Beatles’ PR man Derek Taylor and others There is some […]


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