Generation

13th Oct 1965, The Who recorded 'My Generation' at Pye studios, London. When released as a single it reached No.2 on the UK chart, held off the No.1 position by The Seekers 'The Carnival Is Over'. Roger Daltrey would later say that he stuttered the lyrics to try to fit them to the music. The […]

3rd December 1965, The Who released their debut studio album My Generation in the UK. In the United States, it was released by Decca Records as The Who Sings My Generation in April 1966, with a different cover and a slightly altered track listing. In 2003 it was named the second greatest guitar album of […]

29th October 1965, The Who released the single 'My Generation' in the UK. The song was named the 11th greatest song by Rolling Stone on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and 13th on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll. It reached No. 2 in the […]

On the second day of Woodstock, the artists were still having problems getting to the site on time for their sets. Just after Santana finished their historical set, the next band wasn’t there. However John Sebastian was. He was just hanging out backstage when he was asked if he would play a couple of songs […]

One of the truly great singer/songwriters of our generation, Dan Fogelberg would have turned 67 years old today. He had so many great songs. Our favorite was not his biggest hit but just really meant something to us. “Part of the Plan”. In May 2004, Dan was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer. After undergoing therapy, […]

One of the great voices of our generation, Linda Ronstadt is celebrating her birthday today. Have you ever noticed that when you go to a gathering of people all our age, no one has aged? Yet, when you see an individual picture….. We normally ask the question, if you could be at her birthday party […]

If there was ever a spokesman for the “Woodstock Generation”, we would think it would be Arlo Guthrie. Today, Arlo has 71 candles on his birthday cake. He has so much great music so were not going to ask you which one of his songs you like best. We’ll make it harder…. which lyric do […]

It became an American institution. One of the great parts of a generation and growing up in the USA. On July 9, 1956, Dick Clark made his debut as host of Bandstand on Philadelphia TV station WFIL. He took over from Bob Horn, who had been charged with driving while intoxicated during a highly-publicized police […]

One of the great albums of a generation, “Tapestry” by Carole King became the #1 album in the US on June 17, 1971. It woud stay at the top for 15 weeks. The LP contained such classic tracks as “It’s Too Late”, “I Feel the Earth Move”, “So Far Away”, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” […]

Every generation has their heroes and icons. In a way, they speak for that generation. It was 24 years ago today that Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain took his own life. Those who were not of his ‘generation’ didn’t really get Kurt or his music. Those who were in the ‘generation’ understood it perfectly. A […]


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