On August 10th, 1970 the trial of Jim Morrison officially started at the Dade County Courthouse in Miami, FL. It was Case No. 69-2355 “State Of Florida vs. James Douglas Morrison”. The trial which lasted until October made national news and many people, including Jim, the band members, and legal attorneys on both sides of […]

Earlier today, we did a story about the tragic lose of Bill Chase and a couple members of his band “Chase” in an airplane crash 44 years ago today. There is more to the story…. We are pretty sure you all are familiar with the band “Survivor” (just think “Eye Of The Tiger etc.) Survivor […]

31st July 1964, Country singer Jim Reeves was killed in a plane crash when the single engine aircraft flying from Arkansas to Nashville crashed in thick fog. 40 year- old Reeves was one of the first country singers to cross-over into the pop market. with his 1960 US No.2 single ‘He’ll Have To Go’, and […]

3rd July 1971, American singer, songwriter and poet, Jim Morrison of The Doors was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, France, the cause of death was given as a heart attack. He co-wrote some of the group’s biggest hits, including ‘Light My Fire’, ‘Love Me Two Times’, and ‘Love Her Madly.’ On the 25th […]

3rd June 1983, US session drummer Jim Gordon, murdered his mother by pounding her head with a hammer. A diagnosed schizophrenic, it was not until his trial in 1984 that he was properly diagnosed. Due to the fact that his attorney was unable to use the insanity defense, Gordon was sentenced to sixteen years-to-life in […]

Black Oak Arkansas’ frontman / lead singer Jim “Dandy” Mangrum has 70 candles on his birthday cake today. During the early to mid 70’s, BOA was a staple at major festivals everywhere. Jim’s stage appearance, long blond hair, sexy clothing and antics were the inspiration for Van Halen’s David Lee Roth. Even though the band […]

The Lizard King would have turned 74 years old today. He was Jim Morrison. He became very possibly the biggest of all the American Rock and Roll stars. Yet he left us at only 27 years old on July 3, 1971. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear Jim’s […]

8th Dec 1943, Born on this day, Jim Morrison singer and lyricist with The Doors who had the 1967 US No.1 single ‘Light My Fire’ and 1971 single ‘Riders On The Storm’. Due to his wild personality and performances, he is regarded by some people as one of the most iconic, charismatic and pioneering frontmen […]

Well golleeee, another part of our childhood has passed away. Actor / singer Jim Nabors has died. Jim was 87 years old. Jim will always be remembered for his role as Gomer Pyle in the ‘Andy Griffith Show’ and then in his own show ‘Gomer Pyle, USMC’. Our condolences to his family, friends and fans. […]

You have all heard of the time that The Doors / Jim Morrison pissed of Ed Sullivan by not changing the lyrics in “Light My Fire” when they appeared on his show. That wasn’t the first time that had happened. Buddy Holly did it, and n Nov. 20, 1955, Bo Diddley did it. Bo was […]

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