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On Oct. 25, 1991, Rock and Roll lost one of the most influential people it ever had. Concert promoter, manager, producer, record label owner and actor Bill Graham. Bill produced early concerts at the Fillmore, Avalon Ballroom, Winterland Ballroom, the Fillmore East and the Fillmore West to name a few venues. He was involved with […]

It was four years ago today that the music world lost a founding member of and the bassist and lead vocalist for Cream, Jack Bruce. There have been many things said about Jack. In The Sunday Times in 2008, Dan Cairns had suggested: "many consider him to be one of the greatest bass players of […]

15 years ago today, the music world lost Warren Zevon. When we write our posts, we try to keep them short in hopes that our friends will continue the conversation. It is impossible to write a short tribute to Warren, so we are attaching the wikipedia page on him. For our younger friends that may […]

It was 13 years ago today that we lost one of the true pioneers in electronic music. Robert Moog passed away on Aug. 21, 2005. Robert was the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer. We could list scores of artists who have used his synths, but the name most easily recognized is the late Keith Emerson, […]

It felt like we lost a personal friend to all of us. It was four year’s ago today that Robin Williams left us. RIP Robin. Wish there was something we could have done. For those old enough, remember “Na nu Na nu”. For those younger friends of our, what is your first memory of Robin? […]

When AC/DC lost Bon Scott, they weren’t sure if they would continue. They decided to carry on. On July 25, 1980, they released their LP “Back in Black”. It was their first effort without Bon. It turned out to be not only the biggest album ever released by an Australian band, but it is one […]

Another sad Rock and Roll story…. On July 24, 1972, the music world lost Bobby Ramirez who at one time was the drummer in Edgar Winter’s White Trash. At the time, Bobby was playing in the band LaCroix. They were on tour with Uriah Heep and they had just done a show in Chicago.. Ramirez, […]

We lost Harry Chapin 37 years ago today on July 16, 1981. On that day, just after noon, Chapin was driving in the left lane on the Long Island Expressway at about 65 mph on the way to perform at a free concert scheduled for later that evening at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, New […]

The music world lost one of the greats, Lowell George on June 29, 1979. Lowell is best known for his work with Little Feat. But there was so much more to him. (This is from wikipedia): Initially funded by the sale of his grandfather’s stock, George’s first band The Factory formed in 1965 and released […]

It was two years ago today that the music world lost Scotty Moore. Scotty was probably best known as Elvis Presley’s guitarist. Scotty was 84 years old when he died. What an amazing life he had. Scotty inspired so many up and coming guitarists for so many years. He was a legend. RIP Scotty. Thank […]


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