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If we were to ask the question, who do you think the most important man in the history of popular music was, we know we would get a wide variety of answers. If we asked you to name your top 10 most important, we can only imagineā€¦.. We are pretty sure many of you would […]

9th June 1964, During an evening session Bob Dylan recorded Mr. Tambourine Man at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. This was the first session for the Another Side Of Bob Dylan, which saw Dylan recording fourteen original compositions that night. The Byrds later recorded a version of Mr. Tambourine Man that was released […]

2nd May 1972, Bruce Springsteen auditioned for CBS Records A&R man John Hammond in New York. Springsteen played a short set for him in his office; Hammond was so impressed that he arranged a real audition that night at the Gaslight Club in New York for other Columbia executives. Bruce passed the audition. We are […]

The man in this picture is Dick Rowe. In the early 60’s, Dick worked for Decca Records in London. Dick is the man who famously (or infamously) decided not to sign The Beatles to a recording contract. It didn’t take long for him to realize his mistake. On May 5, 1963, acting on a tip, […]

In Fort Smith, Ark., Sean Pierce,a 19-year-old man was arrested on April 9, 1992 for wearing a ‘smutty’ T-shirt bearing the name of Van Halen’s current album, “For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge.” The initial letters of the phrase–a criminal charge in old England that was displayed on the pillory of the person being punished–were highlighted on […]

David Crosby and Graham Nash released their first album as a duo on April 5, 1972. It was a self titled LP simply called “Graham Nash David Crosby.” The two had done a series of concerts together after the split of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. The concerts were so well received that they decided […]

Canned Heat’s legendary front man Bob “The Bear” Hite passed away on April 5, 1981. Bob was the lead singer of the blues-rock band, Canned Heat, from 1965 to his death in 1981. Canned Heat came together when Bob was introduced to Alan Wilson by Henry Vestine and the two of them helped convince blues […]

Happy birthday to Elton John, born on 25th March 1947, singer, songwriter, pianist, (Reginald Dwight), 1971 UK No.7 single ‘Your Song’, 1973 US No.1 single ‘Crocodile Rock’ seven other US No.1’s. Biggest selling single of all time with 1997 ‘Candle In The Wind 97’, plus over 50 UK Top 40 hit singles. Sold over 150m […]

“The Man In Black,” Johnny Cash would have turned 86 years old today. Johnny is a true American treasure. You’d be surprised at how many people have Johnny’s music on their Rock and Roll playlist. Do you? Happy Birthday Johnny. You are missed by so many. Read It Here!

One of Rock and Roll’s ‘bad boys’, Motley Crue’s front man Vince Neil has 57 candles on his birthday cake today. Besides being a Rock and Roll singer, Vince has also acted in a couple of movies, owned an Indoor Arena Football team and owned a Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas among other things. Do […]


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