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Happy 78th birthday to Roger McGuinn, born 13 July 1942 guitar, vocals, The Byrds, (1965 US & UK No.1 single 'Mr Tambourine Man'). He was the only member of The Byrds to play on the hit, the others being session players. He toured with Bob Dylan in 1975 and 1976 as part of Dylan's Rolling […]

10 July 1984, Session drummer and former member of Derek and the Dominos, Jim Gordon, was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering his mother. It was after he was arrested that he was properly diagnosed with schizophrenia and, although at the trial the court accepted that Gordon […]

26 June 1965, The Byrds went to No.1 on the US singles chart with their version of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr Tambourine Man’. Only Roger McGuinn from the band played on the song, drummer Hal Blaine who played on the track also played on ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’. Mr Tambourine Man The Byrds Stereo HiQ […]

This Is The Man Who Paid $6 Million For KURT COBAIN’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Read the full article at Blabbermouth!

9 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 […]

OZZY OSBOURNE Bassist BLASKO Isn’t Bothered By The Fact That He Doesn’t Appear On ‘Ordinary Man’ Album OZZY OSBOURNE Bassist BLASKO Isn’t Bothered By The Fact That He Doesn’t Appear On ‘Ordinary Man’ Album In a new interview with Chuck Shute of "The Chuck Shute Podcast", OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson was asked […]

3 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 […]

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