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Anyone still have any 8-tracks? https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/8-tracks/ The Ford Motor Company became the first automaker to offer an eight-track tape player as an option for their entire line of vehicles on sale in the US. On 15th September 1965, the Ford Motor Company became the first automaker to offer an eight-track tape player as an option […]

2nd Dec 2014, American saxophone player Bobby Keys died as a result of cirrhosis at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. Keys started touring at age fifteen with Bobby Vee and fellow Texan Buddy Holly and was best known as being the main saxophone player for The Rolling Stones. When on tour with the Stones, according […]

If former Bob Seger backup player and a founding member of the Eagles Glenn Frey was still with us, he would have had 70 candles on his birthday cake today. Over the years, Glenn had suffered from some intestinal disorders. The Eagles were set for the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015 but they […]

To put it in baseball terms, The Eagles 2nd bass player, Timothy B. Schmit is celebrating his 71st birthday today. As many of you know, he also played in a little band called Poco. So if Timothy told you that for a birthday treat he would play you one song, would you want to hear […]

21st Oct 1965, Bill Black, Elvis Presley's bass player, (1954-57), died four months after receiving surgery to remove a brain tumour, aged 39. With guitarist Scotty Moore, and Elvis Presley on rhythm guitar, Black played on ‘That's All Right (Mama)’, Heartbreak Hotel, ‘Baby Let's Play House’, ‘Mystery Train’, ‘Hound Dog’; ‘Jailhouse Rock’ in the late […]

2nd Sept 1946, Born on this day, Billy Preston, US singer, keyboard player. (1973 US No.1 single 'Will It Go Round In Circles', 1978 UK No.2 single with Syreeta 'With You I'm Born Again', and 1969 single 'Get Back' with The Beatles During the 1960s, he backed artists such as Little Richard, Sam Cooke and […]

Probably the most famous flute player in the history of Rock, Jethro Tull’s frontman, Ian Anderson is celebrating his 71st birthday today. Ian started playing the flute just a couple of months before Tull recorded their first album. Ian was playing electric guitar and one day realized he was never going to as good as […]

This picture speaks volumes. If you take an extremely talented keyboard player who decides to put a legendary Hammond Organ thru a Marshall amp. Deep Purple’s Jon Lord did just that. It changed the way musicians used keyboards. Jon would have been celebrating his 77th birthday today. Sadly, Jon passed away on July 16, 2012. […]

He is probably the most famous bass player you never heard of. His name is Leland Sklar and he is celebrating his 71st birthday today. Sklar studied music at California State University, Northridge. It was during that time he met James Taylor, who invited him to play bass at some venues. They both thought that […]

20th May 2013, Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the The Doors died aged 74. Manzarek, who had suffered from bile duct cancer for many years, died in a clinic in Rosenheim, Germany, with his wife and brothers at his bedside. He formed The Doors with lead singer Jim Morrison in 1965 after […]


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