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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 […]

24th October 2004, Queen became the first rock act to receive an official seal of approval in Iran. Western music was still strictly censored in the Islamic republic, where homosexuality is considered a crime, but an album of Queen's greatest hits was released this week in Iran. Freddie Mercury, was proud of his Iranian ancestry, […]

Without a doubt, one of the greatest albums in the history of Rock and Roll was released 49 years ago today. Led Zeppelin II. Do we need to say anymore? Where did you first hear this album? Happy Birthday to “Led Zeppelin II”!!! — Read It Here!

There are some who say he was the greatest Rock and Roll drummer ever. There are many who would disagree with that, but they always put him in the top 5. We are talking about The Who's Keith Moon. It was 40 years ago today that Keith left us. Every time we hear thunder, we […]

In 1968, 69 && 70, there was a rock festival held at the end of August on the Isla of Wight, in the UK. The festival on Aug. 31 && Sept.1,1968 drew about 15,000 people. It was 10 times larger on Aug. 30 && 31, 1969 when it drew over 150,000 people. In 1970, from […]

One of the great drumming legends in the history of Rock and Roll, The Who's Keith Moon would have been celebrating his 72nd birthday today, Aug. 23rd. Many times we have asked who you think the 'greatest' drummer, guitarist, singer etc is / was, but we realize that everybody has different likes when it comes […]

Elvis was The King of Rock and Roll. Aretha Franklin was The Queen of Soul. The King and Queen of a musical generation. They both passed away on Aug. 16th. Elvis in 1977 and Aretha in 2018. Yet they were only about 7 years apart in age. RIP Aretha and Elvis. We wonder where music […]

One of Rock and Roll’s all time great drummers, Tommy Aldridge has 68 candles on his birthday cake today. Tommy is noted for his work with numerous bands and artists since the 1970s, such as Black Oak Arkansas, Pat Travers Band, Ozzy Osbourne, Gary Moore, Whitesnake/David Coverdale, Ted Nugent, Thin Lizzy and d’Thumbs. In the […]

2 time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby has 77 candles on his birthday cake today. David was inducted into the RRHoF once for his work with The Byrds and then again for his work with Crosby, Stills & Nash. David is a survivor. And a talented one at that. When you […]

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 […]


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