On the anniversary Jimi Hendrix's death a quick plug for our book – Jimi Hendrix – The Day I Was There. With fans recalling memories of the earliest Experience shows at UK clubs and theatre shows and Jimi’s appearances at the Monterey, Woodstock, Atlanta and Isle of Wight festivals, you’ll see a portrait of Hendrix […]

Quick plug for our Jimi Hendrix The Day I Was There book – a collection of over 500 eyewitness accounts of seeing him live. It’s the story of Jimi’s discovery by manager Chas Chandler in New York’s Cafe Wha? and explosion onto the UK music scene in 1966 through to his untimely death in September […]

Everything you need to know from the world of rock over the past seven days… The 11 biggest news stories you might have missed this week are right here Link to original article here

The week’s biggest news in one handy round-up Here are 11 of the biggest news stories you might have missed this week Link to original article here

All the biggest stories of the week are right here. Here’s 14 of the biggest news stories of the week that you might have missed Link to original article here

This is one of our favorite stories to do each year. By Sept. of 1965, the members of The Who decided that they need some type of security for their equipment van. They decided to get a guard dog. So, on Sept. 4, they went to England's Battersea Dog's Home to find a big scary […]

This is one of the saddest stories in the history of Rock and Roll. Today, July 14, James Beck “Jim” Gordon turns 73 years old. Jim is a recording artist, musician and songwriter. The Grammy Award winner was one of the most requested session drummers in the late 1960s and 1970s, recording albums with many […]

“Demons.” This is truly one of the saddest stories in Rock and Roll. On June 3, 1983, Jim Gordon brutally murdered his mother with a hammer and knife in their home. He was already undergoing psychiatric treatment and suffering from, among other things, voices in his head. Here is why we are talking about Jim. […]

With all the current news stories about what the FBI did or didn’t do, we thought we’d give you one they did do. The FBI finally reached their decision that the lyrics to the song “Louie Louie” were to garbled too understand on May 17, 1965 and 2 day later on May 19th, they released […]

It’s a story that has been told a million times. But not all of the stories have this kind of an outcome. On May 4, 1964, two musicians in Birmingham, England decided to start an R & B group. The musicians were Ray Thomas and Mike Pinder. They liked Duke Ellington’s song “Mood Indigo” so […]

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