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So what did you get done today? We are not sure how much it cost to make a phone call in Liverpool then, but it was on this day in 1961 that Brian Epstein phoned the Liverpool Cavern in an effort to get a ticket to the next Beatles show. He would become the band’s […]

Joni Mitchell has 75 candles on her birthday cake today. As you are probably aware, Joni suffered a brain aneurysm back in 2015. Joni has made very few appearances since. Last night there was a 'star studded' concert in LA to honor Joni and her music. We believe there is also a second concert tonight. […]

Johnny Rivers has 77 candles on his birthday cake today. It wasn't until Johnny moved to LA and got a gig playing at The Whisky A-GO-GO that his career really took of. He recorded many of his songs live at first and then moved into a more produced studio sound. But he did give us […]

Today, Richard John Cyril "Rick" Allen turns 55. He is better known as Rick Allen the drummer for the English hard rock band Def Leppard. Rick is famous for overcoming the complete amputation of his left arm and continuing to play with the band, which subsequently went on to its greatest popular success worldwide. Happy […]

Ric Grech would have turned 72 today. Ric recorded the only Blind Faith album with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, and drummer Ginger Baker, a former bandmate of Clapton's in Cream. Their debut album was regarded as a disappointment by critics. The quartet toured the U.S. to support it. Clapton was disappointed with the quality of […]

Peter Green has 72 candles on his birthday cake today. Peter was a founding member of Fleetwood Mac, and in the early days, the band was many times referred to as "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac". He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 for his work with the group, Green's […]

In remembering Duane Allman today, (it was 47 years ago today he passed) we thought we would give some history on him. Obviously, Duane and Gregg Allman have alway been brothers, but they would be in some other bands prior to being "The Allman Brothers". One of the bands they were both in was call […]

Today we are remembering the great Lou Reed who passed away 5 years ago today on Oct. 27, 2013. He was an innovator. He was an inspiration. He was Lou Reed. Do you have a special memory of Lou? RIP Lou. Thank You. Read It Here!

It was four years ago today that the music world lost a founding member of and the bassist and lead vocalist for Cream, Jack Bruce. There have been many things said about Jack. In The Sunday Times in 2008, Dan Cairns had suggested: "many consider him to be one of the greatest bass players of […]

52 years ago today, The Yardbirds played a concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco: (Any of you there that night?) Here is a great story about The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck and Marshall Amplification as told by the manager of the band Simon Napier-Bell: FILMORE WEST, 1966… "Shortly after the Yardbirds filmed Antonioni’s guitar-smashing scene […]


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