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47 years ago today, on May 15, 1971, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s 3rd album, “4 Way Street” became the #1 album in the country. It would only stay there for one week. The LP was the 3rd LP by Crosby, Stills & Nash, the second by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and their 1st […]

You first heard “I Want to Take You Higher” 50 years ago today. Sly & The Family Stone released their second LP “Dance To The Music” on April 27, 1968. It contained the Top Ten hit single of the same name, which was influential in the formation and popularization of the musical subgenre of psychedelic […]

There is no way in hell it has been 40 years now… Now say this very slowly and make sure you pronounce each word so people who don’t speak a lot of English will understand you…”I want YOU to want ME”…… Cheap Trick began a two night stand at the Budokan Arena in Tokyo on […]

It was 35 years ago today that the music world lost one of the most influential musicians ever. We are talking about McKinley Morganfield, who you will know better as Muddy Waters. While people like Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and others are considered the Fathers of Rock and Roll, Muddy Waters is […]

With the passing of Jack Bruce 3 years ago, it could never happen again. On May 2, 2005, Cream (Jack, Ginger Baker & Eric Clapton) reunited at London’s Royal Albert Hall after 36 years. They played a four-night stint. At least it happened. Any of you there? RIP Jack. Read It Here!

Elton John’s name turns 50 years old today… On May 7, 1968, singer-songwriter Reginald Dwight legally changed his name. Reggie was in a band called “Bluesology” and he took his new first name from his bandmate Elton Dean and the new last name from Long John Baldry. Then for some reason he used “Hercules” for […]

Rick Nelson would have turned 78 years old today. On his 21st birthday in 1961, Ricky wanted to shed his teenybop image so he changed his professional first name to “Rick,” which he would insist upon being called for the rest of his career. How many of you remember watching him on his parents TV […]

Donovan (Donovan Philips Leitch) turns 72 years old today. His most successful singles were the early UK hits “Catch the Wind”, “Colours” and ” Universal Soldier” in 1965. “Sunshine Superman” topped the US Billboard Hot 100 chart (number two in Britain), and “Mellow Yellow” reached US number two the following year, with “Hurdy Gurdy Man” […]

One of the true greats of Rock and Roll, Roy Orbison would have turned 82 years old today. Roy started out just wanting to be a songwriter. He had a hard time finding people to sing his songs so he decided to record them himself. Smart move Roy. Do you have a certain song he […]

It was two years ago today that the music world lost Prince. He had his demons that got the best of him. Forbes Magazine reported that in the year following his death. Prince sold more music than any other artist. In the past two year, have you found yourself listening to more of his music […]


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