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3 Favorite Videos from Tres Hombres
You may have heard the news-that " lil 'ol rock and roll band from Texas", ZZ Top, is about to get the box set treatment! And it's going to be fantastic, featuring all ten of the albums on Warner Brothers (and London Records) released between...
Beatles Wednesday-The Fab's Final UK Show
Today's the anniversary of The Beatles final live performance in the UK, at the 1966 NME Awards. And on Beatles Wednesday, it's s reason enough to to enjoy some fantastic footage of The Beatles in concert. (Sorry-these vids are from NME '65-it...
Remembering Roy Orbison..at Farm Aid
Today's the anniversary of the birth of the great Roy Orbison, who died too young in 1988, at the age of 52.
In doing research for this blog, I found these videos from the first Farm Aid, in 1985. And there he was, black Wayfarers and all, the...
Coming Soon! The Beach Boys Live 50th Anniversary CD
OK, I was wrong. I thought when the Beach Boys released "50 Big Ones", the digitally re-mastered greatest hits package last fall, that I would be done. Supported the band all thru the years, concerts, the "Spirit of America" greatest hits, the box...
But Who's Lou Adler, Really...?
It's our Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Weekend, starting tomorrow on Q105. And, I hope you had a chance to check out the blog and interview with 2013 inductee Lou Adler. (Pictured with Quincy Jones, the Wilson Sisters and Flea) If not, and with...
Fleetwood Mac "Sad Angel" - Fan Cam
Rolling Stone magazine, reports that Fleetwood Mac is "days away" from releasing a new EP.
Guitarist Lindsay Buckingham says the new material "is the best stuff we've done in a long time." And that's huge for longtime fans.
Here's a "Fan...
Motown 25X30. And Michael Moonwalked!
Yes, it was 30 years ago this week, that Motown Records celebrated it's 25 anniversary with a fantastic TV special on NBC.
I remember watching the stellar performance of Marvin Gaye at the piano performing "What's Going On". My two favorite...
The Beatles Please Please Me Turns 50!
To paraphrase the words to Sgt. Pepper, "It was 50 years ago, this week"! The Beatles debut album, "Please Please Me" was rush-released in England to take advantage of The Beatles early successes with "Love Me Do" and "P.S. I Love You".
RIP, Bobbie Smith of The Spinners
Sad news today, another of the great voices of R&B has been stilled. Bobbie Smith, the lead singer for The Spinners from their inception in the late 50's, passed away from complications from influenza and pneumonia over the weekend in...
The History Of The Eagles On Blu-Ray & DVD!
If you, like me, just loved The Eagles, this is hot!
Coming April 30th, "The History of the Eagles" on DVD & Blue-Ray. If you missed it last month on Showtime, make sure you grab this one. It's fascinating to look at a slice of rock and...