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"Cease to Exist" (Charles Manson 'music motive'/The Beach Boys association (2008. Documentary)


from Ryan Oksenberg 2 years ago

“Cease To Exist” (2008. Documentary) explores the music motive to the Manson murders and uncovers Charles Manson’s relationship with Beach Boys’ drummer Dennis Wilson and record producer Terry Melcher. 41 more words

SIGIHT (Song I'm Glad I Heard Today): Gene Clark "Strength of Strings"

One of the great tragedies of rock and roll was that founding Byrds singer/songwriter Gene Clark never sold any records outside of his all-too-brief membership in one of America’s pioneering rock bands. 396 more words

DECEMBER 31: Introducing the Beach Boys

ABOVE:¬†The Beach Boys during an early¬†recording session. Brian Wilson, the group’s leader, is the middle.

ON THIS DATE in 1961, the Beach Boys played their first paying gig at the Long Beach Municipal Stadium, earning $300. 161 more words

Classic Rock Almanac December 28, 2014


2000-Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw marries his second wife, Jeanne Mason.

1992-Paul Simon and Edie Brickell have a son, Adrian Edward.

1983-Beach Boy Dennis Wilson dies while swimming off his boat in Marina Del Rey, California. 262 more words


Have a Merry Clayton Christmas

Another Xmas birthday! Merry Clayton loaned her vocal talents to the recordings of some of the biggest names in the business. Check a partial list: The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Ray Charles, Carole King, Joe Cocker, Tom Jones… 56 more words


Song of the Day: You Are So Beautiful (R.I.P. Joe Cocker)

A rock legend passed away today. Joe Cocker had one of those very unique voices which most everyone recognized. A blues and soul rock singer who performed with some of the rock legends of the 60’s and 70’s, he would become a mainstream hit with songs such as… 236 more words


The Monkees' Mickey Dolenz Clears Up The Urban Legend Behind The Band's Relationship With Charles Manson

I had no clue that there was an urban legend related to The Monkees and Charles Manson until today. Had I know, I would’ve called it a fake because I don’t like The Monkees and I think Charles Manson doesn’t vibe with their type of music. 619 more words

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