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Life at 20

To mark its 20th anniversary, Mojo magazine is doing a series of interviews with “20 world-changing musicians looking back on their 20th year.”

Less grandly put, it’s about what their life was like, what their influences were, when they were 20. 463 more words


Day of disasters

The first two October 20ths of my life were very tragic.

The first, exactly one week after I was born, came on the Mississippi River in St. 849 more words


Skynyrd: It's Been 37 Years

As hard as it is to believe, it’s been almost four decades since Lynyrd Skynyrd’s plane crashed in a Mississippi swamp. Anyone reading this will have their own memories of the actual event, but my take of the disaster is more based on the excellent original VH1 “Behind the Music” episode from 1997 that featured the band — and any story that features the band has to have a major portion devoted to that terrible event. 66 more words

Music I Cannot Live Without (Day 87)

Metallica covering Lynyrd Skynyrd with a bunch of friends. Wonderful.

Metallica – Tuesday’s Gone



Heart Teams Up With Night Ranger This Saturday Night

Coming up this Friday at Winstar World Casino, it’s a band from Florida that got famous with a tune about Alabama.

Check out… 165 more words


This Day in Music History — October 20

1950 : Tom Petty is born in Gainesville, Florida. Formed The Heartbreakers in Los Angeles, California. Member of The Traveling Wilburys.

1969 : John Lennon and Yoko Ono release their Wedding Album LP (with a photo of their own wedding cake and a copy of their marriage certificate included.) 106 more words

This Day In Music

what's in a name

Let me begin with an explanation, the name – vanzantshat – why?

I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s, “when dinosaurs still roamed the earth”, or so my children think. 281 more words

Bob Harris