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On this day in 2009, Lynyrd Skynyrd keyboard player Billy Powell died at the age of 56 of a suspected heart attack in Florida. Powell called police saying he was having trouble breathing and emergency services tried to resuscitate him, but he was pronounced dead an hour later. 41 more words

Concert Posters

Classic Rock Almanac January 28, 2015

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Today’s Question:  The Who made their first appearance on the British TV music show Ready Steady Go! 50 years ago today (January 28th, 1965). 399 more words

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Song of the Day: Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd (covered by Shinedown)

“Simple Man” is the last track on Side A of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s debut album. Leave a Whisper was the debut album of Shinedown, released July 5, 2003, then an enhanced version on June 15, 2004. 661 more words

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Ed Gellock's Lynyrd Skynyrd (The Puggle; Not the Band) is One Memorable Real Life Character!

I’m not sure if I should have interviewed my author buddy, Ed Gellock, or Lynyrd Skynyrd (the puggle; not the band)! It’s not  1,041 more words

Author Interview

Classic Rock Almanac January 15, 2015

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Today’s Question: Today (January 15th) marks the 50th anniversary of the U.K. release of The Who’s first single, “I Can’t Explain.”

The Who’s Pete Townshend isn’t the only guitarist who took part in the recording session for “I Can’t Explain.” Which other notable musician also recorded with them that day? 608 more words

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SIGIHT (Song I'm Glad I Heard Today): Allman Brothers Band "Dreams"

Every time I lay ears on “Dreams” by the Allman Brothers Band, it always sucks me right in, as it did last night as I was settling in for the evening. 409 more words