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Today In Music History: 12/28/17

On this day in 1968, it was day 1 of the three day Miami Pop Festival. Performers included Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac, Steppenwolf, Three Dog Night and the Grateful Dead. 223 more words


Classic Rock Almanac December 28, 2017


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

1983-Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson drowns while swimming off his boat in Marina Del Rey, California. 180 more words


Dennis Wilson: Holy Man

“If Wilson’s a holy man, then he’s of the Mr. Natural variant, with a prodigious sexual appetite that conquered such lays as President Regan’s daughter, Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac, fellow Beach Boy Mike Love’s illegitimate teenage love child, and the clap-bearing ‘daughters’ of the Manson Family.” 7 more words


The Beach Boys: 1967-Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions (Capitol Records)

Over the past few years, one of the biggest thrills for Beach Boys fans has been their end-of-the-year copyright releases, resulting in legal bootlegs from the band’s official archives. 544 more words

Album Reviews

Classic Rock Almanac December 4, 2017


2008-Guitarist Joe Satriani sues Coldplay, claiming the British band ripped him off on their song “Viva la Vida” by using “substantial original portions” of his 2004 instrumental “If I Could Fly.” He asks for damages and profits from the song. 373 more words


Manson and The Lair of Song Mountain

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Just last evening, after drinking

A special blend of tea,

Lifelike dreams visited.

Twisting Chinese folklore

To suit its needs,

Came the following: 226 more words