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The WHO - " Live At Leeds " Recorded 14th February 1970 at University of Leeds

47 years ago tonight, The Who performed at Leeds University in Leeds, UK on February. 14th, 1970. The recording of this landmark concert became known as the greatest live album in Rock history… 256 more words

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Rock History

I know. Once again it’s been an absolute aeon. Well I’ve been doing a whole lot less travel writing, although, I have upload more travel stories over at… 155 more words

YOU RIP, YOU SHRED – My Favorite Drummers Part 1

I had my first drum lesson 42 years ago this month and drumming has been in my blood ever since. Although I’ve always been a part-time musician (preferring to have a full-time job and the paychecks that came with it), I still managed to play in a couple dozen bands and jammed with too many musicians to remember, in basements, rehearsal studios and on stage. 1,434 more words

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The Lost Weekend

On today’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Storytime I was going to tell you about John Lennon’s Lost Weekend.

Actually, I am still going to tell you about John Lennon’s Lost Weekend but…it just…well it kinda evolved into something completely different. 1,244 more words

Today In Music History: 01/04/17

Happy birthday to the former frontman of R.E.M., Michael Stipe, who is 57.

On this day in 1967 The Doors released their self-titled debut album, ranked #42 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. 255 more words

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Dead Friends

I wrote this one over 20 years ago, inspired by a Pete Townshend quote.

“Look at my life, look at my generation, how did that work?

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Poetry

Song Of The Day: The Who, "My Generation"

It was the song that changed things. It was the anthem of a new generation, a new rock and roll generation, one that soaked up the inspirations of the past and created something wholly new, completely harder and much more nihilistic than anything previous. 126 more words

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