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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

Song Of The Day

Summer of a Doormouse: Chapter I (Prose)

Summer of a Doormouse

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Chapter I:

Always, no, sometimes think its me, but, you know, I know when it’s a dream…

– John Lennon & Paul McCartney, 1967… 3,004 more words

Pete Townshend

The WHO - " Live At The Fillmore East " New York, October 22nd, 1969

This recording captures much of the third night of a weeklong engagement The Who performing their rock opera Tommy at the Fillmore East, with Bay Area band AUM opening, followed by fellow Brits… 281 more words

MUSIC

KEITH MOON: The lone drummer who loves his dog - DISC and MUSIC ECHO - JANUARY 21, 1967

He is the smallest, the youngest and the roundest member of the Who. He has a sweet, innocent, little-boy smile off-stage that changes into a lunatic grin when he starts to attack his drum kit. 58 more words

Disc And Music Echo

Rush | Time Stand Still is all about devotion

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, OCT. 26, 2016

By Steve Newton

I was a rock-crazed 17-year-old when the first Rush album came out in 1974, so of course I became an instant fan. 381 more words

Rock Legends