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Classic Rock Almanac October 21, 2016


Today’s Question: Booker T. & the MGs and Blues Brothers guitarist Steve Cropper celebrates his 75th birthday today (October 21st).

Cropper played on two classic recordings of the song “Soul Man,” one by Sam & Dave, the other by The Blues Brothers. 516 more words


October 21 in history

1096 People’s Crusade: The Turkish army annihilated the People’s Army of the West.

1520  Ferdinand Magellan discovered the strait which was named after him. 679 more words


October 18th - Thomas Edison dies - "Blinded by the Light"

In 1931, #Edison died.  The prolific #inventor is best known for the electric light.  Hence this song by ##ManfredMann singing;#feelgood

Blinded by the Light

Blinded by the light, 488 more words

Feel Good

Bob Dylan - the Nobel of Rhymney

Bob Dylan gets a Nobel. For literature, just in case you were thinking it’s for economics or anything.


I’m in the rather large camp which believes St Zimmy’s songs were best done by other people. 327 more words


Did You know....Manfred Mann's Earth Band and its link Wales?

Here’s a little known quirky story about our amazing home in the Heart of Wales:-

In 1974 Manfred Mann released an album titled “The Good Earth”. 202 more words

Tourism Activity In The Area

Mike Hugg’s drum stick.

February 1968 and the buzz was that, none other than, Manfred Mann would be appearing at Sussex University, students union. For the purists and also most all the women I knew, the loss of Paul Jones as lead vocalist had destroyed the band, but I was a Mike d’Abo fan and the material they were releasing since he’d become their new front man appealed to the quirky side of my character. 277 more words


1474 Just Like A Woman - Manfred Mann (1966)

This song was written and recorded by Bob Dylan in 1966. Manfred Mann recorded the song the same year. It was released as a single with… 76 more words