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The year of the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the Prague Spring and the Black power salute at the olympics. Here’s some music… 772 more words

9 Songs

Classic Rock Almanac May 23, 2016


Today’s Question: J. Geils Band bassist Danny Klein celebrates his 70th birthday today (May 23rd).

When he’s not playing with the Geils Band, Klein leads a Geils cover band that takes its name from one of the group’s live albums. 316 more words


Uh huh, it's the Manfreds*

I wasn’t a fan of the Manfred Mann singles, on the whole, but their first album was very blues/jazz-oriented. This incarnation of the band (now called the Manfreds), with original members Paul Jones, Mike Hugg and Tom McGuinness plus Rob Townsend, Marcus Cliffe and Simon Currie, is advertised as part of their ‘Hits, jazz and blues’ tour. 86 more words



I know, I can be quite boring sometimes, but just found out that Thunderclap Newman died last week.  Here’s a reblog (from the days I was afraid to blog my true love poetry) about a facet of his song “Something in the Air” 296 more words

These Cars Collide ...

The second best name for a band I ever heard was ‘These Cars Collide’ (a lyric from a verse of The Psychedelic Furs song ‘Pretty in Pink’). 478 more words


Nirvana – “All Of Us” – Remastered CD insert (3)

Buying the albums sampled on “You Can All Join In”.

Today we continue with “Melanie Blue”‘s notes in the CD insert:

“Already the owner of a serviceable bass guitar and amp, Patrick set about forming his own group.  191 more words