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Favourite Songs

I’m about to write about some of my favourite songs. I have a Top 20 list which varies in order. I will only address a few for reasons of avoiding tedium. 1,850 more words


How a Ronnie Hawkins' groupie grew up and became a university professor and a “famous” writer!

Anyone who followed the early ‘60s rock scene knows of Rompin’ Ronnie Hawkins, though he’s slightly more famous in his adopted country, Canada, than in the U.S. 544 more words


Classic Rock Almanac December 29, 2016


1997-Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and then-wife Pamela Anderson Lee have a son they name Dylan Jagger.

1979-Paul McCartney‘s rock big-band… 301 more words


Classic Rock Almanac December 10, 2016


2007-Autopsy results reveal that Quiet Riot singer Kevin Dubrow was killed by an accidental cocaine overdose.

2007-Led Zeppelin play their first public concert in 19 years as part of a benefit concert in tribute to the late Atlantic Records founder… 281 more words


The BAND - " The Last Waltz " 40th Anniversary Reissue

Forty years ago on Thanksgiving Day 1976, The Band took the stage at San Francisco’s Winterland for their final performance. Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Neil Diamond, Van Morrison, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Muddy Waters… 1,081 more words


The BAND - " Cahoots " Released 15th September 1971 45 Years Ago Today

‘Cahoots’ celebrates its 45th Anniversary!, This whole album is a masterpiece. Seems to be much more appreciated now than the initial fan reactions. Cahoots is the fourth studio album release by the American/Canadian  rock group… 1,117 more words


The BAND - " The Band " Released 22nd September 1969

Maybe it’s difficult to overstate the contributions to modern day music that began with a group of five young men with no clear frontman. But… 988 more words