Hard to believe it’s been 18 years since I hung out with Mo Budlong and the gang. I was sorting through my CD collection and found Mo’s House Rules “I Love Rock n Roll”. I connected with the group through Jeff Wilson. No relation to the Wilson brothers but drummer Ron Swallow was a roadContinue reading “Mo’s House Rules (remembering the band)”
1955 – Chuck BerryChuck Berry recorded ‘Maybellene’ at Universal Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois. The song adapted in part from the Western swing fiddle tune ‘Ida Red’ is said to be one of the first rock and roll songs. The track became Berry’s debut single release in July of this year where it peaked at No.5 on the USContinue reading “This Day In Music – May 21st”
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Congratulations to the newest Inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In the Performer Category: Depeche Mode The Doobie Brothers Whitney Houston Nine Inch Nails The Notorious B.I.G. T. Rex The 35th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, will take place on Saturday, May 2, 2020Continue reading “MEET THE CLASS OF 2020”
1973 – Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen released his debut album ‘Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.’ Recorded in a single week the album only sold about 25,000 copies in the first year of its release. Both ‘Blinded By The Light’ and ‘Spirit In The Night’ were released as singles but neither made a dent in the charts. Manfred Mann’s EarthContinue reading “This Day In Music”
This day In Music: January 5th 1961 – The Beatles played at Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool. In the audience are two members from Rory Storm & the Hurricanes: Johnny Guitar and Ringo Starr who have just returned from Hamburg, Germany. Happy New Year!!! Recording new songs for 2020. Stay tuned sports fans!