See also Why You Can’t Get Tickets to See Your Favorite Performers here. I copied this article published last year in from an ABC News page. So let me say up front that this is copyright © ABC news and all the content is theirs. … Continue reading Why are Concert Tickets Priced So High?
For a group – originally called The Most Blueswailing Yardbirds – that gave the world three of the world’s greatest guitarists, it’s funny to realize that none of them (Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton) were the original guitarist. The original band was a five-piece unit … Continue reading The Remarkable Story of The Yardbirds
Rock me pretty baby, rock me all at once Rock me for a little while, rock me for a couple of months You know honey I’ll rock you too Well I try to get closer But I’m still a million miles from you In 1967, … Continue reading Bonnie Raitt
When he first met Robert Plant, one of the first tunes Jimmy Page told him he wanted to do was a folk song called “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You” which he heard on a Joan Baez album. As mentioned in a prior post, Page was … Continue reading One Song/Three Versions – Babe I’m Gonna Leave You
Part 1 of this series is here: I met him on a Monday and my heart stood still Da do ron-ron-ron, da do ron-ron Somebody told me that his name was Bill Da do ron-ron-ron, da do ron-ron —Da Doo Ron Ron, Ellie Greenwich, Jeff … Continue reading My Favorite Songwriters of the Rock, Folk and Blues Era (Final of 3)
I don’t have to fear it and I want to rock your gypsy soul Just like way back in the days of old And magnificently we will flow into the mystic —Into the Mystic, Van Morrison In an earlier post, I mentioned my top three … Continue reading My Favorite Songwriters of the Rock, Folk and Blues Era (pt. 2)
“But I said “Look here brother Who you jiving with that cosmik debris? —Zappa Ordinarily this is called “Cool Stuff I Heard and Saw This Week.” But I feel the need to blog about a couple of rock deaths, so, nothing cool about that. I … Continue reading Cosmik Debris – Stuff I Heard and Saw This Week (3/13/16)