Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Illustrator Has Never Met Elton John

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Illustrator Has Never Met Elton John (4) “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” was the second album I ever bought. The First was Elton’s “Madman Across The Water.” There was a lot of real estate on this album. The inside gatefold was amazingly done David Larkham, Michael Ross […]

Why Ian Beck Turned Down the Who’s Quadrophenia Album Cover

Was it one of those projects that got away? Everyone has at least half a dozen of those. Elton John Illustrator explains why he had to pass on the Who’s classic concept album “Quadrophenia.” Why Ian Beck Turned Down the Who’s Quadrophenia Album Cover (3) Click on this link for […]

Ian Beck Talks About the Reaction to the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Album Cover

Ian Beck Talks About the Reaction to the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Cover (2) November 10, 208 – 6:00 MSD – Ian Beck has had a long career as an painter, Children’s Illustrator and author. He’s also responsible for one of the most iconic album covers of all time – […]

Nazareth’s Pete Agnew On 1975 & The Big Ones Hair Of The Dog & Love Hurts

Nazareth’s Pete Agnew Remembers The Big Ones Hair Of The Dog & Love Hurts (#2) Nazareth was a big band before 1975 but the “Hair of the Dog” album with the title song and “Love Hurts” changed things. Pete Agnew and I talked about that. (Clip 008) Nazareth has just […]

Ian Beck Talks About Creating The Iconic Cover For Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

It was a pleasure to finally talk to the man that created the Iconic album cover for Elton John’s “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” Ian Beck has had a long fruitful career as both an illustrator and author but, in the end, he may be best known for working with Elton. […]

Members Of Toto & Fans Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Toto 1

Do you remember what you were doing 40 years ago? On this day in 1978 music fans were introduced to Toto’s debut album. CHECK OUT OUR NEW ROCK HISTORY MUSIC AMAZON STORE https://www.amazon.com/shop/rockhistorymusic HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR T-SHIRTS, MUGS ETC https://teespring.com/stores/rock-history-music-store?page=1 John Beaudin has been […]

Steve Porcaro Looks Back At Toto’s Debut Album & “Takin’ It Back’ -INTERVIEW #10

It’s always a special thing to get an inside look at the making of a debut album. Recorded between May and September of 1978 Toto’s first record featured a lot of cooks in the kitchen. Even though vocalist and keyboardist David Paich was the main force on that first project […]

Jefferson Airplane/Starship Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76

Jefferson Airplane Co-Founder Marty Balin Dead at 76 He played a main role in the San Francisco bands sound in the 60’s and in the follow-up band Jefferson Starship singing lead vocals and writing on the latter’s “Miracles” from 1975. Balin was the chief songwriter on Jefferson Airplane’ debut album […]

Crash Test Dummies Reuniting for Classic Anniversary of “God Shuffled His Feet’

Crash Test Dummies Reuniting for Anniversary of Classic Album “God Shuffled His Feet’ Brad Roberts, the voice of GOD is getting the group back together to celebrate the 25thAnniversary of their most successful album. It featured their worldwide Top 40 hit “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm,” which went #14 in their […]

Caleb Quaye Looks Back At Elton John’s Rock Of The Westies/Blue Moves Band – Interview

Caleb Quaye Remember The Elton John Band From Rock of the Westies & Blue Moves (Interview 6) “Rock of the Westies” in 1975 and “Blue Moves” the following year marked the end of the heyday for Elton John in the 70’s. After the latter album Elton only had 4 Top […]