UFO Guitarist & Keyboardist Paul Raymond Dead at 73 – Our Tribute

UFO Guitarist & Keyboardist Paul Raymond Dead at 73 April 13, 2019 – Raymond goes way back with UFO joining in 1976 and first appeared on the band highest charting album in the U.S. “Lights Out.” from May of 1977 which peaked at #23 on the Billboard album chart. He […]

Dick Dale, The King of Surf Guitar, Dead at 81 – Our Tribute

Dick Dale, The King of the Surf Guitar, Dead at 81 March 17, 2019 – Here’s a guitarist who could play fast. He was the pioneer in “surf rock,” best know for his 1962 hit “Misirlou.” He had a distinctive sound mixing middle eastern styles with lots of reverb and […]

Hal Blaine Greatest Hits – The Songs That Reached #1 – Our Tribute

We lost one of the greatest drummers of all time today. Here are the songs he played on that reached #1 on the Billboard charts. 1 hits “Johnny Angel” – Shelley Fabares (03/03/62) “He’s a Rebel” – The Crystals (10/06/62) “Surf City” – Jan & Dean (06/22/63) “I Get Around” […]

Legendary Wrecking Crew Drummer Hal Blaine Dead at 90

Legendary Drummer Hal Blaine Dead at 90 He was a famous drummer in the wrecking crew and one of most used drummers in the history of Rock and Roll.  His family released the following statement. “Hal Blaine – loving father of Michelle Blaine; grandfather of Anthony, Josh, Aaron, Whitney, Tempest, […]

Check out the video with all the music here on Facebook The Top 5 Talk Talk Hit Songs February 28, 2019 – The voice of Talk Talk Mark Hollis passed away on February 25, 2019. He was only 64. He was a perfectionist, musical genius and deep seated haunting voice […]

Top 10 Monkees Hits Of All Time – Tribute To Peter Tork

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Peter Tork of the Monkees, Dead at 77 – Our Tribute

Peter Tork of the Monkees, Dead at 77 He was the oldest member of the band. Just 24 when the Monkees phenomenon started in 1966. Though compared and meant to be in the same lane as the Beatles the Monkees were certainly a different animal but that’s not to say […]

Iconic Actor Albert Finney Dead at 82 – Our Tribute

Iconic Actor Albert Finney Dead at 82 February 8, 2019 – Finney left us an amazing body of work including, his roles in “Saturday Night and Sunday Morning” (1960), “Tom Jones” (1963), “Two for the Road” (1967), “Scrooge” (1970), “Annie” (1982), “The Dresser” (1983), “Miller’s Crossing” (1990), “Erin Brockovich” (2000), […]

James Ingram, R&B Singer, Dead at 66.

James Ingram, Grammy-winning soul singer Dead at 66 It’s another big loss to the music world. All his hits from the ’80s and ’90s are still being played on radio stations all over the world. He had 8 Top 40 Billboard hits. Starting with two from Quincy Jones’ ‘The Dude” […]

Steve Ripley of the Tractors Dead at 69

Steve Ripley of the Tractors Dead at 69 He was an amazing man – a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer, radio host and inventor. He just turned 69 on January 1st. He died at his home in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He had been suffering from cancer. He lead the multi platinum band […]