Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul” Dead At 76 – Our Tribute

Aretha Franklin “Queen Of Soul” Dead At 76 It was reported a few days ago  that the singer was gravely ill surrounded by family in Detroit and that she had been battling cancer since 2010. Roger Freidmann of Showbiz 411 Column, said: “Aretha is surrounded by family and people close […]

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band mate Roger Pope

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band-mate Roger Pope (Interview #3) To most the ultimate Elton John Band are the guys who created most of the seventies hits. That’s Elton with guitarist Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray on Bass (He died in 1992). From “Honky Chateau” in […]

Bay City Rollers Bassist Alan Longmuir Dead at 70 – We Look Back

He was certainly part of a phenomenon in the 70’s. They were not exactly a rockers delight but it was hard to ignore Scotland’s Bay City Rollers in 1975-76 in North American and even earlier in the U.K. It was actually Alan Longmuir who formed the Bay City Rollers with […]

INTERVIEW – Eddie Money Remembers His Hero Music Promoter Bill Graham

#2 – INTERVIEW – Eddie Money Remembers His Hero – Concert Promoter Bill Graham It takes many people to get an artist’s career off the ground but for Eddie Money one name stands out and he was a legendary concert promoter with a big influence on the history of Rock […]

Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54

Vinnie Paul, Legendary Drummer for Pantera & Damageplan, Dead at 54 This came as a big surprise for many metal fans. The following statement was released last night, “Vincent Paul Abbott aka Vinnie Paul has passed away,” reads a statement on the Pantera Facebook page. “Paul is best known for […]

Blues Brothers Guitarist Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy Dead at 88

Blues Brothers Guitarist Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy Dead at 88 An incredible blues guitarist that mainstream audiences first got to know when he played fictionalized version of himself in the 1980 Blues Brothers film playing opposite Aretha Franklin. Remember that famous scene where Aretha warns him about going on the road […]

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68

Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68 He played on albums like, ‘Then Play On’ (1969), ‘Kiln House’ (1970), ‘Future Games’ (1971), ‘Bare Trees’ (1972) Mick Fleetwood released the following statement on his Facebook page, “Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of […]

Swedish Producer Avicii Dead At 28

So far his cause of death is unknown – look for an update in the description in of this video. His reps released the following statement, “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, He was found dead in Muscat, Oman […]

Soul Singer Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers Dead at 80

She passed away at her home in Chicago, Illinois. Staples performed on hits including “Respect Yourself,” “I’ll Take You There” and “Let’s Do It Again.” The latter two went to #1. She joined the family band after her brother Pervis was drafted into the army. They actually started in the […]

Mike Harrison Lead Singer Of Spooky Tooth Dead at 72

This was the band that also once featured Gary Wright of “Dream Weaver” fame, the man who now runs Foreigner Mick Jones, Greg Ridley of Humble Pie, Chris Stainton who played with Joe Cocker and Eric Clapton, Henry McCullough who also played with Cocker, Wings, Roy Harper, John Hawken of […]