Kelly Jay of Crowbar Fame Has Died

Kelly Jay of Crowbar Fame Has Died June 21, 2019 – He was the big man in the band. Crowbar, who were best known for their hit, “Oh, What a Feeling,” were based out of Hamilton. Jay(aka Blake Fordham) suffered a stroke a few days ago and at that point […]

What Buddy Rich Told Carmine Appice on His Death Bed

Interview Clip #6 – What Buddy Rich Told Carmine Appice on His Death Bed June 14, 2019 – Getting to know one of your heroes can be a dangerous prospect as they say never meet your heroes but it was inspiring for Carmine Appice. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOR THIS […]

Dr John, New Orleans Music Legend, Dead at 77

Another Iconic musician has died. June 6, 2019 – A family statement today read, “Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, died early Thursday (June 6) of a heart attack.” He was born New Orleans and his moved covered much ground as he grew up Jazz, R&B, Rock and Roll, […]

Leon Redbone: Enigmatic Singer Dies at 69 – Our Tribute

Leon Redbone Dies at 69 May 30, 2019 – He was an enigma to some and a genius to many. Leon Redbone was definitely an old soul. Even the statement released on his website made that clear. It read, “It is with heavy hearts we announce that early this morning, […]

“I Don’t Believe In Miracles” Singer CB Victoria (Edwin Coppard) Has Died

“I Don’t Believe In Miracles” Singer CB Victoria (Edwin Coppard) Has Died May 11, 2019 – A message was posted today on his Facebook page that read, “It is with the deepest sadness and heart-wrenching sorrow that the family announces the sudden passing of our Edwin. He passed away suddenly […]

Atlanta Rhythm Section & Classics IV Co-Founder​ J R Cobb Dead At 75

Atlanta Rhythm Section & Classics IV Co-Founder J.R. Cobb Dead At 75 James Barney “J. R.” Cobb Jr. Died of a heart attack this past Saturday (May 4, 2019). The guitarist was a member of two big top 40 bands. First, the Classics IV – Cobb would co-write their three […]

Molly Hatchet Lead Singer Phil McCormack Dead at 58

Molly Hatchet Lead Singer Phil McCormack Dead at 58 April 27, 2019 – No cause of death has been released yet but one U.S. Radio station reported that it looked like a heart attack. Molly Hatchet has had three main lead singers and they’re now all dead. Original vocalist Danny […]

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” […]