He Almost Became a chartered accountant Instead He Changed Rock

August 20, 2022 – We have doing this “Today in Rock History” since July 4, 2022. Usually on any given research day we come up with 5-10 birthdays but today we have 20 and one of these rockers first hard dreams of being an accountant – well that didn’t happen. […]

Worlds Most Underrated Guitarist Turns Down The Stones, Neil Peart’s first Rush Show

August 14, 2022 – Who turns down the Rolling Stones? Roy Buchanan that’s who. The guitarist was called, “The Fender Telecaster Master,” by Guitar Magazine. He wore his guitar high on the strap and loved to challenge himself by making his guitar sound like other musical instruments. As for the […]

Today In Rock History, Aug 2, Last CCR Tour, Doors & Eagles At #1

August 2, 2022 – Remember if it’s your birthday on August 2 – Have a great day. If you know someone celebrating a birthday please share this video on their timeline. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years and a music journalist […]

Today in Rock History, July 24, Elton John. America, Dan Peek, Survivor, Eyes of the Tiger

July 24, 2022 – Another big day in the history of rock and roll and other related genre’s that we cover. Musicians born on this day include drummers Alan Whitehead (Marmalade), Graham Lear (Gino Vannelli, Paul Anka, REO Speedwagen), and Paul Geary (Extreme). We lost drummer Bobby Ramirez in 1972 […]

Today In Rock History, July 20, Chris Cornell, Moody Blues, Santana, Chester Bennington.

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Five Rockstars With Very Famous Fathers

January 15, 2022 – We’ve all heard about the actor who changes their last name to avoid comparisons to mom and dad. It can be hard to live up to past greatness in one’s lineage. The same happens in music and, for that matter, most professions. In this video we […]

All Musician Miss Being Home LRB’s Glenn Shorrock Made It a Hit

Interview Clip #5- All Musician Miss Home LRB’s Glenn Shorrock Made It a Hit June 15, 2019 – There is a song on Little River Band’s third album “Diamantina Cocktail” that a hit in a few countries but was not a hit in their native Australia or even north America. […]

Bob Dylan Reprimands His Audience at a Vienna Show

Bob Dylan Reprimands The Audience at a Show In Vienna April 17, 2019 – The “no photo” thing at concerts has been becoming a thing for quite a while now. I was at a Heart concert 4-5 years ago and when taking a video the shortest/oldest woman I’ve ever seen […]

Henry Gross Talks Bob Dylan and His Love of Classic Comedy – Interview Clip #8

Check out the video on YouTube Henry Gross Talks Bob Dylan and His Love of Classic Comedy (#8) Jan 3 As I’ve mentioned in this series before there are musicians that I’ve interviewed that I’ve found fascinating. When it came time to music growing up I liked the friends who […]

Pete Agnew (Interview) On Nazareth’s Need To Reinvent Their Covers

CLICK ON THE VIDEO https://youtu.be/d2B4aSBmb8s Nazareth’s Pete Agnew On Love For joni Mitchell & “This Flight Tonight” (#4) Nazareth wrote most of their own songs there were a lot of retooled covers like Leon Russell’s “Alcatraz” and “Vigilante Man” by Woody Guthrie from 1973’s “Razamanaz.” They did Randy Newman’s “Guilty” […]