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 […]

Former Ray Sawyer Guitarist (Wray Ellis) Shares His Memories (Dr. Hook)

Former Ray Sawyer guitarist Wray Ellis chatted with us via Skype about his memories touring with the former Dr Hook vocalist. For more on Wray Ellis click here https://www.reverbnation.com/wrayellis VISIT OUR ALBUM AND BOOK PICK AT THE ROCK HISTORY BOOK STORE https://www.amazon.com/shop/rockhistorymusic HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE […]

RAY SAWYER OF DR. HOOK DEAD AT 81 – Our Tribute

RAY SAWYER OF DR. HOOK DEAD AT 81 He was one of their singers and the face of Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show. He was sometimes known as the mascot of the band because of his larger than life persona. He lost his right eye in a near-fatal 1967 […]

Wrecking Crew Bassist Joe Osborn, Dead at 81

Wrecking Crew Bassist Joe Osborn, Dead at 81 Though unknown by name to most of the general public Osborn helped shape the sound of Rock and Roll. You have heard him on many records from Simon & Garfunkel and the Mamas & the Papas. He was part of a unique […]