One Big Band Breaks Up and One Reunites on this date in Rock History

August 13, 2022 – Lets look back at this day in Rock History. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a newsman so he would have the skills to write […]

She Died Just 16 Days After Hendrix, Another “27 Club” Member

She Died Just 16 Days After Hendrix, Another “27 Club” Member Watch the video. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a newsman so he would have the skills to […]

Every member of this Classic 70s band is dead except one – Today in Rock History

Every member of this Classic 70s band is dead except one, birthdays for Ian Anderson(Jethro Tull), Peter Beckett (Player), Bryan Adams Hits #1 with “Reckless” & there was tragedy for Neil Peart (Rush).  August 10, 2022 – This one took hours to put together because so much happened in Rock […]

Whitney Houston is Born, Jerry Garcia Dies & McCartney Records “Mother Nature’s Son’ 25 times

August 9, 2022 – Whitney Houston is Born, Jerry Garcia Dies & McCartney Records “Mother Nature’s Son’ 25 times at Abbey Road Studios, Sly & The Family Stone Release their ultimate summer song “Hot Fun In the Summertime,” AC/DC scored their first UK No.1 album. Watch the video. John Beaudin has […]

Pink Floyd’s Psychedelic First Album, Purple Rain Reigns 24 Weeks, Goodbye Marilyn

August 4, 2022 – She’s not a rocker but Marilyn was certainly a singer and a true entertainment icon. Goodbye Marilyn Monroe. Check out the video. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from […]

Today In Rock History, July 30, Kate Bush & Paul Anka’s Birthday, Troggs, Wild Thing

July 30, 2022 – Happy birthday to the great Kate Bush who recently saw her old classic “Running Up That Hill” receive a new life courtesy of the Netflix hit “Stranger Things.” Kate is blowing out 64 candles today. Also, Canada’s first teen idol Paul Anka turns 81 today. Check […]

Today in Rock History, July 22, Don Henley, Rick Davies of Supertramp, Doors, LA Woman

July 22, 2022 – There has always been that Supertramp debate on who best writer and/or singer was. Roger Hodgson or Rick Davies? How about both? There were no weak links in this amazing band that mixed pop, rock and prog with a little symphony for good measure. Well, today […]