Radio Listeners First Thought They Were Zeppelin but What Followed Was Unique & Legendary

August 18, 2022 – In 1969 the original line-up of Rush (Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee and John Rutsey) captured a Led Zeppelin concert at the Rock Plile in Toronto. Geddy Lee Told Classic Rock Magazine, “They were doing two shows, we were at the first show. It was general admission. […]

Guitarist Didn’t Commit Suicide in Fear He’d miss Alcohol too Much If He Was Dead

August 17, 2022 – Guitarist Didn’t Commit Suicide in Fear He’d miss Alcohol too Much If He Was Dead. What? Now, that’s a thick addiction. Find out who it is in the video. Born today? The late great Boston Drummer Sib Hasian,lead singer for Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Kevin Rowland, the Go Go’s Belinda […]

A huge day in music history, we lose the King and Queen..different years, same date.

August 16, 2022 – A huge day in music history, we lose the King and Queen..different years, same date. Happy Birthday to members of The Easybeats, The Tubes, Kool and the Gang, INXS as well as Madonna and Vanessa Carlton. On this day we lost the Queen and King. The […]

The Unlikely Song That Knocked The Beatles’, “Hard Days Night,” Off #1, Zeppelin Release Their Last Album

August 15, 2022 – The Unlikely Song That Knocked The Beatles’, “Hard Days Night,” Off #1, Zeppelin Release Their Last Album , Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnstone is 73, Abba serves up “Dancing Queen & Woodstock Opens. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years […]

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 […]

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 […]

He Hates His Own Singing Voice After All These Years, Today In Rock History

August 11, 2023 – Well, does anyone like their voice? I bet many musicians have some sort of problem with listening back to themselves. Check out who had making friends with his own voice. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years and […]

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 […]