To commemorate International Strange Music Day (Aug 24) today, here’s a list of famous bands’ names before they were changed. Can you guess who was Blackwood Convention, Starfish, or Composition of Sound?
Pioneering guitarist Jimmy Page turns 70 today and Dave Matthews is 47. In rock history Jack White’s elephant head purchase, John Lennon on comedy show, death in the Allman Bros family, Black Crowes’ hiatus and more
1st day of Spring & National Proposal Day. Coincidence? Stray Cat, ELP, Double Trouble birthdays and history notes include Clapton arrest with Neil Young and loss of son. O Brother Where Art Thou? ‘I’m at No. 1 on Billboard”.
John Lennon’s firstborn, Julian, expressed on Facebook his bitter disappointment at apparently being snubbed by Paul and other Beatles when it comes to being invited to several recent big Beatle events.