And You Thought Elections Were Over? It’s Time To Rock The Vote
The ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME has announced the nominees for the 2020 class. They are: DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, PAT BENATAR, DEPECHE MODE, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, WHITNEY HOUSTON, JUDAS PRIEST, KRAFTWERK, MC5, MOTORHEAD, THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G., RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN, TODD RUNDGREN, SOUNDGARDEN, T. REX, THIN LIZZY Fans can cast their ballot to help […]
Brunch With Benson-TURN IT UP!!!
Turn it up! On July 28, 1973 MCA Records introduces the newly signed Lynyrd Skynyrd to the press and explains how to pronounce the band’s name. Tune in for cool rock info and “The tastiest vinyl platters of rock” as I serve up “Brunch With Benson” every Sunday from 10am till 2pm.
BARRY STORM PREP-DON’T FORGET YOUR PETS
PROTECT YOUR PETS: BEFORE, DURING & AFTER A STORM Now that we are officially in hurricane season, there is no better time to begin preparing for the possible disruptions extreme weather can cause. You may already have the basic necessities stored away and your documents and photos easily accessible, but have you considered making preparations […]
Share This With The Boss While You Rock at Work!
PREPPING YOUR BUSINESS FOR BARRY: Over the next few days, Louisiana will experience torrential rain related to Tropical Storm Barry. When making preparations for your business, here are a few suggestions to best protect your network through the storm: • Go through your disaster recovery plan NOW, to make sure there are no kinks in […]
They’ll Be Here In 4 Days-Here Is Where It Started!
July 10, 1965 The Rolling Stones classic rocker “Satisfaction” was number one in the US on both the Cashbox and Billboard charts. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed “Satisfaction” in the number two spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and in 2006 it was added to the Library of […]
WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG…
July 9, 1988, Cheap Trick went to number one on the US singles chart with “The Flame,” the group’s only US No. 1. I saw them in concert with Uriah Heep and they were quite possibly the loudest bands I ever heard! Also On July 9th in 1983 The Police started an eight-week run […]
Jimi Doesn’t “Monkey” Around!
On July 7, 1967 The Monkees began a 29 date tour with Jimi Hendrix as a support act. Hendrix was dropped after eight shows, being told that his music was not suitable for a young audience. It sounds like an elaborate joke today: legendary acid rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix working as the warm-up for a […]
John Lennon said “Without Elvis, there would be no rock”…BUT read this!
History credits Sam Phillips, the owner and operator of Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, with the discovery of Elvis Presley, which is perfectly fair, though it fails to account for the roles of four others in making that discovery possible: The business partner who first spotted something special in Elvis, the two session men who […]
“The Greatest F—ing Audience In The World?”
First let me say that I can’t believe Seger is playing Baton Rouge! Seger has played everywhere but…And as a Michigan boy, I HAD to see him whenever he came close to us. That was easy enough a few years ago in New Orleans where he didn’t disappoint…I thought that was the last time. But […]