tom_petty

Tom Petty: 1950-2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNxfPAF1frM There isn't much else to write about Tom Petty that hasn't been written since his passing. Somebody dying young is just a profoundly sad thing. What that person...
cliff_richard2

Cliff Richard: Sixty Years and Counting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=985tHD1Pw5w Cliff Richard -- Harry Rodger Webb-- was born in 1940. He is a giant of English pop music. He has sold more than  250 million records there and elsewhere and 21...
les_dudek

Les Dudek Played with Them All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIpYnSoX-sM Les Dudek, who is one of the many great guitarists who run a bit under the radar, had an interesting history by the time he was born, according to Wikipedia. His...
The_Rascals_1969

The Rascals Were Young Once

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sastKEBZhXY This Day in Rock says rather vaguely that “People Got to be Free” by the Rascals “was a hit this day” in 1968. I suppose it was. And it probably was on...
Jerry_Garcia

Happy Birthday, Jerry Garcia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tP7WJtiYRmU There are a great number of important musical birthdays at this time of year. Recently, The Daily Music Break posted on Junior Kimbrough and Ramblin' Jack...
Yes

Yes: “Roundabout” and “Changes”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmZoQFYYx8U&list=RDkmZoQFYYx8U Wikipedia offers the impressive statistics that 19 musicians have been full time members of the progressive rock band Yes. Indeed,...