Rock N' Roll Diary: May 21
Paul McCartney released his second album “Ram” on this day in 1971. What was its big #1 hit single in the U.S.?
The Doors Wouldn't Have Been The Doors Without Ray Manzarek
Keyboardist Ray Manzarek helped truly define the Doors' sound. Despite Jim Morrison's distinct howls and Robbie Krieger's rock-solid blues riffs, it was Manzarek's keys that took the band to another level and made their sound wholly unique at the...
Doors Keyboardist Ray Manzarek Succumbs To Cancer
Keyboardist and founding Doors member Ray Manzarek passed away today at 12:31 PT at the RoMed Clinic in Rosenheim, Germany after a lengthy battle with bile duct cancer, according to a post on the Doors' official Facebook page. He was 74. His...
Ted Nugent's Brother Speaks Out About Gun Control: 'The NRA Has It Wrong'
Ted Nugent frequently writes about gun rights, but now his older brother, Jeffrey, has posted his opinion on the matter. And it turns out, he disagrees with Ted-- and the NRA --on a key issue. Jeffrey Nugent wrote a May 17 op-ed about firearms...
John Fogerty On A CCR Reunion: 'It’s A Possibility In The Future'
John Fogerty was a guest on CBS This Morning this morning (May 20), and said that he would consider a reunion with his former band, Creedence Clearwater Revival, in the future. Host Charlie Rose asked, "Can you imagine a revival of Creedence?"...
Carter's Catalog: Bob Seger Almost Hits #1 With "Stranger In Town"
Carter's Catalog is back with a vengeance! Today, Carter reminisces on his time working at Strawberries Records in Harvard Square at the time Bob Seger released "Stranger in Town", which just celebrated its 35th anniversary.
Paul McCartney Features Beatles And Wings Classics At U.S. Tour Kickoff
The Beatles and Wings both receive equal attention in Paul McCartney's "Out There" tour, which triumphantly kicked off its U.S. leg at Orlando's Amway Center on Saturday night (May 18). Playing and singing non-stop for almost three hours would put...
11-Year-Old Belts Out AC/DC [VIDEO]
11 Year Old Brooks Paul not only looks that part of a rockstar but he is also the front man for a band that tours from Florida to Virginia. Here is a clip of him belting out the AC/DC Classic "Dirty Deeds". He also sings other classic rock songs on...
Rock N' Roll Diary: May 20
Happy birthday to singer Joe Cocker! In 1989, he recorded a live album at what venue in Massachusetts?
Sunday Morning Blues: 05-19-2013
It was a busy week on Sunday morning Blues! First of all, WZLX HD2 "Radio Mojo" and WZLX HD3 "Free Form 'BCN" teamed up to broadcast and stream Ronnie Earl & the broadcasters set from Scullers Jazz Club on Friday night at 8pm.
Rock N' Roll Diary: May 19
In 1978, Jefferson Starship appeared at the Music Hall. Later that year, Micky Thomas joined as lead vocalist, replacing Grace Slick and Marty Balin. They also added a new drummer, Aynsley Dunbar, who had been in what other Bay Area band?
Rock N' Roll Diary: May 18
Black Sabbath played the Providence Civic Center on this night in 1982. Who was on the lead vocals?
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