Pieces of April, Fools!

Pieces of April, Fools!

April may begin with jokes and pranks, but behind the fool festival is a quite extensive soundtrack of “foolish” music, such as the song title in this sentence. Our collection of jovial jams covers all types of foolhardy formats: songs, bands, albums, lyrics, and maybe a movie or two. Some musical April Fool’s day history: 1966 – Pye Records released the first solo single from […]

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The Day The Music Had A Heart Attack

The Day The Music Had A Heart Attack

Rumors about the health of Rock N. Roll were rampant and varied, and they traveled fast on the streets and in the homes of America. It was the early eighties, and the musical landscape was in the midst of major shifts and rifts. When you look at the record charts of November 30, 1982, the signals of the impending death of rock and roll are […]

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Mother Nature’s Playlist

Mother Nature’s Playlist

Mother Nature can rock our world without warning, but the old lady digs bands that embrace the Earthly things she provides. And her playlist is wild! It has some rare assorted rock outfits from peaceful small rivers to dominating mountains, and vast, pristine prairies. She invented ‘eco-friendly’ and her music choices keep it natural. Back in the ‘hippie’ days of the mid-sixties, the groove was […]

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Rock and Roll Zoo – Five Bands Named After Animals

Rock and Roll Zoo – Five Bands Named After Animals

Bands with animal names are roaming the globe at this very minute. On the prowl for crowds of humans, they fly here and there, or lurk among desert shadows, chilling out, with some waiting to howl at the moon. The Animals and Modest Mouse or Bloodhound Dogs are among dozens of acts taking to Mother Nature for inspiration in choosing their names. Music fans and trivia […]

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