Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

If you were a teenager in the 70s and liked rock music, you certainly heard these songs blasting from muscle cars on the strip, or on boom boxes at school, and at parties every weekend. There was an implied agreement that the album was required listening for the ‘rocker’ culture of the Seventies. It was a record that had a significant amount of followers, nearly […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

At a nightclub in Dunedin, New Zealand, in July of 1978, we first met The Stranger. The bartender would play our choice from the albums in his stacks for one of our American dollars. We took him up on the offer and our group spent the remainder of the evening with Billy, Anthony, and Virginia. We heard insights about Italian cuisine and managed to experience a […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Nearly everyone would agree that Lynyrd Skynyrd is quite a popular band in American music history, but for a moment we’d like to acknowledge the most popular and yet mostly unknown high school gym teacher in American culture. Forby Leonard Skinner was a teacher who passed away seven years ago in Jacksonville, Florida. He is significant since a bunch of ragtag high-school rockers morphed his name into […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

  In a 1986 poll published by the Los Angeles Times, the Doobie Brothers were the band that readers most wanted to reunite, right behind Led Zeppelin. The following year the band reformed and have remained active ever since. The Brothers in Doobiness got started in 1969 when drummer John Hartman landed in the Bay Area in hopes of meeting up with Moby Grape. Hartman managed to locate co-founder […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

When the winter holidays roll around it’s likely that you’ll be hearing “Bohemian Rhapsody” much more than usual, especially if your ears are in the U.K. The single, though released on Halloween in 1975, has become a beloved song during the Christmas season, as indicated by this 2015 BBC News graphic from Twitter. Taken from the fourth Queen album, A Night At The Opera, the single became a massive […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

  Aerosmith is having a bang-up time these days, getting ready for an upcoming summer tour in Europe. AERO-VEDERCI BABY! EUROPEAN TOUR 2017 In early April the band will headline the NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Phoenix.  Fans will be able to tune in for stellar performances via live stream including the official NCAA YouTube channel. Should be a real madhouse for the band […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Again we’re paying tribute to one of the finest albums of the Baby Boomer era, the landmark 1970 release from Creedence Clearwater Revival: Cosmo’s Factory. We firmly believe that any serious collection of classic rock music must include this album. The Recording Academy, the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts, also holds the album in very high regard. In 2014, “to honor recordings of lasting […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

“If you can remember the sixties then you weren’t really there…” Shortly after singer-songwriter and guitarist David Crosby called it quits after three years with the Byrds, he met Stephen Stills in early 1968 and the pair began to practice and hold jam sessions. They were soon joined by Graham Nash, who had left behind his extremely successful group, the Hollies, to play with Crosby and […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

This Is The Moody Blues and the album definitely has a significant place on our list of ‘The Best Music on the Planet’. Plus, if you’re like us on this one, you don’t always link the music with the title until you hear the song. And these two disks carry many fantastic and memorable songs that you need to hear. They are great when you’re […]

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Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Can’t Call Your Stuff A Music Collection Without…

Bachman-Turner Overdrive took off initially as Brave Belt in Winnipeg in 1971, a group formed by Randy Bachman shortly after leaving The Guess Who amidst their mounting success in 1970. With brother Robbie and ex-Guess Who vocalist and keyboard stroker Chad Allen, the trio released a pair of albums (Brave Belt and Brave Belt II) on Reprise Records, with a single “Crazy Arms, Crazy Eyes,” that reached […]

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