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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SwagFest 2017

SwagFest 2017

Some Wonderfully Awesome Gifts! Excellent leather bag. The smell of leather was present but not strong, it didn’t bother me. First thing I noticed when I received it was the bag, it was a little stiff. I put some Leather CPR on it and it made a big difference. It helped the stiffness a bit. All the connections are sewn or riveted. Someone earlier mentioned glue, but I […]

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Eclipsing Music: Our Burn-Your-Eyes-Out Playlist

Eclipsing Music: Our Burn-Your-Eyes-Out Playlist

Word on the street is that everybody will be staring at the sky Monday, billions of eyes gazing at the heavens. We anticipate that there will be all kinds of theme parties, barbeques and dances and so on. Everybody will take the day off. The highways will be jam packed over the weekend as people pack up and make their way to one of the […]

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Rock and Unroll: 10 Fantastic Music Posters

Rock and Unroll: 10 Fantastic Music Posters

Rock posters have progressed from hasty handmade flyers for small nightclub gigs to cherished psychedelic masterpieces that are extremely valuable and highly collectible. The growth of the drug culture and it’s contribution to a culture of political alienation led to a brief but spectacular Psychedelic Poster craze in the United States. Teenage idols, sports celebrities, and figures from pop culture hung out on walls around […]

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The Sonic Boomer Effect

The Sonic Boomer Effect

Someone Owes Me A Flying Car! When we were growing up everyone kept saying that in the year 2000 we would have flying cars! Robots would tend to our every need, we could choose the eye color of our child, and telephones would have TV in them. Jobs would become a thing of the past and everyone would live much longer. We would have an endless supply […]

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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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Introducing BoomerSwag.com

Introducing BoomerSwag.com

Rock, Stock, and Barrel is changing – we are now BoomerSwag.com and we will continue to offer the best possible content and features we can create. Stay tuned for some subtle changes in our design and in the products we feature. Thanks for visiting and please come back soon! Dewey

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Jury Decree: Led Zep Has No Spirit

Jury Decree: Led Zep Has No Spirit

A few hours after the verdict became public, In the Evening, Poor Tom was down by The Ocean, partying like a Fool in the Rain. His elation was obvious, although slightly saddened because his wife was not there to share the moment with him. She was now Ten Years Gone, and he recalled how she told him “Since I’ve Been Loving You, I have found […]

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