Born Benjamin Franklin Van Dervort, J.D. Blackfoot had been around the block quite a few miles by the time The Ultimate Prophecy materialized in 1970.
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Chicago, Illinois was home to Quill Records, an independent label run by Peter Wright that released a string of singles between the years 1965 and 1967.
Mark Lindsay, coming off a career-making period as frontman for Paul Revere and the Raiders, proceeded to reel off a string of solo hits for Columbia in the early 1970s
Stationed in Detroit, Michigan, this peculiarly named band simply defies classification!
What a trip this is, the lone and long-forgotten album from Sean Bonniwell, or T.S., or whatever. Best known as leader of the 1960s American garage-rock band the Music Machine, he’d briefly established a reputation for fuzzy-guitared, Farfisa-organed sides like the Top 20 hit “Talk Talk.” You hear, in the best of it, an early infrastructure for punk. Don’t comeRead More
No matter how tolerant we think we are, there’s still a degree of sexism in the weird, wonderful and wild world of rock and roll. Although it’s hardly shocking to see women playing the music now, the industry continues to be dominated by males.
Neil Young, in a Sunday talk at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, revealed that he has been recording with Crazy Horse again, according to Neil Young News.
It’s always interesting to hear how bands got their names, and in this case it’s simple and fitting. Formed on Valentine’s Day, in the year 1977 I may add, the Romantics certainly picked an appropriate moniker.
If you resided in the Washington D.C. area in the 1960s and attended shows, you probably remember the Mad Hatters and the Fallen Angels, as they regularly played the local circuit.
Today, we climb inside the way-back machine for look at my favorite reissues from 2011, a list that includes established acts like the Kinks and Hollies as well as lost-classic faves like the Strawberry Alarm Clock and Neighb’rhood Childr’n.