On Hiatus: I'll be back June 4th!

Greetings All You Rock & Rollers!

I'll be taking a short hiatus

& will be back with a new blog post on

JUNE 4th

 

Cheers,

Johnny Pierre

 

 

Bo Diddley sez:

"Ring Dang Doo!

How 'bout you?"

 

 

 

Remembering The Lovin' Spoonful

Remembering The Lovin' Spoonful

Among the small number of American bands who challenged the British domination of the pop music charts in the mid-sixties The Lovin' Spoonful were a group whose music was an unlikely mixture of rock & roll,

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The Age Of Cassette Tapes

THE AGE OF CASSETTE TAPES

Looking back on when I got a cool Cassette Player for X-Mas in 1965, I was suddenly hooked on cassettes…still to this very day!

Lou Ottens

The Compact Cassette, which was called a cassette tape,

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Rock Concerts Ruled The World In 1969

 

WOODSTOCK MUSIC & ART FAIR

Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, Richie Havens

Sly & The Family Stone, Tim Hardin, Sweetwater

Canned Heat, Creedence Clearwater, Grateful Dead

Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Santana

The Who, The Band, Jeff Beck Group

Blood Sweat &

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Alive As Yesterday: 1963 Concerts

 

TEEN BEAT NIGHT '63!

ROLLING STONES

The Merseybeats

Dave Berry & The Cruisers

The Doodle Bugs

Floral Hall Ballroom

Morcambe, UK

 

JAMES BROWN

18 Piece Band and his Revue

Rhode Island Auditorium

Providence, RI

 

RAY CHARLES

His Orchestra and the

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Rock Geography: Ondine (New York City)

ROCK GEOGRAPHY:

ONDINE--308 E. 59th Street NYC

Ondine was an exclusive private discotheque club, pretty much a celebrity-based restaurant and dance club which pioneered a new trend in "happenings" of the era and after a year or so of its

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Moments in Time: Rock & Roll Images

Moments in Time: Rock & Roll Images

Brian Jones prior to his untimely death in 1969

 

Eddie Cochran on stage

 

The One & Only Keith Moon!

 

Jim Morrison 

in his final year of existence

in Paris, France

 

Howlin' Wolf

All

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Rockabilly Heroes: The Collins Kids

The Collins Kids were an American rockabilly duo featuring Lawrencine "Lorrie" Collins (May 7, 1942 - August 4, 2018) and her younger brother Lawrence "Larry" Collins (born October 4, 1944). 

Their hits in the 1950s as youngsters, such as Hop,

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Tom Waits: 1980 The Heartattack And Vine Interview

Tom Waits: 1980 The Heartattack And Vine Interview

(Stephen Peeples / Electra Asylum Records)

The interview that follows took place Thursday afternoon, September 4, 1980, in Tom Waits' two-room office on the old Hollywood General movie lot which is now

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