It was a joke

“You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” was certified gold by the RIAA for half a million sales 45 years ago today (December 13th). It was...
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Kinspired

Dickey Betts celebrates his 76th birthday today (December 12th).  The Allman Brothers Band song “Jessica” was inspired by his daughter. Dickey Betts was inspired to write...
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Drugs better than drink?

Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is 61 today (December 11) The song “Kickstart My Heart” was written about a heroin overdose, Nikki Sixx says...
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Just like Johnny Cash

Like Johnny Cash

20 years ago today (December 10th), Rick Danko died of heart failure at his home in Woodstock, New York at age 56.  The Band...
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Was it or wasn't it?

45 years ago today (December 9th), George Harrison released Dark Horse, his first album on his own label, also named Dark Horse. The song “All Things Must...
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A bit Broadway?

The Who have been around for 55 years, but only managed to record 12 albums — and that 12th one, simply titled Who, is...
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Surprise

Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington celebrates his 68th birthday today (December 4th) The song “Call Me the Breeze” from the album Second Helping in...
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Classical?

Today (December 3rd) is John “Ozzy” Osbourne’s 71st birthday. The song “Diary of a Madman”was inspired by a classical guitar riff Randy Rhoads was...
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Everybody's Happy

Even though it’s been 25 years since Michael McDonald last joined The Doobie Brothers for a full-scale tour, it’s clear there’s a lot of mutual...
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Ya Ya

Fifty years ago today (Wednesday), The Rolling Stones played two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York that were recorded for their second live album,...
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