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AC/DC Back in Black at 40

Back in Black is 40 years old, sold over 55 million copies and is a classic.  This is a special look back at the making of the album and the struggle to continue after the death of Bon Scott.  

#22. Week of 1-12. Paul McCartney bathes with prisoners. Led Zeppelin make a classic. Dave Grohl birthday. Rolling Stones piss off Ed Sullivan. Jimmy Buffet gets shot down.

Paul McCartney bathes with prisoners. Led Zeppelin make a classic for 2 grand. Dave Grohl birthday. Rolling Stones piss off Ed Sullivan. Jimmy Buffet gets shot down. Glen Frey passes away and Motley Crue is born.  Be sure to like and subscribe.  Thanks for listening! Read the rest of this entry »

#21. Week of 1-5. Led Zeppelin hit the US. A Kink gets shot. Nirvana on Saturday Night Live. Black Sabbath get Paranoid. Carly Simon’s mystery.

Led Zeppelin paid $750 for a concert. A Kink gets shot. Nirvana on Saturday Night Live. Black Sabbath get Paranoid. Carly Simon’s mystery.  David Bowie releases final album.   Read the rest of this entry »

#20. Week of 12-29. Def Leppard drummer crash. Johnny Cash plays a prison. Green Day are idiots. The Doors release their first album. Michael Stipe celebrates a birthday.

The incredible story of how Rik Allen the drummer from Def Leppard loses his arm and comes back from the tragedy.  The Bee Gee Barry Gibb tries to save Johnny Cash's house but fails. John Paul Jones Birthday. George Harrison's wife beats an intruder with a lamp.  Lot to cover in this weeks podcast!  Read the rest of this entry »

#19. Week of 12-22. Nikki Sixx Dies-for 2 minutes. Judas Priest go to court. Eddie Vedder’s Birthday. Beach Boys tragedy. We lose James Brown and Joe Cocker.

Nikki Sixx from Motley Crue was legally dead for 2 minutes.  Judas Priest go to court.  Eddie Vedder celebrates a birthday. Dennis Wilson dies while diving. Led Zeppelin come to America for the first time.  Read the rest of this entry »

#18. Week of 12-15. Elvis meets Nixon. Nirvana unplugs. Kids help Pink Floyd. Keith Richards is born. ZZ Top take a bullet.

Nirvana Unplugged is released. Elvis meets President Nixon to talk drugs. Pink Floyd get help from a school choir.  Dusty Hill from ZZ Top is accidentally shot.  Read the rest of this entry »

#17. Week of 12-8. John Lennon shot. Frank Sinatra and dimes. Hall & Oates and Sara? Metallica play Antartica. The Doors final show.

 Vince Neil gets in a wreck. Dimebag Darrell is buried with Eddie Van Halen’s guitar. Metallica play Antartica. Ozzy crashes his ATV.  The Doors final show is a disaster. Jerry Lee Lewis marries his 13 year old cousin. Greg Allman shoots himself, on purpose. All that and much more for the week of December 8th in music history.   Read the rest of this entry »

Special Edition. Neil Peart of Rush R.I.P.

Neil Peart was an incredible drummer and lyricist for the band Rush.  He died January 7th 2020 at age 67 from brain cancer. We can all learn a lot about life from the way Neil lived his.  Here's a quick look at what made Neil Peart a great human.  

#16. Week of 12-1. The Who in Cincinnati. Rolling Stones and Altamont. Fire inspires Deep Purple. Ozzy’s birthday. John Lennon gives back a medal.

Tragedy strikes The Who in Cincinnati. Fire inspires Deep Purple to write a classic. Altamont is a disaster for The Rolling Stones. Ozzy has a birthday so we look back at his life outside the stage. John Lennon tells the Queen to take his medal and...yes there's a lot to cover this week!  Listen, Like and subscribe.  Read the rest of this entry »

#15. Week of 11-24. Eddie Van Halen helps Michael Jackson Beat it. Flea hates fire. Tina Turner is 80 and Swiss. We lose Freddie Mercury, George Harrison, Eric Carr and Kevin Dubrow.

Eddie Van Halen helps Michael Jackson create a classic song. Flea has trouble with fire. Tina Turner turns 80. Tough week in Rock N Roll as we lose Freddie Mercury, Eric Carr, Kevin Dubrow and George Harrison.  Listen, like and subscribe.   Read the rest of this entry »

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