Today in Rock History – September 18th


1968, Working at Abbey Road studios on new songs for their forthcoming ‘White Album’, The Beatles recorded 20 takes of ‘Birthday.’ Roadie Mal Evans added handclaps, and Yoko Ono and Pattie Harrison contributed backing vocals on the track. 1968,  The Doors film a six-song set for Danish Radio Television (DR-TV) at TV-Byen in Gladsaxe, near […]

Today in Rock History – June 20th

Quicksilver Messenger Service

1967, At San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the Grateful Dead, Big Brother & the Holding Company, and Quicksilver Messenger Service all perform for the summer solstice celebrations. 1969, David Bowie recorded ‘Space Oddity’ at Trident Studios London. The track went on to become a No.1 when re-released in 1975. 1969, The first of a three […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Make It With You” by Bread


To some, Bread’s brand of soft rock was nothing more than insipid drivel. To others they were purveyors of well-crafted, easy listening staples that provided some of the greatest guilty pleasures to be heard on AM radio during the early ‘70s. To me, their songs were minor annoyances that didn’t make me rush to change […]