Today in Rock History – March 5th

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1965, The Rolling Stones kicked off their fifth UK tour at The Regal Theatre, Edmonton, London. A 14-date package tour with The Hollies, The Konrads and Dave Berry and the Cruisers. 1966, Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass went to No.1 on the album chart with Going Places. 1966, Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler started a five […]

Today in Rock History – April 22nd

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1969, On the roof of the Apple building in London, John Lennon changed his middle name from Winston to Ono. 1969, In Dolton, England, the Who perform their rock opera Tommy live in its entirety for the first time. 1969, A&M signs a brother/sister act called the Carpenters. 1969, Fleetwood Mac kicked off a 10-date […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Lemmings Lament” by National Lampoon

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“Welcome to the Woodshuck Memorial Festival: Three Days Of Peace, Love And Death!” So began one of the funniest and spot-on parodies of the Woodstock generation with this announcement made by none other than John Belushi. Lemmings was performed as a stage show by National Lampoon in 1973, and not only launched the career of […]