Today in Rock History – May 22nd

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1964, The Beatles arrived back from their first US trip at Heathrow Airport and were greeted by thousands of fans. Also on this day The Beatles scored their second No.1 album with The Beatles Second Album. It displaced Meet The Beatles! from the top of the charts. 1965, In the U.S., Herman’s Hermits are unthroned from the […]

Today in Rock History – May 5th

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1968, Buffalo Springfield split up. Richie Fury formed Poco and Stephen Stills teamed up with David Crosby (The Byrds) and Graham Nash (The Hollies) to create Crosby Stills & Nash. They played a show at the Long Beach (California) Arena. 1968, Pink Floyd performed two shows at Theatre 140, in Brussels, Belgium. 1969, The Beatles […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Betrayal Takes Two” by Richard Hell & The Voidoids

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Richard Hell was the original punk! He was a fashion inspiration to Malcolm McLaren who borrowed his spiked hair look, torn clothes and ample use of safety pins as the basis for his own fashion shop, Sex, in London that launched The Sex Pistols and the initial punk scene. But it wasn’t just the look […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “See No Evil/Ask The Angels” by Wild Flag – Pitchfork Day 2

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The Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago is kind of a humbling experience for me since it never fails to point out how out of touch with today’s music scene I really am. Sure I try to keep up with new music, probably way more than those in my cohort, but it’s always an eye opener […]