Today in Rock History – September 22nd


1965, San Francisco band The Great Society, featuring Grace Slick and her husband Darby, make their live debut at The Coffee Gallery, North Beach, California. 1967, The Doors appeared on the Murray the K show on WPIX-TV in New York City performing “People Are Strange” and “Light My Fire.” 1968  Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum gives […]

Today in Rock History – July 14th


1964, The Rolling Stones were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with “It’s All Over Now,” the group’s first of 8 UK No.1’s. The song was originally written by Bobby Womack and Shirley Womack, and was first released by The Valentinos featuring Bobby Womack in the same year. 1964, The Beach Boys performed at […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Lord Of The Manor” by The Everly Brothers


When the Everly Brothers signed with Warner Brothers Records for ten million dollars in 1960, it was reported to be the most lucrative recording contract of the time. The Everlys were on a roll, scoring numerous hits for the Cadence label including such classics as “Bye Bye Love,” “Wake Up Little Susie,” “All I Have […]