Today in Rock History – July 12th

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1962, The Rolling Stones made their live debut at the Marquee Jazz Club, London, with Dick Taylor on bass (later of The Pretty Things) and Mick Avory on drums, (later of The Kinks). They were a last minute fill-in for Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated, who had been plucked to appear on BBC radio’s Jazz Club […]

New Years Eve Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – "In The Year 2525" by Zager and Evans

Denny Zager and Rick Evans met in college in Nebraska in the early 1960s and began playing music together. They recorded this song in 1968 and it reached the top of the charts during the summer of ’69 in time for man’s first steps on the moon.  It stayed atop the charts while man continued to […]