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Rock & Roll Sunday Funnies

When I was a kid I always looked forward to Sundays  & the cartoons in the Sunday Newspaper.  The other day while I was daydreaming, I thought to myself  "Hey what if the Sunday Funnies wereRead more

Alive As Yesterday: 1987 Concerts

License To Ill Tour '87 Beastie Boys Fishbone Murphy's Law

Many people's first taste of the Beasties was in 1985, when they opened for none other than Madonna during the pop star's first…

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Alive As Yesterday: 1983 Concerts

Ramones Fool's Face Mississippi Nights St. Louis, MO


Live Album Recording Date Freelance Vandals Right Track Inn Freeport, NY  


The English Beat R.E.M. Campus …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1982 Concerts

Prince Zapp (featuring Roger) The Time Rockford Metro Centre Rockford, IL


Spring Fest '82 Ramones David Johansen Jim Carroll Peter Dayton Lines Thunderbird Country Club …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1979 Concerts

Elvis Costello & The Attractions The Palladium NYC  

Damn The Torpedo Tour '79 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Orpheum Theatre Memphis, TN


The Specials Tiffany's Late Bar …Read more

Alive As Yesterday: 1976 Concerts

David Bowie Station To Station Solar Tour 1976


David Bowie Public Hall Cleveland, OH


David Bowie Pavillon de Paris Porte de Pantin Paris, France


The …Read more

Rock & Roll: The Psychedelic Years (Expanded Edition)

Psychedelic rock was a musical genre that emerged in the mid-sixties due to the popularity of such mind-altering drugs as LSD, mescaline, cannabis and peyote mushrooms.  The roots of Psychedelic Rock begin here: On Friday April 16, 1943 (a…

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1970: The Saga of the Festival Express

It was on June 27, 1970, that the Transcontinental Pop Festival began its journey in Toronto, Canada. This festival was part of a series of concerts in Canada that became known as The Festival Express which is also the…

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How Radio Lost Its Groove



In recent years, it has become obvious that radio, at least as the entity that I grew up with in my teenage and young adult years, has lost its groove.  These days,…

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Faces in the Crowd: Jimmy Miller (Producer)

“One thing that producers and engineers tend to have in common is their undeniable love of music, and it is the highs they experience in the recording studio--those exhilarating moments when the blending of artistic effort, musical material, and…

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