• WATCH: Bob Seger – “Beautiful Loser” Rare LIVE Version – 1976?
  • WATCH: Dire Straits – “Money for Nothing” @ Wembley Arena, July 10, 1985
  • WATCH: Elvin Bishop “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” – LIVE on The Midnight Special – Oct 21, 1977
  • WATCH: Ace – “How Long (Has This Been Going On)” – LIVE 1977
  • WATCH: Original Five Man Electric Band – “Signs” vs Tesla version

WATCH: Thin Lizzy – The Boys are Back in Town – LIVE 1978

On this day (June 2) in 1978, the Irish rock band Thin Lizzy released the live double album ‘Live And Dangerous’. It was recorded in London in 1976, and Philadelphia and Toronto in 1977, with some post-production work in Paris. It was also the last Thin Lizzy album to feature guitarist Brian Robertson. The biggest hit from the album was “The Boys Are Back in Town” which has become popular…

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WATCH: Bruce Springsteen rocks “Born to Run” LIVE at Capital Theatre on September 20, 1978

Remember when Bruce used to rock? We remember when “Born to Run” exploded on the music scene in the fall of 1975, eventually reaching #3 on the Billboard charts that year and #21 on the Rolling Stone list of the 550 Greatest Songs of All Time.  The album by the same name–which also featured “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out”–has since gone on to be considered by critics to be one of the…

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WATCH – The Doors – LA Woman {Jim Morrison Tribute}

It’s been more than 45 years since Jim Morrison of The Doors died in Paris at the age of 27. His music and words remain. “I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps “Oh look at that!” Then whoosh, and I’m gone … and they’ll never see anything like it ever again — and they won’t be able to forget me,…

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Today in Music History: Beatles start recording The White Album – here’s a performance of “Revolution”

On this day in 1968 (5/30) The Beatles began recording what would eventually be known as The White Album. It was also the first album released under the Fab Four’s new record label, Apple, and was officially titled simply “The Beatles.” According to reports, the first track they recorded for that album was ‘Revolution’.  Below is a video of the band singing “Revolution” filmed just a ew months later on September 4th…

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WATCH – Gregg Allman “Midnight Rider” LIVE @ the Grand Opera House in 1973

Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band passed away this weekend far too early for his fans. He and the band had many hits along the way, including “Whippin’ Post,” “Slip Away,” and “Melissa.” But he is probably best know for this hit “Midnight Rider” released in 1973. Here’s Gregg and the band performing live at the Grand Opera House in Macon, Georgia on September 10, 1973. Enjoy! Facebook Comments

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Did ZZ Top Start Out as the 13th Floor Elevators?

Yesterday we posted an image of ZZ Top with an interesting factoid about the band, stating that it has had the same three band members since 1969.  Among the comments, one reader stated that the band had actually started out under another name The 13th Floor Elevators, a name we were not familiar with and it sounds like–from the comments–most of our readers were not either. So, of course, we…

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WATCH: Kansas rocks “Carry On Wayward Son” Live at Canada Jam 1978

Kansas was riding high in the summer of 1978, their fourth album, Leftoverture, released in October 1976, had produced a hit single, “Carry On Wayward Son”, in 1977 and their follow-up, Point of Know Return, recorded at Studio in the Country and Woodland Sound in Nashville and released in October 1977, featured the title track and “Dust in the Wind”, both which would go on to be smash singles. That…

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WATCH: Cream reunites for a rockin’ rendition of “White Room”

60’s British rock supergroup Cream (bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton reunited in 2005 for a concert in Albert Hall, nearly 40 years after their “final” concert, which was also that venue. Although the three musicians chose not to speak publicly about the shows, Clapton–who pushed for the reunion–would later say that he had become more “generous” in regard to his past, and that the physical…

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WATCH! Ann & Nancy Wilson “Stairway to Heaven” Tribute to Led Zepplin @ Kennedy Center Honors

If you’ve never since this haunting Heart take on Led Zepplin’s classic hit “Stairway to Heaven” then you need to now! Ann and Nancy Wilson from Heart perform a triumphant “Stairway to Heaven” as a tribute to 2012 Kennedy Center Honorees Led Zeppelin.  The Kennedy Center Honors are given annually to select performing artists for their lifetime of contributions to American culture. “Stairway to Heaven” is part of our Rock…

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DJ Does Mashup Of Ozzy Osbourne And Earth, Wind, & Fire .. and It’s Hilarious!

So, take one part Ozzy Osbourne singing the heavy metal classic “Crazy Train” and two parts Earth, Wind & Fire singing the 70’s funk hit “September” and mash them all together and what do you get? An incredible mash-up that is funny to watch, a little strange at times, but something that almost sounds like it should have been on the radio! All the credit goes to DJ Cummerbund who…

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