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Eddie Vedder Sings ‘Take Me Out To the Ballgame’…Again
When he's not traveling around the world on tour with Pearl Jam, Eddie Vedder is a life long Chicago Cubs fan. His visits to Chicago's famed Wrigley Field have become a nearly annual tradition. Last night, Eddie returned to the friendly confines once again to perform 'Take Me Out to t…
Deep Purple Inspires Sam’s Lesson of the Day
Today's lesson is an old Deep Purple song from their album "Machine Head."
It is a very active song but not that tough. The only thing that might hold you back is that you need keyboards in your band for this tune. I have never been in a band with keyboards...
Sam Enjoys Song With Meaning
I am a Sammy Hagar fan and have been for many years. I like him best in "Montrose" and when he was solo.
So many of his songs had deep meaning behind them. Some were sexual, some were caring and some were about life and death. This is a deep song about life and it is from his &q…
Poll: Concertgoers Spend a Lot of Time on Their Cellphones
If you've been to a concert recently, I don't need to tell you how expensive ticket prices are these days. The convenience fees alone are enough to send the average person to the poor house. Now, just imagine shelling out over $100 to see your favorite band live, only to spend the entire c…
Today’s Lesson Will Have You Dance in the Bar
Today's lesson is an old, "Guess Who," song that would surely make folks dance in the bar after a few drinks.
Hopefully you have someone who can sing it and sound like Burton Cummings. Always remember that in a bar you want people drinking, dancing and having a large time...
What ‘Lost’ Band Has Sam Found This Week?
Here it is: A rare video with the original version of the song. Recorded live at Cardies in Houston, Texas on July 4, 1983.
Point Blank was a band from Texas in the mid-1970s and early 1980s. The band was discovered by Bill Ham's Lone Wolf Productions, which also produced ZZ Top and Eric Johnson…
Sam’ Flashes Back to the Foghat Days
Today we head back in time to a band that rocked the 1970s and beyond.
It's sad to say that neither Lonesome Dave nor Rod Price are with us anymore. They were troopers of the music scene in their time and rode to the top of the charts.
I called them The Original Boogie Men...

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