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Today in Rock History, January 4th, 2016
1965: Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars to CBS for $13 million.
1967: The Beatles, "Penny Lane"
1970: The Who's Keith Moon accidentally runs over his chauffeur, Neil Boland, killing him. Apparently, Moon's car was under attack from some unruly teenagers, and when Boland jumpe…
Top 5 Rock Versions of Auld Lang Syne and a Little History, too
We sing it every New Year's Eve but do you know the history behind this song?  Auld Lang Syne is a Scots poem written by Robert Burns in 1788, according to Wikipedia, and set to the tune of a traditional folk song.
In the days of Auld Lang Syne is the equivalent of Once Upon a tim…
5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Lemmy
Always been a huge Lemmy fan, mole and all.  That man embodied everything that is rock 'n' roll.  The voice, the stage presents, and I don't give a rats ass attitude.  Normally pictured with a cigarette and a finger, telling you your number one...
10 Bar Essentials for Mixing Drinks at Home
The all- knowing bartender. It's sort of a magical or even a mystical veil they hold over us. How can they remember all those drinks?  Why does my drink always taste better at the bar?  Why can't I create cocktails like a bartender?
Because they have all the tools...
Today in Rock History December 7th
1942 - Harry Chapin was born.  His track Cats In The Cradle was not only a hit for him but a success again for a band called Ugly Kid Joe in the 90's.
1968 - Janis Joplin made her final appearance with Big Brother & the Holding Company.
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At Least 5 Places to Buy Vinyl in Billings
Why would you listen to vinyl? If you like vinyl like I do, it's probably something you've heard before. To the uneducated ear, I get it. To them it doesn't sound any different -- or maybe even worse. But to me, there's nothing like that warm, analog sound.
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History of ‘Wayne’s World’ Bohemian Rhapsody Scene
Wayne's World. I know you've seen it and probably more than once. My favorite scene is them singing in the car and I think it is for many people. Rollingstone just published the Oral History of 'Wayne's World' Bohemian Rhapsody scene.
Did you know that Mike Myers fought for i…

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