I am a freelance writer from Upstate New York. My main focus for writing is music history and classic rock. I enjoy composing, the woods, and rock and roll. My musical heroes are John Lennon, Gene Clark, Jimi Hendrix, and Richard Manuel. I still enjoy vinyl records and print journalism!
40 Years Ago: The Who Arrested in Montreal
Following an incendiary performance at The Forum in Montreal on Dec. 2, 1973, the Who attended an after-show party put on by executives from RCA. Would you be surprised if we told you that legal trouble and property damage ensued? The Quadrophenia tour has reached its apex, and the Who planned to ce…
Top 10 John Lennon Love Songs
Upon closer inspection of his impressive discography, it’s obvious that John Lennon could write a beautiful sentiment with the best of his generation’s songwriters.
The Day the Band’s Richard Manuel Was Found Dead
Richard Manuel killed himself in his hotel room following a concert by the Band in Winter Park, Fla.
20 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac Performs at President-Elect Clinton’s Inauguration
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube While Bill Clinton was burning up the 1992 campaign trail, the song that he officially slated as the theme for his future presidency was “Don’t Stop”, by Fleetwood Mac. So when he was inaugurated into the White House as our 42nd President …
20 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Plays at President-Elect Clinton’s Inaugural Concert
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube While often the focus of critics who ruminate about his lyrics, exaggerate his love interests, or question his political affiliation, Bob Dylan continuously keeps friends and foes guessing. However, in a rare move on Jan. 16, 1993 at President-Elect Bill Clint…
Hear Lemmy from Motorhead Perform ‘Run Run Rudolph’
Even the hardest rock and rollers can get into the Christmas spirit, as witnessed by this dangerous cover of ‘Run Run Rudolph’ from the legendary Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead, with help from Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and drummer Dave Grohl of Nirvana and Foo Fighters fame. On the opening…