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!
The Story of the Great White Concert Fire That Killed 100 People
On Feb. 20, 2003, during a Great White show at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., 100 people lost their lives and over 200 were injured in a fire caused by the band's pyrotechnic display.
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?
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 Plays Clinton Inauguration
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 on Jan. 20, 1993, it only made sense that the group…
20 Years Ago: Dylan Plays Clinton’s Inauguration
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 Clinton's 1993 Inaugural Concert, Dylan …
Lemmy from Motorhead Performs ‘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.