George Harrison once said after witnessing one of Eddie Cochran live performances, “yes! That’s it! Rock N’ Roll!” Embodying all that was Rock N’ Roll in the late 50’s, Eddie Cochran was much more than a pretty face and authoritative attitude, he was an outstanding guitarist and music production prodigy that’s inventive sound went on to inspire and shape music for generations to come.Read more "The Influence of Eddie Cochran"
Aerosmith manager, Tim Collins received a call in 1986 that would not only impact Aerosmith and Run-DMC, but the music game as a whole.Read more "The Rock-Rap Fusion of Aerosmith and Run-DMC"
Illustrating the blueprint for Woodstock, constructing the launch pad for several iconic Rock N’ Rollers, and furnishing the birthplace of the Summer of Love; the Monterey International Pop Festival transitioned from a music festival into an contagious movement.Read more "The Influence of the Monterey International Pop Festival"
The Rolling Stones have been critically appraised and at times, condemned for their unapologetic reproduction of blues music as well as the explicit influence blues has had on their own chart topping songsRead more "Blues Music and The Rolling Stones"
…began smashing and bashing the guitar across the stage until the once prized possession was nothing but bits and bolts…Read more "The Guitar Smash Heard Around The World"
The Moondog Coronation Ball was more than the first Rock N’ Roll show but the first evidence of …Read more "The First Rock N’ Roll Concert"
Creating an outlet for the misfits and musical innovators of its time, CBGB transitioned from a stereotypical music venue into a hub for avant-garde New Yorkers striving to be heard.Read more "Representing The Eccentric; CBGB"