All posts by Aaron Tyler
RIP Robbie Robertson.
Canadian, Robbie Robertson, legendary lead guitarist of “The Band” and primary songwriter who penned “The Weight,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” “Up On Cripple Creek” and many other beloved classics, died on August 9, 2023...
- Posted August 9, 2023
Aloha From Hawaii – Elvis.
In a departure from his usual glitzy Las Vegas residency, Elvis Presley set his sights on a different kind of spectacle—a musical extravaganza that would resonate across oceans. The year was 1973, and the King of Rock...
- Posted June 26, 2023
For The Good Times
In the early 1970s, the country music landscape was experiencing a transformation, with a new generation of songwriters emerging to challenge the traditional norms. One of those visionaries was Kris Kristofferson, a former army helicopter pilot turned...
- Posted June 25, 2023
Harry Chapin: Unraveling the Story Behind “Cats in the Cradle”
In musical narratives, few songs have captured the hearts of listeners like “Cats in the Cradle.” Released in 1974, this poignant ballad by singer-songwriter Harry Chapin has become an anthem of fatherhood, resonating with generations and reminding...
- Posted June 18, 2023
Bobbie Gentry, Ode To Billie Joe
“Was the 3rd of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day..” Bobbie Gentry, born Roberta Lee Streeter on July 27, 1942, was a captivating singer-songwriter from the Mississippi Delta. She left an indelible mark on music history with...
- Posted June 3, 2023
BILLY IDOL HEADLINE TOUR
May 22, 2023—Fresh off a performance at Cruel World Festival in Pasadena, rock legend Billy Idol confirms a new run of headline shows in August and September. The dates include debut performances at New York City’s Kings...
- Posted May 22, 2023
Afroman #420 🌿
Afroman, born Joseph Foreman, is a rapper known for his humorous songs and laid-back persona. But behind his chill exterior lies a darker past that has influenced much of his music. Afroman grew up in a rough...
- Posted April 20, 2023
Tito Puente 100 Years Old Today
Tito Puente was born in the heart of Harlem on April 20th, 1923, to Puerto Rican parents who moved to New York City seeking a better life. As a child, Tito was drawn to the pulsing rhythms...
- Posted April 20, 2023
It’s A Little Bit Bunny, This Feeling Inside
#Easter Music For The Not Average Bunnies may not be the most common subject of rock songs but there are a few notable tracks that celebrate these fluffy creatures. Whether they’re used as a metaphor for love...
- Posted April 5, 2023
Supertramp Breakfast in America Backstory.
In the late 1970s, the British rock band Supertramp was at a turning point. They had achieved some success with their previous albums, but they were still unknown outside of the UK. Frontman, Roger Hodgson, came up...
- Posted March 31, 2023