Behind The Scenes

August 24, 2021

What’s in a name? – Barbarino!

For the fall television lineup in the fall of 1975, a brand new show made it’s debut, Welcome Back Kotter, among it’s cast, a young John […]
August 17, 2021

1964: exploring the first summer of Beatlemania

Growing up in Philadelphia, during the tidal wave of what was termed as ‘Beatlemania,’ I was a young lad of seven. After seeing THE BEATLES on […]
August 11, 2021

THE BEATLES – Apple To The Core

In August 1968, it was announced that The Beatles had formed Apple Records, (becoming a division of Apple Corps LTD.), as an effort to release output […]
August 3, 2021

Where were you in 62’ – American Graffiti

July 27, 2021

Dick Clark ‘Caravan Of Stars’ 1959

July 20, 2021

‘Summer Of Soul-1969’ – new documentary!

When we think back in time, about the dawning of music festivals, often Monterey Pop and Woodstock are the two that come to mind, but between […]
July 13, 2021

The Ventures – always instrumentally yours

If you had to single out one of the most influential instrumental acts of all time, only one band comes to mind, THE VENTURES. It was […]
July 6, 2021

Where The Action Is !

June 29, 2021

1967 – those ‘summer of love’ reflections

Growing up as a pre-teen during the glorious year of 1967, it was a fascinating summer. Many things filled my world, hearing new lingo being used […]
June 21, 2021

With a ‘bang’ – The Bert Berns Story

June 15, 2021

“Grease” …is the word!

It was one of the highest grossing musical films ever, “Grease” which starred John Travolta, and Olivia Newton-John, was released this week in June 1978. It’s […]
June 8, 2021

Guitars, Cadillacs, and Hank Garland