We felt as if we were let in on news of a changing of the guard, making us footnotes in a rock ‘n’ roll history trivia moment.
REO Speedwagon with Point Blank at The Hearnes Center in Columbia, MO, April 19, 1980 This was the first rock concert I ever attended. We were wrapping up our junior year of high school and the world was our oyster. REO Speedwagon was touring in promotion of the […]
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton at Kemper Military School in Boonville, Missouri, April 21, 1973 (date is an estimate). Growing up in small town Missouri did not afford many opportunities for well-known, national artists. Boonville was a town located smack-dab in the middle of Missouri just off I-70. […]
Important dates in music! JANUARY 4 – Bernard Sumner (Joy Division, New Order) was born on this day in 1956 in Broughton, Lancashire, England. 4 – Michael Stipe of R.E.M. born on this day in 1960 in Decatur, Georgia, U.S. 4 – The Doors released their self-titled debut […]