One Good Song Per Day Keeps the Blues Away
It’s a nice day for a Billy Idol song! William Broad (Billy Idol) was born in 1955 in England and actually has dual citizenship with the United States. Influenced by punk rock, he was a part of the “Second British Invasion” during the early to mid 80’s. After his first successful band Generation X partedContinue reading “Billy Idol: Blue Highway”
In honor of Jimmy McCulloch’s birthday, today’s Rock Pearl comes from Paul McCartney and Wings, a band formed by former Beatle Paul McCartney and his wife, Linda McCartney in 1971. The band proved that there was “life after the Beatles” and when McCulloch joined in 1975 their album Venus and Mars went to the topContinue reading “Paul McCartney and Wings: Medicine Jar”
Bang a Gong! It’s Mickey Finn’s birthday! Hired initially for his “good looks”, Finn joined T. Rex (Formerly Tyrannosaurus Rex) and debuted on their self-titled album with Marc Bolan. The British psychedelic rock group formed in 1967 and had a decent following worldwide throughout their years. With big songs like “Hot Love” and “Bang aContinue reading “T. Rex: Seagull Woman”
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