Birthdays: 50 (III)

We are back again; let’s continue with the glimpse of records that are turning 50,40,30… during 2019. 1969 was really a year full of great rock releases. For Led Zeppelin it was a really prolific year: their first and second album (Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin II) were released in 1969 and both are considered […]

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Do you know what the following bands have in common? Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Led Zeppelin, Yes, or Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young?? They all belonged to Atlantic Records, label created in 1947 by Herb Abramson and Ahmet Ertegün, who was born today 95 years ago in Istanbul (Turkey). Think a […]

The Rover

During the last two weeks I have spent some of my free time doing some extra work; I have been sharing some of my experience and modest ‘knowledge’ with the students of a Biotechnology master. These lessons have let me being close to research way of thinking (at least closer than what I am getting […]

Drum Solo

Today our tribute to John Bonham (Led Zeppelin) who would have turned 70 years old today (he died in 1980 suffocated by his own vomits). He is considered as one of the most influential drummers during the 70s. Enjoy the drum solo!

Rock manes

Today in 1972, Led Zeppelin cancelled a trip to Singapur because local authorities didn’t like Led Zeppelin’s manes. Long hairs have caused many problems during rock story. Enjoy!

Two issues better than one

Two issues to be included in the list of the day’s anniversaries, and two songs to celebrate them: First, today in 1967 it was recorded in NY ‘Brown eyed girl’, one of the most famous songs by Van Morrison and his first hit after the breakup of his former band ‘Them’. This song remained as […]