I am a freelance writer from Upstate New York. My main focus for writing is music history and classic rock. I enjoy composing, the woods, and rock and roll. My musical heroes are John Lennon, Gene Clark, Jimi Hendrix, and Richard Manuel. I still enjoy vinyl records and print journalism!
15 Years Ago: Great White Concert Fire Kills 100 People
On Feb. 20, 2003, during a Great White show at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., 100 people lost their lives and over 200 were injured in a fire caused by the band's pyrotechnic display.
40 Years Ago: The Who Arrested in Montreal
Following an incendiary performance at The Forum in Montreal on Dec. 2, 1973, the Who attended an after-show party put on by executives from RCA. Would you be surprised if we told you that legal trouble and property damage ensued?
The Day the Band’s Richard Manuel Was Found Dead
Richard Manuel killed himself in his hotel room following a concert by the Band in Winter Park, Fla.
20 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac Performs at President-Elect Clinton’s Inauguration
While Bill Clinton was burning up the 1992 campaign trail, the song that he officially slated as the theme for his future presidency was "Don't Stop", by Fleetwood Mac. So when he was inaugurated into the White House as our 42nd President on Jan. 20, 1993, it only made sense that the group…
20 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Plays at President-Elect Clinton’s Inaugural Concert
While often the focus of critics who ruminate about his lyrics, exaggerate his love interests, or question his political affiliation, Bob Dylan continuously keeps friends and foes guessing. However, in a rare move on Jan. 16, 1993 at President-Elect Bill Clinton's 1993 Inaugural Concert, Dylan …