Sunday, March 4, 2012

March 4, 2012

R.I.P. Ronnie Montrose of Montrose

MONTROSE...Montrose (1973)
(CD, vinyl, Allmusic review)

Chris Squire from Yes is 64; Chris Rea is 61; Jason Newsted, formerly with Metallica, is 49; Evan Dando of Lemonheads is 45; Fergal Lawler of The Cranberries is 41;

1966 John Lennon made his remark to a reporter about how “Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. We’re more popular than Jesus right now”
1970 Janis Joplin is fined $200 for swearing onstage at a concert in Tampa
1971 The Rolling Stones announce that they will be moving to France due to too much tax in Great Britain
1973 Pink Floyd begin their U.S. tour supporting their latest album Dark Side Of The Moon
1986 Richard Manuel from The Band hangs himself in a hotel room in Winter Park, Florida. He was 42
2006 Aerosmith has to cancel several concerts as Steven Tyler has strained his vocal chords
2008 Warpaint by the Black Crowes is released
2011 Courtney Love of Hole settles a lawsuit and agrees to pay $430,000 to clothing designer Dawn Simorangkir for a series of attacks via Twitter
2011 Detroit members of the NAACP protest the organization's plans to give their Great Expectations Award to Kid Rock because he uses the Confederate flag in his shows

ROCKLINE with Bob Coburn
Monday, March 5 JAMES MICHAEL of SIXX: A.M. and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH 11:30 PM Eastern/8:30 Pacific Listen here
Wednesday, March 7 PINK FLOYD 11:30 PM Eastern/8:30 Pacific Listen here
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Check out the Rock Show with Michael David, where the rock music does all the talkin'. This week we have yet another jam session, the Vintage Vinyl Vault is The Wall from Pink Floyd and we go on My Musical Journey. You can download the zip file here

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