Category: Early Rock
This Week’s Birthdays in Canadian Music
We have two birthdays to make note of this week. First a Canadian institution, Geddy Lee (Gary Lee Weinrib), the lead vocalist, bass player and keyboardist for one of Canada’s greatest bands, Rush. He celebrated his 68th birthday on July 29th. He initially joined Rush in 1968, and they began the trek to superstardom. The…
Remembering Brian Carman
Remember that great instrumental “Pipeline”, the one with the great opening riff that basically created a whole new form of guitar playing? Brian Carman of “The Chantays” played that way back in 1962. Brian passed away on March 1st, but will always be remembered for this path-finding sound.One of the true pioneers.
Remembering Phil Everly
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Remembering Tony Sheridan
Tony Sheridan, an early Beatle (Ok the Beat Brothers), he is one of only 2 men (the other being Billy Preston) to be credited on a Beatle song, and the only person to sing lead on a Beatle single, passed away on February 16, 2013. All the stories have been told, so no point in…
Remembering Herb Reed
RIP Herb Reed. The last Platter passed away on June 4 at 83. Enjoy this one and remember one of the classics. One of the great voices of the time.