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Classic Bands # 9 – LED ZEPPELIN

Classic Bands # 9 LED ZEPPELIN and the birth of Heavy Metal The sounds described as heavy metal have changed dramatically over the years, with what is called Metal now bearing little resemblance to 80s acts like Van Halen, Whit...

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Classic Bands # 8 – THE DOORS

Formed in 1965 in Los Angeles when like-minded fellow UCLA students Morrison and Manzarek met on Venice beach, eventually adding Densmore and Krieger to a line-up that initially included a bass guitarist, Patty Sullivan, The Do...


Classic Bands # 7 – THE MONKEES

Mickey Dolenz – Vocals, Drums, Percussion, occasional acoustic guitar Davy Jones – Vocals, Percussion, occasional drums, very occasional guitar & keyboard Mike Nesmith – Guitar, Vocals, occasional bass Peter Tork – ...



The Kinks were formed in the North London suburb of Muswell Hill in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies, whose rhythm & blues infused garage rock, with its furious riffs, inspired and influenced a million future rock acts.


THE BEATLES – Capitol US Albums

Australian and UK Beatles fans (and those in many other countries) grew up with the British EMI releases that have subsequently become the standardised worldwide catalogue for the biggest Rock band of all time. However, in Amer...


CLASSIC BANDS #4 – “The Big Three: Beach Boys, Beatles, & Stones”

As previously mentioned in this series, the fifties was an era primarily of solo stars, and as that decade drew to a close, many of these stars had disappeared from view for a variety of reasons. Some conspiracy theorists sugge...


The Beatles Cover Versions

While The Beatles contained one of the greatest song-writing partnerships of all time in Lennon/McCartney, and ceased to release any cover versions in their lifetime as a band after “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” on the “Help!” alb...


THE BEATLES – Complete Band Line-ups (1957-1970)

Most people who haven’t been cryogenically frozen for the last fifty years know The Beatles line-up of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, however few know how many musicians came and went through the ranks of the embryonic, pre-f...


THE BEATLES – “The White Album”

Stunning collection of songs from a band of geniuses sadly growing apart from each other. Unmatched diversity and unparalleled mastery!