Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The Animals....!

The Animals recorded live in 1965 at the New Music Review magazine poll winners concert. Among others appearing were The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Them, The Kinks, The Yardbirds, The Searchers and The Moody Blues...not a bad lineup.

Monday, July 30, 2007


Them with a song that every garage band learned early on....Gloria. The lead singer did well for himself later in life.....Van Morrison.

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Crosby, Stills and Nash

A true super trio....Crosby, Stills and Nash

Saturday, July 28, 2007

The Beau Brummels....

The Beau Brummels, a rather second tier American group playing on the British invasion, but with some good hits.

Joni Mitchell.....

Perhaps the most talented female artists of the generation. And a great painter


Both Sides now....

Friday, July 27, 2007

The Association....

The Association, a unique sound that did well....

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Buffalo Springfield...

The Buffalo Springfield, featuring some guys who went on to bigger things.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

The Dave Clark Five...

Dave Clark Five....British invasion heart-throbs!

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Herman's Hermits...

A noted British childhood TV star, Peter Noone was only 15 y.o. when Herman's Hermits made it big. I've had the pleasure to talk with Peter several times and he has agreed to appear in Midland soon for our charity The Springboard Center.

Monday, July 23, 2007

The Lovin' Spoonful...

Good time music....and Go Go Dancers with The Lovin' Spoonful

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Los Bravos

Los Bravos....a band from Spain who had a big hit.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

The Searchers

An british band of the Mersey Beat genre the Searchers were an early electric band with influence on later groups. Needles and Pins was written by none other than Sonny....of Sonny and Cher.

Friday, July 20, 2007


Cream with Eric Clapton, perhaps one of the first "super groups". An 8 track tape player blared "crossroads" in a huey I used to fly in.....

Thursday, July 19, 2007

The Beach Boys....

Nothing epitomizes the mid '60s like The Beach Boys....

Sly and the Family Stone..

From '67 on, Sly and the Stone had it all goin' on with rock n' roll, soul, funkadelic, blacks, whites, men, women, horns and guitars. Sly was a super talent. Too bad he fried his brain on drugs.

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Joe Cocker-Woodstock

When many people think of Woodstock, they think......Cocker.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Spencer Davis Group...

The Spencer Davis Group, featuring Steve Winwood a major influence over the years. He was only 16 years old here.

Monday, July 16, 2007

The Yardbirds....

More early British invasion.... The Yardbirds noted for starting the careers of three of rock's most famous guitarists: Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Sonny and Cher

After the '60s Sonny and Cher became rather a laughing stock, but they had some hit songs during their run. I had the pleasure of sharing a booth with Sonny at a club in Dallas during the early 80's. He could not have been nicer.

Saturday, July 14, 2007

The Kinks.......

The Kinks, one of the British invasion bands with a harder edge that quickly followed The Beatles....[what's up with the Chef dancing?]

It's A Beautiful Day

It's A Beautiful Day another San Franciso band who made a big impact and then soon was gone. Here, White Bird...

Friday, July 13, 2007

Spanky and Our Gang

Spanky and Our Gang another fade away group...I always loved this song for some reason.

We Five....

A plethora of 60's bands had some great hits and then faded away. This is one....featuring interesting babe, Bev Bivens

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Chuck Berry...1965

One of the true founders of Rock n' Roll. With your host, Trini Lopez and of course, Go Go Dancers!

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

More Go Go, More Byrds

More Byrds........more Go Go Dancers!

Tuesday, July 10, 2007


Seeing Santana live was a mind bending experience. The percussion is profound.

Monday, July 9, 2007

The Doors....

Kicking off psychedelic rock....

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Go Go Dancing....

Mama and Papas on Hullabaloo!
[where are the go go dancers?.....just wait for their dramatic appearnce!]

Paul Revere and the Raiders on Talent Party

Saturday, July 7, 2007

Jimi Hendrix - Watchtower

Of all the dead musical geniuses of the psychedelic age, Jimi Hendrix was probably the most gifted.

Friday, July 6, 2007

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Byrds...Roger McGuinn

One of the the founders of Rock n' Roll from the folk music scene, Roger McGuinn.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

In the Beginning....

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. He then begat woman from man's rib and then he thought up the Beatles...