Sadly one year ago today “Allman Brothers Band” founder & drummer, Butch Trucks passed away. He was 69.
This is amazing. Here’s Butch Trucks with an instructional video for all prospective drummers, with a lesson on how to play “Whipping Post”. RIP Butch.
I’m in the parking lot getting my tailgate on before the Oakland Raiders Game
Jan 19th, 2003, and a flatbed pulls up with Metallica, and they play a six song set to “Fuel” the Raiders on the victory in their playoff game against the Titans.
Hotel California was #1 on the charts. The album won the band two more Grammy awards for “Hotel California” and “New Kid in Town”. Hotel California was nominated for album of the year , but lost out to Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours. This video is a live performance of Hotel California that includes the band doing pre-show harmonies before a show. Enjoy !
On the day in 1972, Neil Young released the single “HEART OF GOLD”. Amazingly, this is Young’s only U.S. # 1 single. Btw, here’s a quick song fact for you. The song features backup vocals from James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. Here’s Young performing the song live for the first time in 1971