Just an old hippie livin' the good life
                                         .... one song at a time.

SPOTLIGHT

2019: A song about abandonment and wasted days from an American alternative rock band.

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SPOTLIGHT

1980: A singer-songwriter has a song inspired by his early days as a high school cross country runner and missing his lost youth.

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R.I.P.
Mike Mitchell
1944 - 2021
Gone Apr 16, 2021
unknown cause
age 77


WhatsNew2day
Wikipedia
The Kingsmen



FESTIVALS

The majority of festivals are cancelled or postponed because of the pandemic.

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40 YRS AGO

AC / DC
"Back in Black"
released 40 years ago
July 25, 1980.



Wikipedia

R&R HALL OF FAME


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Website

Wikipedia

Inductee List


Foo Fighters
Iron Maiden
Tina Turner
New York Dolls
Kate Bush
Rage Against Machine
The Go-Go's
Todd Rundgren
Devo
Carole King
Mary J. Blige
Chaka Khan

AND OTHERS


Finally, a major band announces an extensive tour beginning in the fall of 2020, as most others reschedule their's into 2021. Will it pressure any others to move their tours back to 2021?
Best Classic Bands ... Genesis News ... Rolling Stone

2019 2020
...BEYOND
(Click on band name to link into artist and song information)
Metallica
TOUR
AC/DC
TOUR
Black Sabbath
Retired
Judas Priest
TOUR

Green Day
TOUR
Stone Temple Pilots
TOUR
Red Hot Chili Peppers
TOUR
LYNX
RS
BB
UCR
CRR
TR
LW
AS

CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TOURS

Guns N'Roses are the latest to reschedule their tour to 2022. Others include Queen/Adam Lambert, My Chemical Romance, Pearl Jam, Roger Waters, Rage Against The Machine, Iron Maiden, Aerosmith, Evanescence, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, The Damned and many others.

Planet Rock ... Rescheduled Tours
"Concertful"....all tours currently scheduled
Google Search 4 Tours
2020: Concert Preview, Rock's Biggest Tours
Bands In Town

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WOODSTOCK
50th Anniversary
The bird of peace came back.

While the much hyped Woodstock 50 is cancelled, the 50th anniversary festival at the original site went on with some original artists.
An old hippie goes home.
       .... and finds the true meaning of Woodstock.


Bethel Woods (Original Festival Site) - Bethel, NY
Woodstock official website
1969 Festival Story (Wikipedia)
1969 Original Artist/Song Line-Up (Wikipedia)
CLASSIC ROCK
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The Beatles Retired
Rolling Stones
TOUR
The Who
TOUR
Bruce Springsteen
TOUR
Elton John
TOUR
Led Zeppelin
Retired
Bob Dylan
TOUR
David Bowie
Passed
Eric Clapton
TOUR
Neil Young
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Pink Floyd
Retired
Aerosmtih
TOUR
U2
TOUR
Stevie Wonder
TOUR
Simon & Garfunkel
Retired
Tom Petty & HB
Passed
John Lennon
Passed
Prince
Passed
The Moody Blues
TOUR
Fleetwood Mac
TOUR
Van Halen
Retired
Kiss
TOUR
Rush
Retired





The Classic Rock Era 1964 - 1991
The Alternative Rock Era ... Beyond
Quality Pop



2020: An old hippie fly's south looking for sunshine ..... and fly's back to a different planet.

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