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Malcolm Mitchell Young was an Australian musician and songwriter, best known as a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for the hard rock band AC/DC. Wikipedia Born: January 6, 1953, Glasgow, United Kingdom Died: November 18, 2017, Elizabeth Bay, Australia Height: 5′ 3″ Children: Cara Young, Ross Young  

11/18/2017 – ACDC’s guitarist Malcolm Young dies



Thomas Earl Petty was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor. Petty served as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers formed in 1976. Wikipedia Born: October 20, 1950, Gainesville, FL Died: October 2, 2017, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, CA Cause of death: Cardiac arrest Spouse: Dana York (m. 2001–2017), Jane Benyo (m. 1974–1996) Songs Free […]

10/2/2017 – Musician Tom Petty dies


You may heard of “Band Aid (European pop)” and “USA for Africa (American pop)” for charity events back in the 80’s, but most have never heard of “Hear ‘n Aid (Rock/Heavy Metal)” that brought together some of the best singers and musicians in the industry for a charity to battle […]

Hear ‘n Aid









Growing up, I remember when Casey Kasem (on American Top 40) said that the first rap song was “Rapture” by Blondie (1980) after she got the idea from underground clubs in New York.  I thought that was true for the longest time but now if you search it on Google, it’ll show […]

THE FIRST RAP SONG – not what you’d think