On this day in 1962 The Weavers — Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, and Pete Seeger — took a stand that almost ruined their careers. You may not have heard ...
Let me be the last to wish you a Happy Holiday this year. It’s only appropriate that on St. Stephen’s Day, honouring The First Martyr™, the Not Now Silly Newsoom finds ...
Had Frank Sinatra not died in 1998, he’d be celebrating his 101st birthday today. When I was growing up in Detroit there weren’t a lot of LPs in the house. However, ...
On this day in 1932, Richard Wayne Penniman was born, 2 years before Pat Boone.We know Penniman by his stage name, Little Richard. Not Now Silly could — like usual — ...
Read the official report at Elton John’s official website: 40 Years Ago Today…Elton and John Lennon In Concert Part 1 Part 2 On this day in 1974 John Ono Lennon made his very last concert appearance, ...
Please read the story My Days With John Sinclair, in which Dr. John makes a surprise guest appearance Blowing out 76 candles on his cake today is Malcolm John “Mac” Rebennack, ...
I’m going to use today’s Super Moon to introduce you to one of my favourite artists: Kevin Ayers. Ayers got his start at fame with Psychedelic Jazz Rock outfit Soft Machine, ...
On this day in 1962, Monster Mash was #1 on the Hit Parade, the first and last time a Halloween tune made the top of the charts. The song was written ...
This is an important week in The Rolling Stones‘ history, with 4 separate events to write about — 3 of them from today alone. The year 2016 brings them full-circle. Formed ...
Forty-nine years ago today Hair; The American Tribal Love Rock Musical debuted at the Shakespearean Festival in New York City and nothing was ever the same again. Hair was the first ...
Blowing out 88 candles on his birthday cake today is composer Ennio Morricone, who has written the soundtracks to more than 500 movies and tee vee shows.  Born in Rome, Morricone ...
“His Master’s Voice” is the name of the 1898 painting by Francis Barraud, who discovered that Nipper would run to the horn of the cylinder player whenever he played a ...

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