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Jethro Tull and Yes at Ravinia: A week of fifty year old progressive rock

Jethro Tull and Yes at Ravinia: A week of fifty year old progressive rock
The summer concert season is coming to an end. We’re down to the last two weeks of the Ravinia Festival in suburban Highland Park. This was the week of fifty’s at Ravinia. It started with Jethro Tull bringing their fiftieth anniversary tour to the north burbs. It ended with Yes bringing their fiftieth anniversary tour... Read more »

Great Musicians Who Died in 2015

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Billy Joe Royal. He had a few hits in the 60's but is really known for "Down In The Boondocks". Royal was 73.
With the start of the new year, it’s time for our annual look at musician who died last year. Not enough room for Cila Black, Andy White, Percy Sledge, Ben E. King or Lynn Anderson. Here’s eleven who left this world in 2015:   Here is last years version of dead musicians. Type your email... Read more »

Did The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Get It Wrong Again?

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Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield.
Butter is in but why not Bloomfield?
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced it’s newest members. The group being inducted in 2015 is Ringo Starr, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble, Lou Reed, Ringo Starr, Bill Withers and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Reed, Vaughn, Butterfield and Starr are no brainers. They probably should... Read more »
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