2012 – Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim, January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012)  died on This Day in Rock Music History! Read more

2012 – Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim, January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012) died on This Day in Rock Music History!

2012 – Scott McKenzie (born Philip Wallach Blondheim, January 10, 1939 – August 18, 2012) died on This Day in Rock Music History! was an American singer. He was best known for his 1967 hit single and generational anthem, “San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)”. Scott McKenzie co-wrote “Kokomo” (1988), a […]

2012 – Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, quit ‘American Idol’ for the following season on This Day in Rock Music History! Read more

2012 – Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, quit ‘American Idol’ for the following season on This Day in Rock Music History!

2012 – Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, quit ‘American Idol’ for the following season on This Day in Rock Music History! Tyler was quoted as saying, he wants to dedicate himself to his band, Aerosmith. “I strayed from my first love, Aerosmith, and I’m back,” the band’s lead singer said in a statement. “I’ve decided it’s time […]

2012 – Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician died on This Day in Rock History! Read more

2012 – Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician died on This Day in Rock History!

2012 – Doc Watson, the blind Grammy-award winning folk musician died on This Day in Rock History! Doc, whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world. After falling in his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains, he underwent stomach surgury and was in critical condition for several days. Doc’s master of flatpicking herolded […]

2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored re-released today on This Day in Rock Music History! Read more

2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored re-released today on This Day in Rock Music History!

2012 – “Yellow Submarine” the animated Beatles movie was restored re-released today on This Day in Rock Music History! The iconic movie was carefully restored frame by frame for a May 28th DVD Release this year. The movie was originally released in 1968, and was a surreal story about a magical land called Pepperland which […]