1970 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer give their debut per… Read more

1970 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer give their debut per…

1970 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer give their debut performance in Plymouth, England. Progressive rock can be a very disreputable subject. No other musical style has been so vilified by the critics and became a synonym for ‘pompous’ and ‘bombastic.’ Almost every music critic in the early ’70’s had something unflattering to write about it. […]

1909 – Leo Fender, founder of Fender Guitars, is b… Read more

1909 – Leo Fender, founder of Fender Guitars, is b…

1909 – Leo Fender, founder of Fender Guitars, is born. Clarence Leonidas Fender (August 10, 1909 – March 21, 1991), also known as Leo Fender, was an American inventor who founded Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, now known as Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, and later founded MusicMan and G&L Musical Products (G&L Guitars). His guitar, […]