Tag Archives: Music

The Friday morning music express – Special Memorial Edition – Presents: B.B. King

They say it comes in threes, first a family friend and now, this man. My other favorite of his: B.B. King, the larger-than-life guitarist and singer who helped popularize electric blues and brought it to audiences for more than six decades, died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was 89. King, who was diagnosed with diabetes nearly 30 […]

Dick Wagner of Michigan Band “The Frost” dead at 71

We lost the man who made “The Frost.” It’s a sad day for classic Rock and Roll in Michigan. The Story: It was a final medical battle Dick Wagner couldn’t win. Wagner, the Michigan-bred guitarist renowned for his work with Alice Cooper, the Frost, Lou Reed and others, died this morning in Scottsdale, Ariz. He […]

The Thursday night music express presents: Johnny Winter

It just hit me, I have heard some blues player had passed away and the name for some reason did not click. Folks, we lost Johnny Winter. There will probably be a lot of words written about this man and I don’t think that anything that I could say would be any better than what […]

Robert Plant does not want to live in Led Zeppelin’s past

There has been a great deal of talk and hype about Led Zeppelin doing a reunion tour — and Robert Plant is having none of it. Quote: It’s been nearly seven years since the show at the 02, and the topic of Zeppelin’s aborted tour still rankles Plant, who has come to a pub near […]