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Rising from the depths of Edmonton, Alberta, Call Of The Siren is a metalcore group starring Brandy Black on vocals, RJ Bevis and Chuck Matthews on guitars, Dave Feil on drums, and Dave St.Pierre on bass.

Assembled in late 2017, their sound comes from a unique forge of musical influences including Parkway Drive, Slayer, After The Burial, Lamb Of God, August Burns Red… among many others.

Call Of The Siren recently released their first full-length album, “The Void”, featuring two self-released singles “Curse Of You” and “Oblivion”.

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Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68



Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist & Singer Danny Kirwan Dead at 68
He played on albums like, ‘Then Play On’ (1969), ‘Kiln House’ (1970), ‘Future Games’ (1971), ‘Bare Trees’ (1972)

Mick Fleetwood released the following statement on his Facebook page, “Today was greeted by the sad news of the passing of Danny Kirwan in London, England. Danny was a huge force in our early years. His love for the Blues led him to being asked to join Fleetwood Mac in 1968, where he made his musical home for many years, Danny’s true legacy, in my mind, will forever live on in the music he wrote and played so beautifully as a part of the foundation of Fleetwood Mac, that has now endured for over fifty years. Thank you, Danny Kirwan. You will forever be missed!”

He played on their only British #1 song – the instrumental ‘Albatross’ as well as the hits ‘Man of the World’ and a real signature song for the early blues Fleetwood Mac sound ‘Oh Well.’ He was also on ‘Rattlesnake Shake.’

He was born on May 13, 1950 in Brixton, South London. Kirwin was in his teens when he was spotted by Fleetwood Mac.

The late Bob Welch of Fleetwood Mac who committed suicide in 2012 and who had the solo hits ‘Sentimental Lady’ and ‘Ebony Eye’ had a sometimes strained relationship with Kirwan once said, “He was a talented, gifted musician, almost equal to Pete Green in his beautiful guitar playing and faultless string bends.” In another interview he said, “Danny wasn’t a very lighthearted person, to say the least. He probably shouldn’t have been drinking as much as he did, even at his young age… He was always very intense about his work, as I was, but he didn’t seem to ever be able to distance himself from it… and laugh about it. Danny was the definition of ‘deadly serious’.”

He had problems with alcoholism and mental illness. At one point he was homeless. It was his drinking that got him kicked out of Fleetwood Mac.

Rolling Stone magazine printed a quote from The Independent from a rare interview with Kirwan from 1993. It was after Mick fleetwood went looking for his old bandmate going as far as asking the missing Person Bureau to look for him. At that time Kirwin said, “I get by and I suppose I am homeless, but then I’ve never really had a home since our early days on tour. I couldn’t handle it all mentally and I had to get out. I can’t settle.”

When Fleetwood Mac was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 his name was up there as well but he did not attend.

Kirwan died yesterday June 8, 2018. No cause of death was announced. – by John Beaudin

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Bay City Rollers Bassist Alan Longmuir Dead at 70



Bay City Rollers Bassist Alan Longmuir Dead at 70
He was certainly part of a phenomenon in the 70’s. They were not exactly a rockers delight but it was hard to ignore Scotland’s Bay City Rollers in 1975-76 in North American and even earlier in the U.K.

It was actually Alan Longmuir who formed the Bay City Rollers with his drummer brother Derek and vocalist Gordon Clark. They were called the Saxons back then but later changed their name to the Bay City Rollers when a dart was thrown at a map landing on Bay City, Michigan.

As mentioned long before they came to North American the boys scored eight top 10 hits in the UK including ‘Keep on Dancing,’ ‘Remember (Sha-La-La-La),”Summerlove Sensation,”All of Me Loves All of You,’ Then there were two #1’s ‘Bye, Bye, Baby’ (which was featured in the film Love Actually in 2003) and ‘Give a Little Love’ followed by ‘Love Me Like I Love You.’

But 1974 the Bay City Rollers assembled their classic line up which included the Alan and Derek Longmuir, guitarists Eric Faulkner and Stuart Wood and lead vocalist Les McKeown.

Longmuir was born Edinburgh, Scotland on June 20, 1948. He actually left the Bay City Rollers at the height of their career in 1976 only to return in 1978. He reportedly contracted an illness while on vacation in Mexico.

Liam Rudden who wrote biographical stage play I Ran With the Gang in collaboration with Longmuir wrote, Alan was one of the most gentle, generous and kindhearted people I have ever known. He touched the lives of everyone he met with a smile that made them feel special, insisting that despite his amazing adventures in life he was still just ‘a plumber from Edinburgh.”

I was not part of “Rollermania” so I had no tartan’s in my closet but they were a force on the radio for a while.

The group sold an estimated 120 million records. There were many reunions throughout the years but Alan Longmuir said many times that there was too much work and not enough payback in doing the music. There were many arguments on where all the money went during the heyday of the band.

Singer Les McKeown, described his friend as “the original Bay City Roller” and bandmate Stuart Wood said he would “remember the good times we had for over 40 years”. – by John Beaudin

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Moody Blues' Ray Thomas Dead at 76 – Our Tribute



Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas dead at 76
UPDATE – RAY THOMAS DIED FROM A HEART ATTACK
He died at his home after a battle with prostate cancer. His record company released the following statement, “It is with profound sorrow and sadness that Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings regret to announce that Ray Thomas, founder member, flutist and vocalist of the Moody Blues, passed away suddenly at his home in Surrey on Thursday. We are deeply shocked by his passing and will miss his warmth, humor and kindness. It was a privilege to have known and worked with him and our thoughts are with his family and his wife Lee at this sad time.”

Thomas had to step away from the band just a few years ago and in 2014 confirmed that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Thomas was with the band from the beginning, back in the Denny Laine days and before they carved their future song with Justine Hayward and John Lodge. Their first album “The Magnificent Moodies” featured the hit “Go Now” which was sung by Laine. It would be their only UK No. 1 song. That was 1965.

By 1967 they were a different band. They were no longer chasing that Merseybeat sound of the British invasion instead they carved out their own brand of orchestral rock elements and an early helping of PProg Rock. Their second album, “Days of Future Passed.” Their record label wanted the band to record Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 but they had their own ideas. It was a delicious spacious adventure and in 2007 Rolling Stone included it in its list of essential albums of 1967. Thomas provided Flute and backing vocals on the big hit from the album, “Nights in White Satin.” and flute on it’s follow up “Tuesday Afternoon.”

The band followed that up with the UK #5 album “In Search of the Lost Chord” in 68 and their first of three number one albums, “On the Threshold of a Dream.” The other two were “A Question of Balance” in 1970 and “Every Good Boy Deserves Favour” the following year. The band took a break in the mid seventies and broke up until 1977.

The moody Blues has another string of success in the 80’s with “Long Distance Voyager,” “The Present” and “The Other Side of Life.” At that point Thomas’ role started to diminish as they went deeper in 80’s synth-pop. He played a bigger role by 1991’s “Key of the Kingdom.” He retired in 2002.

Thomas was a showman and served as the band MC quite often and he also was a prolific writer with the band.

Thomas and the Moody Blues have sold over 70 million albums and are set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. – by John Beaudin

John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 33 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a news man so he would have the skills to write about the artists that inspired him since he bought his first album, “Madman Across The Water” by Elton John as a teen. In the 80’s Beaudin was the host of the syndicated radio show “The Cross Canada Report” which had two version (Rock and A/C). Beaudin was also asked to be a judge at the Juno Awards (Canada’s answer to the Grammys) Twice. He has anchored every position in radio including morning and afternoon drive and was a Program and Music Director for The Breeze and California 103 in Calgary. He currently hosts the popular Lovesongs at QM-FM in Vancouver and on iHeartRadio.

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Walter Becker of Steely Dan Dead at 67 – Full Story and Tribute



Walter Becker of Steely Dan Dead at 67 – Full Story & Tribute
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His passing was announced on his website this morning. There has been much speculation on either his relationship with Steely Dan partner Donald Fagen and/or his health lately after the guitarist missed both Classic East and West shows recently. Fagen had clarified a few weeks ago that it was medical.

Like the Eagles, Steely Dan had long careers with stretched breaks. For instance Eagles only recorded seven studio albums while Steely Dan wracked up nine.

Becker and Fagen met in 1968 at Bard College in New York. Recounting their first meeting Fagen says, “I hear this guy practicing, and it sounded very professional and contemporary.” At first Fagen thought he was African American. The two talked and agreed to be in a band. Steely Dan was named after a naughty toy from William S. Burroughs’ Naked Lunch. In the beginning the band also included
guitarists Jeff “Skunk” Baxter and Denny Dias, David Palmer and drummer Jim Hodder who later died in 1990 at 42.

Becker was born in Queens New York in 1950 and graduated High School in 1967 – the summer of love.

Every Steely Dan album scored, at least, #39 or better in the Billboard Top 200 with “Aja” going to #3 in 1977. Interestingly their 2000 comeback album “Two Against Nature” peaked at #6 out charting the follow up to “Aja”, “Gaucho” which reached #9 in 1980.

Steely Dan also reached the top 40 ten different times with hits like, 1972’s “Do It Again, “Reelin’ In The Years” the following years. They had their biggest hit in 1974 with “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” peaking at #4. They followed that up with “Black Friday,””Bad Sneakers,””Kid Charlemagne,””Peg””Deacon Blues””FM (No Static at All)”Josie” and “Hey Nineteen.”

Becker and Fagen were known as the ultimate music perfectionist. They’re brand of groove pop Jazz/fusion showed a certain air of sophistication but Becker didn’t like that tag calling their music Rock and Roll with swing.

Steely Dan employed some of the best musicians in the world for their recordings. Just for “Aja” they brought in on Piano, Joe Sample, Michael Omartian, Don Grolnick, On Guitars, Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Denny Dias, Steve Khan, Jay Graydon. There were drummers Steve Gadd, Bernard Purdie, Rick Marotta and Jim Keltner. Tom Scott and Wayne Shorter on Sax and Michael McDonald and Timothy B Schmit on vocals and that just a fragment of who was on there.

Their manager told Rolling Stone magazine in 1977 that the American super-groups were Fleetwood Mac. The Eagles, Chicago and Steely Dan.

The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001 – by John Beaudin

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Leon Russell Dead at 74: Elton John Says Goodbye: Tribute



Leon Russell, “The Master Of Space And Time” Dead at 74
The singer got the ambiguous title during his stint as Joe Cocker’s Musical Director for the “Mad Dogs & Englishmen” era in 1970.

Russell died in his sleep in Nashville, Tennessee, this morning. (November 13, 2016) His health had not been good for at least the past 10 years. In 2010, he underwent surgery to stop leaking brain fluid, and he suffered a heart attack in July 2016.

It was Elton John, a few years ago, who felt it was his mission to make sure that we didn’t forget about Leon Russell. So much so that the pair recorded the fabulous rootsy Americana album ‘The Union’ in 2010. On hearing the news of his old friends death Elton wrote, “My darling Leon Russell passed away last night. He was a mentor, inspiration and so kind to me,” John wrote. “Thank God we caught up with each other and made The Union. He got his reputation back and felt fulfilled. I loved him and always will.”

On Russell’s own website the words…”The Master Of Space And Time was a legendary musician and songwriter originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma who performed his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music for over 50 years.”

The singer was born in 1942. His real name was Claude Russell Bridges and like many who were just wired to have the gift and the wisdom to perfect it, he got on stage as early as he could playing in nightclubs as a young teen. He got people talking quickly and soon Jerry Lee Lewis was knocking on his door.

By the time he was 17 years-old LA was his home and he quickly became one of most in-demand session musicians playing with the Byrds, Herb Albert and Phil Spector. He also earned his membership into, the now famous, “Wrecking Crew,” of backup/studio cats that were the best in the business. Then came the segue from his name only being on the back of albums (if at all) to the front – in big letters.

Russell’s self titled debut album featured a tune that would have a special quality that would describe many of his future hits, many that would be recorded by others – it was an ingredient that many Jazz standards had. ‘A song For You’ could be recorded by any artist in any genre and still sound well-rooted in that land. The tune about forgiveness has been recorded by The Carpenters, Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, Donna Summer and in 2005 Herbie Hancock and Christina Aguilera’s version was nominated for a Grammy.

Like, ‘A Song For You’ his standard ‘This Masquerade’ was recorded by dozens of musicians but it’s the 1976 rendition by George Benson and his classic ‘Breezin’ album that stamped it’s place in music history. Originally a B-side to Russell’s 1972 hit ‘Tight Rope’ the tune earned Benson a Grammy in 1977 as ‘Record of the Year.’

Russell almost disappeared in the 80’s and 90’s. Instead of stadiums he played in clubs. He just fell out of flavor.

Elton John said a few years ago, “There are some people who are born to be leaders of musicians — and he is,”

Russell loved to talk about his journey’s and friends most notably Bob Dylan, George Harrison and the Stones.

Russell, an inductee of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Married to his second wife, Janet, since 1979, Russell has six children. – by John Beaudin

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Greg Lake, Legendary Pioneering Prog Rocker, Dead at 69: Full Report



Greg Lake, Legendary Pioneering Prog Rocker, dead at 69
Just as his original solo classic, “I Believe in Father Christmas’ is being added to radio stations all over the world for the holidays comes this sad news.

His manager, Stewart Young, said: “Yesterday, 7 December, I lost my best friend to a long and stubborn battle with cancer. Greg Lake will stay in my heart forever, as he has always been. His family would be grateful for privacy during this time of their grief.”

He was part of Progressive Rock royalty. Lake was a founding member of two huge bands in that genre. First King Crimson. Robert Fripp picked Lake to sing and play bass for the band even though up until that point he usually only played six string. Lake was on their first two albums, ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ in 1969 and 1970’s ‘In the Wake of Poseidon.’ Everything changed when Lake and King Crimson toured with The Nice which featured another musical genius – keyboardist Keith Emerson who we lost this year as well on March 11th 2016. He was 71. The two soon discovered how much they had in common and that, in 1970, lead to the formation of Emerson Lake and Palmer with drummer Carl Palmer who is now the only surviving member of the band.

ELP were the quintessential Progressive, symphonic, art rock group and they had huge success. From their self titled debut in 1970 prog fans were pleasantly surprised at their ability to reinventing classical pieces. The very first song on that debut album, the Bartok inspired “The Barbarian” named after his “Allegro Barbaro” was such a brilliant piece. Gordon Fletcher of Rolling Stone magazine talked about another classic album ‘Brain Salad Surgery, “The real meat of this platter, is the “Karn Evil 9. It’s another tour-de-force where EL&P pull out all the sonic stops, this time around the themes of a tripart epic battle between man and his surroundings.” Lake called his tune “Lucky Man” a medieval fantasy. It was a song he started writing when he was only 12 after his mom bought him a guitar.

When Emerson died we did a poll with the participation a huge fans on Facebook and came up with the Top 10 ELP songs of all time. We will have a link to it at the end of this video

In 1975 Lakes “I Believe in Father Christmas’ reached No 2 on the charts.. It was really a anti-commercial tune about the exploitation of the holiday season.

Emerson, Lake and Palmer broke up in 1979. He formed a new ELP in the mid 80’s – Emerson, Lake and Powell, with Cozy Powell replacing Palmer. The original ELP got back together on and off since 1991.

The band Yes tweeted Very sad to hear of the passing of our friend legendary Greg Lake
Our thoughts & condolences are with Regina & Natasha & all the family -YES

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett said, “Music bows its head to acknowledge the passing of a great musician and singer, Greg Lake.”

For Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman added, “Another sad loss with the passing of Greg Lake….You left some great music with us my friend & so like Keith , you will live on. – by John Beaudin

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Ray Sawyer Of Dr Hook Fame Dead at 81 – Our Tribute



RAY SAWYER OF DR. HOOK DEAD AT 81
He was one of their singers and the face of Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show. He was sometimes known as the mascot of the band because of his larger than life persona. He lost his right eye in a near-fatal 1967 automobile accident. Ray “Eye Patch” Sawyer died this morning. So far no details have surfaced.

Dr. Hook had 10 Top 40 Hits Including “Sylvia’s Mother” and “The Cover of Rolling Stone” both Top 10 hits from 1972 and their other seventies hits, “Only Sixteen,” “A Little Bit More,” “Walk Right In,” “Sharing the Night Together,” “When You’re in Love with a Beautiful Woman and “Sexy Eyes.’

Sawyer shared a birthday with me. He was born February 1, 1937, Chickasaw, Alabama. In the 80’s he left the band and toured “Dr. Hook featuring Ray Sawyer,” via a deal for licencing from the original band who owned the trademark.

Dr. Hook was formed in Union City, New Jersey. By the mid seventies they had a more commercial soft rock feel which gave them another life.

The remaining members of Dr. Hook just announced a big 50th Anniversary world tour that will have them on the road from 2019 to 2020.

It was Sawyer who inspired the hook in Dr. Hook because of his eye patch as a reference to Captain Hook from Peter Pan.

The band had a few million sellers including their classic “The Cover of The Rolling Stone” (1972) from Sloppy Seconds. The band reached out to the magazine proclaiming they’d given them the best publicity ever. Rolling Stone responded by sending a then 16-Year-old Cameron Crowe, who later became a famous director, to interview the band and yes they were on the cover of the Rolling Stone.

Thanks to Wray Ellis who reached out to us this morning with news of Ray’s passing. Wray will join us in another video today to talk about his time touring with Ray Sawyer. May he rest in peace. – by John Beaudin

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Peter Tork of the Monkees, Dead at 77 – Our Tribute



Peter Tork of the Monkees, Dead at 77
He was the oldest member of the band. Just 24 when the Monkees phenomenon started in 1966. Though compared and meant to be in the same lane as the Beatles the Monkees were certainly a different animal but that’s not to say they didn’t leave an incredible mark on Rock-and-roll.

They set up the Monkees with Tork on bass alongside singer-songwriter Michael Nesmith, played guitar, with drummer Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones on lead vocals. The latter two were presented up front as lead singers even though all of them sang.

He was born Peter Halsten Thorkelson Feb. 13, 1942, in Washington, D.C… Both of his parents were folk music fans and bought him both a guitar and banjo when he was just a kid so Tork, however, was a musician long before the Monkees. He also played the piano. Before his fame, Tork played in coffee shops in New York City with the shortened last name of Tork.

Even though in the beginning they didn’t write or play on their own songs outside the vocals. On their debut album simply titled “The Monkees’ from October 1966 the group as a whole never play together with the exception of two tracks written and/or co-written by Michael Nesmith where Tork also plays guitar. Tork told CBS news that producer Don Kirshner, discouraged the band to even be in the studio during the recording leaving most of it to studio musicians like the wrecking crew.

In spite of that or maybe because of it the Monkees soared. Their likeability on TV was huge. That show only last 2 seasons from 1966 to 1968 but there was a hunger for that Beatle-like hijinks that was inspired by the Fab fours “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Help!,” Tork was the silly on – a self-professed dummy on the show which was an act but a lovable one at that. He always had that confused smile when he didn’t get what was happening in the room. He once told the New York Times the emotional age of the Monkees was 13.

They had over 10 Top 40 hits including, “(I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone” and “A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You’ from 1966, “Pleasant Valley Sunday” the following year and their #1 hits 1966’s “Last Train to Clarksville,” and Neil Diamond’s “I’m a Believer” plus “Daydream Believer” in 67.

In 2016, while touring with the Monkees Tork told the Telegraph, “This is not a band. It’s an entertainment operation whose function is Monkees music, It took me a while to get to grips with that but what great music it turned out to be! And what a wild and wonderful trip it has taken us on!”

Tork was involved with many Monkees reunions. When Jones died in 2012 Nesmith who was usually hesitant to rejoin got back into the fold for their 50th-anniversary tour.

Tork’s death was announced originally on the band Facebook book page. He was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that affected his tongue in 2009. – by John Beaudin

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Subscribe to this (RockHistoryMusic) Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChUv5CZuAuh08DfHA8klNSA?view_as=subscriber

“RockHistoryBook” -Top 10 Rock & Pop Hit Lists https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDKUUfqq_iuwk63pZEUOTIQ

“RockHistoryCanada” – Interviews & Current Music News From Top Canadian Acts. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFpz17zDi5ShOVQBiNZV8xA

“Nail Sheet” – More on the Pop Music Side plus TV & Movie news & Interviews. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCym2UeR9FWDLty6UaVbbX7w/featured

John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 35 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a news man so he would have the skills to write about the artists that inspired him since he bought his first album, “Madman Across The Water” by Elton John as a teen. In the 80’s Beaudin was the host of the syndicated radio show “The Cross Canada Report” which had two versions (Rock and A/C). Beaudin was also asked to be a judge at the Juno Awards (Canada’s answer to the Grammys) Twice. He has anchored every position in radio including morning and afternoon drive and was a Program and Music Director for The Breeze and California 103 in Calgary. He currently hosts the popular Lovesongs at QM-FM in Vancouver and on iHeartRadio.

To Follow John Beaudin’s posts on all subjects https://www.facebook.com/JohnBeaudinBroadcaster/

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John Beaudin Official Website  http://www.johnbeaudin.com

TWITTER for Rock History Music  https://twitter.com/rockhistorybook
TWITTER for John https://twitter.com/johnbeaudin

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