The under-publicized story of the trailblazing artist-executive from Seattle is well worth telling in some detail.
Johnny Meeks, the American guitarist who made his name when he replaced Cliff Gallup in Gene Vincent’s Blue Caps, died on July 30 at the age of 78.
To mark the anniversary of his signature hit reaching No. 1 in the UK early in 1965, Universal have just released ‘Yeh Yeh — The Georgie Fame Collection.’
Unique producer/writer/musician and all-around one-off Kim Fowley passed away yesterday (January 15) at 75. He'd been undergoing treatment for cancer.
The first Rock 'n' Roll tours in the 1950s created the template for how bands and solo artists would tour for decades to come, and still do.
To devotees, especially his peers within the business, he was a pioneering guitar great, his name was Cliff Gallup, who was born this day, June 17, in 1930.