The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (RRHF) opened its doors on September 2, 1995 on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio (about a 5½ hour drive from Chicago). I was recently on vacation in Ohio and visited the RRHF for the second time. I was thrilled this time around because youContinue reading “Doors artifacts at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame”
Raymond Daniel Manzarek February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013 I can’t believe it. My sincere condolences to Ray’s family and friends. Thank you for all the awesome music Ray. You enriched so many lives with your extraordinary talent. RIP Homages from around the web View this post on Instagram #raymanzarek #whisjeyagogo A post shared by RobertContinue reading “Music world reacts to death of Ray Manzarek”
What do Jim Morrison, American sixties rock star, and Pussy Riot, 21st century Russian protest performers, have in common? Surprisingly, a lot. Both risked their personal freedom to make public statements about freedom, and both paid heavily for their gestures by being persecuted by the reigning authorities.