Heroes of Rock

TERRY SYLVESTER, formerly of the HOLLIES, FRAN COSMO, JOHN FORD COLEY DENNY LAINE and JOEY MOLLAND PERFORMING THE MUSIC OF BOSTON, THE HOLLIES, ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY, BADFINGER, WINGS & THE MOODY BLUES SPECIAL GUESTS: AMBROSIA Choose one, two, three or all of these exciting artists Fran Cosmo formerly of Boston Walk On”

Ambrosia

Ambrosia all hail from LA’s South Bay, San Pedro/Harbor area. They released their debut album for 20th Century Fox “Ambrosia” in 1975 producing their first top 10 CHR hit “Holdin On To Yesterday” and hailed by Billboard magazine as a ‘masterwork’. It was also nominated for a Grammy for engineering excellence (mixed by Alan Parson’s

America

The mysterious “Horse with No Name” appeared on the music scene in 1972, becoming a major hit for the young musicians, known as America, who harmonized their way to the top of the charts on the strength of this song. America’s journey has taken them into a wide variety of musical terrain, and a look backward seems

Andy Kim

Andy Kim was born on December 5, 1952. Barely into his teens, an ambitious Andy arrived in New York City from his native Montreal in 1967 with $40 in his pocket and no idea how to pursue his dream of becoming a songwriter. He knocked on doors and soon returned home with the knowledge on

Big Brother & The Holding Company

Evolving out of the San Francisco rock scene of the mid-1960s, Big Brother was in the forefront of the psychedelic music movement. The band was formed by Peter Albin, Sam Andrew, James Gurley and Chuck Jones in San Francisco, in the Haight Ashbury section. Originally called the Blue Yard Hill, with various members floating in

BJ Thomas

BJ had mega-big secular hits in the 60’s and 70’s such as “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head” before becoming a Christian. There aren’t many areas of popular music B.J. Thomas hasn’t impacted. Since the mid-1960’s, when he became one of the most successful artists on the American musical landscape,

Black Oak Arkansas

The Black Oak Arkansas band grew from a boyhood bond forged in Black Oak and other small towns nearby. Jim “Dandy” Mangrum and Ricky Reynolds played in high school together. Early in the bands career, they were signed to Stax Records, as The Knowbody Else, and released the album Early Times. The band got signed

Blood, Sweat & Tears

A musical institution, Blood Sweat & Tears has left an indelible mark on the American music scene since 1968. One of the greatest horn bands in the history of popular music, BS&T’s alumni roster reads like a Who’s Who of the world’s greatest jazz and rock musicians. As BS&T has evolved through the years, it

Blue Öyster Cult

Spanning three decades, Blue Öyster Cult has a long and interesting history. The band got its start in the late ’60s on Long Island, New York, as the Soft White Underbelly, before ending up in the “right place at the right time” to create the beginnings of Blue Öyster Cult. Long Island native Donald Roeser

Bobby Kimball

Starting music at the age of 8 years old may seem a bit odd to some, but that’s when Bobby Kimball began playing and singing with a band comprised of younger brothers of his oldest brother’s band. Bobby came from the Louisiana area and had several bands that played clubs between an area from Phoenix,

Bobby Rydell

Bobby Rydell, was born Robert Ridarelli April 26, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA. In the 1950’s he captured the world’s attention and the hearts of every teeny bopper. One of the premier teen idols of the day, Bobby soon set himself apart in the early days of rock as more than just a pretty face. He

Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods

It was early summer, 1974 – the year of the Watergate scandal, the energy crisis, long lines at the gas station – but in the midst of these national woes, you could turn on your radio at almost any given moment and find some station spinning the infectious tearjeaker “Billy, Don’t Be a Hero” by Bo Donaldson

Brewer & Shipley

Recognized as one of the most successful folk rock duos of the 70’s, Brewer & Shipley have remained true to their original form throughout 3 decades. Although best known for their Top 10 signature song, “One Toke Over The Line” which permanently etched their names in rock history by becoming an anthem of the 70’s

Brian Hyland

Born on November 9, 1943 in Queens, New York, Brian Hyland’s first hit came at the young age of 16 when “Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” was a runaway hit in the summer of 1960.  On the ABC label, he had some minor hits with “Let Me Belong To You”, “Ginny Come Lately”,

BTO

C.F. Turner (original lead vocals and bass), Blair Thornton (original lead guitar vocals), Robin Bachman, (original drummer) and Randy Murray, (lead and vocals) comprise BTO. 30 Years ago when BTO released their first LP in May 17, 1973 they had no idea that would enter them into the category of Classic Rock. To this day,

The Buckinghams

It all started with “KIND OF A DRAG,” the #1 Billboard hit recorded by five teenagers from Chicago’s west side. For the past two and a half decades, THE BUCKINGHAMS have successfully toured the nation with their signature pop music featuring founding members Carl Giammarese (lead vocals) and Nick Fortuna (bass and vocals). Their show

The Byrds

In 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA, there was the start of something great. Three musicians, Jim McGuinn, David Crosby, and Gene Clark, formed a group called The Jet Set, which quickly became The Beefeaters. Under that name, the single “Please Let Me Love You” was released on Elektra. The group soon added a drummer named Mike

Christopher Cross

For music lovers, the name Christopher Cross conjures up a wide variety of images: the hard-rocking narrative of “Ride Like the Wind”; the delicate introspection of “Sailing” and “Think of Laura”; the classic pop stylings of “Arthur’s Theme” and “Never Be the Same”. In these days of mind-numbing overspecialization, the word versatile says a great deal about an artist. Christopher burst onto

Chris Montez

Chris Montez, born in Los Angeles in 1943, grew up in Hawthorne influenced by his Hispanic culture and the rock ‘n roll success of Richie Valens. Music was an integral part of his family life and Chris began singing rancheras with his older brothers when he was a kid. They taught him to play the

Classic Rock All Stars

A phenomenal band consisting of original members from groups that defined “Classic Rock” over the last four decades FEATURING CLASSIC HIT AFTER CLASSIC HIT BLUES IMAGE – RIDE CAPTAIN RIDE BLUE ÖYSTER CULT – DON’T FEAR THE REAPER IRON BUTTERFLY – IN A GADDA DA VIDA STEPPENWOLF – BORN TO BE WILD THE KNACK –

The Comets

Bill Haley’s Comets were the first Rock and Roll band. Since 1952, they have sold over 80 million records for leading labels such as Decca, M.C.A., Warner Brothers, Sonet, and Essex. Moreover, the group has earned a place in “The Guinness Book of World Records”, for selling 43 million copies of its greatest hit, “Rock Around

The Crickets

In a career that has spanned over 35 years and millions of records, the Crickets are unquestionably the American Rock and Roll band. Since the group’s founding in 1957 they have influenced virtually every major rock performer in this country and abroad – from Bruce Springsteen and Dylan to the Rolling Stones and Beatles (whose

Danny & The Juniors

Danny & The Juniors began singing together in the early 1950’s. The four Philadelphia youngsters — Frank Maffei, Danny Rapp, Joe Terranova and Dave White — were only 13 and 14 years old and known as The Juvenairs. Big fans of the local rhythm and blues radio stations. it was there they they heard the