Musings On Music History: In Which We Say Goodbye To Lady Day, The King Makes His First Recordings, and Leroy Brown Hits The Top

07.15: Pop-punk songstress Avril Lavigne is married to sweetheart Deryck Whibley (who swiftly stole the crown of “Ugliest Guy In Rock” from Jani “Cherry Pie” Lane) of Sum 41 in Montecito, CA, on this day in 2006. But this ended as most musician/musician (or musician/celebrity or musician/supermodel) marriages end, in a bitter and acrimonious divorce,…

Musings On Music History: Rumors? No, It’s True. We’re Joined By A Fleetwood, Sonny & Cher Call It Quits, and The King’s Last Concert

06.24: Rumors? No, it’s true. On this day in 1942, Mick Fleetwood, he of the band which carried his name into fame and infamy, he who co-starred (believe it) in the ’80s awesometastic Schwarzenegger movie The Running Man, he who makes many a funny face as he bangs furiously upon his drum kit, was born.…

Hard Rock Honolulu Supports AccesSurf

The Hard Rock Cafe in Honolulu continued their series with AccesSurf, an organization that empowers people with disabilities by providing adaptive surfing instruction and therapeutic educational programs on water recreation and enriches lives by assisting families to access the beach and ocean in a barrier free environment.  ALL IS ONE.

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Musings On Music History: In Which We Say Goodbye To Ol’ Blue Eyes, Say Hello To A Titan Of Industrial, and The Beatles Come Together

05.14: On this day in 1998, Ol’ Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra, relinquished his position as The Chairman of the Board. He was 82. It’s hard to imagine today how big Sinatra was in the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s, especially when rock ‘n’ roll came on the scene in mid-’50s and exploded in the mid-’60s.…