Blue October

River of Rock October 2017This young month has unfortunately seen more than its share of tragedy in the music world. On Sunday night there was a horrific shooting which took the life of scores of concert-goers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. This news was compounded with the sudden death of rock legend Tom Petty, who died of heart failure yesterday. 

On a personal note, this past week also saw the untimely passing of the guitarist from my first rock band  during our  high school years.

Life is short folks, make it count.

Reading Blues Fest

Reading Blues Fest

On a more upbeat note, this weekend (October 6, 7, 8) marks the beginning of the Reading Blues Fest, a three day celebration of blues music in Reading, Pennsylvania with performances by top notch artists.
 
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Tom Petty’s Top 9 Forgotten Gems

 
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

As a tribute to the late great Tom Petty (1950-2017), we’ve got a list of some of the artist’s lesser known quality tracks. We have also included a bonus Top 9 List of Petty’s greatest hit songs.
 
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