Friday, May 8, 2009

David Zuck, Garth & Maud Hudson's webmaster & artist in is own right.

We have recently experienced the fortune of getting to know (virtually speaking @ this point) webmaster, artist, family man & just all around cool guy, David Zuck. When Dave is not jamming in in the garage with his young kids' band, he is busy updating the website he created for Garth & Maud Hudson & producing his own beautiful works of art. Gotta check him out.

Woddstock's upcoming Bob Dylan b'day bash.

The May 16th bash will feature one of Dylan's folk collaborators Happy Traum.

Cool Todd Rundgren blog.

Special upcoming Akron, OH Todd Rundgren performance announced.

Thanks goes out to our reader & frequent contributor Bob Andrews of Michigan. Todd Rundgren will perform in its entirety A Wizard, A True Star in Akron, OH September 9, 2009. Todd released this album 35-yrs ago. A true treat of a live performance.

Happy b'day to the late Robert Johnson!

The bluesman who has influenced so many would have turned 98 today. He passed away in '38.

Happy b'day Euclid James "Motorhead" Sherwood!

The Mothers of Invention member turns 67 today. He had met Frank Zappa in high school.

Happy b'day to Paul & Rick Samwell!

The Yardbirds members both turn 66 today.

"Plochmann Lane" blog has its own page on "Acoustic Guitar Community."

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Happy Traum's "Homespun Music Instruction" company.

A cool firm (also known as Homespun Tapes) for aspiring artists since '67:

"Wolfgang's Vault" on "facebook."

Can never get enough of this site when seeking great classic band memorabilia:

Bob Dylan's new album "Together Through Life" is #1.

From his newletter:

Thanks to Bob Dylan fans around the world!Bob Dylan's new album, Together Through Life, has entered both the U.S. and UK album charts at #1, marking the artist’s second consecutive U.S. #1 debut and his first chart-topping release in the UK since New Morning in 1970. Together Through Life is a true international hit, as well, achieving #1 debuts in Austria and Denmark, Top 5 entries in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Holland, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden and New Zealand, and Top 10 rankings in Italy, France and Belgium.

Our "Plochmann Lane" blog is linked from the great "Woodstock Records" website.

Woodstock Records is a wonderful company that promotes music by artists, such as Rick Danko & Prof. Louie & The Crowmatix. Our blog has fortunately been linked from Woodstock Records' website under the Quick Links section towards the lower half of the Home page. We very much appreciate the honor!

New "Prof. Louie & The Crowmatix" website.

Very nicely refurbished website on the band that not only worked w/ the great Rick Danko (& numerous other amazing artists), but has established its own amazing brand of music. Check 'em out!'s new "Electric Dirt" online tab / page.

Allman Bros. Band live recording w/ Levon Helm & Taj Mahal @ The Beacon Theater for sale.

Link to the March 9th recording:

Garth Hudson live performance tonight in NYC.

Garth Hudson will perform @ NYC's City Winery tonight w/ John Doe & The Sadies & other special guests. What a treat!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Sebastian Robertson continues to work w/ his father, Robbie, to update his "facebook" page.

Check out Robbie Robertson's son's (Sebastian) hard work in updating his dad's facebook page:

The cool store "Woodstock Legends" has an eBay site.

The very cool store Woodstock Legends, located in downtown Woodstock, NY, has an eBay site & is currently featuring Elliott Landy (offical Woodstock Festival '69 photog) postcards. The physical store itself is jam packed w/ various items, including music, posters & apparel, relative to numerous rock & roll artists. The building that houses Woodstock Legends is rumored to have been once inhabited by Jimi Hendrix.

Rolling Stone's online sneak peak of its Bob Dylan interview.

Happy b'day to the late Ronnie Bond!

The Troggs original drummer would have turned either 67 or 69 depending on who you believe. He passed away in '92.

Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck to host big July 4th VT bash.

Check out Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck's website for details on its big July 4th bash this year. Thanks goes out to ardent BTPT fan Mike Dann for the heads up!

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Happy b'day Peter Staples!

The Troggs member turns 65 today.

Happy b'day to the late Bing Crosby!

Bing, here w/ David Bowie, would have turned 106 either yesterday or today, depending on who you read.

Happy b'day to the late James Brown!

The King of Soul would have turned 76 today.

Pete Seeger b'day bash @ MSG tonight the start of many yearlong b'day bashes for the folk icon.

Happy b'day to Pete Seeger!

Folk musician Pete Seeger turns 90 today.