Sunday, June 30, 2013

Rock Mobster Archives: 2013 June

Rock Mosbter Archives: June 2013

Sunday, June 30, 2013

1. Rolling Stones Glastonbury Setlist: 29th June 2013 (Rolling Stones)

2. AmericanaramA in Atlanta: Bob Weir covers Dylan, joins Wilco and MMJ (Examiner)

3. Taj Mahal (Music Inside Out)


Saturday, June 29, 2013


1957 - Buddy Holly recorded the song "Peggy Sue." 

1967 - Keith Richards was found guilty of allowing his property to be used for the smoking of marijuana and was sentenced to one year in jail and was fined. Mick Jagger was found guilty of illegal possession of pep pills and was sentenced to three months in jail. 


1901 - Nelson Eddy

1911 - Bernard Herrmann

1941 - Stokeley Carmichael

1943 - Roger Ruskin Spear (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band)

1943 – Little Eva 

1944 – Gary Busey (Buddy Holly Story)

1948 – Ian Paice (Deep Purple)

1953 – Colin Hay (Men At Work)

1960 - Evelyn "Champagne" King

1972 – DJ Shadow



1979 – Lowell George

2002 – Rosemary Clooney


1. Confirmed: Unreleased Bob Dylan track for ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ album  (Examiner)

2. Notes From The Road: Gijon (Bruce Springsteen)

3. Mission Of Burma 2013 European Tour (Facebook)

4. We are all extremely saddened to hear of the death of our dear friend Mark Fisher (Rolling Stones)

5. Keith Richards: Rolling Stones not too old for Glastonbury (BBC Newsbeat)

Friday, June 28, 2013


1975 - David Bowie's "Fame" released. 

1978 - Members of the group Kansas were named Deputy Ambassadors of Goodwill by UNICEF.



1902 - Richard Rodgers, American composer (d. 1979)

1915 - David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)

1926 - Mel Brooks

1946 - Gilda Radner


1. RIP, Alastair Donaldson (June 18, 2013) aka William Mysterious of the Rezillos (The Music's Over)

2. Earl Slick: "There's no conspiracy about David Bowie live shows" (Uncut)
3. Eminem Terrified As Daughter Begins Dating Man Raised On His Music (Onion)

4. Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band announced a new album, 'Take Me to the Land of Hell'. Hear a new song called 'Moonbeams' at the link. (Rock Cellar Magazine)

5. AmericanaramA #2: Dylan changes set, Bob Weir joins WILCO, MMJ; Havens memorial (Examiner)



Thursday, June 27, 2013



1971 – After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East in New York. 

1985 – The U.S. Route 66 is closed 



1925 – Doc Pomus (d. 1991) 

1945 – Joey Covington  (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane) (d. 2013) 

1948 – Camile Baudoin (The Radiators) 

1958 – Jeffrey Lee Pierce (The Gun Club) (d. 1996)


1. 16 Secrets, Tricks, And Symbols From Your Favorite Pink Floyd  Songs (Buzzfeed)

2. Michael Gray interview: Bob Dylan and 1960s university life (Yorker UK)

3. New Steve Gadd album (James Taylor)

4. Elton John, Bono, Paul Simon, Sting Help Robin Hood Foundation Raise Millions at NYC Benefit (WFJA)

5. Dutch Woodstock CD/DVD (Santana, JA, Pink Floyd, Byrds, T. Rex) (MVD)

6. The Spectacular Return of 'The Spectacular Spinning Songbook' - The Results (Elvis Costello)

7. Bob Dylan’s ‘AmericanramA’ tour begins: How have things changed? (Examiner)



Wednesday, June 26,2013



1977 - Elvis Presley performed his last concert at Market Square Arena, in Indianapolis, IN.



1934 – Dave Grusin 

1938 – Billy Davis, Jr. (The 5th Dimension) 

1942 – Gilberto Gil 

1943 – Georgie Fame  

1955 – Mick Jones (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite) 

1956 – Chris Isaak

1969 – Colin Greenwood (Radiohead)

1. Pink Floyd reunites — to rip Pandora’s “ripoff” (Boston Globe)

2. Inside Sir Mick Jagger's £3,000 luxury yurt ahead of The Rolling Stones                       headlining Glastonbury gig (Mail Online)

3. Rolling Stones: About That Bus to D.C. (Shidoobee)


Tuesday, June 25, 2013


1967: At EMI, the Beatles perform "All You Need Is Love" for global TV audience.

1993: Bruce Springsteen appears on David Letterman's final "Last NIght" for NBC.



1925 – Clifton Chenier, (d. 1987)

1932 – Peter Blake, English artist (Sgt. Pepper)

1935 – Eddie Floyd, “Knock On Wood”

1939 – Harold Melvin, (The Blue Notes) (d. 1997)

1945 – Carly Simon 

1946 – Ian McDonald, (King Crimson, Foreigner)

1952 – Tim Finn, (Finn Brothers, Crowded House, and Split Enz)


1. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Patti Smith to Rock The Capitol Theatre     (Jambands)

2. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Patti Smith and Her Band, Mon., September 2,        2013 (Capitol Theatre)

3. The Farm Aid 2013 Lineup (Farm AId)

4. Bruce Springsteen Working on 'Wrecking Ball' Follow-Up (Rolling Stone)

5. Beck "Defriended" single (Beck Defriended)

6. Jimi Hendrix The Early Years (Bubble News)

7. Bob Dylan show added October 31, on sale now (Bob Dylan)

8. Listen to a new song from Wesley Stace and poet Paul Muldoon (Yep Roc)

9. My Song Got Played On Pandora 1 Million Times and All I Got Was $16.89,      Less Than What I Make From a Single T-Shirt Sale! (The Trichordist)

10. Wilco: June 21, 2013 Solid Sound Festival – Flac/MP3/Streaming (NYC       Taper)


Monday, June 24, 2013 


Arthur Brown, 71

Jeff Beck, 69

Chris Wood (Traffic), 69

Mick Fleetwood, 66

Patrick Moraz (Yes, Moody Blues), 65

John Illsley (Dire Straits), 64 

Astro (UB40), 56 

Andy McCluskey (OMD), 54

Siedah Garrett (Brand New Heavies), 53

Curt Smith (Tears For Fears), 52

Dennis Danell (Social Distortion), 1961-2000

1. Lou Reed: NSA scandal is 'very disturbing’, MP3s ‘sound like shit’ and           journalists are 'very problematic' in first appearance since liver transplant.    (Guardian)

2. New Liver Complains Of Difficulty Working With Lou Reed (Onion)

3. Ray Davies And The Clash To Receive Silver Clef Awards (Noise 11)

4. Country-Hit Writers Take Center Stage With Boston Pops ( 

5. Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland dead at 83: What Bob Dylan has said about him (Examiner)

6. Has Gail Zappa Trademarked The Name 'Captain Beefheart' and if so, Why?     (Dangerous Minds)

7. Setlist And Audio: Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration In Pittsburgh (Jambase)


Sunday, June 23, 2013


Myles Goodwyn (April Wine), 65

Randy Jackson (bassist, American Idol), 57

Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), 51  

K.T. Turnstall, 38

June Carter Cash, (1929-2003)

Stu Sutcliffe (Beatles), (1940-1962)


1. Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia: June 21 Setlist (Rolling Stones)

2. John Lennon Wearing A Rolling Stones “Tongue” Shirt (Feel Numb)

3. The Story Behind John Lennon’s Famous U.S. Army Jacket (Feel Numb)

4. Five Leaves Layter (Nick Drake reissue July 29) (Bryter Music)

5. Steve Miller At The Greek (Lefsetz Letter)

6. Steve Miller Responds (Lefsetz Letter)

7. Shel Talmy on Chris Carter's British Invasion Underground Garage
    (Sunday 9am/12mid ET)/Sirius/Xm Ch. 21)(Facebook)

8. Keith Richards Says The Stones Will Still Be Rolling In 2022 (Rolling             Times)

9. Keith Richards Wants To Get Back In The Studio - With Or Without The          Rolling Stones (Rolling Times)



Saturday, June 22, 2013


Kris Kristofferson, 77

Peter Asher (Producer, Peter & Gordon), 69

Howard Kaylan (Turtles, Zappa, Flo & Eddie), 65

Todd Rundgren, 65

Cyndi Lauper, 60

Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies), 43


Friday, June 21, 2013


Ray Davies (The Kinks), 69

Joey Kramer (Aerosmith), 63

Nils Lofgrin (Grin, Neil Young, Springsteen), 62

Skip James (Blues singer & guitarist) (1902-1969)