Singer/bassist Chris Taylor-White of The Zombies is 71 and virtually invisible.
Vocalist Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band is 68.
Drummer Kenny Aronoff, who's worked with hundreds of artists including John Mellencamp and John Fogerty, is 61.
On this day in 1967, The Beatles finished recording "Lovely Rita" for what became their "Sgt. Pepper" album.
On this day in 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Travelin' Band" peaked at #2 on the charts.
On this day in 1973, legendary A&R man John Hammond suffered a heart attack while attending a showcase concert by his brand new signing, Bruce Springsteen. Fortunately, both John and Bruce survived.
On this day in 1975, David Bowie shocked his fans by going "soul" with the release of his "Young Americans" album. It eventually hit #9 as it inspired various forms of dancing around the world.
On this day in 1979, Bad Company's excellent "Desolation Angels" album began its run up the charts to #3, selling two million copies along the way.
On this day in 1981, the epic Rush "Moving Pictures" album began its run to #3 on the charts and four million sold — inspiring many millions of air guitar and air drum players around the world.
On this day in 1987, Peter Gabriel's "Big Time" peaked at #8 on the singles charts.
On this day in 1988, The Beatles "Past Masters Volume 1" and "Volume 2" compilation albums were released.
This Sunday night at 8pm on 100.3 The Sound of Los Angeles, OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of The Doobie Brothers as well as more of Joe's conversation with Tom Johnston, Patrick Simmons and Keith Knudsen. Check out the promo!
Did you remember to act surprised? Queen and Adam Lambert finally made their 19-date North America Summer tour official yesterday at a press conference at New York's Madison Square Garden. If you want to see one of the hottest tours of the year when they hit The Forum (which is owned by Madison Square Garden) on July 3rd, better move quick when the tickets go on sale Friday, March 14th!
It was Steven Wright who said: "You can't have everything... where would you put it?"
It was Rosemarie Rossett who said: "Adversity precedes growth."
It was Derek Bok who said: "There is far too much law for those who can afford it and far too little for those who cannot."
It was Eleanor Roosevelt who said: "A woman is like a tea bag — you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water."
At 2 am this Sunday, groggy Americans will turn their clocks forward one hour, marking the beginning of Daylight Saving Time (DST). The time shift runs (in most States) from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. Have fun adapting on Monday!
March 22nd - 23rd: As usual, you'll find J.B. working non-stop all weekend long at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400, just like he's done at every race since the Auto Club Speedway opened in 1997! In addition to hosting the Fan Zone's big stage, he'll be doing major driver interviews including Q&A sessions with NASCAR stars Jimmie Johnson (six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion), Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr.. He'll also call both the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Sprint Cup races from the announcers' booth. See you there!
March 27th - 31st: Ahoy mates! Let's do a getaway weekend! Uncle Joe's Party On The Pacific Cruise — a 4-day cruise to sunny Santa Barbara and fiesta-filled Ensenada! Enjoy Uncle Joe Benson's Off The Record rock star stories, laugh at some seriously funny comedians including Carlos Oscar, enjoy Private Cocktail Parties, Exclusive Shore Excursions, a Rockin' Karaoke Party and every luxury the Sapphire Princess has to offer! Prices start at just $299. Reserve your space online now!