Andy Hammre

Ronnie James Dio in 1958

Today July 10th in 1949 was the birthday of one of the ultimate heavy metal vocalist, Ronnie James Dio born Ronalds James Padavona.  His first know recording was made in 1958 and the bass player in Ronnie and the Red Caps.  Check out the recording.  

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Pink Floyd Became Comfortably Bowie On This Date In 2006

Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour played the first of a couple solo shows at the Royal Albert Hall in London on this date 5/29/2006.  The shows were filmed for a DVD directed by David Mallet.  On “Comfortably Numb” David Bowie sang Roger Waters vocal parts in what turned out to be a wonderful performance.  

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