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Brian Downey: Style, Power, And Swing With Thin Lizzy
Music fans outside of Ireland by and large know Thin Lizzy and the band’s drummer, Brian Downey, from their 1977 hit, “The Boys Are Back In Town.” The song features one of the greatest guitar riffs and some of the…
Mar 9, 2011
The Greats: Ginger Baker
Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker was born on August 19, 1939, in Lewisham, South London and was one of classic rock’s first influential drumming superstars of the 1960s. Ginger—a nickname inspired by his red hair—gained fame as a member of the…
Mar 12, 2010