Author Archives: Randi Scott

Randi’s Rock Lesson w/Rush~ Happy Birthday Geddy Lee! =)

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As we celebrate Geddy Lee’s birthday today lets take a closer look at “Freewill” as he says he “likes the song’s structure and calls it one of his favorites from that period”… It’s the second single off Permanent Waves, 1980, and continues to be one of the band’s most played songs and Geddy says, “The structure of that song, the time signature and ... Read More »

Flashinback to 1938 with Dennis the Menace…

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It’s #NationalLasagnaDay. Do you like you lasagna with meat or without? On this day in 1938 the comic strip Dennis the Menace debuted. What’s your favorite comic strip? On this day in 1981 Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer. Were you watching? Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson w/Bad Company – HBD Simon Kirke!

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As we celebrate Bad Company’s Simon Kirke’s 67th birthday today, let’s take a closer look at “Movin On” written with truckers in mind. Drummer Simon Kirke reflects on what their guitarist was thinking when he wrote, “Movin’ On” and says “that was Mick Ralphs’s song from the first album. He said when he wrote it he imagined himself driving one of those Peterbilt articulated ... Read More »

Led Zeppelin – CominAtcha in Zeptember! I know I know I said Zeptember ;)

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Soooooooo your chance to hear a live performance of “Communication Breakdown” from April 1st, 1971 on the BBC is comin up September 16 via The Complete BBC Sessions… Clocking in at just under five minutes, which is twice as long as the studio version on their self-titled 1969 debut, this performance is featured on their upcoming release, The Complete BBC ... Read More »

Flashinback 40 Years Ago Today When John Lennon…

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Flashinback 40 years ago today when after a four-year fight, the late John Lennon received his green card, granting him permanent residency status in the U.S…. Trivia Time! Lennon published two books during his lifetime. The title of one them is a pun that references a country that is not the U.S. What nation is it? a) Russia b) Great ... Read More »

At the Movies….

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1. Star Trek Beyond – $59.6 million 2. The Secret Life of Pets – $29.3 million 3. Ghostbusters – $21.6 million 4. Lights Out – $21.6 million 5. Ice Age: Collision Course – $21 million Star Trek Beyond zoomed past the competition at the box office. The latest Trek flick earned $59.6 million in its debut weekend. It was the lowest opening in the franchise ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Lesson with The Stones ~HBD Mick! + Congrats! =)

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As we continue to celebrate Mick’s 73rd birthday and new baby let’s take a closer look at “Angie” and how the Jagger/Richards songwriting often operates. Jagger explains, “I think Keith wrote, he wrote one word, and he said, ‘Angie,’ and I think it was to do with his daughter, she’s called Angela. And I just wrote the rest of it.” SOURCE: ... Read More »

Jimmy Page Discusses “Stairway” ….

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Via his Facebook Jimmy Page talks about the “Stairway to Heaven” trial and writes “A few weeks have past since the judgment of the “Stairway to Heaven” case in Los Angeles, with the jury reaching a unanimous decision in a remarkably short time. Throughout the lengthy journey to that verdict, and even more recently, I have received and been aware of ... Read More »

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost… ;)

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The Ghostbusters reboot finally hits theaters today! The supernatural thriller series Strange Things comes out on Netflix today…. Read More »