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Cum On Feel the Noize, Quiet Riot Coming to Sauk Rapids in June
Quiet Riot will be rockin' Old Capital Tavern's 5th anniversary party June 16th & 17th. They will be blocking off the street for a huge 2 day party leading up to the show by platinum selling band, Quiet Riot.  Food, drinks, craft beer, music and ,of course, the Quiet…
Rory Gallagher, the Man Jimi Hendrix Called the Best Guitarist
Back in the late sixties, Jimi Hendrix was on a popular afternoon talk show, The Mike Douglas Show.  When Mike Douglas asked Jimi  "What's it was like to be the best rock guitarist in the world?"  Jimi responded "I don't know, you'll have to a…
Baxter’s Attic Pays Tribute to Kurt Cobain
It was 23 years ago today that we lost Kurt Cobain.  I remember when "Nevermind" came out and the first radio play of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" happened.  The "Grunge Rock" era was underway.  The 80s hairbands all but disappeared f…
Joe Bonamassa Performs with His Hero, Birthday Boy, Eric Clapton
Almost 25 years ago, I brought a band on stage at a club in Florida.  The band was called Bloodline and was made up of the kids of famous rockers.  Miles Davis's son on drums, Robbie Krieger's (Doors) son on guitar, Sammy Hager's son was the singer, Butch Trucks (Allman Brot…
Baxter’s Attic, “30 Days in the Hole” Humble Pie
Before Peter Frampton recorded his historic album "Frampton Comes Alive" he was in a little band called Humble Pie. Also in the band was Steve Marriott, who joined the band after leaving Small Faces in 1969.  The band had moderate success with "i Don't Need No Do…
Baxter’s Attic, Clapton Does Dylan and Makes It Epic
Every weekday morning at around 9:35 the Loon ventures into the attic with great music that really doesn't get much airplay. Today's selection is a great song written by Bob Dylan and performed by Eric Clapton. Clapton puts his own twist on it and I have to admit I like Clapton's vers…
R.I.P. Chuck Berry, Truly a Rock and Roll Icon
This past weekend we lost another great. Chuck Berry left the planet at the ripe old age of 90.  Berry was often credited with inventing rock and roll.  In fact, he and Little Richard battled for years over who was the true King of Rock and Roll...

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