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Night Ranger in Concert at the Marin County Fair in San Rafael - July 5, 2014

We’re Motorin’ With Jack Blades Of Night Ranger

Ahead of their show at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Wednesday, April 25, First Thing Fairfield County host Allan Lamberti chats with bassist and founding member of Night Ranger Jack Blades about getting his start in funk, starting Damn Yankees, and the real life “Boogie Nights” situation he once found himself in…   Image: Jonathan Shensa…Continue Reading

Paul McCartney in Concert at The United Center - October 18, 2005

Paul Officially Leaves The Beatles

They wouldn’t make the announcement official for another day, but today in 1970, Paul McCartney informed the rest of the Beatles that he was leaving the band. Allan looks back in the Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Daniel Locke / PR PhotosContinue Reading

Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd Lose Their Founder

Less than two years after founding Pink Floyd, 50 years ago today Syd Barrett leaves the band. But he remained an influence on the band for the next three decades. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar on First Thing Fairfield County. Image: PR PhotosContinue Reading

"The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years" World Premiere - Arrivals

The Fab Four Has The Top Five

An historic day in music when one band – the Beatles – had all top five songs on the Billboard chart! Allan takes a look back at when the Beatles did something no one has even come close to ever since… Image: Stills Press / PRPhotos.comContinue Reading

The 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Presentation with Keith Richards

Keith Richards Snorts His Dad

Keith Richards has certainly snorted a lot of things…but never before had he snorted a person until April 3, 2007 when his dad’s ashes went up his nose! (Or did it!?!) Allan takes a look back… Image: Daniel Locke / PR PhotosContinue Reading

Fleetwood Mac

Rumours Hits #1

Allan takes a look back at April 2, 1977, when Fleetwood Mac’s first #1 album – Rumours – hits the top of the charts for the first time, and would remain on the Billboard charts for 31 weeks! Image: PR PhotosContinue Reading

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