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July 8, 1967: The Who's First Concert in New York City

Binky Philips | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The Who's music/act was almost a weapon. They took the stage with something akin to an invasion/occupation. It was theirs now until they didn't want it anymore.

I'm in Vintage Guitar Magazine!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

One of the things you discover as you get older and start reflecting back on the path you've taken is how a fleeting and seemingly insignificant momen...

A Piece Of Rock History Will Fetch Major Cash

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 12.06.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan's sunburst Fender Stratocaster made rock history when he played it at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. Now it is again set ...

The Enduring Legacy of Stevie Ray Vaughan

Bill_Robinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Bill_Robinson

With all supporting artists playing two or three SRV songs, this concert was a great cross-section of different artists and different styles interpreting Stevie Ray's music.

Yes, I Really Bought Eric Clapton's CREAM Guitar Case, Too!

Binky Philips | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I know reruns can be a yawn... but, I think you'll dig this story, whether for the first time, or as a wistful little revisit three years later...

45 Years Ago: April 5th and 6th, 1968... The Who Debut at the Fillmore East the Night After MLK Jr.'s Assassination

Binky Philips | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

For a great many of us tender shoots, rock music was oxygen, the air we breathed. This opening had been fiercely anticipated. That worn-out dump in the seedy East Village was now... Mecca!

Seeing and Not Seeing Jimi Hendrix

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I met Desmond in 1968. He grew up in George Carlin's White Harlem aka Morningside Heights, a sliver of a neighborhood on the upper west side of Manhat...

I Buy Eric Clapton's CREAM Guitar Case

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

On July 8, 1967, I saw The Who at the Village Theater, their first full concert in New York, and Pete Townshend was using a Fender Stratocaster guitar. That's when I knew I had to have one.