When I went to high school the only good musicians were in the school's jazz band. I didn't want to play jazz, I wanted to rock out! I ended up in a variety of bands playing all over. Here is an early picture of me playing on my highly customized Hammond B3 organ. The small box on top of it was a theremin I had built from a kit.
Rock on, dude!
The photo was taken at a huge rock concert on Venice beach in southern California. I was also in bands that opened for groups such as Great White and Elton John. So when it comes to rock and roll, I know it.
For a time, I lived in a small apartment right next to the famous Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. If you want to see where I lived, get a
This past weekend we marked Ostara, the vernal equinox – the first day of spring. But it turns out – especially if you live in Minnesota – there can be many definitions of spring. Astrologically speaking, I’m positive the Sun is in Aries and “spring” is upon us. However, driving to work today in several inches of icy, slushy snow, witnessing multiple accidents and spun-out cars, you’d think it was December.
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Last week it seemed winter really was over…we had temps in the 50s, gentle rain, and almost all of our snow melted. (Well, I’m still parking
Musician Sammy Hagar's autobiography Red hit the shelves last week, and in the book, he states his fascination with UFOs. This is no passing fancy for Mr. I Can't Drive 55. In the book, Sammy details a dream that he had where he was in an alien spaceship, and the aliens were tapped into his brain by some wireless connection. Even though all the events happened in a dream, Hagar said it happened.
The spaceship dream was not the first contact that Hagar has had with aliens. When he was four, Hagar saw a floating car with no wheels that was kicking up a dust storm in the desert. He remembers throwing rocks at it, but has no recollection of what happened after.