One of the biggest surprises around the release of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy (besides it totally owning the box office) is the success of its classic rock-heavy soundtrack affectionately called Awesome Mix Vol. 1.
George Harrison would have turned 74 today (February 25), and while we all gently weep at the fact that he’s no longer with us, everyday we’re thankful for the incredible music he left to be passed down through the generations.
The late Syd Barrett would’ve turned 71 today (January 6), and besides being Pink Floyd’s founding guitarist/frontman, one of his other biggest contributions to the band’s history is serving as the inspiration to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” an epic and favorite among fans the world over.
The most sincere of birthday wishes to the late Brian Epstein, the man who brought us the Beatles....though I have a feeling they would have eventually been "discovered" with or without Brian. They were a damn good band (duh). I saw that new Ron Howard movie over the weekend: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week.…