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Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1950, Rickey Medlocke songwriter, singer and guitarist with Blackfoot and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

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Whaleoil general debate

General Debate

Good morning, welcome to our daily Whaleoil General Debate.

Our evening General debate is called Backchat and will start at 6 pm

On General debate, you are encouraged as a commenter to share your own stories, discuss other news, bring NEW news, catch up with friends or make new friends with other commenters.

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On posts that are not articles such as this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

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NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment. To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK [email protected] with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

On Backchat, you are free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy.

On posts that are not articles like this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment.

To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1932, pianist, singer and songwriter Otis Blackwell, he wrote many songs including “All Shook Up”, “Return To Sender”, “Don’t Be Cruel”, and “Great Balls Of Fire” and has such had a major influence on the development of rock.

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Whaleoil general debate

General Debate

Good morning, welcome to our daily Whaleoil General Debate.

Our evening General debate is called Backchat and will start at 6 pm

On General debate, you are encouraged as a commenter to share your own stories, discuss other news, bring NEW news, catch up with friends or make new friends with other commenters.

To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy. All you need is an email address to register a username that suits you.

On posts that are not articles such as this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment. To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK [email protected] with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

On Backchat, you are free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy.

On posts that are not articles like this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment.

To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1944, Michael “Mick” Avory drummer with The Kinks.

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Whaleoil general debate

General Debate

Good morning, welcome to our daily Whaleoil General Debate.

Our evening General debate is called Backchat and will start at 6 pm

On General debate, you are encouraged as a commenter to share your own stories, discuss other news, bring NEW news, catch up with friends or make new friends with other commenters.

To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy. All you need is an email address to register a username that suits you.

On posts that are not articles such as this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment. To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK [email protected] with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

Whaleoil backchat

Good evening, welcome to Whaleoil Backchat.

On Backchat, you are free to share your own stories, discuss other news or catch up with friends. To participate you’ll need to sign up for a Disqus account which is free, quick, and easy.

On posts that are not articles like this one, you do not have to stay ‘on topic’ but you do still need to follow our commenting rules. 

Please read our rules before you start commenting on Whaleoil to avoid a temporary or permanent ban.

NOTE: Moderation queries MUST be expressed VIA EMAIL and not by posting a comment.

To check if your ban might have been caused by Disqus, or to ask for a banning decision to be reviewed, email the voluntary HELP DESK with your Disqus username in the subject line. Please be respectful and do not make demands.

Today in rock history

Today in Rock History:

Born today in 1937, songwriter, singer and guitarist Magic Sam (Samuel Maghett).

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