On This Day (June 2)…Happy Birthday, Sir Edward Elgar

The English composer Edward Elgar was born on this day in 1857. Photo of Elgar in the early 1900s. Retrieved from here. To simply know Elgar as “the graduation guy” is a major disservice to this man’s fascinating life story. The son of an instrument shop owner, Elgar learned a bit of music from his … Continue reading On This Day (June 2)…Happy Birthday, Sir Edward Elgar

On this Day (November 30)…Happy Birthday, Roger Glover!

 Two of the guys were better guitar players than me, so I volunteered to play bass. I was just being practical...[W]hen I actually got a proper bass and amp, I realized that it really suited me. I enjoyed the sound and power of it.Roger Glover about his path to playing bass. Retrieved from here. The … Continue reading On this Day (November 30)…Happy Birthday, Roger Glover!