On the show, we talked about how each of them came to develop an interest in music, and how they then joined Minor Element. We also discussed the difficulties that gigging musicians might face in an area like Southwest Michigan, and how they overcome it.
Peter Tork, songwriter and bass player for the made-for-tv rock band The Monkees, passed away Thursday in his Connecticut home from cancer at the age of 77. There is a link between The Monkees and Battle Creek.
It was a snowy evening when the Beachcraft Bonanza took-off from the Mason City Municipal Airport in Mason City, Iowa. On board were three rock rollers who were destined to become legends, following the evening’s events.