Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

Troy Michael is the founder, publisher, editor, writer, minion, at Innocent Words

Music History June 19

BORN ON JUNE 19 1936 – Shirley Goodman, American R&B singer (d. 2005) 1944 – Peter Bardens, English keyboard player and songwriter (Camel) (d. 2002) 1948 – Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter (d. 1974) 1950 – Ann Wilson, American singer-songwriter and…

PHOTO BLOG: King’s X 2017 Festival Tour

dUg Pinnick (bass, vocals); Ty Tabor (guitar, vocals); and Jerry Gaskill (drums, vocals) – better known as King’s X have been playing together for nearly 40 years and have a diehard underground following. One of rock’s most overlooked bands, King’s…

Muddy Waters’s Heirs Reunited with His Guitars

Chicago Tribune reports this morning that two of Muddy Waters’s missing guitars have been returned his family. One of the returned guitars was Muddy’s iconic, oft–played burgundy Fender Telecaster that has sustained as an icon from Muddy’s long career, even…

Ronnie Spector Plans New Single, U.S. Tour Dates

Iconic singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ronnie Spector has confirmed plans for a new single, “Love Power,” to be released in late July, as well as a series of U.S. tour dates, including appearances at SF…

Tunabunny Shares “Rest of Us” Single, “Blackwater Homes” and “Me and Nancy” Music Videos, Announces Off ‘PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland JR’ Out June 23 on HHBTM Records.

A 75-minute double-vinyl masterpiece, PCP Presents Alice In Wonderland Jr, the fifth album from Athens, Georgia’s Tunabunny, is the most creatively ambitious album in the band’s history. Featuring singles like ‘Incinerate,’ ‘The Rest of Us,’ and ‘Nevermind the Cobblestones,’ the…