Tag: Def Leppard

Phil Collen: More than Meets the Eye

Photos curtesy of Helen L. Collen When Troy asked me to write about Phil Collen of Def Leppard for Collen’s birthday today, I warned: “It’s going to be fan-girly.” But first: it truly was about the music. No really! It…

Music History January 8

BORN ON JANUARY 8 1904 – Tampa Red, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1981) 1931 – Bill Graham, German-American music promoter (d. 1991) 1931 – Chuck Metcalf, American jazz bassist (d. 2012) 1935 – Elvis Presley, American singer, guitarist, and…