Elton John

On January 29, 1975, Elton John was awarded a gold record for his cover of the Beatles’ “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” a song predominantly written by John Lennon. Under the pseudonym Dr. [...]

Judy Collins

On January 23, 1970, Colorado folk legend Judy Collins was called to testify at the Chicago Seven conspiracy trial. She answered a question by singing the first line of Pete Seeger’s “Where Have [...]

Doug Kershaw

Doug Kershaw, the famous Cajun fiddler, spent most of his adult life in Greeley, Colorado. “The Ragin’ Cajun” owned and operated the Bayou House, a restaurant in Lucerne, in the early part of the [...]

Wendy Woo

Wendy Woo is a mainstay of Colorado’s music scene, known for using her guitar as a percussion instrument. Remaining an independent artist for eight albums, she has lived in Boulder (where three [...]

Joe Walsh

On January 14, 1975, Joe Walsh earned a gold record for his third solo studio album, So What. Standout tracks included a remake of the Barnstorm track “Turn to Stone” and the haunting “Song For [...]

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