Dan Peek, co-founder of America, dies at 60

Dan Peek, one of the founders of group “America”  passed away this weekend at the age of 60.  No Cause of Death was given. Dan was semi-retired and living in the Cayman Islands. In 1970, he and classmates, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell formed America while they attended school in London.  Their dads were all […] Read more »

George Harrison Documentary And Book Announced

New York — HBO has acquired the North American broadcast rights to Martin Scorsese’s GEORGE HARRISON: LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD, which will debut in two parts — on October 5 and October 6, 2011 — exclusively on HBO. London — Lionsgate Home Entertainment UK announced that it will be releasing the film in the UK on […] Read more »

A Note from Nancy Grill on Rob Grill’s Death

This is a note from Nancy Grill that she sent to the Grass Roots Yahoo Group Page Hi everyone, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all the love and support you’ve given to Rob and I. It is such a difficult time, but knowing how much people loved Rob and […] Read more »

Rob Grill Has Passed Away

Rob Grill passed away this morning (7/11/11).  Here is a statement from his wife, Nancy Grill. My dear husband Robert Frank Grill, 67, of Mt Dora, Fl passed away peacefully in my arms at 11:37 a.m. (EST), while listening to one of his favorite songs…”Let’s Live for Today.” He loved his fans and he loved […] Read more »

Rob Grill of the Grass Roots Update July 10, 2011

Rob Grill fell over a week ago.  He was at his home in Florida. He is in the hospital and in a coma.  He then had two strokes while in the hospital.  Rumors have been flying concerning his health and demise.  He is still alive and kicking.  His wife, Nancy, has been updating fans daily […] Read more »

Remembering Clarence Clemons

I picked up Greetings From Asbury Park after hearing “Blinded by the Light” on WBRU and a station in Springfield, Ma was playing “Spirit in the Night”  when I was up there seeing Santana with some friends.  Who was this guy?  He had these lyrics that would stand up against anything that Dylan had to […] Read more »