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April 10

1970: Paul McCartney announces he quit The Beatles

April 11

1970: The single “Let It Be” by The Beatles hits number one

April 12

2000: Napster Inc. is sued by Metallica

April 15

1996: Half of the late Jerry Garcia’s ashes are scattered by the Golden Gate Bridge

April 18

1970: Johnny Cash plays for President Nixon at the White Hous

April 18

1993: Police arrest David Lee Roth in New York City for buying a $10 bag of marijuana

 


Author: Shay

With an entrepreneurial career covering decades, Shay Drinkwalter has worked in media content creation, copywriting, and branding for over 40 years. Shay started at a local outlet now part of Metroland Media Group, covering regional sports, after a political correspondent at the local and national level. For a two-decade span, she was a stockbroker and then executive of a national securities firm, meanwhile providing content for periodicals, newsletters, national corporations, and not-for-profits. She is a founding member of the Canadian Freelance Guild/CWA, a former radio show host, and co-founder/editor of a local digital news platform. Shay is a publicist and curator for a UK indie platform. She covers artists of all genres, from around the globe. She provides popular music content for an NYC content firm. Additionally, she writes for music, literary, and foodie blogs. Shay’s blog, thebuzzr, promotes independent artists. Feedspot recognized the blog in its 2020 Top 20 Music Marketing blogs. When not writing, through The Buzz Roll Media™ she engages in publicity (PR), content creation, and creative media for indie artists, bands & venues. Another project, Buzzr Stagewear, creates stage wear for bands & artists. (a bit busy, yet loves it) For most of her story, she was a big city lady. In contrast, she now writes, podcasts & creates from her home studio situated in rural Ontario.