The California Music Hall of Fame Awards: The stars were out and rockin’ in Temecula!

Mike Pinera from Blues Image sings "Ride Captain Ride." Valley News/Courtesy photo
Steven SchindlerSpecial to the Valley NewsA Temecula high school auditorium was the center of the rock and roll universe on a recent Saturday night. The California Music Hall of Fame Awards (CMHOF) had the walls shaking from some of rock’s most legendary stars.If your musical tastes are more in tune with Elvis Presley, it was hosted by one of Elvis’s lifelong best friends, the one and only Wink Martindale. When Wink was working in Memphis radio in the late 1950s he was instrumental in Elvis Presley gaining notoriety locally and nationally.You say you favor The Beatles era? Well there was Liverpudlian Joey Molland of Badfinger who has played with George Harrison and John Lennon. Plus Londoner Laurence Juber who was in Paul McCartney’s band, Wings. And how about a band
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