Day: January 2, 2018
About 30,000 copies of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s new LP, “Two Virgins” was confiscated by authorities in New Jersey on Jan. 2, 1969. The album cover had a picture of John and Yoko totally nude on it. It was said it was pornographic. Their record label, Apple eventually got around the problem by issuing […]
2nd Jan 1994, Meat Loaf started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with his sixth studio album Bat Out Of Hell II – Back Into Hell. The LP, which featured the single ‘I’d Do Anything for Love’, also topped the charts in the US and Australia and has sold more than […]
This one would be “way back” machine worthy… On Jan. 2, 1969, Led Zeppelin began a 4 night run at The Whisky A Go Go on LA’s infamous Sunset Strip. The opening band, Alice Cooper. Any of you there for any of those nights 49 years ago! Read It Here!
2nd Dec 1971, The George Harrison album All Things Must Pass started a seven week run at No.1 on the US album chart, making Harrison the first solo Beatle to score a US No.1 album. The triple album included the hit singles ‘My Sweet Lord’ and ‘What Is Life’, as well as songs such as […]
It was 21 years ago today that we lost Randy California. Some of you may not be familiar with Randy, so here is a little background on him. His birth name was Randy Wolfe. When he was 15 years old when his mother Bernice Pearl and new stepfather, Ed Cassidy (later to become a founding […]