14th August 1971, The Who released their fifth studio album Who’s Next which featured the classic song ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ and has since been viewed by critics as the Who’s best record and one of the greatest rock albums of all time. The cover artwork shows a photo of the band apparently having just […]
It was the beginning of the San Francisco sound. On Aug. 13, 1965, Marty Balin and his partners opened “the Matrix” in San Francisco. It was a renovated pizza shop located at 3138 Fillmore Street. The opening night featured a band that Marty had put together to be the ‘house’ band. They called the band […]
On Aug. 13, 1966 there was a new #1 song in the US. And it fit so well. “Summer In The City” by The Lovin’ Spoonful. Now with out looking up the lyrics… finish this line… “Back of my neck getting__________” 52 years ago. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5bUmx-hk-c Read It Here!
13th August 1966, Lovin Spoonful started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Summer In The City’, it made No.8 in the UK. The song features a series of car horns during the instrumental bridge, starting with a Volkswagen Beetle horn, and ends up with a jackhammer sound, in order […]