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December 9, 1966: Cream released their debut album, “Fresh Cream.” It would peak at # 6 on the UK Albums Chart and at #39 on the U.S. Albums Chart. Cream – I’m So Glad Article reposted from https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10157098109788846

December 9, 1972: The Moody Blues reached #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first time with their eighth album, "Seventh Sojourn." The LP would produce two Top 40 singles, "Isn't Life Strange" and "I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)". It will be their last album of new material […]

December 9, 1966: Parlophone/EMI released the album, "A Collection of Beatles Oldies" in the UK. The album featured hit singles and other songs issued by the group between 1963 and 1966. With no new Beatles album on the horizon, and with rumors spreading that the group was on the verge of splitting up, the collection […]

“A Collection of Beatles Oldies” album cover. Article reposted from https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10157098179243846

December 9, 1974: George Harrison released his third post-Beatles album, "Dark Horse." Recorded during a time of personal upheaval in George's marriage, he was suffering from laryngitis at the time and had become addicted to cocaine and alcohol. George himself said that 1974 was a "bad domestic year" and he described the album as "like […]

December 6, 1969: The Rolling Stones wound up their US tour with a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in northern California. An estimated 300,000 attended the event; also on the bill were Santana, The Jefferson Airplane, The Flying Burrito Brothers and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. During the Stones’ set, 18 year-old Meredith Hunter […]

December 6, 1969: Led Zeppelin made their debut on the US singles chart with “Whole Lotta Love.” It went on to peak at #4 on the chart and was the first of six Top 40 singles for the group in the US. Zeppelin never released any singles in the UK during their career. Led Zeppelin […]

December 6, 1975: Paul Simon had the #1 album on the US charts with with his fourth solo album, “Still Crazy After All These Years.” His first album to top the US charts, it produced four Top 40 hits: “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”, “Gone at Last”, “My Little Town” (a reunion with Art […]

December 6, 1968: The Rolling Stones released their seventh album, "Beggar's Banquet." The album would produce one single,"Street Fighting Man" but it would fail to make the Top 40 in either the US or the UK. The album itself would peak at #3 in the UK and #5 in the US. This would be the […]

SAD. SAD. SAD. Singer Pete Shelley of Buzzcocks has died from a heart attack. He was only 63 years old. Another Punk Hero gone. R.I.P. Buzzcocks – What Do I Get Article reposted from https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10157091803143846


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