1968

The Doors released their 3rd LP “Waiting For The Sun” on July 11, 1968. The album included the hit single “Hello, I Love You” which became a #1 song in the US and the album would also top the charts for 4 weeks, The song “Hello, I Love You” reminded a lot of people of […]

There must be something about July 7th…. On July 7, 1968, The Yardbirds broke up which led Jimmy Page to form The New Yardbirds, who would later become better known as Led Zeppelin. 12 years later, on July 7, 1980, Led Zeppelin performed their last concert with their original lineup at the Eissporthalle in West […]

In the summer of 1968, Bobby Kennedy was campaigning to become the next President of the United States. On June 4th of that year he was in Los Angeles for a campaign speech at The Ambassador Hotel. It was just after midnight on June 5, 1968 that Bobby had just finished his speech in the […]

The Small Faces released their third LP “Odgens’ Nut Gone Flake” on May 24, 1968. The title and the design of the distinctive packaging was a parody of Ogden’s Nut-brown Flake, a brand of tobacco that was produced in Liverpool from 1899 onwards by Thomas Ogden. (from wikipedia) Side two of the record is based […]

Elton John’s name turns 50 years old today… On May 7, 1968, singer-songwriter Reginald Dwight legally changed his name. Reggie was in a band called “Bluesology” and he took his new first name from his bandmate Elton Dean and the new last name from Long John Baldry. Then for some reason he used “Hercules” for […]

On April 20, 1968, five guys made their stage debut at the Vestpoppen, in Kastrup, Denmark. The five guys were Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Paice, Jon Lord, Rod Evans and Nick Simper. Let us be the first to say Happy 50th Birthday to Deep Purple!!! What one song truly defines the band to you? Read It […]

‘On April 12, 1968, Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention performed at a New York dinner for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences dinner. Zappa called the event “a load of pompous hokum” and yells from the stage: “All year long you people have manufactured this crap, now for one night you’re […]

On April 5 & 6 of 1968, The Turtles played at The Cheetah Club in Chicago (The Aragon Ballroom). It has been rumored and many sites report it as true that Jimi Hendrix was in the audience on the night of the 5th and came on stage and jammed with The Turtles. There is only […]

On March 25, 1968, the last episode of The Monkees’ TV show aired. It was titled “The Frodis Caper,” and was directed by Micky Dolenz. One of the interesting things about this last episode is in the beginning you hear The Beatles song “Good Morning, Good Morning”. This was the very first time that The […]

On Jan. 28, 1968, The Who, Small Faces and Paul Jones were in the middle os a short tour of Australia. They got on a flight in Adelaide heading to their next stop. Now here’s a surprise… things got out of hand on the flight. Here is what the Small Faces’ drummer Kenney Jones has […]


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