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On Dec. 3rd of 2014, we lost Ian McLagan. If he was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Ian is best known for his time with The Faces / Small Faces and for his work with The Rolling Stones. In 1965, Ian was hired, for £30 a week, to […]

Heart released their 3rd album “Little Queen” on May 14, 1977. Little Queen. With the hit single “Barracuda” on it, achieved 3x Platinum status. At the time, Heart had the distinction of having three of their albums on the charts at the same time. After their first album became a million seller, their record label […]

47 years ago today, on May 15, 1971, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s 3rd album, “4 Way Street” became the #1 album in the country. It would only stay there for one week. The LP was the 3rd LP by Crosby, Stills & Nash, the second by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and their 1st […]

3rd May 1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded ‘Voodoo Chile.’ It was featured on the ‘Electric Ladyland’ double album and became a UK No.1 single on 21st November 1970 two months after the guitarist’s death. Hendrix’s solo on the track was named the 11th greatest solo of all-time in Guitar World’s 100 Greatest Guitar Solos. […]

3rd May 2009, Bob Dylan went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Together Through Life’ his seventh UK No.1 album. It was the singer, songwriter’s 33rd studio album, he last topped the UK chart with ‘New Morning’ in 1970. His first No.1 in 1964, was ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’. Dylan now held the […]

Aerosmith released their 3rd and most successful LP “Toys In The Attic” on April 8, 1975. Its first single, “Sweet Emotion”, was released a month later in May, and the second single, “Walk This Way” was released in Aug. in the same year. Steven Tyler said that his original idea for the album cover was […]

3rd April 2007, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denied that he snorted the ashes of his late father. Jane Rose, Richards’ manager, told MTV News the remarks were made ‘in jest’, and she could not believe they had been taken seriously. Richards had said in an interview with the NME: ‘He was cremated and I […]

3rd April 1943, Born on this day, Richard Manuel, Canadian composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as a pianist, lead singer, and occasional drummer of the Band. He joined Ronnie Hawkins’s backing group, the Hawks when he was 18. The Band had the 1969 US No.25 single ‘Up On Cripple Creek’, and the 1970 UK […]

3rd April 1971, The Temptations scored their second US No.1 with ‘Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)’. The track is considered one of the Temptations’ signature songs, and is notable for recalling the sound of the group’s 1960s recordings. It is also the final Temptations single to feature founding members Eddie Kendricks and Paul […]

3rd March 2012, American rock guitarist Ronnie Montrose died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound aged 64. The guitarist who led the bands Montrose and Gamma had been ill suffering from prostate cancer. Montrose had also worked with Edgar Winter, Van Morrison, Dan Hartman, Sammy Hagar and many other artists. Read it here


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