Brothers

31st August 1985, ‘Brothers In Arms’ by Dire Straits started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album charts. The album also topped the charts in 25 other countries and went on to sell over 20 million worldwide. ‘Money for Nothing’ from the album was one of the most played music videos on MTV […]

25th May 1985, Dire Straits scored their second UK No.1 album with Brothers In Arms, also No.1 in the US and 24 other countries. ‘Brothers In Arms’ was one of the first albums to be directed at the CD market, and was a full digital recording (DDD) at a time when most popular music was […]

23rd May 1960, The Everly Brothers started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Cathy’s Clown’, which also spent seven weeks at No.1 in the UK. It became the Everly Brothers’ biggest hit single and their third and final US chart topper, selling eight million copies worldwide. Read it here

20th April 1969, Session drummer Benny Benjamin died. One of ‘The Funk Brothers’ played on many Tamla Motown hits including, The Four Tops, Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes and Stevie Wonder. The film ‘Standing In The Shadows Of Motown’ released in 2003 features his work. Read it here

The Allman Brothers Band started out as the opening band for Johnny Winter and Elvin Bishop for 3 nights, March, 11, 12 & 13, 1971 at the Fillmore East in new York City. Although Winter was billed as the headliner, by the third night, the 13th, the ABB were closing the show. On the 12th […]

Happy birthday to identical twin brothers, Craig and Charlie Reid, born on 5th March 1962 from The Proclaimers, who had the 1987 UK No.3 single ‘Letter From America’, 1988 UK No.6 album ‘Sunshine Over Leith’ as well as the 2007 UK No.1 single with the Comic Relief charity hit ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles).’ Read […]

The Allman Brothers released their third studio and fourth overall LP “Eat a Peach” on Feb. 12, 1972. Eat a Peach contains live recordings from the band’s famed Fillmore East performances, but primarily functions as a group studio effort. The album contains the extended, half-hour-long “Mountain Jam,” as well as Gregg Allman’s tribute to his […]

One half of The Everly Brothers, Don Everly has 81 candles on his birthday cake today. Don was the older of the brothers by 2 years. His younger brother Phil Everly passed away a few years ago. The music of the Everly Brothers influenced the Beatles, who referred to themselves as “the English Everly Brothers” […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/playlists/allman-brothers-20-songs/ The Allman Brothers Band In 20 Songs – uDiscover With their finest work in one bespoke playlist, we present the Allman Brothers Band In 20 Songs. Read it here

The Everly Brothers were one of the first to sing together in great harmony. They inspired and taught so many to do the same. Today we are remembering Phil Everly who passed away 3 years ago today on Jan. 3, 2014. What is your favorite song by Phil and Don? RIP Phil. Thank you for […]


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