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The Monkees had a very good day on Dec. 2, 1967. Their new single “Daydream Believer” became the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and their new album “Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd” was at the #1 spot on the Billboard Album chart. 1967 was a great year for The Monkees record […]

2nd Dec 1976, The first day of the photo shoot for the forthcoming Pink Floyd Animals album cover took place at Battersea Power Station in London, England with a giant inflatable pig lashed between two of the structure’s tall towers. A trained marksman was hired ready to fire if the inflatable escaped, but was not […]

27th Nov 1942, Born on this day, Jimi Hendrix guitarist, singer, songwriter who had the 1967 UK No.6 single ‘Hey Joe’, the 1970 UK No.1 single ‘Voodoo Chile’, and the 1968 US No.1 and UK No.6 album ‘Electric Ladyland’. Hendrix who is widely considered to be the greatest guitarist in musical history made appearances at […]

On Nov. 25, 1963, The Beatles landed in North America. It was on that day that their LP “Beatlemania; With The Beatles” was released in Canada. Chicago’s Vee-Jay Records, who had (some) rights to the band in the US, had originally planned to release the LP “Introducing The Beatles” on July 22, 1963, but didn’t […]

Nov. 21, 1975 was a monumental day for music and mankind. Well at least for Garth and Wayne. It was on this day that many heard Queen’s classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” for the very first time. Queen released their 4th LP, “A Night at the Opera” that day. It was the most expensive album ever recorded […]

We had to do this day! What’s on the deck? So, what is your favourite Rod Stewart album or track? Read it here

Talking of Rod Stewart, on this day in 1990 Patricia Boughton filed a lawsuit against Rod Stewart claiming that a football he kicked into the crowd during a concert at Pine Knob Music Theatre had ruptured a tendon in her middle finger. And as a result the injury had made sex between her and her […]

Today is Veterans Day in the US. For us, there are not enough words of thanks. Many of our friends here on Facebook are Veterans. “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their […]

What’s on the deck! Today we are having a Simon and Garfunkel day. Do you have a favourite song or album? Read it here

22nd Oct 1942, Born on this day, Bobby Fuller singer, The Bobby Fuller Four. (1966 US No.9 single ‘I Fought The Law’ written by Sonny Curtis of Buddy Holly’s Crickets). Fuller died on 18th July 1966 mysteriously from gasoline asphyxiation, while parked in a car outside his apartment. More on Bobby Fuller: Read it […]

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