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It was on this day, back in the summer of 1979, that many people first heard the words (kinda) “M-m-m-my Sharona.” It was on that day that The Knack released their debut LP “Get The Knack.” The LP got an incredible amount of airplay and was a favorite in many clubs that were starting to […]

He is probably the most famous bass player you never heard of. His name is Leland Sklar and he is celebrating his 71st birthday today. Sklar studied music at California State University, Northridge. It was during that time he met James Taylor, who invited him to play bass at some venues. They both thought that […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/news/dire-straits-fans-youve-never-heard-sultans-swing-like/ Dire Straits Fans, You’ve Never Heard ‘Sultans Of Swing’ Like This | uDiscover Luna Lee, who performs Western music on the gayageum, a 12-stringed instrument from Korea, has created a unique version of Dire Straits’ ‘Sultans Of Swing.’ Read it here

You’ve all heard the story before…. guys goes to a bar, sees a woman, goes out of his way to meet her…. This is from the Beatles Bible about the events of May 15, 1967. On this evening The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein hosted a dinner party to mark the completion of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely […]

You first heard “I Want to Take You Higher” 50 years ago today. Sly & The Family Stone released their second LP “Dance To The Music” on April 27, 1968. It contained the Top Ten hit single of the same name, which was influential in the formation and popularization of the musical subgenre of psychedelic […]

She is probably the most famous person a lot of you have never heard of but if you have the ability to hear, you have heard her. She is Carol Kaye, and today is her birthday. Carol was a studio musician in LA during the 60’s and 70’s. Although she is not fond of the […]

For many people. the first time they heard the words ‘Black’ and ‘Sabbath’ used together, was on Feb. 13, 1970. That was the day Black Sabbath released their self-titled debut album in the UK. The album wouldn’t be released in the US until June 1st of that year. Most critics didn’t think to highly of […]

On Jan. 7, 1971, many kids in the US heard the words “I AM IRON MAN” for the first time. It was on this date that Black Sabbath released their 2nd LP “Paranoid”. The album was issued in the United Kingdom in October 1970, where its sales were enhanced by the success of the “Paranoid” […]

For many people, the first time they heard a “San Francisco psychedelic” guitar sound was in Jefferson Airplane’s song “Somebody To Love”. It opened up a world of ideas for guitarist. The man who made that sound, Jorma Kaukonen, is celebrating his 77th birthday today. Jorma is still performing. We wonder if Jorma will ever […]

You’ve heard of ex-Beatles Stu Sutcliffe and Pete Best. Does Chas Newby sound familiar? Chas was temporarily the bassist for The Beatles in December 1960, following the departure of Stu Sutcliffe. He played his first show with The Beatles on todays date, Dec. 17, 1960. When The Beatles returned from West Germany for the first […]


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