23rd May 1991, Photographer Michael Lavine took what would be the publicity shots for Nirvana’s Nevermind album at Jay Aaron Studios in Los Angeles. The idea for the front cover shot of the baby swimming was taken after Kurt Cobain and Dave Grohl saw a TV documentary on water babies and was taken by Kirk […]

19th April 1986, George Michael was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘A Different Corner’, the singers second solo No.1. Michael became the first solo act in the history of the UK chart to reach No.1 with his first two releases. The song was also credited with being the second No.1 (after ‘I […]

One of the most successful producers of all times is Quincy Jones, most notably his work with Michael Jackson. We are reposting an interview with Quincy from Vulture .com in which he states when asked about his thoughts on The Beatles: “..they were the worst musicians in the world. They were no-playing motherfuckers. Paul was […]

It was 34 years ago today, on Jan. 27, 1984 that Michael Jackson’s hair caught on fire while filming a Pepsi commercial. At first it was thought that the only real problem was the burns he suffered. It was much more than that. Years later during the trial of the doctor who prescribed the medications […]

Michael George Churchill has 69 candles on his birthday cake today. You will probably know him better by his stage name Chick Churchill. Chick was the keyboardist Ten Years. After his days in TYA, he continued writing music for television commercials and then became a professional photographer. He has participated in a Ten Years After […]

25th Dec 2016, George Michael died at his home aged 53. Thames Valley Police said South Central Ambulance Service attended a property in Goring in Oxfordshire at 13:42 GMT. The singer who launched his career with Wham in the 1980s and later continued his success as a solo performer, was said to have “passed away […]

Happy birthday to Ozzy Osbourne born on 3rd Dec 1948, (John Michael Osbourne), vocals, Black Sabbath, (1970 UK No.4 single ‘Paranoid’, the bands self-titled 1970 album was voted as the best British rock albums ever by Kerrang! in 2005.). Solo (1986 UK No.20 single ‘Shot In The Dark’). Star of The Osbournes MTV show. More […]

Michael Jackson released his 6th LP “Thriller” on Nov. 30, 1982. In just over a year, it became—and currently remains—the world’s best-selling album, with estimated sales surpassing 65 million copies. It is the best-selling album in the United States and the first album to be certified 32x multi-platinum, having shipped 32 million album-equivalent units. The […]

There is a good chance that William Michael Albert Broad has had a role in every wedding you have been to in the last 30 some years. William has 62 candles on his birthday cake today. You will know William better by his stage name, Billy Idol. He first achieved fame in the 1970s as […]

21st Nov 1983, Michael Jackson’s 14-minute video for Thriller was premiered in Los Angeles. Directed by John Landis and co-starring former Playboy centerfold Ola Ray. The video (like the song) contains a spoken word performance by horror film veteran Vincent Price. The video was filmed at the Palace Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, the zombie […]

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