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6th March 1970 David Bowie released the single 'The Prettiest Star' in the UK as a follow-up single to 'Space Oddity'. The track featured Marc Bolan on guitar, with whom Bowie would spend the next few years as a rival for the crown of the king of glam rock. Despite receiving good reviews, the single […]

4th March 1948, Born on this day, Chris Squire, bassist and founding member of Yes and solo, (1983 UK No.28 & 1984 US No.1 single 'Owner Of A Lonely Heart'). He was the only member to appear on each of their 21 studio albums, released from 1969 to 2014. Squire died on 27th June 2015 […]

27th February 1971, Five months after her death, Janis Joplin started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with her second and final solo studio album Pearl. Joplin sang on all tracks except 'Buried Alive in the Blues', which remained a Full Tilt Boogie instrumental because she died before adding her vocals. […]

As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the release of the brilliant Physical Graffiti double album we’ve made this Zeppelin playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/1118446487/playlist/1LRg8KZwNeTvrdq0HJGZWA?si=RmtgIh7cTguIePs6xNyyGw Led Zeppelin x This Day In Music, a playlist by Neil Cossar on Spotify A playlist featuring Led Zeppelin Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161291494190167

12th February 1972, Charley Pride was at #1 on the US Country music album chart with Charley Pride Sings Heart Songs. In the early-to mid-1970s, he became the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161237331560167

3rd February 1959, 22 year old Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens, aged 17, died in a crash shortly after take-off from Clear Lake, Iowa, the pilot of the single-engined Beechcraft Bonanza plane was also killed. Holly hired the plane after heating problems developed on his tour bus. All three were travelling to […]

The Brass Revolution has begun. Meet Brass Against, the band reinventing protest music in the age of Trump and Brexit Link to original article here

We love this from Eric! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmw9vHZCbMo&feature=youtu.be Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161002444480167

RIP Pete Shelley, 1955-2018. Anti-music and pro fun: Pete Shelley, the punk who changed the music business Link to original article here

“My career is all about exploring that range and diversity so I want the same thing to apply to this camp.” Mike Portnoy will bring rock, metal, prog and fusion together at new music camp Link to original article here


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