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11th June 1967, Printed in this week’s music weekly Melody Maker’s ad’s pages, ‘Freaky lead guitarist, bass and drummer wanted for Marc Bolan’s new group. Also any other astral flyers like with car’s amplification and that which never grows in window boxes, phone Wimbledon 0697.’ The band who formed as Tyrannosaurus Rex, went on to […]

It has been 16 years since the music world lost Dee Dee Ramone. Dee Dee was a founding member of and the bassist for The Ramones. It was Dee Dee who first suggested naming the band the Ramones, after reading that Paul McCartney often signed into hotels under the alias “Paul Ramon”. He added an […]

It was 21 years ago today that the music world lost the great Ronnie Lane. Ronnie was a musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands the Small Faces and, after losing the band’s frontman, the Faces, with two new […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/top-10-debut-albums-60s/ The Top 10 Debut Albums Of The 60s – You Decide! | uDiscover Music By 1969, UK album sales overtook singles, so in celebration, uDiscover has picked the Top 10 Debut Albums Of the 60s. But you decide which order they go in! Read it here

27th May 1957, Buddy Holly and the Crickets released their first record, ‘That’ll Be The Day.’ A UK No.1 and US No.3 hit. The song had its genesis in a trip to the movies by Holly, Allison and Sonny Curtis in June 1956. The John Wayne film The Searchers was playing. Wayne’s frequently-used, world-weary catchphrase, […]

Thank goodness some stars stayed just music stars. On May 13, 1977, Linda Ronstadt (indirectly) declined an offer placed in Hustler magazine, promising a million dollars to any of ten female celebrities (including Ronstadt) willing to pose for a nude photo shoot. Yes, it would have sold a gazillion magazines, but it was not what […]

It was six years ago today, on May 13, 2012 that the music world lost the legendary Donald “Duck” Dunn. Thankfully he still lives on in the music he made. We won’t even begin you tell you all the songs he played on. Here is a partial list of who he played / recorded with. […]

It was 42 tears ago today, on May 14, 1976, that the music world lost Keith Relf. Keith is probably best known as a founding member of The Yardbirds and Renaissance Keith co-wrote many of the original Yardbirds songs “Shapes of Things”, “I Ain’t Done Wrong”, “Over Under Sideways Down” and “Happenings Ten Years Time […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/behind-the-albums/john-lennon-imagine/ John Lennon: Imagine – Behind The Albums | uDiscover Music Imagine is John Lennon’s 2nd solo album release, in the autumn of 1971, full of brilliant songs with great hooks, but with John’s acerbic wit ever-present. Read it here

Willie Nelson’s music may not be complete Rock and Roll, but his attitude is. Wille is celebrating his 85th birthday today. Happy Birthday Mr. Nelson!!! You are a true American treasure! We’ll ask the usual question… If you could be at his birthday party tonight and he said he would play you just one song, […]


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