50 years ago…. The Velvet Underground released their second LP “White Light/ White Heat” on Jan 30, 1968. It was the band’s last studio recording of new material with bassist and founding member John Cale. The album was recorded in just two days, and with a noticeably different style than The Velvet Underground & Nico. […]

Most considered Pat Boone very much a ‘white bread, milk and cookies” performer. In 1997, Pat tried to change is image to more, well, heavy metal. He recorded an LP he called “Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy” which had covers of metal and hard rock songs. On Jan. 27, 1997, Pat appeared on […]

28th Dec 1968, The Beatles went to No.1 on the US album chart with the The White Album the group’s 12th US No.1 album. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed, which was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of […]

What’s on the deck? Do you have a favourite track from The Beatles White album? More on the White album here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/white_album Read it here

22nd Nov 1968, The Beatles double White Album was released in the UK. Featuring ‘Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da’, ‘Dear Prudence’, ‘Helter Skelter’, ‘Blackbird’ ‘Back In The USSR’ and George Harrison’s ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’. Priced at £3.13 shillings, ($8.76), it spent eight weeks as the UK No.1 album. More on the White Album here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/white_album Read […]

He sang about White Horses and he welcomed you back to the show that never ends. He was Greg Lake and if he was still with us, he would have been celebrating his 70th birthday today. Greg’s high school friend Robert Fripp started a couple of bands, the most famous being King Crimson. Greg became […]

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