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This isn’t a Beatles ’50 years ago today’ post. This is a Beatles ’60 years ago today’ post…. And then there were 3. The Quarrymen performed at the Wilson Hall in the Garston section of Liverpool, England on Feb. 8, 1958. After the show. Quarrymen member Paul McCartney introduces his friend George Harrison to John […]

54 years ago today, about four thousand Beatles’ fans were at London’s Heathrow Airport to see The Beatles off for their first trip as a band to the US. The band was traveling with their entourage of photographers and journalists, and Phil Spector. When the group arrived at New York’s newly renamed John F. Kennedy […]

Bob Marley would have turned 73 years old today. Bob was one of the main artists who spread reggae music worldwide. He influenced many artists who either played reggae or used its sounds and beats in their music. Bob died from cancer on 11 May 1981. He was only 36 years old. His final words […]

This rumor has been around for 41 years now… On Feb. 4, 1977, Fleetwood Mac release their 11th LP titled “Rumours”. The record was produced by the band with Ken Caillat and Richard Dashut and it reached the top of both the United States Billboard chart and the United Kingdom Albums Chart. The songs “Go […]

His birth name was Vincent Damon Furnier and he got that name 70 years ago today. He is one of the pioneers of theatrical rock and he used snakes, electric chairs, guillotines and baby dolls on stage. He is a world class golfer and truly one of the nicest people you will ever meet. Of […]

It was 35 years ago today that the music world lost Karen Carpenter. She and her brother, Richard, formed the 1970s duo The Carpenters. Although her skills as a drummer earned admiration from drumming luminaries and peers, she is best known for her vocal performances. Even though The Carpenters sold millions of records, she still […]

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. […]

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 […]

Today we are remembering Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Allen Collins who passed away 28 years ago on this date. Allen joined Skynyrd in Jacksonville, Florida just two weeks after Ronnie Van Zant and Gary Rossington, along with Bob Burns and Larry Junstrom. Allen and lead singer Ronnie Van Zant co-wrote many of the biggest Skynyrd hits, including […]

OK, this is one of those, there is no way it’s been 50 years posts… Spirit released their self titled debut LP “Spirit” on Jan. 22, 1968. The record didn’t have a hit single on it but it still climbed to #31 on the charts. The record featured the songs “Fresh Garbage” and the infamous […]

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