Month: March 2021
29 March 2016, Andy Newman from Thunderclap Newman died aged 73. Thunderclap Newman, whose 1969 No.1 hit ‘Something in the Air’ became one of the indestructible staples of British 1960s pop. Primarily a keyboard player his schoolfriends nicknamed him Thunderclap in honour of his playing technique. The band that would become Thunderclap Newman was formed […]
March 29, 1978: David Bowie kicked off his “Low/Heroes World Tour” at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California. He would perform 78 shows throughout North America, Europe and Australia before winding up the tour at the Nippon Budokan in Japan on December 12, 1978. David Bowie • “Heroes” • Live at Earls […]
March 29, 1974: Mott The Hoople released their eighth album, “The Hoople.” It would peak at #11 on the UK Albums Chart and go to #28 on the Billboard 200 chart in the US. This would be the group’s last album; singer/songwriter Ian Hunter would leave for a solo career by the end of 1974, […]
Mott The Hoople; 1974 Read more at I Love It Loud!
ROBERT FRIPP & TOYAH Cover ZZ TOP Classic “Gimme All Your Lovin’” (Video)
March 29, 1956: The North Alabama White Citizens Council issued a statement against Rock n’ Roll, calling it “immoral”. The same group also spoke out against desegregation in schools and allowing African-Americans to vote. Bo Diddley “Bo Diddley” on The Ed Sullivan Show Read more at I Love It Loud!
Denmark’s WITHERING SURFACE Streaming New Single “Dressed To Kill” Denmark’s WITHERING SURFACE Streaming New Single “Dressed To Kill” Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
29 March 1986, Austrian singer Falco started a three-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Rock Me Amadeus’, also a No.1 in the UK. Falco became the first German speaking artist to achieve a No.1 on the US charts. https://youtu.be/cVikZ8Oe_XA Falco – Rock Me Amadeus (Official Video) Read the full article at […]
STEPHEN PEARCY – “I’m Sitting On An Archive Of Unreleased RATT Stuff” (Video)