Day: April 2, 2021
The Beatles released ‘1962-1966’ and ‘1967-1970,’ two of the best compilations in rock history, on this date in 1973: How the Beatles Beat the Bootleggers With ‘Red’ and ‘Blue’ LPs Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/5355270077879652
April 2, 1977: Wings peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with a live rendition of Paul McCartney’s “Maybe I’m Amazed”; taken from the “Wings Over America” live LP, this was Wings’ eleventh Top Ten single in the US. The studio version of the song originally appeared on Paul’s first solo album […]
April 2, 1971: Ringo Starr released his debut UK solo single, “It Don’t Come Easy.” This was his second post-Beatles single in the US, and would go to #4 on the charts in both countries. Although the song was credited to just Ringo, George Harrison helped write the song; he also produced it and played […]
ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN Interviews KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY For SiriusXM’s Never Meet Your Heroes; Snippet Available (Video) ANTHRAX Guitarist SCOTT IAN Interviews KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY For SiriusXM’s Never Meet Your Heroes; Snippet Available (Video) Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
2 April 1977, Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US album chart with Rumours. The album is Fleetwood Mac’s most successful release; along with winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978, the record has sold over 45 million copies worldwide. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/fleetwood-mac-rumours/ Fleetwood Mac – Rumours | This Day In Music […]
April 2, 1973: Apple Records released two Beatles compilation albums: “1962–1966 (also known as “The Red Album”) and “1967-1970” (“The Blue Album”). By 1973 it was evident that there would be no new Beatles material, and bootleg albums were starting to appear; these double albums were compiled by the group’s manager, Allen Klein to battle […]
April 2, 1977: Fleetwood Mac went to #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart with their eleventh LP, “Rumours.” This was the group’s second album to feature singer Stevie Nicks and guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, and would sell over 25 million copies worldwide, propelling the group to superstardom. Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way (Official […]
HELLRYDER Feat. GRAVE DIGGER, ORDEN OGAN Members Issue Second Video Teaser HELLRYDER Feat. GRAVE DIGGER, ORDEN OGAN Members Issue Second Video Teaser Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
2 April 1987, One of the greatest jazz drummers of all time, Buddy Rich died aged 69 due to complications caused by a brain tumour. Rich worked with many acts including, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Tommy Dorsey’s band, Dizzy Gillespie and Oscar Peterson. Rush’s Neil Peart organized a pair of 90s tribute albums […]