Day: September 9, 2021
The song’s opening lyric — “Found a head and an arm in the garbage can” — was based on a real event: How a Grisly Murder Inspired Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Double Talkin’ Jive’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6161209590619026
September 9, 1975: Wings began their 10-month “Wings Over The World ” world tour with a concert in Southampton, England. At the time it was the most ambitious tour ever attempted by any of the ex-Beatles; an estimated 1 million people would attend the 66 shows. It was McCartney ‘s first world tour since the […]
9 Sept 1965, The Rolling Stones were at No.1 in the UK with ’(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’, giving the band their 4th UK No.1 single. Keith Richards recorded a rough version of the riff in a Florida hotel room. He ran through it once before falling asleep. He said when he listened back to […]
September 9, 1972: Slade had the #1 record on the UK singles chart with “Mama Weer All Crazee Now.” Taken from their album, “Slayed?” it was the group’s third single to top the UK charts. Read more at I Love It Loud!
September 9, 1971: Apple Records released John Lennon’s second post-Beatles album, “Imagine”. It would go to the top of the Billboard charts, giving Lennon his first #1 album. The LP would also go to #1 on the UK charts and would be Lennon’s most successful solo effort. Read more at I Love It Loud!
John and Yoko; 1971 Read more at I Love It Loud!
9 Sept 1941, born on this day, Otis Redding, American singer-songwriter, record producer. After appearing at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival Redding wrote and recorded his iconic ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay’ with Steve Cropper. The song became the first posthumous No.1 record on the Billboard Hot 100 and The Dock of the […]
“I love him so much,” Ed Robertson says of prog icon, who reportedly joined for a recent studio session: Barenaked Ladies Frontman Teases ‘Secret Project’ With Geddy Lee Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6156883724384946