Day: October 6, 2021
6 Oct 1969, George Harrison’s song ’Something’ was released as the “A” side of a Beatles’ 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney’s ‘Come Together’, the single went on reach No.1 on the US chart the following month. Both tracks were lifted from the Abbey Road album. https://youtu.be/UelDrZ1aFeY The Beatles – Something […]
October 6, 1964: The Beatles recorded “Eight Days a Week” in a seven-hour recording session at EMI Studios in London. This was the first time that Lennon and McCartney went into the studio with an incomplete song and then finished it with George and Ringo during the recording process. This style of recording would become […]
When festival organizers suffered massive losses, they asked their headliners for a refund: Rage Against the Machine Gave Back Money After First Coachella Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6308538625886121
October 6, 1972: During sessions at the RCA Studios in New York City, David Bowie and The Spiders From Mars recorded “The Jean Genie.” The track would be released as a single in November 1973; it would spend 13 weeks on the UK charts, peaking at #2 and giving Bowie his biggest hit to date. […]
6 Oct 2019, Ginger Baker, the legendary drummer and co-founder of rock band Cream died at the age of 80. The drummer co-founded Cream in 1966 with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. The band released four albums before splitting in 1968, after which he formed the short-lived band Blind Faith with Clapton, Steve Winwood and […]
October 6, 1973: Paul Simon peaked at #2 on the US charts with his fifth solo single, “Loves Me Like a Rock”. The single would remain in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 for 14 weeks. Read more at I Love It Loud!
6 Oct 1972, During sessions at RCA Studios, New York City, David Bowie recorded ‘The Jean Genie’, which became the lead single from his 1973 album Aladdin Sane. The track spent 13 weeks in the UK charts, peaking at No.2, making it Bowie’s biggest hit to date. The line “He’s so simple minded, he can’t […]