Day: November 1, 2021
Billy Joel’s debut solo album turns 50 today: Why Billy Joel Hated His First Album, ‘Cold Spring Harbor’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6414031288670187
November 1, 1971: Alice Cooper released their fourth album, “Killer.” It went on to reach #21 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart and sell one million copies in the US. The LP also produced two Top 100 hit singles, “Be My Lover (#49) and “Under My Wheels” (#59). Alice Cooper-Under My Wheels(Music Video) Read more […]
1 Nov 1970, Matthews Southern Comfort were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of the Joni Mitchell song ‘Woodstock’. The group’s only UK No.1 hit. https://youtu.be/qIHfuihoz70 Matthews Southern Comfort – Woodstock (1970) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165568348635167
November 1, 1988: Indie record label Sub-Pop released their first single, which was also Nirvana’s debut single, “Love Buzz/Big Cheese.” The “A” side was a cover of a Shocking Blue song from 1969. Only 1,000 copies were issued; Melody Maker magazine called the single, “love songs for the psychotically disturbed”. Read more at I Love […]
Hall of Fame inductee LL Cool J expands on acceptance speech comments by naming his rock heroes: LL Cool J Says Hip-Hop Has ‘All Love’ for Rock ’n’ Roll Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6448679288538720
November 1, 1976: KISS released their fifth album, “Rock And Roll Over.” It would peak at #11 on the US charts and produce two Top 20 singles, “Hard Luck Woman” and “Calling Dr. Love.” Read more at I Love It Loud!
Happy 57th birthday to Rick Allen, drums, Def Leppard, born 1 Nov 1963, (1987 UK No.6 single ‘Animal’, and 1987 world wide No.1 album Hysteria 1988 US No.1 single ‘Love Bites’). Allen lost his left arm in an accident after crashing his Corvette Stingray on the A57 outside Sheffield in England in 1984.https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/rick-allen/ Rick Allen […]