Day: November 24, 2021
24 Nov 1966, The Beatles got together for the first time since their return from the summer tour of the United States, ready to record a new album. The first song selected for recording was John Lennon’s ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’, which would not end up on the album, but as The Beatles’ next single. This […]
Strawberry Fields Forever (Take 1) Pitch Corrected Read more at I Love It Loud!
November 24, 1978: The Clash released “Tommy Gun” as the first single off of their second album, “Give ‘Em Enough Rope.” It would peak at #19 on the UK singles chart. Read more at I Love It Loud!
Paul McCartney-penned song by The Beatles became band’s 15th No. 1 hit in the U.S. after being released on this day in 1967: When the Beatles Began to Fracture on ‘Hello Goodbye’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6575222102551104
November 24, 1991: One day after making the announcement that he was HIV positive, singer Freddie Mercury of Queen died of complications from AIDS. Freddie was 45 years old. Read more at I Love It Loud!
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November 24, 1973: Ringo Starr had the #1 song in the US with “Photograph.” Co-written with George Harrison, this was Ringo’s first single to top the Billboard Hot 100, which was taken off of his third post-Beatles album, “Ringo.” Read more at I Love It Loud!
24 Nov 1991, Freddie Mercury died of complications from aids at his home in London’s Holland park aged 45, just one day after he publicly admitted he was HIV positive. Mercury was openly bisexual and enjoyed a colourful rock star lifestyle. During his career with Queen he scored over 40 Top 40 UK singles including […]