May 17, 1967: Working at Abbey Road studios, the Beatles began recording a new John Lennon song called, “You Know My Name (Look Up the Number)”. In another session in June, Brian Jones of The Rolling Stones would add a saxophone solo to the song. The group soon lost interest in the song and it […]
May 17, 1975: Queen’s first US single, “Killer Queen” peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming their breakout single. It also went to #2 on the UK singles chart. Queen – Killer Queen (Top Of The Pops, 1974) Read more at I Love It Loud!
May 16, 1966: Bob Dylan released his seventh album, the iconic and brilliant “Blonde On Blonde”. It would peak at #9 on the US charts and #3 in the UK. This was Dylan’s first album to feature members of The Hawks as his backing band; the group would later change their name to The Band. […]
May 16, 1965: The Beatles had the #1 song in the US and the UK singles charts with “Ticket To Ride”. Featured in their movie “Help!” the single became The Beatles’ eighth consecutive #1 hit in the UK and their third consecutive #1 in the United States. The Beatles – Ticket To Ride Read more […]
May 16, 1966: The Beach Boys released their 11th album, the brilliant “Pet Sounds” in the US. While it received a lukewarm reviews then, it is now regarded as the masterpiece of composer-producer Brian Wilson and “Pet Sounds” has been widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released. It went to #10 […]
May 16, 1953: Essex Records released Bill Haley and His Comets’ second single, “Crazy, Man, Crazy.” It would be the group’s first record to make the US charts, peaking at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. crazy man crazy. bill haley – YouTube.flv Read more at I Love It Loud!
Former STYX singer Dennis DeYoung will release his final studio album, “26 East, Vol 2”, on June 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official lyric video for the latest single and video from the album, “The Last Guitar Hero”, featuring a guest appearance by RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello, is available below. As with the preceding volume, “26 East, Vol 2” once again hints strongly […]