October 24, 2017: The legendary Fats Domino passed away from natural causes at his home in Harvey, Louisiana. He was 89 years old. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 24, 1948: Remembering the late, great Dale Griffin, drummer for Mott the Hoople, on what would have been his 73rd Birthday. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 24, 1963: At the start of their first foreign tour, The Beatles played a short concert at the Karlaplansstudion in Stockholm, Sweden. The show was recorded for Swedish radio and for the Swedish television program “Drop In”; it would be aired a week later. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 24, 1975: Apple Records released a compilation album of John Lennon’s post-Beatles singles called “Shaved Fish.” It would be the only compilation of John’s solo recordings released during his lifetime and was his final release on Apple Records. It would peak at #8 in the UK and go to #12 in the US on […]
October 23, 1963: The Beatles completed the final session for their second album, “With the Beatles” when they recorded ” I Wanna Be Your Man,” with Ringo on lead vocal. The group then drove to the London airport for a flight to Stockholm, Sweden to start their first foreign tour. The group was met at […]
October 23, 1971: Two and a half years after it’s release, The Who’s fourth album, “Tommy” spent its last week on the Billboard 200 Album chart. It peaked at #4 in the US and #2 in the UK and produced seven worldwide Top 40 hit singles. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 23, 1965: The Byrds released their third single, a cover of Pete Seeger’s folk anthem, “Turn! Turn! Turn!” It would become their second #1 record and final Top Ten hit in the US. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 22, 1978: Nick Gilder had the #1 record in the US and Canada (his home country) with “Hot Child in the City.” It would be his one and only single to top the US charts. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 22, 1949: Remembering the late, GREAT Stiv Bators, singer for The Dead Boys and Lords of The New Church on what would’ve been his 72nd Birthday. Read more at I Love It Loud!
October 22, 1976: The Damned released their debut single, “New Rose”. Produced by Nick Lowe and released on the Stiff Records label, it was the first single to be released by a British Punk band. It would not make the UK charts. Read more at I Love It Loud!