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Before there was Woodstock, there was Woodinville. In July 1969, thousands gathered to watch an all-star line-up at the first Seattle Pop Festival. Seattle Pop Festival: Remembering “The Forgotten Woodstock” Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166398213255167

Quick plug for our book Some Might Say: The Definitive Story of Oasis which is now also available as a softback version. “This book pays justice to every concert, configuration and chord Oasis put towards the world. With such adoration for The Beatles, Oasis will be glad they have found their Revolution In The Head!” […]

25 July 1980, AC/DC released their sixth internationally released studio album Back In Black, the first AC/DC album recorded without former lead singer Bon Scott who died on 19 February 1980 at the age of 33. The album has sold an estimated 49 million copies worldwide to date, making it the second highest-selling album of […]

On paper, there was no reason to think ‘The Deep’ wouldn’t be a smash hit. But in reality… 45 Years Ago: ‘The Deep’ Almost Bellyflops Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/7854111041328864

25 July 1971, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Get It On’, the group’s second UK No.1 which spent four weeks at the top of the charts. In the US it was retitled Bang A Gong, (Get It On). Power Station had a UK & US hit with their version […]

25 July 1970, The Carpenters started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘(They Long To Be) Close To You’. The first of three US No.1’s and 17 other Top 40 hits. The song was written in 1963 by Hal David and Burt Bacharach and was first offered to Herb […]

Exactly one week after ‘Jaws: The Revenge’ destroyed another famous film franchise, Superman met a similar fate. 35 Years Ago: ‘Superman IV’ Destroys the Man of Steel Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/7853649444708357

24 July 2003, Johnny Cash picked up six nominations in the MTV Video Music Awards for his remake of Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Hurt’ from his album, American IV: The Man Comes Around. The video, featuring images from Cash’s life and directed by Mark Romanek, was also named the best video of the year by the […]

24 July 1969, Paul McCartney recorded a demo of his new song ‘Come and Get It’ at Abbey Road studios in London. McCartney gave the song to The Iveys, (soon to become known as Badfinger). The song was later used as the theme for the movie The Magic Christian. The Beatles also recorded ‘Sun King/Mean […]

24 July 1969, Paul McCartney recorded a demo of his new song ‘Come and Get It’ at Abbey Road studios in London. McCartney gave the song to The Iveys, (soon to become known as Badfinger). The song was later used as the theme for the movie The Magic Christian. The Beatles also recorded ‘Sun King/Mean […]


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