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The Kinks‘ second concept album was released 50 years ago today: How the Kinks’ Heady Ambitions Drove ‘Arthur’ The Kinks' second concept album 'Arthur' was released on Oct. 10, 1969. [post embed] Source = click here:

Since working with Prince on ‘The Family,’ Peterson has gone on to collaborate and tour with rock legends including Peter Frampton, Steve Miller and Kenny Loggins. Beyond Prince: St. Paul Peterson on Working with Miller, Frampton St. Paul Peterson discussed his work with Prince and a variety of other famous musicians during an interview conducted […]

2019 marks 40 years since the release of Quadrophenia – Britain’s greatest youth movie. Simon Wells’s ‘The Making of Quadrophenia’, containes behind-the-scenes photographs and interviews from principal cast members, director Franc Roddam, producer Bill Curbishley, scriptwriter Martin Stellman and many others. The deluxe box-set edition is limited to 500 copies.…/the-making-of-quadrophen…/ This Day in Music […]

October 7, 1976: After a four year legal battle, John Lennon was awarded his "Green Card", granting him permanent residency status in the US. A circuit court in New York overturned previous efforts by the US Government to deport him. The three judge panel of the US Court of Appeals ruled that his 1968 arrest […]

The band decided to keep their name despite an anthrax scare that swept the nation this month in 2001: When Anthrax Refused to Change Name After Bio-Terrorism Scare Anthrax decided to keep their band's name despite a bio-terrorism scare in October 2001. [post embed] Source = click here:

Bruce Springsteen‘s ‘Tunnel of Love’ surprised everyone when it was released today in 1987: Why Bruce Springsteen Looked Inward on ‘Tunnel of Love’ Bruce Springsteen's 'Tunnel of Love' surprised his fanbase when it was released on Oct. 9, 1987. [post embed] Source = click here:

10th Oct 1970, The Carpenters were at No.2 on the US singles chart with 'We've Only Just Begun.' The song was originally recorded by Smokey Roberds, under the name "Freddie Allen", and was used in a wedding-themed television commercial for Crocker National Bank in California in 1970. Carpenters | This Day In Music What happened […]

Happy birthday, Jackson Browne! Top 10 Jackson Browne Songs A list of the best songs by singer-songwriter Jackson Browne. [post embed] Source = click here:

October 8, 1976: The Sex Pistols are signed to EMI Records. The label would drop them less than 3 months later when they say “shit” and “fuck” during an interview on live TV. They would get to keep the £68,000 signing bonus. Article reposted from

In the James Gang’s early years, they played a number of shows with Cream. As drummer Jimmy Fox recalls now, he had hoped to spend some time hanging out with Ginger Baker and talk shop with him, but “it was easier said than done.” James Gang’s Jimmy Fox Recalls Opening for Ginger Baker and Cream […]

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