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24 Oct 1987, Michael Jackson started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Bad’, a No.3 hit in the UK. A music video for ‘Bad’, directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starring one of the first appearances of yet-undiscovered Wesley Snipes, was released in late 1987. Michael Jackson – Bad […]

Robert Plant‘s celebrated first collaboration with Alison Krauss arrived on this date in 2007: When Robert Plant Dug Up Some Roots on ‘Raising Sand’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

Nikki Sixx says he wrote his latest book to demonstrate that his childhood wasn’t as bad as he’d previously thought, in the hope that the realization will help others. Nikki Sixx Has Realized His Childhood Wasn’t All Bad Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

Renowned British artist Gerald Scarfe recalled the “strange marriage” he shared with Roger Waters as the pair worked on iconic Pink Floyd album ‘The Wall.’ Roger Waters Had ‘Strange Marriage’ with ‘The Wall’ Cartoonist Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

Happy 65th birthday to Dwight Yoakam born 23 Oct 1956. The country singer, actor and film director, is most famous for his pioneering country music has sold over 25 million records with 5 Billboard # 1 Albums, 12 Gold Albums, and 9 Platinum Albums. Yoakam is the most frequent musical guest in the history of […]

The Jimi Hendrix Experience went into a London recording studio for the first time 55 years ago today – and came out with “Hey Joe”: Revisiting the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s First Studio Session Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

23 Oct 1993, Meat Loaf had his first UK No.1 with ‘I’d Do Anything For Love’ (But I Won’t Do That’). It stayed at No.1 for seven weeks. A No.1 in twenty-eight countries and gave Meat Loaf his first US No.1 hit. Meat Loaf – I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do […]

Peter Gabriel and Genesis released their second album ‘Trespass’ today in 1970: How Genesis Found Their Prog-Folk Focus With ‘Trespass’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

23 Oct 2020, American country music singer and songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker died of throat cancer age 78. He wrote ‘Mr Bojangles’ a hit for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band in 1970. Since then Walker’s song has been recorded by many popular artists, including Garth Brooks, Chet Atkins, Jim Croce, Jamie Cullum, John Denver, Neil […]

Watch as concert-goers get a very awesome Queen surprise… See Brian May Make Surprise Appearance at Roger Taylor Solo Show Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

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