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May 26, 1978: “Sunday Girl’ gave Blondie their second #1 hit single in the UK. The track was taken from the group’s “Parallel Lines,” which went on to become the biggest selling album of 1979 in the UK. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

May 26, 1970: Armed with a backlog of songs that could never be recorded by the Beatles, George Harrison began recording his first solo album, the triple-disc "All Things Must Pass", at the Abby Road studios in London. Produced by the legendary Phil Spector, the large cast of backing musicians that joined George on the […]

May 26, 1967: The Beatles released their eighth album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” in the UK; it would be released in the US one week later. The album took over 700 hours to record and cost $75,000 to produce. It would spend 22 weeks at the top of the UK albums chart and […]

May 26, 1946: Remembering the late, great Mick Ronson, guitarist with The Spiders From Mars on what would have been his 74th Birthday. Along with Bowie, Ronson also played with Lou Reed, Ian Hunter and Bob Dylan. David Bowie Moonage daydream Live – Vidéo Dailymotion Moonage daydream en live avec un solo plein d'émotions de […]

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May 23, 1964: The Beach Boys released the single “I Get Around” b/w “Don’t Worry Baby” on Capitol Records. It will become the group’s first #1 hit, topping the US chart for 2 weeks in the Summer of 1964. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

May 23, 1974: George Harrison announced the formation of his record label, Dark Horse Records. The label’s first signing was Ravi Shankar; other artists that would appear in the label were the Attitudes, Splinter and guitarist Henry McCullough, formerly of Wings. George wouldn't release his own record on the label until "33 1/3" in 1976. […]

May 23, 1953: Bill Haley And His Comets had their first Top 20 hit when “Crazy Man, Crazy” entered the Cashbox Best Sellers chart at #19. The success will be short lived; the record would fall out of the Top 50 two weeks later. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

May 23, 1970: Paul McCartney’s debut solo album, “McCartney” was the #1 record on the US album chart. Apart from Linda McCartney’s vocal contributions, Paul performed (and recorded) the entire album entirely on his own. It would stay at #1 for three weeks; it would peak at #2 on the UK charts. Read the full […]

May 23, 1966: The Beatles released the single “Paperback Writer” B/W “Rain”. It will go to #1 in the US, UK, Ireland, West Germany, Australia, New Zealand and Norway. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

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