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January 25, 1956: Happy Birthday to Andy Cox, guitarist with The English Beat and Fine Young Cannibals! The English Beat – Mirror In The Bathroom [Official Music Video] – HQ Check out this official video for The English Beat song "Mirror In The Bathroom". You can grab The Complete Beat from Shout! Factory at: http://www.shoutfact… […]

January 25, 1978: After changing their name from Warsaw (inspired by the song “Warszawa” on David Bowie’s “Low” album) Joy Division made their live debut under their new name when they played at Pips Disco in their hometown, Manchester, England. Article reposted from

January 25, 1978: Elvis Costello and The Attractions kicked off their first U.S. tour in Austin, Texas. The opening act on the tour was Rockpile. Article reposted from

January 25, 1988: Nearly twelve years after its initial release, “Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers,” the band’s debut album, FINALLY goes gold. Article reposted from

January 25, 1991: Paul McCartney recorded his Unplugged concert for MTV. He performed songs from his first solo album and some 50's oldies, but also such Beatles songs as “Here, There and Everywhere”, "We Can Work It Out" and “And I Love Her” live for the first time. The performance would be released as an […]

January 22, 1966: The Beatles peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Day Tripper.” The song was Side Two of a double A-Sided single; side one was “We Can Work It Out”, which went to #1 on the chart. Article reposted from

January 22, 1977: Wings reached #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for one week with their triple live album, “Wings over America”. Recorded during the American leg of the band’s acclaimed 1975–76 Wings Over the World tour, it was the group’s fifth consecutive #1 album; it also peaked at #8 on the UK charts. […]

January 22, 1966: Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys went into the studio to record "Wouldn't It Be Nice" at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood. Using the session musicians known as the Wrecking Crew, it took 21 takes to record the instrumental track before Brian was satisfied with the sound. The Beach Boys would record […]

An absolutely fascinating video about the making of “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” and a glimpse into the genius of Brian Wilson. Behind The Sounds: Wouldn’t It Be Nice A video detailing the creative process behind "Wouldn't It Be Nice" from The Beach Boys' 1966 Album "Pet Sounds". Thanks to Josh Hoisington for some informat… Article […]

January 22, 1977: ABBA’s fourth album, “Arrival” peaked at #20 on the US charts. The LP produced three of their biggest hits, “Dancing Queen,” “Money, Money, Money” and “Knowing Me, Knowing You” and was their first Top 20 album in the US. It went to #1 in the UK. Article reposted from

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