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Septembet 17, 1967: The Doors appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first and last time; they were banned from future appearances on the program due to Jim Morrison singing the original lyric “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher” in “Light My Fire”. The producers had asked Morrison to change the line because of […]

September 17, 1967: The Who appeared on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, where they performed "I Can See For Miles" and "My Generation." Unbeknownst to the rest of the band, drummer Keith Moon rigged his drum set to explode at the end of “My Generation”. He used WAY too much of the explosive; the resulting […]

September 13, 1969: John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band made their live debut at the Rock & Roll Revival Show in Toronto, Canada. The band members for the show were Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann on bass and drummer Alan White; the band was formed so last minute that they had to rehearse on the […]

September 14, 1974: Eric Clapton reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with his cover of Bob Marley’s “I Shot the Sheriff”. The single spent one week on top of the chart. Article reposted from https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10157796103648846

September 14, 1981: Genesis released their eleventh studio album, “Abacab”. It went on to reach #7 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it the group’s first Top Ten album in the US. Genesis – Abacab (Official Music Video) Genesis – Abacab was released on August 14th 1981 on the album of the same name. […]

September 14, 1946: Happy Birthday to bassist Pete Agnew of Nazareth! Nazareth – Holiday 1980 Video Sound HQ Nazareth – Holiday (Album Malice In Wonderland 1980) Dan McCafferty – Vocals Manny Charlton – Guitars Pete Agnew – Bass Darrell Sweet – Drums Zal Cleminson -… Article reposted from https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10157796120343846

September 14, 1968: Pete Townshend of The Who revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine that the group’s next album would be a “rock opera” about a deaf, dumb and blind boy. This album would go on to become “Tommy”; it would be released in May 1969. The Who – See Me Feel Me […]

September 11, 1967: The Beach Boys released their 12th album, "Smiley Smile." Unlike previous Beach Boys albums, the majority of the recording sessions for "Smiley Smile" lasted for only six weeks at Brian Wilson's makeshift home studio, and featured only the group, and not session musicians. While it would peak at #9 on the UK […]

September 11, 1987: Guitarist Peter Tosh, a founding member of The Wailers, was shot dead at his home in Kingston, Jamaica by armed robbers during a home invasion. Tosh was 42 years old. Article reposted from https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10157788023143846

September 11, 1967: Filming began for The Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour." The film was mostly Paul's idea; with an emphasis on spontaneity and improvisation, there was no real script, nor a very clear idea of exactly what was to be accomplished, not even a clear direction about where the bus was supposed to go. Filming […]


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