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July 3, 1969: Three weeks after being sacked by The Rolling Stones, Brian Jones drowned while taking a midnight swim in his pool at his home in East Sussex, England; his body was found at the bottom of the pool by his Swedish girlfriend, Anna Wohlin. He was 27 years old. The coroner’s report stated […]

July 2, 1969: Working on songs for the “Abbey Road” album, Paul McCartney recorded “Her Majesty.” Then Paul, George, and Ringo record 15 takes of “Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight”; John was not in the studio, but in the hospital in Golspie, Scotland, following a car accident the previous day with Yoko and his son Julian. […]

July 1, 1972: Sweet had their second Top Ten hit in the UK when “Little Willy” peaked at #4 on the charts. The single woud be their biggest selling record in the US and will peak at #3 on the American charts. This was Sweet’s ninth single but only their second hit. It would be […]

June 30, 1978: “My Way” by Sid Vicious was released as a single in the UK. Credited to the Sex Pistols, it would go to #7 on the UK pop chart. Paul Anka, the writer of the song, later commented on Sid’s version, saying that he was “somewhat destabilised by the Sex Pistols’ version. It […]

June 29, 1963: Del Shannon’s cover version of the Beatles’ “From Me To You” became the first John Lennon/Paul McCartney song to appear on the American charts. It would stay on the Hot 100 for four weeks, reaching #77. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10159705256603846

June 28, 1975: Wings went to #1 on the UK chart with their fourth album, “Venus And Mars”; it also topped the US charts, giving Paul McCartney his fourth post-Beatles #1. The album was his first post-Beatles album to be released worldwide on the Capitol Records label rather than the Beatles’ Apple label. Read the […]

June 27, 1968: Not having had a hit since 1962, and in the rut of making un-inspired movies with even more un-inspired music, Elvis began taping a TV special at the NBC Studios in Burbank, California. During the show, clad in a black leather suit, he participated in an informal looking jam session with several […]

June 26, 1955: Happy Birthday to the great Mick Jones of The Clash! Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10159699156533846

Former STYX singer Dennis DeYoung will release his final studio album, “26 East, Vol 2”, on June 11 via Frontiers Music Srl. The official lyric video for the latest single and video from the album, “The Last Guitar Hero”, featuring a guest appearance by RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE guitarist Tom Morello, is available below. As with the preceding volume, “26 East, Vol 2” once again hints strongly […]

April 22, 1979: The Rolling Stones performed two benefit concerts for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind in Oshawa, Ontario. The shows were part of Keith Richards’ 1978 sentence for heroin possession; busted in Toronto in 1977, he was ordered to do community service instead of doing time in prison. Rolling Stones Let It […]


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