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September 23, 1972: Mott The Hoople released the single "All The Young Dudes." The song was written and produced by David Bowie. Although Mott was a successful live band, they'd had little success with their records and, in early '72 they decided to call it quits. Bowie, a huge fan of the band, asked them […]

September 23, 1966: The Rolling Stones began an 11 day, 21-concert tour of the UK with a concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London. It would be the last time that they would tour the UK with Brian Jones in the band; they wouldn’t tour their home country again until 1971. Read the full […]

September 23, 1977: David Bowie released "Heroes" as a single. Co-written by Bowie and Brian Eno, the record featured King Crimson's Robert Fripp on guitar. Although the track is now considered one of Bowie's greatest songs, it met with little success in 1977; it only reached #24 on the UK charts and and didn't chart […]

September 20, 1980: Queen reached #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first and only time with “The Game.” The album spent five weeks on top of the chart and is tied with “News of the World” for being Queen’s biggest selling album in the US. Read the full article at LOVE IT […]

September 20, 1975: David Bowie reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first time with “Fame.” John Lennon co-wrote the song and provided backing vocals on the song, which spent two non-consecutive weeks on Top of the chart. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

September 20, 1980: One year after being fired from Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne released his debut solo album, "Blizzard of Ozz." It was the first of two studio albums that featured guitarist Randy Rhoads and would peak at #7 on the UK Album chart. It wouldn’t be released in America until March 1981, where it […]

September 20, 1976: The Punk Rock scene in London received a serious boost in popularity with the beginning of the two day Punk Festival at the 100 Club. Eight bands would be featured over the two day event; on tonight's bill were Subway Sect, The Clash, Siouxsie and The Banshees (making their debut, with Sid […]

September 20, 1969: During a business meeting at Apple with manager Alan Klein to sign a new recording contract with EMI, The Beatles break up, but nobody realizes it…not even The Beatles themselves. Lennon had recently gotten back from playing in Toronto with the Plastic Ono Band, and was frustrated by what he saw as […]

September 17, 1956: The BBC announced the removal of the Bill Haley and His Comets' single "Rockin' Through The Rye" from its playlist because they felt the song went against "traditional British standards" with the lyrics, "All the lassies rock with me when rockin' through the rye." The record, based on an 18th century Scottish […]

September 17, 1968: Diana Ross and The Supremes recorded their next single, The controversial "Love Child" at the Motown Studio in Detroit. Flo Ballard had left the group in 1967 and Cindy Birdsong was now backing Ross, along with Mary Wilson. But, like all Supremes' songs, only Diana Ross actually sang on the record; the […]

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