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May 2, 1971: Paul McCartney released his second post-Beatles album, "Ram." Unlike his first solo LP, which he recorded all by himself, Paul has a band on this one; his wife Linda was on vocals and keyboards, along with session men David Spinozza and Hugh McCracken on guitar and Denny Seiwell on drums. Credited to […]

May 2, 1980: Joy Division played what would be their last concert ever when they appeared at Birmingham University, England. Singer Ian Curtis would commit suicide two weeks later. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

May 2, 1964: The Rolling Stones self-titled, debut album started a 12-week run at #1 on the UK charts; the album would spend a total of 51 weeks on the chart. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

May 2, 1964: "The Beatles' Second Album" reached #1 on the U.S. LP charts in its second week of release — the first album ever to make it to the top that quickly. The LP replaced "Meet The Beatles!" in the top position. As would become the custom by Capitol Records, the album was a […]

April 29, 1970: During a magazine interview, George Harrison comments that The Beatles will eventually reunite (that never happens) . George also discusses his plans for his first post-Beatles solo album, “All Things Must Pass.” Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

April 29, 1963: Publicist Andrew Loog Oldham signed a management deal with The Rolling Stones after seeing the band play a gig the previous day at the Crawdaddy Club in London. The 19 year-old Oldham would make some changes to the Stones: he would persuade keyboard player Ian Stewart to drop out of the line […]

Andrew Loog Oldham with Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger and Brian Jones; 1965. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

April 29, 1993: Guitarist/songwriter/ music arranger/producer Mick Ronson died of liver cancer at his home in London. He achieved critical and commercial success in the 1970s, working with David Bowie as one of the Spiders From Mars. He was later a session musician who played extensively with Ian Hunter, as well as with Lou Reed, […]

Bowie and Ronson; 1973. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD!

April 26, 1970: The Supremes released their nineteenth album, "Right On" on the Motown label. It was the group's first album not to feature lead singer Diana Ross. In fact, her replacement, Jean Terrell, began recording the LP in mid-1969, while the other two Supremes, Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong were finishing up their last […]

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