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June 29, 1968: “Pictures Of Matchstick Men” by Status Quo entered the Billboard Top 40, where it will eventually peak at #12 and be the band’s only US hit. The single will peak at #7 in the UK. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10158761922633846

June 29, 1961: Del Shannon was at #1 on the UK singles chart with “Runaway.” Although he would have fourteen Top 40 hits in the UK, this would be his only #1 single. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10158761924003846

June 29, 1968: Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man" entered the Billboard chart, where it will eventually reach #5. The song, which was Donovan's third Top Ten hit in America, was written when he was on a spiritual retreat with The Beatles in India and features Yardbird Jimmy Page on guitar and session musician John Paul Jones […]

June 29, 1968: Small Faces have the #1 album in the UK with their third LP, “Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake.” This would be the band’s only #1 album; it would stay at the top of the charts for six weeks. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10158761932838846

June 29, 1957: Buddy Holly and the Crickets record "Peggy Sue" at the Petty Studios in Clovis, New Mexico. The song was originally called "Cindy Lou", named for Buddy's niece, but was later changed to "Peggy Sue" in reference to the girlfriend of Crickets' drummer Jerry Allison. When its released as a single it would […]

June 26, 1977: An obviously unwell and overweight Elvis Presley performed his last concert ever when he appeared at the Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana. He would die less than two months later. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10158752663033846

June 26, 1964: The Rolling Stones released their cover of Bobby Womack’s “It’s All Over Now.” The single went on to become their first #1 single in the UK; it would also peak at #26 on the US charts. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10158752671593846

June 26, 1964: After tracks from the album are leaked to US radio stations, United Artists released the soundtrack to the upcoming Beatles movie, “A Hard Day’s Night." The UK version of the album wouldn't be released for two more weeks and the movie won't debut for another week; featuring a different track listing than […]

June 26, 1972: During sessions at the Olympic Studios in London, David Bowie recorded '"John, I'm Only Dancing." The song featured the Spiders From Mars, along with Lou Reed on rhythm guitar. The track was released as a single in the UK in September and would peak at #12 on the UK charts. It was […]

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