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July 15, 1956: Remembering the late, great Ian Curtis of Joy Division on what would have been his 63rd Birthday. Article reposted from

July 15, 1972: Elton John began a five week run at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart with “Honky Chateau”. This was his first #1 album in the US. He also peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Rocket Man”, his second Top Ten single on the US charts. […]

July 15, 1952: Remembering the late, great guitarist Johnny Thunders, of the New York Dolls on what would have been his 67th Birthday. New York Dolls – Chatterbox Yet Another Old School Video. Article reposted from

July 15, 1978: The Rolling Stones had the #1 album on Billboard 200 with “Some Girls.” It was the group’s sixth consecutive album to top the US charts, beginning with “Sticky Fingers” in 1971. The Rolling Stones – Respectable – OFFICIAL PROMO Order Bridges To Bremen on a variety of audio/visual formats: This is […]

July 15, 1947: Remembering the brilliant singer/songwriter/guitarist Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators on what would have been his 72nd Birthday. 13th Floor Elevators – Your Gonna Miss Me 13th Floor Elevators – Your Gonna Miss Me Article reposted from

July 4, 1964: The Beach Boys started a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart with “I Get Around”. It was the group’s first #1 record, which also peaked at #7 in the UK. The T.A.M.I. Show: Beach Boys – “I Get Around” The Beach Boys performing "I Get Around" live on […]

July 4, 1976: On the 200th Anniversary of America's Independence, The Ramones had their own sort of Independence Day, playing their first truly successful concert outside of the New York scene when they opened for The Flamin' Groovies at the Roundhouse in London, England. The next night they met with members of the Sex Pistols […]

July 5, 1954: Elvis Presley, Scotty Moore and Bill Black enter the Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee for their first ever recording session. It was not going well, and the trio seemed uninspired. They were taking a break between recordings when Presley started fooling around with an up-tempo version of Arthur Crudup's song "That's All […]

July 5, 1968: Creedence Clearwater Revival released their self-titled, debut album on the Fantasy Records label. Critics were not impressed with the album; the Rolling Stone magazine review reported, "The only bright spot in the group is John Fogerty, who plays lead guitar and does the vocals. He's a better-than-average singer…and an interesting guitarist. But […]

July 5, 1969: The Rolling Stones gave a free concert in London's Hyde Park before an audience of 250,000, as a tribute to Brian Jones, who had died two days earlier. Mick Jagger read an extract from Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Adonais" and released 3,500 white butterflies in honor of Brian. The concert was also guitarist […]

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