Here’s the biggest names that will be newly eligible the next time the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame votes for new inductees. Latest Rock Hall of Fame Candidates: Five Best 2022 Options Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/5758103210929668
20 June 2016, Lawyers for Led Zeppelin asked a judge to throw out a case accusing the band of stealing the riff for ‘Stairway To Heaven’. Singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and Warner Music argued that the claimants had failed to make their case after three days of testimony. The band were accused of […]
55 years ago, The Beatles released ‘Yesterday… and Today’ with its infamous butcher cover: When the Beatles Courted Controversy With ‘Yesterday … and Today’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/5751747051565284
26 years ago Black Sabbath released Forbidden! Their last album with Tony Martin; Ice-T guests on opening track “The Illusion Of Power”. “Get A Grip” and “Rusty Angels” are the top notch tracks. Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
June 20, 1970: Neil Young’s single “Cinnamon Girl” goes Gold. The song debuted on the 1969 album “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” (his first album with Crazy Horse) and reached #55 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Read more at I Love It Loud!
20 June 1969, David Bowie recorded ‘Space Oddity’ at Trident Studios London. The track went on to become a UK No.1 when re-released in 1975. Written about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut; Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom character in the songs ‘Ashes to Ashes’, ‘Hallo Spaceboy’ and ‘Blackstar’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/david-bowie-space-oddity/ David […]
June 20, 1942: Happy Birthday to the brilliant songwriter/arranger/singer/musician/producer Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys! Read more at I Love It Loud!