September 18, 1971: The Who reached #1 on the UK Album Chart for the first and only time with their fifth studio album, “Who’s Next”. The album also peaked at #4 on the US LP charts, while the single, “Won’t Get Fooled Again” peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100. Read more at I […]
Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin made like Dr. Frankenstein after learning they had both written songs named “14 Years.” How Guns N’ Roses Built ’14 Years’ From Two Different Songs Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6209592472447404
September 18, 1965: The Turtles’ debut single, a cover of Dylan’s “It Ain’t Me Babe,” peaked at #8 on the US singles chart. It would be the first of five Top Ten hits for the group. Source
September 18, 1978: Casablanca Records simultaneously released solo albums by all four members of KISS. Each album shipped one million copies and was certified Platinum, but sales failed to match the expected demand; Ace Frehley’s was the most successful of the four, peaking at #26 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. Kiss – Ace Frehley […]
18 Sept 1970, Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot’s Hospital in London at the age of 27 after choking on his own vomit. Hendrix left the message ‘I need help bad man’, on his managers answer phone earlier that night. Rumors and conspiracy theories grew up around Hendrix’s death. Eric […]
September 18, 1970: Jimi Hendrix died in his girlfriend’s apartment in London, England; the cause of death was an accidental overdose of barbiturates mixed with alcohol. He was 27 years old. Read more at I Love It Loud!
18 Sept 1971, The Who scored their first and only UK No.1 album with Who’s Next the bands sixth LP release, featuring ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’. Cover artwork shows a photograph, taken at Easington Colliery, of the band apparently having just urinated on a large concrete piling. According to photographer Ethan Russell, most of the […]
Here’s the one time we’re glad we weren’t in the front row for Guns N’ Roses: Axl Rose Was ‘Throwing Up’ During Guns N’ Roses’ Chicago Concert Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/6206988782707773