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On July 21, 1972, T.Rex released their 7th studio album “The Slider”. The LP was produced by Tony Visconti and it was the band’s second record released with their new glam rock style opposed to the band’s previous folk oriented music. It is well known the Flo & Eddie ( Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan […]

Guns N’ Roses released their debut LP “Appetite for Destruction” on July 21. 1987. The record debuted at number 182 on the Billboard 200 in the week of August 29, 1987, but it did not top the chart until August 6, 1988, after the band had toured and received radio and music video airplay with […]

On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their third album, “Master of Reality”. It is said that this LP laid the foundations of doom, stoner, and sludge metal. ‘Master of Reality’ was certified double platinum after having sold over 2 million copies. For the recording of this album, guitarist Tony Iommi, who had injured his […]

On June 21, 1966, The Yardbirds played their last show at London’s Marquee Club. But, this was also the first time that Jimmy Page played live with the band. With Jeff Beck playing lead, Jimmy did this show as the bands bass player. Here is a picture from that show 52 years ago tonight. Where […]

It was 21 years ago today that the music world lost the great Ronnie Lane. Ronnie was a musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands the Small Faces and, after losing the band’s frontman, the Faces, with two new […]

On April 21, 1973, Alice Cooper’s LP “Billion Dollar Babies” reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200 Album Chart. The album would only stay at #1 for one week and it was the first and only time that an Alice Cooper LP would top the charts. How many of you still have your […]

The soundtrack LP from the movie “The Graduate” was released on Jan. 21, 1968. The album featured many songs from Simon & Garfunkel. The soundtrack had two versions of the song “Mrs. Robinson”, but neither was the full version that was featured on S&G’s LP “Bookends” which was released in April of that year. The […]

On Jan. 21, 1966, George Harrison married Patricia Anne Boyd at the Esher Register Office, Surrey, England. Paul McCartney and The Beatles manager Brian Epstein were in attendance. Pattie, a fashion model, had been Harrison’s girlfriend since they met on the set of A Hard Day’s Night two years earlier. Eventually, Boyd would begin an […]

On Jan. 21, 1968, (the soon to be legendary engineer) Eddie Kramer loaded up the tape machines for his next session. His clients for the day, The Jimi Hendrix Experience. They entered Olympic Studios in London to record their cover of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower.” Their cover of the song would end up […]

The Disco craze came into full swing on Jan. 21, 1978 when the soundtrack from the movie “Saturday Night Fever” became the #1 album in the US. It would stay there for 24 weeks. I knocked Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” out of the top spot (Rumours was the #1 LP for 31 non-consecutive weeks prior). Now […]


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