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https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/top-10-debut-albums-60s/ The Top 10 Debut Albums Of The 60s – You Decide! | uDiscover Music By 1969, UK album sales overtook singles, so in celebration, uDiscover has picked the Top 10 Debut Albums Of the 60s. But you decide which order they go in! Read it here

The man in this picture is Dick Rowe. In the early 60’s, Dick worked for Decca Records in London. Dick is the man who famously (or infamously) decided not to sign The Beatles to a recording contract. It didn’t take long for him to realize his mistake. On May 5, 1963, acting on a tip, […]

The founder of the legendary 60’s band, The Standells, Larry Tamblyn has 75 candles on his birthday cake today. Before The Standells, Larry recorded a number of songs in the ‘doo-wop’ style. The Standells had their biggest hit with the song “Dirty Water” which is played at many Boston area pro sports games. The song […]

In the early 60’s in the UK, kids were really getting into Blues music. One of the bands that would draw people from many miles around was Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated. It was one of those bands that all the upcoming musician wanted to either jam with or be in. On Jan. 9, 1963, one […]

Music festivals have changed over the years. The big festivals in the 60’s and 70’s didn’t have the all the giant screens, taped music etc (or the price tag). Of course the artists have changed to suit the desire of the attendees. Here is a graphic for the lineup at the annual festival in Coachella, […]

In the early 60’s, one of the more popular TV shows in the UK was Morecambe and Wise. For people who never saw them, they were kind of like an English version of Laurel and Hardy. On their Dec. 2, 1963 show, their guests were The Beatles. Here is a clip of one of the […]

In the 60’s in the UK, if you wanted to make a name for yourself as a musician, you wanted to be play on stage with John Mayall. Today, Nov. 29th is John’s 84th birthday. He is a blues singer, guitarist, organist, harmonica player and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years. In the […]

By the end of the 60’s, Dusty Springfield was a huge star and her record company listened to her. With that being said…… On Nov. 23, 1968, Led Zeppelin signed with Atlantic Records. Zeppelin’s manager Peter Grant flew to New York City in October, 1968 with the master tapes of “Led Zeppelin I” under his […]

Did you see Bob Dylan in the 60s or 70s? We are working on our new book Bob Dylan – I Was There. We would love to include your memory in the book, if you did please leave it here with as much of a story as possible or email neil@thisdayinmusic.com Read it here

Did you see Bob Dylan in the 60s or 70s? We are working on our new book Bob Dylan – I Was There. We would love to include your memory in the book, if you did please leave it here with as much of a story as possible or email neil@thisdayinmusic.com Read it here


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