OF MICE & MEN To Release ‘Echo’ Album In December OF MICE & MEN To Release ‘Echo’ Album In December Read the full article at Blabbermouth!

SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE Announce ‘A Toast To Texas’ December 2021 Tour SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE Announce ‘A Toast To Texas’ December 2021 Tour Read the full article at Blabbermouth!

9 Oct 1969, For the first time in the history of the show, the BBC’s Top Of The Pops producers refused to air the No. 1 song, ‘Je T’aime… Moi Non Plus’, the erotic French language love song by Serge Gainsbourg and actress Jane Birkin. The song, an instrumental with the voices of Gainsbourg and […]

8 Oct 1964, Roy Orbison was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Oh Pretty Woman’, his third UK No.1. The title was inspired by Orbison’s wife Claudette interrupting a conversation to announce she was going out; when Orbison asked if she was okay for cash, his co-writer Bill Dees interjected “A pretty woman […]

Happy 70th birthday to John ‘Cougar’ Mellencamp, born 7 Oct 1951, American singer and songwriter, who had the 1982 US No.1 and UK No.25 single Jack And Diane, and the 1982 US No.1 album American Fool. He holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit Number One on the US […]

3 Oct 1954, born on this day, American musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. He was one of the most influential guitarists in the revival of blues in the 1980s. Vaughan was killed in a helicopter crash on August 27th 1990 age 35. His family successfully sued the operators of the company for allowing […]

1 Oct 1975, 39 year old Al Jackson, drummer for Booker T. And The MGs, was shot and killed by a burglar at his home. His wife was questioned about the killing because she was arrested in July for shooting her husband in the chest during a domestic dispute. He wasn’t badly hurt and the […]

30 Sept 1977, Mary Ford died from cancer after being in a diabetic coma for 54 days. One-half of the husband-and-wife musical team, Les Paul and Mary Ford. Between 1950 and 1954, the couple had 16 top-ten hits; in 1951 alone, they sold six million records. Les Paul & Mary Ford Absolutely Live Read […]

29 Sept 1984, , Prince and the Revolution started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, his second US No.1, and a No.7 hit in the UK. It was the opening track on both the album and the film Purple Rain. Prince & The Revolution – […]

Thanks to NYNJ for this great review on our latest book: “Harry & Me” is a magical read of beautiful found memories giving a behind-the-scenes tour of the unique talented shy master of song that is Nilsson. Read the full article at The Day InMusic!:

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