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21 Sept 1968, Jimi Hendrix Experience released their version of the Bob Dylan song ‘All Along the Watchtower’. Hendrix had been given a tape of Dylan’s recording by publicist Michael Goldstein. Dave Mason from Traffic and Rolling Stone Brian Jones both played on the recording. https://youtu.be/TLV4_xaYynY The Jimi Hendrix Experience – All Along The Watchtower […]

2 July 1989, Sony introduced the Walkman, the first portable audio cassette player. Over the next 30 years they sold over 385 million Walkmans in cassette, CD, mini-disc and digital file versions, and were the market leaders until the arrival of Apple’s iPod and other new digital devices. Did you have one? Read the full […]

1st June 1968, Simon And Garfunkel went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Mrs Robinson’. Featured in the Dustin Hoffman and Ann Bancroft film ‘The Graduate’, the song earned the duo a Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1969. https://youtu.be/9C1BCAgu2I8 Simon & Garfunkel – Mrs. Robinson (Audio) Read the full article […]

3 April 1964, Bob Dylan made his first appearance on the UK charts with ‘The Times They Are A-Changin”. Dylan wrote the song as a deliberate attempt to create an anthem of change for the time. In January 1984, a young Steve Jobs recited the second verse of ‘The Times They Are a-Changin” in his […]

RUSH Cover Artist HUGH SYME Discusses Creation Of ‘Moving Pictures’ Album Artwork (Audio) RUSH Cover Artist HUGH SYME Discusses Creation Of ‘Moving Pictures’ Album Artwork (Audio) Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5502839586401326

19 March 1971, T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Hot Love.’ The group’s first of four UK No.1’s spent six weeks at the top of the charts. The two performances of the song in March 1971 on Top of the Pops, which saw Bolan dressed for the first time on […]

24 Feb 1973, Roberta Flack had her second US No.1 when ‘Killing Me Softly With His Song’, started a five-week run at the top of the charts. The song was written in collaboration with singer songwriter Lori Lieberman and was born of a poem she wrote after experiencing a strong reaction to the Don McLean […]

13 Feb 1969, Bob Dylan recorded versions of ‘Lay, Lady, Lay’, at Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. ‘Lay Lady Lay’ was originally written for the soundtrack of the movie Midnight Cowboy, but wasn’t submitted in time to be included in the finished film. The song has gone on to become a standard and has […]

ZAKK WYLDE Is Open To Producing Next Line Of DIMEBAG Guitars Through His WYLDE AUDIO Company ZAKK WYLDE Is Open To Producing Next Line Of DIMEBAG Guitars Through His WYLDE AUDIO Company Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5374769102541709

5 Feb 19172, Paul Simon released his first new song without Art Garfunkel, ‘Mother and Child Reunion’, which peaked at No.4 in the US. Simon got the idea for the song’s title from a chicken-and-egg dish called Mother and Child Reunion that he saw on a Chinese restaurant’s menu. https://youtu.be/L0BUsDf0dxY Paul Simon – Mother and […]


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