Blues

8 March 1965, Bob Dylan’s single Subterranean Homesick Blues was released in the US. The lead track from his Bringing It All Back Home album, gave Dylan his first top 40 hit. Subterranean Homesick Blues is also noted for its innovative film clip, in what became one of the first ‘modern’ promotional film clips. The […]

WHITESNAKE’s DAVID COVERDALE Unboxes Vinyl Version Of ‘The Blues Album’ (Video) WHITESNAKE’s DAVID COVERDALE Unboxes Vinyl Version Of ‘The Blues Album’ (Video) Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4216024121749552

6 Feb 2011, Irish guitarist and singer Gary Moore died aged 58 in his sleep of a heart attack in his hotel room while on holiday in Estepona, Spain. Moore had been a member of Skid Row, Thin Lizzy, and Colosseum II, before going solo, scoring the 1979 UK No.8 single ‘Parisienne Walkways’. Moore’s greatest […]

5 Feb 2016, A new species of black tarantula that lives near Folsom Prison, California, was named after Johnny Cash. Aphonopelma johnnycashi was among 14 new tarantula species from the southern US which were described by biologists in the journal ZooKeys. https://youtu.be/wG0fS4DoGUc Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Blues – Live at San Quentin (Good sound […]

13 Jan 1965, The first day of recording sessions for Bob Dylan’s Bringing It All Back Home album were held at Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios in New York City. Dylan recorded Subterranean Homesick Blues and ‘It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/subterranean-homesick-blues/ Bob Dylan : Subterranean Homesick Blues | This Day In Music Read […]

Happy birthday to Justin Hayward, born 14 Oct 1946, songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist with English rock band The Moody Blues who had the 1965 UK No.1 & US No.10 single ‘Go Now’ and the hits singles including ‘Go Now’, ‘Nights in White Satin’ and ‘Question’. https://youtu.be/cs4RG9u8IVU Nights in White Satin – The Moody Blues […]

JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Says He Has Commenced Work On His Debut Blues Solo Album: It Sounds ‘Great’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/judas-priests-rob-halford-says-he-has-commenced-work-on-his-debut-blues-solo-album-it-sounds-great/ JUDAS PRIEST’s ROB HALFORD Says He Has Commenced Work On His Debut Blues Solo Album: It Sounds ‘Great’ Rob Halford has commenced work on his debut blues solo album. The JUDAS PRIEST singer is collaborating with […]

22 Aug 1917, born on this day, John Lee Hooker, American Blues singer, guitarist who had the 1951 US million selling album I'm In The Mood, and the 1964 UK hit single 'Dimples'. Several of his later albums, including The Healer (1989), Mr. Lucky (1991), Chill Out (1995), and Don't Look Back (1997), were album […]

21 June 2001, John Lee Hooker, American blues singer and guitarist died in his sleep aged 83. Had hits with 'Boom Boom', 'Dimples' and 'I'm In The Mood'. His songs have been covered by many artists including Cream, AC/DC, ZZ Top, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Van Morrison, The Yardbirds, The Doors and The White Stripes. […]

8th May 1965, The filming of the promotional film for Bob Dylan’s 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' took place at the side of the Savoy Hotel in London. Actors in the background were Allen Ginsberg and Bob Neuwirth. The original clip was actually the opening segment of D. A. Pennebaker's film, Dont Look Back, a documentary on […]


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