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11 May 1981, Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob Marley died aged 36. In July 1977, Marley was found to have a type of malignant melanoma under the nail of a toe, Marley’s health deteriorated as the cancer had spread throughout his body. Marley had the 1981 single ‘No Woman No Cry’, plus over ten other UK Top […]

8 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 […]

Happy birthday to American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist Bob Seger, born 6 May 1945, who scored the 1977 hit ‘Night Moves’, the 1987 US No.1 single ‘Shakedown’, taken from the film Beverly Hills Cop II, and the 1995 hit single ‘We’ve Got Tonight’. Seger has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. https://youtu.be/xH7cSSKnkL4 Bob Seger […]

3 May 2009, Bob Dylan went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Together Through Life’ his seventh UK No.1 album. It was the singer, songwriter’s 33rd studio album, he last topped the UK chart with ‘New Morning’ in 1970. His first No.1 in 1964, was ‘The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan’. Dylan now held the […]

METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Explains Why He Re-Teamed With Producer BOB ROCK For Debut Solo EP METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Explains Why He Re-Teamed With Producer BOB ROCK For Debut Solo EP Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5568108159874468

13 April 1973, Bob Marley and the Wailers released Catch a Fire their first album on Island Records and which is now regarded as one of the greatest reggae albums of all time. The album was also groundbreaking as its singles were released as long-playing records as against to the early reggae songs coupled with […]

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 […]

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 […]

We have a new book. Liverpool Music Roots: The Memorabilia Collection of Bob Wooler is the story of the amazing career of influential Cavern DJ Bob Wooler, who oversaw one of the most important periods in musical history. Lovingly honed from an extensive memorabilia archive of almost 1,000 individual items, this publication carries more than […]

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 […]


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