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Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN: ‘We Must All Band Together In The Coming Days And Weeks’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ex-pantera-bassist-rex-brown-we-must-all-band-together-in-the-coming-days-and-weeks/ Ex-PANTERA Bassist REX BROWN: ‘We Must All Band Together In The Coming Days And Weeks’ Former PANTERA bassist Rex Brown has urged people to "get in touch with 'lost' friends, buddies and loves" while they are at home due […]

BlabberMouth reports: RUSH’s Longtime Producer TERRY BROWN Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART: ‘I Have So Many Fond Memories’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/rushs-longtime-producer-terry-brown-pays-tribute-to-neil-peart-i-have-so-many-fond-memories/ RUSH’s Longtime Producer TERRY BROWN Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART: ‘I Have So Many Fond Memories’ RUSH's longtime producer Terry Brown has paid tribute to drummer Neil Peart, who died on Tuesday (January 7) in Santa […]

25th Dec 2006, James Brown the ‘Godfather of Soul’, died at the age of 73 after being diagnosed with severe pneumonia. Brown went to his dentist in Atlanta the previous day who told him something was wrong, and sent him to a doctor immediately. His hits included ‘Papa's Got a Brand New Bag’, ‘I Got […]

3rd Sept 1970, Arthur Brown was arrested at the Palermo Pop ’70 Festival in Italy, after he set fire to his helmet (during the performance of his hit ‘Fire’), and stripped naked during his stage performance. The singer spent four days in solitary confinement before he was released. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10162027510270167

3rd May 1933, Born on this day, James Brown 'Soul Brother No.1', (1966 US No.8 and UK No.13 single 'It's A Man's World', 1986 UK No.5 single 'Living In America', 1963 album 'Live At The Apollo'). Brown demanded extreme discipline from his musicians and dancers, and had the practice of assessing fines on members of […]

3rd Sept 1970, Arthur Brown was arrested at the Palermo Pop ’70 Festival in Italy, after he set fire to his helmet (during the performance of his hit ‘Fire’), and stripped naked during his stage performance. The singer spent four days in solitary confinement before he was released. Read it here

17th July 1965, King Records released ‘Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag’ by James Brown, which went on to sell over 2 million copies and receive the Grammy Award for best for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording. ‘Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag’ is considered seminal in the emergence of funk music as a distinct […]

7th June 1975, Elton John’s ninth studio album ‘Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboys’, went to No.1 on the US album chart, the first album ever to enter the US chart at No.1. (where it stayed for seven weeks). Captain Fantastic’ is a concept album that gives an autobiographical glimpse at the struggles John […]

3rd May 1933, Born on this day, James Brown ‘Soul Brother No.1’, (1966 US No.8 and UK No.13 single ‘It’s A Man’s World’, 1986 UK No.5 single ‘Living In America’, 1963 album ‘Live At The Apollo’). Brown demanded extreme discipline from his musicians and dancers, and had the practice of assessing fines on members of […]

17th March 1957, Elvis Presley bought the Graceland mansion from Mrs Ruth Brown-Moore for $102,500. (£60,295). The 23 room, 10,000 square foot home, on 13.8 acres of land, would be expanded to 17,552 square feet of living space before the king moved in a few weeks later. The original building had at one time been […]


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