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6th April 1967, The first master tape of The Beatles new album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was made. The song order on side one is different from the final product at this point, the last five songs on that side being initially ordered as follows: ‘Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite’, ‘Fixing […]

28th March 1967, Working on sessions for the new Beatles album Sgt. Pepper at Abbey Road studios in London, John Lennon recorded his lead vocal for ‘Good Morning Good Morning’, and Paul McCartney added a lead guitar solo to the track. Lennon had decided he wanted to end the song with animal sound effects, and […]

13th March 1966, Pink Floyd appeared for the first time at The The Marquee Club in Wardour Street, London, England. The Marquee became the most important venue for the emerging British scene and witnessed the rise of some of the most important artists in the 1960s and 1970s, such as Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Manfred Mann, […]

On Sept. 1, 1967, Buffalo Springfield started a 2 night gig at the Cheetah Club in LA. One of the opening bands was The Nazz. The Nazz that played these shows wasn't Todd Rundgren "Nazz". "The Nazz" that played this show would later change their name to Alice Cooper, after they found out about Todd […]

“….and the 27 club began….” Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson, whose songs have been recorded by the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, the Allman Brothers and many other classic rockers, died 80 Years ago today at age 27. As the story goes, Robert Johnson met his end in 1938 at the bottom of strychnine-laced bottle […]

How many of you have been to a concert where they have said ‘no photos or video recording’ and did it anyway? There are some artists who have no problem with you taking pics, but some do have a problem with it. Sir Paul McCartney did a benefit concert the other night at the Cavern […]

The Rolling Stones played their first live show at the Marquee Club in London on July 12, 1962. The band at this point features Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones, with Dick Taylor, later of the Pretty Things, on bass and Tony Chapman. The band was paid 20 pounds. In this clipping, you will […]

Marty Balin was opening a new club in San Francisco in 1965. One of the things he wanted was to have a house band. On July 6, 1965, Marty got together with Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen, Bob Harvey on bass, Jerry Peloquin on drums and Signe Toly Anderson on vocals for the first time to […]

The Beatles’ LP, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” became the #1 LP in the US on July 1, 1967. It stayed there for 15 weeks. When is the last time you listened to this record all the way through in one sitting? It’s kind of hard to believe that this album is 51 years […]

On June 21, 1966, The Yardbirds played their last show at London’s Marquee Club. But, this was also the first time that Jimmy Page played live with the band. With Jeff Beck playing lead, Jimmy did this show as the bands bass player. Here is a picture from that show 52 years ago tonight. Where […]


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