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How well do you know Bob Dylan? Our quiz will test you out, can you get them all!. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-bob-dylan-quiz/ The Very Hard Bob Dylan Quiz | This Day In Music How well do you know Bob Dylan? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Read the full article […]

24th May 1999, Queen singer Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991, was honoured on a new set of millennium stamps issued by the Royal Mail. Mercury, who featured on the 19p stamp, was a keen stamp collector, and his collection was bought by the Post Office in 1993. The stamp marked his contribution to the […]

Happy 79th birthday to Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman), born 24 May 1941. American singer-songwriter, author, and painter. Dylan has released over 40 albums since 1964, and was a major influence on The Beatles. His biggest hits are the 1965 US No.2 single 'Like A Rolling Stone', the 1969 UK No.5 single 'Lay Lady Lay', and […]

20 May 1968, The Beatles armed with a bunch of new songs after their visit to India, met at George Harrison's home in Esher, Surrey. They taped 23 new songs on George's 4-track recorder, many of which would end up on The Beatles' next two albums, (The White Album) and Abbey Road. The demos include: […]

Happy birthday to Pete Townshend, born on 19 May 1945 from The Who. Had the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' and the 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' plus over 20 other UK Top 40 hit singles, 16 US Top 40 singles and rock opera albums 'Tommy' & 'Quadrophenia'. Townshend became […]

Classic album for today – Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/meat-loaf-bat-out-of-hell/ Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell | This Day In Music Bat Out Of Hell is an album that’s excessive in every way; big, brash & loud – like the singer, but it became one of the best-selling albums of all […]

16th May 1966, The Beach Boys released the classic album Pet Sounds widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time, including New Musical Express, The Times and Mojo Magazine. In 2003, it was ranked No.2 […]

15th May 2008, Neil Diamond reached the top of the US Billboard album chart for the first time in his career with ‘Home Before Dark’ the 67-year-old's 29th studio album. His previous highest chart position was in 1973 when the soundtrack to the film Jonathan Livingston Seagull peaked at No.2. At the age of 67, […]

14 May 1943, Born on this day was Scottish musician, singer and songwriter Jack Bruce who was a member of the Graham Bond Organization, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Manfred Mann and Cream, who had the 1967 UK No.11 single 'I Feel Free', and the 1968 US No.5 single 'Sunshine Of Your Love'. Their 1968 Wheels of […]

14th May 1998, American singer and actor Frank Sinatra died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles aged 82, after suffering a heart attack. Sinatra had his first hit in 1940, working in the Swing era with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the […]


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