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Happy 46th birthday to Alanis Morissette, born 1 June 1974, Canadian-American, singer, songwriter, who had the 1996 US No.4 & UK No.11 single 'Ironic' from Jagged Little Pill which has sold more then 30 million copies, making it the best ever selling record by a female performer. Morissette appeared on the Canadian children's television show […]

31 May 1948, born on this day, English drummer John Bonham from Led Zeppelin who had the 1969 US No.4 single 'Whole Lotta Love'. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic Stairway To Heaven, has sold over 37 million copies. He is regarded as the greatest and most influential rock drummer […]

30 May 2009, Mick Jagger offered to buy an ice cream van but was turned down by its owner – who'd promised his daughter he would drive her to her wedding in it. Guiseppe Della Camera, had spent ten years restoring the rusting van to perfection after he spotted it on a farm – being […]

30 May 1964, The Beatles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Love Me Do', the group's fourth US No.1 in five months. The version released in America had Andy White playing drums while Ringo played the tambourine. The British single was a take on which Ringo Starr played the drums. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/love-me-do/ Love […]

29 May 1997, Singer songwriter Jeff Buckley disappeared after talking a swim in the Mississippi River, his body was found on 4th June 1997 after being spotted by a passenger on a tourist riverboat. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-heaven/jeff-buckley/ Jeff Buckley | This Day In Music Born with a voice to die for, his audacious debut Grace made him […]

See how many you can score in our 70’s No.1’s quiz. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/70s-music-quiz/ 70s No.1’s Quiz | This Day In Music How well do you know the 1970s? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10163402044350167

Happy 75th birthday to American musician, singer, and songwriter John Fogerty born 28 May 1945 from Creedence Clearwater Revival who had the 1969 UK No.1 and US No.2 single 'Bad Moon Rising', plus ten other US Top 30 hits and the 1970 US & UK No.1 album Cosmo's Factory. After CCR parted ways in 1972 […]

Happy birthday to Australian-born singer, songwriter, and actress Kylie Minogue born 28 May 1968, who scored the 1988 UK No.1 single 'I Should Be So Lucky' plus over 40 other UK Top 40 hit singles). She achieved recognition by starring in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, where she played tomboy mechanic Charlene Robinson and as […]

See how many you can score in our very hard AC/DC quiz. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-ac-dc-quiz/ The Very Hard AC/DC Quiz | This Day In Music How well do you know AC/DC? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10163396837350167

27 May 2017, Gregg Allman, founding member of the The Allman Brothers Band died at the age of 69 at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Allman had suffered a recurrruence of liver cancer five years ago, died from complications of the disease. The band’s main songwriter early on, Allman contributed compositions like 'Dreams' and 'Whipping […]


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