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1 Nov 1969, The Beatles scored their 13th US No.1 album with Abbey Road. The final studio recordings from the group featured two Harrison songs; ‘Something’ & ‘Here Comes The Sun’. The cover supposedly contained clues adding to the ‘Paul Is Dead’ phenomenon: Paul is barefoot and the car number plate ‘LMW 281F’ supposedly referred […]

31 Oct 2005, The white suit worn by John Lennon on the cover of the Beatles’ Abbey Road album sold for $118,000 (£66,385) at an auction in Las Vegas. And an Austin Princess hearse driven by the late star in the documentary Imagine sold for $150,000 (£84,388). A portion of the proceeds from the sale […]

31 Oct 1970, Led Zeppelin started a four week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Led Zeppelin III the bands second US chart topper. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/led-zeppelin-led-zeppelin-3/ Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165567884250167

Happy 60th birthday to Larry Mullen Jr. born 31 Oct 1961, Irish musician best known as the drummer of U2. Their 1987 UK and worldwide No.1 album Joshua Tree spent 156 weeks on the UK chart. U2 scored five consecutive US No.1 albums from 1987. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/u2-the-joshua-tree/ U2 – The Joshua Tree | This Day In […]

29 Oct 1971, Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on a Macon, Georgia street while trying to swerve to avoid a tractor-trailer and was thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle bounced into the air, landed on Allman and skidded another 90 feet with Allman pinned […]

27 Oct 2013, Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed died at the age of 71. An admitted hard drinker and drug user for many years, he underwent a liver transplant in Cleveland in April 2013. Afterwards he claimed on his website to be ‘bigger and stronger’ than ever. https://youtu.be/QYEC4TZsy-Y Lou Reed – Perfect Day Read the […]

26 Oct 1970, A wake was held at the Lion’s Share in San Anselmo, California to celebrate the life of Janis Joplin. The singer who died of an accidental drugs overdose had left $2,500 in her will to throw a wake party in the event of her demise. The party was attended by her sister […]

21 Oct 1976, Keith Moon played his last show with The Who at the end of a North American tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. On September 7, 1978, Moon died of an overdose of a sedative Heminevrin, that had been prescribed to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-heaven/keith-moon/ Keith Moon | This Day […]

19 Oct A-Ha went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Take On Me’, making them the first Norwegian group to score a US No.1. The video for the song featured the band in a pencil-sketch animation method called rotoscoping, combined with live action which won six awards and was nominated for two others […]

Ex-NIGHTWISH Frontwoman ANETTE OLZON: Metal Singer By Night, Nurse By Day Ex-NIGHTWISH Frontwoman ANETTE OLZON: Metal Singer By Night, Nurse By Day Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4948712708480686


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