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3 July 1973, After 182 Ziggy Stardust concert performances, David Bowie announced he was about to retire from live performing, although it eventually transpires that the stage persona is being retired and not Bowie himself. Only his guitarist Mick Ronson knew about the announcement, which came as a complete shock not only to the audience […]

3 July 1971, American singer, songwriter and poet, Jim Morrison of The Doors was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, France, the cause of death was given as a heart attack. He co-wrote some of the group's biggest hits, including ‘Light My Fire’, ‘Love Me Two Times’, and ‘Love Her Madly.’ On the 25th […]

3 July 1969, Brian Jones drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after taking a midnight swim in his pool, aged 27. His body was found at the bottom of the pool by his Swedish girlfriend Anna Wohlin. The coroner's report stated "Death by misadventure", and noted his liver and heart were heavily […]

2 July 1969, Working on tracks for the Abbey Road album, Paul McCartney recorded ‘Her Majesty’. Then Paul, George, and Ringo record 15 takes of ‘Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight’. John Lennon was absent, in hospital in Golspie, Scotland, following a car accident the previous day. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/clas…/the-beatles-abbey-road/ The Beatles – Abbey Road | This Day In […]

Happy 75th birthday to Deborah Harry, born 1 July 1945, American singer, songwriter, and actress with Blondie who scored five UK No.1 singles including the 1979 UK & US No.1 single 'Heart Of Glass' and the 1978 world-wide No.1 album Parallel Lines. As a solo artists she scored the 1986 UK No. 8 single 'French […]

Out today available from: www.thisdayinmusicbooks.com Madonna – The Day I Was There – limited edition signed by the author with the option of a personal dedication. This new book features over 250 eyewitness accounts of seeing the ‘Queen of Pop’ live in concert, taking readers on a fan’s eye view… More Read the full article […]

TOMMY LEE Says His Remix Of TYLA YAWEH/POST MALONE Song ‘Tommy Lee’ Sounds Like ‘NIRVANA Meets GREEN DAY Meets THE BEATLES’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/tommy-lee-says-his-remix-of-tyla-yaweh-post-malone-song-tommy-lee-sounds-like-nirvana-meets-green-day-meets-the-beatles/ TOMMY LEE Says His Remix Of TYLA YAWEH/POST MALONE Song ‘Tommy Lee’ Sounds Like ‘NIRVANA Meets GREEN DAY Meets THE BEATLES’ MÖTLEY CRÜE's Tommy Lee spoke to Army & Air Force Exchange Service's […]

Happy birthday to Ian Paice, born 29 June 1948, English musician, best known as the drummer of Deep Purple. He has been the band's only constant member since its foundation. They scored the 1970 UK No.2 single 'Black Night' and the 1973 US No. 4 single 'Smoke On The Water'. Paice has also worked with […]

28 June 1997, The Pink Floyd album The Dark Side Of The Moon spent its 1056th week on the US album chart. It was rumoured at the time that if the album was played while watching The Wizard of Oz movie, and started exactly when the MGM lion roared the third time during the movie's […]

28 June 1997, Radiohead went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their third album OK Computer. The British groups first self-produced album later appeared in many critics' lists and listener polls for best album of the year and also won a Grammy for Best Alternative Music Performance. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/class…/radiohead-ok-computer/ Radiohead – OK Computer | […]


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