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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 […]

27 May 1957, Buddy Holly and the Crickets released 'That'll Be The Day' which became a UK No.1 and US No.3 hit. The song had its genesis in a trip to the movies by Holly, Allison and Sonny Curtis in June 1956. The John Wayne film The Searchers was playing. Wayne's frequently-used, world-weary catchphrase, "that'll […]

26th May 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono began an eight-day 'bed in', in room 1742 of The Hotel La Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Canada, to promote world peace. They recorded 'Give Peace a Chance' in the hotel room (Petula Clark can be heard on the chorus). The song was credited to Lennon & McCartney, even […]

Happy 72nd Birthday to American singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks, from Fleetwood Mac who scored the 1987 UK No.5 single 'Little Lies' and 1977 US No.1 single 'Dreams', taken from the world-wide No.1 album Rumours. She scored the solo, 1981 US No.1 & UK No.11 album Bella Donna, and the 1989 hit single 'Rooms On Fire'. Nicks […]

See how many you can score in our very hard classic rock quiz! https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-classic-rock-quiz/ The Very Hard Classic Rock Quiz | This Day In Music How well do you know Classic Rock? 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/10163386682580167

25 May 1985, Dire Straits scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Brothers In Arms', also No.1 in the US and 24 other countries. 'Brothers In Arms' was one of the first albums to be directed at the CD market, and was a full digital recording (DDD) at a time when most popular music was […]

25 May 1967, Procol Harum's 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' entered the UK chart for the first time, where it went on to become a No.1 hit. 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' became the most played song in the last 75 years in public places in the UK (as of 2009). The first video for […]


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