Dog

11 July 1970, Three Dog Night started a two-week run at No.1 in the US with their version of the Randy Newman song ‘Mama Told Me Not To Come’, which was also a No.3 hit in the UK. The song was first covered by Eric Burdon on his first solo album in 1966 and gave […]

11 Feb 1972, Led Zeppelin scored their third US Top 20 hit single with ‘Black Dog / Misty Mountain Hop’, peaking at No.15, and taken from their fourth album. The song’s title is a reference to a nameless black Labrador retriever that wandered around the Headley Grange studios during recording. Robert Plant recorded his vocal […]

15 Jan 1972, Led Zeppelin’s ‘Black Dog’ made its debut on the US singles chart. The group’s third single peaked at No.15 and spent 8 weeks on the chart. The song’s title is a reference to a nameless, black Labrador retriever that wandered around the Headley Grange studios during recording. https://youtu.be/6tlSx0jkuLM Led Zeppelin – Black […]

DON DOKKEN Says MIKKEY DEE Contracted COVID-19 In Australia: ‘He Lost 35 Pounds’ And ‘Was Sick As A Dog’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/don-dokken-says-mikkey-dee-contracted-covid-19-in-australia-he-lost-35-pounds-and-was-sick-as-a-dog/ DON DOKKEN Says MIKKEY DEE Contracted COVID-19 In Australia: ‘He Lost 35 Pounds’ And ‘Was Sick As A Dog’ DOKKEN will play a pair of socially distanced concerts this month that will feature special guest […]

27th Dec 1931, born on this day, Scotty Moore, guitarist, whose first group was Doug Poindexter & the Starlite Wranglers. He played on the first Sun Studios session with Elvis Presley and went on to a lengthy career with Presley, playing on many of his most famous recordings including 'Baby Let's Play House', 'Heartbreak Hotel', […]

We've had author Richard Houghton in the office (with Syd the dog) signing our latest book The Smiths – The Day I Was There. The book tells the story of The Smiths in the words of over 400 fans. With memories from the earliest Smiths shows through to the last ever gig at London’s Brixton […]


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