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7th March 1975, David Bowie released his ninth studio album Young Americans. The album marked a departure from the glam rock style of Bowie's previous albums, showcasing his interest in soul and R&B music. Young Americans featured the song 'Fame' (co-written with Carlos Alomar and John Lennon), which gave Bowie his first US No.1 hit […]

Ex-GUNS N’ ROSES Guitarist GILBY CLARKE Slams ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: ‘I Don’t Think There’s Any Real Validity In It’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ex-guns-n-roses-guitarist-gilby-clarke-slams-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-i-dont-think-theres-any-real-validity-in-it/ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3224806007538040

BlabberMouth reports: CARMINE APPICE Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART At ‘Metal Hall Of Fame’ (Video) https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/carmine-appice-pays-tribute-to-neil-peart-at-metal-hall-of-fame-video/ CARMINE APPICE Pays Tribute To NEIL PEART At ‘Metal Hall Of Fame’ (Video) Carmine Appice paid tribute to Neil Peart at last night's (Wednesday, January 15) Metal Hall Of Fame event at the Marriott Delta Garden Grove in Anaheim, […]

20th Sept 1975 ‘Fame’ gave David Bowie his first No.1 in the US. The song was co-written with John Lennon. Lennon’s voice is heard towards the ending of the song repeating the words: “Fame, Fame, Fame” from a fast track, through a regular track, to a slow track, before Bowie finished the lyrics. Article source: […]

3rd Sept 2017, Walter Becker, co-founder and guitarist for the US band Steely Dan died aged 67. Steely Dan – named after a sex toy in the book Naked Lunch by William Burroughs – released its first album Can't Buy a Thrill in 1972 and had the 1973 US No.11 single 'Reeling In The Years' […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/rediscover-steely-dans-aja/ reDiscover Steely Dan’s Grammy Hall Of Fame Entry ‘Aja’ | uDiscover Steely Dan's Aja came as the band were transitioning from their hit style of the ‘Reeling In The Years’ period to a more sophisticated and jazzy sound. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161281033215167

2 time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby has 77 candles on his birthday cake today. David was inducted into the RRHoF once for his work with The Byrds and then again for his work with Crosby, Stills & Nash. David is a survivor. And a talented one at that. When you […]

Gary Lewis of Gary Lewis and the Playboys fame is celebrating his 72nd birthday today. As you all know, (we think) Gary is the son of actor / comedian Jerry Lewis. When Gary was born, his mother had planned on naming him Cary, after actor Cary Grant, but the hospital screwed it up and he […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and one of the founders of the Eagles, Don Henley is celebrating his 71st birthday today. When Don first came to California from his native Texas, he stayed at fellow Texan Kenny Rogers house. Don then got a job in Linda Ronstadt’s backing band and that band became […]

17th July 1982, Irene Cara was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Fame’, which was based on the hit TV series about a New York drama school. Cara (who played the role of Coco Hernandez in the original movie) won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe Award for […]


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