15th February 1975, Linda Ronstadt went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘You’re No Good’, the singers only solo chart topper out of 12 other top 40 hits. Also today Ronstadt went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Heart Like A Wheel.’ Linda Ronstadt – You’re No Good Linda Ronstadt […]

BlabberMouth reports: ACE FREHLEY Mourns Death Of ‘Good Friend’ NEIL PEART: He Was ‘A Precise And Innovative Drummer’ ACE FREHLEY Mourns Death Of ‘Good Friend’ NEIL PEART: He Was ‘A Precise And Innovative Drummer’ Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has paid tribute to Neil Peart, who died on Tuesday (January 7) in Santa Monica, […]

Happy birthday to Rod Stewart, born on 10th Jan 1945, singer, songwriter with The Hoochie Coochie Men, Steampacket, Shotgun Express, Jeff Beck Group, The Faces (UK No.6 & US No.17 single 'Stay With Me'). Solo, (1971 UK & US No.1 single 'Maggie May', plus five other UK No.1's & over 35 Top 40 hits). His […]

Happy birthday to Joe Walsh, born on 20th Nov 1947, guitarist, singer, songwriter, who led The James Gang. He joined the Eagles in 1975 who scored the 1977 US No.1 & UK No.8 single 'Hotel California', plus 5 US No.1 albums. As a solo artist under the name Barnstorm he had the 1973 breakthrough album […]

4th Nov 1966, The Beach Boys 'Good Vibrations', entered the UK chart, it went on to be a UK & US No.1 hit single. As a child, Brian Wilson's mother told him that dogs could pick up "vibrations" from people, so that the dog would bark at "bad vibrations" Wilson turned this into the general […]

We are loving this new book by a good friend of This Day in Music Spencer Leigh. 2019 is the 60th anniversary of Buddy Holly's death. He was 22 years old when he died. Don McLean called that fatal day 'The Day the Music Died'. Spencer Leigh's new biography Buddy Holly: Learning the Game is […]

ICYMI: ridiculously good footage of a man playing a theremin. Pink Floyd’s Great Gig In The Sky on a theremin is miraculously good Link to original article here

1992 was a pretty good year as far as The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees were concerned. On Nov. 4, 1991, they announced the 7th annual inductees. They included Jimi Hendrix ( The Jimi Hendrix Experience), Booker T & The MGs, Sam & Dave, The Yardbirds, The Isley Brothers, Johnny Cash, Bobby "Blue" […]

There are good guitarists and then there are 'good' guitarists. We lost one of the 'good' ones 47 years ago today on Oct. 29, 1971. Duane Allman, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band was killed when riding his motorcycle and he collided with a truck. The band went on to do great things, […]

If you want to be a Rock star, hire a good publicist (and spend some money). Here is a good example: In the music business, like any other business, when you're hot, you're hot. And the smart take advantage of it. On Oct. 27th of 1975, Bruce Springsteen, riding on promotion for his latest album, […]

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