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9 May 2020, Little Richard died of bone cancer at the age of 87. He had his biggest hits in the 1950s and was known for his exuberant performances and flamboyant outfits. With the likes of Chuck Berry and Elvis, he was one of the handful of US acts who mixed blues, R&B and gospel […]

29 April 1945, born on this day, American recording artist Tammi Terrell who had a series of duets with singer Marvin Gaye. She had had hits with Marvin Gaye, and scored seven Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’, ‘Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing’ and ‘You’re All […]

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16 March 1970, Motown singer Tammi Terrell died of a brain tumour at the age of 24. She had collapsed onstage on October 14, 1967 into Marvin Gaye’s arms during a concert in Hampton, Virginia. Initially Terrell recorded solo, but from 1967 onwards she recorded a series of duets with Marvin Gaye, including the 1967 […]

13 March 1995, Radiohead released their second studio album The Bends. In the UK, The Bends, which features the tracks ‘High and Dry’ and ‘Fake Plastic Trees’ reached No.4 and stayed on the chart for 160 weeks. In 2006, British Hit Singles & Albums and NME organised a poll in which 40,000 people worldwide voted […]

7 March 1966, Tina Turner recorded her vocal on the Phil Spector produced ‘River Deep Mountain High’. It went on to make No.3 in the UK but only No.88 on the US chart. Spector was well aware of Ike Turner’s controlling attitude in the studio, and therefore he drafted an unusual contract: the River Deep […]

27 Nov 1964, The Shangri-Las went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the ‘teen death song’, ‘Leader Of The Pack’. When released in the UK the song was refused airplay by the BBC, (probably due to its death theme), where it went on to chart three times: No.11 in 1965; No.3 in 1972 […]

4 Sept 1971, Taken from the album ‘Ram’, Paul and Linda McCartney went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the US only released ‘Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey’. McCartney’s first US solo No.1. Paul would later explain that “Uncle Albert” was based on his real-life uncle. “He’s someone I recall fondly and when […]

12 Aug 2009, Guitarist Les Paul died in hospital in White Plains, New York at the age of 94 suffering from severe pneumonia. Paul is credited with developing one of the first solid-body electric guitars, which went on sale in 1952 and contributed to the birth of rock. He also developed other influential recording innovations […]

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