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28th June 2016, Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's longtime guitarist died at his home in Nashville, aged 84. Moore had been in poor health in recent months. He formed the Starlite Wrangers with bassist Bill Black and in 1954, Sun Records impresario Sam Phillips paired Moore with a teenaged Elvis Presley. Together, along with Black, they […]

9th April 1997, Songwriter Mae Boren Axton died aged 82 after drowning in her bath at her home in Hendersonville, Tennessee after an apparent heart attack. Known as the 'Queen Mother of Nashville' she wrote over 200 songs including a co-writing credit on the Elvis Presley hit 'Heartbreak Hotel'. She was the mother of country […]

Eagles’ Hotel California single cemented them as rock’n’roll superstars the world over – here’s the inside story of how it was made… The real story behind Hotel California by Eagles Link to original article here

Eagles‘ Hotel California single cemented them as rock’n’roll superstars the world over – here’s the inside story of how it was made. The real story behind Hotel California by Eagles Link to original article here

On Aug. 11th in 1964, Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp shot a 16mm 40-minute film of The High Numbers performing at the Railway hotel in Wealdstone, north London in front of a packed Mod audience. The film, High Numbers’, was lost for many years, but a six-minute segment with sound was discovered in 2002. Here, […]

11th August 1966, At a press conference held at The Astor Towers Hotel in Chicago, John Lennon apologised for his remarks that The Beatles were ‘more popular than Jesus’. Lennon told reporters “Look, I wasn’t saying The Beatles are better than God or Jesus, I said ‘Beatles’ because it’s easy for me to talk about […]

9th April 1997, Songwriter Mae Boren Axton died aged 82 after drowning in her bath at her home in Hendersonville, Tennessee after an apparent heart attack. Known as the ‘Queen Mother of Nashville’ she wrote over 200 songs including a co-writing credit on the Elvis Presley hit ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. She was the mother of country […]


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