July

31 July 1968, Working at Trident studios in London, England, (with its 8-track equipment, EMI was still using 4-track recorders), The Beatles recorded four takes of a new Paul McCartney song ‘‘Hey Jude’. See 7 Beatles Promo Films Not To Be Missed: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/the-beatles-promo-films/ Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10163725976820167

30 July 1966, The Beatles started a five week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Yesterday…And Today', the group's 8th No.1 album. Issued only in the United States and Canada, the album is remembered primarily for the controversy surrounding its original cover image, the "butcher cover" featuring the band dressed in white […]

Happy birthday to Geezer Butler, born 17 July 1949, bassist and primary lyricist with English rock band Black Sabbath who had the 1970 UK No.4 single 'Paranoid'. The bands self-titled album was voted as the best British rock album ever by Kerrang! in 2005. He received the nickname "Geezer" at school because he used to […]

6 July 1957, John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time at The Woolton Church Parish Fete where The Quarry Men were appearing. As The Quarry Men were setting up for their evening performance, McCartney eager to impress Lennon picked up a guitar and played ‘Twenty Flight Rock’ (Eddie Cochran) and ‘Be-Bop-A-Lula’ (Gene […]

Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA’s Entire July 2009 Concert In Copenhagen https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/watch-pro-shot-video-of-metallicas-entire-july-2009-concert-in-copenhagen/ Watch Pro-Shot Video Of METALLICA’s Entire July 2009 Concert In Copenhagen METALLICA has posted another video as part of its new concert series, "#MetallicaMondays", where the band is streaming a complete live show for fans on the group's YouTube channel and on Facebook […]

SUZI QUATRO: Official Documentary ‘Suzi Q’ Acquired By UTOPIA For July Release In North America https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/suzi-quatro-official-documentary-suzi-q-acquired-by-utopia-for-july-release-in-north-america/ SUZI QUATRO: Official Documentary ‘Suzi Q’ Acquired By UTOPIA For July Release In North America The official Suzi Quatro documentary feature "Suzi Q", which charts the 54-year career of the pioneering female rocker who burst on to the scene […]

ALICE COOPER Adds July 2020 U.S. Tour Dates https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/alice-cooper-adds-july-2020-u-s-tour-dates/ ALICE COOPER Adds July 2020 U.S. Tour Dates Alice Cooper has announced three new dates in July as part of his "Ol' Black Eyes Is Back" tour. Support at the shows will come from Cory Marks. Tour dates: July 13 – Altria Theater – Richmond, V… […]

4th July 1958, The Everly Brothers held the UK No.1 position with ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream.’ The Duo’s first No.1 single was recorded in just two takes and features Chet Atkins on guitar. The song was written by the husband and wife songwriting team Felice and Boudleaux Bryant. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161782061190167

3rd July Brian Jones drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after taking a midnight swim in his pool, aged 27. His body was found at the bottom of the pool by his Swedish girlfriend Anna Wohlin. The coroner's report stated "Death by misadventure", and noted his liver and heart were heavily enlarged […]

2nd July 1969, Thunderclap Newman started a three week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the Pete Townshend produced track ‘Something In The Air.’ Featured on the soundtrack for the movie, ‘The Magic Christian’. The band featured guitarist Jimmy McCulloch who went on to work with Wings. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161774287025167


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