July

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

2nd July 1979, Sony introduced the Walkman, the first portable audio cassette player. Over the next 30 years they sold over 385 million Walkmans in cassette, CD, mini-disc and digital file versions, and were the market leaders until the arrival of Apple's iPod and other new digital devices. Did you have a Sony Walkman or […]

July 31, 1966, was the last day of the 6th National Jazz and Blues Festival in Windsor, UK. It was on that Sunday that Cream (then called The Cream) made their official live debut at the Festival. If you look at the 2 previous day, the line up was pretty good including The Who, The […]

31st July 1971, James Taylor went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the Carole King song ‘You’ve Got A Friend’, (included in her album Tapestry and James Taylor’s album Mud Slide Slim). The song would go on to win the 1971 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal male Performance and Song Of The […]


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