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15 July 1972, Elton John started a five week run at No.1 on the US album chart with his fifth studio album Honky Chateau, his first US chart topper. The album was titled after the 18th century French chateau where it was recorded, Château d’Hérouville. Both the tracks from the album ‘Rocket Man’ and ‘Honky […]

25 March 1966, At a photo session at Bob Whitaker’s studio in London, The Beatles posed in white coats using sides of meat with mutilated and butchered dolls for the cover of their next American album, Yesterday and Today. After advance copies were sent to disc jockeys and record reviewers, negative reaction to the cover […]

Elton John – Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, London 1972) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164655478500167

Happy 77th birthday to Jimmy Page born 9 Jan 1944, guitarist and producer, member of the Yardbirds and Led Zeppelin. The bands fourth album released in 1971 featuring the rock classic Stairway To Heaven has sold over 37 million copies. Formed The Honeydrippers, (with Robert Plant, Jeff Beck & Nile Rodgers) who had the 1984 […]

14 Dec 1979, The Clash released their third studio album London Calling. The double album received widespread acclaim and was ranked at number eight on Rolling Stone’s list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2003 and was ranked as the sixth-greatest album of the 1970s by NME. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/the-clash-london-calling/ The Clash – London […]

SLASH’s Son LONDON HUDSON On SUSPECT208: ‘We’re Bringing Back The Work That Goes Into’ Making Music https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/slashs-son-london-hudson-on-suspect208-were-bringing-back-the-work-that-goes-into-making-music/ SLASH’s Son LONDON HUDSON On SUSPECT208: ‘We’re Bringing Back The Work That Goes Into’ Making Music Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4036471226371510

SLASH’s Son LONDON HUDSON Signs With ASBA Drums https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/slashs-son-london-hudson-signs-with-asba-drums/ SLASH’s Son LONDON HUDSON Signs With ASBA Drums Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4015852415100058

7 Sept 2003, US singer, songwriter, Warren Zevon died. He had worked as a session musician, was the piano player and band leader for the Everly Brothers. His 1969 song 'She Quit Me' was included in the soundtrack for the film Midnight Cowboy. Jackson Browne, the Eagles and Linda Ronstadt all appeared on his albums. […]

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

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT To Release ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ In August https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/blue-oyster-cult-to-release-45th-anniversary-live-in-london-in-august/ BLUE ÖYSTER CULT To Release ’45th Anniversary – Live In London’ In August BLUE ÖYSTER CULT has announced another special live release from its archives. "45th Anniversary – Live In London" is due on August 7 on CD/DVD, Blu-ray, and 2xLP. […]


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