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Happy birthday to Sir Elton John singer, songwriter, pianist, (Reginald Dwight), who had the 1971 UK No.7 single 'Your Song', the 1973 US No.1 single 'Crocodile Rock' along with seven other US No.1's. hE HAD THE biggest selling single of all time in 1997 with 'Candle In The Wind 97', plus has scored over 50 […]

12th March 1967, The Velvet Underground & Nico the debut album by the Velvet Underground was released by Verve Records. Though the record was a commercial failure upon release and was almost entirely ignored by contemporary critics, The Velvet Underground & Nico is now widely recognised as one of the greatest and most influential albums […]

3rd March 1972, Elton John released 'Rocket Man' as a single, (officially titled 'Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)'. The song was inspired by the short story "The Rocket Man" in The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury, and echoes the theme of David Bowie's 1969 song 'Space Oddity'. Kate […]

OZZY OSBOURNE’s ‘Ordinary Man’ Enters U.S. And U.K. Album Charts At No. 3 https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ozzy-osbournes-ordinary-man-enters-billboard-album-chart-at-no-3/ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3227401203945187

OZZY OSBOURNE On Track To Land Highest-Charting Solo Album In U.K. With ‘Ordinary Man’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ozzy-osbourne-on-track-to-land-highest-charting-solo-album-in-u-k-with-ordinary-man/ OZZY OSBOURNE On Track To Land Highest-Charting Solo Album In U.K. With ‘Ordinary Man’ Ozzy Osbourne is on track to land his highest-charting solo album in the United Kingdom ever with his latest effort, "Ordinary Man". Released on Friday (February […]

26th February 1932, born on this day, Johnny Cash US country singer, songwriter who was considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Although he is remembered as a country icon, his songs spanned other genres including rock and roll and rockabilly and blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash […]

19th February 2004, Johnny Cash's family blocked an attempt by advertisers to use his hit song 'Ring of Fire' to promote haemorrhoid-relief products. The idea is said to have been backed by Merle Kilgore, who co-wrote the song with Cash's wife, June Carter Cash. Cash's daughter Rosanne said the family "would never allow the song […]

BlabberMouth reports: Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty To Burning Three Churches In Effort To Raise His Profile As ‘Black Metal’ Musician https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/louisiana-man-pleads-guilty-to-burning-three-churches-in-effort-to-raise-his-profile-as-black-metal-musician/ Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty To Burning Three Churches In Effort To Raise His Profile As ‘Black Metal’ Musician A 22-year-old black metal fan has pleaded guilty on Monday to setting fire to three black […]

5th February 1929, born on this day, Hal Blaine, American drummer and session musician. He is most known for his work with the Wrecking Crew in California. Blaine played on numerous hits by Elvis Presley, John Denver, the Ronettes, Simon and Garfunkel, the Carpenters, The Beach Boys, Nancy Sinatra, and the 5th Dimension. Blaine has […]

Happy birthday to Neil Diamond, born on 24th January 1941. Had the 1970 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Cracklin' Rose' plus over 30 other US & 10 UK Top 40 singles. Wrote 'I'm A Believer', the No.1 for The Monkees. Many acts from Elvis Presley, Lulu and Deep Purple have all covered his songs. […]


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