Moon

4 Nov 1979, The Police released ‘Walking on the Moon’ as the second single from their second studio album, Reggatta de Blanc which became the band’s second No.1 hit in the UK. Sting has said that he wrote the song when he was drunk one night after a concert in Munich. The following morning, he […]

29 Oct 1983, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon marked its 491st week on the Billboard album chart in the US, surpassing the previous record holder, ‘Johnny’s Greatest Hits’ by Johnny Mathis. When it finally fell off of list in October 1988, ‘Dark Side’ had set a record of 741 weeks on the […]

21 Oct 1976, Keith Moon played his last show with The Who at the end of a North American tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. On September 7, 1978, Moon died of an overdose of a sedative Heminevrin, that had been prescribed to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-heaven/keith-moon/ Keith Moon | This Day […]

10 Oct 1992, R.E.M. scored their second UK No.1 album with ‘Automatic For The People’, featuring the singles ‘Drive’, ‘Everybody Hurts’, ‘Man On The Moon’ and ‘The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight.’ https://youtu.be/dLxpNiF0YKs R.E.M. – Man On The Moon (Official Music Video) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165486573545167

GHOST Is Back With First New Single In Two Years, ‘Hunter’s Moon’ GHOST Releases First New Single In Two Years, ‘Hunter’s Moon’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4905454879473136

19 Sept 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival scored their only UK No.1 single with ‘Bad Moon Rising’ a US No.2 hit. Also on this day the group started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Green River.’ https://youtu.be/w6iRNVwslM4 Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival (HQ – 5.1 Studio ) Read the […]

7 Sept 1978, Keith Moon drummer with The Who, died of a overdose of heminevrin prescribed to combat alcoholism. A post-mortem confirmed there were 32 tablets in his system, 26 of which were undissolved. Moon had attended a party the night before organised by Paul McCartney for the launch of the The Buddy Holly Story […]

23 Aug 1967, Enjoying a wild birthday party Keith Moon drummer with The Who drove his Lincoln car into a Holiday Inn swimming pool. As the party had become out of control, the police were called to put an end to the festivities. Moon, ever keen to avoid the boys in blue snuck outside and […]

12 Aug 2009, Guitarist Les Paul died in hospital in White Plains, New York at the age of 94 suffering from severe pneumonia. Paul is credited with developing one of the first solid-body electric guitars, which went on sale in 1952 and contributed to the birth of rock. He also developed other influential recording innovations […]

Harry Nilsson talking about Keith Moon and Mama Cass in our new book Harry & Me our in Sept. The first 1,000 copies come with a bonus CD – Harry on Harry – rare recordings from the 60s, 70s and 80s. https://youtu.be/MfN-BptVc9Y Harry Nilsson – Keith Moon Audiogram Read the full article at The Day […]


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