Moon

29th March Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of The Moon album spent its 303rd week on the US album chart, beating the record set by Carole King's 1971 No.1 album Tapestry. The album remained in the US Billboard charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in chart history. […]

1st March Pink Floyd released their eighth studio album The Dark Side of The Moon in the US. It remained in the US charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a further 759 […]

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon: How one band turned a tale of death, madness and disillusionment into one of the biggest-selling albums of all time… The Making Of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon Link to original article here

45 million Pink Floyd fans can’t be wrong. Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon voted best rock album ever Link to original article here

Bark At The Moon is 35 years old today. Link to original article here

The Who played their final show on their 1976 tour on Oct. 21, of that year at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. It would end up being the last time Keith Moon would play with them for a paying audience. Keith did perform with the band again in a couple of special shows that […]

21st 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. More on Keith Moon here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/keith_moon […]

7th September 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 […]

…'Well it's a marvelous night for a moon dance'….. Van Morrison is celebrating his 73rd birthday today. Van's career started in the late 50's when he played various instruments in show bands around Ireland. He the decided Rock music was more his calling and had the a hit with the song "Gloria" though some radio […]

23rd August 1946, Born on this day, English drummer Keith Moon, The Who. With The Who he scored the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' plus over 20 other Top 40 hits, 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' and rock opera albums 'Tommy' && 'Quadrophenia'. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in […]


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