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Happy 62nd birthday to Joan Jett, born 22 Sept 1958, American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer. Founding member of The Runaways and with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts scored the 1982 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll'. She is also known as the Godmother of Punk. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-runaways-quiz/ The Runaways Quiz […]

21 Sept 1977, Meat Loaf released his second studio album Bat Out Of Hell. His first collaboration with composer Jim Steinman and producer Todd Rundgren, it is one of the best-selling albums of all time, having sold over 43 million copies worldwide (and still sells over 200,000 copies per year). The first single released from […]

Happy 48th birthday to singer and songwriter from Oasis Liam Gallagher born 21 Sept 1972 . Their first single was the 1994 UK No.31 'Supersonic'. Their 1994 UK No.1 album Definitely Maybe became the fastest selling UK debut album ever. Gallagher was voted the greatest frontman of all time in a 2010 reader poll by […]

HEATHEN: ‘Sun In My Hand’ Music Video https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/heathen-releases-sun-in-my-hand-music-video/ HEATHEN Releases ‘Sun In My Hand’ Music Video San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans HEATHEN have released the official Costin Chioreanu-directed music video for the song "Sun In My Hand". The track is taken from the band's fourth studio… Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3790540184297950

20 Sept 1968, Led Zeppelin (recording under the name of The Yardbirds) started recording their debut album at Olympic Studios, Barnes, London, England. The album took only about 36 hours of studio time to complete at a cost of around £1,782, with most of the tracks being recorded 'live' in the studio with very few […]

20 Sept 1957, Buddy Holly released the single 'Peggy Sue' with 'Everyday' as the B-side. The song was originally entitled 'Cindy Lou', after Holly's niece, but was later changed to 'Peggy Sue' in reference to Peggy Sue Gerron the girlfriend (and future wife) of Jerry Allison, the drummer for the Crickets, after the couple had […]

Happy birthday to Nile Rodgers, born 19 Sept 1952, American musician, producer, the lead guitarist and co-founding member with Bernard Edwards of the band Chic who had the 1978 US No.1 & UK No.7 single 'Le Freak'. Produced Diana Ross, Sister Sledge, David Bowie (Let's Dance album), with several hit singles including 'China Girl', 'Modern […]

19 Sept 1973, Country rock singer, songwriter 26-year-old Gram Parsons formerly of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, died under mysterious conditions in Joshua Tree, California. His death was attributed to heart failure but later was officially announced as a drug overdose. His coffin was stolen by two of his associates, manager Phil Kaufman […]

DEFTONES Release Music Video For New Single ‘Genesis’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/deftones-release-music-video-for-new-single-genesis/ DEFTONES Release Music Video For New Single ‘Genesis’ DEFTONES have released the official Sebastian Kökow-directed music video for their new song "Genesis". The track is the second single from the band's upcoming ninth album, "Ohms", which will arrive… Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3782944265057542

18 Sept 1971, The Who scored their first and only UK No.1 album with Who's Next, the bands sixth LP release, featuring 'Won't Get Fooled Again'. Cover artwork shows a photograph, taken at Easington Colliery, of the band apparently having just urinated on a large concrete piling. According to photographer Ethan Russell, most of the […]


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