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29 Aug 1987, Def Leppard scored their first UK No.1 album with Hysteria which also became No.1 on the US chart in July the following year after spending forty-nine weeks working its way to the top. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/def-leppard-hysteria/ Def Leppard – Hysteria | This Day In Music Def Leppard knew what they wanted to do: to […]

Happy birthday to Shania Twain, born 28 Aug 1965, Canadian singer. Her 1997 album 'Come On Over', became the best-selling album of all time by a female musician in any genre, and the best-selling country album of all time selling more than 40 million copies worldwide. Twain has won 5 Grammy Awards and 27 BMI […]

28 Aug 2012, Celebrity Net Worth named Ringo Starr as the world's richest drummer, with an estimated fortune of $300 million. Phil Collins was ranked second with $250 million, former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl was third with $225 million, the Eagles' Don Henley came in forth with $200 million and Metallica's Lars Ulrich was fifth […]

OZZY OSBOURNE Still Insists He Will Never Retire From Music https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ozzy-osbourne-still-insists-he-will-never-retire-from-music/ OZZY OSBOURNE Still Insists He Will Never Retire From Music Despite the fact that it's been nearly three years since he announced his latest farewell tour — dubbed "No More Tours 2" — Ozzy Osbourne continues to insist that he is not calling it […]

28 Aug 1968, Tammy Wynette recorded 'Stand By Your Man' at Epic studios after an idea that came from producer, Billy Sherrill. Wynette and Sherril completed the song in 15 minutes. It proved to be the most successful record of Wynette's career and is one of the most covered songs in the history of country […]

Listen To New MASTODON And LAMB OF GOD Songs From ‘Bill & Ted Face The Music: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/listen-to-new-mastodon-and-lamb-of-god-songs-from-bill-ted-face-the-music-the-original-motion-picture-soundtrack/ Listen To New MASTODON And LAMB OF GOD Songs From ‘Bill & Ted Face The Music: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ MASTODON and LAMB OF GOD are among the artists who appear on […]

28 Aug 2009, Noel Gallagher quit Oasis saying he could no longer work with his brother Liam. Noel, the group's lead guitarist and chief songwriter, had recently been involved in a series of rows with Liam, and admitted he and his brother rarely spoke, did not travel together and only saw each other on stage. […]

30 Aug 2016, The latest edition of Guinness World Records said that Ringo Starr's copy of The Beatles' White Album was officially the most expensive LP ever sold at auction. Guinness confirmed that a December 2015 sale at Julien's Auction House set a new high for album prices when the first-edition copy with the catalog […]

27 Aug 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed when the helicopter he was flying in, hit a man-made ski slope while trying to navigate through dense fog. Vaughan had played a show at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin with Robert Cray & His Memphis Horns, and Eric Clapton. Vaughan was informed by a […]

27 Aug 1992, John Lennon's handwritten lyrics to The Beatles song 'A Day In The Life' from Sgt. Pepper sold in an auction at Sotheby's London for $100,000 (£56,600). The lyrics were put up for sale again in March 2006 by Bonhams in New York. Sealed bids were opened on 7 March 2006 and offers […]


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