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ACE FREHLEY On Making Music: ‘I Like Coming Up With Ideas Off The Top Of My Head’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ace-frehley-on-making-music-i-like-coming-up-with-ideas-off-the-top-of-my-head/ ACE FREHLEY On Making Music: ‘I Like Coming Up With Ideas Off The Top Of My Head’ Ace Frehley, KISS co-founder and 2014 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, continues his reflections on a lifetime in […]

26 Aug 1965, Sonny & Cher were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘I Got You Babe’, the duo’s only UK No.1. Sonny Bono was inspired to write the song to capitalize on the popularity of the term “babe,” as heard in Bob Dylan’s ‘It Ain’t Me Babe’. https://youtu.be/PkmBjHwzyMw Sonny & Cher – […]

25 Aug 2014, Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love' was voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2 in the UK. The rock classic came out top from a list of 100 riffs drawn up by a panel of Radio 2 and 6 Music DJs, critics and record producers. 'Sweet […]

Happy 66th birthday to Elvis Costello, (Declan McManus), born 25 Aug 1954, singer, songwriter. Had the 1979 UK No.2 single with The Attractions 'Olivers Army' and his 1979 UK No.2 album Armed Forces spent 28 weeks on the chart. Costello has won multiple awards in his career, including a Grammy Award, and has worked with […]

24 Aug 1975, Queen started recording 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at Rockfield studio's in Monmouth, Wales, (the song was recorded over three weeks). Freddie Mercury had mentally prepared the song beforehand and directed the band throughout the sessions. May, Mercury, and Taylor sang their vocal parts continually for ten to twelve hours a day, resulting in 180 […]

23 Aug 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 […]

22 Aug 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fifth studio album Cosmo's Factory. The name of the album comes from the warehouse in Berkeley where the band rehearsed. Bandleader John Fogerty was so insistent on practicing (nearly every day) that drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford […]

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases Music Video For ‘Idol’ Song Featuring TECH N9NE https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/hollywood-undead-releases-music-video-for-idol-song-featuring-tech-n9ne/ HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD Releases Music Video For ‘Idol’ Song Featuring TECH N9NE Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3693425504009419

21 Aug 1952, born on this day, Turkish-born English musician, singer, actor and songwriter Joe Strummer who was the co-founder of The Clash, who had the 1979 UK No. 11 single ‘London Calling’ and the 1982 US No. 8 single ‘Rock The Casbah. Their 1991 UK No.1 single ‘Should I Stay Or Should I Go’, […]

20 Aug 1969, After finishing ‘I Want You, (She’s So Heavy)’, The Beatles worked on the running order for the Abbey Road album. A preliminary master tape was compiled, the medley was originally slated for side one of the album, and the placement of ‘Octopus’s Garden’ and ‘Oh! Darling’ were reversed… More The Beatles – […]


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