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12th August 1964, The Beatles first film A Hard Day’s Night opened in 500 American cinemas to rave reviews. The film was a financial and critical success. Time magazine rated it as one of the all-time great 100 films. A Hard Day’s Night Official Remastered Trailer (2014) – The Beatles Movie HD Subscribe to TRAILERS: […]

Happy birthday to Canadian multi-instrumentalist and a master of the Lowrey organ, Garth Hudson, born on 2nd August 1937. Ws a member of The The Hawks (Ronnie Hawkins's backing group), who then became known as The Band and also backed Bob Dylan on his US tour in 1965 and world tour in 1966. The Band […]

9th December 1972, Neil Diamond released the live double album Hot August Night, from a concert on August 24, 1972, which was one of ten sold out concerts that Diamond performed that month at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. The album peaked at No.5 on the US chart and spent 29 weeks at No.1 […]

Little Richard was born today in 1932. And this BBC interview, from 40 years later, is unlike anything else you’ll ever see. #OTD 1972: The irrepressible Little Richard discussed letting it all hang out, and how he was gonna fix Chuck Berry. Link to original article here

We are pretty sure you all are familiar with former Saturday Night Live cast member / actress Maya Rudolph. Well, her mother, if she were still with us, would have been celebrating her 71st birthday today. Maya's mom was the legendary Minnie Riperton. Minnie grew up on Chicago's South Side. As a child, she studied […]

31st October 1969, David Bowie appeared at a Halloween night at the General Gordon, Gravesend, England. The gig lasted about 15 minutes, after Bowie sang ‘Space Oddity’ to everyone’s delight and then dragged a stool on stage, along with a huge book. He then sat and read poems and was booed off stage. Read it […]

On Sept. 1, 1967, Buffalo Springfield started a 2 night gig at the Cheetah Club in LA. One of the opening bands was The Nazz. The Nazz that played these shows wasn't Todd Rundgren "Nazz". "The Nazz" that played this show would later change their name to Alice Cooper, after they found out about Todd […]

…'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 […]

On the night of July 9, 1978, there were a couple of cool shows happening in Chicago. The Rolling Stones played in front of almost 80,000 people at Soldier Field and up on the North Side, Muddy Waters was playing at a 700 seat club called The Quiet Knight. Also at the club were Willie […]

The Beatles released their third LP (kinda) “A Hard Day’s Night” in the US on June 26, 1964. The American version of the album was released with a different track listing than the LP that would be released in the UK a couple of weeks later. In 2012, “A Hard Day’s Night” was voted 307th […]


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