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Happy 79th birthday to Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, Robbie Robertson born 5 July 1943. He joined The Hawks in 1962 who became know as The Band. Bob Dylan and the Hawks toured the United States throughout 1965 and a world tour the following year. As a songwriter, Robertson is credited for writing […]

JEFF KEITH Explains Why TESLA Decided To Perform New Single ‘Time To Rock’ Live Before Song’s Official Release JEFF KEITH Explains Why TESLA Decided To Perform New Single ‘Time To Rock’ Live Before Song’s Official Release Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5789711501047465

2 July 1988, Michael Jackson became the first artist to have five number one singles from one album when ‘Dirty Diana’ went to the top of the US charts. The other four chart-toppers from the LP ‘Bad’ were the title track, ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’, ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ and ‘Man […]

1 July 2000, Kylie Minogue was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Spinning Around’, the singers fifth No.1 was co-written by Paula Abdul, (it was originally intended for Abdul’s “comeback” album). ‘Spinning Around’ gave Minogue the honor of being one of three artists (the others being Madonna and U2) to have a No.1 […]

29 June 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street’ for the forthcoming Live Aid fundraising event. The single went on to become a No.1 UK hit. The original plan was to perform a track together live, with Bowie performing at […]

26 June 1972, During sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, David Bowie recorded ‘John, I’m Only Dancing’, with Mick Ronson on lead guitar and Lou Reed on rhythm guitar. The track which was released and became a hit single in the UK in September of this year was not released in America, being judged too […]

Happy birthday to Mick Jones, guitarist, singer with The Clash, born 26 June 1955, 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’, was first released 1982. And with Big Audio Dynamite […]

Happy 77th birthday to Carly Simon, born 25 June 1945, US singer, songwriter, (1973 UK No.3 and US No.1 single ‘You’re So Vain’, 1974 US No.5 single with James Taylor ‘Mockingbird’). In 2015, after keeping quiet for more than 40 years, Carly Simon admitted that ‘You’re So Vain’ was about Warren Beatty, but only one […]

25 June 1963, born on this day, Georgios Panayiotou (George Michael) UK singer, songwriter, Wham! (1984 UK & US No.1 single ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’, 1st solo No.1 single 1984 UK & US ‘Careless Whisper’, plus 7 other UK & US No.1 singles and over 10 other UK Top 40 hits’). Michael […]

24 June 2012, Billboard.com named Olivia Newton-John’s 1982 hit, ‘Physical’ as The Sexiest Song Of All Time. Other classic Rock songs that made the top ten were Rod Stewart’s ‘Tonight’s The Night’, Marvin Gaye’s ‘Let’s Get It On’, Donna Summer’s ‘Hot Stuff’ and another Rod Stewart contribution, ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy’. https://youtu.be/vWz9VN40nCA Olivia Newton-John […]


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