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26 Jan 1991, Queen had their second UK No.1 with ‘Innuendo’. At 6 minutes 30 seconds, it exceeded their epic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ by 35 seconds and became the third longest UK No.1 song of all time, behind The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ and Simple Minds ‘Belfast Child’ (subsequently the 9 minutes 38 seconds ‘All Around The […]

25 Jan 1986, Norwegian group A-Ha were at No.1 in the UK with ‘The Sun Always Shines On TV,’ becoming the first ever-Norwegian act to score a UK No.1 hit single. https://youtu.be/a3ir9HC9vYg a-ha – The Sun Always Shines on T.V. (Official Video) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164469412395167

24 Jan 1947, American singer, songwriter Warren Zevon. During the early 1970s, Zevon toured regularly with the Everly Brothers as keyboard player, band leader, and musical coordinator. During his career recorded over 15 solo albums. He is best known for his 1978 single ‘Werewolves Of London’ taken from his third studio album Excitable Boy. Zevon […]

23 Jan 1967, Pink Floyd spent the first of three days recording the Syd Barrett songs Arnold Layne and Candy And A Current Bun at Sound Techniques Studios, Chelsea, London. According to Roger Waters, Arnold Layne was based on a real person – a transvestite whose primary pastime was stealing women’s clothes and undergarments from […]

16 Jan 1988, 24 years after The Beatles first topped the chart, George Harrison went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Got My Mind Set On You’ an old favorite of George’s that was originally recorded by James Ray in 1962. In the UK, Harrison’s version spent four weeks at No.2. https://youtu.be/_71w4UA2Oxo George […]

15 Jan 1972, Led Zeppelin’s ‘Black Dog’ made its debut on the US singles chart. The group’s third single peaked at No.15 and spent 8 weeks on the chart. The song’s title is a reference to a nameless, black Labrador retriever that wandered around the Headley Grange studios during recording. https://youtu.be/6tlSx0jkuLM Led Zeppelin – Black […]

Happy 35th birthday to Alex Turner, born 6 Jan 1986, guitar, vocals, with English rock band Arctic Monkeys who had the 2005, UK No.1 single ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’, and the 2006 UK No.1 album Whatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not. The band has won six Brit Awards […]

4 Jan 1986, Irish singer, songwriter and bassist Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy died of heart failure and pneumonia after being in a coma for eight days following a drug overdose. With Thin Lizzy he had the 1973 hit ‘Whiskey in the Jar’, (their version of the traditional Irish song) and hits with ‘The Boys […]

PAUL STANLEY Rips TRUMP’s ‘Abhorrent’ Attempt To Push Georgia Official To ‘Find’ Votes To Overturn Election Results PAUL STANLEY Rips TRUMP’s ‘Abhorrent’ Attempt To Push Georgia Official To ‘Find’ Votes To Overturn Election Results Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4093804363971529

2 Jan 1994, Meat Loaf started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with his sixth studio album Bat Out Of Hell II – Back Into Hell. The LP, which featured the single ‘I’d Do Anything for Love’, also topped the charts in the US and Australia and has sold more than […]


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