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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/10165856007265167

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 […]

23 Jan 2000, Santana started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Supernatural’. The album which went on to win eight Grammy awards spent a total of nine weeks at No.1 during this year. https://youtu.be/6Whgn_iE5uc Santana – Smooth ft. Rob Thomas (Official Video) Read the full article at The Day […]

19 Jan 1949, born on this day, Robert Palmer, Britisih singer, songwriter, member of Vinegar Joe and solo artist. His first solo album the 1974 Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley was heavily influenced by the music of Little Feat and the funk fusion of the Meters who acted as backing band along with producer/guitarist Lowell […]

Pretenders – Brass In Pocket (Official Music Video) Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165837269335167

18 Jan 1997, Tori Amos was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Professional Widow’ (It’s Got To Be)’. The song had been remixed by Armand Van Helden and was rumoured to be about Courtney Love the former wife of Kurt Cobain. https://youtu.be/Zqae5qyopok Tori Amos – Professional Widow (Remix) (Official Music Video) Read the […]

Happy 53rd birthday to American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer Dave Grohl born 14 Jan 1969. At the age of seventeen, Grohl joined Scream, he was the longest serving drummer with Nirvana and the frontman and founder of the Foo Fighters and is the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures. In […]

12 Jan 2003, Singer-songwriter Maurice Gibb from The Bee Gees died aged 53 in Miami Hospital, Florida following a heart attack during abdominal surgery. The Bee Gees released over 20 albums and had the 1979 world-wide No.1 album ‘Spirits Having Flown’, and ‘How Deep Is Your Love, ‘Stayin’ Alive’, and ‘Night Fever’ from the soundtrack […]

6 Jan 1946, born on this day, Syd Barrett guitarist, singer, songwriter with Pink Floyd. Barrett, who was a co-founding member, left Floyd in 1968. He released 2 solo albums before going into self-imposed seclusion for more than 30 years, enjoying life as an artist and a keen gardener. Pink Floyd wrote many tributes to […]


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