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9 Oct 1940, born on this day, John Lennon singer, songwriter, guitarist, The Beatles who have sold over 20m singles in the UK (1962-1970), and scored more UK & US No.1 albums than any other group. Their 1967 Sgt. Pepper is the UK’s biggest selling album ever. In 1990 Lennon’s song ‘Imagine’ was played simultaneously […]

1st Oct 2004, The Lord Mayor of Melbourne officially opened ‘AC/DC’ Lane after the veteran rockers. The Lord Mayor erected the sign to cheers and bagpipes playing the bands song ‘Long Way To The Top’. The City of Melbourne had extra copies of the sign made, in anticipation of fans stealing them. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-ac-dc-quiz/ The Very […]

30th Sept 1947, born on this day, Marc Bolan (born Mark Feld), English guitarist, singer, songwriter, best known as the lead singer of the glam rock band T. Rex. Bolan was one of the pioneers of the glam rock movement of the 1970s. He had the 1971 UK No.1 single ‘Hot Love’, plus over 20 […]

29 Spet 1961, Robert Shelton, wrote a glowing review of Bob Dylan’s support slot at Gerde’s Folk City in the New York Times, calling him ‘One of the most distinctive stylists to play Manhattan in months’. On the same day Dylan played harmonica at a recording session produced by John Hammond. See how many you […]

16 Sept 1977, 29-year-old former T Rex singer Marc Bolan was killed instantly when the car driven by his girlfriend, Gloria Jones, left the road and hit a tree in Barnes, London. Miss Jones broke her jaw in the accident. The couple were on the way to Bolan’s home in Richmond after a night out […]

Happy 78th birthday to Mick Jagger, born 26 July 1943, singer, songwriter with The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single ‘Honky Tonk Women’, and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie ‘Dancing In The Street’). 1985 UK No. 6 solo album ‘She’s […]

27 June 2002, One day before the scheduled first show of The Who’s 2002 US tour, bass player John Entwistle, died aged 57 in his hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Entwistle had gone to bed that night with a stripper, who woke at 10am to find Entwistle cold […]

See how many you can score in our very hard bob Dylan quiz. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-bob-dylan-quiz/ The Very Hard Bob Dylan Quiz | This Day In Music Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10165001949220167

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/quizzes/the-beatles-white-album-quiz/ How Well Do Know You The Beatles’ ‘White Album’? uDiscover Music Quiz Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164984530895167

Happy 76th birthday to English musician, singer, songwriter Pete Townshend from The Who, born 19 May 1945 . Had the 1965 UK No.2 single ‘My Generation’ and the 1967 US No.9 single ‘I Can See For Miles’ plus over 20 other UK Top 40 hit singles, 16 US Top 40 singles and rock opera albums […]


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