18 Nov 2017, Australian musician and songwriter Malcolm Young died age 64. Young was best known as a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for AC/DC. Except for a brief absence in 1988,See More he was with the band from its November 1973 beginning until retiring permanently in 2014. Young was born in 1953 […]

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28 Oct 1957, After a show at the Pan Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles, local police told Elvis Presley that he was not allowed to wiggle his hips onstage, the local press also ran headlines saying Elvis wouldSee More have to clean up his act. The next night, the Los Angeles Vice Squad filmed his […]

26 Oct 1962, The Rolling Stones (known as The Rollin’ Stones), and consisting of Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones pianist Ian Stewart and drummer Tony Chapman recorded their first demo tape at CurlySee More Clayton Studios in Highbury, London. They recorded three songs, Jimmy Reed’s ‘Close Together’, Bo Diddley’s ‘You Cant Judge A Book […]

24 Oct 1987, Michael Jackson started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Bad’, a No.3 hit in the UK. A music video for ‘Bad’, directed by Martin Scorsese and co-starring one of the first appearances of yet-undiscovered Wesley Snipes, was released in late 1987. https://… More Michael Jackson Quiz […]

12 Oct 1994, Pink Floyd played the first of a 15-night run at Earls Court, London, England. Less than a minute after the band had started playing 'Shine On You Crazy Diamond', a scaffolding stand holding 1200 fans, collapsed, throwing hundreds of people 20 feet to the ground. It took over an hour to free […]

On what would’ve been Lennon’s 80th birthday today, see how many you can score in our very hard John Lennon quiz: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/john-lennon-quiz/ John Lennon Quiz | This Day In Music How well do you know John Lennon? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Read the full article […]

8 Oct 1948, born on this day, Johnny Ramone, (John Cummings), guitarist from American punk rock band, Ramones who had the 1977 hit single ‘Sheena Is A Punk Rocker’. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound. Cummings died of prostate cancer on 15th September 2004. https://… More The […]

Happy 62nd birthday to Joan Jett, born 22 Sept 1958, American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer. Founding member of The Runaways and with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts scored the 1982 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll'. She is also known as the Godmother of Punk. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-runaways-quiz/ The Runaways Quiz […]

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