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30 Sept 1947, born on this day was 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 […]

On 27 September 1968, Pink Floyd appeared at the Queen’s Hall in Dunoon, Scotland. Due to bad weather, all the ferries to Dunoon were cancelled, so Pink Floyd hired their own boat from Gourock and risked the rough seas to make the crossing, eventually appearing in front of 400 fans. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/pink-floyd-quiz/ Pink Floyd Quiz Read […]

24 Sept 1992, Nirvana’s album Nevermind was released in America, entering the chart at No. 144 on its first week. The album which peaked at No. 1 in January 1992 has now sold over 30m copies world wide. The idea for the now iconic front cover shot of the baby swimming came after Kurt Cobain […]

Happy 64th 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 […]

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 […]

Any Thin Lizzy fans? https://www.udiscovermusic.com/quizzes/thin-lizzy-quiz/ So You Think You Know Thin Lizzy? Quiz Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166474376990167

9 Aug 1980, AC/DC scored their first UK No.1 album with Back In Black. It was the first AC/DC album recorded without former lead singer Bon Scott (who died on 19 February 1980 at the age of 33), and was dedicated to him. The album has sold an estimated 49 million copies worldwide to date, […]

5th Aug 1975, Drummer Sandy West and guitarist Joan Jett formed the first ever all female heavy rock band after being introduced by producer Kim Fowley. The Runaways released four studio albums, among its best known songs: ‘Cherry Bomb’, ‘Queen’s of Noise’ and a cover of the Velvet Underground’s ‘Rock n Roll’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-runaways-quiz/ The Runaways […]

25 July 1980, AC/DC released their sixth internationally released studio album Back In Black, the first AC/DC album recorded without former lead singer Bon Scott who died on 19 February 1980 at the age of 33. The album has sold an estimated 49 million copies worldwide to date, making it the second highest-selling album of […]

Happy 80th birthday to Paul McCartney, born 18 June 1942, The Beatles Wings, solo. The most successful rock composer of all time. McCartney first met John Lennon on July 6th 1957, who was impressed that Paul could tune a guitar. With The Beatles he scored 21 US No.1 & 17 UK No.1 singles plus McCartney […]


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