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https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/the-beatles-invent-stadium-rock/ The Beatles Invent Stadium Rock At the peak of Beatlemania on Sunday 15 August 1965 The Beatles invented stadium rock. Their record-breaking performance at New York's Shea Stadium was the highlight of the group's 1965 tour and became a milestone Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161952035035167

3rd August 1963, The Beatles played their last ever performance at The Cavern Club in Liverpool. During their set a power cut silenced their instruments and plunged the Cavern into temporary darkness. Lennon and McCartney performed an acoustic version of 'When I'm Sixty-Four', a song they wouldn't release until 1967, while waiting for the electricity […]

30th June 1977, Marvel Comics launched a comic book based on the rock group KISS. Blood from each band member was drawn by a registered nurse, witnessed by a notary public, and poured into the vats of red ink used for printing the comic at Marvel’s Borden Ink plant in Depew, New York. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/kiss/ Article […]

Happy birthday to Jeff Beck English rock guitarist born on 24th June 1944. He replaced Eric Clapton in the Yardbirds. As a solo artist, he released the 1967 single 'Hi-Ho Silver Lining', before forming The Jeff Beck Group, which featured Rod Stewart. His 1975 album Blow By Blow was produced by George Martin and set […]

A 2008 fire on the Universal Studios backlot has done far more damage than originally divulged. In statements made public for the first time, more than 100,000 master recordings owned by Universal Music Group were lost in the blaze, including works by Elton John, the Eagles, the Police, Guns N’ Roses, Nirvana and Tom Petty. The new information comes courtesy of The New York […]

3rd June 1983, US session drummer Jim Gordon, murdered his mother by pounding her head with a hammer. A diagnosed schizophrenic, it was not until his trial in 1984 that he was properly diagnosed. Due to the fact that his attorney was unable to use the insanity defense, Gordon was sentenced to sixteen years-to-life in […]

Happy birthday to Chris Rea, born on 4th March 1951, British rock and blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, who had the 1989 UK No.10 single 'The Road To Hell'. His 1989 UK No.1 album Road To Hell spent 76 weeks on the chart. In America he is best known for the 1978 hit song 'Fool (If […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/best-sidemen-in-rock/ Best Sidemen In Rock: 10 Musicians Who Deserve Their Due | uDiscover Unsung musicians who are more than guns for hire, the best sidemen in rock don’t always get their due, but are crucial to shaping a band’s sound. Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161209844645167

29th December 1947, Born on this day, English rock drummer Cozy Powell, who worked with The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Gary Moore, Robert Plant, Brian May, Whitesnake, Emerson, Lake & Powell and Black Sabbath. Powell scored the 1973 solo UK No. 3 hit single 'Dance With The Devil'. Powell was killed in a car crash […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/rock-christmas-songs/ Best Christmas Rock Songs: An Essential Seasonal Playlist | uDiscover Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161024119340167


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