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Reporting period: September 20, 2019 – October 20, 2019 No Artist Title Album Year Duration Type Total 1 Wasp The Idol Lets Rock: Good History (2017) 2017 6:42 S 53 2 Sweet & Lynch Promised Land Unified 2017 4:14 S 35 3 Robert Plant Promised Land Greatest Hits – DISC 2 2007 5:01 S 33 […]

See how many you can score out of 20 in our very hard Classic Rock Quiz: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-very-hard-classic-rock-quiz/ The Very Hard Classic Rock Quiz How well do you know Classic Rock? Our tough (but fun) quiz will test you out, can you get them all! Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10162220346750167

7th Sept 1968, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham made their live debut as Led Zeppelin but billed as The New Yardbirds at Teen Club in Gladsaxe (a suburb in the outskirts of Copenhagen, Denmark). Around 1,200 youngsters attended the show at Egegard School. Teen Club President Lars Abel introducing 'The […]

3rd Sept 2017, Walter Becker, co-founder and guitarist for the US band Steely Dan died aged 67. Steely Dan – named after a sex toy in the book Naked Lunch by William Burroughs – released its first album Can't Buy a Thrill in 1972 and had the 1973 US No.11 single 'Reeling In The Years' […]

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 […]


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