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4 Aug 1984, Prince started a 24 week run at the top of the US album charts with Purple Rain. His sixth studio album which features the hits 'When Doves Cry' and 'Let's Go Crazy', as well as the title track has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, becoming the seventh best-selling soundtrack album of […]

30 July 1966, The Beatles started a five week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Yesterday…And Today', the group's 8th No.1 album. Issued only in the United States and Canada, the album is remembered primarily for the controversy surrounding its original cover image, the "butcher cover" featuring the band dressed in white […]

27 July 1974, Wings started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with Band On The Run. Although sales were modest initially, its commercial performance was aided by two hit singles 'Jet' and 'Band on the Run', such that it became the top-selling studio album of 1974 in the UK and Australia; […]

Watch DONALD TRUMP ‘Sing’ IRON MAIDEN’s ‘Run To The Hills’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/watch-donald-trump-sing-iron-maidens-run-to-the-hills/ Watch DONALD TRUMP ‘Sing’ IRON MAIDEN’s ‘Run To The Hills’ Lars Von Retriever, who splices together excerpts from President Donald Trump's speeches to popular metal songs as part of a series he calls "Metal Trump", has uploaded his latest concoction, Metal… Read the full […]

NEUROSIS’s STEVE VON TILL Releases New Single ‘Shadows On The Run’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/neurosiss-steve-von-till-releases-new-single-shadows-on-the-run/ NEUROSIS’s STEVE VON TILL Releases New Single ‘Shadows On The Run’ Steve Von Till swan-dives into the darkness of modern life with a sonic document of rural psychedelia that transcends the physical world—towards a greater spiritual acceptance that connects natural… Read the full […]

We have a limited run of 100 new copies of Steve Howe: All My Yesterdays. This is a signed book plate edition, (rather than signed to the page). Due to Covid-19, Steve's launch events haven’t been able to go ahead but he has very kindly signed a number of book plates for his autobiography for […]

11th May 1963, The Beatles started a 30 week run at No.1 on the UK album charts with their debut album Please Please Me, making it the longest running No.1 album by a group ever. The bands follow up ‘With The Beatles’ replaced it at the top of the charts on 7th December 1963 and […]

13th April 1974, Paul McCartney’s Band On The Run went to No.1 on the US album charts. McCartney’s third US No.1, went on to sell over 6 million copies world-wide. It’s commercial performance was aided by two hit singles ‘Jet’ and ‘Band on the Run’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/wings-band-on-the-run/ Wings – Band On The Run On 8th June […]

22nd March 1975, Led Zeppelin were enjoying a six-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Physical Graffiti the group's fourth US No.1 album. On its first day of release in the US, the album shipped a million copies – no other album in the history of Atlantic records had generated so many […]

18th March 1972, Neil Young started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Heart Of Gold’. Released from the 1972 album Harvest, it is so far Young’s only US No. 1 single. The song features backup vocals by James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/neil-young/ Neil Young – Long May You […]


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