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1 March 1973, Pink Floyd released their eighth studio album The Dark Side Of The Moon in the US. It remained in the US charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. After moving to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, the album notched up a further […]

16 Feb 2004, US singer Doris Troy died. She had been a session singer with Dionne Warwick, sang on Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon and released an album on The Beatles Apple label. She had also had a 1964 UK No.37 single with ‘Whatcha Gonna Do About It’ and a 1963 US […]

21 Jan 1972, Pink Floyd appeared at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England. This was the first time that they were able to perform the whole of what became the The Dark Side Of The Moon album in its entirety, the previous night’s performance in Brighton having been halted for technical reasons. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/pink-floyd-the-dark-side-of-the-moon/ Pink Floyd – The […]

4 Jan 1967, The Doors released their self-titled debut album The Doors. The album features their breakthrough single ‘Light My Fire’ and the lengthy song ‘The End’ with its Oedipal spoken word section. The album was recorded at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood, California over six days and unique packaging of the album included each […]

The Doors – Break On Through (To The Other Side) – Promo Video 1966 Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10164362250515167

Happy 76th birthday to John Densmore born 1 Dec 1944, drums, The Doors, who had the 1967 US No.1 & UK No.49 single ‘Light My Fire’ & 1971 single ‘Riders On The Storm’. Densmore allowed ‘Riders on the Storm’ toSee More be used to sell Pirelli Tyres, in the UK only and later stated that […]

15 Nov 1966, The Doors officially signed with Elektra Records in a deal for the band to produce seven albums. The band also reluctantly agreed to release ‘Break On Through’ as their first single. The lyric “SheSee More gets high/she gets high/she gets high” was changed to ‘She gets/she gets/she gets” in order to secure […]

29 Oct 1983, Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon marked its 491st week on the Billboard album chart in the US, surpassing the previous record holder, ‘Johnny’s Greatest Hits’ by Johnny Mathis. When itSee More finally fell off of list in October 1988, ‘Dark Side’ had set a record of 741 weeks on […]

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Acoustic Version Of ‘Wrong Side Of Heaven’ From ‘A Decade Of Destruction – Volume 2’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/five-finger-death-punch-releases-acoustic-version-of-wrong-side-of-heaven-from-a-decade-of-destruction-volume-2/ FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Releases Acoustic Version Of ‘Wrong Side Of Heaven’ From ‘A Decade Of Destruction – Volume 2’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/3817003774984924

Happy 77th birthday to Roger Waters, born 6 Sept 1943, singer, songwriter, bassist and co-founder of Pink Floyd. Following the departure of bandmate Syd Barrett in 1968, over time Waters became the band's principal lyricist. Waters left Pink Floyd in 1985 and released a series of successful solo albums. He has also authored an opera, […]


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