We just want to set the record straight. If you look at an original Woodstock poster, it says the bands that will be playing on the last day of the festival, Sunday, Aug. 17th would be: The Band The Jeff Beck Group Blood, Sweat & Tears Joe Cocker Crosby, Stills & Nash Jimi Hendrix Iron […]

There are just some albums from unknown bands that just blast straight to the top. It make many struggling musicians wonder “How’d they do that?” One of those albums / bands released their debut LP on June 26th, 1974. The band was Bad Company and it was also the name of the debut LP. Here […]

25th February 1977, The Jam signed to Polydor Records UK for £6,000 ($10,200). They went on to have 18 consecutive Top 40 singles in the UK, from their debut in 1977 to their break-up in December 1982, including four No.1 hits. As of 2007, ‘That’s Entertainment’ and ‘Just Who Is the 5 O’Clock Hero?’ remained […]

Quick plug for our series of Dead Straight Guide books. We have, Pink Floyd, Dylan, The Beatles, Zeppelin, Queen, The Jam and Velvet Underground: Read it here

We have a new book The Dead Straight Guide to Queen just published. This book tells the full story of the band and its members from pre-Queen to post Freddie, and includes, the 50 greatest Queen tracks, a look at all the albums, singles, video shoot locations and more. Read it here

We love this new book – The Dead Straight Guide to Queen. It features the 50 best Queen tracks and the stories behind them, plus every album, single, and loads of Queen trivia. Read it here

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