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29 June 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street’ for the forthcoming Live Aid fundraising event. The single went on to become a No.1 UK hit. The original plan was to perform a track together live, with Bowie performing at […]

19 June 1964, Martha and the Vandellas recored one of Motown’s signature songs ‘Dancing in the Street’ at Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit, Michigan. Written by Marvin Gaye, William “Mickey” Stevenson and Ivy Jo Hunter the song reached No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and No.4 in the UK. Many artists have covered the song […]

10 June 1972, The Rolling Stones double album Exile on Main Street went to No.1 on the UK chart, the bands seventh UK No.1 album. In 2010, the re-released album entered the UK chart at No.1, almost 38 years to the week after it first occupied that position. The Rolling Stones are the first act […]

12 May 1972, The Rolling Stones released Exile on Main Street, the second album on their own label. The double set featured two hit singles, ‘Tumbling Dice’ and ‘Happy’. In 2003, the album was ranked No. 7 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, the highest of any Stones […]

16 April 1947, born on this day, Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty who with Stealers Wheel had the 1973 US No.3 & UK No.8 single ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’. The song was used in Quentin Tarantino’s 1992 movie Reservoir Dogs, during the famous ‘ear’ scene. He is best known for his 1978 solo hit […]

METALLICA Gifts L.A. Street Performer New Set Of Drums After His Were Stolen METALLICA Gifts L.A. Street Performer New Set Of Drums After His Were Stolen Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5298567080161912

9 Jan 2014, Rolling Stone magazine published their Readers Poll: The 10 Greatest Double Albums of All Time. The top 5 were: 5. Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti – Bruce Springsteen – The River, 3. The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main Street 2. Pink Floyd – The Wall, and winning the poll was The Beatles […]

ALICE COOPER To Get Street Named After Him In Westland, Michigan ALICE COOPER To Get Street Named After Him In Westland, Michigan Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4876095485742409

31 Aug 1968, Decca Records released what has been called The Rolling Stones most political song, ‘Street Fighting Man’, written after Mick Jagger attended a March 1968 anti-war rally at London’s US embassy, during which mounted police attempted to control a crowd of 25,000. The single was kept out of the US Top 40 (reaching […]

29 June 1985, David Bowie and Mick Jagger recorded a version of the Martha Reeves and the Vandellas 1964 hit ‘Dancing In The Street’ for the forthcoming Live Aid fundraising event. The single went on to become a No.1 UK hit. The original plan was to perform a track together live, with Bowie performing at […]


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