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Happy 51st birthday to singer, songwriter Richard Ashcroft, born 11 Sept 1971, from English rock band The Verve, who had the 1997 album Urban Hymns, one of the best-selling albums in UK Chart history. The album features the hit singles ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’, ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’ and ‘Lucky Man’ and spent over 100 weeks […]

STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET: ‘I Don’t Believe That Grunge Killed Hair Metal’ STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET: ‘I Don’t Believe That Grunge Killed Hair Metal’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5878934068791874

On this day in 1971, George Harrison won two Ivor Novello songwriting awards for his divine hit, “My Sweet Lord.” #ThisDayInMusic The Sweet Success Of George Harrison’s ‘My Sweet Lord’ Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166406186565167

Finish the lyric: “Sweet home___”🎶 #OnThisDay in 1974, Lynyrd Skynyrd first appeared on the Billboard Hot 100 with the song that would become one of their lifelong anthems. ‘Sweet Home Alabama’: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Southern Rock Landmark Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10166403020835167

MICHAEL SWEET Says STRYPER Is Tuning Down Half Step To Accommodate His Aging Voice MICHAEL SWEET Says STRYPER Is Tuning Down Half Step To Accommodate His Aging Voice Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5700405496644733

23 May 2019, Richard Ashcroft regained rights to his song ‘Bitter Sweet Symphony’ after more than two decades. The Verve singer lost the rights to his most recognisable song, which ended up in the possession of The Rolling Stones’ Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Released in 1997 on Urban Hymns, the track sampled The […]

27 April 1999, UK band The Verve announced that they had split. They scored the 1997 UK No.1 single ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’ and their 1997 UK No.1 album ‘Urban Hymns’ spent over 100 weeks on the UK chart. Leader of the group Richard Ashcroft went solo scoring the 2000 UK No.3 single ‘A Song […]

CREED’s SCOTT STAPP To STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET: ‘Without You, I Would Not Have Followed The Path God Had For Me’ CREED’s SCOTT STAPP To STRYPER’s MICHAEL SWEET: ‘Without You, I Would Not Have Followed The Path God Had For Me’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5510733265611958

27 Jan 1973, British Glam Rock group Sweet appeared at the Grand Hall in Kilmarnock, Scotland and were driven offstage by a barrage of bottles. The incident inspired their song ‘The Ballroom Blitz’ which went on to reach number one in Canada, number two in the UK and the Australian Chart, and number five on […]

20 Jan 2002, George Harrison had the posthumous UK No.1 single with the re-release of the 1971 former No.1 ‘My Sweet Lord’. Harrison’s single replaced Aaliyah’s ‘More Than A Woman’, the only time in chart history that one deceased artist had taken over from another at No.1. ‘My Sweet Lord’. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/my-sweet-lord/ My Sweet Lord Read […]


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