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21st May 1979, 40 years ago today Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark released their debut single 'Electricity' via Factory Records (catalogue number FAC 6). Later this year they will be celebrating the 40th anniversary with a variety of releases and concerts. We are very happy to be working with OMD as part of this anniversary […]

What’s on the deck! Today it’s a very underrated album – Highway by Free. It was the follow up to their previous album Fire and Water and the single ‘All Right Now’. The single release ‘The Stealer failed to chart and if you don’t know it it’s a cracker of a song. Do you know […]

17th March 1919, Born on this day, American jazz pianist and vocalist Nat King Cole, who had the 1955 US No.2 single 'A Blossom Fell', the 1957 UK No.2 single 'When I Fall In Love'. He recorded over one hundred songs that became hits on the pop charts and was the first black man to […]

4th March 1948, Born on this day, Chris Squire, bassist and founding member of Yes and solo, (1983 UK No.28 & 1984 US No.1 single 'Owner Of A Lonely Heart'). He was the only member to appear on each of their 21 studio albums, released from 1969 to 2014. Squire died on 27th June 2015 […]

Fifty years ago today – January 30, 1969 – The Beatles played in public for the very last time. For a detailed and enlightening account of events surrounding their famous rooftop concert, get yourself a copy of Tony Barrell’s paperback https://bit.ly/2DInLrA Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161190547260167

36 years ago today, Metallica played their first headline show, at the Old Waldorf in San Francisco, with Ron McGovney on bass and Dave Mustaine on guitar. Kirk Hammett’s band @Exodus supported. Link to original article here

One year ago today ⚡️ Link to original article here

Bark At The Moon is 35 years old today. Link to original article here

Released 47 years ago today: Happy Birthday to Genesis‘s Nursery Cryme! Link to original article here

Also available: Guns And Roses. These slightly wrong nu metal t-shirts are the best thing you’ll see today Link to original article here


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