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14th March 2006, U2 topped Rolling Stone magazine's annual list of the year's biggest money earners from 2005 with $154.2m. (£78m), The Rolling Stones were listed second with $92.5m (£47m) and the Eagles third with 63.2m. (£32.m). Paul McCartney was in fourth place with $56m (£28m) and Elton John in fifth with $48.9m. (£24.8m). https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-no…/top-grossing-tours/ […]

23rd February 1976, AC/DC shot the video clip for "It's A Long Way To The Top, (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)" for the Australian music television program Countdown. It featured the band's then-current lineup, along with members of the Rats of Tobruk Pipe Band, on the back of a flat-bed truck travelling on Swanston […]

BlabberMouth reports: RALF SCHEEPERS Says Next PRIMAL FEAR Studio Album Will ‘Top’ 2018’s ‘Apocalypse’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ralf-scheepers-says-next-primal-fear-studio-album-will-top-2018s-apocalypse/ RALF SCHEEPERS Says Next PRIMAL FEAR Studio Album Will ‘Top’ 2018’s ‘Apocalypse’ Tony Webster of "The Metal Command" radio show recently conducted an interview with frontman Ralf Scheepers of veteran German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR. You can listen to the […]

BlabberMouth reports: KING DIAMOND On NEIL PEART: ‘He Will Forever Remain At The Top Of My List’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/members-of-black-sabbath-kiss-megadeth-king-diamond-others-pay-tribute-to-rush-drummer-neil-peart/ KING DIAMOND On NEIL PEART: ‘He Will Forever Remain At The Top Of My List’ Members of BLACK SABBATH, KISS, MEGADETH and KING DIAMOND are among the rock musicians who reacted on social media to the passing […]

Happy New Year to you all from the team at This Day in Music. 1st Jan 1964, The first edition of the BBC TV show Top Of The Pops was transmitted from an old church hall in Manchester, England. Acts miming to their latest releases included The Rolling Stones, (I Wanna Be Your Man), The […]

19th Dec 1970, Elton John’s first US hit, ‘Your Song’ entered the Billboard Hot 100, where it went on to reach number eight. The Hollies had been offered the song and Three Dog Night had already recorded a version which was included on their ‘It Ain’t Easy’ album. https://youtu.be/GlPlfCy1urI Elton John – Your Song (Top […]

https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/top-grossing-tours/ Top Grossing Tours The worldwide concert industry generates about $8 billion each year in revenue with the top 25 single artist concerts alone grossing about $360 million. More people are going to concerts and ticket prices are also Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10162347515870167

Reporting period: September 20, 2019 – October 20, 2019 No Artist Title Album Year Duration Type Total 1 Wasp The Idol Lets Rock: Good History (2017) 2017 6:42 S 53 2 Sweet & Lynch Promised Land Unified 2017 4:14 S 35 3 Robert Plant Promised Land Greatest Hits – DISC 2 2007 5:01 S 33 […]

6th Oct 1972 , During sessions at RCA Studios, New York City, David Bowie recorded 'The Jean Genie', which became the lead single from his 1973 album Aladdin Sane. The track spent 13 weeks in the UK charts, peaking at No.2, making it Bowie's biggest hit to date. The line "He's so simple minded, he […]

5th Sept 1946, Born on this day Freddie Mercury singer, Queen, (1975 UK No.1 single 'Bohemian Rhapsody' also UK No.1 in 1991, plus over 40 other UK Top 40 singles. 1980 US No.1 single 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love'). Solo, (1987 UK No. 4 single 'The Great Pretender'). Mercury died of bronchio-pneumonia on November 24th […]


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