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Happy birthday to Frank Beard, American drummer with ZZ Top, who had the 1984 US No.8 & 1985 UK No.16 single ‘Legs’. Beard is notable as being the only musician in the band without a long beard, an ironic fact considering his last name. The band has had global album sales in excess of 50 […]

8th June 1974, David Bowie started a four-week run at the top of the UK charts with his third No.1 album 'Diamond Dogs'. The cover art features Bowie as a striking half-man, half-dog grotesque painted by Belgian artist Guy Peellaert. It was controversial as the full painting clearly showed the hybrid's genitalia. Very few copies […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/best-female-bassists/ Best Female Bassists: An Essential Top 25 Countdown | uDiscover Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10161091010665167

Happy New Year to you all! 1st January 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 Dave Clark Five, (Glad All Over), The Hollies, […]

“They have so much street cred. This band is for real. There’s nothing fake about them.” The Top 10 Best Girlschool songs, as chosen by Lita Ford Link to original article here

28th November 1991, Nirvana recorded a performance for BBC TV music show Top Of The Pops in London. When asked to lip-sync 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' to a pre-recorded tape Kurt Cobain protested by singing an octave lower (he later confirmed he was imitating Morrissey from The Smiths), and attempted to eat his microphone at […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/top-10-uk-recording-studios/ Top 10 UK Recording Studios | uDiscover Article source: https://www.facebook.com/19706525166/posts/10160888613715167

Bringing the boogie one more time. ZZ Top announce UK and European 50th anniversary tour Link to original article here

4th August 1984, Prince started a 24 week run at the top of the US album charts with ‘Purple Rain’. His sixth studio album which features the hits ‘When Doves Cry’ and ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, as well as the title track has sold over 20 million copies worldwide, becoming the seventh best-selling soundtrack album of […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/top-yorkshire-musicians-yorkshire-day/ Top 11 Yorkshire Musicians That Made A Global Impact | uDiscover For Yorkshire Day, uDiscover is going one louder than the usual Top 10 and raising a glass to the Top 11 Yorkshire musicians that made a global impact. Read it here


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