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1 April 1966, The Troggs recorded ‘Wild Thing’ at Regent Sound Studio in London. The song went on to be a No.1 US and No.2 UK hit in June the following year. The track was recorded in one complete take (take two). https://youtu.be/gSWInYFVksg The Troggs – Wild Thing Read the full article at The Day […]

CALEB SHOMO Says Half Of Next BEARTOOTH Album Is ‘Done’: ‘It’s Going To Be A Wild Ride’ CALEB SHOMO Says Half Of Next BEARTOOTH Album Is ‘Done’: ‘It’s Going To Be A Wild Ride’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5498060133545938

13 Feb 2002, American country singer, songwriter Waylon Jennings died in his sleep after a lengthy fight with diabetes. He was bassist for Buddy Holly following the break-up of The Crickets. Released a series of duet albums with Willie Nelson in the late 1970s. Scored the 1980 US No.21 single ‘Theme From The Dukes Of […]

4 Feb 2013, Reg Presley lead singer with the Sixties rock and roll band The Troggs, died aged 71. Hit singles, included ‘Wild Thing’, ‘I Can’t Control Myself’ and the UK No.1 ‘With a Girl Like You’. He also wrote the song ‘Love Is All Around’, which featured in the film Four Weddings and a […]

4 Feb 2013, Reg Presley lead singer with the Sixties rock and roll band The Troggs, died aged 71. Hit singles, included ‘Wild Thing’, ‘I Can’t Control Myself’ and the UK No.1 ‘With a Girl Like You’. He also wrote the song ‘Love Is All Around’, which featured in the film Four Weddings and a […]

5 Dec 1967, This was the final night of a 16-date UK package tour with Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move, The Nice, The Outer Limits, The Erie Apparent and Amen Corner at Green’s Playhouse, Glasgow. All performances had two shows per night, in this case at 6.15pm, with the second at 8.45pm. Jimi Hendrix […]

Happy 73rd birthday to Cat Stevens, born 21 July 1948, singer, songwriter, who had the 1967 UK No.2 single ‘Matthew And Son’, and the 1972 UK No.9 & US No.6 single, ‘Morning Has Broken’. He wrote ‘The First Cut Is The Deepest’ covered by many artists including PP Arnold, Rod Stewart and Sheryl Crow. Stevens […]

Happy 62nd birthday to Paul Weller, born 25 May 1958, who with The Jam had the 1980 UK No.1 single 'Going Underground' plus 17 other UK Top 40 singles. With The Style Council the 1983 UK No.3 single 'Long Hot Summer', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles. As a solo artist the 1995 UK […]

TRIVIUM Bassist Says Having Dinner With METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Was A ‘Pretty Wild’ Experience https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/trivium-bassist-says-having-dinner-with-metallicas-kirk-hammett-was-a-pretty-wild-experience/ TRIVIUM Bassist Says Having Dinner With METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Was A ‘Pretty Wild’ Experience In a recent interview with Epic Footnote Productions ' "There Goes My Hero" podcast, TRIVIUM bassist Paolo Gregoletto reflected on what it was like to meet […]

Shooting the bassist, urinating on the cenotaph, walking a dog drunk, shoplifting… and more. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/odds-and-sods/wild-weird-and-wacky/ Wild, Weird and Wacky 11 Nov 1969 The FBI in Phoenix, Arizona arrested Jim Morrison for drunk and disorderly conduct aboard a plane. The Doors singer who was on his way to a Rolling Stones concert with actor Tom Baker […]


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