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20th August 1965, Davy Jones & The Lower Third released the single 'You've Got a Habit of Leaving' the last song that David Bowie (born David Jones), released before changing his name to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees, and the first of two singles that he recorded with The Lower Third after […]

31st July 1971, James Taylor went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the Carole King song ‘You’ve Got A Friend’, (included in her album Tapestry and James Taylor’s album Mud Slide Slim). The song would go on to win the 1971 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal male Performance and Song Of The […]

24th June Procol Harum's 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' entered the Billboard chart, where it would peak at No 5. The song was written by the band around a melody composed by the group's organist, Matthew Fisher, who was inspired by the chord progression of Johann Sebastian Bach's 'Orchestral Suite in D', composed between 1725 […]

8th June 1967, Procol Harum were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' the group's only UK No.1. In 2004 the song was named the most played record of the past 70 years. More than 900 recorded versions by other artists are known. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/youve-turned-a-whiter-sha…/ You’ve Turned A Whiter Shade […]

25th May 1967, Procol Harum's 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' entered the UK chart for the first time, where it went on to become a No.1 hit. 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' became the most played song in the last 75 years in public places in the UK (as of 2009). The first video for […]

4th April 2008, Procol Harum singer Gary Brooker won back full royalty rights to the band's worldwide hit, 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' at London's Court of Appeal. The decision overturned a 2006 ruling that organist Matthew Fisher was entitled to a 40% portion of royalties on the 1967 hit after he argued he had […]

On July 31, 1971, James Taylor went to No.1 on the singles chart with the Carole King song ‘You’ve Got A Friend’. The song would go on to win the 1971 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male. 47 years ago today. It just doesn’t seem possible that the song is that old. What […]

https://www.udiscovermusic.com/news/dire-straits-fans-youve-never-heard-sultans-swing-like/ Dire Straits Fans, You’ve Never Heard ‘Sultans Of Swing’ Like This | uDiscover Luna Lee, who performs Western music on the gayageum, a 12-stringed instrument from Korea, has created a unique version of Dire Straits’ ‘Sultans Of Swing.’ Read it here

You’ve all heard the story before…. guys goes to a bar, sees a woman, goes out of his way to meet her…. This is from the Beatles Bible about the events of May 15, 1967. On this evening The Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein hosted a dinner party to mark the completion of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely […]


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