One of my fave Monkee moments
Legendary Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister may seem like an immortal figure, namely God, but the musician recently went through an operation for serious
1961, Pat Boone went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Moody River’, the single reached No.18 in the UK.
1965, The Who, Solomon Burke, Zoot Money, Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Spencer Davis Group, Marianne Faithful, Long John Baldry, The Birds, (featuring a young Ronnie Wood), Dave Witting and the Ray Martin Group all appeared at Uxbridge Blues Festival, England. Tickets cost from 7/6 to 10/6.
1965, The Four Tops went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I Can’t Help Myself’. Lead singer Levi Stubbs had not been satisfied with the recording session and was promised that he could do it again the following day, but no other session ever took place. The track that became a hit was just the second take of the song.
1967, Having admitted to taking LSD four times during an interview with Life Magazine, Beatle Paul McCartney told The Daily Mirror that he didn’t regret that he’d spoken out and hoped that his fans would understand.
1968, The Rolling Stones scored their seventh UK No.1 single when ‘Jumpin Jack Flash’ hit the top of the charts. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards’ country house, where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the window. When Jagger asked what the noise was, Richards responded: “Oh, that’s Jack – that’s jumpin’ Jack.”
1971, Carole King started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘It’s Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move’. Both songs were from her ‘Tapestry’ album.
1974, The Delinquents a band featuring Mick Jones (later of The Clash) made their debut at the Students union bar, Queen Elizabeth College, Kensington.
1976, Future Smiths singer Steve Morrissey had a letter published in this weeks music magazine Record Mirror and Disc asking the editor why the paper had not included any stories on The Sex Pistols.
1977, Six men wielding knives and iron bars outside Shepherd’s Bush underground station beat up Paul Cook from The Sex Pistols. Cook required 15 stitches to a head wound.
As Flyleaf gear up for the kickoff of their summer co-headlining tour with P.O.D., the band has something special to share with their fans. On July 9,
Alice Cooper - Hey stoopid
Bettie Page c. 1950s
Twinkle Twinkle Little Rock Star has been transforming popular music from all genres into lullabies to put your cranky little ones to sleep. The company has
Our master Alice Cooper being interviewed by our friends at The Washington Post. Check out the article below to find out more about Alice and his life as a Rock God. Menacing stage props and theatrical antics have been Alice Cooperâ€™s specialty since the â€™60s. The shock-rock pioneer helped clear the way for Madonnaâ€™s