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05/26/2017 at 10:58. Facebook
Happy birthday to Stevie Nicks, born on 26th May 1948, singer, songwriter with Fleetwood Mac who scored the 1987 UK No.5 single 'Little Lies' and 1977 US No.1 single 'Dreams', from world-wide No.1 album Rumours. As a solo artists she scored the 1981 US No.1 & UK No.11 album 'Bella Donna' and the 1989 UK No. 16 single 'Rooms On Fire'. As a member of Fleetwood Mac and as a solo artist Stevie has...
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05/26/2017 at 06:29. Facebook
26th May 1946, Born on this day, Mick Ronson guitarist, producer, member of The Rats, then worked with David Bowie, (1972 UK album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars 1974 UK No.5 single 'Rebel Rebel'). Also worked with Mott The Hoople, Bob Dylan, Ian Hunter. Released the 1974 UK No.9 solo album 'Slaughter On Tenth Avenue'. Ronson died on April 29th 1993.
26th May 1946 Born on this day Mick Ronson guitarist producer member
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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 the song was shot in the ruins of Witley Court in Worcestershire, England. Directed by Peter Clifton whose insertion of...
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25th May 1967 Procol Harums A Whiter Shade Of Pale entered the
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Brand new Paul Weller book has just arrived in the office! Looks really good. Covers every studio track from The Jam, Style Council and solo work. [ Amazon.co.uk Link ]
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Happy birthday to Paul Weller, born on 25th May 1958, UK singer, guitarist, songwriter, The Jam (1980 UK No.1 single 'Going Underground' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles). Style Council, (1983 UK No.3 single 'Long Hot Summer', plus 14 other UK Top 40 singles). Solo (1995 UK No.7 single 'The Changing Man'). Weller has received four Brit Awards, winning the award for Best British Male twice,...
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05/24/2017 at 14:59. Facebook
24th May 1968, The Rolling Stones released the single 'Jumpin Jack Flash' in the UK, the track gave them their seventh UK No.1 hit. 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,...
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24th May 1968 The Rolling Stones released the single Jumpin Jack Flash

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05/24/2017 at 05:47. Facebook
Happy birthday to Bob Dylan, born on 24th May 1941, US folk singer, songwriter. Released over 40 albums since 1964, major influence on The Beatles and The Rolling Stones during the 60's. Biggest hit is 1965 US No.2 single 'Like A Rolling Stone', 1969 UK No.5 single 'Lay Lady Lay', 1964 UK No.1 album 'The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan'. 2006 album 'Modern Times' entered the US chart at No.1. Also a...
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05/23/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
23rd May 1991, Photographer Michael Lavine took what would be the publicity shots for Nirvana's Nevermind album at Jay Aaron Studios in Los Angeles. The idea for the front cover shot of the baby swimming was taken after Kurt Cobain and Dave Grohl saw a TV documentary on water babies and was taken by Kirk Weddle. Several babies were used; five-month old Spencer Elden's photo came out best. More...
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23rd May 1991 Photographer Michael Lavine took what would be the publicity
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05/23/2017 at 05:15. Facebook
23rd May 1960, The Everly Brothers started a five week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Cathy's Clown', which also spent seven weeks at No.1 in the UK. It became the Everly Brothers' biggest hit single and their third and final US chart topper, selling eight million copies worldwide.
23rd May 1960 The Everly Brothers started a five week run at
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05/22/2017 at 20:57. Facebook
Have a listen to our latest podcast: This Week in Music 22nd-28th May. Pete Mitchell is joined by Tom Hingley, formerly of Inspiral Carpets and live from Hollywood author Harvey Kubernik plus another visit to Mz. Moxy's Museum of Musical Mayhem. On this weeks agenda; Robert Moog, Bob Dylan, Morrissey, Radiohead, Miles Davis and Wendy O'Williams. [ Audioboom.com Link ]
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05/22/2017 at 10:48. Facebook
22nd May 1971, The Rolling Stones album 'Sticky Fingers' started a four-week run at No.1 on the US charts, the group's second US No.1 album. The artwork for Sticky Fingers which, on the original vinyl release, featured a working zipper that opened to reveal cotton briefs, was conceived by American pop artist Andy Warhol. The cover, a photo of Joe Dallesandro's crotch clad in tight blue jeans,...
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05/22/2017 at 05:50. Facebook
Happy Birthday to Morrissey, born on 22nd May 1959, singer, songwriter with The Smiths, who scored the 1984 UK No.10 single 'Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now', plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles'. As a solo artist he scored the 1988 UK No.5 single 'Suedehead' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles. Widely regarded as an important innovator in the indie music scene and he has also attracted media...
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05/21/2017 at 13:35. Facebook
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05/21/2017 at 06:14. Facebook
21st May 1983, David Bowie went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Let's Dance', featuring blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. It was Bowie's first single to reach number one on both sides of the Atlantic. The music video was made by David Mallet on location in Australia including a bar in Carinda in New South Wales, featured Bowie playing with his band while impassively watching an...
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21st May 1983 David Bowie went to No1 on the US singles
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05/20/2017 at 16:33. Facebook
20th May 1966, Bob Dylan and The Band played at the ABC Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland. Some members of the audience were unhappy with Dylan โ€˜going electricโ€™, and attempted to overpower the band by playing their own harmonicas. Listen to our latest Dylan podcast: [ Audioboom.com Link ]
20th May 1966 Bob Dylan and The Band played at the ABC

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05/20/2017 at 06:26. Facebook
20th May 1944, Born on this day Joe Cocker, English singer and musician who had the 1968 UK No.1 single with his cover of The Beatles' 'With A Little Help From My Friends', plus 8 other UK Top 40 singles. Scored the 1982 US No.1 single with Jennifer Warnes 'Up Where We Belong'. In 2007 he was awarded a bronze Sheffield Legends plaque in his hometown and in 2008 he received an OBE at Buckingham...
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20th May 1944 Born on this day Joe Cocker English singer and
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05/19/2017 at 20:32. Facebook
How well do you know The Who? Try The Who music quiz and test yourself out. It's hard but fun!
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05/19/2017 at 10:15. Facebook
19th May, 1990 โ€“ Madonna starts a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with โ€˜Vogueโ€™. Originally planned as a B-side, it became the singerโ€™s eighth American chart-topper and seventh number 1.

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05/19/2017 at 03:23. Facebook
Happy birthday to Pete Townshend, born on 19th May 1945, guitar, vocals, The Who, (1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' plus over 20 other UK Top 40 hit singles, 16 US Top 40 singles and rock opera albums 'Tommy' & 'Quadrophenia'). Townshend became known for his eccentric stage style during the band's early days, swinging his right arm against the...
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Have a listen to our brand new Bob Dylan podcast: Bob Dylan 1959-1963: The story of the most original and influential singer songwriter of the 20th Century. From Bobby Vee to The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan. [ Audioboom.com Link ]
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