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On this Day: 27th December

1963 - The music critics from the UK newspaper The Times, named John Lennon and Paul McCartney as The Outstanding Composers of...

On This Day: 26th December.

1964 - The Rolling Stones placed an advertisement in the music paper New Musical Express, wishing starving hairdressers and...

On This Day: 25th December.

1981- Michael Jackson phoned Paul McCartney and suggested they write and record together, the first result being ‘The...

On this Day: 24th December

1954 - Johnny Ace shot himself dead backstage at the City Auditorium in Houston, Texas. The R&B singer was playing with a...

On This Day: 23rd December

1959 - Chuck Berry was arrested after taking 14 year old Janice Norine (who unbeknown to Berry was working as a prostitute),...

On This Day: 21st December

1987 - Original member of No Doubt in the late 80's, John Spence, committed suicide. 1988 -  A terrorist bomb placed...

On This Day: 19th December

1957 - Elvis Presley had his draft notice served on him for the US Army. He went on to join the 32nd Tank Battalion third Armor...

On This Day: 16th December

1974 - Mick Taylor announces that he will be leaving the Rolling Stones. The guitarist said he felt that now was the time to...

On This Day: 15th December

  1956 - Elvis Presely gave his final performance on the live radio program, Louisiana Hayward, on which he made 50...

On This Day: 14th December

1967 - Brian Jones collapsed and was taken to St George's Hospital, London. The Rolling Stones guitarist had been suffering...

On This Day: 13th December

  1961 – The Beatles performed at the Cavern Club twice in the afternoon and once in the evening. Decca...

On This Day: 12th December

1949 – English actor Bill Nighy was born. Famous for portraying characters such as Davy Jones in Pirates of The...

On This Day - 23rd November

  1956, Sheet metal worker Louis Balint was arrested after punching Elvis Presley at a Hotel in Toledo. Balint claimed...

On This Day - 17th November

  1957, Harry Belafonte was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with Mary's Boy Child, the first single to sell over...

On This Day - 16th November

In 1962, The Beatles recorded their second appearance for Radio Luxembourg for the program The Friday Spectacular. They were...

On This Day - 15th November

  In 1956 Elvis Presley made his movie debut in the movie Love Me Tender  In 1965 The Rolling Stones made their...

On This Day- 14th November

  In 1960 Ray Charles had his first of three no. 1 hits with “Georgia On My Mind” a cover of a 1930s standard...

On This Day: November 11th

Vinyl. Remember it? No? Well, never mind, this is what you’ve been missing: On November 11th 1978 The Cars released the...

On This Day November 10th

It’s a big happy birthday today to the multi talented Steve Mackey. Born in Sheffield, 1966, Steve is probably best known...

On This Day November 9th

  Today, back in 1963, one of the rawest slices of garage rock ever scratched onto wax was released—The...

On This Day: November 4th

It would appear that November 4th has been a prime day for British indie singers to chuck their weight around. Roll back to...