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Throwback Thursday ‘All Things Must Pass’

This month, we are looking at the era that spawned Glam Rock and Heavy Metal, and everything in-between This week we are looking at George Harrison, and his first release after the break-up of The Beatles, in the week which would have been his 75th Birthday. ‘All Things Must Pass’ was released just months after the break-up of The Beatles, however, it wasn’t George’s first solo album, as he had already… Keep Reading

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Anhedonia Talk About New EP

After the release of their EP, and after a phenomenal launch night, Anhedonia spoke to us about the experience.  We sat down with singer, Ben Kirton, of Indie Rock band Anhedonia to discuss influences, their new EP, and a few other things to get to know the band better. So Ben, Anhedonia have recently announced their new EP, ‘Ride It Out’, where did the band get their influences for the… Keep Reading

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Throwback Thursday – ‘Buddy Holly’

This months Throwback Thursday will focus on the 1950’s A decade which started Rock’n’Roll. For the last Throwback Thursday of December, we look at one of the worlds most influential artists when it comes to Rock’n’Roll, Buddy Holly, and his self titled 1958 album. Buddy was one of the biggest influences to some of the biggest artists in Rock’n’Roll history, such as The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, and… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 9th May…

1964, Louis Armstrong went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Hello Dolly’ making him the oldest artist to hit No.1 at the age of 62. In 2011, 85 year-old Tony Bennett broke this record when his Duets album topped the US album chart. 1965, During a UK tour Bob Dylan played the first of two sold out nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall. All four members of The… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 27th March…

1958, CBS records announced the invention of stereophonic records. Although the new format would be playable on ordinary record players, when used on the new stereo players, a new rich and fuller sound would be heard. 1964, The British invasion continued to make its way around the world with The Beatles having the top six positions on the Australian pop chart. 1965, The Supremes scored their fourth US No.1 single… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 1st March…

1958, Buddy Holly played the first of 25 dates on his only UK tour at the Trocadero, Elephant & Castle, London. Also on the bill was Gary Miller, The Tanner Sisters, Des O’Connor, The Montanas, Ronnie Keene & His Orchestra. 1961, Elvis Presley signed a five-year movie deal with producer Hal Wallis. During his career, Elvis made over feature films 1967, at Abbey Road studios, London, The Beatles started recording a… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 26th Feb…

1955, Billboard reported that for the first time since their introduction in 1949, 45rpm singles were outselling the old standard 78’s. 1958, Perry Como was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Magic Moments’ the 2nd No.1 in a row for writers Burt Bacharach and Hal David. It stayed at No.1 for eight weeks. 1965, Jimmy Page released a solo single called ‘She Just Satisfies’ in the UK. Page… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 25th Feb…

…Rock & Roll In 1964, The Beatles finished recording their next single ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’, at Abbey Road studios, London, (they had first recorded the song on 29 January 1964 at Path Marconi Studios in Paris). They also recorded the B-side, ‘You Can’t Do That’ and another new song ‘I Should Have Known Better’. 1967, Pink Floyd appeared at the Ricky Tick Club, Hounslow, England. The Yardbirds were filmed… Keep Reading

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