January 12, 2017

On this day in 1974

The Steve Miller Band

were at Number 1 on the US singles chart with 'The Joker'

"The Joker" is a song by the Steve Miller Band

from their 1973 album The Joker

It is one of two Steve Miller Band songs

that feature the nonce word "pompatus"

The first lin...

January 11, 2017

Today in 1965

The Beach Boys Release "Do You Wanna Dance"

January 4, 2017

Tonight in 1974

Bruce Springsteen performed "Rosalita"

for the first time during a concert

at Joe's Place in Cambridge - Massachusetts

The song became a live favorite

Bruce often plays it as an encore

January 1, 2017

Mick Fleetwood asked Lindsey Buckingham

to join his Fleetwood Mac band on New Year’s Eve in 1974

The recent departure of Bob Welch meant Buckingham would become

the group’s seventh guitarist in just seven years

That gave Buckingham some leverage

which he used to arrange fo...

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