I Want to Hold Your Hand

was released by The Beatles 54 years ago today

I Want to Hold Your Hand

was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney

I Want to Hold Your Hand

was recorded at EMI Studios at Abbey Road

on October 17th in 1963

I Want to Hold Your Hand

is T...

Elton John was joined on stage by John Lennon

at Elton's Madison Square Garden Concert

On Thanksgiving ~ November 28th of 1974

Together Elton John and John Lennon

performed three numbers

~ Whatever Gets You Through the Night

~ Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds

~ I Saw Her Standi...

The promotional film of The Beatles Hello, Goodbye 

was aired on The Ed Sullivan show on November 26th in 1967

Hello, Goodbye was written by Paul McCartney

and credited to Lennon–McCartney

The Beatles began recording Hello, Goodbye 

at EMI's Abbey Road Studios in...

John Graham "Mac" McVie

British bass guitarist was born on November 26th of 1945

Known as a member of the rock bands

John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

Fleetwood Mac

John's surname combined with that of Mick Fleetwood 

was the inspiration for the band's name

of Fleetwood...

"When hell freezes over"

was the answer that former Eagles members would give

when asked when a reunion would take place

and finally gave in to financial pressures

and the band titled their upcoming album just that

Hell Freezes Over

went to Number 1 on the Billboard...

'The Beatles'

known as The White Album

and their ninth studio album

was released in the US on November 25th of 1968

The Beatles 

was recorded between May 30th and October 14th

of 1968 largely at Abbey Road Studios in London

with some sessions at Trident Studios

Dur...

The Last Waltz 

A concert by the Canadian-American rock group The Band

American Thanksgiving Day 

November 25, 1976

Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco

The Last Waltz was The Band's

"farewell concert appearance" 

The Last Waltz was promoted and organized...

The Rolling Stones scored their fifth US No.1 album

with 'It's Only Rock 'N Roll' this week in 1974

It's Only Rock 'N Roll

was the last Stones album

for guitarist Mick Taylor

Phil Spector releases Christmas album

"A Christmas Gift for You"

on November 22nd of 1963

A Christmas Gift for You

was recorded over the Spring and Summer of 1963

containing songs by

The Ronettes

The Crystals

Darlene Love 

Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans 

A Christmas Gift for Y...

"Stay" is a doo-wop song first recorded

by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs

Stay topped the Billboard chart on November 21st of 1960

At just one minute and 37 seconds long

Stay is the shortest number one recording

in Rock and Roll history

Maurice Williams wrote St...

Carl Perkins recorded "Blue Suede Shoes"

at Sun Studios in Memphis

this weekend in 1955

Blue Suede Shoes

became his biggest Pop hit

reaching #2 on the Billboard chart

November 13, 2017

The Velvet Underground

made their live debut

when they played at Summit High School, New Jersey

on December 11th of 1965

Admission was $2.50 and the show sold out

The Velvet Underground was paid $75 for the gig

The Velvet Underground’s original lineup: 

John Cale - Lou...

November 12, 2017

Santana’s version of "Black Magic Woman"

was released in the US this week in 1970

where it rose to #4 during a three month chart run

sung by keyboardist Gregg Rolie

and appeared on their Abraxas album

Black Magic Woman" was written by Peter Green 

that first appea...

November 12, 2017

Happy 71st Birthday to Neil Percival Young

Canadian singer-songwriter, musician,

producer, director and screenwriter

Neil Young has lived in California since the 1960s

Neil retains his Canadian citizenship

Neil's good friends

band brothers

David Crosby ~ Stephen Stills ~ G...

November 11, 2017

A film called 'Jamboree' previewed in Hollywood

on November 12th of 1957

Among those featured are 

Jerry Lee Lewis

Fats Domino

Carl Perkins

Frankie Avalon

Charlie Gracie

Connie Francis

Slim Whitman

Jamboree is a black and white 1957 rock and roll film 

directed by...

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