June 27, 2018

Elvis Presley began work today in 1968

on an upcoming NBC TV show that was billed as his 68 Comeback Special

The show featured the king performing on a small square stage 

surrounded by a mostly female audience

Elvis was outfitted in black leather and performed many of hi...

June 26, 2018

On June 25th of 1963

John Lennon and Paul McCartney

began writing She Loves You on the tour bus

and continued later that night at their hotel in Newcastle, England

eventually completing it the following day

at Paul's family home in Forthlin Road, Liverpool

She Loves You se...

June 25, 2018

On June 25th in 1967
The Beatles performed All You Need Is Love

Live via satellite as part of the TV global link- up Our World

to an international audience in excess of 350 million

from a crowded Studio Two at Abbey Road Studios

Mick Jagger ~ Keith Richards ~ Eric Clapton...

June 24, 2018

Michael John Kells Fleetwood

Professionally known as Mick Fleetwood

was born on June 24th in 1942

British musician and actor

best known for his role as the drummer

and co-founder of the rock band Fleetwood Mac

Equipment

Mick Fleetwood uses Drum Workshop drums, pedals and har...

June 23, 2018

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper

American Singer ~ Songwriter

Actress ~ LGBT Rights Activist 

Born June 22, 1953

Professionally known as Cyndi Lauper

Discography

She's So Unusual (1983)

True Colors (1986)

A Night to Remember (1989)

Hat Full of Stars (1993)

Sisters of Avalon (1996)

Me...

June 23, 2018

Todd Rundgren

American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer

Todd was born in Philadelphia ~ June 22, 1948

Grew up in Upper Darby ~ Pennsylvania

Utopia Paramount ~ Huntington NY ~ May 1st of 2018

Discography

Runt (1970)

Runt. The Ballad of T...

June 17, 2018

Bob Dylan recorded Like A Rolling Stone 

at Columbia Recording Studios in New York City

on June 16th of 1965

The session was for the forthcoming Highway 61 Revisited album

Session musicians included

~ Mike Bloomfield

~ Al Kooper

Al Kooper's Hammond organ on Like...

June 10, 2018

Some Girls by the Rolling Stones

is the 14th British and 16th American studio album

released on June 9th in 1978

on Rolling Stones Records

Some Girls was recorded at Studio Pathé Marconi Studios ~ Paris

October 10th thru December 21st ~ 1977

January 5th thru March 2nd ~...

June 5, 2018

Elvis Presley 

appeared on ABC-TV's 'Milton Berle Show'

on June 5th in 1956

During the performance

Elvis abruptly halted an uptempo rendition of Hound Dog 

with a wave of his arm

and launched into a slow, grinding version

accentuated with energetic, exaggerated body moveme...

June 3, 2018

Ray Davies of The Kinks

was forced to make a 6,000 mile round trip from New York to London

to record one word in a song on June 3rd in 1970

Ray had to change the word 'Coca- Cola' to 'Cherry Cola'

on the bands forthcoming single 'Lola'

due to an advertising ban at BBC Ra...

June 2, 2018

Charles Robert Watts

English drummer professionally known as Charlie Watts

member of the Rolling Stones was born on June 2nd of 1941 

Originally trained as a graphic artist 

Charlie started playing drums in London’s rhythm and blues clubs

where he met Brian...

June 2, 2018

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 

is The Beatles eighth studio album 

The record was released on May 26th of 1967 in the United Kingdom

and June 2nd of 1967 in the United States

Personnel

The Beatles

John Lennon

lead, harmony and background vocals; rhythm, ac...

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