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Post by Aces on Sun 10 May 2015, 5:59 am

This day in music.......May 10th.


1963, The Rolling Stones recorded the Chuck Berry song 'Come On', at Olympic Studios, London. This the bands first release was issued on the 7th June 1963 by Decca Records.



1969, Frank Sinatra's version of 'My Way' made the British Top ten for the first time. Over the next three years it re-entered the Top 50 singles chart on eight different occasions. Paul Anka re-wrote the original French song for Sinatra, after he told Anka he was quitting the music business. Anka changed the melodic structure and lyrics to the song with Sinatra in mind.



1970,Decca records released "Coal Miner's Daughter" by Loretta Lynn. The autobiographical song became Lynn's signature song, one of the genre's most widely-known songs, and provided the basis for both her autobiography and a movie on her life. In addition to reaching #1 on the Country charts, "Coal Miner's Daughter" also became Lynn's first single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #83.



1986, Falco was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Rock Me Amadeus.' Falco became the first-ever Austrian act to score a UK and US No.1 hit single and the first German speaking artist to achieve a No.1 on the US charts.



1909,Born on this day in Nickelsville, Virginia, was Maybelle Carter, country musician. She is best known as a member of the historic Carter Family act in the 1920s and '30s and also as a member of Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters.



1920, Born on this day, Bert Weedon, (1959 UK No.10 single 'Guitar Boogie Shuffle'.



1946, Born on this day, Donovan, Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist, who scored the 1966 US No.1 & 1967 UK No.2 single 'Sunshine Superman'.



1957, Born on this day, John Ritchie (Sid Vicious), bass, vocals, Sex Pistols, 1977 UK No.2 single 'God Save The Queen', and 1977 UK No.1 album 'Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols').



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Post by Aces on Tue 12 May 2015, 3:31 am

This day in music........May 12th.


1958, The Everly Brothers started a four-week run at No.1 in the US with 'All I Have To Do Is Dream'. Written by the husband and wife songwriting team Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, the track was recorded in just two takes.



1964, The Beach Boys started a four week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Beach Boys Concert', the group's first US No.1.



1973, Led Zeppelin started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fifth album Houses Of The Holy. The group's third US No.1 album went on to spend 39 weeks on the US chart. Houses Of The Holy has now been certified 11 times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for US sales in excess of 11 million copies.



1985, Phil Collins kicked off the North American leg on his 'No Jacket Required' World Tour at the Centrum, Worcester, Massachusetts.



1948, Born on this day, Steve Winwood, vocals, keyboards, Spencer Davis Group, (1966 UK No.1 single 'Keep On Running'), Traffic, (1967 UK No.2 single 'Hole In My Shoe'), Blind Faith, (1969 UK & US No.1 album), Solo (1986 US No.1 & UK No.1 single 'Higher Love').



1950, Born on this day, Billy Squier, US guitarist, singer, (1982 hit 'The Stroke', 1984 US No.15 single 'Rock Me Tonight').



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Post by Aces on Wed 13 May 2015, 3:27 am

This day in music......May 13th.


Birthdays....


1941, Born on this day, Ritchie Valens, US singer, (1958 US No.2 and 1959 UK No.29 single 'Donna'). Valens died on 3rd February 1959.





1943, Born on this day, Mary Wells, US singer, (1964 US No.1 & UK No.5 single 'My Guy', written by Smokey Robinson). Wells died of cancer on 26th July 1992.



1945, Born on this day, Magic Dick, harmonica, The J Geils Band, (1982 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Centerfold').

1946, Born on this day, Daniel Klein, bass, J Geils Band, (1982 US No.1 & UK No.3 single 'Centrefold').



1950, Born on this day, Stevie Wonder, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. Wonder who has been blind from shortly after birth, signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of eleven and continues to perform and record for Motown to this day. Wonder has scored over 40 other US & UK Top 40 singles.



1966, Born on this day, Darius Rucker, Hootie & The Blowfish, (1995 US No.1 album 'Cracked Rear View' sold over 15m copies. 1995 UK No.50 single 'Hold My Hand').



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Post by Aces on Thu 14 May 2015, 3:18 am

This day in music......May 14th.



1998, American singer and actor Frank Sinatra died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles aged 82, after suffering a heart attack. Sinatra had his first hit in 1940, working in the Swing era with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the 1953 film 'From Here to Eternity'. He went on to score over 25 Top 40 singles including the 1966 No.1 'Strangers In The Night'. His 1969 single 'My Way', re-entered the UK charts eight times and spent a total of 165 weeks on the UK chart.

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1946, Born on this day, Gene Cornish, The Young Rascals, (1967 US No.1 and UK No.8 single 'Groovin').



1946, Born on this day, Lek LecKenby, guitar, Herman's Hermits, (1964 UK No.1 single 'I'm Into Something Good', 1965 US No.1 single 'Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter'). He died on 4th June 1994.



1952, Born on this day, David Byrne, guitar, vocals, Talking Heads, (1983 US No.9 single 'Burning Down The House', 1985 UK No.6 single 'Road To Nowhere'), Solo (2002 UK No. 2 single with X-Press, 'Lazy').



1962, Born on this day, C.C. Deville, Poison, (1988 US No.1 & 1989 UK No.13 single 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn').



1966, Born on this day, Mike Inez, Alice In Chains, (1993 UK No.19 single 'Would').



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Post by Aces on Thu 14 May 2015, 4:11 pm

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Post by Aces on Thu 14 May 2015, 6:32 pm

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Post by Aces on Fri 15 May 2015, 3:30 am

This day in music.......May 15th.


1961, Floyd Cramer was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'On The Rebound.' The US singer's only UK No.1. The Nashville pianist played on many Elvis Presley hits.



1965, Bob Dylan’s single 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' peaked at No.39 in the US charts, giving Dylan his first US top 40 hit. John Lennon was reported to find the song so captivating that he didn't know how he'd be able to write a song that could compete with it.



1976, The Rolling Stones went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Black And Blue', the group's sixth US No.1 album. The band's first studio album released with Ronnie Wood as the replacement for Mick Taylor featured the hit 'Fool To Cry'.



1982, Asia went to No.1 on the US album chart with their self-titled album. It spent a total of nine weeks at No.1 and became the best-selling album in the US for the year 1982. The supergroup included former members of several veteran progressive rock bands, namely bassist/vocalist John Wetton (formerly in Mogul Thrash, Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, U.K. and Wishbone Ash), guitarist Steve Howe (formerly in Yes), keyboardist Geoff Downes (of Yes and The Buggles) and drummer Carl Palmer (formerly in The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster and Emerson, Lake & Palmer).



1918, Born on this day, Eddy Arnold, US country singer, (1965 US No.6 single, 'Make The World Go Away').



1937, Born on this day, Trini Lopez, singer, songwriter, (1963 US No.3 & UK No.4 single 'If I Had A Hammer').



1948, Born on this day, Gary Thain, bassist with Keef Hartley Band and then Uriah Heep. Had a hit with ‘Easy Livin' from the 1972 album Demons and Wizards. Died of a drug overdose December 8, 1975.



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Post by Aces on Fri 15 May 2015, 6:28 pm

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Post by Chrys on Fri 15 May 2015, 6:50 pm

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Post by Aces on Fri 15 May 2015, 7:00 pm

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Post by Aces on Fri 15 May 2015, 8:47 pm

This day in music......May 16th.


1964, Mary Wells started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'My Guy'. Written and produced by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, it made No.5 in the UK.



1966, The Beach Boys released the album Pet Sounds in the US. The album is now regarded as the masterpiece of composer-producer Brian Wilson. To confirm this, Pet Sounds has been widely ranked as one of the most influential records ever released and has been ranked at No.1 in several music magazines lists of greatest albums of all time.



1970, Crosby Stills Nash & Young went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Deja Vu'. The album featured three Top 40 singles: 'Teach Your Children,' 'Our House,' and 'Woodstock.' In 2003, the album was ranked number 148 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.



1985, Alabama were at #1 on the country album chart with 40-Hour Week, their ninth studio album which included three songs that topped the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Two of the #1 tracks: "There's No Way" and the title track.



1987, U2 started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart 'With Or Without You', the group's first US No.1. The third track from their 1987 album, The Joshua Tree, the song was the group's most successful single at the time.



1919, Born on this day, Liberace, (Wladziu Valentinon Liberace), US pianist, singer, TV presenter, (1955 UK No.20 single 'Unchained Melody'). He died on 4th February 1997.



1947, Born on this day, Barbara Lee, singer, The Chiffons, (1963 US No.1 single 'He's So Fine'). Lee died on 15th May 1992.



1966, Born on this day, Janet Jackson, singer, actress. The youngest child of the Jackson family, she has amassed an extensive catalogue of hits, with singles such as 'Nasty', 'Rhythm Nation', 'That's the Way Love Goes', 'When I Think Of You', 'Together Again' and 'All for You', selling over 100 million records worldwide.



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Post by Chrys on Sat 16 May 2015, 1:35 pm

Afternoon, Doc! drink

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Post by Chrys on Sat 16 May 2015, 3:09 pm

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Post by Aces on Sat 16 May 2015, 3:57 pm

Chrys wrote:Afternoon, Doc!  drink

This song is awesome giggle
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Post by Chrys on Sat 16 May 2015, 4:31 pm

Aces wrote:
Chrys wrote:Afternoon, Doc!  drink

This song is awesome giggle

Innit though? Evenin' Aces... flowers

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