This Week In Music History

ACDC

Back In Black Album By AC/DC. Do You Own It?

This week in music history August 9, 1980, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]AC/DC[/lastfm] scored their first UK No.1 album with ‘Back In Black’. It was the first AC/DC album recorded without former lead singer Bon Scott, (who died […]

08/08/2011

Beatles

The Beatles… Your Favorite Recording Artist Of All Time? We Thought So.

This day in music history on August 2, 1998, Mojo Magazine published the results from a nation-wide survey asking ‘Who is your favorite recording artist of all time: 5th place was [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm] 4th, […]

08/01/2011

Outkast

Are You Listening To The “Right” Kind Of Music While Driving?

This week in music history on July 22, 2005, research by a car insurance company showed that listening to the wrong sort of music when driving can lead to aggression and distraction. Dr Nicola Dibben […]

07/18/2011

MamasPapas

1967, The Summer Of Love

  This week in music history, the three day Monterey Pop Festival in California began. All proceeds went to charity when all the artists agreed to perform for free, and the “Summer of Love” was […]

06/13/2011

John & Yoko’s Eight Day “Bed In”

This week in music history, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]John Lennon[/lastfm] & [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Yoko Ono[/lastfm] spend eight days in bed to promote world peace while recording “Give Peace a Chance”.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jerry Lee Lewis[/lastfm] is exposed for marrying […]

05/23/2011

Keith Richards Falls While Reaching For Nude Art

This week in music history, we have two new [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keith Richards[/lastfm] mishaps as well as a band brawl that doesn’t involve [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Oasis[/lastfm].  A death during a guitar solo and a country singer married […]

05/16/2011

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