1969, The Beatles moved from Twickenham Film Studios to Apple studios in London to start recording the “Get Back” LP. Billy Preston was brought into the sessions (John, Paul, and George knew Preston from 1962, when he was a member of Little Richard’s backing group). The Beatles were determined to record the album “live”, flaws […]
1969 – Shooting for the Beatles documentary Let It Be moves to the basement of 3 Saville Row, where Apple have their headquarters and the Beatles have put in a new recording studio.
1969 – Bruce Springsteen had two of his poems published in the Ocean County College Literary Yearbook Seascapes. Springsteen was in his second semester at the Toms River, New Jersey College.
1969 – Marmalade were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their version of The Beatles song ‘Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da’.
1969 – Dave Grohl of Nirvana and the Foo Fighters is Born. Dave Grohl, drummer, singer, Nirvana, (1991 UK No.7 & 1992 US No.6 single Smells Like Teen Spirit’ from the 1991 album ‘Nevermind’ spent over 2 years on the UK chart & made US No.1 album chart in 1992). Foo Fighters, (1995 UK No.5 […]
1969 – Elvis Presley begins recording in Memphis for the first time since his Sun sessions and makes some of his most powerful adult music, including “Suspicious Minds.”… “Something wrong with my lip…”
1969 – The psychedelic film Wonderwall premieres in London, with a soundtrack by George Harrison. Halliwell’s Film Guide says the movie is “vapid and witless.” Oasis write a song about it.
1969 – ‘Love Is,’ by Eric Burdon and the Animals, enters the U.S. charts shortly after the band performs a farewell concert in the British city of Newcastle, where the Animals had begun seven years earlier.
1969 – Jethro Tull release their debut album This Was.
1969 – The Rolling Stones go to No. 5 in the American album charts with their new release Beggars Banquet. In 1968 the Rolling Stones hired Jimmy Miller from Spoencer Davis Group and Traffic fame. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were look for a new boost of new blood into the production of their music. […]