1969 – The Rolling Stones go to No. 5… Read more

1969 – The Rolling Stones go to No. 5…

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. […]

1954 – Elvis Presley signs his first recording con… Read more

1954 – Elvis Presley signs his first recording con…

1954 – Elvis Presley signs his first recording contract (Sun Records) and quits his job as a truck driver. The session took place in the famous Sun Studio in Memphis, Tenn., where Elvis was accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black. Presley’s recording session wasn’t noteworthy until he began to fool around, playing […]

1942 – Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Texas. … Read more

1942 – Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Texas. …

1942 – Isaac Hayes is born in Covington, Texas. Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008[1]) was an American soul and funk singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, arranger, composer, and actor. Hayes was one of the main creative forces behind southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served as both an […]