1988 – The Moody Blues hit #30 in the US with “I Know You’re Out there Somewhere”.
1981 – The new Moody Blues album, Long Distance Voyager, hit the platinum level in sales in 1981.
1981 – Moody Blues begin UK tour – their first for two years.
1980 – Born on this day, Benjamin Moody, guitar, Evanescence, (2003 UK No.1 & US No.5 single ‘Bring Me To Life’, 2003 UK No.1 & US No.3 album ‘Fallen’).
1977 – Elvis had 27 albums and 9 singles in the Top 100 charts in the UK in 1977. His Moody Blue was the number 1 album while Way Down” resided at the top of the singles chart. Albums also in the top 30 included 40 Greatest and Welcome to My World. Death sells.
1970 – The Isle of Wight Pop Festival is held in England, and features Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, the Who, Joni Mitchell, Jethro Tull, Free, the Moody Blues, and others.
1970 – Moody Blues: ‘A Question of Balance’ UK LP this day in rock.
1970 – Beck Hansen (born Bek David Campbell, July 8, 1970) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist known by the stage name Beck. With his pop art collage of musical styles, oblique and ironic lyrics, and postmodern arrangements incorporating samples, drum machines, live instrumentation and sound effects, Beck has been hailed by critics and […]
1965 – The Moody Blues play their first major gig at London’s Royal Albert Hall as part of a bill called Brian Epstein’s Evening of Popular Music. They share manager Epstein with the Beatles.
1953 – Born this day in history, Ed Ulibarri. 1-24-1953 Ed is originally from Denver Colorado where he started performing as a professional musician at the age of 15 years old, playing keyboards and singing in local rock bands. In 1976, Ed and his band Alexis received a recording contract with MCA records and moved […]
1949 – David Coverdale of the groups Whitesnake and Deep Purple is born in Saltburnon- Sea, England. David Coverdale (born September 22, 1951 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire) is an English rock vocalist most famous for his work with the English hard rock band Deep Purple, and his later band Whitesnake. Career Coverdale, briefly a student […]