2009 – Lucy Vodden Dead: ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ Dies At 46 LONDON — Lucy Vodden, who provided the inspiration for the Beatles’ classic song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” has died after a long battle with lupus. She was 46. Her death was announced Monday by St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, […]
1968 – Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band wins four Grammys. From the Editor of TDIR: I remember when I was 8 years old.. and I had gotten my Big brother to buy this album for me, as i was already a Beatles fan from the age of 5 from watching the cartoons. There was […]
1967 – “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” was at No.1 in the UK on This Day in Rock! It took 700 hours in the studio at Abbey Road at a cost of $42k to make The Beatles masterpiece. The album changed everything in the music industry, including the ideal of multi track recorders.
1948 – Steve Tyler (Aerosmith) is born this day in rock history! Stephen Victor Tallarico (born March 26, 1948 in Yonkers, New York),[unreliable source?] better known as Steven Tyler (and often nicknamed The Demon of Screamin’) is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known for his work as the lead singer of the […]