1997 – U2 went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Discoteque’, the bands third UK number 1 single. Lyrics: You can reach, but you can’t grab it You can’t hold it, control it, you can’t bag it You can push, but you can’t direct it Circulate, regulate, oh no, you cannot connect it […]
1979 – Van Halen embark on their first world tour. The band toured for nearly a year, opening for Black Sabbath and establishing a reputation for their performances. At some Performances, the Sabbath were booed off stage wanted the the young upstarts back for more. Sorry Ozzy… truth be told… I was there.
1968 – The last episode of The Monkees television show airs. The idea of following the hi-jinks of a rock band’s life was taken from the Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night film. The 58th and final episode of “The Monkees” TV show is aired. The group disbands in 1969 and re-forms in 1986 without Michael […]
1958 – Gary Numan is born in Hammersmith, England. Lyrics: Here in my car I feel safest of all I can lock all my doors Its the only way to live In cars Here in my car I can only receive I can listen to you It keeps me stable for ( nights ) – […]
1948 – James Taylor is born in Boston. His biggest hit is the million-selling No. 1 song You’ve Got a Friend in 1971. Lyrics: Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone Susanne the plans they made put an end to you I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song […]