Ska and Reggae tinged Pop fans unite , for it was on this day all the way back in 1983 that UB40 had their first UK No.1 single the now iconic tune, ‘Red Red Wine’.
Seventy nine years ago could be one of the most important dates in British musical history. For that was the day that John Peel was born and frankly, if you have listened to pretty much any form of interesting music in your life, you more than likely have John Peel to thank.
How does someone choose the greatest Michael Jackson song of all time? Answer: they don’t, there isn’t one, they all rock.
We’re pretty sure that when The Beatles released their single, ‘Hey Jude’, fifty years ago today, they had no idea of what a foot-stomping, group sing-along classic it would become and remain to this very day!
There are few albums that could be unarguably described as an absolute classic. ‘Grace’, the seminal album from Jeff Buckley, is one of those few albums, today turning twenty-four years old.
Ahh, Backstreet Boys. That boy-band that, unless you were completely besotted with them, just hung around in the background. So, for most, it won’t be common knowledge that today is Howie D’s 45th birthday.
If someone were to ask me what the best music video of all time is, this is it. A parody of Coronation Street, the music video for ‘I Want To Break Free’! Why Are telling you this today? Because it is Queen bassist, writer of this song and all-round good guy John Deacon’s Birthday!
Today we, along with a plethora of music fans around the world, mourn the loss of THE Queen of Soul music: Aretha Franklin.
That’s right ladies and gentleman! The legendary Electronic music innovator, Mr. Richard D. James (more commonly known as Aphex Twin) is back with a new single cut straight from his upcoming EP ‘Collapse’, set to release on 14th September.