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August 15, 2014
by Egil

19 Songs released in 1961 you MUST hear (video & audio)

This is my second post in this new series of posts. My rules: Only one song per artist/group The song must be released that specific year Songs from live albums not allowed (that’s another & more complicated list) Please feel free to publish … Continue reading

August 8, 2014
by Egil

August 8: Neil Young released “Like A Hurricane” in 1977, 5 great live versions (videos)

Once I thought I saw you in a crowded hazy bar, Dancing on the light from star to star. Far across the moonbeam I know that’s who you are, I saw your brown eyes turning once to fire. You are … Continue reading

July 19, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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July 19: 60 Year Anniversary for the release of “That’s All Right” by Elvis Presley

In 2004, Elvis Presley’s “That’s All Right Mama” and Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock” both celebrated their 50th anniversaries. Rolling Stone Magazine felt that Presley’s song was the first rock and roll recording. At the time Presley recorded the song, Big Joe … Continue reading

July 6, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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July 6: Jackie Wilson recorded (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher in 1967

“(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” was recorded on July 6, 1967 at Columbia’s studios inChicago. Produced by Carl Davis, the session – arranged by Sonny Sanders – featured bassist James Jamerson, drummer Richard “Pistol” Allen, guitarist Robert White, and keyboardist Johnny Griffith; these … Continue reading

June 16, 2014
by Egil

Bob Dylan’s best songs: Like A Rolling Stone (recorded 16 June, 1965)

….would be Like A Rolling Stone because I wrote that after I’d quit. I’d literally quit singing and playing, and I found myself writing this song, this story, this long piece of vomit about twenty pages long, and out of … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
by Hallgeir Olsen
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Today: The Rolling Stones released Jumping Jack Flash 46 years ago

From Wikipedia: Single by The Rolling Stones B-side “Child of the Moon” Released 25 May 1968 (UK), 1 June 1968 (US) Format 7″ Recorded 20 April 1968, Olympic Studios, London (I’m not so sure about this…) Genre Hard rock Length 3:42 Label Decca F.12782 (UK), London 45.908 … Continue reading

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