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OTD 11 May
1970 - The "Woodstock" soundtrack is released, officially as "Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack and More". This ISN'T...
1. Brilliant captaincy by Greg Chappell (there aren't too many players who have changed the laws of the game).
2. The Kiwis have...
The first / only (?) MLB centenarian with a podcast.
This is what Joe Walsh used to do (maybe he still does?)
Thx for the heads up @amahaaudio
This is my favourite from their older catalouge.
From Change Everything (1992)
OTD 10 May
1957 - Simon Ritchie (Sid Vicious, the bassist from The Sex Pistols) is born in London, England. He dies on 2 February 1979 in NYC,...
OTD 9 May
1949 - Billy Joel is born in NY. According to the RIAA he has certified sales of 84.5 million albums in the US (the 7th highest on...
Just remembered - definitely worth a mention.
The title track sung by Ray Charles of course.
And this little gem written for the movie:...
several albums from The Police.
OTD 8 May
1911 - Robert Johnson is born in Hazlehurst, MS. He dies on 16 August 1938 [9 days after my Dad was born] aged 27 years and 100...
Yep. John confirmed as much back in 1971:
"Those freaks was right when they said you was dead"
in his return-burn to fake Paul.
OTD 7 May
1968 - Reginald Dwight "leaves" and is replaced by Elton John.
On a plane ride returning home from his last gig with the band...
We can at least agree the music was way better than their spelling here:
OTD 6 May
1945 - Bob Seger is born Detroit, MI. He writes 'Hollywood Nights' in 1978 after seeing Cheryl Tiegs on the cover of TIME magazine....
Ima a huge Wall fan.
But the album (1979) wasn't written for the movie (1982).
The cart was before the horse in that case.
My answer is the same...
OTD 5 May
1963 - On a recommendation by George Harrison, Dick Rowe Head of A&R at Decca records, (and the man who turned down The Beatles)...
OTD 4 May
Co-incidentally, today is all about soundtracks:...
Must be a problem with my internet connection.
I can't see a pic of OPs tele(s). ;)
Most of the soundtracks mentioned are just (admittedly very good) mix tapes.
^ The daddy of all movie soundracks (it contributed...
OTD 3 May
1903 - Bing Crosby is born Harry Lillis Crosby Jr in Tacoma, Washington.
1933 - James "I taught them everything they know, but...
OTD 2 May
1936 - Engelbert Humperdinck is born Arnold George Dorsey in Madras, British India.
1950 - Lou Gramm (original singer...
OTD 1 May
1939 - Judy Collins (American singer and songwriter) is born in Seattle, WA. She had a 1968 US No. 8 & 1970 UK No.14 single with her...
There's also this:
If the phone doesn't ring
OTD 30 April
1929 - Johnny Horton was born in LA, CA. (died. 1960, aged 35 in a car crash). His wife (widow) was Billie Jean James, who had...
I don't recall ever physically injuring myself with a hook anything more than the odd superficial pr!ck.
But, while fishing on a wharf, I once...