Month: April 2018
Long Before Oumuamua, Our World Was Rocked By Ummagumma
It was on this day, April 27, 1969 that Pink Floyd appeared at Mothers Club in Erdington, Birmingham, England. Radio 1 D J John Peel reviewed the gig as ‘…sounding like dying galaxies lost in […]
A Hard Day’s Night and other malaprops
On this day, April 16th in 1964 The Beatles filmed the ‘chase scenes’ for A Hard Day’s Night with actors dressed as policemen in the Notting Hill Gate area of London. In the evening they […]
“The British Invasion” – Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda?
No question, when we talk about 60’s music our focus and “Ground Zero” always turns to “The British Invasion” ! At one point in the mid Sixties statistics indicate that nearly every other record in […]
Beatles in Hamburg – 92 straight nights of sex, drugs, and new haircuts!
It was on this day, April 1st, 1961, The Beatles began a grueling three-month residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, playing 92 straight nights. The group played for seven hours a night on weekdays […]