March 5th 1965 – the Rolling Stones Start a UK Tour
On March 5th 1965, The Rolling Stones kicked off their fifth UK tour at The Regal Theatre, Edmonton, London. A 14-date package tour with The Hollies, The Konrads and Dave Berry and the Cruisers. This is a copy of the programme for the tour, signed by the Stones backstage at the gig in Huddersfield. We go […]
March 5th 1965 – Release of Mannish Boys, ‘I Pity the Fool’
On March 1965 ‘I Pity the Fool’ by the Mannish Boys was released. The record has on it a young singer called Davy Jones (later David Bowie) and a session guitar player, Jimmy Page! It was produced by Shal Talmy, who had major successes with the Who and the Kinks. It was released on the […]
The Beatles In Chelsea
The Beatles In Chelsea During the 1960s, the Chelsea area of London was the most fashionable, and proved to be a magnet for the rich and famous to live, shop and party. The Beatles were no exceptions. Here are some of the many places the Beatles frequented: We go down the Kings Road on our […]
Top Selling Singles in the UK 1968
Here is a list of the top selling singles in the UK in 1968. Quite a mixed bunch! Which is your favourite? 01 Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World / Cabaret 02 Mary Hopkin – Those Were The Days 03 Des O’Connor – I Pretend 04 Hugo Montenegro – The Good, The Bad […]
Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey!
74 years old today!
Swinging 60s Bus Tours – Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Who and more!
Get ready to be transported back to the sights and sounds of a bygone era. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Whom The Kinks, The Cream, Mary Quant, Videl Sasoon, Twiggy, The Kings Road, Royal Albert Hall – all to a 60s soundtrack provided my Radio Caroline! Every Sunday at 11:00 and every Tuesday at […]
Jeff Beck AND Eric Clapton with the YardBirds
Here is a very rare photo of Eric Clapton jamming with The Yardbirds at the Marquee Club in 1966. Eric had quit the band a year before, because he thought their new single, ‘For Your Love’ was too pop. At the time, he only wanted to play the blues, so joined John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers instead. […]
I Got You Babe – David Bowie and Marianne Faithfull!
Here is a weird one. David Bowie and Marianne Faithfull ‘performing’ I Got You Babe at the Marquee Club in London, during Bowie’s ‘1980 Floor Show’. We go to the Marquee Club on our Rock and Roll London Walks http://londonrockwalks.com/rock-and-roll-london-walk/
Rolling Stones Announce UK Tour
NO FILTER! The news you’ve all been waiting for! The Rolling Stones are bringing the No Filter tour to the UK and Ireland this summer, with some additional European shows! Read more for dates & presale info… May 17 – Croke Park, Dublin* / May 22 – London Stadium / Jun 05 – Old Trafford, […]
Coming Soon – Rock Tours of London on a 60s Routemaster Bus!
Very soon, we will be launching or new Rock and Roll tours of London, on a 60s Routemaster Bus! We will feature The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, and many many more! To Register for more information on the tours go to http://www.60sbus.london