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!