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On This Day in 1976…

On this day in 1976, the Sex Pistols released their now iconic track, Anarchy In The UK. The single was first issued in a plain black sleeve, and was the only Sex Pistols single to be released by EMI and reached 38 in the UK charts. The band were subsequently dropped […]

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On this day in 1965..

On October 29th, 1965, The Who released their era-defining single, My Generation. According to a period interview with Pete Townshend, the track was inspired by The Queen Mother, after she had his 1935 Packard Hearse towed off a street in Belgravia because was “sick of looking at it.” Ultimately, the song […]

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On the 4th October 1968 Led Zeppelin…

….or as they were billed on the night, the Yardbirds Featuring Jimmy Page, played the Mayfair Ballroom in Newcastle, with tickets costing just 10/6 (about 52p) or about £8.50 in today’s money! The support was Terry Reid, who at one point was offered the role of singer in the newly […]