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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 […] News

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 […]