Today in Rock History – November 30th

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1963, The Beatles second album With The Beatles became the first million selling album by a group in the UK. 1968, Glen Campbell started a five-week run at number one on the album chart with “Wichita Lineman.” 1969, Pink Floyd performed at the Lyceum Ballroom along the Strand in London. Supported by Audience and Cub’s […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “I Don’t Want To Hear It Anymore” by Dusty Springfield

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “I Don’t Want To Hear It Anymore” by Dusty Springfield This record has a complete feel to it and the production values really make this Randy Newman-penned track come alive. Great song and all the production in the world wouldn’t matter if there wasn’t that voice…smoky…sultry…Dusty! Matching […]

Today in Rock History – July 7th

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1963, The Rolling Stones made their UK TV debut when they appeared on Thank Your Lucky Stars. Also appearing on the show was, Mickie Most, The Cadets, Helen Shapiro and Gordon Mills. The group made a total of 13 appearances on the show between 1963 and 1966 1966, The Kinks were at No.1 on the […]

Today in Rock History – April 26th

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1965, Bob Dylan arrives in England for a tour promoting his new album, Bringing It All Back Home. D.A. Pennebaker films his performances and acerbic exchanges with the press for the documentary Don’t Look Back. 1966, Dusty Springfield was at No.1 on the singles chart with “‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me.” 1966, […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #34 – Dusty Springfield: “The Look Of Love” b/w “All I See Is You” – Stardust 45 RPM Single 45-URC-1258 (I4/J4)

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          Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #34 – Dusty Springfield: “The Look Of Love” b/w “All I See Is You” – Stardust 45 RPM Single 45-URC-1258 (I4/J4) “The Jukebox Series” focuses on the 80 records that inhabit my 1963 Seeburg LPC1 jukebox. I’ve had my […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Turn To White” by She & Him

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Music critics crack me up. They’re always looking for something to dis about a record in order to validate their jobs as critics. And, I suppose at times I am no different than the rest. Nothing is ever just great, some fault must be found in order to have something to say. I guess without […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” by The Animals (NME Poll Winners Concert 1965)

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A full set of classic Animals from the 1965 NME Poll Winners Concert, as “Song Of The Day by Eric Berman” looks at a terrific “grey area” CD release! The New Musical Express is a weekly British newspaper that has focused solely on the music scene for nearly 50 years. For several years during the 1960s, […]