Today in Rock History – April 26th


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. 1965, The Who perform at Town Hall in Bridgwater, Summerset, England.  They are paid £200 ($320). 1966, Dusty Springfield was […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Hands Off She’s Mine” by The English Beat


Records don’t get any more downright joyous, infectious and danceable than this classic ska track by The English Beat. Not to be confused with a now-unknown American band that also called themselves The Beat that had this Beat changing their name to The English Beat in America, The Beat were a 2-Tone ska collective that […]