1965, Released as a double A-side The Beatles "Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out," became their ninth UK number one, and their third Christmas chart topper in a row. The single was a US number one in January 1966. 1966, Pink Floyd appeared at a prohibition themed dance, the AA Students Christmas Carnival, held at The Architects Association, Bedford Square, London. 1966, The … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – December 16
The Thanksgiving Trifecta! Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – Thanksgiving Special #1 - "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" by Arlo Guthrie It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without Arlo's classic 1967 shaggy dog story of a bunch of hippies doin' their best to lend a hand to a friend by disposing some garbage on Thanksgiving. It's a true story about a true Alice...in fact; my Aunt's … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Thanksgiving Trifecta!
1963, "She Loves You" by The Beatles returned to number one for the second time on the UK singles chart. 1964, The Shangri-Las went to number one on the singles chart with the teen death song "Leader Of The Pack." 1967, The Beatles recorded their last fan club record as a group, "Christmas Time Is Here Again!" The Beatles' Christmas records were spoken and musical … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – November 28
1963, The Beatles released their second album With The Beatles, which spent 51 weeks on the UK charts. 1963, President John F. Kennedy is shot in Dallas, Texas as his motorcade passes through downtown. He is pronounced dead at Parkland Medical Center. 1964, The Who appeared at the Goldhawk Social Club in London. 1965, Bob Dylan married Sara Lowndes in New York. Sara … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – November 22
Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #85 – Focus: “Hocus Pocus” b/w “Hocus Pocus II”– Sire SAA-704 Welcome back my friends, to the series that never ends… Ingredients for a hit record: Killer guitar riff. Without one, you’re nowhere, and today’s jukebox classic’s got riffage to burn. Wild flute and organ interludes. Whistling…you’ve got to have … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #85 – Focus: “Hocus Pocus” b/w “Hocus Pocus II”– Sire SAA-704