1966, At a photo session with Bob Whitaker’s studio in London, The Beatles posed in white coats using sides of meat with mutilated and butchered dolls for the cover of their next American album, Yesterday and Today. After a public outcry, the album was pulled from stores and re-issued with a new cover. At the time, some of the Beatles defended the use of the Butcher photograph. … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – March 25
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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 … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Thanksgiving Trifecta!
1965, The final recording session for The Beatles Rubber Soul album took place, at Abbey Road, London. They needed four new songs to finish the album so an old song "Wait" is pulled off the shelf and work is completed on "I'm Looking Through You." The band recorded two new songs from start to finish. Paul's "You Won't See Me," about his relationship with Jane Asher, and John's … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – November 11
Groovy Ghouls and Haunted Hits – The Ultimate Halloween Playlist by Eric Berman For your Halloween party pleasure, cue this ghoulish playlist up in Spotify! This Is Halloween from the Nightmare before Christmas Monster Mash - Bobby Boris Pickett Boris the Spider - The Who Haunted House - Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs I Put a Spell on You - Screamin' Jay … [Read more...] about Groovy Ghouls and Haunted Hits – The Ultimate Halloween Playlist by Eric Berman
1965, The Beatles cartoon series premiered on ABC TV in the US. The first story was titled I Want To Hold Your Hand and had the group exploring the ocean floor in a diving bell where they met a lovesick octopus. 1965, The Who arrive in Denmark to begin their first Danish tour with a 9 pm show at the Folkets Hus in Elsinore, then rush 20 miles to Copenhagen to play the KB … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – September 25