1965, The Rolling Ston … (read more…)
He was the son of boogie woogie pianist Albert Ammons, but Gene Ammons or “Jug” as he was affectionately nicknamed was known more for his full round tone on the tenor.
He got the name “Jug” from Billy Eckstine, after not fitting into the hats the band wore on stage. While with Eckstine, he pl … (read more…)
1965, The first full day of filming took place for The Beatles movie Help! with the group riding bicycles on location near London Airport, England.
1966, During an 11-date tour of Australia and New Zealand The Rolling Stones played the first of four nights at the Palais Theatre, St Kida, Melbourne. … (read more…)
The Bucking hams were the epitome of 1960s sunshine pop with their perfect blend of warm harmonies and sophisticated horn-drenched productions. Their sound was more akin to California than their native Chicago, and they were responsible for a string of perfect pop singles during the late six … (read more…)
1968, The Who appeared at the Fillmore West in San Francisco.
1968, Genesis releases its first single, “The Silent Sun.” Peter Gabriel and Tony Banks later say they wrote the song in the style of the Be … (read more…)