March 31st, 2019 64th birthday of AC/DC guitarist Angus Young

Angus Young was born on March 31st 1955, in Glasgow, Scotland. He moved with his family to Australia, when he was 8 years old. In 1973, he co-founded AC/DC with his brother Malcom. The rest, as they say, is history. This song, Whole Lotta Rosie, by AC/DC was released in 1977, but only made it […]

Boomtown Rats – I Don’t Like Mondays (1979)

It’s Monday! “I Don’t Like Mondays”, by the Irish band, The Boomtown Rats, was a Number One hit in the UK, in the Summer of 1979. But it only reached Number 74, on the Billboard Hot 100. It was inspired by a School shooting in San Diego, by Brenda Spicer, in January 1979. When asked […]

David Bowie – Drive In Saturday (1973)

From his 1973 album, “Aladdin Sane”, this song was the second single, from that album, reaching Number Three on the charts in the UK, in the Spring of 1973. Apparently it failed to make any impression in the USA. This was always one of my favorites, from that time, growing up in the UK, way […]

Rolling Stones – Paint It Black (1966)

This is probably my favorite Rolling Stones song. Paint It Black was released in 1966, reaching Number One in the UK and the USA, and around the World. It went on to be featured on the movie soundtracks, of “Full Metal Jacket” and “The Devils Advocate”.

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