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 […]

March 28th, 2019 – Happy 33rd Birthday, Lady Gaga

To celebrate the 33rd birthday of Lady Gaga, I play here for you, her Billboard Hot 100, number 2 hit, from 2009, “Bad Romance”. This single also reached number 1 in the UK, and most of the World, in that year.

The English Beat – Mirror In The Bathroom (1980)

I just saw in the news, that Roger Charlery, AKA Ranking Roger, from British band, The Beat, (English Beat, in the USA), has died, losing his battle with cancer. RIP. This song was one of their biggest hits, from 1980, this is Mirror In The Bathroom. It reached Number 4 in the UK, and Number […]

March 26th, 2019 – Happy 75th Birthday, Diana Ross

To celebrate the 75th birthday of Diana Ross, I play here, what became her second solo, Billboard Hot 100, number 1 hit, from 1973, “Touch Me In The Morning”. This single also reached number 6 in the UK, in that year.

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 […]

Small Faces – Lazy Sunday (1968)

On this Sunday afternoon, a reminder of simpler times, from 1968, this the Small Faces, and their single Lazy Sunday. The low-budget promotional video for “Lazy Sunday” was filmed at Kenney Jones’ parents’ home on Havering Street in Stepney, East London and features his next door neighbour pretending to strangle Steve Marriott.

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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