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by Spiritinthesky
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Best double album ever?
Replies: 20
Views: 8527

Best double album ever?

What has been the best double album ever?
The Wall? Electric Ladyland? Exile On Main St? Physical Graffiti? The White Album?

Vote for your favourite double album. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/double_album
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: John Peel RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 3060

John Peel RIP

25th Oct 2004, John Peel died in Cuzco, Peru of a heart attack, aged 65. He was BBC’s longest-serving radio DJ and the first DJ to introduce The Ramones, Roxy Music, The Smiths, The Fall, Rod Stewart, Blur, the Sex Pistols, T. Rex and others to the masses. He founded Dandelion Records in 1969, which...
by Spiritinthesky
Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: All You Need Is Love
Replies: 0
Views: 2414

All You Need Is Love

New iPhone - iPad App out called iWitness reports which includes a feature on the making of The Beatles All You Need Is Love. The App also includes interesting stories on The Eagles, The Clash, Crosby Stills and Nash, Kate Bush, Elvis, Fleetwood Mac, Bill Haley, Top Of The Pops, Pink Floyd, Deep Pur...
by Spiritinthesky
Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Imagine no John Lennon
Replies: 1
Views: 1739

Imagine no John Lennon

John Lennon was born on 9th Oct 1940


http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/imagine
by Spiritinthesky
Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Love Me Do
Replies: 1
Views: 821

Love Me Do

5th Oct 1962, The Beatles debut single 'Love Me Do' was released in the UK. It spent 26 week's on the chart peaking at No.17. Beatles producer George Martin has said when 'Love Me Do' was released, it was the day the world changed.

Read the full story: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/love_me_do
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:44 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Abbey Road
Replies: 1
Views: 1972

Abbey Road

On 26th Sept 1969, The Beatles released 'Abbey Road' in the UK. The final studio recordings from the group featured two George Harrison songs 'Something' (Harrison's first A-side single), and 'Here Comes The Sun'. In their interviews for The Beatles Anthology, the surviving band members stated that,...
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Gram Parsons
Replies: 1
Views: 1803

Gram Parsons

19th Sept 1973, Country rock singer, songwriter 26-year-old Gram Parsons, formerly of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, died under mysterious conditions in Joshua Tree, California. His death was attributed to heart failure but later was officially announced as a drug overdose. His coffin wa...
by Spiritinthesky
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: If you could bring a dead rock star back to life
Replies: 18
Views: 8367

Re: If you could bring a dead rock star back to life

This is still going strong!
by Spiritinthesky
Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:27 am
Forum: Elvis Costello General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Elvis
Replies: 10
Views: 6515

Happy Birthday Elvis

From This Day in Music.com 25th Aug 1954, Born on this day, Elvis Costello, (Declan McManus), singer, songwriter. Had the 1979 UK No.2 single with The Attractions 'Olivers Army' and his 1979 UK No.2 album Armed Forces spent 28 weeks on the chart. Costello has won multiple awards in his career, inclu...
by Spiritinthesky
Mon Jun 27, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Top Of The Pops
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

Top Of The Pops

by Spiritinthesky
Wed Feb 16, 2011 3:46 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: How do you listen to music?
Replies: 0
Views: 1029

How do you listen to music?

How do you listen to music? MP3 player, iPhone, radio, internet, vinyl? If the 50’s and 60's were the era of the record, in the 70's we had tape, (lovely 8-tracks and cassettes!), and the Sony Walkman, then CD's in the 80’s and now MP3's. This Day in Music is running a poll to find out how you liste...
by Spiritinthesky
Mon Nov 08, 2010 3:30 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Any Floyd fans?
Replies: 0
Views: 948

Any Floyd fans?

Read a good Polly Samson review (Pink Floyd lyricist), in the Times yesterday, Polly has a new book out, a collection of short stories called ‘Perfect Lives’.

Here is a short video clip with Polly talking about the new book.

http://www.viragobooks.net/polly-samson ... ect-lives/
by Spiritinthesky
Mon Sep 06, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Musical tastes
Replies: 6
Views: 2583

Musical tastes

A study of more than 36,000 people from around the world concluded that musical tastes and personality type were closely related. The research, which was carried out by Professor Adrian North of Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh in the UK suggested classical music fans were shy, while heavy metal fa...
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Jul 08, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: iPad - iphone apps
Replies: 0
Views: 792

iPad - iphone apps

Recommend your iPhone - iPad music apps This Day in Music Good app for music fans, it has daily music history for every day of the year, with pics. Music quiz which is pretty hard! Which pop stars share your birthday. Music trivia section with loads of good stuff to tell your mates down the pub. (At...
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Jul 08, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4053
Views: 915826

Re: What are you listening to right now?

Robinson new single That's All I Really Want

www.myspace.com/andyrobinsons
by Spiritinthesky
Mon Oct 26, 2009 1:12 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: The Unthanks
Replies: 2
Views: 1940

The Unthanks

I've become a huge fan of The Unthanks. Previously called Rachel Unthank and the Winterset, they are an English folk group from the North East of England. The new album is...can I say exquisite! Just love the voices. http://www.myspace.com/rachelunthank They won a couple of major awards in the UK la...
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Oct 07, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Syd Barrett
Replies: 0
Views: 644

Syd Barrett

Just wanted to tell you about a new Syd Barrett site just launched http://www.sydbarrett.com Arnold Layne is a fine bit of psychedelic 60's pop, you can hear it on the site. The Barrett family, (in particular Syd’s sister Rosemary Breen) are behind the site which is supportive of The Syd Barrett Fun...
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Do you have a fave Beatles album?
Replies: 14
Views: 5862

Do you have a fave Beatles album?

Any Beatles fans?

http://www.thisdayinmusic.com has a poll to find out what is your favourite Beatles album.

Abbey Road has the most votes so far, then The White Album, then Rubber Soul.

Have a look if you fancy a vote.
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Clive Gregson anyone?
Replies: 1
Views: 733

Clive Gregson anyone?

UK born, Nashville-based and former main man from Any Trouble, Clive has earned himself a reputation as one of the most talented, innovative and respected names in music releasing 17 albums!

http://www.youtube.com/clivegregson
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:08 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Recent CD Purchases
Replies: 2208
Views: 487298

Re: Recent CD Purchases

New album by Glen Campbell. Its all covers versions, Foo Fighters, Green Day, U2, Tom Petty, Travis, Velvet Underground, Lennon and more. Its a good album. The guy is now 72!
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Feb 12, 2009 9:35 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: Which has been the best decade for music?
Replies: 1
Views: 854

Which has been the best decade for music?

Which has been the best decade for music?
50's
60's
70's
80's
90's
00's

If you fancy having a vote go to
http://www.thisdayinmusic.com
by Spiritinthesky
Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:43 am
Forum: The Annex
Topic: The Day The Music Died
Replies: 1
Views: 870

The Day The Music Died

From http://www.thisdayinmusic.com A young Bob Dylan attended the Duluth National Guard Armory show on 31st January 1959, two nights before Holly's death. The family name was "Holley". When Buddy received his first recording contract from Decca Records in 1956, they inadvertently spelled h...
by Spiritinthesky
Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: The Annex
Topic: What are you listening to right now?
Replies: 4053
Views: 915826

Re: What are you listening to right now?

The Rolling Stones - Exile On Main Street

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