The Beatles became early pioneers on promoting singles through music videos in 1967 when they premier on Top Of The Pops “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever”

On February 9, 1967, The Beatles sent promotional films of their new single to be broadcast on Top Of The Pops instead of actually performing it on stage

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Rick Astley turns 60 today

The British singer became popular during the late 1980’s with songs such as “Never Gonna Give You Up” produced by the famous team Stock Aitken Waterman, despite that in recent years he’s more famous for the “rickrolling”, his career has been much more than that

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James’ singer Tim Booth was born on this day in 1960

Tim Booth joined James in 1981 as their lead singer and lyricist. During the 1990’s James found an audience for their Alternative Pop Rock sound that featured songs such as “Laid”, “Sit Down” or “Sometimes”. Booth was born 64 years ago

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The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young

Sid Vicious perhaps remains the most important Punk Rock icon of all time, but the price he paid for his immortality came earlier when he passed away from an overdose on February, 2nd 1979 in New York, aged only 21. We look back at his life and career on the day that marks the anniversary of his untimely death

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Check the photo gallery of controversial Style and Fashion Icon Kate Moss who turns 50 today

Kate Moss is the former Calvin Klein “Heroin Chic” icon, she was part of the 1990’s famous Top Model batch, a controversial style and fashion icon, she turns 50 today. Check a Kate Moss photo gallery with some of her best photos

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“Have You Ever Feel You’re Being Cheated?” The Sex Pistols play their final gig with Sid Vicious on this day in 1978

By 1978 the Sex Pistols were already the leaders of the Punk Rock music movement, but on January 14th, during their infamous American Tour, the band decided to call it quit and played their last show at the San Francisco Winterland

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The influential Long John Baldry was born on this day in 1941

Long John Baldry might be remembered by some only for his 1967 hit “Let The Heartaches Begin”, but he was much more than that. He gave some of the first professional opportunities to artists such as members of The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and Elton John and served as their mentor; Elton adopted John as his name to honor him. We look back at his influential life and career on his birthday

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Pink Floyd’s “Crazy Diamond” Syd Barrett was born on this day in 1946

Syd Barrett was one of the founding members of Pink Floyd and had a key role in developing their early sound between their Psychedelic and experimental period. He was the main vocalist and songwriter until he left the band in 1968. We look back at Barrett’s life and career.

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Remembering Chas Chandler On His Birthday

Chas Chandler was the man behind The Animals bass chords and the responsible for Jimi Hendrix’s rise to fame under his management. We briefly recap the life and career of Chandler on the day of his birthday

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The Sex Pistols unleash “the filth and the fury” on BBC’s Today show on this day in 1976

On December 1st 1976, only a few days after two TV appearances, the Sex Pistols unexpectedly returned to the British TV, all because of Freddie Mercury. But the Today show, in which they were a last minute replacement of Queen didn’t end well for the host

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The Sex Pistols brings the Punk to the masses when they appeared on British TV twice on the same day in 1976

In 1976, British TV gave the Sex Pistols airtime twice in the same day, the band were guests on the BBC’s Nationwide show and starred on a documentary about Punk on ITV’s “The London Weekend”

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Lisa Stansfield’s “All Around The World” peaks to No. 1 in 1989

The British singer Lisa Stansfield was one of the biggest Pop rising stars during the early 1990’s, “All Around The Around World” reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the 33rd Annual Grammy Awards

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British singer and actress Lulu turns 75 today

She’s an icon for the 1960’s Swinging London and has had a career filled with success over the last 50 plus years. From the “Shout!” hit to host her variety TV Shows in 1960’s, to Eurovision winner and to work with David Bowie in the 1970’s, we look back at her career

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The surprising fact that connects The Beatles “White Album” and the Sex Pistols “Nevermind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols”

Besides the great music both albums have, the 1968 acclaimed “The Beatles” and 1977 seminal Punk record “Nevermind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols”, are connected through a very important detail that some people might not be aware of

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In 1983 Bonnie Tyler eclipses every other song in the charts with “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”

Bonnie Tyler has been one of the world’s most successful singers, her husky vocals are unquestionably recognizable by almost anyone, but, aside of all the hits she scored during her career, her signature song and the one most people still associated her with is the 1983 “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”

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Mark Knopfler turns 74: Look back at 10 of the best Dire Straits songs

By releasing albums such as “Brothers in Arms” and hit singles Dire Straits, co-founded and fronted by Mark Knopfler sold in excess of 120 million records worldwide

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On this day in 1975 John Lennon’s last public performance and TV appearance was broadcast

In 1975, John Lennon goes up on stage and does his very last public performance as a musician, which also became the last time he made a TV appearance, in what is now seen as a diplomatic gesture towards a “new business partner”, at the “Salute To Sir Lew Grade” show

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The emblematic Punk Rock song “God Save The Queen” by the Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977

Regarded by many of the general public as an assault on Queen Elizabeth II and the monarchy, “God Save The Queen”, the emblematic and controversial Punk Rock song by the Sex Pistols was released on this day in 1977

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The Legend Of Sid Vicious: Live Fast, Die Young

Sid Vicious perhaps remains the most important Punk Rock icon of all time, but the price he paid for his immortality came earlier when he passed away from an overdose on February, 2nd 1979 in New York, aged only 21. We look back at his life and career on the 66th anniversary of his birth

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In 1967, BBC’s Top Of The Pops broadcast The Jimi Hendrix Experience performing “Purple Haze”

By May 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience was already established in Europe as one of the biggest Rock acts. BBC broadcast their performance of “Purple Haze” at the Top Of The Pops on May 4, 1967

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Dusty Springfield scores her first and only No.1 in the UK in 1966 with “You Don’t Have To say You Love Me”

You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me” remains Dusty Springfield only No.1 single in the UK. The song, which was a cover of an Italian original, peaked at the top of the UK charts on this day in 1966

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