The Beatles achieve another milestone in 1967 with the love anthem “All You Need Is Love” becoming their 12th UK No.1 single

The song was performed live on the first ever satellite TV production “Our World” representing the U.K in 1967

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Clive Jackson of Doctor and The Medics turns 58 today

Today, Clive Jackson is a name that doesn’t immediately rings a bell, but many of us still remembers his band Doctor and The Medics who had a big hit in 1986 with their cover of the 1969 Norman Greenbaum’s song “Spirit in the Sky”. He turns 58 today

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Greg Munford, the voice of the Psychedelic Rock classic “Incense And Peppermints” turns 70 today

Greg Munford provided the lead vocals for Strawberry Alarm Clock only No.1, the 1967 Psychedelic Rock classic hit “Incense And Peppermints” but despite that, he never joined the band, Today he turns 70

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The 1967 Monterey Pop Festival: An important milestone of counterculture and Rock revolution

The Monterey Pop Festival it’s perhaps the very first blueprint for the modern open-air Rock festivals as we know it, with an estimated 200,000 attending during three days, featuring acts such as Otis Redding, Jefferson Airplane, The Byrds, Janis Joplin with the Big Brother and The Holding Company, The Who, Mamas & Papas, Grateful Dead, Canned Heat and the first major appearance of The Jimi Hendrix Experience in the U.S

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The  Doors Studio Albums With Jim Morrison Rated And Reviewed 

Pop Expresso rated, reviewed and tell you some of the back story behind all the six Doors studio albums made with Jim Morrison between 1967 and 1971

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The Rolling Stones “Paint It, Black” peaks to No.1 in 1966

Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards with an important contribution from Brian Jones, the Rolling Stones “Paint It, Black”, was one of the first the Stones developed during their experimental phase

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Ten of the best songs from The Mamas & The Papas featuring Michelle Phillips

The Mamas & The Papas went separate ways towards the beginning of the 1970’s, but songs such as “Monday, Monday” or “California Dreamin'” remain as popular as ever. To celebrate Michelle Phillips 75th birthday here’s ten of the best songs from The Mamas & The Papas

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The Baroque Pop of David Bowie’s 1967 debut album

Hated by many, the David Bowie self-titled debut it’s essentially a baroque-pop album with hints of Psychedelic and Vaudeville Music Hall and a selection of songs that are notable for a 20-year-old composer

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Top 10 Creedence Clearwater Revival Songs

Creedence Clearwater Revival was first formed in 1959 by lead singer and guitarist John Fogerty with his high school friends Stu, Doug and his brother Tom and during the late 1960’s became one of the biggest Rock bands in the world. John Fogerty turns 74, check 10 of their best songs

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Celebrate the legendary Pete Townshend birthday with 10 of the very best The Who songs

Pete Townshend remains one of Rock’s biggest legends and influential figures. The Who guitarist and the man behind the groundbreaking Rock-Opera “Tommy” turn 74 today. We look back at 10 of the very best The Who songs

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Have you ever been experienced? Revisiting the 1967 debut and seminal The Jimi Hendrix Experience album “Are You Experienced?”

A timeless and influential Rock album that hasn’t aged a second since it’s original release The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s “Are You Experienced?” came out on May 12, 1967, a golden year for music. We revisit Hendrix’s strong LP debut

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Mark Volman of The Turtles turns 72 today

During the late 1960’s Volman scored hits as a member of The Turtles with songs such as “Happy Together” and “Eleanore” and later became also a member of Frank Zappa’s The Mothers Of Invention. Today he turns 72

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Celebrate Eric Clapton’s 74th Birthday with his Top 10 Songs

To make a Top 10 list of Eric Clapton’s best songs it’s a hard task, and perhaps for some will never possible. To celebrate the Rock Legend Eric Clapton we picked 10 of some of his very best songs solo or with the several bands he had been in.

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50 Essential Albums From 1967

1967 was one of absolute golden years for music. A deeply culturally and socially important year with several changes around the world, on fashion, politics, technology and many other changes that were reflected on the music being made. We gathered together 50 of the best album releases from 1967 with no particular order, all of them are essential and timeless

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The Strange Days Of The Doors

The Doors are to this day one of the most influential rock bands that ever existed,no doubt about it, even if you don’t like their music, but their influence spreads beyond rock music and beyond music even. In this article we’ll explore The Doors second album “Strange Days

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The Beatles”Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane” was first released on this day in 1967

The double A-side single release of “Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane” is perhaps the greatest single release ever. Simultaneously the beginning and pinnacle of The Beatles Psychedelic period, the importance of the two songs to Pop and Rock music history is undeniable

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Revisiting Blue Cheer “Vincebus Eruptum” 

It’s a common a place for music fans to consider 1970 “Black Sabbath” the first Metal album but San Francisco band Blue Cheer were the first ones to change the game when they released their influential album “Vincebus Eruptum” on this day in 1968

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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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The flawless and timeless debut album of The Doors

“The Doors” was released on January 4th, 1967 and remains a timeless and fresh Rock album, featuring classics such as “Break On Through (To the Other Side)” , “Light My Fire” or “The End”, this was one of the breakthrough albums of 1967 and one that embodies The Doors signature sound the most. We revisit one of the most flawless debut Rock albums of all time

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The Iconic Acid Queen Grace Slick turns 79 today

Never a stranger to controversy, Grace Slick is one of the first female rock stars, alongside her close contemporary Janis Joplin, that played a very important role in the development of rock music in the late 1960’s. She fronted Jefferson Airplane and composed Rock classics such as “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”, today The Acid Queen turns 79

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In 1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience debut as a band in France, supporting the French Yé-Yé superstar Johnny Hallyday

On October 18, 1966 The Jimi Hendrix Experience played the Olympia in Paris as a support act for the French Yé-Yé superstar Johnny Hallyday and were recorded for the first time

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Remembering The Shocking Blue’s Unique Singer Mariska Veres On Her Birthday

Mariska Veres was one of the most recognizable female voices in Rock, she was also the first Dutch proper Rockstar when her band Shocking Blue achieved worldwide success in the late 60’s and early 70’s with “Venus” Mariska was born on this day 71 years ago

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The Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin dies aged 76

Marty Balin was one of the pivotal figures of the 1960’s San Francisco and West Coast Rock music scene, he co-founded the Jefferson Airplane in 1965 and went on to write and sing on some of Psychedelic Rock most enduring hits

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Legendary Radio DJ John Peel was born 79 years ago

One of the most important DJ’s in modern music history, the British John Peel left a strong and enduring legacy from a career that had as much impact and importance as the thousands of band’s he promoted

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Influential Rock drummer Carmine Appice turns 71 today

Carmine Appice came to prominence during the 1960’s as part of the Psychedelic Rock band Vanilla Fudge, but his career after that has been one of the most diverse and influential in Rock music, being credited as one of the main pioneers and developers of the Heavy Metal and Hard Rock drumming technique. Appice was born 71 years ago today, we briefly recap his career.

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The Beatles “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” revisited

It’s 2017, the year The Beatles masterpiece “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band” turns 50. It’s no longer 20 years ago today but 50, and in an ocean of reviews and articles, this is just another one to celebrate the existence of one of the most acclaimed and influential albums of all times, not just in Rock or Pop, but in the whole Pop Culture imaginary.

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Revisiting The Rolling Stones Psychedelic adventure “Their Satanic Majesties Request”

“An anomaly in The Rolling Stones” discography someone once said., I say one of my top 10 favorite Stones albums of all time. “Their Satanic Majesties Request” was released on the 8th of December 1967, in time for a “cosmic Christmas”. Revisit one of Stone’s most bastardized albums.

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