On This Day: The Beatles, The Sex Pistols, and Igor Cavalera

In 1962, The Beatles’ first recording session at Abbey Road Studios took place. They recorded six songs, including “Love Me Do” and “Please Please Me.”

1965: The Beatles started a three week run at number one on the US singles chart with “Help.”

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1971: Taken from the album Ram, “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” by Paul and Linda McCartney went to number one on the US singles chart.

1976: The Sex Pistols made their television debut on a program entitled “So It Goes.”

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1970: Igor Cavalera, drummer for Sepultura, was born.

 

 

On This Day: Seal, The Allman Brothers, and Shirley Manson

On this day in 1995, Seal went to number one in the US with his song “Kiss From a Rose,” which was used in the film Batman Forever.

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On this day in 2000, Douglas Allen Woody, best known for his work with The Allman Brothers Band, was found dead in New York. 😦

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And on this day in 1966, Shirley Manson, the vocalist for Garbage, was born.

 

On This Day: The Beatles and Layne Staley

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August 22nd was a big day in The Beatles’ history. In 1962, their first TV appearance was recorded as they played The Cavern Club in Liverpool.

In 1963, Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas were at number one on the UK singles chart with “Bad to Me,” a song written for them by John Lennon.

In 1968, Ringo Starr quit the band during the recording of The White Album. He returned in September.

And in 1969, The Beatles met at John Lennon’s home for their final photo shoot.

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Layne Staley, front man for Alice in Chains, was born on this day in 1967.