There was speculation that the character of “JoJo” from The Beatles song “Get Back” was based on Joseph Melville See Jr., Linda McCartney’s first husband, and biological father of Heather Louise McCartney as he was from Tucson, Arizona.
Archive | September, 2009
The Who’s performance of “My Generation” on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was a defining moment in the television history after The Who unofficially became the first band to destroy their instruments on live TV. The instrument destruction was nothing compared to the permanent destruction to a member of the band. A stage hand, at the request of […]
Jim Morrison died in Paris, France on July 3, 1971. The last known photos of Morrsion alive were taken on June 28, 1971 by friend Alain Ronay in Saint-Leu-d’Esserent, France six days before his death. The series of photos show Morrison wearing a pink shirt and blue sweater around his shoulders and his long-term partner/girlfriend Pamela Courson.
Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love’s Daughter Frances Bean Cobain had her first picture in the artwork of a Nirvana single. A picture of her sonogram appears on the back cover of the Lithium single on the left side.
This boot (Paul McCartney’s boot after he shrinks), originally a Help! prop, ended up at the bottom of John Lennon’s garden at his home Kenwood on the St. George’s Hill estate, Weybridge, Surrey, England. Here’s a photo of John relaxing in his yard next to the boot.
Pink Floyd released their tenth studio album “Animals” on January 23, 1977. The album’s famous cover of a pig floating between two chimneys at Battersea Power Station was conceived by Roger Waters and photographed on December 2, 1976.
Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder sports a tattoo of a crossed tomahawk and a wrench on his right calf. This tattoo is the logo of Earth First, a radical environmental group.
Love the low budget costumes Liam Gallagher put his kids in for Halloween. He may not have spent much on the costumes but at least he took them out to trick or treat…
There are two versions of almost the same song by two different groups but the groups are almost one in the same. Sounds complicated doesn’t it???
Kurt Cobain spelled his name sevreal different ways for no apparent reason. The odd spelling Kurdt came from when Nirvana recorded “Mexican Seafood” for the “Teriyaki Asthma” compilation. When it came time to make the album, they realized that they didn’t know how to spell Kurt’s name so they got a hold of someone who “thought they knew”.