RHCP also paid homage to The Who in this photo of them wearing football helmets that was included in the booklet for “Stadium Arcadium”. The album cover for The Who’s 1974 out-takes album “Odds And Sods” showed the band members wearing football helmets as well.
Archive | December, 2011
After the break-up of Oasis, Liam Gallagher and Noel Gallagher both released new albums and toured in 2011. Beady Eye released their debut album “Different Gear, Still Speeding” first on February 28, 2011. Noel Gallagher released his debut album “Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds” on October 17, 2011.
Kurt Cobain wrote this announcement down in one of his journals after deciding to name his band Nirvana. What he did not realize was that there were two other bands already named Nirvana. A small unsigned Los Angeles based band and a UK based band.
Iggy Pop released the album “The Idiot” produced by David Bowie on March 18, 1977. Six months later David Bowie released the album “Heroes” on October 14, 1977. Look familiar???
On February 14, 1973 Elvis Presley visited Muhammad Ali’s before a fight in Las Vegas, Nevada to give him this “Elvis Style” robe that says ‘The People’s Choice” on the back in rhinestones and jewels. Ali thanked Elvis for the robe then went directly to the Las Vegas Convention Center for his fight that night against Joe Bugner.
The Doors “Waiting For The Sun” album cover was taken in 1968 by photography Paul Ferrara 1968 Los Angeles, California. I tried to dig a little deeper and find the exact location in Los Angeles where this photo was taken and it seems as it was taken on a cliff off of Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Here’s a strange photo of Mick Jagger showing his drummer Charlie Watts some love…Who knew Mick was into old men???
George Bellamy, the father of Matthew Bellamy from Muse not only looks just like his son but they both played guitar in successful British bands. The elder Bellamy was the rhythm guitarist for a band was called The Tornados, the first British group to have a U.S. #1.
Around the time of the release of Black Sabbath Vol. 4, Geezer Butler started playing this white bass with an “Enjoy Cocaine” sticker on it that looks like the “Enjoy Coca-Cola” logo. Coincidently, the timing of the sticker seemed to be the exact time that Black Sabbath started falling apart due to drugs (cocaine) and alcohol.
In 2006, this commercial below was made for BBC Radio 2 showing Elvis Presley on stage introducing his backing band. Elvis then introduces, Marvin Gaye (singer), Jimmy Page (lead guitar), Noel Gallagher (rhythm guitar), Keith Moon (drums), Sheryl Crow (bass) and Stevie Wonder (piano).