The cover of the Australian version of the 1977 AC/DC album “Let There Be Rock” features a close-up of fingers on a guitar fretboard. AC/DC’s five previous albums had been cartoon animation type covers and the band felt they needed to be taken more serious as a band.
Archive | May, 2012
At 3:30 PM on the afternoon of July 6, 1957 The Quarrymen skiffle group played at the garden fete of St Peter’s Church, Woolton, Liverpool located at Church Road L25 6DA, United Kingdom. The Quarry Men were fronted by a 16 year-old John Lennon backed by his friends from school.
Eddie Van Halen has a tattoo on his right arm with his son’s name WOLFGANG above a Van Halen logo. Wolfgang Van Halen was born on March 16, 1991 in what is considered the “Van Hagar” era for the band with lead singer Sammy Hagar on vocals.
It’s Memorial Day weekend over here in the United States of America so I decided to do a post on three most notably musicians that have served in the US Military. Salute To All The Soldiers Who Have Served In The United States Military.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience album “Electric Ladyland” featured and album cover full of topless women. Hendrix and the band were not included in the “Electric Ladyland” photo but Hendrix, Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell all did pose for a rather cool topless photo session in Maui, Hawaii in October 1968.
The awesome photo used for the cover of Matin Scorsese’s George Harrison documentary “Living In The Material World” shows a fully clothed Harrison with just his head sticking out of a pool. After a bit of research I found out the photo was taken on February 23, 1965 at the Nassau Beach Hotel during the filming of The Beatles movie Help!
John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney all chose what famous people would appear photographed with them on The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album cover. There were a few other famous people that were supposed to be included in the photo but for different reasons were either never made, obscured or airbrushed out of the final album cover
While watching the Queen Live at Wembley Stadium 1986 concert I noticed John Deacon wearing a shirt that said Freddie during “Radio Ga Ga” and I assumed it had to do with Freddie Mercury.
sitophilia (food play) – a form of sexual fetishism in which participants are aroused by erotic situations involving food. Robert Plant enjoying an ice cream cone during Led Zeppelin’s 1977 United States tour stop in Chicago, Illinois.
The album covers for Mötley Crüe first two albums “Too Fast For Love” (1981) and “Shout At The Devil” (1983) are nearly exact copies of album covers by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.