The Who released their third album “The Who Sell Out” in 1967. It is a concept album, formatted as a collection of unrelated songs interspersed with faux commercials and public service announcements.
Archive | June, 2012
Seems like in the 1980’s and early 90’s Brooke Shields was on a mission to date whoever was the big “Pop Superstar” named Michael. Maybe she was just out to get a lot of publicity, but the “Michael’s” she hung out with or dated have combined to sell around a Billion albums. That’s right a Billion (1,000,000,000) albums.
Nirvana played the “Hollywood Rock Festival” in São Paulo (January 16, 1993) and Rio de Janeiro (January 23, 1993) Brazil. The band had plenty of time for extra curricular activities on this trip including booking a recording sessions, doing some sight seeing and Kurt Cobain even got in some hang gliding.
Andy Warhol took random Polaroid photos of Actors, Athletes, Celebrities and Musicians from 1970 to 1987. We did this story about John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Andy Warhol touching each other inappropriately but check out the cool polaroids featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono taken in 1971.
The Smashing Pumpkins have had four bass players since their inception in 1988 and coincidently Billy Corgan has always chosen female bass players that are easy on the eyes. Before you vote for the hottest one, here’a a breakdown of the girls that have rocked the stage with The Pumpkins…
I’ve heard a few different 8-bit (video game) covers of songs before but this complete 8-bit version of the Radiohead album “Kid A” is by far my favorite.
Kurt Cobain littered many of his lyrics in Nirvana with mentions about guns. Most notably on these songs from “Nevermind”. Smells Like Teen Spirit – “Load up all guns, bring your friends”
I’ve done a few of stories about “Band Members Wearing Their Own Band Shirt” but I recently came across this cool self-shot photo of Brian May wearing a shirt with his Queen band mate and lead singer Freddie Mercury on it…
During the Kanye West & Jay-Z “Watch The Throne Tour” Kanye & Jay for no apparent reason began performing the same song “Niggas In Paris” three times in a row before their encore.
Radiohead released their groundbreaking album “OK Computer” in June of 1997. With it’s release the band included several unconventional promotional items that have now become collectables.