Brad Nowell’s famous Dalmatian “Lou Dog” was named after Brad’s grandfather, Louie Nowell. As the unofficial mascot of Sublime, “Lou Dog” was pretty much the 4th member of band. “Lou Dog” has graced Sublime merchandise and album covers…
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In 1975, Steven Tyler convinced the parents of 14 year old groupie Julia Holcomb (Holcolm) to sign over guardianship to him so that she could live with him in Boston. Here is a photo of them together… Tyler who was 27 at the time, dated and did drugs with Holcolm for 3 years before they eventually […]
This cover of Roger Waters 1984 concept album “The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking” was condemned by feminist groups and was considered sexist which led to the album cover being censored.
Believe it or not??? Radiohead’s debut album “Pablo Honey” was named after this Jerky Boys skit…”Pablo, honey? Please come to Florida!”
In The White Stripes “Seven Nation Army” video Jack White points to his hand as he begins the third verse to show you where he is from.
The Police album “Synchronicity” was named after Carl Jung’s theory of Synchronicity. If you look close, Sting is even seen reading the book by Jung on one of the photo’s on the front cover of the “Synchronicity” album.
Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson collaborated on two songs in the early 80’s that were never commercially released. One of the tracks was “State Of Shock” which was eventually released as a duet with Mick Jagger replacing Mercury on The Jacksons “Victory” album.
John Entwistle died June 27, 2002 in Room 658 at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas from a heart attack brought on by taking cocaine on the day before The Who kicked off their American tour.
Paul McCartney has stated that the song “Ticket To Ride” was inspired by a trip he and John Lennon took by train to the town Ryde on the Isle Of Wight in the 1960’s. McCartney was quoted as saying it was a “British Railway ticket to the town of Ryde on the Isle of Wright.”
The artwork for Rage Against the Machine’s “Evil Empire” is an altered image called “Crime Buster” by pop artist Mel Ramos. It features a young boy as a superhero.