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FLASHBACK: THE ROLLING STONES RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM

It was 54 years ago today (April 16th, 1964) that the Rolling Stones released their self-titled debut album. The collection, which was based around the Stones’ stage act at the time, featured covers of Bobby Troup‘s “Route 66,” Willie Dixon‘s “I Just Want To Make Love To You,” Jimmy Reed‘s “Honest I Do,” Bo Diddley‘s “Mona (I Need You Baby),” Chuck Berry‘s […]

On This Day In History (02/26/18)

1932, Johnny Cash was born. 1935, Babe Ruth was released by the New York Yankees to sign with the Boston Braves. 1936, Adolf Hitler opened the first factory for the production of the “People’s Car,” the Volkswagen, in Saxony, Germany. 1952, Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced that Britain had developed its own atomic bomb. 1965, Norman Butler was arrested for the murder of Malcolm X. 1977, “New […]

DELUXE EDITION OF THE BEATLES’ ‘WHITE ALBUM’ COMING LATER THIS YEAR

Fans might have a major new Beatles release to look forward to by year’s end. Beatlefan magazine reported that work is apparently going forward with an expanded version of the group’s 1968 self-titled double album, better known as the “White Album” — along the lines of the recent deluxe, expanded reissue of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely […]

On This Day In History (2/20/18)

1792, President George Washington signed an act creating the U.S. Post Office. 1809, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the power of the federal government is greater than that of any individual state. 1862, President Abraham Lincoln’s 11-year-old son Willie died from fever, probably caused by polluted drinking water in the White House. Lincoln was plunged into deep despair and grief. […]