Wednesday, February 5, 2014
February 5, 2014
VANILLA FUDGE...Near The Beginning (1969)
Near The Beginning was released 45 years ago in February 1969. It reached number 16 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR FEBRUARY 5
Duff McKagan from Duff McKagan's Loaded and formerly with Guns 'N' Roses is 50; Chris Barron from the Spin Doctors is 46;
ON THIS DATE
1962 Ringo Starr played his first ever gig with the Beatles, filling in for the ill Pete Best
1993 Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood record an 'MTV Unplugged'
2006 The Rolling Stones perform at halftime of Super Bowl XL
2007 The Beatles Apple Corps and the computer company Apple reach a settlement regarding their names
2008 Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, a guru to the Beatles who introduced the West to transcendental meditation, died at his home in the Dutch town of Vlodrop; he was thought to be 91
2008 It Is Time For A Love Revolution by Lenny Kravitz is released