The Yardbirds

This Week in Music History
Keith Richards is found guilty of trafficking marijuana, CCR breaks up, and Ronnie, Steve and Cassie of Lynyrd Skynyrd are all killed in a plane crash. It all happened this week in music history.
This Week in Music History
June 18th,1977- Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers appear at Friars Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire England with opening act The Boomtown Rats.
June 19th, 1980- Donna Summer becomes the first artist to be signed to Geffen Records.
June 20th, 1948- The Ed Sullivan Show premiered on CBS. Th...
This Week in Music History
March 12th, 1981- Bow Wow Wow has no choice but to cancel the first several dates of their tour when the Greater London Council insisted that the band's young 15 year old singer, Annabella Lwin, would be charged with truancy.
This Week in Music History
October 17th, 2008 - Madonna and Guy Ritchie announce the end of their seven year marriage. The press reported that without a prenuptial agreement Ritchie could receive around $25M of Madonna’s fortune.
This Week in Music History
October 18th, 1949 – Joe Egan of Stealers Wheel is born on this day. Thirty-four years later, Joe Egan is enjoying success with his band’s 1973 hit, ‘Stuck In The Middle With You’.
This Week in Music History
October 19th, 1966 - The Yardbirds land in New York for their 1st US tour with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on lead guitars. However, after only two dates of the tour, Beck developed acute tonsillitis and had to quit the group. He would go on to form The Jeff Beck Group, which would give Rod Stewart his…
This Weekend in Music History
June 21st,1986 - Genesis has their fourth No.1 album in the U.K. with the album 'Invisible Touch'. It would go on to produce five U.S. chart topping singles, making it the most successful album of their career.
June 21st, 1975 - Ritchie Blackmore guitarist of Deep Purple leaves to form his …
This Weekend in Music History
October 19th, 1966: The Yardbirds land in New York for their 1st US tour with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on lead guitars. However, after only two dates of the tour, Beck developed acute tonsillitis and had to quit the group. He would go on to form The Jeff Beck Group, which would give Rod Stewart his …
This Day In Music History
June 23rd
1965 - The Yardbirds appear at The City Hall, Salisbury, England. Admission is just 10 shillings, or $1.40. This is one of their last gigs with Jeff Beck on guitar, within a week he would