This Day In Music History

This Day In Music History
April 27th
1966 -  The Beatles use a cool new technique in a recording session at Abbey Road studios. It was in John Lennon's song 'I'm Only Sleeping,' they used a reversed guitar duet played by George Harrison.
This Day In Music History
Apr 21st
1969 - Janis Joplin appeared at The Royal Albert Hall in London. The opening act that night was Yes. Joplin was well known for her performing abilities and her fans referred to her stage presence as electric.
This Day In Music History
April 20th
1968 - Apple Music ran advertisements soliciting tapes from unknown artists, offering financial grants as part of a deal to release records on the Apple label. A young James Taylor was among many that  signed up.
This Day In Music History
April 14th
1967 - David Bowie releases his novelty single "The Laughing Gnome." Using music hall stylings and a sped-up voice, the song becomes a hit only in 1983.
This Day In Music History
April 7th
1962 - While at Ealing Jazz Club, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met Brian Jones for the first time. Jones was calling himself Elmo Lewis and was playing guitar with Paul Jones.
This Day In Music History
April 6th
1968 - Pink Floyd announced founder Syd Barrett had officially left the group. Barrett was suffering from psychiatric disorders compounded by drug use.
This Day In Music History
April 1st
1965 - The Who recorded an appearance for Top Of The Pops at the Manchester television studio. The band then played a gig supporting Donovan at The Town Hall, Wembley, with Rod Stewart & the Soul Agents appearing at the bottom of the bill.
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