On this day in 1981, #PhilCollins performed In The Air Tonight on Top Of The Pops with a paint can and brush propped up beside him. It was, according to some sources, a reference to the painter and decorator with whom his first wife cheated on him.
Classic Pop are sad to learn of the death of founding New York Dolls member Sylvain Sylvain. One of the most blistering, charismatic guitarists of his age, Sylvain helped form the band in 1972. He’ll be much missed.
On this day in 1984, Madonna made her first appearance on legendary US music show American Bandstand. When asked by Dick Clark about her ambitions, the singer replied: "To rule the world."
On this day in 1966, David Jones issued his first recording under the name "David Bowie." The single was called Can't Help Thinking About Me and is credited to David Bowie With The Lower Third. (He also released Low on this day in 1977)
On this day in 1984, Madonna made her first appearance on legendary US music show American Bandstand. When asked by host Dick Clark about her ambitions, the singer replied: "To rule the world."
On this day in 1978, with a budget of just £1,500 borrowed from Stewart Copeland's brother, The Police started recording their debut album at Surrey Sound Studios. Outlandos d'Amour would be released in November ‘78.
Japan’s classic album 'Quiet Life' receives a major deluxe reissue by BMG, coming out 5th March. Featuring a brand new half-speed remaster of the original album, alternate mixes, B-sides, singles, rarities and live material.
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