Archive for September 13th, 2015

Byrds’ The Notorious Byrd Brothers vs. Monkees’ Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.: Odd Couples

Byrds’ The Notorious Byrd Brothers vs. Monkees’ Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.: Odd Couples

One went on to acclaim; the other to No. 1 on the charts. Both are high water marks, not just for the Byrds and Monkees but for all of ’60s pop.

Electric Light Orchestra, “Do Ya” from A New World Record (1976): One Track Mind

Electric Light Orchestra, “Do Ya” from A New World Record (1976): One Track Mind

The Electric Light Orchestra never rocked harder than they did on “Do Ya,” released this week in 1976 as part of ‘A New World Record.’

Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood had a rough solo start: ‘Is this how it’s going to be?’

Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood had a rough solo start: ‘Is this how it’s going to be?’

Ronnie Wood remembers a hilarious mishap from his pre-Rolling Stones solo project ‘I’ve Got My Own Album To Do, released on Sept. 13, 1974.

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