Thursday, May 29, 2008

Vinyl Record $6 Clearance Sale

I am not affiliated with his person, but thought some of you may want to look at this special vinyl record sale. I did and found some gems!

This Date In Music History- May 29


Melissa Etheridge was born in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1961.

Danny Elfman, the former member of Oingo Boingo who wrote The Simpsons theme, was born in Amarillo, Texas in 1955.

Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher is 41 today.

Joey Levine of the Ohio Express ("Yummy Yummy Yummy") turns 58.

Singer and keyboardist Gary Brooker of Procol Harum was born in Essex, England in 1945.


'Crosby, Stills & Nash' was released in 1969. It is popular on both AM and FM radio, and it hangs on the album chart for 107 weeks. It also yields two hit singles: "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" (#21) and "Marrakesh Express" (#28).

Bing Crosby recorded "White Christmas" in 1942.

In 2005, Jazz singing great Oscar Brown Jr. died in Chicago. He wrote compositions like "The Snake," "Signifyin' Monkey" and the lyrics for Miles Davis' "All Blues."

The body of Philip "Taylor" Kramer was discovered in a valley in Malibu, Calif in 1999. The Iron Butterfly bass player had been missing since 1995.

In 1977, in the middle of a Baltimore concert, Elvis Presley wanders off stage and doesn't come back. It's the first time he's terminated a show in this manner.

Mike Oldfield released his ambient masterpiece Tubular Bells or "That Weird Music in The Exorcist” in 1973.

The Rolling Stones' "Brown Sugar" goes to No. 1 in the U.S. in 1971, while Sticky Fingers tops the albums chart.

Columbia Records president Goddard Lieberson died of cancer on May 29, 1977 at the age of 66. Lieberson was responsible for the introduction of the LP record and for popularizing soundtracks and original cast albums.

Ray Charles, B.B. King, and Jimmy Reed played to over 9,000 people at Atlanta's Herndon Stadium in 1959, in one of the first outdoor rock festivals.

Bob Dylan's album "Bringing It All Back Home" hit #1 in the U.K. in 1965. It knocked his album "Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" out of the #1 spot.

In 1997, Jeff Buckley drowned while swimming with a friend off Mud Island in Memphis.

In 1961, Ricky (later Rick) Nelson had his first Top 10 hit in two years with “Travelin’ Man.” “Hello Mary Lou” is on the flip-side. The single reaches #1.

The Beach Boys Help Me Rhonda” knocked The BeatlesTicket To Ride” from the top spot on the pop chart in 1965.

The “Combat Rock” album from The Clash was released in 1982.

Canada's 5 Man Electrical Band entered the US charts in 1971 with what would prove to be their biggest hit and signature tune, "Signs.”

Three dozen Grateful Dead fans were treated for hallucinations caused by LSD after they unwittingly ingested the drug while drinking spiked apple juice served at San Francisco's Winterland in 1971. Although members of the group were suspected of supplying the drug, they were not accused.

Paul McCartney released his version of the nursery rhyme, "Mary Had A Little Lamb" in 1972 as kind of tongue-in-cheek joke to get back at the BBC for banning his earlier single "Give Ireland Back To The Irish". It reached the US Top-30.

Quicksilver Messenger Service guitarist John Cipollina died at age 55 in 1989.

1963-Del Shannon's cover of the Beatles "From Me to You" becomes the first song written by Lennon and McCartney to appear on the American charts when it debuts on Billboard's Hot 100 today.

Little Anthony & the Imperials recorded "Tears On My Pillow" in 1958.