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This Day in Music
Music history, facts and trivia 366 days of the year. This Day in Music is a web site, book and a series of iPhone and iPad apps. More music trivia than you can shake a stick at.
16th Aug 1977, Elvis Presley was found dead lying on the floor in his bathroom by his girlfriend Ginger Alden, he had been seated on the toilet reading 'The Scientific Search For Jesus'. He died of heart failure at the age of 42.
Can you name all 24 intro's from these classic songs?
Answers here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/name_the_intro_answers
Pink Floyd released their second album A Saucerful Of Secrets, Fleetwood Mac, Led Zeppelin, The Nice, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, The Eagles started a five-week run at No.1 on the US album chart , Elton John achieved a life long ambition when he became the Chairman of Watford Football Club, ...
Mick Jagger was found guilty of illegal possession of two drugs, The Trans-Continental Pop Festival (better known as the Festival Express) set off, Queen played their first gig at Truro City Hall, Cornwall, Whitney Houston became the first women in US history to enter the album chart at No.1,...
The Byrds went to No.1 on the US singles chart with their version of Bob Dylan's 'Mr Tambourine Man', Keith Richards and his girlfriend Anita Pallenberg were arrested, Cher divorced Sonny Bono after 10 years of marriage, Elvis Presley made his last ever live stage appearance, Total Guitar...
Eric Clapton put 100 of his guitars up for auction, A rare oversized two-part poster featuring Led Zeppelin sold, The crypt in which Elvis Presley was first buried was withdrawn from a Los Angeles auction, Billboard.com named Olivia Newton-John's 1982 hit, 'Physical' as The Sexiest Song Of All...
The Beatles had their tenth consecutive UK No.1 single with 'Paperback Writer', 10cc were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Rubber Bullets', Alice Cooper fell from the stage and broke six ribs, Duran Duran, Born on this day, Aimee Anne Duffy.
13-year old Stevie Wonder first entered the US singles chart, Judy Garland, died of a barbiturate overdose, The second Glastonbury Festival in England took place, Bono's wandering peahen was causing havoc for some south Dublin residents, Born on this day, Todd Rundgren.
David Bowie recorded 'Space Oddity', Stars on 45 went to No.1 on the US singles chart, Organisers at a Paul McCartney gig hired three jets to spray dry ice into the clouds so it wouldn't rain, Born on this day, Brian Wilson, singer, songwriter, The Beach Boys,
Born on this day, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, Wings, solo.
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‘Amazing voice, totally unique – I think you’re a recording artist waiting to be recorded’ – Gary Barlow X Factor
‘What a star!! Shone bright, bright, bright! – Paul Ferris, West End producer of ‘Shine Bright Like a Diamond’
James successfully auditioned for ITV's The X Factor in 2011 and made it through Bootcamp and on to the judge's houses with Gary Barlow. He was then chosen to go through to the live shows by Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow but in a cruel twist James was one of four contestants to be eliminated on the debut live shows following his acclaimed rendition of the Beatles' Ticket to Ride.
James' vocals were featured on the X Factor 2011 charity single (a cover of Rose Royce's Wishing on a Star) which was recorded to raise funds for ACT and Children's Hospices UK. The single became an instant No 1.
More recently James has been writing and recording original material as well as touring and gigging around the UK. He has made several appearances for charity including the recent 'Shine Bright Like a Star' Charity Gala Event in support of St. Barnabas House Hospice.
2013 is a landmark year for Kiki which sees the singer celebrating 50 years in music.
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Take Flight Again In 2013 With Wings.
The monumental live album has been remastered at Abbey Road Studios. With 28 hits inc. Maybe I’m Amazed, Yesterday, Live and Let Die, & Band on the Run, the album is available on 2CD, Vinyl, download & Deluxe box set.
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