TUESDAY 24TH APRIL 2012
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TUESDAY 24TH APRIL 2012

FORGOTTEN 45 TAKE IT AWAY – PAUL MCCARTNEY #15 JUL 1982 “TAKE IT AWAY” IS A SINGLE BY PAUL MCCARTNEY FROM HIS 1982 ALBUM TUG OF WAR. THE MUSIC VIDEO FEATURES FORMER BEATLES’ DRUMMER RINGO STARR AND LONG-TIME PRODUCER GEORGE MARTIN, BOTH OF WHOM PLAYED ON THE TRACK, AS WELL AS ACTOR JOHN HURT.   […]

FORGOTTEN 45

TAKE IT AWAY – PAUL MCCARTNEY

#15 JUL 1982

TAKE IT AWAY” IS A SINGLE BY PAUL MCCARTNEY FROM HIS 1982 ALBUM TUG OF WAR.

THE MUSIC VIDEO FEATURES FORMER BEATLES’ DRUMMER RINGO STARR AND LONG-TIME PRODUCER GEORGE MARTIN, BOTH OF WHOM PLAYED ON THE TRACK, AS WELL AS ACTOR JOHN HURT.

 

MUSIC DIARY

1961 – BOB DYLAN APPEARED ON HARRY BELAFONTE’S ALBUM ‘THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL’ PLAYING HARMONICA ON THE TRACK ‘CALYPSO KING’; DYLAN WAS PAID A $50 SESSION FEE FOR THIS HIS FIRST EVER RECORDING.

1968 – ENJOYING A WILD BIRTHDAY PARTY KEITH MOON DRUMMER WITH THE WHO DROVE HIS LINCOLN CAR INTO A HOLIDAY INN SWIMMING POOL. AS THE PARTY HAD BECOME OUT OF CONTROL, THE POLICE WERE CALLED TO PUT AN END TO THE FESTIVITIES. MOON, EVER KEEN TO AVOID THE BOYS IN BLUE SNUCK OUTSIDE AND GOT INTO A LINCOLN CONTINENTAL LIMOUSINE AND ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A GETAWAY. UNFORTUNATELY, IN HIS INEBRIATED STATE HE RELEASED THE HANDBRAKE, AND BEGAN ROLLING TOWARDS THE POOL. MOON SIMPLY SAT BACK AND WAITED, AS THE CAR CRASHED THROUGH THE FENCE AROUND THE POOL AND INTO THE WATER

1976 – PAUL AND LINDA MCCARTNEY SPENT THE EVENING WITH JOHN LENNON AT HIS NEW YORK DAKOTA APARTMENT AND WATCHED SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ON TV. PRODUCER OF THE SHOW LORNE MICHAELS MADE AN OFFER ON AIR ASKING THE BEATLES TO TURN UP AND PLAY THREE SONGS LIVE. LENNON AND MCCARTNEY THOUGHT ABOUT TAKING A CAB TO THE STUDIO, BUT DECIDED THEY WERE TOO TIRED. THIS WAS THE LAST TIME LENNON AND MCCARTNEY WERE TOGETHER

2003 – THE FIRST OFFICIAL UK DOWNLOAD CHART WAS COMPILED AFTER THE BIG FIVE RECORD COMPANIES- EMI, WARNERS, SONY, BMG AND UNIVERSAL COMBINED FOR A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD DAY. OVER 150,000 COMPUTER USERS HAD DOWNLOADED 1.1M TRACKS. THE NET PARADE TOP 3: NO.3, TATU, ‘ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID’, NO, 2, COLDPLAY, ‘CLOCKS’ AND NO.1 CHRISTINA AGUILERA, ‘BEAUTIFUL.

2007 – SHERYL CROWE  SAID A BAN ON USING TOO MUCH TOILET PAPER SHOULD BE INTRODUCED TO HELP THE ENVIRONMENT. THE SINGER SUGGESTED USING “ONLY ONE SQUARE PER RESTROOM VISIT, EXCEPT, OF COURSE, ON THOSE PESKY OCCASIONS WHERE TWO TO THREE COULD BE REQUIRED”. CROWE MADE THE COMMENTS ON HER WEBSITE AFTER TOURING THE US ON A BIODIESEL-POWERED BUS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE. CROW HAD ALSO DESIGNED A CLOTHING LINE WITH WHAT SHE CALLED A “DINING SLEEVE”. THE SLEEVE IS DETACHABLE AND CAN BE REPLACED WITH ANOTHER “DINING SLEEVE” AFTER THE DINER HAS USED IT TO WIPE HIS OR HER MOUTH.

 2007 – THE ARCTIC MONKEYS SOLD 85,000 COPIES OF THEIR NEW ALBUM ‘FAVOURITE WORST NIGHTMARE’ ON ITS FIRST DAY IN UK SHOPS, PUTTING IT ON COURSE TO BE THE YEAR’S FASTEST-SELLING NEW RELEASE.

 

BORN ON THIS DAY

1948 – STEVE YORK, MANFRED MANN
1958 –  BORIS WILLIAMS, DRUMS, THE CURE
1960 -PAULA YATES, PRESENTER ON UK MUSIC TV SHOW THE TUBE, EX-WIFE OF SIR BOB GELDOF AND GIRLFRIEND OF INXS SINGER MICHAEL HUTCHENCE. SHE DIED ON SEPTEMBER 17TH 2000.
1982 – KELLY CLARKSON, SINGER, WINNER OF THE US TV SHOW POP IDOL, (2002 US NO.1 SINGLE ‘A MOMENT LIKE THIS’)
1942 – BARBRA STREISAND, SINGER, ACTRESS
1945 – DOUG CLIFFORD, DRUMS, CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
1947 -GLENN CORNICK, BASS GUITAR, JETHRO TULL
1947 – ANN KELLY, THE HUES CORPORATION

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