Author: Oliver Cook

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in 1968, Pierre Elliott Trudeau is sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of Canada. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] A popular leader, Trudeau’s administration lasted all the way until 1984, making him the third longest serving Prime Minister in Canada’s history after serving for a total...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in 1970, Led Zeppelin powered through one of their spectacular shows of their fourth North American tour [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxMFqc5dGzk" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] This show however, was located in Montreal, Canada. The concert was momentous as it marked the first occasion that the venue, the Montreal...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][layerslider_vc id="25"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in 1968, The famous record label owned by The Beatles, Apple Records, opened it’s doors in London for the first time. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The label was intended to act as a creative outlet for the Beatles, both in their group...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="4350,4351,4352,4353,4182" onclick="custom_link" custom_links="#E-8_aHR0cCUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy50aGViZWF0bGVzLmNvbSUyRnBob3RvLWFsYnVtJTJGbWFraW5nLWNvdmVyLXNndC1wZXBwZXJzLWxvbmVseS1oZWFydHMtY2x1Yi1iYW5k" css=".vc_custom_1490839130894{padding-right: 100px !important;padding-left: 100px !important;}"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in 1967, The Beatles met up to photograph the now iconic cover of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7JyZmcl8Gw"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The band met at Chelsea Manor Studios, a popular London photography studio to shoot...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le-ncZGaZjU" align="center"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] At this time in 1985, lead singer of Creedence Clearwater Revival, John Fogerty, was at the top of the charts with his third solo studio effort, Centerfield. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04KQydlJ-qc" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] After the band broke up in 1972, leaving the members embroiled in legal...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sclfhlScwkk"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in 1964, The Beatles released early EP, “Souvenir of Their Visit to America” [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The EP featured four previously released songs and therefore didn’t perform overly well in the charts, especially as this was the beginning of the boys careers. Despite being the most...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9C_uGBiEIk"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in Beatles history, in 1964, the boys were busy filming for their first film, A Hard Day’s Night. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Over six days of shooting was required to get all of the required shots of the band, and they spent over 2500 miles on...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgd46QiHz4I" align="center"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] On this day in 1964, The Beatles released one of their many early successes, “Twist and Shout” to the US public. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-VAxGJdJeQ"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] A cover of the 1961 song by Phil Medley and Bert Russell, the song shot to top 10 positions on music...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJj22Z006ec" align="center"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Also on March 2nd, much earlier in 1955, Bo Diddley entered the Universal Recording Studios in Chicago for the first time and recorded his self-titled song as the debut release to his phenomenal career. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Later released in April, the song soared to number...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXqlRIBl-9A"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text] Today marks an important day in one of the most historical sites in popular music history - Abbey Road Studios. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Immortalised by the Beatles album of the same name, the building received a Grade 2 heritage listing in 2010, marking it as an important...