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_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cSjOxqldFs" 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 1963, Stevie Wonder, or Little Stevie Wonder as he was known back then, had his first hit single debut in the charts with Fingertips Pt. 2 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20"][vc_single_image image="4448" img_size="200x150" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="20"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] This song is important not only to...

[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=YpwZqyDQxKg" 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 1970, Jimi Hendrix recorded at his newly built Electric Lady studio in New York for the very first time [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The studio is widely known, largely thanks Hendrix’s final studio album, after which the facility is named. The studio was...

[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=8ClIALCuZnQ" 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] This week has been an exciting one for Led Zeppelin’s fans, as drummer John Bonham’s custom 1915 Ford Model T Hot-Rod went on sale on eBay [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The car was originally built in California in 1970 by Andy Brizio, who’s “Andy’s” decals remain 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=mRjjiOV003Q" 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 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono were posted in bed, halfway through their second bed-in, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="4425" img_size="300x200" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space height="20"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] After the initial success of their first bed-in event in Amsterdam, the couple...

[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=n2uUckwL6oo"][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 50 years ago, The Beatles released their nominal eighth album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="4182" img_size="medium" add_caption="yes" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" link="http://sgtpepper.thebeatles.com/"][vc_empty_space height="20"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The albums concept, created by Paul McCartney, involved a fictitious band called Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club...

[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="4403,4404,4405,4402" img_size="medium"][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 1963, The Beatles set out on one of their early tours alongside the legendary Roy Orbison [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Orbison was originally slated as the headline act of the tour, with the Beatles opening, but after the reaction to the band early...

[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=2MnuNvzyfI4"][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 1963, The Beatles iconic debut album reached the top of the UK charts [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="4391" img_size="medium" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] After a slew of successful singles throughout early 1963, Parlophone hastened to organise and release the bands debut album, Please, Please Me on the...

[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...