A Service of Saddleback College and
California State University, Northridge

Tag: Elton John

ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 1

Published 18 months ago by Jim Nelson

Born:


ALANIS MORISSETTE
BRANDI CARLILE
MIKE JOYCE of The Smiths
RON WOOD of Jeff Beck Group/Faces/The Rolling Stones
SIMON GALLUP of The Cure

This happened:


In 1964, The Rolling Stones were met by over 500 fans as they arrived in NYC for their first US tour. The first gig took place four days later in San Bernardino, California.

In 1967, David Bowie released his self-titled debut album.

In 1967, The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in the US (according to the Beatles official website, though some sources say it came out here on June 2). Sgt. Pepper’s went on to win four Grammys, including being the first rock album to win Album Of The Year. Rolling Stone ranked it as the greatest album ever, and it’s one of the best-selling albums ever, with more than 32 million copies sold worldwide.

Read more about ' ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 1'...

Revamp & Restoration: The Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Published 4 years ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Some of the world’s biggest pop, rock and country artists are celebrating Elton John.

Read more about 'Revamp & Restoration: The Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin'...

Elton John Says Farewell Next Year At STAPLES Center and The Forum

Published 4 years ago

Elton John is extending his final run in Los Angeles. He will add on two dates at the Forum February 1st and 2nd

Read more about 'Elton John Says Farewell Next Year At STAPLES Center and The Forum'...