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July 11, 1969: Space Oddity is released in the UK
The song was timed to coincide with the Apollo moon landing
July 1st, 1972: Neil Diamond goes to #1 with Song Sung Blue
It went to No.1 on the US singles chart wand was his second US No.1. It was a No.14 hit in the UK.
June 30, 1977: Marvel Comics launched a comic book based on KISS
The first issue of KISS's comic books were published
June 29, 1967: Keith Richards found guilty for use of cannabis
Mick and Keith were both arrested and fined
June 28, 1975: The Eagles start a 5 week run at #1 with 'One Of These Nights'
Their fourth studio album became their breakthrough album and produced 3 top 10 singes
June 16, 1967: Pink Floyd release second single 'See Emily Play'
'See Emily Play' was written by original frontman Syd Barrett. The slide guitar work on the song was done by Barrett using a plastic ruler.
June 14, 1987: The cover for Pink Floyd's album 'A Momentary Lapse Of Reason' is shot
30 hired hands moved 800 rented NHS beds onto a beach in North Devon
Latest on The Sound
George Harrison's unreleased songs may be finished by his son
Music that George Harrison recorded, but never completed, prior to his death in 2001, may surface at some point.
LISTEN: Ronnie Van Zant's isolated vocals
Pure, unfiltered voice. No auto tune or bs. Beautiful.
Guns N' Roses' Slash surprise kid rockers at 'School of Rock'
Could quiet possibly be the luckiest kids ever?
Heart and John Mellencamp Join ‘John Oliver’ Supergroup for Anti-Campaign Anthem ‘Don’t Use Our Song’
Donald Trump has been pissing off a lot of our favourite artists by using their music without asking
July 27, 1969: Robert Plant goes off at Jim Morrison
Led Zeppelin were on the rise in the summer of 1969, while Doors frontman Jim Morrison was in the midst of a long and painful public downward spiral - see what happened when they clashed
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WHANGAREI 107.3 AUCKLAND 93.8 WAIKATO 93.8 TAURANGA 92.6 ROTORUA 91.1
TAUPO 100.0 HAWKES BAY 91.9 TARANAKI 98.0 WANGANUI 94.4 MANAWATU 94.6
WAIRARAPA 93.5 GISBORNE 96.5 KAPITI 94.3 WELLINGTON 97.3 NELSON 98.4
MARLBOROUGH 96.1 GREYMOUTH 97.1 HOKITIKA 97.1 WESTPORT 95.7 REEFTON 99.9
CANTERBURY 92.9 SOUTH CANTERBURY 97.1 ASHBURTON 95.7 TIMARU 90.1 OAMARU 99.2
KUROW 105.6 CENTRAL OTAGO 93.5 QUEENSTOWN 97.6 OTAGO 90.2 SOUTHLAND 98.0
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