Space Oddity by David Bowie was released in the UK for the first time. It was timed to coincide with the Apollo moon landing but had to be re-released before it became a hit, later in the year in the UK.
July 11, 1969: Space Oddity is released in the UK
Music that's worth a listen
This week features Texan band, Quaker City Night Hawks with heavy Southern blues influence and a dash of ZZ Top.