The Rolling Stones will reissue their 1973 studio album Goats Head Soup in various formats including super deluxe box sets via Polydor/Interscope/UMe on September 4. Included in the box set, deluxe CD and vinyl editions are 10 bonus tracks consisting of alternate versions and outtakes. Three of the tracks are previously unreleased with “Criss Cross” — out today — among them.
Born on July 9, 1929, he was arguably one of the most important writer/producers in the industry. He has a couple dozen albums to his name, worked with pioneering rock guitarist Duane Eddy and his music has been covered by Beck, Sonic Youth, Lydia Lunch, The Tubes, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Nick Cave and others. He was – an important part of the underground rock scene in the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s.
“You won’t find it on any maps, but take a step in any direction and you’re in trouble.”Lee Hazlewood
Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott ~ b. July 9, 1946. The original.
Released on July 9, 1986, it’s Billy Joel’s 10th album and one of his most successful. A couple of his early influences — Ray Charles and Steve Winwood — make a music appearance on the album.
July 9, 1995. Jerry Garcia would pass a month later.
It’s impossible to know how long Led Zeppelin would have survived had Bonham lived, but the 1980 tour made it pretty clear they were not quite ready to call it quits.
The Beatles release their classic on July 7, 1967 …
Charlie Daniels may be synonymous with “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” arguably one of the earliest examples of country-rap, but his catalog was defined by more than sing-speak recitations and fiddle fire.DAVID CANTWELL
& JON FREEMAN
& JOSEPH HUDAK