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by Spiritinthesky
Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:12 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Amy Winehouse
Replies: 4
Views: 3629

Amy Winehouse

23rd July 2011, Amy Winehouse was found dead at her north London home, she was 27. The troubled singer had a long battle with drink and drugs which overshadowed her recent musical career. Listen to Amy Winehouse talking about Back To Black and her love of 60's music here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.c...
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Test you musical knowledge
Replies: 0
Views: 12527

Test you musical knowledge

Any good at music quizzes? Good page of quizzes here, from Elvis, Beatles, Pink Floyd, Bowie, Dylan, Springsteen, Janis Joplin and loads of others.

See how many you can score out of 20: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/thi ... music_quiz
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Patsy Cline
Replies: 0
Views: 11433

Patsy Cline

24th Sept 1962, Patsy Cline released her third and final EP, So Wrong/You're Stronger Than Me. This was the final EP released in her lifetime, as she would be killed in a plane crash less than a year later in March 1963. The other two tracks were, "Heartaches and a version of the Hank Williams song ...
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: See what was #1 on the day you were born
Replies: 0
Views: 11496

See what was #1 on the day you were born

Have you ever done this?

My number #1's are:
'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon in the US
'Long Haired Lover From Liverpool' by Little Jimmy Osmond in the UK
'Ben' by Michael Jackson in Australia

http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/birthdayno1
by Spiritinthesky
Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:38 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: See what Country song was #1 on the day you were born
Replies: 2
Views: 1866

See what Country song was #1 on the day you were born

Bit of fun this, but I do like the old country stuff.

My song is - Jerry Reed - She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft).

Country songs have some great song titles!

http://www.thisdayincountrymusic.com/birthdayno1
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:45 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Kiki Dee
Replies: 1
Views: 1621

Kiki Dee

Kiki Dee is celebrating 50 years in music. I think she is one of the most underrated singers in the UK. Great voice.

by Spiritinthesky
Thu Oct 25, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Erica Wexler
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Re: Erica Wexler

by Spiritinthesky
Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:40 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Erica Wexler
Replies: 1
Views: 1430

Erica Wexler

This is a lovely song by Erica Wexler - My Silent Star

My local radio station has been playing this.

by Spiritinthesky
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:31 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Rocket Man
Replies: 0
Views: 2385

Rocket Man

20th Sept 1997, Elton John started a six week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Something About The Way You Look Tonight', and 'Candle In The Wind 97.' A re-write of his 1974 hit about Marilyn Monroe. This version was raising funds for the Diana, Princess of Wales charity, following her deat...
by Spiritinthesky
Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: If you could bring a dead rock star back to life
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

If you could bring a dead rock star back to life

If you could bring a dead rock star back to life for one gig, who would it be?

John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis, Kurt Cobain, Buddy Holly, Freddie Mercury? Or someone else?

Vote here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/stairway_to_heaven
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:20 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Michael Jackson
Replies: 0
Views: 2471

Michael Jackson

29th Aug 1958, Born on this day, Michael Jackson, singer, songwriter, The Jackson Five, The Jacksons, and solo. Jackson is recognized as the most successful entertainer of all time by Guinness World Records. The music videos for 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean', and 'Thriller', are credited with breaking do...
by Spiritinthesky
Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Things you didn't know about Elvis
Replies: 0
Views: 2510

Things you didn't know about Elvis

On 16th August 1977, Elvis Presley was found dead lying on the floor in his bathroom by his girlfriend Ginger Alden, he had been seated on the toilet reading 'The Scientific Search For Jesus'. He died of heart failure at the age of 42. His first record for RCA, ‘Heartbreak Hotel’, was also his first...
by Spiritinthesky
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: What song was #1 on the day we were born
Replies: 0
Views: 1729

What song was #1 on the day we were born

Bit of fun here. Some people believe our lives are profoundly influenced by whatever pop song was #1 on the day we were born. My number #1's are: 'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon in the US 'Long Haired Lover From Liverpool' by Little Jimmy Osmond in the UK 'Ben' by Michael Jackson in Australia See wh...
by Spiritinthesky
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: Davy Jones RIP
Replies: 0
Views: 1796

Davy Jones RIP

Davy Jones of the Monkees has died of an apparent heart attack aged 66. The singer had been on a solo tour this month and had complained of chest pains the previous evening and was admitted to a hospital in Stuart Florida. Jones was born in Manchester, England and started acting as a child, though h...
by Spiritinthesky
Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: The Burt Bacharach Forum
Topic: What song was #1 on the day you were born.
Replies: 1
Views: 1213

What song was #1 on the day you were born.

Some people believe our lives are profoundly influenced by whatever song was #1 on the day we were born. My number #1's are: 'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon in the US 'Long Haired Lover From Liverpool' by Little Jimmy Osmond in the UK 'Ben' by Michael Jackson in Australia See which songs you get htt...