On this Day in Music – 5th October


1973Elton John released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. The album was recorded at the Château d’Hérouville in France, and went on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide.  The highlights include Candle in the Wind, Bennie and the Jets, the title track and Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting.


1947 – The AC/DC singer Brian Johnson was born in Dunston, Gateshead, England. Johnson became the band’s third singer following the death of Bon Scott in 1980.  In March 2016 Johnson left the band due to problems with his hearing.

Previous Albums Of The Day

No.305 5/10/2017

R.E.M. Automatic For The People is 25 years old today. Moving, irresistible & among their best work. Includes Drive, Everybody Hurts, Man on the Moon & Nightswimming. remhq.com


Born On This Day Supergroup

Vocals:  Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
Bass:  Jimmy Blanton

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