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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:12am
Happy Anniversary: The Cure, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me
29 years ago this month, The Cure released their seventh studio album, an effort which – coming as it did on the heels of their highly successful best-of collection, Standing on a Beach: The Singles – proved to be the proper start of the band’s big US breakthrough.
https://open.spotify.com/album/7qtRliQvQBu5v6LTi3gNDD
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:03am
Happy 55th: John Coltrane, Olé Coltrane
55 years ago today, John Coltrane recorded his ninth studio album and the last one he would record for Atlantic Records.
https://open.spotify.com/album/5BGkenbuo3xY3CRblRPj8K
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 11:44am
Happy 40th: Ramones, Ramones
If you’re looking for proof that punk rock never dies, then you need look no further than this fact: the Ramones’ self-titled debut album is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and the band is still as popular as ever, despite the fact that this year also celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band’s dissolution.
https://open.spotify.com/album/4X44NrhroDDaWXheAhcvYY
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 11:27am
Rhino Factoids
36 years ago today, Genesis surprised their Los Angeles fans in two ways: they announced that they’d be playing an unexpected show at a very intimate venue, and when the tickets went on sale, they were situated squarely in the box office, selling the tickets themselves.
https://open.spotify.com/album/7ryVZ5ca6GM3FAkmlrymgv
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:42pm
Rhino Factoids
56 years ago today, celebrated siblings Don and Phil Everly were in the midst of a 5-week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with their very first #1 single for their new label, Warner Brothers Records.
https://open.spotify.com/album/4lmdDGcU5u1xk3GCcVJSYT
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:22pm
29 years ago today, The Doobie Brothers, who’d been broken up for half a decade, kicked off a mini-reunion tour which subsequently led to a permanent regrouping of the band that has continued in some capacity or other ever since.
https://open.spotify.com/album/32xyhzHlGGsDvs1E7qihRA
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 1:15pm
Doing a 180: David Bowie, changesonebowie

Rhino has made it a point to reissue classic albums on 180-gram vinyl on a regular basis. This is the latest to get that treatment. You're welcome.

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 1:15pm
Out Now: Deep Purple, Machine Head: 40th Anniversary Edition
Remember how last month we offered up a 35th anniversary reissue of Deep Purple’s Come Taste the Band and had to explain that it wasn’t actually the 35th anniversary of the album but, rather, that it had come out at that time in the UK and was only just now coming out in the US?