35 years ago this month, Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke of Yazoo – or Yaz if you’re in America or Canada – announced that they were calling it quits. To honor this admittedly depressing anniversary, we’re taking a look back at the duo’s back catalog, but don’t worry, it won’t take long. After all, they only released two albums.
31 years ago today, The Monkees kicked off their first proper reunion tour since the group’s original dissolution.
53 years ago this month, the Liverpudlian lads known as Gerry and the Pacemakers made their debut on the Billboard Hot 100 with the single that truly broke them in America.
You may only know her by her first name – and that’s fair enough, since it’s how she’s always been billed – but since it’s the day of her birth, we’ll refer to her by both first and last name:
Please wish Jewel Kilcher a happy birthday, won’t you?
40 years ago this month, Roy Buchanan released the second album of the three-record stint he did with Atlantic Records in the ‘70s.
Three years ago today, Christine McVie was the recipient of one of the most prestigious awards in the British music industry: the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award.
Rap love stories don’t come much more famous than the one between Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G., but it was a romance that was cut all too short as a result of Biggie’s murder. It’s been 20 years since that fateful day, but it’s all still fresh in Evans’s mind, hence the release of THE KING & I, a 25-track effort that tells the Faith & Biggie story with the help of some previously-unreleased material from Biggie’s vault, along with guest appearances from – among others – Busta Rhymes, Jadakiss, Lil’ Cease, Lil’ Kim, Sheek Louch, Styles P, and Snoop Dogg.