On This Day, January 25, 1991…Paul McCartney recorded an episode of MTV Unplugged at Limehouse Studios in Wembley, London.The legendary Beatle took the name of the show literally, performing each song completely unplugged, unlike other artists who used acoustic instruments plugged into amplifiers.The set list featured such songs as... Read More.
On This Day, December 7, 1991…U2 hit #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart with their seventh studio album, Achtung Baby, produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno. Unlike their previous records, the band incorporated new sounds into the project, including alternative rock, industrial music and electronic dance music.U2 released five singles from... Read More.
On This Day, November, 27 1991 …Funeral services were held for the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in London.The rocker had passed away at his home in Kensington on November 24. The cause of death was bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS. About 24 hours prior to his death Mercury... Read More.
On This Day, November 21, 1991…Aerosmith made their debut on The Simpsons, becoming the first rock band to appear on the Fox animated series. The episode, Flaming Moe’s, revolves around Homer creating a new drink, the Flaming Homer, which Bar owner Moe then steals and renames the Flaming... Read More.
Eight months after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters hosted a star-studded concert version of the band’s classic album The Wall at the site of its former location.The concert featured a host of A-list musicians, including Bryan Adams, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Scorpions, Sinead O’Connor, Cyndi Lauper and more. It did not... Read More.
Foreigner released their fourth studio album, aptly title 4. The title was even more appropriate because the band went from six members to four — Lou Gramm, Mick Jones, Rick Wills and Dennis Elliott.The album was a massive hit, spending 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard chart and selling over six million copies.... Read More.
On This Day, June 8, 1991...Bruce Springsteen married E Street Band member Patti Scialfa in a private ceremony at their Los Angeles home.The couple started dating in 1988 during the Tunnel of Love tour, while he was separated from his first wife, model Julianne Phillips. Phillips filed for divorce in August of that year.After... Read More.
In 1991, Eric Clapton broke his own record for the longest run of shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall with 24 concerts. That legendary run was commemorated with a double live album and home video, but now fans are getting more. The record-setting run will be celebrated... Read More.
Wynonna Judd is spearheading an exciting new CMT concert event celebrating the music of The Judds.Together with some of the star acts who are sharing the stage with her for The Judds’ Final Tour -- Ashley McBryde, Kelsea Ballerini, Brandi Carlile, Little Big Town... Read More.