Video: 'Cuddly Toy (Harry Nilsson demo, mono remix)' (at 35:34)
(Saturday, April 29, 1967, 8:00 p.m.-midnight PST) — The Monkees essentially finish recording “Cuddly Toy” tonight, completing the vocals at Studio C, RCA Recording Studios in Hollywood, the first track to be recorded for the group’s next studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees essentially complete ‘Cuddly Toy’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 29 1967)
Video: '14 Hour Technicolour Dream' (Lennon appears at 2:31-4:07)
(Saturday, April 29, 1967, 8:00 p.m. BST) — John Lennon of The Beatles attended the 14-hour Technicolor Dream multi-artist happening featuring poets, artists and musicians tonight at Alexandra Palace in London. Continue reading John Lennon attends 14 Hour Technicolour Dream benefit in London 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 29 1967)
Video: 'Paul McCartney - Thrillington' (11 videos)
(Friday, April 29, 1977) — The album Thrillington, an album produced by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, under the pseudonym of Percy “Thrills” Thrillington, featuring instrumental cover versions of his 1971 album, Ram, was released today in the UK (May 17, 1977 in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘Thrillington’ album by Percy ‘Thrills’ Thrillington released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 29 1977)
(Saturday, April 29, 1967) — “A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You” by The Monkees peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers - Let's Call The Whole Thing Off HQ'
(Thursday, April 29, 1937) — Shall We Dance, the seventh of the ten Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers musical comedy films, opened today in Baltimore and Chicago. Continue reading ‘Shall We Dance’ opens in Baltimore, Chicago 80 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 29 1937)