Daily Archives: October 29, 2013

Paul McCartney interviewed live on ‘The Late Late Breakfast Show’ 30 years ago this hour (1983)


Video: 'Paul & Linda McCartney on The Late Late Breakfast Show '1983'

(Saturday, October 29, 1983, 5:50-6:35 p.m. UTC) — Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and his wife Linda made their first live television studio appearance in ten years today on the variety show The Late Late Breakfast Show, hosted by the DJ Noel Edmonds and transmitted from the BBC Television Centre in Wood Lane, London, on BBC1.

Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ becomes longest-running album on Billboard charts 30 years ago today (1983)


Audio: 'Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon (1973) [Full Album]'

(Saturday, October 29, 1983)The Dark Side of the Moon, the eighth studio album by the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd. today became the longest-running album on the Billboard music charts, with a total of 491 weeks, although that record has since been broken.

Lennon releases ‘Mind Games’/’Meat City’ single 40 years ago today (1973)


Video: 'John Lennon - Mind Games' (this video was shot Oct. 17, 1974)

(Monday, October 29, 1973) — Ex-Beatle John Lennon released “Mind Games”/“Meat City” in the U.S. today (released in the UK on Nov. 16, 1973), the first and only single pulled from his Mind Games album, also released released today in the U.S. (and released Nov. 16, 1973 in the UK). Continue reading Lennon releases ‘Mind Games’/’Meat City’ single 40 years ago today (1973)