Video: 'The Door Into Summer (2007 Remastered Alternate Mix)'
(Tuesday, October 3, 1967) — The Monkees completed an early version of “The Door into Summer” and an official studio version (vs. the TV version recorded on Aug. 21, 1967) of “Riu Chiu” today at RCA Victor Studios in Hollywood, the former for their fourth studio album Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. Continue reading The Monkees work on two tracks 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 3 1967)
(Saturday, October 3, 1987) — “Paper in Fire” by John Cougar Mellencamp peaked at #9 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. Continue reading ‘Paper in Fire’ by John Cougar Mellencamp peaks at #9 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 3 1987)
Video: 'BBC Arena - Woody Guthrie (1988)'
(Tuesday, October 3, 1967) — American folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie, the Dust Bowl Troubadour best known for “This Land Is Your Land,” died today at Creedmoor State Hospital in Queens, New York, of complications from Huntington’s disease. Continue reading Folk singer, composer Woody Guthrie dies 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 3 1967)