Category Archives: Popular Music 1960s

‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ by Tommy James and the Shondells peaks at #4 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 22 1967)

(Saturday, April 22, 1967)“I Think We’re Alone Now” by Tommy James and the Shondells peaked at #4 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ by Tommy James and the Shondells peaks at #4 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 22 1967)

The Beatles complete recording ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1967)


Video: 'Sgt. Pepper Inner Groove - 10min. - The Beatles - "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" 1967'

(Friday, April 21, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-1:30 a.m. BST) — The Beatles today completed recording their the eighth studio album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, recording a short section of gibberish and noise which would follow “A Day in the Life,” in the run-out groove of the vinyl record. Continue reading The Beatles complete recording ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 21 1967)

The Beatles complete ‘Only a Northern Song’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 20 1967)


Video: 'The Beatles - Only a Northern Song (Anthology 2 Disc 2)'

(Thursday, April 20, 1967, 7:00 p.m.-2:15 a.m. BST) — The Beatles completed recording “Only a Northern Song” today at EMI Studio 2 in London with an additional overdub of trumpet and piano, played by Paul McCartney and John Lennon, respectively, together with glockenspiel and percussion within an hour of completing the final mixing on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading The Beatles complete ‘Only a Northern Song’ 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 20 1967)

The Doors complete ‘People are Strange’ 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 18 1967)


Video: 'People Are Strange (False Starts & Dialogue)'

(Tuesday, April 18, 1967, 1:00-6:00 p.m. PST) — The American rock band The Doors completed recording “People Are Strange” today at Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, California, for their second studio album Strange Days. Continue reading The Doors complete ‘People are Strange’ 50 years ago this hour #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 18 1967)