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1968 – The Beatles release ‘The Beatles’ (known as The White Album)

On This Day – 22 November 1968

The Beatles, also known as the White Album, is the ninth studio album by English rock group the Beatles, released on this day in 1968. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed, and was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band’s earlier Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading “1968 – The Beatles release ‘The Beatles’ (known as The White Album)”

1982 – Michael Jackson’s second solo album, ‘Thriller’ is released worldwide

30 November

Thriller is the sixth studio album (second solo) by the American recording artist Michael Jackson. It was released on this day in 1982, by Epic Records, as the follow-up to Jackson’s critically and commercially successful 1979 album Off the Wall. Recording sessions took place on April to November 1982 at Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles,California with a production budget of $750,000, assisted by producer Quincy Jones. Continue reading “1982 – Michael Jackson’s second solo album, ‘Thriller’ is released worldwide”

1968 – The Beatles release ‘The Beatles’ (known as The White Album)

22 November

The Beatles, also known as the White Album, is the ninth studio album by English rock group the Beatles, released on this day in 1968. A double album, its plain white sleeve has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed, and was intended as a direct contrast to the vivid cover artwork of the band’s earlier Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Continue reading “1968 – The Beatles release ‘The Beatles’ (known as The White Album)”

1783 – Mozart’s Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.

4 November

The Symphony No. 36 in C major,(known as the Linz Symphony) was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart during a stopover in the Austrian town of Linz Continue reading “1783 – Mozart’s Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.”

1969 – The Beatles release Abbey Road, their last recorded album.

26 September – On this day

Abbey Road is the eleventh studio album by the English rock band the Beatles, is released on this day in 1969 in the UK. The recording sessions for the album were the last in which all four Beatles participated. Continue reading “1969 – The Beatles release Abbey Road, their last recorded album.”

3D-printed a replica of an iron-age artefact to revive a rich musical culture

An archaeologist has 3D-printed a replica of an iron-age artefact to revive a rich musical culture in ancient Ireland. Continue reading “3D-printed a replica of an iron-age artefact to revive a rich musical culture”

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