On October 1, 1970, Jimi Hendrix was buried in Renton, Washington. Among the attendees were Miles Davis, Eddie Kramer, Johnny Winter, John Hammond Jr., Buddy Miles, Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding.
On September 23, 2014, “Universal Music Group” label released “George Harrison – The Apple Years 1968-1975”, a seven CD box with some of the most popular George Harrison solo albums. The seven CD’s plus an 40-minute DVD box contains the following albums:
“All Things Must Pass”
“Living in the Material World”
The DVD contains a short music movie named “The Apple Years” and videos and short documentaries about Harrison’s albums featured in the CD box. Dhani Harrison (George Harrison’s son) is the executive producer and together with the engineer Paul Hicks have remastered the sound from the original analogue tapes.
On September 19, 2008, Earl Palmer died aged 84. He was musician (drums), in his long career has worked with The Beach Boys, Little Richard, Frank Sinatra, Ike And Tina Turner,The Monkees, Fats Domino, Neil Young, Elvis Costello, Tom Waits, The Righteous Brothers, Randy Newman, Bonnie Raitt, Tim Buckley, Little Feat and Elvis Costello.
On September 19, 1973, Gram Parsons died aged 26. He was musician (guitar, piano, organ), singer and songwriter, worked with The International Submarine Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers and The Byrds. He popularized what he called “Cosmic American Music”, a hybrid of country, rhythm and blues, soul, folk, and rock
On September 17, 1931, company “RCA Victor” presented the first long playing record at 33 1/3 rpm. The presentation was carried out at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York.The new format fail to reach mass production due to the high price of the record players, which started around $95 and wasn’t revived until 1948.
On September 10, 2005, The Beatles track “A day in the life” from the album “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” was voted the best British song of all time by the British music experts. Magazine “Q” named the track “the ultimate sonic rendition of what it means to be British”. The Kinks’ song ‘Waterloo Sunset’ was second and Oasis song “Wonderwall” was voted third on the list.