On May 24, 1968

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On May 24, 1968, The Rolling Stones released the single “Jumpin Jack Flash” in the UK.

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Hair

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On April 28, 1968, the Broadway musical “Hair” opened at Biltmore Theater in New York City.  The show featured the compositions “Aquarius”, “Let the sunshine in” the title “Hair” and “Good morning starshine”. The production went on for 1729 performances before the final closing on July 1, 1972.

ELTON JOHN: GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD 40TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION BOX SET

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Originally released in 1973, the double album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ is one of the great albums in the Rock’n’Roll history. The new 40th anniversary limited edition box set comes as 4 CD / 1 DVD box set with a hardback book, the original recordings, a previously unavailable and the legendary concert at the London Hammersmith Odeon and new cover versions by Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sandé, Fall Out Boy, Hunter Hayes, Imedla May, John Grant, Miguel featuring Wale, The Band Perry and Zac Brown Band.

 

Small Faces: Here Come The Nice: The Immediate Years Box Set 1967-1969

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“Here Come The Nice: The Immediate Years Box Set 1967-1969” is Small Faces set that celebrates the band’s 1960’s career on Andrew Loog Oldham’s “Immediate Records” label.

The set features all the hit singles (A & B side) plus EPs and rare and previously unreleased material, unheard recording sessions from Olympic, IBC & Trident Studios, outtakesearly mixes, alternate versions and live material. The 75-songs are remastered from original analogue master tapes and studio multi-tracks are presented on four CDs. Additionally, three replica seven-inch vinyl records are included, pressed on red, white and blue vinyl. A fourth seven-inch replicates an original Olympic Sound Studios acetate that features an embryonic Something I Want To Tell You called ”Mystery…”The set comes along with a 72-page hardback book with a forward by Pete Townshend and an introduction by surviving band members Kenney Jones & Ian Mac McLagan. The book contains rare and unpublished photos, sleeve notes by Mark Paytress as well as newly written contributions from the likes of Robert Plant, Paul Weller, David Bowie, Nick Mason and others.

 

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