35 years ago, Mick Jagger released debut solo album She’s The Boss. Who’s the boss? Judith Light? Alyssa Milano? Katherine Helmond? Read our Hidden Gems review of the Rolling Stones’ Undercover, which immediately preceded She’s The Boss:
Happy birthday Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath). Time is yours. Read our Hidden Gems on Sabbath’s Never Say Die!:
A dozen years ago today, Jagjaguwar released Bon Iver’s debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, in the U.S. Speaking of Bons, AC/DC’s Bon Scott succumbed to “death by misadventure” 28 years earlier on this very day. Blindsided by hell’s bells. Enjoy your bon bons.
Happy birthday Dennis DeYoung (Styx), the musical idol of MAGNET’s editor-in-chief when he was just a wee, wee lad back in the late ‘70s. And kids, just remember that it’s a grand illusion.
Happy 40th birthday Regina Spektor. We want to sing.