50 years ago today, Janis Joplin released posthumous final album Pearl. We’ll buy you a night on the town.
Happy birthday Clarence Clemons (Bruce Springsteen). You’re a friend of ours.
Happy birthday Curt Kirkwood (Meat Puppets). Here comes forever. Read our classic Puppets career overview: Meat Puppets: O Brother, Where
Happy birthday Donald Fagen (Steely Dan). Reelin' in the years. Illustration for MAGNET by Mike Jackson. Read our Steely Back
10 years ago today, British Sea Power released Valhalla Dancehall. Once more now. Read David Gedge (Wedding Present, Cinerama) in
Happy 65th birthday Don Letts (Big Audio Dynamite). Have a good blues party. Read White Lies in MAGNET on BBC6
Happy birthday David Johansen (New York Dolls, Buster Poindexter). Looking for a kiss? Read the Feelies in MAGNET on the
Happy birthday Scott Walker. Scott 78. Read our classic, comprehensive feature on this late legend: Scott Walker: Exit Music
Happy birthday Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin). Satisfaction guaranteed. Read Ace Frehley (Kiss) in MAGNET on Jimmy and Zeppelin: Kiss And
Happy 80th birthday Joan Baez. Here’s to you.
Happy birthday Eric Erlandson (Hole). Peace. Check out the mix tape he made MAGNET: Eric Erlandson Makes MAGNET A Mix
Happy birthday David Bowie. Can't help thinking about you. Read Royston Langdon (Spacehog) in MAGNET on his friend: R.I.P. David
Happy birthday Elvis Presley. Long live the King. On his 40th birthday, Presley released 21st album Promised Land, which became
Happy 55th birthday Andrew Wood (Mother Love Bone, Malfunkshun). R.I.P. Man of golden words.
30 years ago today, Drivin N Cryin released Fly Me Courageous. Let’s go dancing. Read our Q&A with Kevn Kinney:
Happy 75th birthday Robby Krieger (Doors). We’re gonna tell on you.
Happy birthday Ron Sexsmith. Whatever it takes. Read our feature on Ron: Ron Sexsmith: Eyes On The Golden Age
50 years ago today, Black Sabbath released Paranoid. Oh lord yeah! Read our Hidden Gems review of Sabbath’s Never Say