This Week In Rock And Roll History

by mrcookieface on April 5, 2005 · 7 comments

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Did you know that this week in 1959, the BBC banned The Coasters‘ hit Charlie Brown because its lyrics contained the word spitball?

Or that Pink Floyd officially announced the departure of Syd Barrett from the group due to psychiatric problems?

You would if you visited‘s informative page, This Week In Rock And Roll History.

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  • SonSon2

    Hey, what Mr.Bean doin’ at that rock show!?

    And seriously, what’s with the dial?

  • SonSon2

    I’m sorry.

    Hey, WHAT’S Mr.Bean doin’ at that rock show?!

    F*ckin sabotaged my own joke.

  • .alphamonkey.

    The dial is a new rating system we’re playing around with.  Turn the dial to rate the post, etc. etc.

  • .alphamonkey.

    Wow…lots of interesting tidbits have occurred this week throughout rock history. Here’s the two important ones to me:

    The Rolling Stones began to take shape when Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met guitarist Brian Jones at the Ealing Jazz Club. Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts came into the picture in January of 1963.

    Paul McCartney announces a “temporary break with the Beatles,” citing “personal differences” and adding that he will no longer record with John Lennon. Paul disapproved of Yoko Ono and of Beatles financial advisor Allen Klein. A week after McCartney’s announcement, he released his first solo album, spelling the end of the Beatles.

    (I can’t believe you didn’t mention that one, Cookie)

  • mrcookieface

    I thought the fact that Jane Asher lost her engagement ring was interesting too.

  • .alphamonkey.

    She lost Paul to boot.

  • fealty2dahriyah

    turn it to 11… I’m glad we got a spinal tap dial

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