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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

October 27, 2019

Landmark albums, live debuts and publishing history – it’s this week in rock…

#OnThisDay October 21, 1973
David Cassidy hits the top of the UK charts for the second and final time when ‘Daydreamer’ goes to No. 1 where it remains for three weeks. Did you know that it was the 10th best selling single of that year?

#OnThisDay October 22, 1990
Pearl Jam make their live debut when they play at the Off Ramp venue in Seattle. Since then, they’ve sold some 85m albums worldwide as well being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

#OnThisDay October 23, 1976
Chicago begin a two-week residency at the top of the US charts with ‘If You Leave Me Now’. A global smash hit, it also hit No. 1 in the UK and goes on to nab the Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Performance.

#OnThisDay October 24, 1962
Happy birthday to My Bloody Valentine bassist Debbie Googe. Check out this amazing live footage of the band delivering ‘Soon’ with the kind of force you’ve come to expect.

#OnThisDay October 25, 1968
The Jimi Hendrix Experience release their third and final album, the double-vinyl ‘Electric Ladyland’. Topping the US charts and peaking at No. 6 in the UK, it remains in the album charts for 12 weeks.

#OnThisDay October 26, 2008
AC/DC’s 15th studio album, ‘Black Ice’, rockets to the top of the UK album charts. The second-biggest selling album of the year, it also goes to No. 1 in 29 different countries!

#OnThisDay October 27, 1975
Bruce Springsteen makes publishing history when he appears on the front cover of Time and Newsweek magazines in the same week. Watch this incendiary version of ‘Tenth Avenue Freeze Out’ from five years later!

This Week In Rock

This Week In Rock

Charity bonanzas and rocket-fuelled chart rises – it’s This Week In Rock, including the Final Countdown!

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

From Jimi Hendrix to Elvis Presley, The Stone Roses to Bonnie Tyler and more, we run down the history of your favourite artists – it’s This Week In Rock.

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Jimi Hendrix – ‘Songs For Groovy Children: The Fillmore East Concerts’ – Out Now

Jimi Hendrix – ‘Songs For Groovy Children: The Fillmore East Concerts’ – Out Now

Collecting all four historic Hendrix Band of Gypsies performances from the Fillmore East, including more than two dozen previously unreleased and/or remixed new tracks, we’re pleased to announce this intriguing 5CD box set, out now with vinyl to follow on December 13.

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Mae Boren Axton makes history, chart climaxes, birthdays and more – it’s This Week In Rock.

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Elvis tops the charts, George Michael takes on the American establishment, AC/DC get a statue and lots lots more – it’s This Week In Rock.

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Landmark albums, live debuts and publishing history – it’s this week in rock…

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This Week In Rock

This Week In Rock

All star shows, landmark releases, the rise and fall of legendary venues, it’s This Week In Rock…

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

From David Cassidy to Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie Tyler to the Bay City Rollers, it’s this week in rock.

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Who did MTV declare the Best Act Ever in 2008? The answer may shock you…

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Many happy returns, legendary performances and landmark releases. It’s this week in rock…

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Intriguing collaborations, seminal singles, classic albums and breakthrough hits – it’s this week in rock. https://www.legacyrecordings.co.uk/news/this-week-in-rock-13

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Record breaking releases, turbo-charged chart positions and hugely expensive birthday presents – it’s This Week In Rock…

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Final shows, landmark shows, epic residencies and more. It’s This Week In Rock, rock history as it happened.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – ‘GLORY DAYS’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – ‘GLORY DAYS’

Directed by Academy Award-nominee John Sayles, this video – just like the song it’s illustrating – has lost none of its power since its original release.

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‘Blinded By The Light’ Soundtrack Out Now

‘Blinded By The Light’ Soundtrack Out Now

We’re proud to announce that the blistering, Springsteen-fuelled soundtrack to Gurinder Chadha’s critically acclaimed movie ‘Blinded By The Light’, is out now.

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Landmark chart spots, classic shows and many happy returns – it’s this week in rock as it happened…

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THIS WEEK IN ROCK

THIS WEEK IN ROCK

Live debuts, awards, classic releases and a revolution in the recording industry. We look back at this week in rock history…

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‘Born In The USA’ – 35th Anniversary

‘Born In The USA’ – 35th Anniversary

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s landmark album ‘Born In The U.S.A.’, we’re proud to present this 2013 performance of the album, filmed at the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: PEARL JAM – ‘JEREMY’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: PEARL JAM – ‘JEREMY’

Inspired by the tragic story of American teenager Jeremy Wade Delle, who shot himself in front of his classmates, ‘Jeremy’ was one of Pearl Jam’s darker steps on the path to global superstardom.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – ‘CADILLAC RANCH’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – ‘CADILLAC RANCH’

The chances are that we ain’t ever going to agree on what the best Bruce Springsteen album is….

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S MUSIC TAKES STARRING ROLE IN NEW FILM

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S MUSIC TAKES STARRING ROLE IN NEW FILM

The music of Bruce Springsteen takes a starring role in new film Blinded By The Light.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: PEARL JAM – ‘ALIVE’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: PEARL JAM – ‘ALIVE’

This distinctive and memorable black and white video was directed by Josh Taft. A friend of guitarist Stone Gossard, he would later helm the videos for ‘Oceans’ and ‘Even Flow’.

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SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY – ALBUM & NETFLIX SHOW

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY – ALBUM & NETFLIX SHOW

As Bruce Springsteen’s sold-out one man show, ‘Springsteen On Broadway’ comes to a close in New York, we’re excited to announce the release of the accompanying soundtrack set and Netflix show.

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‘Electric Ladyland’ – 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition – OUT NOW

‘Electric Ladyland’ – 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition – OUT NOW

We’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of our most exciting artist’s most groundbreaking records; The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Electric Ladyland’. Out now.

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‘BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: THE ALBUM COLLECTION Vol. 2, 1987-1996’ – OUT NOW

‘BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: THE ALBUM COLLECTION Vol. 2, 1987-1996’ – OUT NOW

Presenting a new limited edition box set of some of The Boss’ finest work, long out of print, on remastered vinyl for the first time and available now.

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Artist of the Month: Bruce Springsteen

Artist of the Month: Bruce Springsteen

As we revisit one of The Boss’ most urgent, powerful eras, our artist of the month for May is the one and only Bruce Springsteen.

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‘BOTH SIDES OF THE SKY’ – OUT NOW

‘BOTH SIDES OF THE SKY’ – OUT NOW

Ladies and gentlemen, the new Jimi Hendrix album ‘Both Sides of the Sky’, featuring 10 previously unreleased tracks, is out now.

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Bruce Springsteen – ‘Dancing In The Dark’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Bruce Springsteen – ‘Dancing In The Dark’

This week we turn to our attention to a watershed moment from The Boss (and not just because of Courtney Cox’s Dad dancing…)

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – ‘Santa Claus Is Coming To Town’

Well, what else could it be this week?

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TOP FIVE VINYL LPS OF 2017

TOP FIVE VINYL LPS OF 2017

2017 has produced some of the most exciting reissues, limited edition and original vinyl albums of recent years, resulting in some ‘must-have’ records. Here are our Top Five picks, which should belong in the collection of any vinyl lover in your life, or of course, your own.

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Singles: 25th Anniversary Soundtrack – Out Now

Singles: 25th Anniversary Soundtrack – Out Now

If you came of age during Grunge then Cameron Crowe’s ‘Singles’ was your ‘8 Mile’, your ‘Almost Famous’ maybe even your ‘Quadrophenia’.

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Win Bob Dylan, AC/DC or Elvis Presley Book Sets

Win Bob Dylan, AC/DC or Elvis Presley Book Sets

We’re giving you the chance to win one of our CD Book Sets – take your pick from Bob Dylan’s The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 [rare and unreleased] 1961-1991, Elvis Presley’s Platinum A Life In Music or AC/DC’s Black Tracks.

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‘Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story – An Album to Benefit War Child’ – Out Now

‘Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story – An Album to Benefit War Child’ – Out Now

All proceeds go to Warchild UK.

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80 smash hits

80 smash hits
The playlist time machine! Travel back to the 80s with retro hits from Michael Jackson, Wham, Madonna and more!

VIDEO OF THE WEEK AC/DC – ‘TNT’

VIDEO OF THE WEEK – ‘A NIGHT WITH THE JERSEY DEVIL’ – BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

RECORD STORE BLACK FRIDAY

RECORD STORE BLACK FRIDAY

Sony Legacy is proud to support Record Store Day’s Black Friday event on November 25th.

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Bruce Springsteen – ‘Born To Run’

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Born To Run’

Some fantastic reviews for Bruce Springsteen’s genre-defining autobiography, ‘Born To Run’.

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LEGACY READER DIGEST

LEGACY READER DIGEST

A round up of the best from to read and watch on the web from September

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Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run

Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run

Learn about Bruce Springsteen’s new book ‘Born To Run’!

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New Jimi Hendrix Album – ‘Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69’

New Jimi Hendrix Album – ‘Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69’

Find out more about the latest release!

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Win a copy of Bruce Springsteen’s new book!

Win a copy of Bruce Springsteen’s new book!

Enter our prize draw for your chance to win a copy of the new book ‘Born To Run’…

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Pretty Green x Jimi Hendrix

Pretty Green x Jimi Hendrix

Pretty Green announce new clothing line inspired by the guitar legend…

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Bruce Springsteen – ‘Chapter and Verse’

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Chapter and Verse’

Bruce is back with a new book and a new album!

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Legacy Reader Digest: June edition

Legacy Reader Digest: June edition

What to read and watch on the web this month!

Every month, we’ll gather up essential online pieces for you to enjoy!

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Pearl Jam – Top tracks

Pearl Jam – Top tracks
Show tracks
  1. Alive
    Pearl Jam
  2. Jeremy
    Pearl Jam
  3. Once
    Pearl Jam
  4. Even flow
    Pearl Jam
  5. State of Love and Trust
    Pearl Jam
  6. and lots more!
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Bruce Springsteen – Top tracks

Bruce Springsteen – Top tracks
Show tracks
  1. Meet me in the city
    Bruce Springsteen
  2. The man who got away
    Bruce Springsteen
  3. Little white lies
    Bruce Springsteen
  4. The time that never was
    Bruce Springsteen
  5. NIght fire
    Bruce Springsteen
  6. and lots more!
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10 Facts About Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions

10 Facts About Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions

It’s the 10th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Seeger Sessions’! Here are 10 facts about the album…

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Iconic photographs mapped around London

Iconic photographs mapped around London

Take a different look at classic album covers and iconic pix from the likes of Hendrix, Dylan, The Clash etc.

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Record Store Day 2016

Record Store Day 2016

Here are this year’s much anticipated releases!

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Jimi Hendrix – Top tracks

Jimi Hendrix – Top tracks
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  1. All along the watchtower
    Jimi Hendrix
  2. Purple haze
    Jimi Hendrix
  3. Fire
    Jimi Hendrix
  4. Hey Joe
    Jimi Hendrix
  5. Little Wing
    Jimi Hendrix
  6. and lots more
    ...

My Bloody Valentine – Top tracks

My Bloody Valentine – Top tracks
Show tracks
  1. Only shallow
    My Bloody Valentine
  2. Soon
    My Bloody Valentine
  3. You made me realise
    My Bloody Valentine
  4. Sometimes
    My Bloody Valentine
  5. When you sleep
    My Bloody Valentine
  6. and lots more!!
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AC/DC 101

AC/DC 101
Show tracks
  1. It's a long way to the top
    AC/DC
  2. High Voltage
    AC/DC
  3. T.N.T.
    AC/DC
  4. Jailbreak
    AC/DC
  5. The Jack
    AC/DC
  6. and lots more!
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THIS WEEK IN CHART HISTORY – March 1972

THIS WEEK IN CHART HISTORY – March 1972

In our new feature we look back at what was happening in the Official UK Albums Chart, just about 44 years ago

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Jimi Hendrix at the Atlanta Pop Festival

Jimi Hendrix at the Atlanta Pop Festival

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Ties That Bind: The River Collection’

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘The Ties That Bind: The River Collection’

A comprehensive collection from ‘The River’ era.

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Happy Birthday Bruce!

Happy Birthday Bruce!

It’s Bruce Springsteen’s birthday, and we’re taking a look back through his musical timeline…

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Jimi Hendrix Remembered

Jimi Hendrix Remembered

It’s been 45 years since Jimi Hendrix left us…

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40 Years of Born To Run

40 Years of Born To Run

Today we celebrate the spectacular album that is ‘Born To Run’ by Bruce Springsteen…

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Video of the week: Pearl Jam

Video of the week: Pearl Jam

Dense, frenetic, anxiety… What did Jeremy do?

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Born in the USA

Bruce Springsteen

You Made Me Realise

My Bloody Valentine

Video of the week: Bruce Springsteen

Video of the week: Bruce Springsteen

Happy belated 4th of July y’all

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AC/DC

AC/DC

Stream all ACDC’s albums now…

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Bruce Springsteen On Vinyl

Bruce Springsteen On Vinyl

You can now get Bruce Springsteen’s first 7 albums on vinyl with re-mastered audio.

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Win a bunch of our favourite box sets!

Win a bunch of our favourite box sets!

We’re celebrating the launch of our website with a very nice competition for you guys…

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Even Flow

Pearl Jam

Foxey Lady (Miami Pop)

Jimi Hendrix

Dancing In The Dark

Bruce Springsteen

Back In Black

AC/DC