Thursday, June 2, 2022

Music History Today: June 3, 2022

June 3, 1989: June 3, 1989: The Guns N’ Roses song "Patience" topped out on Billboard's Hot 100 at Number 4. 
"Patience" by Guns N' Roses was released as a single in 1989. The song is considered a classic hair metal ballad.

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Axl Rose 1989
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The motivation for the track is generally accepted to be the troublesome relationship between Axl Rose and his now ex-wife Erin Everly, though this was never stated in the album or interviews. 

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June 3, 1964: The Rolling Stones perform for the first time on American TV when they're guests on a variety show called Hollywood Palace, which is hosted that week by Dean Martin.  


June 3, 1967: June 3, 1967: "Creeque Alley" by The Mamas and the Papas made it to Number 5 in the US.
The lyrics of "Creeque Alley" mention a lot of names and places that some unfamiliar.

The Mamas & The Papas

The song title itself is a place Creeque (pronounced creaky) Alley located at the docks on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. The soon-to-be members members spent time there shortly before joining the Mamas and the Papas. 
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June 3, 1972: Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen had had an American top 10 hit when "Hot Rod Lincoln" peaked at Number 9. 
It was first recorded and released by Charlie Ryan and The Livingston Brothers in 1955. It tells the second half of the story started by the song "Hot Rod Race," recorded in 1951 by Arkie Shibley and his Mountain Dew Boys. 
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June 3, 1978: Player made it to Number 10 on the US music chart with "This Time I'm in It for Love." 
"This Time I'm in It for Love" by Player was the second single from their self-titled debut studio album as the follow-up to their debut single, "Baby Come Back." It spent four months on the US charts ranked as the 58th biggest hit of 1978. 
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