Articles by Marty Miller

Marty Miller

Talker on radio. Writer on line. Drummer on ...eh drums.

Pink Floyd Fan. ABBA non fan.

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Today was the day that we first heard the lyric “you can knock me down,  step in my face” and remember the time (!) Michael Jackson dangled his baba out...
Busy one today in the world of music in years gone by! Lovers having backstage reunions, to relationship dirty laundry being aired via song.. This is Novembe...
Today in music history, dropping the word “High” to get on the radio and which rocker seems to continuously change his mind!? We’ll start state side in...
Not the most exciting of days in the world of music history, to be honest.. all the same, let’s take a look back at what went on this very day in years gon...
1964, Decca Records released The Rolling Stones' 'Little Red Rooster'.  The track was a No.1 hit in the UK and remains the only time a blues song has eve...
1965, After changing his name from Toby Tyler to Marc Bolan, the future T. Rex star performed his first single 'The Wizard' on the UK TV show Ready Steady ...
Ever need a random fact to kick off some conversation with someone in work?  Or going to a pub quiz this weekend? You might get something of use out of this...
Ever wonder when the first pop chart was compiled in our part of the world? And what was top of the pops!?? How was the chart compiled? It all happened today...
Let’s kick off our fab music history for today with the fab four in Ireland! After today in 1963,  Ireland would never be quite the same again. The Beatle...
Did you like history in school? Imagine if your class just concentrated on music stuff - Let's study November 6th in Music History.. We'll start in 1964 and ...
Music history time! It’s November 5th, what sort of stuff went on this very day in years gone by. Let’s take a look. We'll start today in 1956, when "The...
Sugar, Cream & Flys. Sounds gross? But  you know, in a musical history sense, it all adds up to something brilliant. Today, November 2nd, in music histo...
A kick and a punch for the first of the month! With bonfires still smoking and smouldering, what bright sparks lit musical fires on November 1st in years gon...
Haaaappy Halloweeeeeeeeen! It's music history time.. Ever wonder what musical fireworks went off in years gone by, this very day?? Love this one to start, ba...
Pay attention class.. music history lesson time. What’s gone on, October 30th in years gone by? Let's start in 1970, Jim Morrison of The Doors was fine...
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