It was on this day in 2006 that Justin Timberlake began a two week run at the No.1 spot with his second solo album ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’, which also went on to become the biggest album ever for iTunes pre-orders. Well done JT, well done.
But, it’s from Justin’s first solo album, that we pull out one of our favourites today. ‘Like I Love You’, taken from 2002’s 'Justified' (yes, that was 10 years ago), had a pretty awesome video that showed off Justin’s moves as well as his voice and it’s a song that is always a hit when performed live. Justin did just this at Madison Square Garden’s last year and we’ve got the video for you. Get clicking above to check it out.
We especially enjoy the acoustic/guitar action at the start of the performance. Again, well done JT.
On this day in 1993, Meat Loaf went straight to the No.1 spot in the UK album chart for the first of five, yes FIVE times with ‘Bat Out Of Hell II’. We’ve found a video of the man himself – real name Marvin Lee Aday, fact fans – performing "I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)" alongside Patti Russo at the Night Of The Proms, 2001, München, Germany.
After a far bit of piano playing and teasing, Meat kicks in at the 2.47 mark and Patti joins in at 7.22. So, now you have the exact timings worked out for you, get clicking above to watch and sing along. Go on…
The folks over at BBC Four are celebrating all things Paul Simon tonight with 'Imagine, Paul Simon's Graceland - Under African Skies' and 'Paul Simon - Live From Webster Hall', so we wanted to carry on that celebration right here on Press Rewind.
We came across this video of Paul performing Graceland and wanted to share it with you all. Take a look below…
This special performance of Graceland was filmed in Central Park, New York in 1991.
Find out a little bit more about Paul Simon’s fantastic album ‘Graceland’ and the new editions on offer by clicking here. Enjoy!
On this day in 1969, Woodstock Festival was held on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm just outside of New York. In honour of this legendary festival, we’ve selected a few of our favourite performances. We couldn’t possibly fit them all in, so have chosen 3 for you to enjoy.
The first is courtesy of Jefferson Airplane…
Next up , it’s Joe Cocker’s chance to shine as he belts out ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’…
Lastly, we wanted to share some mindblowing gutair action with you, thanks to Santana, performing ‘Soul Sacrifice’.
If you’ve got a favourite performance from Woodstock 69’, then we want to hear all about it. So, get shouting at us over on our Facebook wall or on Twitter, using the hashtag #Woodstock69, so we can find your tweetings.
On this Day in 1994, Aerosmith took to the stage at Woodstock ’94, which was held in Saugerites, New York and watched by over 350,000 fans.
Often called ‘Mudstock’ because of the sheer amount of er, mud; the festival was organised to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the original festival back in 1969.
The band opened on ‘Eat The Rich’ and threw in a few covers including Fleetwood Mac and The Beatles, before ending on one of their most iconic tracks ‘Walk This Way’.
Other highlights included performances from Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, but for now, take a look at Aerosmith doing what they do best – topless – in the video above.
Today’s Press Rewind is in honour of all things Jamaica, as the country basks in its Independence Day celebrations. Put this together with Usain Bolt’s amazing Olympic success yesterday and that’s one hell of a party they’ve got ahead of them.
We came across this video of one of Jamaica’s biggest musical superstars of all time - Bob Marley - performing ‘Natural Mystic’ live on the Uprising Tour in Dortmund, Germany in 1980 and thought you’d like to see it…
The song is the lead track on ‘Natural Mystic: The Legend Lives On’ – a collection of album tracks by Marley, made up of mainly love songs.
However, if you’re a fan of Marley’s earlier works with The Wailers, then heading over to here to check out ‘The Early Years’ album, is a must.
Oh and listen up fact fans. Here’s something we found pretty interesting to end on. Bob’s daughter, Celdella Marley, designed the 2012 Olympic uniform, podium and ceremony outfit for the Jamaican Track and Field team!
Today’s Press Rewind is all about the wonderful fashion of the 70s.
Michael Jackson and his brothers can be seen in resplendent blue jumpsuits, movin’ n’ a groovin’ around the stage on Spanish TV show, Aplauso, performing the disco gem, ‘Goin’ Places’. The silvery, goldy, sparkly adornments to the jumpsuits are simply marvelous.
And that leads me on to this little gem, Tom Jones performing ‘Goin’ Places’ in the Warner Theater, Washington in 1978. From the opening I got the feeling that at some point Tom and Tina Turner were going to take the stage together, dynamite!
Unfortunately the T and T combo doesn’t materialize in the video, but we are treated to the Welsh wonder performing The Jackson’s song with his regular gusto, complete with a Jackson’s inspired haircut, huge collars, cuffs and chest hair the younger gentlemen could only dream of. Tidy job, Tom.