(NEW YORK) -- Consumer prices rose 3.1% in January compared to a year ago, slowing markedly from the previous month but missing expectations of an even larger cooldown, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released on Tuesday showed.Still, the falling inflation offered... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Inflation data to be released on Tuesday will show whether price increases resumed a monthslong slowdown in January.The report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics follows a slight acceleration of price increases in December. That jump in inflation complicated the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Last month's global temperatures led to the warmest January on record, continuing a pattern of eight consecutive hottest months on record, according to scientists.The average surface air temperature on Earth in January was 13.14 degrees Celsius, or 55.65 degrees Fahrenheit --... Read More.
On This Day, January 31, 1981…Blondie’s single “The Tide Is High” became their third number one song. The track was a remake of a 1967 rocksteady song originally recorded by Jamaican group The Paragons.“The Tide Is High” also went on to top the charts in... Read More.
On This Day, January 30, 1969 …The Beatles gave their final public performance on Apple Records' rooftop in London. The band, who was joined by guest keyboardist Billy Preston, did nine takes of five songs— “Get Back,” “Don’t Let Me Down,” “I’ve Got A Feeling,” “One... Read More.
On This Day, January 29, 2010… Neil Young was honored by the Recording Academy as the MusiCares Person of the Year, at the organization's 20th anniversary gala.Young was celebrated at the gala for his philanthropic work, with a star-studded lineup performing Young tunes. Artists who performed that evening... Read More.
On This Day, January 26, 1974…Ringo Starr landed his second #1 single with “You’re Sixteen.” The song was written by the Sherman Brothers and originally recorded by Johnny Burnette in 1969.Ringo’s version was on his third studio album, Ringo, and featured his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney as well as Harry Nilsson on backing vocals.The song also went... Read More.
On This Day, January 25, 1991…Paul McCartney recorded an episode of MTV Unplugged at Limehouse Studios in Wembley, London.The legendary Beatle took the name of the show literally, performing each song completely unplugged, unlike other artists who used acoustic instruments plugged into amplifiers.The set list featured such songs as... Read More.
On This Day, January 24, 2017… Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks died by suicide in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was 69.Born Claude Hudson Trucks, Butch joined the Allman Brothers Band in 1969 and played with them throughout their career. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll... Read More.
On This Day, January 23,1976…David Bowie released his 10th studio album, Station to Station, which introduced a new persona, the Thin White Duke.The follow up to 1975’s Young Americans, Station To Station, co-produced by Bowie and Harry Maslin, saw the rocker being influenced by electronic dance music as well... Read More.