On this day in 1978 , Fleetwood Mac won the Grammy for the Album of the Year for the album “RUMOURS”. The album to date has sold over 40 million copies worldwide, and is one of the best selling albums of all-time.
Here’s FLEETWOOD MAC performing Dreams circa 1977-78.
Okay, here’s a weird one for you. On this day in 1978, The band “THE POLICE” filmed a TV commercial for Wrigley’s Spearmint Gum. Wrigley’s asked the band to die their hair blonde to look more “punk rock”. The bandliked to look, kept it as their signature style.
Here’s the band before the dye job, when they were all brunettes !!
Now here’s the weird thing….the commercial NEVER AIRED!
Here’s the Police, all blonde, with “MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE”
Born on this day, David Geffen, Geffen record label boss. Founder of Asylum records who signed The Eagles, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon and Tom Waits and Joni Mitchell. Formed Dreamworks in 1995.