Welcome to Tay Bridges Radio

Welcome to Tay Bridges Radio broadcasting across the internet from the banks of the River Tay.

We aim to give you the biggest and best variety of music from right across the decades along with many genres.

A big welcome also to new and old listeners we hope you enjoy the music and station.

Playing the hits and forgotten classics from the charts of yesteryear and today.

Music History On This Day the 10th of July

On the 10th July 1964 The northern premiere of the Beatles first movie "A Hard Days Night" took place in Liverpool with over 200,000 people taking to the streets as the band appeared at the front of the Liverpool Town Hall.

On the 10th July 1965 the single "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" started a 4 week run for The Rolling Stones on the USA singles chart, the band's first No1 single there.

On the 10th July 1968 Eric Clapton announced the break up of Cream after their current tour.

On the 10th July 1968 The Nice were banned from appearing at London's Royal Albert Hall after burning an American flag on stage.

On the 10th July 1969 In Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the funeral of Rolling Stone Brian Jones took place in his home town.

On the 10th July 1972 Harry Nilsson's eighth album, "Son of Schmilsson" was released which featured George Harrison, Ringo Starr and Peter Framptom amongst others.

On the 10th July 1974 David Bowie played 5 dates at The Tower Theatre in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, the recordings of which made up the David Live album released later that year.

On the 10th July 1976, The Starland Vocal Band started a 2 week at the top of the USA charts with "Afternoon Delight" which reached No18 in the UK also.

On the 10th July 1978 Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious after falling from the stage during a concert in Minnesota, USA.

On the 10th July 1979 Chuck Berry was sentenced to five months in jail after being found guilty of tax evasion.

On the 10th July 1984 Session drummer and former member of Derek and the Dominos,  Jim Gordon, was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering his mother.

On the 10th July 1986 Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead went into a five day diabetic coma, resulting in the band withdrawing from their current tour.

On the 10th July 1989 David F Pearsall age 18 from Manchester, New Jersey was charged with theft after stealing a guitar at a concert in Riverfront Park belonging to Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi.

On the 10th July 2008 The drum skin used on the cover of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper album sold for £541,250 ($1m) at Christie's Memorabilia auction in London. Other items sold included John Lennon's lyrics for 'Give Peace a Chance' which sold for £421,250 ($832,257) and a pair of tinted prescription sunglasses belonging to Lennon, which he wore for the cover of the single 'Mind Games', sold for £39,650 ($79,000). A rare 1/4 inch reel to-reel master tape recording of the Jimi Hendrix Experience performing at the Woburn Music Festival in 1968 went for £48,050 ($95,000), a Marshall amplifier used by Hendrix in concert fetched £25,000 ($50,000).

On the 10th July 2011 A pub in Dundee, Scotland called Lennon's Bar was forced to change the name of the venue and remove all Beatles memorabilia the former Beatles wife Yoko Ono had threatened the venue with legal action.
  

Born On This Day

10th July 1939 Mavis Staples, American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist.

10th July 1942 Ronnie James Dio, vocalist with, Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, and his own band Dio.

10th July 1943 Jerry Miller, guitarist from American psychedelic rock group Moby Grape.

10th July 1944 John Dymond, (Beaky), guitarist from British pop/rock group, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich.

10th July 1947 Arlo Guthrie, the US singer, songwriter, son of folk singer Woody Guthrie.

10th July 1949 Dave Smalley of The Raspberries.

10th July 1950 Greg Kihn, American singer.

10th July 1954 Neil Tennant, vocalist with the Pet Shop Boys.

10th July 1959 Sandy West, the drummer and founding member of USA all girl group The Runaways.

10th July 1960 Martyn P Casey, keyboard player, from Australian rock band Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds.

10th July 1964 Graham Lambert, guitarist from British band the Inspiral Carpets.

10th July 1970 Gary LeVox, singer, with American country band Rascal Flatts.

10th July 1970 Jason Orange, vocalist with Take That.

10th July 1974 Imelda May, Irish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

10th July 1978 American musician, singer-songwriter Jesse Lacey, the lead vocalist and guitarist for Brand New.

10th July 1980 Jessica Simpson, American singer.