This kinda vinyl lives on and on... -- Welcoming a new guitarist in the band, pretty cool... -- Birthday for a composer who knew how to write dem hooks...

The Yardbirds, 1966; L-R: Jim McCarty, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Chris Dreja, Keith Relf. (Photo: George Stroud/Express/ Getty Images)

6/21/1948 (59 years ago today) - A music industry standard so strong that the digital age has yet to kill it: In New York City, Columbia Records launched a new type of vinyl disc that plays at thirty-three-and-one-third rpm! Top that, anybody...

6/21/1966 (51 years ago today) - The Marquee Club, London: Jimmy Page makes his live onstage debut with The Yardbirds. Technically you could argue that this is the beginning of Led Zeppelin, really...

6/21/1932 - Born on this day, Boris Claudio Schifrin, better known as Lalo Schifrin, an Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor most famous for a large body of film and TV scores that have become part of music history, most notably the original theme for "Mission: Impossible" and his contributions to various episodes of "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." -- Long held is high esteem by the jazz crowd, Lalo is also noted for his work with Clint Eastwood, starting with "Coogan's Bluff" and into the "Dirty Harry" movies; he also worked on the classics "Enter The Dragon" (w/Bruce Lee), "Bullitt" (w/Steve McQueen) and "Cool Hand Luke" (w/Paul Newman), though {strangely} his original score for "The Exorcist" was nixed by director William Friedkin (we would love to have heard that!) -- In 2016, his "Mission: Impossible" theme was inducted into The Grammy Hall Of Fame...

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