On This Day (January 25)…Rainbow Come Down to Saarbrücken

Rainbow performed on this day in 1980 at Saarlandhalle in Saarbrücken, Germany. Ad for the show. Retrieved from here. Rainbow were at this time on their Down To Earth tour, undertaken to support the album of the same name. Despite the above ad strongly hinting at an American tie-in, the Down to Earth lineup was … Continue reading On This Day (January 25)…Rainbow Come Down to Saarbrücken

On This Day (January 25)…Gold on Love Beach’s Shore

Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s final album of the 70s, Love Beach, was certified gold on this day in 1979. Screenshot of award. Retrieved from here. RIAA gold certification is achieved when 500,000 copies of an album are sold. The album had been released on November 18 of the previous year, 68 days prior to its … Continue reading On This Day (January 25)…Gold on Love Beach’s Shore