martes, 7 de junio de 2011

June 7nd: On this Day In Music History‏

1963, The Beatles, touring with Roy Orbison, performed at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow, Scotland.
1964, During their first ever US tour The Rolling Stones were booed off stage at a gig in San Antonio, Texas. Some performing Monkeys who had been the act on before the Stones were brought back on stage for another performance.
1968, Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane all appeared for the first of a three night run at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California.
1969, Supergroup Blind Faith, featuring Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Steve Winwood made their live debut at a free concert in London's Hyde Park.
1969, Keith Richards and his partner Anita Pallenburg were involved in a car crash near their home in Sussex. Richards escaped serious injury but Pallenburg was taken to hospital with a broken collarbone and the car was a write-off.
1969, The Who's 'Tommy' album entered the UK chart peaking at No.2. One of two full-scale rock operas from The Who (the other being the 1973 'Quadrophenia').
1969, Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell both appeared on the first ABC TV Johnny Cash Show from Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
1975, Elton John's album 'Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboys', went to No.1 on the US album chart, the first album ever to enter the US chart at No.1.
1975, John Denver went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Thank God I'm A Country Boy', the singers third US No.1.
1977, Led Zeppelin played the first of six sold out nights at Madison Square Garden, in New York City.
1979, Blondie performed 'Sunday Girl' on UK music television show 'Top Of The Pops'.
1980, Bob Marley And The Wailers, Average White Band, Joe Jackson and The Q-Tips all appeared at The Summer Of '80 Garden Party, Crystal Palace, London, England. Tickets £7.50 on the day.

1983, Shawn Michelle Stevens became wife number five for Jerry Lee Lewis.
1985, The Smiths played the first date of a US tour at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom.
1986, Doctor And The Medics started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK charts with their version of the Norman Greenbaum 1970 hit 'Spirit In The Sky'.
1986, Madonna went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Live To Tell', her third US No.1 single, a No.2 hit in the UK.
1987, David Bowie played a concert in West Berlin in front of the Reichstag with the speakers pointing towards the nearby Berlin Wall where thousands of young East Berliners stood and listened.
1990, The Black Crowes played their debut UK gig at the Marquee in London.
1991, During their Use Your Illusion Tour, Guns n' Roses played the first of two nights at the CNE Stadium in Toronto, Canada.
1995, Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood was admitted to hospital after his ear was leaking blood. The problem was diagnosed as his arm movement from continuous guitar playing.
1997, Gary Barlow went to No.1 on the UK album chart with his debut solo album 'Open Road'.
1997, Hanson started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'MMMbop'. Originally called The Hanson Brothers, lead singer Zak Hanson was just 13-years-old at the time of the hit. One of the biggest debut singles of all time; reaching No.1 in 27 countries.
1997, Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher played a five-song set at the Tibet Freedom Concert, Downing Stadium in New York City. U2, Patti Smith and Radiohead also appeared at the concert.
2001, During their 'The Tour of Brotherly Love' tour, Oasis, The Black Crowes and Spacehog played the first of three nights at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
2002, Liam Howlett of The Prodigy married former All Saints singer Natalie Appleton at a ceremony in Les Adrets, France. Guests included Liam and Noel Gallagher and former Eurythmic Dave Stewart.
2002, Virgin Records announced they had dropped Victoria Beckham after her debut solo album, which cost over £3 million ($5.1 million) to make, had sold only 50,000 copies.
2007, The funeral of guitarist, singer Bo Diddley took place in Gainesville, Florida. Many in attendance chanted "Hey Bo Diddley" shortly after family members had passed by his coffin as a gospel band played Bo Diddley's music. At the service, they presented a floral tribute in form of his trademark square guitar.
2008, 3 Doors Down were at No.1 on the US album chart with their self titled second US No.1.
2009, Paolo Nutini went to No.1 on the UK album charts with 'Sunny Side Up' the Scottish singers second album.
2010, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh was granted a restraining order against an elderly neighbor who allegedly threatened to kill him. The man was also ordered to pay more than $1,500 in legal fees.
June 7th: Born on this day
1917, Born on this day, Dean Martin, US actor, singer, (1956 UK & US No.1 single 'Memories Are Made Of This' plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles). He died December 25th 1995.
1940, Born on this day, Thomas Woodward, (Tom Jones), 1965 UK No.1 and US No.10 single 'It's Not Unusual' plus over 20 other UK and US Top 40 hit singles. 1999 UK No.1 album 'Reload' plus over 20 other UK Top 40 albums).
1957, Born on this day, Paddy McAloon, guitar, vocals, Prefab Sprout, (1988 UK No.7 single 'The King Of Rock 'N' Roll').
1958, Born on this day, Prince Rogers Nelson, T.A.F.K.A.P, 1984 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'When Doves Cry', 1994 UK No.1 single 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World', plus over 40 other Top 40 singles.
1966, Born on this day, Eric Kretz, drums, Stone Temple Pilots, (1993 UK No.23 single 'Plush').
1967, Born on this day, David Navarro, Jane's Addiction, (1991 UK No.34 single 'Been Caught Stealing'). Red Hot Chili Peppers from 1993 - 1998. (1994 UK No.9 single 'Give It Away'). Also worked with Alanis Morissette.
1969, Born on this day, Liam Tyson, Cast, (1996 UK No.4 single 'Flying').
1985, Born on this day, Charlie Simpson, guitar, vocals, Busted, (2003 UK No.1 single 'You Said No', 2002 UK No.2 album, 'Busted').
Died on this day
1998, Songwriter Wally Gold died in a New Jersey hospital aged 70. Wrote 'It's My Party' hit for Lesley Gore and 'It's Now or Never', a hit for Elvis Presley. Member of late 50's group The Four Esquires, produced Kansas & Gene Pitney.
2010, Former Stereophonics drummer and BBC Radio Wales presenter Stuart Cable, was found dead at him home near Aberdare in Wales aged 40. His new band Killing for Company had been due to appear at the Download rock festival at Donington Park in a few days time. Cable had also been presenting a Rock show on BBC Radio Wales.


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