Day to day musical history for
Francis Scott Key (1779) (composer-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Morris Stoloff (1898) (violin-composer-DECEASED)
Jerry Garcia (1942) (vocals-guitar-Grateful Dead-DECEASED)
Denis Payton (1943) (sax-DC5-DECEASED)
Robert Cray (1953) (vocals-guitar)
Joe Elliott (1959) (vocals-Def Leppard)
The Carter Family make 1st recordings Bristol TN-1927.
Glenn Miller records In the Mood-1939.
Chubby Checker's Twist enters US chart 1st time-1960.
Bobby Vee's Devil or Angel enters US chart-1960.
Aretha Franklin records Today I Sing the Blues/1st non-gospel recording-1960.
Billy J. Kramer's Bad to Me enters UK chart-1963.
THE DC5's Because enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles' I'll Cry Instead/I'm Happy Just to Dance With You enters US chart//Hard Day's Night peaks US #1//Ringo Starr appears on BBC-TV's Juke Box Jury-1964.
Frank Zappa purchases Studio Z/1st record studio Cucamonga CA-1964.
Lulu's Shout enters US chart-1964.
Johnny Burnette drowns-1964.
The Rolling Stones' 1st Irish gig Belfast-1964.
Dionne Warwick's You'll Never Get to Heaven enters US chart-1964.
Jackie Ross' Selfish One enters US chart-1964.
The Swinging Blue Jeans' You're No Good enters US chart-1964.
Ronny & the Daytonas' GTO enters US chart-1964.
Chuck Berry's You Never Can Tell enters US chart-1964.
Jan & Dean's Little Old Lady From Pasadena peaks US top 5-1964.
Cliff Richard's Bachelor Boy enters US chart-1964.
The Rolling Stones/Walker Bros. play 2 shows Palladium London-1965.
The Beatles appear Blackpool Night Out TV show/ABC Theatre-1965.
Roger Miller's You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd peaks Can top 40-1966.
The Rolling Stones' Lady Jane peaks Can chart-1966.
Tommy Roe's Sweet Pea peaks Can #1-1966.
Johnny Rivers' Muddy Water peaks Can top 30-1966.
Paul Revere & the Raiders' Hungry peaks Can top 5-1966.
Manfred Mann's Pretty Flamingo peaks Can #2-1966.
Susan Christy's I Love Onions peaks Can top 20-1966.
Herman's Hermits/Who/Blues Magoos play Jackson MS-1967.
George Harrison writes Blue Jay Way LA-1967.
The Beatles begin recording Because-1969.
Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Tears of a Clown enters UK chart-1970.
Dave Mason's Only You Know and I Know enters US chart-1970.
Rare Earth's I'm Losing You enters US chart-1970.
Bobby Sherman's Julie Do Ya Love Me enters US chart-1970.
Mountain's Mississippi Queen peaks Can top 5-1970.
BS&T's Hi De Ho enters US chart-1970.
CSNY's Teach Your Children peaks Can top 10-1970.
The 5th Dimension's Save the Country peaks Can top 20-1970.
The Impressions' Check Out Your Mind peaks Can top 20-1970.
Mick Jagger's film Performance premieres-1970.
Concert for Bangla Desh held MSG/NYC with George Harrison/Bob Dylan/Leon Russell/Billy Preston/Badfinger/Eric Clapton/Ringo Starr/Ravi Shankar, etc.-1971.
Sonny/Cher Comedy Hour 1st telecast-1971.
The Captain/Tennille awarded gold Love Will Keep us Together LP-1975.
The Rolling Stones play Jacksonville FL-1975.
Larry Coryell plays Roundhouse London UK-1976.
Soft Cell's Tainted Love enters UK chart-1981.
Squeeze's Tempted enters US chart-1981.
ELO's Hold On Tight enters UK chart-1981.
MTV launched w.Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star-1981.
Al Jarreau's We're In This Love Together enters US chart-1981.
Ozzy Osbourne/Motorhead play Port Vale FC UK-1981.
Lulu's I Could Never Miss You enters US chart-1981.
Men at Work's It's a Mistake peaks Can top 20-1983.
Toronto's Girls' Night Out peaks Can top 20-1983.
Tears for Fears' Change peaks Can top 30-1983.
David Bowie's China Girl peaks Can top 10-1983.
Sergio Mendes' Never Gonna Let You Go peaks Can top 5-1983.
Loverboy's Hot Girls in Love peaks Can top 10-1983.
Lita Ford's Kiss Me Deadly peaks Can top 20-1988.
Debbie Gibson's Foolish Beat peaks Can #2-1988.
The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge tour RFK Stadium Washington-1994.
Michael Jackson/Lisa Marie Presley announce marriage which took place 11 weeks earlier-1994.
Elton John's Can You Feel the Love Tonight peaks Can #1-1994.
Colin James releases Bad Habits LP-1995.
Sviatoslav Richter dies heart attack-1997.
U2 win right to stage concerts in Dublin from Irish Supreme Court-1997.
Carroll O'Connor (1922) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Peter O'Toole (1932) (vocals-theatrical)
Garth Hudson (1937) (keys-sax-Hawks-Band)
Edward Patten (1939) (vocals-Pips-DECEASED)
Kathy Lennon (1943) (vocals-Lennon Sisters)
Jim Capaldi (1944) (drums-vocals-Traffic-DECEASED)
Andy Fairweather-Low (1948) (vocals-Amen Corner)
Joe Lynn Turner (1951) (vocals-Rainbow-Deep Purple)
Enrico Caruso dies-1921.
The Shadows' Guitar Tango enters UK chart-1962.
Tom Jones' What's New Pussycat peaks Can #1-1965.
The Strangeloves' I Want Candy peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Staccatos' Small Town Girl peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Kinks' Set Me Free peaks Can #2-1965.
The Chiffons' Nobody Knows What's Going On peaks Can top 20-1965.
Them's Here Comes the Night peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Tremeloes' Even the Bad Times are Good enters UK chart-1967.
Alan Price's House That Jack Built enters UK chart-1967.
Zager/Evans' In the Year 2525 peaks Can #1-1969.
Stevie Wonder's My Cherie Amour peaks Can top 20-1969.
Jr Walker's What Does it Take peaks Can top 20-1969.
Vik Venus' Moonflight peaks Can top 20-1969.
CCR's Green River/Commotion enters US chart-1969.
Billy Preston's That's the Way God Planned It enters US chart-1969.
The Beach Boys' Breakaway peaks Can top 40-1969.
Donovan's Goo Goo Barabajagl enters US chart-1969.
James Brown's Mother Popcorn peaks Can top 20-1969.
Johnny Adams' Reconsider Me peaks Can top 20-1969.
Cat Mother/All Night Newsboys' Good Old Rock'n'Roll peaks Can top 20-1969.
Aretha Franklin's Share Your Love With Me enters US chart-1969.
Electric Indian's Keem-O-Sabe enters US chart-1969.
The BeeGees' How Can You Mend a Broken Heart peaks US #1-1971.
Rod Stewart awarded gold Every Picture Tells a Story LP-1971.
The Cornelius Bros/Sister Rose awarded gold Treat Her Like a Lady-1971.
Brian Cole (Association) dies heroin OD-1972.
Mouth/MacNeal awarded gold How Do You Do-1972.
Dr. Hook/Medicine Show awarded gold Sylvia's Mother-1972.
The Eagles' One Of These Nights peaks US #1-1975.
Frankie Valli's Swearin' To God peaks Can top 5-1975.
Tony Camillo's Bazuka's Dynomite peaks Can top 10-1975.
The Ritchie Family's Brazil enters US chart-1975.
Chan Daniels of Highwaymen dies pneumonia-1975.
Leon Russell's Lady Blue enters US chart-1975.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Saturday Night Special peaks Can chart-1975.
David Geddes' Run Joey Run enters US chart-1975.
The Carpenters' Solitaire enters US chart-1975.
John Hartford plays Dingwall's London UK-1976.
Johnny Ray/Billy Daniels play Palladium London UK-1976.
Roxy Music's Oh Yeah enters UK chart-1980.
Michael Jackson's She's Out Of My Life peaks Can top 20-1980.
ABBA's Winner Takes it All enters UK chart-1980.
Carly Simon's Jesse enters US chart-1980.
Billy Joel's Don't Ask Me Why enters US chart-1980.
ELO's All Over the World enters US chart-1980.
Burton Cummings' Fine State of Affairs peaks Can top 10- 1980.
Rick Springfield's Jesse's Girl peaks US #1-1981.
Rick James charged sexual torture-1991.
H-Town's Knockin' Da Boots peaks Can top 5-1993.
Fela Anikulapo-Kuti dies heart failure resulting from AIDS-1997.
Songwriter Gilles Thibault (Comme D'Habitude/My Way) dies-2000.
Ron Townson (5th Dimension) dies-2001.
Tony Bennett (1926) (vocals-15 time Grammy winner-2 time Emmy winner-ASCAP Lifetime Achievement winner-Kennedy Center honouree)
John York (1946) (bass-vocals-Sir Douglas Quintet-Byrds)
James Hetfield (1963) (vocals-guitar-Metallica)
Johnny/Hurricanes' Red River Rock enters US chart-1959.
Jan & Dean's Baby Talk enters US chart-1959.
Nina Simone's I Loves You Porgy enters US chart-1959.
Martha & the Vandellas' Heat Wave enters US chart-1963.
The Kingston Trio's Desert Pete enters US chart-1963.
The Angels' My Boyfriend's Back enters US chart-1963.
The Beach Boys' Surfer Girl enters US chart-1963.
The Tymes' So Much in Love peaks US #1-1963.
The Beatles last appearance Cavern Liverpool-1963.
Allan Sherman's Hello Mudduh Hello Fadduh enters US chart- 1963.
Cliff Richard's Lucky Lips enters US chart-1963.
The Ran-Dells' Martian Hop enters US chart-1963.
The Rolling Stones play private concert Longleat House-1964.
The Beatles' film Help US premiere-1965.
Ward Allen dies-1965.
The Doors' Hello I Love You peaks US #1-1968.
The Ohio Express' Down at Lulu's enters US chart-1968.
Golden Earring's Radar Love peaks Can top 10-1974.
Gary & Dave's It Might As Well Rain Until September peaks Can top 40-1974.
Cat Stevens' Another Saturday Night enters US chart-1974.
Barry White's Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe enters US chart-1974.
Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan/joins Doobie Brothers-1974.
Stevie Wonder's You Haven't Done Nothin' enters US chart-1974.
Elvis Presley's If You Talk in Your Sleep peaks Can top 20-1974.
The Rolling Stones' It's Only Rock'n'Roll enters US chart-1974.
John Denver's Annie's Song peaks Can #1-1974.
UB40/Chrissie Hynde's I Got You Babe enters UK chart-1985.
Crowded House's Something So Strong peaks Can top 10-1987.
U2's I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For peaks Can top 10-1987.
Bob Seger's Shake Down peaks Can #1-1987.
Steve Winwood's Roll With It peaks US #1-1988.
The Rolling Stones shoot Mixed Emotions video-1989.
Oasis play Knebworth UK-1996.
Diamond Reo perform 30th anniversary celebration Kennedy Space Center-1997.
Colin James National Steel CD enters Can chart-1997.
Ron Townson (5th Dimension) dies liver failure-2001.
Songwriter Joe Allison (He'll Have to Go) dies-2002.
Greg Guidry dies-2003.
Redd Stewart dies head injury-2003.
Arthur Lee dies-2006.
Louis Armstrong (1901) (vocals-trumpet-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Elsberry Hobbs (1936) (vocals-Drifters-Vocal Group HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Paul Layton (1947) (vocals-New Seekers)
Jimmie Rodgers records Soldier's Sweetheart Bristol TN-1927.
Ted Weems records Heartaches Chicago-1933.
Bing Crosby's Swinging On a Star peaks US #1-1944.
The Crew Cuts' Sh-Boom peaks US #1-1956.
Buchanan/Goodman's Flying Saucer enters US chart-1956.
Al Hibbler's After the Lights Go Down Low enters US chart-1956.
Elvis Presley's Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog enters US chart-1956.
Patience/Prudence's Tonight You Belong to Me enters US chart-1956.
The Platters' My Prayer peaks US #1-1956.
Mitch Miller's Song For a Summer Night enters US chart-1956.
The Everly Brothers perform Ed Sullivan Show-1957.
Jimmie Rodgers' Are You Really Mine enters US chart-1958.
Rick Nelson's Poor Little Fool peaks US #1-1958.
Bobby Darin's Splish Splash peaks US top 5-1958.
The Kalin Twins' When peaks US top 5-1958.
Billboard introduces Hot 100-1958.
Buddy Holly's Early in the Morning enters US chart-1958.
Bobby Day's Rockin' Robin enters US chart-1958.
The Everly Brothers' Bird Dog/Devoted to You enters US chart-1958.
Dean Martin's/Domenico Mondugno's Volare both enter US chart-1958.
Eddie Cochran's Summertime Blues enters US chart-1958.
The Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace enters US chart-1958.
Shirley Bassey's As Long As He Needs Me enters UK chart-1960.
Chris Montez' Let's Dance enters US chart-1962.
Elvis Presley's She's Not You enters US chart-1962.
Nat King Cole's Ramblin' Rose enters US chart-1962.
The Springfields' Silver Threads & Golden Needles enters US chart-1962.
The Duprees' You Belong to Me enters US chart-1962.
Gene McDaniels' Point of No Return enters US chart-1962.
Aretha Franklin releases Arrives LP-1967.
The Beatles complete recording Because-1969.
The Medicine Ball Caravan leaves San Francisco to tour US w.Wavy Gravy/Hog Farm Commune/Stoneground-1970.
ELO's Roll Over Beethoven peaks Can top 20-1973.
John Kay's Moonshine peaks Can top 30-1973.
Elton John's Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting enters US chart-1973.
Paul Simon's Loves Me Like a Rock enters US chart-1973.
Charlie Rich's Behind Closed Doors peaks Can top 5-1973.
Bobby Pickett's Monster Mash peaks Can #1-1973.
Eddie Condon dies of a bone disease-1973.
Alice Cooper's Billion Dollar Babies enters US chart-1973.
Roberta Flack's Feel Like Makin' Love peaks US #1-1974.
B T Express awarded gold Express-1975.
Michael Johnson's This Night Won't Last Forever enters US chart-1979.
The Flying Lizards' Money enters UK chart-1979.
Ian Dury's Reasons to Be Cheerful enters UK chart-1979.
Kenny Rogers' She Believes in Me peaks Can top 10-1979.
Cheap Trick's Ain't That a Shame enters US chart-1979.
Paul McCartney's Getting Closer peaks Can top 20-1979.
ELO's Don't Bring Me Down enters US chart-1979.
George Michael's Careless Whisper enters UK chart-1984.
Oasis play Loch Lomond Festival SCO-1996.
Bjork performs Verbier Festival SWI-1996.
Brian Setzer's Dirty Boogie CD enters Can charts-1998.
Montreux Jazz Fest launches first NA tour w.Al Jarreau/Roberta Flack/Joe Sample/David Sanborn/George Duke-2000.
Jerome Smith (Sunshine Band) dies construction accident-2000.
Damita Jo (1930) (vocals-DECEASED)
Rick Huxley (1942) (bass-DC5-R&R HoF inductee)
Sammi Smith (1943) (vocals-DECEASED)
Rick Derringer (1947) (vocals-guitar-McCoys-Johnny/Edgar Winter)
Mark O'Connor (1961) (mandolin-fiddle)
Les Paul/Mary Ford's Vaya Con Dios peaks US #1-1953.
Tony Bennett's In the Middle of an Island enters US chart-1957.
American Bandstand network debut ABC-1957.
The Bobettes' Mr. Lee enters US chart-1957.
Jill Corey's Love Me to Pieces enters US chart-1957.
Sam Cooke's Cupid enters UK chart-1961.
Chuck Berry reports to prison re Mann Act charge-1961.
Marilyn Monroe dies overdose-1962.
Richmond Jazz Fest begins 4 days w.Who/Yardbirds/Animals/Graham Bond/Brian Auger Trinity/Julie Driscoll/Rod Stewart/Georgie Fame/Manfred Mann/others UK-
The Beatles release Revolver LP UK-1966.
The Buckinghams' Mercy Mercy Mercy peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Turtles' You Know What I Mean enters US chart-1967.
Stevie Wonder's I Was Made to Love Her peaks Can top 10-1967.
The Who's Pictures of Lily peaks Can top 40-1967.
Nancy Sinatra's You Only Live Twice peaks Can top 40-1967.
Wilson Pickett's Funky Broadway enters US chart-1967.
Sandy Posey's I Take It Back peaks Can top 10-1967.
Smokey Robinson/Miracles' More Love peaks Can top 10-1967.
Pink Floyd release Piper at the Gates of Dawn UK-1967.
Engelbert Humperdinck's There Goes My Everything peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Hollies' Carrie Anne peaks Can top 10-1967.
Herman's Hermits' Don't Go Out Into the Rain peaks Can top 20-1967.
Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe enters US chart-1967.
Eric Burdon/Animals' San Franciscan Nights enters US chart-1967.
The Beach Boys' Heroes and Villains enters US chart-1967.
The Barkays' Soulfinger peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Spencer Davis Group's Somebody Help Me peaks Can top 40-1967.
Led Zeppelin begin 37-date US tour-1970.
Derek/Dominoes record Tell the Truth fast version London-1970.
Blood Sweat/Tears awarded gold 4th LP-1971.
Rick Springfield's Speak to the Sky enters US chart-1972.
Chuck Berry's My Ding a Ling enters US chart-1972.
Michael Murphey's Geronimo's Cadillac enters US chart-1972.
The Moody Blues' Nights in White Satin enters US chart-1972.
Jackson Browne's Rock Me On the Water enters US chart-1972.
Procol Harum's Conquistador peaks Can top 10-1972.
Chicago's Saturday in the Park enters US chart-1972.
James Brown's Get on the Good Foot enters US chart-1972.
Michael Jackson's Ben enters US chart-1972.
Bobby Darin's last show Las Vegas Hilton NV-1973.
Iron Maiden play Coach & Horses Sheffield UK-1976.
The Beach Boys' It's OK TV special airs celebrating 15th anniversary-1976.
The Commodores' 3 Times a Lady enters UK chart-1978.
Stonebolt's I Will Still Love You enters US chart-1978.
Chilliwack's Arms of Mary enters US chart-1978.
Trooper's Raise a Little Hell enters US chart-1978.
Steely Dan's FM peaks Can top 20-1978.
Bruce Springsteen's Prove It All Night peaks Can chart-1978.
Olivia Newton-John/John Travolta's Summer Nights enters US chart-1978.
Steve Martin's King Tut peaks Can top 30-1978.
Paul McCartney releases I've Had Enough UK-1978.
The Captain/Tennille's You Never Done It Like That enters US chart-1978.
Aerosmith's version of Come Together enters US chart-1978.
Jefferson Starship's Runaway peaks Can top 10-1978.
The Rolling Stones' Miss You peaks US #1-1978.
David Crosby sentenced drug/weapons charges-1983.
Cher's Love & Understanding peaks Can top 20-1991.
Jeff Porcaro (Toto) dies cardiac arrest-1992.
Lucille Ball (1911) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Robert Mitchum (1917) (vocals-DECEASED)
Mike Elliott (1929) (sax-Foundations)
Charlie Haden (1937) (bass-Grammy Award winner)
Mike Sarne (1940) (vocals)
Alan Holdsworth (1946) (guitar-Soft Machine-UK)
Pat McDonald (1952) (vocals-guitar-Timbuk3)
Geri Halliwell (1972) (vocals-Spice Girls)
Bix Beiderbecke dies pneumonia-1931.
Mitch Miller's Yellow Rose of Texas enters US chart-1955.
Kay Starr's Good & Lonesome enters US chart-1955.
The Beatles meet Pete Best-1960.
Rod Stewart makes TV debut Beat Room BBC-1964.
Dave Berry's Crying Game enters UK chart-1964.
The Small Faces' Whatcha Gonna Do About It released UK-1965.
The Beatles release Help LP-1965.
The Outsiders' Respectable enters US chart-1966.
The Troggs' With a Girl Like You peaks UK #1/enters US chart-1966.
The Kinks' Sunny Afternoon enters US chart-1966.
Tommy James/Shondells' Say I Am enters US chart-1966.
The Beach Boys' God Only Knows enters UK chart-1966.
Simon/Garfunkel's Dangling Conversation enters US chart-1966.
Anti War Rock Festival w.Janis Joplin/Paul Simon/Steppenwolf/Johnny Winter Shea Stadium NYC NY-1970.
Louis Armstrong dies-1971.
Memphis Minnie dies-1973.
Stevie Wonder seriously injured in car crash/in coma 4 days-1973.
Maureen McGovern's Morning After peaks US #1-1973.
Steve Miller's Jungle Love enters US chart-1977.
Trooper's We're Here For a Good Time peaks Can chart-1977.
Donna Summer's I Feel Love enters US chart-1977.
Meco's Star Wars Theme-Cantina Band enters US chart-1977.
LRB's Help Is On the Way enters US chart-1977.
Kenny Rogers' Daytime Friends enters US chart-1977.
Andy Gibb's I Just Want to Be Your Everything peaks Can #1-1977.
Dean Friedman's Ariel peaks Can top 20-1977.
The Rolling Stones release Start Me Up/No Use in Crying-1981.
Mike Reno/Anne Wilson's Almost Paradise peaks Can top 5-1984.
En Vogue's Hold On peaks Can top 10-1990.
Johnny Gill's Rub You the Right Way peaks Can top 10-1990.
Paul Janz' Rocket to My Heart peaks Can top 20-1990.
Richard Ashcroft leaves Verve/group disbands-1995.
Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards held/Brandy wins 4/TLC receive single of year-1995.
The Ramones honoured on Hollywood Walk of Fame-1996.
Larry Adler dies-2001.
Freddie Slack (1910) (keys-bandleader-DECEASED)
Stan Freberg (1926) (vocals-Grammy Award winner)
Charles Pope (1936) (vocals-Tams)
Ron Holden (1939) (vocals-DECEASED)
Bruce Dickinson (1958) (vocals-Iron Maiden)
Bing Crosby/Carmen Cavallaro record I Can't Begin to Tell You LA-1945.
Brian Hyland's Let Me Belong to You enters US chart-1961.
Gene Pitney's Every Breath I Take enters US chart-1961.
Roy Orbison's Crying/Candy Man enters US chart-1961.
Barry Mann's Who Put the Bomp enters US chart-1961.
Lonnie Donegan's Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor enters US chart-1961.
Bobby Vee's Take Good Care of My Baby enters US chart-1961.
Johnny Tillotson's Without You enters US chart-1961.
The Rolling Stones headline Richmond Jazz-Blues Fest/also appear RSG 1st anniversary show with Tremeloes/Pacemakers/Cilla/Faithfull/McCartney/ Kramer etc.-
Herman's Hermits' I'm Henry VIIIth I Am peaks US #1-1965.
Tom Jones' What's New Pussycat peaks US top 5-1965.
The Turtles' It Ain't Me Babe enters US chart-1965.
Edwin Starr's Agent Double-O Soul enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles' Help enters US chart-1965.
The BeeGees' I've Gotta Get a Message to You enters UK chart-1968.
Russ Morgan dies-1969.
Donny Osmond's Go Away Little Girl enters US chart-1971.
War's All Day Music enters US chart-1971.
Graham Nash's Chicago peaks Can top 20-1971.
The Fortunes' Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again peaks Can top 20-1971.
Curved Air's Back Street Luv enters UK chart-1971.
The Stampeders' Sweet City Woman peaks Can #1-1971.
Carly Simon's That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be peaks Can top 20-1971.
Homer dies heart attack-1971.
The Moody Blues' Story in Your Eyes enters US chart-1971.
Dr. Music's Try a Little Harder peaks Can chart-1971.
Ashton Gardner/Dyke's Resurrection Shuffle peaks Can top 30-1971.
Honey Cone's Stick Up enters US chart-1971.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Pauley Pavilion LA-1971.
Peter Wolf marries Faye Dunaway-1974.
Chicago's Another Rainy Day in NYC peaks Can top 40-1976.
Starbuck's Moonlight Feels Right peaks Can top 5-1976.
Michael Franks' Popsicle Toes enters US chart-1976.
The Brothers Johnson's I'll Be Good to You peaks Can top 20-1976.
Wings' Let'em In enters UK chart-1976.
Parliament's Tear the Roof Off the Sucker peaks Can top 20-1976.
Neil Diamond's If You Know What I Mean peaks Can top 10-1976.
Aerosmith's Last Child peaks Can top 30-1976.
Elton John/Kiki Dee's Don't Go Breaking My Heart peaks US #1-1976.
Gary Wright's Love is Alive peaks US #2-1976.
Starbuck's Moonlight Feels Right peaks US top 5-1976.
The Sex Pistols appear front cover Melody Maker magazine-1976.
Michael McDonald's I Keep Forgettin' enters US chart-1982.
Toronto's Your Daddy Don't Know enters US chart-1982.
Peter Cetera's Glory of Love peaks US #1-1986.
The Doobie Brothers' Doctor peaks Can top 10-1989.
Madonna's Express Yourself peaks Can top 5-1989.
NKOTB's I'll Be Loving You peaks Can top 20-1989.
Garth Brooks plays Central Park NYC w.Billy Joel/Don McLean-1997.
The Dave Matthews Band play Hartford CT/riot ensues in parking lot-1999,
Benny Carter (1907) (sax-trumpet-Kennedy Center honouree-National Medal of Arts honouree-Grammy Lifetime Achievement recipient-DECEASED)
Esther Williams (1921) (vocals-theatrical)
Webb Pierce (1921) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Joe Tex (1933) (vocals-DECEASED)
Dustin Hoffman (1937) (vocals-theatrical)
Connie Stevens (1938) (vocals)
John David (1942) (drums-Dr. Hook)
Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961) (guitar-vocals-U2)
Ricki Rocket (1961) (drums-Poison)
Johnny Dodds dies-1940.
Johnny Bond's Hot Rod Lincoln enters US chart-1960.
Brook Benton's Kiddio enters US chart-1960.
Brian Hyland's Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini peaks US #1-1960.
Neil Sedaka's You Mean Everything To Me enters US chart-1960.
The Ivy 3's Yogi enters US chart-1960.
Don Costa's Never on Sunday enters US chart-1960.
Heinz' Just Like Eddie enters UK chart-1963.
Freddie/Dreamers' I'm Telling You Now enters UK chart-1963.
The Rolling Stones play The Hague and during ensuing riot 2 girls lose clothes-1964.
Bobby Vinton's Clinging Vine enters US chart-1964.
Gene Simmons' Haunted House enters US chart-1964.
The Animals' House of the Rising Sun enters US chart-1964.
Gale Garnett's We'll Sing in the Sunshine enters US chart- 1964.
5th National J&B Festival Richmond UK features Yardbirds/Who/Manfreds/Moodies/Georgie Fame/SDG/Steampacket-1965.
The Mamas/Papas' I Saw Her Again peaks Can #1-1966.
The Troggs' Wild Thing peaks Can #2-1966.
David Clayton-Thomas' Brainwashed peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Guess Who's Clock On the Wall peaks Can top 20-1966.
Dee/Yeomen's Baby It's All Worthwhile peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Beatles release Eleanor Rigby/Yellow Submarine single//Revolver LP-1966.
The King Beez' I Can't Explain peaks Can top 20-1966.
Russ Morgan dies-1969.
The Beatles do cover photo for Abbey Road-1969.
The Carpenters' Close to You peaks Can #1-1970.
Diana Ross' Ain't No Mountain High Enough enters US chart-1970.
Janis Joplin purchases headstone for Bessie Smith-1970.
Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl peaks Can top 10-1970.
PG&E's Are You Ready peaks Can top 10-1970.
The Poppy Family's That's Where I Went Wrong enters US chart-1970.
Michael Nesmith's Joanne enters US chart-1970.
Freda Payne's Band of Gold peaks Can #2-1970.
Mark Lindsay's Silverbird peaks Can top 10-1970.
CCR's Lookin' Out My Back Door/Long As I Can See the Light enters US chart-1970.
The Grateful Dead's Uncle John's Band enters US chart-1970.
The 5 Stairsteps Oooh Child peaks Can top 5-1970.
Freedom's Doctor Tom peaks Can top 20-1970.
Aretha Franklin's Don't Play That Song enters US chart-1970.
Roberta Flack awarded gold Feel Like Makin' Love-1974.
Cannonball Adderley dies heart attack-1975.
Irwin Prescott dies-1977.
REO Speedwagon's In Your Letter enters US chart-1981.
The Human League's Love Action enters UK chart-1981.
Rick James' Super Freak enters US chart-1981.
The Moody Blues' Voice enters US chart-1981.
The Maisonettes' Heartache Avenue peaks Can top 20-1983.
Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart peaks Can #1-1983.
The Police's Every Breath You Take peaks Can #1-1983.
Stevie Nicks' Stand Back peaks Can top 20-1983.
Keith Richards plays guitar on Phantom Rock/Slick LP//gets paid with leopard skin coat-1985.
David Crosby released from prison on drugs/weapons charges-1986.
U2's I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For peaks US #1-1987.
Steve Winwood's Roll With It peaks Can #1-1988.
Pebbles' Mercedes Boy peaks Can top 20-1988.
Rod Stewart's Lost in You peaks Can #2-1988.
INXS' New Sensation peaks Can #1-1988.
Madness reunion gig w.Morrissey Finsbury Park Astoria UK-1992.
Guns'n'Roses play Montreal/Axl Rose shortens show due to soar throat/riot ensues-1992.
Arrested Development's Ease My Mind peaks Can top 10-1994.
The Rolling Stones play Russia-1998.
Barbara Mason (1947) (vocals)
Whitney Houston (1963) (vocals-6 time Grammy winner)
Henry Busse/Paul Whiteman record Wang Wang Blues-1920.
The Drifters record Money Honey-1953.
Paul Anka's Diana enters UK chart-1957.
Ready Steady Go debuts UK TV-1963.
Barry Allen's It's Alright With Me Now peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Sparrows' Hard Times With the Law peaks Can top 20-1965.
Billy Joe Royal's Down in the Boondocks peaks Can #1-1965.
Roy Orbison's You're My Girl peaks Can top 20-1965.
Mel Carter's Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me peaks Can #2-1965.
The Byrds' All I Really Want to Do peaks Can top 20-1965.
Jackie Trent's Where Are You Now peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Rolling Stones receive gold Aftermath-1966.
Keith West's Excerpt From a Teenage Opera enters UK chart-1967.
The Small Faces' Itchykoo Park enters UK chart-1967.
The Beatles demo Mother Nature's Son-1968.
Zager/Evans' In the Year 2524 enters UK chart-1969.
Sly/Family Stone's Hot Fun In the Summertime enters US chart-1969.
3 Dog Night's Easy to Be Hard enters US chart-1969.
Roy Clark's Yesterday When I Was Young peaks Can top 10-1969.
Kenny Rogers/1st Edition's Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town peaks Can top 5-1969.
Motherlode's When I Die peaks Can top 20-1969.
Chicago's Questions 67 & 68 enters US chart-1969.
Andy Kim's Baby I Love You peaks Can #1-1969.
Judy Collins' Chelsea Morning enters US chart-1969.
Neil Diamond's Sweet Caroline peaks Can top 5-1969.
Looking Glass awarded gold Brandy-1972.
Gilbert O'Sullivan awarded gold Alone Again-1972.
Bill Chase/2 members of band killed plane crash-1974.
Paper Lace awarded gold Night Chicago Died-1974.
Rufus w.Chaka Khan awarded gold Tell Me Something Good-1974.
Olivia Newton-John's Please Mr. Please peaks Can #1/US top 5-1975.
The Spinners' They Just Can't Stop It enters US chart-1975.
Aerosmith's Sweet Emotion peaks Can chart-1975.
The BeeGees' Jive Talkin' peaks US #1-1975.
Ringo Starr's Goodnight Vienna peaks Can top 20-1975.
Helen Reddy's Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady enters US chart-1975.
Bob Seger's Katmandu enters US chart-1975.
Paul Simon's Late in the Evening enters US chart-1980.
Olivia Newton-John/ELO's Xanadu enters US chart-1980.
Pink Floyd perform Wall Earls Court London-1980.
The Blues Brothers' Gimme Some Lovin' peaks Can top 30-1980.
Stephanie Mills' Never Knew Love Like This enters US chart-1980.
Martha/Muffins' Echo Beach peaks Can top 5-1980.
Mac Davis' It's Hard to Be Humble peaks Can top 20-1980.
The Spinners' Cupid/I've Loved You For a Long Time medley peaks Can top 20-1980.
Gordon Lightfoot's Anything For Love peaks Can top 40-1986.
Oasis begin UK tour Newcastle-1994.
Jerry Garcia dies-1995.
Snoop Dogg's The Game is to Be... CD enters Can chart-1998.
Squirrel Nut Zippers' Essential Favorites CD enters Can chart-1998.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's self titled CD enters Can chart-1998.
Spice Girls' founder/manager Bob Herbert dies car accident-1999.
Gregory Hines dies-2003.
Leo Fender (1909) (guitar maker-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Eddie Fisher (1928) (vocals-DECEASED)
Jimmy Dean (1928) (vocals-Grammy winner-DECEASED)
Bobby Hatfield (1940) (vocals-Righteous Brothers-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Brent Titcomb (1940) (vocals-guitar-3's a Crowd-Lee Harvey Osmond)
Michael Mantler (1943) (trumpet-arranger-composer)
Ronnie Spector (1943) (vocals-Ronettes-RnR HoF inductee)
Ian Anderson (1947) (vocals-flute-guitar-Jethro Tull-Ivor Novello honouree)
Patti Austin (1950) (vocals-Grammy winner)
Antonio Banderas (1960) (vocals-theatrical)
Jon Farriss (1961) (drums-vocals-INXS)
Mamie Smith records Crazy Blues/1st blues recording?-1920.
Webb Pierce's I Ain't Never enters US chart-1959.
4 members of The Platters arrested drugs/morals charges-1959.
Carl Dobkins Jr's My Heart Is an Open Book peaks US top 5-1959.
Lloyd Price's I'm Gonna Get Married enters US chart-1959.
Elvis Presley's Big Hunk o'Love peaks US #1-1959.
Elvis Presley's Devil in Disguise peaks US top 5-1963.
The Raindrops' Kind of Boy You Can't Forget enters US chart-1963.
Stevie Wonder's Fingertips peaks US #1-1963.
The Surfaris' Wipe Out peaks US #2-1963.
Bobby Vinton's Blue Velvet enters US chart-1963.
Johnny Tillotson's You Can Never Stop Me Loving You enters US chart-1963.
Freddie Slack dies-1965.
Canned Heat's On the Road Again enters US chart-1968.
The Chambers Brothers' Time Has Come Today enters US chart-1968.
The Who's Magic Bus enters US chart-1968.
Sergio Mendes' Fool On the Hill enters US chart-1968.
Paul/Linda McCartney arrested pot possession Stockholm-1972.
Steve Perron (Children)/writer of ZZ Top's Francene dies ruptured esophagus-1973.
Elton John's Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me peaks Can #1-1974.
Blue Magic's Sideshow peaks Can top 5-1974.
Bobby Bland's Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City enters US chart-1974.
Steely Dan's Rikki Don't Lose That Number peaks Can top 5- 1974.
Bob Dylan/Band's Most Likely You Go Your Way enters US chart/re-signs with Columbia-1974.
Cheech/Chong's Earache My Eye enters US chart-1974.
Manhattan Transfer TV series debuts CBS-1975.
Elton John begins 7-show stand MSG NYC-1976.
Bruce Springsteen subs with Asbury Jukes at Southside Johnny Lyon's wedding-1982.
Don Henley's Not Enough Love in the World peaks Can chart-1985.
Simon LeBon's yacht hits rock sinks during gale Cornwall UK-1985.
Michael Jackson buys ATV publishing including more than 200 Lennon/McCartney songs-1985.
Baltimora's Tarzan Boy enters UK chart-1985.
Madonna's Papa Don't Preach peaks US #1-1986.
Lisa Lisa/Cult Jam's Head to Toe peaks Can #1-1987.
Kenny G's Songbird peaks Can top 20-1987.
John Farnham's You're the Voice peaks Can top 10-1987.
Edward Roberts (Ruby/Romantics) dies cancer-1993.
Jimmy Buffett plays Bill Clinton's birthday Whitehouse-1995.
The Black Crowes' 3 Snakes & 1 Charm CD enters US chart-1996.
Bone Thugs/Harmony's Art of War CD enters Can chart-1997.
Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs quits Oasis-1999.
Lou Reizner (1938) (vocals-producer-DECEASED)
Denis Payton (1943) (sax-DC5-DECEASED)
Grant Smith (1946) (vocals)
Michael Fonfara (1946 ) (keys-Jon/Lee/Checkmates-Rhinoceros-Blackstone-Lou Reed-producer)
Jeff Hanna (1947) (guitar-vocals-NGDB-Grammy Award winner)
Eric Carmen (1949) (vocals-guitar-keys-Raspberries)
Erik Brann (1950) (guitar-Iron Butterfly-DECEASED)
Joe Jackson (1954) (vocals)
Gertrude Lawrence's last performance before death-1952.
Andy Williams' Canadian Sunset enters US chart-1956.
Shirley/Lee's Let the Good Times Roll enters US chart-1956.
Billy Ward's St. Therese of the Roses enters US chart-1958.
Billy Vaughn's La Paloma enters US chart-1958.
Robin Luke's Susie Darlin' enters US chart-1958.
Little Anthony's Tears On My Pillow enters US chart-1958.
The Drifters' Drip Drop enters US chart-1958.
Mary Wells' You Beat Me to the Punch enters US chart-1962.
Neil Sedaka's Breaking Up Is Hard to Do peaks US #1-1962.
Ray Stevens' Ahab the Arab peaks US top 5-1962.
Johnny Tillotson's Send Me the Pillow That You Dream On enters US chart- 1962.
Johnny Crawford's Your Nose is Gonna Grow enters US chart-1962.
Rick Nelson's Teen Age Idol enters US chart-1962.
The Marvelettes' Beechwood 4-5789 enters US chart-1962.
The Majors' Wonderful Dream enters US chart-1962.
The Contours' Do You Love Me enters US chart-1962.
Tony Bennett's I Left My Heart in SF enters US chart-1962.
The Beach Boys' Surfin' Safari enters US chart-1962.
Booker T/MGs' Green Onions enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles premiere A Hard Day's Night US/record Baby's in Black Abbey Road London UK-1964.
The Small Faces' All or Nothing enters UK chart-1966.
The Beatles arrive O'Hare Airport Chicago IL to begin 3rd and last US tour//Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby enters UK chart- 1966.
Mariposa Festival held Innes Lake ON-1967.
Small Faces/The Move/Marmalade play Jazz Pop Blues Festival Windsor UK-1967.
Conway Twitty's You've Never Been This Far Before enters US chart-1973.
Sweet's Blockbuster peaks Can top 30-1973.
Seals/Crofts' Diamond Girl peaks Can top 20-1973.
Rod Stewart's Twisting the Night Away enters US chart-1973.
Deep Purple's Smoke On the Water peaks Can #2-1973.
Joe Walsh's Rocky Mountain Way enters US chart-1973.
Edgar Winter's Free Ride enters US chart-1973.
Pink Floyd's Money peaks Can top 20-1973.
Bette Midler's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy peaks Can top 10-1973.
ELO's Shine a Little Love peaks Can top 5-1979.
Donna Summer's Bad Girls peaks Can #1-1979.
Gerry Rafferty's Get it Right Next Time enters US chart- 1979.
David Naughton's Makin' It peaks Can top 20-1979.
The Commodores' Sail On enters US chart-1979.
M's Pop Muzik enters US chart-1979.
ARS's Spooky enters US chart-1979.
McFadden/Whitehead's Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now peaks Can top 30-1979.
Cheap Trick's I Want You to Want Me peaks Can #2-1979.
Long John Baldry/Kathy MacDonald's You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' enters US chart-1979.
Diana Ross/Lionel Richie's Endless Love peaks US #1-1981.
Howard Jones' Like to Get to Know You Well enters UK chart- 1984.
Elton John's Passengers enters UK chart-1984.
Rafael Kubelik dies-1999.
Percy Mayfield (1920) (vocals-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Joe Jones (1926) (vocals-DECEASED)
Porter Wagoner (1927) (vocals-DECEASED)
Buck Owens (1929) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Craig Douglas (1941) (vocals-NME poll winner)
Mark Knopfler (1949) (vocals-guitar-Dire Straits-w.Emmylou Harris)
Pat Metheny (1954) (guitar)
Roy Hay (1961) (guitar-keys-Culture Club)
First sound recording made by Thomas Edison (Mary Had a Little Lamb)-1877.
Lee Andrews/Hearts' Long Lonely Nights enters US chart-1957.
Buddy Holly/Crickets' That'll Be the Day enters US chart-1957.
Pat Boone's Remember You're Mine enters US chart-1957.
Jimmie Rodgers' Honeycomb enters US chart-1957.
Sonny/Cher's I Got You Babe enters UK chart-1965.
The Beatles begin NA tour Chicago International Amphitheater-1966.
The Supremes' Reflections enters US chart-1967.
Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazelwood's Jackson peaks Can top 20-1967.
Procol Harum's Whiter Shade of Pale peaks Can #1-1967.
Brenton Wood's Gimme Little Sign enters US chart-1967.
Jackie Wilson's Higher & Higher enters US chart-1967.
Peaches/Herb's For Your Love peaks Can top 10-1967.
The Tremeloes' Silence is Golden peaks Can top 10-1967.
The Grassroots' Things I Should Have Said enters US chart-1967
The Boxtops' Letter enters US chart-1967.
Donovan's There is a Mountain enters US chart-1967.
Fleetwood Mac play 1st gig National Jazz/Blues Fest UK w.Pink Floyd/Paul Jones/Ten Years After/Arthur Brown/Aynsley Dunbar-1967.
The BeeGees' 1st LP enters UK chart-1967.
Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway's Where Is the Love peaks Can top 40- 1972.
Mouth/MacNeal's How Do You Do peaks Can #2-1972.
Rod Stewart's You Wear it Well enters UK chart-1972.
3 Dog Night's Black & White enters US chart-1972.
Wayne Newton's Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast peaks Can #1-1972.
Thundermug's You Really Got Me peaks Can chart-1972.
Godspell's Day By Day peaks Can top 10-1972.
Andy Kim's Who Has the Answers peaks Can top 20-1972.
Elton John's Honky Cat enters US chart-1972.
Derek/Dominoes' Layla peaks Can top 10-1972.
Neil Diamond's Play Me enters US chart-1972.
Allman Brothers' Melissa enters US chart-1972.
ELO play Reading Festival-1972.
Mott the Hoople's All the Young Dudes enters UK chart-1973.
Donna Summer's Last Dance peaks US top 5-1978.
Gerry Rafferty's Right Down the Line enters US chart-1978.
10cc's Dreadlock Holiday enters UK chart-1978.
Billy Joel's She's Always a Woman enters US chart-1978.
Meatloaf's Paradise By the Dashboard Light enters US chart-1978.
Bob Seger's Hollywood Nights enters US chart-1978.
The Rolling Stones' Miss You peaks Can #1-1978.
Jilted John's Jilted John enters UK chart-1978.
Dan Hill's All I See Is Your Face enters US chart-1978.
City Boy's 5705 enters US chart-1978.
The Commodores' 3 Times a Lady peaks US #1-1978.
Robin Gibb's Oh Darling enters US chart-1978.
ELO's Mr. Blue Sky peaks Can top 30-1978.
The Rolling Stones preview Steel Wheels tour Toad's Place New Haven CN-1989.
Guns'n'Roses' You could Be Mine peaks Can top 10-1989.
Crystal Waters' Gypsy Woman peaks Can top 10-1991.
Roxette's Fading Like a Flower peaks Can top 5-1991.
Luther Allison dies cancer-1997.
Trisha Yearwood/Garth Brooks play Lynden WA-1997.
Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band play last of 15 shows Con Air Arena E.Rutherford NJ-1999.
Usher's 8701 CD enters Can chart-2001.
Blu Cantrell's So... CD enters Can chart-2001.
Aaron Carter's Oh... CD enters Can chart-2001.
Leahy's Lakefield CD enters Can chart-2001.
Sir George Shearing (1920) (keys-2 time Grammy winner-Ivor Novello Award honouree-KBE-DECEASED)
Don Ho (1930) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)
Dave Baby Cortez (1938) (keys)
Dan Fogelberg (1951) (vocals-guitar-w.Weisberg-DECEASED)
Robert Johnson plays last show Greenwood MS-1938.
Les Baxter's Wake the Town & Tell the People enters US chart-1955.
Johnny Desmond's Yellow Rose of Texas enters US chart-1955.
Perry Como's Tina Marie/Fooled enters US chart-1955.
Cliffie Stone's Popcorn Song enters US chart-1955.
The Bachelors' I Wouldn't Trade You For the World enters UK chart-1964.
The Kinks' You Really Got Me enters UK chart-1964.
Julie Rogers' Wedding enters UK chart-1964.
The Beatles' Help! ST peaks UK #1//released US//begin 2nd NA tour-1965.
Jefferson Airplane 1st show Matrix Club SF-1965.
The Supremes' You Can't Hurry Love enters US chart-1966.
The Critters' Mr. Dieingly Sad enters US chart-1966.
The Standells' Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White enters US chart-1966.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Summer in the City peaks US #1-1966.
Sam the Sham/Pharaohs' Lil' Red Riding Hood peaks US top 5-1966.
Napoleon XIV's They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haa peaks US top 5-1966.
The Cyrkle's Turn Down Day enters US chart-1966.
The Beatles play Olympia Detroit-1966.
The Mothers of Invention play Shrine Auditorium Santa Monica CA-1966.
Los Bravos' Black is Black enters US chart-1966.
The Beach Boys' God Only Knows enters US chart-1966.
The Jeff Beck Group plays Saville Theatre London UK-1967.
Donovan/Pentangle/Cream/Jeff Beck/John Mayall/Fleetwood Mac play Jazz Pop Blues Fest Windsor UK-1967.
Joe Hinton dies-1968.
King Curtis stabbed to death-1971.
The Supremes release Nathan Jones UK-1971.
John/Yoko Lennon perform 2 concerts MSG NYC/raise 250 million for retarded children-1972.
The Carpenters awarded gold Yesterday Once More-1973.
Pilot awarded gold Magic-1975.
Crystal Gayle's Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue enters US chart-1977.
Barbra Streisand's My Heart Belongs to Me peaks Can top 5-1977.
Elvis Presley's Way Down enters UK chart-1977.
Ted Nugent's Cat Scratch Fever enters US chart-1977.
Chic's Good Times peaks US #1-1979.
Joe Tex dies heart attack-1982.
Spandau Ballet's Gold enters UK chart-1983.
The Style Council's Long Hot Summer enters UK chart-1983.
The Pointer Sisters' Jump peaks Can top 10-1984.
Rod Stewart's Infatuation peaks Can top 20-1984.
The Jacksons' State of Shock peaks Can top 10-1984.
Prince's When Doves Cry peaks Can #1-1984.
Bonnie Tyler's Holding Out For a Hero enters UK chart-1985.
Jon Bon Jovi's Blaze of Glory peaks Can #2-1990.
The Neville Brothers' Bird On a Wire peaks Can #1-1990.
Curtis Mayfield paralysed when lighting rig collapses on him on stage-1990.
Aerosmith's Other Side peaks Can top 40-1990.
Buddy Greco (1926) (vocals)
Dash Crofts (1940) (vocals-drums-mandolin-Champs-w.Seals)
David Crosby (1941) (vocals-guitar-Byrds-CSN-CSNY)
Steve Martin (1945) (vocals-banjo-Grammy Award winner)
Bertolt Brecht dies-1956.
Big Bill Broonzy dies Chicago-1958.
The 4 Preps' More Money for You and Me enters US chart-1959.
Bob Moore's Mexico enters US chart-1961.
Tony Orlando's Bless You enters US chart-1961.
The Beatles record I'm a Loser/Mr. Moonlight Abbey Road London UK-1964.
The Rolling Stones' 5x5 EP released UK-1964.
The Animals' We Gotta Get Out Of This Place enters US chart-1965.
The Byrds/Donovan play Finsbury Park Astoria-1965.
Sonny/Cher's I Got You Babe peaks US #1-1965.
The McCoys' Hang on Sloopy enters US chart-1965.
The Kinks' Who'll Be the Next in Line enters US chart-1965.
The Jive 5's I'm a Happy Man enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles begin NA tour/tape Ed Sullivan Show w.Cilla Black-1965.
Donovan's Colours enters US chart-1965.
Freddy Cannon's Action enters US chart-1965.
The Castaways' Liar Liar enters US chart-1965.
Marianne Faithfull's Summer Nights enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles play Municipal Stadium Cleveland-1966.
Radio Caroline last broadcast-1967.
The Beatles' All You Need Is Love peaks US #1-1967.
The Casuals' Jesamine enters UK chart-1968.
Stephen Stills arrested San Diego in incoherent state/released on bail-1970.
Stevie Wonder's If You Really Loved Me enters US chart-1971.
Chet Helms' Family Dog concert cooperative shuts down-1970.
Paul/Linda McCartney's Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey enters US chart-1971.
James Taylor's You've Got a Friend peaks Can #2-1971.
The Stampeders' Sweet City Woman enters US chart-1971.
The Partridge Family's I Woke Up in Love This Morning enters US chart-1971.
Jethro Tull's Hymn 43 enters US chart-1971.
Marvin Gaye's Mercy Mercy Me peaks Can top 10-1971.
The Grassroots' Sooner or Later peaks Can top 20-1971.
George Harrison's Bangla Desh enters US chart-1971.
King Curtis dies-1971.
The Guess Who's Rain Dance enters US chart-1971.
Joan Baez' Night They Drove Old Dixie Down enters US chart-1971.
Maureen McGovern awarded gold Morning After-1973.
The Beach Boys awarded gold Endless Summer LP-1974.
Paul Anka/Odia Coates awarded gold Having My Baby-1974.
Steve Miller's Rock'n Me enters US chart-1976.
Thin Lizzy's Boys are Back in Town peaks Can top 10-1976.
Chicago's If You Leave Me Now enters US chart-1976.
Paul McCartney/Wings' Let'em In peaks Can top 5-1976.
Rick Dees' Disco Duck enters US chart-1976.
ABBA's Mama Mia peaks Can top 20-1976.
The Brothers Johnson's Get the Funk Out Ma Face enters US chart-1976.
The Beatles' Got to Get You Into My Life peaks Can #1 10 years after release-1976.
Eric Carmen's Sunrise enters US chart-1976.
The Sex Pistols play Barbarella's Birmingham UK-1976.
Nick Lowe releases So It Goes-1976.
Huey Lewis/News' Workin' For a Livin' enters US chart-1982.
Santana's Hold On enters US chart-1982.
The Payolas' Eyes of a Stranger peaks Can top 5-1982.
Michael Jackson purchases Northern Songs Publishing catalogue-1985.
Tommy Common dies suicide-1985.
Alannah Myles' Love Is peaks Can top 10-1989.
Milli Vanilli's Baby Don't Forget My Number peaks Can #1-1989.
Tony Williams (Platters) dies-1992.
The Grateful Dead announce end of touring-1995.
Robbie Robertson's Making a Noise premieres PBS-TV-1998.
The Backstreet Boys sell out 39-city tour (756k tickets) in one day-1999.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform Red Square Moscow RUS-1999.
Hugo Winterhalter (1909) (sax-arranger-DECEASED)
Buster Brown (1911) (vocals-DECEASED)
Bobby Helms (1933) (vocals-Rockabilly HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Floyd Ashton (1933) (vocals-Tams)
Pete York (1942) (drums-Spencer Davis-Hardin York)
Sylvie Vartan (1944) (vocals-Officer Legion of Honour)
Jimmy Webb (1946) (vocals-Songwriters HoF inductee-Grammy winner)
Tommy Aldridge (1950) (drums-Black Oak Arkansas-Pat Travers-Ozzy Osbourne-Motorhead-Ted Nugent-Gary Moore-Whitesnake-Thin Lizzy)
Red Nichols records Ida Sweet as Apple Cider NYC-1927.
Peggy Lee records with Benny Goodman 1st time-1941.
Tex Williams' Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette peaks US #1-1947.
Chuck Berry plays 1st northern date Cleveland OH-1955.
Big Bill Broonzy dies throat cancer-1958.
Connie Francis' My Heart Has a Mind Of Its Own enters US chart-1960.
Elvis Presley's It's Now or Never peaks US #1-1960.
Sam Cooke's Chain Gang enters US chart-1960.
The Searchers' Someday We're Gonna Love Again enters US chart-1964.
Johnny Rivers' Maybelline enters US chart-1964.
The Newbeats' Bread & Butter enters US chart-1964.
James Brown's Out of Sight enters US chart-1964.
Joe Hinton's Funny enters US chart-1964.
The 4 Tops' Baby I Need Your Loving enters US chart-1964.
Chad/Jeremy's Summer Song enters US chart-1964.
Dean Martin's Everybody Loves Somebody peaks US #1-1964.
The Beatles open NA tour before 55k Shea Stadium NYC-1965.
Napoleon XIV's They're Coming To Take Me Away peaks Can #2-1966.
The Yardbirds' Over Under Sideways Down peaks Can top 5-1966.
Dionne Warwick's Trains & Boats & Planes peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Beatles play Stadium Washington DC-1966.
The Rolling Stones' Mother's Little Helper peaks Can top 20-1966.
Ray Conniff's Somewhere My Love peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Summer in the City peaks Can #1-1966.
Bob Dylan's I Want You peaks Can top 30-1966.
The Beatles record Rocky Raccoon-1968.
The Rascals' People Got to Be Free peaks US #1-1968.
Woodstock Festival opens Bethel NY with Baez/Arlo/Hardin/Havens/ISB/Shankar/Sweetwater-1969.
Charles Wright/Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band's Express Yourself enters US chart-1970.
Deep Purple's Black Night enters UK top 5-1970.
Steve Miller's Going to the Country enters US chart-1970.
Sugarloaf's Green Eyed Lady enters US chart-1970.
Linda Ronstadt's Long Long Time enters US chart-1970.
Free's All Right Now enters US chart-1970.
Robin McNamara's Lay a Little Lovin' On Me peaks Can top 10-1970.
Elton John's Border Song enters US chart-1970.
Ernie's Rubber Duckie enters US chart-1970.
Grand Funk Railroad's Closer to Home enters US chart-1970.
Bread's Make It With You peaks Can #2-1970.
Delaney/Bonnie's Soul Shake enters US chart-1970.
Eric Burdon/War's Spill the Wine peaks Can top 5-1970.
Thomas Wayne dies car crash-1971.
The Band release Rock of Ages LP-1972.
The Ohio Players awarded gold Honey LP-1975.
Cat Stevens awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1975.
The Emotions' Best of My Love peaks US #1-1977.
Blue Oyster Cult's Burnin' for You enters US chart-1981.
Quincy Jones/James Ingram's Just Once enters US chart-1981.
Ron Wood releases 1234 LP-1981.
The 4 Tops' When She Was My Girl enters US chart-1981.
The Rolling Stones begin rehearsals for NA tour Longview Farm, Mass-1981.
Christopher Cross' Arthur's Theme enters US chart-1981.
Prince's 1999 peaks Can top 10-1983.
Rod Stewart's Baby Jane peaks Can top 10-1983.
Madness' Our House peaks Can #1-1983.
Keith Richards begins 1st solo album Montreal-1987.
Corey Hart's In Your Soul peaks Can #2-1988.
The Contours' Do You Love Me peaks Can top 20-1988.
Richard Marx' Hold On to the Nights peaks Can top 10-1988.
Cheap Trick's The Flame peaks Can #1-1988.
Crystal Waters' 100% Pure Love peaks Can top 5-1994.
John Mellencamp's Wild Night peaks Can top 5-1994.
TBTBT's Get Down to It peaks Can top 20-1994.
NKOTB's Never Let You Go peaks Can top 20-1994.
Madonna's I'll Remember peaks Can top 20-1994.
Al Hibbler (1915) (vocals-DECEASED)
Bill Evans (1929) (keys-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Grammy winner-DECEASED)
Kathy Lee Gifford (1953) (vocals)
Madonna (1958) (vocals)
Robert Johnson dies of pneumonia or poisoning-1938.
The Beatles dismiss Peter Best/hire Ringo Starr-1962.
Little Caesar/Consuls' Sloopy peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Beatles play 2nd show Shea Stadium NYC-1965.
Gary Lewis' Save Your Heart For Me peaks Can #1-1965.
Peter/Gordon's To Know You Is to Love You peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Beau Brummels' You Tell Me Why peaks Can top 10-1965.
Dionne Warwick's Here I Am peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Dave Clark 5 play Chicago/Mike Smith injured when pulled from stage by fans-1965.
Unit 4+2's You've Never Been In Love Like This peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Beatles play Stadium Philadelphia-1966.
The Monkees release Last Train to Clarksville-1966.
Jackie DeShannon's Put a Little Love in Your Heart peaks Can top 10-1969.
CCR's Bad Moon Rising enters UK chart-1969.
The Temptations' I Can't Get Next to You enters US chart-1969.
Steppenwolf's Move Over enters US chart-1969.
The BeeGees' Don't Forget to Remember enters UK chart-1969.
The Dells' Oh What a Night enters US chart-1969.
Woodstock Festival's 2nd day w. Hartley/Canned Heat/CCR/Dead/Joplin/Airplane/Mountain/Santana/Who-Pete Townshend hits Abbie Hoffman during Who's set-1969.
Oliver's Jean enters US chart-1969.
Nilsson's Everybody's Talkin' enters US chart-1969.
Elvis Presley's Clean Up Your Own Backyard peaks Can top 30-1969.
Life's Hands of the Clock peaks Can top 20-1969.
The Impressions' Choice of Colors peaks Can top 30-1969.
The Friends of Distinction's Going in Circles enters US chart-1969.
George Hamilton IV's Canadian Pacific peaks Can top 10-1969.
Blue Magic's Sideshow awarded gold-1974.
Melissa Manchester's Midnight Blue peaks Can top 5-1975.
Rod Stewart's Sailing enters UK chart-1975.
The Eagles' One of These Nights peaks Can top 20-1975.
Michael Murphey's Carolina in the Pines enters US chart-1975.
Esther Phillips' What a Difference a Day Makes enters US chart-1975.
Paul Simon/Phoebe Snow's Gone at Last enters US chart-1975.
The BeeGees' Jive Talkin' peaks Can #1-1975.
Peter Gabriel announces departure from Genesis-1975.
John Denver's I'm Sorry/Calypso enters US chart-1975.
Cliff Richard begins 20-date tour Soviet Union-1976.
Elvis Presley dies heart failure-1977.
David Bowie's Ashes to Ashes enters UK chart-1980.
Peter Gabriel's Games Without Frontiers enters US chart-1980.
Genesis' Misunderstanding peaks Can #1-1980.
Jon/Vangelis' I Hear You Now enters US chart-1980.
Queen's Another One Bites the Dust enters US chart-1980.
Pure Prairie League's Let Me Love You Tonight peaks Can top 20-1980.
Irene Cara's Out Here On My Own enters US chart-1980.
Mickey Gilley's True Love Ways enters US chart-1980.
Charlie Daniels' Legend of Wooly Swamp enters US chart-1980.
Paul Simon/Carrie Fisher wed-1983.
Madonna/Sean Penn wed-1985.
Modern Talking's Brother Louie enters UK chart-1986.
The Cutting Crew's Died In Your Arms enters UK chart-1986.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan dies heart failure-1997.
Vince Gill's Key CD enters Can chart-1998.
Pete Townshend plays HOB Chicago benefit for abused children-1998.
Vasser Clements dies-2005.
Davy Crockett (1786) (song inspiration-DECEASED)
Mae West (1893) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Gary Talley (1947) (guitar-BoxTops)
Rodney Crowell (1950) (vocals-guitar-Grammy Award winner)
Eric Johnson (1954) (guitar)
Belinda Carlisle (1958) (vocals-Gogos)
Ronnie Hawkins' Mary Lou enters US chart-1959.
The Everly Brothers' Til I Kissed You enters US chart-1959.
Jerry Wallace's Primrose Lane enters US chart-1959.
Ivo Robic's Morgen enters US chart-1959.
The Beatles play Indra Club Hamburg 1st time-1960.
Jay/Americans' Only in America enters US chart-1963.
The Beach Boys' Little Deuce Coupe enters US chart-1963.
The Crystals' Then He Kissed Me enters US chart-1963.
Freddie/Dreamers' I'm Telling You Now enters UK chart-1963.
The Tymes' Wonderful Wonderful enters US chart-1963.
Little Johnnie Taylor's Part Time Love enters US chart-1963.
The Miracles' Mickey's Monkey enters US chart-1963.
Garnett Mimms' Cry Baby enters US chart-1963.
The Kinks release You Really Got Me UK-1964.
The Beatles play MLG Toronto-1965.
The Beatles play MLG Toronto-1966.
O.C. Smith's Little Green Apples enters US chart-1968.
Deep Purple's Hush enters US chart-1968.
The O'Kaysions' Girl Watcher enters US chart-1968.
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown's Fire peaks UK #1-1968.
The BeeGees' I've Gotta Get a Message to You enters US chart-1968.
Aretha Franklin's House That Jack Built/I Say a Little Prayer enters US chart-1968.
Woodstock Festival's 3rd day with The Band/Jeff Beck/BS&T/Joe Cocker/CSN/Jimi Hendrix/Iron Butterfly/Moody Blues/Johnny Winter-1969.
Bill Deal/Rhondells' What Kind of Fool enters US chart-1969.
Soul Train airs pilot show local TV Chicago IL-1970.
The Band releases Stage Fright LP-1970.
Temptation Paul Williams dies self-inflicted gunshot wound-1973.
Olivia Newton-John's I Honestly Love You enters US chart-1974.
John Denver's Annie's Song enters UK chart-1974.
The Tymes' You Little Trustmaker enters US chart-1974.
Carl Douglas' Kung Fu Fighting enters UK chart-1974.
Bad Company's Can't Get Enough enters US chart-1974.
Ian Thomas' Long Long Way peaks Can chart-1974.
The Beach Boys' Surfin' USA re-enters US chart-1974.
Paper Lace's Night Chicago Died peaks Can #2-1974.
AC/DC play Castle Donington-1981.
Ira Gershwin dies-1983.
Kate Bush's Running Up That Hill enters UK chart-1985.
Corey Hart's Too Good To Be Enough peaks Can top 20-1987.
The Rolling Stones release Mixed Emotions 45-1989.
Jon Secada's Just Another Day peaks Can top 5-1992.
Madonna's This Used to Be My Playground peaks Can #1-1992.
Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan attempts suicide-1995.
A Tribe Called Quest's Beats Rhymes and Life CD enters US chart/peaks #1-1996.
Alice in Chains' Unplugged CD enters US chart-1996.
Celine Dion's It's All Coming Back to Me Now enters US chart-1996.
Pearl Jam's Who You Are enters US chart-1996.
Oasis' Don't Look Back in Anger enters US chart-1996.
SWV's Release Some Tension CD enters Can chart-1997.
Sugar Ray's Floored CD enters Can chart-1997.
Backstreet Boys' Back CD enters Can chart-1997.
Cisco Houston (1918) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Johnny Preston (1939) (vocals-DECEASED)
Carl Wayne (1943) (vocals-guitar-Move-DECEASED)
Barbara Harris (1945) (vocals-Toys)
Little Willie Littlefield records 1st version Kansas City (K.C. Loving)-1952.
Tony Bennett's From the Candy Store on the Corner to the Church On Hill enters US chart-1956.
Elvis Presley's Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog peaks US #1-1956.
Georgia Gibbs' Happiness Street enters US chart-1956.
Bill Doggett's Honky Tonk enters US chart-1956.
Roger Williams' Near You enters US chart-1958.
Jerry Wallace's How the Time Flies enters US chart-1958.
Jack Scott's My True Love peaks US top 5-1958.
Domenico Mondugno's Volare peaks US #1-1958.
The Jamies' Summertime Summertime enters US chart-1958.
Tommy Edwards' It's All in the Game re-enters US chart-1958.
The Quin-Tones' Down the Aisle of Love enters US chart-1958.
PP&M's If I Had a Hammer enters US chart-1962.
Jimmy Clanton's Venus in Blue Jeans enters US chart-1962.
Ringo Starr joins Beatles-1962.
The Rivingtons' Papa Oom Mow Mow enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles begin NA tour San Francisco-1964.
The Beatles play Stadium Philadelphia-1965.
Jim Reeves' Distant Drums enters UK chart-1966.
The Beatles play Suffolk Downs Racetrack Boston-1966.
The Rolling Stones release We Love You/Dandelion UK-1967.
Marianne Faithfull attempts suicide-1969.
The Beatles complete recording The End-1969.
Bread's Make It With You peaks US #1-1970.
John Denver awarded gold Take Me Home Country Roads-1971.
The Doobie Brothers' China Grove enters US chart-1973.
The Pointer Sisters' Yes We Can Can enters US chart-1973.
America's Muskrat Love enters US chart-1973.
Anne Murray's Send a Little Love My Way enters US chart-1973.
Gilbert O'Sullivan's Get Down peaks Can top 5-1973.
Chicago's Feeling Stronger Everyday peaks Can top 20-1973.
David Essex' Rock On enters UK chart-1973.
Stevie Wonder's Higher Ground enters US chart-1973.
Donny Osmond's Young Love enters UK chart-1973.
Cross Country's In the Midnight Hour enters US chart-1973.
Frank Zappa plays Copenhagen-1973.
Charlie Daniels' Uneasy Rider peaks Can top 20-1973.
The Police play 1st show without Henry Padovani Rebecca's Club Birmingham UK-1977.
Elvis Presley's funeral held Memphis TN-1977.
Maurice Bolyer dies-1978.
The ARS' Do It Or Die peaks Can chart-1979.
Dollar's Love's Got a Hold On Me enters UK chart-1979.
Brenda Russell's So Good So Right enters US chart-1979.
Moon Martin's Rolene enters US chart-1979.
Chic's Good Times peaks US #1-1979.
Barbra Streisand's Main Event/Fight peaks US top 5-1979.
Nick Lowe/Carlene Carter wed-1979.
Elton John's Mama Can't Buy You Love peaks Can top 10-1979.
Doucette's Nobody peaks Can top 20-1979.
The Rolling Stones release Tattoo You LP-1981.
Motley Crue appear Castle Donington Festival UK-1984.
Nu Shooz' I Can't Wait peaks Can #1-1986.
Madonna's Papa Don't Preach peaks Can #1-1986.
Robert Palmer's I Didn't Mean to Turn You On peaks Can top 20-1986.
Oasis play Boardwalk Manchester UK/Noel Gallagher watches and decides to join-1991.
Kurt Cobain/Courtney Love have daughter Frances Bean-1992.
Michael Dee Graham dies cancer-1993.
Courtney Love removed from stage during Hole performance for fighting with fans Lollapalooza Festival Mountain View CA-1995.
Joe Diffie does virtual in-store on line for Tower Records-1997.
Lauryn Hill/DMX awarded at Source Hip Hop Awards Pantages Theater LA CA-1999.
Chris Barron (Spin Doctors) diagnosed with paralysis of vocal cords-1999.
Elmer Bernstein dies-2004.
Ginger Baker (1939) (drums-Blues Inc-Graham Bond-Cream-Airforce-solo-BBM)
Johnny Nash (1940) (vocals-solo)
Billy J. Kramer (1943) (vocals-solo-Dakotas)
Ian Gillan (1945) (vocals-Deep Purple-solo)
John Deacon (1951) (bass-Queen)
Jason Starkey (1967) (son of Ringo)
Gene Vincent's Lotta Lovin' enters US chart-1957.
Pat Boone's There's a Gold Mine in the Sky enters US chart-1957.
Blind Willie McTell dies cerebral hemorrhage-1959.
The Beatles begin 1st NA tour Cow Palace San Francisco-1964.
The Walker Brothers' Make It Easy On Yourself enters UK chart-1965.
The Beatles play Coliseum Houston-1965.
The Beatles play Coliseum Memphis-1966.
Harpers Bizarre's Anything Goes enters US chart-1967.
The Happenings' Mammy peaks Can top 20-1967.
Paul Revere/Raiders' I Had a Dream enters US chart-1967.
Peter Paul/Mary's I Dig Rock'n'Roll Music enters US chart-1967.
The Monkees' Pleasant Valley Sunday peaks Can #1-1967.
The Esquires' Get On Up enters US chart-1967.
The Midnight String Quartet's Classical Gas peaks Can #2-1968.
The Vogues' Turn Around Look at Me peaks Can top 5-1968.
The Dells' Stay In Your Corner peaks Can top 20-1968.
The Doors' Hello I Love You peaks Can #1-1968.
Bobby Goldsboro's Autumn of My Life peaks Can top 20-1968.
Glen Campbell's Dreams of an Everyday Housewife peaks Can top 30-1968.
Bob Dylan splits with manager Albert Grossman-1969.
Edwin Starr's War peaks US #1-1970.
Murray McLauchlan's Jesus Please Don't Save Me peaks Can chart-1972.
The Spinners' I'll Be Around enters US chart-1972.
Gilbert O'Sullivan's Alone Again peaks Can #1-1972.
Elvis Presley's Burning Love enters US chart-1972.
Roxy Music's Virginia Plain enters UK chart-1972.
Curtis Mayfield's Freddie's Dead enters US chart-1972.
April Wine's Bad Side of the Moon peaks Can top 20-1972.
Bobby Vinton's Sealed With a Kiss peaks Can top 10-1972.
Pagliaro's Some Sing Some Dance peaks Can chart-1972.
The Osmonds' Down by the Lazy River peaks Can top 10-1972.
Frank Zappa plays Gothenburg Swe-1973.
CSNY release So Far LP-1974.
The Sex Pistols play Lafayette Club Wolverhampton-1977.
Sylvester's Dance enters US chart-1978.
Linda Ronstadt's Back in the USA enters US chart-1978.
Donna Summer's Last Dance peaks Can top 5-1978.
Boston's Don't Look Back enters US chart-1978.
Paul McCartney/Wings' I've Had Enough peaks Can top 40-1978.
David Essex' Oh What a Circus enters UK chart-1978.
Journey's Lights enters US chart-1978.
Sting's If You Love Somebody peaks Can top 5-1985.
Heart's What About Love peaks Can top 10-1985.
Dead or Alive's You Spin Me Round peaks Can #1-1985.
DeBarge's Who's Holding Donna Now peaks Can top 10-1985.
Alice Cooper's Hey Stoopid peaks Can top 20-1991.
World On Edge's Wash the Rain peaks Can top 20-1991.
The Scorpions' Wind of Change peaks Can top 5-1991.
Crowded House's Chocolate Cake peaks Can top 20-1991.
A Tribe Called Quest's Beats Rhythms & Life CD enters Can chart-1996.
Leann Rimes' Blue CD enters Can chart-1996.
Jewel's Pieces of You CD enters Can chart-1996.
Eric Clapton's Change the World peaks Can #1-1996.
Donna Lewis' I Love You Always Forever enters Can chart-1996.
Maxi Priest's That Girl enters Can chart-1996.
The Wallflowers' 6th Avenue Heartache enters Can chart-1996.
The Primitive Radio Gods' Standing Outside a Phone Booth enters Can chart-1996.
John Mellencamp's Key West Intermezzo enters Can chart-1996.
Oasis' Don't Look Back in Anger enters Can chart-1996.
Tom Petty's Walls enters Can chart-1996.
Alice in Chains' Unplugged CD enters Can chart-1996.
Ronan Keating's Ronan CD enters Can chart-2001.
Betty Everett dies-2001.
Tony Jackson (Searchers) dies-2003.
Jim Reeves (1924) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Isaac Hayes (1942) (vocals-keys-solo-DECEASED)
Jim Pankow (1947) (trombone-vocals-Chicago)
Robert Plant (1948) (vocals-Led Zeppelin-solo-Honeydrippers-w.Page)
Phil Lynott (1951) (vocals-bass-Thin Lizzy-DECEASED)
Chuck Berry's Maybelline enters US chart-1955.
Rusty Draper's/The Fontane Sisters' 17 both enter US chart-1955.
Roger Williams' Autumn Leaves enters US chart-1955.
Jaye P. Morgan's Longest Walk enters US chart-1955.
The Beatles play Las Vegas Convention Hall-1964.
Herman's Hermits' I'm Into Something Good enters UK chart-1964.
George Martin/3 others form AIR-1965.
Andrew Oldham launches Immediate Records-1965.
The Rolling Stones release Satisfaction UK-1965.
The Beatles play Comiskey Park Chicago-1965.
Marvin Gaye's Little Darling I Need You enters US chart-1966.
Neil Diamond's Cherry Cherry enters US chart-1966.
Carla Thomas' BABY enters US chart-1966.
The Temptations' Beauty is Only Skin Deep enters US chart-1966.
Jimmy Ruffin's What Becomes of the Broken Hearted enters US chart-1966.
Georgie Fame's Get Away enters US chart-1966.
The Beatles' Yellow Submarine enters US chart/play Crosley Field Cincinnatti-1966.
Miles Davis records Miles Runs the Voodoo Down NYC-1969.
Frank Zappa disbands original Mothers-1969.
The Beatles' last session with all 4 members in studio Abbey Road London UK-1969.
Howlin' Wolf releases London Sessions LP with members of Stones/Traffic/etc-1971.
The Rolling Stones release Angie-1973.
Frank Zappa plays Stockholm Swe-1973.
The Marshall Tucker Band's Can't You See enters US chart-1977.
Barry White's It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me enters US chart-1977.
Jesse Winchester's Nothing But a Breeze enters US chart-1977.
Cat Stevens' Old Schoolyard peaks Can top 30-1977.
The Emotions' Best of My Love peaks US #1-1977.
Rita Coolidge's Higher & Higher peaks US top 5-1977.
The Commodores' Easy peaks US top 5-1977.
Alan Parsons' I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You enters US chart-1977.
Paul Nicholas' Heaven on the 7th Floor enters US chart-1977.
Burton Cummings' Timeless Love peaks Can chart-1977.
Madness' Wings of a Dove enters UK chart-1983.
UB40's Red Red Wine enters UK chart-1980.
Elton John's Sad Songs peaks Can top 5-1984.
Monsters of Rock Festival w.Guns'n'Roses Donington UK-1987.
Jeff Healey's I Think I Love You Too Much peaks Can top 30-1990.
Seiko/Donnie Wahlberg's Right Combination peaks Can #2-1990.
Concrete Blonde's Joey peaks Can top 20-1990.
Santana honoured with star Walk of Fame LA-1996.
Billy Sheehan (Blues Traveller) dies OD-1999.
Count Basie (1904) (piano-bandleader-DECEASED)
Porter Wagoner (1927) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Kenny Rogers (1938) (vocals-First Edition-solo)
Jackie DeShannon (1944) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Benny Goodman begins breakthrough gig Palomar Ballroom LA-1935.
Annette's Pineapple Princess enters US chart-1960.
Brook Benton's Frankie & Johnny enters US chart-1961.
Pat Boone's Big Cold Wind enters US chart-1961.
Ray Stevens' Jeremiah Peabody's.... enters US chart-1961.
Elvis Presley's Little Sister/His Latest Flame enters US chart-1961.
The Beatles play Municipal Stadium Seattle-1964.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Do You Believe in Magic enters US chart-1965.
The Dave Clark 5's Catch Us if You Can enters US chart-1965.
Sonny's Laugh at Me//Sonny/Cher's Baby Don't Go both enter US chart-1965.
The Fortunes' You've Got Your Troubles enters US chart-1965.
Barry McGuire's Eve of Destruction enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles play Municipal Stadium Minneapolis-1965.
The Beatles play Busch Stadium St. Louis-1966.
The Lords of London's Cornflakes & Ice Cream peaks #1 CHUM chart Toronto ON-1967.
Leapy Lee's Little Arrows enters UK chart-1968.
The Rolling Stones' Honky Tonk Women peaks US #1-1969.
Bob Dylan's Watching the River Flow peaks Can top 20-1971.
Kris Kristofferson's Loving Her Was Easier enters US chart-1971.
Cat Stevens' Moon Shadow peaks Can top 30-1971.
Steppenwolf's Ride With Me peaks Can top 30-1971.
Davy Jones' Rainy Jane peaks Can top 20-1971.
Tom T. Hall's Year That Clayton Delaney Died enters US chart-1971.
Denise LaSalle's Trapped By a Thing Called Love enters US chart-1971.
Delaney/Bonnie's Never Ending Song of Love peaks Can top 10-1971.
Stephen Stills' Marianne enters US chart-1971.
Long John Baldry's Don't Try to Lay No Boogie Woogie on the King of Rock & Roll enters US chart-1971.
Freddie Hart's Easy Lovin' enters US chart-1971.
Sammy Davis Jr. awarded gold Candy Man-1972.
Cheech/Chong awarded gold Big Bambu LP-1972.
The Doobie Brothers awarded gold Toulouse Street LP-1973.
Seals/Crofts' Get Closer peaks Can top 20-1973.
The Allman Brothers Band awarded gold Brothers & Sisters LP-1973.
Original Grand Ol' Opry member Sam McGee dies in tractor accident-1975.
The Bee Gees awarded gold Jive Talkin'-1975.
Rod Stewart's Killing of Georgie enters UK chart-1976.
Linda Ronstadt's That'll Be the Day enters US chart-1976.
The Beach Boys' It's OK enters US chart-1976.
The Rolling Stones/10cc play Knebworth-UK-1976.
Sweeney Todd's Roxy Roller enters US chart-1976.
Ron NIgrini's I'm Easy peaks Can top 30-1976.
Elton John/Kiki Dee's Don't Go Breaking My Heart peaks Can #1-1976.
Aerosmith record Come Together Massuchusetts-1978.
The Knack's My Sharona peaks US #1-1979.
Air Supply's Even the Nights Are Better peaks Can top 10-1982.
Duran Duran's Save a Prayer enters UK chart-1982.
Don Henley's Johnny Can't Read enters US chart-1982.
Glenn Frey's One You Love enters US chart-1982.
Juice Newton's Break It To Me Gently enters US chart-1982.
Joe Jackson's Steppin' Out enters US chart-1982.
Aretha Franklin's Jump To It enters US chart-1982.
Joe Cocker/Jennifer Warnes' Up Where We Belong enters US chart-1982.
Simply Red's If You Don't Know Me By Now peaks Can #2-1989.
Prince's Batdance peaks Can #1-1989.
Expose's What You Don't Know peaks Can top 10-1989.
Sting/Trudie Styler wed-1992.
John Denver arrested DUI Aspen CO-1993.
Seal's Kissed By a Rose peaks US #1-1995.
Allan Jackson plays Barretto Rodeo Brazil-1999.
Robert Moog dies-2005.
John Lee Hooker (1917) (vocals-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-Grammy Award winner-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-R&R HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Sonny Thompson (1923) (keys-DECEASED)
Bob Flanigan (1926) (vocals-4 Freshmen-DECEASED)
Dale Hawkins (1936) (vocals-DECEASED)
Fred Milano (1939) (vocals-Belmonts)
Joe Chambers (1942) (guitar-vocals-Chambers Brothers)
Vernon Reid (1958) (guitar-Living Colour)
Tori Amos (1963) (vocals-keys-solo)
Layne Staley (1967) (vocals-Alice in Chains-DECEASED)
Elvis Presley begins filming Love Me Tender-1956.
Connie Francis' Stupid Cupid/Carolina Moon enters UK chart-1958.
The Kalin Twins' When peaks UK #1-1958.
The Paradons' Diamonds & Pearls enters US chart-1960.
Jimmy Charles' Million to One enters US chart-1960.
Brook Benton's Same One enters US chart-1960.
Cliff Richard's It's All In the Game enters UK chart-1963.
The Beatles play Empire Stadium Vancouver-1964.
The Supremes' Where Did Our Love Go peaks US #1-1964.
The Drifters' Under the Boardwalk peaks US top 5-1964.
Dave Berry/Cruisers' Crying Game peaks UK #1-1964.
The ShangriLas' Remember enters US chart-1964.
Martha/Vandellas' Dancing in the Street enters US chart-1964.
Little Anthony/Imperials' I'm On the Outside enters US chart-1964.
Billy J. Kramer's From a Window enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles play Portland Coliseum-1965.
Herman's Hermits' This Door Swings Both Ways peaks Can top 5-1966.
Sam the Sham's Li'l Red Riding Hood peaks Can #2-1966.
Tommy McClain's Sweet Dreams peaks Can top 10-1966.
John Lennon sued for divorce by Cynthia-1968.
The Beatles' last photo session-1969.
Neil Diamond's Cracklin' Rosie enters US chart-1970.
Mashmakhan's As the Years Go By peaks Can #1/enters US chart-1970.
Desmond Dekker's You Can Get it If You Really Want enters UK chart-1970.
Alive & Kicking's Tighter Tighter peaks Can top 5-1970.
Tom Jones' I Who Have Nothing enters US chart-1970.
Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi peaks Can top 20-1970.
Bob Dylan's Wigwam peaks Can top 20-1970.
CSNY's Ohio peaks Can top 20-1970.
Donovan's Rikki Tikki Tavi enters US chart-1970.
Hotlegs' Neanderthal Man enters US chart-1970.
Stories awarded gold Brother Louie-1973.
Frank Zappa plays Helsinki Fin-1973.
The Hollies awarded gold Air That I Breathe-1974.
Jefferson Starship awarded gold Red Octopus LP-1975.
The Little River Band's The Night Owls enters US chart-1981.
The Rolling Stones' Start Me Up enters US chart-1981.
Mike Post's Theme From Hill Street Blues enters US chart-1981.
Rick Springfield's I've Done Everything For You enters US chart-1981.
Quarterflash's Take Me to Heart peaks Can top 20-1983.
Bon Jovi headlines Monsters of Rock Castle Donington UK-1987.
Climie Fisher's Love Changes Everything peaks Can top 20-1988.
Billy Ocean's Colour of Love peaks Can top 20-1988.
Jane Wiedlin's Rush Hour peaks Can top 20-1988.
Nas' The World Is Yours peaks Can top 20-1994.
2 Unlimited's Real Thing peaks Can top 5-1994.
Pink Floyd's Take It Back peaks Can top 10-1994.
Erasure's Always peaks Can top 20-1994.
Coolio's Fantastic Voyage peaks Can top 20-1994.
Tim Weisberg sues Dan Fogelberg over breach of contract-1997.
Garth Brooks plays Estadia Rezecao Bra-1998.
Bruce Gary (Knack) dies-2006.
Wendell Hall (1896) (vocals-ukulele-xylophone-DECEASED)
Gene Kelly (1912) (singer-theatrical-honourary Oscar honouree-Emmy winner-Kennedy Center honouree-National Medal of Merit honouree-DECEASED)
Tex Williams (1917) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Rudy Lewis (1936) (vocals-Drifters-DECEASED)
Keith Moon (1946) (drums-vocals-Who-DECEASED)
Rick Springfield (1949) (vocals-guitar)
Oscar Hammerstein dies stomach cancer-1960.
Ray Charles records Ruby LA-1960.
John Lennon marries Cynthia Powell-1962.
The Beatles release She Loves You UK-1963.
The Beatles play Hollywood Bowl-1964.
Petula Clark's You'd better Come Home peaks Can top 20-1965.
Little Anthony/Imperials' Take Me back peaks Can top 5-1965.
Patty Duke's Don't Just Stand There peaks Can #2-1965.
Police turn firehoses on Rolling Stones fans outside Manchester TV studio-1965.
We 5's You Were On My Mind peaks Can top 5-1965.
Sonny/Cher's I Got You Babe peaks Can #1-1965.
The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Duprees' Around the Corner peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Beatles play 2 nights Shea Stadium NYC-1966.
The Flowerpot Men's Let's Go To San Francisco enters UK chart-1967.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Last Waltz enters UK chart-1967.
Jethro Tull complete recording This Was-1968.
John Lennon's Give Peace a Chance peaks Can top 10-1968.
Tony Joe White's Polk Salad Annie peaks Can top 10-1969.
The Who's I'm Free peaks Can top 30-1969.
Lou Christie's I'm Gonna Make You Mine enters US chart-1969.
Bobby Sherman's Little Woman enters US chart-1969.
Gary Puckett/Union Gap's This Girl Is a Woman Now enters US chart-1969.
Motherlode's When I Die peaks Can #1-1969.
CSN's Marrakesh Express peaks Can top 20-1969.
Marvin Gaye's That's the Way Love Is enters US chart-1969.
Isaac Hayes' Walk On By/By the Time I Get to Phoenix enters US chart-1969.
The Grassroots' I'd Wait a Million Years peaks Can top 20- 1969.
Donna Fargo awarded gold Happiest Girl In the Whole U.S.A.-1972.
Looking Glass' Brandy peaks US #1-1972.
James Brown records Papa Don't Take No Mess Augusta GA-1973.
BTO awarded gold Not Fragile LP-1974.
Pete Wingfield's 18 With a Bullet enters US chart-1975.
10cc's I'm Not in Love peaks Can #1-1975.
Jefferson Starship's Miracles enters US chart-1975.
People's Choice's Do It Any Way You Wanna enters US chart-1975.
Garfunkel's I Only Have Eyes For You enters US chart-1975.
Dan Hill's You Make Me Want to Be peaks Can top 40-1975.
Mike Post's Rockford Files peaks Can top 10-1975.
Average White Band's If I Ever Lose This Heaven enters US chart-1975.
Hamilton/Joe Frank/Reynolds' Fallin' In Love peaks US #1-1975.
The 4 Seasons' Who Loves You enters US chart-1975.
Split Enz' I Got You enters US chart-1980.
The Kings' Switchin' to Glide/This Beat Goes On enters US chart-1980.
The Jam's Start enters UK chart-1980.
The Rolling Stones' Emotional Rescue peaks Can #1-1980.
Rocky Burnette's Tired of Toeing the Line peaks Can top 5-1980.
Boz Scaggs' Look What You've Done To Me enters US chart-1980.
Journey's Walks Like a Lady peaks Can top 40-1980.
Al Cherney dies-1989.
David Rose dies heart disease-1990.
Duran Duran awarded star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1993.
Oasis tape MTV Unplugged without Liam Gallagher-1996.
Korn's Follow the Leader CD enters Can chart #1-1998.
Maynard Ferguson dies-2006.
Wynonie Harris (1915) (vocals-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
William Winfield (1929) (vocals-Harptones)
David Freiberg (1938) (bass-vocals-QMS-Starship)
Mason Williams (1939) (guitar-Grammy Award winner-Emmy winner)
Ernie Wright (1939) (vocals-Little Anthony/Imperials-RnR HoF inductee)
John Cippolina (1943) (guitar-vocals-QMS-DECEASED)
Ken Hensley (1945) (keys-Uriah Heep)
Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra's In the Blue of the Evening peaks US #1-1943.
Debbie Reynolds' Tammy peaks US #1-1957.
Dee Clark's Hey Little Girl enters US chart-1959.
Bobby Darin's Mack the Knife enters US chart-1959.
Phil Phillips' Sea of Love peaks US #2-1959.
Sammy Turner's Lavender Blue peaks US top 5-1959.
The Browns' 3 Bells peaks US #1-1959.
Johnny Horton's Johnny Reb enters US chart-1959.
The Coasters' Poison Ivy enters US chart-1959.
Joe Dowell's Wooden Heart peaks US #1-1961.
The Essex' Walkin' Miracle enters US chart-1963.
Billy J. Kramer's Bad to Me peaks UK #1-1963.
Stevie Wonder's 12-Year Old Genius LP peaks US #1/1st Motown charttopper-1963.
The Beatles release Slow Down/Matchbox-1964.
The Rolling Stones meet Allen Klein to discuss management-1965.
Jeff Beck Group debut LP enters US chart-1967.
Jeannie C. Riley's Harper Valley PTA enters US chart-1968.
Iron Butterfly's In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida enters US chart-1968.
The Association's Six Man Band enters US chart-1968.
Stories' Brother Louie peaks US #1-1973.
America's Tin Man enters US chart-1974.
Loggins/Messina's My Music peaks Can top 5-1974.
The Miracles' Do It Baby enters US chart-1974.
Blue Swede's Never My Love enters US chart-1974.
BTO's Takin' Care of Business peaks Can top 5-1974.
Roberta Flack's Feel Like Making Love peaks Can #1-1974.
Mac Davis' Stop and Smell the Roses enters US chart-1974.
The Commodores' Machine Gun peaks Can top 20-1974.
Chicago's Call On Me peaks Can top 10-1974.
Tony Orlando/Dawn's Steppin' Out enters US chart-1974.
April Wine's I'm On Fire For You Baby peaks Can chart-1974.
The Osmonds' Love Me For a Reason enters UK chart-1974.
James Brown's Papa Don't Take No Mess enters US chart-1974.
The Sex Pistols play Outlook Club Doncaster-1977.
Louis Prima dies-1978.
Jerry Lee Lewis' 5th wife found dead methadone OD-1983.
Red Box' Lean on Me enters UK chart-1985.
Honeymoon Suite's Wave Babies peaks Can chart-1985.
Heart's Alone peaks Can #1-1987.
Pseudo Echo's Funky Town peaks Can #1-1987.
T'Pau's Heart & Soul peaks Can #1-1987.
Gloria Estefan's Rhythm is Gonna Get You peaks Can top 20-1987.
Judas Priest cleared of charges stemming from teen suicides NV-1990.
Arrested Development's Tennessee peaks Can top 10-1992.
Kris Kross' Warm It Up peaks Can top 5-1992.
The B-52s' Good Stuff peaks Can top 20-1992.
Doug Stegmeyer shoots self to death-1995.
Gary Crosby dies cancer-1995.
Tom Petty's She's the One ST enters US chart-1996.
Lilith Fair 1st tour w.Sarah McLachlan/Jewel/Fiona Apple/Sheryl Crow/Tracy Chapman/others ends-1997.
Fleetwood Mac's The Dance CD enters Can chart-1997.
Mel Ferrer (1917) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Leonard Bernstein (1918) (composer-conductor-Peabody Medal winner-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Songwriters HoF inductee-Kennedy Center honouree-DECEASED)
Wayne Shorter (1933) (saxophone-Miles Davis-Weather Report)
Gene Simmons (1949) (bass-Kiss)
Rob Halford (1951) (vocals-Judas Priest)
Elvis Costello (1954) (vocals)
Billy Ray Cyrus (1961) (vocals)
The 4 Lads' Bus Stop Song/House With Love in It enters US chart-1956.
Jane Powell's True Love enters US chart-1956.
The Shields' You Cheated enters US chart-1958.
Dion/Belmonts' No One Knows enters US chart-1958.
Chuck Berry's Carol enters US chart-1958.
Cozy Cole's Topsy enters US chart-1958.
Andy Williams' Promise Me Love enters US chart-1958.
Jimmy Clanton's Just a Dream peaks US top 5-1958.
The Elegants' Little Star peaks US #1-1958.
Little Eva's Locomotion peaks US #1-1962.
The 4 Seasons' Sherry enters US chart-1962.
Bobby Darin's Things peaks US top 5-1962.
Dickey Lee's Patches enters US chart-1962.
Bobby Vinton's Rain Rain Go Away enters US chart-1962.
Carole King's It Might As Well Rain Until September enters US chart-1962.
Brook Benton's Lie to Me enters US chart-1962.
Joey Dee/Starliters' What Kind of Love Is This enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles play Coliseum Seattle-1966.
The Beatles go to Wales to study with Maharishi-1967.
ELP play 1st concert Plymouth UK-1970.
Elton John plays 1st NA gig Troubadour LA CA-1970.
Ted Lewis dies NYC-1971.
The Allman Brothers Band's Ramblin' Man enters US chart-1973.
Eddie Kendricks' Keep on Truckin' enters US chart-1973.
The Stories' Brother Louie peaks Can #1-1973.
BTO's Gimme Your Money Please peaks Can chart-1973.
Frank Zappa plays Oslo NOR-1973.
The Stampeders' Minstrel Gypsy peaks Can top 10-1973.
Sly/Family Stone's If You Want Me To Stay peaks Can top 40-1973.
Donny Osmond's Young Love/A Million to One peaks Can top 5-1973.
The Sex Pistols play Scarborough UK-1977.
Max Webster's Let Go the Line peaks Can top 40-1979.
The Crusaders' Street Life enters US chart-1979.
Trooper's Boys In the Bright White Sportscar peaks Can top 30-1979.
Domenic Troiano's We All Need Love peaks Can top 40-1979.
Ian Thomas' Pilot peaks Can chart-1979.
Dr. Hook's When You're in Love With a Beautiful woman peaks Can top 5-1979.
Patrick Hernandez' Born to Be Alive peaks Can #1-1979.
Stan Kenton dies heart attack-1979.
KC/Sunshine Band's Please Don't Go enters US chart-1979.
The Knack's My Sharona peaks US #1-1979.
Earth Wind & Fire's After the Love Has Gone peaks US top 5-1979.
Donna Summer's Dim All the Lights enters US chart-1979.
Chris Thompson's If You Remember Me enters US chart-1979.
Billy Joel's Leave a Tender Moment Alone peaks Can chart-1984.
Stevie Wonder's I Just Called to Say I Love You enters UK chart-1984.
Glenn Frey's Sexy Girl peaks Can chart-1984.
The Blow Monkeys' Digging Your Scene peaks Can top 20-1986.
Andy Taylor's Take It Easy peaks Can top 20-1986.
Lionel Richie's Dancing On the Ceiling peaks Can #2-1986.
Tom Cochrane/Red Rider's Boy Inside the Man peaks Can top 30-1986.
Kim Mitchell's Patio Lanterns peaks Can top 20-1986.
Snoop Doggy Dogg charged as accomplice to murder-1993.
Dwayne Goettel (Skinny Puppy) dies OD-1995.
Rob Fisher (Naked Eyes/Climie Fisher) dies pancreatitis-1999.
Jack Nitzsche dies cardiac arrest-2000.
Aaliyah dies plane crash-2001.
Jimmy Rushing (1901) (vocals-w.Basie-DECEASED)
Lester Lanin (1907) (bandleader-DECEASED)
Peter Appleyard (1928) (vibes-DECEASED)
Jet Black (1938) (drums-Stranglers)
Vic Dana (1940) (vocals)
Chris Curtis (1941) (drums-Searchers-DECEASED)
Valerie Simpson (1946) (vocals-keys-w.Ashford)
Bob Cowsill (1949) (vocals-Cowsills)
Branford Marsalis (1960) (sax)
Joe Bennett/Sparkletones' Black Slacks enters US chart-1957.
Della Reese's And That Reminds Me enters US chart-1957.
Rick Nelson's You're My One and Only Love enters US chart-1957.
Jane Morgan's Fascination enters US chart-1957.
The Diamonds' ZipZip enters US chart-1957.
Debbie Reynolds' Tammy peaks US #1-1957.
Tommy Roe's Sheila peaks US #1-1962.
The Rolling Stones' 1st appearance Ready Steady Go-1963.
The Beatles play Red Rocks Denver-1964.
The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction enters UK chart-1965.
Frankie Valli's I Make a Fool Of Myself enters US chart-1967.
The BeeGees' To Love Somebody peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Sugar Shoppe's Canada peaks Can top 40-1967.
Bunny Sigler's Let the Good Times Roll/Feel So Good medley peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Beatles' All You Need is Love peaks Can #1-1967.
Aretha Franklin's Baby I Love You peaks Can top 5-1967.
Jimi Hendrix' Purple Haze enters US chart-1967.
The Mamas/Papas' 12:30 enters US chart-1967.
Tommy James/Shondells' Gettin' Together enters US chart-1967.
The Association's Never My Love enters US chart-1967.
Ray Charles' In the Heat of the Night enters US chart-1967.
James Brown's Cold Sweat peaks Can top 10-1967.
Tommy Boyce/Bobby Hart's Out and About peaks Can top 30-1967.
Bobby Darin's Darling Be Home Soon peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Beatles/Mick Jagger/Marianne Faithfull go to Bangor WAL to see Maharishi-1967.
Festival of the Flower Children held Woburn Abbey Beds UK w.Bee Gees/Alan Price/Marmalade-1967.
James Brown plays Memorial Auditorium Dallas TX-1968.
Bobby Vinton's Halfway to Paradise peaks Can top 20-1968.
B.J. Thomas' Eyes of a New York Woman peaks Can top 30-1968.
Cream's Sunshine of Your Love peaks Can top 5-1968.
The Rascals' People Got to Be Free peaks Can #1-1968.
Status Quo's Pictures of Matchstick Men peaks Can top 10-1968.
The Amboy Dukes' Journey to the Centre of Your Mind peaks Can top 20-1968.
Mama Cass' Dream a Little Dream of Me peaks Can top 10-1968.
The Beatles release Hey Jude/Revolution-1968.
Merle Haggard records I Take a Lot of Pride in What I Am Hollywood CA-1968.
The Rolling Stones receive gold for Honky Tonk Woman-1969.
Jimi Hendrix performs last concert Isle of Wight-1970.
The BeeGees awarded gold How Can You Mend a Broken Heart-1971.
ELP awarded gold Tarkus LP-1971.
Aretha Franklin awarded gold Spanish Harlem-1971.
Bill Withers' Use Me enters US chart-1972.
ELP's From the Beginning enters US chart-1972.
Sonny/Cher's When You Say Love peaks Can top 20-1972.
Rod Stewart's You Wear it Well enters US chart-1972.
Sailcat's Motorcycle Mama peaks Can top 20-1972.
Leon Russell's Tightrope enters US chart-1972.
Donny Osmond's Why enters US chart-1972.
Alice Cooper's School's Out peaks Can top 5-1972.
The Partridge Family's Breaking Up Is Hard to Do peaks Can top 20-1972.
Blue Haze's Smoke Gets in Your Eyes peaks Can top 20-1972.
10cc make stage debut Lido Douglas IOM UK-1973.
The Sex Pistols play Rock Garden Middlesborough UK-1977.
ELP/Montreal Symphony play Montreal QC-1977.
April Wine's Comin' Right Down On Top of Me peaks Can chart-1978.
Barry Manilow's Copacabana peaks Can top 10-1978.
Jackson Browne's Stay/The Load Out peaks Can top 20-1978.
The Commodores' 3 Times a Lady peaks Can #1-1978.
ARS' I'm Not Gonna Let it Bother Me Tonight peaks Can top 20-1978.
Joe Walsh's Life's Been Good peaks Can top 20-1978.
Steely Dan's Josie enters US chart-1978.
The Who's Who Are You enters US chart-1978.
Frankie Valli's Grease peaks US #1-1978.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' It's a Laugh enters US chart-1978.
Paul Davis' Sweet Life enters US chart-1978.
Canada Jam w.Doobie Brothers/Commodores/Kansas/Dave Mason/ARS ON-1978.
Christopher Cross' Sailing peaks US #1-1980.
Lee Hays (Weavers) dies-1981.
Kim Carnes' Crazy in the Night peaks Can top 20-1985.
'Til Tuesday's Voices Carry peaks Can top 20-1985.
Paul Young's Everytime You Go Away peaks Can #1-1985.
Depeche Mode's People Are People peaks Can top 20-1985.
Lenny Kravitz' It Ain't Over 'til It's Over peaks Can top 5-1991.
Amy Grant's Every Heartbeat peaks Can top 20-1991.
Miracle Ronnie White dies leukemia-1995.
Anne Murray's What Would It Take enters Can chart-1996.
Bryan Adams' Let's Make It a Night To Remember enters Can chart-1996.
Tom Petty/Heartbreakers' She's the One ST enters Can chart-1996.
Pam Tillis joins Grand Ol' Opry/inducted by Marty Stuart-2000.
Allen Woody (Allmans/Government Mule) dies-2000.
Maxwell's Now CD enteres Can chart-2001.
David Grey's White Ladder CD enteres Can chart-2001.
Laura Branigan dies-2004.
Lester Young (1909) (sax-solo-DECEASED)
Juliette (1927) (vocals)
Phil Shulman (1937) (sax-trumpet-Gentle Giant)
Tommy Sands (1937) (vocals-solo)
B.J. Thomas (1942) (vocals-solo)
Daryl "The Captain" Dragon (1942) (keys-w.Tennille)
Tim Bogert (1944) (bass-Vanilla Fudge-BBA-Cactus)
Simon Kirke (1949) (drums-Free-Bad Company)
Alex Lifeson (1953) (guitar-Rush)
Willy DeVille (1953) (vocals-Mink DeVille-DECEASED)
Jason McCoy (1970) (vocals)
Mindy Carson's Wake the Town and Tell the People enters US chart-1955.
The 4 Aces' Love is a Many Splendored Thing enters US chart-1955.
Eddie Fisher's Song of the Dreamer/Don't Stay Away Too Long enters US chart-1955.
The Crew-Cuts Gum Drop enters US chart-1955.
Chuck Berry threatened by students Meridian MS/charged with creating disturbance-1959.
The Beatles play Gardens Cincinnatti-1964.
Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited released-1965.
The Beatles/Elvis Presley meet Bel Air CA-1965.
Roger Williams' Born Free enters US chart-1966.
The Association's Cherish enters US chart-1966.
The Beatles' Eleanor Rigby enters US chart/manager Brian Epstein dies OD -1967.
The Rolling Stones release Gimme Shelter live LP-1971.
Middle of the Road release Tweedle Dee Tweedle Dum UK-1971.
Freda Payne awarded gold Bring the Boys Home-1971.
Haile Selassie dies-1974.
David Soul's Silver Lady enters UK chart-1977.
Leif Garrett's Surfin' USA enters US chart-1977.
Peter Frampton's Signed Sealed Delivered enters US chart-1977.
Helen Reddy's You're My World peaks Can top 20-1977.
Pablo Cruise's Whatcha Gonna Do peaks Can #1-1977.
Eric Carmen's She Did It enters US chart-1977.
The Commodores' Brick House enters US chart-1977.
Jean Michel Jarre's Oxygene enters UK chart-1977.
Paul Davis' I Go Crazy enters US chart-1977.
Rod Stewart's What Am I Gonna Do enters UK chart-1983.
Van Halen's Panama peaks Can top 20-1984.
The Cars' Magic peaks Can top 20-1984.
Eddy Grant's Romancing the Stone peaks Can top 10-1984.
Ray Parker Jr's Ghostbusters peaks Can #1-1984.
Arrow's Hot Hot Hot peaks Can top 40-1984.
Los Lobos' La Bamba peaks US #1-1987.
Neil Young's This Note's For You peaks Can chart-1988.
Madonna's Hanky Panky peaks Can #2-1990.
Poison's Unskinny Bop peaks Can #1-1990.
Stevie Ray Vaughan dies helicopter crash-1990.
Go West's King of Wishful Thinking peaks Can top 5-1990.
Oasis leave for US tour without Liam Gallagher-1996.
Billy Grammer (1925) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)
David Soul (1943) (vocals)
Bob Segarini (1945) (vocals)
Danny Seraphine (1948) (drums-Chicago)
Martin Lamble (1949) (drums-fiddle-Fairport Convention-DECEASED)
Wayne Osmond (1951) (vocals-guitar-sax-Osmonds)
Phranc (1957) (vocals)
Shania Twain (1965) (vocals)
LeAnn Rimes (1982) (vocals)
Guy Mitchell's Look At That Girl enters UK chart-1953.
Mitch Miller's Yellow Rose of Texas peaks US #1-1955.
Jerry Keller's Here Comes Summer enters UK chart-1959.
Joe Dowell's Wooden Heart peaks US #1-1961.
Bobby Lewis' One Track Mind enters US chart-1961.
The Chantels' Look in My Eyes enters US chart-1961.
Bobby Edwards' You're the Reason enters US chart-1961.
Jerry Lee Lewis last session for Sun before signing with Mercury-1963.
The Beatles play Forest Hills Stadium NYC-1964.
Allen Klein becomes Andrew Oldham's partner in Rolling Stones management/together sign new contract with Decca Records to cover 5 years/Satisfaction enters UK chart-1965.
Sonny/Cher's Just You enters US chart-1965.
Charlie Rich's Mohair Sam enters US chart-1965.
Elvis Presley's I'm Yours enters US chart/meets with Beatles 4 hours-1965.
Jody Miller's Home of the Brave enters US chart-1965.
Bob Dylan booed off stage Forest Hills NY for electric show w.Levon Helm/Robbie Robertson/Harvey Brooks/Al Kooper-1965.
The Beatles play San Diego-1965.
Donovan's Sunshine Superman peaks US #1-1966.
The Beatles play Dodger Stadium LA-1966.
The Jeff Beck Group plays 1st US gig Boston Tea Party-1967.
Grateful Dead/Big Brother play Hell's Angels funeral-1967.
The Beatles record Dear Prudence Abbey Road London UK-1968.
Tommy James' Draggin' the Line peaks Can #2-1970.
Freda Payne releases Band of Gold UK-1970.
Anne Murray releases Snowbird UK-1970.
Derek/Dominoes record Tell the Truth Criteria Miami-1970.
The Persuaders' Thin Line between Love & Hate enters US chart-1971.
James Brown's Make it Funky enters US chart-1971.
Tom Clay's What the World Needs Now/Abraham Martin & John medley peaks Can top 20-1971.
Lou Rawls' A Natural Man enters US chart-1971.
The BeeGees' How Can You Mend a Broken Heart peaks Can #1-1971.
Carole King's So Far Away/Smackwater Jack enters US chart-1971.
John Denver's Take Me Home Country Roads peaks Can top 5-1971.
Frank Zappa plays Rome Italy-1973.
Deep Purple awarded gold Smoke On the Water-1973.
Al Green awarded gold Here I Am-1973.
Bobby Pickett/Cryptkickers awarded gold Monster Mash-1973.
Gordon Lightfoot's Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald enters US chart-1976.
Jackson Hawke's You Can't Dance peaks Can top 40-1976.
The Ritchie Family's Best Disco in Town enters US chart-1976.
Vicki Sue Robinson's Turn the Beat Around peaks Can top 20- 1976.
The Sex Pistols/The Clash/Buzzcocks play Screen On the Green Islington UK-1976.
Barry Devorzon/Perry Botkin Jr.'s Nadia's Theme enters US chart-1976.
Evelyn King's Love Come Down enters US chart-1982.
Sylvia (Allen)'s Nobody enters US chart-1982.
Steel Breeze's You Don't Want Me Anymore enters US chart-1982.
REO Speedwagon's Keep the Fire Burnin' peaks Can top 10-1982.
Kenny Loggins/Steve Perry's Don't Fight It enters US chart-1982.
April Wine's Enough is Enough peaks Can top 20-1982.
Fleetwood Mac's Hold Me peaks Can top 10-1982.
Tina Turner awarded star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1986.
Coleman Wilde's It Doesn't Matter peaks Can top 20-1989.
Roxette's Dressed For Success peaks Can top 5-1989.
Michael Jackson's You Are Not Alone peaks US #1-1995.
Charlie Parker (1920) (sax-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)
Dinah Washington (1924) (vocals-w.Brook Benton-DECEASED)
Dick Halligan (1943) (keys-winds-trombone-BS&T)
Chris Copping (1945) (bass-keys-Procol Harum)
Michael Jackson (1958) (vocals-Jackson 5-DECEASED)
George Harrison joins Quarrymen-1958.
The Quarrymen begin residency Casbah Club Liverpool UK-1960.
Larry Verne's Mr. Custer enters US chart-1960.
Ike/Tina Turner's Fool in Love enters US chart-1960.
Wanda Jackson's Let's Have a Party enters US chart-1960.
The Beatles' She Loves You enters UK chart-1963.
The 4 Seasons' Save It For Me enters US chart-1964.
Roy Orbison's Oh Pretty Woman enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles play Hollywood Bowl LA-1965.
The Happenings' See You In September peaks Can #1-1966.
Herb Alpert/TJB's The Work Song peaks Can top 20-1966.
Bobby Moore's Searching For My Baby peaks Can top 20-1966.
David Houston's Almost Persuaded peaks chart-1966.
Bobby Hebb's Sunny peaks Can #2-1966.
Petula Clark's I Couldn't Live Without Your Love peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Beatles perform last US concert Candlestick Park San Francisco-1966.
The Grassroots' Where Were You When I Needed You peaks Can top 20-1966.
Chad/Jeremy's Distant Shores peaks Can top 20-1966.
Spirit sign contract with Ode Records-1967.
Ronnie Dyson's If You Let Me Make Love To You peaks Can top 10-1970.
The Kinks' Lola enters US chart-1970.
3 Dog Night's Out in the Country enters US chart-1970.
Black Sabbath's Paranoid enters UK chart-1970.
The James Gang's Funk #49 enters US chart-1970.
The Who's Summertime Blues peaks Can top 10-1970.
B.J. Thomas' I Just Can't Help Believin' peaks Can top 20-1970.
Ray Price's For the Good Times enters US chart-1970.
Kenny Rogers/1st Edition's Tell it All Brother peaks Can top 10-1970.
Tom Northcott's Crazy Jane peaks Can top 20-1970.
Johnny Cash's Sunday Morning Coming Down enters US chart-1970.
The 4 Tops' Still Water enters US chart-1970.
Isle of Wight Festival-1970.
Paul/Linda McCartney's Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey peaks US #1-1971.
Joe Simon awarded gold Power of Love-1972.
Al Green awarded gold I'm Still In Love With You-1972.
Marvin Gaye awarded gold Let's Get It On LP-1973.
Frank Zappa plays Antibes-1973.
The Clash play 1st public show Screen on the Grass Islington UK-1976.
Jimmy Reed dies-1976.
Eddie Van Halen meets Valerie Bertinelli concert Shreveport LA-1980.
Air Supply's The One That You Love peaks Can top 5-1981.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' Private Eyes enters US chart-1981.
The Moody Blues' Gemini Dream peaks Can #1-1981.
Stars on 45's Medley II peaks Can top 20-1981.
The GoGos' Our Lips Are Sealed enters US chart-1981.
OMD's Souvenir enters UK chart-1981.
Cliff Richard's Wired For Sound enters UK chart-1981.
Dan Fogelberg's Hard to Say enters US chart-1981.
Phil Collins' In the Air Tonight peaks Can #2-1981.
Steve Miller's Abracadabra peaks US #1-1982.
Def Leppard's Rock of Ages peaks Can top 20-1983.
Bryan Adams' This Time peaks Can top 30-1983.
Def Leppard's Pour Some Sugar On Me peaks Can #2-1988.
Elton John's I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That peaks Can #1-1988.
Sade's Paradise peaks Can top 20-1988.
The Rolling Stones release Steel Wheels LP-1989.
Radiohead begin UK tour-1992.
Oasis release Definitely Maybe CD UK-1994.
The Rankin Family's Endless Seasons LP released Can-1995.
Charlie Feathers dies stroke-1998.
Sheriff Tex Davis (early rock promoter) dies-2007.
Kitty Wells (1919) (vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-Grand Ol' Opry member-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)
John Phillips (1935) (vocals-guitar-Journeymen-Mamas/Papas-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Chuck Colbert (1939) (bass-American Breed)
The Inkspots record Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall-1944.
Buddy Holly/Crickets/Chuck Berry/Frankie Lymon/Drifters/Lavern Baker/Clyde McPhatter/Paul Anka/Everlys/Jimmy Bowen begin nation-wide package tour with 1 week Paramount Theatre NY-1957.
The Coasters' Poison Ivy enters US chart-1959.
The Highwaymen's Michael peaks US #1-1961.
Elvis Presley's She's Not You enters UK chart-1962.
Shirley Bassey's What Now My Love enters UK chart-1962.
The Tornadoes' Telstar enters UK chart-1962.
The Beatles play Convention Hall Atlantic City-1964.
The Beatles' Help peaks Can/US #1-1965.
The Beach Boys' California Girls peaks Can #2-1965.
Bob Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone peaks Can top 5-1965.
Barbara Lewis' Baby I'm Yours peaks Can top 10-1965.
Diane Leigh's Won't Be a Lonely Summer peaks Can top 20-1965.
Derek Martin's You Better Go peaks Can top 20-1965.
Donovan's Colours peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Beatles release Hey Jude/Revolution/1st record on Apple-1968.
Mama Cass' It's Getting Better peaks Can top 30-1969.
Johnny Cash's A Boy Named Sue peaks Can top 5-1969.
Bobbie Gentry's I'll Never Fall in Love Again enters UK chart-1969.
Jerry Butler's What's the Use of Breaking Up enters US chart-1969.
Glen Campbell's True Grit peaks Can top 30-1969.
Isle of Wight Pop Festival held w.Jimi Hendrix/Doors/Who/Joni Mitchell/Jethro Tull/Moody Blues/others-1970.
Merle Haggard records Daddy Frank Hollywood-1971.
The 5 Man Electrical Band awarded gold Signs-1971.
Donny Osmond awarded gold Sweet & Innocent-1971.
Frank Zappa plays Bologna Italy-1973.
Helen Reddy awarded gold Delta Dawn-1973.
Emmylou Harris' If I Could Only Win Your Love enters US chart-1975.
Ambrosia's Holdin' On to Yesterday peaks Can top 40-1975.
Neil Sedaka's That's When the Music Takes Me peaks Can top 20-1975.
Willie Nelson's Blue Eyes Cryin' In the Rain enters US chart-1975.
War's Why Can't We Be Friends peaks Can top 10-1975.
Jigsaw's Sky High enters US chart-1975.
Leo Sayer's Moonlighting enters UK chart-1975.
KC/Sunshine Band's Get Down Tonight peaks US #1-1975.
James Taylor's How Sweet It Is peaks US top 5-1975.
Elton John's Someone Saved My Life Tonight peaks Can #2-1975.
Cher/Black Rose perform Central Park NYC-1980.
Queen's Play the Game peaks Can top 20-1980.
Devo's Whip It enters US chart-1980.
Reading Festival w.Kinks/Wishbone Ash/Greg Lake/others UK-1981.
Dottie West critically injured car crash/dies 5 days later-1991.
Nirvana plays Reading Festival-1992.
Fu-Shnickens' What's Up Doc peaks Can top 20-1993.
2 Unlimited's Tribal Dance peaks Can top 10-1993.
Pet Shop Boys' Can You Forgive Her peaks Can top 10-1993.
House of Pain's Who's the Man peaks Can top 20-1993.
Sterling Morrison (Velvet Underground) dies Non Hodgins lymphoma-1995.
James Taylor/Carly Simon reunite for charity benefit Martha's Vineyard MS-1995.
Arthur Godfrey (1903) (vocals-ukulele-DECEASED)
Jerry Allison (1939) (drums-Crickets)
Van Morrison (1945) (vocals-sax-Them-Brit Award winner-Ivor Novello Award winner-OBE-Grammy Award winner-RnR HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee)
Pete Gage (1947) (guitar-Ram Jam Band-Dada-Vinegar Joe)
Rudolf Schenker (1948) (guitar-Scorpions-MSG)
Tony DeFranco (1959) (vocals-DeFranco Family)
Debbie Gibson (1970) (vocals)
Paul Anka's Put Your Head on My shoulder enters US chart-1959.
Frankie Avalon's Just Ask Your Heart enters US chart-1959.
The Jaynetts' Sally Go Round the Roses enters US chart-1963.
Nat King Cole's That Sunday That Summer enters US chart-1963.
The Angels' My Boyfriend's Back peaks US #1-1963.
Allan Sherman's Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh peaks US #2-1963.
The Ronettes' Be My Baby enters US chart-1963.
The Beatles play Cow Palace San Francisco-1965.
The Band's Weight enters US chart-1968.
Big Brother/Holding Company's Piece of My Heart/Down On Me both enter US chart-1968.
Jerry Butler's Hey Western Union Man enters US chart-1968.
Avant Garde's Naturally Stoned enters US chart-1968.
Don Fardon's Indian Reservation enters US chart-1968.
The Grassroots' Midnight Confessions enters US chart-1968.
William Bell/Judy Clay's Private Number enters US chart-1968.
The Rolling Stones release Street Fighting Man US-1968.
Bob Dylan/Band play Isle of Wight-1969.
Derek/Dominoes record Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out/Key to the Highway/Why Does Love Got to Be So Bad Criteria Miami-1970.
Neil Diamond awarded gold Moods LP-1972.
Paul McCartney/Wings awarded gold Live and Let Die-1973.
The Rolling Stones release Goat's Head Soup LP-1973.
Carole King's Jazzman enters US chart-1974.
Paul Anka's You're Having My Baby peaks Can #1-1974.
Jim Stafford's Wildwood Weed peaks Can top 5-1974.
The Osmonds' Love Me For a Reason enters US chart-1974.
Nazareth's This Flight Tonight peaks Can top 30-1974.
3 Dog Night's Sure As I'm Sittin' Here peaks Can top 20-1974.
The Partridge Family TV series ends-1974.
Wet Willie's Keep on Smilin' peaks Can top 30-1974.
Gordon Lightfoot's Carefree Highway enters US chart-1974.
Ten Nugent plays Apollo Glasgow UK-1976.
George Harrison found guilty of plagiarism re He's So Fine/My Sweet Lord-1976.
The Sex Pistols play Plymouth UK-1977.
Billy Joel's Say Goodbye to Hollywood peaks Can top 30-1981.
Marvin Gaye plays Theatre Royal London UK-1981.
Michael Jackson's Bad video debuts CBS-TV-1987.
The Northern Pikes' Teenland peaks Can top 30-1987.
George Michael's I Want Your Sex peaks Can #1-1987.
Keith Richards shoots Take it So Hard video-1988.
The Rolling Stones begin NA Steel Wheels tour Veteran's Stadium Philadelphia-1989.
Metallica's self titled CD debuts US #1-1991.
Technotronic's Move This peaks Can #2-1992.
Prince's Sexy MF peaks Can top 20-1992.
The Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame opens Cleveland OH-1995.
James Brown performs Beirut Leb-1997.
U2 webcast concert Dublin Ire-1997.
Trisha Yearwood's Songbook CD enters Can chart-1997.
Coolio's My Soul CD enters Can chart-1997.
Diana Krall's Love Scenes CD enters Can chart-1997.
Widemouth Mason's self titled CD enters Can chart-1997.
Martina McBride's Evolution CD enters Can chart-1997.
98 Degree's self titled CD enters Can chart-1997.
Lionel Hampton dies-2002.
Carl Wayne (The Move) dies-2004.