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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-

    1965.

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.-

    1964.

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.