Day to day musical history for

Ray Henderson (1896) (composer w.DeSylva/Brown-DECEASED)

Mary Martin (1913) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Matt Monro (1930) (vocals-DECEASED)

Billy Paul (1934) (vocals)

Woody Allen (1935) (clarinet)

Lou Rawls (1935) (vocals-DECEASED)

Sandy Nelson (1938) (drums)

Dianne Lennon (1939) (vocals-Lennon Sisters)

John Densmore (1944) (drums-Doors)

Bette Midler (1945) (vocals)

Gilbert O'Sullivan (1946) (vocals)

Klaaseje Van Der Wal (1949) (bass-Shocking Blue)

Jaco Pastorius (1951) (bass-Weather Report-DECEASED)

Eric Bloom (1951) (guitar-vocals-Blue Oyster Cult)

Treat Williams (1951) (vocals-theatrical)

Sam Reid (1963) (keys-Glass Tiger-5x Juno winner-Grammy nominee)

Publisher Fred Rose dies heart attack-1954.

Frankie Laine's Moonlight Gambler enters US chart-1956.

Patience/Prudence's Gonna Get Along Without You Now enters US chart-1956.

Buddy Holly-Crickets/Sam Cooke/The Rays appear Ed Sullivan Show-1957.

Neil Sedaka signs with RCA-1958.

The Teddy Bears' To Know Him Is To Love Him peaks US #1-1958.

The Playmates' Beep Beep peaks US top 5-1958.

The Chipmunks' Chipmunk Song enters US chart-1958.

Bobby Darin/Sandra Dee wed-1960.

Johnny Tillotson's Poetry in Motion enters UK chart-1960.

Cliff Richard's I Love You enters UK chart-1960.

John D. Loudermilk's Road Hog enters US chart-1962.

Mary Wells' 2 Lovers enters US chart-1962.

The Exciters' Tell Him enters US chart-1962.

The Beach Boys' 10 Little Indians enters US chart-1962.

The Shirelles' Everybody Loves a Lover enters US chart-1962.

The Supremes record Back in My Arms Again-1964.

The Hollies' Look Through Any Window peaks Can top 5-1965.

Carter Stanley dies heart attack-1966.

Jimmie Rodgers allegedly beaten by cops-1967.

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour EP released UK-1967.

Janis Joplin's last show w.Big Brother/Holding Co.-1968.

Magic Sam (Maghet) dies heart attack-1969.

Martha Reeves/Vandellas play last show together Detroit MI-1972.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' Love I Lost peaks Can top 40-1973.

The Who's Love Reign O'er Me enters US chart-1973.

Linda Ronstadt's Love Has No Pride enters US chart-1973.

The Love Unlimited Orchestra's Love's Theme enters US chart-1973.

Marie Osmond's Paper Roses peaks Can top 20-1973.

ELO's Showdown enters US chart-1973.

Paul Simon's American Tune enters US chart-1973.

Kris Kristofferson's Why Me peaks Can top 20-1973.

BTO's Blue Collar enters US chart-1973.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play Stonybrook LI NY-1973.

America awarded gold History LP-1975.

The Sex Pistols appear Bill Grundy TV show/swearing creates sensation-1976.

Fleetwood Mac's Tusk peaks Can top 5-1979.

Steve Forbert's Romeo's Tune enters US chart-1979.

Styx' Babe peaks Can #1-1979.

The Flying Lizards' Money enters US chart-1979.

France Joli's Come to Me peaks Can top 20-1979.

Michael Jackson's Don't Stop Till You Get Enough peaks Can top 5-1979.

The Police's Walking On the Moon enters UK chart-1979.

Pink Floyd's Another Brick in the Wall enters UK chart-1979.

Dave Edmunds' Girls Talk peaks Can top 20-1979.

Michael Jackson releases Thriller LP-1982.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Power of Love enters UK chart-1984.

Tears for Fears' Shout enters UK chart-1984.

Dead or Alive's You Spin Me Round enters UK chart-1984.

Boston's Amanda peaks Can #1-1986.

OMD's Live & Die peaks Can top 10-1986.

Charlie Watts' Live at Fulham Town Hall LP released-1986.

Stacy Q's 2 of Hearts peaks Can #1-1986.

Lee Dorsey dies emphysema-1986.

Milli Vanilli return Grammy-1990.

Composer Aaron Copland dies-1990.

Red Hot & Blue TV show airs-1990.

Frank Sinatra auctions memorabilia/earns $2 million plus-1995.

Barbra Streisand/Bryan Adams' I Finally Found Someone enters Can chart-1996.

The Wallflowers' One Headlight enters Can chart-1996.

Smashing Pumpkins' Aeroplane Flies CD enters Can chart-1996.

Stephane Grappelli dies-1997.

Jennifer Lopez' This is Me CD enters Can chart-2002.

Tupac's Better Days CD enters Can chart-2002.

Sum 41's Does This Look Infected CD enters Can chart-2002.

Paul McCartney's Back in the US CD enters Can chart-2002.

System of a Down's Steal This Album CD enters Can chart-2002.

Tim McGraw's Dancehall Doctors CD enters Can chart-2002.

Fate Marable (1890) (keys-DECEASED)

Eddie Sauter (1914) (bandleader-DECEASED)

Adolph Green (1915) (composer-Grammy winner-Tony winner-Songwriters HoF inductee-Kennedy Center honouree-DECEASED)

Charlie Ventura (1916) (sax-DECEASED)

Sylvia Sims (1917) (vocals-DECEASED)

Milton DeLugg (1918) (bandleader)

Maria Callas (1923) (vocals-opera-DECEASED)

Wynton Kelly (1931) (keys-Miles Davis-DECEASED)

Tom McGuiness (1941) (bass-Manfred Mann-McGuiness Flint-Blues Band)

PJ Perry (1941) (sax)

Ted Bluechel Jr (1942) (drums-vocals-Association)

David Munden (1943) (rums-vocals-Tremeloes)

John Wesley Ryles (1950) (vocals)

Michael McDonald (1952) (keys-vocals-Steely Dan-Doobie Brothers)

Rick Savage (1960) (bass-Def Leppard)

Nate Mendel (1968) (bass-Foo Fighters)

Donna Matthews (1971) (guitar-Elastica)

Albert Ammons dies-1949.

Sam Cooke's You Send Me peaks US #1-1957.

George Hamilton IV's Why Don't They Understand enters US chart-1957.

Billy Vaughn's Sail Along Silvery Moon/Raunchy enters US chart-1957.

Bobby Darin honoured on This Is Your Life TV show-1959.

Andy Williams records Can't Get Used to Losing You-1962.

The Beatles appear Morecambe/Wise tv show UK-1963.

The Spencer Davis Group's Keep on Running enters UK chart-1965.

The Beatles' Hello Goodbye enters US chart-1967.

The Hollies' Dear Eloise enters US chart-1967.

The Lovin' Spoonful's She Is Still a Mystery peaks Can top 5-1967.

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's If I Could Build My Whole World Around You enters US chart-1967.

Bobby Vinton's Please Love Me Forever peaks Can #1-1967.

Neil Diamond's Kentucky Woman peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Mamas/Papas' Glad to Be Unhappy peaks Can top 10-1967.

American Breed's Bend Me Shape Me enters US chart-1967.

The Supremes' Love Child peaks Can #1-1968.

The Guess Who's Of a Dropping Pin peaks Can chart-1968.

George Harrison releases Wonderwall Music LP US-1968.

Gordon Lightfoot's Bitter Green peaks Can chart-1968.

Taj Mahal performs concert death row Washington State Pen-1971.

The Spinners' I'll Be Around peaks Can top 10-1972.

Elvis Presley's Separate Ways enters US chart-1972.

James Taylor's Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight enters US chart-1972.

Valdy's Rock'n'Roll Song peaks Can top 20-1972.

Hurricane Smith's Oh Babe What Would You Say enters US chart-1972.

Carly Simon's You're So Vain enters US chart-1972.

The Osmonds' Crazy Horses peaks Can top 20-1972.

Curtis Mayfield's Freddie's Dead peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Blue Ridge Rangers' Jambalaya enters US chart-1972.

The Guess Who's Runnin' Back to Saskatoon peaks Can top 10-1972.

The Eagles' Witchy Woman peaks Can top 10-1972.

Chuck Berry's Reelin' & Rockin' live version enters US chart 14 years after original recording-1972.

Dr. Hook/Medicine Show's Cover of Rolling Stone enters US chart-1972.

Byron MacGregor first broadcasts his version Americans-1973.

Carl Douglas' Kung Fu Fighting peaks US #1-1974.

Billy Swan awarded gold I Can Help-1974.

Silver Convention awarded gold Fly Robin Fly-1975.

The BeeGees play PAL benefit MSG NYC NY-1976.

Styx' Blue Collar Man peaks Can top 10-1978.

Boney M's Mary's Boy Child-Oh My Lord enters UK chart-1978.

Stonebolt's I Will Still Love You peaks Can top 20-1978.

Cheryl Lynn's Got to be Real enters US chart-1978.

Gerry Rafferty's Home and Dry enters US chart-1978.

Foreigner's Double Vision peaks Can top 10-1978.

Barry Manilow's Ready to Take a Chance Again peaks Can top 5-1978.

Barbra Streisand/Neil Diamond's You Don't Bring Me Flowers peaks US #1-1978.

Ambrosia's How Much I Feel peaks US top 5/Can #2-1978.

Stephen Bishop's Everybody Needs Love peaks Can top 30-1978.

Styx' Babe peaks US #1-1979.

Kris Kristofferson/Rita Coolidge divorce-1979.

Dreamgirls opens Broadway NYC-1981.

David Blue dies-1982.

Michael Jackson's Thriller video aired MTV 1st time-1983.

Ready For the World's Oh Sheila peaks Can #1-1985.

Arcadia's Election Day peaks Can top 10-1985.

Glenn Frey's You Belong to the City peaks Can top 10-1985.

Aaron Copland dies-1990.

Karyn White's Romantic peaks Can top 10-1991.

The Grapes of Wrath's You May Be Right peaks Can top 30-1991.

Prince's Cream peaks Can top 5-1991.

Van Halen's Top of the World peaks Can top 10-1991.

The Beatles release Free as a Bird-1995.

Adam Duritz (Counting Crows) falls during concert Beacon Theater NYC/tears ligament-cartilage-1996.

Michael Hedges dies car accident-1997.

Bob Haggart dies-1998.

Smashing Pumpkins play last show Metro Chicago-2000.

Connee Boswell (1907) (vocals-w.Sisters-DECEASED)

Rabon Delmore (1910) (guitar-vocals-w.Brother-DECEASED)

Sylvia Sims (1917) (vocals-DECEASED)

Ferlin Husky (1925) (vocals-DECEASED)

Andy Williams (1927) (vocals-Williams Brothers-DECEASED)

Freddie Assunto (1929) (trombone-Dukes of Dixieland-DECEASED)

Jaye P. Morgan (1931) (vocals)

Ken Lewis 1942) (vocals-Ivy League)

Ralph McTell (1944) (vocals-guitar)

Paul Nicholas (1945) (vocals)

Ozzy Osbourne (1948) (vocals-Black Sabbath)

Mickey Thomas (1949) (vocals-Elvin Bishop-Starship)

John Wilson (1949) (drums-Taste)

Duane Roland (1952) (guitar-Molly Hatchet)

Montell Jordan (1968) (vocals)

Dean Martin's Memories are Made of This enters US chart-1955.

The Beatles/Brian Epstein meet first time NEMS Record Store Liverpool UK-1961.

Sounds Orchestral's Cast Your Fate to the Wind enters UK chart-1964.

The Beatles' I Feel Fine enters UK chart-1964.

The Beatles release Rubber Soul and Day Tripper/We Can Work it Out same day/start UK tour Odeon Glasgow-1965.

The Rolling Stones begin 5-day session RCA Studios Hollywood CA/play concert Sacramento CA/Keith Richards electrocuted knocked unconscious-1965.

The New Vaudeville Band's Winchester Cathedral peaks US #1-1966.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Devil With a Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly medley peaks US top 5-1966.

The Mamas/Papas' Words of Love/Dancing in the Street enters US chart-1966.

The Seekers' Georgy girl enters US chart-1966.

Jimmy Ruffin's I've Passed This Way Before enters US chart-1966.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Good Thing enters US chart-1966.

The Monkees' concert debut Honolulu HI-1966.

Otis Redding's Try a Little Tenderness enters US chart-1966.

Aaron Neville's Tell It Like It Is enters US chart-1966.

Tennessee Ernie Ford TV special w.Supremes guesting-1967.

Elvis Presley comeback TV special airs NBC-1968.

Graham Nash leaves Hollies-1968.

The New Seekers release I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing UK-1971.

Montreux Casino burns during performance by Mothers/immortalised Deep Purple's Smoke on the Water-1971.

Helen Reddy awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1975.

Bonnie Tyler's It's a Heartache enters UK chart-1977.

Aerosmith's Draw the Line peaks Can top 40-1977.

Brick's Dusic peaks Can top 20-1977.

Judy Collins' Send in the Clowns peaks Can top 20-1977.

Neil Diamond's Desiree enters US chart-1977.

Firefall's Just Remember I Love You peaks Can top 10-1977.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's What's Your Name enters US chart-1977.

Dave Mason's We Just Disagree peaks Can top 20-1977.

Barry Manilow's Daybreak peaks Can top 20-1977.

Rita Coolidge's We're All Alone peaks Can top 5-1977.

Eleven people die in crush at Who concert Cincinnatti OH-1979.

The Moody Blues' Blue World peaks Can top 40-1983.

The Pointer Sisters' I'm So Excited peaks Can top 20-1984.

Helix' Rock You peaks Can top 30-1984.

Kenny Rogers/Kim Carnes/James Ingram's What About Me peaks Can top 20-1984.

Duran Duran's Wild Boys peaks Can #2-1984.

Prince's Purple Rain peaks Can top 5-1984.

Warrant's Cherry Pie peaks Can #2-1990.

Poison's Something to Believe In peaks Can #1-1990.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' So Close peaks Can top 20-1990.

Alan Freed awarded star posthumously Hollywood Blvd LA CA-1991.

Ludacris' Word of Mouf CD enters Can chart-2001.

S Club 7's Sunshine CD enters Can chart-2001.

Busta Rhymes' Genesis CD enters Can chart-2001.

Cher's Living Proof CD enters Can chart-2001.

Smash Mouth's self titled CD enters Can chart-2001.

Rich Dangel (Wailers US) dies-2002.

Eddie Heywood (1915) (keys-bandleader-composer-DECEASED)

Deanna Durbin (1921) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Lee Dorsey (1926) (vocals-DECEASED)

Jim Hall (1930) (guitar-DECEASED)

Freddie Cannon (1940) (vocals)

Chris Hillman (1944) (bass-mandolin-vocals-Byrds-Flying Burrito Brothers-w.McGuinnClark-SHF Band-Desert Rose Band-RnR HoF inductee)

Dennis Wilson (1944) (drums-vocals-Beach Boys-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Anna McGarrigle (1944) (vocals-w.Kate McGarrigle-member Order of Canada)

Southside Johnny Lyons (1948) (vocals-Asbury Jukes)

Cassandra Wilson (1955) (vocals)

Justin Welch (1972) (drums-Elastica)

Duke Ellington plays Cotton Club 1st time NYC NY-1927.

Rabon Delmore dies-1952.

Archie Bleyer's Naughty Lady of Shady Lane enters US chart-1954.

Joan Weber's Let Me Go Lover enters US chart-1954.

Elvis Presley/Jerry Lee Lewis/Carl Perkins/Johnny Cash hold impromptu session Sun Memphis-1956.

Gene Chandler releases Duke of Earl-1961.

Dion's The Wanderer enters US chart-1961.

Elvis Presley's Can't Help Falling In Love/Rock-a-Hula Baby enters US chart-1961.

Bobby Bland's Turn On Your Love Light enters US chart-1961.

Sue Thompson's Norman enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles For Sale released UK-1964.

The Righteous Brothers' Ebb Tide enters US chart-1965.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Just Like Me enters US chart-1965.

Noel Harrison's Young Girl enters US chart-1965.

The Knickerbockers' Lies enters US chart-1965.

The Kinks' Well Respected Man enters US chart-1965.

Hedgehoppers Anonymous' Good News Week enters US chart-1965.

The Byrds' Turn Turn Turn peaks US #1-1965.

Al Martino's Spanish Eyes enters US chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones release December's Children US//play San Jose-1965.

The Beatles play City Hall Newcastle/release Million Sellers EP UK-1965.

The Yardbirds/Who/Georgie Fame/Animals appear Shindig TV show via Richmond Blues Festival footage-1965.

Jacques Brel plays Carnegie Hall NYC NY-1965.

Marmalade's Obladi Oblada enters UK chart-1968.

Fleetwood Mac's Albatross enters UK chart-1968.

Bread's Baby I'm a Want You peaks Can top 5-1971.

Al Green's Let's Stay Together enters US chart-1971.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play Casino Montreux Switzerland/hall burns down-1971.

Sly/Family Stone's Family Affair peaks US #1-1971.

The Stampeders' Devil You enters US chart-1971.

The New Seekers' I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing enters US chart-1971.

Santana's Everybody's Everything peaks Can top 5-1971.

J.Geils' Looking For a Love enters US chart-1971.

Badfinger's Day After Day enters US chart-1971.

The Grassroots' 2 Divided By Love peaks Can #2-1971.

Glen Campbell/Anne Murray's I Say a Little Prayer/By the Time I Get to Phoenix medley peaks Can top 20-1971.

Billy Paul awarded gold Me & Mrs. Jones-1972.

Fleetwood Mac awarded gold white LP-1975.

Kiss awarded gold Alive LP-1975.

Stephen Stills releases Live LP-1975.

Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Review plays Montreal-1975.

England Dan/John Ford Coley's Nights Are Forever Without You peaks Can top 10-1976.

The Ritchie Family's Best Disco in Town peaks Can top 20-1976.

Smokie's Living Next Door to Alice enters US/UK chart-1976.

Tommy Bolin dies OD-1976.

Stevie Wonder's I Wish enters US chart-1976.

Bob Marley shot in arm at home-1976.

KC/Sunshine Band's I Like to Do It enters US chart-1976.

Firefall's You Are the Woman peaks Can top 10-1976.

Led Zeppelin disbands-1980.

Phil Collins' You Can't Hurry Love enters UK chart-1982.

Saga's On the Loose enters US chart-1982.

Harlequin's I Did It For Love peaks Can top 20-1982.

Culture Club's Do You Really Want to Hurt Me enter US chart-1982.

Roy Orbison plays last show Akron OH-1988.

Young MC's Bust a Move peaks Can #1-1989.

Eric Clapton begins Japanese tour with 3 nights at Budokan Tokyo JAP-1990.

Paula Abdul receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1991.

Frank Zappa dies cancer-1993.

Kennedy Center honours given to Aretha Franklin/Pete Seeger/Morton Gould Washington DC-1994.

Mary Chapin Carpenter/Pam Tillis/John Berry/David Ball/Bryan White perform for World AIDS Day Grand Ol' Opry Nashville TN-1995.

Billboard Music Awards present special honours to Carlos Santana/Madonna/Mariah Carey-1996.

Morrissey ordered to pay 1 million pounds to ex-Smiths drummer Mike Joyce-1996.

Black Sabbath original lineup reunites 2 nights Birmingham UK-1997.

Grady Martin dies-2001.

Rice "Sonny Boy Williamson" Miller (1899) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Marshall Royal (1912) (sax-Count Basie-DECEASED)

Don Robertson (1922) (vocals-guitar-whistler-solo-DECEASED)

Johnny Pate (1923) (bass-arranger)

Alvin "Red" Tyler (1925) (sax-New Orleans sessions-DECEASED)

Little Richard (1932) (vocals-piano)

Chad Mitchell (1936) (vocals-guitar-w.Trio)

J.J. Cale (1938) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Mike Smith (1943) (vocals-keys-DC5-DECEASED)

Andy Kim (aka Baron Longfellow) (1946) (vocals)

Jim Messina (1947) (vocals-guitar-Jesters-Buffalo Springfield-Poco- w.Loggins)

Egberto Gismonti (1947) (guitar)

Les Nemes (1960) (bass-Haircut 100)

Jack Russell (1960) (vocals-Great White)

John Rzeznick (1965) (vocals-guitar-Goo Goo Dolls)

Kay Starr's Comes a-Long a-Love enters UK chart-1952.

Rock Rock Rock w.Alan Freed premieres-1956.

Jane Morgan's Day the Rains Came enters UK chart-1958.

Adam Faith's What Do You Want peaks UK #1-1959.

Anita Bryant's Wonderland By Night enters US chart-1960.

Al Caiola's Magnificent Seven Theme enters US chart-1960.

The Beatles' I Want to Hold Your Hand enters UK chart-1963.

The Animal's Boom Boom enters US chart-1964.

Lorne Greene's Ringo peaks US #1-1964.

The Beatles' I Feel Fine/She's a Woman enters US chart-1964.

The Beach Boys set career record with 5 LPs Billboard Top 200/Concert at #1-1964.

Martha/Vandellas' Wild One enters US chart-1964.

The Detergents' Leader of the Laundromat enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles play Empire Liverpool-1965.

The Rolling Stones play San Diego-1965.

The Beatles record When I'm 64 Abbey Road London UK-1966.

The Byrds record My Back Pages/Wasn't Born to Follow-1966.

Buffalo Springfield record For What It's Worth Gold Star LA CA-1966.

Graham Nash announces departure from Hollies-1968.

The Rolling Stones hold Beggars Banquet to celebrate LP release-1968.

The Rolling Stones release Let it Bleed UK/appear w.Jefferson Airplane/Santana/others Altamont CA-1969.

Eric Clapton's After Midnight peaks Can top 10-1970.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Tears of a Clown peaks Can top 5-1970.

Stevie Wonder's Heaven Help Us All peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Who's See Me Feel Me peaks Can top 5-1970.

Ginette Reno's Beautiful Second Hand Man peaks Can top 10- 1970.

Anne Murray's Sing High Sing Low enters US chart-1970.

Loretta Lynn's Coal Miner's Daughter enters US chart-1970.

Bryan Hyland's Gypsy Woman peaks Can top 5-1970.

The BeeGees' Lonely Days enters US chart-1970.

The Bells' Fly Little White Dove Fly peaks Can top 10-1970.

Canned Heat's Let's Work Together peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Guess Who's Share the Land peaks Can #2-1970.

Deep Purple's Black Night enters US charts-1970.

Bobby Bloom's Montego Bay peaks Can top 5-1970.

Eric Clapton plays Hammersmith Odeon London UK-1974.

Bobby Vinton awarded gold My Melody of Love-1974.

The O'Jays awarded gold Family Reunion LP-1975.

Silver Convention's Fly Robin Fly peaks US #1-1975.

Seals/Crofts awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1975.

The Little River Band's Take It Easy On Me enters US chart-1981.

Rick Springfield's Love Is Alright Tonite enters US chart-1981.

The Rolling Stones' Waiting On a Friend enters US chart-1981.

Foreigner's Waiting For a Girl Like You peaks Can #2-1981.

The Human League's Don't You Want Me enters UK chart-1981.

Madness' It Must Be Love enters UK chart-1981.

CSN play Portland OR-1982.

Peabo Bryson/Roberta Flack's Tonight I Celebrate My Love peaks Can top 5-1983.

John Mellencamp's Crumblin' Down peaks Can top 10-1983.

Michael Jackson's PYT peaks Can top 20-1983.

Mr. Mister's Broken Wings peaks US #1-1985.

Information Society's What's On Your Mind peaks Can top 10-1988.

John Mellencamp's Rave On peaks Can top 20-1988.

Whitney Houston's One Moment in Time peaks Can top 5-1988.

Douglas Hopkins (Gin Blossoms) shoots/kills self-1993.

Wet Wet Wet's Love Is All Around peaks Can top 5-1994.

Elton John guest stars Will & Grace-2002.

Ira Gershwin (1896) (lyricist-American Theater HoF inductee-Congressional Gold Medal honouree-Pulitzer Prize winner-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Hugh Farr (1903) (guitar-vocals-Sons of the Pioneers-DECEASED)

Dave Brubeck (1920) (piano-DECEASED)

Steve Alaimo (1939) (vocals)

Helen Cornelius (1941) (vocals-w.Jim Ed Brown)

Len Barry (1942) (vocals-Dovells)

Keith West (1943) (vocals-Tomorrow)

Mike Smith (1943) (vocals-keys-DC5-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Jonathan King (1944) (vocals-producer)

Fritz Fryer (1947) (vocals-Four Pennies-producer-DECEASED)

Miroslav Vitous (1947) (bass-Weather Report-Larry Coryell)

Jeff Grob (aka Joe X. Dube) (1950) (drums-Looking Glass-Starz)

Chris Stamey (1954) (vocals-DBs)

Tish Hinojosa (1955) (vocals)

Bill Lloyd (1955) (vocals-guitar-w.Foster)

Rick Buckler (1955) (drums-The Jam)

Peter Buck (1956) (guitar-vocals-REM)

Randy Rhoads (1956) (guitar-Ozzy Osbourne-DECEASED)

David Lovering (1961) (drums-Pixies-Cracker)

Ben Watt (1962) (guitar-keys-Everything But the Girl)

Ulf Ekberg (1970) (keys-Ace of Base)

Thomas Edison makes 1st sound recording-1877.

Bing Crosby records McNamara's Band LA-1946.

Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter dies lateral sclerosis-1949.

The Chordettes' Mr. Sandman peaks US #1-1954.

Gene Vincent makes UK debut Tooting Granada London-1959.

Cliff Richard's Next Time/Bachelor boy enters UK chart-1962.

Gerry/Pacemakers' film Ferry Cross the Mersey premieres London UK-1964.

James Brown's I Got You I Feel Good peaks Can top 40-1965.

The Fortunes' Here It Comes Again peaks Can top 5-1965.

Van McCoy's Butterfly peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Byrds release Turn Turn Turn-1965.

Roger Williams' Born Free peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Supremes' You Keep Me Hangin' On peaks Can top 5-1966.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Devil With a Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly medley peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Rain on the Roof peaks Can top 20- 1966.

The Beatles begin recording When I'm 64-1966.

Lee Dorsey's Holy Cow peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Beatles' film Magical Mystery Tour premieres UK TV//Hello Goodbye peaks UK #1-1967.

The Rolling Stones receive gold Their Satanic Majesties' Request-1967.

The Rolling Stones release Beggar's Banquet UK-1968.

Crosby Stills & Nash announce formation-1968.

Mothers of Invention/Alice Cooper/GTOs/Wild Man Fischer Pre-Xmas show 2 nights Shrine Expo Hall Santa Monica CA-1968.

Jackie DeShannon's Love Will Find a Way peaks Can top 20-1969.

Stevie Wonder's Yester-Me Yester-You Yesterday peaks Can top 10-1969.

Nilsson's I Guess the Lord Must be in NYC peaks Can top 30-1969.

Mel/Tim's Backfield in Motion peaks Can top 20-1969.

Mark Lindsay's Arizona enters US chart-1969.

Wilbert Harrison's Let's Work Together enters US chart-1969.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Winter World of Love enters US chart-1969.

Joe Cocker's She Came in Through the Bathroom Window enters US chart-1969.

The Stones/Dead/Santana/Airplane play Altamont Speedway San Francisco-1969.

Jimmy Cliff's Wonderful World Beautiful People enters US chart-1969.

Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love enters US chart-1969.

Steam's Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye peaks US #1-1969.

The Rolling Stones release Let it Bleed US/play Altamont CA w.Jefferson Airplane/others-1969.

The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter film opens NYC-1970.

CSN play 1st of 2 nights Festival Hall London UK-1971.

BTO's Down to the Line enters US chart-1975.

Greg Lake's I Believe in Father Christmas enters UK chart-1975.

Donna Summer's Love to Love You Baby enters US chart-1975.

Helen Reddy's Somewhere in the Night enters US chart-1975.

Sailor's Glass of Champagne enters UK chart-1975.

Paul Simon's Still Crazy After All These Years CD peaks US #1-1975.

C.W. McCall's Convoy enters US chart-1975.

John Denver's Fly Away enters US chart-1975.

Showaddywaddy's Under the Moon of Love peaks UK #1-1976.

The Sex Pistols play Polytechnic Leeds UK-1976.

Rod Stewart plays King's Hall Manchester UK-1978.

Delbert McClinton's Giving It Up For Your Love enters US chart-1980.

Adam/Ants' Antmusic enters UK chart-1980.

Alan Parsons' Games People Play enters US chart-1980.

Supertramp's Dreamer peaks Can #1-1980.

Cliff Richard's Dreaming peaks Can top 10-1980.

The Pointer Sisters' He's So Shy peaks Can top 20-1980.

David Bowie's Fashion enters US chart-1980.

Kenny Loggins' I'm Alright peaks Can top 5-1980.

U2 play Hammersmith Palais London UK-1982.

Duran Duran play Apollo Manchester UK-1983.

Paul McCartney/Michael Jackson's Say Say Say peaks US #1-1983.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood's self titled LP peaks UK #1-1984.

Europe's Final Countdown LP peaks UK #1-1986.

Peter Cetera/Amy Grant's Next Time I Fall peaks #1 US chart-1986.

The Housemartins' Caravan of Love enters UK chart-1986.

Roy Orbison dies heart attack-1988.

Gabrielle's Dreams peaks Can top 5-1993.

TBTBT's One Track Mind peaks Can top 20-1993.

Michael Jackson collapses exhaustion NYC NY-1995.

Joni Mitchell receives Century Award/TLC Group of Year/Hootie-Blowfish Album of Year Billboard Awards-1995.

Counting Crows begin UK tour Forum London-1997.

Cher's Believe CD enters Can chart-1998.

Eagles reunite to appear in Travis Tritt Take it Easy video-1999.

The Strokes play Mercury Lounge NYC NY-2000.

Foo Fighters begin UK tour Apollo Manchester-2000.

Elvis Costello/Diana Krall wed-2003.

Edmundo Ros (1910) (drums-bandleader-OBE-DECEASED)

Johnny Otis (1921) (keys-vocals-DECEASED)

Bent Fabric (1924) (keys)

Boyd Bennett (1924) (vocals-DECEASED)

Sammy Davis Jr (1925) (vocals-DECEASED)

Harry Chapin (1942) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Jim Morrison (1943) (vocals-Doors-DECEASED)

Gregg Allman (1947) (vocals-keys-guitar-Allman Brothers Band-DECEASED)

Gary Morris (1948) (vocals-solo-theatrical)

Tom Waits (1949) (vocals-guitar-piano-solo)

Guy Mitchell's Singing the Blues enters UK chart-1956.

The Teddy Bears' To Know Him Is to Love Him peaks US #1-1958.

The Tokens sing together 1st time-1959.

Little Anthony/Imperials' Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop enters US chart-1959.

Jimmy Clanton's Go Jimmy Go enters US chart-1959.

The Coasters record Little Egypt NYC-1960.

Henry Mancini records Moon River-1960.

Bill Wyman auditions for The Rolling Stones-1962.

Dionne Warwick's Anyone Who Had a Heart enters US chart-1962.

The Singing Nun's Dominique peaks US #1-1963.

Tommy Roe's Everybody peaks US top 5-1963.

Lesley Gore's She's a Fool peaks US top 5-1963.

The Marketts' Out of Limits enters US chart-1963.

Henry Mancini's Charade enters US chart-1963.

The Tymes' Somewhere enters US chart-1963.

The Trashmen's Surfin' Bird enters US chart-1963.

Cliff Richard's It's All in the Game enters US chart-1963.

Ray Charles' That Lucky Old Sun enters US chart-1963.

Chubby Checker's Hooka Tooka enters US chart-1963.

Jan/Dean's Drag City enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles appear Juke Box Jury BBC-1963.

Frank Sinatra Jr kidnapped-1963.

Brian Wilson suffers nervous breakdown on plane/decides to quit touring-1964.

The Kinks' You Really Got Me peaks Can top 5-1964.

Lorne Greene's Ringo peaks Can #1-1964.

FrankSinatra A Man and His Music special runs CBS w.Nancy Sinatra-1966.

The Beatles open Apple Boutique London UK-1967.

Canned Heat's Going Up the Country enters US chart-1968.

The Supremes/Temptations' I'm Gonna Make You Love Me enters US chart- 1968.

The Rolling Stones release Beggar's Banquet US-1968.

Eric Burdon disbands Animals-1968.

Marie Osmond awarded gold Paper Roses-1973.

The Wombles' Wombling Merry Christmas enters UK chart-1974.

AWB's Pick Up the Pieces enters US chart-1974.

Status Quo's Down Down enters UK chart-1974.

Linda Ronstadt's You're No Good enters US chart-1974.

Ralph McTell's Streets of London enters UK chart-1974.

The Stampeders' Ramona peaks Can top 20-1974.

David Bowie's Changes re-enters US chart-1974.

Mac Davis' Rock'n'Roll I Gave You All the Best Years of My Life enters US chart-1974.

Sugarloaf's Don't Call Us We'll Call You enters US chart-1974.

Cat Stevens' Ready enters US chart-1974.

John Denver's Back Home Again peaks Can top 10-1974.

Kiki Dee's I've Got Music in Me peaks Can top 20-1974.

Carl Carlton's Everlasting Love peaks Can top 20-1974.

Carpenters special w.John Denver airs ABC-1976.

John Lennon murdered-1980.

Marty Robbins dies heart attack-1982.

Huey Lewis/News sing national anthem 49ers game San Francisco CA-1986.

The Cutting Crew's I've Been in Love Before peaks Can top 10-1987.

Richard Taylor (Manhattans) dies-1987.

Prince's U Got the Look peaks Can top 20-1987.

Pet Shop Boys' It's a Sin peaks Can top 5-1987.

REM's One I Love peaks Can top 20-1987.

Dee Clark dies-1990.

U2's Achtung Baby enters US chart at #1-1991.

Charles/Eddie's Would I Lie to You peaks Can top 5-1992.

The Grateful Dead officially disband-1995.

Aretha Franklin plays Christmas Extravaganza New Bethel Baptist Church Detroit MI-1996.

Billboard Music Awards held/Garth Brooks named Country Artist of Year-1998.

Jay McShann dies-2006.

Jean Sibelius (1865) (composer-DECEASED)

Floyd Tillman (1914) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Johnny Otis (1921) (vocals-solo)

Jimmy Smith (1925) (keys-solo-DECEASED)

Sammy Davis Jr (1925) (vocals-drums-solo-DECEASED)

David Carradine (1937) (vocals-theatrical)

Burnie Fiedler (1938) (talent manager)

James Galway (1939) (flute-KBE)

Jerry Butler (1939) (vocals-Impressions-solo)

Bobby Elliott (1942) (drums-Hollies)

Jim Morrison (1943) (vocals-Doors-DECEASED)

Donn Elliott (1944) (bass-Mandala)

Graham Knight (1946) (bass-Marmalade)

Gregg Allman (1947) (vocals-keys-guitar-Allman Brothers Band-solo)

Ray Shulman (1949) (bass-guitar-violin-drums-piano-Gentle Giant)

Kim Basinger (1953) (vocals-theatrical)

Warren Cucurullo (1956) (Missing Persons-Duran Duran)

Phil Collen (1957) (Def Leppard)

Paul Rutherford (1959) (vocals-Frankie Goes to Hollywood)

Bushwick Bill (1966) (vocals-Geto Boys)

Sinead O'Connor (1966) (vocals-solo)

Ryan Newell (1972) (guitar-vocals-Sister Hazel)

Margaret Whiting's Money Tree enters US chart-1956.

Guy Mitchell's Singing the Blues peaks US #1-1956.

Neil Sedaka's Diary enters US chart-1958.

Lloyd Price's Stagger Lee enters US chart-1958.

Reg Owens' Manhattan Spiritual enters US chart-1958.

Connie Francis' My Happiness enters US chart-1958.

Laverne Baker's I Cried a Tear enters US chart-1958.

Emile Ford's Counting Teardrops enters UK chart-1960.

Chris Montez' Some Kinda Fun enters US chart-1962.

Lou Monte's Pepino the Italian Mouse enters US chart-1962.

The Miracles' You've Really Got a Hold On Me enters US chart-1962.

Dionne Warwick's Don't Make Me Over enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Vee's Night Has 1000 Eyes enters US chart-1962.

Dickey Lee's I Saw Linda Yesterday enters US chart-1962.

Vince Guaraldi's Cast Your Fate to the Wind enters US chart-1962.

Frank Sinatra Jr kidnapped Las Vegas-1963.

DDDBM/T's Save Me enters UK chart-1966.

Donovan's Sunshine Superman enters UK chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones' Their Satanic Majesties' Request released UK-1967.

John Mills Sr of Mills Brothers dies-1967.

Graham Nash quits Hollies-1968.

John Lennon interviewed by Jann Wenner-1970.

Wizzard's I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday enters UK chart-1973.

Billy Preston's Space Race peaks Can top 10-1973.

Tom T. Hall's I Love enters US chart-1973.

Chicago's Just You and Me peaks Can top 5-1973.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Ooh Baby peaks Can top 10-1973.

Cozy Powell's Dance With the Devil enters UK chart-1973.

Jim Croce's I Got a Name peaks Can top 10-1973.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play 4 shows/5 nights Roxy LA-1973.

Kool/Gang's Jungle Boogie enters US chart-1973.

Al Green's Livin' For You enters US chart-1973.

The Carpenters' Top of the World peaks Can #1-1973.

Bob Dylan/Rolling Thunder Review plays MSG NYC-1975.

The Dirt Band's American Dream enters US chart-1979.

Billy Preston/Syreeta's With You I'm Born Again enters US chart-1979.

Shalamar's 2nd Time Around enters US chart-1979.

ELO's Last Train to London enters US chart-1979.

The Eagles' The Long Run enters US chart-1979.

Blondie's Dreaming peaks Can top 5-1979.

ELO's Confusion peaks Can top 20-1979.

John Lennon murdered NYC-1980.

Marty Robbins' dies during heart surgery-1982.

Foreigner's I Want to Know What Love Is enters UK chart-1984.

The Partland Brothers' Soul City peaks Can top 30-1986.

Chris DeBurgh's Lady in Red peaks Can #1-1986.

Stevie B's Because I Love You peaks US #1-1990.

The Cocteau Twins play Hollywood Palladium LA CA-1990.

Buck Clayton dies-1991.

Courtney Love interviewed by Barbara Walters ABC TV-1995.

Billboard Music Awards honour LeAnn Rimes (Artist/Country Artist/Country Album <Blue>)//Elton John (Single <Candle in the Wind'97>)//Spice Girls (Album of Year


Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band announce reunion tour-1998.

Mariah Carey's Charmbracelet CD enters Can chart-2002.

Freddy Martin (1906) (sax-bandleader-DECEASED)

Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones (1926) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Junior Wells (1932) (harmonica-Muddy Waters-DECEASED)

Sam Strain (1940) (vocals-Little Anthony/Imperials)

George Baker (1944) (vocals-Selection)

Shirley Brickley (1944) (vocals-Orlons)

Joan Armatrading (1950) (vocals-guitar)

Donny Osmond (1957) (vocals-Osmonds)

Songwriter Lou (Are You Lonesome Tonight) Handman dies-1956.

The 4 Lads' Put a Light in the Window enters US chart-1957.

Danny/Juniors' At the Hop enters US chart-1957.

Bobby Darin guests What's My Line-1962.

The Supremes release Meet the... LP-1963.

John Coltrane records A Love Supreme-1964.

The Beatles' Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out enters UK chart-1965.

The Beatles release Collection of Oldies in UK/complete recording of Strawberry Fields Forever-1966.

The 5th Dimension's Paper Cup peaks Can top 10-1967.

Dionne Warwick's I Say a Little Prayer peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Young Rascals' It's Wonderful enters US chart-1967.

The Rolling Stones release Their Satanic Majesties' Request US-1967.

Spanky/Our Gang's Lazy Day peaks Can #1-1967.

The Beatles' I Am the Walrus enters US chart-1967.

The Doors' Love Me Two Times enters US chart-1967.

The Beach Boys' Wild Honey peaks Can top 30-1967.

The Lettermen's Goin' Out Of My Head-Can't Take My Eyes Off You enters US chart-1967.

Miriam Makeba's Pata Pata peaks Can top 10-1967.

Robert Knight's Everlasting Love peaks Can top 30-1967.

The Human Beinz' Nobody But Me enters US chart-1967.

The Guess Who's Flying On the Ground is Wrong peaks Can top 40-1967.

The Buckinghams' Susan enters US chart-1967.

Al Green's Back Up Train enters US chart-1967.

Aretha Franklin's Chain of Fools enters US chart-1967.

The Supremes/Temptations TV special Takin' Care of Business airs NBC-1968.

Merle Haggard records Hungry Eyes/Silver Wings Hollywood-1968.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Les Bicyclettes de Belsize peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Johnsons' Both Sides Now peaks Can top 10-1968.

Lobo's I'd Love You to Want Me peaks Can #1-1972.

T. Rex' Solid Gold Easy Action enters UK chart-1972.

Jermaine Jackson's Daddy's Home enters US chart-1972.

Elton John's Crocodile Rock enters US chart-1972.

Helen Reddy's I Am Woman peaks US #1-1972.

John Lennon's Happy Xmas enters UK chart-1972.

David Bowie's Jean Genie enters UK chart-1972.

Seals/Crofts' Summer Breeze peaks Can top 10-1972.

Paul McCartney's Hi Hi Hi enters UK chart-1972.

Brighter Side of Darkness' Love Jones enters US chart-1972.

The 3 Degrees awarded gold When Will I See You Again-1974.

The Sex Pistols play Electric Circus Manchester UK-1976.

Chicago's Alive Again peaks Can top 20-1978.

The Eagles' Please Come Home For Christmas enters US chart-1978.

Ian Dury's Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick enters UK chart-1978.

Gino Vannelli's I Just Wanna Stop peaks US top 5-1978.

Barbra Streisand/Neil Diamond's You Don't Bring Me Flowers peaks Can #1-1978.

Chic's Le Freak peaks US #1-1978.

The Blues Brothers' Soul Man enters US chart-1979.

Sonny Til (Orioles) dies heart failure-1981.

Kate Bush's Running Up that Hill peaks Can top 20-1985.

Aretha Franklin's Who's Zoomin' Who peaks Can top 20-1985.

Eurythmics'/Aretha Franklin's Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves peaks Can top 40-1985.

Richard Marx' Keep Coming Back peaks Can top 20-1991.

Michael Bolton's When a Man Loves a Woman peaks Can top 20-1991.

Bill Wyman announces retirement from Rolling Stones-1992.

Limp Bizkit's New Old Songs CD enters Can chart-2001.

Mary Hansen (Stereolab) dies cycling accident-2001.

Fred Marsden dies-2006.

Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones (1926) (guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Chad Stuart (1943) (vocals-w.Jeremy)

Johnny Rodriguez (1952) (vocals-solo)

The Cadillacs' Speedo enters US chart-1955.

The Crew-Cuts' Angels in the Sky enters US chart-1955.

Frank Sinatra's Tender Trap enters US chart-1955.

Gloria Mann's Teenage Prayer enters US chart-1955.

Nelson Riddle's Lisbon Antigua enters US chart-1955.

The Moody Blues' Go Now enters UK chart-1964.

Keith's 98.6 enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones release Got Live If You Want It US-1966.

The Electric Prunes' I Had Too Much To Dream enters US chart-1966.

The Monkees' I'm a believer/Steppin' Stone enters US chart-1966.

The Blues Magoos' We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet enters US chart-1966.

The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations peaks US #1-1966.

Donovan's Mellow Yellow peaks US top 5-1966.

The 4 Seasons' Tell it to the Rain enters US chart-1966.

Otis Redding/4 members of Barkays killed in plane crash-1967.

The Rolling Stones begin taping Rock'n'Roll Circus-1968.

Jimi Hendrix acquitted of heroin possession Toronto-1969.

Frank Zappa thrown from stage by jealous fan Rainbow London/breaks leg-1971.

Bobby Darin suffers congestive heart failure-1973.

Charlie Rich awarded gold Most Beautiful Girl-1973.

Foreigner's Long Way From Home enters US chart-1977.

Crystal Gayle's Don't it Make My Brown Eyes Blue peaks Can #1-1977.

The BeeGees' Stayin' Alive enters US chart-1977.

Chilliwack's Don't Stop peaks Can chart-1983.

Status Quo's Margaritatime enters UK chart-1983.

The Culture Club's Victims enters UK chart-1983.

Billy Ocean's Caribbean Queen peaks Can #1-1984.

Dennis DeYoung's Desert Moon peaks Can top 10-1984.

Hall/Oates' Out of Touch peaks Can top 5-1984.

Alias' More Than Words Can Say peaks Can top 5-1990.

NKOTB's Let's Try It Again peaks Can top 10-1990.

Barney Bentall's Crime Against Love peaks Can top 30-1990.

Keith Richards releases Ex-Pensive Winos Live at Hollywood Palladium CD/video-1991.

Darren Robinson of Fat Boys dies-1995.

Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley separate-1995.

Rick Danko of The Band dies in sleep-1999.

Rita Moreno (1931) (vocals-theatrical)

Lou Rawls (1935) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

David Gates (1940) (vocals-Bread-solo)

Brenda Lee (1944) (vocals-solo)

Booker T. Jones (1944) (keys-vocals-MGs)

Jermaine Jackson (1954) (vocals-bass-Jackson 5-solo)

Nikki Sixx (1958) (Motley Crue)

Fiddlin' John Carson dies Atlanta-1949.

Billy Vaughn's Melody of Love enters US chart-1954.

The Fontane Sisters' Hearts of Stone enters US chart-1954.

Carl Perkins leaves Sun for Columbia-1957.

Jerry Lee Lewis/Myra Gail Brown wed-1957.

The Coasters record Charlie Brown/I'm a Hog For You NYC-1958.

Aretha Franklin NYC debut Village Vanguard-1960.

Gladys Knight/Pips' Letter Full of Tears enters US chart-1961.

The Marvellettes' Please Mr. Postman peaks US #1-1961.

James Darren's Goodbye Cruel World peaks US top 5-1961.

Leroy Van Dyke's Walk On By peaks US top 5-1961.

Bobby Darin's Irresistible You/Multiplication enters US chart-1961.

Sam Cooke dies after being shot by motel owner-1964.

Dionne Warwick's Are You There enters US chart-1965.

Gary Lewis' She's Just My Style enters US chart-1965.

The T-Bones' No Matter What Shape enters US chart-1965.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Jenny Take a Ride enters US chart-1965.

Tom Jones' Thunderball enters US chart-1965.

Ray Charles' Crying Time enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles' Rubber Soul LP peaks UK #1-1965.

Middle of the Road's Soley Soley enters UK chart-1971.

The Bells' For Better or Worse peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Jackson 5's Sugar Daddy enters US chart/Michael Jackson's Got To Be There peaks Can top 5-1971.

Yes' Your Move peaks Can top 40-1971.

Carly Simon's Anticipation enters US chart-1971.

Lighthouse's Take It Slow enters US chart-1971.

Isaac Hayes' Theme From Shaft peaks Can #1-1971.

The Poppy Family's No Good to Cry enters US chart-1971.

Les Crane's Desiderata peaks Can top 5-1971.

Genesis play US debut Brandeis U Waltham MA-1972.

Barry DeVorzon/Perry Botkin Jr.'s Nadia's Theme peaks Can top 10-1976.

Alice Cooper's I Never Cry peaks Can top 5-1976.

Peter Frampton's Do You Feel Like We Do peaks Can top 10-1976.

Chilliwack's California Girl peaks Can chart-1976.

Abba's Dancing Queen enters US chart-1976.

Bob Seger's Night Moves enters US chart-1976.

Al Stewart's Year of the Cat enters US chart-1976.

Barbra Streisand's Evergreen enters US chart-1976.

Stephen Bishop's Save It For a Rainy Day enters US chart-1976.

Burton Cummings' Stand Tall peaks Can top 5-1976.

Shakin' Stevens' EP enters UK chart-1982.

Sammy Hagar's Your Love is Driving Me Crazy enters US chart-1982.

David Essex' Winter's Tale enters UK chart-1982.

Musical Youth's Pass the Dutchie enters US chart-1982.

The Pretenders' Back On the Chain Gang enters US chart-1982.

Donald Fagen's IGY peaks Can top 40-1982.

Diana Ross' Muscles peaks Can top 20-1982.

The Jam play last concert Conference Centre Brighton UK-1982.

Luba's Giving Away a Miracle peaks Can top 20-1989.

Paula Abdul's The Way That You Love Me peaks Can #2-1989.

Kim Mitchell's Rockland Wonderland peaks Can top 30-1989.

Milli Vanilli's Blame It On the Rain peaks Can #1-1989.

Lee Aaron's Whatcha Do To My Body peaks Can top 20-1989.

Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire peaks Can #1-1989.

Jewel/Sinead O'Connor/Emmylou Harris perform In My Life Nobel Peace Prize concert Oslo Nor-1997.

Greg Dulli (Afghan Whigs) fractures skill altercation with security Liberty Lunch club Austin TX-1998.

Charles Earland dies-1999.

Frank Sinatra (1915) (vocals-Oscar honouree-Golden Globe honouree-Congressional Gold Medal honouree-Kennedy Center honouree-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Grammy Legend honouree-

    Grammy honouree-Presidential Medal of Freedom honouree-DECEASED)

Connie Francis (1938) (vocals)

Dionne Warwick (1940) (vocals)

Richard Betts (1943) (vocals-guitar-Allmans)

Grover Washington Jr (1943) (sax-solo-DECEASED)

Tony Williams (1945) (drums-Miles Davis-DECEASED)

Clive Bunker (1946) (drums-Jethro Tull)

Ray Jackson (1948) (vocals-harmonica-mandolin-Lindisfarne)

Dan Baird (1953) (vocals-guitar-Georgia Satellites)

Marlon Jackson (1957) (vocals-Jackson 5)

Sheila E (1957) (vocals-percussion-Prince)

Marconi transmits/receives 1st trans Atlantic radio signal-1901.

Bill Haley records See You Later Alligator-1955.

Jerry Lee Lewis marries cousin Myra-1957.

Brenda Lee's Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree enters US chart-1960.

Lawrence Welk's Calcutta enters US chart-1960.

Rosie/Originals' Angel Baby enters US chart-1960.

Roy Orbison's I'm Hurtin' enters US chart-1960.

The Miracles' Shop Around enters US chart-1960.

The Swingin' Blue Jeans' Hippy Hippy Shake enters UK chart-1963.

Gerry/Pacemakers' I'll Be There enters US chart-1964.

Shirley Ellis' Name Game enters US chart-1964.

Chuck Berry's Promised Land enters US chart-1964.

Bobby Vinton's Mr. Lonely peaks US #1-1964.

The Righteous Brothers' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' enters US chart-1964.

The Zombies' She's Not There peaks US #2-1964.

Ray Davies/Rada Didzipetris wed-1964.

Brian Jones wins drug appeal/Rolling Stones release In Another Land US-1967.

The Rolling Stones film Rock'n'Roll Circus Wembley Studios with John/Yoko/Who/Tull//release Beggar's Banquet-1968.

Elvis Presley's You Don't Have to Say You Love Me peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Kinks' Apeman enters UK chart-1970.

Steppenwolf's Who Needs Ya peaks Can top 30-1970.

Stephen Stills' Love the One You're With enters US chart-1970.

Rare Earth's Born to Wander enters US chart-1970.

Wilson Pickett's Engine #9 peaks Can top 30-1970.

Judy Collins' Amazing Grace enters US chart-1970.

Filming begins Lady Sings the Blues-1971.

Mick Taylor quits Rolling Stones-1974.

Keith Richards releases Run Rudolph Run-1978.

Marie Osmond begins solo TV series NBC-1980.

The Moody Blues' Talking Out of Turn peaks Can top 30-1981.

Eddie Schwartz' All Our Tomorrows enters US chart-1981.

Vangelis' Chariots of Fire enters US chart-1981.

Air Supply's Sweet Dreams enters US chart-1981.

Steve Miller's Heart Like a Wheel peaks Can top 20-1981.

The Culture Club's Church of the Poison Mind peaks Can top 5-1983.

Sheena Easton's Telefon peaks Can top 5-1983.

Genesis' Mama peaks Can top 40-1983.

Original Stones keyboard player/road manager Ian Stewart dies heart attack-1985.

Dionne Warwick receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1985.

The Beach Boys' Kokomo peaks Can #1-1988.

Elton John's A Word in Spanish peaks Can top 10-1988.

Sophie B. Hawkins' Right Beside You peaks Can top 5-1994.

Reel II Real's Go On Move peaks Can top 10-1994.

Clint Black awarded star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1996.

Mick Jagger knighted/Gerry Marsden named to MBE-2003.

Ike Turner dies-2007.

Sonny Greer (1895) (drums-w.Ellington-DECEASED)

Lillian Roth (1910) (vocals-DECEASED)

Buck White (1930) (banjo-fiddle-guitar-The Whites)

Heino (1938) (vocals)

Tony Gomez (1940) (keys-Foundations)

Russ Little (1941) (trombone-Lighthouse-Boss Brass)

John Davidson (1941) (vocals)

Andy Sommers (Summers) (1942) (guitar-Animals-Police)

Skip Prokop (1946) (drums-vocals-Paupers-Lighthouse-Super Session)

Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (1948) (guitar-Steely Dan-Doobie Brothers)

Ted Nugent (1948) (vocals-guitar-Amboy Dukes)

Davey O'List (1948) (guitar-Nice)

Ron Getman (1948) (guitar-mandolin-steel-vocals-Tractors)

Dana Strrum (1949) (vocals-bass-Slaughter)

Tom Verlaine (1949) (vocals-guitar-Television)

Randy Owen (1949) (vocals-guitar-Alabama)

Berton Averre (1952) (vocals-guitar-The Knack)

John Anderson (1954) (vocals)

Steve Forbert (1954) (vocals)

Vaughn Monroe's Ballerina peaks US #1-1947.

Perez Prado records Patricia-1956.

The Beatles sign with Brian Epstein-1961.

The Shadows' Dance On enters UK chart-1962.

The Springfields' Island of Dreams enters UK chart-1962.

The Beatles end 3rd UK tour Gaumont Southampton-1963.

Ken Dodd's Tears peaks Can top 5-1965.

Bobby Curtola's Forget Her peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Big Town Boys' It Was I peaks Can top 5-1965.

Little Caesar/Consuls' You Really Got a Hold On Me peaks Can #1-1965.

The Supremes' I Hear a Symphony peaks Can top 20-1965.

Gordon Lightfoot's Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues peaks Can top 5-1965.

Jan/Dean's I Found a Girl peaks Can #2-1965.

The Mojo Men's Dance With Me peaks Can top 30-1965.

James Brown records Ain't That a Groove NYC-1965.

Peter/Gordon's Lady Godiva peaks Can #1-1966.

Jimi Hendrix records Foxy Lady-1966.

Chris Montez' Time After Time peaks Can top 20-1966.

Percy Sledge's It Tears Me Up peaks Can top 20-1966.

Simon/Garfunkel's Hazy Shade of Winter peaks Can top 20- 1966.

Eric Burdon's Help Me Girl peaks Can chart-1966.

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour enters UK chart-1967.

Georgie Fame's Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde enters UK chart- 1967.

BS&T's And When I Die peaks Can #1-1969.

Shocking Blues' Venus enters US chart-1969.

Tommy Cash's 6 White Horses enters US chart-1969.

Charlie Rich's Most Beautiful Girl peaks US #1-1973.

BTO awarded gold You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet-1974.

The Ohio Players awarded gold Fire LP-1974.

KC/Sunshine Band's That's the Way I Like It peaks Can #1-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's Heat Wave peaks Can top 20-1975.

Donny/Marie Osmond's Deep Purple enters US chart-1975.

Simon/Garfunkel's My Little Town peaks Can top 10-1975.

Murray McLauchlan's Little Dreamer peaks Can top 20-1975.

The Manhattan Transfer's Operator peaks Can top 30-1975.

The 4 Seasons' Who Loves You peaks Can top 20-1975.

Willie Nelson's Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain peaks Can top 40-1975.

Foghat's Slow Ride enters US chart-1975.

The BeeGees' Nights on Broadway peaks Can #2-1975.

John Denver's Calypso peaks Can top 40-1975.

David Bowie's Golden Years enters US chart-1975.

Neil Sedaka's new Breaking Up Is Hard to Do enters US chart- 1975.

War's Low Rider peaks Can top 10-1975.

ABBA's Mamma Mia enters UK chart-1975.

Alice Cooper's Welcome to My Nightmare peaks Can top 40- 1975.

ABBA's SOS peaks Can top 40-1975.

Jim Capaldi's Love Hurts enters US chart-1975.

The Police's DeDoDoDo DeDaDaDa enters UK chart-1980.

Cliff Richard's A Little in Love enters US chart-1980.

Supertramp's Breakfast in America enters US chart-1980.

The Specials' Do Nothing/Maggie's Farm enters UK chart-1980.

Stevie Wonder's I Ain't Gonna Stand For It enters US chart-1980.

Donnie Iris' Ah Leah enters US chart-1980.

Dan Fogelberg's Same Old Lang Syne enters US chart-1980

Pigmeat Markham dies-1981.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Maneater peaks US #1-1982.

Phil Collins guests Miami Vice TV series-1985.

John Denver's Montana Christmas Skies TV special airs CBS-1991.

Tony Toni Tone's Anniversary peaks Can top 5-1993.

John Mellencamp's Human Wheels peaks Can top 20-1993.

New Radicals' Maybe You've Been CD enters Can chart-1998.

BB King performs White House-2001.

Zal Yanovsky (Lovin' Spoonful) dies heart attack-2002.

Spike Jones (1911) (drums-bandleader-City Slickers-DECEASED)

Abbe Lane (1932) (vocals-Cugat Orchestra)

Charlie Rich (1932) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)

Dave Clark (1942) (drums-Dave Clark 5)

Joyce Vincent (1946) (vocals-Dawn)

Patty Duke (1946) (vocals-DECEASED)

Christopher Parkening (1947) (guitar-solo)

Eddy Howard's Sin peaks US #1-1951.

Guy Mitchell's Heartaches By the Number peaks US #1-1959.

Ernie Fields' In the Mood peaks US top 5-1959.

Andy Williams' Village of St. Bernadette enters US chart-1959.

Della Reese's Not One Minute More enters US chart-1959.

Billy Fury's I'd Never Find Another You enters UK chart-1961.

Brenda Lee's As Usual enters US chart-1963.

Jimmy Gilmer/Fireballs' Daisy Petal Pickin' enters US chart-1963.

Roy Orbison's Pretty Paper enters US chart-1963.

The Tams' What Kind of Fool enters US chart-1963.

The Ripchords' Hey Little Cobra enters US chart-1963.

Dinah Washington dies sleeping pill OD Chicago-1963.

Del Shannon's Keep Searchin' peaks Can top 20-1964.

Dionne Warwick's Reach Out For Me peaks Can top 20-1964.

Bobby Vinton's Mr Lonely peaks Can #1-1964.

Johnny Rivers' Mountain of Love peaks Can top 5-1964.

Nino/Ebbtides' Automatic Reaction peaks Can top 20-1964.

The 4 Seasons' Big Man in Town peaks Can top 5-1964.

Gene Pitney's I'm Gonna Be Strong peaks Can top 5-1964.

The Everly Brothers' Gone Gone Gone peaks Can top 20-1964.

Chad & Jeremy/Don Ho appear Batman TV series-1966.

Elvis Presley/Shelley Fabares' Spinout film premieres-1966.

Sammy Davis Jr.'s I've Gotta Be Me enters US chart-1968.

Tommy James/Shondells' Crimson & Clover enters US chart-1968.

The Monkees' film head premieres NYC-1968.

The Beach Boys' Bluebirds Over the Mountain enters US chart-1968.

The Who perform Tommy Colosseum Opera House London-1969.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Tears of a Clown peaks US #1-1970.

Marc Bolan's Born to Boogie film directed by Ringo Starr premieres London UK-1972.

The Ohio Players' Fire enters US chart-1974.

Andy Kim's Fire Baby I'm on Fire peaks Can top 20-1974.

Grand Funk's Some Kind of Wonderful enters US chart-1974.

The Hudson Brothers' So You Are a Star peaks Can top 5-1974.

Styx' Lady enters US chart-1974.

Eric Clapton's Willie & the Hand Jive peaks Can top 40-1974.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Junior's Farm peaks Can top 10-1974.

Chicago's Wishing You Were Here peaks Can top 20-1974.

Mick Taylor announces leaving Stones-1974.

The Sex Pistols play Castle Cinema Caerphilly WAL-1976.

April Wine's Love Has Remembered Me peaks Can chart-1985.

Yes' Love Will Find a Way peaks Can top 30-1987.

Squeeze's Hourglass peaks Can top 30-1987.

Tiffany's I Think We're Alone Now peaks Can #1-1987.

Los Lobos' Come On Let's Go peaks Can top 30-1987.

Sting's We'll Be Together peaks Can top 10-1987.

Michael Jackson's Dangerous CD debuts #1-1991.

Sinatra 80th birthday tribute airs ABC-TV w.Little Richard/Bob Dylan/Bruce Springsteen-1995.

Alanis Morrisette ends world tour Richardson Field Honolulu HI-1996.

Bryan Adams' Unplugged CD enters Can chart-1997.

Paul McCartney plays gig Cavern Club Liverpool UK-1999.

Jingle Ball concert held MSG NYC NY w.Mandy Moore/Jessica Simpson/Ricky Martin/Third Eye Blind/Baha Men/98 Degrees/BNL/Mya/Britney Spears/others-2000.

A.P. Carter (1891) (vocals-Carter Family-DECEASED)

Lani McIntyre (1904) (bandleader-Hawaiians-DECEASED)

John Hammond (1910) (producer-record exec-DECEASED)

Stan Kenton (1911) (bandleader-DECEASED)

Alan Freed (1922) (disc jockey-DECEASED)

Ernest Ashworth (1928) (vocals-DECEASED)

Jerry Wallace (1928) (vocals-DECEASED)

Jesse Belvin (1932) (vocals-DECEASED)

Cindy Birdsong (1939) (vocals-Bluebells-Supremes)

Dave Clark (1942) (drums-DC5-producer-RnR HoF inductee)

Harry Ray (1946) (vocals-Moments-w.Goodman Brown-DECEASED)

Carmine Appice (1946) (drums-Vanilla Fudge-BBA-King Cobra- Rod Stewart)

Don Johnson (1949) (vocals-actor)

Paul Simonon (1955) (bass-Clash)

Randy Parton (1955) (vocals-guitar)

Doug Phelps (1960) (vocals-Kentucky Headhunters-Phelps Brothers)

Tim Gaines (1962) (bass-Stryper)

Nick Beggs (1968) (bass-Kajagoogoo-Howard Jones)

Thomas Edison patents phonograph-1877.

Fats Waller dies alcohol poisoning-1943.

Eddie Heywood records Begin the Beguine-1944.

Glenn Miller's plane disappears over English Channel-1944.

Laverne Baker's Jim Dandy enters US chart-1956.

Clarence Frogman Henry's Ain't Got No Home enters US chart- 1956.

Chuck Berry's Run Rudolph Run/Merry Christmas Baby enters US chart-1958.

Jack Scott's Goodbye Baby enters US chart-1958.

James Brown's Try Me enters US chart-1958.

The Everly Brothers record Let it Be Me Bell Studios NYC NY-1959.

Matt Monro's Portrait of My Love enters UK chart-1960.

Rick Nelson's It's Up to You enters US chart-1962.

Connie Francis' I'm Gonna Be Warm This Winter enters US chart-1962.

Gene Pitney's Half Heaven Half Heartache enters US chart-1962.

The Earls' Remember Then enters US chart-1962.

Glenn Yarbrough records Baby the Rain Must Fall-1964.

The Beatles'65 released US-1964.

The Who's Happy Jack enters UK chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones release Their Satanic Majesties Request LP-1967.

Jefferson Airplane guest Smothers Brothers TV show-1968.

Erik Braunn plays last gig with Iron Butterfly San Diego-1969.

John Lennon performs last UK concert UNICEF benefit London w.George Harrison/Eric Clapton/Keith Moon-1969.

Slade's Merry Christmas Everybody enters UK chart-1973.

Ian Thomas' Painted Ladies peaks Can top 5-1973.

Anne Murray's Love Song enters US chart-1973.

Eddie Kendricks' Keep on Truckin' peaks Can top 10-1973.

Bob Dylan's Fool Such As I enters US chart-1973.

Ringo Starr's You're 16 enters US chart-1973.

Black Oak Arkansas' Jim Dandy enters US chart-1973.

Leo Sayer's Show Must Go On enters UK chart-1973.

Gary/Dave's Could You Ever Love Me Again enters US chart-1973.

Fiddler's Dram's Day Trip to Bangor enters UK chart-1979.

Barry Manilow's When I Wanted You enters US chart-1979.

Dan Fogelberg's Longer enters US chart-1979.

Jackie Brenston dies-1979.

Fleetwood Mac's Sara enters US chart-1979.

The Spinners' Working My Way Back to You/Forgive Me Girl medley enters US chart-1979.

Wham's Last Christmas/Everything She Wants enters UK chart-1984.

Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas enters UK chart-1984.

Huey Lewis' Walking On a Thin Line peaks Can top 40-1984.

Anita Baker's Sweet Love peaks Can top 30-1986.

Keith Richards/X-pensive Winos record performance Hollywood Palladium released 3 years later-1988.

James Brown sentenced 6 years re car chase-1988.

Nirvana's Insecticide compilation CD released-1992.

Matchbox 20's Long Day enters Can chart-1996.

Counting Crows' Long December enters Can chart-1996.

Whitney Houston's I Believe In You and Me enters Can chart-1996.

Spice Girls' Wannabe/CD both enter Can chart-1996.

No Doubt's Tragic Kingdom CD peaks Can #1-1996.

The Spice Girls' Spiceworld film premieres London UK-1997.

Andrew Lloyd-Webber acquitted plagiarism re Phantom of the Opera theme-1998.

Rufus Thomas dies-2001.

Joe Walsh given honourary Doctorate of Music Kent State OH-2001.

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 (composer-DECEASED)

Sir Noel Coward (1899) (lyricist-honourary Academy Award honouree-DECEASED)

John Alan Cameron (1938) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Tony Hicks (1943) (guitar-vocals-Hollies)

John Abercrombie (1944) (guitar-solo)

Benny Andersson (1946) (vocals-keys-ABBA)

Billy Gibbons (1949) (guitar-ZZ Top)

Robben Ford (1951) (guitar-solo)

Bing/Bob Crosby record San Antonio Rose LA-1940.

George Harrison sent home from Germany for being to young to work at Star Club Hamburg-1960.

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour EP enters UK chart-1965.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Am I That Easy to Forget enters US chart-1967.

Eric Burdon/Animals' Monterey enters US chart-1967.

Gladys Knight/Pips' I Heard It Through the Grapevine peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Supremes' In and Out of Love peaks Can top 10-1967.

Jay/Techniques' Keep the Ball Rollin' peaks Can top 20-1967.

Cher's You Better Sit Down Kids peaks Can top 20-1967.

Wilson Pickett's Stag O Lee peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Ohio Express' Beg Borrow & Steal peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Marvelettes' My Baby Must Be a Magician enters US chart-1967.

Aretha Franklin records Since You've Been Gone/Good To Me as I Am to You-1967.

The Monkees' Daydream Believer peaks Can #1-1967.

The Lemon Pipers' Green Tambourine enters US chart-1967.

Joe Cocker's With a Little Help From My Friends peaks Can top 40-1968.

Stevie Wonder's For Once In My Life peaks Can top 5-1968.

Dionne Warwick's Promises Promises peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Vogues' Till peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Ohio Express' Chewy Chewy peaks Can #2-1968.

Glen Campbell's Wichita Lineman reaches Can #1-1968.

Clarence Carter's Too Weak to Fight peaks Can top 20-1968.

Aretha Franklin's See Saw peaks Can top 20-1968.

Deep Purple's Kentucky Woman peaks Can top 30-1968.

Wings' Hi Hi Hi enters US chart-1972.

Dr. Music's Long Time Comin' Home peaks Can top 30-1972.

Edward Bear's Last Song enters US chart-1972.

The Temptations' Papa Was a Rolling Stone peaks Can top 20-1972.

Joan Baez visits Hanoi during Vietnam War-1972.

Helen Reddy's I Am Woman peaks Can #1-1972.

Lighthouse's Sunny Days peaks Can top 5-1972.

The Doobie Brothers' Jesus Is Just Alright enters US chart-1972.

Marvin Gaye's Trouble Man enters US chart-1972.

Chicago's Dialogue peaks Can top 30-1972.

America's Ventura Highway peaks Can top 5-1972.

Mott the Hoople disbands-1974.

The Bay City Rollers awarded gold Saturday Night-1975.

10cc's Good Morning Judge enters UK chart-1975.

Saturday Night Fever film premieres-1977.

Pablo Cruise's Don't Want to Live Without It peaks Can top 10-1978.

The Rolling Stones' Shattered enters US chart-1978.

Peaches/Herb's Shake Your Groove Thing enters US chart-1978.

Nigel Olsson's Dancin' Shoes enters US chart-1978.

Olivia Newton-John's Little More Love enters UK chart-1978.

Elton John's Song For Guy enters UK chart-1978.

Paul Davis' Sweet Life peaks Can top 20-1978.

Barry Manilow's Somewhere in the Night enters US chart-1978.

Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive enters US chart-1978.

Jack Ross dies-1982.

The Who announce first breakup-1983.

Z Z Top's Sleeping Bag peaks Can top 20-1985.

Phil Collins/Marilyn Martin's Separate Lives peaks Can #1-1985.

Platinum Blonde's Situation Critical peaks Can top 10-1985.

David Foster's St. Elmo's Fire peaks Can top 10-1985.

Bryan Adams/Tina Turner's It's Only Love peaks Can top 20-1985.

The Bangles' Walk Like an Egyptian peaks US #1-1986.

George Michaels' Faith peaks US #1-1987.

EMF play Marquee Club London UK-1990.

Nia Peeples' Street of Dreams peaks Can top 10-1991.

The Scorpions' Send Me An Angel peaks Can top 10-1991.

Michael Jackson's Black or White peaks Can #1-1991.

Nirvana record MTV Unplugged-1993.

Nicolette Larson dies brain swelling-1997.

Brad Paisley becomes Grand Ol' Opry member-2000.

Stuart Adamson (Big Country) dies-2001.

Arthur Fiedler (1894) (conductor-Boston Pops-Presidential Medal of Freedom honouree-DECEASED)

Ray Noble (1903) (bandleader-DECEASED)

Karl Denver (1934) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Tommy Steele (1936) (vocals-solo)

Art Neville (1937) (Neville Brothers)

Eddie Kendricks (1939) (vocals-Temptations-DECEASED)

Dave Dee (1943) (vocals-DDDBM&T-record exec)

Eddie Kendricks (1939) (vocals-Temptations-solo-DECEASED)

Paul Butterfield (1942) (vocals-harmonica-solo-DECEASED)

Jim Bonfanti (1948) (drums-Raspberries)

Paul Rodgers (1949) (vocals-Free-Bad Company)

Carlton Barrett (1950) (drums-Wailers-DECEASED)

Tracy Byrd (1966) (vocals-solo)

Guy Mitchell's 1st session done as Al Cernick-1947.

Rosemary Clooney's Mambo Italiano enters UK chart-1954.

Pat Boone's Gee Whittakers enters US chart-1955.

Joe Ward's Nuttin' For Xmas enters US chart-1955.

Rusty Draper's Are You Satisfied enters US chart-1955.

Eddie Fisher's Dungaree Doll/Everybody's Got a Home But Me enters US chart-1955.

Carl Perkins writes Blue Suede Shoes-1955.

The Platters' The Great Pretender enters US chart-1955.

James Brown records Prisoner of Love NYC-1962.

Georgie Fame's Yeh Yeh enters UK chart-1964.

Buck Owens' 1st annual Toys for Tots concert w.Merle Haggard/others Bakersfield CA-1965.

Ronnie Scott opens jazz club London UK-1965.

The Supremes play inaugural concert for Astrodome Houston TX-1965.

The 4 Tops' Standing In the Shadows of Love enters US chart-1966.

Spyder Turner's Stand by Me enters US chart-1966.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Nashville Cats enters US chart-1966.

The Royal Guardsmen's Snoopy vs the Red Baron enters US chart-1966.

The Beach Boys play Royal Albert Hall London UK-1970.

Andy Williams records Love Story-1970.

Al Wilson awarded gold Show and Tell-1973.

The Captain/Tennille awarded gold The Way I Want to Touch You-1975.

Jay Ferguson's Thunder Island enters US chart-1977.

England Dan/John Ford Coley's Gone Too Far peaks Can top 20-1977.

Prism's Spaceship Superstar peaks Can chart-1977.

The Commodores' Too Hot ta Trot enters US chart-1977.

Kenny Rogers' Sweet Music Man enters US chart-1977.

Elvis Costello replaces Sex Pistols Saturday Night Live-1977.

The Little River Band's Happy Anniversary enters US chart-1977.

Alan Parsons' Don't Let It Show enters US chart-1977.

Heart's Kick It Out peaks Can chart-1977.

David Gates' Goodbye Girl enters US chart-1977.

Kiss' Lick It Up peaks Can top 40-1983.

Paul McCartney's Pipes of Peace enters UK chart-1983.

Sheena Easton's Strut peaks Can top 10-1984.

Lionel Richie's Penny Lover peaks Can top 20-1984.

Cyndi Lauper's All Through the Night peaks Can top 10-1984.

Julian Lennon's Valotte peaks Can top 10-1984.

Anita Baker's Giving You the Best That I Can peaks Can top 30-1988.

Wilson Phillips' Impulsive peaks Can top 5-1990.

Heart's Stranded peaks Can #1-1990.

Olivia Newton-John stars TV movie A Mom for Chritmas-1990.

Grover Washington Jr dies heart attack-1999.

Fletcher Henderson (1897) (keys-bandleader-arranger-DECEASED)

Wilf "Montana Slim" Carter (1904) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Buck Ram (1908) (composer-manager-DECEASED)

Pee Wee Crayton (1914) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)

Betty Grable (1916) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (1917) (sax-vocals-DECEASED)

Roy "Prof. Longhair" Byrd (1918) (piano-DECEASED)

Anita O'Day (1919) (vocals-w.Krupa)

Big Miller (1922) (vocals-bass-DECEASED)

Harold Land (1928) (sax-DECEASED)

Galt McDermot (1929) (keys-composer-Grammy winner)

Lonnie "Guitar Jr." Brooks (1933) (guitar-vocals)

Lonnie Brooks (1933) (vocals-keys)

Chas Chandler (1938) (bass-vocals-Animals-manager-producer-DECEASED)

Bram Morrison (1941) (vocals-guitar-w.Sharon/Lois)

Sam Andrew (1941) (guitar-vocals-Big Brotehr & the Holding Co.)

Keith Richards (1943) (vocals-guitar-Rolling Stones)

Bobby Keys (1943) (sax-Delaney & Bonnie-Mad Dogs-Rolling Stones-DECEASED)

Bill Nelson (1948) (guitar-vocals-Be Bop Deluxe)

Martha Johnson (1950) (vocals-Muffins)

Elliott Easton (1953) (guitar-Cars)

Geordie (1958) (guitar-Killing Joke)

Grant "Daddy G" Marshall (1959) (guitar-Massive Attack)

Greg D'Angelo (1963) (drums-Anthrax-White Lion)

Andy Miller (1968) (guitar-Dodgy)

Christina Aguilera (1980) (vocals)

Teresa Brewer's and Patti Page's Let Me Go Lover both enter US chart-1954.

The Shirelles' Baby It's You enters US chart-1961.

EMI rejects Beatles first audition-1961.

Lee Dorsey's Do Re Mi enters US chart-1961.

Burl Ives' A Little Bitty Tear enters US chart-1961.

The Tokens' Lion Sleeps Tonight peaks US #1-1961.

The Beatles make final trip to Hamburg GER-1962.

Stevie Wonder's Uptight enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles' We Can Work it Out/Daytripper enters US chart-1965.

The Toys' Attack enters US chart-1965.

Barry Sadler records Ballad of the Green Berets-1965.

The Beatles' We Can Work It Out/Daytripper peaks UK #1-1965.

The Rolling Stones release As Tears Go By US-1965.

Guinness heir Tara Browne dies in car crash/inspires Beatles' Day in the Life-1966.

Manfred Mann's Fox On the Run enters UK chart-1968.

Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicki Tonight Show-1969.

Steppenwolf's For Ladies Only peaks Can top 30-1971.

The Stampeders' Devil You peaks Can top 10-1971.

Edgar Winter's Keep Playin' That Rock'n'Roll enters US chart-1971.

The New Seekers' I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing enters UK chart-1971.

Sly/Family Stone's Family Affair peaks Can #1-1971.

The Partridge Family's It's One of Those Nights enters US chart-1971.

Beverly Bremers' Don't Say You Don't Remember enters US chart-1971.

Nilsson's Without You enters US chart-1971.

Pagliaro's Lovin' You Ain't Easy peaks Can top 20-1971.

Van Morrison's Wild Night peaks Can top 20-1971.

Elton John's Levon enters US chart-1971.

Aretha Franklin's Rock Steady peaks Can top 20-1971.

Fludd's Turned 21 peaks Can top 20-1971.

Jerry Lee Lewis/Myra Gail Lewis divorce-1971.

Helen Reddy awarded gold I Am Woman-1972.

America awarded gold Homecoming LP-1972.

The Moody Blues awarded gold Nights In White Satin-1972.

Bobby Darin slips into coma-1973.

Lynyrd Skynyrd awarded gold Pronounced… LP-1974.

Barry White awarded gold You're My First My Last My Everything-1974.

Rod Stewart leaves Faces-1975.

Heart's Dreamboat Annie enters US chart-1976.

David Soul's Don't Give Up On Us enters UK chart-1976.

The Commodores' Just to Be Close to You peaks Can top 20-1976.

Steve Miller's Fly Like an Eagle enters US chart-1976.

The Eagles' New Kid In Town enters US chart-1976.

Thelma Houston's Don't Leave Me This Way enters US chart-1976.

Kiss' Hard Luck Woman enters US chart-1976.

The Rolling Stones concert Hampton Roads broadcast live cable-1981.

Rough Trade's All Touch enters US chart-1982.

Bob Seger's Shame On the Moon enters US chart-1982.

Madonna's Like a Virgin peaks US #1-1984.

Bad English's When I See You Smile peaks Can #2-1989.

Eurythmics' Don't Ask Me Why peaks Can top 20-1989.

NKOTB's Didn't I peaks Can top 20-1989.

Belinda Carlisle's Leave a Light On peaks Can top 20-1989.

Richard Marx' Angelia peaks Can top 10-1989.

Billy Joel finishes 4 night run at Knickerbocker Arena Albany NY-1990.

Kirsty MacColl drowns Mexico-2000.

Edith Piaf (1915) (vocals-DECEASED)

Phil Ochs (1940) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Maurice White (1941) (drums-vocals-Ramsey Lewis-Rotary Connection-EW&F-Grammy winner)

Alvin Lee (1944) (guitar-TYA-DECEASED)

John McEuen (1945) (banjo-NGDB)

Chris Jagger (1947) (vocals-solo)

Chris Robinson (1969) (vocals-Black Crowes)

Elvis Presley holds 9 spots on US chart-1956.

Conway Twitty's It's Only Make Believe peaks UK #1-1958.

The Drifters' I Count the Tears enters US chart-1960.

Buddy Knox' Lovey Dovey enters US chart-1960.

Duane Eddy's Pepe enters US chart-1960.

Neil Sedaka's Calendar Girl enters US chart-1960.

The Supremes' Come See About Me peaks US #1-1964.

Joe Tex' Hold What You've Got enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Heart of Stone released US-1964.

Petula Clark's Downtown enters US chart-1964.

Aretha Franklin records Ain't No Way NYC-1967.

Ed Ames' Who Will Answer enters US chart-1967.

Mick Jagger pays fine for cannabis possession-1969.

Neil Diamond's He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother peaks Can top 5 while Do It peaks top 20-1970.

Neil Young's Only Love Can Break Your Heart peaks Can top 20-1970.

Tom Jones' I Can't Stop Loving You peaks Can top 20-1970.

George Harrison's My Sweet Lord/Isn't it a Pity peaks Can #1-1970.

Badfinger's No Matter What peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Staples Singers awarded gold If You're Ready-1973.

C.W. McCall awarded gold Convoy-1975.

CSN record Just a Song Before I Go-1976.

Olivia Newton-John's Physical peaks Can #1-1981.

Rod Stewart's Young Turks peaks Can #2-1981.

Loverboy's Working For the Weekend peaks Can top 10-1981.

Journey's Don't Stop Believin' peaks Can top 10-1981.

Quincy Jones/James Ingram's One Hundred Ways enters US chart-1981.

Eurythmics' Love is a Stranger peaks Can top 20-1983.

The Police's Synchronicity II peaks Can top 30-1983.

Billy Joel's Uptown Girl peaks Can top 5-1983.

Ron Wood opens Woody's On the Beach club Miami/plays 2 shows with Bo Diddley-1987.

Duran Duran's I Don't Want Your Love peaks Can top 10-1988.

The Escape Club's Wild Wild West peaks Can top 5-1988.

Eddie Money's Walk on Water peaks Can top 20-1988.

Erasure's Chains of Love peaks Can top 20-1988.

Bon Jovi's Bad Medicine peaks Can top 5-1988.

Bon Jovi's Always peaks Can #2-1994.

Elton John's Circle of Life peaks Can top 10-1994.

Roebuck "Pops" Staples dies-2000.

Rob Buck (10000 Maniacs) dies liver failure-2000.

Bobby Columby (1944) (drummer-BS&T-record exec)

Billy Bragg (1957) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Chuck Berry records No Money Down-1955.

Jerry Lee Lewis' Great Balls of Fire enters UK chart-1957.

Elvis Presley receives induction notice-1957.

Elvis Presley's Flaming Star premieres-1960.

The Osmond Brothers make 1st appearance Andy Williams TV show-1962.

Dee/Yeomen's Take the First Train Home peaks Can top 10-1965.

Roy Head's Just a Little Bit peaks Can top 20-1965.

The 4 Tops' Something About You peaks Can top 10-1965.

Dean Martin's I Will peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Wonder Who's Don't Think Twice peaks Can #1-1965.

Them's Mystic Eyes peaks Can top 30-1965.

We 5's Let's Get Together peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Animals' It's My Life peaks Can #2-1965.

Donovan's Mellow Yellow peaks Can #2-1966.

Martha/Vandellas' I'm Ready For Love peaks Can top 5-1966.

Brenda Lee's Coming On Strong peaks Can top 10-1966.

Tommy James/Shondells' It's Only Love peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Hollies' Stop Stop Stop peaks Can #1-1966.

Neil Diamond's I've Got the Feeling peaks Can top 10-1966.

Motown Records airs 1st TV special w.Diana Ross-Supremes/Temptations-1968.

Billy Joe Royal's Cherry Hill Park peaks Can top 10-1969.

Marmalade's Reflections Of My Life enters UK chart-1969.

Harlow Wilcox' Groovy Grubworm peaks Can top 20-1969.

The Sandpipers' Come Saturday Morning enters US chart-1969.

The Guess Who's No Time enters US chart-1969.

Jefferson's Baby Take Me In Your Arms enters US chart-1969.

Aretha Franklin's Eleanor Rigby peaks Can top 20-1969.

PP&M's Leaving On a Jet Plane peaks US #1-1969.

The Hollies' He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother enters US chart- 1969.

CCR's Down on the Corner/Fortunate Son peaks Can top 5-1969.

The Grassroots' Heaven Knows peaks Can top 5-1969.

Carole King releases Music LP UK-1971.

Bobby Darin dies during operation-1973.

Pete Wingfield's 18 With a Bullet peaks Can top 10-1975.

Ken Tobias' Every Bit of Love peaks Can top 20-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's Tracks of My Tears enters US chart-1975.

Elton John's Island Girl peaks Can top 5-1975.

5000 Volts' I'm on Fire peaks Can top 20-1975.

Hagood Hardy's The Homecoming enters US chart-1975.

Paul Simon's 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover enters US chart-1975.

Greg Lake's I Believe in Father Christmas enters US chart-1975.

Mike Oldfield's In Dulce Jubilo enters UK chart-1975.

The Eagles' Take It to the Limit enters US chart/Joe Walsh replaces Bernie Leadon-1975.

Eric Carmen's All By Myself enters US chart-1975.

Natalie Cole's This Will be peaks Can top 20-1975.

Pat Benatar's Hit Me With Your Best Shot peaks Can top 10-1980.

The Police's Don't Stand So Close to Me peaks Can #2-1980.

Split Enz' I Got You peaks Can top 20-1980.

The Vapors' Turning Japanese peaks Can top 10-1980.

Stevie Wonder's Master Blaster peaks Can top 30-1980.

Carly Simon's Jesse peaks Can top 20-1980.

Robert Palmer's Johnny & Mary peaks Can top 40-1980.

Anne Murray's Could I Have This Dance peaks Can top 20-1980.

The Eagles' 7 Bridges Road enters US chart-1980.

John Lennon's Starting Over peaks Can #1-1980.

AC/DC's Back in Black enters US chart-1980.

Loverboy's Kid Is Hot Tonight peaks Can top 30-1980.

Billy Joel's Sometimes a Fantasy peaks Can top 30-1980.

The Blues Brothers' Who's Making Love enters US chart-1980.

David Bowie's Ashes to Ashes peaks Can top 40-1980.

Hank Snow dies 1999.

Peetie Wheatstraw (1902) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Mac Beattie (1916) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Frank Zappa (1940) (vocals-guitar-Mothers-solo-DECEASED)

Carla Thomas (1942) (vocals-solo)

Albert Lee (1943) (vocals-guitar-Heads Hands & Feet-Hot Band-solo)

Carl Wilson (1946) (vocals-guitar-Beach Boys-solo-DECEASED)

Nick Gilder (1951) (vocals-Sweeney Todd-solo)

Betty Wright (1953) (vocals-solo)

Paul Westerberg (1960) (vocals-guitar-Replacements-solo)

Peetie Wheatstraw dies auto accident-1941.

Jimmy Boyd's I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus peaks US #1-1952.

Laverne Baker records Jim Dandy NYC-1955.

Chuck Berry charged violation Mann Act-1959.

Brenda Lee's Sweet Nothin's enters US chart-1959.

Mark Dinning's Teen Angel enters US chart-1959.

The Ronettes' Baby I Love You enters US chart-1963.

Bob/Earl's Harlem Shuffle enters US chart-1963.

The Baja Marimba Band's Comin' In the Back Door enters US chart-1963.

Nino Tempo/April Stevens' Whispering enters US chart-1963.

The Temptations record My Girl-1964.

Chad/Jeremy's Willow Weep For Me peaks Can top 20-1964.

Sandie Shaw's Something There to Remind Me peaks Can #1-1964.

Manfred Mann's Sha La La peaks Can top 20-1964.

Charlie Watts publishes book Ode to a High Flying Bird written 3 years earlier-1964.

Roger Miller's Do Wacka Do peaks Can top 40-1964.

The BeeGees' I Started a Joke enters US chart-1968.

The 5th Dimension's California Soul enters US chart-1968.

Bob Seger's Ramblin' Gamblin' Man enters US chart-1968.

Andy Kim's Rainbow Ride enters US chart-1968.

Tyrone Davis' Can I Change My Mind enters US chart-1968.

The Brooklyn Bridge's The Worst That Could Happen enters US chart-1968.

Diana Ross/Supremes make last TV appearance together Ed Sullivan Show-1969.

The Rolling Stones play Lyceum London-1969.

American Graffiti ST awarded gold-1973.

The Tymes' Ms Grace enters UK chart-1974.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's Look in My Eyes Pretty Woman enters US chart-1974.

The 3 Degrees' When Will I See You Again peaks Can top 5-1974.

Billy Swan's I Can Help peaks Can #2-1974.

Carl Douglas' Kung Fu Fighting peaks Can #1-1974.

Anne Murray's Day Tripper enters US chart-1974.

Al Martino's To the Door of the Sun enters US chart-1974.

Neil Diamond's Longfellow Serenade peaks Can top 10-1974.

John Lennon's #9 Dream enters US chart-1974.

ELO's Can't Get It Out of My Head enters US chart-1974.

Al Green's Sha La La peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Doobie Brothers' Black Water enters US chart-1974.

Shirley Brown's Woman to Woman peaks Can top 40-1974.

Barry Manilow opens On Broadway show NYC NY-1976.

John Lennon's Starting Over peaks US #1-1980.

Lionel Richie's Say You Say Me peaks US #1-1985.

John Lennon tribute concert w.Miles Davis/Natalie Cole/Linda Ronstadt/Hall & Oates/Sean Lennon Budokan Tokyo JAP-1990.

Elton John's Last Song peaks Can top 20-1992.

REM's Drive peaks Can top 10-1992.

Johnny Coles (trumpet Ellington orchestra) dies cancer-1997.

Celine Dion named top selling artist of year by RIAA-1998.

Hawkshaw Hawkins (1921) (vocals-DECEASED)

Freddie Hart (1926) (vocals-solo)

Maurice Gibb (1949) (vocals-bass-BeeGees-CBE-Grammy winner-Ivor Novello winner-Songwriters HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Robin Gibb (1949) (vocals-BeeGees-solo)

Rick Nielsen (1950) (guitar-Cheap Trick)

Ma Rainey dies heart attack-1939.

Harry Belafonte's Mary's Boy Child enters US chart-1956.

The Tarriers' Banana Boat Song enters US chart-1956.

The Platters' On My Word of Honor enters US chart-1956.

Pat Boone's Don't Forbid Me enters US chart-1956.

Bill Parsons' All American Boy enters US chart-1958.

Paul Anka's My Heart Sings enters US chart-1958.

The Chipmunks' Chipmunk Song peaks US #1-1958.

Billy/Lillie's Lucky Ladybug enters US chart-1958.

Harry Simeone's Little Drummer boy enters US chart 1st time-1958.

Del Shannon's Little Town Flirt enters US chart-1962.

The Tornadoes' Telstar peaks US #1-1962.

Chubby Checker's Limbo Rock peaks US #2-1962.

Kitty Kallen's My Coloring Book enters US chart-1962.

Johnny Thunder's Loop de Loop enters US chart-1962.

Joe Cocker's Woman to Woman enters US chart-1972.

The O'Jays' Put Your Hands Together enters US chart-1973.

Lamont Dozier's Trying to Hold On To My Woman enters US chart-1973.

3 Dog Night's Let Me Serenade You peaks Can top 20-1973.

Joni Mitchell's Raised on Robbery enters US chart-1973.

Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road peaks Can #1-1973.

The Downchild Blues Band's Flip Flop & Fly peaks Can top 40-1973.

Gregg Allman's Midnight Rider enters US chart-1973.

Lighthouse's Pretty Lady peaks Can top 10-1973.

BTO's Blue Collar peaks Can top 30-1973.

Steve Stills loses paternity suit-1973.

Rod Stewart's I Don't Want to Talk About It enters US chart-1979.

The Nolans' I'm in the Mood For Dancing enters UK chart-1979.

Anne Murray's Daydream Believer enters US chart-1979.

Supertramp's Take the Long Way Home peaks Can top 5-1979.

Queen's Crazy Little Thing Called Love enters US chart-1979.

The Commodores' Still peaks Can #2-1979.

Frank Mills' Peter Piper peaks Can top 20-1979.

Rupert Holmes' Escape (Pina Colada Song) peaks US #1-1979.

Stevie Wonder's Send One Your Love peaks US top 5-1979.

Led Zeppelin's Fool in the Rain enters US chart-1979.

Pat Benatar's Heartbreaker enters US chart-1979.

Neil Diamond's September Morn enters US chart-1979.

Ric Ocasek's Emotion in Motion peaks Can top 20-1986.

Joe Strummer dies heart failure-2002.

Dave Dudley dies-2003.

Chet Baker (1929) (vocals-trumpet-solo-DECEASED)

Esther Phillips (1935) (vocals-DECEASED)

Johnny Kidd (1939) (vocals-Pirates-DECEASED)

Jorma Kaukonen (1940) (guitar-vocals-Jefferson Airplane-Hot Tuna-RnR HoF inductee)

Tim Hardin (1941) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Luther "Aerial Bender" Grosvenor (1949) (guitar-Spooky Tooth-Mott the Hoople)

Susan Lucci (1949) (vocals-theatrical)

Bing Crosby's White Christmas enters US chart 1st time-1944.

Sam Cooke's I'll Come Running Back to You enters US chart-1957.

Pat Boone's April Love peaks US #1-1957.

Bobby Helms' Jingle Bell Rock enters US chart 1st time-1957.

Radio London goes to air-1964.

Brian Wilson has breakdown on plane to Texas to tour/leaves touring to concentrate on studio-1964.

Ready Steady Go broadcasts last program-1966.

London's UFO Club opens with Pink Floyd-1966.

Kenny O'Dell's Beautiful People peaks Can top 20-1967.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' I Second That Emotion peaks Can top 20-1967.

Joe Tex' Skinny Legs & All peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Beatles' Hello Goodbye peaks Can #1-1967.

Tommy Boyce/Bobby Hart's I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite enters US charts-1967.

The Rolling Stones release She's a Rainbow US-1967.

The Foundations' Baby Now That I've Found You enters US chart-1967.

The Classics IV's Spooky enters US chart-1967.

The BeeGees' Massachusetts peaks Can top 5-1967.

Jimi Hendrix' Foxey Lady enters US chart-1967.

The Beach Boys' Darlin' enters US chart-1967.

Henson Cargill's Skip a Rope enters US chart-1967.

The Classics IV's Stormy peaks Can #2-1968.

The Temptations' Cloud Nine peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Rascals' A Ray of Hope peaks Can top 10-1968.

Sergio Mendes' Scarborough Fair peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Mamas/Papas' Do You Wanna Dance peaks Can top 40-1968.

The Magic Lanterns' Shame Shame peaks Can top 5-1968.

Merle Haggard records Fightin' Side of Me Hollywood-1969.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' If You Don't Know Me By Now peaks Can chart-1972.

Bette Midler's Do You Wanna Dance enters US chart-1972.

Jim Croce's Operator peaks Can top 10-1972.

The Hollies' Long Dark Road peaks Can top 30-1972.

The Stylistics' I'm Stone in Love With You peaks Can top 40-1972.

Austin Roberts' Something's Wrong With Me peaks Can top 10-1972.

Keith Hampshire's Daytime Nighttime enters US chart-1972.

The BeeGees awarded gold Main Course LP-1975.

The Demics play 1st gig London ON-1977.

Bobby Caldwell's What You Won't Do For Love enters US chart-1978.

Boney M's Mary's Boy Child enters US chart-1978.

Al Stewart's Time Passages peaks Can top 10-1978.

Heart's Straight On peaks Can top 20-1978.

Andy Gibb's Don't Throw It All Away peaks Can top 10- 1978.

Chaka Khan's I'm Every Woman peaks Can top 40-1978.

Elton John's Part Time Love peaks Can top 20-1978.

Foreigner's Blue Morning Blue Day enters US chart-1978.

Rod Stewart's Da Ya think I'm Sexy enters US chart-1978.

Dr. Hook's Sharing the Night Together peaks Can top 5-1978.

Chicago's No Tell Lover enters US chart-1978.

Bryan Adams' Christmas Time peaks Can top 40-1983.

Tina Turner's One of the Living peaks Can top 5-1985.

Simple Minds' Alive & Kicking peaks Can top 5-1985.

Opus' Live is Life peaks Can top 10-1985.

Heart's Never peaks Can top 20-1985.

Love & Rockets' Ball of Confusion peaks Can top 20-1985.

Phil Collins' Another Day in Paradise peaks US #1-1989.

Amy Grant's That's What Love Is For peaks Can top 5-1991.

PM Dawn's Set Adrift on Memory Bliss peaks Can #2-1991.

Ronnie Scott dies London-1996.

Jimmy Shand dies-2000.

Victor Borge dies-2000.

Noor Jehan dies-2000.

Oscar Peterson dies-2007.

Lee Dorsey (1924) (vocals-DECEASED)

Lee Michaels (1945) (vocals-keys)

Lemmy Kilmister (1945) (vocals-bass-Hawkwind-Motorhead-The Damned-DECEASED)

Mary Bailey (1946) (vocals-solo)

Jan Akkerman (1946) (guitar-Focus)

Ian Burden (1957) (Human League)

Josef Mohr/Franz Gruber write Silent Night-1818.

Perry Como begins 15 years on TV-1948.

Bing Crosby's White Christmas enters US chart 1st time in rock era 13 years after release-1955.

Gail Storm's Memories Are Made of This/Teen Age Prayer enters US chart-1955.

The Beatles Xmas show begins Hammersmith Odeon with Freddie-Dreamers/Yardbirds/Elkie Brooks/others-1964.

Sergio Mendes' Constant Rain enters US chart-1966.

Sopwith Camel's Hello Hello enters US chart-1966.

The Seeds' Pushin' Too Hard enters US chart-1966.

Freddie Scott's Are You Lonely For Me enters US chart-1966.

Tommy Roe's It's Now Winter's Day enters US chart-1966.

Peter/Gordon's Knight in Rusty Armour enters US chart-1966.

Tom Jones' Green Green Grass of Home enters US chart-1966.

Petula Clark's Colour My World enters US chart-1966.

Tom Johnson of Doobies arrested for marijuana-1974.

The BeeGees' How Deep is Your Love peaks US/Can #1-1977.

Steve Miller's Swingtown peaks Can top 20-1977.

James Taylor's Your Smiling Face peaks Can top 20-1977.

LTD's Back in Love Again peaks US top 5-1977.

Althia/Donna's Up Town Top Ranking enters UK chart-1977.

John Williams' Theme From Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind enters US chart-1977.

Chicago's Baby What a Big Surprise peaks Can top 5-1977.

Linda Ronstadt's Blue Bayou/It's So Easy peak separately US top 5-1977.

Eurythmics' Sexcrime peaks Can top 20-1984.

Bryan Adams' Run to You peaks Can top 5-1984.

Survivor's I Can't Hold Back peaks Can top 20-1984.

Jermaine Stewart's Word Is Out peaks Can top 20-1984.

Chaka Khan's I Feel For You peaks Can #2-1984.

Paul McCartney's No More Lonely Nights peaks Can top 10-1984.

Roger Hodgson's Had a Dream peaks Can top 30-1984.

Mariah Carey's Love Takes Time peaks Can #1-1990.

Nick Massi (4 Seasons) dies-2000.

Dutch Mason dies-2006.

Cab Calloway (1907) (vocals-bandleader-DECEASED)

Tony Martin (1914) (vocals)

Little Richard Penniman (1932) (vocals-keys)

Billy Horton (1937) (vocals-Silhouettes)

O'Kelly Isley (1937) (vocals-Isley Brothers)

Noel Redding (19??) (bass-Jimi Hendrix-Fat Mattress-DECEASED)

Henry Vestine (1944) (guitar-Canned Heat)

Alice Cooper (1945) (vocals-solo)

Trevor Lucas (1945) (vocals-guitar-Fairport Convention)

Merry Clayton (19??) (vocals-solo)

Jimmy Buffett (1946) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Barbara Mandrell (1948) (vocals-solo)

Annie Lennox (1954) (vocals-Eurythmics)

Shane McGowan (1957) (vocals-Pogues)

Johnny Ace dies playing Russian Roulette-1954.

The DeJohn Sisters' My Baby Don't Love Me No More enters US chart-1954.

The Penguins' Earth Angel enters US chart-1954.

Johnny Tillotson's Poetry in Motion peaks UK #1-1960.

Charles Brown's Please Come Home For Christmas enters US chart-1961.

Ace Cannon's Tuff enters US chart-1961.

The Corsairs featuring Jay Uzzell's Smoky Places enters US chart-1961.

Ral Donner's She's Everything enters US chart-1961.

The Motortown Revue plays Fox Brooklyn NY-1964.

James Brown's I Got You I Feel Good peaks US top 5-1965.

Petula Clark's My Love enters US chart-1965.

The Dave Clark 5's Over & Over peaks US #1-1965.

The Tijuana Brass' Zorba the Greek/Tijuana Taxi enters US chart-1965.

Frank Sinatra's It Was a Very Good Year enters US chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones' As Tears Go By enters US chart-1965.

The Young Rascals' I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore enters US chart-1965.

The Miracles' Going to a-Go Go enters US chart-1965.

Herman's Hermits' A Must to Avoid enters US chart-1965.

Mike Douglas' The Men in My Little Girl's Life enters US chart-1965.

Lou Christie's Lightnin' Strikes enters US chart-1965.

Paul McCartney/Jane Asher engaged-1967.

The Move's Blackberry Way enters UK chart-1968.

Rare Earth's Hey Big Brother peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Who's Behind Blue Eyes peaks Can top 30-1971.

3 Dog Night's An Old Fashioned Love Song peaks Can #2-1971.

Chilliwack's Lonesome Mary peaks Can top 10-1971.

3 Dog Night's Never Been to Spain enters US chart-1971.

Led Zeppelin's Black Dog enters US chart-1971.

Alice Cooper's Under My Wheels enters US chart-1971.

Neil Diamond's Stones peaks Can top 20-1971.

Eric Clapton's Hello Old Friend peaks Can top 40-1976.

Kansas' Carry On Wayward Son enters US chart-1976.

The Spinners' Rubberband Man peaks Can top 10-1976.

Elton John's Sorry Seems To Be the Hardest Word peaks Can top 5-1976.

Public Image Ltd play debut gig Rainbow Theatre London UK-1978.

The Stray Cats' Stray Cat Strut enters US chart-1982.

Duran Duran's Hungry Like the Wolf enters US chart-1982.

Technotronic's Pump Up the Jam peaks Can #1-1989.

Phil Collins' Another Day in Paradise peaks Can #1-1989.

Jive Bunny/Mixmasters' Swing the Mood peaks Can #1-1989.

James Brown does Christmas show for soldiers Ft. Jackson SC-1990.

Dean Martin dies respiratory failure-1995.

Mariah Carey's Daydream peaks US #1-1995.

Bryan MacLean (Love) dies heart attack-1998.

James Brown dies-2006.

Steve Allen (1921) (piano-composer-Grammy winner-Peabody Award winner-DECEASED)

Ronnie Prophet (1937) (vocals-guitar-Juno winner-CCM HoF)

Phil Spector (1940) (vocals-guitar-Teddybears-producer)

John Scofield (1951) (guitar)

Steve Witherington (1953) (drums-Ace)

Lars Ulrich (1963) (drums-Metallica)

Bing Crosby/Andrews Sisters' Don't Fence Me In peaks US #1-1944.

Johnnie Ray's Cry peaks US #1-1951.

Carl Perkins records Blue Suede Shoes-1955.

Elvis Presley donates 100s teddy bears given by fans to Infantile Paralysis Foundation-1957.

Earliest version of Rolling Stones play Piccadilly Club- London-1962.

The Beatles' debut From Us to You BBC radio program//I Want to Hold Your Hand officially released US-1963.

The Beatles' I Feel Fine peaks US #1/She's a Woman peaks US top 5-1964.

Lesley Gore's The Look of Love enters US chart-1964.

The Kinks' All Day and All of the Night enters US chart-1964.

Jay/Americans' Let's Lock the Door enters US chart-1964.

The ShangriLas' Give Him a Great Big Kiss enters US chart-1964.

Jimi Hendrix writes Purple Haze-1966.

The Monkees begin 1st tour Denver-1966.

The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour airs BBC-TV-1967.

Led Zeppelin begin 1st us tour 153-dates 16-months Boston MA-1968.

The Grassroots' Temptation Eyes enters US chart-1970.

Chicago's Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is peaks Can #2-1970.

Wadsworth Mansion's Sweet Mary enters US chart-1970.

Diana Ross' Remember Me enters US chart-1970.

The Supremes' Stoned Love peaks Can top 10-1970.

Gordon Lightfoot's If You Could Read My Mind enters US chart-1970.

Bobby Goldsboro's Watching Scotty Grow enters US chart-1970.

Dave Edmunds' I Hear You Knocking enters US chart-1970.

George Harrison's My Sweet Lord peaks US #1-1970.

Helen Reddy's Angie Baby peaks US #1-1974.

Neil Diamond's Yesterday's Songs peaks Can top 20-1981.

The Commodores' Oh No peaks Can top 5-1981.

Lindsey Buckingham's Trouble peaks Can top 10-1981.

Quarterflash's Harden My Heart peaks Can top 10-1981.

Kenny Rogers' Through the Years enters US chart-1981.

Stevie Nicks/Don Henley's Leather and Lace peaks Can top 20-1981.

Kraftwerk's Computer Love enters UK chart-1981.

Genesis' Abacab enters US chart-1981.

Huey Lewis' Heart & Soul peaks Can top 20-1983.

Hall/Oates' Say It Isn't So peaks Can top 10-1983.

Spandau Ballet's Gold peaks Can top 20-1983.

Bob Seger's Ol' Time Rock'n'Roll peaks Can top 40-1983.

Pat Benatar's Love is a Battlefield peaks Can #2-1983.

Billy Idol's Dancing With Myself peaks Can top 30-1983.

Ron Tabak (Prism) dies in fall from bicycle-1984.

Kylie Minogue's Locomotion peaks Can #1-1988.

Barbra Streisand/Don Johnson's Till I Loved You peaks Can top 20-1988.

The Beatles' Live at the BBC enters Can chart #1-1994.

Pearl Jam's Vitalogy enters Can chart #2-1994.

Curtis Mayfield dies-1999.

Milt Hinton dies-2000.

Steve Allen dies-2000.

Bunk Johnson (1889) (trumpet-DECEASED)

Marlene Dietrich (1901) (vocals-theatrical-Medal of Freedom honouree-Tony Award winner-DECEASED)

Scotty Moore (1931) (guitar-Elvis Presley-DECEASED)

Pete Brown (1940) (vocals-Battered Ornaments-Piblokto)

Mike Pinder (1941) (keys-Moody Blues)

Mike Heron (1942) (vocals-guitar-ISB)

Les Maguire (1942) (keys-Pacemakers)

Mick Jones (1944) (guitar-vocals-Spooky Tooth-Foreigner)

Tracy Nelson (1947) (vocals-Mother Earth)

Peter Criss (1947) (drums-vocals-Kiss)

Alan Williams (1950) (guitar-keys-flute-Rubettes)

Youth (1960) (bass-Killing Joke)

The Beatles return from Hamburg to Welcome Home concert Litherland Town Hall Liverpool UK-1960.

Ray Charles records One Mint Julep Hackensack NJ-1960.

London Times music critic hails Beatles as composers of year-1963.

The Animals make radio debut Saturday Club BBC-1963.

The Supremes' debut appearance Ed Sullivan Show-1964.

The Yardbirds' I'm a Man peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Turtles' Let Me Be peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Shangri-Las' I Can Never Go Home Anymore peaks Can #2-1965.

The Beach Boys' The Little Girl I Once Knew peaks Can top 10-1965.

Elvis Presley's Puppet on a String peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Dave Clark 5's Over and Over peaks Can #1-1965.

Terry Black's Poor Little Fool peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Miracles' (Come 'Round Here) I'm the One You Need peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Temptations' (I Know) I'm Losing You peaks Can top 30-1966.

Frank Sinatra's That's Life peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Monkees' I'm a Believer/Steppin' Stone peaks Can #1-1966.

The Arbors' Symphony for Susan peaks Can top 40-1966.

B.B. King's Thrill is Gone enters US chart-1969.

Peter Paul/Mary's Leaving On a Jet Plane peaks Can #1-1969.

Dionne Warwick's I'll Never Fall In love Again enters US chart-1969.

Steppenwolf's Monster enters US chart-1969.

Diana Ross/Supremes' Someday We'll Be Together peaks Can top 5-1969.

Steam's Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye peaks Can top 10-1969.

Oliver's Sunday Morning peaks Can top 20-1969.

Gladys Knight/Pips' Friendship Train peaks Can top 30-1969.

Tom Jones' Without Love enters US chart-1969.

Eddie Holman's Hey There Lonely Girl enters US chart-1969.

John Lennon's Cold Turkey peaks Can top 30-1969.

Jim Croce's Time in a Bottle peaks US #1-1973.

Rufus/Chaka Khan awarded gold Rufusized LP-1974.

The BeeGees' Fanny Be Tender With My Love enters US chart-1975.

The Commodores' Sweet Love enters US chart-1975.

Roxy Music's Love is the Drug enters US chart-1975.

The 4 Seasons' December 1963 enters US chart-1975.

Cledus Maggard's The White Knight enters US chart-1975.

Jigsaw's Sky High peaks Can top 5-1975.

The Staple Singers' Let's Do It Again peaks US #1-1975.

Freddy King dies-1976.

Mick Jagger leaves for Peru to shoot film Fitzcarraldo-1980.

Hoagy Carmichael dies heart attack-1981.

Harry Connick arrested Kennedy Airport NYC NY on weapons charges-1992.

Michael Bolton's Said I Loved You But I Lied peaks Can #1-1993.

Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting's All For Love peaks Can top 30-1993.

Color Me Badd's Time and Chance peaks Can top 5-1993.

Concert pianist Shura Cherkassky dies-1995.

Earl Hines (1905) (keys-solo-DECEASED)

Roebuck "Pops" Staples (1914 or 15) (vocals-guitar-Staples Singers-DECEASED)

Johnny Otis (1924) (bandleader)

Moe Koffman (1928) (flute-sax-solo-DECEASED)

Dorsey Burnette (1932) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Bobby Comstock (1943) (solo)

Edgar Winter (1946) (keys-sax-vocals-solo-White Trash)

Dick Diamonde (1947) (drums-Easybeats)

Alex Chilton (1950) (vocals-Box Tops-Big Star-solo)

Danny/Juniors' At the Hop peaks US #1-1957.

Buddy Holly/Crickets appear Arthur Murray Dance Party-1957.

Andy Williams' Hawaiian Wedding Song enters US chart-1958.

Richie Valens' La Bamba enters US chart-1958.

Buddy Holly's Heartbeat enters US chart/cuts demo of You're the One w.Waylon Jennings-1958.

The 4 Preps' Down By the Station enters US chart-1959.

Conway Twitty's Lonely Blue Boy enters US chart-1959.

Frankie Avalon's Why peaks US #1-1959.

Toni Fisher's Big Hurt peaks US top 5-1959.

Paul Anka's It's Time to Cry peaks US top 5-1959.

Jim Reeves' He'll have to Go enters US chart-1959.

Dion/Belmonts' Where or When enters US chart-1959.

Jimmy Jones' Handy Man enters US chart-1959.

Rick Nelson's For You enters US chart-1963.

Lesley Gore's You Don't Own Me enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles' I Feel Fine/She's a Woman peaks Can #1-1964.

The Drifters' Saturday Night at the Movies peaks Can top 20-1964.

The You Know Who Group's Roses Are Red My Love peaks Can top 20-1964.

Andy Williams' Dear Heart peaks Can top 20-1964.

The Newbeats' Everything's Alright peaks Can top 10-1964.

Martha/Vandellas' Wild One peaks Can top 40-1964.

The Beach Boys' Dance Dance Dance peaks Can top 10-1964.

Jay/Americans' This Magic Moment enters US chart-1968.

The New Colony 6's Things I'd Like to Say enters US chart-1968.

The Boxtops' Sweet Cream Ladies Forward March enters US chart-1968.

Johnny Cash's Daddy Sang Bass enters US chart-1968.

The Doors' Touch Me enters US chart-1968.

CSN record Carry On/Questions San Francisco-1969.

Miami FL Pop Fest  w.Procol Harum/Chuck Berry/Fleetwood Mac/Canned Heat/others-1968.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes awarded gold Love I Lost-1973.

Ringo Starr awarded gold Photograph-1973.

America's Lonely People enters US chart-1974.

Elvis Presley's Promised Land peaks Can top 20-1974.

Maria Muldaur's I'm a Woman enters US chart-1974.

The Rolling Stones' Ain't Too Proud to Beg peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Pointer Sisters' Fairytale peaks Can chart-1974.

Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi (Live) enters US chart-1974.

Gladys Knight/Pips' I Feel a Song In My Heart peaks Can top 20-1974.

Chilliwack's Crazy Talk enters US chart-1974.

John Denver's Sweet Surrender enters US chart-1974.

The Bay City Rollers' Saturday Night peaks US #1-1975.

Dennis Wilson (Beach Boys) drowns-1983.

a-ha's Sun Always Shines on TV enters UK chart-1985.

Gino Vannelli's Just a Motion Away peaks Can chart-1985.

Paul Janz' Close My Eyes peaks Can chart-1985.

Blue Rodeo's Try peaks Can top 10-1987.

Belinda Carlisle's Heaven is a Place on Earth peaks Can top 5-1987.

George Harrison's Got My Mind Set On You peaks Can #1-1987.

Keith Richards/X-Pensive Winos tape Chicago show Centerstage-1992.

Marg Osbourne (1927) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Ed Bruce (1940) (vocals-solo)

Rick Danko (1942) (bass-vocals-Band-DECEASED)

Ray Thomas (1942) (vocals-flute-Moody Blues-solo)

Marianne Faithfull (1946) (vocals-solo)

Cozy Powell (1947) (drums-Jeff Beck-solo-DECEASED)

Yvonne Elliman (1951) (vocals-solo)

Radio Luxembourg licensed-1930.

Sarah Vaughan's/The Fontane Sisters' Banana Boat Song both enter US chart-1956.

Ray Price's Crazy Arms enters US chart-1956.

Sonny James' Young Love enters US chart-1956.

Steve Lawrence/Eydie Gorme marry Las Vegas-1957.

Ray Charles records Georgia On My Mind-1959.

The Beach Boys' Surfin' enters KFWB-Los Angeles chart-1961.

Ned Miller's From a Jack to a King enters US chart-1962.

Sandy Stewart's My Coloring Book enters US chart-1962.

The Rebels' Wild Weekend enters US chart-1962.

The Crystals' He's Sure the Boy I Love enters US chart-1962.

Joe Harnell's Fly Me to the Moon enters US chart-1962.

Paul/Paula's Hey Paula enters US chart-1962.

The Beatles begin recording Penny Lane-1966.

Paul Whiteman dies-1967.

The Byrds release Farther Along LP-1971.

3 Dog Night awarded gold An Old Fashioned Love Song-1971.

The Who's Love Reign O'er Me peaks Can top 40-1973.

Alice Cooper's Teenage Lament'74 enters US chart-1973.

Charlie Rich's Most Beautiful Girl peaks Can #1-1973.

John Lennon's Mind Games peaks Can top 20-1973.

Todd Rundgren's Hello It's Me peaks Can top 20-1973.

Carole King's Corazon peaks Can top 30-1973.

Garfunkel's I Shall Sing enters US chart-1973.

Elton John's Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds peaks US #1-1974.

Bob Dylan/Rolling Thunder Revue plays QC PQ-1975.

Triumph's Lay It On the Line peaks Can chart-1979.

J.D. Souther's You're Only Lonely peaks Can top 20-1979.

Bob Marley commemorated on postage stamp JAM-1982.

Pretenders' Don't Get Me Wrong peaks Can top 20-1986.

Lionel Richie's Love Will Conquer All peaks Can top 20-1986.

The Human League's Human peaks Can #1-1986.

Bruce Springsteen's War peaks Can top 20-1986.

Ellas "Bo Diddley" McDaniel (1928) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Andy Williams (1930) (vocals-solo)

Skeeter Davis (1931) (vocals-Davis Sisters-solo-DECEASED)

Andy Stewart (1933) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Del Shannon (1939) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Michael Nesmith (1942) (vocals-guitar-Monkees-solo)

Davy Jones (1945) (vocals-solo-Monkees)

Patti Smith (1946) (vocals-solo)

Clive Bunker (1946) (drums-Jethro Tull)

Jeff Lynne (1947) (vocals-guitar-Move-ELO-Traveling Wilburys-producer)

John Hartford (1947) (vocals-guitar-banjo-solo-DECEASED)

Suzy Bogguss (1956) (vocals-solo)

Tracey Ullman (1959) (vocals-solo)

Gene Autry's Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer enters US chart 1st time-1957.

Rick Nelson's Stood Up/Waitin' in School enters US chart-1957.

The McGuire Sisters' Sugartime enters US chart-1957.

The Diamonds' The Stroll enters US chart-1957.

Sam Cooke's For Sentimental Reasons enters US chart-1957.

Glen Campbell's By the Time I Get to Phoenix peaks Can top 10-1967.

Peter Paul/Mary's Too Much of Nothing peaks Can chart-1967.

The Turtles' She's My Girl peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Rolling Stones' She's A Rainbow enters US chart-1967.

Ray Charles' Yesterday peaks Can top 30-1967.

The Impressions' We're a Winner enters US chart-1967.

The Box Tops' Neon Rainbow peaks Can top 20-1967.

Betty Wright awarded gold Clean Up Woman-1971.

The Eagles' Peaceful Easy Feeling enters US chart-1972.

Rich Dodson's Julia Get Up peaks Can top 20-1972.

John Denver awarded gold Rocky Mountain High LP-1972.

Al Green's You Ought To Be With Me peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Spinners' Could It Be I'm Falling in Love enters US chart-1972.

Lobo's Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend enters US chart-1972.

Joey Gregorash's Take the Blindness peaks Can top 20-1972.

Bread's Sweet Surrender peaks Can top 5-1972.

Barry Manilow awarded gold Tryin' to Get the Feeling LP-1975.

Natalie Cole's This Will Be enters US chart-1975.

ABBA awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1976.

Winifred Atwell dies-1977.

Firefall's Strange Way peaks Can top 10-1978.

Gino Vannelli's I Just Wanna Stop peaks Can #1-1978.

Emerson Lake & Palmer announce breakup-1978.

Eric Carmen's Change of Heart peaks Can top 20-1978.

Alicia Bridges' I Love the Nightlife peaks Can top 5-1978.

Rick Nelson's last gig Guntersville AL-1985.

Johnny Moore (Drifters) dies respiratory problems-1998.

George Harrison dies cancer-2001.

Cyril Stapleton (1914) (orchestra leader-DECEASED)

Rex Allen (1920) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Odetta (1930) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Andy Summers (1942) (guitar-vocals-Zoot Money-New Animals-Police)

John Denver (1943) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Pete Quaife (1943) (bass-Kinks)

Burton Cummings (1947) (vocals-keys-Guess Who-solo)

Donna Summer (1948) (vocals-solo)

Tom Hamilton (1951) (bass-Aerosmith)

Michael Hedges (1953) (guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Charlie Major (1954) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Paul Westerberg (1951) (guitar-vocals-Replacements-solo)

Scott Ian (1963) (Anthrax)

Joey McIntyre (1972) (vocals-New Kids On the Block)

Hank Snow debuts US chart with Marriage Vow-1949.

Chuck Berry joins Johnny Johnson's band-1952.

Kay Starr's Rock'n'Roll Waltz enters US chart-1955.

The Capris' There's a Moon Out Tonight enters US chart-1960.

Ben E. King's Spanish Harlem enters US chart-1960.

Maxine Brown's All in My Mind enters US chart-1960.

Brenda Lee's Emotions enters US chart-1960.

The Beach Boys' 1st gig Municipal Auditorium Long Beach CA-1961.

The Buckinghams' Kind of a Drag enters US chart-1966.

The Monkees' play Nashville//I'm a Believer peaks US #1-1966.

The Royal Guardsmen's Snoopy vs the Red Baron peaks US top 5-1966.

Frank Sinatra's That's Life peaks US top 5-1966.

Jimi Hendrix' Hey Joe enters UK chart-1966.

Nancy Sinatra's Sugar Town peaks US top 5-1966.

Spencer Davis' Gimme Some Lovin' enters US chart-1966.

The Bob Crewe Generation's Music to Watch Girls By enters US chart-1966.

The Jimmy Castor Bunch's Hey Leroy Your Mama's Calling You enters US chart-1966.

Jimi Hendrix' Band of Gypsies 1st gig Fillmore NYC-1969.

Paul McCartney sues for dissolution of Beatles partnership-1970.

The Band record Rock of Ages at Academy of Music NYC/Dylan joins for 4-song set-1971.

Harry Chapin awarded gold Cat's In the Cradle-1974.

Frank Zappa plays Long Beach Arena CA-1974.

The Bay City Rollers awarded gold self-titled LP-1976.

The Carpenters' Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft peaks Can top 20-1977.

Fleetwood Mac's You Make Lovin' Fun peaks Can top 10-1977.

Linda Ronstadt's Blue Bayou peaks Can #2/It's So Easy peaks Can top 10-1977.

The Babys' Isn't it Time peaks Can top 10-1977.

54/40 plays first show Smilin' Buddha Cabaret Vancouver BC-1980.

Rick Nelson/band killed plane crash DeKalb TX-1986.

2 in a Room's Wiggle It peaks Can #1-1990.

Vanilla Ice's Play That Funky Music peaks Can top 10-1990.

Madonna's Justify My Love peaks Can #2-1990.

Candi's World Just Keeps On Turning peaks Can top 10-1990.

MCJ & Cool G's So Listen peaks Can top 20-1990.

Debbie Gibson's Anything is Possible peaks Can top 20-1990.

The Traveling Wilburys' She's My Baby peaks Can top 20-1990.

Robert Palmer's You're Amazing peaks Can top 20-1990.

Whitney Houston's I'm Your Baby Tonight peaks Can top 5-1990.

Keith Richards and Pearl Jam perform concert at Academy NYC telecast CBS-TV-1992.

Julie Andrews/Shirley Bassey/Richard Branson knighted//Mark Knopfler/Courtney Pine awarded OBE-1999.