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.