Day to day musical history for
James P. Johnson (1894) (keys-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Bob Shane (1934) (vocals-guitar-Kingston Trio)
Don Everly (1937) (vocals-guitar-Everly Brothers)
Garrett Morris (1937) (vocals-theatrical)
Ray Sawyer (1937) (vocals-Dr. Hook)
Jimmy Carl Black (1938) (drums-Mothers of Invention-Grandmothers-DECEASED)
Del McCoury (1939) (bluegrass musician)
Joe Sample (1939) (keys-Crusaders)
Rick James (1952) (vocals-DECEASED)
Billy Mumy (1954) (guitar-vocals-theatrical)
Mike Campbell (1954) (guitar-Heartbreakers)
Exene Cervenka (1956) (vocals-X)
Edwin H. Armstrong FM-radio inventor dies jumping from window-1954.
Chuck Berry plays all white Casa Loma Club St. Louis MO-1956.
Elvis Presley's last session before army/records Wear My Ring Around Your Neck-1958.
Buddy Holly/Winter Dance Tour cancel Appleton WI afternoon show/play Green Bay evening-1959.
Lloyd Price's Lady Luck enters US chart-1960.
Chuck Berry's Let it Rock enters US chart-1960.
Bobby Rydell's Wild One/Little Bitty Girl enters US chart-1960.
Barrett Strong's Money enters US chart-1960.
Connie Stevens' 16 Reasons enters US chart-1960.
Buster Brown's Fannie Mae enters US chart-1960.
Dorsey Burnette's Tall Oak Tree enters US chart-1960.
Elvis Presley's Rockahula Baby/Can't Help Falling In Love enters UK chart-1962.
The Pyramids' Penetration enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand peaks US #1/Please Please Me enters US chart-1964.
Lesley Gore's You Don't Own Me peaks US #2-1964.
The Marketts' Out of Limits peaks US top 5-1964.
The Trashmen's Surfin' Bird peaks US top 5-1964.
Al Martino's I Love You More and More Every Day enters US chart-1964.
The 4 Seasons' Dawn enters US chart-1964.
Freddy Cannon's Abigail Beecher enters US chart-1964.
Governor of Indiana declares Louie Louie pornographic-1964.
Sue Thompson's Paper Tiger peaks Can top 10-1965.
Jerry Vale's Have You Looked Into Your Heart peaks Can top 20-1965.
Barry Mann's Talk to Me Baby peaks Can top 20-1965.
Ronny/Daytonas' Bucket T peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Beatles release Honey Don't EP US-1965.
Peter/Gordon's I Go to Pieces peaks Can top 30-1965.
Petula Clark's Downtown peaks Can #1-1965.
P.J. Proby banned by British ABC theatres for trouser splitting incident-1965.
Gary Lewis' This Diamond Ring peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Beatles begin recording Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band song-1967.
Charles Wright/Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band's Do Your Thing enters US chart-1967.
Lisa Marie Presley born to Elvis/Priscilla-1968.
Fleetwood Mac's Albatross peaks UK #1-1969.
Dionne Warwick's This Girl's In Love With You enters US chart-1969.
Elvis Presley's If I Can Dream peaks US top 20-1969.
Tommy Roe's Dizzy enters US chart-1969.
Judy Collins' Someday Soon enters US chart-1969.
Joni Mitchell makes Carnegie Hall debut NYC NY-1969.
Neil Diamond's Shilo enters US chart-1970.
Freddy Fender's Before the Next Teardrop Falls enters US chart-1975.
B.J. Thomas' Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song enters US chart-1975.
Anne Murray's Day Tripper peaks Can top 30-1975.
Dan Fogelberg's Part of the Plan enters US chart-1975.
Stevie Wonder's Boogie On Reggae Woman peaks Can top 10-1975.
Ray Materick's Linda Put the Coffee On peaks Can top 30-1975.
Sammy Johns' Chevy Van enters US chart-1975.
Jethro Tull's Bungle in the Jungle peaks Can top 5-1975.
Genesis' In Concert film premieres London UK-1977.
Sheena Easton's Morning Train enters US chart-1981.
John Mellancamp's Cherry Bomb peaks Can top 5-1988.
Debbie Gibson's Shake Your Love peaks Can top 10-1988.
Dixie Bill Hilton dies-1991.
Nirvana's Nevermind CD returns to #1 US chart-1992.
Madonna's Deeper and Deeper peaks Can #1-1993.
Richey Edwards (Manic Street Preachers) goes missing/never found-1995.
The Tragically Hip play 2 nights Metro Centre Halifax NS-1999.
Mongo Santamaria dies complications from stroke-2003.
Lonnie Johnson (1889) (vocals-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
David Whitfield (1926) (vocals-DECEASED)
Stan Getz (1927) (sax-Grammy winner-DECEASED)
Skip Battin (1934) (vocals-bass-w.Flip-Byrds-DECEASED)
Roberta Flack (1937) (vocals-piano-Grammy winner-NC Music Hall of Fame inductee)
Rusty Kershaw (1938) (vocals-guitar-Kershaw Brothers-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)
Graham Nash (1942) (vocals-Hollies-CSN-CSNY-w.Crosby-OBE-RnR Hall of Fame inductee 2x)
Peter Macbeth (1943) (bass-Foundations)
Derek Shulman (1947) (vocals-bass-sax-Gentle Giant-record executive)
The Coasters sign to Atlantic Records-1956.
Terry Gilkyson/Easy Riders' Marianne enters US chart-1957.
Fats Domino appears Perry Como TV show-1957.
Clyde McPhatter's Without Love enters US chart-1957.
The Coasters' Charlie Brown enters US chart-1959.
Buddy Holly/Richie Valens/Big Bopper's last show Clear Lake IA-1959.
Arthur Alexander's You Better Move On enters US chart-1962.
Bill Pursell's Our Winter Love enters US chart-1963.
Little Eva's Let's Turkey Trot enters US chart-1963.
Neil Sedaka's Alice in Wonderland enters US chart-1963.
Helen Shapiro begins UK tour with Beatles opening-1963.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins begins 1st UK tour Wallington Town Hall-1965.
The Tremeloes' Here Comes My Baby enters UK chart-1967.
Petula Clark's This Is My Song enters UK chart-1967.
Keith Emerson's hands injured on-stage explosion ELP show San Francisco CA-1973.
Brownsville Station's Smokin' In the Boys' Room peaks Can top 5-1973.
The Main Ingredient's Just Don't Want to Be Lonely enters US chart-1974.
Bobby Womack's Lookin' For a Love enters US chart-1974.
Al Wilson's Show & Tell peaks Can top 10-1974.
The James Gang's Must Be Love enters US chart-1974.
Ringo Starr's You're 16 peaks Can #2-1974.
Art Garfunkel's I Shall Sing peaks Can top 20-1974.
Donny Osmond's Are You Lonesome tonight peaks Can top 10-1974.
Barry White's Never Never Gonna Give You Up peaks Can top 40-1974.
Carly Simon/James Taylor's Mockingbird enters US chart-1974.
Stevie Wonder's Living For the City peaks Can top 20-1974.
War's Me & Baby Brother peaks Can top 10-1974.
Sid Vicious dies heroin OD-1979.
Cliff Richard's Carrie enters UK chart-1980.
The Boomtown Rats' I Don't Like Mondays enters US chart-1980.
Streetheart's Under My Thumb peaks Can top 20-1980.
The J. Geils Band's Come Back enters US chart-1980.
The Eagles' The Long Run peaks Can top 10-1980.
Linda Ronstadt's How Do I Make You enters US chart-1980.
Toto's Africa peaks US #1-1983.
Honeymoon Suite's Burning in Love peaks Can chart-1985.
Wang Chung's Everybody Have Fun tonight peaks Can #1-1987.
Gene Kelly dies at 83-1996.
Li'l Kim's Hardcore CD enters Can chart-1997.
Songwriter Hal Blair (I Was the One/Ringo) dies-2001.
Maxene Andrews (1918) (vocals-w.Sisters-Vocal Group HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Frankie Vaughan (1928) (vocals-DECEASED)
Johnny "Guitar" Watson (1935) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)
Angelo D'Aleo (1940) (vocals-Belmonts)
Dennis Edwards (1943) (vocals-Temptations-Contours)
Adolpho "Fito" de la Parra (1946) (drums-Canned Heat)
Dave Davies (1947) (guitar-vocals-Kinks)
Melanie Safka (1947) (vocals-guitarist)
Jimmy Dorsey records Amapola NYC-1941.
Glenn Miller's String of Pearls peaks US #1-1942.
Elvis Presley records Shake Rattle & Roll/Lawdy Miss Clawdy RCA studios NYC NY-1956.
Patti Page's Belonging to Someone enters US chart-1958.
Johnny Cash's Ballad of a Teenage Queen/Big River enters US chart-1958.
Moe Koffman's Swingin' Shepherd Blues enters US chart-1958.
Buddy Holly/Richie Valens/Big Bopper killed plane crash near Mason City-Ames IA-1959.
Bob Dylan's 1st recording session San Francisco Bay Blues NYC-1961.
James Darren's Her Royal Majesty enters US chart-1962.
Sam Cooke's Twistin' the Night Away enters US chart-1962.
Kenny Ball's Midnight in Moscow enters US chart-1962.
Merle Haggard released from prison-1963.
The Kinks' 1st appearance Ready Steady Go-1964.
Joe Meek takes own life-1967.
Jimi Hendrix records final versions Hey Joe/Purple Haze/Wind Cries Mary Olympic Sound London UK-1967.
Tommy Boyce/Bobby Hart's I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight peaks Can #1-1968.
Ronnie Hawkins' Home From the Forest peaks Can chart-1968.
The Beatles begin recording Lady Madonna/Across the Universe-1968.
John Fred/His Playboy Band's Judy in Disguise peaks Can top 5-1968.
The 4 Tops' Walk Away Renee enters US chart-1968.
The Delfonics' La La Means I Love You enters US chart-1968.
The Beach Boys' Darlin' peaks Can top 20-1968.
Buffalo Springfield's Expecting to Fly peaks Can chart-1968.
Elvis Presley's comeback TV special airs-1968.
The Association's Everything That Touches You enters US chart-1968.
The Beatles excepting Paul McCartney agree to Allen Klein as business manager-1969.
Tommy James/Shondells' Crimson & Clover peaks Can #1-1969.
The Byrds release Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde LP-1969.
David Bowie/Mick Ronson meet 1st time-1970.
Aretha Franklin releases You're All I Need to Get By-1971.
Stevie Wonder's Superstition peaks Can top 10-1973.
Helen Reddy's Peaceful enters US chart-1973.
Deodato's Also Sprach Zarathustra enters US chart-1973.
Edward Bear's Last Song peaks Can #1-1973.
The Raspberries' I Wanna Be With You peaks Can top 20-1973.
The Moody Blues' I'm Just a Singer enters US chart-1973.
Billy Paul's Me and Mrs. Jones peaks Can top 20-1973.
Elton John's Crocodile Rock peaks US #1-1973.
The Guess Who's Follow Your Daughter Home enters US chart-1973.
The 4 Tops' Ain't No Woman enters US chart-1973.
Jim Croce's One Less Set of Footsteps enters US chart-1973.
Bread's Aubrey enters US chart-1973.
Alice Cooper's Hello Hurray enters US chart-1973.
Loggins/Messina's Your Mama Don't Dance peaks Can top 5-1973.
Aerosmith record Back in the Saddle Waltham MA-1976.
Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive enters UK chart-1979.
Bob Seger's We've Got Tonite peaks Can top 10-1979.
Toto's Hold the Line peaks Can top 5-1979.
Heart's Dog & Butterfly enters US chart-1979.
Exile's You Thrill Me peaks Can top 40-1979.
The J. Geils Band's Centerfold peaks US #1-1982.
Wham's I'm Your Man peaks Can top 10-1986.
Stevie Nicks' Talk to Me peaks Can top 10-1986.
Paul McCartney's Spies Like Us peaks Can top 20-1986.
Klymaxx' I Miss You peaks Can #1-1986.
Survivor's Burning Heart peaks Can top 20-1986.
Sinead O'Connor rejects Grammy nominations citing materialism-1991.
Kid'n'Play's Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody peaks Can top 20-1992.
Gloria Estefan awarded star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1993.
Black Sabbath play Fleet Center Boston MA-1999.
Trombonist J.J. Johnson dies self inflicted gunshot wound-2001.
James Blackwood (Blackwood Brothers) dies stroke-2002.
John Steele (1941) (drums-Animals)
Johnny Gambale (1942) (vocals-Classics)
Alice Cooper (1948) (vocals)
Jerry Shirley (1952) (drums-vocals-Humble Pie-Fastway)
Clint Black (1962) (vocals)
Adolphe Sax dies-1894.
James Brown/Famous Flames 1st session WIBB Macon GA or King Studios Cincinnatti/record Please Please Please-1955.
Mitch Miller's Lisbon Antigua enters US chart-1956.
The Crew-Cuts' 7 Days enters US chart-1956.
The Rolling Stones record 3 songs with Phil Spector/Graham Nash/Allan Clarke on Percussion/Gene Pitney on keys-1964.
Wayne Fontana/Mindbenders' Game of Love enters UK chart-1965.
The Animals' Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood enters UK chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones release 19th Nervous Breakdown/As Tears Go By-1966.
The Rolling Stones receive gold Got Live If You Want It-1967.
The 4 Seasons' Tell it to the Rain peaks Can top 10-1967.
Lesley Gore's California Nights enters US chart-1967.
Bobby Goldsboro's Blue Autumn peaks Can top 20-1967.
Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Sock It to Me Baby enters US chart-1967.
Johnny Rivers' Baby I Need Your Lovin' enters US chart-1967.
The Seekers' Georgy Girl peaks Can #1-1967.
Wilson Pickett's Everybody Needs Somebody to Love enters US chart-1967.
Sam the Sham's How Do You Catch a Girl peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Mojomen's Sit Down I Think I Love You enters US chart-1967.
Petula Clark's Colour My World peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Nashville Cats peaks Can #2-1967.
Gary Lewis' Where Will the Words Come From peaks Can top 10-1967.
The Kinks' Dead End Street peaks Can top 30-1967.
The Association's No Fair at All enters US chart-1967.
The Beatles appoint Eastman & Eastman general counsel to Apple-1969.
Aretha Franklin releases The Weight-1969.
Jimi Hendrix reforms Experience 8 months after breakup-1970.
Chicago awarded gold 3rd album-1971.
Osmonds awarded gold One Bad Apple-1971.
Louis Jordan dies heart attack-1975.
American Bandstand celebrates 25th anniversary-1977.
Fleetwood Mac release Rumours LP-1977.
Dolly Parton's Here You Come Again peaks Can top 10-1978.
The BeeGees' Night Fever enters US chart/Stayin' Alive peaks US #1-1978.
Barry Manilow's Can't Smile Without You enters US chart-1978.
Rod Stewart's You're in My Heart peaks Can #1-1978.
Randy Newman's Short People peaks US #2-1978.
Queen's We Are the Champions peaks US top 5-1978.
Chilliwack's Baby Blue peaks Can chart-1978.
ABBA's Take a Chance on Me enters UK chart-1978.
Burton Cummings' Your Own Backyard peaks Can chart-1978.
The BeeGees' Stayin' Alive enters UK chart-1978.
Karen Carpenter dies heartattack/anorexia nervosa-1983.
Queen's Radio Ga Ga enters UK chart-1984.
Nena's 99 Luftballons enters UK chart-1984.
The Thompson Twins' Doctor Doctor enters UK chart-1984.
Alex Harvey of SAHB dies heart attack-1984.
Cyndi Lauper's Money Changes Everything peaks Can top 30-1985.
Wham's Careless Whisper peaks Can #1-1985.
Jack Wagner's All I Need peaks Can top 5-1985.
Liberace dies AIDS-1987.
World On Edge's Still Beating peaks Can top 20-1991.
C&C Music Factory's Gonna Make You Sweat peaks Can #1-1991.
Tony Toni Tone's Feels Good peaks Can top 20-1991.
Stevie B's Because I Love You peaks Can #2-1991.
Alias' Waiting For Love peaks Can top 20-1991.
Gwen Guthrie dies cancer-1999.
Doris Kenner Jackson (Shirelles) dies-2000.
Red Buttons (1919) (vocals-Oscar winner-Golden Globe winner-DECEASED)
Ron Wilson (1933) (drums-percussion-Joy of Cooking)
Claude King (1933) (vocals)
Alex Harvey (1935) (vocals-SAHB-DECEASED)
Cory Wells (1942) (vocals-Enemies-3 Dog Night)
Chuck Winfield (1943) (trumpet-fluegelhorn-BS&T)
Al Kooper (1944) (vocals-guitar-keys-Royalteens-Blues Project-BS&T)
J.R. Cobb (1944) (guitar-Classics IV-Atlanta Rhythm Section)
Bob Marley (1945) (vocals-guitar-Wailers-DECEASED)
Duff McKagan (1964) (bass-Guns'n'Roses)
Bobby Brown (1969) (vocals-New Edition)
Glenn Miller records Tuxedo Junction NYC-1940.
Perry Como's Ko Ko Mo enters US chart-1955.
Warren Smith records Rock'n'Roll Ruby-1956.
Buddy Holly/Crickets/Jerry Lee Lewis end Australian tour-1957.
Emile Ford's On a Slow boat to China enters UK chart-1960.
The Shirelles' Will You Love Me Tomorrow peaks US #1-1961.
Barry Sadler's Ballad of the Green Berets enters US chart-1966.
The Turtles' You Baby enters US chart-1966.
Petula Clark's My Love peaks US #1-1966.
The Beach Boys' Barbara Ann peaks US #2-1966.
The T-Bones' No Matter What Shape peaks US top 5-1966.
The Marketts' Batman Theme enters US chart-1966.
The DC5's At the Scene enters US chart-1966.
James Brown's I'll Go Crazy enters US chart-1966.
The Byrds' Set You Free This Time enters US chart-1966.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Way It Used to Be enters UK chart-1969.
Peter Sarstedt's Where Do You Go To My Lovely enters UK chart-1969.
Shocking Blue's Venus peaks US #1-1970.
T Rex's Telegram Sam reaches UK #1-1972.
The New Seekers' I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing peaks Can top 5-1972.
Nilsson's Without You enters UK chart-1972.
Badfinger's Day After Day peaks Can #2-1972.
Slade's Look Wot U Dun enters UK chart-1972.
Edward Bear's Fly Across the Sea peaks Can top 20-1972.
Paul Simon's Mother & Child Reunion enters US chart-1972.
Neil Young's Heart of Gold enters US chart-1972.
Steel River's Mexican Lady peaks Can top 20-1972.
Chilliwack's Lonesome Mary enters US chart-1972.
J.Geils' Looking For a Love peaks Can top 30-1972.
Elton John awarded gold Crocodile Rock-1973.
Stevie Wonder's I Wish peaks Can #1-1977.
Manhattan Transfer's Chanson D'Amour enters UK chart-1977.
Mary McGregor's Torn Between Two Lovers peaks US #1-1977.
ELO's Do Ya enters US chart-1977.
Aerosmith's Walk This Way peaks Can top 10-1977.
Jackson Browne's Here Come Those Tears Again enters US chart-1977.
Joni Mitchell inducted into Juno Hall of Fame-1981.
Tears for Fears' Change enters UK chart-1983.
NKOTB's This One's For the Children peaks Can top 10-1990.
Joe Cocker's When the Night Comes peaks Can top 30-1990.
Soul II Soul's Back to Life peaks Can #1-1990.
Kim Mitchell's Expedition Sailor peaks Can top 40-1990.
Sheree's Woman's Work peaks Can top 10-1990.
Tina Turner's Steamy Windows peaks Can top 20-1990.
Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince's I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson peaks Can top 20-1990.
Sybil's Don't Make Me Over peaks Can top 10-1990.
Rod Stewart/Ron Wood tape MTV Unplugged Universal Studios LA-1993.
Tim Kelly (Slaughter) dies car accident-1998.
Doris Coley Kenner-Jackson (Shirelles) dies cancer-2000.
Dave Berry (1941) (vocals-Cruisers)
Fabian (1943) (vocals)
Kate McGarrigle (1946) (vocals-w.Anna McGarrigle)
Natalie Cole (1950) (vocals)
Mike Batt (1950) (producer)
W. Axl Rose (1962) (vocals-Guns'n'Roses)
Rick Astley (1966) (vocals)
Bill Haley plays Dominion London UK-1957.
Lonnie Donegan's Does Your Chewing Gum Lose It's Flavour enters UK chart-1959.
Jesse Belvin dies car crash-1960.
Johnny Burnette's Little Boy Sad enters US chart-1961.
Bobby Darin's Lazy River enters US chart-1961.
Brook Benton's Think Twice enters US chart-1961.
Johnny Maestro's Model Girl enters US chart-1961.
Cilla Black's Anyone Who Had a Heart enters UK chart-1964.
The Righteous Brothers' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' peaks US #1-1965.
Shirley Ellis' Name Game peaks US top 5-1965.
Joe Tex' Hold What You've Got peaks US top 5-1965.
The Ronettes' Born to Be Together enters US chart-1965.
The Trade Winds' NY's a Lonely Town enters US chart-1965.
Johnny Rivers' Midnight Special enters US chart-1965.
Little Anthony/Imperials' Hurt So Bad enters US chart-1965.
Gerry/Pacemakers' Ferry Across the Mersey enters US chart-1965.
The 4 Tops' Ask the Lonely enters US chart-1965.
The Animals' Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood enters US chart-1965.
The Righteous Brothers You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' peaks US #1-1965.
Vic Dana's Red Roses For a Blue Lady enters US chart-1965.
The Dave Clark 5's Come Home enters US chart-1965.
Fontella Bass/Bobby McClure's Don't Mess Up a Good Thing enters US chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones enter RCA Studios LA to record 20 tracks in 4 days-1966.
The Beatles complete recording Lady Madonna-1968.
John Lennon releases Instant Karma-1970.
Andy Williams' Love Story enters US chart-1971.
Tom Jones' She's a Lady enters US chart-1971.
Barbra Streisand's Stoney End peaks Can top 5-1971.
Redeye's Games peaks Can top 20-1971.
The Temptations' Just My Imagination enters US chart-1971.
James Taylor's Country Road enters US chart-1971.
Van Morrison's Blue Money enters US chart-1971.
The Staples Singers' Heavy Makes You Happy enters US chart-1971.
Mungo Jerry's Baby Jump enters UK chart-1971.
Perry Como's It's Impossible peaks Can top 40-1971.
Bread's Let Your Love Go peaks Can top 20-1971.
The Carpenters' For All We Know enters US chart-1971.
CCS' Whole Lotta Love enters US chart-1971.
The BeeGees' Lonely Days peaks Can #1-1971.
Barbra Streisand's Way We Were awarded gold-1974.
The Canadian Brass make NYC debut Alice Tully Hall Lincoln Center-1979.
Yoko Ono releases Walking on Thin Ice LP-1981.
Hugo Montenegro dies emphysema-1981.
Huey Lewis/News' Do You Believe in Love enters US chart-1982.
Joan Jett's I Love Rock'n'Roll enters US chart-1982.
Van Halen's Pretty Woman enters US chart-1982.
The Romantics' Talking In Your Sleep peaks Can #1-1984.
Madonna's Holiday peaks Can top 40-1984.
Madonna's Open Your Heart peaks US #1-1987.
Annie Lennox/Al Green's Put a Little Love In Your Heart peaks Can top 10-1989.
CSNY's American Dream peaks Can top 10-1989.
Boy Meets Girl's Waiting For a Star to Fall peaks Can #1-1989.
Billy Idol undergoes leg surgery following motorcycle crash LA-1990.
Bob Dylan appears David Letterman Show w.all star band including Carole King/Emmylou Harris/Chrissie Hynde-1992.
Mick Jagger performs SNL-1993.
Keith Richards performs Massey Hall Toronto-1993.
Nirvana begin final Euro tour-1994.
Ziggy Marley/Melody Makers/I-3's perform Bob Marley 50th birthday celebration JAM-1995.
Jann Arden's Insensitive peaks Can top 10-1995.
Falco dies car accident-1998.
Carl Wilson dies cancer-1998.
Eubie Blake (1883) (keys-bandleader-DECEASED)
Oscar Brand (1920) (vocals-guitar)
Wilma Lee Cooper (1921) (vocals-w.Stoney Cooper)
Warren Smith (1933) (vocals)
King Curtis (1934) (sax-sessions-DECEASED)
Sammy Johns (1946) vocals-guitar)
Donna Stoneman (1947) (vocals-Stoneman Family)
Alan Lancaster (1949) (guitar-Status Quo)
Steve Bronski (1960) (vocals-Bronski Beat)
David Bryan (1962) (keys-Bon Jovi)
Garth Brooks (1962) (vocals-guitar)
Bing Crosby records Swinging On a Star LA-1944.
Evelyn Knight & The Stardusters' Little Bird Told Me peaks US #1-1949.
Perry Como's Magic Moments enters UK chart-1958.
Eddie "Guitar Slim" Jones dies pneumonia-1959.
Buddy Holly buried Lubbock TX-1959.
Joe Brown's That's What Love Will Do enters UK chart-1963.
The Beatles' arrive JFK airport NYC to do Ed Sullivan Show/release All My Loving EP UK-1964.
The Beatles release Nowhere Man/What Goes On US-1966.
Winifred Atwell's Snow Bells peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Rolling Stones' As Tears Go By peaks Can #1-1966.
Bobby Kris' Walk on By peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Beach Boys' Barbara Ann peaks Can #2-1966.
The Guess Who's Hurting Each Other peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Bee Gees arrive UK to further Australian career-1967.
Don Partridge's Rosie enters UK chart-1968.
The Move's Fire Brigade enters UK chart-1968.
Louis Armstrong's What a Wonderful World enters UK chart-1968.
Tom Jones' This Is... TV series debuts ABC-1969.
Spirit's 1984 enters US chart-1970.
Jimmy Cliff's Wonderful World Beautiful People peaks Can top 20-1970.
Lee Marvin's Wand'ring Star enters UK chart-1970.
Simon/Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water enters US chart-1970.
Bobby Sherman's Easy Come Easy Go enters US chart-1970.
Steppenwolf's Monster peaks Can top 20-1970.
The Originals' Bells enters US chart-1970.
The Jackson 5's I Want You Back peaks Can #2-1970.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Winter World of Love peaks Can top 10-1970.
Badfinger's Come and Get It enters US chart-1970.
The Byrds' Jesus is Just Alright enters US chart-1970.
Frijid Pink's House of the Rising Sun enters US chart-1970.
Aretha Franklin's Call Me/Son of a Preacher Man enters US chart-1970.
The 5th Dimension's Blowing Away peaks Can top 10-1970.
Aretha Franklin records Live LP Fillmore E NYC-1971.
The Love Unlimited Orchestra awarded gold Love's Theme-1974.
Barry White awarded gold Never Gonna Give You Up-1974.
Joni Mitchell's In France They Kiss On Main Street enters US chart-1976.
Johnnie Taylor's Disco Lady enters US chart-1976.
Paul Simon's 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover peaks US #1-1976.
Donna Summer's Love to Love You Baby peaks US #2-1976.
EW&F's Sing a Song peaks US top 5-1976.
Hot Chocolate's You Sexy Thing peaks US top 5-1976.
Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson's Good Hearted Woman enters US chart-1976.
Tina Charles' I Love to Love enters US chart-1976.
Melissa Manchester's Just You & I enters US chart-1976.
The Bay City Roller's Money Honey enters US chart-1976.
BTO's Take It Like a Man enters US chart-1976.
The Cate Brothers' Union Man enters US chart-1976.
Rod Stewart's Da Ya Think I'm Sexy peaks US #1-1979.
Pink Floyd perform The Wall NYC-1980.
April Wine's Just Between You and Me enters US chart-1981.
Blondie's The Tide is High peaks Can #1-1981.
The Rovers' Wasn't That a Party peaks Can top 5-1981.
Bruce Springsteen's Hungry Heart peaks Can top 5/Fade Away enters US chart-1981.
Joe Dolce's Shaddap You Face enters UK chart-1981.
Steve Winwood's While You See a Chance enters US chart-1981.
Yarbrough/Peoples' Don't Stop the Music enters US chart-1981.
The Police's Don't Stand So Close to Me enters US chart-1981.
Randy Meisner's Deep Inside My Heart peaks Can top 20-1981.
Barry Manilow's I Made It Through the Rain peaks Can top 40-1981.
ABC's All of My Heart peaks Can top 10-1983.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' Maneater peaks Can top 5-1983.
Paula Abdul's Straight Up peaks US #1-1989.
American Music Awards held/Whitney Houston wins seven-1994.
Xscape's Just Kickin' It peaks Can top 5-1994.
PM Dawn's You Got Me Floatin' peaks Can top 5-1994.
Sky's Piece of Paradise CD enters Can chart-1999.
Bobby Troup dies heart attack-1999.
Lonesome Dave Peverett (Savoy Brown/Foghat) dies cancer-2000.
Big Punisher dies heart failure-2000.
U2 play Astoria London UK-2001.
Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band's MSG concert premieres HBO TV-2001.
Nickelback's This Side Up CD peaks #1 Can chart-2002.
Bob Harrington (Esquires Canada) dies-2005.
Lonnie Johnson (1899) (vocals-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Tom Rush (1941) (vocals-guitar)
Jim Capaldi (1944) (drums-vocals-Traffic-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Fito De La Parra (1946) (drums-Canned Heat)
England Dan Seals (1948) (vocals-guitar-w.JF Coley)
Ron Tyson (1948) (vocals-Temptations)
Ted Turner (1950) (guitar-Wishbone Ash)
Vince Neil (1961) (vocals-Motley Crue)
Webb Pierce makes US chart debut with Wondering-1952.
Frankie Lymon/Teenagers' Why Do Fools Fall in Love enters US RnB chart-1956.
Tab Hunter's Young Love enters UK chart-1957.
The Coasters' Charlie Brown enters US chart-1959.
Perry Como's Delaware enters US chart-1960.
Mark Dinning's Teen Angel peaks US #1-1960.
Dion/Belmonts' Where or When peaks US top 5-1960.
Tommy Tucker's Hi Heel Sneakers enters US chart-1964.
Eddie Holland's Leaving Here enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles' From Me to You enters US chart-1964.
Bobby Bare's Miller's Cave enters US chart-1964.
P.J. Proby banned British TV re pants-splitting incidents/Somewhere peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Zombies' Tell Her No peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Shangri-Las' Give Him a Great Big Kiss peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Rolling Stones' Heart of Stone peaks Can top 20-1965.
Jack London's If You Don't Want My Love peaks Can top 5-1965.
Jay/Americans' Let's Lock the Door peaks Can #1-1965.
The Who play Marquee London UK-1965.
The Supremes release Stop In the Name of Love-1965.
Dobie Gray's The In Crowd peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Bachelors' No Arms Could Ever Hold You peaks Can top 10-1965.
Shirley Ellis' Name Game peaks Can #2-1965.
The Beatles begin recording Good Morning Good Morning-1967.
Everything is Everything's Witchi Tai To enters US chart-1969.
Blind Faith form-1969.
The Zombies' Time of the Season enters US chart-1969.
3 Dog Night's Try a Little Tenderness enters US chart-1969.
Donovan's To Susan on the West Coast Waiting enters US chart-1969.
The Classics IV's Traces enters US chart-1969.
Amen Corner's Half as Nice enters UK chart-1969.
The Move's Blackberry Way peaks UK #1-1969.
Bob Dylan's documentary Eat the Document shot by D.A. Pennebaker shown 1st time at NY Academy of Music-1971.
The Osmonds's One Bad Apple peaks US #1-1971.
Official Beatles fan club shuts down-1972.
Carly Simon awarded gold You're So Vain-1973.
Max Yasgur Woodstock concert site owner dies heart failure Florida-1973.
Olivia Newton-John awarded gold Let Me Be There-1974.
Loggins/Messina's Changes enters US chart-1974.
Steve Harley/Cockney Rebel's Make Me Smile enters UK chart-1975.
Cat Stevens' Ready peaks Can top 20-1975.
Mac Davis' Rock'n'Roll I Gave You the Best Years peaks Can top 40-1975.
Queen's Killer Queen enters US chart-1975.
OMD's Jackie Blue enters US chart-1975.
Herbie Mann's Hijack enters US chart-1975.
Ben E. King's Supernatural Thing enters US chart-1975.
The Blackbyrds' Walking in Rhythm enters US chart-1975.
Disco Tex & Sexolettes' Get Dancin' peaks Can top 10-1975.
Ringo Starr's No No Song enters US chart-1975.
The Carpenters' Please Mr. Postman peaks Can #1-1975.
Hot Chocolate's Emma enters US chart-1975.
Grand Funk's Some Kind of Wonderful peaks Can top 10-1975.
Charlie Daniels' South's Gonna Do It enters US chart-1975.
Kool & Gang's Celebration peaks US #1-1981.
The Damned's Eloise enters UK chart-1986.
The Who reunite for Brit Awards London UK-1988.
Icehouse's Crazy peaks Can top 30-1988.
Eurythmics' I Need a Man peaks Can top 20-1988.
Luba's When a Man Loves a Woman peaks Can top 5-1988.
Del Shannon dies suicide bullet-1990.
Daniel Lanois ends Euro tour Royal Festival Hall London UK-1990.
The Smart E's Sesame's Treet peaks Can top 20-1993.
Mercer Ellington dies-1996.
Pearl Jam's Yield CD enters Can chart #1-1998.
The Ben Folds Five's Whatever and Ever CD enters Can chart-1998.
Oasis deported from Holland for drunkenness on ferry-2004.
Keith Knudsen (Doobie Brothers) dies-2005.
Jimmy Smith (jazz organist) dies-2005.
Carmen Miranda (1909) vocals-DECEASED)
Ernest Tubb (1914) (vocals-Texas Troubadours-Grand Ol' Opry member-Country HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Tom Connors (1936) (vocals)
Barry Mann (1939) (vocals)
Brian Bennett (1941) (drums-Shadows)
Mark Mathis (1940) (vocals-Dean & Mark-Newbeats)
Carole King (1942) (vocals-keys)
Barbara Lewis (1943) (vocals)
Joe Ely (1947) (vocals-guitar-Flatlanders)
Major Harris (1947) (vocals-Main Ingredient-DECEASED)
Bill Evans (1958) (sax)
Dennis Thomas (1951) (Kool & the Gang)
Holly Johnson (1960) (vocals-Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
Travis Tritt (1963) (vocals-guitar)
Willie Triplett (1966) (Ready For the World)
Eddy Duchin dies-1951.
The McGuire Sisters' Sincerely peaks US #1-1955.
Elvis Presley's Too Much peaks US #1-1957.
Dinah Shore's Chantez Chantez enters US chart-1957.
Nat King Cole's Ballerina enters US chart-1957.
Johnny Mathis' Wonderful Wonderful enters US chart-1957.
The Hilltoppers' Marianne enters US chart-1957.
The Crests' 16 Candles peaks US #2-1959.
Lloyd Price's Staggerlee peaks US #1-1959.
Frankie Ford's Sea Cruise enters US chart-1959.
Frankie Avalon's Venus enters US chart-1959.
Jerry Lee Lewis records What'd I Say-1961.
Adam Faith's This Is It enters UK chart-1961.
James Brown records Night Train Cincinnatti OH-1961.
The Everly Brothers' Walk Right Back enters UK chart-1961.
Ruby/Romantics' Our Day Will Come enters US chart-1963.
Paul/Paula's Hey Paula peaks US #1-1963.
Bobby Vee's Night Has 1000 Eyes peaks US top 5-1963.
Johnny Thunder's Loop de Loop peaks US top 5-1963.
The Drifters' Up On the Roof peaks US top 5-1963.
Roy Orbison's In Dreams enters US chart-1963.
Richard Chamberlain's All I Have to Do is Dream enters US chart-1963.
The Beatles 1st appearance Ed Sullivan Show-1964.
Sophie Tucker dies-1966.
The Band record I Shall Be Released-1968.
Aretha Franklin releases Since You've Been Gone/Ain't No Way-1968.
Simon/Garfunkel awarded gold Bridge Over Troubled Water-1970.
Sly/Family Stone awarded gold Thank You Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again-1970.
The Brighter Side of Darkness awarded gold Love Jones-1972.
Crosby/Nash record Immigration Man-1972.
Wings play 1st concert Nottingham University UK-1972.
The O'Jays awarded gold Love Train-1973.
Alice Cooper's Teenage Lament'74 peaks Can top 20-1974.
The Hollies' Air That I Breathe enters UK chart-1974.
Sami Jo's Tell Me a Lie enters US chart-1974.
Paul McCartney's Jet enters US chart-1974.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' She's Gone enters US chart 1st time-1974.
Joni Mitchell's Raised on Robbery peaks Can chart-1974.
Suzi Quatro's Devil Gate Drive enters UK chart-1974.
Gladys Knight/Pips' I've Got to Use My Imagination peaks Can top 30-1974.
Iggy Pop does last show with Stooges Michigan Palace Detroit MI-1974.
Cher's solo TV show premieres-1975.
Percy Faith dies-1976.
Buddy Johnson dies-1977.
Marti Webb's Take That Look Off Your Face enters UK chart-1980.
The Vapors' Turning Japanese enteres UK chart-1980.
Air Supply Lost in Love enters US chart-1980.
The Whispers' And the Beat Goes On enters US chart-1980.
Peter Gabriel's Games Without Frontiers enters UK chart-1980.
April Wine's I Like to Rock enters US chart-1980.
Kenny Rogers' Coward of the County peaks Can #1-1980.
Bill Haley dies heart attack Harlingen TX-1981.
Bruce Hornsby/Range's Way It Is peaks Can #1-1987.
Timbuk 3's The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades peaks Can top 20-1987.
Robbie Nevil's C'est La Vie peaks Can #1-1987.
Duran Duran's Notorious peaks Can top 10-1987.
The Bangles' Walk Like an Egyptian peaks Can #1-1987.
Kevin DuBrow fired as Quiet Riot singer-1987.
The Rev. James Cleveland dies heart failure-1991.
Mick Jagger releases Wandering Spirit LP-1993.
Offspring's Ixnay On the Hombre CD enters Can chart-1997.
Bruce Cockburn's Charity of Night CD enters Can chart-1997.
Silverchair's Freak Show CD enters Can chart-1997.
Robbie Rae dies-2006.
Jimmy Durante (1893) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)
Bertolt Brecht (1898) (lyricist-Stalin Peace Prize honouree-Kleiszt Prize honouree-DECEASED)
Larry Adler (1914) (harmonica-DECEASED)
Leontyne Price (1927) (vocals-theatrical)
Manu Dibango (1934) (percussion)
Don Wilson (1937) (guitar-Ventures)
Roberta Flack (1939) (vocals-piano-w.Donny Hathaway)
Ral Donner (1943) (vocals)
Jimmy Merchant (1944) (vocals-Frankie Lymon & Teenagers)
Donovan (1946) (vocals-guitar)
Nigel Olsson (1949) (drums-Spencer Davis-Elton John)
Sheryl Crow (1962) (vocals-guitar)
Glenn Miller presented gold for Chattanooga Choo Choo-1942.
The Ames Brothers' Rag Mop peaks US #1-1950.
Dean Martin's Memories are Made of This enters UK chart-1956.
Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel/I Was the One Nashville-1956.
The Dreamweavers' It's Almost Tomorrow enters UK chart-1956.
Billy Vaughn's Sail Along Silv'ry Moon peaks US top 5-1958.
Elvis Presley's Don't/I Beg of You peaks US #1-1958.
Connie Francis' Don't Break the Heart That Loves You enters US chart-1962.
Don/Juan's What's Your Name enters US chart-1962.
The Rolling Stones' 19th Nervous Breakdown enters UK chart-1966.
The Small Faces' Sha La La La Lee enters UK chart-1966.
Petula Clark's My Love enters UK chart-1966.
Aretha Franklin releases I Never Loved a Man-1967.
The Beatles complete recording Day in the Life-1967.
The American Breed's Bend Me Shape Me peaks Can top 10-1968.
Sly/Family Stone's Dance to the Music enters US chart-1968.
The Scaffold's Thank U Very Much enters US chart-1968.
Kenny Rogers/First Edition's Just Dropped In enters US chart-1968.
Paul Revere/Raiders' Too Much Talk enters US chart-1968.
The Rolling Stones' She's a Rainbow peaks Can top 10-1968.
The Foundations' Baby Now That I've Found You peaks Can #1-1968.
Madeline Bell's I'm Gonna Make You Love Me enters US chart-1968.
Gladys Knight/Pips' The End of Our Road enters US chart-1968.
The Lettermen's Goin' Out of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You medley peaks Can top 10-1968.
The Lemon Pipers' Green Tambourine peaks Can top 5-1968.
Etta James' Tell Mama peaks Can top 30-1968.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Am I That Easy to Forget peaks Can top 30-1968.
The Human Beinz' Nobody But Me peaks Can top 5-1968.
The Doors' Touch Me peaks Can #1-1969.
Tom Jones' A Minute of Your Time peaks Can top 20-1969.
Sammy Davis Jr.'s I've Gotta Be Me peaks Can top 10-1969.
The Goodees' Condition Red peaks Can top 20-1969.
Judy Collins' Someday Soon peaks Can top 40-1969.
Booker T/MGs' Hang'em High peaks Can top 20-1969.
Sly & The Family Stone's Thank You peaks US #1-1970.
Phil Spector severely burned in car fire-1970.
Terry Jacks' I'm Gonna Love You Too peaks Can top 10-1973.
John Denver's Rocky Mountain High peaks Can top 10-1973.
Johnny Nash's Stir It Up enters US chart-1973.
The Partridge Family's Eyes of Love peaks Can top 20-1973.
Don McLean's Dreidel peaks Can top 20-1973.
The Stylistics' Break Up to Make Up enters US chart-1973.
Paul McCartney/Wings' Hi Hi Hi peaks Can top 5-1973.
Vicki Lawrence's The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia enters US chart-1973.
Van Halen release 1st LP-1978.
Linda Ronstadt's Ooh Baby Baby peaks Can top 10-1979.
Sister Sledge's He's the Greatest Dancer enters US chart-1979.
Linda Ronstadt's Just One Look enters US chart-1979.
Dire Straits' Sultans of Swing enters US chart-1979.
The Rolling Stones' Shattered peaks Can top 40-1979.
Rod Stewart's Da Ya Think I'm Sexy peaks US #1-1979.
The Village People's YMCA peaks US #2-1979.
Olivia Newton-John's A Little More Love peaks US rop 5-1979.
Billy Joel's Big Shot enters US chart-1979.
Meatloaf's You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth peaks Can top 40-1979.
Elvis Costello's Oliver's Army enters UK chart-1979.
Bob Welch's Precious Love enters US chart-1979.
Earth Wind/Fire's September peaks Can top 10-1979.
Chic's I Want Your Love enters US chart-1979.
The BeeGees' Tragedy enters US chart-1979.
The Captain/Tennille's Do That To Me One More Time peaks US #1-1980.
Northern Lights record Tears are Not Enough Manta Sound Toronto ON-1985.
The Box' L'Affaire Dumoutier peaks Can top 30-1986.
Lionel Richie's Say You Say Me peaks Can #1-1986.
Pete Townshend's Face the Face peaks Can top 20-1986.
Dream Academy's Life in a Northern Town peaks Can top 10-1986.
Expose release Exposure CD-1987.
Paula Abdul's Opposites Attract peaks US #1 setting record as 6th #1 from album Forever Your Girl-1990.
Eric Clapton ends 18-show run Royal Albert Hall London UK-1990.
Ce Ce Peniston's Finally peaks Can #1-1992.
Motley Crue fires Vince Neil as lead singer/later rehired-1992.
Lenny Kravitz' Stand By My Woman peaks Can top 40-1992.
Michael Jackson does TV interview w.Oprah Winfrey-1993.
Mick Jagger releases Wandering Spirit CD-1993.
Tony Secunda discoverer/manager of Moody Blues/Joe Cocker/T Rex/others dies-1995.
Marty Butler dies AIDS-1995.
Brian Connolly (Sweet) dies cancer-1997.
Buddy Tate dies cancer-2001.
Dave Van Ronk dies cancer-2002.
The Chemical Brothers Come With Us CD enters Can chart-2002.
Sade's Lovers Live CD enters Can chart-2002.
Mary J. Blige's No More Drama CD enters Can chart-2002.
Danny Joe Brown (Molly Hatchett) dies-2005.
Thomas Edison (1847) (phonograph inventor-DECEASED)
John Mills Sr. (1882) (vocals-Mills Brothers-DECEASED)
Josh White (1914) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Wesley Rose (1918) (music publisher-DECEASED)
Gene Vincent (1935) (vocals-w.Blue Caps-DECEASED)
Bobby Pickett (1938) (vocals-DECEASED)
Gerry Goffin (1939) (songwriter)
Sergio Mendes (1941) (keys-Brasil 66)
Russ Freeman (1960) (guitar-Rippingtons)
Sheryl Crow (1962) (vocals-guitar)
Brandy (Norwood) (1979) (vocals)
Louis Armstrong's Mack the Knife enters US chart-1956.
Frankie Lymon/Teenagers' Why Do Falls Fall in Love enters US chart-1956.
Julius LaRosa's Lipstick & Candy & Rubbersole Shoes enters US chart-1956.
Sarah Vaughan's Mr. Wonderful enters US chart-1956.
Les Baxter's Poor People of Paris enters US chart-1956.
Nat King Cole's Ask Me enters US chart-1956.
Bob Dylan performs 1st pro concert Gerde's Folk City NYC-1961.
The Beatles release From Me to You/record 10 tracks Please Please Me LP including Twist & Shout/I Saw Her Standing There-1963.
Paul & Paula's Hey Paula peaks US #1-1963.
Millie Small's My boy Lollipop enters UK chart-1964.
The Beatles NA concert debut Washington DC-1964.
Ringo Starr marries Maureen Cox//joins Beatles NME Poll Winners Concert Wembley Pool sharing bill with Stones-1965.
Tom Jones' It's Not Unusual enters UK chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones' 19th Nervous Breakdown peaks UK #1-1966.
Tommy James/Shondells' I Think We're Alone Now enters US chart-1967.
The Rolling Stones release Between the Buttons US-1967.
The Turtles' Happy Together enters US chart-1967.
The Blues Magoos' We Ain't Got Nothing Yet peaks Can top 5-1967.
Otis Redding's Try a Little Tenderness peaks Can top 30-1967.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Darling Be Home Soon enters US chart-1967.
Keith's 98.6 peaks Can top 10-1967.
Donovan's Epistle to Dippy enters US chart-1967.
Herman's Hermits' There's a Kind Of Hush enters US chart-1967.
More of the Monkees LP peaks US #1-1967.
The Grateful Dead headline 3 nights Fillmore E NYC w.Allman Bros/Love-1970.
David Bowie makes 1st appearance as Ziggy Stardust Tollworth UK-1972.
The Carpenters awarded gold Please Mr. Postman-1975.
Aerosmith awarded gold Toys In the Attic LP-1975.
Linda Ronstadt's You're No Good peaks US #1-1975.
Rhythm Heritage awarded gold Theme From SWAT-1976.
Andrew Gold's Thank You For Being a Friend enters US chart-1978.
Kate Bush's Wuthering Heights enters UK chart-1978.
Rush's Closer to the Heart peaks Can chart-1978.
Parliament's Flash Light enters US chart-1978.
Leif Garrett's Runaround Sue peaks Can top 20-1978.
Gordon Lightfoot's Circle is Small enters US chart-1978.
Queen's We Are the Champions peaks Can top 5-1978.
Player's Baby Come Back peaks Can #1-1978.
Rod Stewart's Hot Legs enters US chart-1978.
Chuck Mangione's Feels So Good enters US chart-1978.
ELO's Turn to Stone peaks Can top 10-1978.
Neil Diamond's Desiree peaks Can top 10-1978.
Jackson Browne's Running On Empty enters US chart-1978.
The Rolling Stones live concert film Let's Spend the Night Together opens NYC-1983.
Michael Jackson's Thriller enters US chart-1984.
Wham's Careless Whisper peaks US #1-1985.
Don Henley's Boys of Summer peaks Can top 20-1985.
Philip Bailey & Phil Collins' Easy Lover peaks Can #1-1985.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Power of Love peaks Can top 20-1985.
Boy George appears dramatic role The A Team-1986.
Chris Isaak's Wicked Game peaks Can top 10-1991.
DNA f.Suzanne Vega's Tom's Diner peaks Can top 5-1991.
AC/DC's Money Talks peaks Can top 20-1991.
Cinderella's Shelter Me peaks Can top 10-1991.
Brit Awards held/KLF perform-1992.
Bryan Adams/Sting others raise funds for bush fire victims Sydney AUS-1994.
Jaki Byard found dead gunshot wound-1999.
Lord Kitchener (calypso singer) dies-2000.
Harry Connick Jr performs NBA All-Star Game halftime-2001.
Chris Isaak's Always Got Tonight CD enters Can chart-2002.
Pink Anderson (1900) (vocals-Pink Floyd namesake-DECEASED)
Tex Beneke (1914) (vocals-Glenn Miller-DECEASED)
Lorne Greene (1915) (vocals-Order of Canada Officer-DECEASED)
Mel Powell (1923) (keys-Benny Goodman-Pulitzer Prize recipient-DECEASED)
Gene McDaniels (1935) (vocals)
Ray Manzarek (1939) (keys-Doors)
Kenny Dino (1939) (vocals-DECEASED)
Moe Bandy (1944) (vocals)
Joe Schermie (1948) (bass-3 Dog Night)
Stanley Knight (1949) (guitar-keys-vocals-Black Oak Arkansas)
Steve Hackett (1950) (guitar-Genesis-GTR)
Gil Moore (1951) (drums-vocals-Triumph)
Chynna Phillips (1968) (vocals-Wilson Phillips)
Jim Creeggan (1970) (Barenaked Ladies)
Paul Whiteman/George Gershwin premiere Rhapsody in Blue-1924.
Gloria Mann's Earth Angel enters US chart-1955.
Lenny Dee's Plantation Boogie enters US chart-1955.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins records I Put a Spell on You-1956.
The Coasters record Young Blood/Searchin' LA-1957.
Buddy Holly/Crickets' Maybe Baby released US/record Well Alright Clovis-1958.
Johnny Preston's Running Bear enters UK chart-1960.
The Miracles' Shop Around awarded gold disc.1961.
The Beatles play Carnegie Hall NYC-1964.
The Byrds' It Won't Be Wrong enters US chart-1966.
Simon/Garfunkel's Homeward Bound enters US chart-1966.
Wilson Pickett's 634-5789 enters US chart-1966.
Peter/Gordon's Woman enters US chart-1966.
Neal Hefti's Batman Theme enters US chart-1966.
The Rolling Stones release 19th Nervous Breakdown US-1966.
Jimi Hendrix performs alma mater Garfield High School Seattle WA-1968.
Cilla Black's Surround Yourself With Sorrow enters UK chart-1969.
Marvin Gaye's I Heard It Through the Grapevine enters UK chart-1969.
Graham Nash records Military Madness LA-1971.
James Brown's Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothin' enters US chart-1972.
B.J. Thomas' Rock'n'Roll Lullaby enters US chart-1972.
Rod Stewart's Handbags & Gladrags enters US chart-1972.
Terry Black/Laurel Ward's Goin' Down on the Road to LA enters US chart-1972.
Yes' Roundabout enters US chart-1972.
Elton John's Levon peaks Can top 10-1972.
Santana's No One to Depend On enters US chart-1972.
The Stylistics' You Are Everything peaks Can top 30-1972.
Jonathan Edwards' Sunshine peaks Can top 5-1972.
Elton John awarded gold Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player LP-1973.
The Bottom Line nightclub opens w.Patti Labelle NYC NY-1974.
Bob Dylan awarded gold Blood On the Tracks LP-1975.
Sal Mineo murdered LA-1976.
Eddie/Hot Rods & Sex Pistols play Marquee Club London UK-1976.
Bread's Lost Without Your Love peaks Can top 10-1977.
The Police record 1st single Fall Out-1977.
Rose Royce's Car Wash peaks Can #1-1977.
Paul McCartney & Wings' Maybe I'm Amazed (live) enters US chart-1977.
Rod Stewart's First Cut is the Deepest enters US chart-1977.
Heart's Dreamboat Annie peaks Can chart-1977.
The Doobie Brothers' It Keeps You Runnin' peaks Can top 40-1977.
Glen Campbell's Southern Nights enters US chart-1977.
Automatic Man's My Pearl enters US chart-1977.
Eurythmics' Sweet Dreams enters UK chart-1983.
Eubie Blake dies at 100-1983.
Bruce Cockburn plays West Berlin-1985.
Whitney Houston's How Will I Know peaks US #1-1986.
CFOX Vancouver celebrates anniversay w.Bryan Adams/Fabulous Thunderbirds/Loverboy/Journey performing Good Golly Miss Molly together-1987.
Benefit concert for Rain Forest Foundation w.Sting/Bruce Springsteen/Paul Simon/Don Henley-1990.
Rod Stewart's Downtown Train peaks Can top 20-1990.
Young MC's Principal's Office peaks Can top 5-1990.
Alannah Myles' Still Got This Thing peaks Can top 40-1990.
Bros' Too Much peaks Can top 20-1990.
Celine Dion's Power of Love peaks US #1/1st Quebecois to achieve feat-1994.
U2 launch Pop Mart world tour at KMart NYC NY-1997.
Bernie Taupin's handwritten lyrics to Candle in the Wind auctioned for $400k plus for charity-1998.
Bassist John Kuehne (James Taylor/Linda Ronstadt/Monkees) dies-2000.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins dies aneurysm/internal hemorrhaging-2000.
Wingy Manone (1900) (trumpet-DECEASED)
Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919) (vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-Gospel Music HoF inductee-Grammy honouree-DECEASED)
Eileen Farrell (1920) (vocals-opera)
Boudleaux Bryant (1920) (songwriter)
Gene Ames (1925) (vocals-Ames Brothers-DECEASED)
Jim McReynolds (1927) (vocals-w.Jesse)
Dorothy McGuire (1928) (vocals-McGuire Sisters-DECEASED)
Peter Tork (1944) (vocals-guitar-bass-Monkees)
King Floyd (1945) (vocals-DECEASED)
Peter Gabriel (1950) (vocals-Genesis-Brit Award winner-RnR HoF inductee-Grammy winner-Ivor Novello winner-honourary member Royal Academy of Music)
Ed Gagliardi (1952) (bass-Foreigner)
Peter Hook (1956) (bass-Joy Division-New Order)
Tony Butler (1957) (bass-Big Country)
Henry Rollins (1961) (vocals-Black Flag)
Johann Strauss conducts Blue Danube Waltz 1st time-1867.
Richard Wagner dies-1883.
Blind Boy Fuller dies blood poisoning-1941.
Guy Mitchell's She Wears Red Feathers enters UK chart-1953.
Billie Holiday plays Royal Albert Hall/Flamingo Club London-1954.
Chris Barber's Petite Fleur enters UK chart-1959.
Lawrence Welk's Calcutta peaks US #1-1961.
Frank Sinatra forms Reprise label-1961.
Neil Sedaka's Calendar Girl peaks US top 5-1961.
The Impressions' People Get Ready enters US chart-1965.
Georgie Fame's Yeh Yeh enters US chart-1965.
Davie Allan & the Arrows' Apache'65 enters US chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones' Now LP released US-1965.
Tony Bennett's If I Ruled the World enters US chart-1965.
Jr. Walker/All Stars' Shotgun enters US chart-1965.
The Kinks' Tired of Waiting peaks UK #1-1965.
The Rolling Stones appear 1st time Ed Sullivan Show-1966.
The Beatles begin recording Only a Northern Song/release Penny Lane-Strawberry Fields US-1967.
The Band record In a Station-1968.
The Partridge Family's Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted enters US chart-1971.
Elvis Presley's I Really Don't Want to Know peaks Can top 10-1971.
Cat Stevens' Wild World enters US chart-1971.
Lynn Anderson's Rose Garden peaks Can #1-1971.
Dave Edmunds' I Hear You Knocking peaks Can top 5-1971.
Brewer/Shipley's One Toke Over the Line enters US chart-1971.
John Lennon's Mother peaks Can top 20-1971.
Gladys Knight/Pips' If I Were Your Woman peaks Can top 30-1971.
King Floyd's Groove Me peaks Can top 20-1971.
Liz Damon's Orient Express' 1900 Yesterday peaks Can top 20-1971.
Bobby Sherman's Cried Like a Baby enters US chart-1971.
Led Zeppelin refused admission to Singapore over hair length/concert cancelled-1972.
The Spinners awarded gold Could It Be I'm Falling in Love-1973.
Elvis Presley awarded gold Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite LP-1973.
Bob Dylan records show Forum Inglewood CA for Before the Flood LP-1974.
Dr. John plays Bottom Line NYC NY-1974.
Olivia Newton-John's Make a Move On Me enters US chart-1982.
EW&F's Let's Groove peaks Can top 10-1982.
Greg Guidry's Goin' Down enters US chart-1982.
Quarterflash's Find Another Fool enters US chart-1982.
Eddie Schwartz' All Our Tomorrows peaks Can top 40-1982.
Le Roux' Nobody Said It Was Easy enters US chart-1982.
Rick James' Super Freak peaks Can top 40-1982.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' I Can't Go For That peaks Can #2-1982.
Fun Boy 3/Bananarama's It Ain't What You Do It's the Way That You Do It enters UK chart-1982.
The Jam's Town Called Malice/Precious enters UK chart-1982.
Foreigner's Juke Box Hero enters US chart-1982.
The Police's Spirits in the Material World peaks Can top 20-1982.
The Police's Wrapped Around Your Finger peaks Can top 10-1984.
UB40's Red Red Wine peaks Can #1-1984.
Genesis' That's All peaks Can top 20-1984.
John Mellencamp's Pink Houses peaks Can top 20-1984.
Bruce Cockburn plays East Berlin-1985.
Cliff Richard awarded Lifetime Achievement Award Brits London UK-1989.
Phil Collins' Two Hearts peaks Can #1-1989.
Bobby Brown's My Prerogative peaks Can top 5-1989.
Chicago's Look Away peaks Can top 20-1989.
Aerosmith's Janie's Got a Gun peaks Can #2-1991.
Van Halen's Balance debuts Can chart-1995.
Susan Aglukark's This Child debuts Can chart-1995.
The Odds' Good Weird Feeling debuts Can chart-1995.
Vanessa Williams' Sweetest Days peaks Can top 20-1995.
Elton John's Circle of Life peaks Can top 10-1995.
Take That announce split-1996.
Wally Koster (1923) (vocals-DECEASED)
Phyllis McGuire (1931) (vocals-Vocal Group HoF inductee-McGuire Sisters)
Rudy Maugeri (1931) (vocals-Crew Cuts-Canadian Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Florence Henderson (1934) (vocals)
Rob McConnell (1935) (trombone-Boss Brass)
Magic Sam (1937) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)
Razzy Bailey (1939) (vocals)
Eric Anderson (1943) (guitar-vocals)
Vic Briggs (1945) (guitar-Animals)
Gregory Hines (1946) (vocals)
Tim Buckley (1947) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Loreena McKennitt (1957) (harp-vocals)
Thomas Edison records Metropolitan Opera Quartet's My Hula Hula Love-1910.
Earl Hines Band w. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie play Savoy Chicago IL-1943.
Chris Barber's Petite Fleur enters UK chart-1959.
Bob Dylan's Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window peaks Can top 30-1966.
Petula Clark's My Love peaks Can #1-1966.
The Gentrys' Hurt peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Toys' Attack peaks Can top 5-1966.
Johnny Rivers' Under Your Spell Again peaks Can #2-1966.
Elvis Presley's Tell Me Why peaks Can top 10-1966.
Little Anthony/Imperials' Spread It On Thick peaks Can top 20-1966.
Ramsey Lewis' Hard Day's Night peaks Can top 20-1965.
Jonathan King's Where the Sun Never Shone peaks Can top 10-1966.
Ray Charles' Crying Time peaks Can top 5-1966.
Aretha Franklin records Respect Atlantic NYC-1967.
DDDBM/T's Legend of Xanadu enters UK chart-1967.
Esther/Abi Ofarim's Cinderella Rockefella enters UK chart-1968.
The Band's Rag Mama Rag enters US chart-1970.
Glen Campbell/Bobbie Gentry's All I Have to Do Is Dream enters US chart-1970.
Kenny Rogers/First Edition's Something's Burning enters US chart-1970.
The Who record Live at Leeds-1970.
Elvis Presley's Kentucky Rain enters US chart-1970.
Merle Haggard's Fightin' Side of Me enters US chart-1970.
James Brown's It's a New Day enters US chart-1970.
Dionne Warwick's I'll Never Fall in Love Again peaks Can top 5-1970.
The Carpenters' Ticket to Ride enters US chart-1970.
Bobbie Gentry's Fancy peaks Can top 3-1970.
Tom Jones' Without Love peaks Can #1-1970.
Grease opens off B`way NYC NY-1972.
John Lennon/Yoko Ono co-host Mike Douglas Show-1972.
Bobby Womack awarded gold Harry Hippie-1973.
Bob Dylan plays LA-1974.
Daryl Dragon/Toni Tennille wed-1974.
Terry Jacks awarded gold Seasons in the Sun-1974.
The Ohio Players' Love Roller Coaster peaks Can #2-1976.
Maxine Nightingale's Right Back Where We Started From enters US chart- 1976.
The George Baker Selection's Paloma Blanca peaks Can top 10-1976.
Sweet's Action enters US chart-1976.
The Sylvers' Boogie Fever enters US chart-1976.
Styx' Lorelei enters US chart-1976.
The Sex Pistols play Valentine's Ball Butler's Wharf London UK-1976.
EWF's Sing a Song peaks Can top 20-1976.
The B-52s play 1st gig Athens GA-1977.
Dire Straits begin sessions 1st album-1978.
Toyah's 4 From EP enters UK chart-1981.
Smokey Robinson's Being With You enters US chart-1981.
Rod Stewart's Passion peaks Can #2-1981.
Robert Palmer's Looking For Clues peaks Can top 10-1981.
Champaign's How 'Bout Us enters US chart-1981.
The Babys' Turn and Walk Away peaks Can top 20-1981.
Grover Washington Jr/Bill Withers' Just the 2 of Us enters US chart-1981.
Generation X announce breakup-1981.
Heart's Tell it Like It Is peaks Can top 5-1981.
Billy Joel's Allentown peaks Can top 30-1983.
Sylvia's Nobody peaks Can top 5-1983.
Toto's Africa peaks Can #1-1983.
Patti Austin/James Ingram's Baby Come to Me peaks US #1-1983.
EW&F's Fall in Love With Me peaks Can top 20-1983.
Frank Zappa appears Miami Vice TV show-1986.
Paul Simon plays Harare ZIM-1987.
George Strait's Ocean Front Property debuts #1 US chart-1987.
Songwriter George Tibbles (Woody Woodpecker Song) dies-1987.
Songwriter Frederick Loewe (My Fair Lady) dies-1988.
The Rolling Stones begin 10 show Japan tour Korakuen Dome Tokyo-1990.
Mick Jagger begins filming Freejack Atlanta-1991.
Weird Al Yankovic's Jurassic Park peaks Can top 5-1994.
Color Me Badd's Choose peaks Can top 20-1994.
NKOTB's Dirty Dawg peaks Can top 5-1994.
Cypress Hill's Ain't Going Out Like That peaks Can top 20- 1994.
Nirvana play Zenith Paris FRA-1994.
Kenny Babyface Edmonds named entertainer of year NAACP Image Awards-1998.
Madonna plays Roxy Nightclub NYC NY-1998.
Collective Soul's Dosage CD enters Can chart-1999.
Harris/Parton/Ronstadt's Trio II CD enters Can chart-1999.
Dale Evans dies-2001.
Mick Tucker (Sweet) dies leukemia-2002.
Hank Locklin (1918) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)
Brian Holland (1941) (producer-songwriter-record executive-Songwritrs HoF inductee)
Mick Avory (1944) (drums-Kinks-RnR HoF inductee)
John Anthony Helliwell (1945) (sax-Supertramp)
Melissa Manchester (1951) (vocals-keys-Harlettes)
Mikey Craig (1960) (bass-Culture Club)
Bessie Smith records Down Hearted Blues NYC-1923.
Duke Ellington records Take the A Train-1941.
Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie record together 1st time Chicago IL-1943.
The Platters sign management deal with Buck Ram-1954.
The Silhouettes Get a Job peaks US #1-1958.
Jimmy Reed's Baby What You Want Me To Do enters US chart-1960.
Billy Bland's Let the Little Girl Dance enters US chart-1960.
Johnny & Hurricanes' Beatnik Fly enters US chart-1960.
Ray Charles records I Can't Stop Loving You/Born to Lose/You Don't Know Me Hollywood-1962.
Helen Shapiro's Tell Me What He Said enters UK chart-1962.
The Beach Boys' Fun Fun Fun enters US chart-1964.
Louis Armstrong's Hello Dolly enters US chart-1964.
The 4 Seasons' Stay enters US chart-1964.
The DC5's Glad All Over enters US chart-1964.
James Brown's Please Please Please enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles' My Bonnie enters US chart-1964.
The Kingsmen's Jolly Green Giant peaks Can #1-1965.
Reparata/Delrons' Whenever a Teenager Cries peaks Can top 5-1965.
Joe Tex' Hold What You've Got peaks Can top 20-1965.
Johnny Cash's Orange Blossom Special enters US chart-1965.
Freddie/Dreamers' I Understand peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Beatles release 8 Days a Week/I Don't Want to Spoil the Party US//record Ticket to Ride/Another Girl/I Need You Abbey Road London UK-1965.
The Beau Brummels' Laugh Laugh peaks Can #2-1965.
Nat King Cole dies lung cancer-1965.
Little Walter dies of head injuries sustained in a fight-1968.
Paul Revere & Raiders' Mr. Sun Mr. Moon enters US chart-1969.
The Temptations' Runaway Child Running Wild enters US chart-1969.
David Ruffin's My Whole World Ended enters US chart-1969.
Edwin Starr's 25 Miles enters US chart-1969.
The Iveys' Maybe Tomorrow enters US chart-1969.
Sly & the Family Stone's Everyday People peaks US #1-1969.
Bubble Puppy's Hot Smoke and Sassafras enters US charts-1969.
The Grassroots' Lovin' Things enters US charts-1969.
Carol Douglas' Doctor's Orders reaches Can #1-1975.
Donny & Marie's Morning Side of the Mountain peaks Can top 10-1975.
Rufus & Chaka Khan's Once You Get Started enters US chart-1975.
Gino Vanelli becomes 1st white act on Soul Train-1975.
Myles & Lenny's Can You Give It All to Me peaks Can top 20-1975.
Earth Wind & Fire's Shining Star enters US charts-1975.
Eddie Kendricks' Shoeshine Boy enters US charts-1975.
David Bowie's Changes peaks Can top 40-1975.
Terry Jacks' Rock and Roll peaks Can top 30-1975.
Michael Holm's When a Child is Born peaks Can top 30-1975.
April Wine's I Wouldn't Want to Lose Your Love peaks Can top 20-1975.
Bill Wyman releases A Stone Alone LP-1976.
Grammys held/Donna Summer's Last Dance named Best Female R&B Vocal-Best R&B Song/Billy Joel's Just the Way You Are named Record and Song of Year/Anne Murray top Female Vocalist/Oscar Peterson
Jazz Instrumental soloist/Bee Gees & Barry Manilow among other winners-1979.
The Clash play Electric Circus London-1980.
Graham Nash releases Earth & Sky LP-1980.
Mike Bloomfield dies OD-1981.
Charlie Watts/Ian Stewart release jazz LP under name Rocket 88-1981.
Ethel Merman dies-1986.
Songwriter Jimmy Holiday (Put a Little Love In Your Heart) dies heart failure-1987.
Saxophonist Al Cohn dies liver cancer-1988.
Roy Orbison/k.d. lang's Crying peaks Can #2-1988.
Aerosmith's Dude Looks Like a Lady peaks Can top 20-1988.
Prince's 7 peaks Can top 5-1993.
Positive K's I Got a Man peaks Can top 20-1993.
Mad Cobra's Flex peaks Can #1-1993.
Shaun Ryder leaves Happy Mondays-1993.
Lucio Agostini dies heart disease-1995.
Diane Warren presented Voice of Music Award from ASCAP-1995.
Moist becomes 1st Canadian band to perform live on internet-1995.
Bandleader Ludio Agostini dies-1996.
Lynda Lemay's self titled CD enters Can chart-1998.
Billy Ward dies-2002.
Jimmy Wakely (1914) (vocals-Nashville Songwriters HoF inductee-Western Musician HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Bill Doggett (1916) (keys-DECEASED)
Patti Andrews (1918) (vocals-w.Sisters-DECEASED)
Herbie/Harold Kalin (1934) (vocalists-Kalin Twins)
Sonny Bono (1935) (vocals-w.Cher-producer-arranger-DECEASED)
Jack London (1944) (vocals-Sparrows)
Doug Phelps (1960) (Kentucky Headhunters-Brothers Phelps)
Pete Willis (1960) (guitar-Def Leppard)
Andy Taylor (1961) (vocals-guitar-Duran Duran-Power Station)
Robert Johnson dies poisoning-1938.
The Del Vikings' Come Go With Me enters US chart-1957.
Charlie Gracie's Butterfly enters US chart-1957.
Tommy Edwards' Please Mr. Sun enters US chart-1959.
The Chipmunks' Alvin's Harmonica enters US chart-1959.
The Skyliners' Since I Don't Have You enters US chart-1959.
Dodie Stevens' Pink Shoe Laces enters US chart-1959.
The Beatles' Please Please Me peaks UK #1-1963.
Elvis Presley's One Broken Heart For Sale enters US chart-1963.
The Orlons' South Street enters US chart-1963.
Paul Anka/Ann Dezogheb wed-1963.
Bob B. Soxx/Blue Jeans' Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Hearts enters US chart-1963.
Johnny Cymbal's Mr. Bass Man enters US chart-1963.
Chubby Checker's Twenty Miles/Let's Limbo Some More enters US chart-1963.
The Beatles' 2nd appearance Ed Sullivan-1964.
The Beatles record Yes It Is-1965.
James Brown records It's a Man's Man's Man's World NYC-1966.
The Beatles complete recording Good Morning Good Morning-1967.
Aretha Franklin records Natural Woman Atlantic NYC-1967.
The Hollies' On a Carousel enters UK chart-1967.
The Beatles fly to Rishikesh India to meditate with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi-1968.
Healey Willan dies-1968.
George Jones/Tammy Wynette wed-1969.
The Guess Who appear American Bandstand/receive gold for These Eyes-1969.
Badfinger release Magic Christian Music LP US-1970.
Aretha Franklin records Spanish Harlem/Rock Steady/Day Dreaming Atlantic NYC-1971.
The DeFranco Family's AbraCaDabra peaks Can top 20-1974.
Alvin Stardust's Jealous Mind enters UK chart-1974.
Elton John's Bennie & the Jets enters US chart-1974.
Gladys Knight/Pips' Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me enters US chart-1974.
Olivia Newton-John's Let Me Be There peaks Can top 5-1974.
The Guess Who's Star Baby enters US chart-1974.
Blue Swede's Hooked On a Feeling enters US chart-1974.
Tom T. Hall's I Love peaks Can top 20-1974.
Bill Amesbury's Virginia enters US chart-1974.
Cher's self-titled TV series debuts CBS-1975.
KC/Sunshine Band's Please Don't Go reaches Can #1-1980.
Kenny Loggins' This Is It peaks Can top 10-1980.
Blondie's Call Me enters US chart-1980.
The Romantics' What I Like About You enters US chart-1980.
The Pretenders' Brass in Pocket peaks Can top 20-1980.
Cliff Richard's We Don't Talk Anymore peaks Can top 5-1980.
Gary Numan's Cars enters US top 10-1980.
Elvis Costello's I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down enters UK chart-1980.
Rainbow's All Night Long enters UK chart-1980.
Michael Jackson's Off the Wall enters US chart-1980.
Christopher Cross' Ride Like the Wind enters US chart-1980.
Dr. Hook's Sexy Eyes enters US chart-1980.
Motown 25 TV special airs-1983.
Cyndi Lauper's Change of Heart peaks Can top 10-1987.
Gregory Abbott's Shake You Down peaks Can #2-1987.
Boston's We're Ready peaks Can top 30-1987.
Ti-Jean Carignan dies-1988.
kd lang appears cover 1st issue of Entertainment Weekly-1990.
The Faces reunite Brit Awards London/Bill Wyman fills in for Ronnie Lane-1993.
Brownie McGhee dies stomach cancer-1996.
David Bowie's Earthling CD enters Can chart-1997.
Brit Awards held London UK-1998.
Brit Awards held London UK//Robbie Williams wins Best Male British/Best British Single (Angels)/Best British Video (Millennium)-1999.
Orville "Hoppy" Jones (1902) (vocals-Inkspots-RnR HoF inductee-Vocal Group HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Orrin Tucker (1911) (sax-bandleader-DECEASED)
Tommy Edwards (1922) (vocals-DECEASED)
Bobby Lewis (1933) (vocals)
Johnny Bush (1935) (vocals)
John Leyton (1939) (vocals)
Gene Pitney (1941) (vocals-DECEASED)
Billie Joe Armstrong (1972) (vocals-guitar-Green Day)
Doris Day's Secret Love peaks US #1-1954.
Kay Starr's Rock & Roll Waltz enters UK chart-1956.
Chuck Berry's Sweet Little 16 enters US chart-1958.
Jimmie Rodgers' Oh Oh I'm Falling In Love Again enters US chart-1958.
Little Richard's Good Golly Miss Molly enters US chart-1958.
Pat Boone's Wonderful Time Up There/It's Too Soon to Know enters US chart-1958.
Andy Williams' Are You Sincere enters US chart-1958.
The Everly Brothers sign 10-year million dollar contract with Warner Brothers-1960.
Elvis Presley's Elvis LP awarded gold-1960.
Bobby Rydell's I've Got Bonnie enters US chart-1962.
The Beach Boys' Surfin' enters US chart-1962.
Roy Orbison's Dream Baby enters US chart-1962.
Joey Dee/Starliters' Hey Let's Twist enters US chart-1962.
The Lettermen's Come Back Silly Girl enters US chart-1962.
King Curtis' Soul Twist enters US chart-1962.
Gene Chandler's Duke of Earl peaks US #1-1962.
The Angels' Cry Baby Cry enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles record The Night Before/You Like Me Too Much Abbey Road London UK-1965.
Tennessee Waltz named state song of TN-1965.
The Beatles begin recording Being For the Benefit of Mr. Kite//release Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields UK-1967.
Georgie Fame's Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde enters US chart-1968.
Spanky/Our Gang's Sunday Morning peaks Can top 30-1968.
Bobby Vinton's Just As Much As Ever peaks Can top 20-1968.
Hugo Montenegro's The Good the Bad & the Ugly enters US chart-1968.
The Marvelettes' My Baby Must Be a Magician peaks Can top 30-1968.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Money peaks Can top 30-1968.
Marvin Gaye's You peaks Can top 30-1968.
Gene/Debbe's Playboy enters US chart-1968.
Petula Clark's Kiss Me Goodbye enters US chart-1968.
DDDBM&T's Zabadak peaks Can #1-1968.
Brooklyn Bridge's The Worst That Could Happen peaks Can #1-1969.
Sly/Family Stone's Everyday People peaks Can #2-1969.
Bob Dylan begins Nashville Skyline sessions/Johnny Cash joins in Nashville TN-1969.
James Taylor releases 1st LP-1969.
Composer/conductor Alfred Newman dies-1970.
Joni Mitchell announces retirement later rescinded-1970.
Pink Floyd perform Dark Side of the Moon Rainbow Theatre London UK-1972.
Tony Orlando & Dawn's Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree enters US chart-1973.
Jud Strunk's Daisy a Day enters US chart-1973.
Skylark's Wildflower enters US chart-1973.
Timmy Thomas' Why Can't We Live Together peaks Can top 10-1973.
The Faces' Cindy Incidentally enters UK chart-1973.
Elton John's Crocodile Rock peaks Can #1-1973.
Lou Reed's Walk on the Wild Side enters US chart-1973.
Al Green's Call Me enters US chart-1973.
The Eagles release Greatest Hits LP-1976.
Bette Midler named Harvard Hasty Pudding Club woman of year-1976.
Kate Bush's Man With the Child In His Eyes enters US chart-1979.
The Raes' A Little Lovin' peaks Can top 10-1979.
Talking Heads' Take Me to the River peaks Can top 40-1979.
Chanson's Don't Hold Back peaks Can top 20-1979.
Blondie's Heart of Glass enters US chart-1979.
The Jacksons' Shake Your Body enters US chart-1979.
The BeeGees' Tragedy enters UK chart-1979.
Gino Vannelli's Wheels of Life enters US chart-1979.
Instant Funk's I Got My Mind Made Up enters US chart-1979.
The Clash make US debut Palladium NYC NY-1979.
Thelonius Monk dies stroke-1982.
Linda Ronstadt/Nicolette Larson/Helen Reddy/Chaka Khan/Dave Mason perform benefit for Jerry Brown LA CA-1983.
The Clash's Rock the Casbah peaks Can top 20-1983.
Sade's Sweetest Taboo peaks Can top 20-1986.
Eddie Murphy's Party All the Time peaks Can top 5-1986.
The Cars' Tonight She Comes peaks Can top 40-1986.
Dire Straits' So Far Away peaks Can top 30-1986.
Bryan Adams' There Will Never Be Another Tonight peaks Can top 20-1992.
Metallica's The Unforgiven peaks Can top 20-1992.
Dire Straits' Heavy Fuel peaks Can top 40-1992.
Brownie McGhee dies cancer-1996.
Brad Paisley joins Grand Ol' Opry-2001.
Pee Wee King (1914) (vocals-fiddle-Country Music HoF inductee-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)
Walt Grealis (1929) (music promoter-RPM publisher-Order of Canada officer-CCMA HoF inductee-JUNO founder/honouree-DECEASED)
Yoko Ono (1933) (vocals-w.John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band)
Bobby Hart (1939) (songwriter-vocals-w.Boyce)
Irma Thomas (1941) (vocals)
Dennis DeYoung (1947) (vocals-keys-Styx-solo)
Juice Newton (1952) (vocals)
Robbie Bachman (1953) (drums-Brave Belt-BTO)
The Mills Brothers record Paper Doll-1942.
Carl Perkins writes Blue Suede Shoes-1956.
The Diamonds' Why Do Fools Fall in Love enters US chart-1956.
Lawrence Welk's Moritat enters US chart-1956.
Kay Starr's Rock & Roll Waltz peaks US #1-1956.
Ray Charles records What'd I Say NYC-1959.
Marianne Faithfull's Come & Stay With Me enters UK chart-1965.
The Beatles record You've Got to Hide Your Love Away/Tell Me What You See Abbey Road London UK-1965.
Sandie Shaw's I'll Stop at Nothing enters UK chart-1965.
Herman's Hermits' Silhouettes enters UK chart-1965.
The Beach Boys begin recording Good Vibrations-1966.
The Rolling Stones&Searchers begin Aussie tour Sydney-1966.
Harpers Bizarre's 59th Street Bridge Song enters US chart-1967.
The Buckinghams' Kind of a Drag peaks Can/US #1-1967.
The Blues Magoos' We Ain't Got Nothin' Yet peaks US top 5-1967.
The Electric Prunes' I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night peaks Can top 20-1967.
Spyder Turner's Stand By Me peaks Can top 10-1967.
Paul Revere/Raiders' Ups & Downs enters US chart-1967.
Sopwith Camel's Hello Hello peaks Can top 10-1967.
Senator Bobby's Wild Thing peaks Can top 20-1967.
Tommy Roe's It's Now Winter's Day peaks Can top 20-1967.
Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Just a Mirage enters US chart-1967.
Aaron Neville's Tell It Like It Is peaks Can top 10-1967.
Herman's Hermits' No Milk Today enters US chart-1967.
James Brown's Bring it Up peaks Can top 20-1967.
David Gilmour replaces Syd Barrett in Pink Floyd-1968.
Maurice Gibb/Lulu marry-1969.
Neil Young awarded gold Harvest LP-1972.
The King Biscuit Flower Hour debuts radio w.Blood Sweat & Tears/Bruce Springsteen-1973.
Kiss release debut LP-1974.
Manfred Mann's Earth Band's Blinded By the Light peaks US #1-1977.
Earth Wind/Fire's Serpentine Fire peaks Can top 20-1978.
Randy Newman's Short People peaks Can #2-1978.
ELO's Sweet Talkin' Woman enters US chart-1978.
The BeeGees' Stayin' Alive peaks Can #1-1978.
Styx' Fooling Yourself enters US chart-1978.
Sweet's Love Is Like Oxygen enters US chart-1978.
Talking Heads' Psycho Killer enters US chart-1978.
Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street enters UK chart-1978.
Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway's The Closer I Get to You enters US chart-1978.
The Style Council's My Ever Changing Moods enters UK chart-1984.
The Parachute Club's At the Feet of the Moon peaks Can top 20-1985.
General Public's Tenderness peaks Can top 20-1985.
Prince's I Would Die 4 U peaks Can top 20-1985.
The Pointer Sisters' Neutron Dance peaks Can #1-1985.
Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA peaks Can top 20-1985.
Chuck Berry plays Hard Rock Cafe LA CA-1985.
Pete Seeger plays Festival of Political Songs EGER-1986.
Bon Jovi's Livin' On a Prayer peaks US #1-1987.
Michael Jackson's Man in the Mirror peaks Can top 5-1988.
Blue Rodeo's Til I Am Myself Again peaks Can top 30-1991.
Warrant's I Saw Red peaks Can top 20-1991.
Lou Reed made Knight of French Order of Arts & Letters-1992.
Oasis gig cancelled when 4 drunk members refused admission to Holland-1994.
Johnny Carroll dies after liver operation-1995.
Denny Cordell dies lymphoma-1995.
Pat Boone's Christian TV show cancelled following "heavy metal" album-1997.
Ned "Ebn" Liben dies heart attack NYC-1998.
Bob Geldof wins libel suit vs Sun newspaper UK-1999.
Johnny Paycheck dies asthma/emphysema complications-2003.
Doris Troy dies-2004.
Lee Marvin (1924) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Joe Hampson (1928) (vocals-Travellers-DECEASED)
Bob Engemann (1936) (vocals-Lettermen-Vocal Group HoF inductee)
Phil Cracolici (1937) (vocals-Mystics)
Smokey Robinson (1940) (vocals-Miracles)
Lou Christie (1943) (vocals)
Pierre van der Linden (1946) (drums-Focus)
Paul Dean (1946) (guitar-Loverboy)
Tony Iommi (1948) (guitar-Black Sabbath)
Mark Andes (1948) (bass-Spirit-Jo Jo Gunne-Heart)
Andy Powell (1950) (guitar-Wishbone Ash)
Francis Bucholz (1954) (guitar-bass-Scorpions)
Dave Wakeling (1956) (vocals-The Beat-General Public)
Falco (1957) (vocals-DECEASED)
Seal (1963) (vocals)
Thomas Edison issued patent for phonograph-1878.
Woody Herman records Laura-1945.
David Whitfield's Book enters UK chart-1954.
The Stargazers' I See the Moon enters UK chart-1955.
Joni James' How Important Can It Be enters US chart-1955.
Johnny Ace's Pledging my Love enters US chart-1955.
The Miracles release Got a Job (1st single)-1958.
Lance Fortune's Be Mine enters UK chart-1960.
The Beatles record You're Going to Lose That Girl-1965.
Lou Christie's Lightnin' Strikes peaks US #1 on his 23rd birthday-1966.
Stevie Wonder's Uptight peaks US top 5-1966.
The Supremes' My World Is Empty Without You peaks US top 5-1966.
The 4 Tops' Shake Me Wake Me enters US chart-1966.
Herman's Hermits' Listen People enters US chart-1966.
B.J. Thomas' I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry enters US chart-1966.
The Outsiders' Time Won't Let Me enters US chart-1966.
Roger Miller's Husbands & Wives enters US chart-1966.
Bobby Goldsboro's It's Too Late enters US chart-1966.
The Isley Brothers' This Old Heart of Mine enters US chart-1966.
The Band record Lonesome Susie-1968.
3 Dog Night's Never Been to Spain peaks Can top 5-1972.
Carly Simon's Anticipation peaks Can top 10-1972.
Elton John awarded gold Madman Across the Water LP-1972.
Sammy Davis Jr appears All in the Family-1972.
Harry Nilsson's Without You peaks US #1-1972.
Charley Pride's Kiss an Angel Good Morning peaks Can top 40-1972.
Lee Morgan dies-1972.
Paul McCartney/Wings release Give Ireland Back to the Irish-1972.
America's Horse With No Name enters US chart-1972.
Dennis Coffey's Taurus enters US chart-1972.
American Music Awards held 1st time-1974.
John Denver awarded gold An Evening With… LP-1975.
Donna Summer awarded gold Love to Love You Baby-1976.
Burton Cummings' I'm Scared enters US chart-1977.
William Bell's Tryin' to Love Two enters US chart-1977.
Gordon Lightfoot's Race Among the Ruins enters US chart-1977.
Barry Manilow's Weekend in New England peaks Can top 10-1977.
Manfred Mann's Blinded By the Light peaks Can/US #1-1977.
Kiss' Hard Luck Woman peaks Can top 20-1977.
The Jackson's Enjoy Yourself peaks Can top 5-1977.
Hot's Angel in Your Arms enters US charts-1977.
David Bowie's Sound & Vision enters UK chart-1977.
Grammys held LA/Stevie Wonder wins 3rd straight Album of Year (Songs in the Key of Life)/Natalie Cole wins RnB Female Vocal Performance (Sophisticated Lady)//I Write the
Songs wins Song of the Year-1977.
Fleetwood Mac release Rumours LP-1977.
The Climax Blues Band's Couldn't Get it Right enters US chart-1977.
Bon Scott (AC/DC) dies alcohol abuse-1980.
George Harrison found guilty of plagiarism My Sweet Lord/He's So Fine case-1981.
JoBoxers' Boxer Beat enters UK chart-1983.
Sammy Hagar's Your Love is Driving Me Crazy peaks Can top 20-1983.
Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart enters UK chart-1983.
Van Halen's Jump peaks US #1-1984.
Mick Jagger releases Just Another Night/Turn the Girls Loose and She's the Boss LP-1985.
Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger film premieres Austin TX-1987.
Roy Acuff celebrates 50th anniversary as member of Grand Ol' Opry-1988.
George Michael plays 1st solo concert Budokan Tokyo JAP-1988.
Eddie Money's Peace in Our Time peaks Can top 20-1990.
Roch Voisine's Helene peaks Can top 20-1990.
Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation peaks Can #2-1990.
Grammys held LA/boycotted by Public Enemy/Sinead O'Connor-1991.
Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You sets record with 14th week at #1 US-1993.
Elton John performance cut short by infestation of crickets Melbourne AUS-1993.
Roxette performs Beijing CHI-1995.
Tommy Lee weds Pamela Anderson-1995.
Bob Stinson (Replacements) dies-1995.
Brit Awards held/Jarvis Cocker interrupts Michael Jackson's performance-1996.
Lois Marshall dies-1997.
L.M. "Grampa" Jones dies stroke-1998.
Songwriter Charles Trenet (Beyond the Sea) dies-2001.
Jimmy Yancey (1898) (piano-RnR Hall of Fame member-1st artist released on Atlantic Records-DECEASED)
Nancy Wilson (1937) (vocals-3 time Grammy winner)
Barbara Ellis (1940) (vocals-Fleetwoods-Vocal Group HoF inductee-Doo Wop HoF inductee)
Buffy Ste-Marie (1941) (vocals-guitar-solo-Juno Hall of Fame member-Oscar winning songwriter)
Lew Soloff (1944) (trumpet-BS&T-Grammy honouree)
Alan Hull (1945) (vocals-guitar-Lindisfarne-DECEASED)
J. Geils (1946) (guitar-vocals-Geils Band)
Walter Becker (1950) (bass-Steely Dan-4 time Grammy winner-producer)
Randy California (1951) (guitar-vocals-Spirit-Kaptain Kopter-DECEASED)
Ian Brown (1963) (vocals-Stone Roses-Q Legend honouree)
Kurt Cobain (1967) (vocals-guitar-Nirvana-DECEASED)
Brian Littrell (1975) (vocals-Backstreet Boys)
Harry James records Ciribiribin NYC-1939.
Everlys/Buddy Holly/Crickets/Jerry Lee Lewis/Bill Haley tour Florida-1958.
James Brown records Think Hollywood-1960.
Clarence Frogman Henry's But I Do enters US chart-1961.
Bill Black's Hearts of Stone enters US chart-1961.
Kokomo's Asia Minor enters US chart-1961.
Chuck Jackson's I Don't Want to Cry enters US chart-1961.
Elvis Presley's Surrender enters US chart-1961.
Jackie DeShannon records Needles & Pins-1963.
DC5's Bits & Pieces enters UK chart-1964.
Gary Lewis/Playboys' This Diamond Ring peaks US #1-1965.
The Supremes' Stop in the Name of Love enters US chart-1965.
The Moody Blues' Go Now enters US chart-1965.
Manfred Mann's Come Tomorrow enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles' 8 Days a Week/I Don't Want to Spoil the Party enters US chart-1965.
Chad/Jeremy's If I Loved You enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles complete recording Being For the Benefit of Mr.Kite-1967.
Aretha Franklin releases Don't Play That Song-1970.
Aretha Franklin's You're All I Need to Get By enters US chart-1971.
Santana's Oye Como Va enters US chart-1971.
Tundra's Band Bandit peaks Can top 30-1971.
Helen Reddy's I Don't Know How To Love Him enters US chart-1971.
The Band's Shape I'm In peaks Can chart-1971.
Diana Ross' Remember Me peaks Can top 10-1971.
Todd "Runt" Rundgren's We Gotta Get You a Woman peaks Can top 20- 1971.
Marvin Gaye's What's Going On enters US chart-1971.
Anne Murray's Sing High Sing Low peaks Can top 5-1971.
Gordon Lightfoot's If You Could Read My Mind peaks Can #1-1971.
The Kinks' Apeman peaks Can top 20-1971.
Chicago's Free enters US chart-1971.
Alice Cooper's I'm Eighteen enters US chart-1971.
Yes sell out Madison Square Garden NYC without advertising-1974.
Cher/Sonny Bono file for separation-1974.
Aretha Franklin awarded gold Until You Come Back to Me-1974.
Kiss inducted Hollywood Walk of Fame Los Angeles CA-1976.
Screaming Lord Sutch/Sex Pistols play College of Art High Wycombe UK-1976.
Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 peaks US #1-1981.
Depeche Mode release 1st single Dreaming of Me-1981.
George Benson's Turn Your Love Around peaks Can top 10-1982.
Straight Lines' Letting Go peaks Can top 10-1982.
Stevie Nicks' Edge of 17 enters US chart-1982.
Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo wed-1982.
The J. Geils Band's Freeze-Frame enters US chart-1982.
Elton John's I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues peaks Can top 10-1984.
Matthew Wilder's Break My Stride peaks Can top 5-1984.
Lionel Richie's Running With the Night peaks Can top 20-1984.
Bryan Adams performs for Olympic athletes Calgary AB-1988.
Bruce Cockburn begins US tour Seattle WA-1988.
Bon Jovi's Born to Be My Baby peaks Can top 20-1989.
Steve Earle's Copperhead Road peaks Can top 20-1989.
Tiffany's All This Time peaks Can top 10-1989.
Maxi Priest's Wild World peaks Can top 5-1989.
Poison's Every Rose Has Its Thorn peaks Can #1-1989.
Tone Loc's Wild Thing certified double platinum-1989.
Def Leppard's Armageddon It peaks Can top 10-1989.
Candi's Under Your Spell peaks Can top 5-1989.
Quincy Jones wins 6 awards for Back on the Block album/Alannah Myles named female vocalist of year Grammy Awards-1991.
Eric Clapton's son Conor dies in fall from window-1991.
Brit Awards held/Oasis win best newcomer-1995.
Hootie/Blowfish's Cracked Rear View debuts Can chart-1995.
Bob McBride (Lighthouse) dies Toronto-1998.
John Raitt dies-2005.
Andres Segovia (1893) (guitar-solo-Grammy Hall of Fame honouree-DECEASED)
Tadd Dameron (1917) (piano-arranger-DECEASED)
Don Reno (1927) (vocals-w.Smiley-Bluegrass HoH inductee-DECEASED)
Guy Mitchell (1927) (vocals-DECEASED)
Nina Simone (1933) (vocals-DECEASED)
Bobby Charles (1938) (vocals-DECEASED)
David Geffen (1943) (music executive)
Jerry Harrison (1949) (drums-Talking Heads-Tom Tom Club-producer)
Vince Welnick (1951) (keys-Tubes-Grateful Dead-DECEASED)
Jean Jacques Burnel (1952) (bass-vocals-Stranglers)
Mary Chapin Carpenter (1958) (vocals)
Ranking Roger (1961) (vocals-The Beat-General Public)
Charlotte Church (1986) (vocals-solo)
Barbeque Bob Hicks dies pneumonia-1931.
Doris Day's Secret Love peaks US #1-1954.
Gibson Flying V guitar introduced-1958.
The Beatles make Cavern Club debut Liverpool UK-1961.
The Rolling Stones play Adelaide AUS-1963.
Cliff Richard's Summer Holiday enters UK chart-1963.
The Rolling Stones release Not Fade Away UK-1964.
The Beatles return to UK from 1st US visit-1964.
The Sunrays' Andrea peaks Can #2-1966.
Lee Dorsey's Get Out of My Life Woman peaks Can top 20-1966.
Lou Christie's Lightnin' Strikes peaks Can #1-1966.
The Animals' Inside Looking Out enters US chart-1966.
The Who's My Generation peaks Can top 5-1966.
Dionne Warwick's Are You There peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Beatles begin recording Fixing a Hole-1967.
Donovan's Jennifer Juniper enters UK chart-1968.
Joe South's Walk a Mile in My Shoes peaks Can top 10-1970.
John Lennon's Instant Karma enters UK chart-1970.
Sly & the Family Stone's Thank You peaks Can #2-1970.
Jefferson's Baby Take Me In Your Arms peaks Can top 20-1970.
Mary Hopkin's Temma Harbour enters US chart-1970.
Eddie Holman's Hey There Lonely Girl peaks Can #1-1970.
Simon/Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water enters UK chart/LP enters UK chart stays 130 weeks-1970.
Edison Lighthouse's Love Grows enters US chart-1970.
Delaney/Bonnie's Comin' Home enters US chart-1970.
Climax awarded gold Precious & Few-1972.
Kool/Gang awarded gold Jungle Boogie-1974.
Barry Manilow/Melissa Manchester appear Midnight Special/Clive Davis hosts-1975.
AWB's Pick Up the Pieces peaks US #1-1975.
Neil Sedaka's Breaking Up Is Hard to Do remake peaks Can #1-1976.
Guys/Dolls' You Don't Have to Say You Love Me enters UK chart-1976.
Anne Murray's The Call enters US chart-1976.
Trooper's General Hand Grenade peaks Can top 20-1976.
Paul Simon's 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover peaks Can top 10-1976.
Florence Ballard (Supremes) dies in poverty Detroit-1976.
Peter Frampton's Show Me the Way enters US chart-1976.
Billy Ocean's Love Really Hurts Without You enters UK chart-1976.
ELO's Evil Woman peaks Can top 10-1976.
The Eagles' Take it to the Limit peaks Can top 20-1976.
Bon Scott (AC/DC) dies alcohol OD-1980.
Janet Vogel (Skyliners) dies suicide-1980.
The Rovers' Wasn't That a Party enters US chart-1981.
The Climax Blues Band's I Love You enters US chart-1981.
Kim Wilde's Kids in America enters UK chart-1981.
Juice Newton's Angel of the Morning enters US chart-1981.
Steely Dan's Hey Nineteen peaks Can top 5-1981.
Air Supply's Every Woman in the World peaks Can top 40-1981.
Roxy Music's Jealous Guy enters UK chart-1981.
Adam/Ants' Kings of the Wild Frontier enters UK chart-1981.
Jimmy Buffett's It's My Job enters US chart-1981.
Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 peaks US #1-1981.
Murray The K Kaufman dies cancer-1982.
Patti Austin/James Ingram's Baby Come to Me peaks Can top 10-1983.
Bob Seger's Shame on the Moon peaks Can top 10-1983.
Dionne Warwick's Heartbreaker peaks Can top 20-1983.
Ray Parker Jr's Bad Boy peaks Can top 20-1983.
Dexy's Midnight Runners' Come On Eileen peaks Can #2-1983.
Marvin Gaye's Sexual Healing peaks Can #1-1983.
Christopher Cross' All Right peaks Can top 20-1983.
Leonard Cohen guest stars Miami Vice-1986.
Def Leppard's Miss You In a Heartbeat peaks Can top 5-1994.
Salt'n'Pepa's Whatta Man peaks Can top 5-1994.
Tevin Campbell's Can We Talk peaks Can top 20-1994.
Shabba Ranks' Family Affair peaks Can top 10-1994.
Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band play first gig in seven years NYC NY-1995.
Morton Gould (composer/orchestra leader) dies-1996.
Malcolm Yelvington dies heart failure-2001.
Grammys held LA//Steely Dan/Faith Hill/U2/Eminem win 3 each-2001.
James Reese Europe (1881) (bandleader-DECEASED)
Nacio Herb Brown (1896) (songwriter-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Del Wood (1920) (piano-DECEASED)
Ernie K-Doe (1936) (vocals-DECEASED)
Bobby Hendricks (1938) (vocals-Swallows-Drifters)
Oliver (1945) (vocals-DECEASED)
Maurice Chevalier records Walking My Baby Back Home-1931.
Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel enters US chart-1956.
Nelson Riddle's Lisbon Antigua peaks US #1-1956.
Bing Crosby/Grace Kelly record True Love-1956.
The Brothers 4's Greenfields enters US chart-1960.
Paul Anka's Puppy Love enters US chart-1960.
Connie Francis' Mama/Teddy enters US chart-1960.
The Drifters' This Magic Moment enters US chart-1960.
Annette's O Dio Mio enters US chart-1960.
Pat Boone's Welcome New Lovers enters US chart-1960.
Percy Faith's Theme From a Summer Place peaks US #1-1960.
Jack Scott's What In the World's Come Over You peaks US top 5-1960.
The Beatles' Please Please Me peaks UK #1-1963.
The Beatles leave US after 1st shows-1964.
Terry Stafford's Suspicion enters US chart-1964.
Bruce/Terry's Custom Machine enters US chart-1964.
Elvis Presley's Kissin' Cousins enters US chart-1964.
The Rag Dolls' Dusty peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Beatles begin filming Help Nassau BAH-1965.
Twinkle's Terry peaks Can top 5-1965.
Ann Marie's Runaround peaks Can top 20-1965.
Brenda Lee's Thanks a Lot peaks Can top 20-1965.
The 4 Seasons' Bye Bye Baby peaks Can #1-1965.
Lesley Gore's Look of Love peaks Can top 20-1965.
Adam Faith's It's Alright peaks Can #2-1965.
The Rolling Stones receive gold Between the Buttons-1967.
The Buckinghams' Kind of a Drag peaks US #1-1967.
Genesis release 1st single Silent Sun-1968.
Rhinoceros' Apricot Brandy enters US chart-1969.
T.Rex/David Bowie begin UK tour Manchester-1969.
The Arbors' Letter enters US chart-1969.
Neil Diamond's Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show enters US chart-1969.
Aretha Franklin's Weight enters US chart-1969.
Charity Brown's You Beat Me to the Punch peaks Can top 10-1975.
ELO's Can't Get It Out Of My Head peaks Can top 30-1975.
Leo Sayer's Long Tall Glasses enters US chart-1975.
John Denver's Sweet Surrender peaks Can top 40-1975.
Barry Manilow's Mandy peaks Can #1-1975.
ARS's Angel enters US chart-1975.
Gloria Gaynor's Never Can Say Goodbye peaks Can top 5-1975.
Telly Savalas' If enters UK chart-1975.
Jimmy Castor's Bertha Butt Boogie enters US chart-1975.
Chicago's Harry Truman enters US chart-1975.
Florence Ballard (Supremes) dies cardiac arrest-1976.
The Eagles' New Kid in Town peaks US #1-1977.
The Police shoot Wrigley's gum ad pre fame-1978.
T-Blanc Richard (folk musician) dies-1981.
Sophisticated Lady opens Broadway NYC NY-1981.
Jim Diamond's Hi Ho Silver enters US chart-1986.
Brit Awards held/Rick Astley wins Best Single (Never Gonna Give You Up)-1988.
Men Without Hats' Pop Goes the World peaks Can #2-1988.
Elton John's Candle in the Wind peaks Can top 5-1988.
Pretty Poison's Catch Me peaks Can top 20-1988.
Trey Lorenz' Photograph of Mary peaks Can top 20-1993.
Arrested Development's Mr. Wendel peaks Can top 5-1993.
Def Leppard's Stand Up peaks Can top 20-1993.
Sade's No Ordinary Love peaks Can top 20-1993.
Papa John creach dies-1994.
Stevie Wonder named MusicCares Person of Year-1998.
Ani DiFranco's Little Plastic CD enters Can chart-1998.
Smashing Pumpkins rehire drummer Jimmy Chamberlin-1999.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins dies-2000.
John Fahey dies-2001.
Kid Rock begins NA tour Saginaw MI-2002.
George Frideric Handel (1685) (composer-DECEASED)
Johnny Winter (1944) (vocals-guitar-solo-2 time Grammy winner record producer-Blues Foundation HoF inductee)
Mike Maxfield (1944) (guitar-Dakotas-songwriter)
Rusty Young (1946) (steel-guitar-vocals-Poco)
Steve Priest (1948) (bass-vocals-Sweet)
Brad Whitford (1952) (guitar-Aerosmith-Whitford/St. Holmes)
Howard Jones (1955) (keys-vocals-songwriter)
David Sylvian (1958) (vocals-Japan)
Bing Crosby records Sweet Leilani LA-1937.
Patsy Cline's Walkin' After Midnight enters US chart-1957.
Jimmy Bowen's I'm Stickin' With You enters US chart-1957.
Buddy Knox's & Steve Lawrence's Party Doll both enter US chart-1957.
Jimmy Dorsey's So Rare enters US chart-1957.
Ruth Brown's Lucky Lips enters US chart-1957.
Perry Como's Round & Round enters US chart-1957.
Andy Williams' Butterfly enters US chart-1957.
Tommy Sands' Teen-Age Crush enters US chart-1957.
Little Richard's Lucille/Send Me Some Lovin' enters US chart-1957.
Elvis Presley records I Beg of You LA-1957.
Porter Waggoner joins Grand Ol' Opry-1957.
Buddy Holly's Heartbeat enters US chart-1959.
Rick Nelson's Never Be Anyone Else But You/It's Late enters US chart- 1959.
Boots Randolph's Yakety Sax enters US chart-1963.
The Chiffons' He's So Fine enters US chart-1963.
Mary Wells' Laughing Boy enters US chart-1963.
Jan/Dean's Linda enters US chart-1963.
Ray Charles' Don't Set Me Free enters US chart-1963.
The Beatles make 3rd appearance Ed Sullivan Show-1964.
The Beatles begin filming Help Bahamas-1965.
The Beatles' Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever enters UK chart/begin recording Lovely Rita-1967.
Harry Secombe's This is My Song enters UK chart-1967.
James Brown records I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing Atlanta-1969.
Lonnie Johnson plays last concert Massey hall Toronto ON-1970.
The Doors awarded gold Morrison Hotel LP-1970.
Frank Zappa begins US tour Fayetteville NC-1973.
Marvin Gaye/Diana Ross' My Mistake enters US chart-1974.
Barbra Streisand's The Way We Were peaks Can #1-1974.
Charlie Rich's Very Special Love Song enters US chart-1974.
Bob Dylan's On a Night Like This enters US chart-1974.
Ringo Starr's You're 16 enters UK chart-1974.
Gordon Sinclair's Americans peaks Can top 30-1974.
Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells enters US chart-1974.
BTO's Let it Ride enters US chart-1974.
Maria Muldaur's Midnight at the Oasis enters US chart-1974.
Sister Janet Mead's Lord's Prayer enters US chart-1974.
Susan Jacks' I Thought Of You Again peaks Can top 10-1974.
Black Oak Arkansas' Jim Dandy peaks Can top 20-1974.
Billy Joel's Piano Man enters US chart-1974.
The Staple Singers' Touch a Hand Make a Friend enters US chart-1974.
Paper Lace's Billy Don't Be a Hero enters UK chart-1974.
The Stampeders' Running Wild peaks Can top 20-1974.
David Bowie's Rebel Rebel enters UK chart-1974.
Gregg Allman's Midnight Rider peaks Can top 20-1974.
Sweet awarded gold Fox On the Run-1976.
Grammys held-Kenny Rogers wins Best Male Country Performance (Lucille)/Eagles win Album of Year (Hotel California)-single of year (New Kid In Town)-1978.
Dire Straits begin 1st NA tour Paradise Club Boston MA-1979.
Alan Parsons' Damned If I Do peaks Can top 20-1980.
Rush's Spirit of Radio enters US chart-1980.
Styx' Why Me peaks Can top 10-1980.
Led Zeppelin's Fool in the Rain peaks Can top 20-1980.
Cliff Richard's Carrie enters US chart-1980.
Queen's Crazy Little Thing Called Love peaks Can #1-1980.
Anne Murray's Daydream Believer peaks Can top 20-1980.
The Eagles' I Can't Tell You Why enters US chart-1980.
April Wine's Say Hello peaks Can top 50-1980.
The Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star peaks Can top 10-1980.
Bob Seger's Fire Lake enters US chart-1980.
Dionne Warwick's Deja Vu peaks Can top 40-1980.
Blondie's Atomic enters UK chart-1980.
Charlie Dore's Pilot of the Airwaves enters US chart-1980.
Liquid Gold's Dance Yourself Dizzy enters UK chart-1980.
Tight Fit's Lion Sleeps Tonight enters UK chart-1982.
Go West's We Close Our Eyes enters UK chart-1985.
All-Star Tribute to Ian Stewart 100 Club London with Stones/Eric Clapton/Jeff Beck/Pete Townshend/Jack Bruce/Simon
8 Seconds' Kiss You When It's Dangerous peaks Can top 20-1987.
Madonna's Open Your Heart peaks Can top 10-1986.
Glass Tiger's You're What I Look For peaks Can top 20-1987.
Janet Jackson's Control peaks Can top 20-1987.
Michael Jackson begins 1st solo tour Kansas City MO-1988.
Roger Daltrey plays Carnegie Hall NYC NY-1994.
Melvin Franklin (Temptations) dies heart failure during operation-1995.
Blur's self-titled CD enters Can chart-1997.
Erykah Badu's Baduizm CD enters Can chart-1997.
Pavement's Brighten the Corners CD enters Can chart-1997.
Great Big Sea's Up CD enters Can chart-1997.
Cake's Fashion Nugget CD enters Can chart-1997.
Tony Williams (drummer) dies heart attack-1997.
Live's Secret Samadhi CD enters Can chart-1997.
Luciano Pavarotti named MusicCares Person of Year-1998.
Oasis banned Cathay Pacific Airways following inflight disturbance en route to Australia-1998.
Ofra Haza dies AIDS/pneumonia-2000.
Grammys presented/Santana wins 8 awards/TLC/Dixie Chicks/Shania Twain/Sting/Eminem also honoured-2000.
Michel Legrand (1932) (keys-composer-arranger-3 time Oscar winner-5 time Grammy winner)
David Fathead Newman (1933) (sax-Ray Charles-DECEASED)
Renata Scotto (1934) (vocals-opera-Emmy Award winner)
Joanie Sommers (1941) (vocals)
Paul Jones (1942) (vocals-mouth harpist-Manfred Mann)
Nicky Hopkins (1944) (keys-Rolling Stones-Beck Group-Quicksilver- DECEASED)
Rupert Holmes (1947) (vocals-composer-Tony winner)
Lonnie Turner (1947) (bass-Steve Miller)
Michelle Shocked (1962) (vocals-guitar)
Ashley MacIsaac (1975) (fiddle-guitar-vocals)
Harry James records Easter Parade NYC-1942.
Dizzy Gillespie/Charlie Parker appear Stage Entrance TV show-1952.
The Crickets record That'll Be the Day/1st tracks with Norman Petty-1957.
Connie Francis' Who's Sorry Now enters US chart-1958.
The Champs' Tequila enters US chart-1958.
Jimmy McCracklin's Walk enters US chart-1958.
Betty Johnson's Little Blue Man enters US chart-1958.
Ketty Lester's Love Letters enters US chart-1962.
Bobby Vee's Please Don't Ask About Barbara enters US chart-1962.
Paul Anka's Love Me Warm and Tender enters US chart-1962.
BBC-TV bans P.J. Proby over trouser-splitting-1965.
Buddy Guy plays Fender Club Harrow UK/appears Ready Steady Go-1965.
Jimmy Page releases 1st 45 She Just Satisfies UK-1965.
The Hollies' I Can't Let Go enters UK chart-1966.
The Troggs' Love is All Around enters US chart-1968.
O.C. Smith's Son of Hickory Holler's Tramp enters US chart-1968.
The Strawberry Alarm Clock's Tomorrow peaks Can top 20-1968.
Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazelwood's Some Velvet Morning peaks Can top 40-1968.
Smokey Robinson/Miracles' If You Can Want enters US chart-1968.
The Classics IV's Spooky peaks Can #1-1968.
Balloon Farm's Question of Temperature enters US chart-1968.
Jay & Techniques' Strawberry Shortcake peaks Can top 10-1968.
Henson Cargill's Skip a Rope peaks Can top 20-1968.
The Foundations' Build Me Up Buttercup peaks Can #1-1969.
The Supremes' I'm Livin' In Shame peaks Can top 20-1969.
Joe South's Games People Play peaks Can top 10-1969.
Bob Seger's Ramblin' Gamblin' Man peaks Can top 20-1969.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play last gig Royal Albert Hall London UK-1969.
Johnny Cash performs San Quentin prison-1969.
Jose Feliciano's Hey Baby peaks Can top 20-1969.
Tyrone Davis' Can I Change My Mind peaks Can top 5- 1969
Aretha Franklin releases Daydreaming-1972.
The Doobie Brothers' Jesus Is Just Alright peaks Can top 40-1973.
The Ohio Players' Funky Worm enters US chart-1973.
Gordon Lightfoot's You Are What I Am peaks Can top 5-1973.
The Beach Boys' Sail on Sailor enters US chart-1973.
The Byrds play last show Passaic NJ-1973.
The Temptations' Masterpiece enters US chart-1973.
The Carpenters' Sing enters US chart-1973.
Bette Midler's Do You Wanna Dance peaks Can top 20-1973.
Dobie Gray's Drift Away enters US chart-1973.
Frank Zappa plays Duke U Durham NC-1973.
The Eagles Greatest Hits LP certified platinum US-1976.
Leif Garrett's I Was Made For Dancin' peaks Can top 20-1979.
Rod Stewart's Do Ya Think I'm Sexy peaks Can #1-1979.
Styx' Sing For the Day peaks Can top 30-1979.
The Police's Roxanne enters US chart-1979.
The Pointer Sisters' Fire peaks Can top 5-1979.
Barry Manilow's Somewhere in the Night peaks Can top 10-1979.
Olivia Newton-John's A Little More Love peaks Can #2-1979.
Cheryl Lynn's Got to Be Real peaks Can top 20-1979.
The Blues Brothers' Soul Man peaks Can top 20-1979.
George Benson's Love Ballad enters US chart-1979.
Harper Valley PTA TV movie airs-1980.
Grammys presented/Al Jarreau wins Best Male Pop Vocalist/Kim Carnes Record of Year (Bette Davis Eyes)-1982.
Karen Carpenter dies heart failure/eating disorders-1983.
Dionne Warwick/Friends' That's What Friends Are For peaks Can #1-1986.
The Rolling Stones play tribute show for Ian Stewart 100 Club London UK-1986.
a-ha's The Sun Always Shines on TV peaks Can top 10-1986.
James Brown's Living in America peaks Can top 5-1986.
Memphis Slim dies-1988.
Johnnie Ray dies diabetes/liver failure-1990.
Webb Pierce dies-1991.
Right Said Fred's I'm Too Sexy peaks Can #1-1992.
C&C Music Factory's Just a Touch of Love peaks Can top 20-1992.
Kurt Cobain/Courtney Love wed-1992.
U2's Mysterious Ways peaks Can top 5-1992.
Cathy Dennis' Everybody Move peaks Can top 20-1992.
Grammys held/Eric Clapton wins 6 for Unplugged CD/Tears in Heaven-1993.
Dinah Shore dies cancer-1994.
Beau Dommage begin 1st Quebec tour in 18 years with 3-night stand Terrebonne-1995.
Elton John knighted Queen Elizabeth II-1998.
Great Big Sea's Sea of No Cares CD enters Can chart-2002.
Robin Black/IRS' Planet Fame CD enters Can chart-2002.
Arthur Lyman dies-2002.
Howie Epstein (TP/Heartbreakers) dies-2003.
Enrico Caruso (1873) (vocals-opera-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)
Faron Young (1932) (vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-Grand Ol Opry member-DECEASED)
George Harrison (1943) (vocals-guitar-Beatles-Rock & Roll Hall of Fame honouree-DECEASED)
Elkie Brooks (1945) (vocals-Vinegar Joe-Dada)
Frank Sampedro (1949) (guitar-Crazy Horse-Tonight Show Band)
Stuart "Woody" Wood (1957) (guitar-bass-Bay City Rollers)
Mike Peters (1959) (vocals-guitar-Alarm)
Ernie Ford's That's All enters US chart-1956.
Teresa Brewer's Tear Fell enters US chart-1956.
Nelson Riddle's Lisbon Antigua peaks US #1-1956.
Elvis Presley introduces Heartbreak Hotel Louisiana Hayride radio show-1956.
Buddy Holly/Crickets record That'll Be the Day-1957.
Elvis Presley performs benefit concert Memphis-1961.
The Beatles' Please Please Me released US VeeJay Records-1963.
The Rolling Stones record Good Times Bad Times-1964.
The Beatles record You Can't Do That/And I Love Her/I Should Have Known Better Abbey Road London UK-1965.
Unit 4+2's Concrete & Clay enters UK chart-1965.
The Beatles begin filming Help Bahamas-1965.
The Beatles' Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane enters UK/US chart-1967.
Brenda/Tabulations' Dry Your Eyes enters US chart-1967.
The Platters' With This Ring enters US chart-1967.
The Royal Guardsmen's Return of the Red Baron enters US chart-1967.
Freddie Scott's Are You Lonely For Me peaks Can top 20-1967.
Peter/Gordon's Knight in Rusty Armour peaks Can top 5-1967.
Martha/Vandellas' Jimmy Mack enters US chart-1967.
The Mamas/Papas' Dedicated to the One I Love enters US chart-1967.
Gordon Lightfoot's Go Go Round peaks Can top 30-1967.
George Harrison demoes Old Brown Shoe/Something/All Things Must Pass-1969.
Cyril Stapleton dies-1974.
Claudja Barry's Dancin' Fever enters US chart-1978.
Eddie Money's Baby Hold On enters US chart-1978.
England Dan/John Ford Coley's We'll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again enters US chart-1978.
Santa Esmeralda's Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood peaks Can top 10- 1978.
Tom Petty's Breakdown peaks Can top 40-1978.
The Commodores' Too Hot ta Trot peaks Can top 30-1978.
Grammys awarded to Manhattan Transfer (Best Jazz Fusion Performance-Birdland)/others-1981.
Grammys held/Marvin Gaye (Best Male RnB Vocal/Best Instrumental R&B Performance-Sexual Healing)/Men at Work (Best New Group)-1983.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' Method of Modern Love peaks Can top 10-1985.
David Lee Roth's California Girls peaks Can top 10-1985.
The Rolling Stones presented Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award by Eric Clapton/accept by satellite London-1986.
Johnny Ray dies liver failure Los Angeles-1990.
Will to Power's I'm Not in Love peaks Can top 5-1991.
Styx' Don't Let it End peaks Can top 10-1991.
Surface's First Time peaks Can top 20-1991.
Grammys awarded to Natalie Cole (Album of Year/Record of Year/Traditional Pop Performance-Unforgettable-Song of Year)-1992.
Grammy Awards presented-1998.
Jackie Gleason (1913) (orchestra leader-DECEASED)
Betty Hutton (1921) (vocals-DECEASED)
Fats Domino (1928) (vocals-piano-Blues HoF inductee-US National Medal of Arts recipient-RnR HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree)
Monique Leyrac (1928) (vocals-Order of Canada officer)
Johnny Cash (1932) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Bob Hite (1943) (vocals-Canned Heat-DECEASED)
Sandie Shaw (1947) (vocals)
Michael Bolton (1954) (vocals-solo)
Sarah Vaughan's How Important Can It Be enters US chart-1955.
The Fontane Sisters' Rock Love enters US chart-1955.
Bill Hayes' Ballad of Davy Crockett enters US chart-1955.
Crazy Otto's Glad Rag Doll enters US chart-1955.
The Rolling Stones release Last Time/Play With Fire UK-1965.
Lloyd Price's Staggerlee peaks US #1-1959.
The Beach Boys' Barbara Ann enters UK chart-1966.
The Temptations' Get Ready enters US chart-1966.
Nancy Sinatra's These Boots Are Made For Walkin' peaks US #1-1966.
Norma Tanega's Walkin' My Cat Named Dog enters US chart-1966.
The Rolling Stones' 19th Nervous Breakdown enters US chart-1966.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Daydream enters US chart-1966.
The Barbarians' Moulty enters US chart-1966.
Sly/Family Stone's Everyday People peaks US #1-1969.
The Beatles release Hey Jude LP-1970.
Chelsea FC's Blue is the Colour enters UK chart-1972.
Lindisfarne's Meet Me On the Corner enters UK chart-1972.
The Stylistics' Betcha By Golly Wow enters US chart-1972.
Gallery's Nice to Be With You enters US chart-1972.
Sonny/Cher's Cowboy's Work is Never Done enters US chart-1972.
The 5th Dimension's Together Let's Find Love peaks Can top 20-1972.
Donny Osmond's Puppy Love enters US chart-1972.
Redbone's Witch Queen of New Orleans peaks Can top 20-1972.
Frank Mills' Love Me Love Me Love peaks Can #1-1972.
Al Green's Let's Stay Together peaks Can top 20-1972.
Led Zeppelin's Black Dog peaks Can top 20-1972.
The Faces' Stay With Me peaks Can top 5-1972.
The Carpenters' Hurting Each Other peaks Can #2-1972.
Joey Gregorash's My Love Sings peaks Can top 20-1972.
The Guess Who's Life in the Bloodstream peaks Can top 40-1972.
Apollo 100's Joy peaks Can top 30-1972.
The Dramatics' In the Rain enters US chart-1972.
Joe Cocker's Feeling Alright peaks Can top 40-1972.
Frank Zappa plays Atlanta GA-1973.
Barbra Streisand awarded gold The Way We Were-1974.
Olivia Newton-John awarded gold Have You Never Been Mellow LP-1975.
The Eagles Best of My Love peaks US #1-1975.
KC/Sunshine Band's I'm Your Boogie Man enters US chart-1977.
The Eagles' Hotel California enters US chart/New Kid in Town peaks US #1-1977.
ABBA's Knowing Me Knowing You enters UK chart-1977.
Leo Sayer's When I Need You enters US chart-1977.
The THP Orchestra's Fightin' On the Side of Love peaks Can top 20-1977.
Rose Royce's I Wanna Get Next to You enters US chart-1977.
Mary MacGregor's Torn Between Two Lovers peaks Can #1-1977.
Stephen Bishop's Save it For a Rainy Day peaks Can top 20-1977.
Grammys presented/Kenny Rogers wins Best Vocal Performance (Lucille)/Eagles win two-1978.
Dire Straits begin 1st NA tour Paradise Club Boston MA-1979.
Joe Jackson's Breaking Us In Two peaks Can top 40-1983.
Bananarama's Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye enters UK chart-1983.
Grammys presented/Tina Turner wins 2 for What's Love Got to Do With It/Better Be Good to Me-1985.
Rolling Stones release Harlem Shuffle/Had It With You-1986.
Paula Abdul's Opposites Attract reaches Can #1-1990.
Cornell Gunter (Coasters) murdered Las Vegas-1990.
Melvin Franklin (Temptations) dies heart failure-1995.
Jimmy Page/Robert Plant begin world tour Pensacola FL-1995.
Grammys presented/Beatles win 3 27 years after breakup-1997.
Luciano Pavarotti named MusiCares Person of Year-1998.
Ofra Haza dies pneumonia-2000.
Grammys presented/Carlos Santana ties record winning eight-2000.
Paul Danell (Social Distortion) dies aneurysm-2000.
Dexter Gordon (1923) (sax-Grammy honouree-DECEASED)
Guy Mitchell (1927) (vocals-DECEASED)
Neal Schon (1954) (guitar-Santana-Journey-Bad English-HSAS)
Little Richard releases Long Tall Sally/Slippin' & a Slidin'-1956.
Buddy Holly's It Doesn't Matter Anymore enters UK chart-1959.
Cathy Jean/Roommates' Please Love Me Forever enters US chart-1961.
Chubby Checker's Pony Time peaks US #1-1961.
The Capris' There's a Moon Out Tonight peaks US top 5-1961.
Billy J. Kramer's Little Children enters UK chart-1964.
The Hollies' Just 1 Look enters UK chart-1964.
The Rolling Stones' Not Fade Away enters UK chart-1964.
The Beatles record Tell Me Why/If I Fell Abbey Road London UK-1964.
Marianne Faithfull's Come and Stay With Me enters UK/US chart-1965.
Jack Jones' The Race is On enters US chart-1965.
The Beach Boys' Do You Wanna Dance enters US charts-1965.
Cannibal/Headhunters' Land of 1000 Dances enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles' 4-By the Beatles EP enters US chart-1965.
Del Shannon's Stranger in Town enters US chart-1965.
Martha/Vandellas' Nowhere to Run enters US chart-1965.
Frankie Lymon dies-1968.
McGuinness Flint's When I'm Dead and Gone peaks Can top 40-1971.
B.J. Thomas' No Love At All enters US chart-1971.
James Brown's Soul Power enters US chart-1971.
Neil Young's Oh Lonesome Me peaks Can chart-1971.
Emmitt Rhodes' Fresh as a Daisy peaks Can top 20-1971.
Rare Earth's Born to Wander peaks Can top 20-1971.
The Osmonds' One Bad Apple peaks Can #1-1971.
T. Rex' Hot Love enters UK chart-1971.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Mr. Bojangles peaks Can #2-1971.
The 5th Dimension's Love's Lines Angles & Rhymes enters US chart-1971.
Derek/Dominoes' Bell Bottom Blues enters US chart-1971.
George Harrison's What Is Life enters US chart-1971.
Paul McCartney's Another Day enters UK chart-1971.
Bobby Goldsboro's Watching Scotty Grow peaks Can top 5-1971.
CCS' Whole Lotta Love peaks Can top 40-1971.
Frank Zappa plays UGA Athens GA-1973.
EW&F awarded gold Sing a Song-1976.
LRB's Take It Easy on Me peaks Can top 20-1982.
Kool/Gang's Get Down On It enters US chart-1982.
Soft Cell's Tainted Love peaks Can #1-1982.
Juice Newton's The Sweetest Thing peaks Can top 30-1982.
Paul Davis' '65 Love Affair enters US charts-1982.
Billy Joel's An Innocent Man peaks Can top 20-1984.
John Lennon's Nobody Told Me peaks Can top 5-1984.
Boys Brigade's Melody peaks Can top 40-1984.
Christopher Cross' Think of Laura peaks Can top 10-1984.
Joe Cocker's All Our Tomorrows peaks Can chart-1988.
Rick Astley's She Wants to Dance With Me peaks Can #1-1989.
Samantha Fox' I Wanna Have Some Fun peaks Can top 10-1989.
Art of Noise/Tom Jones' Kiss peaks Can top 30-1989.
James Brown released from prison-1991.
Live's Throwing Copper debuts Can chart-1995.
Barry White's Practice What You Preach peaks Can top 20-1995.
Amy Grant/Vince Gill's House of Love peaks Can top 20-1995.
Charles Durning (1923) (vocals-theatrical)
John Fahey (1939) (guitarist-solo-DECEASED)
Tommy Tune (1939) (vocals-theatrical-9 time Tony honouree)
Joe South (1940) (vocals-guitar-2 time Grammy honouree-Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame honouree)
Brian Jones (1942) (guitar-keys-sax-Rolling Stones-DECEASED)
Bernadette Peters (1948) (vocals-theatrical-2 time Tony honouree)
Buddy Holly/Crickets Maybe Baby released UK-1958.
David/Jonathan's Michelle peaks Can #1-1966.
The bankrupt Cavern Club Liverpool closes-1966.
Bobby Fuller's I Fought the Law peaks Can top 20-1966.
Sonny/Cher's What Now My Love peaks Can top 10-1966.
Sir Douglas' Rains Came peaks Can top 20-1966.
Jan/Dean's Batman peaks Can top 20-1966.
Spencer Davis's Keep On Running peaks Can top 30-1966.
The Mamas/Papas' California Dreaming peaks Can top 5-1966.
The Rolling Stones' Ruby Tuesday peaks US #1-1967.
Tom Jones' Delilah enters UK chart-1968.
Johnny Cash/June Carter's If I Were a Carpenter peaks Can top 20-1970.
3 Dog Night's Celebrate enters US chart-1970.
The Temptations' Psychedelic Shack peaks Can top 5-1970.
Mark Lindsay's Arizona peaks Can top 5-1970.
The Guess Who's No Time peaks Can #1-1970.
Wilbert Harrison's Let's Work Together peaks Can top 30-1970.
Michael Parks' Long Lonesome Highway enters US chart-1970.
John Lennon's Instant Karma enters US charts-1970.
Glen Campbell's Honey Come Back peaks Can top 10-1970.
Pickettywitch's That Same Old Feeling enters UK chart-1970.
Jack Blanchard/Misty Morgan's Tennessee Bird Walk enters US chart-1970.
Norman Greenbaum's Spirit in the Sky enters US charts-1970.
The Carpenters awarded gold Hurting Each Other-1972.
Bobby Bloom shoots himself to death in Hollywood-1974.
Terry Jacks' Seasons in the Sun peaks US #1-1974.
Henry Gross' Shannon enters US charts-1976.
Hot Chocolate's You Sexy Thing peaks Can top 5-1976.
Wednesday's Loving You Baby peaks Can top 10-1976.
The Stampeders' Hit the Road Jack enters US chart-1976.
Nazareth's Love Hurts peaks Can #1-1976.
The Glitter Band's People Like You & People Like Me enters UK chart-1976.
The Carpenters' There's a Kind of Hush enters US chart-1976.
Alan Parsons' Games People Play peaks Can top 10-1981.
38 Special's Hold On Loosely enters US chart-1981.
Emmylou Harris' Mr. Sandman enters US chart-1981.
Landscape's Einstein a Go Go enters UK chart-1981.
Eric Clapton's I Can't Stand It enters US chart-1981.
REO Speedwagon's Keep on Loving You peaks Can #2-1981.
Michael Stanley's He Can't Love You peaks Can top 10-1981.
Musical Youth's Pass the Dutchie peaks Can #1-1983.
Sheriff's When I'm With You peaks Can top 5-1983.
The Human League's Mirror Man peaks Can top 10-1983.
Grammys held/Michael Jackson wins 8-1984.
David Byron (Uriah Heep) dies-1985.
Bruce Springsteen's Greatest Hits released-1995.
Grammys honour Alanis Morissette/Seal/Joni
Mitchell/Shania Twain/Vince Gill/Alison
Jimmy Dorsey (1904) (trombone-solo-w.Tommy Dorsey-DECEASED)
Dinah Shore (1916) (vocals-solo)
Gretchen Christopher (1940) (vocals-Fleetwoods)
David Briggs (1944) (producer-DECEASED)
Harold Dorman's Mountain of Love enters US chart-1960.
The Crests' Step By Step enters US chart-1960.
The Temptations' Way You Do the Things You Do enters US chart-1964.
The Serendipity Singers' Don't Let the Rain Come Down enters US chart- 1964.
Betty Everett's Shoop Shoop Song enters US chart-1964.
Bobby Vinton's My Heart Belongs to Only You enters US chart-1964.
John Lennon's US immigration visa expires-1972.
Tiffany's Could've Been peaks Can #1-1988.
MARRS' Pump Up the Volume peaks Can #1-1988.