Day to day musical history for
Milt Jackson (1923) (vibes-Modern Jazz Quartet-DECEASED)
Country Joe McDonald (1942) (solo-Fish)
Morgan Fisher (1950) (keyboards-Love Affair-Mott the Hoople)
Musician's Union imposes ban on recording-1948.
Hank Williams dies heart failure-1953.
The Cowboy Church Sunday School's Open Up Your Heart enters US chart-1955.
Carl Perkins releases Blue Suede Shoes US-1956.
Harry Belafonte's Banana Boat Song enters US chart-1957.
Johnny Cash plays San Quentin/Merle Haggard in audience-1959.
The Beatles 1st record audition Decca London-1962.
The Beatles/Johnny Gentle begin tour Scotland-1963.
The Beatles/Trini Lopez/Sylvie Vartain 3 weeks Olympia Paris-1964.
Top of the Pops debuts BBC TV UK-1964.
Bob Dylan's Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window enters US chart-1966.
The Marvelettes' Don't Mess With Bill enters US chart-1966.
Lee Dorsey's Get Out of My Life Woman enters US chart-1966.
The Beach Boys' Barbara Ann enters US chart-1966.
Simon & Garfunkel's Sound of Silence peaks US #1-1966.
Len Barry's Like a Baby enters US chart-1966.
Moon Mullican dies-1967.
Robert John's Lion Sleeps Tonight enters US chart-1972.
The Faces' Stay With Me enters US chart-1972.
Apollo 100's Joy enters US chart-1972.
T.Rex' Bang a Gong enters US chart-1972.
Climax' Precious and Few enters US chart-1972.
Bruce Springsteen's Greetings From Asbury Park NJ LP released-1977.
Del Reeves dies-2007.
Roger Miller (1936) (vocals-guitar-solo-11 time Grammy winner-Tony Award winner-Nashviller Songwriters HoF-Country Music HoF-2 time ACM winner-ACM Pioneer) (DECEASED)
Chick Churchill (1942) (keys-10 Years After)
Eddie Fisher's Outside of Heaven enters UK chart-1953.
The Rolling Stones record Route 66/Mona/Carol-1964.
The Beau Brummels' Laugh Laugh enters US chart-1965.
Alvin Cash/Crawlers' Twine Time enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles begin filming Let it Be documentary Twickenham Studios London UK-1969.
The Buoys' Timothy enters US chart-1971.
Bloodrock's DOA enters US chart-1971.
Murray Head's Superstar re-enters US chart-1971.
Bread's Let Your Love Go enters US chart-1971.
The Osmonds' One Bad Apple enters US chart-1971.
The Kinks' Apeman enters US chart-1971.
Tex Ritter dies-1974.
Chicago awarded gold Just You'n'Me-1974.
Graham Nash releases Wild Tales LP-1974.
Chris DeBurgh's Missing You peaks Can top 20-1989.
Eddie Heywood dies-1989.
Randy California drowns Hawaii-1997.
Producer Nik Venet dies-1998.
Nat Adderley dies diabetes-2000.
Richard "Hock" Walsh of Downchild Blues Band dies-2000.
George Martin (1926) (producer-arranger-keys-6 time Grammy winner-special Brit Awards as Best Producer of 25 years/Outstanding Contribution to Music-BPI Man of Year'98-RnR HoF inductee-UK Music HoF inductee)
John McLaughlin (1942) (guitar-Mahavishnu Orchestra)
Van Dyke Parks (1943) (vocals-writer-solo)
Stephen Stills (1945) (vocals-guitar-Buffalo Springfield-CSNY-solo)
Philip Goodhand-Tait (1945) (guitar-vocals-solo-Circus)
John Paul Jones (1946) (bass-keys-producer-Led Zeppelin)
Michael Stipe (1950) (vocals-R.E.M.)
Raymond McGinley (1964) (Teenage Fan Club)
Nikki Nelson (1969) (Highway 101)
Jack Paar shows Beatles footage on US TV-1964.
Simon/Garfunkel's Sounds of Silence peaks Can top 5-1966.
The Righteous Brothers' Ebb Tide peaks Can top 10-1966.
Roy Orbison's Crawling Back peaks Can #2-1966.
Jay/Americans' Sunday & Me peaks Can top 10-1966.
Connie Francis' Jealous Heart peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Statler Brothers' Flowers on the Wall peaks Can #1-1966.
Spellbinder's For You peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Beach Boys' Darlin' enters UK chart-1968.
The Love Affair's Everlasting Love enters UK chart-1968.
The Byrds release Notorious Byrd Brothers LP-1968.
John Lennon/Yoko Ono's Two Virgins cover called pornographic NJ/Police seize 30k-1969.
Sly/Family Stone's Thank You/Everybody Is a Star enters US chart-1970.
The Beatles last session/record I Me Mine Abbey Road London UK-1970.
Clayton McMichen dies-1970.
Joe South's Walk a Mile in My Shoes enters US chart-1970.
The Stylistics awarded gold You Are Everything-1972.
Don McLean awarded gold American Pie single-1972.
Jim Croce awarded gold Time In a Bottle-1974.
Bob Dylan begins NA tour Chicago-1974.
John Denver awarded gold Back Home Again-1975.
The Bay City Rollers Saturday Night peaks US #1-1976.
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody enters US chart-1976.
Dr. Hook's Only 16 enters US chart-1976.
Gary Wright's Dream Weaver enters US chart-1976.
Rufus/Chaka Khan's Sweet Thing enters US chart-1976.
Esquivel dies stroke-2000.
Zac Foley (EMF) dies-2002.
Patti Loveless (1958) (vocals-member Grand Ol' Opry-Grammy winner)
Michael Stipe (1960) (vocals-R.E.M.-3 time Grammy winner)
Rocky O'Riordan (1965) (bass-Pogues)
Billboard magazine publishes 1st record sales chart with Joe Venuti at #1-1936.
Elvis Presley records 2nd demo session Sun-1954.
Eddie Fisher's Oh My Papa peaks US #1-1954.
Ray Smith's Rockin' Little Angel enters US chart-1960.
Spencer Ross' Tracy's Theme enters US chart-1960.
Marty Robbins' El Paso peaks US #1-1960.
The Exciters' Do Wah Diddy enters US chart-1964.
Al Hirt's Java enters US chart-1964.
Major Lance's Um Um Um Um Um enters US chart-1964.
Bobby Vinton's There I've Said It Again peaks US #1-1964.
The Kingsmen's Louie Louie peaks US #2-1964.
Lenny Welch's Since I Fell For You peaks US top 5-1964.
Little Anthony & Imperials' Goin' Out of My Head peaks Can #1-1965.
Leo Fender sells guitar company for $13 millino-1965.
The DC5's Anyway You Want It peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Dolphins' Hay Da Da Daw peaks Can top 20-1965.
Dick/DeeDee's Thou Shalt Not Steal peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Monkees' I'm a Believer peaks US #1-1967.
Paul Chambers (Miles Davis Qunitet) dies-1969.
Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Baby Baby Don't Cry enters US chart-1969.
The Turtles' You Showed Me enters US chart-1969.
The Foundations' Build Me Up Buttercup enters US chart-1969.
George Harrison awarded gold Concert for Bangla Desh LP-1972.
Donna Fargo awarded gold Funny Face-1973.
Elton John awarded gold Goodbye Yellow Brick Road single-1974.
Phoebe Snow's Poetry Man enters US chart-1975.
Labelle's Lady Marmalade enters US chart-1975.
Polly Brown's Up in a Puff Of Smoke enters US chart-1975.
Carole King's Nightingale enters US chart-1975.
Orval Prophet dies-1984.
Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy) dies-1986.
MCJ/Cool G's Smooth as Silk peaks Can top 10-1991.
Randy California drowns-1997.
John Gary dies cancer-1998.
Ry Cooder's Buena Vista Social Club CD enters Can chart-1998.
Mae Questel dies-1998.
Les Brown dies cancer-2001.
Sam Phillips (1923) (producer-record executive-RnR HoF inductee-Country HoF inductee-Blues HoF inductee-Rockabilly HoF inductee-Alabama Music HoF inductee-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)
Wilbert Harrison (1929) (vocals-one man band-Grammy HoF honouree-RnR HoF honouree-DECEASED)
Robert Duvall (1931) (vocals-theatrical)
Thom Mooney (1948) (drummer-The Nazz)
Don Hartman (1946) (guitar-The Frost)
George Brown (1949) (drums-Kool/Gang)
Chris Stein (1950) (guitar-Blondie)
Malcolm Young (1953) (guitar-AC/DC)
Steve Vai (1960) (guitar-David Lee Roth-solo)
Kate Schellenbach (1966) (Luscious Jackson)
Marilyn Manson (1969) (vocals-solo)
Harry James records 1 O'Clock Jump NYC-1938.
FM radio principle first demonstrated-1940.
Fats Domino's Blue Monday enters US chart-1957.
Mickey/Sylvia's Love is Strange enters US chart-1957.
The Mills Brothers' Yellow Bird enters US chart-1959.
The McGuire Sisters' May You Always enters US chart-1959.
Ray Anthony's Peter Gunn Theme enters US chart-1959.
Annette's Tall Paul enters US chart-1959.
Buddy Holly releases It Doesn't Matter Anymore-1959.
Jesse Lee Turner's Little Space Girl enters US chart-1963.
The Rooftop Singers' Walk Right In enters US chart-1963.
Jan Bradley's Mama Didn't Lie enters US chart-1963.
John Baldry discovers Rod Stewart Twickenham train station-1964.
The Singing Nun appears Ed Sullivan-1964.
The Supremes record Stop in the Name of Love-1965.
The Monkees' I'm a Believer enters UK chart-1967.
The Move's Night of Fear enters UK chart-1967.
BJ Thomas' Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head peaks US #1-1970.
Cliff DeYoung's My Sweet Lady enters US chart-1974.
Eddie Kendricks' Boogie Down enters US chart-1974.
Byron MacGregor's Americans enters US chart-1974.
Diana Ross' Last Time I Saw Him enters US chart-1974.
Harry Chapin's WOLD enters US chart-1974.
The Ohio Players awarded gold Love Rollercoaster-1976.
Beatles road manager Mal Evans shot dead by LAPD after refusal to surrender shotgun during domestic dispute-1976.
The Sex Pistols make US debut Great Southeast Music Hall Atlanta GA-1978.
Charles Mingus dies heart attack-1979.
KC/Sunshine Band's Please Don't Go peaks US #1-1980.
Madness' My Girl enters UK chart-1980.
Elaine Page/Barbara Dickson's I Know Him So Well enters UK chart-1985.
The Cars' Hello Again peaks Can chart-1985.
Burton Lane (Finian's Rainbow) dies stroke-1997.
Sonny Bono dies skiing accident-1998.
Celine Dion named best selling Canadian artist of century-2000.
Earl Scruggs (1924) (banjo-vocals-Bluegrass Boys-w.Lester Flatt-Bluegrass HoF inductee-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-2 time Grammy recipient)
Nino Tempo (1935) (sax-vocals-w.April Stevens)
Doris Troy (1937) (vocals-DECEASED)
Van McCoy (1940) (keys-bandleader-arranger-DECEASED)
Syd Barrett (1946) (singer-guitar-Pink Floyd-solo-DECEASED)
Sandy Denny (1947) (vocals-Fairport Convention-Fotheringay-DECEASED)
Kim Wilson (1951) (vocals-Fabulous Thunderbirds)
Malcolm Young (1953) (guitar-AC/DC)
Jett Williams (1953) (vocals-solo)
Kathy Sledge (1959) (vocals-Sister Sledge)
Michael Houser (1962) (guitar-Widespread Panic)
Mark O'Toole (1964) (bass-Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
Muzz Skillings (1966-bass-guitar-vocals-Living Colour)
Blue Note Records founded-1939.
Ernie Ford's 16 Tons enters UK chart-1956.
Elvis Presley's 3rd Ed Sullivan Show-1957.
The Crescendos' Oh Julie enters US chart-1958.
Danny/Juniors' At the Hop peaks US #1-1958.
Jerry Lee Lewis' Great Balls of Fire peaks US #2-1958.
Billy/Lillie's La Dee Dah enters US chart-1958.
The Sensations' Let Me In enters US chart-1962.
The Rolling Stones 1st headline UK tour w.Ronettes Harrow Grenada-1964.
The Rolling Stones begin Irish tour-1965.
Crispian St. Peters' You Were On My Mind enters UK chart-1965.
Tom Rush NYC concert debut Town Hall-1967.
Petula Clark's Other Man's Grass is Always Greener peaks Can top 20-1968.
Spanky/Our Gang's Sunday Mornin' enters US chart-1968.
Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazlewood's Some Velvet Morning enters US chart-1968.
Andy Fairweather-Low collapses at Amen Corner gig Hastings UK-1968.
Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick/Tich's Zabadak enters US chart-1968.
Lalo Schifrin's Mission Impossible enters US chart-1968.
Dick Clark's Happening'68 debuts-1968.
Paul Mauriat's Love is Blue enters US chart-1968.
The Lovin' Spoonful's Money enters US chart-1968.
The Mamas/Papas' Dancing Bear peaks Can top 20-1968.
Aretha Franklin's Chain of Fools peaks Can top 5-1968.
Bobby Vinton's I Love How You Love Me peaks Can #2-1969.
The Grassroots' Bella Linda peaks Can top 20-1969.
Derek's Cinnamon peaks Can top 5-1969.
Rene/Rene's Lo Mucho Que te Quiero peaks Can top 20-1969.
Canned Heat's Going Up the Country peaks Can top 5-1969.
Al Green awarded gold Let's Stay Together-1972.
Joe Simon awarded gold Drowning in the Sea of Love-1972.
Anne Murray's Danny's Song enters US chart-1973.
Barry Manilow awarded gold I Write the Songs-1976.
Styx' Sing For the Day enters US chart-1979.
The BeeGees' Too Much Heaven peaks US #1-1979.
Billy Joel's My Life peaks US top 5-1979.
Alicia Bridges' I Love the Night Life peaks US top 5-1979.
The Babys' Every Time I Think of You enters US chart-1979.
LRB's Lady enters US chart-1979.
Santana's Stormy enters US chart-1979.
Georgeanna Tillman Gordon of the Marvelettes dies-1980.
Dizzy Gillespie dies pancreatic cancer-1993.
Bill Wyman leaves the Rolling Stones-1993.
Chubby Wise dies heart failure-1996.
Shania Twain's Up CD enters Can chart-2003.
Lonestar's Unusually Unusual CD enters Can chart-2003.
Vince Gill's Next Big Thing CD enters Can chart-2003.
Lou Rawls dies-2006.
Sneaky Pete Kleinow dies-2007.
Paul Revere (1938) (keys-Raiders-Oregon Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Danny Williams (1942) (vocals-DECEASED)
Mike (McCartney) McGear (1944) (singer-comic-Scaffold)
Andrew Brown (1946) (drums-Fortunes)
Kenny Loggins (1948) (singer-guitar-solo-Loggins/Messina)
Hank Snow debuts Grand Ol' Opry-1949.
Patti Page's Go On With the Wedding enters US chart-1956.
Blues Inc founder Cyril Davies dies leukemia-1964.
Rod Stewart debuts with Davies' All Stars Marquee London-1964.
The Seekers' I'll Never Find Another You enters UK chart-1965.
Rod Stewart/Soul Agents play Marquee London UK-1965.
The Rolling Stones/Marianne Faithfull play Commodore Hammersmith UK-1965.
Cannonball Adderly's Mercy Mercy Mercy enters US chart-1967.
Senator Bobby's Wild Thing enters US chart-1967.
Stevie Wonder's Place in the Sun peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Standells' Why Pick On Me peaks Can top 40-1967.
Herb Alpert/TJB's Mame peaks Can top 10-1967.
Wilson Pickett's Mustang Sally peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Left Banke's Pretty Ballerina enters US chart-1967.
The Kinks' Deadend Street enters US chart-1967.
Marvin Gaye/Kim Weston's It Takes Two enters US chart-1967.
Eddie Floyd's Knock on Wood peaks Can chart-1967.
Jack Greene's There Goes My Everything peaks #1 US country chart-1967.
Stephen Stills/Manassas record It Doesn't Matter-1972.
Michael Jackson releases Got To Be There UK-1972.
Bread awarded gold Baby I'm a-Want You-1972.
Heatwave's Always and Forever enters US chart-1978.
Eric Clapton's Lay Down Sally enters US chart-1978.
The Rivingtons' Carl White dies-1980.
Mick Taylor plays with Ron Wood Miami Beach Club-1988.
Jewel's Pieces of You CD enters Can chart-1997.
Producer Owen Bradley dies-1998.
James Carr dies cancer-2001.
Jon Lee (Feeder) dies-2002.
Red Nichols (1905) (trumpet-5 Pennies-Big Band & Jazz HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Ron Moody (1924) (vocals-theatrical)
Soupy Sales (1926) (vocals-solo)
Luther Perkins (1928) (guitar-Tennessee Three-DECEASED)
Elvis Presley (1935) (solo-DECEASED)
Shirley Bassey (1937) (solo)
Little Anthony Gourdine (1940) (vocals-Imperials)
Cristy Lane (1940) (vocals-solo)
Jerry Garcia (1943) (guitar-vocals-solo-Grateful Dead-DECEASED)
Lee Jackson (1943) (bass-Nice)
Jimmy Page (1944) (guitar-Led Zeppelin-Firm-w.Plant)
Terry Sylvester (1945) (vocals-guitar-Hollies)
Robby Krieger (1946) (guitar-Doors)
David Bowie (1947) (vocals-sax-solo-Tin Machine)
Buster Poindexter (David JoHanson) (1950) (vocals-New York Dolls-solo)
R. Kelly (1969) (vocals-solo)
The Battle of New Orleans fought-1815.
The McGuire Sisters' Sincerely/No More enters US chart-1955.
Sunny Gale's Let Me Go Lover enters US chart-1955.
David Carroll's Melody of Love enters US chart-1955.
Everly Brothers/Buddy Holly/Crickets/Jimmie Rodgers/Hollywood Flames begin national tour-1958.
Eddie Cochran's last recording session-1960.
The Beach Boys record Help Me Rhonda LA-1965.
The Beatles' We Can Work It Out peaks US #1-1966.
Gary Lewis/Playboys' She's Just My Style peaks US top 5-1966.
The Statler Brothers' Flowers On the Wall peaks US top 5-1966.
The Righteous Brothers' Ebb Tide peaks US top 5-1966.
The Mamas/Papas' California Dreamin' enters US chart-1966.
Chris Montez' Call Me enters US chart-1966.
David/Jonathan's Michelle enters US chart-1966.
Nat King Cole benefit Philharmonic Hall NYC w.4 Seasons/Tony Bennett/Connie Francis-1967.
Aretha Franklin records The Weight NYC-1969.
The Beatles finish recording For You Blue-1970.
The Guess Who's Sour Suite peaks Can top 20-1972.
The Chi-Lites' Have You Seen Her peaks Can chart-1972.
Rod Stewart's I'm Losing You peaks Can top 20-1972.
The Supremes' Floy Joy enters US chart-1972.
The Staple Singers' Respect Yourself peaks Can top 20-1972.
Sonny/Cher's All I Ever Need Is You peaks Can top 5-1972.
Melanie's Brand New Key peaks Can #1-1972.
Paul Anka's Do I Love You peaks Can top 10-1972.
Grand Funk Railroad's Footstompin' Music peaks Can top 20-1972.
Joe Cocker's Feeling Alright re-enters US chart-1972.
Carly Simon awarded gold You're So Vain-1973.
Kiss sign 1st record contract-1974.
Helen Reddy awarded gold Leave Me Alone-1974.
Byron MacGregor awarded gold Americans-1974.
Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis Jr's You Don't Have To Be a Star peaks US #1-1977.
Fleetwood Mac's Go Your Own Way enters US chart-1977.
Rush's Fly By Night enters US chart-1977.
10cc's Things We Do For Love enters US chart-1977.
Tom Jones' Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow enters US chart-1977.
The Captain/Tennille's Muskrat Love peaks Can #1-1977.
Yvonne Elliman's Love Me peaks Can top 20-1977.
ELO's Livin' Thing peaks Can top 10-1977.
Rush named Canada's official ambassadors of music-1979.
Men at Work's Down Under enters UK chart-1983.
Steve Clark (Def Leppard) dies drug/alcohol OD-1991.
Elvis Presley stamp issued by US Postal Service-1993.
Film Composer Ron Goiodwin dies-2003.
Max Roach (1925) (drums-solo-Downbeat HoF inductee-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)
Domenico Modugno (1928) (vocals-guitar-Grammy winner-San Remo Festival winner-Italian Parliamentarian-DECEASED)
Jimmy Boyd (1940) (vocals-DECEASED)
Joan Baez (1941) (vocals-guitar-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree)
Kenneth Kelley (1943) (vocals-Manhattans-DECEASED)
Marcus Doubleday (1943) (trumpet-Electric Flag/Buddy Miles Express)
Jimmy Page (1944) (guitar-Yardbirds-Led Zeppelin-The Firm-w.Plant)
Scott "Walker" Engel (1944) (vocals-Walker Brothers)
Paul King (1948) (banjo-guitar-Mungo Jerry)
Donald Fagen (1948) (keys-vocals-Steely Dan)
Crystal Gayle (1951) (vocals)
Michael Schenker (1955) (guitar-Scorpions-UFO)
Gloria Estefan (1957) (vocals-Miami Sound Machine)
Shawn Colvin (1958) (vocals-guitar)
Dave Matthews (1967) (vocals-solo)
Jay McShann Band makes NYC debut w.Charlie Parker Savoy Ballroom NY-1942.
Clarence "Cripple" Lofton dies blood clot-1957.
The String-a-longs' Wheels enters US chart-1961.
Jackie Wilson's My Empty Arms enters US chart-1961.
Bert Kaempfert's Wonderland By Night peaks US #1-1961.
Buzz Clifford's Baby Sittin' Boogie enters US chart-1961.
Dobie Gray's In Crowd enters US chart-1965.
Sam Cooke's Shake/A Change is Gonna Come enters US chart-1965.
The Zombies' Tell Her No enters US chart-1965.
The Kingsmen's Jolly Green Giant enters US chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones' Heart of Stone enters US chart-1965.
Peter/Gordon's I Go to Pieces enters US chart-1965.
The Byrds release So You Want to Be a Rock'n'Roll Star-1967.
The Rolling Stones play Toronto ON-1968.
Led Zeppelin plays Royal Albert Hall London-1970.
The Supremes release Stoned Love UK-1971.
The Supremes/4 Tops' River Deep Mountain High peaks Can top 20-1971.
Santana's Black Magic Woman peaks Can top 5-1971.
McGuinness Flint's When I'm Dead and Gone enters US chart-1971.
Badfinger's No Matter What enters UK chart-1971.
Van Morrison's Domino peaks Can top 10-1971.
John Lennon's Mother enters US charts-1971.
Free's Stealer peaks Can top 40-1971.
Andy Kim's Be My Baby peaks Can top 10-1971.
The Allman Bros. Band's Revival enters US chart-1971.
Elvis Presley named one of ten outstanding young Americans by Jaycees-1971.
The Bells' Fly Little White Dove Fly enters US chart-1971.
Albert Hammond awarded gold It Never Rains in Southern California-1973.
Graham Parker signs 1st recording contract-1976.
Buckner/Garcia's Pac Man Fever enters US chart-1982.
The Stranglers' Golden Brown enters UK chart-1982.
Diana Ross' Mirror Mirror enters US chart-1982.
Con Archer dies heart attack-1988.
Sting guests on The Simpsons-1992.
Rolling Stone Music Awards honour Green Day (readers/critics best new band)/Pearl Jam (reader's best band)/Nirvana (reader's artist of
year)/Courtney Love (critics artist of year)/REM (critics best band)-1995.
David Bowie 50th birthday concert MSG NYC w.Foo Fighters/Lou Reed/Frank Black/Robert Smith/Sonic Youth/Placebo-1997.
Britney Spears tops Mr. Blackwell's Worst Dressed list-2001.
Buddy Johnson (1912) (bandleader-South Carolina Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Johnny Ray (1927) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Giselle MacKenzie (1927) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Ronnie Hawkins (1935) (vocals-Hawks-solo)
Sherrill Milnes (1935) (vocals-opera)
Sal Mineo (1939) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Scott MacKenzie (1939) (vocals-guitar-Journeymen-solo)
Jim Croce (1943) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)
Frank Sinatra Jr (1944) (vocals-solo)
Rod Stewart (1945) (vocals-solo-Jeff Beck Group-Faces)
Donny Hathaway (1945) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)
Naomi Judd (1946) (vocals-Judds)
Aynsley Dunbar (1946) (drums-Bluesbreakers-Starship-Journey-Retaliation- Mothers)
Martin Turner (1947) (guitar-Wishbone Ash)
Donald Fagen (1948) (keys-vocals-Steely Dan)
Pat Benatar (1952) (vocals-solo)
Lee Ritenour (1955) (guitar-solo)
Michael Schenker (1955) (guitar-Scorpions-solo)
Shawn Colvin (1958) (vocals-solo)
Curt Kirkwood (1959) (vocals-guitar-Meat Puppets)
Brad Roberts (1964) (vocals-Crash Test Dummies)
Chris Smith (1979) (vocals-Kris Kross)
Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel/I Was the One Nashville-1956.
Jerry Lee Lewis' Great Balls of Fire reaches US #1-1958.
Jet Harris/Tony Meehan's Diamonds enters UK chart-1963.
The Rolling Stones record Not Fade Away-1964.
Mike Douglas' The Men in My Little Girl's Life peaks in Canadian top 40-1966.
Vic Dana's Crystal Chandelier peaks in Canadian top 20-1966.
Frank Sinatra's It Was a Very Good Year peaks Can top 30-1966.
Billy Joe Royal's I've Got To Be Somebody peaks Can top 20-1966.
Paul Revere/Raiders' Just Like Me peaks Can top 30-1966.
The Vogues' 5 O'Clock World peaks Can #1-1966.
Gene Pitney's Princess in Rags peaks Can #2-1966.
Jimi Hendrix writes And the Wind Cries Mary-1967.
The Band records Tears of Rage-1968.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Am I That Easy to Forget enters UK chart-1968.
The Band's Up On Cripple Creek peaks Can top 10-1970.
Neil Diamond's Holly Holy peaks Can #2-1970.
Brook Benton's Rainy Night in Georgia enters US chart-1970.
Crow's Evil Woman peaks Can top 20-1970.
B.J. Thomas' Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head peaks Can #1- 1970.
Dusty Springfield's Brand New Me peaks Can top 30-1970.
The Delfonics' Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time enters US chart-1970.
Badfinger's Come & Get It enters UK chart-1970.
Bob Dylan rare TV appearance Earl Scruggs Fanfare-1971.
George Harrison releases Concert For Bangla Desh LP-1972.
Larry Groce's Junk Food Junkie enters US chart-1976.
Sweet Blindness' Cowboys to Girls peaks Can top 20-1976.
Aerosmith's Dream On returns to US charts and goes to top ten-1976.
Paul McCartney/Wings' Venus & Mars Rock Show peaks Can top 20-1976.
C.W. McCall's Convoy peaks US #1-1976.
The Bay City Rollers' Saturday Night peaks Can #1-1976.
The Captain/Tenille's The Way I Want to Touch You reaches Can #2-1976.
Bachman Turner Overdrive's Down to the Line peaks Can top 20-1976.
Howlin' Wolf dies-1976.
Music for Unicef concert broadcast w.Bee Gees/Rod Stewart/others-1979.
Ted Nugent makes acting debut Miami Vice-1985.
Ron Wood begins four show tour of Japan-1993.
Kenny Pickett of The Creation dies heart attack-1997.
Marty Friedman quits Megadeath/replaced by Al Pitrelli-2000.
Melissa Etheridge/Julie Cypher announce David Crosby as sperm donor for child-2000.
Bryan Gregory (Cramps) dies heart disease-2001.
Slim Harpo (1924) (vocals-guitar-solo-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Don Cherry (1924) (vocals-solo)
Clarence Clemons (1942) (sax-vocal-solo-E Street Band-Famous Flames)
Mary J. Blige (1971) (vocals)
Dean Martin's Memories Are Made of This peaks US #1-1956.
The Coasters record Down in Mexico Hollywood CA-1956.
Jack Scott's What In the World's Come Over You enters US chart-1960.
Percy Faith's Theme From a Summer Place enters US chart-1960.
The Everly Brothers' Let it Be Me enters US chart-1960.
Cliff Richard's Young Ones enters UK chart-1962.
The Whiskey A-Gogo opens LA CA-1963.
Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire LP peaks US #1-1964.
Andy Williams' Fool Never Learns enters US chart-1964.
Bobby Goldsboro's See the Funny Little Clown enters US chart-1964.
The Supremes' Come See About Me peaks Can #1-1965.
Julie Rogers' Wedding peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Detergents' Leader of the Laundromat peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Esquires' So Many Other Boys peaks Can top 10-1965.
Bobby Curtola's Alone and Lonely peaks Can top 20-1965.
Barry Sadler's Ballad of the Green Berets released US-1966.
Jimi Hendrix signs with Track Records//records Purple Haze/Fire-1967.
Jethro Tull release This Was LP-1969.
Joe South's Games People Play enters US chart-1969.
Steve Miller awarded gold Joker-1974.
Sweet Sensation's Sad Sweet Dreamer enters US chart-1975.
Shirley/Co's Shame Shame Shame enters US chart-1975.
Harry Chapin's Cat's in the Cradle peaks Can top 5-1975.
Elton John's Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds peaks Can #1-1975.
Joe Cocker's You Are So Beautiful enters US chart-1975.
J. Geils' Must of Got Lost peaks Can top 30-1975.
Paul Davis' Ride 'em Cowboy peaks Can top 30-1975.
George Harrison's Ding Dong Ding Dong enters US chart-1975.
Paul Anka/Odia Coates' One Man Woman peaks Can top 5-1975.
The Guess Who's Dancin' Fool peaks Can top 20-1975.
Leo Sayer's You Make Me Feel Like Dancing peaks US #1-1977.
Dire Straits' Walk of Life enters UK chart-1986.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood begin final tour Manchester UK-1987.
Whitney Houston's So Emotional peaks US #1/6th #1 in a row-1988.
Nirvana's Nevermind LP peaks US #1/perform Saturday Night Live-1991.
Missy Elliott's Supa Dupa Fly CD enters Can chart-1998.
Creed's My Own Prison CD enters Can chart-1998.
The Rolling Stones play Montreal QC-1998.
Robbie Williams receives 6 nominations Brit Awards-1999.
John Berry performs national anthem inauguration GA Gov. Roy Barnes-1999.
Lena Horne signs new deal Blue Note age 81-1999.
AMA Awards presented LA to Celine Dion/Eric Clapton/Aerosmith/Janet Jackson/Will Smith/Lauryn Hill/N'Sync/Shania Twain/Garth Brooks/Alabama/Dixie Chicks/Pearl
James Griffin (Bread) dies-2005.
Tex Ritter (1906) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Ray Price (1926) (vocals-solo)
Ruth Brown (1928) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Charlie Gracie (1936) (vocals-solo)
William Lee Golden (1939) (vocals-Oak Ridge Boys)
Long John Baldry (1941) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Maggie Bell (1945) (vocals-Stone the Crows)
George Duke (1946) (keys-Cannonball Adderley-Frank Zappa-w.Stanley Clarke)
Cynthia Robinson (1946) (trumpet-Sly/Family Stone)
Ricky Van Shelton (1952) (vocals-CMA honouree)
Tom Ardolino (1957) (drums-vocals-NRBQ)
Rob Zombie (1965) (vocals-White Zombie)
Shep Fields' South of the Border peaks US #1-1940.
Jackie Brenston's Rocket 88 peaks #1 US R'nB chart-1951.
Perry Como's Don't Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes peaks US #1-1953.
Johnnie Ray's You Don't Owe Me a Thing enters US chart-1957.
Steve Lawrence's Banana Boat Song enters US chart-1957.
The Crew-Cuts'/Tab Hunter's Young Love both enter US chart-1957.
Elvis Presley records All Shook Up/Peace in the Valley LA-1957.
Cyril Stapleton's/Mitch Miller's Children's Marching Song both enter US chart-1959.
Chris Barber's Petite Fleur enters US chart-1959.
Bob Dylan's 1st radio appearance performing Blowin' in the Wind/Swan on the River for BBC Radio play Madhouse on Castle St-1963.
Marvin Gaye's Hitchhike enters US chart-1963.
The Beatles release Please Please Me-1963.
Tony Bennett's I Wanna Be Around enters US chart-1963.
Steve Lawrence's Go Away Little Girl peaks US #1-1963.
Lou Monte's Pepino the Italian Mouse peaks US top 5-1963.
The Cascades' Rhythm of the Rain enters US chart-1963.
The Beatles appear Sunday Night at the Palladium London UK-1964.
Cat Stevens' Matthew & Son enters UK chart-1967.
Human Be-In held San Francisco w.Grateful Dead/Quicksilver/Country Joe/Big Brother/Jefferson Airplane-1967.
The Band record The Weight-1968.
The Band appear cover Time Magazine-1970.
The Rolling Stones' Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo enters US chart-1974.
The Stylistics' Rockin' Roll Baby peaks Can chart-1974.
Redbone's Come and Get Your Love enters US chart-1974.
The Band's Ain't Got No Home peaks Can top 40-1974.
Gordon Sinclair's Americans enters US chart-1974.
Helen Reddy's Leave Me Alone peaks Can top 5-1974.
Mocedades' Eres Tu enters US chart-1974.
The Moments' Sexy Mama enters US chart-1974.
Fludd's Cousin Mary peaks Can top 20-1974.
Loggins/Messina's My Music peaks Can top 30-1974.
Dave Mills' Love is a Beautiful Song peaks Can top 20-1974.
Led Zeppelin's D'yer Maker peaks Can top 30-1974.
Terry Jacks' Seasons in the Sun enters US chart-1974.
Tony Orlando/Dawn's Who's In the Strawberry Patch With Sally peaks Can top 20-1974.
Jim Croce's Time in a Bottle peaks Can #1-1974.
Steve Miller's Joker peaks US #1-1974.
The Boomtown Rats' I Don't Like Mondays peaks Can top 5-1980.
Stevie Wonder's Send One Your Love peaks Can top 10-1980.
Joe Jackson's It's Different For Girls enters UK chart-1980.
Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer's No More Tears peaks Can #2/Summer's On the Radio enters US chart-1980.
Trooper's 3 Dressed Up as a 9 peaks Can top 30-1980.
Rupert Holmes' Escape peaks Can #1-1980.
Dr. Hook's Better Love Next Time peaks Can top 40-1980.
Motley Crue opens 1st US tour MSG NYC NY-1984.
Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame inducts Allmans/Al Green/Janis Joplin/Zeppelin/Martha-Vandellas/Neil Young/Orioles/Frank Zappa-1995.
Billy Joel sells out 9 shows Nassau Coliseum Uniondale NY-1998.
Smashing Pumpkins end management deal Sharon Osborne-2000.
Luis Bonfa dies cancer-2001.
Maurice Gibb (BeeGees) dies cancer-2002.
Spencer Dryden (Jefferson Airplane/NRPS) dies-2005.
Sophie Tucker (1884) (vocals-DECEASED)
John Lees (1948) (guitarist-Barclay James Harvest)
Trevor Rabin (1954) (guitar-vocals-Yes-film composer)
Graham "Suggs" McPherson (1961) (vocals-Madness-producer)
Trace Adkins (1962) (vocals)
Stephen Foster dies-1864.
Elvis Presley records That's When Your Heartaches Begin LA-1957.
Elvis Presley begins filming King Creole-1958.
Perry Como's Catch a Falling Star/Magic Moments enters US chart-1958.
Roy Hamilton's Don't Let Go enters US chart-1958.
Mitch Miller's Col. Bogey March enters US chart-1958.
Gene Chandler's Duke of Earl enters US chart-1962.
Chubby Checker's Twist peaks US #1 2nd time-1962.
Charlie Drake's My Boomerang Won't Come Back enters US chart-1962.
Bob Dylan plays San Remo Coffeehouse Schenectady NY-1962.
Brook Benton's Shadrack enters US chart-1962.
The Ikettes' I'm Blue enters US chart-1962.
Brenda Lee's Break It To Me Gently enters US chart-1962.
Billy Joe/Checkmates' Percolator Twist enters US chart-1962.
The Everly Brothers' Crying in the Rain enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles release I Want to Hold Your Hand/I Saw her Standing There US-1964.
Bob Dylan records Bringing It All Back Home-1965.
Cilla Black's Love's Just a Broken Heart enters UK chart-1966.
The Mindbenders' Groovy Kind of Love enters UK chart-1966.
The Music Explosion's Little Bit o'Soul enters US chart-1966.
The Rolling Stones release Let's Spend the Night Together UK-1967.
Long John Baldry's Let the Heartaches Begin enters US chart-1968.
Johnny Rivers' Summer Rain peaks Can top 10-1968.
The Temptations' I Wish It Would Rain enters US chart-1968.
The Rascals' It's Wonderful peaks Can top 10-1968.
Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Woman Woman peaks Can #1-1968.
Cream's Sunshine of Your Love enters US chart-1968.
Marvin Gaye's You enters US chart/w.Tammi Terrell's If I Could Build My Whole World Around You peaks Can top 20-1968.
The Beatles release Yellow Submarine ST US-1968.
The Fantastic Johnny C's Boogaloo Down Broadway peaks Can top 30-1968.
Donovan's Wear Your Love Like Heaven peaks Can top 10-1968.
The Cowsills' We Can Fly enters US chart-1968.
Buffalo Springfield's Expecting to Fly enters US chart-1968.
Marvin Gaye's I Heard It Through the Grapevine peaks Can top 10-1969.
Young Holt Unlimited's Soulful Strut peaks Can #1-1969.
The Royal Guardsmen's Baby Let's Wait peaks Can top 20-1969.
Sweet's Blockbuster enters UK chart-1973.
Eric Clapton plays London Rainbow with Townshend & guests-1973.
3 Dog Night's Pieces of April peaks Can top 20-1973.
Diana Ross' Good Morning Heartache enters US chart-1973.
Cat Stevens' Sitting peaks Can top 20-1973.
Albert Hammond's It Never Rains in Southern California peaks Can #2-1973.
Donna Fargo's Funny Face peaks Can top 20-1973.
Gilbert O'Sullivan's Clair peaks Can #1-1973.
Neil Diamond's Walk on Water peaks Can top 10-1973.
Keith Hampshire's Daytime Nightime peaks Can top 5-1973.
Eric Weissberg/Steve Mandell's Dueling Banjos enters US chart-1973.
Lorence Hud's Sign of the Gypsy Queen peaks Can top 20-1973.
Les Emmerson's Control of Me enters US chart-1973.
Helen Reddy awarded gold Angie Baby-1975.
Hot Chocolate awarded gold You Sexy Thing-1976.
Donna Summer's Heaven Knows enters US chart-1979.
Queen's Fat Bottomed Girls/Bicycle Race peaks Can top 20-1979.
Donny Hathaway falls to death hotel window-1979.
Chic's Le Freak peaks Can #1-1979.
Linda Ronstadt/Aaron Neville's Don't Know Much peaks Can top 30-1990.
Naughty By Nature's OPP peaks Can top 20-1992.
Salt'n'Pepa's Let's Talk About Sex peaks Can top 10-1992.
The Rolling Stones play 2 nights Quebec City QC-1998.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer (1875) (organ-DECEASED)
Russ Columbo (1908) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Gene Krupa (1909) (drums-bandleader-DECEASED)
Billy Butterfield (1917) (trumpet-bandleader-DECEASED)
Billy Walker (1929) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Clarence Carter (1936) (vocals-solo)
Billie Jo Spears (1937) (vocals-solo)
Allen Toussaint (1938) (keys-vocals-solo-producer)
Jack Jones (1938) (vocals-2 time Grammy honouree)
T-Bone Burnett (1948) (vocals-guitar-producer)
Tim Harris (1948) (drummer-Foundations)
Geoff Tate (1959) (vocals-Queensryche)
Slick Rick (1965) (rapper)
L.L. Cool J (1968) (rapper-solo)
Dave Grohl (1969) (drums-guitar-vocals-Nirvana-Foo Fighters)
The Andrews Sisters' I Can Dream Can't I peaks US #1-1950.
Alan Freeds 1st Rock'n'Roll Party NYC w.Clovers/Fats Domino/Drifters-1955.
Bill Haley/Comets' See You Later Alligator enters US chart-1956.
Dean Martin's Memories Are Made of This peaks US #1-1956.
Bobby Scott's Chain Gang enters US chart-1956.
Little Richard's Tutti Frutti enters US chart-1956.
Count Basie's April in Paris enters US chart-1956.
Bob Dylan plays Café Lena Schenectady NY-1962.
The Rolling Stones 1st gig with permanent quintet plus Ian Taylor-1963.
Bob Dylan sits in as Blind Boy Grunt on Richard Farina and Eric Von Schmidt record-1963.
Cilla Black's/Righteous Brothers' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' both enter UK chart-1965.
Jeanette MacDonald dies-1965.
Manfred Mann's Come Tomorrow enters UK chart-1965.
Sonny/Cher's Beat Goes On enters US chart-1967.
The Yardbirds' Happenings 10 Years Time Ago peaks Can top 40-1967.
Bill Graham takes over the lease of the Fillmore Ballroom in San Francisco-1966.
Jimi Hendrix Experience's Hey Joe enters UK chart-1967.
Nancy Sinatra's Sugar Town peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Royal Guardsmen's Snoopy vs Red Baron peaks Can #1-1967.
? & the Mysterians' I Need Somebody peaks Can top 20-1967.
The 5th Dimension's Go Where You Wanna Go enters US chart-1967.
The Rolling Stones release Ruby Tuesday/Let's Spend the Night Together US-1967.
Ronnie Dove's Cry peaks Can top 20-1967.
The First Be-In in San Francisco-1967.
The Casinos' Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye enters US chart-1967.
The Move's Night of Fear enters UK chart-1967.
The Monkees I'm a Believer enters UK chart-1967.
Diana Ross/Supremes' last gig Frontier Hotel Las Vegas-1970.
Nilsson releases Without You UK-1972.
The Kinks play Drury Lane Theatre London UK-1973.
Elvis Presley's Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite TV special airs live-1973.
Phil Lesh busted at home Fairfax CA drug charges-1973.
Aerosmith record Get Your Wings LP Record Plant NYC-1974.
The Doobie Brothers/Little Feat play Rainbow London-1975.
Rufus/Chaka Khan awarded gold 1st LP-1976.
CSN record Shadow Captain-1977.
Natalie Cole's Our Love enters US chart-1978.
Bob Welch's Sentimental Lady peaks Can top 5-1978.
The Brotherhood of Man's Figaro enters UK chart-1978.
Raydio's Jack & Jill enters US chart-1978.
Rita Coolidge's Way You Do the Things You Do enters US chart-1978.
Player's Baby Come Back peaks US #1-1978.
Dolly Parton's Here You Come Again peaks US top 5-1978.
Rod Stewart's You're in My Heart peaks US top 5-1978.
Bill Wyman releases self-titled solo album-1982.
Bob Seger's Understanding peaks Can top 20-1985.
Billy Idol's Catch My Fall peaks Can top 30-1985.
Band Aid's Do They Know It's Christmas peaks Can #1-1985.
Joe Cocker's Edge of a Dream peaks Can top 40-1985.
Platinum Blonde's Not In Love peaks Can top 20-1985.
Kim Mitchell's All We Are peaks Can top 30-1985.
Malcolm McLaren's Madame Butterfly peaks Can top 20-1985.
Bronski Beat's Small Town Boy peaks Can top 10-1985.
Laura Branigan's Ti Amo peaks Can top 5-1985.
The Honeydrippers' Sea of Love peaks Can #1-1985.
David Bowie's Tonight peaks Can top 30-1985.
The Pixies disband-1993.
Neil Young/Pearl Jam Voters for Choice benefit Washington DC-1995.
The Wallflowers' Bringing Down the Horse CD enters Can chart-1997.
Jamiroquai's Traveling Without Moving CD enters Can chart-1997.
Garth Brooks appears Sesame Street-1999.
Ginuwine/Eve concert erupts into violence Arena Oakland CA-2000.
Henry Burr (1882) (vocals-Peerless Quartet-solo-Vocal Group HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Earl Hooker (1930) (vocal-guitar-solo-DECEASED)
Chuck Berry (1931) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Don Van Vliet (1941) (aka-Capt. Beefheart-vocals-harmonica-Magic Band)
The 4 Aces' Melody of Love enters US chart-1955.
Laverne Baker's Tweedlee Dee enters US chart-1955.
Anthony Newley's Why enters UK chart-1960.
Diana Ross signs contract Motown years before hits-1961.
Bob Dylan records Subterranean Homesick Blues NYC-1965.
The Who release I Can't Explain/Bald Headed Woman-1965.
The Rolling Stones release Rolling Stones #2 album UK-1965.
Sir Douglas Quintet record She's About a Mover-1965.
The Who's My Generation enters US chart-1966.
The Supremes' My World Is Empty enters US chart-1966.
The Strangeloves' Night Time enters US chart-1966.
The Rolling Stones appear Ed Sullivan/alter lyrics to Let's Spend the Night Together-1967.
Rolling Stones release Let it Bleed LP-1970.
Middle of the Road release Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep UK-1971.
Donny Osmond's Hey Girl peaks Can top 5-1972.
Peter Nero's Summer of '42 peaks Can top 20-1972.
Bob Dylan's George Jackson peaks Can top 30-1972.
Bruce Cockburn's One Day I Walk becomes 1st Can charter-1972.
David Cassidy's Cherish peaks Can top 5-1972.
Chakachas' Jungle Fever enters US chart-1972.
Don McLean's American Pie peaks US #1-1972.
The Carpenters' Hurting Each Other enters US chart-1972.
Brownsville Station awarded gold Smokin' In the Boys' Room-1974.
David Soul's Don't Give Up On Us peaks UK #1-1977.
George Harrison's This Song peaks Can top 3-1977.
Leo Sayer's You Make Me Feel Like Dancing peaks US #1-1977.
Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis Jr's You Don't Have to Be a Star peaks Can #1-1977.
The BeeGees' Boogie Child enters US chart-1977.
Eddy Grant's Electric Avenue enters UK chart-1983.
The Belle Stars' Sign of the Times enters UK chart-1983.
Mick Jagger/Bette Midler tape Beast of Burden video duet Peppermint Lounge NYC-1984.
Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame holds induction ceremonies-1992.
Oasis play 1st gig w.Noel Gallagher in lineup Boardwalk Manchester UK-1992.
Junior Wells dies cancer-1998.
Marilyn Horne (1934) (vocals-opera)
William Francis (1942) (keys-vocals-Dr. Hook)
Barbara Lynn Ozen (1942) (vocals-solo)
Ronnie Milsap (1943) (vocals-solo)
Jim Stafford (1944) (vocals-solo)
Raymond Phillips (19??) (vocals-Nashville Teens)
Sandy Denny (1947) (vocals-Fairport Convention-solo-Fotheringay-DECEASED)
Debbie Allen (1950) (vocals-theatrical)
Damo Suzuki (1950) (vocals-Can)
Steve Earle (1955) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Sade (1959) (vocals-solo)
Paul Webb (1962) (Talk Talk)
Maxine Jones (1966) (vocals-En Vogue)
Aaliyah (1979) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Benny Goodman plays Carnegie Hall NYC-1938.
The Nat Cole Trio plays Harlem Apollo NYC NY-1948.
Perry Como's Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes enters UK chart-1953.
Cavern Club opens Liverpool-1957.
Arturo Toscanini dies-1957.
The Platters' Smoke Gets In Your Eyes enters UK chart-1959.
Connie Francis' Where the Boys Are enters US chart-1961.
Paul Anka's Story of My Love enters US chart-1961.
The DC5's Glad All Over peaks UK #1-1964.
The Merseybeats' I Think of You enters UK chart-1964.
Gerry/Pacemakers' I'm the One enters UK chart-1964.
The Searchers' Needles & Pins enters UK chart-1964.
Hello Dolly opens Broadway-1964.
Gary Lewis' This Diamond Ring enters US chart-1965.
The AdLibs' Boy From NYC enters US chart-1965.
The 4 Seasons' Bye Bye Baby enters US chart-1965.
Adam Faith's It's Alright enters US chart-1965.
The Temptations' My Girl enters US chart-1965.
John Lennon lithograph show closed alleged obscenity London UK-1970.
Ashton, Gardner/Dyke's Resurrection Shuffle enters UK chart-1971.
3 Dog Night's 1 Man Band peaks Can top 10-1971.
Elton John's Your Song peaks Can top 5-1971.
Wilson Pickett's Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You enters US chart-1971.
Sammi Smith's Help Me Make It Through the Night enters US chart-1971.
Michael Nesmith's Silver Moon peaks Can top 20-1971.
Henry Mancini's Theme From Love Story enters US chart-1971.
Ross "David Seville" Bagdasarian dies heart attack-1972.
Merle Haggard records If We Make It Through December Nashville-1973.
Clara Ward dies following stroke at UCLA Medical Center-1973.
Paul Beaver dies stroke-1975.
Donny/Marie TV series premieres ABC TV-1976.
Cher/Gregg Allman divorce-1979.
Saga's Wind Him Up peaks Can top 30-1982.
The Oak Ridge Boys' Bobbie Sue enters US chart-1982.
Queen/David Bowie's Under Pressure peaks Can top 5-1982.
The Police's Spirits in the Material World enters US chart-1982.
Chilliwack's I Believe enters US chart-1982.
Leilah/Jeordie's There's No One Quite Like Grandma peaks Can top 30-1982.
Stevie Wonder's That Girl enters US chart-1982.
Soft Cell's Tainted Love enters US chart-1982.
Journey's Open Arms enters US chart-1982.
Men at Work's Down Under peaks US #1-1983.
The Rolling Stones' Undercover of the Night peaks Can top 20-1984.
Jump'n the Saddle's/The Knuckleheads' Curly Shuffle both peak Can top 30-1984.
Paul McCartney/Michael Jackson's Say Say Say peaks Can #1-1984.
Olivia Newton-John's Twist of Fate peaks Can top 5-1984.
Duran Duran's Union of the Snake peaks Can #2-1984.
Bryan Adams' Only the Strong Survive peaks Can chart-1988.
Breathe's How Can I Fall peaks Can top 10-1988.
Pet Shop Boys' Domino Dancing peaks Can top 10-1989.
Kim Wilde's You Came peaks Can top 20-1989.
Guns'n'Roses Welcome to the Jungle peaks Can top 20-1989.
The Bangles' In Your Room peaks Can top 20-1989.
Mick Jagger's film Freejack premieres-1992.
John Mellencamp's Dance Naked peaks Can top 20-1995.
Boyz II Men's On Bended Knee peaks US #1-1995.
Bon Jovi's Always peaks Can #1-1995.
Pearl Jam's Vitalogy peaks Can #1-1995.
Wayne Newton performs 25000th Las Vegas show-1996.
ODB pleads not guilty to attempted murder Brooklyn NY-1999.
The Whiskey a Go Go celebrates 35th anniversary with week of concerts featuring Grass Roots/Robby Krieger/Johnny Rivers/Nancy Sinatra/Randy Bachman/Jan-
Dean/Martha Reeves Los Angeles CA-1999.
Will "Dub" Jones (Coasters) dies diabetes-2000.
John Morris Rankin dies motor accident-2000.
Irwin Prescott (1932) (vocals-solo-Ottawa Valley Country HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Muhammad Ali (1942) (vocals-solo)
Chris Montez (1943) (vocals-solo)
Francoise Hardy (1944) (vocals-solo)
William Hart (1945) (vocals-Delfonics)
Domenic Troiano (1946) guitar-vocals-Mandala-Bush-solo-James Gang-Guess Who)
Mick Taylor (1948) (guitarist-vocals-Gods-Bluesbreakers-Rolling Stones-solo)
Steve Earle (1955) (vocals-solo)
Paul Young (1956) (vocals-solo)
Susannah Hoffs (1957) (vocals-guitar-Bangles)
Shabba Ranks (1966) (vocals-solo)
Amanda Wilkinson (1982) (vocals-Wilkinsons)
First ever jazz concert at the NY Metropolitan Opera House-1944.
The Beatles' Please Please Me enters UK chart-1963.
The Beatles play Olympia Paris-1964.
Bobby Vinton's There I've Said it Again peaks US #1-1964.
The Rolling Stones record Last Time/Play With Fire RCA Hollywood-1965.
Bobby Goldsboro's Broomstick Cowboy peaks Can top 20-1966.
Bobby Vinton's Satin Pillows peaks Can top 5-1966.
The T-Bones' No Matter What Shape peaks Can #1-1966.
The Young Rascals' I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore peaks Can top 30-1966.
Race Marbles' Like a Dribbling Fram peaks Can top 10-1966.
Tom Jones' Thunderball peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Beatles complete recording Penny Lane-1967.
Boston Tea Party concert hall opens-1967.
Georgie Fame's Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde peaks UK #1-1968.
The BeeGees perform 1st US gig Convention Centre Anaheim-1968.
The Beatles release Yellow Submarine ST UK-1968.
Amen Corner's Bend Me Shape Me enters UK chart-1968.
Manfred Mann's Mighty Quinn peaks UK #1-1968.
Ferrante/Teicher's Midnight Cowboy peaks Can top 20-1970.
The Temptations' Psychedelic Shack enters US chart-1970.
Johnny Nash's Cupid peaks Can top 30-1970.
Tommy Roe's Jam Up Jelly tight peaks Can top 5-1970.
Tommy James/Shondells' She peaks Can top 20-1970.
Glen Campbell's Honey Come Back enters US chart-1970.
Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love peaks Can #2-1970.
The Chairmen of the Board's Give Me Just a Little More Time enters US chart-1970.
Billy Stewart/3 members of his band die when car drives over bridge parapet-1970.
Jonathan Edwards awarded gold Sunshine-1972.
The Rolling Stones awarded gold More Hot Rocks LP-1973.
Al Wilson's Show and Tell peaks US #1-1974.
Slik's Forever & Ever enters UK chart-1976.
Sweet's Fox On the Run peaks US top 5-1976.
Olivia Newton-John's Let it Shine peaks Can top 20-1976.
The Silver Convention's Fly Robin Fly peaks Can #1-1976.
Diana Ross' Mahogany peaks Can top 5-1976.
Susan Jacks' Anna Marie peaks Can top 20-1976.
Barry Manilow's I Write the Songs peaks US #1-1976.
Glen Campbell's Country Boy peaks Can top 20-1976.
Fleetwood Mac's Over My Head peaks Can top 10-1976.
Pat Benatar's Treat Me Right enters US chart-1981.
Phil Collins' In the Air Tonight enters US chart-1981.
Ultravox' Vienna enters UK chart-1981.
John Lennon's Woman enters US chart-1981.
Terri Gibbs' Somebody's Knockin' enters US chart-1981.
Laura Branigan's Gloria peaks Can #1-1983.
Trio's Da Da Da peaks Can top 5-1983.
The Stray Cats' Rock This Town peaks Can top 10-1983.
Lionel Richie's Truly peaks Can #1-1983.
Men at Work's Down Under peaks Can #1-1983.
Olivia Newton-John's heart Attack peaks Can #2-1983.
Paul McCartney/Michael Jackson's The Girl Is Mine peaks Can top 10-1983.
Falco's/After the Fire's Der Kommissar both peak Can top 20-1983.
Don Henley's Dirty Laundry peaks Can #1-1983.
Dire Straits' Industrial Disease peaks Can top 20-1983.
Joe Cocker/Jennifer Warnes' Up Where We Belong peaks Can #1-1983.
Chillliwack's Whatcha Gonna Do peaks Can top 20-1983.
Pat Benatar's Shadows of the Night peaks Can top 20-1983.
Peter Gabriel's Shock the Monkey peaks Can top 10-1983.
ABC's The Look of Love peaks Can #1-1983.
Yes' Owner of a Lonely Heart peaks US #1-1984.
Keith Richards begins NA tour Seattle-1993.
Aaron Neville's The Grand Tour peaks Can top 20-1994.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Pink Floyd-1996.
Brian Harvey (East 17) condones Ecstasy use radio interview/fired from group-1997.
Grover Washington Jr dies-1999.
Cyndi Lauper appears The Simpsons-1999.
American Music Awards held/Garth Brooks wins 3/Shania Twain wins 2-2000.
Elmore James (1918) (guitar-vocals-solo-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Bobby Goldsboro (1941) (vocals-solo)
David Ruffin (1941) (vocals-Temptations-solo-DECEASED)
Dave Greenslade (1943) (keys-Colosseum-solo)
Joan Weber's Let Me Go Lover peaks US #1-1955.
Lonnie Donegan's Don't You Rock Me Daddy-o enters UK chart-1957.
Bobby Darin's Beyond the Sea enters US chart-1960.
Johnny Preston's Running Bear enters US chart-1960.
Roy Orbison's Uptown enters US chart-1960.
Eden Kane's Forget Me Not enters UK chart-1962.
The Impressions' Talking About My Baby enters US chart-1964.
The Dixiebelles' Southtown USA enters US chart-1964.
Lefty Frizzell's Saginaw Michigan enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles' I Want to Hold Your Hand/I Saw Her Standing There enters US chart-1964.
The Shangri-Las' Maybe peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Searchers' Love Potion #9 peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Rockin' Berries' He's In Town peaks Can top 20-1965.
Gerry/Pacemakers' I'll Be There peaks Can #1-1965.
Betty Everett/Jerry Butler's Smile peaks Can top 20-1965.
Marianne Faithfull's As Tears Go By peaks Can #2-1965.
The Animals' Boom Boom peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Larks' Jerk peaks Can top 5-1965.
Robbie Lane's Ain't Love a Funny Thing peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Hondells' My Buddy Seat peaks Can top 20-1965.
Bill Deal/Rhondells' May I enters US chart-1969.
Johnnie Taylor's Take Care of Your Homework enters US chart-1969.
Kenny Rogers/First Edition's But You Know I Love You enters US chart-1969.
Spirit's I Got a Line On You enters US chart-1969.
The Sir Douglas Quintet's Mendocino enters US chart-1969.
Tony Orlando/Dawn's Knock Three Times peaks US #1-1971.
Curtis Mayfield awarded gold Superfly-1973.
The Rolling Stones play LA Forum for Nicaraguan quake victims-1973.
Minnie Riperton's Lovin' You enters US chart-1975.
Ringo Starr's Only You peaks Can top 20-1975.
BTO's Roll On Down the Highway enters US chart-1975.
Neil Sedaka's Laughter in the Rain peaks Can #2-1975.
The Jackson 5's I Am Love enters US chart-1975.
Mac/Katie Kissoon's Sugar Candy Kisses enters UK chart-1975.
Pilot's Magic enters UK chart-1975.
David Gates' Never Let Her Go enters US chart-1975.
Bad Company's Movin' On enters US chart-1975.
BT Express' Do It peaks Can top 10-1975.
Dionne Warwick/Elton John/Gladys Knight/Stevie Wonder's That's What Friends Are For peaks US #1-1986.
Michael Bolton's That's What Love is All About peaks Can top 40-1988.
Def Leppard's Animal peaks Can top 30-1988.
Bourgeois Tagg's I Don't Mind at All peaks Can top 40-1988.
Bruce Springsteen's Tunnel of Love peaks Can top 20-1988.
Whitesnake's Is This Love peaks Can top 20-1988.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions include The Rolling Stones by Pete Townshend/Dion/Otis Redding/Stevie Wonder-1989.
Eric Clapton begins 18-show run Royal Albert Hall London UK-1990.
Michael Bolton's To Love Somebody peaks Can top 5-1993.
The Heights' How Do You Talk to an Angel peaks Can #1-1993.
Bell Biv Devoe's Gangsta peaks Can top 5-1993.
Shabba Ranks' Slow & Sexy peaks Can #2-1993.
House of Pain's Shamrocks & Shenanigans peaks Can top 20-1993.
Eric Clapton's Layla peaks Can top 10-1993.
Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce from Michael Jackson irreconcilable differences-1996.
Andrea Caselotti (Snow White) dies cancer-1997.
Gene Harris dies kidney failure-2000.
Randy Vanwarmer dies-2004.
Stu Phillips (1933) (vocals-solo-CCMA HoF inductee)
Phil Everly (1939) (vocals-guitar-Everly Brothers)
Dougie Trineer (1940) (vocals-solo)
Michael Crawford (1942) (vocals-theatrical-solo)
Janis Joplin (1943) (vocals-solo-Big Brother/Holding Co.-DECEASED)
Shelley Fabares (1944) (vocals-solo)
Rod Evans (19??) (vocals-Deep Purple-Captain Beyond)
Dolly Parton (1946) (vocals-solo)
Robert Palmer (1949) (vocals-solo-Vinegar Joe-Power Station-DECEASED)
Paul Stanley (1952) (vocals-guitar-Kiss-solo)
Desi Arnaz Jr (1953) (vocals-drums-Dino Desi/Billy)
John Michael Montgomery (1965) (vocals-solo)
Tracii Gunns (1966) (guitar-L.A. Guns)
Brill Building opens NYC-1931.
Guy Mitchell's Knee Deep in the Blues enters US chart-1957.
Johnny Cash TV debut Jackie Gleason Show-1957.
Frank Sinatra's Can I Steal a Little Love enters US chart-1957.
Johnny Cash's Don't Take Your Guns to Town enters US chart-1959.
Connie Francis' My Happiness peaks US #2-1959.
The Platters' Smoke Gets In Your Eyes peaks US #1-1959.
Ralph Peer talent scout and music publisher dies-1960.
Elvis Presley's Are You Lonesome Tonight enters UK chart-1961.
Shelley Fabares' Johnny Angel peaks US #1-1962.
Eydie Gorme's Blame It On the Bossa Nova enters US chart-1963.
Bobby Darin's You're the Reason I'm Living enters US chart-1963.
Jerry Landis (Paul Simon)'s Lone Teen Ranger enters US chart-1963.
Dion's Ruby Baby enters US chart-1963.
The Pretty Things play 100 Club London UK-1965.
The Yardbirds play Marquee London UK-1965.
The Rolling Stones' Let's Spend the Night Together/Ruby Tuesday enters UK chart-1967.
The Beatles begin recording Day in the Life-1967.
Jeff Beck records Hi Ho Silver Lining-1967.
Barbra Streisand appears Broadway For Peace protest-1968.
Grapefruit launched/Beatles attend party with Jimi Hendrix-1968.
The Allman Brothers Band's Jessica enters US chart-1974.
Murray McLauchlan's Hurricane of Change peaks Can top 10-1974.
Sweet's Teenage Rampage enters UK chart-1974.
Paul McCartney/Wings' Helen Wheels peaks Can top 5-1974.
April Wine's Weeping Widow peaks Can top 40-1974.
Mud's Tiger Feet enters UK chart-1974.
Keith Hampshire's Big Time Operator peaks Can top 5-1974.
Grand Funk Railroad's Walk Like a Man peaks Can top 20-1974.
Rick Derringer's Rock'n'Roll Hootchie Koo enters US chart-1974.
Aretha Franklin sings God Bless America Jimmy Carter inaugural-1977.
Herb Alpert's Rotation peaks US top 30-1980.
Kool/Gang's Too Hot enters US chart-1980.
Pink Floyd's Another Brick in the Wall enters US chart-1980.
Peaches/Herb's I Pledge My Love enters US chart-1980.
The Police's Message in a Bottle peaks Can #2-1980.
Tom Petty's Don't Do Me Like That peaks Can top 5-1980.
Joe Jackson's I'm the Man peaks Can top 30-1980.
Chuck Mangione's Give It All You Got enters US chart-1980.
ABBA's Chiquitita peaks Can top 40-1980.
Rupert Holmes' Him enters US chart-1980.
The Babys' Back On My Feet Again enters US chart-1980.
ZZ Top's I Thank You enters US chart-1980.
George Burns' I Wish I Was Eighteen Again enters US chart-1980.
Eddie Money's Take Me Home Tonight peaks Can top 20-1987.
Bon Jovi's You Give Love a Bad Name peaks Can #2-1987.
David/David's Welcome to the Boomtown peaks Can top 40-1987.
Billy Idol's To be a Lover peaks Can top 5-1987.
Oran Juice Jones' The Rain peaks Can top 10-1987.
Peter Cetera/Amy Grant's The Next Time I Fall in Love peaks Can #1-1987.
Ben E. King's Stand By Me re-chart peaks Can #1-1987.
Corey Hart's Can't Help Falling in Love peaks Can #1-1987.
Cameo's Word Up peaks Can #2-1987.
Mel Appleby (…& Kim) dies pneumonia-1990.
Fleetwood Mac reunites to play Don't Stop Bill Clinton inaugural/also performing Aretha Franklin/Barbra Streisand/Michael Jackson/Little Richard/Chuck Berry-1993.
Tom Waits wins $2.5 million judgment re Frito Lay Chips using soundalike-1993.
Rock'nm'Roll Hall of Fame inductions include John Lennon by Paul McCartney/Animals-1994.
Bob Seger undertakes first tour in nine years covering 23 cities beginning in Charleston SC-1996.
KLF's 3 A.M. Eternal peaks UK #1-1996.
Carl Perkins dies throat cancer/series of strokes-1998.
Travis Tritt plays one of George W. Bush's inaugural balls-2001.
Wilson Pickett dies-2006.
George Burns (1896) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Slim Whitman (1924) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Bill Powell (1942) (vocals-O'Jays-DECEASED)
George Grantham (1947) (drummer-Poco-Ricky Skaggs)
Melvin Pritchard (1948) (drummer-Barclay John Harvest-DECEASED)
Steve Perry (1949) (vocals-Journey-solo)
The Playmates' Jo-Ann enters US chart-1958.
The 4 Preps' 26 Miles enters US chart-1958.
Paul Anka's You Are My Destiny enters US chart-1958.
The Chantels' Maybe enters US chart-1958.
Frankie Avalon's De De Dinah enters US chart-1958.
Frank Sinatra's Witchcraft enters US chart-1958.
The Silhouettes' Get a Job enters US chart-1958.
Debbie Reynolds' Very Special Love enters US chart-1958.
The Kingston Trio's Where Have All the Flowers Gone enters US chart-1962.
Gene McDaniels' Chip Chip enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles release Meet… US-1964.
The Byrds record Mr. Tambourine Man-1965.
Alan Freed dies-1965.
Bill Graham promotes first 3-day Trips Festival-1966.
The Rolling Stones release Between the Buttons-1967.
The Monkees' TV show debuts UK-1967.
The BeeGees' Words enters US chart-1968.
The Rose Garden's Next Plane to London peaks Can #1-1968.
Dionne Warwick's Valley of the Dolls enters US chart-1968.
Eric Burdon/Animals' Monterey peaks Can top 20-1968.
Martha/Vandellas' Honey Chile peaks Can top 20-1968.
James Brown's There Was a Time enters US chart-1968.
The Dells' There Is enters US chart-1968.
Tribute to Woody Guthrie concert held Carnegie Hall with Bob Dylan/The Band/Joan Baez/PPM/Richie Havens/Pete Seeger/Arlo Guthrie/Odetta/Judy Collins/Jack Elliott-1968.
Johnny Nash's You Got Soul peaks Can top 40-1969.
Dusty Springfield's Son of a Preacher Man peaks Can top 20-1969.
B.J. Thomas' Hooked On a Feeling peaks Can top 5-1969.
The Supremes/Temptations' I'm Gonna Make You Love Me peaks Can #2-1969.
The BeeGees' I Started a Joke peaks Can #1-1969.
The Impressions' This Is My Country peaks Can top 30-1969.
The Rolling Stones awarded gold Hot Rocks LP-1972.
Sweet's Little Willy enters US chart-1973.
Carole King's Been to Canaan peaks Can top 20-1973.
The Stampeders' Johnny Lightning peaks Can chart-1973.
Seals/Crofts' Hummingbird enters US chart-1973.
Elton John's Daniel enters UK chart-1973.
Gary Glitter's Do You Wanna Touch Me enters UK chart-1973.
The O'Jays' Love Train enters US chart-1973.
Johnny Rivers' Rockin' Pneumonia peaks Can top 5-1973.
Jethro Tull's Living In the Past peaks Can top 20-1973.
Eddie Rabbitt's Every Which Way But Loose enters US chart-1979.
The Cars' My Best Friend's Girl peaks Can chart-1979.
Billy Joel's My Life peaks Can top 5-1979.
Poco's Crazy Love enters US chart-1979.
The Doobie Brothers' What a Fool Believes enters US chart-1979.
The Cooper Brothers' Dream Never Dies peaks Can top 30-1979.
Eric Clapton's Promises peaks Can top 10-1979.
Dan Hartman's Instant Replay peaks Can top 20-1979.
The BeeGees' Too Much Heaven peaks Can #1-1979.
Boston's A Man I'll Never Be peaks Can top 30-1979.
Clarence Clemons' You're a Friend of Mine peaks Can top 20-1986.
Mr. Mister's Broken Wings peaks Can #1-1986.
Starship's We Built This City peaks Can #1-1986.
Wang Chung's To Live & Die iin LA peaks Can top 40-1986.
Baltimora's Tarzan Boy peaks Can top 5-1986.
Bruce Springsteen's My Hometown peaks Can top 20-1986.
Billy Vera/Beaters' At This Moment peaks US #1-1987.
3rd Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame induction Waldorf Astoria NYC includes Beatles/Beach Boys/Drifters/Bob Dylan/Supremes-1988.
Tom Petty's Free Fallin' peaks Can top 30-1990.
Boyz II Men's It's So Hard to Say Goodbye peaks Can top 5-1992.
Paula Abdul's Blowing Kisses in the Wind peaks Can top 10-1992.
Public Enemy's Can't Truss It peaks Can top 20-1992.
Mariah Carey's Can't Let Go peaks Can top 10-1992.
Saxophonist Gerry Mulligan dies following knee surgery-1996.
Bruce Cockburn's Anything Anytime Anywhere CD enters Can chart-2002.
Starsailor's Love is Here CD enters Can chart-2002.
Terri Clark's Pain to Kill CD enters Can charts-2003.
J.W. Alexander (1916) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Bob "Wolfman Jack" Smith (1938) (vocals-deejay-DECEASED)
Placido Domingo (1941) (vocals-solo-3 Tenors)
Richie Havens (1941) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Edwin Starr (1942) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Mac Davis (1942) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Jimmy Ibbotson (1947) (guitar-keys-vocals-NGDB)
Chris Britton (1944) (Troggs)
Billy Ocean (1950) (vocals-solo)
Jam Master Jay (1965) (mixer-Run DMC-DECEASED)
Emma Bunton (1968) (vocals-Spice Girls)
Ernie Ford signs with Capitol-1949.
Ernie Ford's Give Me Your Word enters UK chart-1955.
Dick Hyman's Moritat enters US chart-1956.
The 4 Lads' No Not Much enters US chart-1956.
Roy Orbison/Rolling Stones begin tour Australia-1965.
The Kinks' Tired of Waiting For You enters UK chart-1965.
George Harrison/Patti Boyd wed-1966.
Jackie Wilson's Whispers peaks Can top 30-1967.
The Rolling Stones' Ruby Tuesday/Let's Spend the Night Together enters US chart-1967.
Sandy Posey's Single Girl peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Marvelettes' The Hunter Gets Captured By the Game enters US chart-1967.
The Music Machine's Talk Talk peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Mamas/Papas' Words of Love peaks Can top 5-1967.
J.J. Jackson's It's Alright peaks Can chart-1967.
Ed Ames' My Cup Runneth Over enters US chart-1967.
Herman's Hermits' East West peaks Can top 10-1967.
Cream's I Feel Free enters UK chart-1967.
The Beatles offered $1 million to play Shea Stadium-1967.
Jimi Hendrix records All Along the Watchtower-1968.
Aretha Franklin releases Call Me/Son of a Preacher Man-1970.
The O'Jays awarded gold Ship Ahoy LP-1974.
High Energy's You Can't Turn Me Off peaks Can top 20-1978.
Styx' Come Sail Away peaks Can top 10-1978.
Art Garfunkel/James Taylor/Paul Simon's Wonderful World enters US chart-1978.
LTD's Back in Love Again peaks Can #2-1978.
Kansas' Point of Know Return peaks Can top 20-1978.
B.B. King donates 20k records to U.Mississippi-1982.
Jackie Wilson dies heart attack following long coma-1984.
Madonna's Like a Virgin peaks Can #1-1985.
Toto's Stranger in Town peaks Can top 20-1985.
Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame inducts Roy Orbison/Smokey Robinson/Aretha Franklin/Jackie Wilson-1987.
Elton John's You Gotta Love Someone peaks Can top 20-1991.
Clarence Carter's Strokin' peaks Can top 30-1991.
Col. Tom Parker dies following stroke-1997.
Charles Brown dies congestive heart failure-1999.
Peggy Lee dies-2002.
Ray Anthony (1922) (trumpet-arranger-bandleader-Hollywood Walk of Fame honouree)
Sam Cooke (1935) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Brian Keenan (19??) (drums-Chambers Brothers-DECEASED)
Malcolm McLaren (1946) (producer-solo-DECEASED)
Meat Loaf (1946) (vocals-solo)
Steve Perry (1953) (vocals-Journey-solo)
Robin Zander (1953) (vocals-guitar-Cheap Trick)
Frank Sinatra/Ray Anthony's Melody of Love enters US chart-1955.
Buddy Holly makes last recordings NYC apartment/prepares for last tour with new band Including Waylon Jennings/Tommy Allsup-1959.
Cliff Richard's Voice in the Wilderness enters UK chart-1960.
Adam Faith's Poor Me enters UK chart-1960.
Craig Douglas' Pretty Blue Eyes enters UK chart-1960.
Acker Bilk's Summer Set enters UK chart-1960.
Peggy March releases I Will Follow Him-1963.
Gerry/Pacemakers' 1st recording session-1963.
The Beatles' Day Tripper peaks US top 5-1966.
Bob Lind's Elusive Butterfly enters US chart-1966.
Martha/Vandellas' My Baby Loves Me enters US chart-1966.
Deon Jackson's Love Makes the World Go Round enters US chart-1966.
Nancy Sinatra's These Boots Are Made For Walkin' enters US chart-1966.
Ronnie Dove's When Liking Turns to Loving enters US chart-1966.
Spencer Davis' Keep on Runnin' peaks UK #1-1967.
The Rolling Stones create furore Sunday Night London Palladium/refuse to perform on revolving stage-1967.
Diana Ross/Supremes open Talk of the Town London UK-1968.
Aretha Franklin releases Lady Soul LP-1968.
Spirit release 1st LP-1968.
Billy Preston joins The Beatles in studio and begin recording She Came In Through the Bathroom Window/I Dig a Pony-1969.
Al Green awarded gold Sha La La-1975.
Diana Ross' Theme from Mahogany peaks US #1-1976.
CSN record Cathedral-1977.
Stevie Wonder's I Wish peaks US #1-1977.
Toni Braxton files for bankruptcy-1998.
Pete Bardens (Them/Camel/Van Morrison) dies-2002.
Huddie "Leadbelly" Leadbetter (1888) (vocal-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Django Reinhardt (1910) (guitar-solo-Hot Club of Paris-DECEASED)
Johnny Russell (1940) (vocals-solo-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)
Gary Burton (1943) (vibes-solo)
Millie Jackson (1944) (vocals-solo)
Warren Zevon (1947) (vocals-guitar-keys-solo-DECEASED)
Anita Pointer (1948) (vocals-Pointer Sisters)
John Belushi (1949) (vocals-Blues Brothers-DECEASED)
Kevan Staples (1950) (keys-Rough Trade)
Patrick Simmons (1950) (guitar-vocals-Doobie Brothers)
Bill Cunningham (1950) (Box Tops)
Robin Zander (1953) (vocals-Cheap Trick)
Richard Finch (1954) (bass-KC/Sunshine Band)
Patti Page records Doggie in the Window-1953.
Jorgen Ingmann's Apache enters US chart-1961.
Bobby Rydell's Good Time Baby enters US chart-1961.
Manfred Mann's 54321 enters UK chart-1964.
The Bachelors' Diane enters UK chart-1964.
Trini Lopez' Lemon Tree enters US chart-1965.
Petula Clark's Downtown peaks US #1-1965.
The Searchers' Love Potion #9 peaks US top 5-1965.
George Jones' The Race Is On enters US chart-1965.
Jewel Akens' Birds and the Bees enters US chart-1965.
Ed Ames' Try to Remember enters US chart-1965.
Bobby Goldsboro's Little Things enters US chart-1965.
PP&M's For Lovin' Me enters US chart-1965.
Buck Owens' Tiger By the Tail enters US chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones' 1st gig Canada Maurice Richard Arena Montreal-1965.
Merle Haggard records Waitin' For a Train Hollywood-1968.
The Beatles record I've Got a Feeling-1969.
The Temptations record Psychedelic Shack-1970.
Ray Price's For the Good Times peaks Can top 20-1971.
Dawn's Knock Three Times peaks Can #1-1971.
George Harrison's My Sweet Lord enters UK chart-1971.
T.Rex' Ride a White Swan enters US chart-1971.
Led Zeppelin's Immigrant Song peaks Can top 5-1971.
Big Maybelle Smith dies in Cleveland-1972.
Van Morrison records It's Too Late to Stop Now Rainbow London-1972.
Edward Kid Ory dies in Honolulu of pneumonia and heart failure-1973.
Thomas A. Dorsey dies-1973.
Alvin Stardust makes 1st appearance after being Shane Fenton for 14 years-1974.
The Ohio Players awarded gold Fire-1975.
The Sex Pistols play Watford College London UK-1976.
Terry Kath (Chicago) dies gunshot wound-1978.
Don McLean records Crying-1981.
Styx record The Best of Times-1981.
The Pointer Sisters' Should I Do It enters US chart-1982.
The Beach Boys' Come go With Me peaks Can top 20-1982.
Tommy Tutone's 867-5309-Jenny enters US chart-1982.
Diana Ross' Why Do Fools Fall in Love peaks Can top 20-1982.
Rod Stewart's Tonight I'm Yours enters US chart-1982.
OMD's Maid of Orleans enters UK chart-1982.
Billy Joel's She's Got a Way peaks Can chart-1982.
Peter Schilling's Major Tom peaks Can #1-1984.
Quiet Riot's Cum On Feel the Noise peaks Can top 5-1984.
Juluka's Scatterlings of Africa peaks Can top 30-1984.
ABC's That Was Then This is Now peaks Can top 30-1984.
The Rolling Stones release She Was Hot/Think I'm Going Mad-1984.
First Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony honours Chuck Berry (inducted by Keith Richards)/Elvis Presley/Fats Domino/Ray Charles/Sam Cooke/Buddy Holly/Little
Richard/James Brown/Everly Brothers/Jerry Lee Lewis/Robert Johnson/Jimmie Rodgers/Jimmy Yancey-1986.
The Beastie Boys record Fight For Your Right to Party-1987.
Peter Gabriel records Big Time-1987.
David Crosby releases Oh Yes I Can LP-1989.
Colin James' 5 Long Years peaks Can top 40-1989.
Will to Power's Baby I Love Your Way-Freebird peaks Can #1-1989.
Tom Cochrane/Red Rider's Big League peaks Can top 10-1989.
George Michael's Kissing a Fool peaks Can top 5-1989.
Allen Collins (Lynyrd Skynyrd) dies-1990.
Green Day's Dookie CD peaks Can #1-1995.
Richard Berry dies aneurysm-1997.
Johnny Funches of Dells dies emphysema-1998.
Jazz pianist Lou Levy dies-2001.
Nell Carter dies diabetes-2003.
Zeke Carey (1933) (vocals-Flamingoes-RnR HoF inductee)
Doug Kershaw (1936) (fiddle-vocals-Louisiana Music HoF inductee)
Bobby Scott (1937) (vocals-songwriter)
Jack Scott (1938) (vocals)
Aaron Neville (1941) (vocals-Neville Brothers)
Ray Stevens (1941) (vocals)
Marshall Chapman (1941) (vocals)
Neil Diamond (1941) (vocals)
Matthew Wilder (1953) (vocals)
Jools Holland (1956) (keys-Squeeze-Blockheads)
Anita Baker (1958) (vocals)
Evelyn Knight/Stardusters' A Little Bird Told Me peaks US #1-1949.
Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock peaks UK #1-1958.
Bob Dylan arrives NYC-1961.
The Beatles/Brian Epstein sign management contract-1962.
The Rolling Stones appear Ready Steady Go-1964.
The Rolling Stones play Ottawa-1965.
Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Jenny Take a Ride peaks Can top 20-1966.
The 5 Americans' I See the Light peaks Can top 20-1966.
Noel Harrison's Young Girl peaks Can top 5-1966.
The Byrds record 8 Miles High-1966.
The Beatles' We Can Work It Out/Day Tripper peaks Can #1-1966.
Hedgehoppers Anonymous' It's Good News Week peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Knickerbockers' Lies peaks Can top 20-1966.
Debbie Lori Kaye's Soldier Boy peaks Can top 20-1966.
Herman's Hermits' Must to Avoid peaks Can #2-1966.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience break attendance records Marquee Club London-1967.
Aretha Franklin records I Never Loved a Man/Do Right Woman Muscle Shoals-1967.
Manfred Mann's Mighty Quinn enters UK chart-1968.
The Beatles record 2 Of Us and begin Teddy Boy-1969.
Jethro Tull begin 1st NA tour NYC NY-1969.
James Shep Shepherd found dead in his car on Long Island after having been beaten and robbed-1970.
Jethro Tull's Witch's Promise/Teacher enters UK chart-1970.
The Archies' Jingle Jangle peaks Can #1-1970.
Edison Lighthouse's Love Grows enters UK chart-1970.
The Original Caste's 1 Tin Soldier peaks Can top 10-1970.
The Tee Set's Ma Belle Amie enters US chart-1970.
Jay/Americans' Walking in the Rain peaks Can top 20-1970.
Santana's Evil Ways enters US chart-1970.
Sly/Family Stone's Everybody is a Star peaks Can top 40-1970.
Bobby Sherman's La La La peaks Can top 10-1970.
Gene Austin dies-1972.
Ringo Starr's You're 16 peaks US #1-1974.
Stevie Wonder plays Rainbow London-1974.
Dan Hill's Growin' Up enters US chart/peaks Can chart-1976.
Bruce Springsteen's 10th Avenue Freezeout enters US chart-1976.
The Staple Singers' Let's Do It Again peaks Can top 10-1976.
The Salsoul Orchestra's Tangerine enters US chart-1976.
Sweet's Fox On the Run peaks Can #2-1976.
John Denver's Fly Away peaks Can top 20-1976.
C.W. McCall's Convoy peaks Can #1-1976.
Barry Manilow's I Write the Songs peaks Can top 5-1976.
The O'Jays' I Love Music peaks US top 5-1976.
The Band records tracks Islands LP-1976.
Diana Ross' Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know…) peaks US #1-1976.
Elton John's Grow Some Funk Of Your Own b/w Feel Like a Bullet enters US chart-1976.
The Captain/Tenille's Lonely Night enters US chart-1976.
Hall/Oates' Kiss On My List enters US chart-1981.
Kenny Rogers' Lady peaks Can #2-1981.
Styx's Best of Times enters US chart-1981.
Randy Meisner's Hearts on Fire enters US chart-1981.
Don McLean's Crying enters US chart-1981.
Devo's Whip It peaks Can top 20-1981.
John Lennon's Woman enters UK chart-1981.
Phil Collins' You Can't Hurry Love peaks Can top 5-1983.
Rough Trade's Crimes of Passion peaks Can top 20-1983.
Supertramp's It's Raining Again peaks Can top 5-1983.
The Little River Band's The Other Guy peaks Can top 20-1983.
Men at Work's Be Good Johnny peaks Can top 20-1983.
Chris DeBurgh's Don't Pay the Ferryman peaks Can top 40-1983.
Toni Basil's Mickey peaks Can #1-1983.
Gordon MacRae dies cancer-1986.
Ken Darby (Love Me Tender/film scores) dies heart problems-1992.
Albert Collins dies-1993.
David Cole (C+C Music Factory) dies spinal meningitis-1994.
U2's Stay peaks Can top 5-1994.
David Cole of C+C Music Factory dies spinal meningitis-1995.
Oh What a Feeling box set released CAN-1996.
Justin Tubb dies aortic aneurism-1998.
Juno Awards held/Nelly Furtado wins 5-2001.
Sleepy John Estes (1903) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Etta James (1938) (vocals-DECEASED)
George Olliver (1946) (vocals-Mandala-Soul Children-Natural Gas)
Andy Cox (1956) (guitar-The Beat-Fine Young Cannibals)
Gary Tibbs (1958) (bass-Adam & the Ants)
Heidi Wolfgram (1969) (vocals-The Jets)
Vaughn Monroe's Let it Snow peaks US #1-1946.
Buddy Holly/Crickets record Rave On/That's My Desire NY-1958.
Buddy Holly Winter Dance Party play Mankato MN-1959.
Paul Evans' Midnite Special enters US chart-1960.
Brook Benton/Dinah Washington's Baby You've Got What it Takes enters US chart-1960.
The Little Dippers' Forever enters US chart-1960.
The Platters' Harbor Lights enters US chart-1960.
Chuck Berry charged violation Mann Act 2nd time-1960.
Cilla Black plays 1st gig Cavern Club Liverpool UK-1963.
The Beatles' She Loves You enters US chart-1964.
Jackie DeShannon's When You Walk in the Room enters US chart-1964.
Dale/Grace's Stop and Think it Over enters US chart-1964.
Dusty Springfield's I Only Want to Be With You enters US chart-1964.
The Rivieras' California Sun enters US chart-1964.
Diane Renay's Navy Blue enters US chart-1964.
Sam Cooke's Good News enters US chart-1964.
The Righteous Brothers' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' peaks Can #1-1965.
Lulu's I'll Come Running peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Kinks' All Day and All of the Night peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Impressions' Amen peaks Can top 5-1965.
Mary Wells' Use Your Head peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Beatles' No Reply peaks Can top 30-1965.
Chuck Berry's Promised Land peaks Can top 30-1965.
The Gestures' Run Run Run peaks Can top 20-1965.
James Brown's Give It Up or Turn It Loose enters US chart-1969.
The 1910 Fruitgum Co's Indian Giver enters US chart-1969.
The Supremes' I'm Livin' In Shame enters US chart-1969.
The Beatles begin recording For You Blue/Let it Be-1969.
CCR's Proud Mary enters US chart-1969.
Marvin Gaye's I Heard It Through the Grapevine spends 7th week #1 US chart-1969.
Cream's Crossroads enters US chart-1969.
Glen Campbell/Bobbie Gentry's Let it Be Me enters US chart-1969.
The Jackson 5's I Want You Back peaks US #1-1970.
China "God" Kantner born to Grace Slick/Paul Kantner-1971.
Aretha Franklin records You're All I Need to Get By Atlantic NYC-1971.
Stevie Wonder's Superstition peaks US #1-1973.
Olivia Newton-John's Have You Never Been Mellow enters US chart-1975.
Helen Reddy's Angie Baby peaks Can top 5-1975.
Elvis Presley's My Boy enters US chart-1975.
Billy Joel's The Entertainer peaks Can top 30-1975.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Free Bird peaks Can chart-1975.
Barry White's You're the 1st My Last My Eveything peaks Can top 10-1975.
B.T. Express' Express enters US chart-1975.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' I Can't Go For That peaks US #1-1982.
Manager Albert Grossman dies-1986.
Dionne Warwick & Friends' That's What Friends Are For peaks US #1-1986.
Diana Ross' Chain Reaction enters UK chart-1986.
Billy Ocean's When the Going Gets Tough the Tough Get Going enters UK chart-1987.
Michael Jackson's The Way You Make Me Feel peaks Can top 5-1988.
Bill Medley/Jennifer Warnes' Time of My Life peaks Can #1-1988.
Steve Winwood's Valerie peaks Can top 20-1988.
Paul Carrack's Don't Shed a Tear peaks Can top 40-1988.
Whitney Houston's So Emotional peaks Can top 10-1988.
Michael Jackson presented career achievement award AMA-1993.
Bon Jovi's Keep the Faith peaks Can top 5-1993.
Shai's If I Ever Fall In Love peaks Can top 10-1993.
Celine Dion's Love Can Move Mountains peaks Can top 10-1993.
NKOTB release Face the Music CD-1994.
Rolling Stone Magazine poll names Live reader's choice top act/P.J. Harvey critic's top act-To Bring You My Love critic's top album/Smashing Pumpkins' Mellon Collie
and the Infinite Sadness reader's top album-1996.
Rent composer Jonathan Larson dies-1996.
Marcy Playground's 1st CD enters Can chart-1998.
Robert Shaw (Chorale) dies stroke-1999.
Brother Jack McDuff dies-2000.
Ray Peterson dies-2005.
Clayton McMichen (1900) (fiddle-vocals-Skillet Lickers-Georgia Wildcats-DECEASED)
Maria Von Trapp (1905) (vocals-Von Trapp Singers-DECEASED)
Stephane Grappelli (1908) (violin-Hot Club of Paris-DECEASED)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1913) (songwriter-DECEASED)
Elmore James (1918) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)
Huey "Piano" Smith (1934) (keys-Clowns)
Dave Rowland (1942) (vocals-w.Sugar)
Deon Jackson (1946) (vocals)
Corky Laing (1948) (drummer-Mountain-Sharks-record exec)
Eddie Van Halen (1957) (guitar-Van Halen)
Anita Baker (1958) (vocals)
Charlie Gillingham (1960) (keys-vocals-Counting Crows)
Andrew Ridgley (1963) (vocals-guitar-Wham)
Apollo Theater opens Harlem NYC NY (1934)
John Lomax dies-1948.
Johnny Maddox' Crazy Otto Medley enters US chart-1955.
Buddy Holly makes 1st recordings Decca Nashville/Owen Bradley produces-1956.
The 4 Lads' Who Needs You/It's So Easy to Forget enters US chart-1957.
Elvis Presley's Too Much enters US chart-1957.
Fess Parker's Wringle Wrangle enters US chart-1957.
Little Richard's Girl Can't Help It enters US chart-1957.
Buddy Holly appears Ed Sullivan Show-1958.
Thomas Wayne's Tragedy enters US chart-1959.
The Diamonds' She Say enters US chart-1959.
Buddy Holly/Winter Dance Party play Eau Claire WI-1959.
Brook Benton's It's Just a Matter of Time enters US chart-1959.
The Bell Notes' I've Had It enters US chart-1959.
Elvis Presley's Are You Lonesome Tonight peaks UK #1-1961.
Petula Clark's Sailor enters UK chart-1961.
The Twist banned by Catholic Diocese NYC NT-1962.
The 4 Seasons' Walk Like a Man enters US chart-1963.
The Rooftop Singers' Walk Right In peaks US #1-1963.
The Exciters' Tell Him peaks US top 5-1963.
The Beatles' 1st appearance BBC Saturday Club radio show-1963.
Johnny Mathis' What Will Mary Say enters US chart-1963.
Henry Mancini's Days of Wine & Roses enters US chart-1963.
Skeeter Davis' End of the World enters US chart-1963.
The Kingston Trio's Greenback Dollar enters US chart-1963.
Sam Cooke's Send Me Some Lovin' enters US chart-1963.
Manfred Mann w.Eric Burdon subbing as vocalist play London UK-1966.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Release Me enters UK chart-1967.
The Beatles record Long & Winding Road-1969.
James Brown records Soul Power Washington DC-1971.
CCR awarded gold Creedence Gold LP-1973.
The Doobie Brothers begin 1st Euro tour Rainbow London UK-1974.
John Denver's Sunshine On My Shoulders enters US chart-1974.
Steve Miller's The Joker peaks Can #2-1974.
Charlie Rich's There Won't Be Anymore enters US chart-1974.
The Wombles' Wombling Song enters UK chart-1974.
Dolly Parton's Jolene enters US chart-1974.
The Spinners' Mighty Love enters US chart-1974.
Merle Haggard's If We Make it Through December peaks Can top 30-1974.
Lulu's Man Who Sold the World enters UK chart-1974.
Terry Jacks' Seasons in the Sun peaks Can #1-1974.
Benny Bell's Shaving Cream peaks Can top 30-1975.
David Bowie's Cracked Actor film premieres UK TV-1975.
Peter Green committed to mental hospital-1977.
Ray Goodman/Brown's Special Lady enters US chart-1980.
The Specials Too Much Too Young enters UK chart-1980.
The Boomtown Rats' Someone's Looking at You enters UK chart-1980.
Kenny Rogers' Coward of the County enters UK chart-1980.
Tom Petty's Refugee enters US chart-1980.
The Little River Band's Cool Change peaks Can top 10-1980.
Andy Gibb's Desire enters US chart-1980.
The Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight peaks Can #1-1980.
Pablo Cruise's I Want You Tonight peaks Can top 20-1980.
Tommy James' Three Times in Love enters US chart-1980.
Starship's Jane peaks Can top 20-1980.
Foreigner's Head Games peaks Can top 20-1980.
Frank Sinatra plays to largest concert audience ever soccer stadium Rio De Janeiro BRA-1980.
Michael Jackson suffers burns filming Pepsi commercial-1984.
Corey Hart's Boy in the Box LP reaches diamond status Can-1986.
Huey Lewis' Hip to Be Square peaks Can top 10-1987.
Phantom of the Opera opens Broadway NYC NY-1988.
Joni Mitchell plays live national 150-station radio broadcast Gene Autry Theater LA CA-1995.
ZZ Top/James Brown/Blues Brothers play halftime Super Bowl XXXI-1997.
Our Lady Peace's Clumsy CD debuts #1 Can chart-1997.
American Music Awards held-1998.
Gladys Horton (Marvelettes) dies-2011.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756) (composer-DECEASED)
Jerome Kern (1885) (composer-DECEASED)
Oran "Hot Lips" Page (1908) (trumpet-Artie Shaw-Count Basie-DECEASED)
Skitch Henderson (1918) (keys-bandleader-DECEASED)
Elmore James (1918) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)
Ross Bagdasarian (1919) (vocals-producer-"David Seville"-Grammy winner-DECEASED)
Bobby "Blue" Bland (1930) (vocals-DECEASED)
Rudi Maugeri (1931) (vocals-Crew Cuts-DECEASED)
Buddy Emmons (1937) (steel-studio)
Kevin Coyne (1944) (vocals-DECEASED)
Nick Mason (1945) (drums-Pink Floyd)
Bruce Good/Brian Good (1946) (vocals/autoharp-vocals/guitar-Good Brothers)
Nedra Talley (1947) (vocals-Ronettes)
Seth Justman (1951) (keys-vocals-J. Geils Band)
Brian Downey (1951) (drums-Thin Lizzy)
Richard Young (1955) (guitar-vocals)
Lorrie Morgan (1959) (vocals)
Margo Timmins (1959) (vocals-Cowboy Junkies)
Susan Aglukark (1963) (vocals)
Tracy Lawrence (1968) (vocals-guitar)
All Star RnR tour begins w.Drifters/Bill Haley/Lavern Baker/Joe Turner/Shirley & Lee/Platters/Roy Hamilton/Bo Diddley Pittsburgh PA-1956.
Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel released-1956.
Little Richard enters seminary Huntsville AL-1958.
The Royal Teens' Short Shorts enters US chart-1958.
Elvis Presley's Don't/I Beg Of You enters US chart-1958.
Buddy Holly-Crickets/Jerry Lee Lewis play Hawaii en route to Australia- 1958.
Buddy Holly/Winter Dance Party plays Montevideo MN-1959.
Singalong With Mitch series debuts NBC-1961.
Joey Dee/Starliters' Peppermint Twist peaks US #1-1962.
Barbara George's I Know peaks US top 5-1962.
Bruce Channel's Hey Baby enters US chart-1962.
Patsy Cline's She's Got You enters US chart-1962.
Nancy Sinatra's These Boots Are Made For Walking enters UK chart-1966.
Ed Ames' Who Will Answer peaks Can top 10-1968.
Sam/Dave's I Thank You enters US chart-1968.
The Buckinghams' Susan peaks Can top 10-1968.
Otis Redding's Dock of the Bay enters US chart-1968.
Pink Floyd add David Gilmour/perform as 5-piece for short time-1968.
The Small Faces' Itchykoo Park peaks Can #1-1968.
Georgie Fame's Bonnie & Clyde peaks UK #1-1968.
The Stone Poneys' Different Drum peaks Can top 20-1968.
The 1910 Fruitgum Co.'s Simon Says enters US chart-1968.
The Mills Brothers' Cab Driver enters US chart-1968.
The Hollies' Dear Eloise peaks Can top 40-1968.
The Doors' Love Me Two Times peaks Can top 40-1968.
The Beatles begin recording Oh Darling-1969.
Elvis Presley's If I Can Dream peaks Can top 10-1969.
Wilson Pickett's Hey Jude peaks Can top 20-1969.
Tammy Wynette's Stand By Your Man peaks Can top 20-1969.
The 5th Dimension's California Soul peaks Can top 30-1969.
Jerry Butler's Are You Happy peaks Can top 20-1969.
Archie Bell/Drells' Showdown peaks Can top 20-1969.
Andy Kim's Rainbow Ride peaks Can top 100-1969.
David Bowie begins press tour US-1971.
The New Seekers awarded gold I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing-1972.
Mahalia Jackson dies heart failure-1972.
James Taylor's Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight peaks Can top 20-1973.
David Bowie's Space Oddity enters US chart-1973.
Loudon Wainwright's Dead Skunk enters US chart-1973.
Roberta Flack's Killing Me Softly With His Song enters US chart-1973.
Carly Simon's You're So Vain peaks Can #1-1973.
America's Don't Cross the River enters US chart-1973.
Joni Mitchell's You Turn Me On I'm a Radio peaks Can top 10-1973.
Gladys Knight/Pips' Neither One of Us enters US chart-1973.
Focus' Sylvia enters UK chart-1973.
Lt. Pigeon's Mouldy Old Dough peaks Can top 10-1973.
Sweet's Blockbuster reaches UK #1-1973.
Rod Stewart's Blondes Have More Fun LP peaks US#1-1979.
Anne Murray's I Just Fall in Love Again enters US chart-1979.
Suzi Quatro/Chris Norman's Stumblin' In enters US chart-1979.
Blondie's Heart of Glass enters UK chart-1979.
Bell/James Livin' It Up enters US chart-1979.
Eddie Money's Maybe I'm a Fool enters US chart-1979.
The Village People's YMCA peaks Can #1-1979.
Frank Mills' Music Box Dancer enters US chart-1979.
Amii Stewart's Knock on Wood enters US chart-1979.
Alice Cooper's How You Gonna See Me Now peaks Can top 20-1979.
Neil Diamond's Forever in Blue Jeans enters US chart-1979.
Eurythmics begin 175-date world tour AUL-1984.
Artists United Against Apartheid's Sun City peaks Can top 10-1986.
John Mellencamp's Small Town peaks Can top 20-1986.
Corey Hart's Everything in My Heart peaks Can #1-1986.
Michael Jackson ends tour Los Angeles CA-1989.
Wynonna Judd makes 1st TV solo appearance since mother's retirement at AMA-1992.
Zucchero/Paul Young's Senza Una Donna peaks Can top 30-1992.
Color Me Badd's All 4 Love peaks Can top 5-1992.
Tom Cochrane's No Regrets peaks Can top 20-1992.
Ice-T dropped from Warner over Cop Killer lyrics-1993.
Garth Brooks makes club appearance under name Yukon Clovis NM-1993.
Gerald Marks (All of Me) dies-1997.
Pat Boone performs "heavy metal" American Music Awards/honours to kd lang/Alanis Morissette/Shania Twain-1997.
Aimee Mann/John Popper/Lisa Loeb/Dwight Yoakam perform VH1 Storytellers taping Park City UT-2000.
Alan Jackson's Drive CD debuts #1 Can chart-2002.
Nine Inch Nails' All That Could Have Been CD enters Can chart-2002.
Bad Religion's Process of Belief CD enters Can chart-2002.
Arthur Rubinstein (1887) (conductor-DECEASED)
Acker Bilk (1929) (clarinet-MBE)
Brian Keenan (1943) (drums-Chambers Brothers-DECEASED)
Rick Allen (1946) (keys-bass-Gentrys-Boxtops)
Barbi Benton (1950) (vocals)
Dave Sharp (1959) (guitar-vocals-The Alarm)
Sarah McLachlan (1968) (vocals)
Pat Boone's I'll Be Home/Tutti Frutti enters US chart-1956.
Elvis Presley national TV debut Dorsey Brothers Show-1956.
Dorothy Collins' 7 Days enters US chart-1956.
Benny Goodman/Rosemary Clooney's Memories of You enters US chart-1956.
Buddy Holly Winter Dance party play St. Paul MN-1959.
The Who appear Ready Steady Go 1st time-1965.
Brian Poole announces split from Tremeloes-1966.
The Supremes' Love Is Here & Now You're Gone enters US chart-1967.
The Rolling Stones release Let's Spend the Night Together/ Ruby Tuesday-1967.
The Young Rascals' I've Been Lonely Too Long enters US chart-1967.
P.J. Proby's Niki Hoeky enters US chart-1967.
Jimmy Ruffin's I've Passed This Way Before peaks Can top 10-1967.
Paul Revere/Raiders' Good Thing peaks Can top 5-1967.
Buffalo Springfield's For What It's Worth enters US chart-1967.
The 4 Tops' Standing in the Shadows of Love peaks Can top 20/begin UK tour Royal Albert Hall-1967.
Neil Diamond's You Got to Me enters US chart-1967.
The Byrds' So You Want to Be a Rock'n'Roll Star enters US chart-1967.
The Who/Small Faces thrown off plane en route to Australia/behaviour made flight attendant cry-1968.
The Beatles continue recording Teddy Boy-1969.
T. Texas Tyler dies-1972.
Neil Sedaka's Laughter in the Rain peaks US #1-1975.
Gary Glitter announces retirement/later returns-1976.
Chris Kenner dies heart attack-1976.
George Harrison becomes last of Beatles to agree to 30 million dollar reunion concert that never occurs-1976.
The Bay City Rollers' The Way I Feel Tonight peaks Can top 20-1978.
Rod Stewart's Hot Legs/I Was Only Joking enters UK chart-1978.
Van Halen's You Really Got Me enters US chart-1978.
Paul McCartney/Wings' Girls School/Mull of Kintyre peaks Can top 40-1978.
Bob Welch's Ebony Eyes enters US chart-1978.
Linda Ronstadt's Poor Poor Pitiful Me enters US chart-1978.
Paul Simon's Slip Slidin' Away peaks Can top 5-1978.
Kansas' Dust in the Wind enters US chart-1978.
Yvonne Elliman's If I Can't Have You enters US chart-1978.
Adam/Ants original lineup splits when band becomes Bow Wow Wow-1980.
Nik Kershaw's Wouldn't It Be Good enters UK chart-1984.
Pat Benatar's We Belong peaks Can top 5-1985.
USA for Africa records We Are the World A&M Studios Los Angeles CA-1985.
BTO reunite after 11 years Vancouver BC-1989.
INXS' Disappear peaks Can top 20-1991.
George Michael's Freedom'90 peaks Can #2-1991.
Candyman's Knockin' Boots peaks Can top 20-1991.
Gloria Estefan plays 1st show since bus accident American Music Awards Los Angeles CA-1991.
Diana Ross performs halftime Super Bowl XXX Tempe AZ-1996.
The Rolling Stones play Vancouver BC-1998.
Rage Against the Machine/Beastie Boys/Bad Religion/Chumbawamba/Chuck D play benefit Continental Airlines Arena E. Rutherford NJ-1999.
Steve Caldwell (Swingin' Medallions) dies-2002.
Nelly Furtado begins 3-month tour Victoria BC-2002.
Frederick Delius (1863) (composer-member Order Companions of Honour-DECEASED)
Leadbelly (Huddie Ledbetter) 1889) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Sacha Distel (1933) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Noel Harrison (1934) (vocals-solo)
Bobby Scott (1937) (vocals-keys-solo-DECEASED)
Mark Wynter (1943) (vocals-solo)
Andrew Loog Oldham (1944) (manager-producer-label exec)
David Byron (1947) (vocals-Uriah Heep-solo-DECEASED)
Louie Perez (1953) (Los Lobos)
Irlene Mandrell (1957) (vocals-drums-solo-Mandrell Sisters)
Johnny Spampinato (1959) (bass-NRBQ-Keith Richards)
Eddie Jackson (1961) (Queensryche)
Roddy Frame (1964) (vocals-Aztec Camera-solo)
Jonny Lang (1981) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Tommy Dorsey records Marie NYC-1937.
Glen Gray's My Heart Tells Me peaks US #1-1944.
Georgia Gibbs' Tweedlee Dee enters US chart-1955.
The Crew-Cuts' Earth Angel/KoKoMo enters US chart-1955.
Buddy Holly/Winter Dance Party play Davenport IA-1959.
The Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand-I Saw Her Standing There peaks US #1//record Komm Gib Mir Deine Hand vocals/Sie Liebt Dich/Can't Buy Me Love-1964.
P.J. Proby splits trousers London-1965.
The 4 Seasons' Working My Way Back to You enters US chart-1966.
Sonny/Cher's What Now My Love enters US chart-1966.
The Searchers' Take Me For What I'm Worth enters US chart-1966.
Bob Kuban/In-Men's Cheater enters US chart-1966.
The Mindbenders' Groovy Kind of Love enters UK chart-1966.
Slim Harpo's Baby Scratch My Back enters US chart-1966.
The Bobby Fuller 4's I Fought the Law enters US chart-1966.
The Who/Jimi Hendrix play Savile Theatre London UK-1967.
Glen Campbell begins Goodtime Hour CBS-1969.
Amen Corner's Half as Nice enters UK chart-1969.
T. Rex' Telegram Sam enters UK chart-1972.
Bread's Everything I Own enters US chart-1972.
The Partridge Family's It's One of Those Nights peaks Can top 10-1972.
Frank Mills' Love Me Love Me Love enters US chart-1972.
Don McLean's American Pie peaks Can #1-1972.
Carole King's Sweet Seasons enters US chart-1972.
The Jackson 5's Sugar Daddy peaks Can top 20-1972.
Dennis Coffey's Scorpio peaks Can top 20-1972.
J.J. Cale's Crazy Mama enters US chart-1972.
Goose Creek Symphony's Mercedes Benz enters US chart-1972.
The BeeGees' My World enters US chart-1972.
Black Sabbath's Iron Man enters US chart-1972.
The Band record Moondog Matinee LP-1973.
James Brown records Doing It to Death Augusta GA-1973.
Johnny Rivers awarded gold Rockin' Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu-1973.
Donna Fargo awarded gold Happiest Girl in the Whole USA LP-1973.
Elton John awarded gold Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds-1975.
Atlanta Rhythm Section's So Into You enters US chart-1977.
The Sylvers' Hot Line peaks Can #1/US top 5-1977.
David Soul's Don't Give Up On Us enters US chart-1977.
Jennifer Warnes' Right Time of the Night enters US chart-1977.
Olivia Newton-John's Sam enters US chart-1977.
Leo Sayer's When I Need You enters UK chart-1977.
Boston's Long Time enters US chart-1977.
George Harrison's Crackerbox Palace enters US chart-1977.
Brick's Dazz peaks US top 5-1977.
Rose Royce's Car Wash peaks US #1-1977.
Natalie Cole's I've Got Love On My Mind enters US chart-1977.
Cozy Cole dies cancer-1981.
Michael Jackson's Billie Jean enters UK chart-1983.
INXS' I Need You Tonight peaks US #1-1988.
Tom Cochrane & Red Rider's White Hot Live peaks Can top 20-1990.
Alice Cooper's Poison peaks Can top 10-1990.
Willie Dixon dies heart failure-1992.
Ken Dimwit Jensen dies house fire-1995.
Paul Simon's The Capeman opens B'way NYC NY-1998.
Ruth Brown (1928) (vocals-Blues HoF inductee-Grammy honouree-RnR HoF inductee-Tony Award winner-DECEASED)
Joe Terranova (1941) (vocals-Danny/Juniors-Vocal Group Hall of Fame inductee)
Marty Balin (1942) (vocals-Jefferson Airplane-Starship-Grootna)
Stephen Stills (1945) (vocals-guitar-keys-Buffalo Springfield-CSN-CSNY-w.Young-Manassas-RnR Hall of Fame inductee 2x)
Steve Marriott (1947) (vocals-guitar-Small Faces-Humble Pie-RnR Hall of Fame inductee-DECEASED)
Phil Collins (1951) (vocals-drums-Genesis-Brand X-RnR Hall of Fame inductee)
John "Rotten" Lydon (1956) (vocals-Sex Pistols-PiL-RnR Hall of Fame inductee)
Buddy Holly Winter Dance Party play Fort Dodge IA-1959.
The Shirelles' Will You Love Me Tomorrow peaks US #1-1961.
Carla Thomas' Gee Whiz enters US chart-1961.
Marty Robbins' Don't Worry enters US chart-1961.
Gene Pitney's I Wanna Love My Life Away enters US chart-1961.
The Everly Brothers' Ebony Eyes/Walk Right Back enters US chart-1961.
Roy Hamilton's You Can Have Her enters US chart-1961.
The Searchers' What Have They Done to the Rain enters US chart-1965.
Roger Miller's King of the Road enters US chart-1965.
Otis Redding's That's How Strong My Love Is/Mr. Pitiful enters US chart-1965.
Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger enters US chart-1965.
Herman's Hermits' Can't You Hear My Heartbeat enters US chart-1965.
Cilla Black debuts BBC-TV series-1968.
The Beatles/Billy Preston play/film Get Back roof Apple building London-1969.
Janis Joplin's Me & Bobby McGee enters US chart-1971.
B.J. Thomas' Most of All peaks Can top 20-1971.
Ike/Tina Turner's Proud Mary enters US chart-1971.
Grand Funk Railroad's Mean Mistreater peaks Can top 30-1971.
Stephen Stills' Love The One You're With peaks Can top 10-1971.
CCR's Have You Ever Seen the Rain/Hey Tonight enters US chart-1971.
The Jackson 5's Mama's Pearl enters US chart-1971.
The Chairmen of the Board's Pay to the Piper peaks Can top 20-1971.
The Guess Who's Hang On to Your Life enters US charts-1971.
The 5th Dimension's One Less Bell to Answer peaks Can top 20-1971.
Kiss play 1st gig Coventry Club Queens NY-1973.
Bob Dylan plays MSG NYC-1974.
Gladys Knight/Pips awarded gold I've Got to Use My Imagination-1974.
CSN complete recording Wasted On the Way LA-1981.
The Rolling Stones' Waiting On a Friend peaks Can top 10-1982.
Haircut 100's Love + 1 enters UK chart-1982.
The GoGos' We Got the Beat enters US chart-1982.
The J. Geils Band's Centerfold peaks Can #1-1982.
Bob/Doug McKenzie's Take Off enters US chart-1982.
Lightnin' Hopkins dies-1982.
Genesis' Abacab peaks Can top 20-1982.
The Cars' Shake It Up peaks Can top 10-1982.
Yes' Owner of a Lonely Heart peaks Can #2-1984.
The Culture Club's Karma Chameleon peaks Can #1-1984.
Foreigner's I Want to Know What Love Is peaks US #1-1984.
The Traveling Wilburys' Handle With Care peaks Can top 5-1989.
American Music Awards presented to Boyz II Men/Ace of Base/Michael Bolton/Reba McIntyre//Led Zeppelin presented Int'l Achievement Award-1995.
Elton John knighted by Queen Elizabeth-1998.
Alanis Morissette opens US tour UNO Lakefront Center NO LA-1999.
Janet Jackson/98 Degrees play Aloha Stadium Honolulu HI-1999.
Isham Jones (1894) (sax-piano-orchestra leader-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Cyril Stapleton (1914) (bandleader-DECEASED)
Mario Lanza (1921) (vocals-DECEASED)
Carol Channing (1923) (vocals-theatrical)
Chuck Willis (1928) (vocals-DECEASED)
Terry Kath (1946) (guitar-vocals-Chicago-DECEASED)
Phil Manzanera (1951) (guitar-producer-Roxy Music)
H.W. Casey (1951) (vocals-keys-KC/Sunshine Band)
Johnny Rotten (Lydon) (1956) (vocals-Sex Pistols-PiL)
Stephen Foster dies-1864.
Buddy Holly/Winter Dance Party play Duluth MN/Bob Dylan among audience-1959.
The Righteous Brothers' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' peaks US #1-1965.
P.J. Proby's trousers split on stage for 2nd time 2 weeks-1965.
Gerry/Pacemakers' Walk Hand in Hand peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Lovin' Spoonful's You Didn't Have to Be So Nice peaks Can #2-1966.
Patrician Anne's Blue Lipstick peaks Can top 20-1966.
Gary Lewis' She's Just My Style peaks Can top 5-1966.
Wes Dakus' Hoochie Coochie Coo peaks Can top 5-1966.
Chris Andrews' Yesterday Man peaks Can #1-1966.
Pete Seeger permitted by courts to play NY high school-1967.
The Beatles complete recording Let it Be-1969.
CCR's Travelin' Band/Who'll Stop the Rain enters US chart-1970.
Ronnie Hawkins' Down in the Alley enters US chart-1970.
Shocking Blue's Venus peaks Can #1-1970.
Elvis Presley's Don't Cry Daddy peaks Can top 5-1970.
Slim Harpo dies heart attack Baton Rouge-1970.
The Kinks' Victoria enters US chart-1970.
King Crimson's In the Court of the Crimson King enters US chart-1970.
The Jaggerz' Rapper enters US chart-1970.
Murray Head's Superstar enters US chart 1st time-1970.
Joe Cocker's She Came in Through the Bathroom Window peaks Can top 40-1970.
Vanity Fair's Early in the Morning peaks Can top 10-1970.
Members of Grateful Dead and Owsley Stanley busted for LSD, narcotics and barbiturates-1970.
Fleetwood Mac's Oh Well enters US chart-1970.
Bruce Springsteen's 1st show NYC-1973.
Barbra Streisand's The Way We Were peaks US #1-1974.
Ringo Starr awarded gold You're 16-1974.
Barry Manilow awarded gold Mandy-1975.
The 4 Seasons' December 1963 enters UK chart-1976.
Manuel/Music From the Mountains' Rodrigo's Guitar Concerto de Aranjuez enters UK chart-1976.
The Ohio Players' Love Rollercoaster peaks US #1-1976.
The Bellamy Brothers' Let Your Love Flow enters US chart-1976.
The O'Jays' I Love Music peaks Can top 10-1976.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' Sara Smile enters US chart-1976.
Buster Brown dies-1976.
Neil Diamond's Hello Again enters US chart/Love On the Rocks peaks Can top 20-1981.
Leo Sayer's More Than I Can Say peaks Can top 10-1981.
Barbra Streisand/Barry Gibb's Guilty peaks Can top 20/What Kind of Fool enters US chart-1981.
Rainbow's I Surrender enters UK chart-1981.
Coast to Coast's Hucklebuck enters UK chart-1981.
Loverboy's Turn Me Loose enters US chart-1981.
John Cougar's Ain't Even Done With the Night enters US chart-1981.
The Police's De Do Do Do De Da Da Da peaks Can top 5-1981.
Blondie's Rapture enters US charts-1981.
The Go-Gos' Our Lips Are Sealed peaks Can top 5-1982.
Culture Club's Karma Chameleon peaks US #1-1984.
Bruce Springsteen releases Video Anthology/1978-88 video-1989.
Rozalla's I Love Music peaks Can top 20-1994.
Melissa Etheridge's Come To My Window peaks Can top 20-1994.
Mariah Carey's Hero peaks Can top 10-1994.
The Presidents of the United States play last show Seattle WA-1998.
Reba McEntire ends 1st Euro tour Munich GER-1999.
Foxy Brown's Chyna Doll CD enters Can chart-1999.
Ani DeFranco's Up Up Up Up Up Up CD enters Can chart-1999.
Fun Lovin' Criminals 100% Colombian CD enters Can chart-1999.
Limp Bizkit's Three Dollar Bill CD enters Can chart-1999.