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Leslie Caron (1931) (vocals-theatrical)

Bobby Day (1932) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Eddie Bond (1933) (vocals-Stompers)

Delaney Bramlett (1939) (vocals-w.Bonnie-solo-DECEASED)

Mick Fleetwood (1944) (drums-Fleetwood Mac-Bluesbreakers)

Jeff Beck (1944) (guitar-Yardbirds-solo-BBA)

Colin Blunstone (1945) (vocals-Zombies-Alan Parsons Project-solo)

Deborah Harry (1945) (vocals-Blondie-solo)

June Monteiro (1946) (vocals-Toys)

Marc Benno (1947) (vocals-Asylum Choir-solo)

Fred Schneider (1951) (B-52s)

Dan Ackroyd (1952) (vocals-harmonica-Blues Brothers)

Curt Smith (1961) (vocals-bass-Tears for Fears)

Michelle Wright (1961) (vocals-solo)

Ella Mae Morse/Freddie Slack release Cow Cow Boogie-1942.

Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra record There Are Such Things NYC-1942.

Elvis Presley appears Steve Allen Show/sings Hound Dog in tux to basset-1956.

Laverne Baker's Jim Dandy Got Married enters US chart-1957.

Eddie Cochran releases Somethin' Else-1959.

The Beatles record She Loves You/I'll Get You Abbey Road London-1963.

The Beatles play Budo-Kan Tokyo-1966.

The Who's Pictures of Lily enters US chart-1967.

Dusty Springfield's Look of Love enters US chart-1967.

London Times editorial defends Mick Jagger/Keith Richards' drug charges-1967.

The Grassroots' Let's Live For Today peaks Can top 5-1967.

Spanky/Our Gang's Sunday Will Never Be the Same peaks Can top 10-1967.

Jon/Robin/Incrowd's Do It Again a Little Bit Slower peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Everly Brothers' Bowling Green peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Parliaments' Testify enters US chart-1967.

The 4 Tops' 7 Rooms of Gloom peaks Can top 20-1967.

The 5 Americans' Sound of Love peaks Can top 20-1967.

Harpers Bizarre's Come to the Sunshine peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Band release Music From Big Pink LP-1968.

Ralph Nader claims rock music creating nation with impaired hearing-1969.

Henry Mancini's Love Theme from Romeo & Juliet peaks US #1-1969.

Neil Diamond's Song Sung Blue peaks Can #2-1971.

James Brown leaves King Records/signs with Polydor-1971.

Jethro Tull awarded gold Aqualung LP-1971.

Mac Davis' Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me enters US chart-1972.

Hawkwind's Silver Machine enters UK chart-1972.

Tanya Tucker's Delta Dawn enters US chart-1972.

The Raspberries' Go All the Way enters US chart-1972.

The 5th Dimension's I Didn't Get to Sleep at All peaks Can top 10-1972.

The Osmonds' Hold Her Tight enters US chart-1972.

Bread's Diary peaks Can top 20-1972.

Slade's Take Me Back 'Ome peaks UK #1-1972.

The Isley Brothers' Pop That Thang enters US chart-1972.

Cher's Living in a House Divided peaks Can top 20-1972.

David Bowie's Starman enters US chart-1972.

Jim Croce's You Don't Mess Around With Jim enters US chart-1972.

Gallery's Nice to Be With You peaks Can #1-1972.

Slade draw largest UK indoor crowd to date/18000 Earl's Court London-1973.

The Blues Project reunite Central Park NYC-1973.

The Captain/Tennille awarded gold Love Will Keep Us Together-1975.

Crosby/Nash record Wind On the Water-1975.

Meatloaf's 2 Out of 3 Ain't Bad peaks Can top 5-1978.

Foreigner's Hot Blooded enters US chart-1978.

Marc Jordan's Survival peaks Can chart-1978.

Rick James' You & I enters US chart-1978.

Heart's Heartless peaks Can top 20-1978.

Journey's Anytime enters US chart-1978.

Anita Ward's Ring My Bell peaks US #1-1979.

Gino Vannelli's Black Cars peaks Can top 5-1985.

Eurythmics' Would I Lie to You peaks Can top 5-1985.

Glenn Frey's Smuggler's Blues peaks Can top 40-1985.

Prince's Raspberry Beret peaks Can top 10-1985.

Pet Shop Boys' Where the Streets Have No Name peaks Can top 20-1991.

Paula Abdul's Rush Rush peaks Can #1-1991.

Michael Bolton's Love is a Wonderful Thing peaks Can top 10-1991.

Billy Joel receives honourary high school diploma Hicksville NY-1992.

Wolfman Jack dies heart attack-1995.

Sloan's One Chord or Another CD enters Can chart-1996.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd begins Euro tour London UK-1998.

Johnny Cash returns to stage following illness at own tribute show w.Kris Kristofferson others Ryman Aud Nashville TN-1998.

Cub Koda (Brownsville Station) dies kidney failure-2000.


Tom Springfield (1934) (vocals-Springfields)

Bing Crosby records Sunday Monday or Always LA-1943.

Kitty Kallen's Little Things Mean a Lot enters UK chart-1954.

Alan Dale's Sweet & Gentle enters US chart-1955.

Lawrence Welk TV show debuts-1955.

Buddy Holly's Blue Days Black Nights released UK-1956.

Elvis Presley records Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog NYC-1956.

Martha Boswell (Boswell Sisters) dies-1958.

Gary US Bonds' Quarter to 3 peaks US #1-1961.

Dusty Springfield's I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself enters UK chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' It's All Over Now enters UK chart-1964.

The High Numbers (The Who) release Zoot Suit 45 UK-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction receives gold-1965.

The Beatles play Monumental Bullring Madrid-1965.

The Rolling Stones release Mother's Little Helper/Lady Jane 45//Aftermath LP US//play Forest Hills NYC-1966.

Bob Dylan's I Want You enters US chart-1966.

Dionne Warwick's Trains & Boats & Planes enters US chart-1966.

The Tijuana Brass' Work Song enters US chart-1966.

Elvis Presley's Love Letters enters US chart-1966.

Manfred Mann's Pretty Flamingo enters US chart-1966.

The Mamas/Papas' I Saw Her Again enters US chart-1966.

Frank Sinatra's Strangers in the Night peaks US #1-1966.

The Beatles complete recording Hey Jude-1968.

Brian Jones found dead in pool-1969.

Mountain form while recording Leslie West solo LP-1969.

Hamilton Joe Frank/Reynolds release Don't Pull Your Love UK-1971.

The Jackson 5 release Never Can Say Goodbye UK-1971.

The Brothers Johnson's Strawberry Letter 23 enters US chart-1977.

Bob Seger's Mainstreet peaks Can #1-1977.

Boston's Peace of Mind peaks Can chart-1977.

B.J. Thomas' Don't Worry Baby enters US chart-1977.

Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up peaks Can top 5-1977.

Bill Conti's Gonna Fly Now peaks US #1-1977.

Foreigner's Feels Like the First Time peaks Can top 10-1977.

David Bradstreet's Long Long Road peaks Can chart-1977.

Malcolm McLaren's Double Dutch enters UK chart-1983.

Wang Chung's Dance Hall Days peaks Can top 10-1984.

The Rolling Stones release Rewind LP-1984.

Queen's I Want to Break Free peaks Can top 30-1984.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Relax peaks Can top 20-1984.

Huey Lewis' Heart of Rock'n'Roll peaks Can top 10-1984.

Nik Kershaw's Wouldn't It Be Good peaks Can top 10-1984.

Steve Perry's Oh Sherrie peaks Can #1-1984.

The Culture Club's It's a Miracle peaks Can top 20-1984.

Eurythmics' Who's That Girl peaks Can top 20-1984.

Hammer's U Can't Touch This peaks Can #1-1990.

Bell Biv Devoe's Poison peaks Can top 10-1990.

Radiohead opens for Ned's Atomic Dustbin Toronto ON-1992.

Neil Young releases Broken Arrow CD-1996.

Harold Nicholas (Nicholas Brothers) dies heart failure-2000.

Ray Brown (bassist) dies-2002.


George M. Cohan (1878) (vocals-Congressional Gold Medal recipient-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Mississippi John Hurt (1893) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Fontella Bass (1940) (vocals)

Laura Branigan (1957) (vocals-DECEASED)

Vernon Presley marries Dee Stanley-1960.

Curtis Lee's Pretty Little Angel Eyes enters US chart-1961.

Tex Ritter's I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven enters US chart-1961.

The Markeys' Last Night enters US chart-1961.

The Jive 5's My True Story enters US chart-1961.

Damita Jo's I'll Be There enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles return to Liverpool from Hamburg-1961.

Linda Scott's Don't Bet Money Honey enters US chart-1961.

Billy Joe Royal's Down in the Boondocks enters US chart-1965.

The Byrds' All I Really Want to Do enters US chart/Mr. Tambourine Man enters UK chart-1965.

The Righteous Brothers' Justine enters US chart-1965.

Buck Owens' I've Got a Tiger By the Tail LP peaks US #1-1965.

The Beatles play Barcelona Bullring-1965.

Gary Lewis' Save Your Heart For Me enters US charts-1965.

Lee Dorsey's Ride Your Pony enters US charts-1965.

Herman's Hermits' I'm Henry VIIIth I Am enters US chart-1965.

Newport Jazz Festival includes rock for 1st time with TYA/James Brown/Jeff Beck/Jethro Tull/O.C. Smith/Mothers/Johnny Winter/B.B. King/John Mayall/BS&T/others-1969.

Brian Jones (Rolling Stones) drowns-1969.

Atlanta Pop Festival held featuring Johnny Winter/Janis Joplin/Chuck Berry/CCR/BS&T/others-1969.

The Rolling Stones' Honky Tonk Women/You Can't Always Get What You Want released-1969.

Atlanta Pop Festival held with Allman Brothers/B.B. King/Capt. Beefheart/Country Joe & Fish/Ginger Baker's Airforce/Jimi Hendrix/Sly & Family Stone/others-1970.

Elvis Presley releases Wonder of You UK-1970.

The Doors' Riders on the Storm enters US chart/same day Jim Morrison dies-1971.

Marvin Gaye's Mercy Mercy Me enters US chart-1971.

James Brown's Hot Pants enters US chart-1971.

The Dramatics' Whatcha See is Whatcha Get enters US chart-1971.

Mississippi Fred McDowell dies of cancer-1972.

Clint Holmes awarded gold Playground In My Mind-1973.

David Bowie announces his retirement/soon returns-1973.

The Doobie Brothers awarded gold Captain and Me LP-1973.

Brian Wilson 1st appearance as Beach Boy in 12 years Anaheim-1976.

Ian Thomas' Liars peaks Can top 30-1976.

The Rolling Stones' Fool to Cry peaks Can top 20-1976.

Thundermug's Clap Your Hands and Stomp Your Feet peaks Can chart-1976.

Elton John/Kiki Dee's Don't Go Breaking My Heart enters UK chart-1976.

Rhythm Heritage's Baretta's Theme peaks Can top 20-1976.

The Doobie Brothers' Takin' It to the Streets peaks Can top 10-1976.

America's Today's the Day peaks Can top 20-1976.

The Sex Pistols/The Clash play Black Swan Sheffield UK-1976.

The Captain/Tenille's Shop Around peaks Can top 5-1976.

Bill Wyman releases Je Suis Un Rock Star-1981.

Willie Nelson's Always on My Mind peaks Can top 10-1982.

The Spoons' Nova Heart peaks Can top 40-1982.

Pete Shelley's Homosapien peaks Can top 10-1982.

Kenny Rogers' Love Will Turn You Around enters US chart-1982.

Bananarama's Shy Boy enters UK chart-1982.

Irene Cara's Fame enters UK chart-1982.

Dexy's Midnight Runners' Come On Eileen enters UK chart-1982.

Alan Parsons' Eye in the Sky enters US chart-1982.

Billy Idol's Hot in the City enters US chart-1982.

Joan Jett's Crimson & Clover peaks Can top 5-1982.

Eddie Money's Think I'm in Love enters US chart-1982.

Jennifer Holliday's And I Am Telling You I Am Not Going enters US chart-1982.

The GoGos' Vacation enters US chart-1982.

April Wine's Enough is Enough enters US chart-1982.

Rudy Vallee dies-1986.

Cheap Trick's The Flame peaks US #1-1988.

Donny Osmond's Soldier of Love peaks Can top 5-1989.

Michael Damian's Rock On Peaks Can #2-1989.


Stephen Foster (1826) (composer-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Mitch Miller (1911) (keys-oboe-conductor-arranger-Singalong Gang-DECEASED)

Bill Withers (1938) (vocals)

Al "Blind Owl" Wilson (1943) (vocals-guitar-Canned Heat-DECEASED)

Jeremy Spencer (1948) (vocals-guitar-Fleetwood Mac)

John Waite (1952) (vocals-Babys-Bad English)

Michael Sweet (1963) (vocals-guitar-Stryper)

Mark Slaughter (1964) (vocals-Slaughter)

Buddy Holly/Crickets begin Summer Dance party tour-1958.

Bryan Hyland's Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini enters US chart-1960.

The Demensions' Over the Rainbow enters US chart-1960.

Elvis Presley's Devil in Disguise enters UK chart-1963.

Brian Poole/Tremeloes' Twist & Shout enters UK chart-1963.

The Rolling Stones are guest panel on Jukebox Jury-1964.

Cilla Black's You're My World enters US chart-1964.

Del Shannon's Handyman enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Tell Me enters US chart-1964.

The Beach Boys' I Get Around peaks US #1-1964.

Millie Small's My Boy Lollipop peaks US #2-1964.

Gerry/Pacemakers' Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying peaks US top 5-1964.

Sam/Dave's Hold On I'm Comin' peaks Can chart-1966.

The Outsiders' Girl in Love peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Beatles' Paperback Writer/Rain peaks Can #1-1966.

The Animals' Don't Bring Me Down peaks Can top 5-1966.

Bobby Curtola's Real Thing peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Beatles play Araneta Coliseum Manila/leave country fearing for lives after declining invitation to President's Palace-1966.

The Shadows of Knight split-1967.

The Rolling Stones release Honky Tonk Woman/You Can't Always Get What You Want UK-1969.

The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band's Loveland peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Kinks' Lola enters UK chart-1970.

Hot Legs' Neanderthal Man enters UK chart-1970.

Wilson Pickett's Sugar Sugar peaks Can top 20-1970.

Conway Twitty's Hello Darlin' enters US chart-1970.

Terry Jacks' I'm Gonna Capture You peaks Can top 20-1970.

Kenny Rogers/First Edition's Tell it All Brother enters US chart-1970.

Sly/Family Stone's I Want to Take You Higher peaks Can top 30-1970.

The Moody Blues' Question peaks Can top 10-1970.

Rare Earth's Get Ready peaks Can #1-1970.

ELP's Lucky Man peaks Can top 30-1971.

The Guess Who's Albert Flasher peaks Can top 20-1971.

Helen Reddy's I Don't Know How to Love Him peaks Can top 10- 1971.

Wishbone's You're Gonna Miss Me peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Osmonds' Double Lovin' peaks Can top 10-1971.

Main Ingredient's Donald McPherson dies leukemia-1971.

The Rolling Stones draw 48k Washington DC-1972.

Willie Nelson 1st 4th of July Picnic-1973.

Kiss discovered by manager Bill Aucoin-1973.

The Rolling Stones play Memphis TN-1975.

The Ramones play Roundhouse London UK-1976.

Elton John/Kiki Dee's Don't Go Breaking My Heart enters US chart-1976.

James Taylor's Shower the People enters US chart-1976.

Cliff Richard's Devil Woman enters US chart-1976.

Boz Scaggs' Lowdown enters US chart-1976.

Paul McCartney's Let 'em In enters US chart-1976.

Bob Marley's Roots Rock Reggae enters US chart-1976.

Alice Cooper's I Never Cry enters US chart-1976.

Fleetwood Mac's Say You Love Me enters US chart-1976.

The BeeGees' You Should Be Dancing enters US chart-1976.

Aerosmith plays Indianapolis IN-1977.

Aerosmith plays Texxas Jam Dallas TX-1978.

Foreigner's Urgent enters US chart-1981.

Ian Thomas' Hold On peaks Can top 30-1981.

Gary US Bonds' This Little Girl peaks Can top 10-1981.

Gary Wright's Really Wanna Know You enters US chart-1981.

Santana's Winning peaks Can top 20-1981.

Tom Petty's The Waiting peaks Can top 10-1981.

Pablo Cruise's Cool Love enters US chart-1981.

April Wine's Sign of the Gypsy Queen peaks Can top 40-1981.

Bruce Cockburn's Coldest Night of the Year peaks Can chart-1981.

Steve Winwood's Arc of a Diver peaks Can top 20-1981.

The Climax Blues Band's I Love You peaks Can top 20-1981.

Rick Springfield's Affair of the Heart peaks Can top 20-1983.

Kajagoogoo's Too Shy peaks Can top 10-1983.

Journey's Faithfully peaks Can top 30-1983.

The Beach Boys play Washington DC over James Watt's objections-1984.

Bruce Springsteen plays Wembley Stadium London-1985.

Belinda Carlisle's Circle in the Sand peaks Can top 5-1988.

Gloria Estefan's Anything For You peaks Can top 10-1988.

Reel II Real's I Like to Move peaks Can top 20-1994.

Ace of Base's Sign peaks Can top 30-1994.

Victoria Adams/David Beckham wed-1999.

Limp Bizkit/Cypress Hill begin 28-date tour-2000.


J. Robbie Robertson (1944) (vocals-guitar-Hawks-Band-Governor General's Performing Arts Award honouree-Juno winner)

Andy Ellison (1946) (vocals-John's Children-Jet-Radio Stars)

Huey Lewis (1950) (vocals-harmonica-Clover-News)

Elvis Presley/Bill Black/Scotty Moore jam 1st time Sun Memphis-1954.

Ray Charles records live concert Newport Jazz Fest-1958.

Buddy Holly's Early in the Morning released-1958.

Ray Charles records Hit the Road Jack/Unchain My Heart NYC-1961.

Frank Ifield's I Remember You enters UK chart-1962.

Sam Cooke's When a Boy Falls in Love peaks Can top 20-1965.

Herman's Hermits' Wonderful World peaks Can #1/I'm Henry VIIIth I Am peaks Can top 5-1965.

Marianne Faithfull's This Little Bird peaks Can top 20-1965.

Bobby Curtola's Walkin' With My Angel peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Shangri-Las' Give Me Your Blessing peaks Can top 20-1965.

The O'Jays' Lipstick Traces peaks Can top 20-1965.

Tom Jones' Little Lonely One peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Who record I Can't Reach You-1967.

BS&T's Spinning Wheel peaks Can #1-1969.

The Beatles' Ballad of John & Yoko peaks Can top 10-1969.

Tony Joe White's Polk Salad Annie enters US chart-1969.

Desmond Dekker's Israelites peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Rolling Stones free concert Hyde Park London/release Honky Tonk Women US-1969.

Amen Corner's Hello Suzie enters UK chart-1969.

Thunderclap Newman's Something in the Air peaks UK #1-1969.

The Grassroots' I'd Wait a Million Years enters US chart- 1969.

Checkmates LTD's Black Pearl peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Boxtops' Soul Deep enters US charts-1969.

The BeeGees' Tomorrow Tomorrow peaks Can top 20-1969.

The Beach Boys' Breakaway enters US charts-1969.

Dobie Grey awarded gold Drift Away-1973.

Slade's My Friend Stan enters UK chart-1973.

Elton John awarded gold Caribou LP-1974.

Elton John's Someone Saved My Life Tonight enters US chart-1975.

Steely Dan's Black Friday peaks Can top 40-1975.

Joe Simon's Get Down Get Down peaks Can top 20-1975.

Major Harris' Love Won't Let Me Wait peaks Can top 20-1975.

Earth Wind & Fire's That's The Way of the World enters US chart-1975.

Alice Cooper's Only Women Bleed reaches Can #1-1975.

Knebworth Pop Festival held with Pink Floyd/Capt. Beefheart/Steve Miller/others-1975.

Bad Company's Feel Like Makin' Love enters US chart-1975.

David Essex' Rollin' Stone enters UK chart-1975.

The Sex Pistols play Dingwalls Camden UK-1976.

Peter Tosh releases Mystic Man LP-1979.

Leo Sayer's More Than I Can Say enters UK chart-1980.

The Rolling Stones' Emotional Rescue enters US chart-1980.

George Benson's Give Me the Night enters US chart-1980.

Bob Seger's Against the Wind peaks Can top 10-1980.

Bauhaus perform final concert London UK-1980.

Kate Bush's Babooshka enters UK chart-1980.

Jackson Browne's Boulevard enters US chart-1980.

Paul McCartney's Coming Up peaks Can #1-1980.

Harry James dies cancer-1983.

Keith Richards/Ron Wood/Charlie Sexton record track for ST Wild Life-1984.

The Rolling Stones release Love is Strong-1994.

Yanni ends 8-month tour Copps Coliseum Hamilton ON-1998.

Janet Jackson begins All For You tour Vancouver BC-2001.

Sugar Jones debut CD enters Can chart-2001.

Sarah McLachlan's Remixed CD enters Can chart-2001.

Alicia Keys' Songs in A Minor CD enters Can chart-2001.

Lonestar's I'm Already There CD enters Can chart-2001.

Ernie K-Doe dies-2001.


Laverne Andrews (1915) (vocals-w.Sisters-DECEASED)

Bill Haley (1925) (vocals-guitar-Comets-R&R HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Gene Chandler (1937) (vocals)

Jet Harris (1939) (guitar-Shadows-DECEASED)

Jan Bradley (1943) (vocals)

Rik Elswit (1945) (guitar-Dr. Hook)

Nanci Griffith (1953) (vocals)

John Lennon meets Paul McCartney-1957.

Ray Charles' What'd I Say enters US chart-1959.

Elvis Presley's Big Hunk o'Love/My Wish Came True enters US chart-1959.

The Playmates' What Is Love enters US chart-1959.

Phil Phillips' Sea of Love enters US chart-1959.

The Chipmunks' Ragtime Cowboy Joe enters US chart-1959.

The 4 Seasons' Candy Girl/Marlena enters US chart-1963.

Gene Pitney's True Love Never Runs Smooth enters US chart-1963.

The Essex' Easier Said Than Done peaks US #1-1963.

Bobby Vinton's Blue on Blue peaks US top 5-1963.

Kai Winding's More enters US chart-1963.

Lesley Gore's Judy's Turn to Cry enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles' film A Hard Day's Night has Royal premiere Pavilion London-1964.

Jefferson Airplane play 1st gig-1965.

The Rolling Stones play War Mem Aud Rochester-1966.

Brian Jones enters hospital suffering from strain-1967.

Tommy Boyce/Bobby Hart's Alice Long enters US chart-1968.

Tiny Tim's Tiptoe Through the Tulips With Me peaks Can top 10-1968.

Merilee Rush's Angel of the Morning peaks Can #1-1968.

People's I Love You peaks Can top 20-1968.

Mama Cass' Dream a Little Dream of Me enters US chart-1968.

Glen Campbell's Dreams of the Everyday Housewife enters US chart-1968.

Gladys Knight/Pips' It Should Have Been Me peaks Can top 40-1968.

Andy Kim's How'd We Ever Get This Way peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Doors' Hello I Love You enters US chart-1968.

Friend/Lover's Reach Out of the Darkness peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Buckinghams' Back in Love Again peaks Can top 40-1968.

Mamas/Papas' Safe In My Garden peaks Can top 30-1968.

Mick Jagger leaves for Australia to film Ned Kelly-1969.

Louis Armstrong dies heart/lung disease-1971.

Simon/Garfunkel awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1972.

Paul McCartney/Wings awarded gold My Love-1973.

Queen release Keep Yourself Alive/Son & Daughter-1973.

Slade's Bangin' Man enters UK chart-1974.

Paul Anka/Odia Coates' You're Having My Baby enters US chart-1974.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Band on the Run enters UK chart-1974.

Jim Stafford's Wildwood Weed enters US chart-1974.

Donny/Marie Osmond's I'm Leaving It Up to You enters US chart-1974.

The Damned play 1st gig 100 Club London UK-1976.

Van McCoy dies heart attack-1979.

Eurythmics' There Must Be an Angel enters UK chart-1985.

Dire Straits' Money For Nothing enters UK chart-1985.

Breakfast Club's Right On Track peaks Can top 10-1987.

Bryan Adams' Hearts on Fire peaks Can top 30-1987.

Van Halen's For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge CD enters US chart #1-1991.

Bootsauce's Whatcha Need peaks Can top 40-1992.

Melissa Etheridge's 2001 peaks Can top 30-1992.

Ce Ce Peniston's Keep On Walkin' peaks Can top 20-1992.

Sophie B. Hawkins' Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover peaks Can #2-1992.

Mariah Carey's I'll Be There peaks Can #1-1992.

Blues Traveller's Straight On Till Morning CD enters Can chart-1997.

Roy Rogers dies heart failure-1998.

Buddy Ebsen dies-2003.

Skip Battin (Skip/Flip-Byrds) dies-2003.


Anton Karas (1906) (zither-DECEASED)

Gian Carlo Menotti (1911) (composer-Pulitzer Prize winner-Kennedy Center hounouree-DECEASED)

Mary Ford (1924) (vocals-w.Les Paul-DECEASED)

Doc Severinsen (1927) (trumpet-bandleader)

Joe Zawinul (1932) (keys-Cannonball Adderly-Weather Report-DECEASED)

Ringo Starr (1940) (drums-vocals-Beatles)

Jim Rodford (1941) (bass-Argent-Kinks)

Warren Entner (1944) (vocals-keys-guitar-Grass Roots-manager)

Rob Townsend (1947) (drums-Family)

Larry Reinhardt (1948) (guitar-Blues Image-Iron Butterfly-Captain Beyond)

Mark White (1962) (bass-Spin Doctors)

Vonda Shepard (1963) (vocals)

Christopher Stone 1st UK DJ to play records over BBC-1927.

Bing Crosby records Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ral LA-1944.

Bunk Johnson dies-1949.

Elvis Presley's 1st radio spin/That's Alright Mama on WHBQ Memphis TN-1954.

Nat King Cole's That's All There is To That enters US chart- 1956.

Jerry Vale's You Don't Know Me enters US chart-1956.

The Platters' My Prayer enters US chart-1956.

Little Richard's Rip It Up/Ready Teddy enters US chart-1956.

Little Willie John's Fever enters US chart-1956.

Johnny Cash makes Grand Ol' Opry debut-1956.

Rick Nelson's Poor Little Fool enters US chart-1958.

David Rose's Stripper peaks US #1-1962.

Bobby Darin's Things enters US chart-1962.

Jerry Butler's Make It Easy on Yourself enters US chart-1962.

Dion's Little Diane enters US chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones record LA-1965.

The Rolling Stones play Chicago-1966.

The Monkees/Jimi Hendrix start US tour Atlanta-1967.

The Doors' Light My Fire peaks US #1-1967.

The Beatles perform All You Need is Love on 1st live satellite broadcast/release same day-1967.

Bjorn Ulvaeus/Agnetha Faltskog marry-1971.

Cat Stevens' Hurt enters US chart-1973.

Paul McCartney's Live and Let Die enters US chart-1973.

Anne Murray's What About Me peaks Can top 30-1973.

Perry Como's And I Love You So peaks Can top 30-1973.

Peter Foldy's Bondi Junction peaks Can top 20-1973.

Focus' Hocus Pocus peaks Can top 20-1973.

Aretha Franklin's Angel enters US chart-1973.

Al Green's Here I Am enters US chart-1973.

Dr. John's Right Place Wrong Time peaks Can top 10-1973.

J.Geils' Give It to Me peaks Can top 40-1973.

Mungo Jerry's Alright Alright Alright enters UK chart-1973.

Don Covay's I Was Checkin' Out She Was Checkin' In enters US chart-1973.

Bo Donaldson/Heywoods' Billy Don't Be a Hero peaks Can #1-1974.

Keith Richard charged with weapon possession/reckless driving Arkansas-1975.

George Morgan dies-1975.

ELP begin 3 nights MSG NYC NY-1977.

EW&F's After the Love Has Gone enters US chart-1979.

Maureen McGovern's Different Worlds enters US chart-1979.

Gino Vannelli's River Must Flow peaks Can chart-1979.

Supertramp's Goodbye Stranger enters US chart-1979.

The Police's Can't Stand Losing You enters UK chart-1979.

Bad Company's Rock'n'Roll Fantasy peaks Can top 20-1979.

The Doobie Brothers' Minute By Minute peaks Can top 30-1979.

Bram Tchaikovsky's Girl of My Dreams enters US chart-1979.

The Box' Walk Away peaks Can chart-1984.

The Bangles' If She Knew What She Wants peaks Can top 30- 1986.

Simply Red's Holding Back the Years peaks Can top 5-1986.

Keith Richards/Ron Wood/Aretha Franklin record Jumpin' Jack Flash United Sound Detroit for ST Whoopi Goldberg film-1986.

Guns'n'Roses concert St. Louis MO becomes riot when band leaves stage early-1991.

Mia Zapata (Gits) strangled to death Seattle WA-1993.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd plays 2 nights Montreus SWI-1998.

Coolio sentenced 10 days gun possession-1999.

Roy Nichols (Haggard's Strangers) dies-2001.

Fred Neil dies-2001.


Louis Jordan (1908) (sax-vocals-Blues HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Billy Eckstine (1914) (vocals-trumpet-bandleader-DECEASED)

Steve Lawrence (1935) (vocals-w.Eydie Gorme)

Jai Johanny Johanson (1944) (drums-Allman Brothers)

Whitey Glann (1946) (drums-Mandala-Bush-Alice Cooper-Lou Reed)

Beck (Hanson) (1970) (vocals)

Elvis Presley's Teddy Bear peaks US #1-1957.

The Dell-Vikings' Whispering Bells enters US chart-1957.

The Everly Brothers' Bird Dog peaks US #2-1957.

The Rolling Stones' It's All Over Now peaks UK #1-1964.

The Beatles release A Hard Day’s Night/I Should Have Known Better US/ hold film premiere party -1964.

The Fortunes' You've Got Your Troubles enters UK chart-1965.

The Beatles release Nowhere Man EP UK-1966.

Glen Campbell's Gentle on My Mind enters US chart-1967.

The Tijuana Brass' Happening enters US chart-1967.

Vanilla Fudge's You Keep Me Hangin' On enters US chart-1967.

The BeeGees' NY Mining Disaster 1941 peaks Can top 20-1967.

Dionne Warwick's Alfie peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Music Explosion's Little Bit o'Soul peaks Can #1-1967.

The 5th Estate's Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead peaks Can top 10-1967.

Every Mother's Son's Come On Down to My Boat peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Hollies' Pay You Back With Interest peaks Can top 20- 1967.

Forum's The River is Wide enters US chart-1967.

Brian Jones agrees to leave Rolling Stones after meeting with Mick Jagger/Keith Richards/Charlie Watts-1969.

The Everly Brothers' summer TV series debuts-1970.

Hot Butter's Popcorn enters US chart-1972.

Joe Simon's Power of Love enters US chart-1972.

Lighthouse's I Just Wanna Be Your Friend peaks Can chart-1972.

Billy Preston's Outa Space peaks Can top 20-1972.

Mel/Tim's Starting All Over Again enters US chart-1972.

Al Green's I'm Still in Love With You enters US chart-1972.

Exile's Kiss You All Over enters US chart-1978.

Alicia Bridges' I Love the Nightlife enters US chart-1978.

Bonnie Tyler's It's a Heartache peaks Can #1-1978.

Justin Hayward's Forever Autumn enters UK chart-1978.

Chris Rea's Fool enters US chart-1978.

Olivia Newton-John's Hopelessly Devoted to You enters US chart-1978.

Barry Manilow's Even Now peaks Can top 20-1978.

Cyndi Lauper's Goonies 'R' Good Enough peaks Can top 5- 1985.

Bruce Springsteen's Glory Days peaks Can top 20-1985.

Corey Hart's Never Surrender peaks Can #1-1985.

Bryan Adams' Heaven peaks Can top 10-1985.

Simply Red's Holding Back the Years peaks US #1-1986.

Nico dies-1988.

Latour's People Are Still Having Sex peaks Can top 5-1991.

Huey Lewis' Couple Days Off peaks Can top 20-1991.

Color Me Badd's I Wanna Sex You Up peaks Can top 20-1991.

The Hi 5's I Like the Way peaks Can top 10-1991.

Firehouse's Don't Treat Me Bad peaks Can top 20-1991.

Alanis' Too Hot peaks Can top 5-1991.

The Fugees' Score CD peaks Can #1-1996.

Beck's Odelay CD enters Can chart-1996.

The Tragically Hip's Ahead By a Century peaks Can #1-1996.

Eric Clapton's Change the World enters Can chart-1996.

The Smashing Pumpkins' Tonight Tonight enterse Can chart-1996.

Patti Smith's Gone Again CD enters Can chart-1996.

Marty Stuart/Connie Smith wed-1997.

Roy Orbison estate sues Sony over unpaid royalties-1998.

Frank Sinatra's family donates film/music archives to Smithsonian-1998.


Joe Liggins (1915) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Donald McPherson (1941) (vocals-Main Ingredient-DECEASED)

Bon Scott (1946) (vocals-AC/DC-DECEASED)

John Tesh (1952) (keys-solo)

Debbie Sledge (1954) (vocals-Sister Sledge)

Courtney Love (1964) (vocals-Hole)

Harry James' Sleepy Lagoon peaks US #1-1944.

Vera Lynn's Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart peaks US #1-1952.

Pat Boone's Ain't That a Shame enters US chart-1955.

Lena Horne's Love Me or Leave Me enters US chart-1955.

Sammy Davis Jr.'s That Old Black Magic enters US chart-1955.

Bill Haley/Comets' Rock Around the Clock peaks US #1-1955.

Les Paul/Mary Ford's Hummingbird enters US chart-1955.

Boyd Bennett's 17 enters US chart-1955.

Georgia Gibbs' Sweet and Gentle enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley's Loving You premieres-1957.

Bob Dylan records Blowin' In the Wind-1962.

The Barron Knights' Call Up the Groups enters UK chart-1964.

The Kinks' Sunny Afternoon peaks UK #1-1966.

Herman's Hermits' This Door Swings Both Ways enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones' Mother's Little Helper/Lady Jane enters US chart-1966.

Ramsey Lewis' Wade in the Water enters US chart-1966.

The Happenings' See You In September enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones' Honky Tonk Women enters UK chart-1969.

Robin Gibb's Saved by the Bell enters UK chart-1969.

John Lennon's Give Peace a Chance enters UK chart-1969.

Brian Jones funeral held Cheltenham Spa-1969.

The Beatles record Maxwell's Silver Hammer-1969.

Jim Morrison (Doors) buried Paris FRA-1971.

Aretha Franklin releases Spanish Harlem-1971.

Paul McCartney/Wings play 1st live show Chateauvillon FRA-1972.

The Pretty Things/Sex Pistols play Lyceum London UK-1976.

Alan O'Day's Undercover Angel peaks US/Can #1-1977.

Bill Conti's Rocky Theme peaks Can top 10-1977.

The Brotherhood of Man's Angelo enters UK chart-1977.

The Marshall Tucker Band's Heard It In a Love Song peaks Can top 5-1977.

Leo Sayer's How Much Love enters US chart-1977.

Ian Thomas' Right Before Your Eyes peaks Can chart-1977.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Back Together Again peaks Can top 20- 1977.

Chilliwack's Fly at Night peaks Can top 10-1977.

Donna Summer's I Feel Love enters UK chart-1977.

John Williams' Star Wars enters US chart-1977.

The Floaters' Float On enters US charts-1977.

Kiss' Calling Dr. Love peaks Can #2-1977.

Fleetwood Mac's Don't Stop enters US chart-1977.

Bob Seger's Rock'n'Roll Never Forgets enters US chart-1977.

April Wine's You Won't Dance With Me peaks Can top 10-1977.

Merle Haggard records Big City Hollywood CA-1981.

Wingy Manone dies-1982.

Eurythmics' Who's That Girl enters UK chart-1983.

Bruce Springsteen's Dancing in the Dark peaks Can top 5- 1984.

Partners in Kryme's Turtle Power peaks Can top 10-1990.

Digital Underground's Humpty Dance peaks Can top 10- 1990.

Phil Collins' Do You Remember peaks Can top 20-1990.

Roy Acuff receives National Medal of Art-1991.

The Rolling Stones begin sessions for new album at Ron Wood's house Ireland-1993.

Jerry Garcia plays last show Chicago-1995.

J.W. Alexander dies-1996.

Janet Jackson sets revenue record MCI Center Washington DC-1998.

Ersel Hickey dies-2004.


Brian Auger (1939) (keys-Trinity-Oblivion Express)

Dion DiMuci (1939) (vocals-Belmonts-solo)

Lonnie Mack (1941) (guitar-vocals-solo)

Arlo Guthrie (1947) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Dave Smalley (1949) (guitar-vocals-Raspberries)

Neil Tennant (1954) (Pet Shop Boys)

Ricky Skaggs (1954) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Nigel Twist (1958) (drums-Alarm)

John Hermann (1962) (Widespread Panic)

Jack Irons (1962) (drums-Pearl Jam)

Tony Fagenson (1968) (Eve 6)

Jelly Roll Morton dies-1941.

Cliff Richard's Living Doll enters UK chart-1959.

Ral Donner's You Don't Know What You've Got enters US chart-1961.

Bobby Lewis' Tossin' & Turnin' peaks US #1-1961.

Brook Benton's Boll Weevil Song peaks US #2-1961.

Adam Wade's Writing On the Wall peaks US top 5-1961.

Jose Jimenez' Astronaut enters US chart-1961.

The Highwaymen's Michael enters US chart-1961.

Ray Charles records That Lucky Old Sun/Ol' Man River Hollywood-1963.

The Beatles' Hard Days' Night single/LP released//film premieres Liverpool-1964.

Herman's Hermits' Wonderful World peaks US top 5-1965.

The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction peaks US #1-1965.

Marvin Gaye's Pretty Little Baby enters US chart-1965.

Herman's Hermits' Wonderful World peaks US top 5-1965.

Sonny/Cher's I Got You Babe enters US chart-1965.

Wilson Pickett's Midnight Hour enters US chart-1965.

Peter/Gordon's To Know You Is to Love You enters US chart-1965.

Roger Miller's One Dyin' and a Buryin' enters US chart-1965.

Bobbie Gentry records Ode to Billie Joe Hollywood CA-1967.

Dusty Springfield's I Close My Eyes and Count to 10 enters UK chart-1968.

Brian Jones buried Cheltenham-1969.

The Band record Shape I'm In/Daniel and the Sacred Harp-1970.

Jerry Reed's When You're Hot You're Hot peaks Can top 5-1971.

The New Seekers' Never Ending Song of Love enters UK chart-1971.

Atomic Rooster's Devil's Answer enters UK chart-1971.

The Raiders' Indian Reservation peaks Can #2-1971.

April Wine's Fast Train peaks Can top 40-1971.

3 Dog Night's Liar enters US chart-1971.

John Kongos' He's Gonna Step On You Again enters US chart-1971.

T. Rex' Get it On enters UK chart-1971.

Carole King's It's Too Late peaks Can #1-1971.

The Cornelius Brothers/Sister Rose's Treat Her Like a Lady peaks Can top 10-1971.

The Flower Travelling Band's Satori peaks Can top 30-1971.

The Jackson 5's Maybe Tomorrow enters US chart-1971.

Tom Clay's What the World Needs Now/Abraham Martin & John enters US chart-1971.

Tom Jones' Puppet Man peaks Can top 10-1971.

The Rolling Stones play The Forum LA CA-1975.

Cher petitions for divorce from Gregg Allman 10 days after marriage-1975.

Gladys Knight/Pips' summer TV series begins NBC-1975.

KC/Sunshine Band's Shake Your Booty enters US chart-1976.

The Starland Vocal Band's Afternoon Delight peaks US #1-1976.

War's Summer enters US chart-1976.

Dorothy Moore's Misty Blue peaks Can top 5-1976.

The Brothers Johnson's I'll Be Good to You peaks US top 5-1976.

The Captain/Tennille's Shop Around peaks US top 5-1976.

Bill Wyman of Rolling Stones falls off stage while performing in St. Paul, MN-1978.

Arthur Fiedler dies-1979.

Aerosmith record Three Mile Smile NYC-1979.

Marshall Crenshaw's Someday Someway enters US chart-1982.

Hot Chocolate's It Started With a Kiss enters UK chart-1982.

Kool/Gang's Get Down On It peaks Can top 20-1982.

Men at Work's Who Can It Be Now enters US chart-1982.

Paul McCartney's Take It Away enters US chart-1982.

Toto's Rosanna peaks Can top 5-1982.

Elton John's Blue Eyes enters US chart-1982.

A Flock of Seagulls' I Ran enters US chart-1982.

Gloria Branigan's Gloria enters US chart-1982.

Guns'n'Roses' Patience peaks Can top 10-1989.

Bette Midler's Wind Beneath My Wings peaks Can #1-1989.

Neneh Cherry's Buffalo Stance peaks Can #1-1989.

The Monkees honoured with star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1989.

Chrissie Hynde weds Lucho Brieva London UK-1997.


Blind Lemon Jefferson (1897) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Yul Brynner (1916) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Tab Hunter (1931) (vocals-solo)

Terri Garthwaite (1938) (vocals-Joy of Cooking-solo)

Bonnie Pointer (1951) (vocals-Pointer Sisters-solo)

Benny DeFranco (1954) (vocals-DeFranco Family)

Suzanne Vega (1959) (vocals-solo)

Richie Sambora (1959) (guitar-vocals-Bon Jovi-solo)

Little Kim (Jones) (1975) (vocals-solo)

George Gershwin dies during removal of tumour-1937.

Buddy Holly/Crickets play Duluth MN/Bob Dylan in audience-1958.

Paul Anka's Lonely Boy peaks US #1-1959.

The Hollywood Argyles' Alley Oop peaks US #1-1960.

Duane Eddy's Because They're Young peaks US top 5-1960.

The Fendermen's Mule Skinner Blues peaks US top 5-1960.

Jackie Wilson's All My Love/Woman A Lover A Friend enters US chart-1960.

Anita Bryant's In My Little Corner of the World enters US chart-1960.

The Ray Charles Singers' Al Di La enters US chart-1964.

Gerry/Pacemakers' How Do You Do It/I'm the One both enter US chart-1964.

The Ventures' Walk Don't Run'64 enters US chart-1964.

The Supremes' Where Did Our Love Go enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles' Ain't She Sweet enters US chart-1964.

The Chartbusters' She's the One enters US chart-1964.

Bobby Freeman's C'mon and Swim enters US chart-1964.

Gene Chandler's Just Be True enters US chart-1964.

The Cyrkle's Red Rubber Ball peaks Can #1-1966.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind peaks Can top 10-1966.

Frank Sinatra's Strangers in the Night peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Shades of Blue's Oh How Happy peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Hondells' Younger Girl peaks Can top 20-1966.

The 4 Tops' Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever peaks Can top 40-1966.

Ray Charles' Let's Get Stoned peaks Can chart-1966.

The Capitols' Cool Jerk peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Beatles record Blackbird-1968.

The Rolling Stones release Honky Tonk Woman/You Can't Always Get What You Want-1969.

Zager/Evans' In the Year 2525 peaks US #1-1969.

David Bowie's Space Oddity LP released-1969.

The Brotherhood of Man's United We Stand peaks Can top 10-1970.

Elvis Presley's Wonder of You enters UK chart/peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Who's Summertime Blues enters US chart-1970.

Blues Image's Ride Captain Ride peaks Can top 5-1970.

Gene Chandler's Groovy Situation enters US chart-1970.

Edwin Starr's War enters US chart-1970.

Mungo Jerry's In the Summertime enters US chart-1970.

Melanie's Lay Down peaks Can #1-1970.

Merle Haggard records It's Not Love But It's Not Bad Nashville-1972.

Chilliwack's Crazy Talk peaks Can top 10-1978.

Donna Summer's Bad Girls peaks US #1-1979.

Mickey Gilley's You Don't Know Me enters US chart-1981.

Kenny Rogers' I Don't Need You peaks Can top 20-1981.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' You Make My Dreams peaks Can top 20-1981.

Diana Ross/Lionel Richie's Endless Love enters US chart-1981.

Rick Springfield's Jessie's Girl peaks Can top 10-1981.

The Oak Ridge Boys' Elvira peaks Can top 30-1981.

Juice Newton's Queen of Hearts peaks Can top 10-1981.

Marty Balin's Hearts peaks Can top 20-1981.

Bruce Hornsby/Range's Every Little Kiss peaks Can top 40-1987.

George Michael's One More Try peaks Can #1-1988.

Samantha Fox' Naughty Girls peaks Can top 10-1988.

Rick Astley's Together Forever peaks Can #1-1988.

Big Pig's Breakaway peaks Can top 10-1988.

Natalie Cole's Pink Cadillac peaks Can top 5-1988.

Simply Red's If You Don't Know Me By Now peaks US #1-1989.

Mike Mills (REM) has emergency appendectomy delaying tour GER-1995.

Lou Gottlieb(Limeliters) dies cancer-1996.

Beck plays Lollapalooza St. Louis MO-1996.

Helen Forrest dies heart failure-1999.

James Hill (Fairfield 4) dies diabetes-2000.

Herman Brood dies leaping from building-2001.


Oscar Hammerstein II (1895) (lyricist-American Theater HoF inductee-Oscar winner-Grammy winner-Pulitzer Prize winner-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams Jr (1942) (vocals)

Christine McVie (1943) (vocals-keys-Chicken Shack-Fleetwood Mac)

Elvis Presley signs with Sun Records-1954.

Elvis Presley's All Shook Up peaks UK #1-1957.

Jimmie Lunceford dies heart attack-1957.

The O'Jays formed-1958.

The Coasters' Yakety Yak peaks US #1-1958.

The Rolling Stones play Marquee London 1st time-1962.

Gerry/Pacemakers' You'll Never Walk Alone peaks Can top 40-1965.

Barbara Mason's Yes I'm Ready peaks Can top 20-1965.

Jay/Americans' Cara Mia peaks Can #1-1965.

Jan/Dean's You Really Know How to Hurt a Guy peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Guess Who's Tossin' & Turnin' peaks Can top 5-1965.

Sandie Shaw's Long Live Love peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Seekers' World of Our Own peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Moody Blues' From the Bottom of My Heart peaks Can top 30-1965.

The Beatles' All You Need is Love enters UK chart-1967.

Scott McKenzie's San Francisco enters UK chart-1967.

Blind Faith make US debut at MSG NYC-1969.

Tom Jones' Love Me Tonight peaks Can top 5-1969.

Shannon's Abergavenny enters US chart-1969.

Bobby Vinton's Days of Sand & Shovels peaks Can top 20-1969.

Bob Dylan's Lay Lady Lay enters US chart-1969.

The Guess Who's Laughing enters US charts-1969.

Dick Hyman's Minotaur peaks Can top 20-1969.

Jerry Butler's Moody Woman peaks Can top 20-1969.

Janis Joplin's Full Tilt Boogie Band 1st gig Louisville-1970.

The 5th Dimension awarded gold Last Night I Didn't Get to Sleep at All-1972.

Joan Baez' Blue Sky enters US chart-1975.

The Bay City Rollers' Give a Little Love enters UK chart-1975.

KC/Sunshine Band's Get Down Tonight enters US chart-1975.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Listen to What the Man Said peaks Can #1-1975.

Jessi Colter's I'm Not Lisa peaks Can #2-1975.

The O'Jays celebrate 20th anniversary-1978.

Minnie Riperton dies cancer-1979.

ZZ Top's Cheap Sunglasses enters US chart-1980.

Robbie Dupree's Steal Away peaks Can top 20-1980.

Diana Ross' Upside Down enters US chart-1980.

Kenny Loggins' I'm Alright enters US chart-1980.

Lipps Inc's Funkytown peaks Can #1-1980.

Pat Benatar's We Live for Love peaks Can top 10-1980.

Ambrosia's You're the Only Woman enters US chart-1980.

Johnny Lee's Lookin' for Love enters US chart-1980.

UB40's Sing Our Own Son enters UK chart-1986.

Rod Stewart's Every Beat of My Heart enters UK chart-1986.

Chris DeBurgh's Lady in Red enters UK chart-1986.

Axl Rose arrested re creating disturbance 1991 St. Louis concert-1992.

UB40's Can't Help Falling in Love peaks Can #1-1993.

The Rolling Stones release Voodoo Lounge LP-1994.

Smashing Pumpkin Jonathan Melvoin dies heroin OD Regency Hotel NY- 1996.

Spice Girls berated by Mayor Lastman re non appearance civic function Toronto ON-1998.

Jimmy Driftwood dies heart attack-1998.

Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit) arrested assault charges St. Paul MN-1999.


Roger (Jim) McGuinn (1942or44) (vocals-guitar-Byrds-w.Clark/Hillman-solo)

Jay Uzzell (1942) (vocals-Corsairs)

Stephen Jo Bladd (1944) (drums-J.Geils)

Louise Mandrell (1954) (vocals-multiple instruments-solo)

Frank Sinatra's 1st record session with Harry James-1939.

Riley Puckett dies-1946.

Paul Anka's Lonely Boy peaks US #1-1959.

Stonewall Jackson's Waterloo peaks US top 5-1959.

Connie Francis' Lipstick On Your Collar peaks US top 5-1959.

Brook Benton's Thank You Pretty Baby enters US chart-1959.

Eddy Arnold's Tennessee Stud enters US chart-1959.

Major Lance's Monkey Time enters US chart-1963.

Wayne Newton's Danke Schoen enters US chart-1963.

The Supremes record Come See About Me-1964.

Clarence Carter's Slip Away enters US chart-1968.

Eric Burdon/Animals' Sky Pilot peaks Can top 20-1968.

Barbara Acklin's Love Makes a Woman enters US chart-1968.

Booker T./MGs' Soul Limbo enters US chart-1968.

Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild enters US chart-1968.

Otis Redding's Hard to Handle enters US chart-1968.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Lady Willpower peaks Can #1-1968.

Gene Pitney's She's a Heartbreaker peaks Can top 20-1968.

Sergio Mendes' Look of Love peaks Can top 5-1968.

The Band record Stage Fright-1970.

James Brown records Make It Funky Washington DC-1971.

The Spinners awarded gold One Of a Kind Love Affair-1973.

Queen's Queen LP released-1973.

The Everly Brothers break up on stage-1973.

The 3 Degrees' When Will I See You Again enters UK chart-1974.

Kool/Gang's Hollywood Swinging peaks Can top 20-1974.

Billy Preston's Nothing From Nothing enters US chart-1974.

The Hues Corporation's Rock the Boat peaks Can #1-1974.

Grand Funk's Shinin' On enters US chart-1974.

The Ozark Mountain Daredevils' If You Wanna Get to Heaven peaks Can top 30-1974.

Eric Clapton's I Shot the Sheriff enters US chart-1974.

William DeVaughn's Be Thankful For What You Got peaks Can top 5-1974.

Cher's Train of Thought peaks Can top 20-1974.

Live Aid Concerts held Wembley Stadium London UK/RFK Stadium Philadelphia PA w.Mick Jagger/David Bowie/Tina Turner/Paul McCartney/Queen/Who/Sting/Neil Young/Bob Geldof/Phil Collins/Lou Reed/Bob Dylan/Keith Richards/Ron Wood/Elton John/George Michael/others-1985.

Duran Duran's View To a Kill peaks US #1-1985.

Kim Wilde's You Keep Me Hangin' On peaks Can #1-1987.

Curtis Mayfield severely injured when lighting rig falls Brooklyn NY-1990.

Bryan Adams' Everything I Do spends 16th week #1 UK-1991.

Vanessa Williams' Just For Tonight peaks Can top 20-1992.

Bruce Springsteen's 57 Channels peaks Can top 40-1992.

Lidell Townsell's Nu Nu peaks Can top 5-1992.

Lionel Richie's Do It To Me peaks Can top 10-1992.

Rusty's Fluke LP released in US-1995.

George Michael released from Sony contract-1995.

Andrea Bocelli's Romanza CD enters Can chart-1997.

Primus' Brown CD enters Can chart-1997.

Blue Rodeo's Tremolo CD enters Can chart-1997.


Woody Guthrie (1912) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Bob Scholl (1938) (vocals-MelloKings)

Vince Taylor (1939) (vocals-solo)

Nat King Cole's Mona Lisa peaks US #1-1950.

The Cadets' Stranded in the Jungle enters US chart-1956.

Sarah Vaughan's Fabulous Character enters US chart-1956.

Pat Boone's If Dreams Came True enters US chart-1958.

Mercury releases promo film clips of Platters/Diamonds to local TV stations/1st videos?-1958.

Peggy Lee's Fever enters US chart-1958.

Jimmy Clanton's Just a Dream enters US chart-1958.

Bobby Vinton's Roses are Red peaks US #1-1962.

Timi Yuro's What's A Matter Baby enters US chart-1962.

Dave Baby Cortez' Rinky Dink enters US chart-1962.

The Troggs' With a Girl Like You enters UK chart-1966.

Herman's Hermits/The Who begin US tour-1967.

The Everly Brothers announce split midshow Knott's Berry Farm Anaheim CA-1973.

George Harrison's Give Me Love peaks Can top 10-1973.

Michael Tarry's Rosalie peaks Can top 10-1973.

The Stylistics' You'll Never Get to Heaven peaks Can top 40-1973.

Billy Preston's Will It Go Round in Circles peaks Can #1- 1973.

Barry White's I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More peaks Can top 10-1973.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose enters US chart-1973.

Marvin Gaye's Let's Get it On enters US chart-1973.

James Leroy's You Look Good in Denim peaks Can top 30-1973.

The Isley Brothers' That Lady enters US chart-1973.

Clarence White killed by drunk driver-1973.

Diana Ross' The Boss enters US chart-1979.

Sister Sledge's We Are Family peaks Can #1-1979.

Van Halen's Dance the Night Away peaks Can top 30-1979.

Rickie Lee Jones' Chuck E's in Love peaks Can top 5-1979.

Phillippe Wynne (Spinners) dies heart attack-1984.

The Rolling Stones' One Hit peaks Can top 30-1986.

Olivia Newton-John announces she has breast cancer-1992.

US Postal Service announces stamps honouring musicals My Fair Lady/Porgy & Bess/Showboat/Oklahoma-1993.

Sarah McLachlan's Sufracing CD awarded triple platinum-1998.

The Beastie Boys release Hello Nasty CD-1998.

Benny Carter dies-2003.


Cowboy Copas (1913) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Julian Bream (1933) (guitar-solo)

Tommy Dee (1940) (vocals-solo)

Millie Jackson (1944) (vocals-solo)

Linda Ronstadt (1946) (vocals-Stone Poneys-solo-producer)

Ian Campbell-Lewis (1947) (vocals-guitar-reeds-Middle of the Road)

Johnny Thunders (1952) (drums-NY Dolls-solo-DECEASED)

Joe Satriani (1956) (guitar-solo-Whitesnake)

Jason Bonham (1966) (drums-solo)

George Gershwin mourned simultaneous services NYC/LA-1937.

Harry James records Moonlight Becomes You-1942.

Slim Whitman's Rose Marie enters UK chart-1955.

Paul Anka's Diana enters US chart-1957.

The Dell-Vikings' Cool Shake enters US chart-1957.

Don Costa's White Silver Sands enters US chart-1958.

John Lennon's mother killed road accident-1958.

The Animals' We Gotta Get Outta This Place enters UK chart-1965.

Dave Clark's Catch Us If You Can enters UK chart-1965.

John Coltrane dies liver disease-1967.

3 Dog Night's Mama Told Me Not to Come peaks US #1-1970.

The Association's Windy peaks Can #1-1967.

The Happenings' My Mammy enters US chart-1967.

The BeeGees' To Love Somebody enters US chart-1967.

The Rolling Stones release Flowers LP US-1967.

Frankie Valli's Can't Take My Eyes Off You peaks Can #2-1967.

Oscar Toney Jr's For Your Precious Love peaks Can top 20-1967.

Van Morrison's Brown Eyed Girl enters US chart-1967.

The Young Rascals' A Girl Like You enters US chart-1967.

Johnny Rivers' The Tracks of My Tears peaks Can top 10-1967.

Jay/Techniques' Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie enters US chart-1967.

James Brown's Cold Sweat enters US chart-1967.

Neil Diamond's I Thank the Lord for the Nighttime enters US chart-1967.

Buffalo Springfield's Bluebird enters US chart-1967.

Jimmy Castor's Troglodyte peaks Can #1-1972.

The Jackson 5's Lookin' Through the Windows enters US chart- 1972.

The Rolling Stones' Happy enters US chart-1972.

Tower of Power's You're Still a Young Man enters US chart- 1972.

Terry Dactyl/Dinosaur's Seaside Shuffle enters UK chart- 1972.

Alice Cooper's School's Out enters UK chart-1972.

Edward Bear's Masquerade peaks Can top 10-1972.

The Main Ingredient's Everybody Plays the Fool enters US chart-1972.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Mary Had a Little Lamb peaks Can chart-1972.

The Crusaders' Put it Where You Want It enters US chart-1972.

The Carpenters' Goodbye to Love enters US chart-1972.

America's I Need You peaks Can top 5-1972.

Gladys Knight/Pips awarded gold On and On-1974.

The Band release Best of… LP-1976.

Patti Smith's Because the Night peaks Can top 20-1978.

Carly Simon's You Belong to Me peaks Can top 5-1978.

John Paul Young's Love Is In the Air enters US chart-1978.

Sweet's Love is Like Oxygen peaks Can top 10-1978.

Rod Stewart's I Was Only Joking peaks Can top 20-1978.

Robert Palmer's Every Kinda People peaks Can top 20-1978.

Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street peaks Can #1-1978.

Anne Murray's You Needed Me enters US chart-1978.

Andy Gibb's An Everlasting Love enters US chart-1978.

Gordon Lightfoot's Daylight Katy peaks Can char-1978.

Burton Cummings' Break it To Them Gently enters US chart-1978.

Linda Ronstadt makes theatre debut Pirates of Penzance New York NY-1980.

Howard Jones' What Is Love peaks Can chart-1984.

Bobby Day dies cancer-1990.

Burt Convy dies-1991.

Aretha Franklin sings anthem opening of Democratic convention New York City NY-1992.

Sinead O'Connor withdraws from Lollapalooza tour/Elastica step in-1995.

Toni Braxton's Secrets CD enters Can chart-1996.

Tracy Chapman's Give Me One Reason peaks Can #1-1996.

The Barenaked Ladies' Old Apartment enters Can chart-1996.

Keith Sweat's debut CD enters Can chart-1996.

Sarah McLachlan's Rarities CD enters Can chart-1996.

Tori Amos begins US tour Milwaukee WI-1998,

Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band begin reunion tour-1999.

Paul Young (Sad Cafe/Mechanics) dies-2000.

Melissa Etheridge's Skin CD enters Can chart-2001.


Mindy Carson (1927) (vocals-solo)

Thomas Boggs (19??) (BoxTops)

Ruben Blades (1948) (vocals-solo)

Stewart Copeland (1952) (drums-Curved Air-Police)

Frank Sinatra's 3 Coins in the Fountain enters UK chart-1954.

Eddy Arnold's Cattle Call enters US chart-1955.

Eddie Barclay's Bandit enters US chart-1955.

Fats Domino's Ain't That a Shame enters US chart-1955.

Sarah Vaughan's Experience Necessary enters US chart-1955.

Marion Marlowe's Man in the Raincoat enters US chart-1955.

The Coasters record Poison Ivy NYC-1959.

The Beatles record 18 songs for BBC radio-1963.

Manfred Mann's Do Wah Diddy enters UK chart-1964.

The Beatles' Hard Day's Night enters UK chart-1964.

Tommy James/Shondells' Hanky Panky peaks US #1-1966.

Dusty Springfield's You Don't Have to Say You Love Me peaks US top 5-1966.

Petula Clark's I Couldn't Live Without Your Love enters US chart-1966.

Billy Stewart's Summertime enters US chart-1966.

The Byrds' 5D enters US chart-1966.

Dusty Springfield's You Don't Have to Say You Love Me peaks US top 5-1966.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Summer in the City enters US chart- 1966.

Brian Hyland's Joker Went Wild enters US chart-1966.

David Houston's Almost Persuaded enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles record Cry Baby Cry-1968.

Newport Folk Festival includes Led Zeppelin in lineup-1969.

Stephen Stills records 4+20 Los Angeles/later released as CSNY-1969.

Charlie Chamberlain dies-1972.

Smokey Robinson plays last show w.Miracles-1972.

Jim Croce's Bad Bad Leroy Brown peaks US #1-1973.

The Allman Brothers announce breakup/reunite years later-1976.

Shaun Cassidy's Da Doo Run Run peaks US #1-1977.

Steve Miller's Jet Airliner peaks Can top 5-1977.

Hot Chocolate's So You Win Again enters US chart-1977.

Marg Osbourne dies-1977.

The Sylvers' High School Dance peaks Can top 10-1977.

The Eagles' Life in the Fast Lane peaks Can top 10-1977.

Kenny Nolan's Love's Grown Deep peaks Can top 20-1977.

Kiss' Christine Sixteen enters US chart-1977.

Waylon Jennings' Luckenbach Texas peaks Can chart-1977.

Smokie's It's Your Life enters UK chart-1977.

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville peaks Can top 5-1977.

Harry Chapin killed auto accident-1981.

The Police's Every Breath You Take peaks US #1-1983.

KC/Sunshine Band's Give It Up enters UK chart-1983.

The Rolling Stones release Miss You-1984.

The Arrows' Meet Me in the Middle peaks Can top 30-1984.

Deniece Williams' Let's Hear It For the Boy peaks Can #1-1984.

Billy Idol's Eyes Without a Face peaks Can top 10-1984.

Depeche Mode's Enjoy the Silence peaks Can top 20-1990.

Wilson Phillips' Hold On peaks Can top 5-1990.

Technotronic's This Beat Is Technotronic peaks Can top 20-1990.

Keith Whittaker of The Demics dies Toronto cancer-1996.

Styx' John Panozzo dies hemorrhage-1996.

Celia Cruz dies-2003.


Haile Selassie (1891) (emperor-inspiration for Rastamen-DECEASED)

James Cagney (1899) (vocals-theatrical)

Dewey Terry (1937) (vocals-w.Don Harris)

Spencer Davis (1942) (guitar-vocals-solo)

Geezer Butler (1949) (bass-Black Sabbath)

Mick Tucker (1949) (drums-Sweet)

Phoebe Snow (1952) (vocals-solo)

Frank Sinatra/Harry James record All or Nothing at All NYC-1939.

Cab Calloway records Jumpin' Jive-1939.

Johnny Cash's last Sun session before leaving for Columbia-1958.

Elvis Presley's Hard Headed Woman peaks US #1-1958.

Billie Holiday dies heroin OD-1959.

The Hollywood Argyles' Alley Oop peaks US #1-1960.

The Supremes release Buttered Popcorn 1st single-1961.

James Brown's Papa's Got a Brand New Bag enters US chart-1965.

The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody/Hung on You enters US chart-1965.

The Miracles' Tracks of My Tears enters US chart-1965.

The Monkees/Jimi Hendrix play Forest Hills NY-1967.

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine film premieres London Pavilion-1968.

Tom Jones' Help Yourself enters UK chart-1968.

Merle Haggard records Okie From Muskogee Hollywood-1969.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles release Tears of a Clown UK-1970.

The Bells' Lady Dawn peaks Can top 20-1971.

Rare Earth's I Just Want to Celebrate enters US chart-1971.

Glass Bottle's I Ain't Got Time Anymore enters US chart-1971.

Bill Withers' Ain't No Sunshine enters US chart-1971.

The Who's Won't Get Fooled Again enters US chart-1971.

Rod Stewart's Maggie May/Reason to Believe enters US chart-1971.

Steppenwolf's Ride With Me enters US chart-1971.

CCR's Sweet Hitch-hiker enters US chart-1971.

Joe Cocker's High Time We Went peaks Can top 30-1971.

Audience's Indian Summer enters US chart-1971.

The Rolling Stones' Montreal show delayed by bomb blast-1972.

Mick Jagger/Keith Richards jailed Providence RI for assault on photographer-1972.

The Moody Blues open UK's 1st quadrophonic studio-1974.

Heart's Magic Man enters US chart-1976.

Andrea True's More More More peaks Can #1-1976.

EW&F's Getaway enters US chart-1976.

The Beach Boys' 15 Big Ones enters US chart-1976.

Genesis' Paperlate peaks Can top 30-1982.

The Clash's Should I Stay or Should I Go enters US chart-1982.

Frank/Moon Zappa's Valley Girl enters US chart-1982.

Juice Newton's Love's Been a Little Bit Hard peaks Can top 20-1982.

Yazoo's Don't Go enters UK chart-1982.

A Flock of Seagulls' I Ran peaks Can top 30-1982.

Afrika Bambaataa's Planet Rock enters US chart-1982.

Keith Richards signs Virgin Records-1987.

Lynyrd Skynyrd plays 1st show since plane crash-1991.

Chas Chandler dies heart attack-1996.

Jimmy Chamberlin fired as Smashing Pumpkins' drummer for drug abuse-1996.

Kevin Wilkinson of Squeeze/Waterboys/China Crisis hangs self-1999.


Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929) (vocals-DECEASED)

Dion DiMucci (1939) (vocals-Belmonts-RnR HoF inductee)

Brian Auger (1939) (keys-Trinity-Oblivion Express)

Martha Reeves (1941) (vocals-Vandellas)

Danny McCulloch (1945) (guitar-Animals)

Tim Lynch (1946) (guitar-harmonica-vocals-Flamin' Groovies)

Wally Bryson (1949) (guitar-Raspberries)

Ricky Skaggs (1954) (vocals-guitar-mandolin)

Buchanan/Goodman's Flying Saucer II enters US chart-1957.

The Kalin Twins' When enters UK chart-1958.

Elvis Presley's It's Now or Never/Mess of Blues enters US chart-1960.

Brenda Lee's I'm Sorry peaks US #1-1960.

The Ventures' Walk Don't Run enters US chart-1960.

Bobby Rydell's Volare enters US chart-1960.

Hank Ballard's Twist enters US chart-1960.

The Beatles record You Really Got a Hold On Me/Devil In Her Heart/Til There Was You-1963.

The Beatles' Hard Day's Night/I Should've Known Better enters US chart-1964.

The DC5's Can't You See That She's Mine peaks US top 5-1964.

Getz/Gilberto's Girl From Ipanema peaks US top 5-1964.

Gene Pitney's It Hurts To Be in Love enters US chart-1964.

Ronnie Dove's Say You enters US chart-1964.

The Dixie Cups' People Say enters US chart-1964.

The 4 Seasons' Rag Doll peaks US #1-1964.

Johnny Rivers' Memphis peaks US #2-1964.

The Standells' Dirty Water peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Leaves' Hey Joe peaks Can top 30-1966.

Crispian St. Peters' Pied Piper peaks Can #1-1966.

The Righteous Brothers' He peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Byrds release 5th Dimension LP-1966.

Jan/Dean's Popsicle peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Beatles record 1st version Helter Skelter-1968.

James Brown's Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine enters US chart-1970.

Clarence Carter's Patches enters US chart-1970.

Anne Murray's Snowbird enters US chart-1970.

The Temptations' Ball of Confusion peaks Can top 5-1970.

The Pipkins' Gimme Dat Ding peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Jackson 5's The Love You Save peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Guess Who's Hand Me Down World enters US chart-1970.

Flaming Ember's Westbound #9 peaks Can top 20-1970.

Christie's Yellow River enters US chart-1970.

Chicago awarded gold VI LP-1973.

Bob Marley records Live! LP Lyceum London-1975.

Barry Manilow's Looks Like We Made It peaks US #1-1977.

Spandau Ballet's Chant #1 enters UK chart-1981.

Journey's Who's Crying Now enters US chart-1981.

Tight Fit's Back to the 60s enters UK chart-1981.

Pat Benatar's Fire and Ice enters US chart-1981.

Michael Jackson's Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' peaks Can #1-1983.

The Kinks' Come Dancing peaks Can top 10-1983.

Elton John's I'm Still Standing peaks Can #1-1983.

Eddy Grant's Electric Avenue peaks Can #1-1983.

Billy Idol's White Wedding peaks Can #1-1983.

Duran Duran's Is There Something I Should Know peaks Can top 5-1983.

Bruce Hornsby/Range's Valley Road peaks Can #2-1988.

Richard Marx' Hold On to the Nights peaks US #1-1988.

Morris Minor/Majors' Stutter Rap peaks Can top 20-1988.

Whitney Houston/Bobby Brown wed-1992.

Delores O'Riordan/Don Burton wed-1994.

Selena's Dreaming of You CD released posthumously-1995.

Mimi Farina dies-2001.


George Hamilton IV (1937) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member)

Elaine Spanky McFarland (1942) (vocals-Spanky/Our Gang- Mamas/Papas)

Alan Gorrie (1946) (vocals-guitar-AWB)

Bernie Leadon (1947) (guitar-banjo-Flying Burrito Brothers- Eagles)

Brian May (1947) (guitar-Queen)

Elvis Presley releases That's All Right Mama-1954.

Gloria Lynne's Watermelon Man peaks Can top 20-1965.

Lee Dorsey's Ride Your Pony peaks Can top 30-1965.

Lesley Gore's Sunshine Lollipops and Rainbows peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Beatles release Help/I'm Down US-1965.

The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction peaks Can top 5-1965.

Johnny Rivers' 7th Son peaks Can #1-1965.

The Righteous Brothers' Justine peaks Can top 40-1965.

Elvis Presley's Such an Easy Question peaks Can top 5-1965.

Brenda Holloway's Operator peaks Can top 20-1965.

Dave Davies' Death of a Clown enters UK chart-1967.

The Beatles begin recording Sexy Sadie-1968.

Hugh Masakela's Grazing In the Grass peaks US #1-1968.

Gladys Knight/Pips' Nitty Gritty enters US chart- 1969.

The Who's I'm Free enters US chart-1969.

The Winstons' Color Him Father peaks Can top 10-1969.

3 Dog Night's One peaks Can top 5-1969.

The Rolling Stones' Honky Tonk Woman enters US chart-1969.

The Isley Brothers' I Turned You On peaks Can top 20-1969.

Lou Rawls' Your Good Thing enters US chart-1969.

Charles Randolph Greane's Quentin's Theme peaks Can top 5-1969.

Crosby Stills/Nash's Marrakesh Express enters US chart-1969.

The 5th Dimension's Workin' On a Groovy Thing enters US chart-1969.

Wayne Newton awarded gold Daddy Don't You Walk so Fast-1972.

Bloodstone awarded gold Natural High-1973.

Clarence White dies days after being hit by car-1973.

Frank Zappa begins 3 nights Circle Star Theater San Francisco-1974.

Smokie's If You Think You Know How to Love Me enters UK chart-1975.

The Pointer Sisters' How Long enters US chart-1975.

Terry Jacks' Christina peaks Can top 20-1975.

Austin Roberts' Rocky enters US chart-1975.

The Stampeders' Hit the Road Jack peaks Can top 10-1975.

Lefty Frizzell dies-1975.

ZZ Top's Tush enters US chart-1975.

Orleans' Dance With Me enters US chart-1975.

Pilot's Magic peaks Can #1-1975.

America's Daisy Jane enters US chart-1975.

Wings' Listen to What the Man Said peaks US #1-1975.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' How Does It Feel to Be Back enters US chart-1980.

Sheena Easton's 9 to 5 enters UK chart-1980.

Bette Midler's Rose peaks Can #2-1980.

Elton John's Little Jeannie peaks Can #1-1980.

Robbie Dupree's Hot Rod Hearts enters US chart-1980.

Pink Floyd's Run Like Hell peaks Can top 20-1980.

Red Rider's Don't Fight It peaks Can chart-1980.

Genesis' Invisible Touch peaks US #1-1986.

Guns'n'Roses sued by former drummer Steven Adler-1991.

Depeche Mode's Walking in My Shoes peaks Can top 20-1993.

Tears for Fears' Break It Down peaks Can top 10-1993.

Bryan Adams/Bonnie Raitt record tracks for her live LP-1995.

Canadian folk singer Bob Carpenter dies-1995.

Prince receives Best Internet Single at Yahoo Internet Life Awards NYC-1999.

Dr. Dre sues Priority and Death Row labels over copyright infringement-1999.

They Might Be Giants release Long Tall Weekend CD through MP3 only-1999.


Buddy Knox (1933) (vocals-Rhythm Orchids-Rockabilly HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Jo Ann Campbell (1938) (vocals)

John Lodge (1943) (bass-vocals-Moody Blues-w.Justin Hayward)

Kim Carnes (1945) (vocals)

Carlos Santana (1947) (guitar)

Tony Thorpe (1947) (guitar-keys-drums-producer-Rubettes-KLF)

Radney Foster (1959) (vocals-w.Lloyd)

Chris Cornell (1964) (vocals-guitar-Soundgarden-Audioslave)

1st Billboard chart published//Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra's I'll Never Smile Again #1-1940.

T-Bone Walker records Mean Old World-1942.

Frankie Lymon/Teenagers' Why Do Fools Fall in Love peaks UK #1-1956.

Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue Got Married released US-1959.

Sarah Vaughn's Broken Hearted Melody enters US chart-1959.

Floyd Robinson's Makin' Love enters US chart-1959.

Darlene Love's Wait 'til My Bobby Get's Home enters US chart-1963.

Lonnie Mack's Memphis peaks US top 5-1963.

Jan/Dean's Surf City peaks US #1-1963.

The Beatles release Something New LP US//I'll Cry Instead/I'm Happy Just to Dance With You 45 and And I Love Her/If I Fell 45 US-1964.

Bob Dylan releases Like a Rolling Stone-1965.

The Lovin' Spoonful release Do You Believe in Magic-1965.

The Byrds release Younger Than Yesterday LP-1967.

Archie Bell/Drells' I Can't Stop Dancing enters US chart-1968.

The Rascals' People Got to Be Free enters US chart-1968.

The Moody Blues' Tuesday Afternoon enters US chart-1968.

Cliff Nobles' Horse peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Monkees' D.W. Washburn peaks Can #2-1968.

Ray Charles' Eleanor Rigby peaks Can chart-1968.

Jane Asher announces on TV that her engagement to Paul McCartney was off before telling him-1968.

Jerry Butler's Never Give You Up peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Cowsills' Indian Lake peaks Can top 5-1968.

Roy Hamilton dies of a stroke-1969.

Armstrong Aldrin Collins walk on moon-1970.

The Guess Who's Clap For the Wolfman enters US chart-1974.

Jimmy Buffett's Come Monday peaks Can top 30-1974.

ZZ Top's La Grange peaks Can top 40-1974.

Gladys Knight/Pips' On and On peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Hollies' Air That I Breathe peaks Can top 5-1974.

The Sex Pistols/Buzzcocks play Lesser Free Trade Hall Manchester UK-1976.

Genesis' In Too Deep peaks Can top 20-1987.

Atlantic Starr's Always peaks Can #1-1987.

Herb Alpert's Diamonds peaks Can top 20-1987.

Glenn Medeiros' Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You peaks Can #1-1987.

Billy Ray Cyrus' Achy Breaky Heart peaks Can #1-1992.

Metallica's Wherever I May Roam peaks Can top 20-1992.

2 Unlimited's Twilight Zone peaks Can top 20-1992.

Kim Thayil (Soundgarden) arrested for assault-1996.


Kay Starr (1922) (vocals-Oklahoma Music HoF inductee)

Kim Fowley (1939) (vocals-producer-DECEASED)

Mike Wilsh (1945) (bass-Four Pennies)

Cat Stevens (1948) (vocals)

Lee Aaron (1962) (vocals)

Frankie Avalon's Ginger Bread enters US chart-1958.

The Crickets' Think it Over enters US chart-1958.

The Elegants' Little Star enters US chart-1958.

Elvis Presley's Hard Headed Woman peaks US #1-1958.

The Poni-Tails' Born Too Late enters US chart-1958.

Doris Day's Everybody Loves a Lover enters US chart-1958.

The Olympics' Western Movies enters US chart-1958.

The Shadows' Apache enters UK chart-1960.

Burl Ives' Call Me Mr. In-Between enters US chart-1962.

Billy Vaughn's Swingin' Safari enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Bare's Shame on Me enters US chart-1962.

The Yardbirds' For Your Love peaks Can #1-1965.

The Beatles record bed tracks Come Together-1969.

The Carpenters' Close to You peaks US #1-1970.

The Carpenters awarded gold Rainy Days & Mondays-1971.

Carole King awarded gold It's Too Late-1971.

3 Dog Night's Shambala peaks Can top 5-1973.

Paul Simon's Kodachrome peaks Can #2-1973.

War's Gypsy Man enters US chart-1973.

Gary Glitter's I'm the Leader of the Gang enters UK chart-1973.

The Carpenters' Yesterday Once More peaks Can #1-1973.

The Guess Who's Glamour Boy peaks Can top 20-1973.

Rex Smith's You Take My Breath Away peaks Can top 5-1973.

Michael Murphey awarded gold Wildfire-1975.

ABBA's Dancing Queen enters UK chart-1976.

Robert Palmer's Bad Case of Loving You enters US chart-1979.

Journey's Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' enters US chart-1979.

Sniff'n'the Tears' Drivers Seat enters US chart-1979.

The Boomtown Rats' I Don't Like Mondays enters UK chart- 1979.

Cliff Richard's We Don't Talk Anymore enters UK chart-1979.

The Little River Band's Lonesome Loser enters US chart-1979.

Paul Young's Everytime You Go Away peaks US #1-1985.

Luba's How Many peaks Can top 20-1986.

El DeBarge's Who's Johnny reaches Can #1-1986.

Howard Jones' No One Is to Blame peaks Can top 5-1986.

Mike/Mechanics' All I Need is a Miracle peaks Can top 10- 1986.

Chalk Circle's April Fool peaks Can top 30-1986.

Peter Gabriel's Sledgehammer peaks Can #1-1986.

David Foster/Olivia Newton-John's Best of Me peaks Can top 20-1986.

Fine Young Cannibals' Suspicious Minds peaks Can top 30- 1986.

Art of Noise's Peter Gunn peaks Can top 20-1986.

Glass Tiger's Thin Red Line peaks Can top 20-1986.

Roger Waters performs The Wall Berlin GER w.Sinead O'Connor/Cyndi Lauper/Bryan Adams/Phil Collins-1990.

Oasis' US debut Wetlands NYC-1994.

Dorothy Collins dies-1994.

The Beastie Boys begin tour Key Arena Seattle WA-1998.

Eagle Eye Cherry releases Desireless CD-1998.

Madonna begins US tour Philadelphia PA-2001.

Fred Neil dies cancer-2001.

Jerry Goldsmith dies-2004.

Long John Baldry dies-2005.


Margaret Whiting (1924) (vocals-DECEASED)

Chuck Jackson (1937) (vocals)

George Clinton (1941) (vocals-Parliament-Funkadelic)

Estelle Bennett (1941) (vocals-Ronettes-DECEASED)

Bobby Sherman (1943) (vocals)

Rick Davies (1944) (keys-vocals-Supertramp)

Don Henley (1947) (vocals-drums-guitar-Eagles-Songwriters HoF inductee-Grammy winner-National Humanities Medal honouree)

Al DiMeola (1954) (guitar-Return to Forever-w.Paco de Lucia)

Emily Saliers (1963) (vocals-guitar-Indigo Girls)

Pat Badger (1967) (bass-Extreme)

Florenz Ziegfeld dies-1932.

Harry James records I Had the Craziest Dream LA-1942.

Buddy Holly records Rock Around With Ollie Vee/1st version That'll Be the Day-1956.

Debbie Reynolds' Tammy enters US chart-1957.

Frankie Lymon/Teenagers' Goody Goody enters US chart-1957.

The Beatles' Please Please Me LP released US as Introducing the... by VeeJay-1963.

Steampacket w.Long John Baldry/Rod Stewart play Marquee London UK-1965.

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's Ain't No Mountain High Enough peaks Can top 20-1967.

Bobby Vee's Come Back When You Grow Up enters US chart-1967.

Petula Clark's Don't Sleep in the Subway peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Monkees' Pleasant Valley Sunday/Words enters US chart-1967.

Aretha Franklin's Baby I Love You enters US chart-1967.

The 5th Dimension's Up Up and Away peaks Can #1-1967.

Scott McKenzie's San Francisco peaks Can #2-1967.

Janis Ian's Society's Child peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Beatles' All You Need is Love enters US chart-1967.

Vanilla Fudge perform 1st concert NY-1967.

The Beatles finish recording Good Night-1968.

Bloomfield/Kooper/Stills release Super Session LP-1968.

The Byrds release Sweetheart of the Rodeo LP-1968.

The Band record Rag Mama Rag/Night They Drove Old Dixie Down/King Harvest/Rockin' Chair/Whispering Pines/Up On Cripple Creek/Across the Great Divide/Unfaithful Servant-1969.

Aretha Franklin arrested Detroit creating a disturbance-1969.

The O'Jays' Back Stabbers enters US chart-1972.

The Who's Join Together enters US chart-1972.

Gary Glitter's Rock & Roll Part 2 enters US chart-1972.

Elton John's Rocket Man peaks Can top 10-1972.

Bobby Darin TV show premieres-1972.

The Rolling Stones play Chicago IL-1975.

Elvis Costello releases My Aim is True UK-1977.

Billy Joel's Only the Good Die Young peaks Can top 20-1978.

Seals/Crofts' You're the Love peaks Can top 10-1978.

ABBA's Take a Chance on Me peaks Can top 5-1978.

The Kinks' A Rock'n'Roll Fantasy enters US chart-1978.

Foxy's Get Off enters US chart-1978.

Eruption's I Can't Stand the Rain peaks Can top 30-1978.

Peter Brown's Dance With Me peaks Can top 10-1978.

EW&F's Got to Get You Into My Life enters US chart-1978.

Cheap Trick's Surrender enters US chart-1978.

Madonna's Angel peaks Can top 5-1985.

Harold Faltermeyer's Axel F. peaks Can #2-1985.

Billy Ocean's Suddenly peaks Can top 10-1985.

Limahl's Never Ending Story peaks Can top 10-1985.

Paul Janz' I Go to Pieces peaks Can top 30-1985.

Katrina/Waves' Walking on Sunshine peaks Can #2-1985.

Kool/Gang's Fresh peaks Can top 10-1985.

Howard Jones' Things Can Only Get Better peaks Can top 10-1985.

Gowan's Strange Animal peaks Can top 20-1985.

Duran Duran's A View to a Kill peaks Can #1-1985.

Maestro Fresh Wes' Conductin' Thangs peaks Can top 5-1991.

Luther Vandross' Power of Love peaks Can top 10-1991.

Billy Joel/Elton John play Giants Stadium E. Rutherford NJ-1994.

REM play Slane Castle Dublin IRE-1995.

Tracy Chapman's New Beginnings CD peaks Can #1-1996.

Neil Young/Crazy Horse's Broken Arrow CD enters Can chart-1996.

ST to Trainspotting CD enters Can chart-1996.

Bryan Adams' Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You peaks Can #1-1996.

Kim Stockwood's Jerk enters Can chart-1996.

The Cranberries' Free to Decide enters Can chart-1996.

Charlatans UK's Rob Collins dies car accident-1996.

Craig David's Born to Do It CD enters Can chart-2001.

Aaliyah's Aaliyah CD enters Can chart-2001.

Default's Fallout CD enters Can chart-2001.

Eugene Record (Chilites) dies-2005.


Cleveland Duncan (1935) (vocals-Penguins)

Madeline Bell (1942) (vocals-Blue Mink)

Tony Joe White (1943) (vocals-guitar)

Dino Danelli (1944) (drums-Rascals-producer)

Andy Mackay (1946) (sax-Roxy Music)

David Essex (1947) (vocals)

Ian Thomas (1950) (vocals-guitar-Tranquility Base-Boomers-Juno winner)

Marisa DeFranco (1954) (vocals-DeFranco Family)

Saul "Slash" Hudson (1965) (guitar-Guns'n'Roses-Snakepit)

Sam Watters (1970) (vocals-Color Me Badd)

Alison Krauss (1971) (vocals-mandolin-Union Station-w.Robert Plant)

Rosemary Clooney's Come on-a My House peaks US #1-1951.

Doris Day's I'll Never Stop Loving You enters US chart-1955.

Bill Haley/Comets' Razzle Dazzle enters US chart-1955.

Julius LaRosa's Domani enters US chart-1955.

The Honeycombs' Have I the Right enters UK chart-1964.

The Beatles release Help/I'm Down UK-1965.

Stevie Wonder's Blowin' In the Wind enters US chart-1966.

Percy Sledge's Warm & Tender Love enters US chart-1966.

Donovan leaves folk behind/hires Mickie Most as producer-1966.

Sandy Posey's Born a Woman enters US chart-1966.

Lee Dorsey's Working in the Coal Mine enters US chart-1966.

The Hollies' Bus Stop enters US chart-1966.

Napoleon XIV's They're Coming to Take Me Away Ha Haaa enters US chart-1966.

Georgie Fame's Get Away peaks UK #1-1966.

Jefferson Airplane/Grateful Dead play to 50k Nathan Phillips Square Toronto ON-1967.

The Doors play Eagles Aud Seattle-1967.

The Beatles begin recording The End-1969.

The Raiders' Indian Reservation peaks US#1-1971.

Fred Wesley/JBs awarded gold Doin' It to Death-1973.

War awarded gold Why Can't We Be Friends-1975.

Foreigner's Cold As Ice enters US chart-1977.

Shaun Cassidy's That's Rock'n'Roll enters US chart//Da Doo Ron Ron peaks Can #1-1977.

Carly Simon's Nobody Does it Better enters US chart-1977.

Led Zeppelin/Judas Priest begin US tour Oakland CA-1977.

Heatwave's Boogie Nights enters US chart-1977.

The BeeGees' Edge of the Universe enters US chart-1977.

Barry Manilow's Looks Like We Made It peaks US #1/Can top 10-1977.

Keith Godchaux (Grateful Dead) dies car accident-1980.

Air Supply's The One That You Love peaks US #1-1981.

Red Rider's Young Thing Wild Dreams peaks Can top 40-1983.

Gloria Branigan's Self Control peaks Can #1-1984.

Chris DeBurgh's High on Emotion peaks Can top 30-1984.

The Scorpions' Rock You Like a Hurricane peaks Can top 40- 1984.

Richard Marx' Hold On to the Night peaks US #1-1988.

Taylor Dayne's I'll Be Your Shelter peaks Can top 5-1990.

Nirvana previes songs from In Utero Roseland/Kurt Cobain Ods hotel NYC-1993.

Rob Collins of Charlatans UK dies car accident-1996.


Heinz Burt (1942) (vocals-bass-Tornadoes-DECEASED)

Jerry Donahue (1946) (guitar-vocals-Fotheringay-Fairport Convention)

Chris Townson (1947) (drums-John's Children-Jet-Radio Stars-DECEASED)

Pam Tillis (1957) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-Grammy winner)

Artie Shaw records Begin the Beguine/Indian Love Call/Back Bay Shuffle NYC-1938.

Johnny Mercer's On the Atchison Topeka & the Santa Fe peaks US #1-1945.

The Coasters record Idol With the Golden Head Chess Studios Chicago IL-1957.

Frankie Vaughan's Heart of a Man enters UK chart-1959.

Gary US Bonds' School is Out enters US chart-1961.

Ann-Margret's I Don't Understand enters US chart-1961.

Fats Domino's Let the 4 Winds Blow enters US chart-1961.

Timi Yuro's Hurt enters US chart-1961.

Adam Wade's As If I Didn't Know enters US chart-1961.

Ray Charles records Busted NYC-1963.

The Rolling Stones concert Empress Ballroom Blackpool turns into riot/band runs for lives-1964.

The Beach Boys' California Girls enters US chart-1965.

The Beau Brummels' You Tell Me Why enters US chart-1965.

We 5's You Were On My Mind enters US chart-1965.

The Animals' We've Gotta Get Outta This Place enter UK chart-1965.

The Temptations' Since I Lost My Baby enters US chart-1965.

The Byrds' Mr Tambourine Man peaks UK #1-1965.

The Lovin' Spoonful play Night Owl NYC with Bob Dylan/Phil Spector/The Byrds in audience-1965.

Bob Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone enters US chart-1965.

The Cavern Club Liverpool re-opens post bankruptcy/PM Wilson attends-1966.

The Jefferson Airplane's Surrealistic Pillow certified gold-1967.

The Beatles release All You Need Is Love/Baby You're a Rich Man US-1967.

Diana Ross takes top billing in Supremes with release of Reflections-1967.

Elvis Presley's Double Trouble film premieres-1967.

The Beach Boys' Do It Again enters UK chart-1968.

Paul McCartney demos Come & Get It/The Beatles record Sun King/Mean Mr. Mustard Abbey Road London UK-1969.

The Jackson 5 release Love You Save UK-1970.

Graham Nash records Simple Man San Francisco-1970.

3 Dog Night release Mama Told Me UK-1970.

Eighth Day's She's Not Just Another Woman peaks Can top 10-1971.

James Brown begins 3-night stand Apollo NYC-1971.

Al Green's Tired of Being Alone enters US chart-1971.

Gordon Lightfoot's Talking In Your Sleep peaks Can top 20-1971.

T.Rex's Get it On (Bang a Gong) peaks UK #1-1971.

Mac/Katie Kissoon's Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep enters US chart-1971.

The James Gang's Walk Away peaks Can top 30-1971.

Chase's Get it On peaks Can top 30-1971.

The 5 Man Electrical Band's Signs peaks Can top 5-1971.

The Rolling Stones play MSG NYC-1972.

Elton John awarded gold Honky Chateau LP-1972.

Love Unlimited awarded gold Walkin' In the Rain With the One I Love-1972.

Bobby Ramirez White Trash drummer dies bar fight Chicago-1972.

Jim Croce awarded gold Bad Bad Leroy Brown-1973.

3 Dog Night awarded gold Shambala-1973.

David Dundas' Jeans On enters UK chart-1976.

Elton John/Kiki Dee's Don't Go Breaking my Heart peaks UK chart-1976.

The Manhattans' Kiss and Say Goodbye peaks US #1-1976.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' She's Gone re-enters US chart-1976.

Jefferson Starship's With Your Love enters US chart-1976.

Eric Carmen's Never Gonna Fall in Love Again peaks Can #1-1976.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band film premieres-1978.

Steve Miller's Abracadabra peaks Can #1-1982.

John Cougar's Hurts So Good peaks Can top 5-1982.

Asia's Only Time Will Tell enters US chart-1982.

Van Halen's Dancing in the Street peaks Can top 20-1982.

Survivor's Eye of the Tiger peaks US #1-1982.

Michael Murphey's What's Forever For enters US chart-1982.

Jermaine Jackson's Let Me Tickle Your Fancy enters US chart-1982.

John Cougar's Jack & Diane enters US chart-1982.

La Bamba film premieres-1987.

Aerosmith/Guns'n'Roses play Starplex Arena Dallas TX-1988.

Steve Winwood's Roll With It peaks US #1-1988.

Tom Petty's I Won't Back Down peaks Can top 20-1989.

Richard Marx' Satisfied peaks Can top 10-1989.

UB40's Can't Help Falling in Love peaks US #1-1993.

Frank Sinatra's 80th Birthday Tribute begins 3-night run w.Linda Ronstadt/Michael Feinstein/Joe Williams/Margaret Whiting Carnegie Hall NYC NY-1995.

Nelson Mandela 80th Birthday Concert w.Stevie Wonder/LL Cool J/Dru Hill/Chaka Khan/James Ingram/others Johannesburg/Durban RSA-1998.

Aerosmith postpone US tour following burn accident Joey Kramer-1998.


Walter Brennan (1894) (vocals-DECEASED)

Johnny Hodges (1906) (sax-Duke Ellington-DECEASED)

Jim McCarty (1943) (drums-Yardbirds-Renaissance)

Tom Dawes (1944) (vocals-Cyrkle-producer-DECEASED)

Steve Goodman (1948) (vocals-guitar-Grammy Award winner-DECEASED)

Mark Clarke (1950) (bass-Colosseum-Uriah Heep-Rainbow)

Bing Crosby/Andrews Sisters record Don't Fence Me In LA-1944.

Mike Stoller survives Andrea Doria sinking-1956.

Ferrante/Teicher's Theme From the Apartment enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Burnette's Dreamin' enters US chart-1960.

Elvis Presley's Kid Galahad premieres-1962.

The Beach Boys' I Get Around enters UK chart-1964.

Jerry Wallace's In the Misty Moonlight enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles' And I Love Her/If I Fell enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' It's All Over Now enters US chart-1964.

Elvis Presley's Such a Night enters US chart-1964.

Billy J. Kramer's I'll Keep You Satisfied enters US chart-1964.

Lesley Gore's Maybe I Know enters US chart-1964.

Bruce/Terry's Summer Means Fun enters US chart-1964.

Bob Dylan plays Newport backed by Al Kooper/Butterfield Blues Band-1965.

The Young Rascals' You Better Run peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Vogues' Land of Milk & Honey peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Rolling Stones play Hollywood Bowl w.McCoys/Standells/Tradewinds/Buffalo Springfield Los Angeles CA-1966.

B.J. Thomas' Billy & Sue peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Temptations' Ain't Too Proud to Beg peaks Can top 40-1966.

Tommy James/Shondells' Hanky Panky peaks Can #1-1966.

The Syndicate of Sound's Little Girl peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Staccatos' C'mon Everybody peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Association's Along Comes Mary peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Dave Clark 5's Please Tell Me Why peaks Can top 5-1966.

Big Brother/Holding Company's Cheap Thrills LP released-1968.

George Harrison demoes While My Guitar Gently Weeps-1968.

The Beatles record Polythene Pam/She Came in Through the Bathroom Window Abbey Road London UK-1969.

CSNY 1st gig Fillmore East-1969.

3 Dog Night's Mama Told Me Not to Come peaks Can #2-1970.

Dawn's Candida enters US chart-1970.

B.B. King's Hummingbird enters US chart-1970.

Miguel Rios' Song of Joy peaks Can #1-1970.

The Spinners' It's a Shame enters US chart-1970.

Bob Dylan's Wigwam enters US chart-1970.

John Phillips' Mississippi peaks Can top 20-1970.

Pepper Tree's Mr. Pride peaks Can top 20-1970.

Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi enters US chart-1970.

Chicago's 25 or 6 to 4 enters US chart-1970.

ELO's Hold On Tight enters US chart-1981.

Duran Duran's Girls on Film enters UK chart-1981.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Hooked On Classics enters UK chart-1981.

Shakin' Stevens' Green Door enters UK chart-1981.

Stevie Nicks/Tom Petty's Stop Draggin' My Heart Around enters US chart-1981.

Eddie Rabbitt's Step By Step enters US chart-1981.

Sheena Easton's For Your Eyes Only enters US chart-1981.

The Beach Boys' Medley enters US chart-1981.

New Edition's Candy Girl peaks Can top 20-1983.

The Tubes' She's a Beauty peaks Can top 20-1983.

Robert Plant's Tall Cool One peaks Can top 20-1988.

John Mellencamp's Rooty Toot Toot peaks Can top 20-1988.

The Jets' Make it Real peaks Can top 10-1988.

Nina Simone charged with firing weapon at teens/gets probation and counselling-1995.

Charlie Rich dies-1995.

John Berry sings 48-person wedding ceremony Cincinnatto OH-1997.

Tal Farlow dies cancer-1998.

Red Hot Chili Peppers' set interrupted by fire Woodstock'99-1999.

Pat DiNizio announces candidacy US Senate-2000.

Myron Floren dies-2005.


Dobie Gray (1940) (vocals-DECEASED)

Sir Mick Jagger (1943) (vocals-Rolling Stones-Ivor Novello Award winner-KBE-Songwriters HoF inductee)

Roger Taylor (1949) (drums-Queen-Ivor Novello Award winner)

Gary Cherone (1961) (vocals-Extreme-Van Halen)

Perry Como's Some Enchanted Evening peaks US #1-1949.

Petula Clark's With All My Heart enters U/K chart-1957.

Newport Folk Festival features Bob Dylan/PP&Mary/Tom Paxton/Phil Ochs/Joan Baez/Ramblin' Jack Elliott/Pete Seeger others-1963.

The Bachelors' Marie peaks Can top 20-1965.

Terry Black's Little Liar peaks Can top 10-1965.

The DC5's I Like It Like That peaks Can top 5-1965.

Fred Hughes' Oo Wee Baby peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Impressions' Meeting Over Yonder peaks Can top 20-1965.

Wayne Fontana/Mindbenders' It's Just a Little Bit Too Late peaks Can top 10-1965.

Jackie DeShannon's What the World Needs Now peaks Can #1-1965.

The Rolling Stones play SF-1966.

Tom Jones' I'll Never Fall in Love Again enters UK chart-1967.

John Lennon/Paul McCartney complete writing Hey Jude-1968.

Aretha Franklin releases House That Jack Built/I Say a Little Prayer-1968.

The Archies' Sugar Sugar enters US chart-1969.

John Lennon's Give Peace a Chance enters US chart-1969.

The Dells' I Can Sing a Rainbow/Love is Blue medley peaks Can top 10-1969.

Tom Jones' I'll Never Fall in Love Again enters US chart-1969.

Joe Jeffrey's My Pledge of Love peaks Can top 10-1969.

Tommy James/Shondells' Crystal Blue Persuasion peaks Can #1-1969.

Elvis Presley returns to stage after 8 years Las Vegas NV-1969.

Johnny Cash's Boy Named Sue enters US chart-1969.

The Doors' Tell All the People peaks Can top 40-1969.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Alone Again peaks US #1-1972.

The Rolling Stones end US tour MSG NYC-1972.

John Denver awarded gold Annie's Song-1974.

Olivia Newton-John awarded gold If You Love Me Let Me Know-1974.

The Rolling Stones release It's Only Rock'n'Roll LP-1974.

Murray McLauchlan's Down By the Henry Moore peaks Can top 20-1975.

Van McCoy's Hustle peaks US/Can #1-1975.

10cc's I'm Not in Love peaks US #2-1975.

Tavares' It Only Takes a Minute enters US chart-1975.

The Stylistics' Can't Give You Anything enters UK chart-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's It Doesn't Matter Anymore enters US chart-1975.

Ray Stevens' Misty peaks Can top 20-1975.

April Wine's Oowatanite peaks Can top 30-1975.

Paul Anka/Odia Coates' There's Nothing Stronger Than Our Love enters US chart-1975.

The Rolling Stones play Bloomington IN-1975.

Doug/Slugs' Too Bad peaks Can top 20-1980.

Billy Joel's It's Still Rock'n'Roll to Me peaks US/Can #1-1980.

The Pointer Sisters' He's So Shy enters US chart-1980.

The Powder Blues Band's Doin' it Right peaks Can top 40-1980.

Bob Seger's You'll Accomp'ny Me enters US chart-1980.

Pat Benatar's You Better Run enters US chart-1980.

ELO's I'm Alive peaks Can top 10-1980.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds' Tuff Enuff peaks Can chart-1986.

Brent Mydland (Grateful Dead) dies OD-1990.

Mary Wells dies cancer-1992.

The West End Girls' R U Sexin' Me peaks Can top 20-1993.

Naughty By Nature's It's On peaks Can top 20-1993.

Johnny Gill's Floor peaks Can top 10-1993.

AC/DC's Big Gun peaks Can top 5-1993.

LL Cool J's Pink Cookies peaks Can top 20-1993.

Banned in the UK's Truth peaks Can top 20-1993.

Prince begins world tour Detroit MI-1997.

Uncle John Turner dies-2007.


Henry "Homer" Haynes (1920) (vocals-w.Jethro-Country Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Harvey Fuqua (1929) (vocals-Moonglows-Motown exec)

Nick Reynolds (1933) (vocals-Kingston Trio-DECEASED)

Chuck Jackson (1937) (vocals)

Bobbie Gentry (1944) (vocals-guitar-Grammy winner)

Al Ramsey (1946) (bass-Gary Lewis/Playboys-DECEASED)

Andy McMaster (1947) (Motors)

Maureen McGovern (1949) (vocals)

Michael Vaughn (1950) (guitar-vocals-Paper Lace)

Suzi Carr (1953) (vocals-Will to Power)

Conway Savage (1960) (bass-Bad Seeds)

Karl Mueller (1963) (bass-Soul Asylum)

Rex Brown (1964) (bass-Pantera)

Juliana Hatfield (1967) (vocals)

Billboard Magazine begins publishing best seller charts (1940)

Peggy Lee/Benny Goodman record Why Don't You Do Right NYC-1942.

Chuck Berry's Maybellene enters r'n'b charts-1955.

Fats Domino's I Want to Walk You Home/I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Someday enters US chart-1959.

Santo & Johnny's Sleep Walk enters US chart-1959.

The Browns' 3 Bells enters US chart-1959./

Shirley Bassey's Reach For the Stars/Climb Ev'ry Mountain enters UK chart-1961.

The Tokens record Thr Lion Sleeps Tonight-1961.

Neil Young & the Squires hold 1st recording session-1963.

Al Martino's Painted Tainted Rose enters US chart-1963.

Sam Cooke's Frankie & Johnny enters US chart-1963.

Trini Lopez' If I Had a Hammer enters US chart-1963.

Freddie Scott's Hey Girl enters US chart-1963.

The Rolling Stones appear guest panelists on Juke Box Jury-1964.

British government 1st reading Marine Broadcasting Offences Act to curtail pirate radio-1967.

Jimi Hendrix leaves Monkees tour-1967.

Sly/Family Stone's Life/M'Lady enters US chart-1968.

Billy Vera's With Pen in Hand peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Never Going Back enters US chart-1968.

Peggy Scott/Jo Jo Benson's Lover's Holiday peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Rolling Stones' Jumpin' Jack Flash peaks Can top 5-1968.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Don't Take It So Hard peaks Can top 20-1968.

The 1910 Fruitgum Co.'s 123 Red Light enters US chart-1968.

Wilson Pickett's I'm a Midnight Mover peaks Can top 30-1968.

Hugh Masakela's Grazing in the Grass peaks Can top 10-1968.

Manfred Mann's My Name is Jack peaks Can top 30-1968.

The Mandala's Loveitis peaks Can chart-1968.

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's You're All I Need to Get By enters US chart-1968.

The 5th Dimension's Stoned Soul Picnic peaks Can top 5-1968.

The Beach Boys' Do It Again enters US chart-1968.

Donovan's Hurdy Gurdy Man peaks Can top 5-1968.

Jose Feliciano's Light My Fire enters US chart-1968.

Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Blues peaks Can top 20-1968.

Bee Gee Robin Gibb collapses on eve of tour-1968.

Sly & the Family Stone no show Chicago concert causing riot-1970.

The Band record When I Paint My Masterpiece/Moon Struck One/Life Is a Carnival/River Hymn-1971.

Neil Diamond awarded gold Song Sung Blue-1972.

Bobby Darin TV show debuts NBC-1972.

Dinah Shore's TV show Dinah's Place cancelled-1974.

John Denver's Annie's Song peaks US #1-1974.

Wings' Band on the Run LP peaks UK #1-1974.

The Bay City Rollers' Summerlove Sensation enters UK chart-1974.

George McCrae's Rock Your Baby peaks Can #1-1974.

Joni Mitchell's Free Man in Paris enters US chart-1974.

The Righteous Brothers' Rock'n'Roll Heaven peaks Can top 5-1974.

Dionne Warwick/Spinners' Then Came You enters US chart-1974.

ABBA's Waterloo peaks Can top 10-1974.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Sweet Home Alabama enters US chart-1974.

Otis "Lightnin' Slim" Hicks dies-1974.

Bo Donaldson/Heywoods' Who Do You Think You Are enters US chart-1974.

Mac Davis' One Hell of a Woman peaks Can top 20-1974.

Jim Croce's Workin' at the Car Wash Blues peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Doobie Brothers' Eyes of Silver enters US chart-1974.

Bob Seger's Get Out of Denver enters US chart-1974.

The Stylistics' Let's Put it All Together enters US chart-1974.

David Bowie's Rebel Rebel peaks Can top 30-1974.

The Rolling Stones play Detroit MI-1975.

John Lennon receives green card-1976.

Prince's Purple Rain film premieres-1984.

Madonna's Into the Groove enters UK chart-1985.

Paul Young's Every Time You Go Away peaks US #1-1985.

Eurythmics' There Must Be an Angel peaks UK #1-1985.

Bandleader Leroy Holmes dies-1986.

Queen becomes 1st western rock act to play Budapest HUN-1986.

U2 shoot Where the Streets Have No Name video on streets of LA-1987.

The Nylons' Kiss Him Goodbye peaks Can top 20-1987.

Dan Hill's Can't We Try peaks Can top 20-1987.

Jennifer Rush/Elton John's Flames of Paradise peaks Can top 20-1987.

Motley Crue's Girls Girls Girls peaks Can top 20-1987.

Bobby Day dies-1990.

Jesus Jones' Right Here Right Now peaks US top five-1991.

Bryan Adams' Everything I Do I Do it For You peaks US #1-1991.

Natalie Cole's Unforgettable LP peaks US #1-1991.

Sting/Eric Clapton's It's Probably Me peaks Can top 20-1992.

Kim Mitchell's America peaks Can top 40-1992.

George Michael's Too Funky peaks Can top 5-1992.

The Cure's Friday I'm In Love peaks Can top 20-1992.

Leann Rimes' Blue CD enters US chart-1996.

The Spice Girls' Wannabe peaks UK #1-1996.

Toni Braxton's You're Makin' Me High/Let it Flow peaks US #1-1996.

Alanis Morissette's You Learn/You Oughta Know enters US chart-1996.

Garage's Stupid Girl enters US chart-1996.

Harry Sweets Edison dies prostate cancer-1999.

Leon Wilkeson dies liver/lung duisease-2001.

Harold Land dies-2001.

Bob Hope dies pneumonia-2003.


George Cummings (1938) (guitar-steel-Dr. Hook)

Rick Wright (1943) (keys-Pink Floyd-DECEASED)

Michael Bloomfield (1944) (guitar-Paul Butterfield-Super Session-Electric Flag-DECEASED)

Peter Doyle (1949) (vocals-New Seekers-DECEASED)

Steve Peregrine Took (1949) (percussion-T.Rex-DECEASED)

Steve Morse (1954) (guitar-Dixie Dregs-Kansas-Deep Purple)

Sanford Clark's The Fool enters US chart-1956.

Elvis Presley's I Want You I Need You I Love You peaks US #1-1956.

Perry Como's Somebody Up There Likes Me enters US chart-1956.

Fats Domino's When My Dreamboat Comes Home enters US chart-1956.

Jerry Lee Lewis TV debut Steve Allen Show-1957.

The Diamonds' Kathy-O enters US chart-1958.

Connie Francis' Stupid Cupid enters US chart-1958.

Roy Orbison's Only the Lonely enters UK chart-1960.

Tommy Roe's Sheila enters US chart-1962.

Marty Robbins' Devil Woman enters US chart-1962.

Bent Fabric's Alley Cat enters US chart-1962.

Connie Francis' Vacation enters US chart-1962.

Ray Charles' You Don't Know Me enters US chart-1962.

Nina Simone begins dates Annie's Room London UK-1965.

Buffalo Springfield release Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing 1st single-1966.

George Martin records orchestra for White Album-1968.

Premiere of Ned Kelly with Mick Jagger Melbourne Australia-1970.

Donny Osmond awarded gold Hey Girl-1972.

Bloodstone's Natural High peaks Can top 20-1973.

B.W. Stevenson's My Maria enters US chart-1973.

Gary Glitter's I'm the Leader of the Gang peaks UK #1-1973.

Barry Blue's On a Saturday Night enters UK chart-1973.

Joe Simon's Theme from Cleopatra Jones enters US chart-1973.

Grand Funk's We're An American Band enters US charts-1973.

The Spinners' One of a Kind Love Affair peaks Can top 20-1973.

Jim Croce's Bad Bad Leroy Brown peaks Can #1-1973.

Watkins Glen Festival held with Allman Bros/Grateful Dead/The Band-1973.

The Animation complete 140 hours of consecutive playing in Liverpool setting world record-1974.

Peter Frampton's I Can't Stand It No More peaks Can top 20-1979.

Gerry Rafferty's Days Gone Down peaks Can top 20-1979.

Poco's Heart of the Night peaks Can top 20-1979.

Anne Murray's Shadows in the Moonlight peaks Can top 10-1979.

Nick Lowe's Cruel to Be Kind enters US chart-1979.

Herb Alpert's Rise enters US chart-1979.

Journey/Ted Nugent/Thin Lizzy play Stadium Cleveland OH-1979.

Long John Baldry's You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' peaks Can chart-1979.

Flash & the Pan's Hey, St. Peter enters US chart-1979.

Michael Jackson's Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough enters US chart-1979.

Anita Ward's Ring My Bell peaks Can #1-1979.

B.A. Robertson's Bang Bang enters UK chart-1979.

EW&F/Emotions' Boogie Wonderland peaks Can top 20-1979.

Dire Straits' Lady Writer enters US chart-1979.

Hazell Dean's Whatever I Do enters UK chart-1984.

Patti Labelle/Michael McDonald's On My Own peaks Can #1-1986.

The Jets' Crush on You peaks Can top 10-1986.

The Moody Blues' Your Wildest Dreams peaks Can top 40-1986.

Bob Seger's Like a Rock peaks Can top 40-1986.

Genesis' Invisible Touch peaks Can top 5-1986.

Prince plays Wembley Arena London-1988.

Patti LaBelle walks out on show Warwick RI over food rider-1992.

Songwriter Eddie Hinton dies-1995.

Toad the Wet Sprocket disband-1998.

Simon "Malahthini" Nkabinde dies-1999.

Aaron Bell (Duke Ellington bassist) dies-2003.


Charlie Christian (1916) (guitar-Benny Goodman-Oklahoma Music HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Neal Doughty (1946) (keys-REO Speedwagon)

Geddy Lee (1953) (vocals-bass-keys-Rush-Officer Order of Canada-R&R HoF inductee)

Martina McBride (1966) (vocals)

Owen Bradley's White Silver Sands enters US chart-1957.

The Isley Brothers record Shout-1959.

Jonathan King's Everyone's Gone to the Moon enters UK chart-1965.

The Beatles' film Help premieres London Pavilion before Princess Margaret/title track enters UK chart-1965.

The Supremes open at the Copa NYC-1965.

Bob Dylan records Tombstone Blues-1965.

Bob Dylan seriously injured motorbike crash Woodstock-1966.

Mothers of Invention play LA Free Press Masked Ball Danish Center LA-1966.

Ray Charles' Here We Go Again peaks Can top 20-1967.

The 4 Seasons' C'mon Marianne peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Beatles' Baby You're a Rich Man enters US chart-1967.

The American Breed's Step Out of Your Mind peaks Can top 40-1967.

The Temptations' You're My Everything enters US chart-1967.

The Doors' Light My Fire peaks Can #2-1967.

Simon & Garfunkel's Fakin' It enters US chart-1967.

Jefferson Airplane's White Rabbit peaks Can #1-1967.

The Beatles record Hey Jude Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Uriah Heep's Easy Living enters US chart-1972.

The Stampeders' Wild Eyes peaks Can #2-1972.

The Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose's Too Late to Turn Back peaks Can #1-1972.

A Foot in Coldwater's Make Me Do Anything You Want peaks Can top 40-1972.

Rick Nelson's Garden Party enters US chart-1972.

Donny Osmond's Too Young peaks Can top 10-1972.

Anne Murray's Robbie's Song For Jesus peaks Can top 20-1972.

Gordon Lightfoot's Beautiful peaks Can top 20-1972.

Bread's Guitar Man enters US chart-1972.

The BeeGees' Run to Me enters US chart-1972.

Arlo Guthrie's City of New Orleans enters US chart-1972.

Bill Withers' Lean On Me peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Eagles' Take it Easy peaks Can top 10-1972.

Cass Elliott dies stroke-1974.

Michael Johnson's Bluer Than Blue peaks Can top 10-1978.

Genesis' Follow You Follow Me peaks Can top 30-1978.

Bob Seger's Still the Same peaks Can top 5-1978.

Barbra Streisand's Love Theme From The Eyes of Laura Mars enters US chart-1978.

Kenny Loggins/Stevie Nicks' Whenever I Call You Friend enters US chart- 1978.

The Little River Band's Reminiscing enters US chart-1978.

Eric Clapton's Wonderful Tonight peaks Can top 20-1978.

Crystal Gayle's Talking In Your Sleep enters US chart-1978.

David Bowie opens in Elephant Man Denver CO-1980.

Dire Straits' Walk of Life peaks Can top 10-1985.

The Mary Jane Girls' In My House peaks Can top 10-1985.

Paul Hardcastle's 19 peaks Can #2-1985.

The 4 Tops have annual day in their honour decreed by Governor MI-1987.

Londonbeat's Better Love peaks Can top 20-1991.

Bryan Adams' Everything I Do peaks Can #1-1991.

Nas' It Was Written CD enters Can chart-1996.

Alanis Morisette's You Learn peaks Can #1-1996.

Matchbox 20 begin 1st headlining tour Lakefront Arena New Orleans LA-1998.

Anita Carter dies-1999.


Christine McGuire (1926) (vocals-McGuire Sisters-Vocal Group HoF inductee-Hit Parade HoF inductee)

Buddy Guy (1936) (vocals-guitar)

Edd Byrnes (1933) (vocals)

Paul Anka (1941) (vocals)

Joe Mendelson (1944) (vodals-guitar-Mainline-Mendelson Joe)

David Sanborn (1945) (sax)

Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond (1946) (bass-Jethro Tull)

Rat Scabies (1955) (drums-The Damned)

Delta Burke (1956) (vocals)

Kate Bush (1958) (vocals)

Neal McCoy (1958) (vocals)

Ron Block (1964) (banjo-Union Station)

Sean Moore (1968) (drums-Manic Street Preachers)

Sean Hargreaves (1971) (drums-Third Eye Blind)

The Marseillaise first sung in Paris-1792.

Frank Sinatra/Tommy Dorsey record There Are Such Things-1942.

Elivs Presley performs first pro show opening for Slim Whitman Overton Park Memphis TN-1954.

Hank Ballard/Midnighters record Annie Had a Baby-1954.

The Hilltoppers' Kentuckian Song enters US chart-1955.

Teresa Brewer's Banjo's Back in Town enters US chart-1955.

Brenda Lee's 1st session at age 11/records Jambalaya/Bigelow 6-500-1956.

The Platters' My Prayer peaks US #1-1956.

The Beatles record Please Mr. Postman/It Won't Be Long/Roll Over Beethoven/All My Loving-1963.

The Rolling Stones release Out of Our Heads LP US-1965.

Donovan's Sunshine Superman enters US chart-1966.

Chris Farlowe's Out of Time peaks UK #1-1966.

The Troggs' Wild Thing peaks UK/US #1-1966.

Crispian St. Peters' Pied Piper peaks US top 5-1966.

The Mamas/Papas' I Saw Her Again peaks US top 5-1966.

Jr. Walker/All Stars' How Sweet It Is enters US chart-1966.

The Surfaris' Wipe Out enters US chart 2nd time-1966.

The Sandpipers' Guantanamera enters US chart-1966.

Wilson Pickett's Land of 1000 Dances enters US chart-1966.

Love's 7+7 Is enters US chart-1966.

Gary Lewis' My Heart's Symphony enters US chart-1966.

The Beach Boys' Wouldn't It Be Nice enters US chart-1966.

James Brown's Money Won't Change You enters US chart-1966.

Petula Clark's I Couldn't Live Without Your Love enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles' Yesterday & Today LP peaks US #1-1966.

The Beatles close Apple Boutique London UK-1968.

Jane Birkin/Serge Gainsbourg's Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus enters UK chart- 1969.

Barbra Streisand opens for Liberace International Hotel Las Vegas NV-1969.

The Rolling Stones fire Allen Klein-1970.

George Harrison releases Concert for Bangla Desh LP-1971.

The Dells awarded gold Give Your Baby a Standing Ovation-1973.

Folklorist Benjamin Botkin dies-1975.

The Eagles' One Of These Nights peaks US #1-1975.

Kate Smith makes last public appearance singing God Bless America on TV-1976.

KC/Sunshine Band's Keep it Comin' Love enters US chart-1977.

Rod Stewart's Killing of Georgie peaks Can top 40-1977.

Barbra Streisand's My Heart Belongs to Me peaks US top 5-1977.

Peter McCann's Do You Wanna Make Love peaks Can top 20-1977.

ABBA's Knowing Me Knowing You peaks Can top 5-1977.

Andy Gibb's I Just Want to Be Your Everything peaks US #1-1977.

Peter Frampton's I'm in You peaks Can #1/US #2-1977.

George Benson's Greatest Love of All enters US chart-1977.

England Dan/John Ford Coley's It's Sad to Belong peaks Can top 10-1977.

Glen Goins (Parliament/Funkadelic) dies-1978.

Elton John's I'm Still Standing enters UK chart-1983.

Wham's Club Tropicana enters UK chart-1983.

The Fixx' Saved By Zero peaks Can chart-1983.

Stephen Stills releases Right By You LP-1984.

Night Ranger's Sister Christian peaks Can #1-1984.

Z Z Top's Legs peaks Can top 10-1984.

The Thompson Twins' Doctor Doctor peaks Can top 20-1984.

Bruce Cockburn's Lovers in a Dangerous Time peaks Can top 30-1984.

Tears for Fears' Shout peaks US #1-1985.

Def Leppard release Hysteria LP-1987.

Blvd's Far From Over peaks Can top 30-1988.

Steve Winwood's Roll With It peaks US #1-1988.

Jamiroquai's Deeper Underground peaks UK #1-1988.

After 7's Ready or Not peaks Can top 20-1990.

Louie Louie's Sittin' In the Lap of Luxury peaks Can top 20-1990.

Snap's The Power peaks Can #2-1990.

The London Quireboys' 7 O'Clock peaks Can top 10-1990.

The Northern Pikes' She Ain't Pretty peaks Can top 5-1990.

Guns'n'Roses play Great Western Forum LA CA-1991.

Midnight Oil/Tragically Hip/Hothouse Flowers/Crash Vegas/Daniel Lanois record Land benefit single for environment-1993.

Manic Street Preachers perform as trio when Richey Edwards enters rehab-1994.

Nine fans die during Pearl Jam set Roskilde DEN-2000.

Record producer/Sun Records founder Sam Phillips dies respiratory failure-2003.


Kenny Burrell (1931) (guitar)

Gary Lewis (1946) (drums-vocals-Playboys)

Bill Berry (1958) (drums-R.E.M.-Hindu Love Gods)

Franz Liszt dies-1886.

Harry James records I've Heard That Song Before LA-1942.

Dick/Deedees's Mountain's High enters US chart-1961.

The Jarmels' Little Bit of Soap enters US chart-1961.

Freddy Cannon's Transistor Sister enters US chart-1961.

The Dreamlovers' When We Get Married enters US chart-1961.

Ike/Tina Turner's It's Gonna Work Out Fine enters US chart-1961.

Ben E. King's Amor enters US chart-1961.

The Rolling Stones' Belfast show stopped after 12 minutes due to rioting-1964.

Jim Reeves dies plane crash-1964.

The Yardbirds' Heart Full of Soul enters US chart-1965.

The 4 Tops' It's the Same Old Song enters US chart-1965.

The Supremes' Nothing But Heartaches enters US chart-1965.

Ramsey Lewis' The In Crowd enters US chart-1965.

Cream's 1st gig National Jazz/Blues Fest Windsor UK-1966.

The Beatles record Hey Jude Abbey Road London UK-1968.

The Tams' Hey Girl Don't Bother Me enters UK chart-1972.

Aretha Franklin's Spanish Harlem enters US charts-1971.

The Rolling Stones' Wild Horses peaks Can top 20-1971.

BS&T's Go Down Gambling enters US chart-1971.

Diana Ross' I'm Still Waiting enters UK chart-1971.

Paul Stookey's Wedding Song enters US chart-1971.

The Rolling Stones concert film Gimme Shelter premieres at Rialto London UK-1971.

The Poppy Family's Where Evil Grows/I Was Wondering peaks Can top 10/ enters US chart-1971.

Lee Michaels' Do You Know What I Mean enters US chart-1971.

Jean Knight's Mr. Big Stuff peaks Can top 10-1971.

James Taylor's You've Got a Friend peaks US #1-1971.

Hamilton Joe Frank/Reynolds' Don't Pull Your Love On Me peaks Can #1-1971.

Dave/Ansil Collins' Double Barrel peaks Can chart-1971.

Chicago awarded gold V LP-1972.

Cyndi Greco's Making Our Dreams Come True peaks Can top 20-1976.

The Starland Vocal Band's Afternoon Delight peaks Can #1-1976.

Orleans' Still the One enters US chart-1976.

Queen's You're My Best Friend peaks Can #2-1976.

Steve Miller's Take the Money and Run peaks Can top 10-1976.

The Beach Boys' Rock and Roll Music peaks Can top 20-1976.

John Travolta's Let Her In enters US chart-1976.

Gary Wright's Love is Alive peaks Can top 10-1976.

The BeeGees' You Should Be Dancing enters UK chart-1976.

Blue Oyster Cult's Don't Fear the Reaper enters US chart-1976.

The Rolling Stones' Miss You peaks US #1-1978.

Enoch Light dies-1978.

Debbie Harry's Koo Koo album released-1981.

Survivor's Eye of the Tiger peaks Can #1/enters UK chart-1982.

.38 Special's Caught Up In You peaks Can top 10-1982.

Joan Jett's Do You Wanna Touch Me enters US chart-1982.

Men at Work's Who Can It Be Now peaks Can top 10-1982.

Jackson Browne's Somebody's Baby enters US chart-1982.

America's You Can Do Magic enters US chart-1982.

The Rolling Stones' Going to a Go Go peaks Can top 5-1982.

Teddy Wilson dies-1986.

Jeff Healey's Angel Eyes peaks Can top 10-1989.

Donna Summer's This Time I Know It's Real peaks Can top 5-1989.

Cyndi Lauper's I Drove All Night peaks Can top 20-1989.

Fine Young Cannibals' Good Thing peaks Can top 5-1989.

Selena's Dreaming of You CD debuts #1 US chart-1995.

The Beastie Boys begin In the Round tour Key Arena Seattle WA-1998.

Christina Aguilera begins 1st US headline tour Bonner Springs KS-2000.

Tito Puente dies-2000.'

John Mellencamp begins NA tour San Diego CA-2001.