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Johnny Bond (1915) (vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Nelson Riddle (1921) (orchestra leader-arranger-DECEASED)

Marilyn Monroe (1926) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Leslie Huggett (1929) (Huggett Family)

Pat Boone (1934) (vocals)

Wayne Kemp (1941) (vocals)

Linda Scott (1945) (vocals)

Ron Wood (1947) (vocals-guitar-bass-Jeff Beck Group-Faces-Rolling Stones)

Bob Jackson (1949) (keys-guitar-vocals-Fortunes)

Graham Russell (1950) (vocals-Air Supply)

Mike Levine (1951) (bass-Triumph)

Ronnie Dunn (1953) (vocals-guitar-w.Brooks)

Alan Wilder (1959) (keys-drums-Depeche Mode)

Simon Gallup (1960) (bass-Cure)

Jesse Johnson (1962) (vocals-Prince)

Mike Joyce (1963) (drums-Smiths)

Alanis Morissette (1974) (vocals)

Sonny Boy Williamson dies after being beaten/robbed-1948.

The Kingston Trio's 1st LP released-1958.

The Drifters' There Goes My Baby enters US chart-1959.

Johnny Horton's Battle of New Orleans peaks US #1-1959.

Martin Denny's Quiet Village peaks US top 5-1959.

Paul Anka's Lonely Boy enters US chart-1959.

The Flamingos' I Only Have Eyes For You enters US chart-1959.

The Chiffons' One Fine Day enters US chart-1963.

Tom Glazer's On Top of Spaghetti enters US chart-1963.

Lesley Gore's It's My Party peaks US #1-1963.

Al Martino's I Love You Because peaks US top 5-1963.

Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire enters US chart-1963.

The Tymes' So Much in Love enters US chart-1963.

Perry Como's I Love You Don't You Forget It enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles record Slow Down/Matchbox/I'll Be Back/I'll Cry Instead/I Call Your Name in 3-day session-1964.

Dolly Parton moves to Nashville TN-1964.

The Rolling Stones leave for first US shows-1964.

Bob Dylan plays Royal Albert Hall London-1966.

Traffic's Paper Sun enters UK chart-1967.

Simon/Garfunkel's Mrs. Robinson peaks US #1-1967.

The Hollies' Carrie Anne enters UK chart-1967.

The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band UK-1967.

Eric Burdon/Animals' Sky Pilot enters US chart-1968.

Dionne Warwick's Do You Know the Way to San Jose peaks Can top 10-1968.

Stevie Wonder's Shoo Be Doo Be Doo Da Day peaks Can top 10-1968.

Shorty Long's Here Comes the Judge enters US chart-1968.

The Rolling Stones release Jumping Jack Flash US-1968.

The 4 Tops' If I Were a Carpenter peaks Can top 30-1968.

The Intruders' Cowboys to Girls peaks Can top 5-1968.

4 Jacks/Jill's Master Jack peaks Can #1-1968.

The 5th Dimension's Stoned Soul Picnic enters US chart-1968.

The Mothers of Invention play Palace Theatre Manchester UK-1968.

The Boxtops' Choo Choo Train enters US chart-1968.

The Cowsills' Indian Lake enters US chart-1968.

Simon & Garfunkel's Mrs. Robinson peaks US #1-1968.

John Lennon/Yoko Ono record Give Peace a Chance QE Hotel Montreal PQ-1969.

The Rolling Stones record Honky Tonk Women-1969.

Elvis Presley childhood home Tupelo MS opened as tourist attraction-1971.

Pink Floyd begin recording Dark Side of the Moon LP-1972.

George Harrison awarded gold Living In the Material World LP-1973.

Robert Wyatt of Soft Machine falls from window/never walks again-1973.

David Bowie's Rebel Rebel enters US chart-1974.

Ray Stevens' The Streak peaks Can #1-1974.

George McCrae's Rock Your Baby enters US chart-1974.

Maria Muldaur's Midnight at the Oasis peaks Can #2-1974.

The Carpenters' I Won't Last a Day Without You peaks Can top 10-1974.

Chicago's I've Been Searching For So Long peaks Can top 5-1974.

John Denver's Annie's Song enters US chart-1974.

John Cale/Brian Eno/Kevin Ayers/Nico record June 1 1974 album-1974.

Dave Loggins' Please Come to Boston enters US chart-1975.

The Rolling Stones begin NA tour Baton Rouge-1975.

Bruce Springsteen begins recording Darkness On the Edge of Town LP-1977.

The Rolling Stones release Some Girls LP-1978.

Gary Numan's Cars peaks Can #1-1980.

Art Pepper dies-1982.

The Rolling Stones release Still Life LP-1982.

Nate Nelson (Flamingoes/Platters) dies-1984.

Prince & the Revolution's Around the World in a Day LP peaks US #1-1985.

David Bowie's Day In Day Out peaks Can top 20-1987.

Boy George's Everything I Own peaks Can top 20-1987.

Fleetwood Mac's Big Love peaks Can top 20-1987.

David Ruffin dies OD-1991.

Natalie Cole/Andre Fischer separate-1992.

Atlantic Starr's Masterpiece peaks Can top 20-1992.

Don Grolnick (keyboards) dies-1996.

Paul McCartney's Flaming Pie CD enters Can chart-1997.

Dance Star 2000 Awards/Moby wins Album of Year/Star of Year-2000.


Edward Elgar (1857) (composer-Knight of the Realm-Baronet-Member Order of Merit-RPO Gold Medallist-DECEASED)

Marvin Rainwater (1925) (vocals-guitar)

Jimmy Jones (1937) (vocals)

William Guest (1941) (vocals-Pips)

Charlie Watts (1941) (drums-Rolling Stones)

Marvin Hamlisch (1944) (keys)

Tony Hadley (1959) (Spandau Ballet)

Thor Eldon Jonsson (1962) (Sugarcubes)

B-Real (1970) (vocals-Cypress Hill)

Bunny Berigan dies cirrhosis-1942.

Kitty Kallen's Little Things Mean a Lot peaks US #1-1954.

Pat Boone's I Almost Lost My Mind enters US chart-1956.

Nervous Norvus' Transfusion enters US chart-1956.

Eddie Fisher's On the Street Where You Live enters US chart-1956.

The Chordettes' Born to Be With You enters US chart-1956.

The Coasters' Yakety Yak enters US chart-1958.

Sheb Wooley's Purple People Eater enters US chart-1958.

Johnny Cash's Guess Things Happen That Way enters US chart-1958.

Chuck Berry charged possession concealed weapon-1958.

Jerry Lee Lewis' High School Confidential enters US chart-1958.

Chuck Berry found not guilty 2nd charge Mann Act-1960.

Richard Chamberlain's 3 Stars Will Shine Tonight enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Rydell's I'll Never Dance Again enters US chart-1962.

Nelson Riddle's Route 66 Theme enters US chart-1962.

Roy Orbison's Crowd enters US chart-1962.

Ray Charles' I Can't Stop Loving You peaks US #1-1962.

Don Gardner/Dee Dee Ford's I Need Your Loving enters US chart-1962.

The Isley Brothers' Twist and Shout enters US chart-1962.

The Beatles record Any Time At All/Things We Said Today/When I Get Home Abbey Road London UK-1964.

The Rolling Stones play 1st US date Manning Bowl Lynn MA-1964.

The Beatles record I Want to Tell You Abbey Road London UK-1966.

The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band LP US-1967.

The Edwin Hawkins Singers' Oh Happy Day peaks Can #2-1969.

The Friends of Distinction's Grazing in the Grass peaks Can top 5-1969.

Andy Williams' Happy Heart peaks Can top 30-1969.

The Grassroots' The River Is Wide peaks Can top 5-1969.

Dion & The Belmonts reunite MSG/NYC-1972.

Alice Cooper's No More Mr. Nice Guy peaks Can top 40-1973.

The JBs' Doing it to Death enters US chart-1973.

Elton John's Daniel peaks Can #1-1973.

The 5 Man Electrical Band's I'm a Stranger Here peaks Can #2-1973.

Thundermug's Orbit peaks Can chart-1973.

Diana Ross' Touch Me In the Morning enters US chart-1973.

Roger Daltrey's Giving It All Away enters US chart-1973.

The Carpenters' Yesterday Once More enters US chart-1973.

John Denver's Thank God I'm a Country Boy peaks US #1-1975.

Paul McCartney/Wings awarded gold Venus and Mars LP-1975.

Anita Ward's Ring My Bell enters UK chart-1979.

Squeeze's Up the Junction enters UK chart-1979.

Blondie's One Way or Another enters US chart-1979.

The Jacksons' Shake Your Body peaks Can top 20-1979.

Gerry Rafferty's Days Gone Down enters US chart-1979.

Donna Summer's Hot Stuff peaks US #1-1979.

Quantum Jump's Lone Ranger enters UK chart-1979.

Paul McCartney & Wings' Goodnight Tonight peaks Can #2/US top 5-1979.

The Rolling Stones release Going to A Go Go/Beast of Burden-1982.

The Bronski Beat's Smalltown Boy enters UK chart-1984.

Tears for Fears' Everybody Wants to Rule the World peaks US #1-1985.

Pet Shop Boys' West End Girls peaks Can #1-1986.

Whitney Houston's Greatest Love of All peaks Can #1-1986.

Gloria Estefan's Bad Boy peaks Can top 10-1986.

Phil Collins' Take Me Home peaks Can top 30-1986.

Andres Segovia dies heart attack-1987.

Freedom Williams quits C+C Music Factory/sues breach of contract-1992.

Travis Tritt collapses in recording studio/spends night in hospital-1995.

Stone Roses' John Squire breaks collarbone biking accident cancelling tours Japan/NA-1995.

Brooks/Dunn appear Molson Amphitheatre Toronto-1996.

Doc Cheatham dies cerebral hemorrhage-1997.

Rod Stewart plays streets of L.A./Roxy/Whiskey to promote When We Were the New Boys CD-1998.

Junior Braithwaite (Wailers) shot/killed Kingston Jamaica-1999.

Vince Welnick (Tubes) dies-2006.


Josephine Baker (1906) (vocals-DECEASED)

Charles Fizer (1940) (vocals-Olympics-DECEASED)

Curtis Mayfield (1942) (vocals-guitar-Impressions-DECEASED)

Michael Clarke (1946) (drums-Byrds-Flying Burrito Brothers-Firefall-Manassas-DECEASED)

Ian Hunter (1946) (vocals-keys-Mott the Hoople)

John Paul Jones (1946) (bass-keys-Led Zeppelin)

Suzi Quatro (1950) (vocals-bass)

Deniece Williams (1951) (vocals-DECEASED)

Billy Powell (1952) (keys-Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Kerry King (1954) (Slayer)

Mike Gordon (1965) (bass-Phish)

1st record charts published UK-1942.

Marty Robbins' White Sport Coat peaks US #2-1957.

Rick Nelson's I'm Walkin' peaks US top 5-1957.

Eddy Arnold's Gonna Find Me a Bluebird enters US chart-1957.

Billy Williams' I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself a Letter enters US chart-1957.

The Rolling Stones US TV debut Hollywood Palace LA-1964.

Donovan's Colours enters UK chart-1965.

Petula Clark's Don't Sleep in the Subway enters US chart-1967.

The Staples Singers' Why enters US chart-1967.

The Tremeloes' Here Comes My Baby peaks Can top 10-1967.

Johnny Rivers' Tracks of My Tears enters US chart-1967.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Too Many Fish/3 Little Fishies medley peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Rascals' Groovin' peaks Can #1-1967.

The 5th Dimension's Up Up and Away enters US chart-1967.

Neil Diamond's Girl You'll Be a Woman Soon peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Doors' Light My Fire enters US chart-1967.

Jerry Jaye's My Girl Josephine peaks Can top 40-1967.

Ian/Sylvia's Lovin' Sound peaks Can top 30-1967.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Release Me peaks Can #2-1967.

The Hollies' Pay You Back With Interest enters US chart-1967.

The Collectors' Looking at a Baby peaks Can top 30-1967.

American Breed's Step Out of Your Mind enters US chart-1967.

Herb Alpert/TJB's Casino Royale peaks Can top 30-1967.

The Choir's It's Cold Outside enters US chart-1967.

Jefferson Airplane appear American Bandstand-1967.

The British Modbeats' Somebody Help Me peaks Can top 30-1967.

The Mothers of Invention play Colston Hall Bristol UK-1968.

Jim Morrison dies heart attack-1971.

Mississippi Fred McDowell dies-1971.

The Band end Euro tour Royal Albert Hall London UK-1971.

Slade's Take Me Back 'Ome enters UK chart-1972.

Commander Cody's Hot Rod Lincoln peaks Can top 10-1972.

The Eagles' Take It Easy enters US chart-1972.

Cat Stevens' Morning Has Broken peaks Can top 5-1972.

Luther Ingram's I Don't Want to Be Right enters US chart-1972.

War's Slippin' Into Darkness peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Rolling Stones begin US tour-1972.

Daniel Boone's Beautiful Sunday enters US chart-1972.

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

Paul McCartney/Wings' Band on the Run peaks US #1-1974.

Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody awarded gold-1976.

Olivia Newton-John/John Travolta's You're The One That I Want peaks Can #2-1978.

Pablo Cruise's Love Will Find a Way enters US chart-1978.

Steely Dan's FM enters US chart-1978.

Toby Beau's My Angel Baby enters US chart-1978.

The Rolling Stones' Miss You enters UK chart-1978.

The Trammps' Disco Inferno peaks Can top 10-1978.

Kenny Rogers' Love or Something Like It enters US chart-1978.

Boney M's Rivers of Babylon enters US chart-1978.

The ARS's Imaginary Lover peaks Can top 10-1978.

Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams' Too Much Too Little Too Late peaks US #1-1978.

Elvis Presley's Graceland opened as tourist attraction-1982.

David Crosby found guilty drugs/weapons charges-1983.

Simple Minds' Don't You Forget About Me peaks Can #1-1985.

Bryan Adams records Run Rudolph Run live-1987.

Neil Young plays Wembley Arena London-1987.

The Rolling Stones take International Rock Award for Tour of Year//Charlie Watts drummer of year-1990.

Amy Grant's Baby Baby peaks Can #2-1991.

Madonna's Love Don't Live Here Anymore enters Can chart-1996.

George Michael's Older CD enters Can chart-1996.

Def Leppard's Slang CD enters Can chart-1996.

Elvis Costello's All This Useless Beauty CD enters Can chart-1996.

Alanis Morissette's You Learn enters Can chart-1996.

Tim McGraw/Kenny Chesney arrested for stealing police horse/resisting arrest Buffalo NY-2000.

Bran Van 3000's Discosis CD enters Can chart-2001.


Oliver Nelson (1932) (arranger-bandleader)

Freddy Fender (1937) (vocals-solo)

Cliff Bennett (1940) (vocals-Rebel Rousers-Toe Fat)

Michelle Phillips (1945) (vocals-Mamas/Papas)

Gordon Waller (1945) (vocals-w.Peter-DECEASED)

The Fontane Sisters' Rollin' Stone/Playmates enters US chart-1955.

Teresa Brewer's Silver Dollar enters US chart-1955.

The McGuire Sisters' Something's Gotta Give enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley's King Creole premieres-1958.

The Beatles begin international tour Copenhagen Denmark/Jimmy Nicol subs for Ringo-1964.

The Swingin' Blue Jeans' You're No Good enters UK chart-1964.

The Bachelors' Ramona enters UK chart-1964.

The Righteous Brothers' He enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles release For Sale #2 EP UK-1965.

The Association's Along Comes Mary enters US chart-1966.

The Syndicate of Sound's Little Girl enters US chart-1966.

The Beau Brummels' One Too Many Mornings enters US chart-1966.

The Animals' Don't Bring Me Down enters UK chart-1966.

Jan/Dean's Popsicle enters US chart-1966.

Tommy James/Shondells' Hanky Panky enters US chart-1966.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience play 2 sold out shows Saville Theatre London UK-1967.

The Monkees TV show wins Emmy for Best Comedy Series-1967.

The Beatles' Ballad of John & Yoko enters UK chart-1969.

The Byrds record Chesnut Mare-1970.

CSNY release Ohio-1970.

Murry Wilson dies heart attack-1973.

Paul McCartney & Wings awarded gold Band on the Run LP-1974.

The Sex Pistols play Lesser Free Trade Hall Manchester UK-1976.

The Climax Blues Band's Couldn't Get it Right peaks Can top 10-1977.

KC/Sunshine Band's I'm Your Boogie Man peaks Can #1-1977.

Supertramp's Give a Little Bit enters US chart-1977.

The Bay City Rollers' You Made Me Believe in Magic enters US chart-1977.

ELP's Fanfare For the Common Man enters UK chart-1977.

Meri Wilson's Telephone Man enters US chart-1977.

The Jacksons' Show You the Way to Go enters UK chart-1977.

The Sex Pistols' God Save the Queen enters UK chart-1977.

Rod Stewart's Killing of Georgie enters US chart-1977.

The Commodores' Easy enters US chart-1977.

Rod Stewart's Baby Jane enters UK chart-1978.

The Dead Boys release 2 albums and announce break up same day-1978.

The BeeGees' Love You Inside Out peaks US #1-1979.

Z Z Top's Gimme All Your Lovin' peaks Can top 40-1983.

Prince's 1999 enters US chart-1983.

Joe Jackson's You Can't Get What You Want peaks Can top 30-1984.

Billy Joel's Longest Time peaks Can top 40-1984.

Irene Cara's Breakdance peaks Can top 10-1984.

Alan Parsons' Don't Answer Me peaks Can top 20-1984.

Julio Iglesias/Willie Nelson's To All the Girls I've Loved Before peaks Can #1-1984.

Herbie Hancock's Rockit peaks Can top 10-1984.

Johnny Cash begins Australian tour-1985.

Bruce Springsteen begins UK tour St. James' Park Newcastle-1985.

Bryan Adams/Sting/U2/Peter Gabriel play Amnesty International Show San Francisco CA-1986.

Stiv Bators dies car accident-1990.

Billy Idol's Cradle of Love peaks Can top 10-1990.

Janet Jackson's Alright peaks Can top 10-1990.

Hi Tek 3's Spin That Wheel peaks Can top 5-1990.

Elvis Presley stamp unveiled by US Post Office-1992.

Wet Wet Wet release Love Is All Around UK-1994.

Bryan Adams releases 18 Til I Die CD-1996.

Metallica play show parking lot Tower Records LA CA/draw 16k-1996.

Ronnie Lane (Small Faces) dies MS-1997.

Jeff Buckley's body found Mississippi R. Memphis TN-1997.

Ray Charles performs Blues Festival Chicago IL w.reunion band-1998.

Tim McGraw concert disrupted/evacuated when audience member uses pepper spray Pontiac MI-1999.

Eminem's The Marshal Mathers CD begins 8-week run at top of US charts-2000.

John Hartford dies cancer-2001.


Bill Hayes (1926) (vocals)

Laurie Anderson (1947) (vocals-keys)

Peter Erskine (1954) (drums-Weather Report-Grammy winner)

"Marky" Mark Wahlberg (1971) (vocals)

Bing Crosby records Whiffenpoof Song LA-1947.

Art Lund's Mam'selle peaks US #1-1947.

Elvis Presley's 2nd Milton Berle show introduces Hound Dog-1956.

Bob Dylan graduates Hibbing High School-1959.

The Drifters' Please Stay enters US chart-1961.

Roy Orbison's Running Scared peaks US #1-1961.

Elvis Presley's I Feel So Bad peaks US top 5-1961.

Floyd Cramer's San Antonio Rose enters US chart-1961.

Sam Cooke's Cupid enters US chart-1961.

Del Shannon's Hats Off to Larry enters US chart-1961.

The Rolling Stones US concert debut San Bernardino-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction released US-1965.

Jay/Americans' Cara Mia enters US chart-1965.

Gerry/Pacemakers' You'll Never Walk Alone enters US chart-1965.

Marianne Faithfull's This Little Bird enters US chart-1965.

Ronnie Dove's Little Bit of Heaven enters US chart-1965.

Johnny Rivers' 7th Son enters US chart-1965.

Tommy James/Shondells' Mony Mony enters UK chart-1966.

The Beatles record Don't Pass Me By/begin Ob La Di Ob La Da-1968.

The Mothers of Invention play Guildhall Portsmouth UK-1968.

Middle of the Road's Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep enters UK chart-1970.

Freda Payne's Bring the Boys Home enters US chart-1971.

The Rolling Stones' Brown Sugar peaks Can #1-1971.

Graham Nash's Chicago enters US chart-1971.

Grand Funk Railroad sell out Shea Stadium in 72 hours-1971.

Lobo's Me & You and a Dog Named Boo peaks Can top 10-1971.

James Taylor's You've Got a Friend enters US chart-1971.

Gladys Knight/Pips' I Don't Want to Do Wrong enters US chart-1971.

Daddy Dew Drop's Chick a Boom peaks Can #2-1971.

The Grassroots' Sooner or Later enters US chart-1971.

Yvonne Elliman's I Don't Know How to Love Him peaks Can top 20-1971.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play Fillmore E NYC-1971.

Aretha Franklin's Bridge Over Troubled Water peaks Can top 10-1971.

Gordon Sinclair's Americans 1st broadcast-1973.

Bo Donaldson/Heywoods awarded gold Billy Don't Be a Hero-1974.

The Rolling Stones become 1st act to receive royalties from USSR-1975.

Foghat's Fool For the City enters US chart-1976.

Tavares' Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel enters US chart- 1976.

Lou Rawls' You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine enters US chart-1976.

Johnnie Taylor's Disco Lady peaks Can top 20-1976.

Rod Stewart's Tonight's the Night enters UK chart-1976.

John Sebastian's Welcome Back peaks Can #2-1976.

Bob Seger's Nutbush City Limits enters US chart-1976.

Paul McCartney & Wings' Silly Love Songs peaks Can #1-1976.

The Beach Boys' Rock'n'Roll Music enters US chart-1976.

The Grateful Dead celebrate 15th anniversary concert Phoenix AZ-1980.

Chicago's Hard to Say I'm Sorry enters US chart-1982.

Survivor's Eye of the Tiger enters US chart-1982.

Jeffrey Osborne's I Really Don't Need No Light enters US chart-1982.

Split Enz' 6 Months in a Leaky Boat peaks Can top 10-1982.

Glenn Frey's I Found Somebody enters US chart-1982.

Genesis' Paperlate enters US chart-1982.

Asia's Heat of the Moment peaks Can top 5-1982.

Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time peaks US #1-1984.

The Style Council begin UK tour Academy Brixton-1985.

Conway Twitty dies ruptured stomach vessel-1993.

Mel Torme dies stroke-1999.

Ernie Wilkens (Basie Orchestra) dies stroke-1999.

Dee Dee Ramone dies-2002.


Gid Tanner (1885) (vocals-fiddle-Skillet Lickers-DECEASED)

Ted Lewis (1890) (bandleader-DECEASED)

Jimmie Lunceford (1902) (keys-sax-arranger-bandleader-DECEASED)

Gary U.S. Bonds (1939) (vocals-solo)

Edgar Froese (1944) (guitar-keys-Tangerine Dream)

Peter Albin (1944) (bass-Big Brother/Holding Co)

Sandra Bernhard (1955) (vocals-theatrical)

Harry James/Dick Haymes' I'll Get By peaks US #1-1944.

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

Carolyn Hester records Clovis NM with Buddy Holly on guitar-1958.

The Safaris' Image of a Girl enters US chart-1960.

Roy Orbison's Only the Lonely enters US chart-1960.

Dorsey Burnette's Hey Little One enters US chart-1960.

Tony Williams leaves Platters for solo career-1960.

The Beatles record audition for George Martin Abbey Road-1962.

The Shadows' Atlantis enters UK chart-1963.

The Rolling Stones perform San Antonio with Bobby Vee/meet Bobby Keys-1964.

Marvin Gaye's Try It Baby enters US chart-1964.

The Dixiecups' Chapel of Love peaks US #1-1964.

The Impressions' Keep On Pushing enters US chart-1964.

Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto's Girl From Ipanema enters US chart-1964.

Jim Reeves' Distant Drums peaks Can top 30-1966.

Gene Pitney's Backstage peaks Can #2-1966.

The Supremes' Love Is Like an Itching In My Heart peaks Can top 5-1966.

Percy Sledge's When a Man Loves a Woman peaks Can #1-1966.

Simon/Garfunkel's I Am a Rock peaks Can top 10-1966.

Barry Allen's Lovedrops peaks Can top 10-1966.

Jefferson Airplane release White Rabbitt-1967.

The Beatles record Revolution #9 Abbey Road London UK-1968.

The Mothers of Invention play Royal Albert Hall UK-1968.

CCR's Up Around the Bend/Run Through the Jungle peaks Can #1-1970.

Bobbi Martin's For the Love Of Him peaks Can top 10-1970.

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

Free's All Right Now enters UK chart-1970.

The 3 Degrees' Maybe enters US chart-1970.

The Who's Seeker peaks Can top 30-1970.

White Plains' My Baby Loves Lovin' peaks Can top 5-1970.

Alive & Kicking's Tighter Tighter enters US chart-1970.

CSNY's Teach Your Children enters US chart-1970.

Frank Zappa plays Fillmore East w.special guests John & Yoko-1971.

Gladys Knight/Pips appear last episode Ed Sullivan Show-1971.

Barry White awarded gold I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby-1973.

Abba's Waterloo enters US chart-1974.

Stars on 45's Stars on 45 peaks Can #1-1981.

Alabama's Feels So Right enters US chart-1981.

Grover Washington Jr's Just the 2 of Us peaks can top 10-1981.

The Moody Blues' Gemini Dream enters US chart-1981.

Rush's Tom Sawyer enters US chart-1981.

Smokey Robinson's Being With You peaks Can top 5-1981.

Terri Gibbs' Somebody's Knockin' peaks Can top 20-1981.

Irene Cara's Flashdance peaks Can #1-1983.

The Thompson Twins' Lies peaks Can top 20-1983.

CSN release Allies LP-1983.

Prince's Alphabet Street peaks Can top 20-1988.

Glass Tiger's I'm Still Searching peaks Can #2-1988.

Pebbles' Girlfriend peaks Can top 20-1988.

Stan Getz dies liver cancer-1991.

David Bowie/Iman wed-1992.

A Lighter Shade of Brown's Hey DJ peaks Can top 5-1994.

Pink Floyd release Pulse double live CD-1995.

Robben Ford (Ratt) dies AIDS-2002.

Dave Rowberry (Animals) dies-2003.

Billy Preston dies-2006.


Dean Martin (1917) (vocals-DECEASED)

Tom Jones (1940) (vocals-Grammy honouree-KBE-Brit Award honouree)

Clarence White (1944) (guitar-mandolin-vocals-Byrds- DECEASED)

Gordy Garris (1949) (bass-The Frost)

Prince (1958) (vocals-guitar-keys)

David Navarro (1967) (guitar-Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Lonnie Donegan's Gamblin' Man/Puttin' On the Style enters UK chart-1957.

Meade Lux Lewis dies road accident-1961.

The Rolling Stones release Come On/I Wanna Be Loved UK//appear Thank Your Lucky Stars-1963.

The Beach Boys' Help Me Rhonda peaks Can #1-1965.

Adam Faith's Talk About Love peaks Can #2-1965.

Kenny Chandler's SOS peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Righteous Brothers' Just Once In My Life peaks Can top 10-1965.

Peter/Gordon's True Love Ways peaks Can top 5-1965.

Roy Orbison's wife Claudette killed in motorbike accident- 1966.

Kenny Rogers/First Editions' Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town enters US chart-1969.

Bob Dylan Ist guest Johnny Cash TV show-1969.

Mama Cass' It's Getting Better enters US chart-1969.

The Beatles' Ballad of John & Yoko enters UK chart-1969.

Richard Harris' Didn't We enters US chart-1969.

Joe Jeffrey's My Pledge of Love enters US chart-1969.

Tommy James/Shondells' Crystal Blue Persuasion enters US chart-1969.

Blind Faith 1st show free concert Hyde Park London UK-1969.

The Who perform Tommy Met NYC-1970.

Marvin Hamlisch awarded gold The Entertainer-1974.

Kraftwerk's Autobahn peaks Can top 20-1975.

Grand Funk's Bad Time peaks US top 5-1975.

Chicago's Old Days peaks US top 5-1975.

John Denver's Thank God I'm a Country Boy peaks US #1-1975.

BTO's Hey You peaks Can #1-1975.

Supertramp's Bloody Well Right peaks Can chart-1975.

Rush's Fly By Night peaks Can chart-1975.

Olivia Newton-John's Please Mr. Please enters US chart-1975.

The Brecker Brothers' Sneakin' Up Behind You enters US chart-1975.

Chuck Berry performs White House-1979.

Dr. Hook's Sexy Eyes peaks Can top 10-1980.

The Smiths begin US tour Aragon Ballroom Chicago-1985.

The Housemartins' Happy Hour enters UK chart-1986.

Pet Shop Boys play Wembley Arena London-1991.

Prince changes name to symbol-1993.

The Beastie Boys hold 2nd Tibetan Freedom Concert Randall's Island NYC-1997.

Smashing Pumpkins' Adore CD enters Can chart #1-1998.

Rod Stewart's When We Were the New Boys CD enters Can chart-1998.

Reba McIntyre's If You See Him CD enters Can chart-1998.

Gloria Estefan's Gloria CD enters Can chart-1998.

Tricky's Angels With Dirty Faces CD enters Can chart-1998.

Monster Magnet's Powertrip CD enters Can chart-1998.

Brooks/Dunn's If You See Her CD enters Can chart-1998.

Master P's Last Don CD enters Can chart-1998.

George Strait/Tim McGraw/John Michael Montgomery/Faith Hill/Lee Ann Womack/Asleep At the Wheel play Rice Stadium Houston TX-1998.


Nancy Sinatra (1940) (vocals)

Chuck Negron (1942) (vocals-3DN)

Boz Scaggs (1944) (vocals-guitar-Steve Miller Band-Grammy Award honouree)

Julie Driscoll (1947) (vocals-Steampacket-Trinity)

Bonnie Tyler (1951) (vocals)

Nick Rhodes (1962) (keys-Duran Duran)

Bing Crosby records Silent Night/Adeste Fidelis LA-1942.

Sam Cooke's Only 16 enters US chart-1959.

Ronnie Hawkins' 40 Days enters US chart-1959.

Rolf Harris' Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport enters US chart-1963.

The Essex' Easier Said Than Done enters US chart-1963.

Doris Troy's Just One Look enters US chart-1963.

Roy Orbison's Falling enters US chart-1963.

Lonnie Mack's Memphis enters US chart-1963.

Dave Dudley's Six Days on the Road enters US chart-1963.

The Miracles' Fabulous… LP becomes 1st Motown LP charter-1963.

Bob B. Soxx/Blue Jeans' Not Too Young to Get Married enters US chart-1963.

Bob Dylan records hour long show for BBC-1965.

Elvis Presley's Paradise Hawaiian Style film premieres-1966.

The Beatles record Good Day Sunshine Abbey Road London UK-1966.

Laverne Andrews dies of cancer-1967.

The Mamas/Papas' Safe In My Garden enters US chart-1968.

Bobby Vee's My Girl Hey Girl peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Rolling Stones' Jumpin' Jack Flash enters US chart-1968.

Tom Jones' Delilah peaks Can top 5-1968.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Lady Willpower enters US chart-1968.

Otis Redding's Happy Song peaks Can top 20-1968.

Wilson Pickett's She's Lookin' Good peaks Can top 20-1968.

Hugh Masakela's Grazing in the Grass enters US chart-1968.

The Buckinghams' Back in Love Again enters US charts-1968.

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing peaks Can top 10-1968.

Ray Charles' Eleanor Rigby enters US chart-1968.

Archie Bell/Drells' Tighten Up peaks Can top 5-1968.

Brian Jones leaves Rolling Stones/replaced by Mick Taylor-1969.

Jimmy Rushing dies-1972.

Roger McGuinn releases self-titled debut solo LP-1973.

Jim Croce's Workin' at the Car Wash Blues enters US chart-1974.

Stevie Wonder's Don't You Worry Bout a Thing peaks Can top 20-1974.

Elvis Presley's If You Talk in Your Sleep enters US chart-1974.

Dolly Parton's I Will Always Love You peaks US CW #1-1974.

Joni Mitchell's Help Me peaks Can top 10-1974.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Band on the Run peaks Can #1-1974.

Mickey Gilley's Room Full of Roses enters US chart-1974.

The Rolling Stones play Milwaukee WI-1975.

Tears for Fears' Everybody Wants to Rule the World peaks US #1-1985.

Patti Labelle/Michael McDonald's On My Own peaks US #1-1986.

The Cutting Crew's I Just Died in Your Arms peaks Can #1-1987.

Weird Al Yankovic's Smells Like Nirvana peaks Can top 5-1992.

Michael Jackson's In the Closet peaks Can top 20-1992.

Soundgarden's Down on the Upside CD enters US chart-1996.

Too Short's Gettin' It CD enters US chart-1996.

Everything But the Girl's Walking Wounded CD enters US chart-1996.

Toni Braxton's You're Makin' Me High/Let it Flow enters US chart-1996.

Metallica's Until it Sleeps enters US chart-1996.

Monica's Why I Love You So Much enters US chart-1996.

Michael Jackson's They Don't Care About Us enters US chart-1996.

Seven Mary Three's Rock Crown CD enters Can chart-1997.

Verve Pipe's Villains CD enters Can chart-1997.

Tim McGraw's Everywhere CD enters Can chart-1997.

The Wu Tang Clan's Forever CD enters Can chart-1997.

Linda McCartney's funeral held London UK-1998.

Dave Rowberry (Animals) dies heart trouble-2003.


Cole Porter (1891) (composer-keys-Grammy honouree-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Fred Waring (1900) (band/choir leader-DECEASED)

Les Paul (1923) (guitar-w.Mary Ford-DECEASED)

Johnny Ace (1929) (vocals-DECEASED)

Jackie Wilson (1934) (vocals-Grammy/R'n'R HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Billy Hatton (1941) (bass-Fourmost)

Mitch Mitchell (1947) (drums-Jimi Hendrix Experience-DECEASED)

Mick Box (1947) (guitar-Uriah Heep)

Dean Felber (1967) (bass-vocals-keys-Hootie/Blowfish)

Johann Strauss' Tales From the Vienna Woods premiered-1868.

Teresa Brewer's Sweet Old Fashioned Girl enters US chart-1956.

Perry Como's More/Glendora enters US chart-1956.

Valerie Carr's When the Boys Talk About the Girls enters US chart-1958.

Dean Martin's Return to Me peaks US top 5-1958.

Sheb Wooley's Purple People Eater peaks US #1-1958.

Mercury announces end of 78 rpm/switch full time to 45-1958.

The Orlons' Wah Watusi enters US chart-1962.

Brian Hyland's Sealed With a Kiss enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Vinton's Roses Are Red enters US chart-1962.

The Beatles perform Welcome Home concert at Cavern Club-1962.

The Beatles end UK tour in Blackburn-1963.

The Beatles play Hong Kong-1964.

James Brown records Money Won't Change You NYC-1966.

The Kinks' Sunny Afternoon enters UK chart-1966.

Donovan's Atlantis peaks in Canada top 20-1969.

Dusty Springfield's Windmills Of Your Mind peaks Can top 30-1969.

The Spiral Starecase's More Today Than Yesterday peaks Can top 10-1969.

Bob Dylan awarded honorary degree Princeton U-1970.

Paul/Linda McCartney awarded gold Ram LP-1971.

The Byrds/Elton John play Fillmore E NYC NY-1971.

David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust LP released in UK-1972.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Out of the Question peaks Can top 10- 1973.

Dave Edmunds' Born to Be With You enters UK chart-1973.

The Guess Who's Orly peaks Can top 30-1973.

Stevie Wonder's You Are the Sunshine peaks Can top 5-1973.

Steely Dan's Reeling in the Years peaks Can top 20-1973.

Edward Bear's Close Your Eyes peaks Can top 5-1973.

Tony Orlando/Dawn awarded gold He Don't Love You-1975.

Joe Jackson's Is She Really Going Out With Him enters US chart-1979.

The Bee Gees' Love You Inside Out peaks US #1-1979.

Sister Sledge's We Are Family peaks US top 5-1979.

Randy Vanwarmer's Just When I Needed You Most peaks US top 5-1979.

Donna Summer's Hot Stuff peaks Can #1-1979.

Styx' Renegade peaks Can top 10-1979.

Olivia Newton-John's Deeper Than the Night peaks Can top 20-1979.

Eddie Rabbitt's Suspicions enters US chart-1979.

GQ's Disco Nights peaks Can top 10-1979.

Elton John's Mama Can't Buy You Love enters US chart-1979.

Spandau Ballet's Only When You Leave enters UK chart-1984.

Boys Don't Cry's I Wanna Be a Cowboy peaks Can top 20-1986.

Jennifer Rush's Power of Love peaks Can #1-1986.

Force M.D.s' Tender Love peaks Can top 10-1986.

OMD's If You Leave peaks Can top 5-1986.

Level 42's Something About You peaks Can top 5-1986.

Atlantic Starr's Always peaks US #1-1987.

Wilson Phillips' Hold On peaks US #1-1990.

Bruce Springsteen/Patti Scialfa wed-1991.

Clarence "Big" Miller dies heart attack-1992.

Luciano Pavarotti holds charity concert Modena ITA w.Spice Girls/Celine Dion/Stevie Wonder-1998.

The Ronettes v. Phil Spector trial begins re royalty payments-1998.

Billboard/BET Jazz Awards held/Diana Krall wins Contemporary Album of Year (When I Look Into Your Eyes)-2000.


Chester Howlin' Wolf Burnett (1910) (vocals-DECEASED)

Judy Garland (1922) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Shirley Alston (1941) (vocals-Shirelles-solo)

Rick Price (1944) (bass-Move)

Dale Hawkins' Susie Q enters US chart-1957.

The Ames Brothers' Tammy enters US chart-1957.

Mantovani's Around the World enters US chart-1957.

Elvis Presley records Ain't That Loving You Baby/A Fool Such As I/I Got Stung/I Need Your Love Tonight during leave from Army-1958.

The Beatles' Rain/Paperback Writer released-1966.

Stevie Wonder's I Was Made to Love Her enters US chart-1967.

James/Bobby Purify's Shake a Tail Feather peaks Can top 20-1967.

Whistling Jack Smith's I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman peaks Can top 20-1967.

The 4 Seasons' C'mon Marianne enters US chart-1967.

Sandy Posey's I Take It Back enters US chart-1967.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Him or Me peaks Can #2-1967.

The Byrds' Have You Seen Her Face enters US chart-1967.

Booker T./MGs' Hip Hug Her peaks Can top 40-1967.

Procol Harum's Whiter Shade of Pale peaks UK #1-1967.

The Marvelettes' When You're Young and In Love peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Mamas/Papas' Creeque Alley peaks Can #1-1967.

Jethro Tull and audience tear-gassed by Denver police-1971.

Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway's Where is the Love enters US chart-1972.

Gary Glitter's Rock & Roll enters UK chart-1972.

The New Seekers' Circles enters UK chart-1972.

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards' Amazing Grace peaks Can #1-1972.

Bobby Vinton's Sealed With a Kiss enters US chart-1972.

Sailcat's Motorcycle Mama enters US chart-1972.

Sly/Family Stone's Smilin' peaks Can top 40-1972.

The Rolling Stones' Tumbling Dice peaks Can top 10-1972.

Donny Osmond's Too Young enters US chart-1972.

Sammy Davis Jr.'s Candy Man peaks Can #2-1972.

Nilsson's Coconut enters US chart-1972.

The Chi-Lites' Oh Girl peaks Can top 10-1972.

Sweet's Little Willy enters UK chart-1972.

The Band record Ophelia/It Makes No Difference-1975.

Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams' Too Much Too Little Too Late peaks Can top 5-1978.

Bruce Springsteen's Prove It All Night enters US chart-1978.

Player's This Time I'm In It For Love peaks Can top 20-1978.

Chuck Mangione's Feels So Good peaks US top 5-1978.

Jackson Browne's The Load Out/Stay enters US chart-1978.

Barry Manilow's Copacabana enters US chart-1978.

The Rolling Stones begin NA tour in Lakeland FL-1978.

Joe Walsh's Life's Been Good enters US chart-1978.

John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John's You're the One That I Want peaks US #1-1978.

Atlanta Rhythm Section's I'm Not Gonna Let it Bother Me Tonight enters US chart-1978.

Billy Joel's Movin' Out peaks Can top 20-1978.

Nick Gilder's Hot Child In the City enters US chart-1978.

Andy Gibb opens in Pirates of Penzance LA-1981.

Mikki Harris (Shirelles) dies heart attack-1982.

Idle Eyes' Tokyo Rose peaks Can top 20-1985.

Madonna's Crazy For You peaks Can #1-1985.

Tom Petty's Don't Come Around Here No More peaks Can top 20-1985.

Tears for Fears' Everybody Wants to Rule the World peaks Can #1-1985.

Don Henley's All She Wants To Do Is Dance peaks Can top 20- 1985.

Extreme's More Than Words peaks Can #1-1991.

Jesus Jones' Right Here Right Now peaks Can top 10-1991.

Everything But the Girl's Walking Wounded CD enters Can chart-1996.

Spirit of the West's Open Heart Symphony CD enters Can chart-1996.

Adam Clayton/Larry Mullen Jr's Theme From Mission Impossible//ST both enter Can chart-1996.

The Fugees' Killing Me Softly enters Can chart-1996.

The Dave Matthews Band's Too Much enters Can chart-1996.

Jars of Clay's Flood enters Can chart-1996.

Tracy Bonham's Burdens of Being Upright CD enters Can chart-1996.

Soundgarden's Down On the Upside CD enters Can chart-1996.

Econoline Crush's Devil You Know CD released Can-1997.

Steve Sanders (Oak Ridge Boys) dies self inflicted gunshot wound-1998.

Radiohead's Amnesiac CD enters Can chart #1-2001.

Matthew Good's Loser Anthems CD enters Can chart-2001.

Big Wreck's Pleasure and the Greed CD enters Can chart-2001.

Jessica Simpson's Irresistible CD enters Can chart-2001.

The Cult's Beyond Good and Evil CD enters Can chart-2001.

Rufus Wainwright's Poses CD enters Can chart-2001.

Lucinda Williams' Essence CD enters Can chart-2001.

Trisha Yearwood's Inside Out CD enters Can chart-2001.

Ron Sexsmith's Blue Boy CD enters Can chart-2001.

Ray Charles dies liver disease-2004.


Richard Strauss (1864) (composer-DECEASED)

Clarence Pine Top Smith (1904) (keys-solo-DECEASED)

Rise Stevens (1913) (vocals-opera-DECEASED)

James "Pookie" Hudson (1934) (vocals-Spaniels-DECEASED)

Bernard Purdie (1939) (drums)

Joey Dee (1940) (vocals-Starlighters)

Frank Beard (1949) (drums-ZZ Top)

Jimmy Dorsey's Tangerine peaks US #1-1944.

Hank Williams makes Grand Ol' Opry debut-1949.

Perry Como/Jaye P. Morgan's Chee Chee Oo Chee/Two Lost Souls enters US chart-1955.

Eddie Cochran releases Summertime Blues-1958.

Billy J. Kramer's Do You Want to Know a Secret peaks UK #1-1963.

The Beatles play Queen Elizabeth's birthday party-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Got Live If You Want It EP released UK-1965.

Johnny Rivers' Muddy Water enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles' Paperback Writer/Rain enters US chart-1966.

Susan Christie's I Love Onions enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones' Paint it Black peaks US/UK #1-1966.

Sam the Sham/Pharaohs' Lil' Red Riding Hood enters US chart-1966.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind peaks US #2-1966.

Simon/Garfunkel's I Am a Rock peaks US top 5-1966.

Crispian St. Peters' Pied Piper enters US chart-1966.

Tommy Roe's Sweet Pea enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles record Blackbird Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Brian Jones sent to trial drug charges-1968.

Thunderclap Newman's Something in the Air enters UK chart-1969.

David Bowie releases Space Oddity-1969.

Ginger Baker's Airforce cancel US tour-1970.

David Bowie's Space Oddity re-released-1975.

Stevie Wonder's Sir Duke peaks Can #1-1977.

Ram Jam's Black Betty enters US chart-1977.

Trooper's Santa Maria peaks Can top 40-1977.

The Emotions' Best of My Love enters US chart-1977.

Toulouse's It Always Happens This Way peaks Can top 40-1977.

ELO's Telephone Line enters US chart-1977.

KC/Sunshine Band's I'm Your Boogie Man peaks US #1-1977.

Aerosmith's Back in the Saddle peaks Can chart-1977.

David Bowie's China Girl enters UK chart-1983.

Dire Straits/Stevie Wonder/Simple Minds/Sting/Bryan Adams/George Michael/Whitney Houston/Peter Gabriel/Phil Collins play Nelson Mandela birthday concert Wembley Stadium London UK-1988.

Ian & Sylvia Tyson/Gordon Lightfoot/Murray McLauchlan hold concert to protest Oldman Dam AB-1988.

Clyde McCoy dies-1990.

CSN release Live It Up- LP-1990.

Heart's All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You peaks Can #1-1990.

Calloway's I Want to Be Rich peaks Can top 5-1990.

Elton John/Sting perform Milan ITA-1992.

Garth Brooks signs autographs for 23 straight hours Fan Fair Nashville TN-1996.

Ricky Martin does free concert for Today Show Times Square NYC NY-1999.

Travis' Invisible Band CD enters Can chart-2001.

Sugar Ray's Sugar Ray CD enters Can chart-2001.

Blink 182's Take Off Your Pants and Jacket CD enters Can chart #1-2001.

Paul McCartney marries Heather Mills-2002.


Archie Bleyer (1909) (bandleader-record executive-DECEASED)

Phil Bodner (1921) (sax)

Vic Damone (1928) (vocals)

Jim Nabors (1932) (vocals)

Charlie Feathers (1932) (vocals-DECEASED)

Bobby Freeman (1940) (vocals)

Roy Harper (1941) (vocals-guitar)

Chick Corea (1941) (keys-Return to Forever)

Len Barry (1942) (vocals-Dovells)

Reg Presley (1943) (vocals-Troggs-DECEASED)

Dennis Locorriere (1949) (vocals-Dr. Hook)

Brad Delp (1951) (vocals-Boston-DECEASED)

Bun E. Carlos (1951) (drums-Cheap Trick)

Howard Leese (1952) (Heart)

Bo Donaldson (1952) (vocals-Heywoods)

Rocky Burnette (1953) (vocals-guitar)

Per Gessle (1959) (Roxette)

Natalie McMaster (1972) (fiddle)

Ella Fitzgerald records first time-1935.

Artie Shaw records Traffic Jam LA-1939.

Billie Holiday/Paul Whiteman record Travelin' Light-1942.

Benny Goodman's Taking a Chance On Love peaks US #1-1944.

Al Martino's Here In My Heart peaks US #1-1952.

Jerry Lee Lewis' Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On enters US chart-1957.

Jimmy Dorsey dies-1957.

Jackie Wilson's I'm Comin' On Back to You enters US chart-1961.

Perry Como ends 15 years series TV-1963.

The Beatles play 1st southern hemisphere concert Adelaide AU-1964.

The Supremes' Back in My Arms Again peaks US #1-1965.

Sam the Sham's Wooly Bully peaks US #2-1965.

Elvis Presley's Crying in the Chapel peaks US top 5-1965.

The Bachelors' Marie enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles awarded MBEs by Queen-1965.

Sonny & Cher appear American Bandstand-1965.

The Kinks' Set Me Free enters US chart-1965.

John Lee Hooker plays Flamingo Club London UK-1965.

Solomon Burke plays Marquee Club London UK-1965.

Canned Heat play Monterey Pop-1967.

The Rolling Stones record We Love You-1967.

The Beatles' The Long & Winding Road peaks US #1-1970.

Christine Perfect (McVie) releases first solo LP-1970.

Sweet's Coco enters UK chart-1971.

Cymarron's Rings enters US chart-1971.

Donny Osmond's Sweet & Innocent peaks Can top 5-1971.

Dave/Ansil Collins' Double Barrel enters US chart-1971.

Tommy James' Draggin' the Line enters US chart-1971.

Frank Sinatra plays Music Center LA CA/prematurely announces retirement-1971.

Murray Head's Superstar peaks Can top 10-1971.

Clive Bunker quites Jethro Tull-1971.

Stephen Stills' Change Partners enters US chart-1971.

Alice Cooper's Caught in a Dream enters US chart-1971.

John Lennon's Sometime in NYC LP released-1972.

Clyde McPhatter dies heart/liver/kidney disease-1972.

CCR awarded gold Mardi Gras LP-1972.

Aretha Franklin releases Angel-1973.

England Dan/John Ford Coley's I'd Really Love to See You Tonight enters US chart-1976.

The Stampeders' Playin' in the Band peaks Can top 30-1976.

Neil Sedaka's Love in the Shadows peaks Can top 20-1976.

Diana Ross' Love Hangover peaks Can top 10-1976.

Pratt/McClain's Happy Days peaks Can top 5-1976.

The Commodores' Sweet Love peaks Can top 20-1976.

Aerosmith's Last Child enters US chart-1976.

The Bay City Rollers' Rock'n'Roll Love Letter peaks Can top 10-1976.

Brian Ferry's Let's Stick Together enters UK chart-1976.

George Benson's This Masquerade enters US chart-1976.

The Jackson 5's TV series debuts CBS-1976.

The Beatles' Got to Get You Into My Life enters US chart 10 years after recording-1976.

Benny Goodman dies-1977.

Johnny Bond dies-1978.

Grease film premieres-1978.

The Who's The Kids are Alright film/LP released-1979.

David Bowie's Cat People peaks Can top 20-1980.

Air Supply's Even the Nights are Better enters US chart-1982.

The Rolling Stones' Going to A Go Go enters US chart-1982.

REO Speedwagon's Keep the Fire Burnin' enters US chart-1982.

James Honeyman-Scott (Pretenders) dies OD-1982.

Bryan Adams' Heaven peaks US #1-1985.

Madonna begins world tour in Japan-1987.

Burton Cummings/Gene MacLellan/others honoured by SOCAN for 100k spins ib 3 separate songs-1988.

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

Bon Jovi's I'll Be There For You peaks Can top 20-1989.

Debbie Gibson's Electric Youth peaks Can top 20-1989.

Tone Loc's Funky Cold Medina peaks Can #2-1989.

Roxette's The Look peaks Can #1-1989.

Living Color's Cult of Personality peaks Can top 20-1989.

Blue Rodeo's Diamond Mine peaks Can top 20-1989.

The Belle Stars' Iko Iko peaks Can top 20-1989.

Roxette's It Must Have Been Love peaks US #1-1990.

Billy Ray Cyrus' Some Gave All CD peaks US #1-1992.

Bill Haley/Buddy Holly/Clyde McPhatter/Otis Redding/Richie Valens/Dinah Washington/Elvis Presley featured US postage stamps-1993.

The Rolling Stones begin rehearsals for Voodoo Lounge tour in Toronto-1994.

Kristen Pfaff (Hole) dies OD-1994.

Cab Calloway suffers stroke-1994.

All-4-One's I Swear peaks US #1-1995.

Alanis Morissette releases Jagged Little Pill CD-1995.

Alan Jackson wins 6th male vocalist award TNN/MCN Country Awards-1997.

The Spice Girls' Spice World video/DVD released-1998.

Live play Asbury Park NJ/proceeds to lightning strike victim-1998.

INXS play 2nd show since Michael Hutchence death/Terence Trent D'Arby sits in-1999.


Bobby Freeman (1940) (vocals)

Esther Ofarim (1941) (vocals-w.Abi Ofarim)

Dennis Locorriere (1949) (vocals-Dr. Hook)

Chuck Berry plays 1st paid club gig Huff's Garden St. Louis MO-1952.

Frank Zappa graduates Antelope Valley High School Lancaster CA-1958.

Donnie Brooks' Mission Bell enters US chart-1960.

Ray Peterson's Tell Laura I Love Her enters US chart-1960.

The Crests' Trouble in Paradise enters US chart-1960.

The DC5's Can't You See That She's Mine enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles 4 By... EP enters US chart-1964.

Stevie Wonder's Hey Harmonica Man enters US chart-1964.

Sam Cooke's Good Times enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Tell Me/I Just Wanna Make Love to You released US-1964.

Roger Miller's Dang Me enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Paint it Black peaks Can #1-1966.

The Willows' My Kinda Guy peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Walker Brothers' Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore peaks Can #2-1966.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience fly to US for 1st NA tour-1967.

Jethro Tull begin recording This Was-1968.

The Rolling Stones hold press conference introducing Mick Taylor/announce upcoming Hyde Park Show-1969.

The Moments' Love On a 2-Way Street peaks Can top 20-1970.

Tom Jones' Daughter of Darkness peaks Can top 20-1970.

Miguel Rios' Song of Joy enters US chart-1970.

Ray Stevens' Everything is Beautiful peaks Can #1-1970.

Neil Diamond's Soolaimon peaks Can top 10-1970.

Diana Ross' Reach Out and Touch peaks Can top 30-1970.

Bread's Make It With You enters US chart-1970.

The Beatles' Long & Winding Road peaks US #1-1970.

Clyde McPhatter dies heart attack-1972.

Rolling Stones concert riot San Diego sees 60 arrested 15 injured-1972.

John Lennon's last TV appearance before retirement-1975.

Andy Gibb's Shadow Dancing peaks US #1-1978.

Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street peaks US top 5-1978.

Bonnie Tyler's It's a Heartache peaks US top 5-1978.

Franke/Knockouts' Sweetheart peaks Can top 20-1981.

Kenny Rogers' I Don't Need You enters US chart-1981.

Styx' Too Much Time On My Hands peaks Can top 5-1981.

John Lennon's Watching the Wheels peaks Can top 5-1981.

REO Speedwagon's Don't Let Him Go enters US chart-1981.

Wall of Voodoo's Mexican Radio peaks Can top 20-1983.

Prince's Little Red Corvette peaks Can top 5-1983.

Bruce Springsteen releases Born in the USA LP-1984.

The Jacksons w.Mick Jagger release State of Shock-1984.

Benny Goodman dies heart attack-1986.

Foreigner's I Don't Want to Live Without You peaks Can top 20-1988.

Honeymoon Suite's Love Changes Everything peaks Can top 10-1988.

Johnny Hates Jazz' Shattered Dreams peaks Can top 5-1988.

Aerosmith's Angel peaks in Canada top 20-1988.

Eternal's Stay peaks Can top 5-1994.

Ty Herndon arrested drug possession Texas police convention-1995.

The Beastie Boys hold 3rd Tibetan Freedom Concert RFK Stadium Washington DC-1998.

The Beastie Boys begin 4th Tibetan Freedom Concert in 4 locations E.Troy WI/Amsterdam Neth/Tokyo Jap/Sydney Aus-1999.


Burl Ives (1909) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Julie Felix (1938) (vocals-solo)

Muff Winwood (1943) (bass-SDG-producer)

Rod Argent (1945) (keys-Zombies-Argent)

Jim Lea (1952) (bass-Slade)

Boy George O'Dowd (1961) (vocals-Culture Club-solo)

Chris DeGarmo (1963) (Queensryche)

Fiddlin' John Carson's 1st record session Atlanta-1923.

Elvis Presley's All Shook Up enters UK chart-1957.

Ray Charles/Betty Carter record Baby It's Cold Outside-1961.

Ray Charles' I Can't Stop Loving You enters UK chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones play Olympia Detroit-1964.

The Dixiecups' Chapel of Love peaks US #1-1964.

The Beatles release VI US//record Yesterday/I'm Down/I've Just Seen a Face Abbey Road London UK-1965.

Scott Bedford's Last Exit to Brooklyn peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Beau Brummels' Just a Little peaks Can top 5-1965.

Ian Whitcomb's You Turn Me On peaks Can top 30-1965.

The Supremes' Back in My Arms Again peaks Can #1-1965.

The Sir Douglas Quintet's She's About a Mover peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Righteous Brothers' You Can Have Her peaks Can top 20-1965.

Elvis Presley's Crying in the Chapel peaks Can top 5-1965.

Roger Miller's Engine Engine #9 peaks Can top 20-1965.

Freddie/Dreamers' Do the Freddie peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Byrds' Mr. Tambourine Man peaks Can #2-1965.

The Beatles record Here There and Everywhere Abbey Road London UK-1966.

The Grateful Dead/Jeff Beck play Fillmore E NYC-1967.

Pop Stoneman dies Nashville-1968.

Aretha Franklin releases Now LP-1968.

CCR's Bad Moon rising peaks Can top 5-1969.

Elvis Presley's In the Ghetto peaks Can #2-1969.

The Doors' Tell All the People enters US chart-1969.

PP&M's Day Is Done peaks Can top 20-1969.

Neon Philharmonic's Morning Girl peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Classics IV's Everyday With You Girl peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Beatles' Ballad of John and Yoko enters US chart-1969.

Roy Clark's Yesterday When I Was Young enters US chart-1969.

James Brown's Mother Popcorn enters US chart-1969.

Biggest ever festival of Soul Music held Houston-1969.

The Rolling Stones announce foundation of own label/introduce Mick Taylor-1969.

The Charles Randolph Grean Sound's Quentin's Theme enters US chart-1969.

The Guess Who awarded gold Best Of… LP-1971.

Frank Sinatra announces retirement/returns later in his career-1971.

Police use tear gas to disperse gate crashers at Rolling Stones show Tucson-1972.

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

Aerosmith's Sweet Emotion enters US chart-1975.

Bad Company's Good Lovin' Gone Bad peaks Can top 40-1975.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Saturday Night Special enters US chart-1975.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' Bad Luck peaks Can top 30-1975.

Freddy Fender's Before the Next Teardrop Falls peaks Can top 10-1975.

Johnny Nash's Tears On My Pillow enters UK chart-1975.

Ambrosia's Holdin' On to Yesterday enters US chart-1975.

Sweet's Ballroom Blitz enters US chart-1975.

Grand Funk's Bad Time peaks Can top 5-1975.

America's Sister Golden Hair peaks US #1/Can top 20-1975.

Janis Ian's At Seventeen enters US chart-1975.

Christopher Cross' Sailing enters US chart-1980.

Anne Murray's I'm Happy Just to Dance With You enters US chart-1980.

Ali Thompson's Take a Little Rhythm enters US chart-1980.

Boz Scaggs' JoJo enters US chart-1980.

Linda Ronstadt's Hurt So Bad peaks Can top 20-1980.

Kenny Rogers/Kim Carnes' Don't Fall in Love With a Dreamer peaks Can top 5-1980.

Pete Townsend's Let My Love Open the Door enters US chart-1980.

Air Supply's All Out of Love enters US chart-1980.

Meco's Empire Strikes Back enters US chart-1980.

Irene Cara's Fame enters US chart-1980.

Benny Mardones' Into the Night enters US chart-1980.

Bryan Adams' Give Me Your Love peaks Can chart-1980.

Roadie movie premieres starring Meat Loaf/ST features hits by Emmylou Harris-Roy Orbison/Pat Benatar-1980.

Pete Farndon fired from Pretenders for drug use-1982.

Lisa Lisa/Cult Jam's Head to Toe peaks US #1-1987.

Michael Jackson's Who Is It peaks Can top 20-1993.

Run DMC's Down With the King peaks Can top 10-1993.

Bon Jovi's In These Arms peaks Can top 10-1993.

Duran Duran's Come Undone peaks Can #2-1993.

Henry Mancini dies cancer-1994.

Michael Jackson/Lisa Marie Presley do live interview w.Diane Sawyer-1995.

Rory Gallagher dies after liver transplant-1995.

Kevin Parent's Grand Parleur CD enters  Can chart-1998.

Brandy's Never Say Never CD enters  Can chart-1998.

Slayer's Diabolus in Musica CD enters Can chart-1998.

John Fogerty's Premonition CD enters Can chart-1998.

Dwight Yoakam's Long Way Home CD enters Can chart-1998.

Cherry Poppin' Daddies' Zoot Suit Riot CD enters Can chart-1998.

The Moffatts' Chapter 1 A New Beginning CD enters Can chart-1998.

Faith Hill wins 5 TNN/MCN Awards/husband Tim McGraw best male vocalist-1999.

Session keys player Paul Griffin dies-2000.

Mingus trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies Parkinson's Disease-2003.


David Rose (1910) (composer-orchestra leader-DECEASED)

Tex Cochrane (1914) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Ruby Nash (1934) (vocals-Romantics)

Waylon Jennings (1937) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Harry Nilsson (1941) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Muff Winwood (1943) (bass-SDG-producer-A&R exec)

Janet Lennon (1946) (vocals-Lennon Sisters)

Russell Hitchcock (1949) (vocals-Air Supply)

Noddy Holder (1950) (vocals-guitar-Slade)

John Lennon meets Paul McCartney-1955.

The Kingston Trio's MTA enters US chart-1959.

Johnny Mathis' Small World enters US chart-1959.

Pat Boone's Twixt 12 and 20 enters US chart-1959.

Fabian's Tiger enters US chart-1959.

Duane Eddy's 40 Miles of Bad Road enters US chart-1959.

Frank Sinatra's High Hopes enters US chart-1959.

The Coasters record Shoppin' For Clothes NYC-1960.

The Everly Brothers' Temptation enters UK chart-1961.

Kyu Sakamoto's Sukiyaki peaks US #1-1963.

The Dovells' You Can't Sit Down peaks US top 5-1963.

Ray Stevens' Harry the Hairy Ape enters US chart-1963.

Randy/Rainbows' Denise enters US chart-1963.

Bobby Bare's Detroit City enters US chart-1963.

The Orlons' Not Me enters US chart-1963.

The Glencoves' Hootenanny enters US chart-1963.

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

The Beatles play Melbourne AU-1964.

Bob Dylan records Like a Rolling Stone NY/producer uses same musicians to record backing track for Simon/Garfunkel's Sounds of Silence-1965.

Elvis Presley's Tickle Me film premieres-1965.

The Beatles record It's Only Love Abbey Road London UK-1965.

The Beatles release Yesterday and Today LP US-1966.

The Vogues' Turn Around Look at Me enters US chart-1968.

Bobby Taylor/Vancouvers' Does Your Mama Know About Me peaks Can chart-1968.

Wes Montgomery dies-1968.

Spanky/Our Gang's Like to Get to Know You peaks Can top 5- 1968.

Pigmeat Markham's Here Comes the Judge enters US chart-1968.

The Monkees' D.W. Washburn enters US chart-1968.

The Ohio Express' Yummy Yummy Yummy peaks Can #1-1968.

Neil Diamond's Brooklyn Roads peaks Can top 40-1968.

American Graffitti premieres LA-1973.

Fancy's Wild Thing enters US chart-1974.

Paper Lace's Night Chicago Died enters US chart-1974.

Cat Stevens' Oh Very Young peaks Can top 10-1974.

Helen Reddy's You & Me Against the World enters US chart- 1974.

Gary Glitter's Always Yours enters UK chart-1974.

Rufus' Tell Me Something Good enters US chart-1974.

Jim Stafford's My Girl Bill peaks Can top 10-1974.

Gordon Lightfoot's Sundown peaks Can #1-1974.

The Commodores' Machine Gun becomes 1st US charter-1974.

Nilsson's Daybreak peaks Can top 20-1974.

Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis Jr begin summer variety seeries CBS-TV-1977.

The In Crowd's You'll Never Walk Alone peaks UK #1-1985.

Madonna's La Isla Bonita peaks Can #1-1987.

Joe Public's Live and Learn peaks Can top 5-1992.

U2's One peaks Can top 5-1992.

Def Leppard's Let's Get Rocked peaks Can #2-1992.

1st Tibetan Freedom Concert w.Beastie Boys/Tribe Called Quest/Cibo Matto/Beck/Bjork/De La Soul/Foo Fighters/ Fugees/John Lee Hooker/Pavement/Rage Against the Machine/Red Hot Chili Peppers/

        Smashing Pumpkins/Sonic Youth/Yoko Ono/Buddy Guy/Biz Markie/Skatalites/Richie Havens Polo Fields SF CA-1996.

Ella Fitzgerald dies-1996.

Third Eye Blind's self titled CD enters Can chart-1997.

Sinead O'Connor's Gospel Oak CD enters Can chart-1997.

Tonic's Lemon Parade CD enters Can chart-1997.

k.d. lang's Drag CD enters Can chart-1997.

Billy Ray Cyrus wins 5 TN/Music City News awards including Male Artist/Album/Single/Song/Video-1998.

The Spice Girls begin 1st NA tour Miami FL-1998.

Serial Joe release Face Down CD-2000.


Lamont Dozier (1941) (songwriter-producer-RnR HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee-Grammy winner)

John Rostill (1942) (bass-Shadows-DECEASED)

Tupac Shakur (1971) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Gogi Grant's Wayward Wind peaks US #1-1956.

Patti Page's Allegheny Moon enters US chart-1956.

Gene Vincent's Be Bop a Lu La enters US chart-1956.

Roy Orbison's Ooby Dooby enters US chart-1956.

Jerry Butler/Impressions' For Your Precious Love enters US chart-1958.

Perez Prado's Patricia enters US chart-1958.

Johnny Kidd/Pirates' Shakin' All Over enters UK chart-1960.

Jimmy Jones' Good Timin' enters UK chart-1960.

Pat Boone's Speedy Gonzales enters US chart-1962.

Barbara Lynn's You'll Lose a Good Thing enters US chart- 1962.

DeeDee Sharp's Gravy enters US chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones play last gig old Crawdaddy-1963.

The Rolling Stones interrupt US tour to honour gig at Magdalen College Oxford-1964.

The Rolling Stones play Edinburgh-1965.

The Beatles' Paperback Writer enters UK chart-1966.

The Jeff Beck Group plays Music Festival Staten Island NY/jam with Jimi Hendrix-1967.

Canned Heat play Monterey Pop CA-1967.

The Beatles release Ballad of John & Yoko/Old Brown Shoe US-1969.

Lonnie Johnson dies-1970.

The Raspberries' Let's Pretend peaks Can top 20-1973.

Elvis Presley's Steamroller Blues peaks Can top 20-1973.

T. Rex' Groover enters UK chart-1973.

Suzi Quatro's Can the Can peaks UK #1-1973.

Sweet's Blockbuster enters US chart-1973.

Edgar Winter's Frankenstein peaks Can #1-1973.

Loggins/Messina's Thinking Of You peaks Can top 20-1973.

Eric Clapton records Knockin' On Heaven's Door Criteria Miami-1975.

The Rolling Stones play MLG Toronto ON-1975.

The Jacksons' summer variety TV series debuts-1976.

Grease film premieres-1978.

Spyro Gyra's Morning Dance enters US chart-1979.

Billy Joel's Honesty peaks Can top 20-1979.

Bonnie Pointer's Heaven Must Have Sent You enters US chart-1979.

The Beach Boys' Good Timin' peaks Can top 40-1979.

Paul McCartney's Getting Closer enters US chart-1979.

Barbra Streisand's Main Event-Fight enters US chart-1979.

Triumph's Hold On enters US chart-1979.

The Dooleys' Wanted enters UK chart-1979.

Barbara Mandrell's I Don't Want to Be Right peaks Can top 30-1979.

Chic's Good Times enters US chart-1979.

James Honeyman-Scott (Pretenders) dies OD-1982.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood's 2 Tribes enters UK chart-1984.

Nik Kershaw's I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me enters UK chart-1984.

Janet Jackson's What Have You Done For Me Lately peaks Can #2-1986.

Mr. Mister's Is It Love peaks Can top 20-1986.

Madonna's Live to Tell peaks Can #1-1986.

Heart's Nothin' At All peaks Can top 30-1986.

Bill Haley/Buddy Holly/Clyde McPhatter/Otis Redding/Richie Valens/Dinah Washington/Elvis Presley honoured with postage stamps US-1993.

Pearl Jam begin NA tour Casper Wyoming-1995.

Alan Jackson wins 6th Male Vocalist award TN/Music City News awards-1997.


Igor Stravinsky (1882) (composer-DECEASED)

Red Foley (1910) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-Country Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Terry Gilkyson (1916) (vocals-DECEASED)

Norm Kuhlke (1942) (drums-Swinging Blue Jeans)

Chris Spedding (1944) (guitar-Sharks)

Barry Manilow (1943) (keys-vocals)

Paul Young (1947) (vocals-Sad Cafe-Mechanics-DECEASED)

Kevin Thornton (1969) (vocals-Color Me Badd)

Perry Como signs to RCA-1943.

Billy Ward's Star Dust enters US chart-1957.

Nat King Cole's Send For Me enters US chart-1957.

Little Richard's Jenny Jenny/Miss Ann enters US chart-1957.

Russ Hamilton's Rainbow enters US chart-1957.

Billie Holiday dies-1959.

Kyu Sakimoto's Sukiyaki peaks US #1-1963.

The Yardbirds' Heart Full of Soul enters UK chart-1965.

The Beatles record Act Naturally/add overdubs to Yesterday Abbey Road London UK-1965.

The Byrds' Mr Tambourine Man enters UK chart-1965.

The Tremeloes' Silence is Golden enters US chart-1967.

The Buckinghams' Mercy Mercy Mercy enters US chart-1967.

The Seeds' Can't Seem to Make You Mine peaks Can top 40-1967.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' More Love enters US chart-1967.

Aretha Franklin's Respect peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Six O'Clock peaks Can top 20-1967.

Gordon Lightfoot's The Way I Feel peaks Can top 40-1967.

Jeff Beck Group plays Scene NYC-1967.

Jefferson Airplane's Somebody to Love peaks Can #1-1967.

The Hollies' Carrie Anne enters US chart-1967.

Traffic's Paper Sun enters UK chart-1967.

The Byrds record Jesus Is Just Alright-1969.

Lonnie Johnson dies-1970.

The Carpenters' It's Going To Take Some Time peaks Can top 20-1972.

Donny Osmond's Puppy Love enters UK chart-1972.

The Staple Singers' I'll Take You There peaks Can top 30- 1972.

The Guess Who's Guns Guns Guns peaks Can chart-1972.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Alone Again enters US chart-1972.

Humble Pie's Hot'n'Nasty peaks Can top 40-1972.

The Moody Blues' Isn't Life Strange peaks Can top 10-1972.

Frank Mills' Poor Little Fool peaks Can top 20-1972.

Looking Glass' Brandy enters US chart-1972.

Argent's Hold Your Head Up enters US chart-1972.

Sammy Davis Jr's Candy Man peaks US #1-1972.

Paul McCartney/Wings release Mary Had a Little Lamb-1972.

The Carpenters awarded gold Horizon LP-1975.

The Cars' Just What I Needed enters US chart-1976.

Garfield's Old Time Movies peaks Can chart-1976.

The Sex Pistols play Midsummer Music Festival Benefit Assembly Hall Walthamstow UK-1976.

CSN release CSN LP-1977.

Steely Dan's Deacon Blues peaks Can top 20-1978.

Evelyn King's Shame enters US chart-1978.

Andy Gibb's Shadow Dancing peaks Can #1-1978.

The Commodores' 3 Times a Lady enters US chart-1978.

George Benson's On Broadway peaks Can top 20-1978.

David Bradstreet's This Ringing in My Ear peaks Can chart-1978.

Gene Cotton/Kim Carnes' You're a Part of Me enters US chart-1978.

Jimmy Buffett's Cheeseburger in Paradise peaks Can top 30-1978.

Duran Duran's Reflex peaks US#1-1984.

Talking Heads release Little Creatures LP-1985.

Tina Turner's Show Some Respect peaks Can chart-1985.

Sade's Smooth Operator peaks Can top 5-1985.

Rod Stewart plays Wembley Stadium London UK for 90k-1995.

The Real McCoy's Another Night peaks Can top 20-1995.

Porno for Pyros' Good Gods' Urge CD enters Can chart-1996.

Vince Gill's High Lonesome Sound CD enters Can chart-1996.

Butthole Surfers' Electric Larryland CD enters Can chart-1996.

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

Destiny's Child play festival Finsbury Park UK-2001.


Kay Kyser (1905) (bandleader-vocals-Nat'l Radio HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Jeanette MacDonald (1907) (vocals-w.Nelson Eddy-DECEASED)

Paul McCartney (1942) (vocals-bass-guitar-piano-Beatles-Wings)

Jerome Smith (1953) (guitar-KC/Sunshine Band-DECEASED)

Alison Moyet (1961) (vocals-Yaz)

Danny Cedrone of Bill Haley's Comets dies fall-1954.

David Whitfield's Cara Mia enters UK chart-1954.

Chuck Miller's House of Blue Lights enters US chart-1955.

The Ferko String Band's Alabama Jubilee enters US chart-1955.

Chuck Berry begins one week Rock'n'Roll Club Pittsburgh PA-1956.

The Beatles play Sydney Aus-1964.

George Melachrino dies-1965.

The Four Tops' I Can't Help Myself peaks US #1-1964.

Ike/Tina Turner's River Deep Mountain High enters UK chart-1966.

The Beatles' Paperback Writer enters UK chart-1966.

Ray Conniff's Somewhere My Love enters US chart-1966.

The Grassroots' Where Were You When I Needed You enters US chart-1966.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Hungry enters US chart-1966.

The Young Rascals' You Better Run enters US chart-1966.

Monterey Pop Fest including Jimi Hendrix Experience's US debut Monterey CA-1967.

The Byrds record Ballad of Easy Rider-1969.

Freeez's IOU enters UK chart-1973.

Gordon Lightfoot awarded gold Sundown-1974.

ABBA play command performance for King of Sweden-1976.

Ronnie Milsap's It Was Almost Like a Song enters US chart-1977.

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

James Taylor's Handy Man enters US chart-1977.

Sanford-Townsend's Smoke From a Distant Fire enters US chart-1977.

Joe Tex' Ain't Gonna Bump No More peaks Can top 20-1977.

Tavares' Whodunit peaks Can top 20-1977.

Klaatu's Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft peaks Can chart-1977.

Hot's Angel in Your Arms peaks Can top 5-1977.

Fleetwood Mac's Dreams peaks US/Can #1-1977.

Foreigner's Feels Like the First Time peaks US top 5-1977.

Kenny Rogers' Lucille peaks US top 5-1977.

Paul Young's Wherever I Lay My Hat enters UK chart-1983.

Roxette's It Must Have Been Love peaks Can #2-1990.

Beck releases Odelay CD-1996.


Guy Lombardo (1902) (violin-bandleader-Canadian Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Lester Flatt (1914) (guitar-vocals-Bluegrass Boys-w.Scruggs-DECEASED)

Charlie Drake (1925) (vocals-DECEASED)

Tommy DeVito (1935) (vocals-guitar-4 Seasons)

Al Wilson (1939) (vocals-Rollers-DECEASED)

Nick Drake (1948) (vocals-DECEASED)

Ann Wilson (1950) (vocals-flute-Heart)

Larry Dunn (1953) (keys-EW&F)

Paula Abdul (1962) (vocals)

The Harmonicats' Peg O'My Heart peaks US #1-1947.

Buddy Holly records Early in the Morning NYC/meets Maria Elena Santiago-1958.

Chubby Checker's Let's Twist Again enters US chart-1961.

The Chordettes' Never on Sunday enters US chart-1961.

Eddie Hodges' I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door enters US chart-1961.

Brenda Lee's Dum Dum enters US chart-1961.

Pat Boone's Moody River peaks US #1-1961.

Ben E. King's Stand By Me peaks US top 5-1961.

Don Gibson's Sea of Heartbreak enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles release Long Tall Sally EP UK-1964.

Marianne Faithfull's As Tears Go By released UK-1964.

The 4 Tops' I Can't Help Myself peaks US #1-1965.

Barbara Lewis' Baby I'm Yours enters US chart-1965.

Elvis Presley's Easy Question enters US chart-1965.

Tom Jones' What's New Pussycat enters US chart-1965.

Lesley Gore's Sunshine Lollipops & Rainbows enters US chart-1965.

The DC5's I Like it Like That enters US chart-1965.

Monterey Pop Festival with Jimi Hendrix/Janis Joplin/The Who/Moby Grape/Otis Redding/Mamas & Papas/Grateful Dead/Hugh Masakela/others-1967.

BB King begins recording London Sessions LP-1971.

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

Gordon Lightfoot's Talking In Your Sleep enters US chart- 1971.

Chicago's Lowdown peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Rolling Stones' Wild Horses enters US chart-1971.

The Supremes' Nathan Jones peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Isley Brothers' Love the One You're With enters US chart-1971.

Honey Cone's Want Ads peaks Can top 20-1971.

Ashton Gardner/Dyke's Resurrection Shuffle enters US chart-1971.

Edgar Winter awarded gold Frankenstein-1973.

EW&F awarded gold Shining Star-1975.

April Wine's The Whole World's Goin' Crazy peaks Can top 5-1976.

Paul Simon's Still Crazy After All These Years peaks Can top 40-1976.

Wild Cherry's Play That Funky Music enters US chart-1976.

Silver's Wham Bam enters US chart-1976.

The Silver Convention's Get Up and Boogie peaks Can #1-1976.

BTO's Lookin' Out For #1 peaks Can top 40-1976.

Neil Diamond's If You Know What I Mean enters US chart-1976.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Sara Smile peaks Can top 3-1976.

Dr. Hook's A Little Bit More enters US chart-1976.

Donna Summer becomes 1st act signed to Geffen Records-1980.

Fleetwood Mac's Hold Me enters US chart-1982.

Guns'n'Roses play UK debut Marquee Club London-1986.

Debbie Gibson's Foolish Heart peaks US #1-1988.

Jody Watley's Real Love peaks Can top 10-1989.

Paula Abdul's Forever Your Girl peaks Can #1-1989.

Howard Jones' Everlasting Love peaks Can top 20-1989.

Loretta Lynn appears Friday Night Opry TV Show-1998.

Lilith Fair begins 2nd annual tour w.Sarah McLachlan Portland OR-1998.


Chet Atkins (1924) (guitar-Country Music HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-Grammy winner-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)

Billy Guy (1936) (vocals-Coasters-DECEASED)

Jerry Keller (1937) (vocals-solo)

Brian Wilson (1942) (vocals-bass-keys-Beach Boys-producer)

Anne Murray (1945) (vocals)

Lionel Richie (1949) (vocals-keys-Commodores)

Alan Longmuir (1948) (bass-Bay City Rollers)

Michael Anthony (1954) (bass-vocals-Van Halen)

Buddy Holly releases Words of Love-1957.

Fats Domino's Walking to New Orleans enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Preston's Feel So Fine enters US chart-1960.

Garry Miles'/Billy Vaughn's Look For a Star both enter US chart-1960.

Dusty Springfield's Wishin' & Hopin' enters US chart-1964.

The Ronettes' Do I Love You enters US chart-1964.

The 4 Seasons' Rag Doll enters US chart-1964.

The Premiers' Farmer John enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones end 1st NA tour-1964.

The Jellybeans' I Wanna Love Him So Bad enters US chart-1964.

Jimmy Hughes' Steal Away enters US charts-1964.

The Beatles begin European tour Palais des Sports Paris-1965.

Gerry/Pacemakers' La La La peaks Can top 5-1966.

B.J. Thomas' Mama peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Poets' She Blew a Good Thing peaks Can top 10-1966.

Gary Lewis' Green Grass peaks Can #1-1966.

Chris Montez' The More I See You peaks Can #2-1966.

The Beatles' Yesterday & Today released US-1966.

Robbie Lane's What Am I Gonna Do peaks Can top 10-1966.

Newport West held in San Fernando Valley with Jimi Hendrix/Joe Cocker/Albert King/Edwin Hawkins/Ike-Tina/Spirit/Taj Mahal-1969.

Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl enters US chart-1970.

The Carpenters' Close to You enters US chart-1970.

B.J. Thomas' I Just Can't Help Believing enters US chart-1970.

Ronnie Dyson's Why Can't I Touch You enters US chart-1970.

Shirley Bassey's Something enters UK chart-1970.

David Bowie plays Glastonbury Fayre Festival UK-1971.

Bill Withers awarded gold Lean on Me-1972.

Jim Gold/Gallery awarded gold Nice to Be With You-1972.

Sami Jo's Tell Me a Lie peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Specials' Ghost Town enters UK chart-1981.

The Commodores' Lady You Bring Me Up enters US chart-1981.

The Carpenters' Touch Me When We're Dancing enters US chart-1981.

George Jones/Tammy Wynette release reunion album Onw-1995.

Lawrence Payton (4 Tops) dies liver cancer-1997.


Ray Davies (1944) (vocals-guitar-Kinks-Ivor Novello Award honouree-CBE)

Doug Hastings (1946) (guitar-Daily Flash-Buffalo Springfield-Rhinoceros)

Joey Kramer (1950) (drums-Aerosmith)

Nils Lofgren (1951) (vocals-guitar-Grin-Crazy Horse-E-Street Band)

Kathy Mattea (1959) (vocals)

Kip Winger (1961) (vocals-Winger)

33 1/3 mass production begins-1948.

Johnny Cash releases Cry Cry Cry debut single-1955.

The Byrds release Mr. Tambourine Man-1965.

The Beatles record She Said She Said Abbey Road London UK-1966.

Zager/Evans' In the Year 2525 enters US chart-1969.

Billy Preston awarded gold Outta Space-1972.

Kool/Gang awarded gold Hollywood Swinging-1974.

James Taylor's How Sweet It Is enters US chart-1975.

Freddy Fender's Wasted Days and Wasted Nights enters US chart-1975.

The Captain/Tenille's Love Will Keep Us Together peaks US/Can #1-1975.

The Isley Brothers' Fight the Power enters US chart-1975.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's Mornin' Beautiful enters US chart-1975.

Amazing Rhythm Aces' Third Rate Romance enters US chart-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's When Will I Be Loved peaks US #2-1975.

Jessi Colter's I'm Not Lisa peaks US top 5-1975.

Hamilton/Joe Frank/Reynolds' Fallin' In Love enters US chart-1975.

Major Harris' Love Won't Let Me Wait peaks US top 5-1975.

Judy Collins' Send in the Clowns enters US chart-1975.

Eddie Rabbitt's Drivin' My Life Away enters US chart-1975.

Michael Murphey's Wildfire peaks US top 5-1975.

Wings play Forum Inglewood CA-1976.

Boz Scaggs' Breakdown Dead Ahead peaks Can top 10-1980.

Charlie Dore's Pilot of the Airwaves peaks Can top 5-1980.

The Clash's Train in Vain peaks Can chart-1980.

The Commodores' Old Fashion Love enters US chart-1980.

Bert Kaempfert dies stroke-1980.

Olivia Newton-John/ELO's Xanadu enters UK chart-1980.

Odyssey's Use It Up & Wear It Out enters UK chart-1980.

Kenny Rogers' Love the World Away peaks Can top 20-1980.

Billy Preston/Syreeta's With You I'm Born Again peaks Can top 10-1980.

Air Supply's Lost in Love peaks Can top 5-1980.

Eric Clapton's Tulsa Time/Cocaine enters US chart-1980.

CSN release Daylight Again LP-1982.

Wham's Edge of Heaven/Where Did Your Heart Go enters UK chart-1986.

Jeff Healey's Lost In Your Eyes peaks Can top 40-1993.

Rod Stewart's Have I Told You Lately peaks Can top 5-1993.

Tasmin Archer's Sleeping Satellite peaks Can top 5-1993.

New Order's Regret peaks Can top 10-1993.

Kim Mitchell's Some Folks peaks Can top 30-1993.

George Michael loses court case vs. Sony-1994.

Arthur Prysock dies-1997.

Charlie Daniels awarded lifetime achievement award IEBA-1998.

John Lee Hooker dies-2001.


Kris Kristofferson (1936) (vocals-guitar-Golden Globe winner-Country Music HoF inductee-Grammy winner-Songwriters HoF inductee)

Peter Asher (1944) (vocals-w.Gordon-producer)

Howard Kaylan (1947) (vocals-Turtles-Flo/Eddie-Mothers)

Todd Rundgren (1948) (vocals-guitar-Nazz-Utopia)

Alan Osmond (1949) (vocals-Osmonds)

Cyndi Lauper (1953) (vocals)

Green Gartside (1955) (vocals-Scritti Pollitti)

Derek Forbes (1956) (Simple Minds)

Garry Gary Beers (1957) (bass-INXS)

Jimmy Somerville (1961) (vocals-Bronski Beat-Communards)

Michael J. Edwards (1964) (vocals-guitar-keys-Jesus Jones)

Bobby Gillespie (1962) (vocals-Primal Scream)

Steven Page (1970) (vocals-Barnenaked Ladies)

Jackie Wilson's I'll Be Satisfied enters US chart-1959.

Sammy Turner's Lavender Blue enters US chart-1959.

Skip/Flip's It Was I enters US chart-1959.

Chuck Berry's Back in the USA enters US chart-1959.

The Beatles/Tony Sheridan record together Hamburg-1961.

Cliff Richard's Girl Like You enters UK chart-1961.

Stevie Wonder's Fingertips Pt 2 enters US chart-1963.

Andy Williams' Hopeless enters US chart-1963.

Gerry/Pacemakers' I Like It peaks UK #1-1963.

The Surfaris' Wipe Out enters US chart-1963.

George Hamilton IV's Abilene enters US chart-1963.

Charlie/Inez Foxx' Mockingbird enters US chart-1963.

The Classics' Till Then enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles play 2 nights Wellington NZ-1964.

The Rolling Stones return from US tour/play Oxford same night-1964.

The Association's Time For Livin' peaks in Canada top 30-1968.

Tammy Wynette's D I V O R C E enters US chart-1968.

B.J. Thomas' Eyes of a New York Woman enters US chart-1968.

Mason Williams' Classical Gas enters US chart-1968.

The Lemon Pipers' Jelly Jungle peaks Can top 20-1968.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Don't Take It So Hard enters US chart-1968.

Gary Lewis' Sealed With a Kiss enters US chart-1968.

Engelbert Humperdinck's A Man Without Love peaks Can top 10-1968.

Glen Campbell's I Wanna Live peaks Can top 20-1968.

Richard Harris' MacArthur Park peaks Can #1-1968.

Aretha Franklin's Think peaks Can top 10-1968.

Donovan's Hurdy Gurdy Man enters US chart-1968.

Judy Garland dies London UK-1969.

Wilson Pickett awarded gold Don't Knock My Love Pt. 2-1971.

The Doobie Brothers' Another Park Another Sunday peaks Can top 40-1974.

Anne Murray's You Won't See Me peaks Can top 5-1974.

The 4 Tops' One Chain Don't Make No Prison peaks Can top 40-1974.

Charles Aznavour's She enters UK chart-1974.

The Stylistics' You Make Me Feel Brand New peaks Can top 5-1974.

Andy Kim's Rock Me Gently enters US chart-1974.

Eddie Kendricks' Son of Sagittarius peaks Can top 20-1974.

Elton John's Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me enters US chart-1974.

Shawne Jackson's Just As Bad As You peaks Can top 20-1974.

Roberta Flack's Feel Like Makin' Love enters US chart-1974.

The Eagles' Already Gone peaks Can top 20-1974.

Chicago's Call On Me enters US chart-1974.

Jody Watley's Looking For a New Love peaks Can #1-1987.

Peter Gabriel/Kate Bush's Don't Give Up peaks Can top 40-1987.

Paul Lekakis' Boom Boom peaks Can #2-1987.

Poison's Talk Dirty to Me peaks Can top 10-1987.

Billy Idol's Sweet 16 peaks Can top 20-1987.

Bon Jovi's Wanted Dead or Alive peaks Can top 20-1987.

The Box's Closer Together peaks Can top 20-1987.

Celine Dion's If You Asked Me To peaks Can top 5-1992.

54/40's Nice to Luv You peaks Can top 30-1992.

Metallica's Load CD enters US chart/peaks #1-1996.

Jimmy Buffett's Banana Wind CD enters US chart-1996.

Lost Boyz' Legal Drug Money CD enters US chart-1996.

Gloria Estefan's Destiny CD enters US chart-1996.

Bryan Adams' 18 Til I Die CD enters US chart-1996.

Keith Sweat's Twisted enters US chart-1996.

Leann Rimes' Blue enters US chart-1996.

Radiohead's OK Computer CD enters Can chart-1997.

Ben Harper's Will to Live CD enters Can chart-1997.

Jon Bon Jovi's Destination Anywhere CD enters Can chart-1997.

Neil Young/Crazy Horse's CD Year of the Horse CD enters Can chart-1997.

En Vogue's EV3 CD enters Can chart-1997.

Megadeath's Cryptic Writings CD enters Can chart-1997.

Pete Townshend plays 2 nights for charity La Jolla CA-2001.


Dotty Todd (1913) (vocals-w.Art-DECEASED)

June Carter Cash (1929) (vocals-Carter Family-w.Johnny Cash-Grammy winner-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)

Adam Faith (1940) (vocals-producer-DECEASED)

Glenn Danzig (1955) (vocals-Danzig)

Bing/Gary Crosby record Sam's Song/Play a Simple Melody LA-1950.

Hugo Winterhalter's Canadian Sunset enters US chart-1956.

Doris Day's Whatever Will Be Will Be enters US chart-1956.

Johnny Otis' Willie & the Hand Jive enters US chart-1958.

Bobby Darin's Splish Splash enters US chart-1958.

Ray Charles records Let the Good Times Roll NYC-1959.

Eddie Cochran records Somethin' Else-1959.

Ray Charles' I Can't Stop Loving You enters UK chart-1962.

Eddie Hodges' Girl Girls Girls enters US chart-1962.

Chubby Checker's Dancin' Party enters US chart-1962.

The Supremes record Love is Like an Itchin' In My Heart-1965.

The Hollies' Bus Stop enters UK chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones begin 5th NA tour NY-1966.

Chris Farlowe's Out of Time enters UK chart-1966.

Georgie Fame's Get Away enters UK chart-1966.

Aretha Franklin records Chain of Fools/Baby I Love You Atlantic Studios NYC-1967.

Glen Campbell begins summer replacement series CBS-1968.

Ringo Starr begins Beaucoups of Blues sessions Nashville-1970.

The Byrds release Byrdmaniax LP-1971.

Elton Britt dies-1972.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Get Down enters US chart-1973.

Johnnie Taylor's I Believe in You enters US chart-1973.

Stories' Brother Louie enters US chart-1973.

Jud Strunk's Daisy a Day peaks Can top 5-1973.

Helen Reddy's Delta Dawn enters US chart-1973.

Maureen McGovern's The Morning After enters US chart-1973.

Paul McCartney & Wings' My Love peaks Can #2-1973.

Led Zeppelin's Over the Hills and Far Away enters US chart-1973.

The 4 Tops' Are You Man Enough enters US chart-1973.

The Eagles' Tequila Sunrise enters US chart-1973.

10cc's Rubber Bullets peaks UK #1-1973.

Chicago's Feelin' Stronger Everyday enters US chart-1973.

Clint Holmes' Playground in My Mind peaks Can #1-1973.

April Wine's Lady Run Lady Hide peaks Can top 20-1973.

The Rolling Stones play MSG NYC NY-1975.

The BeeGees' Love You Inside Out peaks Can #1-1979.

Rod Stewart's Ain't Love a Bitch peaks Can top 20-1979.

The Raes' I Only Want to Get Up and Dance peaks Can top 20-1979.

Gino Soccio's Dancer peaks Can top 10-1979.

The Knack's My Sharona enters US chart-1979.

Nicolette Larson's Rhumba Girl peaks Can top 20-1979.

Blackfoot's Highway Song enters US chart-1979.

Randy Vanwarmer's Just When I Needed You Most peaks Can top 40-1979.

Dionne Warwick's I'll Never Love This Way Again enters US chart-1979.

Patrick Hernandez' Born to Be Alive enters US chart-1979.

Night's Hot Summer Nights enters US chart-1979.

Charlie Daniels' Devil Went Down to Georgia enters US chart-1979.

The Rolling Stones release Emotional Rescue 45-1980.

Billy Ocean's There'll Be Sad Songs peaks Can #1-1986.

Haywire's Bad Bad Boy peaks Can top 30-1986.

George Michael's Different Corner peaks Can #1-1986.

Oasis play Glastonbury/debut new drummer Alan White-1995.

The J. Geils Band begin reunion tour Boston MA-1999.


Gene Austin (1900) (vocals-DECEASED)

Arthur Brown (1942) (vocals-Crazy World of...)

Jeff Beck (1944) (guitar-vocals-Yardbirds-BBA-RnR HoF inductee-Grammy winner)

Charlie Whitney (1944) (guitar-Family-Streetwalkers)

Chris Wood (1944) (flute-sax-Traffic-DECEASED)

Colin Blunstone (1945) (vocals-Zombies)

David Knights (1945) (bass-Procol Harum)

Mick Fleetwood (1947) (drums-Bluesbreakers-Fleetwood Mac)

R. W. Blackwood/Bill Lyles of Blackwood Brothers die plane crash-1954.

Larry Williams' Short Fat Fannie enters US chart-1957.

Elvis Presley's Teddy Bear/Loving You enters US chart-1957.

Jerry Lee Lewis' Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On enters US chart-1957.

The Diamonds' Words of Love enters US chart-1957.

The Beatles play 2 nights Auckland NZ-1964.

Peter/Gordon's To Know You is To Love You enters UK chart-1965.

John Lennon's Spaniard in the Works published-1965.

The Beatles play Velodromo Milan-1965.

The Rolling Stones begin 2nd Scandinavian tour Oslo-1965.

The Beatles play Circus Krone Munich-1966.

Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazlewood's Jackson enters US chart-1967.

The Turtles' She'd Rather Be With Me peaks Can #1-1967.

Sagittarius' My World Fell Down enters US chart-1967.

The Temptations' All I Need peaks Can top 10-1967.

Procol Harum's Whiter Shade of Pale enters US chart-1967.

Herman's Hermits' Don't Go Out Into the Rain enters US chart-1967.

Peaches/Herb's For Your Love enters US chart-1967.

Tommy James/Shondells' Mirage peaks Can #2-1967.

Jefferson Airplane's White Rabbit enters US chart-1967.

Engelbert Humperdinck's There Goes My Everything enters US chart-1967.

Graham Nash/David Crosby's Immigration Man peaks Can top 30-1972.

Helen Reddy's I Am Woman enters US chart-1972.

Neil Young's Old Man peaks Can top 5-1972.

Dr. Hook's Sylvia's Mother peaks Can #2-1972.

The Hollies' Long Cool Woman enters US chart-1972.

Todd Rundgren's I Saw the Light peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Hues Corporation awarded gold Rock the Boat-1974.

John Denver awarded gold Back Home Again LP-1974.

Chuck Mangione's Feels So Good peaks Can top 5-1978.

The Village People's Macho Man enters US chart-1978.

Eddie Money's Baby Hold On peaks Can top 5//2 Tickets to Paradise enters US chart-1978.

A Taste of Honey's Boogie Oogie Oogie enters US chart-1978.

ELO's Mr. Blue Sky enters US chart-1978.

Wham's Everything She Wants peaks Can #1-1985.

Phil Collins' Sussudio peaks Can #1-1985.

Enigma's Mea Culpa peaks Can top 20-1991.

The West End Girls' Not Like Kissing You peaks Can #1-1991.

EMF's Unbelievable peaks Can #2-1991.

The Divinyls' I Touch Myself peaks Can top 5-1991.

Bryan Adams' 18 Til I Die CD enters Can chart-1996.

Metallica's Load CD enters Can chart #1-1996.

D12's Devil's Night CD enters Can chart #1-2001.

Stone Temple Pilots' Shangri La Dee Da CD enters Can chart-2001.

Big Sugar's Brothers and Sisters Are You Ready CD enters Can chart-2001.

Wave's Nothing As It Seems CD enters Can chart-2001.

Pennywise's Land of the Free CD enters Can chart-2001.

Sisqo's Return of Dragon CD enters Can chart-2001.


Eddie Floyd (1937) (vocals-Falcons)

Clint Warwick (1940) (bass-Moody Blues-DECEASED)

Carly Simon (1945) (vocals-guitar-w.James Taylor-Academy Award winner-Grammy winner-Songwriters HoF inductee)

Ian McDonald (1946) (King Crimson-Foreigner)

David Paich (1954) (keys-Toto)

George Michael (1963) (vocals-Wham)

The Ames Brothers/Les Brown record Undecided-1951.

The Crew-Cuts Story Untold enters US chart-1955.

Priscilla Wright's Man in the Raincoat enters US chart-1955.

Roy Orbison's It's Over peaks UK #1-1964.

The Animals' House of the Rising Sun enters UK chart-1964.

Bobby Hebb's Sunny enters US chart-1966.

Bobby Moore's Searching For My Love enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles' Paperback Writer peaks US #1-1966.

Roger Miller's You Can't Roller Skate in a Buffalo Herd enters US chart-1966.

The Yardbirds' Over Under Sideways Down enters US chart- 1966.

The Troggs' Wild Thing enters US chart-1966.

Tommy McLain's Sweet Dreams enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles play All You Need Is Love 1st world satellite TV hookup and recording session-1967.

The Hollies record He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother with Elton John on keys-1969.

The Rolling Stones play 1st gig w.Mick Taylor Rome ITA-1969.

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

Seals/Crofts awarded gold Diamond Girl LP-1973.

Major Harris awarded gold Love Won't Let Me Wait-1975.

The Rolling Stones play MSG NYC NY-1975.

Johnny Mercer dies-1976.

Crosby/Nash release Whistling Down the Wire LP-1976.

Marvin Gaye's Got to Give It Up Part One peaks US #1-1977.

Johnny Rivers' Swayin' to the Music enters US chart-1977.

Boney M's Ma Baker enters UK chart-1977.

Elvis Presley's Way Down enters US chart-1977.

Kenny Rogers' Lucille peaks Can #1-1977.

Andrew Gold's Lonely Boy peaks Can top 10-1977.

Heaven 17's Come Live With Me enters UK chart-1983.

The Icicle Works' Whisper to a Scream peaks Can top 20-1984.

Slade's Run Runaway peaks Can top 20-1984.

Duran Duran's Reflex peaks Can top 5-1984.

John Mellencamp's Authority Song peaks Can top 20-1984.

Cyndi Lauper's Time After Time peaks Can #1-1984.

INXS' Original Sin peaks Can top 20-1984.

Ron Wood joins Chuck Berry's band Ritz NYC-1986.

Z Z Top's Doubleback peaks Can top 10-1990.

Giant's I'll See You In My Dreams peaks Can top 40-1990.

NKOTB's Step By Step peaks Can #1-1990.

Perfect Gentlemen's Ooh La La peaks Can top 10-1990.

Maestro Fresh Wes' Drop the Needle peaks Can top 5-1990.

Pearl Jam cancel tour re Ticketmaster dispute-1995.

Sublimes' Brad Nowell dies heroin OD San Francisco-1996.

Marilyn Manson cancel date re drummer's illness Roskile DEN-1998.

Billy Gilman makes Grand Ol' Opry debut-2000.

Arif Mardin dies-2006.


Big Bill Broonzy (1893) (vocals-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Col. Tom Parker (1909) (manager-DECEASED)

Dave Grusin (1934) (keys-producer-composer-arranger-label executive-Oscar winner-7 time Grammy winner)

Larry Taylor (1942) (bass-Canned Heat-John Mayall)

Jean Knight (1943) (vocals)

Georgie Fame (1943) (keys-vocals-w.Alan Price-Van Morrison)

Richard McCracken (1948) (bass-Taste)

Chris Isaak (1956) (vocals)

Stef Burns (1969) (guitar-vocals-Huey Lewis/News)

George Michael (1963) (vocals-Wham-Brit Award honouree-Grammy honouree-Ivor Novello honouree)

Perry Como's ChiBaba ChiBaba peaks US #1-1947.

Columbia introduces the 331/3 rpm recording-1948.

Clifford Brown dies-1956.

Ray Charles records I'm Movin' On-1959.

Lonnie Donegan's Battle of New Orleans enters UK chart-1959.

Johnny Kidd/Pirates' Shakin' All Over enters UK chart-1960.

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

Dee Clark's Raindrops peaks US #2-1961.

Joe Dowell's Wooden Heart enters US chart-1961.

Elvis Presley records I'm Yours-1961.

Jan/Dean's Heart and Soul enters US chart-1961.

Connie Francis' Together enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles release Twist & Shout EP UK// John Lennon/Paul McCartney write She Loves You hotel room Newcastle UK -1963.

The Beatles play 2 nights Christchurch NZ/release Hard Day's Night ST US-1964.

The Rolling Stones' It's All Over Now/Good Times Bad Times released UK-1964.

The Byrds' Mr. Tambourine Man peaks US #1-1965.

The Hollies' I'm Alive peaks UK #1-1965.

Little Anthony/Imperials' Take Me Back enters US chart-1965.

The Lettermen's Theme From A Summer Place enters US chart-1965.

The Strangeloves' I Want Candy enters US chart-1965.

Billy J. Kramer's Trains & Boats & Planes enters US chart-1965.

Dino Desi/Billy's I'm a Fool enters US chart-1965.

Mel Carter's Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me enters US chart-1965.

Patty Duke's Don't Just Stand There enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles play Merck Hall Hamburg-1966.

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

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown's Fire enters UK chart-1968.

Ziggy Elman dies-1968.

The BeeGees' How Can You Mend a Broken Heart enters US chart-1971.

The Carpenters' Rainy Days and Mondays peaks Can top 5-1971.

The Undisputed Truth's Smiling Faces Sometimes enters US chart-1971.

Janis Joplin's Cry Baby peaks Can top 20-1971.

Cat Stevens' Moon Shadow enters US chart-1971.

Ringo Starr's It Don't Come Easy peaks Can #1-1971.

Bob Dylan's Watching the River Flow enters US chart-1971.

The Partridge Family's I'll Meet You Halfway peaks Can top 5-1971.

Chicago's Beginnings/Color My World enters US chart-1971.

ELP's Tarkus LP peaks UK #1-1971.

The Bells' Lady Dawn enters US chart-1971.

War awarded gold Slippin' Into Darkness-1972.

Carole King awarded gold Fantasy LP-1973.

Billy Preston awarded gold Will It Go Round in Circles-1973.

Sonny Bono/Cher's divorce finalised-1975.

John Denver awarded gold Thank God I'm a Country Boy-1975.

Van McCoy awarded gold The Hustle-1975.

Peter Frampton's Baby I Love Your Way enters US chart-1976.

Demis Roussos' Phenomenon EP enters UK chart-1976.

The Ohio Players' Who'd She Coo enters US chart-1976.

Sweeney Todd's Roxy Roller peaks Can #1-1976.

Elvis Presley performs last concert Market Square Arena Indianapolis IN-1977.

The Rolling Stones release Emotional Rescue LP-1980.

Dan Fogelberg's Run For the Roses peaks Can top 40-1982.

Donna Summer's Love Is In Control enters US chart-1982.

Captain Sensible's Happy Talk enters US chart-1982.

Imagination's Music & Light enters UK chart-1982.

The Pointer Sisters' American Music enters US chart-1982.

Charlene's I've Never Been to Me peaks Can #1-1982.

Queen's Body Language peaks Can top 5-1982.

Ray Parker Jr's Other Woman peaks Can top 10-1982.

Rick James' Dance Wit' Me peaks Can top 20-1982.

Haircut 100's Love+1 peaks Can top 10-1982.

CSN's Wasted On the Way enters US chart-1982.

Jimmy Somerville plays 1st solo show Heaven London UK-1985.

Michael Jackson's Dirty Diana peaks US #1-1988.

Frozen Ghost's Dream Come True peaks Can top 20-1989.

John Mellencamp's Pop Singer peaks Can top 10-1989.

Bobby Brown's Every Little Step peaks Can top 10-1989.

Madonna sued for plagiarism re Ray of Light Video-1998.

Sugar Ray perform during Special Olympics opening ceremonies-1999.

Uriah Heep play to 120k Kiev Ukraine-1999.

Johnny Jenkins dies -2006.


Tony Spargo (1897) (Original Dixieland Jazz Band-DECEASED)

Elton Britt (1913) (vocals-DECEASED)

Anna Moffo (1932) (vocals-opera-DECEASED)

Frank Mills (1942) (keys-Bells-Juno winner)

Bruce Johnston (1942) (vocals-producer-w.Terry-RipChords-Beach Boys)

Jeffrey Lee Pierce (1958) (guitar-vocals-Gun Club-DECEASED)

Lorrie Morgan (1959) (vocals)

Henry Busse/Paul Whiteman record Hot Lips-1922.

Connie Francis' Everybody's Somebody's Fool peaks US #1-1960.

Lloyd Price's Question enters US chart-1960.

Bill Black's Josephine enters US chart-1960.

The Searchers' Sweets For My Sweet enters UK chart-1963.

Frank Ifield's Confessin' enters UK chart-1963.

Barbra Streisand's People peaks US top 5-1964.

Peter/Gordon's World Without Love peaks US #1-1964.

TJB's Mexican Shuffle enters US chart-1964.

Jan/Dean's Little Old Lady From Pasadena enters US chart-1964.

Nancy Wilson's How Glad I Am enters US chart-1964.

Earl-Jean's I'm Into Something Good enters US chart-1964.

The Drifters' Under the Boardwalk enters US chart-1964.

The Bachelors' I Believe enters US chart-1964.

Peter/Gordon's Nobody I Know enters US chart-1964.

Dean Martin's Everybody Loves Somebody enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones record appearance Juke Box Jury/later Top of the Pops- 1964.

The Beatles' Sie Liebt Dich enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles play Adriana Hotel Rome-1965.

Where the Action Is premieres ABC-TV-1965.

The Chiffons' Sweet Talkin' Guy peaks Can #1-1966.

The 4 Seasons' Opus 17 peaks Can top 40-1966.

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

Robert Parker's Barefootin' peaks Can top 10-1966.

Frank Sinatra's Strangers in the Night peaks US #1-1967.

James Brown's It's a Man's Man's Man's World peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Jug Band Music peaks Can #2-1966.

The Kinks' Dedicated Follower of Fashion peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Beatles record Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me & My Monkey Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Denver Pop Festival held at Mile High Stadium with Hendrix/Winter/CCR/CSN/Cocker/etc-1969.

Stevie Wonder's Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours enters US chart-1970.

The Beatles' Long & Winding Road peaks Can #1-1970.

Vanity Fair's Hitchin' a Ride peaks Can top 5-1970.

Tranquility Base's If You're Lookin' peaks Can top 30-1970.

 Bath Festival 1st day with Canned Heat/Mayall/Steppenwolf/ Pink Floyd/Johnny Winter/IABD/Fairport/Colosseum/Hartley/Maynard Ferguson-1970.

Assembled Multitude's Overture From Tommy enters US chart-1970.

Bobby Sherman's Hey Mr. Sun peaks Can top 20-1970.

The 4 Tops' It's All in the Game peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Grassroots' Baby Hold On peaks Can top 20-1970.

Joe Cocker's Letter peaks Can top 10-1970.

CSNY's Ohio enters US chart-1970.

The Fillmore East last show with Allman Brothers/Albert King/J.Geils/Beach Boys/Mountain/Country Joe-1971.

Neil Diamond's Song Sung Blue peaks US #1-1972.

Jesus Christ Superstar film premieres US-1973.

Billy Joel's Piano Man peaks Can top 10-1974.

ZZ Top awarded gold Fandango LP-1975.

Kansas named UN Ambassadors of Goodwill-1978.

Ronnie Milsap's No Gettin' Over Me enters US chart-1981.

Raydio's A Woman Needs Love peaks Can top 10-1981.

A Taste of Honey's Sukiyaki peaks Can top 5-1981.

George Harrison's All Those Years Ago peaks Can top 5-1981.

Bryan Adams' Straight From the Heart peaks Can top 10-1983.

A Flock of Seagulls' Wishing peaks Can top 10-1983.

Styx' Don't Let it End peaks Can top 10-1983.

The Culture Club's Time peaks Can top 5-1983.

Midnight Oil's Beds Are Burning peaks Can #1-1988.

Lyle Lovett/Julia Roberts wed-1993.

Jon Secada's If You Go peaks Can #1-1994.

Roxette's Sleeping In My Car peaks Can top 5-1994.

Garth Brooks sells out 11 minutes Seattle WA-1998.

Marc Anthony plays Radio City Music Hall for Ronald McDonald House NYC NY-2000.

John Entwistle dies heart attack-2002.

Claydes Smith (Kool/Gang) dies-2006.


Richard Rodgers (1902) (keys-composer-Oscar winner-Grammy winner-Kennedy Center honouree-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

George Morgan (1924) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-Country Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Mel Brooks (1926) (vocals-theatrical-composer-Tony/Emmy/Gammy honouree)

Cathy Carr (1936) (vocals-DECEASED)

Ted Weems records Piccolo Pete-1929.

Kay Kyser's Woody Woodpecker Theme peaks US #1-1948.

The King & I film premieres-1956.

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

Bobby Goldsboro's Voodoo Woman peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Animals' Bring it On Home to Me peaks in Canada top 10-1965.

Horst Jankowski's A Walk in the Black Forest reaches Can #2-1965.

Dianne James' My Guy peaks Can top 20-1965.

Chad/Jeremy's What Do You Want With Me peaks Can top 10-1965.

Red Nichols dies-1965.

Bobby Vinton's LONELY peaks Can #1-1965.

The Byrds record It's All Over Now Baby Blue/The Times They Are a-Changing-1965.

Merle Haggard/Bonnie Owens marry Tijuana Mex-1965.

Patti Page's Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte peaks Can top 5-1965.

Dean Martin's I'm the One Who Loves You peaks Can top 20-1965.

Trini Lopez' Are You Sincere peaks Can top 20-1965.

Gordon Lightfoot's I'm Not Sayin' peaks Can top 20-1965.

Donovan's Catch the Wind peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Small Faces play Marquee Club London UK-1966.

Michelle Phillips leaves Mamas & Papas/returns later-1966.

Merle Haggard records Bottle Let Me Down LA CA-1966.

Frank Zappa's history of rock music article runs Life Magazine-1968.

Led Zeppelin/Flock play Bath Festival UK-1968.

The Beatles begin recording Good Night Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Cat Mother/All Night Newsboys' Good Old Rock'n'Roll enters US chart-1969.

The Youngbloods' Get Together re-enters US chart-1969.

Oliver's Good Morning Starshine peaks Can #1-1969.

The 1910 Fruitgum Co.'s Special Delivery peaks Can top 20-1969.

Moms Mabley's Abraham Martin & John enters US chart-1969.

The Impressions' Choice of Colors enters US chart-1969.

Jackie DeShannon's Put a Little Love In Your Heart enters US chart-1969.

The Buchanan Brothers' Medicine Man peaks in Canadian top 20-1969.

The Beach Boys' Breakaway enters UK chart-1969.

Neil Diamond's Sweet Caroline enters US chart-1969.

Crosby Stills & Nash's debut LP enters US charts-1969.

Johnny Adams' Reconsider Me enters US chart-1969.

Bath Festival 2nd day with Led Zeppelin/Jefferson Airplane/Frank Zappa/Moodies/Byrds/Flock/Santana/Dr. John/Country Joe/Hot Tuna-1970.

Richard Nader packages 1st British Re-Invasion show at MSG/NYC with Herman's Hermits/Gerry-Pacemakers/Billy J. Kramer/Wayne

Fontana-Mindbenders/Searchers-1973.

The Ohio Players awarded gold Skin Tight-1974.

Gordon Lightfoot's Sundown peaks US #1-1974.

Wings' Venus & Mars LP peaks UK #1-1975.

The Eagles' One of These Nights LP peaks US #1-1975.

The Average White Band's Cut the Cake peaks Can top 20-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's When Will I Be Loved peaks Can top 10-1975.

The BeeGees' Jive Talkin' enters UK chart-1975.

The Doobie Brothers' Take Me In Your Arms peaks Can top 30-1975.

Neil Sedaka's That's When the Music Takes Me enters US chart-1975.

Roger Whittaker's Last Farewell peaks Can top 10-1975.

Michael Murphy's Wildfire peaks Can #1-1975.

Barry Manilow's Could It Be Magic enters US chart-1975.

David Bowie's Fame enters US chart-1975.

Chicago's Old Days peaks Can top 10-1975.

Elton John becomes chairman Watford FC-1977.

Bill Conti's Gonna Fly Now (Rocky's Theme) peaks US #1-1977.

The Kingbees' My Mistake enters US chart-1980.

Larry Graham's One in a Million You enters US chart-1980.

Linda Ronstadt's I Can't Let Go enters US chart-1980.

Ambrosia's The Biggest Part of Me peaks Can top 20-1980.

The Pretenders' Brass in Pocket peaks Can top 5-1980.

J. Geils' Love Stinks peaks Can top 20-1980.

Fred Knoblock's Why Not Me enters US chart-1980.

CSN begin US tour California Expo Sacramento-1985.

Wham Announce split following concert Wembley London UK-1986.

Ron Wood/Bo Diddley Gunslingers Europe tour opens Hammersmith Odeon London-1988.

Paul McCartney/Carl Davis' Liverpool Oratorio premiered Anglican Cathedral Liverpool UK-1991.

Robin S's Show Me Love peaks Can top 5-1993.

Roxette's Almost Unreal peaks Can top 20-1993.

The Sex Pistols stop show after bottle throwing incident Copenhagen DEN-1996.

Kiss begin reunion tour Tiger Stadium Detroit MI-1996.

Burt Bacharach plays Royal Festival Hall w.special guest Noel Gallagher London UK-1996.

Colin James' Little Big Band II CD enters Can chart-1998.

John Lee Hooker tribute held w.Bonnie Raitt/Buddy Guy/Charlie Musselwhite Interstate Aud Oakland CA-2001.


Nelson Eddy (1901) (vocals-solo-3x Hollywood WoF honouree-DECEASED)

Leroy Anderson (1908) (composer-conductor-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Rafael Kubelik (1914) (conductor-DECEASED)

Little Eva Boyd (1943) (vocals-DECEASED)

Johnny Richardson (1945) (vocals-w.Joe-DECEASED)

Carlo Santanna (1947) (guitar-vocals-Paper Lace)

Ian Paice (1948) (drums-Deep Purple)

Dervin Gordon (1948) (vocals-Equals)

Lincoln Gordon (1948) (drums-Equals)

Don Dokken (1953) (vocals-Dokken)

First UK musical recording made on Edison gear-1888.

Frankie Lymon/Teenagers' Why Do Fools Fall in Love enters UK chart-1956.

The Goons' I'm Walking Backward For Christmas enters UK chart-1956.

Doris Day's Whatever Will Be Will Be enters UK chart-1956.

Bobby Rydell's Kissin' Time enters US chart-1959.

Rick Nelson's Just a Little Too Much/Sweeter Than You enters US chart-1959.

Jerry Keller's Here Comes Summer enters US chart-1959.

The Tempos' See You in September enters US chart-1959.

Jack Scott's Way I Walk enters US chart-1959.

Gary "U.S." Bonds' Quarter to Three peaks US #1-1961.

Helen Shapiro's You Don't Know enters UK chart-1961.

Roy Clark's Tips of My Fingers enters US chart-1963.

Peter Paul/Mary's Blowin' In the Wind enters US chart-1963.

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

The New Christy Minstrels' Green Green enters US chart-1963.

Ben E. King's I Who Have Nothing enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles play Brisbane Australia-1964.

Eric Dolphy dies-1964.

The Rolling Stones play MSG Toronto-1966.

Mick Jagger/Keith Richards found guilty drug charges-1967.

The Temptations' I Could Never Love Another peaks Can top 20-1968.

Pink Floyd/T.Rex/Jethro Tull free concert Hyde Park London-1968.

The Beatles begin recording Hey Jude-1968.

Tommy James/Shondells' Mony Mony peaks Can top 5-1968.

Herman's Hermits' Sleepy Joe peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Box Tops' Choo Choo Train peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Amboy Dukes' Journey to the Center of Your Mind enters US chart-1968.

Bobby Goldsboro's Autumn of My Life enters US chart-1968.

The Dells' Stay in My Corner enters US charts-1968.

Herb Alpert's This Guy's In Love With You peaks Can #1-1968.

Elvis Presley tapes comeback TV special-1968.

Shorty Long dies of drowning Detroit River-1969.

Ian Gillan quits Deep Purple 1st time-1973.

Johnny Bristol's Hang On In There Baby enters US chart-1974.

The DeFranco Family's Save the Last Dance For Me peaks Can top 10-1974.

Carly Simon's Haven't Got Time For the Pain peaks Can top 5-1974.

The O'Jays' For the Love of Money peaks Can top 30-1974.

3 Dog Night's Sure As I'm Sittin' Here enters US chart-1974.

George McCrae's Rock Your Baby enters UK chart-1974.

Frank Zappa's Apostrophe LP becomes 1st US top ten-1974.

Olivia Newton-John's If You Love Me Let Me Know peaks Can top 5-1974.

Billy Crash Craddock's Rub It In enters US chart-1974.

Tim Buckley dies heroin OD induced heart attack-1975.

Peter Frampton injured car crash Bahamas-1978.

Lowell George (Little Feat) dies heart attack-1979.

Jennifer Rush's Power of Love enters UK chart-1985.

Mick Jagger/David Bowie take 12 hours to record Dancing In the Street/shoot video-1985.

Motorhead play Hammersmith Odeon London UK-1985.

Billy Ocean's There'll Be Sad Songs to Make You Cry peaks US #1-1986.

Whitney Houston's I Wanna Dance With Somebody peaks Can #1-1987.

Elizabeth Cotton dies-1987.

Level 42's Lessons in Love peaks Can top 10-1987.

Skid Row's Slave to the Grind LP debuts #1 US chart-1991.

Wilson Phillips' You Won't See Me Cry peaks Can top 10-1992.

Oasis play Top of the Pops-1994.

The Who perform Quadrophenia Hyde Park London-1996.

The Tea Party's Transmissions CD enters Can chart-1997.

Motley Crue's Generation Swine CD enters Can chart-1997.

Wyclef Jean's Carnival CD enters Can chart-1997.

James Taylor's Hourglass CD enters Can chart-1997.

Econoline Crush's Devil You Know CD enters Can chart-1997.


Lena Horne (1917) (vocals-Grammy honouree/Lifetime Achievement honouree-Kennedy Center honouree-Tony honouree-DECEASED)

Larry Hall (1941) (vocals-DECEASED)

Larry Henley (1941) (vocals-Newbeats-DECEASED)

Florence Ballard (1943) (vocals-Supremes-DECEASED)

Glenn Shorrock (1944) (vocals-LRB)

Billy Brown (1946) (vocals-Moments)

Yngwie Malmsteen (1963) (guitar-solo)

Andy Scott (1951) (guitar-Sweet)

Stanley Clarke (1951) (bass-Return to Forever-solo)

Percy Faith's Delicado peaks US #1-1952.

Chuck Berry's Roll Over Beethoven enters US chart-1956.

Eddie Heywood's Soft Summer Breeze enters US chart-1956.

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

Don Gibson's Blue Blue Day enters US chart-1958.

The Danleers' One Summer Night enters US chart-1958.

The 4 Lads' Enchanted Island enters US chart-1958.

Duane Eddy's Rebel Rouser enters US chart-1958.

Jack Scott's My True Love enters US chart-1958.

Elvis Presley's Hard Headed Woman enters US chart-1958.

Patti Page's Left Right Out Of Your Heart enters US chart-1958.

Johnny Mathis' Certain Smile enters US chart-1958.

Betty Johnson's Dream enters US chart-1958.

Adam Faith's When Johnny Comes Marching Home enters UK chart-1960.

Cliff Richard's Please Don't Tease enters UK chart-1960.

Brenda Lee's Heart in Hand enters US chart-1962.

Neil Sedaka's original Breaking Up Is Hard to Do enters US chart-1962.

Little Eva's Locomotion enters US chart-1962.

Ray Stevens' Ahab the Arab enters US chart-1962.

Claudine Clark's Party Lights enters US chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones' 1st gig new Crawdaddy-1963.

Brian Epstein signs Liverpool's The Fourmost-1963.

The Supremes record You Keep Me Hangin' On-1966.

Dave Berry's Mama enters UK chart-1966.

The Beatles play one of 5 nights at Budokan Tokyo-1966.

Mick Jagger/Keith Richards released on bail after night in jail following dope bust-1967.

The Raiders awarded gold Indian Reservation-1971.

Stephen Stills releases 2 LP-1971.

The Jimmy Castor Bunch awarded gold Troglodyte-1972.

The Band record Rock of Ages live LP Academy of Music NYC-1972.

The Rolling Stones begin 7th North American tour in Vancouver-1972.

The Charlie Daniels Band's Uneasy Rider enters US chart-1973.

Sylvia's Pillow Talk peaks Can top 5-1973.

Slade's Skweeze Me Pleeze Me enters UK chart-1973.

David Bowie plays Earls Court Stadium London/Life On Mars enters UK chart -1973.

Murray McLauchlan's Farmer's Song peaks Can top 10-1973.

The Doobie Brothers' Long Train Running peaks Can top 10-1973.

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

Cher/Gregg Allman wed/separate 9 days later-1974.

The Rolling Stones play Philadelphia PA-1975.

The Isley Brothers awarded gold Heat Is On LP-1975.

The Eagles awarded gold One Of These Nights LP-1975.

The Who's Long Live Rock enters US chart-1979.

The Sex Pistols' C'mon Everybody enters UK chart-1979.

GQ's I Do Love You enters US chart-1979.

Supertramp's Logical Song peaks Can #1-1979.

Dave Edmunds' Girls Talk enters UK chart-1979.

Jennifer Warnes' I Know a Heartache When I See One enters US chart-1979.

The Cars' Let's Go enters US chart-1979.

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

Chicago's Stay the Night peaks Can chart-1984.

Black Lace's Agadoo enters US chart-1984.

Phil Collins' Sussudio peaks US #1-1985.

Chuck Berry arrested/charged drugs/weapons/porn possession St. Louis MO-1990.

The Rolling Stones begin 2-month Euro tour Hippodrome Paris- 1995.

Neil Young previews Broken Arrow CD on internet-1996.

ODB (Russell Jones) shot during robbery-1998.

Joe Henderson dies emphysema-2001.

Chet Atkins dies-2001.

Rosemary Clooney dies cancer-2002.