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Fredric Chopin (1810) (composer-DECEASED)

Glenn Miller (1904) (trombone-band leader-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)

Harry Belafonte (1927) (vocals)

Roger Daltrey (1944) (vocals-Who)

Mike D'Abo (1944) (vocals-Manfred Mann)

Alan Thicke (1947) (vocals)

Buddy Holly/Crickets begin 1st UK tour w.Des O'Connor-1958.

Marty Robbins fired from Grand Ol Opry-1958.

Elvis Presley's army unit throws farewell party-1960.

The Shadows' Wonderful Land enters UK chart-1962.

The Beatles record Long Tall Sally/I Call Your Name/I'm Happy Just to Dance With You-1964.

The Trade Winds' NY's a Lonely Town peaks Can top 20-1965.

The AdLibs' Boy From NYC peaks Can #2-1965.

Mongo Santamaria's El Pussycat peaks Can top 20-1965.

Johnny Rivers' Midnight Special peaks Can top 40-1965.

Peter Paul & Mary's For Lovin' Me peaks Can top 5-1965.

Buck Owens' I've Got a Tiger By the Tail peaks Can top 20-1965.

Georgie Fame's Yeh Yeh peaks Can #1-1965.

Herman's Hermits' Can't You Hear My Heartbeat peaks Can top 5-1965.

Ed Ames' Try to Remember peaks in Canada top 40-1965.

John Barry's Goldfinger peaks in Canada top 10-1965.

The Spencer Davis Group plays Marquee London UK-1965.

The Beatles at Shea Stadium film shown on BBC-TV-1966.

The Beatles begin recording Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds-1967.

The Byrds' My Back Pages enters US charts-1967.

Clarence Carter's Snatching it Back enters US charts-1969.

Peter Sarstedt's Where Do You Go To My Lovely reaches UK #1-1969.

Steppenwolf's Rock Me enters US chart-1969.

Crazy Elephant's Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' enters US chart-1969.

BS&T's You've Made Me So Very Happy enters US chart-1969.

Glen Campbell's Galveston enters US chart-1969.

Jerry Butler's Only the Strong Survive enters US chart-1969.

The Average White Band's Pick Up the Pieces peaks Can top 5-1975.

Pure Prairie League's Amie enters US chart-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's You're No Good peaks Can top 20-1975.

Barry Manilow's It's a Miracle enters US chart-1975.

John Lennon's #9 Dream peaks Can top 40-1975.

The Eagles' Best of My Love peaks Can #1-1975.

Al Green's L-O-V-E enters US chart-1975.

Tony Orlando & Dawn's Look in My Eyes Pretty Woman peaks Can top 20-1975.

Jimmy Ruffin's Hold On To My Love enters US chart-1980.

Journey's Anyway You Want It enters US chart-1980.

Michael Jackson's Rock With You peaks Can top 5-1980.

Daryl Hall & John Oates' Wait For Me peaks Can chart-1980.

Aerosmith's Remember peaks Can top 30-1980.

Grammy Awards held Los Angeles/Michael Jackson wins record 8-1984.

Sigue Sigue Sputnick's Love Missile F1-11 enters UK chart-1986.

Boyz II Men's In the Still of the Night peaks Can top 10-1993.

Shakespear's Sister's I Don't Care peaks Can top 20-1993.

Grammy Awards presented-1995.

Bill Berry (R.E.M.) collapses from aneurysm on stage Lausanne SWI-1995.

The Rolling Stones begin Asia tour Bombay-1996.


Willie Chambers (1938) (vocals-Chambers Brothers)

Paul Dino (1939) (vocals-solo)

Lou Reed (1942) (vocals-guitar-Velvet Underground-solo)

Joey Chirowski (1947) (keys-Mandala-Crowbar)

Larry Carlton (1948) (guitar-solo)

Rory Gallagher (1948or1949) (vocals-guitar-Taste-solo-DECEASED)

Eddie Money (1949) (vocals-solo)

Karen Carpenter (1950) (vocals-drums-Carpenters-DECEASED)

Jon Bon Jovi (1962) (vocals-Bon Jovi-solo)

Charlie Christian dies TB-1942.

Bo Diddley records Bo Diddley/I'm a Man-1955.

Ferlin Husky's Gone enters US chart-1957.

Tab Hunter's Young Love peaks US#1-1957.

Roger Williams' Almost Paradise enters US chart-1957.

Patti Page's Poor Man's Roses enters US chart-1957.

Harry Belafonte's Banana Boat Song peaks US top 5-1957.

Buddy Holly/Crickets play Sunday Night London Palladium-1958.

Miles Davis records All Blues NYC-1959.

Cliff Richard's Theme For a Dream enters UK chart-1961.

Connie Francis' Follow the Boys enters US chart-1963.

DeeDee Sharp's Do the Bird enters US chart-1963.

The 4 Seasons' Walk Like a Man peaks US #1-1963.

Dion's Ruby Baby peaks US #2-1963.

The Cascades' Rhythm of the Rain peaks US top 5-1963.

The Chantays' Pipeline enters US chart-1963.

Andy Williams' Can't Get Used to Losing You/Days of Wine & Roses enters US chart-1963.

The Cookies' Don't Say Nothin' Bad About My Baby enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles begin filming Hard Day's Night-1964.

Alan Price's Simon Smith & his Amazing Dancing Bear enters UK chart-1967.

Whistling Jack Smith's I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman enters UK chart-1967.

Manfred Mann's Mighty Quinn enters US chart-1968.

The Sweet Inspirations' Sweet Inspiration enters US chart-1968.

Simon/Garfunkel's Scarborough Fair Canticle enters US chart-1968.

Paul Mauriat's Love is Blue peaks Can #2-1968.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Young Girl enters US chart-1968.

Aretha Franklin's Sweet Sweet Baby enters US chart-1968.

The Boxtops' Cry Like a Baby enters US chart-1968.

The Cowsills' We Can Fly peaks Can top 5-1968.

Herman's Hermits' I Can Take or Leave Your Loving peaks Can #1-1968.

Blue Cheer's Summertime Blues enters US chart-1968.

Jim Morrison charged with lewd behaviour during performance in Miami when allegedly exposes self-1969.

The Beatles release Let It Be/You Know My Name… US-1970.

War awarded gold World Is a Ghetto LP/Cisco Kid single-1973.

The Allman Brothers Band's Jessica peaks Can top 40-1974.

The Rolling Stones' Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo peaks Can top 5-1974.

The Love Unlimited Orchestra's Love's Theme peaks Can #1-1974.

MFSB's TSOP enters US chart-1974.

Loggins/Messina's Watching the River Run enters US chart-1974.

Aretha Franklin's Until You Come Back to Me peaks Can top 10-1974.

Jim Croce's I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song enters US chart-1974.

This Is Spinal Tap film premieres-1984.

Bruce Cockburn's If I Had a Rocket Launcher peaks Can chart-1985.

Stephen Tin Tin Duffy's Kiss Me enters UK chart-1985.

Genesis' Land of Confusion peaks Can top 10-1987.

Bon Jovi's Livin' On a Prayer peaks Can #1-1987.

Samantha Fox' Touch Me peaks Can #1-1987.

Ron Wood/Bo Diddley begin Japan tour as Gunslingers-1988.

Prince's Diamonds & Pearls peaks Can top 20-1992.

Boyz II Men's Uhh Ahh peaks Can top 10-1992.

Michael Bolton's Missing You Now peaks Can top 20-1992.

Kurt Cobain collapses into coma Rome ITA-1994.

Sting plays special concert premiering Mercury Rising Academy NYC-1996.

Harlan Howard dies 2002.

Hank Ballard dies throat cancer-2003.


Doc Watson (1923) (vocals-guitar)

Dave Mount (1947) (drums-Mud-DECEASED)

Robyn Hitchcock (1953) (vocals-guitar-Soft Boys)

Artie Shaw records Frenesi LA-1940.

The 5 Keys record Red Sails in the Sunset-1952.

Peggy Lee's Mr. Wonderful enters US chart-1956.

Russ Morgan's Poor People of Paris enters US chart-1956.

Teresa Brewer's Bo Weevil enters US chart-1956.

The Teen Queens' Eddie My Love enters US chart-1956.

Gail Storm's Why Do Fools Fall in Love enters US chart-1956.

Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel/I Was the One enters US chart-1956.

Carl Perkins' Blue Suede Shoes enters US chart-1956.

Eddie Platt's Tequila enters US chart-1958.

Jerry Lee Lewis' Breathless enters US chart-1958.

Danny/Juniors' Rock & Roll Is here to Stay enters US chart-1959.

The Crickets' Maybe Baby enters US chart-1958.

Paul Petersen's She Can't Find Her Keys enters US chart-1962.

DeeDee Sharp's Mashed Potato Time enters US chart-1962.

Shelley Fabares' Johnny Angel enters US chart-1962.

Rick Nelson's Young World enters US chart-1962.

Chubby Checker's Slow Twistin' enters US chart-1962.

Clyde McPhatter's Lover Please enters US chart-1962.

The Walker Brothers' Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore enters UK chart-1966.

The Yardbirds' Shape of Things enters UK chart-1966.

DDDBM/T's Hold Tight enters UK chart-1966.

Buffalo Springfield formed-1966.

The Kinks' Dedicated Follower of Fashion enters UK chart-1966.

The Guess Who record Flying On the Ground Is Wrong London UK-1967.

Mary Hopkin releases Postcard LP US-1969.

The Guess Who's These Eyes peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Turtles' You Showed Me peaks Can #1-1969.

Cream's Crossroads peaks Can top 20-1969.

Gary Glitter's Rock & Roll released UK-1972.

Nilsson awarded gold Without You-1972.

Slade's Cum On Feel the Noize enters UK chart-1973.

Brownsville Station's Let Your Yeah Be Yeah enters US chart-1973.

War's Cisco Kid enters US chart-1973.

Hurricane Smith's Oh Babe What Would You Say peaks Can top 5-1973.

Stealers Wheel's Stuck in the Middle With You enters US chart-1973.

Bob McBride's Pretty City Lady peaks Can top 20-1973.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Out of the Question enters US chart-1973.

Donny Osmond's 12th of Never enters US chart-1973.

New York City's I'm Doin' Fine Now enters US chart-1973.

The Blue Ridge Rangers' Jambalaya peaks Can top 5-1973.

Focus' Hocus Pocus enters US chart-1973.

The Guess Who's Follow Your Daughter Home peaks Can top 20-1973.

The Eagles' Peaceful Easy Feeling peaks Can top 40-1973.

Frank Zappa plays Tampa FL-1973.

Art Garfunkel's Bright Eyes enters UK chart-1979.

The Sex Pistols' Somethin' Else/Friggin in the Riggin' enters UK chart- 1979.

Ian Matthews' Shake It peaks Can top 10-1979.

Hot Chocolate's Every One's a Winner peaks Can top 5-1979.

April Wine's Roller enters US chart-1979.

Nicolette Larson's Lotta Love peaks Can top 5-1979.

The Blues Brothers' Rubber Biscuit enters US chart-1979.

George Harrison's Blow Away enters US chart-1979.

The Beach Boys' Here Comes the Night enters US chart-1979.

Bananarama's Robert De Niro's Waiting enters UK chart-1984.

Falco's Rock Me Amadeus peaks Can #1-1986.

Bruce Springsteen studio sessions aired as TV special-1996.

N'Sync begin tour Portland OR-2002.


Miriam Makeba (1932) (vocals-solo)

Eric Allandale (1936) (trombone-Foundations)

Mary Wilson (1944) (vocals-Supremes)

Bobby Womack (1944) (vocals-Valentinos-solo)

Chris Squire (1948) (bass-Yes-solo)

Carroll Baker (1949) (vocals-solo)

The Searchers' Goodbye My Love enters UK chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones' Last Time enters UK chart-1965.

John Lennon quoted in Evening Standard as saying The Beatles are more popular than Christianity/Beatles release Yesterday EP UK-1966.

Spencer Davis' Gimme Some Lovin' peaks Can #1-1967.

Petula Clark's This is My Song enters US chart-1967.

Joe Tex' Show Me enters US chart-1967.

The Seeds' Pushin' Too Hard peaks Can chart-1967.

The Rolling Stones' Ruby Tuesday peaks Can #2-1967.

Al Hirt's Music To Watch Girls By peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Buckinghams' Lawdy Miss Clawdy enters US chart-1967.

Cannonball Adderly's Mercy Mercy Mercy peaks Can top 20-1967.

Aretha Franklin's I Never Loved a Man enters US chart-1967.

The 4 Seasons' Beggin' enters US chart-1967.

Tom Jones' Green Green Grass of Home peaks Can top 5-1967.

The 5 Americans' Western Union enters US chart-1967.

Roberta Flack's 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face enters US chart-1972.

Malo's Suavecito enters US chart-1972.

Elton John's Tiny Dancer enters US chart-1972.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Alone Again enters UK chart-1972.

The New Seekers' Beg Steal or Borrow enters UK chart-1972.

Scott English's Brandy enters US chart-1972.

Argent's Hold Your Head Up enters UK chart-1972.

Badfinger awarded gold Day After Day-1972.

Linda Ronstadt's Rock Me On the Water enters US chart-1972.

The Guess Who's Heartbroken Bopper enters US chart-1972.

Charlie Chaplin knighted by Queen Elizabeth-1975.

ARS's Imaginary Lover enters US chart-1978.

Oddessy's Native New Yorker peaks Can top 20-1978.

Billy Joel's Just the Way You Are peaks Can #2-1978.

EW&F's Fantasy enters US chart-1978.

Con Funk Shun's Ffun peaks Can top 20-1978.

Peter Brown's Dance With Me enters US chart-1978.

Chic's Dance Dance Dance peaks Can top 10-1978.

Rolling Stones release Neighbours/Hang Fire-1982.

The Honeydrippers' Rockin' at Midnight peaks Can top 20-1985.

Mr. Mister's Kyrie peaks US #1-1986.

Richard Manuel (The Band) hangs self-1986.

Rolling Stones release Highwire/2000 Light Years From Home-1991.

George Michael's Waiting For That Day peaks Can top 20-1991.

Whitney Houston's All The Man That I Need peaks Can #2-1991.

Whitney Houston/Bobby Brown have 1st child-1993.

Patti Labelle receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1993.

Kurt Cobain ODs/survives Rome ITA-1994.

Minnie Pearl dies-1996.

Eddie Dean dies-1999.

Glenn Hughes (Village People) dies cancer-2001.

Junos held/Wilkinsons named best country group/Bruce Cockburn inducted into Hall of Fame-2001.


Tommy Tucker (1939) (vocals-DECEASED)

Eddie Hodges (1947) (vocals)

Clodagh Rodgers (1947) (vocals)

Eddie Grant (1948) (vocals-guitar-Equals)

Andy Gibb (1958) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Jackie Brenston records Rocket 88 at Sun Studios Memphis-1951.

Bill Haley/Comets' Mambo Rock enters US chart-1955.

Charlie Parker/Charles Mingus/Art Blakey/Kenny Dorham/Bud Powell play Birdland NYC-1955.

Nat King Cole's Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup enters US chart-1955.

Eddie Fisher's A Man Chases a Girl/Wedding Bells enters US chart-1955.

Perez Prado's Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley discharged from Army-1960.

Patsy Cline/Hawkshaw Hawkins/Cowboy Copas die planecrash-1963.

The Beatles record From Me to You/Thank You Girl-1963.

T-Bone Walker begins UK tour Flamingo London-1965.

The Rolling Stones/Hollies co-headline Euro tour-1965.

The Beatles' Nowhere Man enters US chart-1966.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Little Latin Lupe Lu enters US chart-1966.

The Righteous Brothers' Soul & Inspiration enters US chart-1966.

Otis Redding's Satisfaction enters US chart-1966.

The Spencer Davis Group's Keep On Running enters US chart-1966.

Gary Lewis' Sure Gonna Miss Her enters US chart-1966.

Barry Sadler's Ballad of the Green Berets peaks US #1-1966.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience play 2 shows Belgium-1967.

The Hollies' Sorry Suzanne enters UK chart-1969.

Led Zeppelin play Stairway to Heaven live 1st time Ulster Hall Belfast-1971.

Frank Zappa plays Miami FL-1973.

Artist manager Mike Jeffrey dies planecrash-1973.

10cc begin UK tour Leeds University-1975.

Olivia Newton-John awarded gold Have You Never Been Mellow-1975.

Barbra Streisand's Evergreen peaks US #1-1977.

The Trampps' Disco Inferno enters US chart-1977.

The Eagles' New Kid in Town peaks Can #1-1977.

John Belushi dies drug overdose-1982.

Bill Wyman releases A New Fashion 45-1982.

Eurythmics' Here Comes the Rain Again peaks Can top 10-1984.

Pretenders' Middle of the Road peaks Can top 20-1984.

Van Halen's Jump peaks Can #1-1984.

Seduction's Two to Make it Right peaks Can top 5-1990.

Roxette's Dangerous peaks Can #2-1990.

Bob Regan dies cancer-1990.

Vivian Stanshall dies fire-1995.


Bob Wills (1906) (fiddle-bandleader-DECEASED)

Wes Montgomery (1925) (guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Sylvia Robinson (1936) (vocals-solo-w.Mickey-solo)

Doug Dillard (1937) (guitar-vocals-Dillards-Dillard/Clark)

Mary Wilson (1944) (vocals-Supremes)

Randy Meisner (1945) (bass-vocals-Stone Country Band-Poco-Eagles-solo)

Hugh Grundy (1945) (drums-Zombies)

Dave Gilmour (1947) (guitar-vocals-Pink Floyd)

Kiki Dee (1947) (vocals-w.Elton John)

Marty Robbins rehired by Grand Ol Opry/stays 24 years-1958.

Frankie Avalon's Venus peaks US #1-1959.

The Echoes' Baby Blue enters US chart-1961.

Floyd Cramer's On the Rebound enters US chart-1961.

Freddie King's Hideaway enters US chart-1961.

The Tokens' Tonight I Fell in Love enters US chart-1961.

Del Shannon's Runaway enters US chart-1961.

Ray Charles' One Mint Julep enters US chart-1961.

The Marcels' Blue Moon enters US chart-1961.

Steve Lawrence's Portrait of My Love enters US charts-1961.

Elvis Presley's Kissin' Cousins film premieres-1964.

The Rolling Stones release Not Fade Away US-1964.

The Beach Boys' Please Let Me Wonder enters US charts-1965.

The Temptations' My Girl peaks US #1-1965.

The Kingsmen's Jolly Green Giant peaks US top 5-1965.

Bobby Vinton's Long Lonely Nights enters US chart-1965.

Art Blakey/Jazz Messengers play Finbury Park Astoria UK-1965.

David Bowie/Mannish Boys play Bromel Club London UK-1965.

The Rolling Stones play Empire Liverpool UK/record tracks for live LP-1965.

Nelson Eddy dies-1967.

Charles Manson LP Lie released-1970.

Wadsworth Mansion's Sweet Mary peaks Can top 5-1971.

Judy Collins' Amazing Grace peaks Can top 20-1971.

Paul & Linda McCarney's Another Day enters US chart-1971.

Daddy Dewdrop's Chick-a-Boom enters US chart-1971.

The Bells' Stay Awhile enters US chart-1971.

Jim Stafford awarded gold Spiders & Snakes-1974.

Led Zeppelin awarded gold Physical Graffiti LP-1975.

AWB awarded gold Pick Up the Pieces-1975.

The Who's Squeeze Box peaks Can #1-1976.

The BeeGees' Fanny Be Tender With My Love peaks Can #2-1976.

The Miracles' Love Machine peaks Can top 20/US #1-1976.

The O'Jays' Livin' For the Weekend enters US chart-1976.

Fleetwood Mac's Rhiannon enters US chart-1976.

Elvin Bishop's Fooled Around and Fell in Love enters US chart-1976.

The Blackbyrds' Happy Music enters US chart-1976.

Kiss' Rock and Roll All Night peaks Can top 20-1976.

Terry Bradshaw's I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry enters US chart-1976.

Eric Carmen's All By Myself peaks Can top 5/US #2-1976.

Barbra Streisand's Evergreen peaks US #1-1977.

Rick Springfield's Don't Talk to Strangers enters US chart-1982.

Derek/Dominoes' Layla re-enters UK chart-1982.

Imagination's Just an Illusion enters UK chart-1982.

The Human League's Don't You Want Me enters US chart-1982.

Willie Nelson's Always On My Mind enters US chart-1982.

Foreigner's Juke Box Hero peaks Can top 40-1982.

Chilliwack's I Believe peaks Can top 20-1982.

Roberta Flack's Making Love enters US chart-1982.

Charlene's I've Never Been to Me enters US chart-1982.

U2's Angel of Harlem peaks Can top 20-1989.

Boyz II Men's On Bended Knee peaks Can #2-1995.

Delroy Wilson dies cirrhosis-1995.

4 P.M.'s Sukiyaki peaks Can #1-1995.

Bon Jovi's Someday I'll Be Saturday Night enters Can chart-1995.

Slash's Snakepit's It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere CD enters Can chart-1995.

Shania Twain's Woman in Me CD enters Can chart-1995.

Madonna does live interview Much Music Toronto ON-1998.

George Jones seriously injured car accident-1999.

Foxy Brown injured car accident Brooklyn NY-2000.

RnR Hall of Fame inducts Eric Clapton/EW&F/Lovin' Spoonful/Moonglows/Bonnie Raitt/James Taylor/Nat King Cole/Billie Holliday/Hal Blaine/King Curtis/James

        Jamerson/Scotty Moore/Earl Palmer/Clive Davis-2000.

Michael "Smitty" Smith (Raiders) dies-2001.


Billie Holiday (1915) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Ravi Shankar (1920) (sitar-DECEASED)

Bobby Bare(aka Bill Parsons) (1936) (vocals-solo)

Charlie Thomas (1938) (vocals-Drifters)

Freddie Hubbard (1939) (trumpet-solo)

Chris White (1943) (bass-producer-Zombies)

Peter Wolf (1946) (vocals-J.Geils-solo)

Matthew Fisher (1946) (keys-Procol Harum-solo)

Bill Kreutzman (1947) (drums-Grateful Dead)

John Oates (1949) (vocals-guitar-w.Daryl Hall)

Janis Ian (1951or52) (vocals-guitar-keys-solo)

Al Jolson records Spaniard That Blighted My Life-1913.

1st jazz record Dixieland Jazz Band's Dixie Jazz Band One Step released-1917.

Gid Tanner & Skillet Lickers record 1st time NYC-1924.

Jo Stafford's Make Love to Me peaks US #1-1954.

Tommy Steele's Nairobi enters UK chart-1958.

Marvin Rainwater's Whole Lotta Woman enters UK chart-1958.

Don Gibson's Just One Time enters US chart-1960.

Marv Johnson's I Love the Way You Love enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Horton's Sink the Bismarck enters US chart-1960.

Bill Black's White Silver Sands enters US chart-1960.

Steve Lawrence's Footsteps enters US chart-1960.

The Beatles record 1st BBC show Manchester-1962.

The Shadows' Foot Tapper enters UK chart-1963.

Danny Williams' White on White enters US chart-1964.

The Swinging Blue Jeans' Hippy Hippy Shake enters US chart-1964.

Jan & Dean's Dead Man's Curve/New Girl in School enters US chart-1964.

Chuck Berry's Nadine enters US chart-1964.

The Searchers' Needles & Pins enters US chart-1964.

Bobby Bland's Ain't Nothing You Can Do enters US chart-1964.

Pete Drake's Forever enters US charts-1964.

During Rolling Stones concert at Palace Theatre Manchester UK girl falls from balcony-1965.

The Beau Brummels' Good Time Music peaks Can top 20-1966.

Nancy Sinatra's These Boots Are Made For Walking peaks Can #1-1966.

The Shangri-Las' Long Live Our Love peaks Can top 10-1966.

Chris Montez' Call Me peaks Can top 10-1966.

The 4 Seasons' Little Boy peaks Can top 5-1966.

Ronnie Dove's When Liking Turns to Loving peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Beatles begin recording Got to Get You Into My Life-1966.

The Supremes' Love Is Here and Now You're Gone peaks US #1-1967.

Commercial radio begins in UK with passing of new law-1967.

R.B. Greaves' Always Something There to Remind Me peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Supremes' Up the Ladder to the Roof enters US chart-1970.

The Beach Boys' Add Some Music to Your Day enters US chart-1970.

The Poppy Family's That's Where I Went Wrong peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Friends of Distinctions' Love Or Let Me Be Lonely enters US chart-1970.

B.B. King's The Thrill is Gone peaks Can top 20-1970.

CCR's Travelin' Band/Who'll Stop the Rain peaks Can top 5-1970.

CSNY release 4-Way Street-1971.

The Partridge Family release Sound Magazine LP UK-1972.

Eric Weissberg/Steve Mandel awarded gold Dueling Banjos-1973.

Frank Zappa plays Memorial Hall Columbus OH-1973.

Helen Reddy awarded gold I Am Woman LP-1973.

Loggins/Messina awarded gold Your Mama Don't Dance-1973.

David Bowie releases Young Americans LP-1975.

Chuck Berry plays Hammersmith Odeon London UK-1975.

Curved Air begin UK tour Brunel University-1975.

Geoff Britton quits Wings-1975.

Elton John figure unveiled Mme. Tussaud's London UK-1976.

The Outlaws' Ghost Riders in the Sky peaks Can top 20-1981.

April Wine's Just Between You and Me peaks Can top 30-1981.

A Taste of Honey's Sukiyaki enters US chart-1981.

Eddie Rabbit's I Love a Rainy Night peaks US #1-1981.

Ray Parker Jr/Raydio's A Woman Needs Love enters US chart-1981.

Talking Heads' Once in a Lifetime peaks Can top 30-1981.

Styx' The Best of Times peaks Can #1-1981.

Queen's Flash's Theme peaks Can top 20-1981.

Franke/Knockouts' Sweetheart enters US chart-1981.

Donnie Iris' Ah Leah peaks Can top 10-1981.

Culture Club's Do You Really Want to Hurt Me peaks Can #1-1983.

Adam Ant's Goody Two Shoes peaks Can top 5-1983.

The Stray Cats' Stray Cat Strut peaks Can top 5-1983.

Taylor Dayne's Tell it To My Heart peaks Can top 10-1988.

The Bangles' Hazy Shade of Winter peaks Can top 5-1988.

The Box' Crying Out Loud For Love peaks Can top 40-1988.

Foreigner's Say You Will peaks Can top 20-1988.

INXS' Need You Tonight reaches Can #2-1988.

Ce Ce Peniston's I'm in the Mood peaks Can top 10-1994.

Celine Dion wins 4 Juno Awards/international achievement honour Hamilton ON-1999.

Pee Wee King dies heart attack-2000.


Mississippi John Hurt (1892) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Dick Hyman (1927) (keys-solo)

Ralph Ellis (1942) (vocals-guitar-Swinging Blue Jeans)

Mickey Dolenz (1945) (vocals-drums-Monkees)

Steve Howe (1947) (guitar-Yes-Asia-ABWH-solo)

Shel Macrae (1947) (aka-Andrew Semple) (vocals-Fortunes)

Gary Numan (1948) (vocals-solo)

Little Peggy March (1948) (vocals)

Izzy Stradlin (1962) (guitar-vocals-Guns'n'Roses)

Rufus Thomas records Bear Cat at Sun Studios Memphis-1953.

Shirley Bassey's Banana Boat Song enters UK chart-1958.

The Beatles' 8 Days a Week/I Don't Want to Spoil the Party peaks Can#1-1965.

Alvin Cash's Twine Time peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Temptations' My Girl peaks Can top 10-1965.

Manfred Mann's Come Tomorrow peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Byrds record All I Really Want to Do-1965.

Bobby Curtola's It's About Time peaks Can top 10-1965.

Bobby Goldsboro's Little Things peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Fillmore East opens NYC with Big Brother/Tim Buckley/Albert King-1968.

The Beach Boys' I Can Hear Music enters US chart-1969.

Mick Jagger named a friend of Covent Garden Opera House-1969.

The Ventures' Hawaii 5-O enters US chart-1969.

The 5th Dimension's Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In enters US chart-1969.

Charley Pride awarded gold Kiss an Angel Good Morning-1972.

Paul McCartney fined 100 pounds for growing marijuana-1973.

Ron Pigpen McKernan found dead at home of alcohol poisoning-1973.

Bad Company plays 1st show Newcastle Upon Tyne UK-1974.

The Bay City Rollers' Bye Bye Baby enters UK chart-1975.

Ace's How Long enters US chart-1975.

Elton John's Philadelphia Freedom enters US chart-1975.

Bob Dylan's Tangled Up In Blue enters US chart-1975.

Barry White's What Am I Gonna Do With You enters US chart-1975.

Benny Bell's Shaving Cream enters US chart-1975.

Johnny Wakelin's Black Superman enters US chart-1975.

Gary Wright awarded gold Dream Weaver-1976.

The Captain/Tenille's Do That to Me One More Time peaks Can top 5-1980.

Fleetwood Mac's Sara peaks Can top 20/Think About Me enters US chart-1980.

ELO's Last Train to London peaks Can top 30-1980.

Paul Davis' Do Right enters US chart-1980.

Real Thing's You To Me Are Everything Remix enters UK chart-1986.

Billy Eckstein dies complications from stroke-1993.

Peabo Bryson/Regina Belle's Whole New World peaks Can #1-1993.

Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You peaks Can top 30-1993.

Naughty By Nature's Hip Hip Hooray peaks Can #1-1993.

Bon Jovi's Bed of Roses peaks Can top 5-1993.

Mick Jagger's Sweet Thing peaks Can top 20-1993.

Madonna's Ray of Light CD debuts Can chart #1-1998.

Finley Quaye's Maverick a Strike CD enters Can chart-1998.

Brian McKnight's Anytime CD enters Can chart-1998.

Joe Satriani's Crystal Planet CD enters Can chart-1998.

The Matthew Good Band's Underdogs CD enters Can chart-1998.

Bif Naked's I Bificus CD enters Can chart-1998.

Adam Faith dies-2003.


Billy Ford (1925) (vocals-w.Lillie)

Lloyd Price (1933) (vocals-solo)

Mickey Gilley (1936) (vocals-keys-solo)

Gary Leeds (1942) (drums-vocals-Uglys-Walker Bros)

Robin Trower (1945) (guitarist-Procol Harum-BLT-solo)

Jimmy Fadden (1948) (guitar-bass-vocals-Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)

Jeffrey Osborne (1948) (vocals-LTD-solo)

Trevor Burton (1949) (bass-Move)

Fats Domino's I'm Walkin' enters US chart-1957.

Sam Cooke's Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha enters US chart-1959.

Frankie Avalon's Venus peaks US #1-1959.

The Coasters' Charlie Brown peaks US #2-1959.

The Fleetwoods' Come Softly to Me enters US chart-1959.

Rod Bernard's This Should Go On Forever enters US charts-1959.

The Virtues' Guitar Boogie Shuffle enters US chart-1959.

Elvis Presley's Wooden Heart enters UK chart-1961.

Jackie Wilson's Baby Workout enters US chart-1963.

The Byrds' Eight Miles High enters US charts-1966.

The Beatles begin recording Getting Better-1967.

The Impression's We're a Winner peaks Can top 10-1968.

Dionne Warwick's Valley of the Dolls peaks Can top 5-1968.

The Temptations' I Wish It Would Rain peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Monkees' Valleri enters US chart-1968.

Willie Mitchell's Soul Serenade enters US chart-1968.

Glen Campbell's Hey Little One peaks Can top 40-1968.

The Dells' There Is peaks Can top 30-1968.

Donovan's Jennifer Juniper enters US chart-1968.

The BeeGees' Words peaks Can #1-1968.

Smothers Brothers refusal to allow CBS to censor song by Joan Baez results in show's cancellation-1969.

Allen Klein issues cheque to UNICEF for 1.2 million dollars as first royalty payment from Concert for Bangla Desh-1972.

Barbra Streisand/Carole King/James Taylor/Quincy Jones perform fundraising concert for George McGovern's presidential campaign//Ushers include Carly

    Simon/Cass Elliott/others- 1972.

Jim Stafford's Spiders & Snakes peaks Can #1-1974.

Ringo Starr's Oh My My enters US chart-1974.

Helen Reddy's Keep On Singing enters US chart-1974.

Grand Funk's Locomotion enters US chart-1974.

Cliff DeYoung's My Sweet Lady peaks Can top 20-1974.

Elvis Presley begins final recording session RCA Hollywood CA-1975.

Meat Loaf appears Rocky Horror Show Broadway NYC NY-1975.

Queen awarded gold A Night At the Opera LP-1976.

Paul Young's Everytime You Go Away enters UK chart-1985.

The Cars' Why Can't I Have You peaks Can chart-1985.

Philip Bailey's Easy Lover enters UK chart-1985.

Bruce Willis' Respect Yourself peaks Can top 5-1987.

Carole King inducted Songwriter's Hall of Fame-1987.

Huey Lewis' Jacob's Ladder peaks Can top 20-1987.

Lionel Richie's Ballerina Girl peaks Can top 10-1987.

Michael Jackson's Remember the Time peaks Can top 5-1992.

George Burns dies-1996.

Juno Awards held Hamilton ON-1997.

Notorious B.I.G. killed in drive by shooting-1997.

Salt'n'Pepa begin 1st US tour in 4 years Indianapolis IN-1999.


Bix Beiderbecke (1903) (trumpet-solo-Paul Whiteman Orchestra-DECEASED)

Dean Torrence (1940) (vocals-w.Jan-Legendary Masked Surfers-album design artist)

Tom Scholz (1947) (guitar-vocals-Boston-amp inventor)

Ted McKenna (1950) (drums-Sensational Alex Harvey Band)

Jimmy Dorsey's Besame Mucho peaks US #1-1944.

Kay Starr's Wheel of Fortune peaks US #1-1952.

Perry Como's Hot Diggity/Juke Box Baby enters US chart-1956.

The 4 Voices' Lovely One enters US chart-1956.

The Chordettes'/Fontane Sisters' versions Eddie My Love both enter US chart-1956.

The Chordettes' Lollipop enters US chart-1958.

John Zacherle's Dinner With Drac enters US chart-1958.

Lou Monte's Lazy Mary enters US chart-1958.

Don Gibson's Oh Lonesome Me enters US chart-1958.

Brook Benton's A Million Miles From Nowhere enters US chart-1958.

Freddy Cannon's Explosive... LP enters UK chart-1960.

Bruce Channel's Hey Baby peaks US #1-1962.

The Who's Substitute enters UK chart-1966.

Aretha Franklin releases I Never Loved a Man LP-1967.

Donovan's To Susan On the West Coast Waiting peaks Can top 30-1969.

Everything Is Everything's Witchi Tai To peaks Can top 40-1969.

Bill Deal/Rhondels' May I peaks Can top 20-1969.

Jay/Americans' This Magic Moment peaks Can #1-1969.

Aretha Franklin records Spirit In the Dark/Don't Play That Song Criteria Miami FL-1970.

America awarded gold debut LP-1972.

Lobo's Don't Expect Me to Be Your Friend peaks Can top 5-1973.

Edgar Winter's Frankenstein enters US chart-1973.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree enters UK chart-1973.

T. Rex' 20th Century Boy enters UK chart-1973.

Donny Osmond's 12th of Never enters UK chart-1973.

Lighthouse's You Girl peaks Can top 20-1973.

Steely Dan's Do It Again peaks Can top 10/Reeling In the Years enters US chart-1973.

Abraham's Children's Gypsy peaks Can top 10-1973.

The Faces' Cindy Incidentally enters US chart-1973.

Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive peaks US #1-1979.

The Poionter Sisters' Fire peaks US top 5-1979.

England Dan & John Ford Coley's Love is the Answer enters US chart-1979.

Melissa Manchester's Don't Cry Out Loud peaks Can top 10-1979.

Foreigner's Blue Morning Blue Day peaks Can top 30-1979.

Heart's Dog & Butterfly peaks Can top 100-1979.

Lionel Richie's Hello enters UK chart-1984.

Starship's Sara peaks US #1-1986.

One 2 One's There Was a Time peaks Can top 20-1986.

Billy Ocean's When the Going Gets Tough peaks Can #1-1986.

Simple Minds' Sanctify Yourself peaks Can top 20-1986.

Andy Gibb dies inflammatory heart virus-1988.

Doc Green (Drifters) dies cancer-1989.

Milli Vannilli ordered to refund purchase price to disillusioned fans-1992.

Juno Awards Hamilton honour Alanis Morissette/Shania Twain/Celine Dion/Colin James/Art Bergmann/Blue Rodeo/Ashley MacIsaac/Philosopher Kings/Charlie

    Major/Prairie Oyster/others-1996.

Bob Seger plays 1st of 6 soldout shows at Palace Auburn Hills-1996.

Laverne Baker dies-1997.

Eric Clapton releases Pilgrim CD-1998.

Scott Weiland releases 12-Bar Blues CD-1998.

Backstreet Boys' debut CD awarded NARM Award top seller of year-1999.

Tony Flaim (Downchild) dies-2000.

Shirley Scott dies heart failure-2002.

Brandy's Full Moon CD enters Can chart-2002.

Natalie Imbruglia's White Lilies Island CD enters Can chart-2002.

Choclair's Memories of Blake Savage CD enters Can chart-2002.


Lawrence Welk (1903) (accordion-orchestra leader-DECEASED)

Art Todd (1914) (guitar-vocals-w.Dotty-DECEASED)

David Wiffen (1942) (vocals-guitar-3's a Crowd)

Harvey Mandel (1945) (guitar-Canned Heat-John Mayall)

Mark Stein (1947) (keys-vocals-Vanilla Fudge)

Bobby McFerrin (1950) (vocals-ten time Grammy honouree)

Nina Hagen (1955) (vocals)

Rock'n'Roll Show w.Drifters/Clovers/Bo Diddley Park City Bowl Chicago IL-1956.

Bruce Channel's Hey Baby peaks US #1-1962.

Cliff Richard's Minute You're Gone enters UK chart-1965.

James Brown Revue performs Ready Steady Go BBC-TV only guest-1966.

The Buckingham's Don't You Care enters US chart-1967.

Arthur Conley's Sweet Soul Music enters US chart-1967.

The 5th Dimension's Go Where You Wanna Go peaks Can top 20-1967.

The 4 Tops' Bernadette enters US chart-1967.

The Byrds' So You Wanna Be a Rock'n'Roll Star peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Seeds' Mr. Farmer enters US chart-1967.

The Supremes' Love Is Here and Now You're Gone peaks Can #1-1967.

Johnny Rivers' Baby I Need Your Lovin' peaks US top 5-1967.

Sonny/Cher's Beat Goes On peaks Can top 5-1967.

Elvis Presley's Indescribably Blue peaks Can top 20-1967.

Tijuana Brass' Wade in the Water enters US chart-1967.

The Left Banke's Pretty Ballerina peaks Can top 5-1967.

CSNY release Déjà vu LP-1970.

Grammys held/5th Dimension's Aquarius-Let the Sunshine In named Record of Year/CSN Best New Artist-1970.

The Partridge Family awarded gold Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted-1971.

Beverly Bremers' Don't Say You Don't Remember peaks Can top 20-1972.

Sly/Family Stone's Runnin' Away peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Poppy Family's Good Friends peaks Can top 10-1972.

Nilsson's Without You peaks Can #1-1972.

Wings' Give Ireland Back to the Irish enters US chart-1972.

Climax' Precious and Few peaks Can top 10-1972.

Carole King's Sweet Seasons peaks Can top 20-1972.

Robert John's The Lion Sleeps Tonight peaks Can top 20-1972.

Michael Jackson's Rockin' Robin enters US chart-1972.

Sammy Davis Jr.'s The Candy Man enters US chart-1972.

Harry Chapin's Taxi enters US chart-1972.

Alice Cooper's Be My Lover enters US chart-1972.

Bread's Everything I Own peaks Can top 5-1972.

Paul Simon awarded gold 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover-1976.

Steely Dan's Peg peaks Can top 10-1978.

Player's This Time I'm In It For Love enters US chart-1978.

Andy Gibb's (Love Is) Thicker Than Water peaks US #1-1978.

Dan Hill's Sometimes When We Touch peaks US top 5-1978.

Jefferson Starship's Count on Me enters US chart-1978.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's What's Your Name peaks Can top 10-1978.

Eruption's I Can't Stand the Rain enters US chart-1978.

George Benson's On Broadway enters US chart-1978.

Chicago's You're the Inspiration peaks Can top 5-1985.

John Fogerty's The Old Man Down the Road peaks Can top 10-1985.

Tina Turner's Private Dancer peaks Can top 20-1985.

Duran Duran's Save a Prayer peaks Can top 20-1985.

Sonny Terry dies-1986.

Huey Lewis & the News' Jacob's Ladder peaks US #1-1987.

Janet Jackson signs $40 million deal with Virgin-1991.

Mariah Carey's Someday peaks Can top 5-1991.

Paul McCartney knighted Buckingham Palace-1997.

Stacey Guess (Squirrel Nut Zippers) dies OD-1998.

Songwriter Sidney Lippman (Too Young) dies-2003.


Paul Weston (1912) (arranger-orchestra leader-Grammy honouree-DECEASED)

Gordon MacCrae (1921) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Al Jarreau (1940) (vocals)

Brian O'Hara (1942) (guitar-Fourmost-DECEASED)

Liza Minnelli (1946) (vocals)

James Taylor (1948) (vocals-guitar-piano)

Les Holroyd (1948) (bass-Barclay James Harvest)

Marlon Jackson (1957) (vocals-Jacksons)

Graham Coxon (1969) (guitar-Blur)

Charlie Parker dies heart failure NYC-1955.

Fess Parker's Ballad of Davy Crockett enters US chart-1955.

Jaye P. Morgan's Danger Heartbreak Ahead enters US chart-1955.

The Crickets record Maybe Baby/Words of Love-1957.

Peter/Gordon's World Without Love enters UK chart-1964.

Millie Small's My Boy Lollipop enters UK chart-1964.

Love's 1st album released-1966.

The Beatles' What Goes On enters US chart-1966.

The Young Rascals' Good Lovin' enters US chart-1966.

Grammys held/Jose Feliciano Best New Artist/Aretha Franklin's Chain of Fools Best Female R&B Performance-1969.

Lulu's Boom Bang a Bang enters UK chart-1969.

Paul McCartney/Linda Eastman wed/George Harrison's home raided marijuana found-1969.

The Temptations' Cloud Nine 1st Motown single to win Grammy-1970.

The Allman Brothers begin 2 nights recording Fillmore E NYC-1971.

The Marshall Tucker Band's Heard It in a Love Song enters US chart-1977.

Smokie's Living Next door to Alice peaks Can top 20-1977.

Boz Scaggs' Lido Shuffle enters US chart-1977.

Barbra Streisand's Evergreen peaks Can #1-1977.

Al Stewart's Year of the Cat peaks Can top 5-1977.

Bob Seger's Night Moves peaks Can top 5-1977.

Steve Miller's Fly Like an Eagle peaks Can #2-1977.

Fleetwood Mac's Go Your Own Way peaks Can top 20-1977.

Genesis' Your Own Special Way enters US chart-1977.

The BeeGees' Boogie Child peaks Can top 10-1977.

Paul McCartney's So Bad peaks Can top 20-1984.

Soul II Soul's Jazzie's Groove peaks Can top 20-1990.

Yehudi Menuhin dies-1999.

Juno Awards held/Chantal Kreviazuk wins Best Female Artist/Best Pop Album (Colour Moving and Still)-2000.

Destiny's Child play 1st show since changing two members London UK-2000.


Fiddlin' John Carson (1868) (violin-vocals-DECEASED)

Neil Sedaka (1939) (vocals-piano)

Adam Clayton (1962) (bass-U2)

Harry James' I've Heard That Song Before peaks US #1-1943.

Teresa Brewer's Music Music Music peaks US #1-1950.

Chuck Berry Mann Act trial begins St. Louis MO-1960.

Paul Anka's Tonight My Love Tonight enters US chart-1961.

Linda Scott's I've Told Every Little Star enters US chart-1961.

The McGuire Sisters' Just For Old Time's Sake enters US chart-1961.

Jackie Wilson's Please Tell Me Why enters US chart-1961.

Adam Wade's Take Good Care of Her enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles film sequences for Help Austria//8 Days a Week peaks US #1-1965.

The Rolling Stones release Last Time/Play With Fire UK-1965.

Johnny Bond's 10 Little Bottles enters US chart-1965.

Glenn Yarbrough's Baby the Rain Must Fall enters US chart-1965.

The Ikettes' Peaches & Cream enters US chart-1965.

Freddie/Dreamers' I'm Telling You Now enters US chart-1965.

Ronnie Dove's One Kiss For Old Time's Sake enters US chart-1965.

The Kinks' Tired of Waiting for You enters US chart-1965.

Jan/Dean's From All Over the World enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles complete recording Good Morning Good Morning/Penny Lane peaks US #1-1967.

CCR's Have You Ever Seen the Rain peaks Can #1-1970.

The Guess Who's Hang On To Your Life peaks Can top 5-1971.

Stevie Wonder's We Can Work It Out enters US chart-1971.

The Grassroots' Temptation Eyes peaks Can top 30-1971.

Ocean's Put Your Hand in the Hand enters US chart-1971.

3 Dog Night's Joy to the World enters US chart-1971.

The Allman Brothers conclude 2 nights recording Fillmore E NYC-1971.

Jerry Reed's Amos Moses peaks Can #2-1971.

Stephen Stills' Sit Yourself Down enters US chart-1971.

Henry Mancini's Love Story peaks Can top 10-1971.

The Jackson 5's Mama's Pearl peaks Can top 5-1971.

EL&P's Lucky Man enters US chart-1971.

War awarded gold Live LP-1974.

The Eagles' Take It to the Limit peaks US top 5-1976.

BTO's Take it Like a Man peaks Can top 30-1976.

The Brotherhood of Man's Save Your Kisses For Me enters UK chart-1976.

Wing/Prayer Fife & Drums Corp's Baby Face peaks Can top 10-1976.

Kenny Rogers' Love Lifted Me enters US chart-1976.

Linda Ronstadt's Tracks of My Tears peaks Can top 30-1976.

ELO's Strange Magic enters US chart-1976.

The Silver Convention's Get Up & Boogie enters US chart- 1976.

Emmylou Harris' Here There & Everywhere enters US chart-1976.

Andrea True's Connection More More More enters US chart-1976.

Bob Dylan's Mozambique enters US chart-1976.

The Bay City Rollers' Money Honey peaks Can #1-1976.

David Bowie's Golden Years peaks Can top 20-1976.

The 4 Seasons' December 1963 peaks US #1-1976.

The Bee Gees' Night Fever peaks US #1-1978.

Chas/Dave's Ain't No Pleasing You enters UK chart-1982.

Rod Stewart's Tonight I'm Yours peaks Can #2-1982.

Air Supply's Sweet Dreams peaks Can top 20-1982.

Bryan Adams Lonely Nights enters US chart-1982.

Bryan Adams' Heat of the Night becomes 1st cassingle-1987.

Bob Seger awarded star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1987.

Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up peaks US #1-1988.

Tone Loc's Wild Thing peaks Can #1-1989.

Diana Ross receives Lifetime Achievement honour/Barry White wins Best Male Single & Album (The Icon is Love)/Anita Baker wins Best Female Single and Album Soul Train Awards-1995.

The Rolling Stones' Out of Tears peaks Can top 10-1995.

Judge Dread (Alex Hughes) dies heart attack-1998.

Eric Clapton releases Reptile CD-2001.

Marc Moreland (Wall of Voodoo) dies kidney failure-2002.

Ian Samwell (record producer) dies cardiac arrest-2003.


Les Brown (1912) (reeds-bandleader-DECEASED)

Les Baxter (1922) (orchestra leader-keys-DECEASED)

Loretta Lynn (1932) (vocals)

Quincy Jones (1933) (trumpet-arranger-bandleader-producer-Grammy honouree-Academy Award winner-Legion of Honour inductee)

Jim Pons (1943) (bass-vocals-Leaves-Turtles-Flo/Eddie-Mothers)

Walter Parazaider (1945) (reeds-Chicago)

Blue Barron's Crusing Down the River peaks US #1-1949.

Marty Robbins' Big Iron enters US chart-1960.

Charlie Rich's Lonely Weekends enters US chart-1960.

The Browns' Old Lamplighter enters US chart-1960.

Billy J. Kramer/Dakotas record Do You Want to Know a Secret-1963.

Gerry/Pacemakers' How Do You Do It enters UK chart-1963.

Marvin Gaye's You're a Wonderful One enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles' Twist & Shout/There's a Place enters US chart-1964.

The Kingsmen's Money enters US chart-1964.

Roy Orbison's Breaking Up is Breaking My Heart peaks Can #2-1966.

The Turtles' You Baby peaks Can top 20/It Was a Very Good Year peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Supremes' My World Is Empty Without You peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Marketts' Batman Theme peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Animals' Inside Looking Out peaks Can top 30-1966.

Jay/Americans' Why Can't You Bring Me Home peaks Can top 20-1966.

The James Boys' Bad Reputation peaks Can top 10-1966.

Ray Hutchinson's Marie peaks Can top 20-1966.

Chip Fraser's Ordinary Guy peaks Can top 10-1966.

Dino/Desi/Billy's Superman peaks Can top 20-1966.

Bobby Curtola's While I'm Away peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Dave Clark 5's At the Scene peaks Can #1-1966.

Vince Hill's Take Me To Your Heart Again peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Byrds' It Won't Be Wrong peaks Can top 20-1966.

Terry Black's Rainbow peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Beatles Yellow Submarine LP awarded UK gold disc-1969.

Led Zeppelin's Living Loving Maid enters US chart-1970.

The Beatles' Let it Be enters UK chart-1970.

Bob/Marcia's Young Gifted & Black enters UK chart-1970.

The Jackson 5's ABC enters US chart-1970.

Rare Earth's Get Ready enters US chart-1970.

Charley Pride's Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone enters US chart-1970.

Simon/Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water peaks Can #1-1970.

The Delfonics' Didn't I Blow Your Mind This Time peaks Can top 20-1970.

Bobbi Martin's For the Love Of Him enters US chart-1970.

Marmalade's Reflections of My Life enters US chart-1970.

The Rolling Stones play farewell concert at London's Roundhouse before moving to France as tax exiles-1971.

Grammys awarded/Carole King's It's Too Late Record of Year/Tapestry Album of Year/Carly Simon Best New Artist-1972.

Ann Peebles begins UK tour USAF base Newbury Berkshire-1975.

Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive peaks US #1-1979.

Quincy Jones awarded star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1980.

The Tourists (Lennox/Stewart) release I Only Want to Be With You UK-1980.

Rush's Limelight enters US chart-1981.

Steely Dan's Time Out of Mind enters US chart-1981.

James Taylor/J.D. Souther's Her Town Too enters US chart-1981.

John Lennon's Woman peaks Can #1-1981.

Kenny Rogers/Sheena Easton's We've Got Tonight peaks Can #2-1983.

Eric Carmen's Hungry Eyes peaks Can #2-1988.

Frank Sinatra/Dean Martin/Sammy Davis Jr begin Rat Pack Reunion tour-1988.

Debbie Gibson's Lost In Your Eyes peaks US #1-1989.

Doc Pomus (songwriter) dies lung cancer-1991.

REM play 2 nights Borderline Club London UK under name Bingo Hand Job-1991.

Farm Aid V held w.Willie Nelson/Neil Young/John Mellencamp/Paul Simon/others Irving TX-1992.

Celine Dion's Power of Love peaks Can #1-1994.

Jo Dee Messina makes Grand Ol' Opry debut/Diamond Reo become members-1998.

George Strait tour opens Phoenix AZ-1998.


Lightnin' Hopkins (1912) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Harry James (1916) (trumpet-bandleader-DECEASED)

Eddie Calvert (1922) (cornet-bandleader-DECEASED)

Carl Smith (1927) (vocals-solo)

Arif Mardin (1932) (producer-record executive)

Cecil Taylor (1933) (keys-solo)

Phil Lesh (1940) (bass-Grateful Dead)

Mike Love (1941) (vocals-sax-Beach Boys-Celebration)

Hughie Flint (1942) (drums-Bluesbreakers-McGuinness Flint)

Sly Stone (1944) (vocals-keys--producer-Family Stone)

Howard Scott (1946) (guitar-War)

Ry Cooder (1947) (guitar-vocals-Magic Band-solo-Little Village)

Dee Snider (1955) (vocals-Twisted Sister-deejay)

Terence Trent D'Arby (1962) (vocals-solo)

Bret Michaels (1963or65) (vocals-Poison)

Rockwell (1964) (vocals-solo)

Mark Hoppus (1972) (Blink 182)

Clarence Pinetop Smith dies hemorrhage-1929.

My Fair Lady debuts Broadway-1956.

Elvis Presley signs w. Col. Tom Parker-1956.

Lester Young dies-1959.

Ronnie Hawkins marries Wanda Nagurski-1962.

Jr. Walker's Shotgun peaks Can top 30-1965.

Roger Miller's King of the Road peaks Can top 10-1965.

Dean Martin's Send Me the Pillow You Dream On peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Rolling Stones' Last Time peaks UK #1-1965.

Jack Jones' The Race is On peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Dave Clark 5's Come Home peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Big Town Boys' Put You Down peaks Can top 20-1965.

Gerry/Pacemakers' Ferry Cross the Mersey peaks Can top 5-1965.

Grammys held/Herb Alpert-TJB's Taste of Honey Record of Year/Frank Sinatra's September of My Years Album of Year/Tom Jones Best New Artist-1966.

The Beatles begin recording Within You Without You-1967.

The Beatles release Lady Madonna/Inner Light UK-1968.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Don't Give In to Him enters US chart-1969.

The Cowsills' Hair enters US chart-1969.

Booker T/MGs' Time is Tight enters US chart-1969.

The Isley Brothers' It's Your Thing enters US chart-1969.

Edward Bear awarded gold Last Song-1972.

Robert John awarded gold Lion Sleeps Tonight-1972.

BTO's Roll On Down the Highway peaks Can top 5-1975.

Sweet's Fox on the Run enters UK chart-1975.

Styx' Lady peaks Can top 20-1975.

John Lennon's Stand By Me enters US charts-1975.

Olivia Newton-John's Have You Never Been Mellow peaks Can #1-1975.

Kraftwerk's Autobahn enters US chart-1975.

Paul Anka's I Don't Like to Sleep Alone enters US chart-1975.

The Doobie Brothers' Black Water peaks Can top 10-1975.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's He Don't Love You enters US chart-1975.

David Bowie's Young Americans enters US chart-1975.

America's Lonely People peaks Can top 20-1975.

Micky Finn quits T Rex-1975.

The Band release Islands LP-1977.

Marvin Gaye releases Got To Give It Up-1977.

American Hot Wax film premieres NYC-1978.

The Brothers Johnson's Stomp enters US chart-1980.

Billy Joel's You May Be Right enters US chart-1980.

Kool/Gang's Ladies Night peaks Can top 5-1980.

David Bowie's Absolute Beginners enters UK chart-1986.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood breakup-1987.

Mick Jagger tours Japan solo-1988.

REM's Man on the Moon peaks Can top 10-1993.

Poison's Stand peaks Can top 20-1993.

Neil Diamond begins world tour Australia-1996.

Jeff Beck begins US tour 930 Club Washington DC-1999.

Billy Joel/Bruce Springsteen/Paul McCartney inducted Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame-1999.


Jerry Lewis (1926) (vocals-theatrical)

Betty Johnson (1929) (vocals)

Jerry Jeff Walker (1942) (vocals-guitar)

Nancy Wilson (1954) (vocals-guitar-Heart)

The Andrews Sisters' Rum & Coca Cola peaks US #1-1945.

Patti Page's Doggie In the Window peaks US #1-1953.

Winifred Atwell's Poor People of Paris enters UK chart-1956.

Pat Boone's Why Baby Why enters US chart-1957.

The Diamonds' Little Darlin' enters US chart-1957.

Rosemary Clooney's Mangos enters US chart-1957.

Dave Baby Cortez' Happy Organ enters US chart-1959.

The Impalas' Sorry enters US chart-1959.

Dick/DeeDee's Young and In Love enters US chart-1963.

Mongo Santamaria's Watermelon Man enters US chart-1963.

Peter Paul &Mary's Puff the Magic Dragon enters US chart-1963.

Paul &Paula's Young Lovers enters US chart-1963.

Rolf Harris' Sun Arise enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles' Can't Buy Me Love released US//advance orders of 2.1 million-1964.

The Rolling Stones play Greenford UK-1965.

Jody Miller records Queen of the House-1965.

Track Records launched UK-1967.

Sandie Shaw's Puppet on a String enters UK chart-1967.

The Supremes' Forever Came Today enters US chart-1968.

Otis Redding's The Dock of the Bay peaks Can top 10/#1 in US-1968.

Tom Northcott's 1941 enters US chart-1968.

Percy Sledge's Take Time to Know Her enters US chart-1968.

Steppenwolf's Sookie Sookie peaks Can chart-1968.

The Scaffold's Thank U Very Much peaks Can top 20-1968.

Sam & Dave's I Thank You peaks Can top 20-1968.

The 1910 Fruitgum Co.'s Simon Says peaks Can #1-1968.

The Hollies' Jennifer Eccles enters US chart-1968.

Jimi Hendrix' Up From the Skies enters US chart-1968.

James Brown's I Got the Feelin' enters US chart-1968.

The 4 Tops' Walk Away Renee peaks Can #2-1968.

Tom Jones' Delilah enters US chart-1968.

The Fireballs' Bottle of Wine peaks Can top 5-1968.

The 5th Dimension's Carpet Man peaks Can top 20-1968.

Louis Armstrong's Wonderful World reaches UK #1 for first time-1968.

Arthur Conley's Funky Street enters US charts-1968.

The Association's Everything That Touches You peaks Can top 10-1968.

Tammi Terrell dies of brain tumor-1970.

Grammys awarded//Simon/Garfunkel win 6 for Bridge Over Troubled Water LP/single//Aretha Franklin (Don't Play That Song) Best Female R'n'B//B.B. King (Thrill Is Gone) Best Male R'n'B-1971.

Hot Chocolate's Emma enters UK chart-1974.

Anne Murray's Love Song peaks Can #1-1974.

Paul Mccartney & Wings' Jet peaks Can top 5-1974.

Joni Mitchell's Help Me enters US chart-1974.

The Grand Ol' Opry moves into new Opry House-1974.

Kool & the Gang's Jungle Boogie peaks Can top 30-1974.

Chicago's I've Been Searching For So Long enters US chart-1974.

Cat Stevens' Oh Very Young enters US chart-1974.

3 Dog Night's Show Must Go On enters US chart-1974.

The Jackson 5's Dancing Machine enters US chart-1974.

Arthur Gunter dies-1976.

Diana Ross' Last Time I Saw Jim peaks Can top 10-1974.

Rainbow Theatre closes w.Procol Harum/John Martyn/R&L Thompson/others London UK-1975.

T-Bone Walker dies pneumonia-1975.

The Who's Tommy film premieres US-1975.

The Style Council release Café Bleu LP UK-1984.

Alison Moyet's That Ole Devil Called Love enters UK chart-1985.

The Georgia Satellites' Keep Your Hands to Yourself peaks Can top 5-1987.

Triumph's Just One Night peaks Can top 30-1987.

Bruce Springsteen's Fire peaks Can top 40-1987.

Peter Gabriel's Big Time peaks Can top 20-1987.

Bruce Hornsby/Range's Mandolin Rain peaks Can top 20-1987.

Eddie Van Halen/Valerie Bertinelli have son-1991.

Reba McIntyre's band dies plane crash San Diego-1991.

Celine Dion/Peabo Bryson's Beauty and the Beast peaks Can #2-1992.

The Shamen's Move Any Mountain peaks Can top 20-1992.

George Michael/Elton John's Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me peaks Can #1-1992.

Bruce Springsteen's Greatest Hits CD debuts #1 US chart-1995.

Collective Soul's Disciplined Breakdown LP enters Can chart-1997.

Clarence Gatemouth Brown/Roosevelt Sykes inducted Blues Hall of Fame-1999.

Eva Cassidy's Songbird CD peaks UK #1 four years after release-2001.


Alcide Nunez (1884) (Original Dixieland Jazz Band-DECEASED)

Nat King Cole (1917) (vocals-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Dean Mathis (1937) (vocals-Dean/Mark-Newbeats)

Clarence Collins (1939) (vocals-Little Anthony/Imperials)

Paul Kantner (1941) (guitar-vocals-Jefferson Airplane/Starship) (also 12th in some books)

John Sebastian (1944) (vocals-guitar-harmonica-autoharp-Lovin' Spoonful)

Harold Brown (1946) (drums-War)

Pat Lloyd (1948) (guitar-Equals)

Billy Corgan (1967) (vocals-guitar-Smashing Pumpkins)

Nelson Riddle's Port au Prince enters US chart-1956.

Richard Maltby's/Elmer Berstein's Themes from The Man With the Golden Arm both enter US chart-1956.

Lonnie Donegan's Rock Island Line enters US chart-1956.

Cathy Carr's Ivory Tower enters US chart-1956.

Carl Perkins' 1st TV appearance Ozark Jubilee-1956.

Lawrence Welk's Poor People of Paris enters US chart-1956.

Buddy Holly/Crickets begin UK tour Doncaster-1958.

Chuck Berry's Sweet Little 16 peaks US #2-1958.

Pat Boone's Wonderful Time Up There peaks US top 5-1958.

The Champs' Tequila peaks US #1-1958.

The Coasters record Yakety Yak/3 Cool Cats NYC-1958.

Kathy Linden's Billy enters US chart-1958.

Ronald/Ruby's Lollipop enters US chart-1958.

Jack Ross' Cinderella enters US chart-1962.

Jay/Americans' She Cried enters US chart-1962.

Acker Bilk's Stranger On the Shore enters US chart-1962.

Elvis Presley's Good Luck Charm enters US chart-1962.

Val Doonican's Elusive Butterfly enters UK chart-1966.

The Bachelors' Sound of Silence enters UK chart-1966.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience release Purple Haze UK-1967.

The Beatles begin recording She's Leaving Home-1967.

Otis Redding plays Finsbury Park Astoria London-1967.

The BeeGees appear Ed Sullivan Show-1968.

CCR's Proud Mary peaks Can #2-1969.

The Iveys' Maybe Tomorrow peaks Can top 40-1969.

The 1st Edition's But You Know I Love You peaks Can top 20-1969.

The Rascals' Heaven peaks Can top 5-1969.

The 1910 Fruitgum Co's Indian Giver peaks Can #1-1969.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Baby Baby Don't Cry peaks Can top 10-1969.

CCR awarded gold Have You Ever Seen the Rain/Hey Tonight-1971.

The Spinners' Could It Be I'm Falling in Love peaks Can top 20-1973.

Eric Weissberg/Steve Mandel's Dueling Banjos peaks Can #2-1973.

Ken Tobias' I Just Want to Make Music peaks Can top 10-1973.

Stevie Wonder's You Are the Sunshine Of My Life enters US chart-1973.

Anne Murray's Danny's Song peaks Can #1-1973.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Get Down enters UK chart-1973.

Cliff Richard's Power to All Our Friends enters UK chart-1973.

Seals/Crofts' Hummingbird peaks Can top 40-1973.

Bread's Aubrey peaks Can chart-1973.

The Chieftains play Royal Albert Hall 1st time London UK-1975.

Rubin Carter gets retrial partly as result of Bob Dylan song-1976.

Peter Brown's Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me enters US chart-1978.

Burton Cummings' I Will Play a Rhapsody peaks Can top 20-1979.

Kenny Rogers' Gambler peaks Can top 10-1979.

Donna Summer's Heaven Knows peaks Can top 5-1979.

Peaches/Herb's Reunited enters US chart-1979.

Barbara Mandrell's I Don't Want to Be Right enters US chart-1979.

McGuinn,Clark/Hillman's Don't You Write Her Off enters US chart-1979.

Styx' Renegade enters US chart-1979.

The Village People's In the Navy enters US chart-1979.

The Cars' Good Times Roll enters US chart-1979.

GQ's Disco Nights enters US chart-1979.

Chicago's No Tell Lover peaks Can top 10-1979.

Bad Company's Rock'n'Roll Fantasy enters US chart-1979.

The Capitols' Samuel George Jr dies knife wound-1982.

Howard Jones begins 1st major venue tour Leeds U UK-1984.

The Thompson Twins' King For a Day peaks Can top 20-1986.

Midge Ure's If I Was peaks Can top 20-1986.

Anne Murray's Now & Forever peaks Can top 20-1986.

Gloria Estefan's Conga peaks Can #1-1986.

Whitney Houston headlines AIDS benefit Radio City Music Hall NYC-1990.

RuPaul's Supermodel peaks Can top 20-1993.

Suzanne Vega/Mitchell Froom wed NYC-1995.

Sunnyland Slim dies kidney failure-1995.

Shania Twain's Come On Over CD awarded 17x platinum-2000.


Robert Lee Smith (1936) (vocals-Tams)

Kenny Lynch (1938) (vocals-OBE honouree)

Charlie Pride (1938) (vocals)

Wilson Pickett (1941) (vocals-Falcons-DECEASED)

Art Ayre (1942) (keys-Sparrows-Moe Koffman)

Barrie (B.J.) Wilson (1947) (drums-Paramounts-Procol Harum-DECEASED)

Bill Frisell (1951) (guitar)

Irene Cara (1959) (vocals)

Vanessa L. Williams (1963) (vocals)

Jerry Cantrell (1966) (guitar-vocals-Alice in Chains)

Queen Latifah (1970) (vocals)

Brenda Lee's Euro debut Olympia Paris-1959.

Elvis Presley records Easy Question-1962.

The Yardbirds' For Your Love enters UK chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones named most popular group France/UK tour with Hollies ends Essex/later involved public urination incident-1965.

Roger Miller's King of the Road enters UK chart-1965.

Dionne Warwick's Alfie enters US chart-1967.

Nancy/Frank Sinatra's Somethin' Stupid enters US chart-1967.

The Who's I'm a Boy peaks Can top 30-1967.

Simon/Garfunkel's At the Zoo enters US chart-1967.

Donovan's Epistle to Dippy peaks Can top 5-1967.

Johnny Rivers' Baby I Need Your Lovin' peaks Can #1-1967.

The Hollies' On a Carousel enters US chart-1967.

The Rascals' I've Been Lonely Too Long peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Easybeats' Friday On My Mind enters US chart-1967.

The Casinos' Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Beatles release Lady Madonna/Inner Light US-1968.

Country Joe McDonald fined $500 for public obscenity leading Fish cheer Worcester MA-1970.

Bandleader George Olsen dies Paramus NJ-1971.

Rod Stewart's Handbags & Gladrags peaks Can top 30-1972.

ELP's Nutrocker enters US chart-1972.

Jackson Browne's Doctor My Eyes enters US chart-1972.

Nilsson's Jump Into the Fire enters US chart-1972.

Don McLean's Vincent enters US chart-1972.

Led Zeppelin's Rock and Roll enters US chart-1972.

Jo Jo Gunne's Run Run Run enters US chart-1972.

The BeeGees' My World peaks Can top 20-1972.

Aretha Franklin's Daydreaming enters US chart-1972.

Chicago awarded gold VII LP-1974.

OST Tommy awarded gold-1975.

Brinsley Schwarz break up after gig Marquee London UK-1975.

The Clash release White Riot-1977.

Triumph's Rocky Mountain Way peaks Can chart-1978.

The BeeGees' Night Fever peaks US #1-1978.

Eric Clapton's Lay Down Sally peaks US top 5-1978.

Samantha Sang's Emotion peaks US top 5-1978.

Leblanc/Carr's Falling peaks Can top 20-1978.

Meatloaf's 2 Out of 3 Ain't Bad enters US chart-1978.

Dolly Parton's 2 Doors Down enters US chart-1978.

Billy Joel's Movin' Out enters US chart-1978.

Andy Gibb's Thicker Than Water peaks Can #2-1978.

Dan Hill's Sometimes When We Touch peaks Can #1-1978.

John Williams' Theme From Close Encounters peaks Can top 20-1978.

Teddy Pendergrass seriously injured car accident-1982.

The Time's Jungle Love peaks Can top 10-1985.

Billy Ocean's Loverboy peaks Can top 10-1985.

Ashford/Simpson's Solid peaks Can top 5-1985.

Michael Jackson's Dirty Diana peaks Can top 5-1988.

Cathy Dennis' Just Another Dream peaks Can top 20-1991.

Ralph Tresvant's Sensitivity peaks Can top 5-1991.

Queen's Headlong peaks Can top 20-1991.

Sting's All This Time peaks Can top 5-1991.

Enigma's Sadness Part One peaks Can #1-1991.

Keith Richards begins recording 2nd solo LP-1992.

Darryl Jones named new bass player Rolling Stones-1994.

Kurt Cobain threatens suicide/talked out of it Seattle-1994.

Courtney Love charged assault Orlando FL-1995.

Oasis' Liam Gallagher walks offstage midset Indianapolis IN-1995.

John Phillips (Mamas/Papas) dies heart failure-2001.


Moms Mabley (1894) (vocals-DECEASED)

Ornette Coleman (1930) (sax-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Pulitzer Prize honouree)

Jeff Neighbour (1942) (bass-Joy of Cooking)

Paul Atkinson (1943) (guitar-Zombies-record exec-DECEASED)

Mickey Dolenz (1945) (vocals-drums-Monkees)

Derek Longmuir (1951) (drums-Bay City Rollers)

Billy Sheehan (1953) (bass-DLR Band-UFO-Mr. Big)

Jimmy Dorsey records Green Eyes/Maria Elena NYC-1941.

Teresa Brewer's Pledging My Love enters US chart-1955.

Ernie Ford's Ballad of Davy Crockett enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley purchases Graceland-1957.

The Bachelors' I Believe enters UK chart-1964.

The Hollies' I Can't Let Go enters US chart-1966.

The Yardbirds' Shapes of Things enters US chart-1966.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Kicks enters US chart-1966.

TJB's What Now My Love/Spanish Flea enters US chart-1966.

The Shadows of Knight's Gloria enters US chart-1966.

Johnny Rivers' Secret Agent Man enters US chart-1966.

Joni Mitchell/Graham Nash meet L'Hibou coffeehouse Ottawa ON-1968.

Donovan travels to India to study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi-1968.

Desmond Dekker's Israelites enters UK chart-1969.

The Who's Pinball Wizard enters UK chart-1969.

Aretha Franklin releases Bridge Over Troubled Water-1971.

Jefferson Starship begin 1st tour since name change-1974.

Gary Thain dies OD-1976.

Paul Kossoff dies heart failure-1976.

Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis Jr's Your Love enters US chart-1977.

Kiss' Calling Dr. Love enters US chart-1977.

The Captain/Tenille's Can't Stop Dancin' enters US chart-1977.

Andrew Gold's Lonely Boy enters US chart-1977.

Billy Ocean's Red Light Spells Danger enters UK chart-1977.

The Babys' If You've Got the Time enters US chart-1977.

Yvonne Elliman's Hello Stranger enters US chart-1977.

George Harrison's Crackerbox Palace peaks Can top 20-1977.

Phil Collins' I Missed Again enters US chart-1981.

Randy Rhoads killed plane crash-1982.

The Style Council's Speak Like a Child enters UK chart-1983.

Eddie Rabbitt/Crystal Gayle's You and I peaks Can top 40-1983.

Tracey Ullman's Breakaway enters UK chart-1983.

The Clash's Should I Stay or Should I Go peaks Can top 40-1983.

Duran Duran's New Moon on Monday peaks Can top 20-1984.

Tina Turner's Let's Stay Together peaks Can top 40-1984.

Michael Jackson's Thriller peaks Can top 5-1984.

Re-Flex's Politics of Dancing peaks Can top 20-1984.

Nena's 99 Luftballons peaks Can #1-1984.

Billy Idol's Rebel Yell peaks Can top 10-1984.

Elton John's Sacrifice peaks Can top 30-1990.

Lee Aaron's Hands On peaks Can top 5-1990.

Expose's Tell Me Why peaks Can top 20-1990.

Janet Jackson's Escapade peaks Can top 5-1990.

Richard Marx' Too Late to Say Goodbye peaks Can top 20-1990.

The Cover Girls' We Can't Go Wrong peaks Can top 10-1990.

Jeff Ward (Ministry/Nine Inch Nails) dies suicide-1993.


Dame Vera Lynn (1917) (vocals)

Hal Linden (1931) (vocals-theatrical)

Jerry Reed (1937) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Tommy Hunter (1937) (vocals-guitar)

Joe Rivers (1937) (vocals-w.Johnnie)

Vito Picone (1941) (vocals-Elegants)

Greg Godovitz (1951) (bass-vocals-guitar-Fludd-Goddo)

Jimmie Vaughan (1951) (guitar-vocals-Fabulous Thunderbirds-Vaughan Brothers)

Buddy Holly plays Philharmonic Hall Liverpool-1958.

Elvis Presley records Stuck On You/Mess of Blues/It Feels So Right/Fame & Fortune in 2-day session-1960.

Lonnie Donegan's My Old Man's a Dustman peaks UK #1-1960.

Elvis Presley's Surrender peaks US #1-1961.

Marty Robbins' Don't Worry peaks US top 5-1961.

Connie Francis' Where the Boys Are peaks US top 5-1961.

Gene McDaniels' Hundred pounds of Clay enters US chart-1961.

The Drifters' Some Kind of Wonderful enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles release Can't Buy Me Love-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Not Fade Away peaks UK top 5-1964.

Wayne Fontana/Mindbenders' Game of Love enters US chart-1965.

Petula Clark's I Know a Place enters US chart-1965.

Shirley Ellis' Clapping Song enters US chart-1965.

Motown Revue begins 1st UK tour w.Martha-Vandellas/Stevie Wonder/Supremes/Temptations-1965.

Marvin Gaye's I'll Be Doggone enters US chart-1965.

Sounds Orchestral's Cast Your Fate to the Wind enters US chart-1965.

The Searchers' Bumble Bee enters US chart-1965.

Cliff Richard's Congratulations enters UK chart-1968.

The Beatles' Lady Madonna enters UK chart-1968.

John Lennon/Yoko Ono wed Gibraltar-1969.

Nilsson's Me and My Arrow enters US chart-1971.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' I Don't Blame You at All enters US chart-1971.

Richie Havens' Here Comes the Sun enters US chart-1971.

Janis Joplin's Me & Bobby McGee peaks US #1-1971.

Elton John's Friends enters US chart-1971.

T Rex' Hot Love peaks UK #1-1971.

America's Horse With No Name peaks US #1-1972.

Jean Claude Borelly's Dolannes Melodie peaks Can top 20-1976.

Dorothy Moore's Misty Blue enters US chart-1976.

John Miles' Music enters UK chart-1976.

The THP Orchestra's SWAT peaks Can #1-1976.

Neon Philharmonic's So Glad You're a Woman peaks Can top 20-1976.

Barry Manilow's Tryin' to Get the Feelin' Again enters US chart-1976.

Penny McLean's Lady Bump peaks Can top 10-1976.

Foghat's Slow Ride peaks Can top 20-1976.

Kiss' Shout It Out Loud enters US chart-1976.

Bad Company's Young Blood enters US chart-1976.

Elton John's I Feel Like a Bullet/Grow Some Funk Of Your Own peaks Can top 10-1976.

The Band's Ophelia enters US charts-1976.

T.Rex play last concert Portsmouth UK-1977.

Josie Cotton's Johnny Are You Queer peaks Can top 10-1982.

Elton John's Empty Garden enters US chart-1982.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Did It In a Minute enters US chart-1982.

The Rolling Stones' Hang Fire enters US chart-1982.

Dave Stewart/Barbara Gaskin's It's My Party peaks Can top 20-1982.

Japan's Ghosts enters UK chart-1982.

Ray Parker Jr's The Other Woman enters US chart-1982.

Genesis' Man on the Corner enters US chart-1982.

Joan Jett's I Love Rock'n'Roll peaks Can #1-1982.

Slim Jim Phantom/Britt Ekland wed-1984.

Keith Richards guests on Nona Hendryx' LP The Heat-1985.

Edie Brickell's What I Am peaks Can top 5-1989.

Roy Orbison's You Got It peaks Can #1-1989.

Debbie Gibson's Lost In Your Eyes peaks Can top 5-1989.

Sheena Easton's The Lover in Me peaks Can top 20-1989.

Gloria Estefan breaks back bus crash-1990.

Depeche Mode record signing leads to many injured fans LA CA-1990.

Eric Clapton's son Conor dies fall from window NYC NY-1991.

Dave Mason plays Kiplings London ON-1991.

Michael Jackson signs new deal Sony-1991.

Sheryl Crow's All I Wanna Do enters Can chart-1995.

Bruce Springsteen's Greatest Hits enters Can chart #1-1995.

Colin James' Then Again CD enters Can chart-1995.

PJ Harvey's To Bring You My Love CD enters Can chart-1995.

Jeff Healey's Cover to Cover enters Can chart-1995.

Gloria Estefan's Turn the Beat Around peaks Can top 10-1995.

Juno Awards presented Hamilton ON to Tragically Hip/Alanis Morissette/Celine Dion/Bryan Adams/Killjoys/Terri Clark/Rankins/Shania Twain/Paul Brandt/others-1997.

Gibralter issues postage stamp honouring John Lennon/Yoko Ono-1999.

Radiohead premiere Meeting People Is Easy film SXSW Austin TX-1999.


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685) (composer-DECEASED)

Vivian Stanshall (1943) (vocals-Bonzo Dog Band-DECEASED)

Ray Dorset (1946) (vocals-guitar-Mungo Jerry)

Roger Hodgson (1950) (vocals-guitar-Supertramp)

Rosie O'Donnell (1962) (vocals-theatrical)

Moondog Coronation Ball-1st Rock'n'Roll show held Arena Cleveland OH w.Dominoes/Tiny Grimes/Paul Williams-1952.

Bill Hayes' Ballad of Davy Crockett peaks US #1-1955.

The Coasters' Down in Mexico marks US RnB chart debut-1956.

Carl Perkins injured car crash-1956.

Bobby Darin's Clementine enters US chart-1960.

Jackie Wilson's Night/Doggin' Around enters US chart-1960.

The Beatles appear 1st time Cavern Club-1961.

The Beatles' All My Loving/Roll Over Beethoven both enter US chart on Can imports//She Loves You peaks #1 US chart//Please Please Me peaks US top 5-1964.

The Beach Boys' Fun Fun Fun peaks US top 5-1964.

Robert Maxwell's Shangri-La enters US chart-1964.

The Carefrees' We Love You Beatles enters US chart-1964.

The 4 Seasons' Working My Way Back to You peaks Can top 30-1966.

Roger Miller's Husbands & Wives peaks Can top 20-1966.

Herman's Hermits' Listen People peaks Can top 5-1966.

Bob Lind's Elusive Butterfly peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Band record To Kingdom Come-1968.

John/Yoko Lennon begin bed-in for peace Amsterdam Hilton-1969.

The Beatles' Let it Be enters US chart-1970.

The Chairmen of the Board's Give Me Just a Little More Time peaks Can top 10-1970.

Norman Greenbaum's Spirit in the Sky enters UK chart-1970.

Vanity Fare's Hitchin' a Ride enters US chart-1970.

The Tee Set's Ma Belle Amie peaks Can top 5-1970.

Santana's Evil Ways peaks Can top 10-1970.

Lulu's Me Oh My peaks Can top 20-1970.

Elvis Presley's Kentucky Rain peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Hollies' He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother peaks Can top 20-1970.

The 5 Stairsteps' Oooh Child enters US charts-1970.

Tyrone Davis' Turn Back the Hands of Time enters US chart-1970.

The Band's Rag Mama Rag peaks Can chart-1970.

The Guess Who's American Woman enters US chart-1970.

George Baker Selection's Little Green Bag enters US chart-1970.

Brook Benton's Rainy Night in Georgia peaks Can #2-1970.

David Cassidy releases Cherish UK-1972.

Frankie Valli's My Eyes Adored You peaks US #1-1975.

Rubin Carter released from prison largely as result of Bob Dylan's song Hurricane-1976.

David Bowie arrested after concert NYC marijuana possession-1976.

The BeeGees' Love You Inside Out enters US chart-1979.

Loverboy's Turn Me Loose peaks Can top 10-1981.

REO Speedwagon's Take It On the Run enters US chart-1981.

Stevie Wonder's I Ain't Gonna Stand For It peaks Can top 10-1981.

Styx' Too Much Time On My Hands enters US chart-1981.

Gino Vannelli's Living Inside Myself enters US chart-1981.

The Who's You Better You Bet enters US chart-1981.

Delbert McClinton's Giving It Up For Your Love peaks Can top 10-1981.

Pat Benatar's Treat Me Right peaks Can top 20-1981.

Donny Osmond opens Little Johnny Jones B'way NYC NY-1982.

Duran Duran's Hungry Like the Wolf peaks Can #1-1983.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' One on One peaks Can top 10-1983.

Van Halen's Jump peaks US #1-1984.

Expose's Seasons Change peaks Can top 20-1988.

Pet Shop Boys' What Have I Done to Deserve This peaks Can top 5-1988.

Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up peaks Can #1-1988.

Junkhouse's Sky is Falling peaks Can top 30-1994.

Celine Dion's Colour of Love CD debuts #1 Can chart-1994.

Beck's Mellow Gold CD enters Can chart-1994.

Sass Jordan's Rats CD enters Can chart-1994.

Bruce Cockburn's Dart to the Heart CD enters Can chart-1994.

John McDermott's Old Friends CD enters Can chart-1994.

Bruce Springsteen's Streets of Philadelphia wins Best Song Oscar-1994.


Dick Damron (1934) (vocals-guitar-CCM HoF inductee)

Jeremy Clyde (1941) (vocals-w.Chad)

George Benson (1943) (vocals-guitar)

Keith Relf (1943) (vocals-Yardbirds-Renaissance-DECEASED)

Harry Vanda (1946) (guitar-vocals-Easybeats-Flash & the Pan-producer)

Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948) (composer)

Randy Hobbs (1948) (bass-McCoys-Johnny Winter Band-Montrose-Edgar Winter-DECEASED)

Susan Suller (1963) (vocals-Human League)

Carl Perkins injured and brother/manager killed in a car accident on way to NYC Ed Sullivan Show-1956.

The Beatles' Please Please Me LP released UK-1963.

The Beach Boys' Do You Wanna Dance peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Supremes' Stop in the Name of Love peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Rogues' Everyday peaks Can top 20-1965.

Roy Orbison's Goodnight peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Moody Blues' Go Now peaks Can #2-1965.

Thee Midnighters' Land of 1000 Dances peaks Can top 30-1965.

Little Anthony/Imperials' Hurt So Bad peaks Can top 10-1965.

The 4 Tops' Ask the Lonely peaks Can top 20-1965.

Wes Dakus' Hobo peaks Can top 10-1965.

Barry Allen's Easy Come Easy Go peaks in Canadian top 20-1965.

The Beatles release Early Beatles LP US-1965.

Fontella Bass/Bobby McClure's Don't Mess Up a Good Thing peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Guess Who's Shakin' All Over peaks Can #1-1965.

Shirley Bassey's Goldfinger peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Beatles begin recording Within You Without You-1967.

The Band record Chest Fever-1968.

Tommy James/Shondells' Sweet Cherry Wine enters US chart-1969.

Elvis Presley's Memories enters US chart-1969.

Joe Simon's Chokin' Kind enters US chart-1969.

The BeeGees' First of May enters US chart-1969.

Simon/Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water peaks US #1-1970.

David Crosby releases If I Could Only Remember My Name LP-1971.

Wilson Pickett awarded gold Don't Let the Green Grass Fool You-1971.

Joe Tex awarded gold I Gotcha-1972.

Chakachas awarded gold Jungle Fever-1972.

Roberta Flack awarded gold Killing Me Softly With His Song-1973.

Gilbert O'Sullivan awarded gold Claire-1973.

Cher awarded gold Dark Lady-1974.

Bond's Dancin' On a Saturday Night peaks Can top 20-1975.

The Rolling Stones begin recording Black & Blue LP Musicland Munich GER-1975.

Frankie Valli's My Eyes Adored You peaks Can #2-1975.

Murray McLauchlan's Do You Dream of Being Somebody peaks Can top 20-1975.

Peter Shelley's Love Me Love My Dog enters UK chart-1975.

John Denver's Thank God I'm a Country Boy enters US chart-1975.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' Bad Luck enters US chart-1975.

Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti LP peaks US #1-1975.

The Ohio Players' Fire peaks Can top 5-1975.

Polly Brown's Up in a Puff Of Smoke peaks Can top 20-1975.

Bad Company's Movin' On peaks Can top 30-1975.

The Temptations' Shakey Ground enters US chart-1975.

Dexy's Midnight Runners' Geno enters UK chart-1980.

Pink Floyd's Another Brick in the Wall peaks Can #1-1980.

Mac Davis' Hard to Be Humble enters US chart-1980.

The Jam's Going Underground/Dreams of Children enters UK chart-1980.

Toto's 99 peaks Can top 20-1980.

Mother's Finest's Baby Love peaks Can top 20-1980.

The Clash's Train in Vain enters US chart-1980.

Bette Midler's The Rose enters US chart-1980.

Neil Diamond's September Morn peaks Can top 20-1980.

Bruce Cockburn's Wondering Where the Lions Are enters US chart-1980.

Andrew Lloyd Webber/Sarah Brightman wed-1984.

Samantha Fox' Touch Me enters UK chart-1986.

Heart's These Dreams peaks US #1-1986.

Cliff Richard/Young Ones' Living Doll enters UK chart-1986.

Falco's Rock Me Amadeus enters UK chart-1986.

Snow's Informer peaks Can #1-1993.

Dan Hartman dies-1994.

Marilyn Manson cuts concert short due to hand injury Honolulu HI-1997.

Van Halen's III CD enters Can chart-1998.

David Usher's Little Songs CD enters Can chart-1998.

Eileen Farrell dies-2002.

Matchbox 20's Unwell enters US chart-2003.

Justin Timberlake's Rock Your Body enters US chart-2003.

50 Cent's Get Rich or Die Tryin' peaks #1 US chart-2003.

Fabolous' Street Dreams CD enters US chart-2003.

Li'l Kim's La Bella Mafia CD enters US chart-2003.

Evanescence's Fallen CD enters US chart-2003.

Rod Price (Foghat) dies from fall-2005.


David Grisman (aka D.Diadem) (1945) (mandolin-Old & In the Way)

Ric Ocasek (1949) (vocals-guitar-Cars-producer)

Chaka Khan (1953) (vocals-Rufus-Grammy honouree)

Damon Albarn (1968) (vocals-Blur-Gorillaz)

Tab Hunter's 99 Ways enters US chart-1957.

Eddie Cochran's Sittin' in the Balcony enters US chart-1957.

Harry Belafonte's Mama Look at Bubu enters US chart-1957.

The Platters' I'm Sorry enters US chart-1957.

Buddy Holly plays 1st show of Winter Dance Party tour Milwaukee-1959.

Elvis Presley's A Fool Such As I/I Need Your Love Tonight enters US chart-1959.

The Platters' Enchanted enters US chart-1959.

The Kingston Trio's Tijuana Jail enters US chart-1959.

Dean-Marc's/Travis-Bob'sTell Him No both enter US chart-1959.

Jackie Wilson's That's Why enters US chart-1959.

Helen Shapiro's Don't Treat Me Like a Child enters UK chart-1961.

The Shirelles' Foolish Little Girl enters US chart-1963.

The Rooftop Singers' Tom Cat enters US chart-1963.

The Rocky Fellers' Killer Joe enters US chart-1963.

Ruby/Romantics' Our Day Will Come peaks US #1-1963.

Skeeter Davis' End of the World peaks US #2-1963.

Bobby Darin's You're the Reason I'm Living peaks US top 5-1963.

The Beach Boys' Surfin' U.S.A. enters US chart-1963.

The Drifters' On Broadway enters US chart-1963.

Chubby Checker's Hay Bobba Needle enters US chart-1963.

Gene Pitney's Mecca enters US chart-1963.

Little Peggy March's I Will Follow Him enters US chart-1963.

John Lennon's book In His Own Write published-1964.

Donovan's There is a Mountain peaks Can top 5-1967.

Frank & Nancy Sinatra's Something Stupid enters UK chart-1967.

Bobby Goldsboro's Honey enters US chart-1968.

The Beatles' Lady Madonna enters US chart-1968.

The 1st Edition's Just Dropped In peaks Can top 5-1968.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Too Much Talk peaks Can top 10-1968.

Georgie Fame's Bonnie & Clyde peaks Can #1-1968.

Petula Clark's Kiss Me Goodbye peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Irish Rovers' The Unicorn enters US chart-1968.

The Intruders' Cowboys to Girls enters US chart-1968.

The Glitter Band's Angel Face enters UK chart-1974.

Marvin Hamlisch's Entertainer enters US chart-1974.

Terry Jacks' Seasons in the Sun enters UK chart-1974.

Eddie Kendricks' Boogie Down peaks Can top 10-1974.

The Stylistics' You Make Me Feel Brand New enters US chart-1974.

Harry Chapin's W.O.L.D. peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Grateful Dead/Jefferson Starship/Santana/Doobie Brothers/Band/Bob Dylan/Neil Young perform benefit for school board Kezar Stadium San Francisco CA-1975.

Blondie's Rapture peaks US #1-1981.

Michael Jackson's Billie Jean peaks US #1-1983.

Jennifer Warnes' Ain't No Cure for Love peaks Can top 30-1987.

Chicago's Will You Still Love Me peaks Can top 10-1987.

Billy/Beaters' At This Moment peaks Can #1-1987.

Kim Mitchell's Easy to Tame peaks Can top 30-1987.

Clivilles/Cole's Pride in the Name of Love peaks Can top 10-1992.

Shanice's I Love Your Smile peaks Can #2-1992.

Sass Jordan's Make You a Believer peaks Can top 20-1992.

Paula Abdul's Vibeology peaks Can top ten-1992.

KLF/Tammy Wynette's Justified and Ancient peaks Can #1-1992.

Smokey's Alan Barton dies injuries car accident-1995.

Aerosmith's Nine Lives CD enters Can chart-1997.


Dave Appell (1928) (vocals-guitar-producer-Appelljacks)

Billy Stewart (1937) (piano-vocals-Bo Diddley Band-solo-DECEASED)

Holger Czukay (1938) (bass-Can)

Colin Petersen (1946) (drums-BeeGees)

Mike Kellie (1947) (drums-Spooky Tooth-The Only Ones-Frampton's Camel)

Lee Oskar (1948) (harmonica-War)

Nick Lowe (1949) (vocals-bass-guitar-Brinsley Schwarz-Rockpile-Little Village-producer)

Les Baxter's Poor People of Paris peaks US #1-1956.

The Platters' Magic Touch enters US chart-1956.

Connie Francis' Who's Sorry Now enters UK chart-1958.

Elvis Presley sworn in to US Army Memphis TN-1958.

Huey Smith's Don't You Just Know It enters US chart-1958.

The Monotones' Book of Love enters US chart-1958.

Laurie London's He's Got the Whole World In His Hands enters US chart-1958.

Buddy Holly/Crickets play Cardiff Wales-1958.

Buddy Holly/Winter Dance party play Kenosha WI-1959.

Anthony Newley's Do You Mind enters UK chart-1960.

Lonnie Donegan's My Old Man's a Dustman enters UK chart-1960.

Cliff Richard's Fall in Love With You enters UK chart-1960.

Joey Dee/Starliters' Shout enters US chart-1962.

The Shirelles' Soldier Boy enters US chart-1962.

Mary Wells' One Who Really Loves You enters US chart-1962.

The Crystals record Da Doo Ron Ron LA-1963.

The Dave Clark 5's Reelin' & Rockin' peaks Can top 10-1965.

Spencer Davis' Somebody Help Me enters UK chart-1966.

The Classics IV's Traces peaks Can #2-1969.

Dionne Warwick's This Girl's In Love With You peaks Can top 10-1969.

Tommy Roe's Dizzy peaks Can #1-1969.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Mr. Sun Mr. Moon peaks Can top 10-1969.

Spirit's I Got a Line On You peaks Can top 30-1969.

Aretha Franklin's Weight peaks Can top 20-1969.

The New Colony 6's Things I'd Like to Say peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards release Amazing Grace UK-1972.

Donny Osmond awarded gold Puppy Love/The Osmonds awarded gold Down By the Lazy River-1972.

America awarded gold Horse With No Name-1972.

Sylvia (Robinson)'s Pillow Talk enters US chart-1973.

Alice Cooper's Hello Hurray peaks Can top 20-1973.

The Moody Blues' I'm Just a Singer in a Rock'n'Roll Band peaks Can top 20-1973.

Lou Reed bit on ass by deranged fan Buffalo NY-1973.

King Harvest's Dancing in the Moonlight peaks Can top 5-1973.

Clint Holmes' Playground in My Mind enters US chart-1973.

Gallery's Big City Miss Ruth Ann peaks Can top 20-1973.

Labelle's Lady Marmalade peaks US #1-1975.

Boston's Feeling Satisfied enters US chart-1979.

Supertramp's Logical Song enters US chart-1979.

Orleans' Love Takes Time enters US chart-1979.

The BeeGees' Tragedy peaks US/Can #1-1979.

Donna Summer & Brooklyn Dreams' Heaven Knows peaks US top 5-1979.

Peaches & Herb's Shake Your Groove Thing peaks US top 5-1979.

Randy Vanwarmer's Just When I Needed You Most enters US chart-1979.

Squeeze's Cool For Cats enters UK chart-1979.

Boney M's Rasputin peaks Can top 10-1979.

The Culture Club's It's a Miracle enters UK chart-1984.

Depeche Mode's People are People enters UK chart-1984.

Phil Collins' One More Night peaks US #1-1985.

Loverboy's This Could Be the Night peaks Can chart-1986.

Lionel Richie's Say You Say Me peaks US #1/awarded an Oscar-1986.

The Rolling Stones release Dirty Work LP-1986.

U2's Pop CD enters Can chart-1997.

Wyclef Jean cancels show Coll. of Charleston over SC's display of Confederate flag-2000.

Bon Jovi plays benefit for farmers Colonial Stadium Melbourne AUS-2001.


Johnny Burnette (1934) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Anita Bryant (1940) (vocals-solo)

Aretha Franklin (1942) (vocals-keys-solo)

Elton John (1947) (vocals-keys-solo)

John Rowles (1947) (vocals-solo)

Jeff Healey (1966) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Bing Crosby/Al Jolson record Alexander's Ragtime Band/Spaniard That Blighted My Life LA-1947.

Perez Prado's Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White enters UK chart-1955.

Buddy Holly/Crickets end UK tour/appear Off the Record TV show-1958.

Ray Charles records Georgia On My Mind NYC-1960.

Elvis Presley performs benefit concert Pearl Harbor/last show for 7 years-1961.

Them's Here Comes the Night enters UK chart-1965.

Donovan's Catch the Wind enters UK chart-1965.

Dave Berry's Little Things enters UK chart-1965.

The Barron Knights' Pop Go the Workers enters UK chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones begin Scandinavian tour-1965.

The Turtles' Happy Together peaks US #1/Can #2-1967.

Jefferson Airplane's Surrealistic Pillow LP enters US chart-1967.

The Doors' 1st LP enters US chart-1967.

Buffalo Springfield's 1st LP enters US chart-1967.

The Beatles' Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane peaks Can #1-1967.

Booker T/MGs' Hip Hug Her enters US chart-1967.

Nancy Sinatra's Love Eyes enters US chart-1967.

The Rolling Stones open Euro tour Malmo Sweden/receive gold Ruby Tuesday-1967.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Sock It To Me Baby peaks Can top 5-1967.

Peaches/Herb's Close Your Eyes enters US chart-1967.

The Monkees' A Little Bit Me A Little Bit You enters US chart-1967.

The Marvelettes' Hunter Gets Captured By the Game peaks Can top 30-1967.

The Mandala's Opportunity peaks Can top 100-1967.

Marvin Gaye/Kim Weston's It Takes Two peaks Can top 20-1967.

Neil Diamond's You Got to Me peaks Can top 20-1967.

Spencer Davis' I'm a Man enters US chart-1967.

The Guess Who's His Girl peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Monkees' 58th and last episode airs-1968.

The Partridge Family release Up To Date LP US-1971.

Tom Jones awarded gold She's a Lady-1971.

Lynn Anderson awarded gold Rose Garden-1971.

April Wine's You Could Have Been a Lady enters US chart-1972.

Carly Simon's Legend In Your Own Time enters US chart-1972.

T Rex's Bang a Gong peaks Can top 20-1972.

3 Dog Night's Family of Man enters US chart-1972.

Badfinger's Baby Blue enters US chart-1972.

The Osmonds' Down By the Lazy River peaks Can #1-1972.

The Addrisi Brothers' We Got to Get It On Again peaks Can top 20-1972.

Commander Cody/Lost Planet Airmen's Hot Rod Lincoln enters US chart-1972.

Paul Anka's Jubilation enters US chart-1972.

Roberta Flack's Killing Me Softly peaks US #1-1973.

Labelle awarded gold Lady Marmalade-1975.

The Little River Band's Happy Anniversary Baby peaks Can top 30-1978.

Bonnie Tyler's It's a Heartache enters US chart-1978.

Samantha Sang's Emotion peaks Can #1-1978.

Paul McCartney's With a Little Luck enters US chart-1978.

Robert Palmer's Every Kinda People enters US chart-1978.

Warren Zevon's Werewolves of London enters US chart-1978.

Pink Floyd's Another Brick In the Wall peaks US #1-1980.

Prince wins Best Score Oscar Purple Rain-1985.

Foreigner's I Want to Know What Love Is peaks Can #1-1985.

Sade's Hang On To Your Love peaks Can top 20-1985.

Bryan Adams' Somebody peaks Can top 20-1985.

Strange Advance's We Run peaks Can top 30-1985.

Mick Jagger's Just Another Night peaks Can top 20-1985.

Gloria Estefan's Coming Out of the Dark peaks Can top 5-1991.

The Tragically Hip appear SNL-1995.

Bruce Springsteen/Bryan Adams perform nominated songs Academy Awards/Color of the Wind wins-1996.

Harold Melvin dies-1997.

Mighty Joe Young dies complications spinal operation-1999.

Robbie Williams loses suit vs Take That manager-1999.

Joe Schermie (3 Dog Night) dies-2002.

Paul Hester (Split Enz/Crowded House) dies hanging-2005.


Fred Parris (1936) (vocals-5 Satins)

Diana Ross (1944) (vocals-Supremes-Kennedy Center honouree-Tony Award winner)

Steven Tyler (1948) (vocals-Aerosmith)

Teddy Pendergrass (1950) (vocals-Blue Notes-DECEASED)

Nena (Gabriele Kerner) (1960) (vocals)

Eddie Lang dies following operation-1933.

Johnny Desmond's Play Me Hearts & Flowers enters US chart-1955.

Georgia Gibbs' Dance With Me Henry enters US chart-1955.

The Moonglows' Sincerely enters US chart-1955.

The McGuire Sisters' It May Sound Silly enters US chart-1955.

Merle Haggard begins term San Quentin-1958.

Debbie Reynolds sings Tammy at the Academy Awards LA-1958.

The Coasters record Along Came Jones NYC-1959.

Elvis Presley tapes Frank Sinatra TV special it's the first since his discharge and the last in 8 years-1960.

Barbra Streisand opens Funny Girl Broadway NYC-1964.

The Beatles' Can't Buy Me Love enters UK chart-1964.

Jeff Beck announced as new guitarist w.Yardbirds-1965.

Brian Wilson's Caroline No enters US chart-1966.

The Kinks' Til the End of the Day enters US chart-1966.

Petula Clark's Sign of the Times enters US chart-1966.

Lou Christie's Rhapsody in the Rain enters US chart-1966.

Ray Charles' Together Again enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones begin Euro tour Netherlands-1966.

John Lennon/Yoko Ono begin bed-in for peace Amsterdam Hilton Hotel Neth-1969.

Peter Yarrow convicted of immoral liberties with underage girl-1970.

Harold McNair dies cancer-1971.

Noel Coward dies-1973.

Mike Oldfield awarded gold Tubular Bells-1974.

David Essex awarded gold Rock On-1974.

Foreigner's Feels Like the First Time enters US chart-1977.

Kenny Rogers' Lucille enters US chart-1977.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Rich Girl peaks US #1-1977.

The BeeGees' Tragedy peaks US #1-1979.

Jon Poulos (Buckinghams) dies drug-related causes-1980.

Duran Duran's Is There Something I Should Know enters UK chart-1983.

David Bowie's Let's Dance enters UK chart-1983.

Huey Lewis' I Want a New Drug peaks Can top 10-1984.

Michael Bolton's How Am I Supposed to Live Without You peaks Can top 5- 1990.

Billy Joel's I Go To Extremes peaks Can top 5-1990.

Bad English's Price of Love peaks Can top 20-1990.

Milli Vanilli's All or Nothing Peaks Can #2-1990.

Don Messer dies-1993.

Eazy-E (Eric Wright) dies of AIDS-1995.

Chuck Negron sues 3 Dog Night for career interference-1998.

Lauryn Hill wins 3 Soul Train Music Awards-1999.

Ananda Shankar dies heart attack-1999.

Phil Collins' You'll Be In My Heart wins Oscar best song-2000.

Randy Castillo (Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue) dies-2002.

Jan Berry dies-2004.


Leroy Carr (1905) (vocals-keys-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Ben Webster (1909) (sax-DECEASED)

Rufus Thomas (1917) (deejay-vocals-w.Carla Thomas-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Richard Hayman (1920) (harmonica-orchestra leader)

Sarah Vaughan (1924) (vocals-DECEASED)

Tony Banks (1951) (keys-Genesis)

Mariah  Carey (1970) (vocals)

Peggy Lee's Manana peaks US #1-1948.

Brenda Lee's You Can Depend On Me enters US chart-1961.

Ernie K-Doe's Mother in Law enters US chart-1961.

Paul Revere & the Raiders' Like Long Hair enters US chart-1961.

Shep/Limelites' Daddy's Home enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles begin 3rd German residency Top Ten Club Hamburg-1961.

The Rolling Stones' Last Time/Play With Fire enters US chart-1965.

The Miracles' Ooo Baby Baby enters US chart-1965.

The Supremes' Stop in the Name of Love peaks US #1-1965.

Herman's Hermits' Can't You Hear My Heartbeat peaks US #2-1965.

Jewel Akens' Bird & the Bees peaks US top 5-1965.

The Who's I Can't Explain enters US chart-1965.

P.J. Proby's pants-splitting has him ordered offstage by alderman's wife Hereford Ballroom-1965.

The Seekers' I'll Never Find Another You enters US chart-1965.

The Yardbirds' For Your Love enters UK chart-1966.

Grapefruit managed by John Lennon play 1st show ever at Royal Albert Hall-1968.

Genesis formed-1966.

The Bee Gees begin UK tour Royal Albert Hall London UK-1968.

Bread's If enters US chart-1971.

Janis Joplin's Me & Bobby McGee peaks Can top 10-1971.

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

Neil Diamond's I Am I Said enters US chart-1971.

James Taylor's Country Road peaks Can top 20-1971.

Donny Osmond's Sweet & Innocent enters US chart-1971.

The Partridge Family's Doesn't Somebody Want to Be Wanted peaks Can #1-1971.

Derek/Dominos' Layla enters US chart 1st time-1971.

The Carpenters' For All We Know peaks Can top 5-1971.

Jerry Garcia charged with possession of various drugs after being stopped for speeding-1973.

John Denver's Sunshine On My Shoulders peaks US #1-1974.

Earth Wind/Fire's Can't Hide Love enters US chart-1976.

Andre Gagnon's Wow peaks Can top 5-1976.

John Sebastian's Welcome Back enters US chart-1976.

Sweet's Action peaks Can top 5-1976.

ABBA's Fernando enters UK chart-1976.

Donna Summer's Love to Love Ya Baby peaks Can #1-1976.

Dollar's Give Me Back My Heart enters UK chart-1982.

Bucks Fizz' My Camera Never Lies enters UK chart-1982.

Charlie Daniels' Still in Saigon enters US chart-1982.

Rick Springfield's Love is Alright Tonite peaks Can top 30-1982.

The Beatles' Movie Medley enters US chart-1982.

The Oak Ridge Boys' Bobbie Sue peaks Can top 20-1982.

Aldo Nova's Fantasy enters US chart-1982.

Randy Bachman/Denise McCann wed-1972.

Metallica plays Marquee London-1983.

Kenny Loggins' Footloose peaks US #1-1984.

Graham Nash releases Innocent Eyes LP-1986.

Club Nouveau's Lean On Me peaks US #1-1987.

White Lion's When the Children Cry peaks Can top 10-1989.

Sass Jordan's Tell Somebody peaks Can top 20-1989.

Paula Abdul's Straight Up peaks Can #1-1989.

Clifford Jordan dies cancer-1993.

Tupac Shakur's Me Against the World CD debuts #1 US chart-1995.

The BeeGees play inaugural concert Olympic Stadium Sydney AUL-1999.

Ian Dury dies liver cancer-2000.

Dudley Moore dies-2002.


Clarence Cripple Lofton (1887) (vocals-DECEASED)

Paul Whiteman (1890) (orchestra leader-DECEASED)

Thad Jones (1923) (bandleader-w.Mel Lewis-Grammy winner-DECEASED)

Johnny Burnette (1934) (vocals-guitar-R&R Trio-DECEASED)

Dean Webb (1937) (mandolin-Dillards)

Charlie McCoy (1941) (harmonica-Area Code 615)

Sally Carr (1945) (vocals-percussion-Middle of the Road)

Milan Williams (1948) (Commodores)

John Evans-aka John Evan (1948) (keys-Jethro Tull)

Reba McIntyre (1955) (vocals)

Perry Como's If peaks US #1-1951.

Alan Freed's Big Beat tour begins with Buddy Holly/Crickets/Jerry Lee Lewis/Chuck Berry/Frankie Lymon/Larry Williams/Jay Hawkins/Danny-Juniors-1958.

W.C. Handy does bronchial pneumonia-1958.

Neil Sedaka's Stairway to Heaven enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Preston's Cradle of Love enters US chart-1960.

Jesse Hill's Oooooooh Poo Pah Doo enters US chart-1960.

Lesley Gore's That's the Way Boys Are enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles' Can't Buy Me Love/You Can't Do That enters US/UK chart beating Elvis Presley's record with 10 tracks on US Hot 100-1964.

Irma Thomas' Wish Someone Would Care enters US chart-1964.

Dusty Springfield's Stay Awhile enters US chart-1964.

B.B. King's How Blue Can You Get enters US chart-1964.

Major Lance's The Matador enters US chart-1964.

British pirate radio debuts with Radio Caroline-1964.

Gordon Lightfoot/Bobby Curtola play Easter Seals benefit O'Keefe Centre Toronto ON-1965.

Martha/Vandellas' My Baby Loves Me peaks Can top 40-1966.

The Beatles' Nowhere Man peaks Can #1-1966.

Simon & Garfunkel's Homeward Bound peaks Can #2-1966.

The Marvelettes' Don't Mess With Bill peaks Can chart-1966.

The 4 Tops' Shake Me Wake Me peaks Can chart-1966.

The Counts' He Will Break Your Heart peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Guess Who's Believe Me peaks Can top 10-1966.

Mary Hopkin's Knock Knock Who's There enters UK chart-1970.

The Jaggerz' Rapper peaks Can top 5-1970.

The Ides of March's Vehicle enters US chart-1970.

John Lennon's Instant Karma peaks Can #2-1970.

CSNY's Woodstock enters US chart-1970.

The Poppy Family's Which Way You Goin' Billy enters US chart-1970.

Aretha Franklin's Call Me peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Temptations' Just My Imagination peaks US #1-1971.

John Denver awarded gold Sunshine On My Shoulders-1974.

Blue Swede awarded gold Hooked On a Feeling-1974.

The Raspberries announce breakup-1974.

Arthur Big Boy Crudup dies of stroke-1974.

Waldo De Los Rios dies-1977.

Aerosmith plays Boston-1978.

Bruce Springsteen's Fade Away peaks Can top 20-1981.

Kool/Gang's Celebration peaks Can #1-1981.

Bucks Fizz' Making Your Mind Up enters UK chart-1981.

Rick Springfield's Jessie's Girl enters US chart-1981.

Dottie West/Kenny Rogers' What Am I Doing in Love enters US chart-1981.

Kim Carnes' Bette Davis Eyes enters US chart-1981.

John Lennon's Watching the Wheels enters US chart-1981.

Christopher Cross' Say You'll Be Mine enters US chart-1981.

Doug/Slugs' Who Knows How to Make Love Stay peaks Can top 30-1983.

Michael Jackson's Billie Jean peaks Can #1-1983.

Falco's Rock Me Amadeus peaks US #1-1986.

Cher's I Found Someone peaks Can top 20-1988.

Belinda Carlisle's I Get Weak peaks Can top 5-1988.

Patrick Swayze's She's Like the Wind peaks Can top 5-1988.

Sway's Hands Up peaks Can top 10-1988.

George Michael's Father Figure peaks Can #2-1988.

Blue Rodeo's Day After Day peaks Can top 40-1988.

Ron Wood releases Slide On This LP-1992.

Roch Voisine's Lost Without You peaks Can top 30-1994.

Domino's Ghetto Jam peaks Can top 5-1994.

Mariah Carey's Without You peaks Can #2-1994.

Lyle Lovett announces separation from Julia Roberts-1995.

Paul Simon's Capeman closes Broadway NYC NY-1998.

Moe Koffman dies-2001.

Don Alias (percussionist) dies-2006.


Moon Mullican (1909) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)

Dick Jacobs (1918) (conductor-band leader-record exec-DECEASED)

Ginger Dinning (1924) (vocals-Dinning Sisters)

Jean Dinning (1924) (vocals-Dinning Sisters-DECEASED)

Lonnie Donegan (1931) (vocals-guitar-MBE-DECEASED)

Eden Kane (1942) (vocals)

Vangelis (1943) (keys-Aphrodite's Child-w.Jon Anderson)

John "Speedy" Keen (1945) (vocals-drums-Thunderclap Newman-DECEASED)

Bobby Kimball (1947) (vocals-Toto)

Michael Brecker (1949) (sax-Brecker Bros-DECEASED)

Perry Farrell (1969) (vocals-Jane's Addiction-Porno For Pyros-Lollapalooza founder)

Queen Victoria opens Royal Albert Hall-1871.

Don Messer's 1st radio show Saint John NB-1929.

The King & I opens Broadway-1951.

Gene Vincent plays Albert Hall Newcastle UK-1963.

Marianne Faithfull's Come and Stay With Me peaks Can top 10-1965.

Chad/Jeremy's If I Loved You peaks Can top 20-1965.

Glenn Yarbrough's Baby the Rain Must Fall peaks Can top 40-1965.

Del Shannon's Stranger in Town peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Searchers' What Have They Done to the Rain peaks Can #2-1965.

Elvis Presley's Do the Clam peaks Can top 10-1965.

Gene Pitney's I Must Be Seeing Things peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Newbeats' Break Away peaks Can top 20-1965.

Martha/Vandellas' Nowhere to Run peaks Can top 30-1965.

Jack London's I'll Be the Boy peaks Can top 20-1965.

Jan/Dean's From All Over the World peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Impressions' People Get Ready peaks Can top 20-1965.

Ronnie Hawkins' Bluebirds Over the Mountain peaks Can top 10-1965.

Tony Bennett's If I Ruled the World peaks Can top 30-1965.

Jimi Hendrix records Manic Depression-1967.

The Beatles begin recording With a Little Help From My Friends Abbey Road London UK-1967.

Led Zeppelin's Good Times Bad Times enters US chart-1969.

Frank Sinatra's My Way enters US chart-1969.

The Doors' Wishful Sinful enters US chart-1969.

Dr. Hook/Medicine Show appear on cover Rolling Stone magazine-1973.

Gordon Lightfoot's Rainy Day People enters US chart-1975.

Major Harris' Love Won't Let Me Wait enters US chart-1975.

Labelle's Lady Marmalade reaches Can #1-1975.

Michael Murphey's Wildfire peaks Can top 5-1975.

Valdy's Renaissance peaks Can top 30-1975.

Shirley/Co.'s Shame Shame Shame peaks Can top 5-1975.

Neil Sedaka's Immigrant enters US chart-1975.

Dan Fogelberg's Part of the Plan peaks Can chart-1975.

The Carpenters' Only Yesterday enters US chart-1975.

Marty Robbins/Dolly Parton/George Jones/Wanda Jackson/George Hamilton IV/Red Sovine play country music festival Wembley London UK-1975.

Johnnie Taylor's Disco Lady peaks US #1-1976.

The 4 Seasons awarded gold December 1963 (Oh What a Night)-1976.

Lipps Inc's Funky Town enters US chart-1980.

Olivia Newton-John/Andy Gibb's I Can't Help It enters US chart-1980.

Boz Scaggs' Breakdown Dead Ahead enters US chart-1980.

Kenny Rogers/Kim Carnes' Don't Fall in Love With a Dreamer enters US chart-1980.

Mantovani dies-1980.

Jermaine Jackson's Let's Get Serious enters US chart-1980.

The Singing Nun Jeannine Deckers commits suicide-1985.

Queen's Kind of Magic enters UK chart-1986.

Starship's Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now peaks US #1-1987.

Peabo Bryson/Regina Belle's A Whole New World wins Academy Award Best Song-1993.

Shania Twain begins 1st headlining tour Sudbury ON-1998.

N'Sync's self titled CD enters Can chart-1998.

Andrea Bocelli's Opera Album CD enters Can chart-1998.

Joe Williams dies respiratory ailment-1999.

John Lewis (MJQ) dies-2001.

Rusty Draper dies-2003.


Frankie Laine (1913) (vocals-Songwriter's HoF Lifetime Achievement Award honouree-DECEASED)

Sonny Boy Williamson (1914) (vocals-harmonica-DECEASED)

Graeme Edge (1941) (drums-Moody Blues)

Al Goodman (1943) (vocals-Moments-Ray Goodman Brown-DECEASED)

Eric Clapton (1945) (vocals-guitar-Yardbirds-Bluesbreakers-Cream-Powerhouse-Blind Faith-Derek/Dominoes-CBE-Grammy honouree-Brit Award honouree-RnR HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee)

Jim Dandy Mangrum (1948) (vocals-Black Oak Arkansas)

Dave Ball (1950) (guitar-Procol Harum)

Randy Vanwarmer (1955) (vocals-DECEASED)

MC Hammer (1962) (vocals)

Tracy Chapman (1964) (vocals-guitar)

Celine Dion (1968) (vocals)

Frankie Laine's Love is a Golden Ring enters US chart-1957.

Buddy Knox' Party Doll peaks US #1-1957.

Jesse Belvin's Guess Who enters US chart-1959.

Tommy Dee's 3 Stars enters US chart-1959.

Chuck Berry's Almost Grown enters US chart-1959.

Fabian's Turn Me Loose enters US chart-1959.

The Everly Brothers' Take a Message to Mary enters US chart- 1959.

Cliff Richard's Gee Whiz It's You enters UK chart-1961.

The Brooks Brothers' Warpaint enters UK chart-1961.

The Crystals' He's So Fine peaks US #1-1963.

Jimmy Soul's If You Wanna Be Happy enters US chart-1963.

Lesley Gore records It's My Party NYC-1963.

The Chiffons' He's So Fine peaks US #1-1963.

Bobby Vee's Charms enters US chart-1963.

Lou Christie's 2 Faces Have I enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles release Can't Buy Me Love/You Can't Do That US-1964.

The Beatles shoot Sgt. Pepper's LP cover-1967.

Manfred Mann's Ha Ha Said the Clown enters UK chart-1967.

The 4 Seasons' Will You Love Me Tomorrow peaks Can top 20-1968.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' If You Can Want peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Who's Call Me Lightning enters US chart-1968.

4 Jacks and a Jill's Master Jack enters US chart-1968.

Gladys Knight/Pips' End of Our Road peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Irish Rovers' Unicorn peaks Can top 5-1968.

The Doors' Unknown Soldier enters US chart-1968.

Archie Bell/Drells' Tighten Up enters US chart-1968.

The Beatles' Inner Light enters US chart-1968.

Tommy Roe's Dizzy peaks US #1-1969.

David Bowie marries Angela Barnett-1972.

Paul Anka's Let Me Get to Know You peaks Can top 20-1974.

David Essex' Rock On peaks Can #1-1974.

Stealers Wheel's Star peaks Can top 20-1974.

Southcote's She peaks Can top 20-1974.

Charlie Rich's There Won't Be Anymore peaks Can top 20-1974.

ZZ Top's La Grange enters US chart-1974.

Mocedades' Eres Tu peaks Can top 10-1974.

Cher's Dark Lady peaks Can #2-1974.

Rick Derringer's Rock'n'Roll Hoochie Koo peaks Can top 10-1974.

Mac Davis' One Hell of a Woman enters US chart-1974.

Jeff Beck's Blow By Blow LP released US-1975.

The Sex Pistols play 100 Club London UK-1976.

Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive peaks Can top 5-1979.

Bobby Caldwell's What You Won't Do for Love peaks Can top 20-1979.

Tears for Fears' Everybody Wants to Change the World enters UK chart-1985.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Welcome to the Pleasuredome enters UK chart-1985.

The Jets' You Got It All peaks Can top 20-1987.

The Rolling Stones begin recording Steel Wheels Monserrat-1989.

Paul Rothchild dies cancer-1990.

Jonny Lang's Lie to Me CD enters Can chart-1997.

The Notorious B.I.G.'s Life After Death CD enters Can chart-1997.

Kiss cancel 3 shows in Russia after US bombing of Yugoslavia-1999.

Marian Carey signs to Virgin for 80 million dollars-2001.

Bonnie Raitt begins US tour Madison WI-2002.


John D. Loudermilk (1934) (vocals-Grammy winner)

Herb Alpert (1935) (trumpet-vocals-Tijuana Brass-record exec-Grammy winner-RnR HoF inductee)

Richard Chamberlain (1935) (vocals)

Thijs van Leer (1948) (keys-flute-vocals-Focus)

Sean Hopper (1953) (keys-vocals-Huey Lewis/News)

Angus Young (1955) (guitar-AC/DC)

Ewan McGregor (1971) (vocals-theatrical)

Oklahoma debuts Broadway-1943.

Otis Williams & the Charms' Ivory Tower enters US chart-1956.

Rick Nelson's Believe What You Say/My Bucket's Got a Hole In It enters US chart-1958.

Jimmie Rodgers begins weekly TV show-1959.

Ernie Maresca's Shout Shout enters US chart-1962.

Gary US Bonds' Twist Twist Senora enters US chart-1962.

Ronnie/Hi-Lites' I Wish That We Were married enters US chart-1962.

Jimmy Dean's PT 109 enters US chart-1962.

The Crystals' Uptown enters US chart-1962.

Connie Francis' Don't Break the Heart That Loves You peaks US #1-1962.

Roy Orbison's Dream Baby peaks US top 5-1962.

Ray Charles' Hide Nor Hair enters US chart-1962.

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

Dusty Springfield's You Don't Have to Say You Love Me enters UK chart-1966.

Jimi Hendrix opens for Walker Brothers/Engelbert Humperdinck/Cat Stevens Finsbury Park Astoria London/sets guitar on fire 1st time-1967.

The Grassroots' Lovin' Things peaks Can top 30-1969.

The Box Tops' Sweet Cream Ladies peaks Can top 20-1969.

The Zombies' Time of the Season peaks Can #1-1969.

Roberta Flack's Killing Me Softly With His Song peaks Can #1-1973.

Billy Preston's Will It Go Round in Circles enters US chart-1973.

The J. Geils Band's Give It To Me enters US chart-1973.

Carly Simon's Right Thing to Do enters US chart-1973.

The O'Jays' Love Train peaks Can top 20-1973.

Loggins/Messina's Thinking of You Enters US chart-1973.

Chicago awarded gold VIII LP-1975.

Minnie Riperton's Loving You peaks US #1-1975.

Paul McCartney's Goodnight Tonight enters US chart-1979.

David Naughton's Makin' It enters US chart-1979.

Nicolette Larson's Rhumba Girl enters US chart-1979.

Heart's These Dreams peaks Can top 10-1986.

Whitney Houston's How Will I Know reaches Can #1-1986.

Honeymoon Suite's Feel it Again peaks Can top 20-1986.

Sheila E's A Love Bizarre peaks Can top 20-1986.

Mike & the Mechanics' Silent Running peaks Can top 10-1986.

O'Kelly Isley dies heart attack-1986.

White Zombie release Le Sexorcisto LP/major label debut-1992.

Jimmy Page attacked by deranged fan with pocket knife Detroit MI-1995.

Selena murdered by fan club president-1995.

Jeffrey Lee Pierce of Gun Club dies-1996.

Cranberries announce all tickets for forthcoming tour to be sold via internet only-1999.

Celine Dion's A New Day Has Come CD debuts #1 Can chart-2002.

Jay Z/R. Kelly's Best of Both Worlds CD enters Can chart-2002.