Day to day musical history for
Al Cherney (1932) (fiddle-solo)
Bill Anderson (1937) (vocals-solo)
Ric Grech (1946) (bass-violin-Family-Blind Faith)
Bill Hersh (1947) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Dan Peek (1950) (vocals-guitar-America-solo)
Ronald Bell (1951) (Kool/Gang)
Keith Steagall (1954) (vocals-solo)
Chris Morris (1954) (guitar-vocals-Paper Lace)
Lyle Lovett (1956or57) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Eddie MacDonald (1959) (The Alarm)
Anthony Kiedis (1962) (vocals-Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Magnus Furuholmen (1962) (vocals-a-ha)
Rick Allen (1963) (Def Leppard)
Stan Kenton/June Christy record Shoo Fly Pie & Apple Pan Dowdy-1946.
Harry Belafonte's Mary's Boy Child enters UK chart-1957.
The Beatles begin 2-week gig Star Club Hamburg-1962.
The Beatles release #1 EP UK-1963.
The Rolling Stones release I Wanna Be Your Man UK-1963.
The Beatles play Finsbury Park Astoria London UK-1964.
The Beatles' Yesterday peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Byrds record He Was a Friend of Mine-1965.
The Barbarians' Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl peaks Can top 5-1965.
Patty Duke's Say Something Funny peaks Can top 10-1965.
Dino Desi/Billy's Not the Lovin' Kind peaks Can top 20-1965.
PP&M's Early Morning Rain peaks Can top 40-1965.
Roy Head's Treat Her Right peaks Can top 10-1965.
Jonathan King's Everyone's Gone to the Moon peaks Can #2- 1965.
Johnny/Canadians' Million Tears peaks Can top 10-1965.
Dave Clark's Everybody Knows enters UK chart-1967.
Family plays 1st gig-1967.
Aretha Franklin releases See Saw-1968.
B.J. Thomas' Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head enters US chart-1969.
The Tremeloes' Number 1 enters UK chart-1969.
Elvis Presley's Suspicious Minds peaks US #1-1969.
Miles Davis' UK electric debut Hammersmith Odeon-1969.
Nilsson's I Guess the Lord Must Be in NYC enters US chart-1969.
Dionne Warwick's You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling peaks Can top 20-1969.
The Poppy Family's Which Way You Goin' Billy peaks Can top 10-1969.
Serge Gainsbourg/Jane Birkin's Je T'aime...Moi Non Plus peaks Can top 40- 1969.
The 5th Dimension's Wedding Bell Blues peaks Can #1-1969.
Andy Kim's So Good Together peaks Can top 20-1969.
Merle Haggard's Okie From Muskogee enters US chart-1969.
Bob Dylan's Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You enters US chart-1969.
Ferrante/Teicher's Midnight Cowboy enters US chart-1969.
Neil Diamond's Holly Holy enters US chart-1969.
The Byrds' Ballad of Easy Rider enters US chart-1969.
The Band's Up on Cripple Creek enters US chart-1969.
The Beatles release Abbey Road LP US-1969.
ABBA make 1st stage appearance as Folkfest 4-1970.
Duane Allman's funeral Macon GA-1971.
Carole King awarded gold Rhymes & Reasons LP-1972.
The Partridge Family release Christmas Card LP UK-1972.
The Rolling Stones awarded gold Angie-1973.
Bruce Springsteen releases Wild Innocent E-Street Shuffle LP-1973.
Stevie Wonder's You Haven't Done Nothing peaks US #1-1974.
The O'Jays' I Love Music enters US chart-1975.
The Band release Northern Lights Southern Cross LP-1975.
Hot Chocolate's You Sexy Thing enters US chart-1975.
The Spinners' They Just Can't Stop It (Games People Play) peaks US top 5-1975.
Jefferson Starship's Miracles peaks US top 5-1975.
Elton John's Island Girl peaks US #1-1975.
Paul McCartney's Venus & Mars Rock Show enters US chart-1975.
John Lennon's Imagine enters UK chart-1975.
Diana Ross' Theme From Mahogany enters US chart-1975.
Barbra Streisand/Barry Gibb's Guilty enters US chart-1980.
David Bowie's Fashion enters UK chart-1980.
John Lennon's Starting Over enters US chart-1980.
Neil Diamond's Love On the Rocks enters US chart-1980.
Bruce Springsteen's River LP enters US chart-1980.
Harry Chapin's Sequel enters US chart-1982.
Billy Ocean's Caribbean Queen peaks US #1-1984.
Europe's Final Countdown enters UK chart-1986.
Earl Heywood inducted Can Country Music Hall of Fame-1989.
Nirvana release MTV Unplugged In New York CD-1994.
Celine Dion inducted Canadian Broadcaster's Hall of Fame-1999.
Alanis Morissette plays Djakarta-1999.
Ben Folds Five announce disbandment-2000.
Terry Knight (GFRR manager/producer) dies-2004.
Bunny Berigan (1908) (trumpet-Paul Whiteman-solo-DECEASED)
Charlie Walker (1926) (vocals-solo)
Leon Rausch (1927) (Texas Playboys)
Phil Woods (1931) (sax-solo)
Earl Carroll (1937) (vocals-Cadillacs-Coasters)
Jay Traynor (1938) (vocals-Jay/Americans)
Bruce Welch (1941) (guitar-Shadows-producer)
Keith Emerson (1944) (keys-Nice-ELP)
Dave Pegg (1947) (bass-Fairport Convention-Jethro Tull)
k.d. lang (1961) (vocals-solo)
Bobby Dall (1963) (Poison)
Jim Witter (1964) (vocals-solo)
Alvin Chea (1967) (vocals-Take 6)
Buddy Boldon dies-1931.
Marv Johnson's You Got What It Takes enters US chart-1959.
Sammy Turner's Always enters US chart-1959.
The Browns' Scarlet Ribbons enters US chart-1959.
Danny Williams' Moon River enters UK chart-1961.
Elvis Presley's His Latest Flame/Little Sister enters UK chart-1961.
Elvis Presley's Girls Girls Girls film premieres-1962.
Robin Ward's Wonderful Summer enters US chart-1963.
The Beach Boys' Be True to Your School/In My Room enters US chart-1963.
Dean/Jean's Tra La La La Suzy enters US chart-1963.
Chubby Checker's Loddy Lo enters US chart-1963.
The Caravelles' You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry enters US chart-1963.
Jack Jones' Wives & Lovers enters US chart-1963.
The Temptations' My Girl peaks Can top 20-1964.
P.J. Proby's Hold Me peaks Can top 5-1964.
Cilla Black's It's for You peaks Can top 30-1964.
The Honeycombs' Have I The Right peaks Can #1-1964.
The Beatles play Belfast UK-1964.
Gerry/Pacemakers' I Like It peaks Can top 20-1964.
Terry Black's Unless You Care peaks Can #2-1964.
Rod Stewart's TV debut in documentary Rod the Mod-1965.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience record Stone Free-1966.
Mississippi John Hurt dies-1966.
Stevie Wonder's For Once In My Life enters US chart-1968.
Dionne Warwick's Promises Promises enters US chart-1968.
Glen Campbell's Wichita Lineman enters US chart-1968.
Bobby Vinton's I Love How You Love Me enters US chart-1968.
Jefferson Airplane's Crown of Creation enters US chart-1968.
The Partridge Family awarded gold Christmas Card LP-1971.
Cher's Gypsies Tramps & Thieves peaks US #1-1971.
Eric Clapton's Willie & the Hand Jive enters US chart-1974.
The Osmonds' Love Me for a Reason peaks Can top 20-1974.
Bad Company's Can't Get Enough peaks Can top 5-1974.
Barry White's You're the 1st the Last My Everything enters US chart-1974.
Jethro Tull's Bungle in the Jungle enters US chart-1974.
Elton John's Bitch is Back peaks Can #1-1974.
Gloria Gaynor's Never Can Say Goodbye enters US chart-1974.
Shirley Brown's Woman to Woman enters US chart-1974.
Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue plays Lowell MA/Dylan & Alan Ginsberg visit Jack Kerouac's grave-1975.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' Private Eyes peaks US #1-1981.
Stevie Wonder's Part Time Lover peaks US #1-1985.
Heart's Who Will You Run To peaks Can top 20-1987.
Whitesnake's Here I Go Again peaks Can #1-1987.
Loverboy's Notorious peaks Can top 30-1987.
Mort Shuman dies cancer-1991.
Color Me Badd's Forever Love peaks Can top 5-1992.
Ken Berry (1933) (vocals-theatrical)
John Barry (1933) (composer-bandleader)
Brian Poole (1941) (vocals-Tremeloes-solo)
Bert Jansch (1943) (guitar-vocals-Pentangle-solo)
Marie "Lulu" Lawrie (1948) (vocals-solo-Luvvers)
Adam Ant (1954) (vocals-solo-Ants)
George Hamilton IV's Rose & a Baby Ruth enters US chart-1956.
Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender peaks US #1-1956.
Marty Robbins'/Guy Mitchell's Singing the Blues both enter US chart-1956.
Louis Prima/Keely Smith's That Old Black Magic enters US chart-1958.
Elvis Presley's One Night/I Got Stung enters US chart-1958.
The Playmates' Beep Beep enters US chart-1958.
The Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace peaks US top 5-1958.
Duane Eddy's Cannonball enters US chart-1958.
Elvis Presley's It's Now or Never enters UK chart-1960.
Country Music Hall of Fame inducts Jimmie Rodgers-1961.
The Routers' Let's Go enters US chart-1962.
The Crystals' He's a Rebel peaks US #1-1962.
Gene Pitney's Only Love Can Break a Heart peaks US #2-1962.
Paul Anka's Eso Beso enters US chart-1962.
The Tornadoes' Telstar enters US chart-1962.
Little Eva's Keep Your Hands Off My Baby enters US chart-1962.
The Crystals' He's a Rebel peaks US #1-1962.
The Drifters' Up On the Roof enters US chart-1962.
Johnny Crawford's Rumors enters US chart-1962.
The Rolling Stones end 1st UK tour-1963.
The Beatles record Michelle Abbey Road London UK-1965.
The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations enters UK chart-1966.
Spencer Davis' Gimme Some Lovin' enters UK chart-1966.
Val Doonican's What Would I Be enters UK chart-1966.
The 5th Dimension's Wedding Bell Blues peaks US #1-1969.
Fiddler on the Roof film premieres US-1970.
James Taylor/Carly Simon marry//play Radio City Music Hall NYC-1972.
Loggins/Messina's My Music enters US chart-1973.
Helen Reddy's Leave Me Alone enters US chart-1973.
Lighthouse's Pretty Lady enters US chart-1973.
Steely Dan's My Old School enters US chart-1973.
The DeFranco Family's Heartbeat peaks Can top 5-1973.
M's Pop Muzik peaks US #1-1979.
Triumph's Lay It On the Line enters US chart-1979.
Tim Curry's I Do the Rock enters US chart-1979.
Starship's Jane enters US chart-1979.
Dionne Warwick's I'll Never Love This Way Again peaks Can top 10-1979.
Stevie Wonder's Send One Your Love enters US chart-1979.
Talking Heads' Life During Wartime enters US chart-1979.
Michael Jackson's Rock With You enters US chart-1979.
The Commodores' Sail On peaks Can top 5-1979.
Bruce Springsteen begins 10 month tour-1980.
Duran Duran's Wild Boys enters UK chart-1984.
Billy Joel's A Matter of Trust peaks Can top 20-1986.
Paul Simon's You Can Call Me Al peaks Can top 20-1986.
Janet Jackson's When I Think of You peaks Can top 10-1986.
CSNY release American Dream LP-1988.
Mary Martin dies-1990.
Bill Graham tribute concert w.Grateful Dead/CSNY/Joan Baez/Santana/Journey Golden Gate Park SF CA-1991.
Leon Theremin dies-1993.
Beck releases Mutations CD-1998.
Celine Dion releases These Are Special Times CD-1998.
Tom Cochrane's releases X-Ray Sierra CD Can-1998.
Alanis Morrissette releases Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie CD-1998.
Q Awards presented to Travis/Chemical Brothers/Basement Jaxx/Stereophonics/Ian Dury-Chas Jankel/William Orbit/New Order/Blur/Keith Richards Park Lane Hotel London UK-1999.
Lonnie Donegan dies heart disease-2002.
Eminem's 8 Mile ST CD enters Can chart #1-2002.
Christina Aguilera's Stripped CD enters Can chart-2002.
Shaggy's Lucky Day CD enters Can chart-2002.
Nick Carter's Now or Never CD enters Can chart-2002.
Tori Amos' Scarlet Walk CD enters Can chart-2002.
Harry Elston (1938) (vocals-Friends of Distinction)
Delbert McClinton (1940) (vocals-harmonica-w.Glen-Grammy honouree)
Van Stephenson (1953) (vocals-guitar-Blackhawk)
Chris Difford (1954) (vocals-Squeeze-Difford/Tilbrook)
Kim Forrester (1960) (vocals-Forrester Sisters)
Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs (1970) (vocals-producer-solo)
The Mills Brothers' Paper Doll peaks US #1-1944.
The Diamonds' Silhouettes enters US chart-1957.
Jackie Wilson's Reet Petite enters US chart-1957.
Bob Dylan's 1st appearance Carnegie Hall-1961.
The Beatles play Royal Command Performance Prince of Wales Theatre London-1963.
The Beatles release Hard Day's Night EP UK-1964.
The Who's My Generation enters UK chart-1965.
The Beatles record What Goes On Abbey Road London UK-1965.
Cliff Richard's Wind Me Up enters UK chart-1965.
The Rolling Stones release Big Hits High Tide & Green Grass UK-1966.
The 5th Dimension's Paper Cup enters US chart-1967.
The Doors' People are Strange peaks Can #1-1967.
Traffic's Hole In My Shoe peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Ugly Ducklings' Gaslight peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Tremeloes' Even the Bad Times Are Good peaks Can top 10-1967.
James/Bobby Purify's Let Love Come Between Us peaks Can top 10-1967.
Smokey Robinson/Miracles' I Second That Emotion enters US chart-1967.
Nilsson's You Can't Do That peaks Can top 10-1967.
The Buckinghams' Hey Baby peaks Can #2-1967.
The Beach Boys' Wild Honey enters US chart-1967.
The Hollies' King Midas in Reverse peaks Can top 40-1967.
Jerry Butler's Hey Western Union Man peaks Can top 20-1968.
The Turtles' Elenore peaks Can top 5-1968.
Max Frost/Troopers' Shape of Things to Come peaks Can top 10-1968.
Andy Kim's Shoot'em Up Baby peaks Can top 30-1968.
Carly Simon/James Taylor wed-1972.
Elton John's Crocodile Rock enters UK chart-1972.
Michael Jackson's Ben peaks Can top 10-1972.
The Hollies' Long Dark Road enters US chart-1972.
Jethro Tull's Living in the Past enters US chart-1972.
Leon Russell's Tight Rope peaks Can top 5-1972.
Billy Paul's Me & Mrs. Jones enters US chart-1972.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Brooklyn College NY-1973.
Boston play Boston MA 1st time-1978.
Talking Heads' Take Me To the River enters US chart-1978.
Billy Joel's My Life enters US chart-1978.
Olivia Newton-John's Hopelessly Devoted to You enters UK chart-1978.
Kenny Rogers' the Gambler enters US chart-1978.
Anne Murray's You Needed Me peaks US #1-1978.
Ronnie Goodson of Hi-Lites dies-1980.
Soft Cell's Bed Sitter enters UK chart-1981.
Eurythmics' Sexcrime enters UK chart-1984.
Mick Jagger/David Bowie's Dancing in the Street peaks Can #1-1985.
k.d. lang wins Most Promising Juno-1985.
Dire Straits' Money For Nothing peaks Can #1-1985.
Ron Wood and Bo Diddley begin 3-week NA tour-1987.
Bobby Nunn (Coasters) dies heart attack-1987.
Bryan Adams' Can't Stop This Thing We Started peaks Can #2-1991.
Dire Straits' Calling Elvis peaks Can top 20-1991.
Tom Cochrane's Life is a Highway peaks Can #1-1991.
Nomad's Devotion peaks Can top 10-1991.
REM's Shiny Happy People peaks Can top 20-1991.
The Grapes of Wrath's I Am Here peaks Can top 20-1991.
Michael Jackson premieres Earth Song German TV-1995.
Michael Jackson/Debbie Rowe announce expecting child-1996.
Sheryl Crow's If It Makes You Happy peaks Can #1-1996.
R.E.M.'s Bittersweet Me enters Can chart-1996.
The Wallflowers' 6th Avenue Heartache enters Can chart-1996.
The Tea Party's Alhambra CD enters Can chart-1996.
Counting Crows' Recovering the Satellites CD enters Can chart-1996.
The Wonders' That Thing You Do enters Can chart-1996.
Billy Preston jailed bail violation-1997.
Roy Rogers (1912) (vocals-Sons of the Pioneers-solo-DECEASED)
Ike Turner (1931) (guitar-vocals-w.Tina-DECEASED)
Art Garfunkel (1941) (vocals-w.Simon)
Steve Miller (1943) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Gram Parsons (1946) (vocals-guitar-ISB-Byrds-Flying Burrito Bros-solo-DECEASED)
Peter Noone (1947) (vocals-Herman's Hermits-solo)
Bryan Adams (1959) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Andrea McArdle (1963) (vocals-theatrical)
Tommy Gaither of Orioles dies car accident-1950.
Oran "Hot Lips" Page dies-1954.
Frank Sinatra's Love & Marriage enters US chart-1955.
Art Tatum dies-1956.
Nat King Cole TV series debuts-1956.
Buddy Holly releases Heartbeat-1958.
Johnny Horton dies car crash-1960.
Tennessee Ernie Ford presented platinum disc for Hymns/recognised as top selling record on Capitol to that date-1963.
The Beatles play Nottingham UK-1964.
Freddie/Dreamers' I Understand enters UK chart-1964.
The Who release My Generation-1965.
The Miracles' I'm the One You Need enters US chart-1966.
The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations enters UK chart-1966.
The Monkees' Last Train to Clarksville peaks US #1-1966.
Herman's Hermits' Dandy peaks US top 5-1966.
Simon/Garfunkel's Hazy Shade of Winter enters US chart-1966.
CSNY record Our House/Woodstock-1969.
Elton John releases Madman Across the Water LP UK-1971.
Miss Christine of GTOs dies OD-1972.
Gladys Knight/Pips awarded gold Imagination LP-1973.
Santa Esmeralda's Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood enters US chart-1977.
Guy Lombardo dies-1977.
Carly Simon's Nobody Does it Better peaks Can #2-1977.
The Mighty Pope's Heaven on 7th Floor peaks Can top 20-1977.
Debby Boone's You Light Up My Life peaks Can #1-1977.
Jimmy Buffett's Changes in Latitudes Changes in Attitudes peaks Can top 40-1977.
Tom Petty's Breakdown enters US chart-1977.
Andy Gibb's Thicker Than Water enters US chart-1977.
Marilyn's Calling Your Name enters UK chart-1983.
Shakin' Stevens' Cry Just a Little Bit enters UK chart-1983.
Madness' Sun & the Rain enters UK chart-1983.
Rod Stewart's Some Guys Have All the Luck peaks Can top 20-1984.
The Spoons' Tell No Lies peaks Can top 40-1984.
Bruce Springsteen's Tunnel of Love LP peaks US #1-1987.
Barry Sadler dies 14 months after being shot-1989.
Vladimir Horowitz dies-1989.
Faith No More's Epic peaks Can top 20-1990.
Jackson Browne/Roger Daltrey/Nathan Lane/Jewel perform charity version Wizard of Oz Lincoln Center NYC NY-1995.
Queen release Made in Heaven four years after Freddie Mercury's death-1995.
The Beatles' Anthology 3 CD enters Can chart-1996.
Celine Dion's Live a paris CD enters Can chart-1996.
Babyface's Day CD enters Can chart-1996.
Journey's Trial By Fire CD enters Can chart-1996.
Deana Carter's Did I Shave My Legs For This CD enters Can chart-1996.
Madonna's You Must Love Me enters Can chart-1996.
Chantal Kreviazuk's God Made Me enters Can chart-1996.
The Boomers' I Feel a Change Coming enters Can chart-1996.
The Odds' Someone Who's Cool enters Can chart-1996.
Alan Jackson's Everything I Love CD enters Can chart-1996.
Eddie Harris dies-1996.
Gary Cherone leaves Van Halen-1999.
U2's All That You Can't Leave Behind peaks UK #1-2000.
Bobby Hatfield dies heart attack-2003.
Link Wray dies-2005.
John Philip Sousa (1854) (composer-conductor-DECEASED)
Ray Conniff (1916) (trombonist-arranger-band/chorus leader-DECEASED)
Stonewall Jackson (1932) (vocals)
Joseph Pope (1933) (vocals-Tams)
Eugene Pitt (1937) (vocals-Jive 5)
P.J. Proby (1938) (vocals-solo)
Guy Clark (1941) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Doug Sahm (1941) (vocals-guitar-Sir Douglas Quintet-DECEASED)
Peter Jermyn (1942) (keys-Luke/Apostles)
Mike Clifford (1943) (vocals-solo)
Bill Henderson (1944) (vocals-guitar-Chilliwack-UHF)
George Young (1947) (guitar-Easybeats-producer)
Glenn Frey (1948) (vocals-guitar-Eagles-solo)
Lani Hall (1948) (vocals-Brasil'66)
Rory Block (1949) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Chris Glen (1950) (bass-SAHB)
Corey Glover (1964) (vocals-Living Colour)
Dinah Shore's Buttons and Bows peaks US #1-1948.
Jimmy Dean's Big Bad John peaks US #1-1961.
Kenny Dino's Your Ma Said You Cried in Your Sleep Last Night enters US chart-1961.
The Beatles release Hard Day's Night EP#2 UK/play Southampton UK-1964.
The Animals' It's My Life enters US chart-1965.
Barry Young's One Has My Name enters US chart-1965.
The Wonder Who's Don't Think Twice enters US chart-1965.
The ShangriLas' I Can Never Go Home Anymore enters US chart-1965.
Wilson Pickett's Don't Fight It enters US chart-1965.
Roger Miller's England Swings enters US chart-1965.
The Beatles release We Can Work It Out/Daytripper//release Rubber Soul LP-1965.
The Rolling Stones play Academy of Music NYC/2nd show Philadelphia/Get Off My Cloud peaks US #1-1965.
The Toys' Lover's Concerto peaks US #2-1965.
Gary Lewis/Playboys' Everybody Loves a Clown peaks US top 5-1965.
Washboard Sam dies heart disease-1966.
Bill Graham presents 1st Fillmore Auditorium show San Francisco CA-1966.
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band's I'm the Urban Spaceman enters UK chart-1968.
The Scaffold's Lily the Pink enters UK chart-1968.
Cher's Gypsies Tramps & Thieves peaks Can #1-1971.
The Stylistics' You Are Everything enters US chart-1971.
Sly/Family Stone's Family Affair enters US chart-1971.
David Cassidy's Cherish enters US chart-1971.
The Who's Behind Blue Eyes enters US chart-1971.
The Temptations' Superstar enters US chart-1971.
Joey Gregorash's Down By the River peaks Can top 10-1971.
Savoy Brown's Tell Mama enters US chart-1971.
The Raiders' Birds of a Feather peaks Can top 10-1971.
Lighthouse's One Fine Morning peaks Can #2-1971.
Free Movement's I've Found Someone Of My Own peaks Can top 30-1971.
The Bells' Sweet Sound of Music peaks Can top 10-1971.
Deep Purple awarded gold Machine Head LP-1972.
The Raspberries awarded gold Go All the Way-1972.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Hofstra College LI NY-1973.
The DeFranco Family awarded gold Heartbeat It's a Love Beat-1973.
The Sex Pistols play 1st ever gig St. Martin's School of Art London UK-1975.
Steve Miller's Rock'n'Me peaks US #1-1976.
Gino Vannelli's Love Of My Life peaks Can chart-1976.
Showaddywaddy's Under the Moon of Love enters UK chart-1976.
ABBA's Fernando peaks Can top 5-1976.
Trooper's 2 For the Show peaks Can top 40-1976.
Kool/Gang's Open Sesame enters US chart-1976.
Kenny Nolan's I Like Dreamin' enters US chart-1976.
Barry Manilow's This One's For You peaks Can top 30-1976.
Eric Carmen's Sunrise peaks Can top 40-1976.
April Wine's Like a Lover Like a Song peaks Can chart-1976.
Frida's I Know There's Something Going On enters US chart-1982.
Toronto's Start Tellin' the Truth peaks Can top 20-1982.
Fleetwood Mac's Gypsy peaks Can top 20-1982.
Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney's Girl is Mine enters US chart-1982.
Men at Work's Down Under enters US chart-1982.
Paul Carrack's I Need You peaks Can top 30-1982.
Neil Diamond's Heartlight peaks Can top 10-1982.
Phil Collins' You Can't Hurry Love enters US chart-1982.
John Cougar's Hand to Hold On To enters US chart-1982.
Boston's Amanda peaks US #1-1986.
Warrant's Heaven peaks Can #2-1989.
Bobby Brown's Rock Wit'cha peaks Can top 20-1989.
Madonna's Cherish peaks Can top 10-1989.
Milli Vanilli's Girl I'm Gonna Miss You peaks Can #1-1989.
Pearl Jam's Vs CD enters US chart-1993.
Billboard Music Awards held/Marilyn Manson wins 2 for Dope Show-1998.
Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band release Live in NYC CD-2001.
Al Hirt (1922) (trumpet-solo-DECEASED)
Joan Sutherland (1926) (vocals-solo)
Mary Travers (1937) (vocals-Peter Paul &...-solo)
Dee Clark (1938) (vocals)
Joe Gilbert (1940) (vocals-w.Eddie)-DECEASED)
Johnny Rivers (1942) (vocals)
Joni Mitchell (1943) (vocals-guitar-dulcimer-solo)
Nick Gilder (1951) (vocals-Sweeney Todd-solo)
Shirley Eikhard (1955) (vocals-guitar-piano-solo)
A.P. Carter dies-1960.
Connie Francis' Many Tears Ago enters US chart-1960.
Bobby Rydell's Sway/Groovy Tonight enters US chart-1960.
The Motortown Revue begins 10-day gig Apollo Theatre Harlem NYC-1962.
Billy J. Kramer's I'll Keep You Satisfied enters UK chart-1963.
Cliff Richard's Don't Talk to Him enters UK chart-1963.
Kathy Kirby's Secret Love enters UK chart-1963.
Freddie/Dreamers' You Were Made For Me enters UK chart-1963.
The Beach Boys' Dance Dance Dance enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles play Cardiff Wales-1964.
The 4 Seasons' Big Man in Town enters US chart-1964.
Little Anthony/Imperials' Goin' Out Of My Head enters US chart-1964.
The Beatles play Ardwick Apollo Manchester-1965.
Ravi Shankar plays Royal Festival Hall London UK-1965.
Chris Farlowe's Out of Time peaks Can top 30-1966.
The Byrds' Mr. Spaceman peaks Can top 30-1966.
Carla Thomas' BABY peaks Can top 10-1966.
Dusty Springfield's All I See Is You peaks Can top 20-1966.
Sonny/Cher's Little Man peaks Can top 20-1966.
April Stevens/Nino Tempo's All Strung Out peaks Can top 10-1966.
Lou Rawls' Love Is a Hurtin' Thing peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Monkees' Last Train to Clarksville peaks Can #1-1966.
CSNY record Helpless San Francisco-1969.
The Rolling Stones begin 6th NA tour-1969.
Chicago's Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is enters US chart-1970.
Andy Kim's Be My Baby enters US chart-1970.
The Jackson 5's I'll Be There peaks Can top 10-1970.
Jimi Hendrix' Voodoo Chile enters UK chart-1970.
Teegarden/Van Winkle's God Love & Rock'n'Roll peaks Can top 10-1970.
The Supremes' Stoned Love enters US chart-1970.
Ringo Starr's Beaucoups of Blues enters US chart-1970.
CSNY's Our House peaks Can top 20-1970.
The Band's Time to Kill peaks Can chart-1970.
Free's Alright Now peaks Can top 5-1970.
Neil Diamond's He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother enters US chart-1970.
Mick Jagger releases Memo to Turner from Performance ST-1970.
The Mike Curb Congregation's Burning Bridges enters US chart-1970.
Billy Murcia (NY Dolls) dies-1972.
The Captain/Tennille wed-1975.
M's Pop Muzik peaks US #1-1979 .
Neil Diamond's Yesterday's Songs enters US chart-1981.
Queen/David Bowie's Under Pressure enters US chart-1981.
Paul Davis' Cool Night enters US chart-1981.
Genesis' No Reply at All peaks Can top 10-1981.
The Police's Every Little Thing She Does is Magic peaks Can #1-1981.
The Moody Blues' Talking Out of Turn enters US chart-1981.
The J. Geils Band's Centerfold enters US chart-1981.
Daryl Hall/John Oates' Private Eyes peaks Can top 10-1981.
The Rolling Stones release Undercover LP-1983.
Willie Nelson guests Miami Vice-1986.
Joan Jett's I Hate Myself For Loving You peaks Can top 10-1988.
Cheap Trick's Don't Be Cruel peaks Can top 5-1988.
INXS' Never Tear Us Apart peaks Can top 10-1988.
Boyz II Men's End of the Road ends 13-week run US #1-1992.
Madonna's Secret peaks Can #1-1994
Shania Twain's Come on Over CD debuts Can chart #1-1997.
Spice Girls' Spiceworld CD debuts Can chart-1997.
Ozzy Osbourne's Ozman Cometh CD debuts Can chart-1997.
Rakim's 18th Letter CD debuts Can chart-1997.
Jane's Addiction's Kettle Whistle CD enters Can chart-1997.
Enya's Paint the Sky With Stars CD enters Can chart-1997.
Little Jimmy Dickens celebrates 50th anniversary with Grand Ol' Opry-1998.
Vernel Fournier (Ellington drummer) dies following stroke-2000.
Doug Nelson (Johnny Lang Band) dies traffic accident-2000.
Heinz Burt (Tornadoes) dies-2000.
Fatboy Slim releases Shake What Your Mama Gave Ya CD US -2000.
Patti Page (1927) (vocals-solo)
Bert Berns (1929) (producer-songwriter-DECEASED)
Bonnie Bramlett (1944) (vocals-w.Delaney-solo)
Don Murray (1945) (drums-Turtles-DECEASED)
Roy Wood (1946) (vocals-guitar-etc.-solo-Move-ELO-Wizzard)
Bonnie Raitt (1949) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Rickie Lee Jones (1954) (vocals-solo)
Leif Garrett (1961) (vocals-solo)
Bing Crosby records Now is the Hour LA-1947.
The Beach Boys release 1st single Surfin'-1961.
The Beatles return to Liverpool for concert-1964.
The Rolling Stones' 2nd session Chess-1964.
Bob Lind records Elusive Butterfly LA-1965.
The Beatles play City Hall Sheffield//record Think For Yourself Abbey Road London UK-1965.
Len Barry's 1-2-3 peaks Can top 5-1965.
Billy Joe Royal's I Knew You When peaks Can #1-1965.
Sonny/Cher's But You're Mine peaks Can top 10-1965.
Gary Lewis' Everybody Loves a Clown peaks Can top 5-1965.
Jimi Hendrix plays 1st German gig 3 nights at Big Apple Munich-1966.
The Beatles release Magical Mystery Tour EP UK-1967.
Long John Baldry's Let the Heartaches Begin enters UK chart- 1967.
Kokomo Arnold dies heart attack-1968.
John Lennon divorces Cynthia Lennon-1968.
The Supremes' Someday We'll Be Together enters US chart-1969.
The Beatles' Something/Come Together enters UK chart-1969.
Smith's Baby It's You peaks Can top 5-1969.
Led Zeppelin II enters UK LP chart-1969.
Keith Barbour's Echo Park peaks Can top 20-1969.
The Friends of Distinction's Going in Circles peaks Can top 30-1969.
Peggy Lee's Is That All There Is peaks Can top 10-1969.
Tommy James/Shondells' Ball of Fire peaks Can top 10-1969.
Jefferson Airplane's Volunteers enters US chart-1969.
Aretha Franklin's Eleanor Rigby enters US chart-1969.
The Cuff Links' Tracy peaks Can #1-1969.
Led Zeppelin release 4th LP-1971.
Carly Simon awarded gold No Secrets LP-1972.
Eddie Kendricks' Keep on Truckin' peaks US #1-1973.
Ringo Starr awarded gold Ringo LP-1973.
Kris Kristofferson awarded gold Why Me Lord-1973.
Elton John awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1974.
Jethro Tull awarded gold War Child LP-1974.
Ivory Joe Hunter dies cancer-1974.
Glen Campbell's Country Boy enters US chart-1975.
Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody enters UK chart-1975.
Fleetwood Mac's Over My Head enters US chart-1975.
Hot Chocolate's You Sexy Thing enters UK chart-1975.
David Ruffin's Walk Away From Love enters US chart-1975.
Ambrosia's Nice Nice Very Nice enters US chart-1975.
Peter Tosh releases Bush Doctor LP-1978.
Blondie's Tide is High enters UK chart-1980.
Tierra's Together enters US chart-1980.
Eddie Rabbitt's I Love a Rainy Night enters US chart-1980.
Bruce Springsteen's Hungry Heart enters US chart-1980.
John Lennon's Starting Over enters UK chart-1980.
Benny Mardones' Into the Night peaks Can top 20-1980.
Olivia Newton-John/ELO's Xanadu peaks Can top 10-1980.
Bob Seger's You'll Accomp'ny Me peaks Can top 10-1980.
Lionel Richie's All Night Long peaks US #1-1983.
Junkhouse's Out of My Head peaks Can top 30-1993.
Prince's Pink Cashmere peaks Can top 10-1993.
Ace of Base's All That She Wants peaks Can top 5-1993.
Melissa Etheridge's I'm the Only One peaks Can top 10-1993.
Johnny Paycheck joins Grand Ol' Opry-1997.
Alanis Morissette's Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie CD debuts Can chart-1998.
Celine Dion's These Are Special Times CD enters Can chart-1998.
Beck's Mutations CD enteres Can chart-1998.
Oasis' Masterplan CD enters Can chart-1998.
The Rolling Stones' No Security CD enters Can chart-1998.
98 Degrees' And Rising CD enters Can chart-1998.
Hanson's Road to Albertane CD enters Can chart-1998.
Tom Cochrane's X Ray Sierra CD enters Can chart-1998.
Lester Bowie dies liver cancer-1999.
Michael Jackson's Invincible CD enters Can chart-2001.
Lenny Kravitz' Lenny CD enters Can chart-2001.
Matthew Good Band's Audio of Being CD enters Can chart-2001.
Enrique Iglesias' Escape CD enters Can chart-2001.
Backstreet Boys' Chapter 1 Greatest Hits CD enters Can chart #1-2001.
Tommy Dorsey (1905) (trombonist-bandleader-w.J.Dorsey-DECEASED)
Muggsy Spanier (1906) (trumpet-DECEASED)
Dorothy Dandridge (1923) (vocals-DECEASED)
Roger McGough (1937) (vocals-Scaffold)
Tom Fogerty (1941) (guitar-CCR-solo-DECEASED)
Lee Graziano (1943) (drums-American Breed-Rufus)
James Talley (1944) (vocals-solo)
Alan Gratzer (1948) (drums-REO Speedwagon)
Dee Plakas (1960) (L7)
Sandy "Pepa" Denton (1969) (vocals-w.Salt)
Susan Tedeschi (1970) (vocals-solo)
Chris Jericho (1970) (vocals-Fozzy)
Nick Lachey (1973) (vocals-solo)
Eddie Fisher's I Need You Now peaks US #1-1951.
Frankie Vaughan's Green Door enters UK chart-1956.
Buddy Holly begins first tour opening for Hank Thompson/George Jones/Cowboy Copas/Hank Locklin-1956.
Marty Robbins' El Paso enters US chart-1959.
The Nutty Squirrels' Uh Oh enters US chart-1959.
Kenny Ball's Midnight in Moscow enters UK chart-1961.
Frankie Vaughan's Tower of Strength enters UK chart-1961.
Brian Epstein sees 1st Beatles show Cavern Liverpool-1961.
Joey Powers' Midnight Mary enters US chart-1963.
Joan Baez' We Shall Overcome enters US chart-1963.
Johnny Tillotson's Talk Back Trembling Lips enters US chart-1963.
The Kingsmen's Louie Louie enters US chart-1963.
The Singing Nun's Dominique enters US chart-1963.
The Secrets' Boy Next Door enters US chart-1963.
Murry Kellum's Long Tall Texan enters US chart-1963.
Bobby Rydell's Forget Him enters US chart-1963.
The Duprees' Have You Heard enters US chart-1963.
The DC5's Everybody Knows peaks Can top 30-1964.
The Beatles play Sheffield UK-1964.
The Nashville Teens' Tobacco Road peaks Can top 5-1964.
Jan/Dean's Ride the Wild Surf peaks Can top 20-1964.
The Drifters' I Got Sand in My Shoes peaks Can top 30-1964.
Jerry Butler/Betty Everett's Let it Be Me peaks Can top 10-1964.
The Beatles play Odeon Birmingham UK-1965.
Rolling Stone magazine debuts/John Lennon on cover-1967.
Tammy Wynette's Stand By Your Man enters US chart-1968.
Clarence Carter's Too Weak to Fight enters US chart-1968.
Deep Purple's Kentucky Woman enters US chart-1968.
CCR's I Put a Spell on You enters US chart-1968.
Judy Collins' Both Sides Now enters US chart-1968.
Booker T/MGs' Hang'em High enters US chart-1968.
Fiddler on the Roof film premieres-1970.
Merle Haggard records Farmer's Daughter LA-1970.
Carole King releases Music LP/awarded gold same day-1971.
Dennis Coffey awarded gold Scorpio-1971.
Chicago awarded gold 4th LP-1971.
Chicago awarded gold Saturday In the Park-1972.
Tony Orlando/Dawn play Riviera Las Vegas-1973.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Syracuse NY-1973.
BTO's You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet peaks Can #1-1974.
The Rolling Stones' Ain't Too Proud to Beg enters US chart-1974.
Steppenwolf's Straight Shootin' Woman peaks Can top 5-1974.
Carole King's Jazzman peaks Can #2-1974.
Anne Murray's Just One Look enters US chart-1974.
Paul McCartney's Junior's Farm enters US chart-1974.
Edward Bear's Freedom for the Stallion peaks Can top 20-1974.
J. Geils' Must of Got Lost enters US chart-1974.
Mac Davis' Stop and Smell the Roses peaks Can top 5-1974.
Paul Anka/Odia Coates' One Man Woman enters US chart-1974.
Donna Summer's MacArthur Park peaks US #1-1978.
Merle Haggard/Willie Nelson record Pancho & Lefty Nashville-1982.
Jan Hammer's Theme from Miami Vice peaks US #1/soundtrack compilation CD peaks US #1-1985.
Dee C. Lee's See the Day enters UK chart-1985.
Haywire's Dance Desire peaks Can top 10-1987.
Europe's Carrie peaks Can top 10-1987.
Michael Jackson's Bad peaks Can #1-1987.
Escape Club's Wild Wild West peaks US #1-1988.
Celine Dion concert aired CBS-1997.
Bobby Blue Bland/Ahmet Ertegun awarded Lifetime Achievement Award Blues Foundation-1998.
Rick James suffers stroke-1998.
Michael Jackson settles with Daily Mirror over plastic surgery photos-1998.
Record producer Herb Abramson dies-1999.
Lester Bowie (Art Ensemble of Chicago) dies cancer-1999.
Fiona Apple releases When the Pawn… CD-1999.
Tommy Dorsey (1905) (trombone-bandleader-DECEASED)
Tommy Facenda (1939) (vocals-solo)
Screamin' Lord Sutch (1940) (vocals-solo)
Tim Rice (1944) (lyricist-w.A.L.Webber/Elton John)
Dave Loggins (1947) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Greg Lake (1948) (vocals-bass-guitar-ELP-King Crimson-solo)
Donna Fargo (1949) (vocals-solo)
Ann Reinking (1949) (vocals-theatrical)
Mackenzie Phillips (1959) (vocals-New Mamas/Papas)
Warren G (1970) (vocals-solo)
Big Punisher (1971) (rapper-DECEASED)
Chris Joannou (1979) (bass-Silverchair)
Freddy Martin's Piano Concerto in B-Flat peaks US #1-1944.
Teresa Brewer's Mutual Admiration Society enters US chart-1956.
Sil Austin's Slow Walk enters US chart-1956.
Tony Bennett's Autumn Waltz enters US chart-1956.
The Everly Brothers' Problems enters US chart-1958.
Conway Twitty's It's Only Make Believe peaks US #1-1958.
Sam Cooke/Lou Rawls seriously injured car accident-1958.
Jimmie Rodgers' Bimbombey enters US chart-1958.
The Shadows' Man of Mystery/Stranger enters UK chart-1960.
Dion's Love Came to Me enters US chart-1962.
The Cookies' Chains enters US chart-1962.
Nat King Cole's Dear Lonely Hearts enters US chart-1962.
Steve Lawrence's Go Away Little Girl enters US chart-1962.
The Beatles play Bristol UK-1964.
Bill Graham presents 1st show at Fillmore SF with Grateful Dead/Jefferson Airplane/Charlatans-1965.
The Beatles play Hammersmith Odeon UK//record The Word Abbey Road London UK-1965.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience open for John Mayall Ram Jam Club London-1966.
Tom Jones' Green Green Grass of Home enters UK chart-1966.
Otis Redding dies plane crash-1967.
The Rolling Stones tape Rock'n'Roll Circus w.Eric Clapton/John Lennon/Who/Jethro Tull-1968.
3 Dog Night release An Old Fashioned Love Song UK-1971.
Bob Dylan's Knockin' On Heaven's Door peaks Can top 20-1973.
A Foot in Coldwater's Love is Coming peaks Can top 30-1973.
John Lennon's Mind Games enters US chart-1973.
Jim Stafford's Spiders & Snakes enters US chart-1973.
War's Me & Baby Brother enters US chart-1973.
David Essex' Rock On enters US chart-1973.
Stevie Wonder's Living For the City enters US chart-1973.
BTO's You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet peaks US #1-1974.
The Edmund Fitzgerald-inspiration for Gordon Lightfoot song- sinks-1975.
The Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight enters US chart-1979.
The Tourists' I Only Want to Be With You enters UK chart-1979.
The Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star enters US chart-1979.
The Eagles' Heartache Tonight peaks US #1-1979.
Donna Summer's Dim All the Lights peaks US top 5-1979.
Dionne Warwick's Deja Vu enters US chart-1979.
Marc Jordan's I'm a Camera peaks Can chart-1979.
Foreigner's Head Games enters US chart-1979.
The Knack's Good Girls Don't peaks Can #1-1979.
Doctor/Medics' Spirit in the Sky peaks Can #1-1986.
Steve Miller begins NA tour Burlington VT-1988.
Carmen McRae dies following stroke-1994.
Alanis Morissette's Head Over Heels peaks Can #1-1996.
Seal's Fly Like an Eagle enters Can chart-1996.
Bush's Swallowed enters Can chart-1996.
Ghostface Killa's Iron Man CD enters Can chart-1996.
Tommy Tedesco (session guitarist) dies-1997.
Alanis Morissette releases Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie CD-1998.
R. Kelly releases R CD-1998.
Billboard Music Video Awards presented/Billy Gilman's One Voice wins four-2000.
All Star tribute to Johnny Cash held Ryman Auditorium Nashville TN w.Hank Williams Jr/Kris Kristofferson/Willie Nelson/George Jones/Steve Earle/John
Mellencamp/Brooks & Dunn/Rodney Crowell/Rosanne Cash/Carlene Carter/otherse-2003.
Mose Allison (1927) (vocals-keys-solo)
Laverne Baker (1928) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Ernestine Anderson (1928) (vocals-Ellington Orchestra)
Narvel Felts (1938) (vocals-solo)
Jesse Colin Young (1944) (vocals-guitar-solo-Youngbloods)
Vinnie Martell (1945) (guitar-Vanilla Fudge)
Chris Dreja (1945) (guitar-bass-Yardbirds)
Pat Daugherty (1947) (bass-Black Oak Arkansas)
Paul Cowsill (1952) (vocals-Cowsills)
Andy Partridge (1953) (vocals-XTC)
Marshall Crenshaw (1954) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Dave Alvin (1955) (vocals-guitar-Blasters-solo)
Ian Marsh (1956) (keys-Human League-Heaven 17)
Kate Smith introduces God Bless America-1939.
Jerome Kern dies cerebral hemmorrhage-1945.
Chuck Berry's Rock'n'Roll Music enters US chart-1957.
Teresa Brewer's You Send Me enters US chart-1957.
Larry Williams' Bony Moronie enters US chart-1957.
Marty Robbins' Story of My Life enters US chart-1957.
Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue enters US chart-1957.
James Brown records I'll Go Crazy Cincinnatti-1959.
The Velvet Underground plays 1st gig high school dance Summit NJ-1965.
The Beatles record You Won't See Me/Girl Abbey Road//play Finsbury Park Astoria London-1965.
Sam/Dave's Soul Man peaks Can #2-1967.
Aretha Franklin's Natural Woman peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Collectors' Fisherwoman peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Turtles' She's My Girl enters US chart-1967.
The Supremes' In & Out of Love enters US chart-1967.
The Small Faces' Itchykoo Park enters US chart-1967.
The Stone Poneys' Different Drum enters US chart-1967.
The Temptations' It's You That I Need peaks Can top 20-1967.
The BeeGees' Massachusetts enters US chart-1967.
Dusty Springfield's Look of Love peaks Can top 30-1967.
Ray Charles' Yesterday enters US chart-1967.
Victor Lundberg's An Open Letter to My Teenage Son enters US chart-1967.
Etta James' Tell Mama enters US chart-1967.
Engelbert Humperdinck's Last Waltz peaks Can top 40- 1967.
The Boxtops' Neon Rainbow enters US chart-1967.
Brenda Holloway's You've Made Me So Very Happy peaks Can chart-1967.
The Hollies' Just One Look peaks Can top 30-1967.
Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's Your Precious Love peaks Can #1-1967.
Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's Keep On Lovin' Me Honey peaks Can top 20-1968.
Johnny Nash's Hold Me Tight peaks Can #1-1968.
Mars Bonfire's Ride With Me peaks Can chart-1968.
Bob Dylan's Tarantula book published-1970.
John Lennon releases Plastic Ono Band LP-1970.
The 4 Tops' Keeper of the Castle enters US chart-1972.
The Cornelius Brothers/Sister Rose's Don't Ever Be Lonely peaks Can top 30-1972.
Joni Mitchell's You Turn Me On I'm a Radio enters US chart-1972.
Danny O'Keefe's Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues peaks Can top 20-1972.
The Moody Blues' Nights in White Satin peaks Can #1-1972.
Loggins/Messina's Your Mama Don't Dance enters US chart- 1972.
Berry Oakley (Allman Brothers Band) dies motorcycle accident Macon-1972.
Bread's Sweet Surrender enters US chart-1972.
Blue Haze's Smoke Gets in Your Eyes enters US chart-1972.
Neil Diamond's Walk on Water enters US chart-1972.
Dave Stringbean Akeman murdered during break-in at his home-1973.
John Denver awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1973.
The Carpenters awarded gold Top Of the World//The Singles LP-1973.
Joan Baez awarded gold Diamonds and Rust LP-1975.
Santana's Well Alright enters US chart-1978.
Linda Ronstadt's Ooh Baby Baby enters US chart-1978.
Hot Chocolate's Every 1's a Winner enters US chart-1978.
Elton John's Part Time Love enters US chart-1978.
Queen's Bicycle Race/Fat Bottomed Girls enters US chart-1978.
The Pointer Sisters' Fire enters US chart-1978.
Meatloaf's You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth enters US chart-1978.
Leif Garrett's I Was Made For Dancin' enters US chart-1978.
Donna Summer's MacArthur Park peaks US #1-1978.
Foreigner's Double Vision peaks US #1-1978.
Starship's We Built This City peaks US#1-1985.
UB40/Chrissie Hynde's I Got You Babe peaks Can top 10-1985.
Jan Hammer's Miami Vice Theme peaks Can top 5-1985.
Loverboy's Lovin' Every Minute of It peaks Can top 20-1985.
Bryan Adams' One Night Love Affair peaks Can top 20-1985.
Don Henley's Sunset Grill peaks Can chart-1985.
ABC's Be Near Me peaks Can top 30-1985.
Roxette's Spending My Time peaks Can top 10-1991.
Guns'n'Roses' Don't Cry peaks Can top 10-1991.
Mariah Carey's Emotions peaks Can top 5-1991.
Metallica plays free concert Philadelphia/release Reload CD-1997.
MTV Europe Awards held Dublin IRE/Britney Spears wins four-1999.
Bob Crewe (1931) (vocals-solo-arranger-producer)
Ruby Nash Curtis (1939) (vocals-Ruby/Romantics)
Jimmy Hayes (1943) (vocals-Persuasions)
Brian Hyland (1943) (vocals-solo)
John Maus Walker (1943) (vocals-guitar-Walker Brothers)
Booker T. Jones (1944) (keys-MGs-producer)
Neil Young (1945) (vocals-guitar-Buffalo Springfield-solo- CSNY)
Ray Wylie Hubbard (1946) (vocals-solo)
Barbara Fairchild (1950) (vocals-solo)
Nick Gilder (1951) (vocals-Sweeney Todd-solo)
Les McKeown (1955) (vocals-Bay City Rollers)
David Ellefson (1964) (Metallica)
Walter Kibby (1964) (Fishbone)
Tevin Campbell (1976) (vocals-solo)
Enrico Caruso first records Vesti la Giubba-1902.
Musicians' strike ends/recording recommences-1944.
Boyd Bennett/Rockets'//Dorothy Collins' My Boy Flat Top both enter US chart-1955.
The Turbans' When You Dance enters US chart-1955.
Dinah Shore's Love & Marriage enters US chart-1955.
Patti Page's Croce di Oro enters US chart-1955.
Jaye P. Morgan's Pepper-Hot Baby enters US chart-1955.
The Hilltoppers' Only You enters US chart-1955.
Bill Haley/Comets' Burn That Candle enters US chart-1955.
The Dreamweavers' It's Almost Tomorrow enters US chart-1955.
Perry Como's All at Once You Love Her enters US chart-1955.
Tennessee Ernie Ford's 16 Tons enters US chart-1955.
The Fontane Sisters' Daddy-O enters US chart-1955.
Bonnie Lou's Daddy-O enters US chart-1955.
Julie London's Cry Me a River enters US chart-1955.
Snooky Lanson's It's Almost Tomorrow enters US chart-1955.
Chuck Berry named Most Promising RnB Artist Billboard poll-1955.
Jerry Lieber/Mike Stoller's Spark Records sold to Atlantic/agree to production deal-1955.
Petula Clark's Downtown enters UK chart-1964.
The Beatles play Capitol Cardiff-1965.
Stevie Wonder's Place in the Sun enters US chart-1966.
Donovan's Mellow Yellow enters US chart-1966.
Johnny Rivers' Poor Side of Town peaks US #1-1966.
The Music Machine's Talk Talk enters US chart-1966.
Neil Diamond's I Got the Feelin' enters US chart-1966.
The Magic Mushrooms' It's a Happening enters US chart-1966.
The Plastic Ono Band release Live Peace in Toronto LP US-1969.
The Doors play last show w.Jim Morrison New Orleans LA-1970.
ELP awarded gold Brain Salad Surgery LP-1973.
Billy Joel's Just the Way You Are enters US chart-1977.
Shaun Cassidy's Hey Deanie enters US chart-1977.
Leif Garrett's Runaround Sue enters US chart-1977.
Kansas' Point of Know Return enters US chart-1977.
Donna Summer's I Feel Love peaks Can top 5-1977.
Ronnie Milsap's It Was Almost Like a Song peaks Can top 10-1977.
Randy Newman's Short People enters US chart-1977.
Adam Ant's Goody Two Shoes enters US chart-1982.
Def Leppard's Foolin' peaks Can top 40-1983.
Sheila E's Glamourous Life peaks Can top 5-1984.
Madonna's Like a Virgin LP released//Lucky Star peaks Can top 10-1984.
U2's Pride peaks Can top 30-1984.
Twisted Sister's We're Not Gonna Take It peaks Can top 5-1984.
Chicago's Hard Habit to Break peaks Can top 5-1984.
Maxi Priest's Close to You peaks Can top 10-1990.
INXS' Suicide Blonde peaks Can #1-1990.
Snap's Oooops Up peaks Can top 5-1990.
Madonna awarded Best Female/Best Album MTV Europe Awards-1998.
Kid Rock/Lauryn Hill most honoured Billboard Music Awards-1999.
Puff Daddy appears Who Wants To Be a Millionaire-2001.
Billy Guy (Coasters) dies-2002.
Tony Thompson (Chic) dies cancer-2003.
Benny Moten (1894) (keys-DECEASED)
Gerald Marks (1900) (songwriter-DECEASED)
Hampton Hawes (1928) (keys-DECEASED)
Warren Bernhardt (1938) (keys)
Idris Muhammed (1939) (drums)
Bonnie Dobson (1940) (vocals)
John Hammond Jr (1942) (guitar-vocals)
Timmy Thomas (1944) (vocals)
Ray Wylie Hubbard (1946) (guitar-vocals)
Roger Steen (1949) (guitar-Tubes)
Terry Reid (1949) (vocals-guitar)
Bill Gibson (1951) (drums-vocals-Huey Lewis/News)
Andrew Ranken (1953) (drums-Pogues)
Aldo Nova (1956) (vocals-guitar)
Wayne Parker (1960) (guitar-Glass Tiger)
Walter Kibby (1964) (horn-vocals-Fishbone)
Chubby Checker's Twist enters US chart 2nd time-1961.
Neil Sedaka's Happy Birthday Sweet 16 enters US chart-1961.
Johnny Cash's Tennessee Flat Top Box enters US chart-1961.
Barbara George's I Know enters US chart-1961.
Paul Anka terminates ABC contract/soon signs with RCA-1961.
Bobby Vee's Run to Him enters US chart-1961.
The Tokens' Lion Sleeps Tonight enters US chart-1961.
The Rolling Stones' Little Red Rooster/Off the Hook released UK-1964.
The Dave Clark 5's Over & Over enters US chart-1965.
The Statler Brothers' Flowers on the Wall enters US chart-1965.
Elvis Presley's Puppet on a String enters US chart-1965.
The McCoys' Fever enters US chart-1965.
James Brown's I Got You I Feel Good enters US chart-1965.
The 4 Tops' Something About You enters US chart-1965.
The Who's My Generation enters UK chart-1965.
Len Barry's 1-2-3 enters UK chart-1965.
The Jackson 5 release I'll Be There UK-1970.
The Partridge Family release I Think I Love You UK-1970.
Jonathan Edwards' Sunshine enters US chart-1971.
Aretha Franklin awarded gold Rock Steady-1971.
Jimi Hendrix' Dolly Dagger peaks Can top 40-1971.
Neil Diamond's Stones/Crunchy Granola Suite enters US chart-1971.
T. Rex' Jeepster enters UK chart-1971.
3 Dog Night's An Old Fashioned Love Song enters US chart-1971.
Sweathog's Hallelujah enters US chart-1971.
James Taylor's Long Ago and Far Away peaks Can top 20-1971.
B.B. King's Ain't Nobody Home enters US chart-1971.
Delaney/Bonnie's Only You Know and I Know peaks Can top 10-1971.
Slade's Coz I Luv U peaks UK #1-1971.
War awarded gold World Is a Ghetto LP-1972.
The Stylistics awarded gold I'm Stone In Love With You-1972.
London Symphony Orchestra/multi artist studio recording Tommy awarded gold-1972.
Morris Albert awarded gold Feelings-1975.
Rod Stewart's Tonight's the Night peaks US #1-1976.
The Doobie Brothers' It Keeps You Runnin' enters US chart-1976.
Ringo Starr's Dose of Rock'n'Roll peaks Can top 20-1976.
Blue Oyster Cult's Don't Fear the Reaper peaks Can top 10-1976.
ELO's Livin' Thing enters UK chart-1976.
Johnny Mathis' When a Child is Born enters UK chart-1976.
Steve Miller's Rock'n'Me peaks Can #1-1976.
Elton John's Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word enters US chart-1976.
The Jacksons' Enjoy Yourself enters US chart-1976.
Billy Joel's Pressure peaks Can top 10-1982.
Modern Romance's Best Years of Our Lives enters UK chart-1982.
Tom Petty's You Got Lucky enters US chart-1982.
Glenn Frey's The One You Love peaks Can top 20-1982.
Sonny/Cher reunite David Letterman Show-1987.
The Rolling Stones' Mixed Emotions peaks Can top 20-1989.
Expose's When I Looked at Him peaks Can top 10-1989.
NKOTB's Cover Girl peaks Can top 5-1989.
MC Hammer plays political benefit Moscow RUS-1995.
Spice Girls play Premias Ondas Awards Barcelona SPA/booed by audience-1997.
Kenny Kirkland dies heart attack-1998.
Donald Mills (Mills Brothers) dies pneumonia-1999.
The Beatles surviving members sanction launch of 1st official band website coinciding with release of "1"-2000.
Paul McCartney releases Driving Rain CD-2001.
Roland Hanna dies-2002.
Ol' Dirty Bastard dies-2004.
Ellis Marsalis Jr (1934) (keys-w.sons Wynton/Branford)
Carey Bell (1936) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Freddie Garrity (1936) (vocals-Dreamers-DECEASED)
Cornell Gunter (1938) (vocals-Coasters-DECEASED)
Randy Brecker (1945) (sax-solo-Brecker Bros)
Buckwheat Zydeco (1947) (vocals-solo)
James Young (1948) (vocals-guitar-Styx)
Colleen Peterson (1950) (vocals-3's a Crowd-solo-Quartette-DECEASED)
Stephen Bishop (1951) (vocals-solo)
Alexander O'Neal (1953) (vocals-solo)
Yanni (1954) (keys-orchestra leader)
Alec John Such (1956) (bass-Bon Jovi)
Nic Dalton (1964) (Lemonheads)
Run (1964) (vocals-RunDMC)
NME begins UK record sales chart-1942.
Frank Sinatra records White Christmas-1944.
Tommy Dorsey records Opus #1/On the Sunny Side of the Street-1944.
Al Martino's Here In My Heart enters UK chart-1952.
Jo Stafford's You Belong to Me enters UK chart-1952.
Vera Lynn's Forget Me Not enters UK chart-1952.
Jerry Lee Lewis' 1st session Sun Records-1956.
Conway Twitty's It's Only Make Believe enters UK chart-1958.
Laverne Baker's Bumble Bee enters US chart-1960.
Elvis Presley's Are You Lonesome Tonight/I Gotta Know enters US chart-1960.
Ray Charles' Georgia On My Mind peaks US #1-1960.
Johnny Tillotson's Poetry in Motion peaks US #2-1960.
Joe Jones' You Talk Too Much peaks US top 5-1960.
Louis Prima's Wonderland By Night enters US chart-1960.
Ferrante/Teicher's Exodus enters US chart-1960.
Elvis Presley's Blue Hawaii premieres-1961.
Bob Dylan records with band first time-1962.
The Drifters' Saturday Night at the Movies enters US chart-1964.
The Supremes' Come See About Me enters US chart-1964.
Manfred Mann's Sha La La enters US chart-1964.
Chad/Jeremy's Willow Weep For Me enters US chart-1964.
The DC5's Anyway You Want It enters US chart-1964.
The Larks' The Jerk enters US chart-1964.
Gordon Lightfoot's Spin Spin peaks Can top 10-1966.
Sam the Sham's Hair on My Chinny Chin Chin peaks Can top 20-1966.
Dionne Warwick's I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself peaks Can top 40-1966.
Paul Revere/Raiders' Great Airplane Strike peaks Can top 20-1966.
Gary Lewis' Paint Me a Picture peaks Can top 10-1966.
Herman's Hermits' Dandy peaks Can #1-1966.
Bobby Darin's If I Were a Carpenter peaks Can top 10-1966.
The Happenings' Go Away Little Girl peaks Can top 10-1966.
Motown holds top 3 spots pop chart with Marvin Gaye/Stevie Wonder/Diana Ross-Supremes-1968.
Van Morrison's Domino enters US chart-1970.
James Taylor's Carolina In My Mind enters US chart-1970.
Bread's It Don't Matter to Me peaks Can top 10-1970.
Steppenwolf's Who Needs Ya enters US chart-1970.
Chairmen of the Board's Pay to the Piper enters US chart-1970.
Santana's Black Magic Woman enters US chart-1970.
Runt's We Gotta Get You a Woman enters US chart-1970.
James Taylor's Fire & Rain peaks Can #2-1970.
Glen Campbell's It's Only Make Believe peaks Can top 5-1970.
The Carpenters' We've Only Just Begun peaks Can #1-1970.
BS&T's Lucretia MacEvil peaks Can top 10-1970.
Perry Como's It's Impossible enters US chart-1970.
Johnny Nash's I Can See Clearly Now peaks US #1-1972.
Seals/Crofts awarded gold Summer Breeze LP-1972.
The Spinners awarded gold They Just Can't Stop It (Games People Play)-1975.
Queen's Night at the Opera released UK-1975.
Jon/Vangelis' Friends of Mr. Cairo peaks Can #1-1981.
Lulu's I Could Never Miss You peaks Can top 10-1981.
Alabama's Love in the First Degree enters US chart-1981.
Bertie Higgins' Key Largo enters US chart-1981.
Eddie Rabbitt's Someone Could Lose a Heart Tonight enters US chart-1981.
Loverboy's Working For the Weekend enters US chart-1981.
Dan Fogelberg's Hard to Say peaks Can top 20-1981.
Daryl Hall.John Oates' I Can't Go For That enters US chart-1981.
Barbra Streisand's Comin' In & Out of Your Life enters US chart-1981.
Queen/David Bowie's Under Pressure enters UK chart-1981.
Devo's Working in a Coal Mine peaks Can top 20-1981.
Joe Cocker/Jennifer Warnes' Up Where We Belong peaks US #1-1982.
Elvis Costello's Everyday I Write the Book peaks Can top 30-1983.
Tears For Fears' Pale Shelter peaks Can top 20-1983.
Paul Young's Wherever I Lay My Hat peaks Can top 30-1983.
Talking Heads' Burning Down the House peaks Can top 10-1983.
Kenny Rogers/Dolly Parton's Islands in the Stream peaks Can #1-1983.
Lionel Richie's All Night Long peaks Can #1-1983.
The Motels' Suddenly Last Summer peaks Can top 20-1983.
Colin James' Voodoo Thing peaks Can top 5-1988.
Glenn Frey's True Love peaks Can top 5-1988.
Rod Stewart's Forever Young peaks Can top 10-1988.
Whitney Houston's I Will Always Love You begins 14-week run #1 US-1992.
Da Brat's Fa All Y'all peaks Can top 20-1994.
The Dogg Pound's Dogg Food CD debuts #1 US-1995.
Cypress Hill's III CD enters US chart #3-1995.
Eight Ball/MGs On Top of the World enters US chart #8-1995.
The Rolling Stones' Stripped CD released-1995.
The Bee Gees play Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas NV-1997.
Mantovani (1905) (violinist-orchestra leader-DECEASED)
C.W. McCall (Bill Fries) (1928) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Petula Clark (1932) (vocals-solo)
Clyde McPhatter (1933) (vocals-Drifters-solo-DECEASED)
Little Willie John (1937) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945) (vocals-ABBA)
Mitch Easter (1954) (vocals-solo-producer)
Beverly D'Angelo (1951) (vocals-theatrical)
Ab Bryant (1954) (bass-Chilliwack-Headpins)
Kevin Eubanks (1957) (guitar-solo)
Charlie Burchill (1959) (guitar-Simple Minds)
Ashley Ingram (1960) (vocals-Imagination)
ODB (1968) (vocals-Wu Tang Clan-solo)
NBC Radio network goes to air-1926.
Charlie Jordan dies pneumonia-1954.
Buddy Holly's Peggy Sue released UK-1957.
The Quarrymen play Manchester finals in talent contest-1959.
The Beatles release Beatles'65 LP US-1964.
Herb Alpert's A Taste of Honey peaks Can top 5-1965.
Little Anthony/Imperials' I Miss You So peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Small Faces' Whatcha Gonna Do About It peaks Can top 30-1965.
The Silkie's You've Got to Hide Your Love Away peaks Can #2-1965.
Johnny Rivers' Where Have All the Flowers Gone peaks Can top 10-1965.
Paul Revere/Raiders' Steppin' Out peaks Can top 10-1965.
The 4 Seasons' Let's Hang On peaks Can top 5-1965.
Bob Dylan's Positively 4th Street peaks Can #1-1965.
The Beau Brummels' Don't Talk to Strangers peaks Can top 20-1965.
The Rolling Stones release Big Hits-High Tide & Green Grass LP-1966.
Kenny Rogers/1st Edition's Reuben James peaks Can top 10-1969.
Tommy Roe's Jam Up & Jelly Tight enters US chart-1969.
Blue Mink's Melting Pot enters UK chart-1969.
John Lennon's Cold Turkey enters US chart-1969.
Santana's Jingo peaks Can top 40-1969.
Howlin' Wolf has heart attack-1969.
The Original Caste's One Tin Soldier enters US chart-1969.
Janis Joplin arrested for foul language Tampa FL-1969.
The Jackson 5's I Want You Back enters US chart-1969.
Glen Campbell's Try a Little Kindness peaks Can top 5-1969.
The Beatles' Something/Come Together peaks Can #1-1969.
Al Green awarded gold You Ought To Be With Me-1972.
David Geddes' The Last Game of the Season enters US chart-1975.
The Wing/Prayer Fife/Drum Corps' Baby Face enters US chart-1975.
Rod Stewart's This Old Heart of Mine enters UK chart-1975.
Steeleye Span's All Around My Hat enters UK chart-1975.
Rhythm Heritage's Theme From SWAT enters US chart-1975.
Paul Anka's Times of Your Life enters US chart-1975.
The Ohio Players' Love Rollercoaster enters US chart-1975.
Barry Manilow's I Write the Songs enters US chart-1975.
Sweet's Fox On the Run enters US chart-1975.
David Crosby/Graham Nash's Carry Me enters US chart-1975.
Kiss' Rock and Roll All Nite (live) enters US chart-1975.
ELO's Evil Woman enters US chart-1975.
Echo/Bunnymen play 1st gig Eric's Liverpool-1978.
Spandau Ballet's To Cut a Long Story Short enters UK chart-1980.
Blondie's Tide is High enters US chart-1980.
ABBA's Super Trouper enters UK chart-1980.
Pete Townshend's Rough Boys enters US chart-1980.
The Climax Blues Band's Gotta Have More Love enters US chart-1980.
Producer Frank Farian confirms Milli Vanilli not vocalists own records-1990.
Red Hot Chili Peppers' Soul to Squeeze peaks Can #1-1993.
Kate Bush's Rubberband Girl peaks Can top 20-1993.
Melissa Etheridge's Your Little Secret LP released-1995.
Saul Chaplin (film composer) dies fall-1997.
Tony Bennett's Playing With My Friends CD enters Can chart-2001.
Britney Spears' Britney CD enters Can chart #1-2001.
Dorothy Loudon dies cancer-2003.
W.C. Handy (1873) (composer-DECEASED)
Jesse Stone (1901) (keys-songwriter-DECEASED)
Eddie Condon (1905) (guitar-DECEASED)
Sonny Dunham (1914) (trumpet-DECEASED)
Whispering Jack Smith (1918) (vocals-DECEASED)
Herb Abramson (1920) (producer-record exec-DECEASED)
Hubert Sumlin (1931) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Troy Seals (1938) (vocals-guitar-songwriter)
Toni Brown (1938) (vocals-keys-guitar-Joy of Cooking-solo)
Winfred "Blue" Lovett (1943) (vocals-Manhattans)
Pattie Santos (1949) (vocals-It's a Beautiful Day-DECEASED)
Gary "Mani" Mounfield (1962) (bass-Stone Roses-Primal Scream)
Diana Krall (1964) (vocals-keys-solo)
Bryan Abrams (1969) (vocals-Color Me Badd)
Wendell Hall's It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo released-1923.
Bing Crosby's Only Forever peaks US #1-1944.
Sammy Kaye's Harbor Lights peaks US #1-1950.
RCA buys Elvis Presley's Sun contract for $35k-1955.
Elvis Presley's 1st film Love Me Tender premieres NYC-1956.
Harold Jenkins records at Sun but not signed/later becomes Conway Twitty-1956.
Jerry Lee Lewis' Great Balls of Fire enters US chart-1957.
Fabian's Hound Dog Man/This Friendly World enters US chart-1959.
The Fleetwoods' Mr. Blue peaks US #1-1959.
Connie Francis' Among My Souvenirs enters US chart-1959.
Miss Toni Fisher's The Big Hurt enters US chart-1959.
Dion's Drip Drop enters US chart-1963.
Shirley Ellis' The Nitty Gritty enters US chart-1963.
April Stevens/Nino Tempo's Deep Purple peaks US #1-1963.
The Animals' I'm Crying peaks Can top 10-1964.
J. Frank Wilson's Last Kiss peaks Can #2-1964.
The Velvellettes' Needle in a Haystack peaks Can top 30-1964.
The Shangri-Las' Leader of the Pack peaks Can top 5-1964.
Elvis Presley's Ain't That Lovin' You Baby peaks Can #1-1964.
Herman's Hermits' I'm Into Something Good peaks Can top 10-1964.
The Hondells' Little Honda peaks Can top 30-1964.
The Rolling Stones' Get Off My Cloud peaks US #1-1965.
The Rolling Stones record Ruby Tuesday/Let's Spend the Night Together London-1966.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience release Hey Joe/Stone Free UK/1st single-1966.
Joe Cocker's With a Little Help From My Friends enters US chart-1968.
B.J. Thomas' Hooked on a Feeling enters US chart-1968.
The Temptations' Cloud 9 enters US chart-1968.
Sergio Mendes' Scarborough Fair enters US chart-1968.
Stephen Stills releases 1st solo LP-1970.
The Partridge Family's I Think I Love You peaks US #1-1970.
David Cassidy awarded gold Cherish-1971.
Led Zeppelin awarded gold 4th LP-1971.
ABBA's Honey Honey peaks Can top 20-1974.
3 Dog Night's Play Something Sweet peaks Can top 30-1974.
America's Tin Man peaks Can top 10-1974.
The Rubettes' Juke Box Jive enters UK chart-1974.
Donny/Marie Osmond's Morning Side of the Mountain enters US chart-1974.
Barry Manilow's Mandy enters US chart-1974.
John Lennon's Whatever Gets You Through the Night peaks US #1/Can #2-1974.
Stevie Wonder's Boogie On Reggae Woman enters US chart-1974.
Ringo Starr's Only You enters US chart-1974.
Prelude's After the Goldrush peaks Can top 5-1974.
Jefferson Starship's Ride the Tiger enters US chart-1974.
O.V. Wright dies-1980.
Kenny Rogers' Lady peaks US #1-1980.
Whitney Houston's Saving All My Love For You enters UK chart-1985.
Tiffany's I Think We're Alone Now peaks US #1-1987.
Lisa Lisa/Cult Jam's Lost in Emotion peaks Can top 10-1987.
John Mellencamp's Paper in Fire peaks Can #1-1987.
Madonna's Causing a Commotion peaks Can #2-1987.
Madonna's Erotica peaks Can #2-1992.
Prince's My Name is Prince peaks Can top 5-1992.
Marky Mark's You Gotta Believe peaks Can top 20-1992.
MC Hammer plays Moscow RUS-1995.
Michael Jackson sells out show in 4 hours Honolulu HI-1996.
Violent J of Insane Clown Posse charged aggravated battery after hitting fan 30 times with microphone Albuquerque NM-1997.
Jewel releases Spirit CD/performs live cybercast-1998.
J.D. Sumner dies heart attack-1998.
Russ Conway dies cancer-2000.
MTV Europe Awards held/Madonna wins 2/Eminem wins 2-2000.
Tommy Flanagan dies-2001.
David Avram (1930) (composer)
Roswell Rudd (1935) (trombone)
Gordon Lightfoot (1938) (vocals-guitar-solo)
Gene Clark (1941) (vocals-Byrds-w.Dillard-solo-w.McGuinn/Hillman-DECEASED)
Bob Gaudio (1942) (vocals-keys-4 Seasons-producer)
Martin Barre (1946) (guitar-Jethro Tull)
Rod Clements (1947) (Lindisfarne)
Iain Sutherland (1948) (vocals-w.Sutherland Brothers-Quiver)
Dino Martin (1952) (vocals-bass-w.Desi/Billy-DECEASED)
RuPaul (1960) (vocals-solo)
Jeff Buckley (1966) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)
Ronnie Devoe (1967) (vocals-New Edition-Bell Biv Devoe)
Isaac Hanson (1980) (vocals-guitar-keys-Hanson)
Tony Bennett's Rags to Riches peaks US #1-1953.
James P. Johnson dies stroke-1955.
Sonny Knight's Confidential enters US chart-1956.
Elvis Presley's Love Me/When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again enters US chart-1956.
Ivory Joe Hunter's Since I Met You Baby enters US chart-1956.
Fats Domino's Whole Lotta Loving enters US chart-1958.
Cozy Cole's Topsy II peaks US top 5-1958.
The Kingston Trio's Tom Dooley peaks US #1-1958.
The Platters' Smoke Gets In Your Eyes enters US chart-1958.
Ray Charles' You Are My Sunshine/Your Cheating Heart enters US chart-1962.
The 4 Seasons' Big Girls Don't Cry peaks US #1-1962.
Elvis Presley's Return to Sender peaks US #2-1962.
Neil Sedaka's Next Door to an Angel peaks US top 5-1962.
Paul Petersen's My Dad enters US chart-1962.
Bob B. Soxx/Blue Jeans' Zip a Dee Doo Dah enters US chart-1962.
Marty Robbins' Ruby Ann enters US chart-1962.
The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations peaks UK #1-1966.
The Small Faces' My Mind's Eye enters UK chart-1966.
The Rolling Stones record You Can't Always Get What You Want London-1968.
CSN record Déjà vu track San Francisco-1969.
The Chilites release Have You Seen Her UK-1971.
The Osmonds awarded gold Yo Yo-1971.
Johnny Nash awarded gold I Can See Clearly Now-1972.
Roberta Flack's Jesse peaks Can top 30-1973.
Bette Midler's Friends peaks Can chart-1973.
Seals/Crofts' We May Never Pass This Way Again peaks Can top 40-1973.
Joe Walsh's Rocky Mountain Way peaks Can top 40-1973.
Art Garfunkel's All I Know peaks Can top 10-1973.
Olivia Newton-John's Let Me Be There enters US chart-1973.
Painter's West Coast Woman peaks Can top 20-1973.
Aerosmith begin recording Get Your Wings LP Record Plant NYC-1973.
Gary/Dave's Could You Ever Love Me Again peaks Can #1-1973.
Wednesday's Last Kiss peaks Can #2-1973.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Rochester NY-1973.
Gary Glitter's I Love You Love Me Love enters UK chart-1973.
Jim Croce's Time in a Bottle enters US chart-1973.
People's Choice awarded gold Do It Any Way You Wanna-1975.
Herb Alpert's Rotation enters US chart/Rise peaks Can top 5-1979.
Kenny Rogers' Coward of the County enters US chart-1979.
Journey's Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin' peaks Can top 20-1979.
Tom Petty's Don't Do Me Like That enters US chart-1979.
Teri DeSario/KC's Yes I'm Ready enters US chart-1979.
The Pretenders' Brass in Pocket enters UK chart-1979.
The Eagles' Heartache Tonight peaks Can #1-1979.
Bob Dylan's Gotta Serve Somebody peaks Can top 30-1979.
The Commodores' Still peaks US #1-1979.
John Lennon/Yoko Ono release Double Fantasy LP-1980.
The Rolling Stones release Waiting on a Friend/Little T&A-1981.
Bob Eberly dies-1981.
Luba's Let it Go peaks Can top 40-1984.
Wham's Wake Me Up Before You Go Go peaks US #1-1984.
The Human League's Human peaks US #1-1986.
Loverboy's Heaven in Your Eyes peaks Can top 30-1986.
Genesis' Throwing It All Away peaks Can top 20-1986.
Don Johnson's Heartbeat peaks Can top 10-1987.
Ace of Base's The Bridge LP released-1995.
Alan Hull of Lindisfarne dies-1995.
Snoop Doggy Dogg's Tha Doggfather CD enters Can chart #1-1996.
Chris Sheppard's Destination Dance Floor CD enters Can chart-1996.
OST Evita CD enters Can chart-1996.
Journey's When You Love a Woman peaks Can #1-1996.
Toni Braxton's Unbreak My Heart enters Can chart-1996.
Whitney Houston releases My Love Is Your Love CD-1998.
Mariah Carey releases #1s CD-1998.
Jewel releases Spirit CD-1998.
Garth Brooks releases Double Live CD-1998.
Saxophonist Jerry Jerome (Miller/Goodman) dies leukemia-2001.
Michael Karoli (Can) dies brain tumour-2001.
Billy O'Connor dies-2001.
Pearl Jam's Riot Act CD enters Can chart-2002.
Jay Z's Blueprint 2 CD enters Can chart-2002.
Missy Elliott's Under Construction CD enters Can chart-2002.
3 Doors Down's Away From the Sun CD enters Can chart-2002.
Phil Collins' Testify CD enters Can chart-2002.
TLC's 3 CD enters Can chart-2002.
O-Town's O2 CD enters Can chart-2002.
Sean Paul's Ditty Rock CD enters Can chart-2002.
Snow's Two Hands Clapping CD enters Can chart-2002.
Don Gibson dies-2003.
Arthur Conley dies cancer-2003.
Ruth Brown dies-2006.
Johnny Mercer (1909) (songwriter-DECEASED)
Dorothy Collins (1926) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Hank Ballard (1936) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Don Cherry (1936) (trumpet-solo-DECEASED)
Con Cluskey (1941) (vocals-Bachelors)
Andrea Marcovicci (1948) (vocals-theatrical)
Herman Rarebell (1949) (drums-Scorpions)
Graham Parker (1950) (vocals-Rumour-solo)
John McFee (1953) (guitar-Clover-Doobie Brothers)
John Parr (1954) (vocals-solo)
John Ashton (1957) ((guitar-Psychedelic Furs)
Kim Wilde (1960) (vocals-solo)
Kirk Hammett (1962) (Metallica)
Tim DeLaughter (1965) (vocals-Tripping Daisy)
Duncan Sheik (1969) (vocals-solo)
Ray Charles records I Got a Woman Atlanta-1954.
Fats Domino appears Ed Sullivan Show-1956.
Jimmie Rodgers' Kisses Sweeter Than Wine enters US chart-1957.
Will Glahe's Liechensteiner Polka enters US chart-1957.
Ernie Freeman's Raunchy enters US chart-1957.
Dale & Grace's I'm Leaving It Up To You peaks US #1-1963.
Joe Tex plays Flamingo Club London UK-1965.
The BeeGees' Holiday peaks Can top 5-1967.
The Hombres' Let it Out peaks Can top 30-1967.
Martha Reeves/Vandellas' Honey Chile enters US chart-1967.
Stevie Wonder's I'm Wondering peaks Can top 10-1967.
The Cowsills' Rain the Park and Other Things peaks Can #1-1967.
Johnny Rivers' Summer Rain enters US chart-1967.
The Strawberry Alarm Clock's Incense & Peppermints peaks Can top 20-1967.
The Soul Survivors' Expressway to Your Heart peaks Can top 10-1967.
Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Woman Woman enters US chart-1967.
The Monkees' Daydream Believer enters US chart-1967.
Peaches/Herb's Love is Strange peaks Can top 5-1967.
Long John Baldry's Let the Heartaches Begin enters UK chart-1967.
The Unifics' Court of Love peaks Can top 20-1968.
The Archies' Bang Shang a Lang peaks Can top 20-1968.
The 5th Dimension's Sweet Blindness peaks Can top 10-1968.
Steppenwolf's Magic Carpet Ride peaks Can #1-1968.
The Moody Blues' Ride My Seesaw peaks Can top 40-1968.
The Impressions' Fool For You peaks Can top 20-1968.
Jose Feliciano's Hi Heel Sneakers peaks Can top 10-1968.
Cream's White Room peaks Can #2-1968.
Ted Heath dies-1969.
Elvis Presley releases You Don't Have to Say You Love Me UK-1970.
Ringo Starr's Photograph peaks US #1-1970.
Hal Dickinson (Modernaires) dies-1970.
Little Junior Parker dies during eye operation-1971.
Rod Stewart's Angel/What Made Milwaukee Famous enters UK/US chart-1972.
Nilsson's Spaceman peaks Can top 20-1972.
Stevie Wonder's Superstition enters US chart-1972.
War's World Is a Ghetto enters US chart-1972.
3 Dog Night's Pieces of April enters US chart-1972.
Curtis Mayfield's Superfly enters US chart-1972.
Cat Stevens' Sitting enters US chart-1972.
Steely Dan's Do It Again enters US chart-1972.
The Band's Baby Don't Do It peaks Can top 20-1972.
Danny Whitten dies heroin OD-1972.
Rick Nelson's Garden Party peaks Can #1-1972.
Chi Coltrane's Thunder & Lightning peaks Can top 20-1972.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Univ of Waterloo ON-1973.
Chicago awarded gold Greatest Hits LP-1975.
John Denver awarded gold I'm Sorry/Calypso-1975.
Fred McKenna dies-1977.
Melissa Manchester's Don't Cry Out Loud enters US chart-1978.
Rod Stewart's Da Ya Think I'm Sexy enters UK chart-1978.
Ian Matthews' Shake It enters US chart-1978.
EW&F's September enters US chart-1978.
The BeeGees' Too Much Heaven enters US chart-1978.
Crystal Gayle's Talking In Your Sleep peaks Can top 20-1978.
Boston's A Man I'll Never Be enters US chart-1978.
a-ha's Take on Me peaks Can #2-1985.
Bruce Springsteen's I'm Going Down peaks Can top 20-1985.
Paul Young's I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down peaks Can top 20-1985.
Whitney Houston's Saving All My Love For You peaks Can top 10-1985.
The Thompson Twins' Lay Your Hands On Me peaks Can top 10-1985.
Billy Idol's Mony Mony peaks US #1-1987.
CSN play UN General Assembly Hall NYC-1989.
Hooters' And We Danced peaks Can top 40-1985.
Mick Jagger/Jerry Hall wed-1990.
Cab Calloway dies heart disease-1994.
Doug Sahm dies-1999.
Garth Brooks' Scarecrow CD enters Can chart-2001.
Rob Zombie's Sinister Urge CD enters Can chart-2001.
Amanda Marshall's Everybody's Got a Story CD enters Can chart-2001.
Jewel's This Way CD enters Can chart-2001.
Paul McCartney's Driving Rain CD enters Can chart-2001.
Swollen Members' Bad Dreams CD enters Can chart-2001.
Shakira's Laundry Service CD enters Can chart-2001.
Natalie Merchant's Motherland CD enters Can chart-2001.
Kittie's Oracle CD enters Can chart-2001.
Michael Kamen dies heart attack-2003.
Tommy Dorsey (1905) (trombone-bandleader-solo-w.Jimmy Dorsey-DECEASED)
Ray Collins (1937) (vocals-Mothers of Invention)
Pete Moore (1939) (vocals-Miracles)
Fred Lipsius (1943) (sax-keys-BS&T)
Ofra Haza (1959) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Matt Sorum (1960) (drums-Cult-Guns'n'Roses-Slash's Snakepit-Velvet Revolver)
Travis McNabb (1969) (drums-Better Than Ezra)
Tony Rich (1971) (vocals-solo)
Stan Kenton records Artistry in Rhythm-1943.
Johnny Desmond's 16 Tons enters US chart-1955.
Kit Carson's Band of Gold enters US chart-1955.
Sarah Vaughan's C'est La Vie enters US chart-1955.
The 4 Aces' A Woman in Love enters US chart-1955.
The Rolling Stones' Little Red Rooster enters UK chart-1964.
Nancy Sinatra's Sugar Town enters US chart-1966.
The Supremes' You Keep Me Hangin' On peaks US #1-1966.
Composer Francis (Near You) Craig dies-1966.
Frank Sinatra's That's Life enters US chart-1966.
Sandy Posey's Single Girl enters US chart-1966.
Bobby Vinton's Coming Home Soldier enters US chart-1966.
The Tijuana Brass' Mame enters US chart-1966.
The Temptations' I'm Losing You enters US chart-1966.
The Supremes play Royal Variety Show before Queen London UK-1968.
B.B. King begins Euro tour London UK-1971.
Frank Zappa/Mothers open Euro tour Stockholm-1971.
Cher awarded gold Gypsies Tramps and Thieves-1971.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Hamilton ON-1973.
The Sex Pistols release Anarchy in the UK single UK-1976.
Tavares' More Than a Woman enters US chart-1977.
ELO's Turn to Stone enters US chart-1977.
Foreigner's Cold As Ice peaks Can top 10-1977.
Samantha Sang's Emotion enters US chart-1977.
The Commodores' Brick House peaks Can top 30-1977.
Steely Dan's Peg enters US chart-1977.
Wings' Mull of Kintyre enters UK chart-1977.
Chuck Berry released from prison re income tax-1979.
Paul Young's Love of the Common People enters UK chart-1983.
The Thompson Twins' Hold Me Now enters UK chart-1983.
Slade's My Oh My enters UK chart-1983.
John Cafferty/Beaver Brown Band's On the Dark Side peaks Can top 20-1984.
Wham's Wake Me Up Before You Go Go peaks Can #1-1984.
The Culture Club's War Song peaks Can top 10-1984.
Billy Idol's Flesh For Fantasy peaks Can top 10-1984.
Tina Turner's Better Be Good To Me peaks Can top 10-1984.
Milli Vanilli stripped of best new artist Grammy-1990.
Breathe's Say a Prayer peaks Can top 20-1990.
The Rolling Stones sign with Virgin-1991.
Nirvana plays MTV Unplugged NYC NY-1993.
Bruce Springsteen releases Ghost of Tom Joad CD-1995.
Bono/Dylan/Springsteen/Natalie Cole/Salt'n'Pepa/Hootie/Seal/ Tony Bennett pay tribute to Sinatra's 80th LA-1995.
Judy Canova (1913) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
June Christy (1925) (vocals-w.Stan Kenton-DECEASED)
Kaye Ballard (1926) (vocals)
Dick Smothers (1939) (vocals-bass-Smothers Brothers)
Kim Weston (1939) (vocals-w.Marvin Gaye)
Tony Butala (1940) (vocals-Lettermen)
Norman Greenbaum (1942) (vocals-Dr. West's Medicine Show/Junkband)
Danny McBride (1945) (guitar-Sha Na Na)
Duane Allman (1946) (guitar-Allman Brothers Band-Allman Joys-Hourglass-Derek & the Dominoes-DECEASED)
Ray Stiles (1946) (bass-Mud)
Joe Walsh (1947) (vocals-guitar-James Gang-Eagles)
George Grantham (1947) (drums-Poco)
Gary Green (1950) (guitar-Gentle Giant)
Jim Brown (1957) (drums-UB40)
Todd Nance (1962) (Widespread Panic)
Mike "D" Diamond (1965) (vocals-Beastie Boys)
Sen Dogg (1965) (vocals-Cypress Hill)
Dierks Bentley (1975) (vocals)
Ted Weems records Somebody Stole My Gal Camden NJ-1923.
Les Brown/Doris Day record Sentimental Journey-1944.
Johnny Standley's It's In the Book peaks US #1-1952.
Bill Haley/Comets' Dim Dim the Lights enters US chart-1954.
The Ames Brothers' Naughty Lady of Shady Lane enters US chart-1954.
Bo Diddley appears Ed Sullivan Show-1955.
Adam Faith's What Do You Want enters UK chart-1959.
Russ Conway's More & More Party Pops enters UK chart-1959.
Joey Dee/Starliters' Peppermint Twist enters US chart-1961.
Connie Francis' When the Boy In Your Arms enters US chart-1961.
Bob Dylan's 1st official recording session-1961.
Brook Benton's Revenge enters US chart-1961.
The Lettermen's When I Fall in Love enters US chart-1961.
The Crystals' There's No Other Like My Baby enters US chart-1961.
The Supremes' I Hear a Symphony peaks US #1-1965.
Len Barry's 1-2-3 peaks US #2-1965.
Fontella Bass' Rescue Me peaks US top 5-1965.
Ramsey Lewis' Hang On Sloopy enters US chart-1965.
Jay/Americans' Sunday & Me enters US chart-1965.
Simon/Garfunkel's Sounds of Silence enters US chart-1965.
Jackie Lee's The Duck enters US chart-1965.
The Hollies' Pay You Back With Interest enters US chart-1965.
The Strawberry Alarm Clock's Incense & Peppermints peaks US #1-1967.
The Foundations' Build Me Up Buttercup enters UK chart-1968.
Elton John releases Tumbleweed Connection LP-1970.
The 5 Man Electrical Band's Absolutely Right peaks Can top 5-1971.
John Kongos' Tokoloshe Man enters UK chart-1971.
Marvin Gaye's Inner City Blues peaks Can top 30-1971.
Rod Stewart's I'm Losing You enters US chart-1971.
Redbone's Witch Queen of New Orleans enters US chart-1971.
Charley Pride's Kiss an Angel Good Mornin' enters US chart-1971.
Dawn's What Are You Doing Sunday peaks Can top 20-1971.
The 5th Dimension's Never My Love peaks Can top 10-1971.
Honey Cone's One Monkey Don't Stop No Show enters US chart-1971.
Dr. Music's One More Mountain to Climb peaks Can top 20-1971.
Isaac Hayes' Theme from Shaft peaks US #1-1971.
Alan Sherman dies-1973.
Keith Moon collapses during Who concert/19 year old audience member fills in-1973.
Gordon Lightfoot's The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald peaks Can #1-1976.
Kiss' Beth peaks Can top 5-1976.
Manfred Mann's Blinded By the Light enters US chart-1976.
Mary McGregor's Torn Between 2 Lovers enters US chart-1976.
Aerosmith's Walk This Way enters US chart-1976.
The BeeGees' Love So Right peaks Can #2-1976.
Earth Wind & Fire's Saturday Nite enters US chart-1976.
Boston's More Than a Feeling peaks Can top 5-1976.
The Beatles' Obladi Oblada enters US chart 8 years after release-1976.
George Harrison's This Song enters US chart-1976.
Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer's No More Tears peaks US #1-1979.
Joni Mitchell's Baby I Don't Care enters US chart-1982.
America's You Can do Magic peaks Can top 40-1982.
The Human League's Mirror Man enters UK chart-1982.
LRB's Other Guy enters US chart-1982.
Joe Jackson's Steppin' Out peaks Can top 5-1982.
Aerosmith's Love in an Elevator peaks Can top 10-1989.
Melissa Etheridge's No Souvenirs peaks Can top 20-1989.
Roxette's Listen to Your Heart peaks Can #1-1989.
James Brown Blvd dedicated Augusta GA-1993.
Whitney Houston's Exhale (Shoop Shoop) peaks US #1-1995.
Roland Alphonso of Skatalites dies following seizure-1998.
Alanis Morissette does in store Tower Records Buenos Aires ARG-1998.
Brandy does TV special-1999.
Aretha Franklin/Brian McKnight/Snoop Dog/ perform Christmas concert Civic Aud Santa Monica CA-2000.
Michael Stewart (We 5) dies-2002.
Chris Whitley dies-2005.
Coleman Hawkins (1904) (sax-DECEASED)
Eleanor Powell (1912) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Jean Shepard (1933) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-Country Music Hall of Fame inductee)
Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack (1941) (vocals-keys-Grammy winner-Blues HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee)
Lonnie Jordan (1948) (keys-vocals-War)
Alphonse Mouzon (1948) (drums-w.Larry Coryell)
Randy "Z" Zehringer (1949) (drums-McCoys-Johnny Winter)
Livingston Taylor (1950) (vocals-guitar)
Lorna Luft (1952) (vocals-keys)
Brian Ritchie (1960) (bass-Violent Femmes)
Steven Curtis Chapman (1962) (vocals)
Bjork (1965) (vocals-Icecubes)
Chauncey "Hannibal" Black (1968) (vocals-Blackstreet)
Alex James (1968) (bass-Blur)
Francis McDonald (1970) (vocals-guitar-Teenage Fanclub)
Kelsi Osborn (1974) (vocals-SheDaisy)
Larry Shields of Original Dixieland Jazz Band dies-1953.
Lonnie Donegan's Tom Dooley enters UK chart-1958.
The Shirelle's Will You Love Me Tomorrow enters US chart-1960.
Maurice Williams/Zodiacs' Stay peaks US #1-1960.
Ray Peterson's Corinna Corinna enters US chart-1960.
Dave Clark's Glad All Over enters UK chart-1963.
Dusty Springfield's I Only Want to Be With You enters UK chart-1963.
Marvin Gaye's How Sweet It Is enters US chart-1964.
Dick/DeeDee's Thou Shalt Not Steal enters US chart-1964.
Del Shannon's Keep Searchin' enters US chart-1964.
Julie Rogers' Wedding enters US chart-1964.
Terry Black's Unless You Care enters US chart-1964.
The Impressions' Amen enters US chart-1964.
Tommy Roe's Hooray For Hazel peaks Can #2-1966.
Johnny Rivers' Poor Side of Town peaks Can #1-1966.
The Left Banke's Walk Away Renee peaks Can top 5-1966.
The Beatles release The Beatles LP (White Album)-1968.
The Supremes perform Royal Variety Show for Queen Elizabeth II)
McGuinness/Flint's When I'm Dead & Gone enters UK chart-1970.
3 Dog Night's 1 Man Band enters US chart-1970.
Dawn's Knock Three Times enters US chart-1970.
Chilliwack's Raino peaks Can chart-1970.
Bush's I Can Hear You Calling peaks Can chart-1970.
Dave Edmunds' I Hear You Knocking enters UK chart-1970.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Mr. Bojangles enters US chart-1970.
The Partridge Family's I Think I Love You peaks Can #1-1970.
Madrigal's I Believe in Sunshine peaks Can top 20-1970.
Led Zeppelin's Immigrant Song enters US chart-1970.
Harold Melvin/Blue Notes awarded gold If You Don't Know Me By Now-1972.
Alan Sherman dies-1973.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Buffalo NY-1973.
Air Supply's Here I Am peaks Can top 20-1981.
Triumph's Magic Power peaks Can top 20-1981.
Kenny Rogers' Blaze of Glory enters US chart-1981.
Billy Joel's She's Got a Way enters US chart-1981.
Bob Seger's Tryin' to Live My Life Without You peaks Can top 20-1981.
The 4 Tops' When She Was My Girl peaks Can top 30-1981.
The Cars' Shake it Up enters US chart-1981.
The Beach Boys' Come Go With Me enters US chart-1981.
Cliff Richard's Daddy's Home enters UK chart-1981.
Robert Plant's Big Log peaks Can top 20-1983.
Big Country's In a Big Country peaks Can top 5-1983.
Phil Collins' Groovy Kind of Love peaks Can #1-1988.
Steve Winwood's Don't You Know What the Night Can Do peaks Can top 10-1988.
Candi's Dancing Under a Latin Moon peaks Can top 10-1988.
U2's Desire peaks Can #2-1988.
Matthew Ashman of Bow Wow Wow dies from diabetes-1995.
Peter Grant (Led Zeppelin manager)dies-1995.
The Beatles' Anthology 2 released-1995.
Police inspiration Quentin (Englishman in NY) Crisp dies-1999.
Buddy Kaye dies-2002.
Teddy Randazzo dies heart failure-2003.
Hoagy Carmichael (1899) (piano-songwriter-DECEASED)
Terry Stafford (1941) (vocals)
Aston Barrett (1946) (bass-Wailers)
Tina Weymouth (1950) (bass-Talking Heads-Tom Tom Club)
Jason Ringenberger (1958) (vocals-Scorchers)
RCA announces Elvis Presley Sun contract purchase-1955.
Tom & Jerry (Simon & Garfunkel) appear American Bandstand-1957.
Elvis Presley's Blue Hawaii premieres-1961.
The Beatles' release With... UK-1963.
Barbara Lewis' Make Me Your Baby peaks Can top 10-1965.
Cher's Where Do You Go peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Rolling Stones' Get Off My Cloud peaks Can #1-1965.
The Newbeats' Run Baby Run peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Scaffold's Thank U Very Much enters UK chart-1967.
Tom Jones' I'm Coming Home enters UK chart-1967.
Aretha Franklin releases Baby I Love You-1967.
The Beatles release The Beatles (White Album)-1968.
R.B. Greaves' Take a Letter Maria peaks Can top 5-1969.
Flaming Ember's Mind Body & Soul peaks Can top 20-1969.
Rolf Harris' 2 Little Boys enters UK chart-1969.
Vanity Fare's Early in the Morning enters US chart-1969.
Jay/Americans' Walking in the Rain enters US chart-1969.
Bobby Sherman's La La La enters US chart-1969.
The Flying Machine's Smile a Little Smile For Me peaks Can top 5-1969.
Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love enters US chart-1969.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Philharmonic Hall Lincoln Center NYC-1973.
Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' Wake Up Everybody enters US chart-1975.
The Bay City Rollers' Money Honey enters UK chart-1975.
Pete Wingfield's 18 with a Bullet hits 18 with a bullet Billboard-1975.
Nazareth's Love Hurts enters US chart-1975.
EWF's Sing a Song enters US chart-1975.
The 4 Seasons' Who Loves You peaks US top 5-1975.
KC/Sunshine Band's That's the Way I Like It peaks US #1-1975.
The Monks' Drugs in My Pocket peaks Can top 20-1980.
The Rolling Stones' She's So Cold peaks Can top 20-1980.
Rockpile's Teacher Teacher enters US chart-1980.
Donna Summer's Wanderer peaks Can top 5-1980.
Barbra Streisand's Woman in Love peaks Can #1-1980.
Diana Ross' Upside Down peaks Can top 5-1980.
Barry Manilow's I Made It Through the Rain enters US chart-1980.
Rod Stewart's Passion enters US chart-1980.
The Boomtown Rats' Banana Republic enters UK chart-1980.
Eddie Rabbitt's Drivin' My Life Away peaks Can chart-1980.
The Kings' Switchin' to Glide peaks Can chart-1980.
The Cars' Touch and Go peaks Can top 20-1980.
Abba's Winner Takes it All enters US chart-1980.
Heart's Tell It Like It Is enters US chart-1980.
Andy Gibb's Time is Time enters US chart-1980.
George Benson's Give Me the Night peaks Can top 30-1980.
The Doobie Brothers' Real Love peaks Can top 20-1980.
Japan announce breakup-1982.
Bryan Adams' Please Forgive Me peaks Can #1-1993.
Michael Hutchence (INXS) hangs himself-1997.
Offspring's Americana CD enters Can chart-1998.
Jewel's Spirit CD enters Can chart-1998.
Mariah Carey's #1s CD enters Can chart-1998.
Ice Cube's War & Peace CD enters Can chart-1998.
Seal's Human Being CD enters Can chart-1998.
Whitney Houston's My Love Is Your Love CD enters Can chart-1998.
Garth Brooks' Double Live CD enters Can chart #1-1998.
Norman Granz (JATP) dies cancer-2001.
John Allan Cameron dies-2006.
Harpo Marx (1888) (harp-DECEASED)
Ruth Etting (1897) (vocals-DECEASED)
Johnny Mandel (1925) (songwriter-Academy Award winner-Grammy winner)
Jerry Bock (1928) (Broadway composer-Songwriters HoF inductee-Pulitzer Prize winner-Grammy winner-Tony Award winner-DECEASED)
Gloria Lynne (1931) (vocals)
John Mayall (1933) (vocals-harmonica-guitar-keys-Bluesbreakers)
Betty Everett (1939) (vocals-DECEASED)
Johnny Kidd (1939) (vocals-Pirates-DECEASED)
Freddie Marsden (1940) (drums-Pacemakers-DECEASED)
Franco Nero (1941) (vocals-theatrical)
Sandra Stevens (1949) (vocals-Brotherhood of Man)
Bruce Hornsby (1954) (keys-vocals-Range-Grateful Dead-w.Ricky Skaggs)
John Jellybean Benitez (1962) (producer)
Chris Bostock (1962) (bass-Jo Boxers)
Ken Block (1966) (guitar-vocals-Sister Hazel)
1st jukebox installed Palais Royale SF-1899.
Robert Johnson records 13 songs hotel room San Antonio-1936.
The Mills Brothers' You Always Hurt the One You Love peaks US #1-1944.
The Robins' Smokey Joe's Café enters US chart-1955.
Frankie Avalon's Why enters US chart-1959.
Freddy Cannon's Way Down Yonder in NO enters US chart-1959.
Larry Hall's Sandy enters US chart-1959.
Steve Lawrence's Pretty Blue Eyes enters US chart-1959.
Paul Anka's It's Time to Cry enters US chart-1959.
Betty Everett's You're No Good enters US chart-1963.
Dale/Grace's I'm Leaving It Up to You peaks US #1-1963.
The Village Stompers' Washington Square peaks US #2-1963.
Otis Redding's Pain in My Heart enters US chart-1963.
The Murmaids' Popsicles & Icicles enters US chart-1963.
Martha/Vandellas' Quicksand enters US chart-1963.
Peter/Gordon's I Don't Want to See You Again peaks Can top 20-1964.
The Supremes' Baby Love peaks Can #2-1964.
The Rolling Stones' Time Is On My Side peaks Can top 5-1964.
Dean Martin's Door is Still Open To My Heart peaks Can top 20-1964.
The Beatles release The Beatles Story LP//I Feel Fine/She's a Woman US-1964.
Ronnie Dove's Right or Wrong peaks Can top 30-1964.
The Rolling Stones banned from BBC radio for arriving late 2x-1964.
The Mamas/Papas' Do You Wanna Dance enters US chart-1968.
Aretha Franklin's See Saw enters US chart-1968.
Rene/Rene's Lo Mucho Que te Quiero enters US chart-1968.
Steve Miller's Living in the USA enters US chart-1968.
Marvin Gaye's I Heard It Through the Grapevine enters US chart-1968.
Spade Cooley dies-1969.
Disco Tex/Sexolettes' Get Dancin' enters US chart-1974.
Frankie Valli's My Eyes Adored You enters US chart-1974.
The Raspberries' Overnight Sensation peaks Can top 30-1974.
Lynyrd Skynyrd's Free Bird enters US chart-1974.
The Guess Who's Dancin' Fool enters US chart-1972.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Toronto ON-1973.
ARS' Doraville peaks Can chart-1974.
The Carpenters' Please Mr. Postman enters US chart-1974.
J.C. Stone's Carrie's Gone peaks Can top 20-1974.
Gary Glitter's Oh Yes You're Beautiful enters US chart-1974.
George Harrison's Dark Horse enters US chart-1974.
Gordon Lightfoot's Carefree Highway peaks Can top 20-1974.
Jerry Lee Lewis arrested for waving pistol outside Graceland Memphis TN-1976.
Rod Stewart hosts own TV special NBC-1979.
Tommy Evans (Badfinger) dies suicide-1983.
Phil Collins/Marilyn Martin's Separate Lives enters UK chart-1985.
Wham's I'm Your Man enters UK chart-1985.
Pet Shop Boys' West End Girls enters UK chart-1986.
Billy Idol's Mony Mony peaks Can #1-1987.
Fleetwood Mac's Little Lies peaks Can top 20-1987.
Platinum Blonde's Contact peaks Can top 20-1987.
Alannah Myles' Song Instead of a Kiss peaks Can top 10-1992.
PM Dawn's I'd Die Without You peaks Can top 20-1992.
Roy Acuff dies heart failure-1992.
Emerson Lake & Palmer receive star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1993.
Tommy Boyce dies suicide-1994.
MTV Euro Awards honour Michael Jackson/Bjork as top vocalists-1995.
Jr. Walker dies cancer-1995.
Metallica's Reload CD enters Can chart-1997.
Hanson's Snowed In CD enters Can chart-1997.
Beastie Boys release Sounds of Science compilation-1999.
Bobby Sheen (Bobb B. Soxx) dies-2000.
OC Smith dies-2001.
Scott Joplin (1868) (keys-composer-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Harry Barris (1905) (vocals-Rhythm Boys-DECEASED)
Teddy Wilson (1912) (keys-Benny Goodman-DECEASED)
Al Cohn (1925) (sax-Herman/Shaw-DECEASED)
Ray Perkins (1932) (vocals-Crew Cuts)
Johnny Carver (1940) (vocals)
Pete Best (1941) (drums-Beatles)
Gary Boyle (1941) (guitar-Trinity-Isotope)
Donald "Duck" Dunn (1941) (bass-MGs-Blues Brothers-DECEASED)
Billy Connolly (1942) (vocals-Humblebums)
Robin Williamson (1943) (guitar-vocals-Incredible String Band)
Adam Mitchell (1944) (vocals-Paupers)
Lee Michaels (1945) (vocals-keys)
Bev Bevan (1947) (drums-Move-ELO-Black Sabbath)
Clem Burke (1955) (drums-Blondie)
Terry Lewis (1956) (The Time-producer)
Chris Hayes (1957) (guitar-vocals-Huey Lewis & the News)
John Squire (1962) (guitar-Stone Roses)
Chad Taylor (1970) (guitar-Live)
Bessie Smith's last recording session-1933.
The Andrews Sisters record Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen NYC-1937.
Leroy Van Dyke's Auctioneer enters US chart-1956.
Jerry Lewis' Rock a Bye Your Baby enters US chart-1956.
Betty Johnson's I Dreamed enters US chart-1956.
The Crests' 16 Candles enters US chart-1958.
Jackie Wilson's Lonely Teardrops enters US chart-1958.
Eddie Cochran's C'mon Everybody enters US chart-1958.
Richie Valens' Donna enters US chart-1958.
Billy Grammer's Gotta Travel On enters US chart-1958.
Brook Benton's Hotel Happiness enters US chart-1962.
The Young Rascals record Good Lovin'-1965.
The Kinks' Dead End Street enters UK chart-1966.
The Beatles begin recording Strawberry Fields Forever Abbey Road London UK-1966.
The Beatles release Hello Goodbye/I Am the Walrus UK-1967.
Frank Sinatra's A Man and His Music special airs NBC-1968.
In Concert debuts ABC TV with Chuck Berry/Blood Sweat & Tears-1972.
Rick Nelson awarded gold Garden Party-1972.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Arena London ON-1973.
Paul McCartney's Helen Wheels enters US chart-1973.
Grand Funk's Walk Like a Man enters US chart-1973.
Aretha Franklin's Until You Come Back to Me enters US chart-1973.
The Band's Ain't Got No Home enters US chart-1973.
Wednesday's Last Kiss enters US chart-1973.
Merle Haggard's If We Make It Through December enters US chart-1973.
Barbra Streisand's Way We Were enters US chart-1973.
Ringo Starr's Photograph peaks Can #1-1973.
Donny Osmond's Are You Lonesome Tonight enters US chart-1973.
Cheech/Chong's Sister Mary Elephant enters US chart-1973.
Gladys Knight/Pips' Midnight Train to Georgia peaks Can top 5/I've Got to Use My Imagination enters US chart-1973.
The Staple Singers awarded gold Let's Do It Again-1975.
Bruce Cockburn's Wondering Where the Lions Are peaks Can top 40-1979.
Donna Summer's Dim All the Lights peaks Can top 20-1979.
The Police's Message in a Bottle enters US chart-1979.
Prince's I Wanna Be Your Lover enters US chart-1979.
Anne Murray's Broken Hearted Me peaks Can top 10-1979.
Kenny Rogers' You Decorated My Life peaks Can top 20-1979.
Foreigner's Dirty White Boy peaks Can top 20-1979.
Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer's No More Tears (Enough is Enough) peaks US #1-1979.
The Cars' All I Can Do peaks Can top 20-1979.
Shakin' Stevens' Teardrops enters UK chart-1984.
Paul McCartney's We All Stand Together enters UK chart-1984.
Big Joe Turner dies kidney failure-1985.
Cyndi Lauper's True Colors peaks Can #1-1986.
Glass Tiger's Someday peaks Can top 20-1986.
Madonna's True Blue reaches Can #1-1986.
Keith Richards begins solo tour Atlanta-1988.
Freddie Mercury dies complications from AIDS-1991.
Eric Carr (Kiss) dies cerebral hemorrhage-1991.
The Rolling Stones' compilation Jump Back released Europe/Japan only-1993.
Bush's Razorblade Suitcase CD debuts #1 Can chart-1996.
Roch Voisine's Kissing Rain CD enters Can chart-1996.
The Artist's (Prince) Emancipation CD/Betcha By Golly Wow both enter Can chart-1996.
Pavarotti/Friends' Warchild CD enters Can chart-1996.
No Doubt's Don't Speak enters Can chart-1996.
Crowded House play last concert Sydney Opera House Plaza Australia-1996.
Everclear's Everything to Everyone enters Can chart-1997.
Paula Cole's Where Have All the Cowboys Gone enters Can chart-1997.
Barbra Streisand's Higher Ground CD enters Can chart-1997.
Bush's Deconstructed CD enters Can chart-1997.
The Verve's Bittersweet Symphony enters Can chart-1997.
Shania Twain's Up CD enters Can chart-2002.
Audioslave's Audioslave CD enters Can chart-2002.
Matchbox 20's More Than You Think You Are CD enters Can chart-2002.
Ja Rule's Last Temptation CD enters Can chart-2002.
George Harrison's Brainwashed CD enters Can chart-2002.
Chantal Kreviazuk's What If It All Means Something CD enters Can chart-2002.
Craig David's Slicker Than Your Average CD enters Can chart-2002.
Roch Voisine's Higher CD enters Can chart-2002.
Robbie Williams' Escapology CD enters Can chart-2002.
Toni Braxton's More Than a Woman CD enters Can chart-2002.
Willie "The Lion" Smith (1897) keys-DECEASED)
Ricardo Montalban (1920) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)
Paul Desmond (1924) (sax-Dave Brubeck-DECEASED)
Nat Adderley (1931) (trumpet-Cannonball Adderley-DECEASED)
Percy Sledge (1941) (vocals-keys)
Bob Lind (1942) (vocals)
Roy Lynes (1943) (keys-vocals-Status Quo)
Jean Terrell (1944) (vocals-Supremes)
Val Fuentes (1947) (drums-It's a Beautiful Day)
Amy Grant (1960) (vocals)
Holly Cole (1963) (vocals)
Miles Davis 1st recording with Charlie Parker-1945.
Bill Haley's Rock Around the Clock peaks UK #1-1955.
Lee Andrews & the Hearts' Tear Drops enters US chart-1957.
The Crickets' Oh Boy enters US chart-1957.
The Hollywood Flames' Buzz Buzz Buzz enters US chart-1957.
The Everly Brothers join USMC-1961.
The Grass Roots' Wake Up Wake Up peaks Can top 20-1967.
John Fred & the Playboy Band's Judy in Disguise enters US chart-1967.
The Who's I Can See For Miles peaks Can top 5-1967.
Procol Harum's Homburg peaks Can top 20-1967.
Donovan's Wear Your Love Like Heaven enters US chart-1967.
Vikki Carr's It Must Be Him peaks Can top 10-1967.
Buffalo Springfield's On the Way Home peaks Can chart-1968.
Dion's Abraham Martin & John peaks Can #1-1968.
Johnnie Taylor's Who's Making Love peaks Can top 10-1968.
Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus' Quick Joey Small peaks Can top 20-1968.
The Beatles release The Beatles (White Album) LP-1968.
Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing special airs w.Fifth Dimension CBS TV-1968.
Bobby Goldsboro's The Straight Life peaks Can top 20-1968.
Jimi Hendrix does first interview with Peter Jones Record Mirror-1968.
Leapy Lee's Little Arrows peaks Can top 10-1968.
John Lennon returns his MBE to the Queen protesting UK involvement Biafra/Vietnam-1969.
Albert Ayler drowns-1970.
Spirit release 12 Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus LP-1970.
Jimmy Osmond's Long Haired Lover From Liverpool enters UK chart-1972.
Johnny Nash's I Can See Clearly Now peaks Can #1-1972.
Slade's Gudbuy t'Jane enters UK chart-1972.
Timmy Thomas' Why Can't We Live Together enters US chart-1972.
Mott the Hoople's All the Young Dudes peaks Can top 40-1972.
The Raspberries' I Wanna Be With You enters US chart-1972.
Alice Cooper's Elected peaks Can top 20-1972.
John Denver's Rocky Mountain High enters US chart-1972.
David Bowie's Jean Genie enters US chart-1972.
Gallery's I Believe in Music peaks Can top 5-1972.
The 5th Dimension's If I Could Reach You peaks Can top 10-1972.
The Doobie Brothers' Listen to the Music peaks Can top 5-1972.
Nick Drake commits suicide by OD-1974.
B.T. Express awarded gold Do It-1974.
Neil Sedaka/Elton John awarded gold Bad Blood-1975.
The Band perform Last Waltz concert Winterland San Francisco CA-1976.
The Village People's YMCA enters UK chart-1978.
The Captain/Tenille's You Never Done it Like That peaks Can top 20-1978.
The Rolling Stones' Beast of Burden peaks Can top 10-1978.
Donna Summer's MacArthur Park peaks Can #1-1978.
Olivia Newton-John's A Little More Love enters US chart-1978.
The BeeGees' Too Much Heaven enters UK chart-1978.
Nicolette Larson's Lotta Love enters US chart-1978.
Dan Hill's Let the Song Last Forever enters US chart-1978.
Kenny Loggins' Whenever I Call You Friend peaks Can top 5-1978.
Dan Fogelberg's Power of Gold peaks Can chart-1978.
Exile's You Thrill Me enters US chart-1978.
John Mellencamp's Get a Leg Up peaks Can top 10-1991.
U2's Fly peaks Can top 5-1991.
The Infidels' 100 Watt Bulb peaks Can top 30-1991.
Natural Selection's Do Anything peaks Can top 10-1991.
Pink's Missundaztood CD enters Can chart-2001.
Kid Rock's Cocky CD enters Can chart-2001.
Mick Jagger's Goddess In the Doorway CD enters Can chart-2001.
Sting's All This Time CD enters Can chart-2001.
Creed's Weathered CD enters Can chart-2001.
Kevin DuBrow dies-2007.
Trump Davidson (1908) (cornet-DECEASED)
Robert Goulet (1933) (vocals-Grammy Award winner-Tony Award winner-DECEASED)
Tina Turner (1938) (vocals-w.Ike Turner)
Amos Garrett (1941) (vocals-guitar)
Jean Terrell (1944) (vocals-Supremes)
Alan Henderson (1944) bass-Them)
John McVie (1945) (bass-Bluesbreakers-Fleetwood Mac)
Burt Ruiter (1946) (bass-Focus)
Gayle McCormick (1948) (vocals-Smith)
Olivia Newton-John (1948) (vocals)
Charlie Parker makes 1st recordings under own name WOR Studios NYC NY-1945.
Frankie Laine's Woman In Love enters US chart-1955.
Ernie Ford's 16 Tons peaks US #1-1955.
David Carroll's/Jo Stafford's It's Almost Tomorrow both enter US chart-1955.
Tommy Dorsey dies asphyxiation-1956.
The Beatles record second (single) version Please Please Me/Ask Me Why-1962.
Twinkle's Terry enters UK chart-1964.
Don Ho's Tiny Bubbles enters US chart-1966.
Dr. West's Medicine Show/Junkband's Eggplant That Ate Chicago enters US chart-1966.
The Yardbirds' Happenings 10 Years Time Ago enters US chart-1966.
Wilson Pickett's Mustang Sally enters US chart-1966.
Ronnie Dove's Cry enters US chart-1966.
Cream play last show Albert Hall London-1969.
John Rostill electrocuted-1973.
Merle Haggard records Always Wanting You Nashville TN-1974.
The Little River Band's Help Is On the Way peaks Can top 10-1977.
Barry White's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next to Me peaks Can top 20-1977.
Heatwave's Boogie Nights peaks Can #2-1977.
Rush's Closer to the Heart enters US chart-1977.
Dan Hill's Sometimes When We Touch enters US chart-1977.
Bill Haley does Royal Variety Show for Queen Elizabeth II London-1979.
Paul McCartney's Wings Over America film premieres NYC BNY-1980.
Howard Jones' What Is Love enters UK chart-1983.
Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Relax enters UK chart-1983.
The Flying Pickets' Only You enters UK chart-1983.
.38 Special's Teacher Teacher peaks Can top 20-1984.
Pebbles' Giving You the Benefit peaks Can top 20-1990.
Vanilla Ice's Ice Ice Baby peaks Can top 5-1990.
George Michael's Praying For Time peaks Can #1-1990.
Pet Shop Boys' So Hard peaks Can top 20-1990.
Gladys Knight's Holiday Family Reunion special airs ABC-TV-1991.
Producer David Briggs dies-1995.
Bruce Springsteen begins 1st solo acoustic tour/releases Ghost of Tom Joad CD-1996.
Elton John appears Ally McBeal TV show-2001.
Elton John/Cher/Donny Osmond do Royal Variety Show for Queen Elizabeth II-2001.
Eddie South (1904) (violin-solo-DECEASED)
Arthur/George McFarland (1906) (saxophones-McFarland Twins-DECEASED)
Muzzy Marcelino (1912) (violin-solo-DECEASED)
Nesuhi Ertegun (1917) (producer-record executive-DECEASED)
Al Jackson Jr (1935) (drums-MGs-Willie Mitchell-DECEASED)
Eddie Rabbitt (1941) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)
Jimi Hendrix (1942) (vocals-guitar-Experience-DECEASED)
Trevor "Dozy" Davies (1944) (bass-vocals-DDDBM&T-DECEASED)
Eddie Rabbitt (1944) (vocals-guitar)
Randy Brecker (1945) (trumpet-Brecker Brothers)
Daryl Stuermer (1952) (guitar-Genesis-JL Ponty-Phil Collins)
Lyle Mays (1953) (keys-Pat Metheny-solo)
Charlie Burchill (1959) (guitar-Simple Minds)
Lori Barbero (1960) (vocals-drums-Babes in Toyland)
Mike Bordin (1962) (drums-Faith No More)
Charlie Benante (1962) (drums-guitar-Anthrax)
Fiachna O'Braonain (1965) (guitar-Hothouse Flowers)
Louis Armstrong records You Made Me Love You-1926.
Robert Johnson concludes San Antonio recording sessions-1936.
Bing Crosby records Galway Bay LA-1947.
The Charms' Hearts of Stone enters US chart-1954.
Jaye P. Morgan's That's All I Want From You enters US chart-1954.
Sarah Vaughan's Make Yourself Comfortable enters US chart-1954.
Cliff Richard's Expresso Bongo film premieres Pavilion Theatre London UK-1959.
Dick Dale's Let's Go Trippin' enters US chart-1961.
Ray Charles' Unchain My Heart enters US chart-1961.
The Highwaymen's Cotton Fields enters US chart-1961.
The Beatles release I Feel Fine and Beatles For Sale UK-1964.
The Beach Boys' Little Girl I Once Knew enters US chart-1965.
The Vogues' 5 O'Clock World enters US chart-1965.
The Lovin' Spoonful's You Didn't Have to Be So Nice enters US chart-1965.
The Who's My Generation peaks #2 UK chart-1965.
The New Vaudeville Band's Winchester Cathedral peaks US #1-1966.
The Beatles release Hello Goodbye/I Am the Walrus single//Magical Mystery Tour LP US-1967.
Love Sculpture's Sabre Dance enters UK chart-1968.
George Harrison releases All Things Must Pass LP-1971.
Don McLean's American Pie enters US chart-1971.
Gilbert O'Sullivan's No Matter How I Try enters UK chart-1971.
Betty Wright's Clean Up Woman enters US chart-1971.
Chicago's I'm a Man peaks Can top 10-1971.
John Lennon's Imagine peaks Can #1-1971.
The Hillside Singers' I'd Like to Teach the World enters US chart-1971.
The Congregation's Softly Whispering I Love You enters UK chart-1971.
Joe Simon's Drowning in the Sea of Love enters US chart-1971.
10 Years After's I'd Love to Change the World peaks Can top 10-1971.
Cat Stevens' Peace Train peaks Can top 5-1971.
Rare Earth's Hey Big Brother enters US chart-1971.
Frank Zappa/Mothers play Rotterdam-1971.
Donny Osmond's Hey Girl enters US chart-1971.
The Guess Who's Sour Suite enters US chart-1971.
Freddie Hart's Easy Loving peaks Can top 30-1971.
The Grateful Dead's Truckin' enters US chart-1971.
Grease opens Broadway NYC NY-1972.
Charlie Rich awarded gold Behind Closed Doors LP-1973.
The Strawbs' Part of the Union enters UK chart-1973.
The Carpenters' Top of the World peaks US #1-1973.
Carl Douglas awarded gold Kung Fu Fighting-1974.
Barry Manilow's Weekend in New England enters US chart-1976.
Mike Oldfield's Portsmouth enters UK chart-1976.
Queen's Somebody to Love peaks Can top 20/enters UK chart-1976.
Rod Stewart's Tonight's the Night peaks Can #1-1976.
Brian Wilson appears SNL NBC TV-1976.
Bread's Lost Without Your Love enters US chart-1976.
The Culture Club's Time enters UK chart-1982.
Madness' Our House enters UK chart-1982.
Kenny Loggins' Heart to Heart enters US chart-1982.
Billy Squier's Everybody Wants You peaks Can top 30-1982.
Billy Joel's Allentown enters US chart-1982.
David Bowie/Bing Crosby's Peace on Earth-Little Drummer Boy enters UK chart-1982.
The Spoons' Arias & Symphonies peaks Can top 20-1982.
America's Right Before Your Eyes enters US chart-1982.
Bon Jovi's You Give Love a Bad Name peaks US #1-1986.
The Cowboy Junkies record Trinity Sessions LP-1987.
The B-52s' Love Shack peaks Can top 5-1989.
Paul McCartney/Stevie Wonder play Los Angeles CA-1989.
Motley Crue's Dr. Feelgood peaks Can top 10-1989.
Keith Richards begins Euro tour-1992.
Mariah Carey/Boyz II Men's One Sweet Day enters US chart #1-1995.
Barbara Acklin dies pneumonia-1998.
Pavement announce breakup-1999.
The Beatles' 1 CD enters US charts #1-2000.
Elvis Presley inducted Gospel Music Hall of Fame-2001.
Jose Iturbi (1895) (keys-DECEASED)
Berry Gordy (1929) (songwriter-record exec-RnR HoF inductee)
Gato Barbieri (1934) (sax)
Gary Troxel (1939) (vocals-Fleetwoods)
Bruce Channel (1940) (vocals)
Clem Curtis (1940) (vocals-Foundations)
Randy Newman (1943) (vocals-keys)
R.B. Greaves (1944) (vocals)
Beeb Birtles (1948) (keys-Little River Band)
Paul Shaffer (1948) (keys-bandleader)
Hugh McKenna (1949) (keys-SAHB)
Kristine Arnold (1956) (vocals-Sweethearts of the Rodeo)
Matt Cameron (1962) (drums-Soundgarden)
Matt Cheslin (1970) (bass-Ned's Atomic Dustbin)
George D. Hay begins radio show that would become Grand Ol'Opry-1925.
Dudley Moore joins Johnny Dankworth Orchestra-1959.
Bobby Vee's Rubber Ball enters US chart-1960.
Ferlin Husky's Wings of a Dove enters US chart-1960.
Elvis Presley's Are You Lonesome Tonight peaks US #1-1960.
Floyd Cramer's Last Date peaks US #2-1960.
The You Know Who Group's Roses Are Red My Love enters US chart-1964.
Andy Williams' Dear Heart enters US chart-1964.
Willie Nelson makes Grand Ol' Opry debut-1964.
Jay/Americans' Come a Little Bit Closer peaks US top 5-1964.
The ShangriLas' Leader of the Pack peaks US #1-1964.
The Searchers' Love Potion #9 enters US chart-1964.
Roger Miller's Do Wacka Do enters US chart-1964.
Bobbi Martin's Don't Forget I Still Love You enters US chart-1964.
Marianne Faithfull's As Tears Go By enters US chart-1964.
Bob Dylan/The Hawks play Washington DC/Levon Helm temporarily quits band-1965.
Harpers Bizarre record 59th St. Bridge Song-1965.
Earl Bostic dies-1965.
Petula Clark's Who Am I peaks Can top 20-1966.
The Mamas/Papas' Look Through My Window peaks Can top 5-1966.
Otis Redding's Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa peaks Can top 40-1966.
The Byrds record So You Want to Be a Rock'n'Roll Star-1966.
James/Bobby Purify's I'm Your Puppet peaks Can top 5-1966.
The Dave Clark 5's 19 Days peaks Can top 30-1966.
The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations peaks Can #2-1966.
100 Proof's Somebody's Been Sleeping peaks Can top 20-1970.
Joe Cocker's Cry Me a River peaks Can top 20-1970.
The Supremes/4 Tops' River Deep Mountain High enters US chart-1970.
Lynn Anderson's Rose Garden enters US chart-1970.
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition's Heed the Call peaks Can top 10-1970.
Gladys Knight & the Pips' If I Were Your Woman enters US chart-1970.
Elton John's Your Song enters US chart-1970.
George Harrison's My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity enters US chart-1970.
Black Sabbath's Paranoid enters US chart-1970.
John Lennon's last concert performance MSG/NYC with Elton John-1974.
Ringo Starr's home destroyed by fire-1979.
Rough Trade's All Touch peaks Can top 20-1981.
Dan Fogelberg's Leader of the Band enters US chart-1981.
The Kinks' Destroyer peaks Can top 40-1981.
Chilliwack's My Girl peaks Can top 5-1981.
Al Jarreau's We're In This Love Together peaks Can chart-1981.
Sheena Easton's You Could Have Been With Me enters US chart-1981.
Christopher Cross' Arthur's Theme peaks Can #2-1981.
Air Supply's Making Love Out of Nothing at All peaks Can top 5-1983.
Don Addrisi dies cancer-1984.
Melissa Etheridge's Bring Me Some Water peaks Can top 20-1988.
Glass Tiger's My Song peaks Can top 20-1988.
Sophie B. Hawkins' Right Beside You peaks Can top 5-1994.
Madonna plays Brixton UK-2001.
Tony Meehan (Shadows) dies-2005.
Busby Berkeley (1895) (choreographer-musical film director-DECEASED)
Hal McIntyre (1914) (sax-bandleader-DECEASED)
Billy Strayhorn (1915) (arranger-Duke Ellington-DECEASED)
Merle Travis (1917) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Jack Kane (1924) (clarinet-bandleader-DECEASED)
Ed Bickert (1932) (guitar)
John Gary (1932) (vocals-DECEASED)
John Mayall (1933) (vocals-guitar-keys-harp-Bluesbreakers)
Tony Coe (1934) (sax-sessions)
Meco Monardo (1939) (trombone-keys-bandleader)
Chuck Mangione (1940) (trumpet-flugelhorn)
Denny Doherty (1941) (vocals-Mamas/Papas-DECEASED)
Jody Miller (1941) (vocals)
Felix Cavaliere (1944) (vocals-keys-Rascals-RnR HoF inductee)
Ronnie Montrose (1947) (guitar-vocals-Edgar Winter-DECEASED)
Stan Rogers (1949) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)
Barry Goudreau (1951) (guitar-Boston)
Wallis Buchanan (1965) (didgeridoo-Jamiroquai)
Jonathan Knight (1968) (vocals-New Kids On the Block)
Martin Carr (1968) (guitar-Boo Radleys)
Cole Porter's Gay Divorcee opens B'way NYC NY-1932.
Bobby Darin wins Record of Year (Mack the Knife)/Frank Sinatra Album of Year (Come Fly With Me) at Grammys NYC NY-1959.
The Beatles release I Want to Hold Your Hand UK-1963.
Lorne Greene's Ringo peaks US #1-1964.
Petula Clark's Round Every Corner peaks Can top 10-1965.
The Rolling Stones play Denver CO-1965.
The Byrds' Turn Turn Turn peaks Can top 5-1965.
Michel Louvain's C'est Un Secret peaks Can top 20-1965.
Danny Hutton's Roses & Rainbows peaks Can #2-1965.
Little Jimmie Dickens' May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose peaks Can top 5-1965.
The Walker Brothers' Make It Easy On Yourself peaks Can #1-1965.
The Beatles record part of Strawberry Fields Forever Abbey Road London UK-1966.
The Beatles' Hello Goodbye enters UK chart-1967.
John/Yoko's 2 Virgins LP released UK-1968.
The Originals' Baby I'm For Real peaks Can top 20-1969.
Mama Cass' Make Your Own Kind of Music peaks Can top 20-1969.
Savoy Brown's I'm Tired enters US chart-1969.
3 Dog Night's Eli's Coming peaks Can top 5-1969.
Elvis Presley's Don't Cry Daddy enters US chart-1969.
CSN's Suite Judy Blue Eyes peaks Can top 20-1969.
Bob Dylan's Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You peaks Can top 40-1969.
The Archies' Jingle Jangle enters US charts-1969.
The Guess Who's Undun peaks in Canada top 30-1969.
Jane Birkin/Serge Gainsbourg's Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus enters US chart-1969.
Grand Funk Railroad release E Pluribus Funk LP US-1971.
Freddie Hart awarded gold Easy Lovin'-1971.
Lobo awarded gold I'd Love You To Want Me-1972.
The Temptations' Papa Was a Rolling Stone peaks US #1-1972.
Al Green awarded gold I'm Still In Love With You LP-1972.
Silver Convention's Fly Robin Fly peaks US #1-1975.
The Captain/Tennille's Way I Want to Touch You peaks US top 5-1975.
10cc's Art for Art's Sake enters UK chart-1975.
Bob Dylan's Hurricane enters US chart-1975.
The Who's Squeeze Box enters US chart-1975.
George Baker Selection's Paloma Blanca enters US chart-1975.
America's Woman Tonight enters US chart-1975.
The Sex Pistols/The Clash play Lancaster Poly Coventry UK-1976.
The Rolling Stones release Shattered-1978.
Ray Smith dies suicide-1979.
Steely Dan's Hey 19 enters US chart-1980.
REO Speedwagon's Keep On Loving You enters US chart-1980.
Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 enters US chart-1980.
Boz Scaggs' Miss Sun enters US chart-1980.
Bruce Springsteen releases Live-1975-85 LP-1986.
Charlie Watts 33-piece orchestra begins NA NE tour Hartford-1986.
Jackie Wilson's Reet Petite re-enters UK chart-1986.
Tom Cochrane/Red Rider's Untouchable One peaks Can chart-1986.
Belinda Carlisle's Heaven Is a Place on Earth peaks US #1-1987.
Salt'n'Pepa's Shoop peaks Can #2-1993.
Bon Jovi's I'll Sleep When I'm Dead peaks Can top 10-1993.
Butch McDade (Amazing Rhythm Aces) dies-1998.
Curtis Knight dies-1999.
Smashing Pumpkins play last show United Center Chicago IL-2000.
George Harrison dies cancer-2001.
Robert Nighthawk (1909) (vocals-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)
Brownie McGhee (1915) (guitar-vocals-w.Sonny Terry-DECEASED)
Alan Sherman (1924) (vocals-DECEASED)
Robert Guillaume (1928) (vocals-theatrical)
Johnny Horton (1929) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)
Dick Clark (1929) (broadcaster-DECEASED)
Bob Moore (1932) (trumpet-bandleader)
Paul Stookey (1937) (vocals-guitar-PP&M)
Jimmy Bowen (1937) (vocals-producer-Rhythm Orchids-executive)
Frank Ifield (1937) (vocals)
Rob Grill (1943) (vocals-guitar-Grass Roots)
Leo Lyons (1943) (bass-10 Years After)
Luther Ingram (1944) (vocals)
Roger Glover (1945) (bass-Deep Purple-Whitesnake-producer)
Mandy Patinkin (1952) (vocals-theatrical)
Shuggie Otis (1954) (vocals-guitar-solo)
June Pointer (1954) (vocals-Pointer Sisters-DECEASED)
Billy Idol (1955) (vocals-Generation X-solo)
Ray Charles records Drown In My Own Tears/Hallelujah I Love Her So NYC-1955.
Bill Black's Smokie Pt. 2 enters US chart-1959.
Rick Nelson's I Wanna Be Loved enters US chart-1959.
Acker Bilk's Stranger on the Shore enters UK chart-1961.
Bobby Vinton's There I've Said It Again enters US chart-1963.
The Supremes' When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes enters US chart-1963.
Sammy Davis Jr's Shelter of Your Arms enters US chart-1963.
The Zombies' She's Not There peaks Can #2-1964.
The Ronettes' Walking in the Rain peaks Can top 20-1964.
The Pretty Things' Don't Bring Me Down peaks Can top 40-1964.
Brenda Lee's Is It True peaks Can top 10-1964.
Jay/Americans' Come a Little Bit Closer peaks Can #1-1964.
Jan/Dean's Sidewalk Surfin' peaks Can top 20-1964.
Gary Lewis/Playboys record This Diamond Ring LA-1964.
The Dixiecups' You Should Have Seen the Way He Looked At Me peaks Can top 20-1964.
Bobby Bare's Four Strong Winds peaks Can top 40-1964.
The Grassroots' Bella Linda enters US chart-1968.
Sly/Family Stone's Everyday People enters US chart-1968.
Young-Holt Unltd's Soulful Strut enters US chart-1968.
Elvis Presley's If I Can Dream enters US chart-1968.
Dusty Springfield's Son of a Preacher Man enters US chart-1968.
Jimi Hendrix' Crosstown Traffic enters US chart-1968.
The Impressions' This Is My Country enters US chart-1968.
The Bonzo Dog Band's Urban Spaceman enters UK chart-1968.
Simon & Garfunkel's Songs of America special airs NBC-TV-1969.
Sly & The Family Stone's Family Affair peaks US #1/awarded gold-1971.
Denise LaSalle awarded gold Trapped By a Thing Called Love-1971.
Anne Murray's Just One Look peaks Can top 20-1974.
Reunion's Life is a Rock peaks Can #2-1974.
The Eagles' Best of My Love enters US chart-1974.
Elton John's Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds enters US chart-1974.
Bobby Vinton's My Melody of Love peaks Can #1-1974.
Jim Weatherly's Need to Be peaks Can top 20-1974.
Billy Joel's Entertainer enters US chart-1974.
Carol Douglas' Doctor's Orders enters US chart-1974.
CSN begin recording Wasted On the Way LA-1980.
Peter Cetera/Amy Grant's Next Time I Fall peaks US #1-1986.
George Michael's Faith peaks Can #1-1987.
Richard Marx' Should've Known Better peaks Can top 30-1987.
Tu's Stay With Me peaks Can top 20-1987.
Levert's Casanova peaks Can top 20-1987.
The Jitters' Last of the Red Hot Fools peaks Can top 30-1987.
Trey Lorenz' Someone to Hold peaks Can top 20-1992.
Alanis' An Emotion Away peaks Can top 10-1992.
Tupac Shakur shot 5 times outside studio NYC NY-1994.
Tiny Tim dies cardiac arrest-1996.
2 Pac's Are You Still Down CD enters Can chart-1997.
Will Smith's Big Willie Style CD enters Can chart-1997.
Garth Brooks' Sevens CD enters Can chart-1997.
Charlie Byrd dies cancer-1999.
Creed win four My VH1 Awards Los Angeles CA-2000.
Anita O'Day dies-2006.