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Tom Bosley (1927) (vocals-theatrical-Tony Award winner-DECEASED)

Richard Harris (1930) (vocals-DECEASED)

Albert Collins (1932) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Geoff Stephens (1934) (composer-vocals-New Vaudeville Band)

Julie Andrews (1935) (vocals-theatrical)

Jerry Martini (1943) (sax-Sly/Family Stone)

Herbert Rhoad (1944) (vocals-Persuasions-DECEASED)

Barbara Parritt (1944) (vocals-Toys)

Scott McKenzie (1944) (vocals-guitar-Journeymen-solo)

Rob Davis (1947) (guitar-Mud)

Cub Koda (1948) (vocals-guitar-Brownsville Station-DECEASED)

Howard Hewett (1955) (vocals-Shalamar)

Youssou N'Dour (1959) (vocals)

Kevin Griffin (1968) (guitar-vocals-Better Than Ezra)

Kelly Willis (1968) (vocals-guitar)

Bing Crosby records I'll Be Home For Christmas LA-1943.

The Platters' Only You enters US chart-1955.

Gogi Grant's Suddenly There's a Valley enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley arrives Germany-1958.

The Beatles/Brian Epstein sign 5-year management contract-1962.

The Happenings' Go Away Little Girl enters US chart-1966.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Great Airplane Strike enters US chart-1966.

Otis Redding's Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa enters US chart-1966.

Brenda Lee's Coming On Strong enters US chart-1966.

Herman's Hermits' Dandy enters US chart-1966.

J.J. Jackson's But It's Alright enters US chart-1966.

Pink Floyd arrive in US for 1st NA tour-1967.

Jimi Hendrix jams with Cream-1968.

The Rolling Stones play Palace of Sports Milan/2000 ticketless fans crash gates-1970.

James Brown records Talkin' Loud and Sayin' Nothing Macon GA-1970.

Derek/Dominoes record Layla coda Criteria Miami-1970.

John Lennon awarded gold Imagine LP-1971.

Rod Stewart awarded gold Maggie May-1971.

Uriah Heep's Easy Livin' peaks Can top 30-1972.

3 Dog Night's Black & White peaks Can #1-1972.

Gary Glitter's Rock'n'Roll Pt. 2 peaks Can top 5-1972.

John Denver releases Poems Prayers & Promises LP-1972.

Bread's Guitar Man peaks Can top 10-1972.

James Taylor's Your Smiling Face enters US chart-1972.

Olivia Newton-John's I Honestly Love You peaks US #1-1974.

Marvin Gaye plays Apollo Manchester-1976.

Player's Baby Come Back enters US chart-1977.

Ted Nugent's Cat Scratch Fever peaks Can top 40-1977.

Robert Gordon's Red Hot enters US chart-1977.

CSN's Fair Game enters US chart-1977.

Meco's Star Wars Theme Cantina Band peaks US #1-1977.

KC/Sunshine Band's Keep It Comin' Love peaks US #2-1977.

Fleetwood Mac's Don't Stop peaks US top 5-1977.

ELO's Telephone Line peaks Can #1-1977.

The Brothers Johnson's Strawberry Letter 23 peaks US top 5/Can top 10-1977.

Mary Ford dies-1977.

Siouxsie/Banshees' Dear Prudence enters UK chart-1983.

Tina Turner's What's Love Got to Do With It peaks Can #1-1984.

Honeymoon Suite's New Girl Now peaks Can top 30-1984.

Ratt's Round & Round peaks Can top 10-1984.

Cyndi Lauper's She Bop peaks Can top 5-1984.

Peabo Bryson's If Ever You're in My Arms Again peaks Can top 10-1984.

Bobby McFerrin's Don't Worry Be Happy peaks US #1-1988.

NKOTB's Tonight peaks Can top 5-1990.

Michelle Wright debuts Grand Ol' Opry-1992.

Farm Aid held Louisville KY w.Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp/Neil Young/Hootie-Blowfish/Dave Matthews-1995.

Oasis' What's the Story Morning Glory becomes UK's fastest selling CD since Michael Jackson's Bad-1995.

Nirvana release From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah CD-1996.

Alanis Morrissette plays Manila-1999.

Garbage's Beautiful CD enters Can chart-2001.

Elton John's Songs From the West Coast CD enters Can chart-2001.

Ja Rule's Pain is Love CD enters Can chart-2001.


Groucho Marx (1890) (vocals-theatrical-honourary Oscar recipient-DECEASED)

Don McLean (1945) (vocals-guitar)

Jo-el Sonnier (1946) (vocals-accordion)

Chris Ledoux (1948) (vocals-DECEASED)

Annie Liebovitz (1949) (rock photographer)

Michael Rutherford (1950) (guitar-bass-vocals-Genesis-Mechanics)

Sting (1951) (vocals-bass-Police)

Phil Oakey (1955) (vocals-Human League)

Freddie Jackson (1956) (vocals)

Claude McKnight (1962) (vocals-Take 6)

Bud Gaugh (1967) (drums-Sublime)

Tiffany (1971) (vocals)

Brenda Lee's Fool #1 enters US chart-1961.

Rick Nelson's A Wonder Like You/Everlovin' enters US chart-1961.

Gene McDaniels' Tower of Strength enters US chart-1961.

Jimmy Dean's Big Bad John enters US chart-1961.

Darlene Love records Winter Wonderland/Marshamallow World-1963.

The McCoys' Hang on Sloopy peaks US #1-1965.

Donovan marries Linda Lawrence-1965.

Johnny Rivers' Where Have All the Flowers Gone enters US chart-1965.

The Newbeats' Run Baby Run enters US chart-1965.

Fontella Bass' Rescue Me enters US chart-1965.

Bob Dylan's Positively 4th Street enters US chart-1965.

Manfred Mann becomes 1st western band behind Iron Curtain with 10-day tour Czechoslovakia-1965.

Kate Smith plays Sunday Night London Palladium-1966.

The Beatles begin recording Hello Goodbye-1967.

The Grateful Dead's San Francisco home raided 11 arrested narcotics charges-1967.

Joe Cocker's With a Little Help From My Friends enters UK chart-1968.

Diana Ross releases Ain't No Mountain High Enough UK-1970.

3 Dog Night awarded gold Black & White-1972.

The Isley Brothers awarded gold That Lady-1973.

Cheech/Chong awarded gold Los Cochinos LP-1973.

LTD's Love Ballad enters US chart-1976.

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

Yvonne Elliman's Love Me enters US chart-1976.

Jefferson Starship's With Your Love peaks Can top 20-1976.

Bill Wyman releases Come Back Suzanne 45-1981.

Headpins' Don't it Make Ya Feel peaks Can top 20-1982.

Billy Squier's Everybody Wants You enters US chart-1982.

Tears for Fears' Mad World enters UK chart-1982.

Dexy's Midnight Runenrs' Jackie Wilson Said enters UK chart-1982.

Joan Jett's Do You Wanna Touch Me peaks Can top 10-1982.

Alan Parsons' Eye in the Sky peaks Can #1-1982.

Diana Ross' Muscles enters US chart-1982.

Robert Plant's Burning Down One Side peaks Can top 20-1982.

The Clash's Rock the Casbah enters US chart-1982.

Bruce Springsteen completes 15-month Born In the USA tour Memorial Coliseum LA CA-1985.

Gloria Estefan's Don't Wanna Lose You peaks Can top 5-1989.

Soul II Soul's Keep On Movin' peaks Can top 5-1989.

Neneh Cherry's Kisses on the Wind peaks Can top 20-1989.

Tom Petty's Running Down a Dream peaks Can top 40-1989.

Richard Marx' Right Here Waiting peaks Can #1-1989.

The Rolling Stones play Edmonton AB-1997.

Gene Autry dies cancer-1998.


Eddie Cochran (1938) (guitar-vocals-RnR HoF inductee-Rockabilly HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Alan O'Day (1940) (vocals)

Chubby Checker (1941) (vocals)

Michael Dee Graham (1944) (vocals-DECEASED)

Lindsey Buckingham (1949) (guitarist-vocals-Fleetwood Mac)

Keb Mo (1951) (vocals)

Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)

Allen Woody (1955) (bass-Allman Brothers-Government Mule-DECEASED)

Tommy Lee (1962) (drums-Motley Crue)

Vernon Dalhart releases Prisoner Song/Wreck of the Old 97-1924.

Rick Nelson debuts TV Ozzie/Harriet-1952.

Pat Boone's Chevy Showroom debuts ABC-TV-1957.

Buddy Holly/Crickets' start last tour together-1958.

Tommy Edwards' It's All In the Game enters US chart-1958.

Maurice Williams' Stay enters US chart-1960.

Peter/Gordon's I Don't Want to See You Again enters US chart-1964.

The DC5's Everybody Knows enters US chart-1964.

Tony Bennett's Who Can I Turn To enters US chart-1964.

The Supremes' Baby Love enters US chart-1964.

Jan/Dean's Anaheim Azusa & Cucamonga...enters US chart-1964.

The Sidekicks' Suspicion peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Standells' Sometimes Good Guys Don't wear White peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Guess Who's And She's Mine peaks Can top 40-1966.

The Critters' Mr. Dieingly Sad peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Association's Cherish peaks Can #1-1966.

Mitch Mitchell fired from Georgie Fame/Blue Flames-1966.

Aretha Franklin records Call Me Criteria Miami-1969.

Bobby Sherman's Julie Do Ya Love Me peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Presidents' 5-10-15-20 enters US chart-1970.

R. Dean Taylor's Indiana Wants Me peaks Can #2-1970.

Steel River's Ten Pound Note peaks Can top 5-1970.

Diana Ross' Ain't No Mountain High Enough peaks Can top 10-1970.

Grand Funk Railroad's loser to Home peaks Can top 30-1970.

Ernie's Rubber Duckie peaks Can top 10-1970.

BS&T's Lucretia MacEvil enters US chart-1970.

Michael Nesmith's Joanne peaks Can top 5-1970.

Poco's You Better Think Twice enters US chart-1970.

Melanie's Peace Will Come peaks Can top 20-1970.

Johnny Cash's Sunday Morning Coming Down peaks Can top 30-1970.

Aretha Franklin's Don't Play That Song peaks Can top 20-1970.

James Brown's Super Bad enters US chart-1970.

Gene Chandler's Groovy Situation peaks Can top 20-1970.

Elton John's Border Song peaks Can top 40-1970.

Cher's Half Breed peaks US #1-1973.

Andy Kim awarded gold Rock Me Gently-1974.

Earth Wind/Fire's Let's Groove enters US chart-1981.

Toyah's Thunder in the Mountains enters UK chart-1981.

Olivia Newton-John's Physical enters US chart-1981.

The Powder Blues Band's Thirsty Ears peaks Can top 20-1981.

Stevie Nicks' Stop Dragging My Heart Around peaks Can top 5-1981.

The Moody Blues' Voice peaks Can top 10-1981.

The Tokens perform farewell show-1981.

Triumph's Magic Power enters US chart-1981.

ELO's Hold On Tight peaks Can top 10-1981.

John Cougar's Jack & Diane peaks US #1-1982.

ELO's Rock'n'Roll is King peaks Can top 10-1983.

Asia's Don't Cry peaks Can top 10-1983.

The Moody Blues' Sitting at the Wheel peaks Can top 20-1983.

The Fixx's One Thing Leads to Another peaks Can #1-1983.

Eurythmics' Sweet Dreams peaks Can #1-1983.

Huey Lewis' Perfect World peaks Can top 5-1988.

Sinead O'Connor tears up photo Pope John Paul II SNL NBC-TV-1992.

One's Wide Load peaks Can top 10-1994.

Prince's Let It Go peaks Can top 20-1994.

Boyz II Men's I'll Make Love to You peaks Can #1-1994.

Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray) injures leg Bologna Ita/postpones Euro tour-1997.

Tom Jones Reload CD peaks UK #1-1999.

Benjamin Orr (Cars) dies pancreatic cancer-2000.


Leroy Van Dyke (1929) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member)

Clifton Davis (1945) (vocals)

Jim Fielder (1947) (bass-Mothers-Buffalo Springfield-BS&T)

Russell Simmons (1957) (producer-record executive)

Barbara MacDonald (1958) (vocals-Timbuk3)

Chris Lowe (1959) (keys-Pet Shop Boys)

Gregg Hubbard (1960) (keys-Sawyer Brown)

Jon Secada (1962) (vocals)

The Beatles begin 2nd German residency Kaiser Keller Hamburg-1960.

The Alvin Show w.Chipmunks premieres Saturday mornings-1961.

Joan Baez' There But For Fortune peaks Can top 30-1965.

The Kingsmen's Annie Fannie peaks Can top 20-1965.

Johnny Tillotson's Heartaches By the Number peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Sunrays' I Live For the Sun peaks Can top 5-1965.

Tom Jones' With These Hands peaks Can top 5-1965.

Sonny's Laugh at Me peaks Can #1-1965.

The Yardbirds' Heart Full of Soul peaks Can #2-1965.

Ian Whitcomb's NERVOUS peaks Can top 20-1965.

Charlie Rich's Mohair Sam peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Everlys/Cilla Black/Billy J. Kramer begin UK tour-1965.

Tommy James/Shondells' Ball of Fire enters US chart-1969.

Billy Joe Royal's Cherry Hill Park enters US chart-1969.

The Hollies' He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother enters UK chart-1969.

Fleetwood Mac's Oh Well enters UK chart-1969.

CSN's Suite Judy Blue Eyes enters US chart-1969.

The Flying Machine's Smile a Little Smile For Me enters US chart-1969.

The Rascals' Carry Me Back peaks Can top 10-1969.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's This Girl is a Woman peaks Can top 5-1969.

Oliver's Jean peaks Can #1-1969.

Joe Cocker's Delta Lady enters US chart-1969.

Janis Joplin dies of heroin OD Landmark Hotel Hollywood-1970.

Sweet's Ballroom Blitz peaks Can #1-1975.

The Carpenters' Solitaire enters US chart-1975.

Barry Manilow's Could It Be Magic peaks Can top 5-1975.

Paul McCartney's Letting Go enters US chart-1975.

Paul Simon/Phoebe Snow's Gone at Last peaks Can top 30-1975.

The BeeGees' Nights on Broadway enters US chart-1975.

Barbra Streisand's Woman in Love enters UK chart-1980.

Pat Benatar's Hit Me With Your Best Shot enters US chart- 1980.

Kenny Rogers' Lady enters US chart-1980.

Queen's Another One Bites the Dust peaks US #1-1980.

Paul McCartney's No More Lonely Nights enters UK chart-1984.

Status Quo's In the Army Now enters UK chart-1986.

Cliff Richard/Sarah Brightman's All I Ask of You enters UK chart-1986.

Madonna's True Blue enters UK chart-1986.

Van Halen's Love Walks In peaks Can chart-1986.

Nick Berry's Every Loser Wins enters UK chart-1986.

Brian McKnight's One Last Cry peaks Can top 20-1993.

CMA Awards Nashville/Alan Jackson named entertainer of year/Alison Krauss top female/Vince Gill top male-1995.

Jerry Rivers (Drifting Cowboys) dies cancer-1996.

Farm Aid'97 held Tinley Park IL-1997.

Sheryl Crow's Globe Sessions CD enters Can chart-1998.

MC Mario's Dance 2001 CD enters Can chart-1998.

Outkast's Aquemini CD enters Can chart-1998.

Joni Mitchell's Taming the Tiger CD enters Can chart-1998.

Jay Z's Volume 2 Hard Knock Life CD enters Can chart-1998.

A Tribe Called Quest's Love Movement CD enters Can chart-1998.

Art Farmer dies cardiac arrest-1999.

CMAs held/Dixie Chicks win 4-Entertainer of Year-Album of Year (Fly)-Vocal Group-Video of Year (Goodbye Earl)-2000.


Billy Lee Riley (1933) (vocals-Rockabilly HoF inductee-DECEASED)

George Jones Jr. (1936) (vocals-Edsels-DECEASED)

Abi Ofarim (1937) (vocals-w.Esther)

Carlo Mastrangelo (1938) (vocals-Belmonts)

Arlene Smith (1938) (vocals-Chantels)

Johnny Duncan (1938) (vocals-DECEASED)

Richard Street (1942) (vocals-Temptations)

Steve Miller (1943) (vocals-guitar)

Brian Johnson (1947) (vocals-Geordie-AC/DC)

Brian Connolly (1949) (vocals-Sweet-DECEASED)

Bob Geldof (1951) (vocals-Boomtown Rats-Live Aid)

Dave Dederer (1964) (guitar-vocals-Presidents of the United States of America)

Guy Mitchell's Heartaches By the Number enters US chart-1959.

The Rock-a-Teens' Woo Hoo enters US chart-1959.

Paul Anka's Put Your Head On My Shoulder peaks US #2-1959.

Bobby Darin's Mack the Knife peaks US #1-1959.

Dinah Washington's Unforgettable enters US chart-1959.

Johnny Mathis' Misty enters US chart-1959.

The Beatles release Love Me Do UK-1962.

Bobby Bare's 500 Miles enters US chart-1963.

The Fourmost's Hello Little Girl enters US chart-1963.

Dale/Grace's I'm Leaving It Up to You enters US chart-1963.

Rufus Thomas' Walking the Dog enters US chart-1963.

Manfred Mann's Do Wah Diddy Diddy peaks Can #1-1964.

The Tokens' He's in Town peaks Can top 20-1964.

The Beatles' Matchbox peaks Can top 20-1964.

Gene Simmons' Haunted House peaks Can top 10-1964.

The Searchers' Someday We're Gonna Love Again peaks Can top 20-1964.

Mitch Mitchell joins Jimi Hendrix Experience-1966.

Donovan's Lalena enters US chart-1968.

Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus' Quick Joey Small enters US chart-1968.

Steppenwolf's Magic Carpet Ride enters US chart-1968.

Cream's White Room enters US chart-1968.

Led Zeppelin release III LP-1970.

Santana awarded gold 3rd LP-1971.

Aerosmith's 1st session/record When I Needed You-1972.

Olivia Newton-John's I Honestly Love You peaks Can #1-1974.

Prelude's After the Goldrush enters US chart-1974.

The Pointer Sisters' Fairytale enters US chart-1974.

Fludd's Brother & Me peaks Can top 30-1974.

Atlanta Rhythm Section's Doraville debuts US chart-1974.

Neil Diamond's Longfellow Serenade enters US chart-1974.

The Guess Who's Clap For the Wolfman peaks Can top 5-1974.

Elvin Bishop's Travelin' Shoes enters US chart-1974.

Harry Chapin's Cats in the Cradle enters US chart-1974.

Randy Newman/Emil Newman 87-piece orchestra play Symphony Hall Atlanta GA-1974.

Culture Club's Kissing to Be Clever LP released UK-1982.

Suzanne Vega's Luka peaks Can top 5-1987.

ABC's When Smokey Sings peaks Can #2-1987.

The Cars' You Are the Girl peaks Can top 40-1987.

The Grateful Dead's Touch of Grey peaks Can top 20-1987.

Def Leppard's Love Bites peaks US #1-1988.

Guns'n'Roses' Use Your Illusion I and II LPs debut top 2 positions US chart-1991.

Billy Joel's All Shook Up peaks Can top 20-1992.

Barenaked Ladies' Enid peaks Can top 5-1992.

Eddie Kendricks dies lung cancer-1992.

Garth Brooks sells out 8 shows in 4 hours Rosemont Horizon Chicago IL-1997.

Arthur Tracey (The Street Singer) dies-1997.

Loreena McKennitt's Book of Secrets CD enters Can chart-1997.

The Verve's Urban Hymns CD enters Can chart-1997.

Bob Dylan's Time Out of Mind CD enters Can chart-1997.

Portishead's self titled CD enters Can chart-1997.

The Rolling Stones' Bridges to Babylon CD enters Can chart-1997.

Janet Jackson broadcasts MSG NYC NY show live HBO-1998.


Millie Small (1946) (vocals)

Thomas McClary (1949) (guitar-Commodores-Grammy Award winner)

Kevin Cronin (1951) (vocals-guitar-REO Speedwagon)

David Hidalgo (1954) (vocals-guitar-Los Lobos)

Matthew Sweet (1964) (vocals-guitar-w.Suzanna Hoffs)

Fats Domino's Blueberry Hill enters US chart-1956.

Bobby Darin's Queen of the Hop enters US chart-1958.

Clyde McPhatter's Lover's Question enters US chart-1958.

Teresa Brewer's Hula Hoop Song enters US chart-1958.

The Tornadoes' Telstar peaks UK #1-1962.

Neil Sedaka's Next Door to an Angel enters US chart-1962.

Duane Eddy's Dance With the Guitar Man enters US chart-1962.

The Beatles record 8 Days a Week-1964.

Paul Jones' High Time enters UK chart-1966.

Neil Diamond's Cracklin' Rosie peaks US #1-1970.

Ringo Starr's Photograph enters US chart-1973.

Valdy's Simple Life peaks Can top 20-1973.

Todd Rundgren's Hello It's Me enters US chart-1973.

B.W. Stevenson's My Maria peaks Can top 5-1973.

Paul Simon's Loves Me Like a Rock peaks Can top 5-1973.

Cher's Half Breed peaks Can #1-1973.

Jim Croce's I Got a Name enters US chart-1973.

Marvin Gaye/Diana Ross' You're a Special Part of Me enters US chart-1973.

The Doobie Brothers' China Grove peaks Can top 10-1973.

The Carpenters' Top of the World enters US chart-1973.

Cheap Trick's Dream Police enters US chart/Ain't That a Shame peaks Can top 20-1979.

Smokey Robinson's Cruisin' peaks Can top 5-1979.

Kool/Gang's Ladies Night enters US chart-1979.

ELO's Don't Bring Me Down peaks Can #1-1979.

Fleetwood Mac's Tusk enters US chart-1979.

Joe Jackson's Is She Really Going Out With Him peaks Can top 10-1979.

Styx' Babe enters US chart-1979.

The Eagles' Heartache Tonight enters US chart-1979.

Barry Manilow plays royal Command performance Royal Albert Hall London UK-1983.

The Culture Club's War Song enters UK chart-1984.

Nelson Riddle dies heart/kidney failure-1985.

Billy Ocean's Love Zone peaks Can top 20-1986.

Michael McDonald's Sweet Freedom peaks Can top 20-1986.

Huey Lewis' Stuck With You peaks Can #1-1986.

Bananarama's Venus peaks Can #1-1986.

The Beatles' Twist & Shout peaks Can top 20 23 years after recording-1986.

Faith Hill/Tim McGraw wed-1996.

Alabama receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1998.


Uncle Dave Macon (1870) (banjo-vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)

Vaughn Monroe (1911) (vocals-trumpet-bandleader-DECEASED)

Al Martino (1927) (vocals-DECEASED)

Martin Murray (1939) (guitar-Honeycombs)

Tony Silvester (1941) (vocals-Main Ingredient-DECEASED)

Kevin Godley (1945) (vocals-drums-Hotlegs-10cc-w.Creme-video director)

Kieran Kane (1949) (vocals-guitar-O'Kanes)

John Mellencamp (1951) (vocals-guitar)

Tico Torres (1953) (drums-Bon Jovi)

Yo Yo Ma (1955) (cello)

Michael W. Smith (1957) (vocals)

Toni Braxton (1968) (vocals)

Thom Yorke (1968) (vocals-Radiohead)

Artie Shaw records Stardust LA-1940.

Guy Mitchell TV show premieres-1957.

Rick Nelson's Be Bop Baby enters US chart-1957.

The Ames Brothers' Melodie D'Amour enters US chart-1957.

Mario Lanza dies heart attack-1959.

The Rolling Stones record I Wanna Be Your Man-1963.

The Fortunes' Here It comes Again enters UK chart-1965.

Johnny Kidd dies car crash-1966.

The Grassroots' Things I Should've Said peaks Can top 10-1967.

Stevie Wonder's I'm Wondering enters US chart-1967.

The Fantastic Johnny C.'s Boogaloo Down Broadway enters US chart-1967.

Tommy James/Shondells' Gettin' Together peaks Can top 30-1967.

Peter Paul/Mary's I Dig Rock'n'Roll Music peaks Can top 20-1967.

Miriam Makeba's Pata Pata enters US chart-1967.

Cream release 1st single Wrapping Paper-1967.

The Mamas/Papas' 12:30 peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Hollies' King Midas in Reverse enters US chart-1967.

Lulu's The Boat That I Row peaks Can #1-1967.

Harpers Bizarre's Anything Goes peaks Can top 30-1967.

Ray Charles' In the Heat of the Night peaks Can top 40-1967.

Tom Jones' Help Yourself peaks Can top 40-1968.

The Band's Weight peaks Can top 40-1968.

Dionne Warwick's Who Is Gonna Love Me peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Rolling Stones' Street Fighting Man peaks Can top 40-1968.

The Chambers Brothers' Time Has Come Today peaks Can top 10- 1968.

Canned Heat's On the Road Again peaks Can top 10-1968.

Don Fardon's Indian Reservation peaks Can top 20-1968.

Glen Campbell's Universal Soldier peaks Can top 40-1968.

Iron Butterfly's In-a-Gadda-da-Vida peaks Can chart-1968.

Daniel Boone's Beautiful Sunday peaks Can top 5-1970.

Lighthouse's Sunny Days enters US chart-1972.

The BeeGees' Run to Me peaks Can top 10-1972.

Johnny Rivers' Rockin' Pneumonia Boogie Woogie Flu enters US chart-1972.

The Raspberries' Go All the Way peaks Can top 5-1972.

The O'Jays' Backstabbers peaks Can top 40-1972.

Michael Murphy's Geronimo's Cadillac peaks Can top 30-1972.

Elton John's Honky Cat peaks Can top 10-1972.

Foghat's I Just Wanna Make Love to You enters US chart-1972.

ELP's From the Beginning peaks Can top 40-1972.

Alice Cooper's Elected enters US chart-1972.

The Rolling Stones make 1st appearance on Saturday Night Live-1978.

Toto's Hold the Line enters US chart-1978.

Boney M's Rasputin enters UK chart-1978.

John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John's Summer Nights peaks Can top 5-1978.

A Taste of Honey's Boogie Oogie Oogie peaks Can #2-1978.

Burton Cummings' Break It To Them Gently peaks Can top 10- 1978.

Bob Seger's Hollywood Nights peaks Can top 20-1978.

Rick James' You & I peaks Can top 20-1978.

Boston's Don't Look Back peaks Can top 10-1978.

Chaka Khan's I'm Every Woman enters US chart-1978.

Bryan Adams' Summer of '69 peaks Can top 20-1985.

Janet Jackson's When I Think of You peaks US #1-1986.

Paula Abdul's Promise of a New Day peaks Can top 10-1991.

Hi Five's I Can't Wait Another Minute peaks Can top 20-1991.

Michael Bolton's Time Love & Tenderness peaks Can top 20-1991.

The Pet Shop Boys' Bilingual CD enters Can chart-1996.

Moist's Leave it alone enters Can chart-1996.

Michael Jackson begins Africa/Mid East tour El Menzah Stadium Tunis TUN-1996.

Bruce Springsteen sells out Ovens Aud Charlotte NC in 8 minutes-1996.

Crash Test Dummies' He Liked to Feel It enters Can chart-1996.

Creed's Human Clay CD debuts US #1-1999.

Chris Ledoux receives liver transplant-2000.

Phish play semiretirement show Mountain View CA-2000.


Pete Drake (1933) (steel-producer-DECEASED)

Dock Green (1934) (vocals-Drifters)

Fred Cash (1938) (vocals-Impressions)

Buzz Clifford (1941) (vocals)

Susan Raye (1944) (vocals-w.Buck Owens)

Ray Royer (1945) (guitar-Procol Harum)

Robert "Kool" Bell (1950) (bass-Kool/Gang)

Rickey Lee Phelps (1953) (vocals-harmonica-Kentucky Headhunters-Grammy Award winner)

Mitch Marine (1961) (drums-Tripping Daisy-Smash Mouth)

Steve Perry (1963) (vocals-guitar-Cherry Poppin' Daddies)

C.J. Ramone (1965) (bass-Ramones)

Teddy Riley (1967) (vocals-producer)

Leeroy Thornhill (1968) (keys-Prodigy)

Stan Freberg's St. George & the Dragonet peaks US #1-1953.

The King & I opens London version-1953.

Rosemary Cloooney's This Ole House enter UK chart-1954.

Julius LaRosa's Suddenly There's a Valley enters US chart-1955.

The 4 Aces' Love is a Many Splendored Thing peaks US #1-1955.

Jimmy Gilmer/Fireballs' Sugar Shack peaks US #1-1963.

Sandie Shaw's Always Something There to Remind Me enters UK chart-1964.

Roy Orbison's Oh Pretty Woman peaks UK #1-1964.

Wayne Fontana/Mindbenders' Um Um Um Um Um enters UK chart-1964.

The Beatles record She's a Woman-1964.

Bo Diddley plays Palais Wimbledon UK-1965.

Gary Lewis' Paint Me a Picture enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones' Have You Seen Your Mother Baby enters US chart-1966.

Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels' Devil With a Blue Dress On/Good Golly Miss Molly medley enters US chart-1966.

Peter/Gordon's Lady Godiva enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles record I'm So Tired-1968.

The Jackson 5 release Third Album LP-1970.

Tony Christie releases Is This the Way to Amarillo UK-1971.

Dionne Warwick/Spinners awarded gold Then Came You-1974.

Neil Sedaka/Elton John's Bad Blood peaks US #1-1975.

Status Quo's Rockin' All Over the World enters UK chart-1977.

Linda Ronstadt's It's So Easy enters US chart-1977.

Stephen Bishop's On and On peaks Can top 10-1977.

Santana's She's Not There enters US chart-1977.

The Floaters' Float On peaks Can top 5-1977.

Elvis Presley's Way Down peaks Can top 20-1977.

Steve Miller's Jungle Love peaks Can top 20-1977.

The Emotions' Best of My Love peaks Can top 5-1977.

The Doobie Brothers' Echoes of Love enters US chart-1977.

Carole King's Hard Rock Cafe peaks Can top 20-1977.

Heart's Barracuda peaks Can #2-1977.

The Babys' Isn't it Time enters US chart-1977.

The Carpenters' Calling Occupants enters US chart-1977.

Bob Marley collapses during prep for tour with Stevie Wonder/diagnosed with cancer-1980.

John Waite's Missing You peaks Can #1-1984.

Ready For the World's Oh Sheila peaks US #1-1985.

Keith Richards guests SNL-1988.

Depeche Mode's Policy of Truth peaks Can top 20-1990.

Hammer's Have You Seen Her peaks Can #2-1990.

Jimmy Chamberlin of Smashing Pumpkins pleads guilty disorderly conduct relating to death of Michael Melvoin through heroin OD-1996.

Bonnie Raitt/Jackson Browne benefit concert for environment turns into riot Jacksonville OR-1996.


Pat Burke (1937) (sax-Foundations)

O.V. Wright (1939) (vocals-DECEASED)

John Lennon (1940) (vocals-guitar-keys-Beatles-Plastic Ono Band-Academy Award winner-Brit Award winner-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Grammy Award winner-Ivor Novello Award winner-MBE-Songwriters HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-

       DECEASED)

John Entwistle (1944) (bass-vocals-horn-Who-DECEASED)

Jackson Browne (1948) (vocals-guitar-keys)

James Fearnley (1954) (keys-Pogues)

Kurt "BoDean" Neumann (1961) (guitar-BoDeans)

Gary Bennett (1964) (vocals-guitar-BR5-49)

P. J. Harvey (1969) (vocals-guitar)

Sean Ono Lennon (1975) (vocals-guitar)

Eddie Cochran records C'mon Everybody-1958.

Cliff Richard's Travellin' Light enters UK chart-1959.

Ray Charles' Hit the Road Jack peaks US #1-1961.

Roy Orbison's Crying peaks US #2-1961.

The Marcels' Heartaches enters US chart-1961.

Jerry Butler's/Henry Mancini's Moon River both enter US chart-1961.

The Beatles begin 4th UK tour Bradford-1964.

The Rolling Stones cancel SA tour over apartheid-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Get Off My Cloud enters US chart-1965.

Sonny/Cher's But Your Mine enters US chart-1965.

Peter Paul/Mary's Early Morning Rain enters US chart-1965.

Smokey Robinson/The Miracles' My Girl Has Gone enters US chart-1965.

The Beau Brummels' Don't Talk to Strangers enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles' Yesterday peaks US #1-1965.

Ramsey Lewis' In Crowd peaks US top 5-1965.

The 4 Seasons' Let's Hang On enters US chart-1965.

Petula Clark's Round Every Corner enters US chart-1965.

Marvin Gaye's Ain't That Peculiar enters US chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones play Odeon Leeds-1965.

The Rolling Stones/Ike & Tina/Yardbirds UK tour ends-1966.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play Munich Ger-1968.

The Beatles' record WhyDon't We Do It In the Road-1968.

Joan Baez' Night They Drove Old Dixie Down peaks Can top 5-1971.

Paul Stookey's Wedding Song peaks Can top 40-1971.

Rod Stewart's Maggie May/Reason to Believe peaks Can #1-1971.

Van Morrison's Wild Night enters US chart-1971.

The Grassroots' Two Divided By Love enters US chart-1971.

The Moody Blues' Story in Your Eyes peaks Can top 10-1971.

Mac/Katie Kissoon's Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep peaks Can top 10-1971.

Carole King's So Far Away peaks Can top 10-1971.

The James Gang's Midnight Man enters US chart-1971.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Another Time Another Place peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Stampeders release Sweet City Woman UK-1971.

War's All Day Music peaks Can top 40-1971.

Les Crane's Desiderata enters US chart-1971.

Marvin Gaye's Inner City Blues enters US chart-1971.

Grand Funk awarded gold We're An American Band-1973.

Paul Simon awarded gold Loves Me Like a Rock-1973.

Dawn awarded gold Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose-1973.

Elvis/Priscilla Presley divorce-1973.

Chicago's If You Leave Me Now peaks Can #1-1976.

Cliff Richard's Devil Woman peaks Can top 5-1976.

Chicago's If You Leave Me Now enters UK chart-1976.

Walter Murphy/Big Apple Band Band's Fifth of Beethoven peaks US #1-1976.

Boz Scaggs' Lowdown peaks Can #2/US top 5-1976.

Orleans' Still the One peaks Can top 10-1976.

Burton Cummings' Stand Tall enters US chart-1976.

The Sylvers' Hot Line enters US chart-1976.

England Dan/John Ford Coley's Nights are Forever enters US chart-1976.

David Dundas' Jeans On enters US chart-1976.

Jacques Brel dies-1978.

Michael Jackson's Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough peaks US #1-1979.

Rush's New World Man peaks Can #1-1982.

Lionel Richie's Truly enters US chart-1982.

Dionne Warwick's Heartbreaker enters US chart-1982.

Eddie Rabbitt/Crystal Gayle's You & I enters US chart-1982.

Donald Fagen's IGY enters US chart-1982.

Coney Hatch's Operator peaks Can top 20-1982.

Stevie Wonder's I Just Called to Say I Love You peaks US #1-1984.

Chuck Berry's Hail Hail Rock'n'Roll film opens NA-1987.

NKOTB's Hangin' Tough peaks Can #1-1989.

Maxwell sells out Atlanta GA-1996.

Milt Jackson (MJQ) dies liver cancer-1999.

Net Aid Concert held E. Rutherford NJ w.Bryan Ferry/David Bowie/Bryan Adams/Counting Crows/Eurythmics/Black Crowes/Sheryl Crow/Jewel/Busta Rhymes/Puff

     Daddy/Li'l Kim/Sting/Jimmy Page/Slash/Wyclef Jean/Bono/Michael Stipe-1999.


Ivory Joe Hunter (1914) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)

Thelonius Monk (1917) (piano-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)

Louis Gottlieb (1923) (bass-vocals-Limeliters-DECEASED)

Alan Cartwright (1945) (bassist-Procol Harum-BeeGees)

John Prine (1946) (vocals-guitarist)

Midge Ure (1953) (vocals-bass-Ultravox-solo-LiveAid co- founder)

David Lee Roth (1954) (vocals-Van Halen)

Tanya Tucker (1958) (vocals)

Kirsty MacColl(1959) (vocals-DECEASED)

Martin Kemp (1961) (bass-Spandau Ballet)

Bing Crosby's 1st record session I've Got the Girl-1926.

Hank Snow records 1st tracks for RCA Montreal-1936.

Bing Crosby's Sunday Monday or Always peaks US #1-1944.

Larry Verne's Please Mr. Custer peaks US #1-1960.

Sam Cooke's Chain Gang peaks US #1-1960.

Jackie Wilson's Alone at Last enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Tillotson's Poetry in Motion enters US chart-1960.

Chubby Checker's Hucklebuck enters US chart-1960.

Floyd Cramer's Last Date enters US chart-1960.

Gerry/Pacemakers' You'll Never Walk Alone enters UK chart-1963.

Elvis Presley's Ask Me/Ain't That Loving You Baby enters US chart-1964.

Sandie Shaw's Girl Don't Come enters UK chart-1964.

The ShangriLas' Leader of the Pack enters US chart-1964.

David Bowie/Lower Third perform Marquee London UK-1965.

American Blues Festival plays Fairfield Hall Croydon UK w.Buddy Guy/Roosevelt Sykes/J.B. Lenoir/Big Mama Thornton/Mississippi Fred

McDowell-1965.

Roger Miller's My Uncle Used to Love Me But She Died peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Troggs' With a Girl Like You peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Temptations' Beauty Is Only Skin Deep peaks Can top 5-1966.

Los Bravos' Black is Black peaks Can #1-1966.

Sandy Posey's Born a Woman peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Mindbenders' Ashes to Ashes peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Grand Ol' Opry celebrates 45 anniversary-1967.

The Browns disband/Jim Ed begins solo career-1967.

Merle Haggard records live LP Muskogee OK-1969.

Frank Zappa's Hot Rats LP released US-1969.

Joe Cocker's Cry Me a River enters US chart-1970.

The Partridge Family's I Think I Love You enters US chart-1970.

Don Fardon's Indian Reservation enters UK chart-1970.

Hotlegs' Neanderthal Man peaks Can top 20-1970.

Jesse Winchester's Yankee Lady peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Band's Time to Kill enters US chart-1970.

Canned Heat's Let's Work Together enters US chart-1970.

Bette Midler's The Rose film premieres-1979.

The Commodores' Lady You Bring Me Up peaks Can top 30-1981.

Squeeze's Labelled With Love enters UK chart-1981.

Foreigner's Waiting For a Girl Like You enters US chart-1981.

Barry Manilow's The Old Songs enters US chart-1981.

Naked Eyes' Promises Promises peaks Can top 10-1983.

Elton John's Kiss the Bride peaks Can top 30-1983.

The Police's King of Pain peaks Can #1-1983.

Bryan Adams' Victim of Love peaks Can top 50-1987.

David Bowie's Never Let Me Down peaks Can top 40-1987.

Chicago's I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love peaks Can top 20-1988.

Johnny Hates Jazz' I Don't Wanna Be a Hero peaks Can top 20-1988.

Van Halen's When It's Love peaks Can top 30-1988.

Whitney Houston's Love Will Save the Day peaks Can top 10-1988.

Guns'n'Roses' Sweet Child o'Mine peaks Can #2-1988.

Crowded House's Better Be Home Soon peaks Can #1-1988.

Aerosmith's Rag Doll peaks Can top 10-1988.

Garth Brooks' The Chase CD enters US chart #1-1992.

Lisa Loeb's Stay peaks Can top 30-1994.


Art Blakey (1919) (drums-Jazz Messengers-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)

Gene Watson (1943) (vocals)

Daryl Hall (1946) (vocals-w.John Oates)

Coleman Hawkins records Body & Soul NYC-1939.

Dinah Shore's I'll Walk Alone peaks US #1-1944.

Susan Maughan's Bobby's Girl enters UK chart-1962.

The Beatles' Love Me Do enters UK chart-1962.

Edith Piaf dies-1963.

The Beatles play Birmingham UK-1964.

The Rolling Stones complete 2nd UK headline tour-1964.

Jody Miller's Home of the Brave peaks Can top 5-1965.

Sonny/Cher's Baby Don't Go peaks Can #1/Just You peaks Can top 10-1965.

Cliff Richard's 12th of Never peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Impressions' I Need You peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Liverpool Set's Must I Tell You peaks Can top 20-1965.

Andy Williams' Ain't it True peaks Can top 20-1965.

DDDBMT's Zabadak enters UK chart-1966.

Jeff Beck Group begins 2nd US tour Electric Theater Chicago-1967.

The Who record Odorono-1967.

The Archies' Sugar Sugar enters UK chart-1969.

Thunderclap Newman's Something in the Air peaks Can top 30-1969.

The Clique's Sugar on Sunday peaks Can top 20-1969.

Glen Campbell's Try a Little Kindness enters US chart-1969.

Bobby Sherman's Little Woman peaks Can #2-1969.

The Doors' Runnin' Blue peaks Can top 30-1969.

Merle Haggard's Okie From Muskogee enters US chart-1969.

Nilsson's Everybody's Talkin' peaks Can #1-1969.

Muddy Waters seriously injured car crash-1969.

Roxy Music's Love is the Drug enters UK chart-1975.

The Amazing Rhythm Aces' Third Rate Romance peaks Can #1-1975.

Helen Reddy's Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady peaks Can #2-1975.

Elton John/Neil Sedaka's Bad Blood peaks US #1/Elton's Island Girl enters US chart-1975.

The Bay City Rollers' Saturday Night enters US chart-1975.

AWB's If I Ever Lose This Heaven peaks Can chart-1975.

The Silver Convention's Fly Robin Fly enters US chart-1975.

Dickie Goodman's Mr. Jaws peaks US top 5-1975.

Christopher Cross' Never Be the Same enters US chart/Sailing peaks Can #1-1980.

The Korgis' Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime enters US chart-1980.

Adam/Ants' Dog Eat Dog enters UK chart-1980.

Billy Joel's Sometimes a Fantasy enters US chart-1980.

Triumph's Somebody's Out There peaks Can chart-1986.

Lisa Lisa/Cult Jam's Lost In Emotion peaks US #1-1987.

Janet Jackson's If peaks Can #1-1993.

Bon Jovi's I'll Sleep When I'm Dead peaks Can top 30-1993.

Cypress Hill's Insane in the Brain peaks Can top 5-1993.

Kennedy Center honours Muddy Waters//performances by Gregg Allman/Bo Diddley/Keb Mo/Buddy Guy/JohnHiatt-1997.


Luciano Pavarotti (1935) (operatic tenor-Grammy Award winner-Kennedy Center honouree-DECEASED)

Sam Moore (1935) (vocals-w.Dave)

Melvin Franklin (1942) (vocals-Temptations-DECEASED)

Rick Parfitt (1948) (guitar-vocals-Status Quo)

Susan Anton (1950) (vocals-solo)

Donnie Dacus (1951) (guitar-Chicago)

Martie Erwin Seidel Maguire (1969) (vocals-fiddle-mandolin-Dixie Chicks)

Johnny Ray's Just Walking in the Rain enters UK chart-1956.

Neil Sedaka's Oh Carol enters US chart-1959.

Bobby Rydell's We Got Love enters US chart-1959.

Johnny Preston's Running Bear enters US chart-1959.

The Drifters' Dance With Me enters US chart-1959.

Jimmy Gilmer/Fireballs' Sugar Shack peaks US #1-1963.

The Ronettes' Be My Baby peaks US #2-1963.

Garnett Mimms/Enchanters' Cry Baby peaks US top 5-1963.

Brian Poole/Tremeloes' Do You Love Me peaks UK #1-1963.

Tommy Roe's Everybody enters US chart-1963.

Jan/Dean's Anaheim Azusa & Cucamonga Sewing Circle... peaks Can top 40- 1964.

Gene Pitney's It Hurts To Be In Love peaks Can #2-1964.

Dionne Warwick's You'll Never Get to Heaven peaks Can top 20-1964.

The 4 Tops' Baby I Need Your Lovin' peaks Can top 5-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Out of Our Heads receives gold-1965.

The Beatles begin sessions for Rubber Soul/record Norwegian Wood/Run For Your Life Abbey Road London UK-1965.

The Who record Tattoo-1967.

The Moody Blues' Ride My Seesaw enters US chart-1968.

Leapy Lee's Little Arrows enters US chart-1968.

The Dells' Always Together enters US chart-1968.

Buffalo Springfield's On the Way Home enters US chart-1968.

Gene Vincent dies-1971.

Bill Withers awarded gold Use Me-1972.

Elton John awarded gold Goodbye Yellow Brick Road LP-1973.

Cher awarded gold Half Breed-1973.

The Bay City Rollers' All of Me Loves All of You enters UK chart-1974.

Rufus/Chaka Khan's You Got the Love enters US chart-1974.

The Hues Corporation's Rockin' Soul enters US chart-1974.

The Tymes' You Little Trustmaker peaks Can top 20-1974.

Carl Douglas' Kung Fu Fighting enters US chart-1974.

Phil Spector launches new self named label-1974.

Dionne Warwick/The Spinners' Then Came You peaks Can top 10-1974.

David Essex' Gonna Make You a Star enters UK chart-1974.

Paul Davis' Ride'em Cowboy enters US chart-1974.

First Class' Beach Baby reaches Can #1-1974.

Cheech/Chong's Earache My Eye peaks Can top 5-1974.

Bo Donaldson/Heywoods' Who Do You Think You Are peaks Can top 20-1974.

Fancy's Touch Me enters US chart-1974.

Elton John's Nikita enters UK chart-1985.

Feargal Sharkey's Good Heart enters UK chart-1985.

Keith Richards and Ron Wood record backing vocals for U2's Silver and Gold-1985.

Whitney Houston's Didn't We Almost Have It All peaks Can #2-1987.

John Denver dies plane crash-1997.


Art Tatum (1909) (keys-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)

Yves Montand (1921) (vocals-DECEASED)

Lee Konitz (1927) (sax)

Chris Farlowe (1940) (vocals-Atomic Rooster-Colosseum)

Robert Lamm (1944) (keys-vocals-Chicago)

Lacy J. Dalton (1946) (vocals)

Sammy Hagar (1947) (vocals-Montrose-Van Halen)

Marie Osmond (1959) (vocals-w.Donny)

Moana Wolfgramm (1973) (vocals-Jets)

Vince Martin's Cindy Oh Cindy enters US chart-1956.

Rick Nelson's Lonesome Town/I Got a Feeling enters US chart-1958.

Frankie Avalon's I'll Wait For You enters US chart-1958.

Jimmy McGriff's I've Got a Woman enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Rydell's Cha Cha Cha enters US chart-1962.

The Orlons' Don't Hang Up enters US chart-1962.

The Beach Boys' 409 enters US chart-1962.

The Beatles' 1st appearance Sunday Night London Palladium TV Show-1963.

The Beatles record Drive My Car-1965.

The 4 Tops' Reach Out I'll Be There enters UK chart-1966.

The Hollies' Stop Stop Stop enters UK chart-1966.

The Beatles record Julia-1968.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1st gig Novelty Evreux France-1968.

Donny Osmond awarded gold Go Away Little Girl-1971.

Tom Middleton's It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference peaks Can top 10-1973.

Diana Ross' Touch Me In the Morning peaks Can top 10-1973.

The Rolling Stones' Angie peaks Can #1-1973.

Johnnie Taylor's Cheaper to Keep Her enters US chart-1973.

David Cassidy's Daydreamer/Puppy Song enters UK chart-1973.

Grand Funk's We're an American Band peaks Can top 5-1973.

Rod Stewart's Oh No Not My Baby enters US chart-1973.

The Little River Band's Lonesome Loser peaks Can top 5-1979.

Pablo Cruise's I Want You Tonight enters US chart-1979.

Sniff'n'the Tears' Driver's Seat peaks Can top 20-1979.

Robert Palmer's Bad Case of Loving You peaks Can #1-1979.

The Atlanta Rhythm Section's Spooky peaks Can top 40-1979.

Earth Wind & Fire's After the Love is Gone peaks Can top 20-1979.

Supertramp's Take the Long Way Home enters US chart-1979.

Barry Manilow's Ships enters US chart-1979.

John Cougar's I Need a Lover enters US chart-1979.

Charlie Daniels' Devil Went Down to Georgia peaks Can top 5-1979.

Dr. Hook's Better Love Next Time enters US chart-1979.

The Cars' It's All I Can Do enters US chart-1979.

AC/DC's Highway to Hell enters US chart-1979.

Limahl's Never Ending Story enters UK chart-1984.

Wham's Freedom enters UK chart-1984.

Scandal's Warrior peaks Can #1-1984.

Regina's Baby Love peaks Can top 20-1986.

Kim Mitchell's Alana Loves Me peaks Can top 40-1986.


Bill Justis (1926) (guitar-arranger-producer-DECEASED)

Robert Parker (1930) (vocals-sax-solo-Louisiana Music HoF inductee)

Melba Montgomery (1938) (vocals-w.George Jones)

Sir Cliff Richard (1940) (vocals-Brit Award winner-Ivor Novello Award winner-KBE)

Justin Hayward (1946) (singer-guitar-Moody Blues)

Thomas Dolby (1958) (vocals-keys)

Karyn White (1965) (vocals)

Natalie Maines (1974) (vocals-Dixie Chicks)

Shaznay Lewis (1975) (vocals-All Saints)

Usher (1978) (vocals)

Sidney Bechet records Les Oignons Paris-1949.

Bill Haley/Comets' Rock Around the Clock re-enters UK chart and plays Lubbock TX w.Buddy Holly/Bob Montgomery opening-1955.

Bobby Helms' My Special Angel enters US chart-1957.

The Rays' Silhouettes enters US chart-1957.

Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock/Treat Me Nice enters US chart-1957.

Perry Como's Just Born to Be Your Baby/Ivy Rose enters US chart-1957.

The Everly Brothers' Wake Up Little Susie peaks US #1-1957.

Eddie Cochran releases C'mon Everybody-1958.

Charlie Rich records Lonely Weekends-1959.

Charlie Watts marries Shirley Shepherd-1964.

The Yardbirds' Evil Hearted You/Still I'm Sad enters UK chart-1965.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience play 2nd gig Nancy France-1966.

Neil Diamond's Kentucky Woman enters US chart-1967.

The Who's I Can See For Miles enters US chart-1967.

Paul Revere/Raiders' I Had a Dream peaks Can #1-1967.

The Temptations' It's You That I Need enters US chart-1967.

Spanky/Our Gang's Lazy Day enters US chart-1967.

Wilson Pickett's Funky Broadway peaks Can top 5-1967.

Tom Northcott's Sunny Goodge Street peaks Can top 20-1967.

Jefferson Airplane's Ballad of You Me & Pooneil peaks Can top 10-1967.

Booker T./MGs' Groovin' peaks Can #2-1967.

Every Mother's Son's Put Your Mind at Ease peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Who release I Can See For Miles-1967.

The BeeGees' I've Gotta Get a Message to You peaks Can top 5-1968.

Clarence Carter's Slip Away peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Vogues' My Special Angel peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Grassroots' Midnight Confessions peaks Can top 5-1968.

Austin Roberts' Something's Wrong With Me enters US chart-1972.

The Temptations' Papa Was a Rolling Stone enters US chart-1972.

The Stylistics' I'm Stone in Love With You enters US chart-1972.

Jim Croce's Operator enters US chart-1972.

Rick Springfield's Speak to the Sky peaks Can top 10-1972.

Bulldog's No enters US chart-1972.

Joe Cocker/6 others busted for drugs Adelaide-1972.

The Guess Who's Runnin' Back to Saskatoon enters US chart-1972.

Neil Diamond's Play Me peaks Can top 10-1972.

Mac Davis' Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me peaks Can #2-1972.

Bing Crosby dies-1977.

Meatloaf's Paradise By the Dashboard Light peaks Can top 20-1978.

The Boomtown Rats' Rat Trap enters UK chart-1978.

Andy Gibb's Don't Throw It All Away enters US chart-1978.

Nick Gilder's Hot Child in the City peaks Can #1-1978.

Dan Fogelberg/Tim Weisberg's The Power of Gold enters US chart-1978.

Robin Gibb's Oh Darlin' peaks Can top 20-1978.

Eric Clapton's Promises enters US chart-1978.

Ace Frehley's New York Groove enters US chart-1978.

Exile's Kiss You All Over peaks Can #2-1978.

Dan Hartman's Instant Replay enters US chart-1978.

Madonna's Dress You Up peaks Can top 5-1985.

Stevie Wonder's Part Time Lover peaks Can #1-1985.

Kool/Gang's Cherish peaks Can #1-1985.

John Parr's Man in Motion peaks Can #1-1985.

Marky Mark's Good Vibrations peaks Can top 5-1991.

Martika's Love Thy Will Be Done peaks Can top 5-1991.

Rod Stewart's Motown Song peaks Can top 30-1991.

Sheryl Crow's self titled CD enters Can chart-1996.

Elton John's Love Songs CD enters Can chart-1996.

ZZ Top's Rhythmeen CD enters Can chart-1996.

Big Sugar's Diggin' a Hole enters Can chart-1996.

Merrill Bainbridge's Mouth enters Can chart-1996.

Weezer's Pinkerton CD enters Can chart-1996.

Frankie Yankovic dies-1998.

Ray Conniff dies-2002.

Songwriter Norbert Schulze (Lili Marlene) dies-2002.


Nellie Lutcher (1912) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)

Mickey Baker (1925) (vocals-guitar-w.Sylvia)

Barry McGuire (1935) (vocals-New Christy Minstrels)

Marv Johnson (1938) (vocals-DECEASED)

Chris Andrews (1942) (vocals)

Don Stevenson (1942) (drums-vocals-Moby Grape)

Richard Carpenter (1946) (keys-vocals-arranger-producer-Carpenters)

Chris DeBurgh (1948 ) (vocals)

Tito Jackson (1953) (vocals-guitar-Jackson 5)

Ginuwine (1970) (vocals)

Frankie Carle's Rumors Are Flying peaks US #1-1946.

Vera Lynn's My Son My Son enters UK chart-1954.

The El Dorados' At My Front Door enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley plays Lubbock TX w.Buddy Holly/Bob Montgomery opening-1955.

Al Hibbler's He enters US chart-1955.

Jo Stafford's Suddenly There's a Valley enters US chart-1955.

Elvis Presley records Good Luck Charm in 2-day session-1961.

The Rip Chords record Hey Little Cobra-1963.

Val Doonican's Walk Tall enters UK chart-1964.

The Rockin' Berries' He's in Town enters UK chart-1964.

Manfred Mann's Sha La La enters UK chart-1964.

T-Bone Walker plays Marquee London UK-1965.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Rain On the Roof enters US chart-1966.

The Arbors' Symphony For Susan enters US chart-1966.

The 4 Tops' Reach Out I'll Be There peaks US #1-1966.

The Count 5's Psychotic Reaction peaks US top 5-1966.

Jackie Wilson's Whispers enters US chart-1966.

Pink Floyd/Soft Machine play kickoff party for International Times-1966.

The Troggs' I Can't Control Myself enters US chart-1966.

Led Zeppelin play 1st gig Surrey UK-1968.

Howlin' Wolf suffers severe heart attack-1969.

Derek/Dominoes begin NA tour Trenton NJ-1970.

Badfinger release No Dice LP US-1970.

The Band release Moondog Matinee LP-1973.

The Rolling Stones' Angie peaks US #1-1973.

George Benson's Greatest Love of All peaks Can top 30-1977.

Rod Stewart's You're in My Heart enters UK chart-1977.

Bob Welch's Sentimental Lady enters US chart-1977.

Dolly Parton's Here You Come Again enters US chart-1977.

Johnny Rivers' Swayin' to the Music peaks Can top 5-1977.

Steve Miller's Swingtown enters US chart-1977.

LTD's Back in Love Again enters US chart-1977.

Leblanc/Carr's Falling enters US chart-1977.

Paul Simon's Slip Slidin' Away enters US chart-1977.

The Bay City Rollers' Way I Feel Tonight enters US chart-1977.

Debby Boone's You Light Up My Life peaks US #1-1977.

Carly Simon's You Light Up My Life peaks US top 5-1977.

Shaun Cassidy's That's Rock'n'Roll peaks US top 5-1977.

Fleetwood Mac's You Make Loving Fun enters US chart-1977.

Bing Crosby dies playing golf-1977.

Jud Strunk dies plane crash-1981.

Billy Joel's Uptown Girl enters UK chart-1983.

Bruce Springsteen's Cover Me peaks Can top 20-1984.

The Jitters' 'Til the Fever Breaks peaks Can top 30-1990.

Phil Collins' Something Happened On the Way to Heaven peaks Can top 10-1990.

Cheap Trick's Can't Stop Fallin' Into Love peaks Can top 20-1990.

Paul/Linda McCartney appear Simpsons TV-1995.

Puff Daddy makes UK debut Sound Republic London-1998.

Terry Gilkyson dies-1999.

The Moffats begin Asian tour Brunei-1999.

Louis Quilico dies-2000.

U2's Beautiful Day peaks UK #1-2000.


Bert Kaempfert (1923) (orchestra leader-producer-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Emile Ford (1937) (vocals-Checkmates)

Nico (1938) (vocals-Velvet Underground-DECEASED)

Dave Lovelady (1942) (drums-Fourmost)

Fred Turner (1943) (bass-vocals-BTO)

Bob Weir (1947) (guitar-vocals-Grateful Dead)

Tim Robbins (1958) (vocals-theatrical)

Flea (1962) (bass-vocals-Red Hot Chili Peppers-Grammy Award winner)

Wendy Wilson (1969) (vocals-Wilson Phillips)

Little Richard's 1st recording session Atlanta GA-1951.

Frankie Laine's Hey Joe enters UK chart-1953.

Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender film premieres-1956.

Ferrante/Teicher's Tonight enters US chart-1961.

The Angels' 'Til enters US chart-1961.

James Darren's goodbye Cruel World enters US chart-1961.

Johnny Burnette's God Country & My Baby enters US chart-1961.

The Impressions' Gypsy Woman enters US chart-1961.

Cole Porter dies-1964.

The Silkie's You've Got to Hide Your Love Away enters US chart-1965.

Eddy Arnold's Make the World Go Away enters US chart-1965.

The Walker Bros.' Make it Easy On Yourself enters US chart-1965.

Little Jimmy Dickens' May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose enters US chart-1965.

Jefferson Airplane play 1st Family Dog dance Longshoremen's Hall SF-1965.

The Beatles record Day Tripper/If I Needed Someone-1965.

Bill Black dies-1965.

Joan Baez arrested anti-war protest Oakland CA-1966.

Leonard Chess dies heart attack-1969.

James Taylor awarded gold Sweet Baby James LP-1970.

Isaac Hayes' Theme From Shaft enters US chart-1971.

The Staples Singers' Respect Yourself enters US chart-1971.

Sonny/Cher's All I Ever Need Is You enters US chart-1971.

The Guess Who's Rain Dance peaks Can top 5-1971.

The Band's Life is a Carnival enters US chart-1971.

Santana's Everybody's Everything enters US chart-1971.

Stephen Stills' Marianne peaks Can top 20-1971.

Peter Nero's Summer of 42 enters US chart-1971.

Donny Osmond's Go Away Little Girl peaks Can #1-1971.

Anne Murray's Talk It Over in the Morning peaks Can top 20-1971.

Donnie Elbert's Where Did Our Love Go enters US chart-1971.

The 5 Man Electrical Band's Absolutely Right enters US chart-1971.

CCR disbands-1972.

Gene Krupa dies-1973.

Billy Preston's Nothing From Nothing awarded gold-1974.

Rick Dees/Cast of Idiots' Disco Duck peaks US #1-1976.

George Benson's Breezin' enters US chart-1976.

The Brothers Johnson's Get the Funk Out Of Ma Face peaks Can top 40-1976.

Linda Ronstadt's That'll Be the Day peaks Can #2-1976.

Eric Clapton's Hello Old Friend enters US chart-1976.

Wham's Young Guns enters UK chart-1982.

David Frizzell's I'm Gonna Hire a Wino to Decorate Our Home peaks Can top 20-1982.

Grand Master Flash/Furious 5's Message enters US chart-1982.

The Who's Athena peaks Can top 5-1982.

Talk Talk's Talk Talk enters US chart-1982.

Eddy Grant's I Don't Wanna Dance enters UK chart-1982.

Santana's Hold On peaks Can top 5-1982.

Pat Benatar's Shadows of the Night enters US chart-1982.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Maneater enters US chart-1982.

Chuck Berry films 60th birthday concert at Fox Theater St. Louis with Keith Richards/Eric Clapton/Julian Lennon/Linda Ronstadt/Etta James for Hail Hail Rock'n'Roll-1986.

The BeeGees' One peaks Can top 20-1989.

Fine Young Cannibals' Don't Look Back peaks Can top 20-1989.

Cher's If I Could Turn Back Time peaks Can #2-1989.

Paula Abdul's Cold Hearted peaks Can #1-1989.

Art Blakey dies-1990.

Ella Mae Morse dies-1999.


Cozy Cole (1909) (drums-DECEASED)

Pierre Juneau (1922) (CRTC chairman-namesake Juno Award-Juno HoF honouree)

Jimmy Seals (1941) (vocals-guitar-Champs-w.Crofts)

Earl Thomas Conley (1941) (vocals)

Gary Puckett (1942) (vocals-Union Gap)

Michael McKean (1947) (vocals-guitar-Lenny/Squiggy-Spinal Tap)

Alan Jackson (1958) (vocals)

Ziggy Marley (1968) (vocals-Melody Makers)

Chris Kirkpatrick (1971) (vocals-N'Sync)

Wyclef Jean (1969) (vocals-Fugees)

Patti Page's I Went to Your Wedding peaks US #1-1952.

The Drifters' Save the Last Dance For Me peaks US #1-1960.

Gary U.S. Bonds' New Orleans enters US chart-1960.

Dion's Lonely Teenager enters US chart-1960.

The Tokens' Lion Sleeps Tonight released-1961.

The Beatles record I Want to Hold Your Hand/This Boy-1963.

The Beach Boys' Wendy/Little Honda enters US chart-1964.

Herman's Hermits' I'm Into Something Good enters US chart-1964.

Martha/Vandellas' Dancing in the Street peaks US #2-1964.

Gale Garnett's We'll Sing in the Sunshine peaks US top 5-1964.

Manfred Mann's Do Wah Diddy Diddy peaks US #1-1964.

The Everly Brothers' Gone Gone Gone enters US chart-1964.

The Zombies' She's Not There enters US chart-1964.

The Searchers' When You Walk In the Room enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Time Is On My Side enters US chart-1964.

Brenda Lee's Is It True enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones release Out of Our Heads LP-1965.

Eric Burdon/Animals' See See Rider peaks Can #1-1966.

The Surfaris' Wipe Out peaks Can top 5-1966.

Gerry/Pacemakers' Girl On a Swing peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Rolling Stones begin NA tour LA-1969.

Frank Zappa disbands original Mothers of Invention-1969.

The 5 Man Electrical Band's Moonshine peaks Can chart-1970.

Stevie Wonder's Heaven Help Us All enters US chart-1970.

Kenny Rogers/First Edition's Heed the Call enters US chart-1970.

Edward Bear's You Can't Deny It peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Spinners' It's a Shame peaks Can top 40-1970.

Rare Earth's I'm Losing You peaks Can top 20-1970.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Tears of a Clown enters US chart-1970.

Eric Clapton's After Midnight enters US chart-1970.

King Biscuit Boy's Corinna Corinna peaks Can top 30-1970.

Neil Diamond's Cracklin' Rosie peaks Can #1-1970.

Dawn's Candida peaks Can #2-1970.

Chuck Berry's My Ding a Ling peaks US #1-1972.

Gary Glitter's I Love You Love Me Love peaks UK #1-1973.

David Bowie awarded gold Fame-1975.

The Sex Pistols record Anarchy in the UK Wessex Studio London UK-1976.

Diana Ross' Why Do Fools Fall in Love enters US chart-1981.

Kool/Gang's Take My Heart enters US chart-1981.

Journey's Who's Crying Now peaks Can top 5-1981.

Quarterflash's Harden My Heart enters US chart-1981.

The Rolling Stones' Start Me Up peaks Can #2-1981.

Burton Cummings' You Saved My Soul peaks Can top 40-1981.

Eddie Rabbitt's Step By Step peaks Can top 30-1981.

Juice Newton's The Sweetest Thing enters US chart-1981.

Rod Stewart's Young Turks enters US chart-1981.

Sheena Easton's For Your Eyes Only peaks Can top 5-1981.

Eddy Grant's I Don't Wanna Dance peaks Can top 20-1983.

Billy Joel's Tell Her About It peaks Can top 5-1983.

Peter Cetera's One Good Woman peaks Can top 20-1988.

Europe's Superstitious peaks Can top 20-1988.

Phil Collins' Groovy Kind of Love peaks US #1-1988.

Rick Astley's It Would Take a Strong Strong Man peaks Can #2-1988.

Ernie Ford dies liver ailment-1991.

REM's What's the Frequency Kenneth peaks Can top 10-1994.

Amy Grant's Lucky One peaks Can top 20-1994.

Aaron Neville's Betcha By Golly Wow peaks Can top 20-1994.

Celine Dion's Think Twice peaks Can top 20-1994.

Janet Jackson's Anytime Anyplace peaks Can top 10-1994.

58 episodes of The Monkees' TV show released as boxed set-1995.

The Wilkinsons' make Grand Ol' Opry debut-1998.

Santana's Supernatural CD peaks US #1-1999.

John Lennon's white piano auctioned off on internet-2000.

Paul Young (Sad Café/Mechanics) dies heart attack-2000.

Songwriter Jay (Mona Lisa) Livingston dies-2001.

Robbie King (Vancouvers) dies-2003.


Anita O'Day (1919 ) (vocals-DECEASED)

Chuck Berry (1926) (guitar-vocals-Blues HoF inductee-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Kennedy Center honouree-TnT HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee)

Ronnie Bright (1938) (vocals-Valentines-Coasters)

Laura Nyro (1947) (vocals-keys-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Russ Giguere (1943) (vocals-guitar-Association)

Howard Shore (1946) (sax-Lighthouse-SNL Band-film composer)

Joe Egan (1946) (vocals-guitar-Humblebums-Stealer's Wheel)

Gary Richrath (1949) (guitar-REO Speedwagon)

Wynton Marsalis (1961) (trumpet)

Peter Svenson (1974) (guitar-Cardigans)

The Grand Ol' Opry founded-1925.

Thomas Edison dies-1931.

Orville "Hoppy" Jones dies brain haemorrhage-1944.

Chuck Berry released from prison 1st time-1947.

The Beatles record I Feel Fine/Mr. Moonlight/Kansas City/I'll Follow the Sun/ Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby/Rock and Roll Music/Words of Love-1964.

Jay/Americans' Some Enchanted Evening peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Spokesmen's Dawn of Correction peaks Can top 20-1965.

Elvis Presley's I'm Yours peaks Can #2-1965.

The Lovin' Spoonful's Do You Believe in Magic peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Esquires' Love's Made a Fool of You peaks Can top 20-1965.

Donovan's Universal Soldier peaks Can top 30-1965.

The Beatles record In My Life-1965.

Judy Collins' Both Sides Now peaks Can top 30-1965.

The Troggs' Love is All Around enters UK chart-1967.

John Lennon's 1st solo film How I Won the War premieres London Pavilion-1967.

The Kinks' Autumn Almanac enters UK chart-1967.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience play Olympia Paris-1968.

Paul Revere/Raiders' We Gotta All Get Together peaks Can top 10-1969.

Stevie Wonder's YesterMe YesterYou Yesterday enters US chart-1969.

Wind's Make Believe peaks Can top 10-1969.

Steam's Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye enters US chart-1969.

The Temptations' I Can't Get Next to You peaks Can top 20-1969.

Elvis Presley's Suspicious Minds peaks Can #1-1969.

The Guess Who's Undun enters US chart-1969.

Mel/Tim's Backfield in Motion enters US chart-1969.

Mama Cass' Make Your Own Kind of Music enters US chart-1969.

Lou Christie's I'm Gonna Make You Mine peaks Can top 5-1969.

The Beatles' Come Together/Something enters US chart-1969.

R.B. Greaves' Take a Letter Maria enters US chart-1969.

Marvin Gaye's That's the Way Love Is peaks Can top 20-1969.

Richard Nader's 1st Rock'n'Roll Revival with Bill Haley/ Chuck Berry/Platters/Shirelles Felt Forum NYC-1969.

BS&T's And When I Die enters US chart-1969.

The Archies' Sugar Sugar peaks US #1/enters UK chart-1969.

The Jackson Five appear Hollywood Palace ABC-TV-1969.

Fiddler on the Roof ST awarded gold-1971.

The Carpenters awarded gold Superstar-1971.

Al Green seriously burned when girlfriend scalds him with hot grits-1973.

Gladys Knight/Pips awarded gold Midnight Train to Georgia-1973.

Freddy Fender's Secret Love enters US chart-1975.

The Marshall Tucker Band's Fire on the Mountain enters US chart-1975.

Frankie Valli's Our Day Will Come enters US chart-1975.

Rod Stewart's Sailing enters US chart-1975.

Simon/Garfunkel's My Little Town enters US chart-1975.

Austin Roberts' Rocky peaks Can top 10-1975.

John Denver's I'm Sorry peaks Can #1-1975.

Chicago's If You Leave Me Now peaks US #1-1976.

The B-52s' Private Idaho enters US chart-1980.

The Rolling Stones appear at Paris nightclub Baines-Douches to film part of Undercover of the Night video-1983.

Bruce Springsteen disbands E-Street Band-1988.

Guns'n'Roses play Coliseum LA CA-1989.

Robin S's Love For Love peaks Can top 10-1993.

Mariah Carey's Dreamlover peaks Can #1-1993.

Billy Joel's River of Dreams peaks Can top 10-1993.

Rod Stewart's Reason to Believe Live peaks Can top 10-1993.

Hanson perform anthem opening game World Series Pro Player Stadium Miami FL-1997.

Eagle Eye Cherry's Desireless CD enters Can chart-1998.

Zach de la Rocha quits Rage Against the Machine-2000.

Julie London dies-2000.


David Guard (1934) (vocals-Kingston Trio-DECEASED)

Tommy Ambrose (1939) (vocals)

Larry Chance (1940) (vocals-Earls)

Eddie Daniels (1941) (clarinet-w.Thad Jones)

Peter Tosh (1944) (vocals-Wailers-Grammy Award winner-DECEASED)

Jeannie C. Riley (1945) (vocals)

Keith Reid (1946) (lyricist-producer-Procol Harum)

Wilbert Hart (1947) (vocals-Delfonics)

Nino DeFranco (1956) (vocals-DeFranco Family)

Karl Wallinger (1957) (vocals-guitar-keys-Waterboys-World Party)

Jennifer Holliday (1960) (vocals)

Todd Park Mohr (1965) (vocals-guitar-Big Head Todd/Monsters)

Pras Michel (1972) (vocals-Fugees)

Isham Jones dies-1956.

Buddy Holly/Crickets' last show Richmond VA-1958.

Tommy Facenda's High School USA enters US chart-1959.

Brook Benton's So Many Ways enters US chart-1959.

Cliff Richard's When the Girl In Your Arms is the Girl in Your Heart enters UK chart-1961.

Marvin Gaye's Can I Get a Witness enters US chart-1963.

Elvis Presley's Bossa Nova Baby enters US chart-1963.

My Fair Lady closes London after 5.5 years-1963.

Gene Pitney's 24 Hours From Tulsa enters US chart-1963.

Darlene Love's Fine Fine Boy enters US chart-1963.

Steve Lawrence's Walking Proud enters US chart-1963.

Major Lance's Hey Little Girl enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles record I Want to Hold Your Hand/This Boy-1963.

The Beach Boys' When I Grow Up to Be a Man peaks Can #1-1964.

Major Lance's Rhythm peaks Can top 20-1964.

James Brown's Out of Sight peaks Can top 30-1964.

Gale Garnett's We'll Sing in the Sunshine peaks Can #2-1964.

The Beatles play Edinburgh UK-1964.

Little Anthony/Imperials' I'm On the Outside Looking In peaks Can top 20-1964.

The Impressions' You Must Believe Me peaks Can top 20-1964.

Joe Hinton's Funny peaks Can top 20-1964.

Chad/Jeremy's Summer Song peaks Can top 10-1964.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Les Bicyclettes de Belsize enters US chart-1968.

The Supremes' Love Child enters US chart-1968.

The Ohio Express' Chewy Chewy enters US chart-1968.

Eddie Floyd's Bring it On Home to Me enters US chart-1968.

Helen Reddy's Angie Baby enters US chart-1974.

Slade's Far Far Away enters UK chart-1974.

Neil Sedaka's Laughter in the Rain enters US chart-1974.

Billy Preston's Nothing From Nothing peaks Can top 5-1974.

The Ohio Players' Skin Tight peaks Can top 20-1974.

Chicago's Wishing You Were Here enters US chart-1974.

Hall/Oates/Kendricks/Ruffin's The Way You Do the Things You Do/My Girl peaks Can top 40-1985.

The Fat Boys' Wipeout peaks Can top 20-1987.

Debbie Gibson's Only In My Dreams peaks Can top 5-1987.

U2's Where the Streets Have No Name peaks Can top 20-1987.

Bananarama's I Heard a Rumour peaks Can #2-1987.

The Rolling Stones release Rock & a Hard Place-1989.

Def Leppard's Have You Ever Needed Someone So Bad peaks Can top 5-1992.

KWS' Please Don't Go peaks Can #1-1992.

Arrested Development's People Everyday peaks Can top 5-1992.

Ned Landry dies-1992.

Cathy Dennis' You Lied to Me peaks Can top 10-1992.

Sinead O'Connor's Success Has Made a Failure of Our Home peaks Can top 20-1992.

Billy Ray Cyrus' Could've Been Me peaks Can top 20-1992.

Keith Richards releases Main Offender LP-1992.

Pink Floyd begin 14-night stand Earl's Court Arena/seating collapses-1994.

Green Day's Nimrod CD enters Can chart-1997.

LL Cool J's Phenomenon CD enters Can chart-1997.

Baker Knight (songwriter) dies-2005.


Jelly Roll Morton (1885) (keys-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Jerry Orbach (1935) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Wanda Jackson (1937) (vocals)

Ric Lee (1945) (drummer-10 Years After)

Tom Petty (1950) (vocals-guitar-Heartbreakers-Traveling Wilburys)

Jim Sonefeld (1964) (drums-vocals-Hootie/Blowfish)

David Ryan (1964) (Lemonheads)

Snoop Doggy Dogg (1971) (vocals)

Laverne Baker records Tweedlee Dee-1954.

Harry Belafonte's Jamaica Farewell enters US chart-1956.

The Highlights' City of Angels enters US chart-1956.

The 4 Aces' You Can't Run Away From It enters US chart-1956.

Joe Valino's Garden of Eden enters US chart-1956.

Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender/Anyway You Want Me enters US chart-1956.

Eddie Fisher's Cindy Oh Cindy enters US chart-1956.

The Royaltones' Poor Boy enters US chart-1958.

The Duprees' My Own True Love enters US chart-1962.

DeeDee Sharp's Ride enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Pickett's Monster Mash peaks US #1-1962.

The Contours' Do You Love Me peaks US top 5-1962.

Frank Ifield's I Remember You peaks US top 5-1962.

Marcy Blane's Bobby's Girl enters US chart-1962.

Elvis Presley's Return to Sender enters US chart-1962.

Marvin Gaye's Stubborn Kind of Fellow enters US chart-1962.

The 4 Seasons' Big Girls Don't Cry enters US chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones play first show at Paris Olympia/riots ensue 150 arrested-1964.

The Beatles record We Can Work It Out-1965.

Earl Bostic dies-1965.

The Who record Armenia City In the Sky-1967.

John Lennon/Yoko Ono release Wedding Album US-1969.

Aerosmith's Dream On enters US chart-1973.

The Allman Brothers' Ramblin' Man peaks Can top 10-1973.

Spirit's Mr. Skin enters US chart-1973.

Conway Twitty's You've Never Been This Far Before peaks Can top 30-1973.

Steve Miller's Joker enters US chart-1973.

Anne Murray's Send a Little Love My Way peaks Can top 30-1973.

Edgar Winter's Free Ride peaks Can top 10-1973.

The Stylistics' Rock'n'Roll Baby enters US chart-1973.

Al Wilson's Show & Tell enters US chart-1973.

David Bowie's Sorrow enters UK chart-1973.

Led Zeppelin's D'yer Maker enters US chart-1973.

The Osmonds' Let Me In peaks Can top 20-1973.

2 members Lynyrd Skynyrd killed plane crash McComb MS-1977.

Cliff Richard's We Don't Talk Anymore enters US chart-1979.

Robert John's Sad Eyes peaks Can top 5-1979.

Herb Alpert's Rise peaks US #1-1979.

Dionne Warwick's I'll Never Love This Way Again peaks US top 5-1979.

Kenny Loggins' This Is It enters US chart-1979.

Maxine Nightingale's Lead me On peaks Can #2-1979.

LRB's Cool Change enters US chart-1979.

Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer's No More Tears enters US chart-1979.

The Doobie Brothers' Dependin' on You peaks Can top 40-1979.

Queen's Crazy Little Thing Called Love enters UK chart-1979.

Rupert Holmes' Escape enters US chart-1979.

The Captain/Tennille's Do That to Me One More Time enters US chart-1979.

Chaka Khan's I Feel For You enters UK chart-1984.

Berlin's Take My Breath Away peaks Can #1-1985.

The Timex Social Club's Rumors peaks Can #1-1986.

Run DMC's Walk This Way peaks Can top 5-1986.

Corey Hart's I Am By Your Side peaks Can top 10-1986.

Toto's I'll Be Over You peaks Can top 20-1986.

Mick Jagger/Jeff Beck perform impromptu set LA-1987.

Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame inducts John Lennon/Animals/Band/Duane Eddy/Grateful Dead/Elton John/Bob Marley/Rod Stewart NYC-1993.

Henry Vestine of Canned Heat dies heart problems-1997.

Geri Halliwell/Luciano Pavarotti named UN Goodwill Ambassadors-1998.

Faith Hill's Cry CD enters Can chart-2002.

Tracy Chapman's Let it Rain CD enters Can chart-2002.

LL Cool J's 10 CD enters Can chart-2002.

Wave's State of Mind CD enters Can chart-2002.


Dizzy Gillespie (1917) (trumpet-DECEASED)

Norman Wright (1937) (vocals-Del Vikings)

Manfred Mann (1940) (keys-vocals-Manfred Mann-Earth Band)

Steve Cropper (1941) (guitar-MGs-Blues Bros-producer)

Elvin Bishop (1942) (vocals-guitar-Butterfield Band-solo)

Lee Loughnane (1946) (trumpet-Chicago)

Charlotte Caffey (1953) (guitar-GoGos)

Eric Faulkner (1953) (guitar-Bay City Rollers)

Julian Cope (1957) (vocals-solo)

Steve Lukather (1957) (guitar-Toto)

Elvis Presley's Jailhouse Rock/Treat Me Nice peaks US #1/ Jailhouse Rock movie premieres-1957.

Thurston Harris' Little Bitty Pretty One enters US chart-1957.

Sam Cooke's You Send Me enters US chart-1957.

Buddy Holly records It Doesn't Matter Anymore/True Love Ways last session NYC-1958.

Eddie Cochran records Hallelujah I Love Her So-1959.

The Beatles play Glasgow-1964.

The Beatles record final take of Norwegian Wood/Nowhere Man-1965.

Bill Black dies brain tumor-1965.

Nancy Sinatra/Lee Hazlewood's Lady Bird enters US chart-1967.

Dionne Warwick's I Say a Little Prayer enterws US chart-1967.

The 4 Tops' You Keep Running Away peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Rose Garden's Next Plane to London enters US chart-1967.

The Rolling Stones' Dandelion peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Association's Never My Love peaks Can #1-1967.

Bill Cosby's Little Ole Man peaks Can #2-1967.

Gladys Knight/Pips' I Heard It Through the Grapevine enters US chart-1967.

Brenton Wood's Gimme Little Sign peaks Can top 20-1967.

King Curtis' Memphis Soul Stew peaks Can top 20-1967.

Jay/Techniques' Keep the Ball Rollin' enters US chart-1967.

Avant Garde's Naturally Stoned peaks Can top 30-1968.

O.C. Smith's Little Green Apples peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown's Fire peaks Can #1-1968.

The O'Kaysions' Girl Watcher peaks Can top 10-1968.

CCR's Suzie Q peaks Can top 10-1968.

Big Brother/Holding Co.'s Piece of My Heart peaks Can top 10/Down on Me peaks Can top 40-1968.

Rod Stewart's You Wear it Well peaks Can top 10-1972.

Arlo Guthrie's City of New Orleans peaks Can top 20-1972.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Clair enters UK chart-1972.

Chuck Berry's My Ding a Ling peaks Can #1-1972.

The Osmonds' Crazy Horses enters US chart-1972.

Ken Tobias' Dream #2 peaks Can top 30-1972.

Elvis Presley's Burning Love peaks Can #2-1972.

Donny Osmond's Why peaks Can top 20-1972.

Ocean's One More Chance peaks Can top 20-1972.

Hot Butter's Popcorn peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Delegates' Convention'72 peaks US chart-1972.

America's Ventura Highway enters US chart-1972.

Jon Mark loses finger falling from tree Hawaii-1972.

Al Green's You Ought To Be With Me enters US chart-1972.

Albert Hammond's It Never Rains in Southern California enters US chart-1972.

The 5 Man Electrical Band's Money Back Guarantee peaks Can top 20-1972.

Elton John awarded gold Rock of the Westies LP-1975.

The Sex Pistols/The Jam play Queensway Hall Dunstable UK-1977.

Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash kills 3 members-1977.

Alice Cooper's How You Gonna See Me Now enters US chart-1978.

The Village People's YMCA enters US chart-1978.

Aerosmith's Come Together peaks Can top 30-1978.

Chicago's Alive Again enters US chart-1978.

The Cars' My Best Friend's Girl enters US chart-1978.

Sting's Fortress Around Your Heart peaks Can top 20-1985.

Metallica's Enter Sandman peaks Can #1-1991.

Color Me Badd's I Adore Mi Amor peaks Can top 20-1991.

Motley Crue's Primal Scream peaks Can top 10-1991.

Madonna's Sex book released-1992.

George Michael begins court case vs Sony-1992.

Blind Melon's Shannon Hoon dies drug OD-1995.

Maxene Andrews of the Andrews Sisters dies heart attack-1995.

Tool's Aenima CD enters Can chart-1996.

Moist's Creature CD enters Can chart-1996.

Crash Test Dummies' Worm's Life CD enters Can chart-1996.

Kenny G's Moments CD enters Can chart-1996.

Nirvana's From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah CD enters Can chart-1996.

Elliott Smith dies suicide-2003.


Timothy Leary (1920) (psychedelic pioneer-DECEASED)

Bobby Fuller (1942) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Annette Funicello (1942) (vocals)

Eddie Brigati (1945) (vocals-Rascals-RnR HoF inductee)

Cris Kirkwood (1960) (bass-Meat Puppets)

John Wesley Harding (1965) (vocals-guitar)

Shelby Lynne (1968) (vocals)

Shaggy (1968) (vocals)

Zac Hanson (1985) (vocals-drums-Hanson)

Pee Wee Hunt's 12th Street Rag peaks US #1-1948.

Stan Freberg's Yellow Rose of Texas enters US chart-1955.

Gail Storm's I Hear You Knocking enters US chart-1955.

Joni James' You Are My Love enters US chart-1955.

Nat King Cole's Someone You Love enters US chart-1955.

Tommy Edwards' It's All In the Game peaks US #1-1958.

Chubby Checker performs Twist Ed Sullivan-1961.

The Who rejected by EMI-1964.

The Supremes' Baby Love enters UK chart-1964.

The Beatles play Leeds UK-1964.

The Rolling Stones release Get Off My Cloud UK-1965.

Merle Haggard national TV debut Jimmy Dean Show-1965.

The Standells' Why Pick On Me enters US chart-1966.

Percy Sledge's It Tears Me Up enters US chart-1966.

The Mamas/Papas' Look Through My Window enters US chart-1966.

Jefferson Airplane play 1st concert Santa Barbara CA-1966.

The Supremes a-GoGo LP peaks US #1-1966.

Lee Dorsey's Holy Cow enters US chart-1966.

The Beach Boys' Good Vibrations enters US chart-1966.

Tommy Edwards dies-1969.

Led Zeppelin release 2nd LP UK-1969.

Joan Baez awarded gold Night They Drove Old Dixie Down-1971.

John Lennon awarded gold Walls and Bridges LP-1974.

Peter Frampton's Signed Sealed Delivered peaks Can top 20-1977.

Ronnie McDowell's The King Is Gone peaks Can top 20-1977.

Eric Carmen's She Did It peaks Can top 20-1977.

B.J. Thomas' Don't Worry Baby peaks Can top 20-1977.

Queen's We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You enters US/UK charts-1977.

Prism's Spaceship Superstar enters US chart-1977.

Alan Parson's I Wouldn't Want to Be Like You peaks Can top 30-1977.

Tom Robinson's 2468 Motorway enters UK chart-1977.

ABBA's Name of the Game enters UK chart-1977.

Patsy Gallant's Sugar Daddy peaks Can top 10-1977.

Meco's Star Wars Theme peaks Can #1-1977.

EW&F begin US tour Louisville KY-1978.

Cheap Trick's Dream Police peaks Can top 10-1979.

Scandal's Warrior peaks Can #1-1984.

Prince's Let's Go Crazy peaks Can #2-1984.

The Fixx' Are We Ourselves peaks Can top 30-1984.

Elton John's Who Wears These Shoes peaks Can top 30-1984.

David Bowie's Blue Jean peaks Can top 10-1984.

The Jacksons' Torture peaks Can top 20-1984.

Whitney Houston's Saving All My Love For You peaks US #1-1985.

Janet Jackson's Black Cat peaks Can top 10-1990.

The Northern Pikes' Girl With a Problem peaks Can top 30-1990.

Harry Goodman(Benny Goodman Band) dies-1991.

Oasis signs to Creation/Sony-1993.

Producer Jimmy Miller dies liver failure-1994.

The Moffatts play Kuala Lumpur-1999.


R.W. Blackwood (1921) (vocals-Blackwood Brothers-Gospel Music HoF inductee-Rockabilly HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Boozoo Chavis (1930) (vocals-DECEASED)

Charlie Foxx (1939) (vocals w.Inez-DECEASED)

Ellie Greenwich (1940) (vocals-songwriter-DECEASED)

Greg Ridley (1942) (bass-vocals-Spooky Tooth-Humble Pie-DECEASED)

Barbara Ann Hawkins (1943) (vocals-Dixiecups)

Ernie Watts (1945) (sax)

Dwight Yoakam (1956) (vocals-guitar)

Weird Al Yankovic (1959) (vocals-accordion)

Brian Nevin (1966) (drums-vocals-Big Head Todd/Monsters)

David Thomas (1966) (vocals-Take 6)

Bing Crosby's Only Forever peaks US #1-1940.

Al Jolson dies SF CA-1950.

Mantovani's Swedish Rhapsody enters UK chart-1953.

Buddy Holly interviewed by Red Robinson Vancouver-1957.

The Drifters' Save the Last Dance For Me peaks US #1-1960.

Dion's Runaround Sue peaks US #1-1961.

The Dovells' Bristol Stomp peaks US #2-1961.

Sue Thompson's Sad Movies peaks US top 5-1961.

Patsy Cline's Crazy enters US chart-1961.

The Rolling Stones commence 2nd US tour-1964.

The Beatles play Kilburn London-1964.

The Temptations' My Baby enters US chart-1965.

The Byrds' Turn Turn Turn enters US chart-1965.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience record Hey Joe De Lane Lea Studios London-1966.

Tommy Edwards dies-1969.

Aretha Franklin releases Eleanor Rigby-1969.

Derek/Dominoes play Fillmore East NYC-1970.

Led Zeppelin release III LP-1970.

John Lennon's Imagine enters US chart-1971.

Jimi Hendrix' Dolly Dagger enters US chart-1971.

The Carpenters' Superstar peaks Can top 5-1971.

Tom Jones' Till enters UK chart-1971.

Bread's Baby I'm a Want You enters US chart-1971.

The BeeGees' Don't Wanna Live Inside Myself enters US chart-1971.

Eric Clapton's Let it Rain enters US chart-1972.

Gladys Knight/Pips' Midnight Train to Georgia peaks US #1-1973.

Johnny Taylor awarded gold I Believe in You-1973.

Leo Sayer's You Make Me Feel Like Dancing enters US chart-1976.

Rose Royce's Car Wash enters US chart-1976.

Rick Dees' Disco Duck peaks Can #1-1976.

ELO's Livin' Thing enters US chart-1976.

The Bay City Rollers' I Only Want to Be With You peaks Can top 10-1976.

Engelbert Humperdinck's After the Lovin' enters US chart- 1976.

Orleans' Still the One peaks US top 5-1976.

Chicago's If You Leave Me Now peaks US #1-1976.

Brick's Dazz enters US chart-1976.

Barbra Streisand's Woman in Love peaks US #1-1980.

Elton John's Blue Eyes peaks Can top 5-1982.

Dolly Parton's I Will Always Love You peaks Can top 10-1982.

Peter Gabriel's Shock the Monkey enters US chart-1982.

The Fixx' Stand or Fall peaks Can top 40-1982.

Chilliwack's Whatcha Gonna Do enters US chart-1982.

Selena's fan club president Yolanda Salivar convicted star's murder-1995.


Sonny Terry (1911) (vocals-harmonica-w.Brownie McGhee-DECEASED)

J.P. Richardson (1930) (deejay-vocals-solo-aka Big Bopper-DECEASED)

Bill Wyman (1936) (bass-vocals-Rolling Stones-solo-Willy & the Poor Boys)

Santo Farina (1937) (guitar-w.Johnny)

Ted Templeman (1944) (vocals-Harpers Bizarre-producer)

Jerry Edmonton (1946) (drums-Steppenwolf-DECEASED)

Edgar Broughton (1947) (guitar-vocals-solo)

Paul & Barry Ryan (1948) (twin vocal duet)

Dale "Buffin" Griffin (1948) (drums-Mott the Hoople)

Steve Greenberg (1950) (Lipps Inc)

Tiny Tavares (1954) (vocals-Tavares)

Rowland Howard (1959) (Bad Seeds)

Ben Gillies (1979) (drums-Silverchair)

Monica (1980) (vocals-solo)

The Ames Brothers' My Bonnie Lassie enters US chart-1955.

Lord Rockingham's XI's Hoots Mon enters UK chart-1958.

Brenda Lee's I Want To Be Wanted peaks US #1-1960.

Kathy Young's 1000 Stars enters US chart-1960.

Fats Domino's My Girl Josephine enters US chart-1960.

Lolita's Sailor enters US chart-1960.

Jim Reeves' Am I Losing You enters US chart-1960.

Damita Jo's I'll Save the Last Dance For You enters US chart-1960.

James Brown records live Apollo Theater NYC-1962.

Bob Dylan records Times They Are a-Changin'-1963.

The Searchers' Sugar & Spice enters UK chart-1963.

The Beatles record 7 songs for Swedish radio-1963.

Gene Pitney's I'm Gonna Be Strong enters US chart-1964.

The Newbeats' Everything's Alright enters US chart-1964.

Dionne Warwick's Reach Out For Me enters US chart-1964.

The Ronettes' Walking in the Rain enters US chart-1964.

Robert Goulet's My Love Forgive Me enters US chart-1964.

Ronnie Dove's Right or Wrong enters US chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones 12x5 released US-1964.

Maxine Brown's Oh No Not My Baby enters US chart-1964.

T.A.M.I. concert w.James Brown/Rolling Stones/Beach Boys/Billy J. Kramer/Jan-Dean/Lesley Gore/Gerry-PMs/Barbarians/Supremes/Marvin Gaye/Miracles/others taped-1964.

The Beatles begin recording I'm Looking Through You-1965.

Neil Diamond's Cherry Cherry peaks Can top 10-1966.

3's a Crowd release Bound to Fly-1966.

Jimmy Ruffin's What Becomes of the Broken Hearted peaks Can top 20-1966.

Ronnie Dove's I Really Don't Want to Know peaks Can top 20-1966.

The 4 Tops' Reach Out I'll Be There peaks Can top 10-1966.

The 4 Seasons' I've Got You Under My Skin peaks Can top 10-1966.

Bob Dylan's Just Like a Woman peaks Can top 40-1966.

The Who record Mary Anne With the Shaky Hands-1967.

Lulu's To Sir With Love peaks US #1-1967.

CSN record Teach Your Children San Francisco-1969.

The 5th Dimension's One Less Bell to Answer enters US chart-1970.

Elvis Presley's You Don't Have to Say You Love Me enters US chart-1970.

T. Rex' Ride a White Swan enters UK chart-1970.

Neil Young's Only Love can Break a Heart enters US chart-1970.

Simon/Garfunkel's El Condor Pasa peaks Can top 5-1970.

King Floyd's Groove Me enters US chart-1970.

Crabby Appleton's Go Back peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Guess Who's Share the Land enters US chart-1970.

Linda Ronstadt's Long Long Time peaks Can top 20-1970.

Delaney/Bonnie's Soul Shake peaks Can top 20-1970.

Vicki Lawrence records Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia-1972.

Keith Richards fined 205 pounds on various drug/weapons charges-1973.

Jonathan Livingston Seagull premieres NYC-1973.

Stardust w.David Essex premieres London UK-1974.

John Denver awarded gold Rocky Mountain Christmas LP-1975.

Paul McCartney named all time best selling songwriter and artist by Guinness Book-1980.

OMD release Organisation LP-1980.

ELO's Twilight enters US chart-1981.

Lindsey Buckingham's Trouble enters US chart-1981.

Stevie Nicks/Don Henley's Leather & Lace enters US chart-1981.

Culture Club's 1st gig Croc's Essex-1981.

Haircut 100's Favourite Shirts enters UK chart-1981.

Julio Iglesias' Begin the Beguine enters UK chart-1981.

The Jam's Absolute Beginners enters UK chart-1981.

OMD's Joan of Arc enters UK chart-1981.

The Police's Every Little Thing She Does is Magic enters UK chart-1981.

The Little River Band's Night Owls peaks Can top 20-1981.

Ronnie Milsap's Wouldn't Have Missed It For the World enters US chart-1981.

The Stray Cats' Sexy + 17 peaks Can top 5-1983.

Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince's Nightmare On My Street peaks Can top 10-1988.

Bobby McFerrin's Don't Worry Be Happy peaks Can #1-1988.

Def Leppard's Love Bites peaks Can #1-1988.

Keith Richards releases Take it So Hard-1988.

Boyz II Men's End of Our Road enters 11th week as US #1 tying Elvis Presley's Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel and would stay two more weeks at top-1992.

Reel II Real's Go On Move peaks Can top 10-1994.

Bob Seger releases It's a Mystery CD-1995.

Chrissie Hynde sings anthem Game 3 World Series Cleveland OH-1995.

Tony Bennett plays Radio City Music Hall NYC NY-1995.

Berry Gordy receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1996.

Roy Clark inducted Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame-2000.


Johann Strauss (1825) (composer-DECEASED)

Eddie Lang (1902) (guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Minnie Pearl (1912) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Earl Palmer (1924) (drums-solo-DECEASED)

Jeanne Black (1937) (vocals)

Helen Reddy (1941) (vocals-ATIA winner-ARIA HoF inductee-Grammy winner)

Jon Anderson (1944) (vocals-Yes-ABWH)

Taffy Danoff (1944) (vocals-Starland Vocal Band)

John Hall (1947) (drums-Equals)

Glenn Tipton (1948) (guitar-Judas Priest)

Matthias Jabs (1956) (Scorpions)

Mark Miller (1958) (vocals-Sawyer Brown)

Chad Smith (1962) (drums-Red Hot Chili Peppers)

Speech (1968) (vocals-Arrested Development)

Ed Robertson (1970) (vocals-guitar-Barenaked Ladies)

Chely Wright (1970) (vocals)

The Beatles play Brighton UK-1964.

Ronnie Dove's I'll Make All Your Dreams Come True peaks Can top 10-1965.

Herman's Hermits' Just a Little Bit Better peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Rolling Stones debut Ed Sullivan-1965.

The Vogues' You're the One peaks Can top 20-1965.

Bobby Vinton's What Colour is a Man peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Toys' Lover's Concerto peaks Can #1-1965.

The Great Scots' Give Me Lovin' peaks Can top 20-1965.

Roger Miller's Kansas City Star peaks Can top 10-1965.

Sly/Family Stone's Hot Fun in the Summertime peaks Can top 5-1969.

Jr. Walker/All Stars' These Eyes enters US chart-1969.

3 Dog Night's Eli's Coming enters US chart-1969.

Gladys Knight/Pips' Friendship Train enters US chart-1969.

Santana's Jingo enters US chart-1969.

PP&M's Leaving On a Jet Plane enters US chart-1969.

CCR's Down on the Corner/Fortunate Son enters US chart-1969.

Crow's Evil Woman enters US chart-1969.

John Lennon files suit against US regarding wiretaps and surveillance-1973.

Nick Drake dies-1974.

The Ohio Players awarded gold Skin Tight-1974.

Dionne Warwick/Spinners' Then Came You peaks US #1-1974.

Major Hoople's Boarding House's I'm Running After You peaks Can top 30-1975.

Gino Vannelli's Love Me Now peaks Can chart-1975.

Jim Capaldi's Love Hurts enters UK chart-1975.

Trooper's Baby Woncha Please Come Home peaks Can chart-1975.

Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run peaks Can chart-1975.

Tavares' It Only Takes a Minute peaks Can top 20-1975.

The Spinners' Games People Play peaks Can top 30-1975.

Neil Sedaka/Elton John's Bad Blood peaks Can top 5-1975.

The Ritchie Family's Brazil peaks Can top 10-1975.

The Miracles' Love Machine enters US chart-1975.

Orleans' Dance With Me peaks Can top 5-1975.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Letting Go peaks Can top 100-1975.

Garfunkel's I Only Have Eyes For You peaks Can top 10-1975.

David Bowie's Fame peaks Can top 5-1975.

KC/Sunshine Band's That's the Way I Like It enters US chart-1975.

Jefferson Starship's Miracles peaks Can top 30-1975.

Dickie Goodman's Mr. Jaws peaks Can top 20-1975.

Morris Albert's Feelings peaks Can top 20-1975.

Alice Cooper's Welcome to My Nightmare enters US chart-1975.

David Geddes' Run Joey Run peaks Can top 20-1975.

April Wine's Tonight is a Wonderful Time to Fall in Love peaks Can chart-1975.

John Fogerty's Rockin' All Over the World peaks Can top 40-1975.

Hagood Hardy's The Homecoming peaks Can top 20-1975.

Johnny Wakelin's Black Superman peaks Can #1-1975.

Freddy Fender's Wasted Days & Wasted Nights peaks Can top 10-1975.

The Staple Singers' Let's Do It Again enters US chart-1975.

The Eagles' Lyin' Eyes peaks Can top 20-1975.

Wings enter Abbey Road to record majority of London Town LP-1977.

Air Supply's Every Woman in the World enters US chart/All Out of Love peaks Can #2-1980.

Diana Ross' It's My Turn enters US chart-1980.

Paul Simon's Late in the Evening peaks Can top 20-1980.

The Police's De Do Do Do De Da Da Da enters US chart-1980.

Kool/Gang's Celebration enters US chart-1980.

Klaatu's Knee Deep in Love peaks Can chart-1980.

Olivia Newton-John/Cliff Richard's Suddenly enters US chart-1980.

Queen's Another One Bites the Dust peaks Can #1-1980.

The Kingbees' My Mistake peaks Can top 30-1980.

Billy Joel's Don't Ask Me Why peaks Can top 5-1980.

Paul Simon's 1 Trick Pony enters US chart-1980.

Johnny Lee's Lookin' For Love peaks Can chart-1980.

Peter Gabriel's Games Without Frontiers peaks Can top 10-1980.

Ambrosia's You're the Only Woman peaks Can top 20-1980.

ELO's All Over the World peaks Can top 20-1980.

Barbra Streisand's Guilty LP/Woman in Love single both top US charts-1980.

George Benson's Turn Your Love Around enters US chart-1981.

Kenny Rogers/Dolly Parton's Islands in the Stream peaks US #1-1983.

Berlin's Take My Breath Away enters UK chart-1985.

Kim Wilde's You Keep Me Hangin' On enters UK chart-1986.

Erasure's Sometimes enters US chart-1986.

Swing Out Sister's Breakout enters UK chart-1986.

Promoter Bill Graham dies helicopter crash Concord CA-1991.

The Rolling Stones concert film At the Max opens-1991.

Tears for Fears/Oingo Boingo/Radiohead play Aladdin Hotel Las Vegas NV-1992.

Roger Miller dies cancer-1992.

95 South's Whoot There It Is peaks Can #1-1993.

Wilbert Harrison dies-1994.

Cliff Richard knighted by Queen-1995.

Johnny Cash announces he has Parkinson's disease-1997.

Aerosmith's Live a Little South of Insanity CD enters Can chart-1998.

Jonny Lang's Wander This World CD enters Can chart-1998.

Fatboy Slim's You've Come a Long Way Baby CD enters Can chart-1998.

Maestro's Built to Last CD enters Can chart-1998.

George Martin's In My Life CD enters Can chart-1998.

Deana Carter's Everything's Gonna CD enters Can chart-1998.

Black Sabbath's Reunion CD enters Can chart-1998.

R.E.M. play exclusive radio concert BBC London UK-1998.


Mahalia Jackson (1911) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Neal Matthews (1929) (vocals-Jordanaires-DECEASED)

Leslie West (1945) (guitar-solo-Mountain)

Bootsy Collins (1951) (bass-vocals-James Brown-Funkadelic-solo)

Magge Roche (1951) (vocals-Roches)

Keith Strickland (1953) (drums-guitar-B-52s)

Natalie Merchant (1963) (vocals-keys-10000 Maniacs)

Bing Crosby records Dear Hearts & Gentle People LA-1949.

Roger Williams' Autumn Leaves peaks US #1-1955.

Annette's First Name Initial enters US chart-1959.

Fats Domino's Be My Guest enters US chart-1959.

Lloyd Price's Come Into My Heart enters US chart-1959.

Sam Cooke's Little Red Rooster enters US chart-1963.

Lenny Welch's Since I Fell For You enters US chart-1963.

Bob Dylan plays Carnegie Hall NYC-1963.

Roger Miller's Chug a Lug peaks Can top 30-1964.

Martha/Vandellas' Dancing in the Street peaks Can top 5-1964.

The Beatles record Honey Don't-1964.

The Beach Boys' Little Honda peaks Can top 20-1964.

Ronnie Dove's Say You peaks Can top 30-1964.

The Beatles awarded MBE's by the Queen-1965.

The Rolling Stones record As Tears Go By IBC Studio London UK-1965.

Alma Cogan dies throat cancer-1966.

The Classics IV's Stormy enters US chart-1968.

Derek's Cinnamon enters US chart-1968.

The Magic Lanterns' Shame Shame enters US chart-1968.

Johnnie Taylor's Who's Making Love enters US chart-1968.

Bobby Goldsboro's Straight Life enters US chart-1968.

Dion's Abraham Martin & John enters US chart-1968.

Sammi Smith makes UK debut Royal Albert Hall London-1972.

Aretha Franklin releases Until You Come Back to Me-1973.

Blue Swede's Never My Love peaks Can top 10-1974.

Stevie Wonder's You Haven't Done Nothin' peaks Can #1-1974.

Queen's Killer Queen enters UK chart-1974.

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Sweet Home Alabama peaks Can top 10-1974.

Gino Vannelli's People Gotta Move peaks Can top 30-1974.

Andy Kim's Fire Baby I'm on Fire enters US chart-1974.

Elvis Presley's Promised Land enters US chart-1974.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's Steppin' Out peaks Can top 20-1974.

Nick Gilder's Hot Child in the City peaks US #1-1978.

Men at Work's Who Can It Be Now peaks US #1-1982.

UB40's Don't Break My Heart enters UK chart-1985.

Air Supply's The Power of Love peaks Can top 40-1985.

Bruce Springsteen's Brilliant Disguise peaks Can top 10-1987.

Jon Secada's Do You Believe in Us peaks Can top 20-1992.

Extreme's Rest in Peace peaks Can top 10-1992.

Wilbert Harrison dies stroke-1994.

The Firm's self titled CD enters Can chart-1997.

Salt'n'Pepa's Brand New CD enters Can chart-1997.

Fats Domino/Ramblin' Jack Elliott/Roberta Peters presented National Medal of Arts US-1998.

Marilyn Manson begins Mechanical Animals tour Kansas City MO-1998.

Hoyt Axton dies heart disease-1999.


Nanette Fabray (1920) (vocals-theatrical)

Cleo Laine (1927) (vocals-solo)

Floyd Cramer (1933) (piano-solo-DECEASED)

Lee Greenwood (1942) (vocals-solo)

Jack Daniels (1949) (vocals-guitar-Highway 101)

Garry Tallent (1949) (keys-E Street Band)

K.K. Downing (1951) (guitar-Judas Priest)

Simon LeBon (1958) (vocals-Duran Duran-Arcadia)

Scott Weiland (1967) (vocals-Stone Temple Pilots)

Alma Gluck dies-1938.

Dick Jacobs' Petticoats of Portugal enters US chart-1956.

Don Costa's 2 Different Worlds enters US chart-1956.

Patti Page's Mama From the Train enters US chart-1956.

Guy Mitchell's Singing the Blues enters US chart-1956.

Nat King Cole's Night Lights enters US chart-1956.

Eddie Cooley's Priscilla enters US chart-1956.

Frank Sinatra's Hey Jealous Lover enters US chart-1956.

Tommy Edwards' Love Is All We Need enters US chart-1958.

Esther Phillips' Release Me enters US chart-1962.

Bill Anderson's Mama Sang a Song enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Curtola's Aladdin enters US chart-1962.

The TJB's Lonely Bull enters US chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones record 1st demo-1962.

Arthur Alexander's Anna enters US chart-1962.

The Supremes release Come See About Me-1964.

Manfred Mann's Semi Detached Suburban Mr. James enters UK chart-1966.

? Mark/Mysterians' 96 Tears peaks US #1-1966.

The Byrds release Ballad of Easy Rider LP-1969.

Jesus Christ Superstar LP released-1970.

Black Sabbath awarded gold Masters of Reality LP-1971.

Elvis Presley awarded gold Burning Love-1972.

The Isley Brothers' That Lady peaks Can top 20-1973.

The Pointer Sisters' Yes We Can Can peaks Can top 40-1973.

Ian Thomas' Painted Ladies enters US chart-1973.

The Staple Singers' If You're Ready enters US chart-1973.

Cheech/Chong's Basketball Jones peaks Can top 40-1973.

Brownsville Station's Smokin' in the Boy's Room enters US chart-1973.

Carole King's Corazon enters US chart-1973.

Stevie Wonder's Higher Ground peaks Can top 10-1973.

3 Dog Night's Let Me Serenade You enters US chart-1973.

Barry White's Never Never Gonna Give You Up enters US chart-1973.

Elton John's Goodbye Yellow Brick Road enters US chart-1973.

Bruce Springsteen appears simultaneously Time/Newsweek covers-1975.

Moon Martin's Rolene peaks Can top 30-1979.

M's Pop Muzik peaks Can #1-1979.

Isaac Hayes' Don't Let Go enters US chart-1979.

Hall/Oates' Wait For Me enters US chart-1979.

Nick Lowe's Cruel to Be Kind peaks Can top 20-1979.

Paul Kantner suffers brain haemorrhage during recording of Jefferson Starship's Modern Times LP-1980.

The Jam begin UK tour Sheffield-1980.

Steve Peregrine Took dies-1980.

Golden Earring's Twilight Zone enters US chart-1982.

Tina Turner's Typical Male peaks Can top 10-1986.

Peter Gabriel's In Your Eyes peaks Can top 30-1986.

Art of Noise's Paranoimia peaks Can top 40-1986.

Michael Jackson's Bad peaks US #1-1987.

Xavier Cugat dies heart failure-1990.

Selena's murderer Yolanda Saldivar sentenced life in prison-1995.

Gloria Estefan performs for Pope John Paul II-1995.

Morey Amsterdam dies-1996.

Korn's Life is Peachy CD enters Can chart-1996.

Phil Collins' Dance Into the Light CD enters Can chart-1996.

Frank DeVol dies-1999.

Wes Berggren (Tripping Daisy) dies-1999.

Tom Dowd (producer/engineer) dies-2002.

Foo Fighters One By One CD enters Can chart-2002.

Santana's Shaman CD enters Can chart-2002.

Rod Stewart's It Had to Be You American Songbook CD enters Can chart-2002.

Kelly Rowland's Simply Deep CD enters Can chart-2002.

Shawn Desman's self titled CD enters Can chart-2002.

Headstones' Oracle of Hi Fi CD enters Can chart-2002.


Charlie Daniels (1936) (vocals-guitar-violin-Grammy honouree-Grand Ol' Opry member)

Hank Marvin (1941) (guitar-Shadows)

Curtis Lee (1941) (vocals-solo)

Wayne Fontana (1945) (vocals-Mindbenders-solo)

Telma Hopkins (1948) (vocals-Dawn)

Rickie Lee Reynolds (1948) (guitar-Black Oak Arkansas)

Sebastian Agnello (1952) (vocals-guitar-Lords of London-Nucleus)

Stephen Morris (1957) (New Order)

William Reid (1958) (Jesus & Mary Chain)

Brad Paisley (1972) (vocals-solo)

Chuck Berry marries Themetta Suggs St. Louis MO-1948.

Marty Robbins plays Lubbock TX w.Buddy Holly/Bob Montgomery opening-1955.

Elvis Presley's 2nd Ed Sullivan Show/Love Me Tender peaks US #1-1956.

Frank Sinatra's All the Way enters US chart-1957.

Margie Rayburn's I'm Available enters US chart-1957.

Pat Boone's April Love enters US chart-1957.

Ray Charles records (Night Time Is) The Right Time NYC-1958.

Brian Epstein gets 1st request for Beatles disc/decides to attend show-1961.

Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich marry-1962.

The Seekers' Carnival is Over enters UK chart-1965.

Earl Bostic dies heart attack-1965.

The Rolling Stones' Get Off My Cloud enters UK chart-1965.

The Supremes record My World Is Empty Without You-1965.

Glen Campbell's By the Time I Get to Phoenix enters US chart-1967.

Joe Tex' Skinny Legs & All enters US chart-1967.

Procol Harum's Homburg enters US chart-1967.

The Rascals' How Can I Be Sure peaks Can #1-1967.

The Lovin' Spoonful's She Is Still a Mystery enters US chart-1967.

Tony Bennett's For Once in My Life enters US chart-1967.

The Kingpins' Ode to Billie Joe peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Rolling Stones receive gold Flowers-1967.

The Esquires (US) Get On Up peaks Can top 20-1967.

Buffalo Springfield's Rock'n'Roll Woman peaks Can top 40-1967.

Jimi Hendrix' All Along the Watchtower peaks Can top 20-1968.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Over You peaks Can top 5-1968.

Mary Hopkin's Those Were the Days peaks Can #1-1968.

Donovan's Lalena peaks Can top 20-1968.

Duane Allman dies motorcycle accident-1971.

The Jackson 5's Corner of the Sky enters US chart-1972.

Gilbert O'Sullivan's Clair enters US chart-1972.

The Isley Brothers' Work to Do enters US chart-1972.

Chuck Berry's My Dingaling enters UK chart-1972.

The Main Ingredient's Everybody Plays the Fool peaks Can top 10-1972.

King Harvest's Dancing in the Moonlight enters US chart-1972.

April Wine's Drop Your Guns peaks Can top 40-1972.

Elton John's Island Girl peaks US #1-1975.

The Little River Band's Reminiscing peaks Can/US top 5-1978.

Gerry Rafferty's Right Down the Line peaks Can top 10-1978.

The Who's Who Are You peaks Can top 10-1978.

Steely Dan's Josie peaks Can top 20-1978.

Bob Seger's We've Got Tonite enters US chart-1978.

Barbra Streisand/Neil Diamond's You Don't Bring Me Flowers enters US chart-1978.

Linda Ronstadt's Back in the USA peaks Can top 10-1978.

Billy Joel's She's Always a Woman peaks Can top 20-1978.

Anne Murray's You Needed Me peaks Can #1-1978.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' It's a Laugh peaks Can top 30-1978.

Chic's Le Freak enters US chart-1978.

Nick Gilder's Hot Child In the City peaks US #1-1978.

The Cooper Brothers' Dream Never Dies enters US chart-1978.

Kenny Loggins' Whenever I Call You Friend peaks US top 5-1978.

ELO's It's Over enters US chart-1978.

The Jam disband-1982.

John Mellencamp's Lonely Ol' Night peaks Can top 5-1985.

Eurythmics' There Must Be an Angel peaks Can top 10-1985.

Ron Wood begins NA tour to promote Slide On This LP-1992.

OMC's How Bizarre enters Can chart-1996.

Jamiroquai's Travelling Without Moving CD enters Can chart-1996.

Chris Isaak's Baja Sessions CD enters Can chart-1996.

Backstreet Boys' self-titled CD enters Can chart-1996.

Marilyn Manson's Antichrist Superstar enters Can chart-1996.

The Moffats play Bahrain-1999.

DMX's Great Impression CD debuts #1 Can chart-2001.

Incubus' Morning View CD enters Can chart-2001.

The Cranberries' Wake Up and Smell the Coffee CD enters Can chart-2001.

Bush's Golden State CD enters Can chart-2001.

Porter Wagoner dies-2007.


J.P. Richardson (The Big Bopper) (1930) (vocals-DECEASED)

Denny Laine (1944) (vocals-guitar-Moody Blues-Wings-solo)

Melba Moore (1945) (vocals-solo)

Peter Green (1946) (vocals-guitar-Bluesbreakers-Fleetwood Mac-solo)

Randy Jackson (1961) (vocals-Jacksons)

Peter Timmons (1965) (Cowboy Junkies)

Toby Smith (1970) (Jamiroquai)

The McGuire Sisters' He enters US chart-1955.

Roger Williams' Autumn Leaves peaks US #1-1955.

Billy Vaughn's Shifting Whispering Sands peaks US top 5-1955.

Pat Boone's At My Front Door enters US chart-1955.

Eddie Cochran records 20 Flight Rock-1957.

Michael Holliday commits suicide-1963.

The Hollies begin recording 1st album-1963.

The Kinks' All Day & All of the Night enters UK chart-1964.

The Who release My Generation-1965.

The Rolling Stones begin 4th NA tour Montreal-1965.

The New Vaudeville Band's Winchester Cathedral enters US chart-1966.

The Ronettes' I Can Hear Music enters US chart-1966.

The Supremes' You Keep Me Hanging On enters US chart-1966.

Martha/Vandellas' I'm Ready For Love enters US chart-1966.

The Hollies' Stop Stop Stop enters US chart-1966.

?/Mysterians' 96 Tears peaks US #1-1966.

The Left Banke's Walk Away Renee peaks US top 5-1966.

The Mothers play Earl Warren Showgrounds Santa Monica CA-1966.

Jimi Hendrix gets first press mention Record Mirror-1966.

James Brown records Give It Up Or Turnit a Lose Criteria Miami-1968.

The Persuaders awarded gold Thin Line Between Love & Hate-1971.

Duane Allman dies motorbike accident Macon GA-1971.

The Who awarded gold Quadrophenia LP-1973.

Joan Baez joins Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue-1975.

Shaun Cassidy's That's Rock'n'Roll peaks Can #1-1977.

Heart's Little Queen peaks Can chart-1977.

Chic's Dance Dance Dance enters US chart-1977.

EW&F's Serpentine Fire enters US chart-1977.

The BeeGees' How Deep Is Your Love enters UK chart-1977.

Rod Stewart's You're In My Heart enters US chart-1977.

Burton Cummings' My Own Way to Rock peaks Can top 40-1977.

Duran Duran's Union of the Snake enters UK chart-1983.

Adam Ant's Puss'n Boots enters UK chart-1983.

Stevie Wonder's I Just Called to Say I Love You peaks Can #1-1984.

Diana Ross' Swept Away peaks Can top 20-1984.

Jermaine Jackson's Dynamite peaks Can top 10-1984.

Bananarama's Cruel Summer peaks Can top 20-1984.

The Cars' Drive peaks Can top 10-1984.

Woody Herman dies cardiac arrest-1987.

Paul Young's Oh Girl peaks Can top 20-1990.

Kim Mitchell's I Am a Wild Party peaks Can top 30-1990.

David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) injured auto race Mexico/Nick Mason finishes drive-1991.

Scott Weiland's drug charges dropped after progress in rehab-1996.

Stone Roses announce split-1996.

Jello Biafra sued by Dead Kennedys re missing funds-1998.

Brian Setzer sues Bloodless Pharaohs bandmate over release of pre-Stray Cats material-1998.

The Moffats play Dubai-1999.

The Spice Girls' Holler/Let Love Lead the Way becomes 9th UK charttopper-2000.

Q Awards presented to Starsailor/Ash/Gorillaz/U2/Travis/Elvis Costello/Brian Eno/Manic Street Preachers/John Lydon/Kate Bush/Radiohead London UK-2001.


Patsy Montana (1914) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Hamilton Camp (1934) (vocals-guitar-w.Bob Gibson-solo)

Ray Smith (1937) (vocals-solo)

Frank Ifield (1937) (vocals-solo)

Eddie Holland (1939) (vocals-solo-songwriter-producer)

Grace Slick (1939) (vocals-Jefferson Airplane-Starship-solo)

Otis Williams (1941) (vocals-Temptations)

Chris Slade (1946) (drums-Manfred Mann-AC/DC)

Tim Schmitt (1947) (vocals-bass-Poco-Eagles-solo)

T. Graham Brown (1954) (vocals-solo)

Joey Belladonna (1960) (vocals-Anthrax)

Jerry DeBorg (1963) (Jesus Jones)

Gavin Rossdale (1967) (vocals-Bush)

Kassidy Osborn (1976) (vocals-SheDaisy)

Mamie Smith dies NYC-1946.

Tony Bennett's Cold Cold Heart peaks US #1-1951.

Frankie Laine's Answer Me enters UK chart-1953.

Emile Ford's What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For enters UK chart-1959.

Elvis Presley records His Hand in Mine LP/Crying in the Chapel/Surrender in 2-day session-1960.

Leroy Van Dyke's Walk On By enters US chart-1961.

Linda Scott's I Don't Know Why enters US chart-1961.

Gene Pitney's Town Without Pity enters US chart-1961.

Sandy Nelson's Let There Be Drums enters US chart-1961.

Glen Campbell's Turn Around Look at Me enters US chart-1961.

The Supremes' Baby Love peaks US #1-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Get Off My Cloud enters UK chart-1965.

The Yardbirds' I'm a Man enters US chart-1965.

The Turtles' Let Me Be enters US chart-1965.

Them's Mystic Eyes enters US chart-1965.

The Supremes' I Hear a Symphony enters US chart-1965.

Dean Martin's I Will enters US chart-1965.

Tony Spargo (ODJB) dies-1969.

Slade's Coz I Luv You enters UK chart-1971.

The Band's Life is a Carnival peaks Can top 30-1971.

Tommy Roe's Stagger Lee peaks Can top 20-1971.

Melanie's Brand New Key enters US chart-1971.

The Osmonds' YoYo peaks Can #1-1971.

The Beach Boys' Long Promised Road enters US chart-1971.

Lee Michaels' Do You Know What I Mean peaks Can top 10-1971.

Aretha Franklin's Rock Steady enters US chart-1971.

Al Green's Tired of Being Alone peaks Can top 40-1971.

BS&T's Lisa Listen to Me enters US chart-1971.

Dennis Coffey's Scorpio enters US chart-1971.

Michael Jackson's Got To Be There enters US chart-1971.

Tommy James' I'm Comin' Home peaks Can top 20-1971.

The Spinners awarded gold I'll Be Around-1972.

Neil Diamond awarded gold Jonathan Livingston Seagull ST-1973.

Neil Diamond awarded gold Serenade LP-1974.

Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour begins Plymouth MA-1975.

Leo Sayer's You Make Me Feel Like Dancing enters UK chart-1976.

Anne Murray's Things enters US chart-1976.

Heart's Magic Man peaks Can top 30-1976.

Daryl Hall & John Oates' She's Gone peaks Can top 10-1976.

Patsy Gallant's New York to LA peaks Can top 10-1976.

Kiss TV movie …Meets the Phantom of the Park airs NBC-1978.

Kenny Loggins'/Steve Perry's Don't Fight It peaks Can top 10-1982.

Supertramp's It's Raining Again enters US chart-1982.

Toto's Africa enters US chart-1982.

Jackson Browne's Somebody's Baby peaks Can top 20-1982.

Michael McDonald's I Keep Forgettin' peaks Can top 20-1982.

Don Henley's Dirty Laundry enters US chart-1982.

Marvin Gaye's Sexual Healing enters US chart-1982.

Linda Ronstadt appears La Boheme NYC-1984.

Janet Jackson's Miss You Much peaks Can #1-1989.

Skid Row's 18 & Life peaks Can top 5-1989.

Tina Turner's The Best peaks Can #2-1989.

Tears for Fears' Sowing the Seeds of Love peaks Can top 5-1989.

Alannah Myles' Black Velvet peaks Can top 10-1989.

Steve Allen dies-2000.

Jam Master Jay (Run/DMC) dies gunshot wound-2002.

Robert Goulet dies-2007.


Ted Shapiro (1899) (bandleader-Sophie Tucker accompanist-DECEASED)

Dale Evans (1912) (vocals-solo-w.Roy Rogers-DECEASED)

Anita Kerr (1927) (vocals-arranger)

Tom Paxton (1937) (vocals-guitar-solo)

Kinky Friedman (1944) (vocals-solo)

Russ Ballard (1947) (vocals-guitar-Roulettes-Unit 4+2- Argent-solo)

Bernard Edwards (1952) (guitar-Chic-producer)

Larry Mullen Jr. (1961) (drums-U2)

Johnny Marr (1963) (guitar-Smiths)

Mikkey D (1963) (guitar-Motorhead)

King Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) (1966) (vocals-Beastie Boys)

Vanilla Ice (1968) (vocals-solo)

Linn Berggren (1970) (vocals-Ace of Base)

Rosemary Clooney's This Ol' House peaks US #1-1954.

Paul McCartney's mother Mary dies-1956.

The Brothers 4's Green Leaves of Summer enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Burnette's You're 16 enters US chart-1960.

The Chimes' Once in Awhile enters US chart-1960.

The Ventures' Perfidia enters US chart-1960.

Elvis Presley records Crying in the Chapel-1960.

Jerry Butler's He Will Break Your Heart enters US chart-1960.

The Beatles return from Stockholm to rabid welcome Heathrow/Ed Sullivan witnesses-1963.

Lorne Greene's Ringo enters US chart-1964.

Jan & Dean's Sidewalk Surfin' enters US chart-1964.

Bobby Vinton's Mr. Lonely enters US chart-1964.

Bob Dylan appears Philharmonic Hall NYC-1964.

Johnny Rivers' Mountain of Love enters US chart-1964.

The Supremes' Baby Love peaks US #1-1964.

? & Mysterians' 96 Tears peaks Can #1-1966.

The Count 5's Psychotic Reaction peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Rolling Stones' Have You Seen Your Mother Baby peaks Can top 10-1966.

Brian Jones sentenced 9 months for drugs/appealed-1967.

Malcolm Hale (S&OG) dies cirrhosis-1968.

The Beatles release Something/Come Together UK-1969.

Tony Pastor dies-1969.

The Kinks' Lola peaks Can #2-1970.

Barbra Streisand's Stoney End enters US chart-1970.

The New Seekers' Look What They've Done to My Song Ma peaks Can top 5-1970.

Jerry Reed's Amos Moses enters US chart-1970.

Badfinger's No Matter What enters US chart-1970.

The James Gang's Funk #49 peaks Can top 30-1970.

The 4 Tops' Still Water peaks Can top 20-1970.

Sugarloaf's Green Eyed Lady peaks Can #1-1970.

3 Dog Night's Out in the Country peaks Can top 10-1970.

Curtis Mayfield awarded gold Freddie's Dead-1972.

Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody released UK-1975.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Hooked On Classics enters US chart-1981.

The Beach Boys' Medley peaks Can top 20-1981.

Journey's Don't Stop Believin' enters US chart-1981.

The Kinks' Don't Forget to Dance peaks Can top 30-1983.

David Bowie's Modern Love peaks Can #2-1983.

The Parachute Club's Rise Up peaks Can top 10-1983.

The Rolling Stones release Undercover of the Night-1983.

Spandau Ballet's True peaks Can #1-1983.

Stevie Wonder's Part Time Lover peaks US #1-1985.

Boyz II Men's End of the Road logs 12th week #1 US/new record/extended next week-1992.

C&C Music Factory's Do You Wanna Get Funky peaks Can top 5- 1994.

Alice in Chains' self titled CD released US-1995.

The Cure cybercast concert Irving Plaza NYC-1997.

Jane's Addiction reunite Hammerstein Ballroom NYC-1997.

Kiss begin Psycho Circus tour LA/Smashing Pumpkins open-1998.

Q Awards honour Travis/David Gray/Robbie Williams/Badly Drawn Boy/Coldplay London UK-2000.

Skitch Henderson dies-2005.