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Tommy Evans (1927) (vocals-Drifters)

Boxcar Willie (1931) (vocals-Grand Ol' Opry member-DECEASED)

Conway Twitty (1933) (vocals-DECEASED)

Barry Gibb (1946) (vocals-guitar-Bee Gees)

Gloria Estefan (1957) (vocals-Miami Sound Machine)

Pop Stoneman records Sinking of the Titanic-1924.

Helmut Zacharias' When the White Lilacs Bloom enters US chart-1956.

Rusty Draper's/Vaughn Monroe's In the Middle of the House both enter US chart-1956.

Elvis Presley records Too Much LA-1956.

Johnnie Ray's Just Walking in the Rain enters US chart-1956.

Tommy Dorsey's Tea for 2 Cha Cha enters US chart-1958.

Bobby Vee's Punish Her enters US chart-1962.

Sammy Davis Jr.'s What Kind of Fool Am I enters US chart-1962.

Tommy Roe's Sheila peaks US #1-1962.

Claudine Clark's Party Lights peaks US top 5-1962.

Gene Pitney's Only Love Can Break a Heart enters US chart-1962.

Chuck Jackson's I Keep Forgettin' enters US chart-1962.

Kris Jensen's Torture enters US chart-1962.

Bobby "Boris" Pickett records Monster Mash LA-1962.

Dean Martin's Everybody Loves Somebody peaks Can top 10-1964.

Nancy Wilson's How Glad I Am peaks Can top 20-1964.

Dusty Springfield's Wishin' & Hopin' peaks Can top 10-1964.

The Supremes' Where Did Our Love Gp peaks Can #1-1964.

Del Shannon's Handy Man peaks Can top 30-1964.

The Jellybeans' I Wanna Love Him So Bad peaks Can top 20-1964.

Jan/Dean's Little Old Lady From Pasadena peaks Can top 10-1964.

The Dixiecups' People Say peaks Can top 10-1964.

Jimmy Hughes' Steal Away peaks Can top 20-1964.

RPM Magazine prints first-ever national Can pop chart-1964.

Bobby Freeman's C'mon and Swim peaks Can top 5-1964.

The Beatles score 5 songs in Can top 30-1964.

The 4 Seasons' Rag Doll peaks Can top 20-1964.

The Drifters' Under the Boardwalk peaks Can top 10-1964.

The Rolling Stones' Tell Me peaks Can top 20-1964.

Al Stewart plays Marquee London UK-1965.

The Who's I'm a Boy enters UK chart-1966.

The Beatles record basic track Strawberry Fields Forever-1967.

Mick Jagger begins work on film Performance-1968.

Derek/Dominoes record Keep On Growing Criteria Miami-1970.

The Partridge Family release Up To Date LP UK-1971.

The O'Jays awarded gold Backstabbers-1972.

Tony Orlando/Dawn's Sweet Gypsy Rose peaks Can top 5-1973.

The Incredible Bongo Band's Bongo Rock peaks Can top 20-1973.

Paul McCartney/Wings' Live and Let Die peaks Can #2-1973.

Wizzard's Angel Fingers enters UK chart-1973.

The Rolling Stones' Angie enters UK chart-1973.

Ann Peebles' I Can't Stand the Rain enters US chart-1973.

Les Emmerson's Cry Your Eyes Out peaks Can top 20-1973.

Bob Dylan's Knockin' On Heaven's Door enters US chart-1973.

Gladys Knight/Pips' Midnight Train to Georgia enters US chart-1973.

Frank Zappa performs Verona ITA-1973.

The Rolling Stones begin European tour in Vienna-1973.

The Sex Pistols appear So It Goes Granada TV UK-1976.

The Sex Pistols play Winter Garden Penzance-1977.

The Knack's Good Girls Don't enters US chart-1979.

Ian Gomm's Hold On enters US chart-1979.

Debby Boone/Gabriel Ferrer wed-1979.

Pat Travers' Boom boom enters US chart-1979.

ELO's Don't Bring Me Down enters UK chart-1979.

Gary Numan's Cars enters UK chart-1979.

Prism's Armageddon peaks Can top 30-1979.

France Joli's Come to Me enters US chart-1979.

Dave Edmunds/Nick Lowe documentary Born Fighters airs UK TV-1979.

James Brown begins 4 nights Venue London UK-1979.

Bruce Springsteen releases Nebraska LP-1982.

Jermaine Stewart's We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off peaks Can #2-1986.

Wham's Edge of Heaven peaks Can top 10-1986.

Kenny Loggins' Danger Zone peaks Can top 10-1986.

Rod Stewart's Love Touch peaks Can top 10-1986.

Mick Jagger releases Let's Work-1987.

Jimi Hendrix' death 25th anniversary marked by 4-day festival Seattle-1995.

RL Burnside dies-2005.


Floyd Council (1911) (vocals-Pink Floyd namesake-DECEASED)

Horace Silver (1928) (piano)

Bobby Purify (Dickey) (1939) (vocals-w.James Purify-1st Bobby)

Jimmy Clanton (1940) (vocals)

Joe Simon (1943) (vocals-Grammy Award winner)

Rosalind Ashford (1943) (vocals-Martha/Vandellas)

The Original Dixieland Jazz Band's Alcide Nunez dies-1934.

Russ Columbo accidentally shot-1934.

Buddy Knox' Hula Love enters US chart-1957.

Kay Starr's My Heart Reminds Me enters US chart-1957.

Dick Jacobs' Fascination enters US chart-1957.

Buddy Holly releases Rock Around With Ollie V-1957.

The Rolling Stones record Little Red Rooster/Off the Hook/2 others London-1964.

The Beatles play Convention Hall Philadelphia-1964.

The Hollies' Look Through Any Window enters UK chart-1965.

Ken Dodd's Tears enters UK chart-1965.

The Youngblood's Get Together enters US chart 1st time-1967.

Traffic's Paper Sun enters US chart-1967.

Bill Cosby's Little Ole Man enters US chart-1967.

The Soul Survivors' Expressway to Your Heart enters US chart-1967.

Buffalo Springfield's Bluebird peaks Can top 40-1967.

Simon/Garfunkel's Fakin' It peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Rascals' A Girl Like You peaks Can #1-1967.

Vikki Carr's It Must Be Him enters US chart-1967.

Jefferson Airplane's Ballad of You Me & Pooneil enters US charts-1967.

The Rolling Stones release Dandelion/We Love You US-1967.

Neil Diamond's Thank the Lord For the Nighttime peaks Can top 5-1967.

Archie Bell/Drells' I Can't Stop Dancing peaks Can top 20-1968.

Steppenwolf's Born To Be Wild peaks Can #1-1968.

Booker T/MGs' Soul Limbo peaks Can top 10-1968.

Tommy Boyce/Bobby Hart's Alice Long peaks in Canada top 20-1968.

Gary Lewis' Sealed With a Kiss peaks Can top 10-1968.

Derek/Dominoes record I Looked Away/Bell Bottom Blues/Have You Ever Loved a Woman Criteria Miami-1970.

Bill Withers awarded gold Ain't No Sunshine-1971.

Slade's Mama Weer All Crazee Now enters UK chart-1972.

The Doobie Brothers' Listen to the Music enters US chart-1972.

Dr. Music's Sun Goes By peaks Can top 30-1972.

The Rolling Stones' Happy peaks Can top 10-1972.

Danny O'Keefe's Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues enters US chart-1972.

The Carpenters' Goodbye to Love peaks Can top 5-1972.

Nilsson's Coconut peaks Can top 5-1972.

Lindisfarne's Lady Eleanor enters US chart-1972.

The Cornelius Bros/Sister Rose's Don't Ever Be Lonely enters US chart-1972.

Rod Stewart's You Wear It Well peaks UK #1-1972.

Chi Coltrane's Thunder and Lightning enters US chart-1972.

Frank Zappa performs Zurich SWI-1973.

The Sex Pistols play Nag's Head High Wycombe UK-1976.

Pablo Cruise's Love Will Find a Way peaks Can top 5-1978.

Walter Egan's Magnet and Steel peaks Can top 10-1978.

Frank Mills' Music Box Dancer peaks Can chart-1978.

Air Supply's Just As I Am peaks Can top 20-1985.

Whitney Houston's You Give Good Love peaks Can top 10-1985.

Pat Benatar's Invincible peaks Can top 10-1985.

LL Cool J's Mama Said Knock You Out peaks Can top 10-1991.

Young MC's That's the Way Love Goes peaks Can top 20-1991.

Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame Opening Concert Cleveland with Allmans/Chuck Berry/Dr. Dre/Snoop Doggy Dogg/Little Richard/Aretha Franklin/Al Green/Jon Bon Jovi/Richie

    Sambora/Vandellas/John Mellencamp/Pretenders/Prince/Soul Asylum/Bruce Springsteen/Jerry Lee Lewis-1995.

Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill CD peaks Can #1-1996.

54/40's Lies to Me enters Can chart-1996.

Dishwalla's Petting Your Friends CD enters Can chart-1996.

White Zombie's Supersexy Swingin' Sounds CD enters Can chart-1996.

Slipknot's Iowa CD enters Can chart #1-2001.

Bjork's Vespertine CD enters Can chart-2001.

Mary J. Blige's No More Drama CD enters Can chart-2001.


Memphis Slim (1915) (vocals-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Hank Thompson (1925) (vocals-guitar-Country HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Freddie King (1934) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Al Jardine (1942) (vocals-guitar-Beach Boys)

George Biondo (1945) (bass-Steppenwolf)

Don Brewer (1948) (drums-vocals-Grand Funk Railroad)

Artie Shaw/Gramercy 5 record Summit Ridge Drive LA-1940.

Mitch Miller's Yellow Rose of Texas peaks US #1-1955.

Boyd Bennett's 17 peaks US top 5-1955.

Frankie Laine's Humming Bird enters US chart-1955.

The 4 Lads' Moments to Remember enters US chart-1955.

The Beatles play State Fair Coliseum Indianapolis-1964.

Bob Dylan plays Hollywood Bowl LA with electric band-1965.

The 4 Seasons' I've Got You Under My Skin enters US chart- 1966.

Frank Sinatra's Summer Wind enters US chart-1966.

? & the Mysterians' 96 Tears enters US chart-1966.

Donovan's Sunshine Superman peaks US #1-1966.

The Happenings' See You In September peaks US top 5-1966.

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

Woody Guthrie dies of Huntington's Chorea-1967.

Mick Jagger begins filming Performance-1969.

Al "Blind Owl" Wilson dies of pill overdose-1970.

Derek/Dominoes record I Am Yours/Anyday/It's Too Late Criteria Miami-1970.

The Sex Pistols play Club de Chalet du Lac Paris FRA-1976.

Supertramp's Give a Little Bit peaks Can top 10-1977.

Debby Boone's You Light Up My Life enters US chart-1977.

Dave Mason's We Just Disagree enters US chart-1977.

Greg Lake's C'est La Vie enters US chart-1977.

The Bay City Rollers' You Made Me Believe in Magic peaks Can top 5-1977.

Ronney Abramson's Your Love Gets Me Around peaks Can top 40-1977.

Crosby Stills/Nash's Just a Song Before I Go peaks Can top 10-1977.

Alice Cooper's You and Me peaks Can top 5-1977.

Rita Coolidge's Higher and Higher peaks Can #1-1977.

Brick's Dusic enters US chart-1977.

Culture Club's Do You Really Want to Hurt Me released UK-1982.

Genesis' Mama enters UK chart-1983.

Ollie/Jerry's Breakin' peaks Can top 20-1984.

Lionel Richie's Stuck On You peaks Can top 5-1984.

Bruce Hornsby/Range's Look Out Any Window peaks Can top 20-1988.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' Missed Opportunity peaks Can top 20- 1988.

Mariah Carey's Vision of Love peaks Can #1-1990.

Alias' Haunted Heart peaks Can top 30-1990.

 


Carl Perkins (1930) (vocals-guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Merald Knight (1942) (vocals-Pips)

Gene Parsons (1944) (drums-Byrds)

Danny Gatton (1945) (guitar-solo-DECEASED)

Gary Duncan (1946) (vocals-guitar-QMS)

Greg Elmore (1946) (drums-QMS)

Kim Thayil (1960) (guitar-Soundgarden)

Gladys Knight/Pips formed-1952.

The Lettermen's The Way You Look Tonight enters US chart-1961.

Hayley Mills' Let's Get Together enters US chart-1961.

The Marvelettes' Please Mr. Postman enters US chart-1961.

Bobby Darin's You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby enters US chart-1961.

The Highwaymen's Michael peaks US #1-1961.

Ral Donner's You Don't Know What You've Got peaks US top 5-1961.

Gary US Bonds' School is Out peaks US top 5-1961.

Sue Thompson's Sad Movies enters US chart-1961.

The Paris Sisters' I Love How You Love Me enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles record Ringo version Love Me Do/rare version How Do You Do It-1962.

The Animals play 1st US gig Paramount Theater Brooklyn NY-1964.

The Beatles play Auditorium Milwaukee-1964.

Jay/Americans' Some Enchanted Evening enters US chart-1965.

The Sunrays' I Live For the Sun enters US chart-1965.

Otis Redding's Respect enters US chart-1965.

Roy Head's Treat Her Right enters US chart-1965.

The Beatles' Help peaks US #1-1965.

Bob Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone peaks US #2-1965.

The Beach Boys' California Girls peaks US top 5-1965.

The Righteous Brothers' Unchained Melody peaks US top 5-1965.

The 4 Tops' It's the Same Old Song peaks US top 5-1965.

The Rolling Stones finish recording Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing in the Shadows-1966.

Mary Hopkin's Those Were the Days enters UK chart-1968.

The Beatles' Hey Jude enters UK chart-1968.

The Temptations release Ball of Confusion UK-1970.

Chicago's Beginnings peaks Can top 10-1971.

Joni Mitchell's Carey peaks Can top 30/enters US chart-1971.

The Carpenters' Superstar enters US chart-1971.

CCS' Tap Turns On the Water enters UK chart-1971.

Marvin Gaye's Let's Get it On peaks US #1-1973.

Charlie Rich awarded gold Behind Closed Doors-1973.

The BeeGees' You Should Be Dancing peaks US #1-1976.

Lou Rawls' You'll Never Find Another Love peaks US/Can #2-1976.

Wings' Let'em In peaks US top 5-1976.

Tina Charles' Love to Love peaks Can top 20-1976.

Bay City Rollers' I Only Want to Be With You enters US chart-1976.

The Manhattans' Kiss & Say Goodbye peaks Can top 10-1976.

George Benson's This Masquerade peaks Can top 10-1976.

Real Things's Can't Get By Without You enters UK chart-1976.

Peter Frampton's Baby I Love Your Way peaks Can top 5-1976.

Kiss' Beth/Detroit Rock City enters US chart-1976.

Pat Benatar's Fire & Ice peaks Can top 5-1981.

Dire Straits' Private Investigations enters UK chart-1982.

ABC's All of My Heart enters UK chart-1982.

Toronto's Your Daddy Don't Know peaks Can top 5-1982.

Fleetwood Mac's Gypsy enters US chart-1982.

Eddie Money's Think I'm in Love peaks Can top 20-1982.

Olivia Newton-John's Heart Attack enters US chart-1982.

Toni Basil's Mickey enters US chart-1982.

Paul Carrack's I Need You enters US chart-1982.

Michael Sembello's Maniac peaks US #1-1983.

Bobby Brown's On Our Own peaks Can #2-1989.

Martika's Toy Soldiers peaks Can top 5-1989.

Bon Jovi's Lay Your Hands on Me peaks Can top 30-1989.

Dottie West dies complications from car crash-1991.

Charlie Barnet dies pneumonia-1991.

Radiohead/Massive Attack/Suede record Bosnian benefit album 24 hours-1995.

James Taylor/Carly Simon reunite on stage after 16 years Martha's Vineyard MA-1995.

Sterling Morrison (Velvet Underground) does non-Hodgins lymphoma-1995.

Pat Smear quits Foo Fighters-1997.

MTV Video Music Awards NYC-1997.


Joe Frazier (1943) (vocals-Impalas)

Al Stewart (1945) (vocals-guitar)

Dean Ford (1945) (vocals-Marmalade)

Freddie Mercury (1946) (vocals-Queen-Brit Award winner-Ivor Novello Award winner-DECEASED)

Loudon Wainwright III (1946) (vocals-guitar)

Buddy Miles (1947) (drums-vocals-Electric Flag-Jimi Hendrix-DECEASED)

Dave "Clem" Clempson (1949) (guitar-vocals-Colosseum-Humble Pie)

Elvis Presley records Treat Me Nice/My Wish Came True/all of 1st Xmas album-1957.

The Drifters' Save the Last Dance For Me enters US chart-1960.

Bob Luman's Let's Think About Living enters US chart-1960.

Marv Johnson's Move 2 Mountains enters US chart-1960.

Little Willie John's Sleep enters US chart-1960.

The Everly Brothers' So Sad/Lucille enters US chart-1960.

Fats Domino's 3 Nights a Week enters US chart-1960.

J. Frank Wilson's Last Kiss enters US chart-1964.

The Beach Boys' When I Grow Up enters US chart-1964.

Roger Miller's Chug a Lug enters US chart-1964.

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

Jerry Butler/Betty Everett's Let it Be Me enters US chart-1964.

The Impressions' You Must Believe Me enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles' Matchbox/Slow Down enters US chart/play International Amphitheater Chicago-1964.

The Rolling Stones tour UK with Charlie/Inez Foxx-1964.

The Animals' House of the Rising Sun peaks US #1-1964.

Bobby Freeman's C'mon & Swim peaks US top 5-1964.

The Monkees premiere show ABC-1966.

The Hollies' Bus Stop peaks Can #1-1966.

Bryan Hyland's Joker Went Wild peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Beatles record I Am the Walrus Abbey Road London UK-1967.

Josh White dies during heart surgery-1969.

Freda Payne's Band of Gold enters UK chart-1970.

Glen Campbell's It's Only Make Believe enters US chart-1970.

Brian Hyland's Gypsy Woman enters US chart-1970.

The New Seekers' Look What They've Done to My Song Ma enters US chart- 1970.

R. Dean Taylor's Indiana Wants Me enters US chart-1970.

100 Proof's Somebody's Been Sleeping enters US chart-1970.

ELP awarded gold Trilogy LP-1972.

Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway awarded gold Where Is the Love-1972.

Jesus Christ Superstar ST awarded gold-1973.

Frank Zappa plays Frankfurt Ger-1973.

Rufus/Chaka Khan awarded gold Rags to Rufus LP-1974.

Glen Campbell awarded gold Rhinestone Cowboy-1975.

Paul McCartney/Wings awarded gold Listen To What the Man Said-1975.

KC & The Sunshine Band's Shake Your Booty peaks US #1-1976.

Diesel's Sausalito Summer Night peaks Can #1-1981.

REO Speedwagon's Don't Let Him Go peaks Can top 10-1981.

The Manhattan Transfer's Boy From NYC peaks Can top 10-1981.

Van Halen's So This Is Love peaks Can top 20-1981.

Kenny Rogers' Share Your Love With Me enters US chart-1981.

Billy Squier's Stroke peaks Can top 10-1981.

3/4ths of the Monkees reunite MTV Video Awards-1986.

Terence Trent D'Arby's Sign Your Name peaks Can top 5-1988.

John Mellencamp/Elaine Irwin wed-1992.

Shanice's Somewhere peaks Can top 20-1994.

Gravediggaz' Diary of a Madman peaks Can top 20-1994.

Da Brat's Funkdafied peaks Can #2-1994.

Oasis perform MTV Awards-1996.

Sir Georg Solti dies-1997.

Erykah Badu wins Best New Artist/Album of Year/Solo Artist/Song of Year Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards-1997.

Depeche Mode play Red Square Moscow RUS-1998.

Giselle Mackenzie dies colon cancer-2003.


Buddy Bolden (1877) (cornet-DECEASED)

Jimmy Reed (1925) (vocals-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Roger Waters (1943) (bass-Pink Floyd-BAFTA honouree-Grammy honouree-T&T HoF inductee)

Dolores O'Riordan (1971) (vocals-Cranberries)

Elvis Presley records Don't-1957.

Bob Dylan plays 1st NY gig Gaslight Cafe-1961.

Cliff Richard's It'll Be Me enters UK chart-1962.

The Beatles play Olympia Detroit-1964.

Chad/Jeremy's I Don't Want to Lose You Baby peaks Can top 20-1965.

The 4 Tops' It's the Same Old Song peaks Can top 5-1965.

Eddie Rambeau's My Name is Mud peaks Can #1-1965.

Smokey Robinson/Miracles' Tracks of My Tears peaks Can top 5-1965.

Bobby Curtola's Makin' Love peaks Can #2-1965.

The Supremes' Nothing But Heartaches peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Rolling Stones record You Can't Catch Me RCA Studios Hollywood CA-1965.

The Hollies' I'm Alive peaks Can top 20-1965.

Traffic's Hole in My Shoe enters UK chart-1967.

Bob Dylan's Don't Look Back premieres NYC-1967.

The Move's Flowers in the Rain enters UK chart-1967.

The Beatles begin recording Fool On the Hill-1967.

The Beatles record While My Guitar Gently Weeps-1968.

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

David Bowie's Space Oddity enters UK chart-1969.

The Rolling Stones' Honky Tonk Women peaks Can #2-1969.

The Youngblood's Get Together peaks Can top 10-1969.

Smith's Baby It's You enters US chart-1969.

The Doors' Runnin' Blue enters US chart-1969.

Waylon Jennings' Macarthur Park enters US chart-1969.

Chicago's Questions 67 & 68 peaks Can chart-1969.

The 5th Dimension's Working On a Groovy Thing peaks Can top 20-1969.

Bob Dylan's Lay Lady Lay peaks Can top 10-1969.

Donovan's Barabajagl peaks Can top 20-1969.

The Box Tops' Soul Deep peaks Can top 10-1969.

The Guess Who's Laughing peaks Can #1-1969.

The Guess Who's Hand Me Down World peaks Can top 10-1970.

Mungo Jerry's In the Summertime peaks Can #1-1970.

The Assembled Multitude's Overture From Tommy peaks Can top 10-1970.

Stevie Wonder's Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours peaks Can top 20-1970.

Jimi Hendrix plays last show Isle of Fehmarn GER-1970.

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

Frank Zappa begins Euro tour Rome-1974.

John Fogerty's Rockin' All Over the World enters US chart-1975.

Linda Ronstadt's Heat Wave/Love is a Rose enters US chart-1975.

James Taylor's How Sweet It Is peaks Can #1-1975.

Dickie Goodman's Mr. Jaws enters US chart-1975.

5000 Volts' I'm on Fire enters UK chart-1975.

Leon Haywood's I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You enters US chart-1975.

Glen Campbell's Rhinestone Cowboy peaks US #1-1975.

BTO's Quick Change Artist peaks Can top 20-1975.

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

Joe Walsh's All Night Long peaks Can top 20-1980.

Diana Ross' I'm Coming Out enters US chart-1980.

Genesis' Turn It On Again enters US chart-1980.

Willie Nelson's On the Road Again enters US chart-1980.

Anne Murray's Could I Have This Dance enters US chart-1980.

The Cars' Touch & Go enters US chart-1980.

AC/DC's You Shook Me enters US chart-1980.

The Doobie Brothers' Real Love enters US chart-1980.

Eric Clapton's Cocaine/Tulsa Time peaks Can top 5-1980.

Chicago's Hard to Say I'm Sorry peaks US #1-1982.

Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Rage Hard enters UK chart-1986.

Eurythmics' Thorn In My Side enters UK chart-1986.

Tom Fogerty dies TB-1990.

Shaggy's Oh Carolina peaks Can #1-1993.

David Bowie begins NA tour Vancouver BC-1997.

Roy Huskey Jr dies lung cancer-1997.

Big Sugar's Heated CD enters Can chart-1998.

Alan Jackson's High Mileage CD enters Can chart-1998.

The Dixie Chicks' Wide Open Spaces CD enters Can chart-1998.

Luciano Pavarotti dies-2007.


Al Caiola (1920) (guitar)

Arthur Ferrante (1921) (keys-w.Teicher-DECEASED)

Sonny Rollins (1930) (sax-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-US Medal of Arts honouree)

Little Milton (1934) (vocals-guitar-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Ronnie Dove (1935) (vocals)

Buddy Holly (1936) (vocals-guitar-Crickets-DECEASED)

Gloria Gaynor (1949) (vocals)

Chrissie Hynde (1951) (vocals-Pretenders)

Benmont Tench (1953) (keys-Petty/Heartbreakers-producer)

Jermaine Stewart (1957) (vocals-DECEASED)

Eazy E (1963) (vocals-DECEASED)

Gertrude Lawrence dies NYC-1952.

Frankie Laine's Woman in Love enters UK chart-1956.

The Fleetwoods' Mr. Blue enters US chart-1959.

The Coasters' I'm a Hog For You enters US chart-1959.

Dick Clark's Caravan of Stars w.Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello/LaVern Baker/Coasters/Freddy Cannon/Duane Eddy/Bobby Rydell draws 15 thousand to show Michigan State Fair-1959.

Andy Williams' Lonely Street enters US chart-1959.

Sandy Nelson's Teen Beat enters US chart-1959.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Battle Hymn of the Republic enters US chart-1959.

Homer/Jethro's Battle of Kookamonga enters US chart-1959.

The Shadows' Kon Tiki enters UK chart-1961.

The Highwaymen's Michael enters UK chart-1961.

Billy Fury's Jealousy enters UK chart-1961.

Ray Charles records Take These Chains From My Heart Hollywood-1962.

Roy Orbison's Mean Woman Blues/Blue Bayou enters US chart-1963.

Sunny/Sunglows' Talk to Me enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles' She Loves You peaks UK #1-1963.

Ray Charles' Busted enters US chart-1963.

Skeeter Davis' I Can't Stay Mad at You enters US chart-1963.

Jan/Dean's Honolulu Lulu enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles play Maple Leaf Gardens Toronto-1964.

The Beatles record Blue Jay Way Abbey Road London UK-1967.

Aretha Franklin releases Natural Woman-1967.

Max Frost/Troopers' Shape of Things to Come enters US chart-1968.

The Vogues' My Special Angel enters US chart-1968.

The Rolling Stones' Street Fightin' Man enters US chart-1968.

The Equals' Baby Come Back enters US chart-1968.

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown's Fire enters US chart-1968.

Andy Kim's Shoot'em Up Baby enters US chart-1968.

CCR's Susie Q enters US chart-1969.

Curtis Mayfield's Superfly ST awarded gold-1972.

Elton John plays Hollywood Bowl LA CA-1973.

Aretha Franklin records Until You Come Back to Me Atlantic NYC-1973.

Steppenwolf's For Ladies Only enters US chart-1974.

Elton John's Bitch is Back enters US chart/awarded gold Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me-1974.

Fancy's Wild Thing peaks Can top 10-1974.

The Righteous Brothers' Give It to the People enters US chart-1974.

Reunion's Life is a Rock enters US chart-1974.

Rufus' Tell Me Something Good peaks Can top 30-1974.

Grand Funk's Shinin' On peaks Can top 20-1974.

Billy Crash Craddock's Rub It In peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Ohio Players' Skin tight enters US chart-1974.

Eric Clapton's I Shot the Sheriff peaks Can #1-1974.

Keith Moon dies-1975.

Paul McCartney declares Buddy Holly Week in UK to celebrate 40th birthday late star-1976.

Keith Moon (Who) dies-1978.

Siouxsie/Banshees hire Robert Smith/Budgie to replace John McKay/Kenny Morris-1979.

David Bowie/Mick Jagger's Dancing In the Street enters UK chart-1985.

Marillion's Lavender enters UK chart-1985.

Michael Nesmith rejoins Monkees on stage-1986.

Berlin's You Take My Breath Away peaks US #1-1986.

a-ha's Living Daylights peaks Can chart-1987.

Richard Marx' Don't Mean Nothing peaks Can top 10-1987.

Madonna's Who's That Girl peaks Can #1-1987.

Joey Gregorash's Together peaks Can top 10-1987.

Pink Floyd begin Momentary Lapse of Reason tour Ottawa-1987.

Fleetwood Mac's 7 Wonders peaks Can top 20-1987.

Barry Sadler shot in head Guatemala-1988.

Vince Welnick plays 1st gig with Grateful Dead-1990.

Luther Vandross/Janet Jackson's Best Things in Life are Free peaks Can top 5-1992.

Def Leppard's Make Love Like a Man peaks Can top 20-1992.

Celine Dion's Nothing Broken But My Heart peaks Can top 20-1992.

Tupac Shakur critically wounded by shooting Las Vegas NV-1996.

Beatles/Byrds' publicist Derek Taylor dies cancer-1997.

The Backstreet Boys' Back CD peaks #1 Can chart-1997.

Genesis' Calling All Stations CD enters Can chart-1997.

Smash Mouth's Fush Yu Mang CD enters Can chart-1997.

N'Sync win 3 times/Eminem wins video of year MTV Video Music Awards-2000.

Warren Zevon dies-2003.


Jimmie Rodgers (1897) (vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-RnR HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Peter Sellers (1925) (vocals-theatrical-CBE-DECEASED)

Harlan Howard (1927) (songwriter-Country HoF inductee-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Patsy Cline (1932) (vocals-Country HoF inductee-Grand Ol' Opry member-Grammy winner-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-DECEASED)

Donald "Dante" Drowty (1941) (vocals-Evergreens)

Ron McKernan (1945) (vocals-keys-harmonica-Grateful Dead-DECEASED)

Benjamin Orr (1947) (bass-vocals-Cars-DECEASED)

Will Lee (1952) (vocals-bass-Brecker Brothers-David Letterman Band)

David Steele (1960) (guitar-The Beat-Fine Young Cannibals)

Jo Stafford's You Belong to Me peaks us #1-1952.

Billy Vaughn's When the White Lilacs Bloom Again enters US chart-1956.

The 5 Satins' In the Still of the Night enters US chart-1956.

Bing Crosby/Grace Kelly's True Love enters US chart-1956.

Tony Bennett's Firefly enters US chart-1958.

Robert Mitchum's Ballad of Thunder Road enters US chart-1958.

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

The Crystals' He's a Rebel enters US chart-1962.

Chubby Checker's Limbo Rock enters US chart-1962.

Bobby Pickett's Monster Mash enters US chart 1st time-1962.

Ruth Brown's Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean enters US chart-1962.

Darlene Love records Fine Fine Boy/White Christmas Hollywood-1963.

Gene Chandler's Just Be True peaks Can top 20-1964.

Elvis Presley's Such a Night peaks Can top 20-1964.

The Animals' House of the Rising Sun peaks Can #1-1964.

The Beatles play Forum Montreal-1964.

Lesley Gore's Maybe I Know peaks Can top 20-1964.

Chuck Berry's You Never Can Tell peaks Can top 20-1964.

Gerry/Pacemakers' How Do You Do It peaks Can top 10-1964.

The Rolling Stones play last dance hall show Isle of Man-1965.

The New Vaudeville Band's Winchester Cathedral enters UK chart-1966.

The Beatles record Flying Abbey Road London UK-1967.

Jefferson Airplane/Doors UK debut Roundhouse London-1968.

Copperpenny's Sittin' On a Poor Man's Throne peaks Can top 20-1973.

Status Quo's Caroline enters UK chart-1973.

Ike/Tina Turner's Nutbush City Limits enters US chart-1973.

Jesse Winchester's Isn't That So peaks Can top 40-1973.

Kool/Gang's Funky Stuff enters US chart-1973.

Tony Kosinec's All Things Come From God peaks Can top 20-1973.

The Rolling Stones' Angie enters US chart-1973.

Cat Stevens' Hurt peaks Can top 30-1973.

Dave Nicol's Goodbye Mama peaks Can top 20-1973.

The DeFranco Family's Heartbeat It's a Lovebeat enters US chart-1973.

Cheech/Chong's Basketball Jones enters US chart-1973.

Frank Zappa plays Brussels Bel-1973.

Eric Clapton's I Shot the Sherrif peaks US #1-1974.

Ambrosia's How Much I Feel enters US chart-1978.

Kenny Rogers' You Decorated My Life enters US chart-1979.

John Stewart's Gold peaks Can top 5-1979.

J.D. Souther's You're Only Lonely enters US chart-1979.

Wet Willie's Weekend peaks Can top 40-1979.

Eddie Rabbitt's Suspicions peaks Can chart-1979.

Foreigner's Dirty White Boy enters US chart-1979.

ABBA's Does Your Mother Know enters US chart-1979.

Bob Dylan's Gotta Serve Somebody enters US chart-1979.

Chic's Good Times peaks Can #2-1979.

The Knack's My Sharona peaks Can #1-1979.

Bryan Adams' Let Me Take You Dancing peaks Can chart-1979.

The Clash/Robert Fripp/Peter Tosh/Canned Heat/Joe Ely play 2nd Annual Tribal Stomp Monterey CA-1979.

The Pet Shop Boys' Opportunities peaks Can top 30-1986.

Janet Jackson's Nasty peaks Can top 5-1986.

Garth Brooks honoured by Philadelphia with own week-1998.

Sean "Puffy" Combs pleads guilty to assault on record exec-1999.


Elvin Jones (1927) (drums-DECEASED)

Otis Redding (1941) (vocals-RnR HoF inductee-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-Songwriters HoF inductee-Grammy Award winner-DECEASED)

Inez Foxx (1942) (vocals-w.Charlie Foxx)

Luther Simmons Jr. (1942) (vocals-Main Ingredient)

Doug Ingle (1945) (keys-vocals-Iron Butterfly)

Billy Preston (1946) (vocals-keys-DECEASED)

Bruce Palmer (1946) (bass-Buffalo Springfield-DECEASED)

Dave Stewart (1952) (guitar-Eurythmics)

Fiddlin' John Carson becomes 1st country artist on radio WSB Atlanta-1922.

Elvis Presley's 1st Ed Sullivan (Toast of the Town) Show-1956.

Dinah Shore's Fascination enters US chart-1957.

The Chordettes' Just Between You & Me enters US chart-1957.

Vic Damone's Affair to Remember enters US chart-1957.

Jerry Lee Lewis' Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On peaks US top 5-1957.

Paul Anka's Diana peaks US #1-1957.

The Byrds record Turn Turn Turn-1965.

The Beach Boys' Heroes & Villains peaks Can top 20-1967.

Dionne Warwick's Windows of the World peaks Can top 20-1967.

Sam/Dave's Soul Man enters US chart-1967.

Traffic's Paper Sun peaks Can top 5-1967.

The Rolling Stones' Dandelion/We Love You enters US chart-1967.

The Young Rascals' How Can I Be Sure enters US chart-1967.

Lulu's To Sir With Love enters US chart-1967.

The Lords of London's Cornflakes and Ice Cream peaks Can chart-1967.

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's Your Precious Love enters US chart-1967.

The Flowerpot Men's San Francisco enters UK chart-1967.

The Buckinghams' Hey Baby enters US chart-1967.

Davie Allan/Arrows' Blues Theme peaks Can top 40-1967.

Brenda Holloway's You've Made Me So Very Happy enters US chart-1967.

Jose Feliciano's Light My Fire peaks Can #1-1968.

Ray Stevens' Mr. Businessman peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Beach Boys' Do It Again peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Moody Blues' Tuesday Afternoon peaks Can top 20-1968.

Derek/Dominoes record Layla/Little Wing Criteria Miami FL-1970.

Elvis Presley begins 1st tour in 12 years-1970.

John Lennon/Yoko Ono guest Dick Cavett show-1971.

Johnny Nash's I Can See Clearly Now enters US chart-1972.

Slade's Mama Weer All Crazee Now peaks UK #1-1972.

Sweet's Wig Wam Bam enters UK chart-1972.

Seals/Crofts' Summer Breeze enters US chart-1972.

The 5th Dimension's If I Could Reach You enters US chart- 1972.

Looking Glass' Brandy peaks Can #1-1972.

The Eagles' Witchy Woman enters US chart-1972.

Frank Zappa Plays Amsterdam Net-1973.

Olivia Newton-John awarded gold If You Love Me Let Me Know LP/I Honestly Love You-1974.

John Sebastian's Welcome Back debuts as theme for Welcome Back Kotter ABC-TV-1975.

The Beach Boys' Peggy Sue enters US chart-1978.

The Village People's Macho Man peaks Can top 20-1978.

Toby Beau's My Angel Baby peaks Can top 10-1978.

The Rolling Stones' Beast of Burden enters US chart-1978.

Foreigner's Hot Blooded peaks US/Can top 5-1978.

Rita Coolidge's You peaks Can top 20-1978.

Donna Summer's MacArthur Park enters US chart-1978.

Gino Vannelli's I Just Wanna Stop enters US chart-1978.

A Taste of Honey's Boogie Oogie Oogie peaks US #1-1978.

Boney M's Rivers of Babylon peaks Can top 30-1978.

The Beatles offered $1 million by Sid Bernstein to play Kampuchean benefit Shea Stadium NYC NY-1979.

Norrie Paramor dies-1979.

The Who play 1st US show following death of Keith Moon Passaic NJ-1979.

Al Green/Patti Labelle open Broadway Your Arms's Too Short to Box with God-1982.

Prince's Pop Life peaks Can top 40-1985.

Phil Collins' Don't Lose My Number peaks Can top 20-1985.

Mick Jagger appears UK's Top of the Pops promoting Let's Work-1987.

Corina's Temptation peaks Can top 10-1991.

Bonnie Raitt's Something to Talk About peaks Can top 10- 1991.

Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince's Summertime peaks Can top 5-1991.

Boyz II Men's Motownphilly peaks Can top 40-1991.

Tracy Chapman's New Beginning CD peaks Can #1-1996.

John Mellencamp's Key West Intermezzo peaks Can #1-1996.

Celine Dion's It's All Coming Back enters Can chart-1996.

Dave Matthews Band's So Much to Say enters Can chart-1996.

R.E.M.'s E-Bow the Letter enters Can chart-1996.

Bill Monroe dies following stroke-1996.

Junior Wells slips into coma following heart attack-1997.

Aqua's Aquarium CD released Can-1997.

Depeche Mode perform 1st concert in 5 years Helsinki Fin-1998.

MTV Video Awards NYC/Lauryn Hill wins 4/Beastie Boys receive Best Hip Hop/Nine Inch Nails perform-1999.


Tommy Overstreet (1937) (vocals)

Roy Ayers (1940) (vibes)

Danny Hutton (1942) (vocals-3 Dog Night)

Art (Ed Marimba) Tripp (1944) (drums-Mothers-Capt. Beefheart)

Jose Feliciano (1945) (vocals-guitar-Grammy Award winner)

Don Powell (1946) (drums-Slade)

Barriemore Barlow (1949) (drums-Jethro Tull)

Joe Perry (1950) (guitar-vocals-Aerosmith-Project)

Siobhan Fahey (1958) (vocals-Bananarama)

David Lowery (1960) (vocals-guitar-Cracker)

Miles Zuniga (1966) (vocals-Fastball)

Robin Goodridge (1966) (drums-Bush)

Big Daddy Kane (1968) (rapper)

Don Cornell's Bible Tells Me So enters US chart-1955.

Buddy Holly's That'll Be the Day released UK-1957.

Buddy Holly's last sessions Clovis NM/King Curtis plays sax/later produces 2 tracks for Waylon Jennings-1958.

Melody Maker Poll Winner's lunch honours The Beatles/Stones/others-1964.

Rod Stewart's first session Good Morning Little Schoolgirl-1964.

Roy Orbison's Oh Pretty Woman enters UK chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones appear Ready Steady Go UK-1965.

The Count 5's Psychotic Reaction enters US chart-1966.

The Supremes' You Can't Hurry Love peaks US #1-1966.

Bob Dylan's Just Like a Woman enters US chart-1966.

Lou Rawls' Love is a Hurtin' Thing enters US chart-1966.

The Monkees' Last Train to Clarksville enters US chart-1966.

The Left Banke's Walk Away Renee enters US chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones appear Ed Sullivan and Ready Steady Go by tape-1966.

Eddie Floyd's Knock on Wood enters US chart-1966.

Billy Preston releases That's the Way God Planned It LP US-1969.

Derek/Dominoes record Thorn Tree in the Garden Criteria Miami-1970.

Helen Reddy's Delta Dawn peaks US #1-1973.

Elton John awarded gold Someone Saved My Life Tonight-1975.

Stills/Young release Long May You Run LP-1976.

Fleetwood Mac's Don't Stop peaks Can #1-1977.

Linda Ronstadt's Blue Bayou enters US chart-1977.

Ronnie McDowell's King is Gone peaks Can top 20-1977.

Burton Cummings' My Own Way to Rock enters US chart-1977.

The Rolling Stones release She's So Cold/Send it To Me-1980.

Paul Young's Come Back & Stay enters UK chart-1983.

Peter Wolf's Lights Out peaks Can 20-1984.

Billy Squier's Rock Me Tonite peaks Can top 30-1984.

Madonna's Borderline peaks Can top 30-1984.

Ultravox' Dancing With Tears In My Eyes peaks Can top 30- 1984.

Julio Iglesias/Diana Ross' All of You peaks Can top 10-1984.

MTV Awards held/Beastie Boys presented with Vanguard Award/Madonna wins 6 of 18 awareds-1998.

Clarence Gatemouth Brown dies 2005.


Jimmie Davis (1899) (vocals-songwriter-Country HoF inductee-Gospel HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Bernie Dwyer (1940) (drums-Freddie/Dreamers-DECEASED)

Mickey Hart (1943) (drums-Grateful Dead-Grammy Award winner)

Leo Kottke (1945) (vocals-guitar)

Jon Moss (1957) (drums-Culture Club)

Mick Talbot (1958) (keys-Dexys Midnight Runners-Style Council)

Victor Wooten (1964) (bass-Flecktones)

Moby (1965) (vocals)

Harry Connick Jr (1967) (vocals)

Louis Armstrong records When You're Smiling-1929.

Bill Black's Combo's Don't Be Cruel enters US chart-1960.

Dave Brubeck's Take 5 enters US chart-1961.

The Dovells' Bristol Stomp enters US chart-1961.

Lee Dorsey's Ya Ya enters US chart-1961.

Ray Charles' Hit the Road Jack enters US chart-1961.

The Duals' Stick Shift enters US chart-1961.

The Drifters' Sweets For My Sweet enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles record best known version Love Me Do/PS I Love You/Please Please Me Abbey Road London UK//Andy White on drums-1962.

The Beatles record I Wanna Be Your Man/Little Child/All I've Gotta Do/Not a Second Time/Don't Bother Me Abbey Road London UK-1963.

The Beatles play Gator Bowl Jacksonville FL-1964.

The Kinks' You Really Got Me peaks UK #1-1964.

The Toys' Lover's Concerto enters US chart-1965.

Roger Miller's Kansas City Star enters US chart-1965.

Barbara Lewis' Make Me Your Baby enters US chart-1965.

The Gentrys' Keep On Dancing enters US chart-1965.

TJB's Taste of Honey enters US chart-1965.

Joan Baez' There But For Fortune enters US chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones' Satisfaction peaks UK #1//begin German tour-1965.

Hugo Montenegro's Good Bad & Ugly enters UK chart-1968.

Great White Wonder supposed bootleg Dylan LP released-1969.

Anne Murray's Talk It Over in the Morning enters US chart-1971.

The Doors' Riders on the Storm peaks Can top 5-1971.

Olivia Newton-John's If Not For You peaks Can top 20-1971.

Lighthouse's One Fine Morning enters US chart-1971.

3 Dog Night's Liar peaks Can top 5-1971.

The Osmonds' Yo Yo enters US chart-1971.

Gordon Lightfoot's Summer Side of Life enters US chart-1971.

The Jackson 5 cartoon series premieres ABC-TV-1971.

CCR's Sweet Hitchhiker peaks Can #1-1971.

Aretha Franklin releases Rock Steady-1971.

The Hollies awarded gold Long Cool Woman-1972.

Three Dog Night's Black & White peaks US #1-1972.

Frank Zappa plays Lille France-1973.

War awarded gold Deliver the Word LP-1973.

Barry White awarded gold Can't Get Enough Of Your Love-1974.

Aerosmith awarded gold 1st LP-1975.

The Isley Brothers awarded gold Fight the Power-1975.

KC/Sunshine Band's Shake Your Booty peaks US #1-1976.

War's Summer peaks Can top 10-1976.

The BeeGees' You Should Be Dancing peaks Can #1-1976.

The Wurzels' I Am a Cider Drinker enters UK chart-1976.

The Bay City Rollers' I Only Wanna Be With You enters UK chart-1976.

Gino Vannelli's Love Of My Life enters US chart-1976.

The Spinners' Rubberband Man enters US chart-1976.

Fleetwood Mac's Say You Love Me peaks Can top 30-1976.

Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis Jr's You Don't Have to Be a Star enters US chart-1976.

David Bowie/Bing Crosby record Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy medley-1977.

Chicago's Hard to Say I'm Sorry peaks Can #1-1982.

Billy Idol's Hot in the City peaks Can top 40-1982.

Neil Diamond's Heartlight enters US chart-1982.

ABC's The Look of Love enters US chart-1982.

Paul McCartney's Take It Away peaks Can top 20-1982.

Lorne Greene dies-1987.

Peter Tosh shot during robbery at home Kingston Jam-1987.

Love & Rockets' So Alive peaks Can #2-1989.

Janet Jackson's Runaway 1st female vocal to debut Billboard top ten-1995.

Coolio's Gangsta's Paradise peaks US #1-1995.

David Bowie's Telling Lies 1st track by major act released internet only-1996.

John Lee Hooker receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1997.

Depeche Mode play Multi Hall Copenhagen Den-1998.

Riders in the Sky play 4000th show Puyallup WA-1999.

Johnny Cash dies-2003.

Ellis Marsalis dies-2004.


Eddy Howard (1914) (vocals-orchestra leader-DECEASED)

George Jones (1931) (vocals-w.Tammy Wynette-Country Music HoF inductee-Grammy Award winner-Grand Ol' Opry member-US Nat'l Medal of Arts honouree)

Maria Muldaur (1943) (vocals-violin-Kweskin Jug Band)

Barry White (1944) (vocals-producer-DECEASED)

Neil Peart (1952) (drums-Rush)

Gerry Beckley (1952) (vocals-America)

Elvis Presley moves to Memphis TN-1948.

Frankie Laine's That Lucky Old Sun peaks US #1-1949.

Little Richard publicly renounces rock'n'roll/enters bible studies-1957.

The Coasters' Idol With the Golden Head enters US chart-1957.

Buddy Holly/Crickets release It's So Easy-1958.

Cliff Richard's Move It enters UK chart-1958.

Lorne Greene's Bonanza debuts NBC-1959.

Brenda Lee's I Want to Be Wanted enters US chart-1960.

Brian Poole/Tremeloes' Do You Love Me enters UK chart-1963.

The Beatles record Hold Me Tight Abbey Road London UK-1963.

Jay/Americans' Come a Little Bit Closer enters US chart-1964.

The Beatles play Garden Boston-1964.

The Animals' Gonna Send You Back to Walker enters US chart-1964.

The Hondells' Little Honda enters US chart-1964.

The Nashville Teens' Tobacco Road enters US chart-1964.

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

Roger Miller's TV series debutrs-1966.

Stevie Wonder's Blowin' In the Wind peaks Can top 20-1966.

Billy Stewart's Summertime peaks Can top 20-1966.

Percy Sledge's Warm & Tender Love peaks Can top 10-1966.

Georgie Fame's Get Away peaks Can #1-1966.

Gary Lewis' My Heart's Symphony peaks Can top 40-1966.

The Righteous Brothers' Go Ahead and Cry peaks Can top 30-1966.

Donovan's Sunshine Superman peaks Can #2-1966.

The Monkees debuts NBC-TV-1966.

The Beach Boys' Wouldn't It Be Nice/God Only Knows peaks Can top 5-1966.

Marianne Faithfull's Girl On a Motorcycle film premieres-1969.

The Rolling Stones release Through the Past Darkly UK-1969.

Simon/Garfunkel's El Condor Pasa enters US chart-1970.

The Carpenters' We've Only Just Begun enters US chart-1970.

The Tremeloes' Me & My Life enters UK chart-1970.

Woody Guthrie Memorial concert held at Hollywood Bowl with Bob Dylan/Joan Baez/Jack Elliott/others-1970.

James Taylor's Fire & Rain enters US chart-1970.

Spirit's Animal Zoo enters US chart-1970.

Bobby Bloom's Montego Bay enters US chart-1970.

Jesus Christ Superstar opens Broadway NYC-1970.

Gene Vincent dies-1971.

Sly/Family Stone awarded gold If You Want Me To Stay-1973.

Frank Zappa plays Paris France-1973.

Leopold Stokowski dies-1977.

Sid Vicious charged with death of Nancy Spungen-1978.

Sammy Hagar/Def Leppard begin UK tour Mayfair Newcastle-1979.

Foreigner's Urgent peaks Can #1-1981.

Billy Joel's Say Goodbye to Hollywood enters US chart-1981.

Diesel's Sausolito Summernight enters US chart-1981.

Adam/Ants' Prince Charming enters UK chart-1981.

Burton Cummings' You Saved My Soul enters US chart-1981.

Bob Seger's Tryin' to Live My Life Without You enters US chart-1981.

Gary Wright's Really Want to Know You peaks Can top 20-1981.

Godley/Creme's Under YourThumb enters UK chart-1981.

Donna Summer's She Works Hard For the Money peaks Can top 5-1983.

Ricky Wilson (B52s) dies AIDS-1985.

The Fat Boys' The Twist peaks Can top 20-1988.

Glass Tiger's Diamond Sun peaks Can top 10-1988.

The Moody Blues' I Know You're Out There Somewhere peaks Can top 20-1988.

Barney Bentall's Something to Live For peaks Can top 20-1988.

Gloria Estefan's 1-2-3 peaks Can top 10-1988.

Doug/Slugs' Tomcat Prowl peaks Can top 30-1988.

Nirvana awarded gold Nevermind CD-1991.

Luciano Pavarotti/Bono/Edge/Eno perform for Bosnian children Modena Ita-1995.

Backstreet Boys cancel free show Madrid Spain when 300 fans faint in heat-1997.

John Denver dies plane crash-1997.

Depeche Mode play Scandinavium Goteborg Swe-1998.

Vince Gill makes 100th appearance Grand Ol' Opry-1998.

Shania Twain performs live DirectTV-1998.

Farm Aid concert held w.Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp/Dave Matthews/Deana Carter/Neil Young-1999.

Stanley Turrentine dies-2000.

Johnny Cash dies-2003.

Bobby Byrd dies cancer-2007.


Larry Shields (1893) (Original Dixieland Jazz Band-DECEASED)

Bill Monroe (1911) (vocals-mandolin-Bluegrass Boys-DECEASED)

Dick Haymes (1916) (vocals-solo-Harry James-Tommy Dorsey-DECEASED)

Mel Torme (1925) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

David Clayton-Thomas (1941) (vocals-solo-BS&T)

Paul Simon (1941) (vocals-guitar-w.Garfunkel-solo)

Peter Cetera (1944) (vocals-bass-Chicago-solo)

Nell Carter (1948) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Don Was (1952) (bass-Was Not Was-producer)

Randy Jones (1952) (vocals-Village People)

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

Dave Mustaine (1961-guitar-vocals-Metallica-Megadeath)

Zak Starkey (1965) (drums-son of Ringo)

Steve Perkins (1967) (Jane's Addiction-Porno for Pyros)

Fiona Apple (1977) (vocals-solo)

The Coasters' I'm a Hog For You enters US chart-1959.

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

The Beatles play Civic Center Baltimore-1964.

James Brown's Papa's Got a Brand New Bag peaks Can top 10-1965.

Marvin Gaye's Pretty Little Baby peaks Can top 20-1965.

Gene Pitney's Looking Through the Eyes of Love peaks Can top 5-1965.

The Jive 5's I'm a Happy Man peaks Can top 20-1965.

Freddie/Dreamers' A Little You peaks Can top 10-1965.

Barry McGuire's Eve of Destruction peaks Can #1-1965.

The Spinners' I'll Always Love You peaks Can top 10-1965.

The Searchers' He's Got No Love peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Beatles release Act Naturally/Yesterday US-1965.

The Rolling Stones release Through the Past Darkly US-1969.

Elvis Presley's Suspicious Minds enters US chart-1969.

Steppenwolf's Move Over peaks Can top 20-1969.

Plastic Ono Band plays 1st gig Toronto Peace Festival-1969.

Garland Green's Jealous Kind of Fella enters US chart-1969.

The Lettermen's Hurt So Bad peaks Can top 10-1969.

Electric Indian's Keem-o-Sabe peaks Can top 20-1969.

The Cuff Links' Tracy enters US charts-1969.

The Archies' Sugar Sugar reaches Can #1-1969.

Elvis Presley's I've Lost You peaks Can top 10-1970.

The Supremes' Everybody's Got the Right to Love peaks Can top 20-1970.

BS&T's Hi De Ho peaks Can top 5-1970.

Christie's Yellow River peaks Can top 40-1970.

James Taylor awarded gold You've Got a Friend-1971.

Billy Preston's Nothing From Nothing peaks US #1-1974.

Neil Sedaka/Elton John's Bad Blood enters US chart-1975.

Z Z Top's Tush peaks Can top 20-1975.

David Essex' Hold Me Close enters UK chart-1975.

The Eagles' Lyin' Eyes enters US chart-1975.

Art Garfunkel's I Only Have Eyes For You enters UK chart-1975.

Hamilton Joe Frank/Reynolds awarded gold Fallin' In Love-1975.

Paul Anka's I Believe There's Nothing Stronger Than Our Love peaks Can #1-1975.

ABBA begin 1st NA tour Edmonton AB-1979.

Madness' Babby Trousers enters UK chart-1980.

Waylon Jennings' Theme From The Dukes of Hazzard enters US chart-1980.

Pete Townshend's Let My Love Open the Door peaks Can top 5-1980.

Boz Scaggs' Jojo peaks Can top 20-1980.

Cliff Richard's Dreaming enters US chart-1980.

Roger Daltrey's Without Your Love enters US chart-1980.

Howard Jones' New Song enters UK chart-1983.

Sting begins 1st solo tour San Diego CA-1985.

a-ha's Take On Me peaks US #1-1985.

Tupac Shakur dies gunshot-1996.

Matchbox 20 begin 1st headlining tour Las Vegas NV-1997.

Depeche Mode play Globe Arena Stockholm Swe-1998.

CCMA Awards honour Wilkinsons with 6/Shania Twain with 4-1999.

System of a Down's Toxicity CD enters Can chart-2001.

Bif Naked's Purge CD enters Can chart-2001.

Madonna plays Staples Center LA CA-2001.


Joey Heatherton (1944) (vocals-theatrical)

Jon "Bowzer" Baumann (1947) (vocals-Sha Na Na)

Paul Kossoff (1950) (guitar-Free-Back Street Crawler-DECEASED)

Barry Cowsill (1954) (vocals-Cowsills-DECEASED)

Steve Berlin (1955) (sax-Blasters-Los Lobos-producer)

John Berry (1959) (vocals-solo)

Morten Harket (1959) (vocals-aha)

Craig Montoya (1970) (bass-vocals-keys-mandolin-Everclear)

Nas (1973) (rapper-solo)

Wink Martindale's Deck of Cards enters US chart-1959.

The Kingston Trio's A Worried Man enters US chart-1959.

The Clovers' Love Potion #9 enters US chart-1959.

Nino Tempo/April Stevens' Deep Purple enters US chart-1963.

PP&M's Don't Think Twice It's Alright enters US chart-1963.

Rick Nelson's Fools Rush In enters US chart-1963.

Dion's Donna the Prima Donna enters US chart-1963.

The Newbeats' Bread and Butter peaks Can #1-1964.

Jerry Wallace's In the Misty Moonlight peaks Can top 40-1964.

Bobby Vinton's Clinging Vine peaks Can top 20-1964.

The Beatles' And I Love Her peaks Can top 20/play Civic Arena Pittsburgh-1964.

The Dave Clark 5's Because peaks Can top 5-1964.

The Rolling Stones' It's All Over Now peaks Can top 30-1964.

The Beatles' Hey Jude/Revolution enters US chart-1968.

Johnny Nash's Hold Me Tight enters US chart-1968.

Marvin Gaye's Chained enters US chart-1968.

Glen Campbell's Gentle On My Mind enters US chart 2nd time-1968.

Donny Osmond awarded gold 12th of Never-1973.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play Town Hall Birmingham UK-1973.

Sweet Sensation's Sad Sweet Dreamer enters UK chart-1974.

Leo Sayer's Long Tall Glasses enters UK chart-1974.

Jim Weatherly's Need to Be enters US chart-1974.

Donny/Marie's I'm Leaving It All Up to You peaks Can top 5-1974.

The Raspberries' Overnight Sensation enters US chart-1974.

Kiki Dee's I've Got the Music in Me enters US chart-1974.

The Guess Who play last show Montreal Forum-1975.

The Grateful Dead perform at Great Pyramid Cairo Egy-1978.

ABBA play 1st NA date Vancouver BC-1979.

Bruce Springsteen ends 10-month tour-1981.

The Rolling Stones precede NA tour with show at Sir Morgan's Cove pub Worcester MA-1981.

Grace Kelly dies auto accident-1982.

Midge Ure's If I Was enters UK chart-1985.

Shabba Ranks' Mr. Loverman peaks Can top 20-1992.

Sir Mix-a-Lot's Baby's Got Back peaks Can top 5-1992.

Aqua's Aquarium CD enters Can chart-1997.

Leanne Rimes' You Light Up My Life CD enters Can chart-1997.

Johnny Adams dies-1998.

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine remaster reissued-1999.

The Guess Who play Western Fair London ON-2000.

Saxophonist Paul Williams dies-2002.


Roy Acuff (1903) (violin-vocals-Smoky Mountain Boys-DECEASED)

Julian Cannonball Adderley (1928) (sax-solo-DECEASED)

Jimmy Gilmer (1940) (vocals-guitar-Fireballs-solo)

Les Braid (1941) (bass-vocals-Swinging Blue Jeans-DECEASED)

Lee Dorman (1942) (bass-Iron Butterfly)

Vernon Dalhart dies-1948.

Johnny Cash's I Walk the Line enters US chart-1956.

Pat Boone's Friendly Persuasion/Chains of Love enters US chart-1956.

Earl Grant's End enters US chart-1958.

Harvey/Moonglows' 10 Commandments of Love enters US chart-1958.

Conway Twitty's It's Only Make Believe enters US chart-1958.

Gordon MacRae's Secret enters US chart-1958.

Joni James' There Goes My Heart enters US chart-1958.

The Applejacks' Mexican Hat Rock enters US chart-1958.

Adam Faith's How About That enters UK chart-1960.

Chubby Checker's Popeye the Hitchhiker enters US chart-1962.

The 4 Seasons' Sherry peaks US #1-1962.

Rex Allen's Don't Go Near the Indians enters US chart-1962.

Mike Clifford's Close to Cathy enters US chart-1962.

Bobb B. Soxx/Blue Jeans record Bells of St. Mary's/Here Comes Santa Claus LA-1963.

The Beatles/Rolling Stones play gig together Albert Hall-1963.

The Beatles play Public Auditorium Cleveland-1964.

Bob Dylan/Hawks 1st rehearsals Toronto-1965.

DDDBM/T's Bend It enters UK chart-1966.

The Rolling Stones announce they will produce own records ending relationship with Andrew Oldham-1967.

The Rolling Stones release Through the Past Darkly-1969.

The Archies' Sugar Sugar peaks US #1-1969.

John Denver awarded gold Take Me Home Country Roads-1971.

The Band release Cahoots LP-1971.

8th Day awarded gold She's Not Just Another Woman-1971.

Garfunkel's All I Know enters US chart-1973.

Marie Osmond's Paper Roses enters US chart-1973.

Helen Reddy's Delta Dawn peaks Can #1-1973.

The Eagles' Outlaw Man enters US chart-1973.

10cc's Rubber Bullets enters US chart-1973.

Frank Zappa/Mothers play Empire Pool Wembley UK-1973.

Uriah Heep's Gary Thain receives severe electric shock on stage Dallas-1974.

Crosby/Nash release Wind On the Water LP-1975.

The Sex Pistols play Lodestar Blackburn UK-1976.

The Rolling Stones release Love You Live LP-1977.

Triumph's Hold On peaks Can top 40-1979.

Barbra Streisand's Main Event peaks Can top 5-1979.

Kermit's Rainbow Connection enters US chart-1979.

Max Webster's Million Vacations peaks Can chart-1979.

The Sugar Hill Gang release Rapper's Delight-1979.

Bob Dylan releases Slow Train Coming LP-1979.

Tommy Leonetti dies-1979.

U2's Pride enters UK chart-1984.

Belinda Carlisle's Mad About You peaks Can #1-1986.

Honeymoon Suite's What Does It Take peaks Can top 30-1986.

Michael Jackson/Siedah Garrett's I Just Can't Stop Loving You peaks US #1-1987.

Reba McEntire receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1998.

Depeche Mode play Sportovini Hala Prague Cze-1998.

Johnny Ramone dies-2004.


Charlie Byrd (1925) (guitar-DECEASED)

B.B. King (1925) (guitar-vocals-DECEASED)

Dick Heckstall-Smith (1934) (sax-Colosseum-DECEASED)

Bern Calvert (1944) (bass-Hollies)

Betty Kelly (1944) (vocals-Martha/Vandellas)

Kenney Jones (1948) (drums-Small Faces-Faces-Who)

David Bellamy (1950) (vocals-guitar-Bellamy Brothers)

Earl Klugh (1954) (guitar)

Peter Zaremba (1956) (Fleshtones)

Terry McBride (1958) (vocals-record executive)

Richard Marx (1963) (vocals-guitar)

Tommy Dorsey records Boogie Woogie NYC-1938.

Mamie Smith dies-1946.

Les Brown records I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm-1946.

Frances Craig's Near You peaks US #1-1947.

Chuck Berry ends 2-week engagement Apollo Theater NYC-1955.

Jimmy Young's Man From Laramie enters UK chart-1955.

Johnny Mathis' Chances Are/12th of Never enters US chart-1957.

The Tuneweavers' Happy Happy Birthday Baby enters US chart-1957.

Shindig premieres ABC-TV-1964.

The Beatles play City Park Stadium New Orleans-1964.

Dean Martin TV show premieres-1965.

Manfred Mann's If You Gotta Go Go Now enters UK chart-1965.

Spencer Davis' Every Little Bit Hurts peaks Can top 10-1967.

Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billy Joe peaks Can #1-1967.

The Beatles record Your Mother Should Know-1967.

Bobby Vee's Come Back When You've Grown Up Girl peaks Can #2-1967.

The Temptations' You're My Everything peaks Can top 10-1967.

The Supremes' Reflections peaks Can top 5-1967.

The 4 Tops' You Keep Running Away enters US chart-1967.

The Hombres' Let it Out enters US chart-1967.

Van Morrison's Brown Eyed Girl peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Ohio Express' Down at Lulu's peaks Can top 30-1968.

Vanilla Fudge's You Keep Me Hangin' On peaks Can #2-1968.

The Beatles record I Will-1968.

The 1910 Fruitgum Co.'s 123 Red Light peaks Can #1-1968.

Barbara Acklin's Love Makes a Woman peaks Can top 20-1968.

Aretha Franklin's The House That Jack Built peaks Can top 20-1968.

The Byrds release (Untitled) LP-1971.

Tower of Power's You're Still a Young Man peaks Can top 30-1972.

Lt. Pigeon's Mould Old Dough enters UK chart-1972.

T. Rex' Children of the Revolution enters UK chart-1972.

Frank Zappa performs Grand Wazoo concert London UK-1972.

David Cassidy's How Can I Be Sure enters US chart-1972.

The Who's Join Together peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Band's Don't Do It enters US chart-1972.

Terry Jacks' Concrete Sea peaks Can top 20-1972.

The Hollies' Long Cool Woman peaks Can #1-1972.

Argent's Hold Your Head Up peaks Can top 5-1972.

Chicago's Saturday in the Park peaks Can #2-1972.

Jim Croce's You Don't Mess Around With Jim peaks Can top 5-1972.

Olivia Newton-John awarded gold Please Mr. Please-1975.

Marc Bolan dies car crash-1977.

John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John's Summer Nights enters UK chart-1978.

Funkadelic's One Nation Under a Groove enters US chart-1978.

Eddie Money's 2 Tickets to Paradise peaks Can top 20-1978.

Trooper's Raise a Little Hell peaks Can top 30-1978.

Barry Manilow's Ready to Take a Chance Again enters US chart-1978.

The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/With a Little Help From My Friends enters US chart 11 years after release-1978.

Stephen Bishop's Everybody Needs Love enters US chart-1978.

Evelyn Champagne King's Shame peaks Can top 20-1978.

Eric Carmen's Change of Heart enters US chart-1978.

Styx' Blue Collar Man enters US chart-1978.

Dr. Hook's Sharing the Night Together enters US chart-1978.

Chilliwack's Arms of Mary peaks Can chart-1978.

The Rolling Stones documentary Cocksucker Blues 1st showing Whitney Museum NYC-1980.

Wham's Freedom peaks Can top 10-1985.

Tears for Fears' Head Over Heels peaks Can top 10-1985.

Tina Turner's We Don't Need Another Hero peaks Can #1-1985.

The Pointer Sisters' Dare Me peaks Can top 20-1985.

Dire Straits' Money For Nothing peaks US #1-1985.

The Power Station's Get it On peaks Can top 20-1985.

Platinum Blonde's Crying Over You peaks Can #1-1985.

Gloria Branigan's Power of Love peaks Can top 40-1985.

C&C Music Factory's Things That Make You Go Hmm peaks Can top 5-1991.

Chrissy Steele's Love You Till It Hurts peaks Can top 20-1991.

Barbra Streisand/Dionne Warwick/Tammy Wynette raise 1.1 million for Democrats LA/1st BS concert in 6 years-1992.

Grace Slick's home destroyed by fire Mill Valley CA-1993.

Garbage's Stupid Girl enters Can chart-1996.

Bryan Adams' 18 'Til I Die enters Can chart-1996.

Sheryl Crow's If It Makes You Happy enters Can chart-1996.

Pearl Jam's No Code CD enters Can chart #1-1996.

Depeche Mode play Stadthalle Vienna Austria-1998.

Mott the Hoople play reunion gig Virgin Megastore Oxford St London UK-1998.

Nickelback's Silver Side Up CD debuts #1 Can chart-2001.

Bob Dylan's Love and Theft CD enters Can chart-2001.

Mariah Carey's Glitter CD enters Can chart-2001.

Jamiroquai's Funk Odyssey CD enters Can chart-2001.

Slayer's God Hates Us All CD enters Can chart-2001.

Ben Folds' Rockin' the Suburbs CD enters Can chart-2001.

Babyface's Face 2 Face CD enters Can chart-2001.

Sheb Wooley dies leukemia-2003.


Hank Williams (1923) (vocals-guitar-Country Music HoF inductee-Grammy Award honouree-Grand Ol' Opry member-Pulitzer Prize winner-RnR HoF inductee-Songwrites HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Dorothy Loudon (1933) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Lamonte McLemore (1939) (vocals-5th Dimension)

Fee Waybill (1950) (vocals-Tubes)

Doug E. Fresh (1966) (rapper-solo)

Keith Flint (1969) (vocals-Prodigy)

Vin Rock (1970) (rapper-Naughty By Nature)

Marcus Saunders (1973) (vocals-Hi-Five)

1st 33 1/3 rpm records introduced-1931.

Jimmy Yancey dies diabetic stroke-1951.

Lillian Briggs'/Georgia Gibbs' I Want You to Be My Baby both enter US chart-1955.

Chuck Berry begins 1st national tour Youngstown OH-1955.

Sun Records opens new modern studio Memphis-1959.

The Searchers' When You Walk in the Room enters UK chart-1964.

Matt Monro's Walk Away enters UK chart-1964.

The Rolling Stones play Stadthalle Vienna-1965.

Johnny Rivers' Poor Side of Town enters US chart-1966.

Dusty Springfield's All I See Is You enters US chart-1966.

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine peaks US #2-1966.

The Mothers of Invention play Shrine Auditorium LA-1966.

Tommy Roe's Hooray For Hazel enters US chart-1966.

The Doors appear Ed Sullivan TV show-1967.

Hugo Winterhalter dies-1973.

Barry White's Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe peaks US #1-1974.

Frank Zappa w.orchestra plays 2 nights Royce Hall UCLA-1975.

Pink Floyd awarded gold Wish You Were Here LP-1975.

Rita Coolidge's We're All Alone enters US chart-1977.

Baccara's Yes Sir I Can Boogie enters UK chart-1977.

James Taylor's Handy Man peaks Can #1-1977.

High Inergy's You Can't Turn Me Off enters US chart-1977.

Heart's Little Queen enters US chart-1977.

Pablo Cruise's A Place in the Sun enters US chart-1977.

The Raes' Que Sera Sera peaks Can top 10-1977.

Jimmy Buffett's Changes in Latitudes Changes in Attitudes enters US chart-1977.

The Commodores' Easy peaks Can top 20-1977.

Kiss' Christine 16 peaks Can top 30-1977.

PiL's This Is Not a Love Song enters UK chart-1983.

The Culture Club's Karma Chameleon enters UK chart-1983.

Dan Hartman's I Can Dream About You peaks Can top 10-1984.

Huey Lewis' If This Is it peaks Can top 10-1984.

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

Natalie Cole/Andre Fischer wed-1989.

Prince's Thieves in the Temple peaks Can top 5-1990.

Wilson Phillips' Release Me peaks Can #1-1990.

Heart's I Didn't Want to Need You peaks Can top 10-1990.

Colin James' Just Came Back peaks Can top 20-1990.

Rob Tyner (MC5) dies heart attack-1991.

Fleetwood Mac reunion tour begins Hartfordt CT-1997.

ODB (Wu Tang Clan) arrested for terrorist threats-1998.

Terri Clark dislocates shoulder when fan pulls her from car during parade-1998.

Trisha Yearwood inducted Georgia Music Hall of Fame-2000.


Jimmie Rodgers (II) (1933) (vocals-guitar)

Frankie Avalon (1939) (vocals)

Gary Lane (1941) (bass-Standells)

Michael Franks (1944) (vocals-guitar)

Alan "Bam" King (1946) (guitar-vocals-Ace)

Kerry Livgren (1949) guitar-keys-Kansas)

Dee Dee Ramone (1952) (bass-Ramones-DECEASED)

Lita Ford (1958) (guitar-vocals-Runaways)

Pam Hutchinson (1958) (vocals-The Emotions)

Martin Beedle (1961) (Cutting Crew)

Jo Catherall (1962) (vocals-The Human League)

Ian Spice (1966) (vocals-guitar-Breathe)

Nigel Clarke (1966) (vocals-bass-Dodgy)

Ricky Bell (1967) (vocals-New Edition-w.Biv Devoe)

The ukulele is patented-1917.

Clayton McMichen's radio debut WSB Atlanta-1922.

Ernest Tubb/Roy Acuff perform Carnegie Hall NYC NY-1947.

Oscar Peterson/JATP perform Carnegie Hall NYC NY-1949.

James Brown records Try Me NYC-1958.

John Barry's Walk Don't Run enters UK chart-1960.

Troy Shondell's This Time enters US chart-1961.

The G-Clefs' I Understand enters US chart-1961.

Bobby Vee's Take Good Care of My Baby peaks US #1-1961.

The Jive 5's My True Story peaks US top 5-1961.

Elvis Presley's His Latest Flame peaks US top 5-1961.

The Marketts record Outer Limits LA-1963.

Songwriter Nacio Herb Brown dies-1964.

The Beatles play Memorial Coliseum Dallas-1964.

The Vogues' You're the One enters US chart-1965.

The Byrds record It Won't Be Wrong-1965.

Herman's Hermits' Just a Little Bit Better enters US chart-1965.

Billy Joe Royal's I Knew You When enters US chart-1965.

Paul Revere/Raiders' Steppin' Out enters US chart-1965.

Merle Haggard records Sing Me Back Home LA-1967.

Jeannie C. Riley's Harper Valley PTA peaks US #1-1968.

The Beatles record Birthday Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Tiny Tim announces engaged Miss Vicki-1969.

Jimi Hendrix dies barbiturate OD/choking on own vomit-1970.

The Who's Won't Get Fooled Again peaks Can top 10-1971.

BS&T's Go Down Gamblin' peaks Can top 10-1971.

The Undisputed Truth's Smiling Faces Sometimes peaks Can top 10-1971.

The 5th Dimension's Never My Love enters US chart-1971.

Coven's One Tin Soldier enters US chart 1st time-1971.

Rare Earth's I Just Want to Celebrate peaks Can top 10-1971.

The Partridge Family's I Woke Up in Love This Morning peaks Can top 5-1971.

Paul/Linda McCartney's Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey peaks Can #1-1971.

Bill Withers' Ain't No sunshine peaks Can top 10-1971.

Rod Stewart's Maggie May enters UK chart-1971.

George Harrison's Bangla Desh peaks Can top 20-1971.

Aretha Franklin's Spanish Harlem peaks Can top 5-1971.

Pink Floyd play Montreux Jazz Festival SWI-1971.

Gilbert O'Sullivan awarded gold Get Down-1973.

Fiddler Andy DeJarlis dies-1975.

Freddy Fender awarded gold Wasted Days & Wasted Nights-1975.

Tavares' Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel peaks Can top 20-1976.

The BeeGees' Love So Right enters US chart-1976.

James Taylor's Shower the People peaks Can chart-1976.

LRB's It's a Long Way There enters US chart-1976.

Boston's More Than a Feeling enters US chart-1976.

BTO's Gimme Your Money Please enters US chart-1976.

The Commodores' Just to Be Close to You enters US chart-1976.

KC/Sunshine Band's Shake Your Booty peaks Can #1-1976.

Wild Cherry's Play That funky Music peaks US #1/Can top 5-1976.

Henry Gross' Springtime Mama peaks Can top 20-1976.

Peter Frampton's Do You Feel Like We Do enters US chart-1976.

England Dan/John Ford Coley's I'd Really Love to See You Tonight peaks Can top 5-1976.

Geoff Hughes' Happy Birthday Kid peaks Can top 20-1981.

Alan Parsons' Time peaks Can top 30-1981.

The Pointer Sisters' Slow Hand peaks Can top 10-1981.

The Stray Cats' Rock This Town enters US chart-1982.

The Pointer Sisters' I'm So Excited enters US chart-1982.

Kenny Rogers' Love Will Turn You Around peaks Can top 20-1982.

The Culture Club's Do You Really Want to Hurt Me enters UK chart-1982.

The Jam's Bitterest Pill enters UK chart-1982.

Frank/Moon Unit Zappa's Valley Girl peaks Can top 20-1982.

Rush's New World Man enters US chart-1982.

Billy Squier's Emotions in Motion peaks Can top 20-1982.

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

Harlequin's Superstitious Feeling peaks Can top 30-1982.

CSN's Southern Cross enters US chart-1982.

Asia's Only Time Will Tell peaks Can top 10-1982.

Kiss make 1st appearance without makeup MTV-1983.

Kim Mitchell's Rock'n'Roll Duty peaks Can top 20-1989.

Great White's Once Bitten Twice Shy peaks Can top 20-1989.

Rob Tyner (NC5) dies-1991.

CCMA Awards Hamilton/Shania Twain wins 5 of 7 nominations-1995.

The Rolling Stones play Double Door Club Chicago IL-1997.

Jimmy Witherspoon dies-1997.

Depeche Mode play 2 nights Waldbuhne Berlin Ger-1998.

Charlie Foxx dies-1998.


Billy Ward (1921) (vocals-Dominoes-DECEASED)

Brook Benton (1931) (vocals-solo-DECEASED)

Brian Epstein (1934) (artist manager-DECEASED)

Sylvia Fricker Tyson (1940) (vocals-w.Ian-Great Speckled Bird-Quartette-Order of Canada honouree)

Bill Medley (1940) (vocals-Righteous Brothers-solo)

Paul Williams (1940) (vocals-solo)

Nile Rodgers (1942) (Chic-Power Station-producer)

Freda Payne (1942) (vocals-solo)

Cass Elliott (1943) (vocals-Mamas/Papas-solo-DECEASED)

Nick Massi (1945) (vocals-4 Seasons-DECEASED)

David Bromberg (1945) (vocals-guitar-solo)

John Coghlan (1946) (drums-Status Quo)

Lol Crème (1947) (vocals-guitar-10cc-w.Godley)

Twiggy (1949) (vocals-solo)

Daniel Lanois (1951) (vocals-guitar-solo-producer)

Nile Rodgers (1952) (guitar-Chic-producer)

Rex Smith (1955) (vocals-solo)

Lita Ford (1958) (vocals-guitar-Runaways)

Trisha Yearwood (1964) (vocals-solo)

Tommy Steele discovered 3 I's coffee bar London/signed to record deal-1956.

Elvis Presley sets sail for Germany-1958.

Roy Orbison's Blue Angel enters US chart-1960.

Chubby Checker's Twist peaks US #1 1st time-1960.

Joe Jones' You Talk Too Much enters US chart-1960.

Hank Ballard's Let Go Let's Go Let's Go enters US chart-1960.

Johnny Horton's North to Alaska enters US chart-1960.

Marvin Gaye's Baby Don't You Do It enters US chart-1964.

Aretha Franklin's Runnin' Out of Fools enters US chart-1964.

The Miracles' That's What Love Is Made Of enters US chart-1964.

Jan/Dean's Ride the Wild Surf enters US chart-1964.

The Honeycombs' Have I the Right enters US chart-1964.

Simon/Garfunkel's Dangling Conversation peaks Can top 30-1966.

The Outsiders' Respectable peaks Can top 10-1966.

Jr Walker's How Sweet It Is peaks Can top 20-1966.

Wilson Pickett's Land of 1000 Dances peaks Can top 10-1966.

The Cyrkle's Turn Down Day peaks Can top 20-1966.

Love's 7+7 Is peaks Can top 40-1966.

The Beatles' Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby peaks Can #1-1966.

Tommy James/Shondells' Say I Am peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Beatles record Piggies Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Red Foley dies heart attack-1968.

Gordon Lightfoot's Me & Bobby McGee peaks Can top 20-1970.

Teegarden/Van Winkle's Gold Love & Rock'n'Roll enters US chart-1970.

The Move's Brontosaurus peaks Can top 40-1970.

Dave Mason's Only You Know and I Know peaks Can top 40-1970.

The Jackson 5's I'll Be There enters US chart-1970.

Edwin Starr's War peaks Can #1-1970.

Chicago's 25 or 6 to 4 peaks Can #2-1970.

Crosby Stills Nash & Young's Our House enters US chart-1970.

Performance Soundtrack LP released featuring Mick Jagger/Ry Cooder/Randy Newman/Buffy Ste. Marie//Rolling Stones release Get Yer YaYas Out LP-1970.

Donovan's Riki Tiki Tavi peaks Can top 40-1970.

James Brown awarded gold (Get On the) Good Foot-1972

Helen Reddy awarded gold Long Hard Climb LP-1973.

Gram Parsons dies multiple drug use-1973.

Bad Company awarded gold debut LP-1974.

Eric Clapton awarded gold I Shot the Sheriff-1974.

Emerson Lake/Palmer awarded gold Welcome Back My Friends LP-1974.

John Denver awarded gold Windsong LP-1975.

MUSE begins 5 nights MSG NYC w.Doobie Brothers/Bonnie Raitt/Bruce Springsteen/James Taylor/Carly Simon/CSN/John Hall/Jackson Browne-1979.

Dave Stewart/Barbara Gaskin's It's My party enters UK chart-1981.

Billy Vera/Beaters' At This Moment enters US chart 1st time-1981.

The Culture Club's I'll Tumble 4 Ya peaks Can top 5-1983.

The Human League's Fascination peaks Can top 20-1983.

Michael Sembello's Maniac peaks Can #1-1983.

Eric Carmen's Make Me Lose Control peaks Can #2-1988.

Breathe's Hands to Heaven peaks Can #1-1988.

Robert Palmer's Simply Irresistible peaks Can #1-1988.

Tom Cochrane's Ragged Ass Road LP released Can-1995.


Jelly Roll Morton (1885) (keys-Grammy Lifetime Achievement honouree-RnR HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Frank DeVol (1911) (orchestra leader-composer-DECEASED)

Gogi Grant (1924) (vocals)

Johnny Dankworth (1927) (clarinet-sax-DECEASED)

Richard Patterson (1944) (drums-Esquires-3's a Crowd)

Chuck Panozzo (1947) (bass-Styx)

Nuno Bettencourt (1966) (guitar-vocals-Extreme-solo)

Gunnar Nelson (1967) (vocals-guitar-Nelson)

Matthew Nelson (1967) (vocals-guitar-Nelson)

The Crickets' That'll Be the Day/Everyday released US-1957.

Ray Charles records live concert Shrine Auditorium LA-1964.

The Beatles play charity performance NYC-1964.

The Animals' We Gotta Get Out Of This Place peaks Can #2-1965.

The DC5's Catch Us If you Can peaks Can top 5-1965.

Gerry/Pacemakers' Give All Your Love To Me peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Turtles' It Ain't Me Babe peaks Can top 5-1965.

Terry Black's Only 16 peaks Can top 20-1965.

The Fortunes' You've Got Your Troubles peaks Can #1-1965.

The BeeGees' Massachusetts enters UK chart-1967.

Dionne Warwick's You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling enters US chart-1969.

Blind Faith's album enters UK chart-1969.

Tom Jones' I'll Never Fall In Love Again peaks Can top 5-1969.

3 Dog Night's Easy to Be Hard peaks Can #2-1969.

CCR's Green River/Commotion peaks Can top 5//Bad Moon Rising peaks UK #1-1969.

Mac Davis awarded gold Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me-1972.

Main Ingredient awarded gold Everybody Plays the Fool-1972.

Jim Croce dies plane crash-1973.

Lynyrd Skynyrd awarded gold Second Helping LP-1974.

Donny/Marie Osmond awarded gold I'm Leaving It Up to You-1974.

Waylon Jennings' Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way enters US chart-1975.

Poco's Keep On Tryin' enters US chart-1975.

Bruce Springsteen's Born to Run enters US chart-1975.

Olivia Newton-John's Something Better to Do enters US chart-1975.

The Manhattan Transfer's Operator enters US chart-1975.

Melissa Manchester's Just Too Many People enters US chart-1975.

Joan Baez' Diamonds and Rust enters US chart-1975.

George Harrison's You enters US chart-1975.

America's Daisy Jane peaks Can top 20-1975.

Hamilton Joe Frank/Reynolds' Fallin' in Love peaks Can #2-1975.

War's Low Rider enters US chart-1975.

David Bowie's Fame peaks US #1-1975.

Bad Company's Feel Like Makin' Love peaks Can top 5-1975.

EW&F's That's the Way of the World peaks Can top 20-1975.

Glen Campbell's Rhinestone Cowboy peaks Can #1-1975.

Janis Ian's At 17 peaks US top 5/Can top 10-1975.

The Sex Pistols sign management deal with Malcolm McLaren-1976.

Stevie Wonder's Master Blaster enters US chart-1980.

Supertramp's Dreamer enters US chart-1980.

Donna Summer's Wanderer enters US chart-1980.

Jackson Browne's That Girl Could Sing enters US chart-1980.

Madonna's Rain peaks Can #1-1993.


H.G. Wells (1866) (writer-War of Worlds musicalised-DECEASED)

Don Preston (1932) (keys-Mothers)

Leonard Cohen (1934) (vocals-Canadian Music HoF inductee-Companion Order of Canada-Genie Award winner-Grammy Award winner-Juno Award winner-RnR HoF inductee)

Dickey Lee (1936) (vocals)

Don Felder (1947) (guitar-Eagles)

Phil Taylor (1959) (drums-Motorhead)

Faith Hill (1967) (vocals)

Tyler Stewart (1967) (drums-Barenaked Ladies)

Trugoy (1968) (vocals-De La Soul)

Liam Gallagher (1972) (vocals-Oasis)

Rusty Draper's Shifting Whispering Sands enters US chart-1955.

The Isley Brothers' Shout enters US chart-1959.

Ernie Fields' In the Mood enters US chart-1959.

Lloyd Price's I'm Gonna Get Married peaks US top 5-1959.

The Everly Brothers' ('Til) I Kissed You peaks US top 5-1959.

Santo/Johnny's Sleepwalk peaks US #1-1959.

Della Reese's Don't You Know enters US chart-1959.

Bo Diddley's Say Man enters US chart-1959.

Bobby Vinton's Blue Velvet peaks US #1-1963.

Trini Lopez' If I Had a Hammer peaks US top 5-1963.

Martha/Vandellas' Heat Wave peaks US top 5-1963.

Los Indios Tabajaras' Maria Elena enters US chart-1963.

Jimmy Gilmer/Fireballs' Sugar Shack enters US chart-1963.

The Village Stompers' Washington Square enters US chart-1963.

The Beatles' She Loves You released US Swan Records/reviewed in Billboard favourably-1963.

The Ventures' Walk Don't Run'64 peaks Can top 30-1964.

The 4 Seasons' Save it For Me peaks Can #1-1964.

Jackie Ross' Selfish One peaks Can top 5-1964.

Johnny Rivers' Maybelline peaks Can top 10-1964.

Jimi Hendrix' All Along the Watchtower enters US chart-1968.

Gary Puckett/Union Gap's Over You enters US chart-1968.

The Turtles' Elenore enters US chart-1968.

Ringo Starr releases Beaucoups of Blues LP US-1970.

Paul McCartney awarded gold Another Day/he and Linda McCartney awarded gold Uncle Albert-Admiral Halsey-1971.

Mac Davis' Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me peaks US #1-1972.

The Stylistics' Let's Put it All Together peaks Can top 20-1974.

Bobby Vinton's My Melody of Love enters US chart-1974.

BTO's You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet enters US chart-1974.

Gino Vannelli's People Gotta Move enters US chart-1974.

Andy Kim's Rock Me Gently peaks Can #1-1974.

Helen Reddy's You & Me Against the World peaks Can top 10-1974.

Joni Mitchell's Free Man in Paris peaks Can top 20-1974.

The Spinners' Love Don't Love Nobody enters US chart-1974.

The Eagles' James Dean enters US chart-1974.

John Denver's Back Home Again enters US chart-1974.

Johnny Bristol's Hang In There Baby enters US chart-1974.

Carl Carlton's Everlasting Love enters US chart-1974.

The Hudson Brothers' So You Are a Star enters US chart-1974.

The Sex Pistols play Top Rank Cardiff WAL-1976.

The Supremes officially disband when Mary Wilson goes solo-1979.

Billy Joel's Tell Her About It peaks US #1-1983.

Los Lobos' La Bamba peaks Can #1-1987.

Jaco Pastorius dies following beating-1987.

The Jets' Cross My Broken Heart peaks Can top 20-1987.

Michael Jackson's Just Can't Stop Loving You peaks Can #2-1987.

Radiohead release Creep single UK-1992.

Roxette's How Do You Do peaks Can top 20-1992.

Nirvana release In Utero CD-1993.

Hank Williams III makes debut Grand Ol' Opry-1996.

Mariah Carey's Butterfly CD enters Can chart #1-1997.

Busta Rhymes' When Disaster Strikes CD enters Can chart-1997.

Chumbawamba's Tub Thumper CD enters Can chart-1997.

David Bowie begins US tour Detroit-1997.

Nine Inch Nails' The Finger CD debuts US chart #1-1999.

Bruce Springsteen others appear America A Tribute to Heroes TV Memorial to Trade Center victims-2001.


Leroy Holmes (1913) (orchestra leader-DECEASED)

Joni James (1930) (vocals)

King Sunny Ade (1946) (vocals-guitar)

David Coverdale (1951) (vocals-Deep Purple-Whitesnake)

Debby Boone (1956) (vocals-Grammy Award winner)

June Forester (1956) (vocals-Forester Sisters)

Johnette Napolitano (1957) (vocals-Concrete Blonde)

Joan Jett (1958) (vocals-guitar-Runaways-Blackhearts)

The Lennon Sisters' Tonight You Belong to Me enters US chart-1956.

Jim Lowe's Green Door enters US chart-1956.

The Teddy Bears' To Know Him Is to Love Him enters US chart-1958.

Jane Morgan's Day the Rains Came enters US chart-1958.

Ivan's Real Wild Child enters US chart-1958.

Richie Valens' Come On Let's Go enters US chart-1958.

Pvt Elvis Presley disembarks for Germany-1958.

Bob Dylan performs Carnegie Hall NYC hootenanny-1962.

Elvis Presley's King of the Whole Wide World enters US chart-1962.

Roy Orbison's Leah/Working For the Man enters US chart-1962.

Brenda Lee's All Alone Am I enters US chart-1962.

Johnny Mathis' Gina enters US chart-1962.

The Supremes record I Hear a Symphony-1965.

The Boxtops' Letter peaks US #1-1967.

The Band release The Band LP-1969.

Sweet's Ballroom Blitz enters UK chart-1973.

Chester's Make My Life a Little Bit Brighter peaks Can top 10-1973.

Billy Preston's Space Race enters US chart-1973.

Maureen McGovern's Morning After peaks Can top 5-1973.

Roberta Flack's Jesse enters US chart-1973.

Seals/Crofts' We May Never Pass This Way Again enters US chart-1973.

John Denver's I'm Sorry peaks US #1-1975.

Dr. Hook's When You're in Love With a Beautiful Woman enters UK chart-1979.

Bram Tchaikovsky's Girl of My Dreams peaks Can top 40-1979.

The Buggles' Video Killed the Radio Star enters UK chart-1979.

Status Quo's Whatever You Want enters UK chart-1979.

The Police's Message in a Bottle enters UK chart-1979.

Sad Cafe's Every Day Hurts enters UK chart-1979.

Anne Murray's Broken Hearted Me enters US chart-1979.

Blondie's One Way or Another peaks Can top 10-1979.

Raydio's You Can't Change That peaks Can top 10-1979.

Geffen Records formed/first acts signed include John Lennon/Elton John/Donna Summer-1980.

The Everly Brothers reunite Royal Albert Hall London-1983.

Giorgio Moroder/Phil Oakey's Electric Dreams enters UK chart-1984.

Gloria Loring/Carl Anderson's Friends & Lovers peaks Can #1-1986.

Gloria Estefan's Words Get in the Way peaks Can top 10-1986.

Mick Jagger begins solo tour Brisbane-1988.

Nirvana play 1st show Motor Sports International Garage Seattle WA-1990.

White Zombie disband/Rob Zombie goes solo-1998.

Diana Ross held by police re assault security officer Heathrow Airport London-1999.

CMA Awards held Nashville TN-1999.

Elvis Presley's 30 #1 Hits CD debuts #1 Can chart-2002.

Peter Gabriel's Up CD enters Can chart-2002.

Beck's Sea Change CD enters Can chart-2002.

Swollen Members' Monsters in the Closet CD enters Can chart-2002.

India Arie's Voyage t oIndia CD enters Can chart-2002.

Steve Earle's Jerusalem CD enters Can chart-2002.

Ryan Adams' Demolitioin CD enters Can chart-2002.


John Lomax (1867) (folklorist-pioneer recording archivist-Blues HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Albert Ammons (1907) (keys-DECEASED)

Mickey Rooney (1920) (vocals-theatrical)

John Coltrane (1926) (sax-DECEASED)

Mighty Joe Young (1927) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Ray Charles (1930) (vocals-piano-DECEASED)

Roy Buchanan (1939) (guitar-DECEASED)

Tim Rose (1940) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

John Locke (1943) (keys-Spirit)

Julio Iglesias (1943) (vocals)

Paul Petersen (1945) (vocals)

Mary Kay Place (1947) (vocals)

Bruce Springsteen (1949) (vocals-guitar)

Don Herron (1962) (various instruments-BR5 49-Bob Dylan)

Ani DiFranco (1970) (vocals-guitar)

Sarah Bettens (1972) (vocals-guitar-K's Choice)

Circus Boy premieres TV starring Mickey (Braddock) Dolenz)-1956.

Andy Williams' Lips of Wine enters US chart-1957.

The Crickets' That'll Be the Day peaks US #1-1957.

Jimi Hendrix/Chas Chandler fly to UK-1966.

The Rolling Stones release Have You Seen Your Mother Baby uk//begin UK tour w.Ike/Tina/Yardbirds Royal Albert Hall-1966.

The Turtles' You Know What I Mean peaks Can top 10-1967.

Eric Burdon/Animals' San Franciscan Nights peaks Can #1-1967.

Frank Zappa/Mothers UK debut Royal Albert Hall-1967.

Jay/Techniques' Apples Peaches Pumpkin Pie peaks Can #2-1967.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Last Waltz enters US chart-1967.

The Box Tops' Letter peaks US #1-1967.

The Doors' People Are Strange enters US chart-1967.

The Who's Magic Bus peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Equals' Baby Come Back peaks Can top 10-1968.

Spanky/Our Gang's Give a Damn peaks Can top 30-1968.

The Beatles record Happiness is a Warm Gun Abbey Road London UK-1968.

Jeannie C. Riley's Harper Valley PTA peaks Can #1-1968.

Marvin Gaye/Tammi Terrell's You're All I Need to Get By peaks Can top 10-1968.

Sergio Mendes' Fool On the Hill peaks Can top 10-1968.

The Association's Six Man Band peaks Can top 30-1968.

Paul McCartney's death hoax begins article IU newspaper-1969.

Mick Jagger meets Bianca Olympia Paris-1970.

Honey Cone awarded gold Stick Up-1971.

10cc's Donna enters UK chart-1972.

Peter Skellern's You're a Lady enters UK chart-1972.

Thundermug's Africa peaks Can top 40-1972.

Gary Glitter's I Didn't Know I Loved You enters US chart-1972.

Mott the Hoople's All the Young Dudes enters US chart-1972.

Lobo's I'd Love You to Want Me enters US chart-1972.

Robbie McIntosh AWB drummer dies heroin OD-1974.

Frankie Valli's Grease peaks Can #1-1978.

Alan Parsons' What Goes Up enters US chart-1978.

Heart's Straight On enters US chart-1978.

Foreigner's Double Vision enters US chart-1978.

Bruce Springsteen plays MUSE concert MSG NYC-1979.

Corey Hart's Boy in the Box peaks Can top 10-1985.

Huey Lewis' Power of Love peaks Can #1-1985.

Aretha Franklin's Freeway of Love peaks Can top 5-1985.

Motley Crue's Smokin' in the Boys Room peaks Can top 20-1985.

Billy Crystal's You Look Marvelous peaks Can top 20-1985.

Billy Ray Cyrus' In the Heart of a Woman peaks Can top 20-1993.

Tina Turner's Wildest Dreams CD enters Can chart-1996.

Alanis Morissette's Head Over Feet enters Can chart-1996.

Rush's Test for Echo enters Can chart-1996.

Better Than Ezra's King of New Orleans enters Can chart-1996.

Kim Stockwood's Bona Vista CD enters Can chart-1996.

The Rolling Stones begin NA tour Chicago-1997.

Diana Krall's Look of Love CD enters Can chart-2001.

Macy Gray's The Id CD enters Can chart-2001.

Tori Amos' Strange Little Girls CD enters Can chart-2001.

Collective Soul's 7even Year Itch CD enters Can chart-2001.

Jay Z's Blueprint CD enters Can chart-2001.

Live's V CD enters Can chart-2001.


Sheila MacRae (1924) (vocals-theatrical-w.Gordon MacRae)

Anthony Newley (1931) (vocals-Grammy Award winner-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Barbara Allbut (1940) (vocals-Angels)

Linda McCartney (1941) (vocals-keys-Wings-DECEASED)

Phyllis Jiggs Allbut (1942) (vocals-Angels)

Gerry Marsden (1942) (vocals-Pacemakers)

Jerry Donahue (1946) (guitar-Fotheringay-Fairport Convention)

Cedric Dent (1962) (vocals-Take 6)

Billy Vaughn's Shifting Whispering Sands enters US chart-1955.

Frank Sinatra's Same Old Saturday Night enters US chart-1955.

The Rolling Stones release Out Of Our Heads UK//begin tour with SDG-1965.

James/Bobby Purify's I'm Your Puppet enters US chart-1966.

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

The Hollies' Bus Stop peaks US top 5-1966.

Sergio Mendes' Mas Que Nada enters US chart-1966.

Jimi Hendrix arrives UK with Chas Chandler/jams Scotch of St. James-1st UK performance-1966.

The Rolling Stones release Have You Seen Your Mohter Baby US-1966.

The Byrds' Mr. Spaceman enters US chart-1966.

Bobby Darin's If I Were a Carpenter enters US chart-1966.

Jackson Browne's Rock Me On the Water peaks Can top 40-1972.

Leo Sayer's How Much Love peaks Can top 5-1977.

The Sanford Townsend Band's Smoke From a Distant Fire peaks Can top 20-1977.

The BeeGees' How Deep is Your Love enters US chart/Edge of the Universe peaks Can top 20-1977.

Styx' Come Sail Away enters US chart-1977.

Chicago's Baby What a Big Surprise enters US chart-1977.

Judy Collins' Send in the Clowns re-enters US chart-1977.

Bob Marley/Wailers play Pittsburgh PA-1977.

Ruth Etting dies-1978.

David Bowie's Modern Love enters UK chart-1983.

Tracey Ullman's They Don't Know enters UK chart-1983.

FGtH's 2 Tribes peaks Can top 10-1984.

Kim Mitchell's Go For Soda peaks Can top 30-1984.

The 2 Live Crew's Banned in the USA peaks Can top 20-1990.

The Time's Jerk Out peaks Can top 20-1990.

Gowan's All the Lovers in the World peaks Can top 20-1990.

Jimmy Stoneman (Stoneman Family) dies-2002.

Estelle Axton (Stax Records founder) dies-2004.


Phil Rizzuto (1918) (vocals-Meatloaf Paradise-DECEASED)

Ian Tyson (1933) (vocals-w.Sylvia-Great Speckled Bird-solo)

Erik Darling (1933) (vocals-guitar-banjo-Tarriers-Weavers-Rooftop Singers-DECEASED)

Joseph Russell (1939) (vocals-Persuasions)

John Locke (1943) (keys-Spirit-DECEASED)

Billy Mundi (1942) (drums-Mothers of Invention-Rhinoceros)

Will "Fresh Prince" Smith (1968) (vocals-w.Jazzy Jeff-solo)

Elvis Presley performs Grand Ol' Opry-1954.

Bobby Darin's Mack the Knife enters UK chart-1959.

Marty Wilde's Sea of Love enters UK chart-1959.

Chubby Checker's Twist peaks US #1 1st time-1960.

Chubby Checker's Fly enters US chart-1961.

Sam Cooke's Feel It enters US chart-1961.

Connie Francis' Dreamboat enters US chart-1961.

The Everly Brothers' Don't Blame Me enters US chart-1961.

Dion's Runaround Sue enters US chart-1961.

The Beatles' Yesterday/Act Naturally enters US chart-1965.

P.F. Sloan's Sins of a Family enters US chart-1965.

Len Barry's 1-2-3 enters US chart-1965.

Gary Lewis' Everybody Loves a Clown enters US chart-1965.

Jonathan King's Everyone's Gone to the Moon enters US chart-1965.

Patty Duke's Say Something Funny enters US chart-1965.

Donovan's/Glen Campbell's Universal Soldier both enter US chart-1965.

Barry McGuire's Eve of Destruction peaks US #1-1965.

The We 5's You Were On My Mind peaks US top 5-1965.

The DC5's Catch Us If You Can peaks US top 5-1965.

The Barbarians' Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl enters US chart-1965.

The Rolling Stones release Get Off My Cloud US-1965.

The Beatles begin recording Fool on the Hill-1967.

Engelbert Humperdinck's Bicyclettes de Belsize enters UK chart-1968.

Delaney/Bonnie's Only You Know and I Know enters US chart-1971.

Yes' Your Move enters US chart-1971.

Gordon Lightfoot's Summer Side of Life peaks Can top 30-1971.

10 Years After's I'd Love to Change the World enters US chart-1971.

Cat Stevens' Peace Train enters US chart-1971.

Humble Pie's I Don't Need No Doctor enters US chart-1971.

The Dramatics' Whatcha See Is What You Get peaks Can chart-1971.

Glass Bottle's I Ain't Got Time Anymore peaks Can top 20-1971.

Andy Kim's Rock Me Gently peaks US #1-1974.

Jackie Wilson collapses onstage from stroke Latin Casino Camden NJ-1975.

Charlie Monroe dies of cancer-1975.

Dr. Hook's A Little Bit More peaks Can top 5-1976.

Valdy's Peter & Lou peaks Can chart-1976.

Walter Murphy's 5th of Beethoven peaks Can #1-1976.

The Captain/Tennille's Muskrat Love enters US chart-1976.

John Bonham dies choking on own vomit-1980.

The Rolling Stones begin NA tour Philadelphia JFK Stadium-1981.

Melissa Manchester's You Should Hear How She Talks About You peaks Can top 5-1982.

Musical Youth's Pass the Dutchie enters UK chart-1982.

Survivor's American Heartbeat enters US chart-1982.

Steve Winwood's Still in the Game peaks Can top 20-1982.

Billy Joel's Pressure enters US chart-1982.

George Thorogood's Nobody But Me peaks Can top 30-1982.

Donna Summer's Love Is In Control peaks Can top 5-1982.

Jeffrey Osborne's On the Wings of Love enters US chart-1982.

Keith Richards releases Talk is Cheap LP-1988.

Rob Base/DJ E-Z Rock's Joy and Pain peaks Can top 5-1989.

Stevie B's In My Eyes peaks Can top 20-1989.

Don Henley's End of the Innocence peaks Can top 10-1989.

Dave Grohl joins Nirvana-1990.

Mariah Carey's Fantasy debuts US #1-1995.

Johnny Cash treated pneumonia Nashville TN-1998.


George Gershwin (1898) (pianist-composer-American Theater HoF inductee-Congressional Gold Medal honouree-Songwriters HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Ted Weems (1901) (bandleader-DECEASED)

Marty Robbins (1925) (vocals-guitar-DECEASED)

Julie London (1926) (vocals-DECEASED)

Joe Bauer (1941) (drums-Youngbloods-DECEASED)

David Frizzell (1941) (vocals-w.Shelly West)

Bryan Ferry (1945) (vocals-Roxy Music)

Lynn Anderson (1947) (vocals)

Olivia Newton-John (1948) (vocals)

Cesar Rojas (1954) (vocals-guitar-Los Lobos)

Carlene Carter (1955) (vocals)

Doug Supernaw (1960) (vocals)

Tracy Thorne (1962) (vocals-Everything But the Girl)

Cindy Herron (1961) (vocals-En Vogue)

Shawn Stockman (1972) (vocals-Boyz II Men)

1st Gramophone player patented Emile Berliner-1887.

Bessie Smith dies complications following car crash-1937.

Eddie Fisher/Debbie Reynolds wed-1955.

Ray Charles' Georgia On My Mind enters US chart-1960.

Jimmy Charles' Million to One peaks US top 5-1960.

Connie Francis' My Heart Has a Mind Of Its Own peaks US #1-1960.

Cowboy Copas' Alabam enters US chart-1960.

Bobby Darin's Artificial Flowers enters US chart-1960.

Paul Anka's Summer's Gone enters US chart-1960.

Dean Martin's The Door is Still Open to My Heart enters US chart-1964.

The Animals' I'm Crying enters US chart-1964.

Gerry/Pacemakers' I Like It enters US chart-1964.

The Kinks' You Really Got Me enters US chart-1964.

The Drifters' I've Got Sand in My Shoes enters US chart-1964.

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

The Newbeats' Bread & Butter peaks US #2-1964.

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

Ronny/Daytonas' GTO peaks US top 5-1964.

The Shangri-Las' Remember peaks US top 5-1964.

The Carlton Showband's Merry Ploughboy peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Supremes' You Can't Hurry Love peaks Can top 5-1966.

The Sandpipers' Guantanamera peaks Can top 10-1966.

Chris Montez' There Will Never Be Another You peaks Can top 20-1966.

The Abbey Tavern Singers' Off to Dublin in the Green peaks Can top 5-1966.

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

The Beatles record official version Fool On the Hill-1967.

The Beatles record 1st unused version Glass Onion-1968.

Brian Jones fined 50 pounds for pot possession-1968.

The Beatles release Abbey Road-1969.

The Who's See Me Feel Me enters US chart-1970.

Matthews' Southern Comfort's Woodstock enters UK chart-1970.

Bread's It Don't Matter to Me enters US chart-1970.

Wilson Pickett's Engine #9 enters US chart-1970.

Tom Jones' I Who have Nothing peaks Can top 10-1970.

Anne Murray's Snowbird peaks Can #2-1970.

CCR's Lookin' Out My Back Door/Long As I Can See the Light peaks Can #1-1970.

The Jackson 5 sell 10 millionth record 9 months after debut-1970.

Clarence Carter's Patches peaks Can top 20-1970.

The Allman Brothers play Winterland San Francisco-1973.

The Raspberries play Carnegie Hall NYC-1973.

Elton John collapses on stage Universal Amphitheatre Los Angeles CA-1979.

Genesis' No Reply at All enters US chart-1981.

Diana Ross/Lionel Richie's Endless Love peaks Can #1-1981.

Air Supply's Here I Am enters US chart-1981.

Chilliwack's My Girl Gone Gone Gone enters US chart-1981.

The Police's Every Little Thing She Does is Magic enters US chart-1981.

Joey Scarbury's Greatest American Hero peaks Can top 5-1981.

The Commodores' Oh No enters US chart-1981.

Greg Kihn's Break Up Song peaks Can top 30-1981.

Altered Images' Happy Birthday enters UK chart-1981.

The Police's Invisible Sun enters UK chart-1981.

The BeeGees' He's a Liar enters US chart-1981.

Frank Stallone's Far From Over peaks Can top 20-1983.

Jackson Browne's Lawyers in Love peaks Can top 20-1983.

The Payolas/Carole Pope's Never Said I Loved You peaks Can top 10-1983.

George Michael's Monkey peaks Can top 5-1988.

Tracy Chapman's Fast Car peaks Can #1-1988.

Jazzy Jeff/Fresh Prince's Parents Just Don't Understand peaks Can top 20-1988.

Pat Benatar's All Fired Up peaks Can top 10-1988.

Betty Carter dies cancer-1998.

Beastie Boys/Elvis Costello appear SNL-1999.

Carl Sigman dies-2000.

98 Degrees' Revolation CD premiered via closed circuit in Wal-Mart stores-2000.


Bud Powell (1924) (keys-DECEASED)

Don Nix (1941) (sax-vocals-Markeys-producer)

Shane Fenton(Alvin Stardust) (1942) (vocals)

Randy Bachman (1943) (vocals-guitar-Guess Who-Brave Belt-BTO-Order of Canada officer)

Meat Loaf (1947) (vocals)

Greg Ham (1953) (reeds-Men at Work)

Shaun Cassidy (1958) (vocals)

Mark Calderon (1970) (vocals-Color Me Badd)

Artie Shaw records Nightmare NYC-1938.

Bing Crosby/Andrews Sisters' record Pistol Packin' Mama/Jingle Bells LA-1943.

The Crickets' That'll Be the Day enters UK chart-1957.

James Brown records Baby You're Right Hollywood-1960.

Freddy Cannon's Action peaks Can #2-1965.

The Contours' First I Look at the Purse peaks Can top 30-1965.

Wayne Newton's Summer Wind peaks Can top 20-1965.

Dean Martin's Houston enters US chart-1965.

The Kinks' Who'll Be the Next in Line peaks Can top 30-1965.

The Guess Who's Hey Ho peaks Can top 5-1965.

Ramsey Lewis' In Crowd peaks Can top 10-1965.

Roy Orbison's Ride Away peaks Can #1-1965.

The Foundations' Baby Now That I've Found You enters UK chart-1967.

Kenny Rogers/1st Edition's Ruben James enters US chart-1969.

The Originals' Baby I'm For Real enters US chart-1969.

The Dells' Oh What a Night peaks Can top 20-1969.

Bill Deal/Rhondels' What Kind of Fool peaks Can top 20-1969.

Lulu's Oh Me Oh My enters US chart-1969.

Peggy Lee's Is That All There Is enters US chart-1969.

Andy Kim's So Good Together enters US chart-1969.

The Flaming Embers' Mind Body & Soul enters US chart-1969.

The 5th Dimension's Wedding Bell Blues enters US chart-1969.

Aretha Franklin's Share Your Love With Me peaks Can top 20-1969.

Keith Barbour's Echo Park enters US chart-1969.

The Partridge Family awarded gold Sound Magazine LP-1971.

Rory Storme dies sleeping pill overdose-1972.

Grand Funk's We're An American Band peaks US #1-1973.

John Denver's I'm Sorry/Calypso peaks US #1-1975.

The Isley Brothers' Fight the Power peaks US top 5-1975.

Captain/Tennille's The Way I Want to Touch You enters US chart-1975.

Patricia Dahlquist's Keep Our Love Alive peaks Can top 20- 1975.

KC/Sunshine Band's Get Down Tonight peaks Can #1-1975.

Gracie Fields dies-1979.

Jimmy McCulloch (Stone the Crows/Thunderclap Newman/Wings) found dead-1979.

Adam/Ants play 1st of 2 sellout shows Electric Ballroom London UK-1979.

Daryl Hall/John Oates' You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' enters US chart-1980.

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

Ali Thompson's Take a Little Rhythm peaks Can top 30-1980.

The Rolling Stones' She's So Cold enters US chart-1980.

The Vapors' Turning Japanese enters US chart-1980.

Don Williams' I Believe in You enters US chart-1980.

The Police's Don't Stand So Close to Me enters UK chart-1980.

Bad Manners' Special Brew enters UK chart-1980.

The Jacksons' Lovely One enters US chart-1980.

Graham Shaw's Can I Come Near peaks Can top 40-1980.

The Manhattans' Shining Star peaks Can top 10-1980.

Jackson Browne's Boulevard peaks Can top 5-1980.

Olivia Newton-John's Magic peaks Can #1-1980.

Kim Carnes' More Love peaks Can top 20-1980.

Prince's Let's Go Crazy peaks US #1-1984.

Cliff Burton (Metallica) dies bus crash Sweden-1986.

James Brown released from prison after 2 years 2 months-1991.

Michael Jackson's Will You Be There peaks Can top 5-1993.

Tony Toni Tone's If I Had No Loot peaks Can #1-1993.

Kris Kross' Alright peaks Can top 5-1993.

U2 perform 2 songs from roof of their Clarence Hotel Dublin IRE-2000.


Koko Taylor (1928) (vocals-Blues HoF inductee-Grammy Award winner-DECEASED)

Ben E. King (1938) (vocals-Drifters)

John Fahey (1939) (guitar-DECEASED)

Nick St. Nicholas (1943) (bass-Sparrows-Steppenwolf)

Helen Shapiro (1946) (vocals)

Danny Weis (1948) (guitar-Iron Butterfly-Rhinoceros-Blackstone)

Moon Unit Zappa (1967) (vocals-w.Frank Zappa)

Sean Levert (1968) (vocals-Levert-DECEASED)

Riley Puckett's radio debut WSB Atlanta-1922.

Conway Twitty's Danny Boy enters US chart-1959.

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

The Islanders' Enchanted Sea enters US chart-1959.

Helen Shapiro's Walking Back to Happiness enters UK chart-1961.

The Dixiebelles' Down at Papa Joe's enters US chart-1963.

Lesley Gore's She's a Fool enters US chart-1963.

The Orlons' Crossfire enters US chart-1963.

Brenda Lee's Grass is Greener enters US chart-1963.

The Impressions' It's Alright enters US chart-1963.

Ronny/Daytonas' GTO peaks Can top 10-1964.

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

The Shangri-Las Remember peaks Can #2-1964.

Otis Redding's I've Got Dreams to Remember enters US chart-1968.

Mary Hopkin's Those Were the Days enters US chart/peaks UK #1-1968.

The Archies' Bang Shang a Lang enters US chart-1968.

The 5th Dimension's Sweet Blindness enters US chart-1968.

David Bowie's 1st US show sells out Carnegie Hall NYC NY-1972.

John Lennon's Whatever Gets You Through the Night enters US chart-1974.

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

Billy Swan's I Can Help enters US chart-1974.

The Rolling Stones' It's Only Rock'n'Roll peaks Can top 20-1974.

Cat Stevens' Another Saturday Night peaks Can #1-1974.

B.T. Express' Do It 'Til You're Satisfied enters US chart-1974.

3 Dog Night's Play Something Sweet enters US chart-1974.

Al Green's Sha La La enters US chart-1974.

Barry White's Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe peaks Can top 5-1974.

Danny Wilson's Mary's Prayer peaks Can top 20-1987.

The Box' Ordinary People peaks Can top 20-1987.

Swingout Sister's Breakout peaks Can top 20-1987.

L.L. Cool J.'s I Need Love peaks Can top 20-1987.

Gladys Knight/Smokey Robinson guest $10k Pyramid-1987.

Living In a Box' Living in a Box peaks Can top 20-1987.

Miles Davis dies pneumonia/respiratory failure/stroke-1991.

Garth Brooks' Ropin' the Wind CD becomes 1st country LP to debut #1 Billboard Top 200-1991.

Bobby Brown's Humpin' Around peaks Can #1-1992.

Sheakespear's Sister's Stay peaks Can #2-1992.

House of Pain's Jump Around peaks Can top 20-1992.

C&C Music Factory's Keep it Coming peaks Can top 20-1992.

Brooks/Dunn's Boot Scootin' Boogie peaks Can top 40-1992.

Ron Wood releases Slide on Live LP-1993.

DVD introduced-1997.

TLC's Fanmail CD enters Can chart-1999.

Roots' Things Fall Apart CD enters Can chart-1999.

Eminem's Slim Shady CD enters Can chart-1999.

Ricky Martin's Vuelve CD enters Can chart-1999.

Blondie's No Exit CD enters Can chart-1999.

The Chieftains' Tears of Stone CD enters Can chart-1999.

Vince Gill's Key CD enterse Can chart-1999.

Steve Earle/Del McCoury's Mountain CD enters Can chart-1999.

Barbra Streisand performs farewell concert MSG NYC NY-2000.


Gene Autry (1907) (vocals-Country Music HoF inductee-Oklahoma Music HoF inductee-DECEASED)

Jerry Lee Lewis (1935) (vocals-piano)

Jean Luc Ponty (1942) (violin-Mothers)

Madeline Kahn (1942) (vocals-theatrical-DECEASED)

Mark Farner (1948) (vocals-guitar-Grand Funk)

Mike Pinera (1948) (guitar-Blues Image-Iron Butterfly-Cactus)

Suzzy Roche (1956) (vocals-Roches)

Les Claypool (1963) (vocals-bass-Primus)

The Chordettes' Lay Down Your Arms enters US chart-1956.

The Platters' You'll Never Never Know enters US chart-1956.

Tommy Edwards' It's All in the Game peaks US #1-1958.

The Kingston Trio's Tom Dooley enters US chart-1958.

The Ames Brothers' Pussy Cat enters US chart-1958.

Bob Dylan plays harmonica on Carolyn Hester session/first reviewed NY Times/leads to Columbia signing-1961.

Sue Thompson's James enters US chart-1962.

Sam Cooke's Nothing Can Change This Love enters US chart-1962.

My Fair Lady ends Broadway run of 6.5 years-1962.

Stan Getz/Charlie Byrd's Desafinado enters US chart-1962.

The Rolling Stones begin 1st UK tour with Everlys/Bo Diddley New Victoria Theatre London-1963.

The Beatles record Every Little Thing/What You're Doing/I Don't Want to Spoil the Party-1964.

The Rolling Stones play Granada Shrewsbury-1965.

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

The Rolling Stones' Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing in the Shadows enters UK chart-1966.

Noel Redding auditions for Jimi Hendrix-1966.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' The Love I Lost enters US chart-1973.

Marvin Gaye's Let's Get It On peaks Can top 20-1973.

The 4 Tops' Are You Man Enough peaks Can top 40-1973.

Charlie Rich's Most Beautiful Girl enters US chart-1973.

Stealers Wheel's Everyone's Agreed That Everything peaks Can top 30-1973.

Chicago's Just You'n'Me enters US chart-1973.

Painter's West Coast Woman enters US chart-1973.

War's Gypsy Man peaks Can top 20-1973.

Elton John's Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting peaks Can top 20-1973.

Dickie Goodman awarded gold Mr. Jaws-1975.

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

Alan Parsons' Damned If I Do enters US chart-1979.

The Commodores' Still enters US chart-1979.

Lena Martell's 1 Day at a Time enters UK chart-1979.

Supertramp's Goodbye Stranger peaks Can top 10-1979.

Edwin Starrs H.A.P.P.Y. Radio peaks Can top 20-1979.

Kiss' I Was Made For Lovin' You peaks Can #1-1979.

Crystal Gayle's Half the Way enters US chart-1979.

Blondie's Dreaming enters US chart-1979.

The Cars' Let's Go peaks Can top 5-1979.

Eurythmics' Missionary Man peaks Can top 10-1986.

Steve Winwood's Higher Love peaks Can #1-1986.

Daryl Hall's Dreamtime peaks Can top 20-1986.

Peter Cetera's Glory of Love peaks Can #1-1986.

Whitney Houston's Didn't We Almost Have It All peaks US #1-1987.

The Pointer Sisters receive star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1994.

Alanis Morissette ends 1st US tour Houston TX-1996.

Betty Carter dies cancer-1998.


 

Cissy Houston (1933) (vocals-Sweet Inspirations-mother of Whitney-Grammy Award winner)

Jill Corey (1935) (vocals)

Johnny Mathis (1935) (vocals)

Len Cariou (1939) (vocals-theatrical)

Frankie Lymon (1942) (vocals-Teenagers-DECEASED)

Dewey Martin (1940) (vocals-drums-Dillards-Buffalo Springfield-DECEASED)

Mike Harrison (1942) (vocals-keys-Spooky Tooth)

Gus Dudgeon (1942) (producer-DECEASED)

Marilyn McCoo (1943) (vocals-5th Dimension-w.Billy Davis Jr)

Sylvia Peterson (1946) (vocals-Chiffons)

Marc Bolan (1947) (vocals-guitar-T.Rex-DECEASED)

John Lombardo (1952) (guitar-10000 Maniacs)

Deborah Allen (1953) (vocals)

Patrice Rushen (1954) (vocals-keys)

Basia (1954) (vocals-Swing Out Sister)

Marty Stuart (1958) (vocals-guitar)

Marley Marl (1962) (rapper)

Eddie Montgomery (1963) (vocals-w.Gentry)

Robbie Takac (1964) (bass-vocals-Goo Goo Dolls)

James Dean dies in car crash/goes on to inspire many songs-1955.

Billy Ward's Deep Purple enters US chart-1957.

Little Richard's Keep a-Knockin' enters US chart-1957.

The Everly Brothers' Wake Up Little Susie enters US chart- 1957.

Jimmie Rodgers' Honeycomb peaks US #1-1957.

The Shepherd Sisters' Alone enters US chart-1957.

Buddy Holly/Phil Everly sing/play guitars for newcomer Lou Giordano's session-1958.

The Beatles record No Reply-1964.

Donovan appears Shindig ABC-TV-1965.

Hedgehoppers Anonymous' It's Good News Week enters UK chart-1965.

Noel Redding joins Jimi Hendrix Experience-1966.

The Box Tops' The Letter peaks Can #1-1967.

Peaches/Herb's Love is Strange enters US chart-1967.

The Strawberry Alarm Clock's Incense & Peppermints enters US chart-1967.

Bobby Vinton's Please Love Me Forever enters US chart-1967.

Jackie Wilson's Higher & Higher peaks Can top 30-1967.

The BeeGees' Holiday enters US chart/Massachusetts enters UK chart-1967.

Martha/Vandellas' Love Bug peaks Can top 20-1967.

Aretha Franklin's Natural Woman enters US chart-1967.

Buffalo Springfield's Rock'n'Roll Woman enters US chart-1967.

The Cowsills' Rain the Park and Other Things enters US chart-1967.

Robert Knight's Everlasting Love enters US chart-1967.

The Hollies' Just One Look enters US chart 2nd time-1967.

Herman's Hermits' Museum peaks Can top 20-1967.

The Beatles' Hey Jude/Revolution peaks Can #1-1968.

Al Wilson's Snake peaks Can top 40-1968.

Herb Alpert/TJB's To Wait For Love peaks Can top 20-1968.

Deep Purple's Hush peaks Can #2-1968.

David Crosby's girlfriend Christine Hinton killed when her vehicle collides with school bus in Novato CA-1969.

Rod Stewart's Maggie May peaks US #1-1971.

Donna Fargo's Funny Face enters US chart-1972.

Columbia Records closes 4 LA studios-1972.

Harold Melvin/Blue Notes' If You Don't Know Me By Know enters US chart-1972.

Mary Ford dies-1977.

Exile's Kiss You All Over peaks US #1-1978.

The Kinks' Rock'n'Roll Fantasy peaks Can top 30-1978.

Olivia Newton-John's Hopelessly Devoted to You peaks Can #1/US top 5-1978.

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

Trooper's Round Round We Go peaks Can top 30-1978.

Martin Stevens' Love Is In the Air peaks Can top 20-1978.

Chris Rea's Fool If You Think It's Over peaks Can top 20-1978.

Al Stewart's Time Passages enters US chart-1978.

The Cars' Just What I Needed peaks Can top 40-1978.

EW&F's Got to Get Yo Into My Life peaks Can top 20-1978.

Sgt. Pepper's film w.Peter Frampton/BeeGees opens UK-1978.

Andy Gibb's An Everlasting Love peaks Can #2-1978.

Gene Cotton's Like a Sunday in Salem enters US chart-1978.

Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart peaks US #1-1983.

Gino Vannelli's Hurts To Be In Love peaks Can top 20-1985.

Godley/Creme's Cry peaks Can top 10-1985.

Billy Joel's You're Only Human peaks Can top 20-1985.

Neil Young appears SNL-1989.

Natalie Cole's Unforgettable peaks Can top 5-1991.

Liza Minnelli receives star Hollywood Walk of Fame-1991.

Songwriter/producer Paul Jabara (Last Dance) dies AIDS-1993.

George Harrison/David Crosby guest Simpsons TV show-1993.

R.E.M.'s New Adventures in Hi Fi CD debuts Can chart #1-1996.

John Mellencamp's Mr. Happy Go Lucky CD enters Can chart-1996.

Big Sugar's Hemi Vision CD enters Can chart-1996.

Amanda Marshall's Beautiful Goodbye enters Can chart-1996.

Soundgarden's Burden In My Hand enters Can chart-1996.

New Edition's Home Again CD enters Can chart-1996.

Fleetwood Mac set record Continental Airlines Arena E. Rutherford NJ-1997.

Patty Loveless releases Long Stretch of Lonesome CD-1997.

U2 play Tel Aviv ISR-1997.

The Rolling Stones play Winnipeg MB-1997.

Jonny Lang/Slash/Joey Ramone/Rick Neilsen guest Drew Carey show-1998.