Wednesday, April 13, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON APRIL 13


Bobby Goldsboro
No.1
1956 Winifred Atwell Poor People of Paris UK 45
1957 Elvis Presley: All Shook Up US 45
1967 Nancy and Frank Sinatra: Something Stupid UK 45
1968 Bobby Goldsboro': Honey US 45
1974 Elton John: Benny and the Jets US 45
1974 Wings: Band on the Run: US LP
1991 London Beat: I've Been Thinking About You US 45

Births
1944 Jack Casady (Jefferson Airplane)
1946 Al Green (Tired of Being Alone)
1946 Jim Pons (Turtles/Mothers)
1946 Roy Loney (Flaming Groovies)
1954 Jimmy Destri (Blondie)
1959 Kim McAuliffe (Girlschool)

Roger Daltrey
Miscellany
1957 Julie London enters UK chart with Cry Me a River, following its inclusion in film The Girl Can't Help It
1965 Beatles rename Eight Arms to Hold You. Song becomes Help and is recorded at Abbey Road
1967 Rolling Stones perform behind Iron Curtain for the first time at the Palace of Culture, Warsaw. Police use tear gas to subdue 2,000 fans
1973 Roger Daltrey releases first solo LP, produced by Adam Faith, entitled Daltrey
1980 Grease, Broadway's longest-running musical, closes after eight years, 3,388 performances and $8 million gross

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