Thursday, April 21, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON APRIL 21

Severina Vuckovic
No.1
1956 Elvis Presley: Heartbreak Hotel US 45
1958 Platters: Twilight Time US 45
1962 Elvis Presley: Good Luck Charm US 45
1973 Dawn: Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree UK 45
1979 Amii Stewart: Knock on Wood US 45
1984 Phil Collins: Against All Odds US 45
1984 Footloose : soundtrack : US LP
1990 Sinead O'Connor : Nothing Compares 2 U : US single
1990 Fleetwood Mac : Behind The Mask : UK LP

Births
1947 Iggy Pop  
1951 Paul Carrack
1957 Robert Smith (Cure)
1959 Michael Timmins (Cowboy Junkies)
1963 Johnny McElhone (Texas)
1972 Severina Vuckovic

Deaths
1970 Earl Hooker
1978 Sandy Denny

Iggy Pop
Miscellany
1954 Spaniels hits US R&B Top 10 with Goodnight Sweetheart Goodnight
1960 Dick Clark testifies before the congressional committee investigating payola
1963 Beatles and Rolling Stones meet for the first time during a Rolling Stones performance at Crawdaddy Club. 'We got all nervous', says Bill Wyman, 'but then we had a chat with them afterwards and stayed up all night rapping and became really good mates.'
1969 Janis Joplin makes her first London concert appearance at Royal Albert Hall, a performance considered one of the best of her career
1971 Rolling Stones release Sticky Fingers LP
1977 Jesse Winchester performs in US for the first time in ten years following a move to Canada to avoid the draft
1993 Bill Wyman marries Suzanne Accosta.

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