Friday, April 22, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON APRIL 22


Peter Frampton
No.1
1965 Beatles: Ticket to Ride UK 45
1972 Deep Purple: Machine Head UK LP
1983 David Bowie: Let's Dance UK LP
1990 Sinead O' Connor : I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got : US LP
1995 Wet Wet Wet : Picture This : UK LP

Births
1922 Charlie Mingus
1936 Glen Campbell
1937 Jack Nitzsche
1950 Peter Frampton
1955 Arthur Baker (producer)
1969 Craig Logan 
1974 Shavo Odadjian (System os a Down)

Miscellany
The Jam
1959 Alan Freed premieres his last rock-and-roll move, Go Johnny Go, starring Chuck Berry, Ritchie Valens, Jackie Wilson, Eddie Cochran and Flamingos
1961 First annual Country Music Festival held in US, at the 13,000-seater Coliseum in Jacksonville, with Faron Young and Earl Scrubbs
1963 Gene Vincent's recording contract with Capitol expires. His last recording is a tame remake of Be-Bop-A-Lula
1965 Bob Dylan's Blonde on Blonde LP released in the US
1969 John Lennon officially changes his middle name from Winston to Ono in a ceremony on the rooftop of the Beatles' Apple Building
1977 Jam release first single, In the City
1978 30,000 attend as Bob Marley headlines the One Love peace concert in Kingston for unemployed ghetto kids
1979 Rolling Stones perform two benefit concerts for the blind in Toronto to fulfil terms of Keith Richard's sentence for heroin trafficking
1989 1927's That's When I Think of You hits UK chart

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