Tuesday, May 10, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON MAY 10


Bono Vox
No.1
1969 Moody Blues: On the Threshold of a Dream UK LP
1986 Falco: Rock Me Amadeus UK 45
1986 Pet Shop Boys: West End Girls US 45

Births
1945 Dave Mason (Traffic)
1946 Donovan
1946 Graham Gouldman (10CC)
1957 Sid Vicious
1960 Bono Vox
1962 Garry Daley (China Crisis)
1965 Krist Novoselic (Nirvana)

Miscellany
1957 Too Much takes Elvis Presley into UK chart for tenth time
1962 Good Luck Charm hits UK chart, giving Elvis his 40th hit to date
1963 Rolling Stones begin their first session at Olympic Studios in London recording a version of Chuck Berry's C'mon
Tommy Lee & Heather Locklear
1965 Bob Dylan plays Royal Albert Hall as climax to his British tour (filmed for Don't Look Back)
1966 Bob Dylan plays Colston Hall in Bristol
1969 Turtles and Temptations play (and allegedly snort cocaine) at The White House in Washington
1978 125,000 people gather in Washington to see Stevie Wonder perform for Human Kindness Day
1975 Beatles dissolve Apple Records 1986 Robert Palmer hits UK chart with Addicted to Love
1985 All girl group The Go-Go's announced they were breaking up.
1986 Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee married TV star Heather Locklear in a courtyard in Santa Barbara California with five hundred guests.

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