Wednesday, May 25, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON MAY 25


Marilyn Manson
No.1
1974 Rick Wakeman: Journey to the Centre of the Earth UK LP
1985 Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms UK LP
1991 Michael Bolton : Time, Love & Tenderness : US LP
2003 Marilyn Manson : The Golden Age Of Grotesque : US LP

Births
1942 Brian Davison (Nice)
1943 Poli Palmer (Family)
1948 Klaus Meine (Scorpions)
1950 Robert Steinhardt (Kansas)
1955 John Grimaldi (Argent)
1958 Paul Weller  
1975 Lauryn Hill (Fugees)
1980 Joe King (The Fray)

Chris Rea
Miscellany
1961 Roy Orbison hits UK chart with Runnin' Scared
1967 Procol Harum debut on UK chart with A Whiter Shade of Pale
1968 Simon and Garfunkel's Bookends replaces their own LP The Graduate at the top of US chart
1973 Carole King's concert in Central Park draws 100,000 people - the biggest crowd there up to this point
1978 The Who perform secret gig to be filmed for the almost-completed Kids Are Alright movie
1985 Chris Rea's Shamrock Diaries hits UK LP chart

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