Monday, May 9, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON MAY 9

Max Navarro
No.1
1970 Guess Who: American Woman US 45
1981 Adam and the Ants: Stand and Deliver UK 45
1987 Starship: Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now UK 45
1987 Curiosity Killed the Cat: Keep Your Distance UK LP
1992 Simply Red : Stars : UK LP
1999 Suede: Head Music: UK LP

Births
1937 Dave Prater (Sam and Dave)
1944 Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield)
1949 Billy Joel  
1950 Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick)
1953 John Edwards (Status Quo)
1962 Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode)
1965 Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot (Curiosity Killed the Cat)
1972 Lisa Ann
1975 Ryan Vikedal (Nickelback)
1979 Pierre Bouvier (Simple Plan)
1982 Max Navarro

Miscellany
1962 Beatles sign their contract with EMI Records
1964 Chuck Berry begins his first UK tour at Finsbury Astoria
Lisa Ann
1973 Mick Jagger makes official donation of $350,000 to aid victims of Nicaraguan earthquake, adding £150,000 of his own money to the receipts of Stones benefit concert at La Forum.
1974 Bruce Springsteen's performance at Boston's Harvard Square Theatre prompts Jon Landau to say: 'I have seen the future of rock and roll and his name is Bruce Springsteen.'
1980 'I Don't Like Mondays' by The Boomtown Rats won the best pop song and outstanding British lyric categories at the 25th Ivor Novello Awards.
1988 Several Department stores in Minnesota refuse to stock the newly released Prince album, "Lovesexy" because the cover photo features a nude photo of him.

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