Wednesday, June 1, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 1


Ron Wood
No.1
1961 Elvis Presley: Surrender UK 45
1963 Leslie Gore: It's My Party US 45
1968 Simon and Garfunkel: Mrs. Robinson US 45
1985 Prince. Around the World in a Day US LP
1991 Seal : Seal : UK LP
2003 Staind : 14 Shades of Gray : US LP

Births
1947 Ron Wood (Rolling Stones)
1950 Graham Russell (Air Supply)
1960 Simon Gallup (The Cure)
1963 Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)
1963 Mike Joyce (Smiths)
1968 Jason Donovan
1974 Alanis Morissette

Deaths
1991 David Ruffin (Temptations)

Miscellany
1967 Traffic debut on UK chart with Paper Sun
Alanis Morissette
1967 Beatles release Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1967 Fairport Convention made their live debut when they played St Michael's Hall, Golders Green.
1971 Elvis Presley's birthplace - a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi - is opened to the public
1973 Robert Wyatt breaks his spine falling from a window during a party
1974 Bad Company debut on UK chart with Can't Get Enough
1975 Guitarist Ron Wood joins Rolling Stones on tour for first time replacing Mick Taylor as Stones open in US at Baton Rouge Louisiana
1978 U2 appeared at Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Dublin, Ireland.
2003 Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was arrested on drugs and drink-driving charges after he collided with a car after going through a red light in his home town of Des Moines, Iowa.

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