Friday, June 17, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 17


Travis
No.1
1965 Elvis Presley: Crying in the Chapel UK 45
1972 Don McLean: Vincent UK 45
1972 Rolling Stones: Exile on Main Street US LP
1978 Andy Gibb Shadow Dancing US 45
2001 Travis : The Invisible Band : UK LP




Births
1946 Barry Manilow
1947 Greg Rolie (Santana)

Miscellany
1965 Byrds debut on UK chart with Mr. Tambourine Man 1965 Kinks arrive in US for first tour
1966 Beatles Yesterday and Today' LP released in US, featuring 'Butcher' sleeve
1966 Peter Green joins John Mayall's Blues Breakers
Greg Rolie (Santana)
1968 Ohio Express go gold in US withYummy Yummy Yummy
1976 Ian Dury plays last live gig with Kilburn and the High Roads
1980 Led Zeppelin begin final European tour
1987 Florida real estate agent Vittoria Holman sued Motley Crue and their concert promoter for hearing loss allegedly incurred at a concert in December 1985.
1989 Def Leppard's Hysteria LP logs its 96th consecutive week on the Billboard LP Top 40, tying with Bruce Springsteen's Born in the USA for the longest run of any LP of the last twenty years
1989 Ringo Starr announces that he will tour again under the guise of "Ringo and the All-Starr Band." The band will include Joe Walsh, Billy Preston and Nils Lofgren.
2005 Pete Doherty was thrown of a yacht after being found smoking crack cocaine.

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