Wednesday, June 22, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 22


Bryan Adams
No.1
1963 Gerry and the Pacemakers: I Like It UK 45
1968 Otis Redding: Dock of the Bay UK LP
1968 Herb Alpert: This Guy's in love with You US 45
1974 Gary Glitter: Always Yours UK 45
1985 Bryan Adams: Heaven US 45
1991 Eurythmics : Greatest Hits : UK LP
1996 Bryan Adams : 18 Til I Die : UK LP
2003 Evanescence : Fallen : UK LP
2008 Coldplay : Viva La Vida : UK 45

Births
1936 Kris Kristofferson
1944 Peter Asher (Peter and Gordon)
1947 Howard Kaylan (Turtles/Mothers)
1948 Todd Rundgren
1949 Alan Osmond (Osmonds)
1953 Cyndi Lauper
1956 Derek Forbes (Simple Minds)
1957 Gary Beers (INXS)
1959 Alan Anton (Cowboy Junkies)
1961 Jimmy Somerville (Bronski Beat)
1961 Green (Scritti Politti)
1965 Jimmy Cunningham (Wet Wet Wet)
Todd Rundgren
1970 Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies)
1981 Chris Urbanowicz (Editors)

Miscellany
1959 Chuck Berry enters US chart with Back in the USA
1963 Stevie Wonder scores his debut US chart hit with Fingertips, on its way to No. 1
1973 Dingwalls Club opens in Camden Town, London
1979 Mick Taylor (who once referred to himself as 'The only person to quit the Rolling Stones and live'!) releases first solo LP
1981 Mark David Chapman pleads guilty to charges of first-degree murder for the shooting of John Lennon six months earlier
1986 Simple Minds, Lloyd Cole, Waterboys and Big Audio Dynamite play Milton Keynes Bowl
2002 U2 guitarist 'The Edge' married his girlfriend of ten years Morleigh Steinberg in Eze in the south of France.

No comments:

Post a Comment