Friday, June 24, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 24


Jeff Beck
No.1
1965 Hollies: I'm Alive : UK 45
1989 Soul II Soul: Back to Life : UK 45
1989 Paul McCartney: Flowers in the Dirt : UK LP
1995 Pink Floyd : Pulse : US LP
2001 Blink 182 : Take Off Your : US LP

Births
1944 Jeff Beck  
1944 Arthur Brown (Fire)
1944 Chris Wood (Traffic)
1945 Colin Blunstone (Zombies)
1947 Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac)
1948 Patrick Moraz (Yes/Moody Blues)
1949 John Illsley (Dire Straits)
1957 Jeff Cease (Black Crowes)
1961 Curt Smith (Tears for Fears)
1973 Mario Calire (The Wallflowers)

Miscellany
1967 Jefferson Airplane hit US chart with White Rabbit
John Illsley (Dire Straits)
1972 Beach Boys' Carl and the Passions hits UK LP chart
1973 Blues Project, with Al Kooper, Steve Katz, Roy Blumenfeld, Danny Kalib and Andy Kulberg (only Tommy Flanders was missing) reunite for a concert in New York's Central Park. They are filmed for documentary called Reunion
1978 Rolling Stones enter UK chart with Some Girls LP
1990 Roger O'Donnell quits The Cure

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