Sunday, June 26, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 26


Byrds
No.1
1965 Byrds: Mr. Tambourine Man US 45
1971 Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Tarkus UK LP
1974 Gordon Lightfoot: Sundown US LP
1976 Real Thing: You To Me Are Everything UK 45
1982 Charlene: I've Never Been to Me UK 45





Births
1942 Larry Taylor (Canned Heat)
1955 Mick Jones (Clash)
1956 Chris Isaak
1960 Chris Duffy (Waterfront)
1968 Colin Greenwood (Radiohead)
1979 Nathan Followill (Kings Of Leon)

Mick Jones (Clash)
Miscellany
1963 Beatles' Twist and Shout EP released
1964 Rolling Stones release It's All Over Now in the UK, their first No. 1 single
1965 Chet Atkins scores biggest US country hit with Yakety Yak
1971 Medicine Head debut on UK chart with (And The) Pictures in the Sky
1975 Sonny and Cher's divorce finalised. She married Gregg Allmann four days later
1982 Bryan Ferry marries Lucy Helmore

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