Wednesday, June 8, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 8


Boz Scaggs
No.1
1967 Procol Harum: A Whiter Shade of Pale UK 45
1974 David Bowie: Diamond Dogs UK LP
1974 Wings: Band on the Run US 45
1985 Style Council: Our Favourite Shop UK LP
1985 Tears for Fears: Everybody Wants to Rule the World US 45
1991 Extreme: More than Words : US single
2003 Evanescence : Bring Me To Life : UK 45
2003 Stereophonics : You Gotta Go There To Come Back : UK LP
2008 Paul Weller : 22 Dreams : UK LP

Births
1944 Boz Scaggs  
1947 Mick Box (Uriah Heep)
1951 Bonnie Tyler  
1960 Mick Hucknall (Simply Red)
1962 Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran)
1967 Neil Mitchell (Wet Wet Wet)

Miscellany
Brian Jones
1955 Faron Young scores his first American country No. 1 with Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young 1961 Elvis Presley's seventh film, Wild in the Country, opens in Memphis
1965 Bob Dylan records an hour-long show for BBC in London - broadcast in two half-hour segments, on 12 June and 24 June
1967 Aretha Franklin debuts on UK chart with Respect
1969 Brian Jones leaving Rolling Stones
1969 Oz 'School Kids' issue published
1974 Rick Wakeman leaves Yes to concentrate on a solo career. He rejoins two years later
1979 Marianne Faithfull married Ben Brieley of punk rock band The Vibrators.
1991 Bruce Springsteen married Patti Scialfa

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