Thursday, June 9, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 9


Rachel Stevens
No.1
1979 Bee Gees: Love You Inside Out US 45
1984 Cyndi Lauper: Time After Time US 45
1990 New Order: World in Motion UK single
 1990 Wilson Phillips : Hold On : US single

Births
1916 Les Paul (Lester Polfus) guitarist
1941 John Lord (Deep Purple)
1941 Billy Hatton (Fourmost)
1946 John 'Mitch' Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix Experience)
1953 Errol Kennedy (Imagination)
1962 Eddie Lundon (China Crisis)
1967 Dean Felber (Hootie & The Blowfish)
1967 Dean Dinning (Toad The Wet Sprocket)
1978 Matthew Bellamy (Muse)
1980 James Walsh (Starsailor)

Miscellany
Les Paul
1962 Beatles have 'Welcome Home' night at Cavern Club in Liverpool after returning from Star Club in Hamburg
1966 Ike and Tina Turner's River Deep Mountain High hits UK chart
1970 Bob Dylan awarded honorary Doctorate of Music by Princeton University
1972 Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust LP by David Bowie released
1972 John Hammond signs Bruce Springsteen to Columbia
1977 George and Patti Harrison were officially divorced.
2002 it was announced that Rolling Stone Mick Jagger was to be given a knighthood for his services to music.
2009 Rachel Stevens was robbed of jewellery by three men who followed her into her flat in north London.

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