Sunday, July 10, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JULY 10


Greg Kihn
No.1
1965 Rolling Stones: 'Satisfaction' US 45
1967 Beatles: 'Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' UK LP
1976 Rod Stewart: 'A Night on the Town' UK LP




Birth
1949 Ronnie James Dio
1950 Greg Kihn
1954 Neil Tennant (Pet Shop Boys)
1959 Sandy West (The Runaways)
1965 Peter Di Stefano (Porno For Pyros)

Miscellany
1965 Sonny and Cher, having met at a Ronette's session two years earlier, now make their Hot 100 debut with 'I Got You Babe'
Eric Clapton
1965 Wilson Pickett heads for his biggest hit to date as fourth Hot 100 entry, 'In the Midnight Hour', heads for No. 21
1968 Eric Clapton announces break-up of Cream, because of 'loss of direction'
1968 Nice are banned from the Royal Albert Hall after burning the American flag on stage
1976 Isley Brothers' 'Harvest for the World' hits UK chart
1978 Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious after falling from the stage during a Stones concert at the Coliseum, St Paul, Minnesota.
1980 Bob Marley begins tour, with first concert in Dublin

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