Thursday, July 14, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JULY 14


Red Hot Chili Peppers
No.1
1962 Bobby Vinton: 'Roses Are Red' US 45
1979`Donna Summer: 'Bad Girls' US 45
1997 Oasis : D'You Know What I Mean : UK single
2002 Red Hot Chili Peppers : By The Way : UK LP



Births
1912 Woody Guthrie
1938 Bob Scholl (Mellow Kings)
1948 Tommy Mottola
1952 Chris Cross (Ultravox)
1966 Ellen Reid (Crash Test Dummies)
1971 Nick McCabe (The Verve)

Deaths
1973 Clarence White (Byrds)
1980 Malcolm Owen (The Ruts)
1984 Phillippe Wynne (The Detroit Spinners)

Miscellany
1960 Anthony Newley's 'If She Should Come to You' and Everly Brothers 'When Will I Be Loved' hit UK chart
Clarence White (Byrds)
1967 The Who begin their first full-scale US tour as support band to Gerry and the Pacemakers
1972 Gary Glitter and the Glittermen play live for the first time at Melksham, Wiltshire
1979 Neil Young hits UK chart with 'Rust Never Sleeps' LP
1980 Bryan Ferry collapsed in his hotel room in France and was flown to London suffering from a kidney infection.
1984 Neil from the Young Ones hits UK chart at No. 5 with his version of Traffic's 'Hole in My Shoe'
1995 George Michael announces he's settled his long running dispute with Sony and has been released from his contract. He signed a contract with Dreamworks SKG label who allegedly pays Sony $40 million.
2006 Primal Scream singer Bobby Gillespie had his nose broken when he was attacked in a hotel bar in Madrid in Spain.

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