Saturday, July 2, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JULY 2


Michelle Branch
No.1
1966 Frank Sinatra: Strangers in the Night US 45
1969 Thunderclap Newman: Something in the Air UK 45
1977 Hot Chocolate: So You Win Again UK 45
1977 Bill Conti: Gonna Fly Now US 45
1983 Rod Stewart: Baby Jane UK 45
1988 Tracy Chapman: Tracy Chapman UK LP
2000 Richard Ashcroft : Alone With Everybody : UK LP




Births
1939 Paul Williams (Temptations)
1936 Tom Springfield (Springfields)
1949 Roy Bittan (E-Street Band)
1952 Johnny Colla (Huey Lewis & The News)
1954 Pete Briquette (Boomtown Rats)
1957 Mike Anger (Blow Monkeys)
1964 Dave Parsons (Transvision Vamp)
1964 Roy Boulters (Extreme)
1983 Michelle Branch

Miscellany
1969 Mountain formed (from Vagrants)
1971 T. Rex release Get It On in the UK
Roy Bittan
1973 Brian Eno quits Roxy Music
1980 Bob Weir and Mickey Hart from The Grateful Dead were arrested on suspicion of starting a riot at the San Diego Sports Arena after they tried to interfere in a drugs bust.
1981 Bruce Springsteen plays opening gig at Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey
1990 Representatives of the Italian Catholic Church, angry about Madonna's alleged inappropriate use of crucifixes and sacred symbols, succeed in their attempt to halt her concerts in Rome
1991 Guns 'n' Roses lead singer Axl Rose jumped off the stage and attacked a fan who was videotaping a concert outside of St. Louis. In the ensuing riot, 60 people were hurt and the venue was wrecked.
2008 The gravestone of former Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis was stolen.

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