Friday, September 2, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 2


Richard Marx
No.1
1972 Rod Stewart: 'You Wear It Well' UK 45
1989 Paul Abdul : Cold Hearted : US 45
1989 Richard Marx : Repeat Offender: US LP
2001 Slipknot: Iowa : UK LP

Births
1939 Bobby Purify
1940 Jimmy Clayton
1943 Rosalind Ashford (Ashford and Simpson)
1951 Mik Kaminski (ELO)
1956 Fritz McIntyre (Simply Red)
1957 Steve Porcaro (Toto)
1958 Jerry Augustyniak (10,000 Maniacs)

Miscellany
1965 Rolling Stones appear on 'Ready, Steady, Go' with Mick Jagger and Andrew Loog Oldham, performing a parody of 'I Got You Babe'
1965 The Doors recorded their first demo’s at World Pacific Jazz Studios in Los Angeles, California, where they cut six Jim Morrison songs.
1972 Doobie Brothers debut on UK chart with 'Listen to the Music'
1977 Rolling Stones LP 'Love You Live' LP released
Tears For Fears
1982 Keith Richards' home, Redlands, is seriously damaged by fire. Another fire had caused extensive damage nine years earlier
1989 Tears for Fears' 'Sowing the Seeds of Love' hits UK chart
1989 Ozzy Osbourne was charged with threatening to kill his wife Sharon.
1995 The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame opens in Cleveland with a concert that features, among others, Bruce Springsteen and Chuck Berry.
2002 Thieves broke into the London home of Icelandic singer Bjork and stole valuable recording equipment.
2006 Lead singer of the Isley Brothers, Ronald Isley was sentenced to three years in a US prison for multiple counts of tax fraud.

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