Saturday, September 10, 2011


Joe Perry
1964 Kinks: 'You Really Got Me' UK 45
1966 Supremes: 'You Can't Hurry Love' US 45
1966 Beatles: 'Revolver' US LP
1968 Beatles : Hey Jude: UK 45
1977 Elvis Presley: '40 Greatest Hits' UK LP
1983 Michael Sembellow: 'Maniac' US 45
1988 Phil Collins: 'A Groovy Kind of Love' UK 45
1988 Guns n Roses : Sweet Child O’ Mine : US 45
1994 Oasis : Definitely Maybe : UK LP
2006 Scissor Sisters: I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’: UK 45

1949 Barry Barlow (Jethro Tull)
1950 Don Powell (Slade)
1950 Joe Perry (Aerosmith)
1951 Peter Tolson (The Pretty Things)
1956 Johnny Fingers (Boomtown Rats)
1957 Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama/Shakespear's Sister)
1957 Carol Decker (T'Pau)
1966 Robin Goodridge (Bush)
1980 Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance)
1984 Matthew Followill (Kings Of Leon)

1955 Big Maybelle's 'One Monkey Don't Stop No Show' released
1964 Rod Stewart releases his first single' Good Morning Little Schoolgirl'
1964 Jimmy Reed's 'Shame Shame Shame' hits UK chart
1964 The Kinks third single 'You Really Got Me', was at No.1 on the UK singles chart. Future Led Zeppelin founder and guitarist Jimmy Page played tambourine on the track.
1965 Rolling Stones play live on 'Ready, Steady, Go'
1965 Decca Records sign Marc Bolan
1965 The Byrds begin recording ‘Turn! Turn! Turn!’. Unlike their first hit, ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’, members of the group itself were permitted to play instead of session musicians.
1966 Garage band Count 5 hit US chart with 'Psychotic Reaction', their only hit
1966 Left Banke's 'Walk Away Renee', released in US. The song is later recorded by the Four Tops
1966 Monkees' debut on US chart with 'Last Train to Clarkesville'
1973 Rolling Stones' 'Star Star' banned by BBC
1974 New York Dolls disband
Matthew Followill
1983 Billy Joel's 'An Innocent Man' hits UK LP chart
1991 Nirvana’s single ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ was released in the US.
1992 Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash married actress and model Renee Suran.
1995 Cyndi Lauper wins an Emmy for her guest appearance on "Mad About You."
1996 Wal-Mart bans Sheryl Crow's 2nd album The song,"Love Is A Good Thing" mentions children killing each other with "a gun they bought at the Wal-Mart discount stores."
2002 Chris Cowey the man behind the UK's longest running music TV show Top Of The Pops, accused record bosses of controlling the singles chart with marketing scams and as a result the chart lacked credibility and was 'full of crap records.'
2007 Pamela Anderson's ex-husband Kid Rock was involved in an alleged assault on drummer Tommy Lee

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