Tuesday, September 20, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 20


Jim Croce
No.1
1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival: 'Bad Moon Rising' UK 45
1969 Blind Faith: 'Blind Faith' UK LP
1969 Archies: 'Sugar Sugar' US 45
1975 David Bowie: 'Fame' Us 45
1975 Janis Ian: 'Between the Lines' US LP
1980 Kate Bush: 'Never Forever' UK LP
1980 Queen: The Game: US LP
1986 Huey Lewis: 'Stuck with You' US 45
2009 Muse: The Resistance : UK LP

Births
1949 Chuck and John Panozzo (Styx)
1959 Alannah Currie (Thompson Twins)
1966 Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme)
1967 Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (Nelson)
1968 Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden)
1979 Rick Woolstenhulme (Lifehouse)

Deaths
1973 Jim Croce

Miscellany
1969 UK music paper Melody Maker readers poll results were published.
1970 Jim Morrison found not guilty of lewd and lascivious behaviour for the pants-dropping scene during a Miami concert. He is found guilty of indecent exposure and profanity in a decision made by a Miami judge
1972 Paul McCartney busted for growing pot on his farm in Scotland, the first of his three famous drug busts
1973 The Roxy Club opens in Hollywood with show by Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Kelly Jones
1974 Golden Earring win gold disc for 'Moontan' LP which features 'Radar Love'
1975 Bruce Springsteen hits US chart for first time with 'Born to Run'
1976 Punk Festival held at 100 Club, with Sex Pistols, Clash and Damned
1982 Joan Jett awarded platinum disco for 'I Love Rock and Roll' (first recorded by Arrows in 1974)
1994 The Dave Matthews Band released ‘Under the Table and Dreaming’.
1997 Pearl Jam's 'Jeremy' video was cited as one of the reasons American teenager Barry Loukaitis had snapped into a violent rage that left three people dead.
2007 Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones was admitted to hospital when he was injured during an altercation with a member of a club's security team.

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