Wednesday, September 21, 2011

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 21


Liam Gallagher
No.1
1961 Shirley Bassey: 'Reach for the Stars' UK 45
1963 Bobby Vinton: 'Blue Velvet' US 45
1968 Jeannie C. Riley: 'Harper Valley PTA' US 45
1973 Rolling Stones: 'Goat's Head Soup' UK LP
1974 Carl Douglas: 'Kung Fu Fighting' UK 45
1974 Barry White: 'Can't Get Enough of Your Love' US 45
1985 Dire Straits: 'Money for Nothing' US 45
1985 Madonna: 'Like a Virgin' UK LP
1991 Color Me Badd : I Adore Me Amore : US single
1991 Dire Straits : On Every Street : UK LP
1996 REM : New Adventures in Hi-Fi : UK LP
2002 Pink: Just Like A Pill: UK 45

Births
1934 Leonard Cohen  
1947 Don Felder (Eagles)
1954 Phil Taylor (Motorhead)
1967 Tyler Stewart (Barenaked Ladies)
1972 Liam Gallagher (Oasis)
1977 Sam Rivers (Limp Bizkit)

Deaths
1987 Jaco Pastorius (Weather Report)

Miscellany
1963 'Sugar Shack' enters US Hot 100, beginning a fifteen-week stay for Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs
1965 Great Society, featuring Grace Slick, makes stage debut at Coffee Gallery in North Beach, California
1966 Jimi Hendrix arrives in London for first time, with manager Chas Chandler
Jaco Pastorius
1968 Jimi Hendrix scores his only US Top 20 single as 'All Along the Watchtower' hits US chart
1973 Rolling Stones go straight into UK LP chart at No. 1 with 'Goat's Head Soup'
1976 Bee Gees go gold with their twentieth LP, 'Children of the World'
1980 The Michael Schenker group made their UK debut at Bristol's Colston Hall.
1980 During a North American tour, Bob Marley collapsed while jogging in New York's Central Park.
1980 Elton John signs to Geffen Records in US
1989 The Bangles break up.
1991 Status Quo put themselves in the Guinness Book Of Records by appearing four venues in one day.
1992 Parlophone Records released 'Creep' by Radiohead.

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