Monday, May 28, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON MAY 28

Kylie Minogue
No.1
1966 Percy Sledge: When a Man Loves a Woman US 45
1983 New Edition: Candy Girl UK 45
1983 Irene Cara: Flashdance US 45
1994 Erasure : I Say I Say : UK LP

Births
1945 John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
1948 Ray Laidlaw (Lindisfarne)
1959 Steve Strange (Visage)
1962 Roland Gift (Fine Young Cannibals)
1964 Wes Burt-Martin (Edie Brickell & New Bohemians)
1968 Kylie Minogue
1982 Jack Novell (bassist for Max Navarro)






Miscellany
1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival debut on UK chart with Proud Mary
 
1973 Bassist Ronnie Laine quits Faces to form Slim Chance
 
1976 Allman Brothers break up
John Fogerty
 
1977 Bruce Springsteen reaches a settlement against manager Mike Appel in which Bruce gets control of his music publishing. Appel receives a million dollars
 
1977, Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers played together for the first time when they performed as part of Mike Howletts band,
 
1981 Clash begin seven nights of gigs at Bond's in New York
 
1983 David Bowie's Serious Moonlight tour continues with appearance at US '83 festival. Bowie and Van Halen paid $1.5 million each
 
1988 Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler married second wife Teresa Barrick in her hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
 
1996 Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan was rushed to Cedars Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles after an apparent drug overdose. The singer was later arrested for possession of cocaine and heroin.
 
2004 Derek Frigo guitarist from 80’s glam band Enuff Z' Nuff died of a drug overdose aged 36.
 
2009 Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan had surgery to remove a cancerous tumour in his bladder.

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