Wednesday, June 13, 2012

ROCK HISTORY: IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 13

Kymberley Marsh
No.1
1970 Mungo Jerry: In the Summertime UK 45
1970 Beatles: The Long and Winding Road US 45
1970 Beatles: Let it Be US LP
1981 Smokey Robinson: Being with You UK 45
1987 Whitney Houston: Whitney UK LP
1987 Atlantic Starr: Always US 45
1992 Erasure : Abbaesque : UK single
1992 Billy Ray Cyrus : Some Gave All : US LP
1995 Alanis Morissette released 'Jagged Little Pill'.
1998 Simply Red : Blue : UK LP

Birth
1951 Howard Lees (Heart)
1968 Deneice Pearson (5 Star)
1968 David Gray
1970 Rivers Cuomo (Weezer)
1981 Kymberley Marsh


Deaths
1972 Clyde McPhatter (Drifters)

Miscellany
1958 Frank Zappa graduates from Antelope Valley High School. One of his school chums was Don Van Vliet Captain Beefheart)
Frank Zappa
 
1958 Four Preps debut on UK chart with Big Man. Group features bassist Ed Cobb, later with Piltdown Men and writer of Tainted Love
 
1969 Soul Bowl '69 takes place at Houston Astrodome, with Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles and Staple Singers
 
1969 Mick Taylor officially joins Rolling Stones
 
1970 Joni Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi hits UK chart
 
1970 Bread debut on US chart with Make it with You
 
1980 Film Roadie, featuring Meatloaf, Blondie and Roy Orbison, opens in US
 
1987 Motley Crew debut at No. 5 on US LP chart with Girls Girls Girls
 
1987 Lean On Me by Club Nouveaux becomes first US gold single of the year
 
1989 Jerry Lee Lewis gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
 
1992 Law enforcement officials in Texas call for a ban on Ice-T's "Cop Killer" LP. Sales double on the West Coast and in Texas.

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