Tuesday, June 19, 2012

ROCK HISTORY: IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 19

Middle Of The Road
No.1
1965 Four Tops: I Can't Help Myself US 45
1968 Rolling Stones: Jumping Jack Flash UK 45
1971 Middle of the Road: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep UK 45
1971 Carole King: It's Too Late US 45
1971 Carole King: Tapestry US LP
1982 Human League: Don't You Want Me US 45
1993 Tina Turner : What's Love Got To Do With It? : UK LP


Births
1950 Ann Wilson (Heart)
1960 Dennis Fuller (London Boys)
1963 Paula Abdul
1970 Brian Welch (Korn)




Miscellany
1965 Uxbridge Folk and Blues Festival begins with the Who, Marianne Faithfull and Spencer Davis
Edgar Winter
 
1967 Having admitted to taking LSD four tines during an interview with Life Magazine, Beatle Paul McCartney told The Daily Mirror that he didn’t regret that he'd spoken out and hoped that his fans would understand.
 
1970 Hotlegs (comprising Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley and Lou Crème) release Neanderthal Man in the UK
 
1973 Edgar Winter Group awarded a gold disc for Frankenstein single
 
1976 Wild Cherry hits US chart with Play that Funky Music, on its way to No. 1
 
1980 US singer Donna Summer became the first act to be signed by David Geffen to his new Geffen record label.
 
1988 While Michael Jackson is performing a concert in West Berlin, over 3,000 East Germans gather at the Berlin Wall to hear from the other side of the wall.
 
2007 Darren Hayes, formerly of Australian pop duo Savage Garden, married his boyfriend Richard Cullen in a civil partnership ceremony in London.

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