Wednesday, June 27, 2012

ROCK HISTORY: IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 27

Motorhead
No.1
1970 Jackson Five: The Love You Save US 45
1981 Michael Jackson: One Day in Your Life UK 45
1981 Motorhead: No Sleep Til Hammersmith UK LP
1981 Kim Carnes: Mistaken Identity US LP
1998 The Corrs : Talk on Corners : UK LP





Births
1944 Bruce Johnston (Beach Boys)

Deaths
2002 John Entwistle (The Who)

Miscellany
1964 Drifters enter Hot 100 with Under the Boardwalk
 
1967 Mick Jagger was found guilty of illegal possession of two drugs found in his jacket at a party given by Keith Richards.
John Entwistle (The Who)
 
1969 Denver Pop Festival begins at Mile High Stadium, featuring Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Joe Cocker and Creedence Clearwater Revivial 1971 Fillmore East closes
 
1970 Freddie Mercury made his live debut with Smile
 
1980 John Bonham, drummer with Led Zeppelin collapsed on stage during a gig in Nuremberg, West Germany.
 
1989 The Who performs the rock opera, "Tommy" in its entirety for the first time in 17 years at New York's Radio City Music Hall. The show raised money for a children's charity as well as the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
 
1989 Tom Jones is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
 
1991 Carlos Santana was arrested at Houston Airport when officials found Cannabis in his luggage.
 
1994 Aerosmith became the first major band to let fans download a full new track free from the internet.

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