Saturday, June 30, 2012

ROCK HISTORY: IT HAPPENED ON JUNE 30

Gregg Allman & Cher
No.1
1973 Slade: Skweeze Me Pleeze UK 45
1973 George Harrison: Give Me Love US 45
1979 Tubeway Army: Are Friends Electric UK 45
1979 Anita Ward: Ring My Bell US 45
1984 Huey Lewis and the News: Sports US LP

Births
1941 Larry Henley (Newbeats)
1943 Flo Ballard (Supremes)
1944 Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band)
1946 Billy Brown (Moments)
1949 Andrew Scott (Sweet)
1953 Hal Lindes (Dire Straits)
1956 Adrian Wright (Human League)
1957 Doug Sampson (Iron Maiden)
1962 Julianne Regan (All About Eve)
1968 Phil Anselmo (Pantera)

Miscellany
1963 Brian Epstein signs with Foremost
 
1973 David Bowie plays Earls Court
Kiss comics, by Marvel
 
1973 Todd Rundgren's I Saw the Light hits UK chart
 
1975 Eagles awarded gold disc for One of these Nights
 
1975 Cher marries Gregg Allman
 
1977 Marvel Comics launched a comic book based on the rock group Kiss.
 
1978 Sex Pistols release My Way single
 
1984 Tina Turner's Private Dancer hits US LP chart
 
1984 Billy Idol's Eyes Without a Face hits UK chart
 
1990 Police raided Chuck Berry's estate and seized homemade porn videos, drugs and guns.
 
2004 Pete Doherty was sacked from The Libertines due to his well known addiction problems specifically with crack cocaine and heroin.

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