Monday, July 23, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JULY 23

Richard Marx
No.1
1964 Beatles: 'A Hard Day's Night' UK 45
1969 Rolling Stones: 'Honky Tonk Woman' UK 45
1977 Donna Summer: 'I Feel Love' UK 45
1977 Barry Manilow: 'Looks Like We Made It' US 45
1983 Paul Young: 'Wherever I Lay My Hat' UK 45
1983 Yazoo: 'You and Me Both' UK LP
1983 Police: 'Synchronicity' US LP
1988 Def Leppard : Hysteria : US LP
1988 Richard Marx : Hold On To The Nights : US 45
1994 Rolling Stones : Voodoo Lounge : UK LP
2000 The Coors : In Blue : UK LP
2006 Mc Fly : Please, Please : UK 45







Births
1946 Andy McKay (Roxy Music)
1950 Blair Thornton (Bachman Turner Overdrive)
1961 Martin Gore (Depeche Mode)
1964 Tim Kellett (Simply Red)
1964 Nick Menza (Megadeth)
1965 Slash (Guns N'Roses)
1971 Alison Krauss
1973 Fran Healy (Travis)

Deaths
1979 Keith Godchaux (Grateful Dead)
1996 Rob Collins (The Charlatans)
2004 Bill Brown (Ozark Mountain Daredevils)

Miscellany
Slash
1955 Ad in 'Billboard' announces release of Chuck Berry's 'Maybellene, described as 'fine jockey and juke wax'.
 
1966 'Yardbirds' LP hits UK chart
 
1969 Blood, Sweat and Tears go gold with 'Spinning Wheel'
 
1977 Carly Simon hits US chart with James Bond film theme 'Nobody Does It Better', her fourth Top 10 single
 
1983 Police's 'Wrapped Around Your Finger' hits UK chart
 
1995 Two R.E.M. fans died at Dublin's Slane Castle gig, one drowned in the River Boyne and the other was allegedly pushed from a bridge.
 
2003 James Brown announced his separation from his fourth wife using an advertisement featuring the Disney character Goofy.
 
2006 George Michael was accused of engaging in anonymous public sex, after being photographed in London's Hampstead Heath with a 58-year-old unemployed van driver.

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