Friday, July 27, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON JULY 27

Bryan Adams
No.1
1974 Wings: 'Band on the Run' UK LP
1974 John Denver: 'Annie's Song' US 45
1985 Eurythmics: 'There Must Be an Angel' UK 45
1985 Paul Young: 'Everytime You Go Away' US 45
1991 Bryan Adams: '(Everything I Do) I Do It For You' US 45

Births
1963 Karl Mueller (Soul Asylum)
1967 Juliana Hatfield

Deaths
2001 Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd)






Miscellany
1956 Fats Domino hits UK chart for the first time with 'I'm in Love Again'
 
1959 Santo and Johnny release 'Sleepwalk' in US, on way to No. 1
 
1961 Sam Cooke's 'Cupid' hits UK chart
Leon Wilkeson
 
1971 George Harrison announces plans for Bangladesh benefit concert
 
1974 Lynyrd Skynyrd debut on US chart with 'Sweet Home Alabama', their only Top 10 single
 
1976 John Lennon finally wins his US green card (No. A 17,597-321)
 
1976 Bruce Springsteen sued by manager, Mike Appel
 
1976 Tina Turner filed for divorce from her husband Ike, ending their violent 16-year marriage and successful musical partnership.

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