Sunday, September 16, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 16

Boston
No.1
1972 Three Dog Night: 'Black and White' US 45
1972 Rod Stewart: 'Never a Dull Moment' UK 45
1978 Boston: 'Don't Look Back' US LP
1989 'Aspects of Love' soundtrack UK LP
1995 Levellers : Zeitgest : UK LP
2006 Bob Dylan: Modern Times: US LP

Births
1925 B.B. King  
1944 Bernie Calvert (Hollies)
1944 Betty Kelly (Martha and the Vandellas)
1948 Kenny Jones (Faces)
1952 Ron Blair (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)
1963 Richard Marx

Deaths
1977 Marc Bolan (T. Rex)

Miscellany
1957 Sam Cooke releases 'You Send Me' in US. His first hit, it goes on to top chart
 
1960 Shadows begin their first headlining UK tour without Cliff Richard
 
1963 'She Loves You/I'll Get You' released in US for the first time on Swan Label
 
1970 Jimi Hendrix joined Eric Burdon on stage at Ronnie Scotts in London for what would become the guitarist's last ever public appearance.
Marc Bolan
 
1972 T. Rex's 'Children of the Revolution' hits UK chart
 
1974 US TV show 'Shindig' appears for the first time
 
1974 Bob Dylan begins sessions for 'Blood on the Tracks'
 
1977 Rolling Stones release 'Love You Live' LP
 
1978 Grateful Dead become first western rock band to headline a concert in Cairo when they play their famous 'Pyramids' concert
 
1988 Former Clash drummer Topper Headon was released from jail after serving 10 months of a 15-month sentence on a narcotics charge.

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