Wednesday, September 19, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 19

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1960 Chubby Checker: 'The Twist' US 45
1968 Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bad Moon Rising: UK 45
1970 Freda Payne: 'Band of Gold' UK 45
1970 Rolling Stones: 'Get Your Ya Yas Out' UK LP
1981 Rolling Stones: 'Tattoo You' US LP
1981 Adam and the Ants: 'Prince Charming' UK 45
1998 The Corrs : Talk on Corners : UK LP
2004 Embrace: Out Of Nothing: UK LP




Births
1934 Brian Epstein  
1935 Nick Massi (Four Seasons)
1940 Paul Williams (Temptations)
1946 John Coglan (Status Quo)
1947 Lol Creme (10cc)
1951 Daniel Lanois (record producer)
1952 Nile Rodgers (record producer)
1958 Lita Ford (The Runaways)
1977 Ryan Dusick (Maroon 5)

Deaths
1973 Gram Parsons (Byrds)

Miscellany
1956 Tommy Steele discovered playing in the 2 Is coffee bar in Old Compton Street, Soho. His 'Rock with the Cavemen' recorded soon after, established him as one of Britain's first rock-and-rollers
Daniel Lanois
 
1958 Elvis Presley leaves a Brooklyn naval base on troop ship USS 'Randall' to sail to Germany, where he joins his army unit
 
1963 Crystals' 'Then He Kissed Me' hits UK chart
 
1975 Queen signed a management deal with Elton John's manager John Reid.
 
1979 First of a five-night series of MUSE concerts (Musicians United for Safe Energy) held at Madison Square Garden: Doobie Brothers, Carly Simon, Jackson Browne and Bruce Springsteen appear
 
1981 Simon and Garfunkel are reunited for the first time in eleven years on stage in Central Park, New York

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