Sunday, September 23, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 23

Bruce Springsteen
No.1
1965 Walker Brothers: 'Make it Easy on Yourself' UK 45
1967 Box Tops: 'The Letter' US 45
1972 Mac Davis: 'Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me' US 45
1978 10CC: 'Dreadlock Holiday' UK 45
1989 Eurythmics: 'We Two Are One' UK LP
1995 Blur : The Great Escape : UK LP
2007 James Blunt: All The Lost Souls: UK LP

Births
1930 Ray Charles
1938 Ben E. King
1939 Roy Buchanan
1940 Tim Rose (Morning Dew)
1945 Ron Bushey (Iron Butterfly)
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1970 Ani DiFranco

Deaths
1974 Robbie McIntosh (Average White Band)

Miscellany
1954 Elvis Presley releases his second single 'Good Rocking Tonight', (first recorded by Wynonie Harris in 1947) in US
 
1961 Billy Fury's 'Halfway to Paradise' hits UK LP chart
 
1965 Wilson Pickett debuts on UK chart with 'In the Midnight Hour'
Izzy Stradlin
 
1969 Paul McCartney rumoured dead for first time in an article in 'Northern Star', the Illinois University newspaper, under headline 'Clues hint at Beatle death'
 
1972 Mott the Hoople debut on US chart with 'All the Young Dudes'
 
1972 10CC debut on UK chart with 'Donna'
 
1980 Bob Marley collapsed on stage during a concert at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
1991 Guitarist Izzy Stradlin leaves Guns N' Roses and is replaced by Gilby Clarke.
 
2004 Slipknot's Corey Taylor issued a statement denying he was dead. Rumours started after a shock jock in Des Moines broadcast the announcement that the singer had died of a drug overdose, which then became a fatal car crash.

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