Thursday, September 27, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 27

Avril Lavigne
No.1
1975 John Denver: 'I'm Sorry' US 45
1980 Police: 'Don't Stand So Close to Me' UK 45
1980 David Bowie: 'Scary Monsters' UK LP
1986 5 Star: 'Silk and Steel' UK LP
1986 Lionel Richie: 'Dancing on the Ceiling' US LP
1997 Ocean Colour Scene : Marchin Already : UK LP
2008 Metallica : Death Magnetic : UK LP



Births
1943 Randy Bachman (Bachman Turner Overdrive)
1947 MeatLoaf
1953 Greg Ham (Men at Work)
1967 Brett Anderson (Suede)
1970 Mark Calderon (Color Me Badd)
1978 Bradley Kirk Arnold (3 Doors Down)
1984 Avril Lavigne

Deaths
1972 Rory Storm (Rory Storm and the Hurricanes)
1979 Jimmy McCullough (Wings)
1986 Cliff Burton (Metallica)
2006 Jamie Lyons (Music Explosion)

Miscellany
1957 Crickets debut on UK chart with 'That'll Be the Day'
 
1957 Jerry Lee Lewis debuts on UK chart with 'Whole Lotta Shakin''
Cliff Burton
 
1962 Martha and the Vandellas release first single, 'I'll Have To Let Him Go'
 
1963 Parlophone release 'Love of the Loved', the first single by Cilla Black
 
1967 Hollies enter UK chart with 'King Midas in Reverse'
 
1971 Black Sabbath go gold with 'Masters of Reality' LP
 
1975 Bob Marley debuts on UK chart with 'No Woman No Cry'
 
1990 Dee Dee Ramone of the Ramones was arrested for possessing marijuana during a drug bust in New York's Greenwich Village.
 
2003 Kylie Minogue called in police to investigate a series of 700 threatening letters.

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