Friday, September 28, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 28

Hilary Duff
No.1
1968 Mary Hopkins: 'Those Were the Days' UK 45
1968 Beatles: 'Hey Jude' US 45
1968 Rascals: 'Time Peace: Greatest Hits' US Lp
1974 Andy Kim: 'Rock Me Gently' US 45
1974 Bad Company: 'Bad Company' US LP
1985 Kate Bush: 'Hounds of Love' UK LP
1991 Guns'N'Roses : Use Your Illusion II : UK LP
1996 Kula Shaker : K : UK LP
2003 Muse : Absolution : UK LP
2003 John Mayer : Heavier Things : US LP
2008 Kings Of Leon : Only By The Night : UK LP

Births
1943 Nick Nicholas (Steppenwolf)
1947 Peter-Hope-Evans (Medicine Head)
1952 Andy Ward (Marillion)
1955 George Lynch (Dokken)
1987 Hilary Duff


Deaths
1991 Miles Davis

Miscellany
1968 Manager Albert Grossman announces Janis Joplin is to leave Big Brother and the Holding Company
 
1970 Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs and Englishmen' film soundtrack/live album hits UK LP chart
Bryan Adams
 
1974 King Crimson disband after five years together
 
1974 Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople, replacing Ariel Bender
 
1976 A&M sue George Harrison for missing delivery deadline on his 33-1/3 LP. He is ill with hepatitis
 
1977 David Bowie records Christmas TV special with Bing Crosby and performs 'Little Drummer Boy'
 
1985 A-Ha debut on UK chart with 'Take on Me'
 
1991 Garth Brooks becomes the first country artist to debut at No. 1 on 'Billboard' LP chart with 'Ropin' the Wind'
 
1991 Bryan Adams was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia.
 
2004 Producer Phil Spector was charged with the murder of actress Lana Clarkson in an unsealed indictment.
 
2010 Souvenir hunters were being condemned for "wanton vandalism" after sections of masonry were hacked off the house of Ringo Starr's birthplace.

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