Sunday, September 9, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 9

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No.1
1957 Paul Anka: 'Diana' US 45
1963 Beatles: She Loves You : UK 45
1965 Rolling Stones: 'Satisfaction' UK 45
1972 Slade: 'Mama Weer All Crazee Now' UK 45
1972 Jim Croce : You Don’t Mess Around With Jim : US LP
1976 'Fleetwood Mac': Fleetwood Mac US LP
1978 Boney M: 'Flight to Venus' UK LP
1978 Taste of Honey: 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' US 45
1995 Charlatans : Charlatans : UK LP
2007 Hard Hi : Once Upon A Time In The West : UK LP

Births
1941 Otis Redding  
1942 Inez Foxx (Mockingbird)
1942 Luther Simmons Jr (Main Ingredient)
1946 Doug Ingle (Iron Butterfly)
1946 Bruce Palmer
1946 Billy Preston  
1952 Dave Stewart (Eurythmics)
1953 John McFee (The Doobie Brothers)
1966 Greg Kane (Hue and Cry)
1975 Michael Bublè

Miscellany
1967 Sam and Dave hit US chart with first Top 30 single 'Soul Man'
 
1968 Working at Abbey Road studios The Beatles recorded ‘Helter Skelter’.
 
1970 Elvis Presley begins his first US tour in twelve years in Phoenix, Arizona. The tour lasts for five days
 
1971 John Lennon's 'Imagine' released in US
 
1972 Bob Harris begins the presentation of BBC 2 TV show 'The Old Grey Whistle Test'
Krist Novoselic
 
1972 Seals Crofts debut on US chart with original version of 'Summer Breeze'
 
1977 Only days before Marc Bolan's death, David Bowie appears on Bolan's TV show 'Marc'. The two perform a duet called 'Standing Next to You'
 
1979 Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) married Fouzia Ali at Kensington Mosque
 
1992 Van Halen's "Right Now" video wins the MTV Best Video Award
 
1992 Nirvana's Krist Novoselic knocked himself unconscious during the MTV music and video awards after being hit on the head with his guitar after throwing it 'up in the air'.
 
2008 A man was charged with assault after an attack on Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher during the band's set at the V Festival in Canada.

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