Thursday, October 4, 2012

ROCK HISTORY - IT HAPPENED ON OCTOBER 4

Janis Joplin
No.1
1962 Tornados: 'Telstar' UK 45
1969 Beatles: 'Abbey Road' UK LP
1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival: Green River : US LP
1975 David Essex: 'Hold Me Close' UK 45
1975 Pink Floyd: 'Wish You Were Here' UK LP
1975 Pink Floyd: 'Wish You Were Here' US LP
1980 Queen: 'Another One Bites the Dust' US 45
1986 Paul Simon: 'Graceland' UK LP
1997 Oasis : Be Here Now : UK LP

Births
1944 Patti Labelle
1947 Jim Fielder
1952 Jody Stevens (Big Star)
1959 Chris Lowe (Pet Shop Boys)
1962 John Secada
1965 Leo Barnes (Hothouse Flowers)


Deaths
1970 Janis Joplin
2004 Bruce Palmer (Buffalo Springfield)
2005 Mike Gibbins (Badfinger)

Miscellany
1964 Souvenir Press publish the Brian Epstein/Derek Taylor book 'A Cellarful of Noise'
 
1968 Paul McCartney records 'Martha My Dear' for Beatles' 'White Album' at Trident Studio
Carly Simon
 
1969 Crosby, Stills and Nash hit US chart with 'Suite: Judy Blue Eyes', a song written for Judy Collins by Stephen Stills
 
1980 Carly Simon collapsed on stage during a show in Pittsburgh suffering from nervous exhaustion.
 
1980 Original Deep Purple singer Rod Evans fronts a 'bogus' Deep Purple tour of North America but is prevented from performing when other members of the group file a court injunction
 
1992 Sinead O'Connor rips up a picture of the Pope during an appearance on "Saturday Night Live."
 
1996 Van Halen announces that Gary Cherone (former lead singer with Extreme) has been chosen to replace Sammy Hagar.

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