• March 17th: On this Day

    17 Mar 2007, 14:39 by tenderbranson69

    1990, Rick Grech, bass player with Family, Blind Faith and Traffic died of kidney and liver failure.

    1976, Appearing at CBGB'S, New York, Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers.

    1973, Eric Weissberg started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Dueling Banjos.' Taken from the film 'Deliverance.'

    1973, Dr Hook's single 'On The Cover Of Rolling Stone peaked at No.6 on the US chart. The single was banned in the UK by the BBC due to the reference of the magazine.

    1973, Born on this day, Caroline Corr, drums, vocals, The Corrs, (1998 UK No.3 single 'What Can I Do'. 'Talk On Corners' was the best selling UK album of 1998 spending 142 weeks on the UK chart).

    1968, The Bee Gees made their US television debut when they appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show.

    1967, Born on this day, Billy Corgan, vocals, guitar, Smashing Pumpkins, (1995 US No.1 album 'Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness', 1996 UK No.7 & US No.36 single 'Tonight Tonight').