• This Day in Music - 1/21

    21 Jan 2008, 14:24 by ThadEnouf

    1939 - Wolfman Jack born. Master of ceremonies for the rock 'n' roll generation of the '60s on radio, and later on television during the '70s. Died of a heart attack 1/7/95.

    1941 - Richie Havens born.

    1942 - Edwin Starr born. Starr died on 2nd April 2003 aged 61.

    1963 - The Beatles made their third appearance on the Radio Luxembourg program ‘The Friday Spectacular’. They chat with the host and play ‘Please Please Me’ and ‘Ask Me Why’.

    1965 - Over 3,000 screaming fans met The Rolling Stones and Roy Orbison at Sydney Airport when they arrived for a 16 date of tour in Australia and New Zealand.

    1966 - George Harrison married Patti Boyd at Leatherhead Register Office in Surrey with Paul McCartney as Best man. George had first met Patti on the set of The Beatles movie ‘A Hard Days Night.’

    1970 - Elvis Presley's last film 'Change Of Habit' was released.

    1973 - The Rolling Stones kicked off an 11 date Pacific tour at Honolulu International Centre, Hawaii.

  • July 1st: On this Day

    1 Jul 2007, 12:49 by tenderbranson69

    1995, DJ Wolfman Jack died of a heart attack. Was the master of ceremonies for the rock 'n' roll generation of the '60s on radio, and later on television during the '70s.

    1981, Rushton Moreve bass player with Steppenwolf was killed in a car crash in Los Angeles. (1968 US No.2 and 1969 UK No.30 single 'Born To Be Wild').

    1963, Born on this day, Roddy Bottum, keyboards, Faith No More, (1993 UK No.3 and US No.4 single 'I'm Easy').

    1952, Born on this day, Dan Aykroyd, actor, 'Elwood Blues, The Blues Brothers, (1990 UK No.12 single 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love').

    1951, Born on this day, Fred Schneider, vocals, The B-52's, (1990 UK No.2 & US No.3 single 'Love Shack').

    1945, Born on this day, Deborah Harry, singer, Blondie, (five UK No.1 singles including 1979 UK & US No.1 single 'Heart Of Glass' and the 1978 world-wide No.1 album 'Parallel Lines'). And solo (1986 UK No. 8 single 'French Kissing In The USA').

    1915, Born on this day, Willie Dixon, blues singer, guitarist, 'the poet laureate of the blues'. …