martes, 27 de septiembre de 2011

September 27th: On this Day In Music History


September 27th: On this Day In Music History

 

 

1963, singing her new single 'Love of The Loved' which was written by Lennon and McCartney Cilla Black made her debut on TV's' 'Ready Steady Go!'
1963, The Rolling Stones appeared at the Floral Hall Ballroom in Morecambe, Lancashire with The Merseybeats, Dave Beery & the Cruisers and The Doogle-bugs.
1964, The Beach Boys made their TV debut on 'The Ed Sullivan Show' on US TV
1967, working on new songs The Beatles recorded various parts for the new John Lennon song 'I Am The Walrus' and the new Paul McCartney song 'Fool On The Hill.'
1968, Pink Floyd appeared at the Queens Hall in Dunoon, Scotland.
1971, Led Zeppelin appeared at the Shiei Taikukan Hall in Hiroshima, Japan.
1980, David Bowie scored his fourth UK No.1 album with 'Scary Monsters And Supercreeps'.
1984, Aztec Camera kicked off a 15-date UK tour at St David's Hall Cardiff.
 
1986, 5 Star scored their only UK No.1 album with 'Silk And Steel'.
1986, Lionel Richie started a two run at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Dancing On The Ceiling'.
1987, Dolly Parton's TV show 'Dolly' was shown for the first time on American network ABC.
1990, Dee Dee Ramone of the Ramones was arrested for possessing marijuana during a drug bust in New York's Greenwich Village.
1990, Marvin Gaye's name was added to Hollywood Boulevard's 'Walkway Of Fame' in Los Angeles.
1998, The Manic Street Preachers scored their first UK No.1 album with their fifth album 'This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours'.
2000, thieves broke into Jerry Hall's Richmond home and stole jewellery worth £7000 and a laptop computer. Two of Jerry's children were asleep at the time while the ex Mrs Jagger was on stage appearing in the West End Show, The Graduate.
2003, Kylie Minogue called in police to investigate a series of threatening letters. The singer became concerned after receiving 700 letters at her home and office. The letters started as ordinary fan mail but became increasingly aggressive.
 
September 27th: Born on this day
1943, Born on this day, Randy Bachman, Guess Who, (1970 US No.1 & UK No.19 single 'American Woman'). Bachman Turner Overdrive, (1974 US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet').
1944, Born on this day, Shane Fenton, (Alvin Stardust), UK singer, 1974 UK No.1 single 'Jealous Mind', plus 10 other UK Top 40 singles).
1947, Born on this day, Barbara Dickson, singer, actress, 1985 UK No.1 single with Elaine Paige, 'I Know Him So Well').
1947, Born on this day, Meat Loaf, (Marvin Lee Aday), 1993 UK & US No.1 single 'I'd Do Anything For Love But I Won't Do That', record breaking 1978 album 'Bat Out Of Hell', spent 457 weeks on the UK album chart).
1953, Born on this day, Greg Ham, Men At Work, (1983 UK and US No.1 single 'Down Under').
1953, Born on this day, Robbie Shakespeare, session bass player, as Sly and Robbie worked with Peter Tosh, Robert Palmer, Jimmy Cliff, Grace Jones, Joe Cocker, (1987 UK No.12 single 'Boops, Here To Go').
1958, Born on this day, Shaun Cassidy, singer, actor, (1977 US No.1 single 'Da Doo Ron Ron', Shaun is the half brother of David Cassidy).
1966, Born on this day, Stephan Jenkins, Third Eye Blind, (1997 US No.4 & UK No. 33 single 'Semi-Charmed Life').
1967, Born on this day, Brett Anderson, vocals, Suede, (1994 UK No.3 single 'Stay Together').
1970, Born on this day, Mark Calderon, Color Me Bad, (1991 UK No.1 single 'I Wanna Sex You Up', 1991 US No.1 single 'I Adore Mi Amor').
1975, Born on this day, Lee Brennan, vocals, 911, (1998 UK No.2 single 'More Than A Woman').
1978, Born on this day, Bradley Kirk Arnold, singer, 3 Doors Down. (2003 US No.4 single 'When I'm Gone', 2005 US No.1 album 'Seventeen Days').
1982, Born on this day, Lil Wayne, (Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.), US rapper, member of the Hot Boys, 2004 US No.5 solo album Tha Carter.
1984, Born on this day, Avril Lavigne, Canadian singer, (2002 US & UK No.3 single 'Complicated', 2002 US No.2 & UK No.1 album 'Let Go', 2007 worldwide No.1 single 'Girlfriend'). Lavigne is the youngest female to top the charts aged 17 years and 3 months.
 
Died on this day
 
1972, Rory Storm singer from UK 60's group Rory Storm and the Hurricanes died aged 32 after taking an overdose of sleeping pills in a suicide pact with his mother. Ringo Starr played drums with Storm before joining The Beatles.
 
1979, Scottish guitarist Jimmy McCullough died from a heroin overdose in his flat in Maida Vale, London, aged 26. Member of Stone The Crows, Thunderclap Newman and Wings (1974 to 1977). When 'Something in the Air' by Thunderclap Newman went to No.1 in 1969 it made McCulloch the youngest guitarist to ever play on a UK No.1 single, he was sixteen years old at the time.
 
1986, Metallica bass player Cliff Burton was crushed to death after the bands tour bus crashed between Stockholm and Copenhagen. During a European tour members from the band drew cards for the most comfortable bunk on the tour bus, Burton had won the game with an Ace of Spades and was asleep when the tour bus ran over a patch of black ice and skidded off of the road. He was thrown through the window of the bus, which fell on top of him.
 
2004, bassist Louis Satterfield died in Chicago. Worked with Fontella Bass, Earth Wind and Fire and The Phenix Horns.
2008, Pink Floyd's manager Bryan Morrison died after spending over two years in a coma. Morrison suffered severe brain injuries in a polo accident at the Royal Berkshire Polo Club, England in 2006, and never recovered. He also managed The Pretty Things and was a music publisher for Syd Barrett, The Bee Gees, Elton John, The Jam, T-Rex and Wham!