Friday, 15 May 2015

Today in rock history 16th May

Saturday May 16th
1946 – Born on this day, Robert Fripp, King Crimson,
1947 – Born on this day, Darrell Sweet, Nazareth,
1953 – Born on this day, Richard Page, Mr Mister,
1964 – Born on this day, Boyd Tinsley, violinist, Dave Matthews Band,
1986 – Guitarist Robert Fripp married one time punk singer Toyah
1986 – Caitlin O’Riordan of the Pogues marries Elvis Costello in Dublin, Ireland.
1987 – David Crosby married his long time girlfriend Jan Danceon
1999 – Jean Davis, co-founder of the Glastonbury Festival dies of cancer. He is 60. The festival, first staged in 1970, grew into one of the leading outdoor events in Britain.
2004 – Alicia Keys, Andrea Bocelli and Carlos Santana perform at the We are the Future concert at Rome’s Circus Maximus
2006 – Maroon 5, Lil Jon and Crosby, Stills & Nash were among those honored at BMI’s 54th annual Pop Awards ceremony, held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles.
2010 – RIP- Ronnie James Dio
2011 – Celebrated rock band ‘TOTO’ will perform a rare concert at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on Sunday 26th June, 2011.

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