Monday, 1 June 2015

Today in rock history 1st June

Monday June 1st
1947 – Ronald David “Ronnie” Wood (born
1950 – Graham Russell of Air Supply is born in Nottingham, England
1958 – Barry Adamson of Magazine is Born
1960 – Simon Gallup, Bass, The Cure is Born
1964 – The Rolling Stones arrive at New York’s Kennedy Airport for their first U.S. tour.
1967 – The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album is certified gold for sales on its first day in stores.
1969 – During their noted “bed-in” at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, John Lennon and Yoko Ono record “Give Peace a Chance” with friends Tommy and Dick Smothers, Derek Taylor, Murray the K and Timothy Leary.
1973 – Paul McCartney & Wings release the single “Live and Let Die” from the James Bond movie of the same name.
1974 – Alanis Morissette, singer, songwriter is Born
1975 – The Rolling Stones kick off their Tour of the Americas in Baton Rouge, La. It’s their first with birthday boy Ron Wood as second guitarist.
1977 – Kiss release their album Love Gun.
1978 – Bob Dylan performs the first of several warm-up shows for the second leg of his 1978 world tour in Los Angeles.
1980 – Jimmy Page buys Michael Caine’s English mansion for a reported 900,000 pounds.
1987 – Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, aka Ad-Rock, is released on bail in Liverpool, England, after being accused of assaulting a fan.
1998 – Stone Temple Pilots singer and sometimes solo artist Scott Weiland, who was arrested for possession of cocaine and heroin in 1995, is arrested for drug possession again in New York.
2003 – Paul McCartney wraps up his lucrative world tour with a show in Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles.
2003 – Slipknot bassist Paul Gray is arrested on drug charges after a car accident in Des Moines, Iowa.
2004 – Sum 41 flee the Congo after an outbreak of rebel violence in the country’s ongoing civil war. The Canadian punk rockers were in the country to make a documentary drawing attention to the African nation’s problems
2004 – U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief programs for the world’s poorest countries when he addresses a special meeting in Dublin.
2005 – The White Stripes’ Jack White marries Karen Elson, a redhaired model who appeared in the duo’s “Blue Orchid,” video.

No comments:

Post a Comment