Thursday, May 27, 2010

May 27 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Siouxsie Sioux!

Births On May 27

1935 Ramsey Lewis (The 'In' Crowd)
1945 Bruce Cockburn
1947 Marty Kristian (New Seekers)
1948 Pete Sears (Jefferson Starship)
1948 Cilla Black (You're My World)
1957 Siouxsie (Susan Ballion - Siouxsie and the Banshees)
1957 Eddie Harsch (The Black Crowes)
1958 Neil Finn (Crowded House)
1966 Sean Kinney (Alice In Chains)
1971 Left Eye (TLC)

Number 1 In The Charts On May 27

1965 Sandie Shaw: Long Live Love UK 45
1972 Chi Lites: Oh Girl US 45
1995 Paul Weller : Stanley Road : UK LP
1995 Hootie and the Blowfish : Cracked Rear View : US LP
1996 Lightning Seeds : Three Lions : UK single

Various Music Events On May 27

1957 That'll Be the Day by Crickets released in US

1962 The Freewheeling' Bob Dylan LP released in US

1964 Screaming Lord Sutch launches pirate radio station

1967 Jimi Hendrix hits UK LP chart for the first time with Are You Experienced?

1967 Yardbirds' Greatest Hits hits US LP chart

1972 Free's Little Bit of Love hits UK chart

1972 Cat Stevens releases Remember the Days of the Old School Yard

1977 Supertramp release Give a Little Bit in UK

1977 Sex Pistols' God Save the Queen released in the UK

1977 Emerson, Lake and Palmer release Fanfare for the Common Man in UK

1983 Smiths release their first single, Hand in Glove

1989 Paul McCartney's comeback single is highest US chart entry of the week as My Brave Face debuts at No. 72

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