Saturday, June 19, 2010

June 19 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Ann Wilson!

Ann Wilson Singer, Ann Wilson Heart, Ann Wilson Birthday June 19

Musician's Born On June 19

1925 Tommy De Vito (Four Seasons)
1939 Al Wilson (Show and Tell)
1942 Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang)
1948 Nick Drake
1950 Ann Wilson (Heart)
1960 Dennis Fuller (London Boys)
1963 Paula Abdul (Rush Rush)

Ann Wilson Singer, Ann Wilson Heart, Ann Wilson Birthday June 19

Number 1 In The Charts On June 19

1959 Russ Conway: Roulette UK 45
1961 Pat Boone: Moody River US 45
1965 Four Tops: I Can't Help Myself US 45
1968 Rolling Stones: Jumping Jack Flash UK 45
1971 Middle of the Road: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep UK 45
1971 Carole King: It's Too Late US 45
1971 Carole King: Tapestry US LP
1982 Human League: Don't You Want Me US 45
1993 Tina Turner : What's Love Got To Do With It? : UK LP

Ann Wilson Singer, Ann Wilson Heart, Ann Wilson Birthday June 19

Various Music Events On June 19

1954 Hank Snow begins five-month run at top of American country chart with I Don't Hurt Anymore

1956 Bill Doggett records Honky Tonk Parts 1 & 2

1959 Duane Eddy's Peter Gunn hits UK chart

1965 Uxbridge Folk and Blues Festival begins with the Who, Marianne Faithfull and Spencer Davis

1970 Hotlegs (comprising Eric Stewart, Kevin Godley and Lou Crème) release Neanderthal Man in the UK1973 Edgar Winter Group awarded a gold disc for Frankenstein single

1976 Wild Cherry hits US chart with Play that Funky Music, on its way to No. 1

1988 While Michael Jackson is performing a concert in West Berlin, over 3,000 East Germans gather at the Berlin Wall to hear from the other side of the wall.

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