Sunday, June 6, 2010

June 3 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Suzi Quatro!

Suzi Quatro Birthday June 3

Musician's Born On June 3

1942 Curtis Mayfield (Move On Up)
1944 Michael Clarke (Byrds)
1946 Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople)
1950 Suzi Quatro (Can the Can)
1951 B-Real (Cypress Hill)
1952 Billy Powell (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
1954 Dan Hill
1961 El Debarge (Rhythm of the Night)

Number 1 In The Charts On June 3

1957 Pat Boone: Love Letters in the Sand US 45
1967 Aretha Franklin: Respect US 45
1972 Staple Singers: I'll Take You There US 45
1978 Matthis and Williams: Too Much Too Little Too Late US 45
1989 Queen: The Miracle UK LP
1989 Fine Young Cannibals: The Raw and the Cooked US LP
1990 M C Hammer : Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em : US LP
1995 Bryan Adams : Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman : US single
1995 Alison Moyet : Singles : UK LP
1996 Fugees : Killing Me Softly : UK single

Various Music Events On June 3

1957 Coasters knock Chuck Berry off top of US R&B chart with Searchin'
1957 Isley Brothers release first-ever single, Angels Cried/Cow Jumped Over the Moon, on Teenage label
1964 Rolling Stones make their US TV debut on The Hollywood Palace, with Dean Martin
1964 Ringo Starr collapses, and Jimmy Nichol becomes Beatles' drummer for a week
1967 Doors debut on US singles chart with Light My Fire
1969 Diana Ross's two pet dogs are accidentally killed by rat poison in a backstage dressing room in Philadelphia
1972 Eagles debut on US chart with Take it Easy
1972 Rolling Stones begin their first US tour for three years. (Supporting is Stevie Wonder.) Exile on Main Street is current LP
1989 Veronica gives Elvis Costello his first US Top 30 hit
1989 Bonnie Raitt scores her biggest-ever LP hit to date as Nick of Time moves to No. 24 in the US
1991 To help pay off his $16 million tax bill, Willie Nelson releases an album comprised of tunes seized by federal agents.The title - "Who'll Buy My Memories - The IRS Tapes" .
1993 U2 signs a 10 year, six album deal with Island Records. The deal includes a 25% royalty rate.

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