Sunday, August 22, 2010

August 22 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Debbi Peterson!

Debbi Peterson, Bangles Drummer, Debbi Peterson Birthday August 22

Musicians Born On August 22

1917 John Lee Hooker (US blues performer)
1926 Bob Flanigan (Four Freshmen)
1938 Dale Hawkins (Susie Q)
1939 Fred Milano (Belmonts)
1958 Ian Mitchell (Bay City Rollers)
1961 Roland Orzabal (Tears for Fears)
1961 Debbi Peterson (The Bangles)
1963 Tori Amos
1963 James DeBarge (DeBarge)
1967 Layne Staley (Alice In Chains)
1973 Howie Dorough (Backstreet Boys)

Number 1 In The Charts On August 22

1958 Kalin Twins: 'When' UK 45
1963 Billy J. Kramer: 'Bad to Me' UK 45
1964 Supremes: 'Where did Our Love Go' US 45
1970 Moody Blues: 'A Question of Balance' UK LP
1970 Bread; 'Make it with You' UK 45
1970 Creedence Clearwater Revival: 'Cosmos Factory' US LP
1981 'Foreigner 4' US LP
1987 Madonna: 'Who's That Girl' US 45
1992 Genesis : We Can't Dance : UK LP

Various Music Events On August 22

1906 Victor Talking Machine Company markets first gramophone with inbuilt speaker

1956 Five Satins hit US R&B chart with 'In the Still of the Night' in US

1956 Elvis Presley's first film, 'Love Me Tender', goes into production

1964 Martha and the Vandellas release 'Dancing in the Street'

1965 Beatles' second film, 'Help', premieres in US

1969 Elvis Presley's show opens at the International Hotel, Las Vegas

1978 Joy Division release first single, 'An Ideal for Living'

1979 Led Zeppelin release 'In Through the Out Door' LP

1981 The first Monsters of Rock Festival takes place at Donnington Castle

1987 Dusty Springfield returns to UK chart at No. 10 with Pet Shop Boys and 'What Have I Done to Deserve This?'

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