Sunday, October 3, 2010

October 3 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Lyndsay Buckingham!

Lyndsay Buckingham, Fleetwood Mac

Musicians Born On October 3

1926 Jimmy Saville (DJ)
1936 James Darren (Goodbye Cruel World)
1938 Eddie Cochran (Three Steps to Heaven)
1941 Chubby Checker (Ernest Evans)
1947 Lyndsay Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)
1954 Stevie Ray Vaughan
1962 Tommy Lee (Motley Crue)
1969 Gwen Stefani (No Doubt)

Deaths October 3

1967 Woody Guthrie (Bound for Glory)

Number 1 In The Charts On October 3

1987 M.A.A.R.S: 'Pump Up the Volume' UK 45
1992 Abba : Gold- Greatest Hits : UK LP
1998 Monica : The First Night: US single

Various Music Events On October3

1958 James Brown's first R&B No. 1, 'Try Me', released in US on Federal Records

1964 Supremes hit US chart with their second No. 1, 'Baby Love'

1970 Jazz - rock band Lifetime formed by Tony Williams, John McLaughlin, Jack Bruce and Larry Young

1977 Bob Welch releases ' Sentimental Lady' in US, featuring Christine McVie

1977 Stiff Records launch old-fashioned package tour in London with Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Ian Dury and others billed as a 'Bunch of Stiffs'

1980 Bruce Springsteen, on stage in Ann Arbor, Michigan, joins Bob Seger for dynamic version of 'Thunder Road'

1980 Rockpile releases 'Seconds of Pleasure' LP in US

1987 'Brilliant Disguise', first new studio-recorded single by Bruce Springsteen since ''Born in the USA', enters US Hot 100 at No. 40

1994 Eric Clapton starts the "Nothing But The Blues" tour in Montreal.

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