Wednesday, November 10, 2010

November 10 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Greg Lake!

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Musicians Born On November 10

1905 Tommy Dorsey (Tea for Two Cha Cha)
1940 Screamin' Lord Sutch (singer/politician)
1944 Tim Rice (songwriter)
1948 Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake and Palmer)
1958 Frank Maudsley (A Flock of Seagulls)
1961 Junior Giscombe (Mama Used to Say)
1979 Chris Joannou (Silverchair)

Number 1 In The Charts On November 10

1958 Conway Twitty: 'It's Only Make Believe' US 45
1973 Eddie Kendricks: 'Keep on Truckin' US 45
1979 Fleetwood Mac: 'Tusk' UK LP
1979 Eagles: 'Heartache Tonight' US 45
1984 Chaka Khan: 'I Feel for You' UK 45
1984 Frankie Goes to Hollywood: 'Welcome to the Pleasure Dome' UK LP
1990 Mariah Carey : Love Takes Time : US single
1990 Elton John : The Very Best Of Elton John : UK LP

Various Music Events On November 10

1956 'Billboard' publishes its annual disc-jockey poll, with Kaye Starr's 'Rock and Roll Waltz' the year's top disc

1958 Sam Cooke and Lou Rawls are involved in a car crash which kills their chauffeur

1967 'Paris Love-In', a two-day event in the French capital, begins, featuring Spencer Davis Group, Keith West and Soft Machine

1967 Moody Blues release 'Nights in White Satin' in UK

1978 Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get it On' hits UK LP chart

1978 Clash release 'Give 'Em Enough Rope' LP, produced by Blue Oyster Cult man Steve Pearlman

1984 Frankie Goes to Hollywood LP 'Welcome to the Pleasure Dome' debuts at No. 1 in UK charts

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