Thursday, November 4, 2010

November 4 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Chris Difford!

Musicians Born On November 4

1931 Ike Turner (partner of Tina)
1940 Delbert McLinton (Hey Baby)
1954 Chris Difford (Squeeze)
1957 James Honeyman-Scott (Pretenders)
1966 Kool Rock (Damon Wimbley - Fat Boys)
1970 Puff Daddy

Number 1 In The Charts On November 4

1961 Cliff Richard: 'Twenty-One Today' UK LP
1965 Rolling Stones: 'Get off My Cloud' UK 45
1972 Johnny Nash: 'I Can See Clearly Now' US 45
1978 Anne Murray: 'You Needed Me' US 45
1978 Linda Ronstadt: 'Living in the USA' US LP
1990 Vanilla Ice : To The Extreme : US LP
1995 Simply Red : LIfe : UK LP

Various Music Events On November 4

1922 Rainbow Theatre opens

1957 Jackie Wilson debuts on US chart with 'Reet Petite'

1961 Bob Dylan makes his concert hall debut at Carnegie Hall, fifty people attend

1963 Beatles appear on the Royal Variety Show, John Lennon makes his famous 'rattle your jewellery' remark

1965 Roy Head's 'Treat Her Right' hits UK chart

1966 Beach Boys' 'Good Vibrations' enters US chart

1968 Cream play final US show in Providence, Rhode Island

1973 Benefit concert for Robert Wyatt held at Rainbow Theatre by Pink Floyd and Soft Machine

1991 Bobby "Blue" Bland, Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Johnny Cash, Jimi Hendrix, The Isley Brothers, Sam & Dave and The Yardbirds are elected to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

1992 Elton John and his Bernie Taupin sign a $39 million publishing contract with Warner-Chappell music

1996 Singer Melissa Etheridge and partner Julie Cypher appear on the cover of Newsweek promoting an article on gay parents.

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