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May 14th, 2006 at 10:58pm
 
May 14th: On this Day

2005, a judge in Springfield, Massachusetts, ordered rapper 50 Cent to stay clean of drugs and take an anger management course to avoid spending time in jail. The rapper appeared in court charged with assaulting three women at a concert last year after leaping into the crowd.

2003, Lawyers for Britney Spears and the Skechers footwear company settled a dispute over a deal for the pop star to market a line of roller skates and accessories. Spears had filed a $1.5 million breach of agreement lawsuit against Skechers in December, claiming the company failed to pay her adequately. Skechers had responded with a $10 million lawsuit, accusing Spears of fraud and breach of the three-year licensing agreement she signed in January 2002.

2000, Madison Avenue went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with, 'Don't Call Me Baby'.

2000, Tom Jones went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Reload' the Welsh singers first UK No.1 studio album since 1968.

1998, George Michael was fined £500 after being convicted of a "lewd act" in a Los Angeles lavatory. The Los Angeles court also ordered him to undergo psychological counselling and carry out 80 hours community service.

1997, Mark Morrison was jailed for three months after threatening a police officer with an electric stun gun, he was also ordered to pay £350 costs.

1994, Stiltskin were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the song used on a TV Jeans commercial, 'Inside'.

1993, Sold at a sale at Christies, London, four 'Super Hero', Costumes worn by the group Kiss, for £20,000.

1990, Appearing live at the Mayflower, Glasgow Lenny Kravitz on his first UK tour.

1988, Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Anything For You', a No.10 hit in the UK.

1988, Led Zeppelin reunited for the Atlantic Records 40th anniversary party in New York, appearing with the son of John Bonham, Jason on drums.

1983, Spandau Ballet scored their first and only UK No.1 album with 'True.'

1981, US singer songwriter Gordon Lightfoot kicked off a 5- date UK tour at Belfast Grosvenor Hall.

1977, Talking Heads played a gig at The Rock Garden in London where Brian Eno who was in the audience sees them and goes on to produce the band.

1977, Leo Sayer went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'When I Need You', the singers second US No.1, also No.1 in the UK.

1967, gigs around the UK; Jimi Hendrix played at the Elizabtethan Ballroom in Manchester, The Bee Gees appeared at The Beachcomber in Nottingham and Alan Price played at the Coatham Hotel in Redcar.

1963, The Beatles appeared at The Rink Ballroom, Sunderland, England.

1957, Elvis Presley was rushed to a Los Angles hospital after swallowing a porcelain cap from one of his front teeth, which then lodged its-self in one of his lungs.
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Reply #1 - May 18th, 2006 at 2:51pm
 
May 18th:

1963 . . The Beatles began their first headlining tour at the Grenada Theatre in Slough, England.

1967 . . John Lennon and Paul McCartney sang backing vocals on The Rolling Stones track 'We Love You' during a session at Olympic Studios, London.

1968 . . Tiny Tim's "Tiptoe through the Tulips" was released. It was originally a number one hit for Nick Lucas in 1929.

1978 . . "The Buddy Holly Story" had its world premiere in Dallas, TX.

1999 . . 25-year-old Robbie O'Neil was found dead from a heroin overdose at Shane MacGowan's London flat.

2002 . . Madonna's boyfriend Guy Ritchie was arrested after attacking a fan outside the superstar's London home. Ritchie was said to have kicked and punched a male fan after the couple returned home from a night out.

2004 . . It was announced that the Country Cow Creamery would be producing the ice cream flavors Ozzy's Carnivorous Carrot Cake and Death by Sharon in honor of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne.
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Reply #2 - May 20th, 2006 at 6:09am
 
     
May 19th: On this Day

2002, Liberty X went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Just A Little.'

2002, Moby scored his second UK No.1 album with ’18.’

1996, Ash went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their album '1977.'

1990, Madonna started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Vogue'. Originally planned as a B- side, it became the singers eighth US No.1, also a No.1 in the UK.

1989, Alison Moyet was granted a divorce from husband Malcolm Lee.

1988, James Brown was arrested for the fifth time in 12 months, following a car Chase near his home, he was charged with assault, resisting arrest and being in charge of illegal weapons, he was given a 6 year jail sentence.

1985, Appearing at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Tears For Fears, tickets £4.50.

1984, Bob Marley and the Wailers started a 12-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with the compilation album 'Legend', released to commemorate the third anniversary of Marley's death.

1984, Irish trio The Bachelors split up, they scored eight top 10 UK hits during their career.

1981, Sting was named songwriter of the year at the 26th Ivor Novello Awards.

1980, Ringo Starr and his future wife were involved in a car crash less than half a mile from where Marc Bolan was killed, the car was a write-off but Starr and Bach were not seriously injured.

1979, Abba started a four week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Voulez-Vous' the groups fourth No.1 LP.

1979, Eric Clapton held a party at his Surrey house celebrating his recent marriage to Patti Boyd. Clapton had set-up a small stage in the garden and as the evening progressed Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ended up jamming together along with Clapton, Ginger Baker and Mick Jagger. The all-star band ran through old Little Richard and Eddie Cochran songs.

1979, Supertramp went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Breakfast In America', the groups only US No.1.

1978, Dire Straits released their first major label single 'Sultans Of Swing', recorded on a £120 budget.

1976, Rolling Stone Keith Richards crashed his car near Newport Pagnell, Bucks, after falling asleep at the wheel; marijuana and cocaine were found by the police resulting in another fine for the guitarist.

1974, The Rubettes were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Sugar Baby Love', the groups only UK No.1.

1973, Stevie Wonder went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'You Are The Sunshine Of My Life'. His third US No.1, a No.7 hit in the UK.

1973, Wizzard were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'See My Baby Jive.'

1968, Appearing live on stage at The Odeon, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, Johnny Cash.

1967, The Beatles held a press party at manager's Brian Epstein's house in London for the launch of the 'Sgt Peppers' album. Linda Eastman was hired as the press photographer.

1961, The Everly Brothers launched their own record label, 'Calliop'e'.

1958, The soundtrack to South Pacific went to No.1 on the US album chart.
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Reply #3 - May 20th, 2006 at 9:35pm
 
May 20th:

1954 . . Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" was released. It was not successful until it was released in 1955 on the soundtrack to "Blackboard Jungle."

1961 . . Cliff Richard made his debut on ITV's 'Thank Your Lucky Stars.'

1967 . . BBC Ban Beatles' Day in the Life, on the grounds that it might encourage drug-taking.

1971 . . Pete Cetera, bass player and singer with Chicago, undergoes five hours of emergency surgery after losing four teeth in a fight at a Dodgers-cubs baseball game. Four rednecks objected to the length of his hair.

1978 . . The Buddy Holly Story, starring Gary Busey, has its premiere in Lubbock, Texas

1997 . . U2 caused traffic chaos in Kansas City, Missouri after they paid for traffic control to close down five lanes to shoot the video for 'Last Night On Earth'. The following day a Cadillac crashed into a plate glass window to avoid a cameraman.

1998 . . Tommy Lee (Motley Crue) started serving a 6-month sentence for felony spousal abuse

2005 . . Kylie Minogue had a cancerous lump removed from her breast at St Frances Xavier Cabrini Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. The singer had been due to begin the 20-date Australian leg of her current worldwide Showgirl tour in Sydney
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Reply #4 - Jul 3rd, 2006 at 6:56pm
 
1969, Rolling Stone, Brian Jones drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after taking a midnight swim in his pool aged 27. His body was found at the bottom of the pool by his Swedish girlfriend Anna Wohlin.

1971, Doors singer Jim Morrison was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, the cause of death was given as a heart attack. On the 25th anniversary of his death an estimated 15, 000 fans gathered at Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris to pay their respects.
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Reply #5 - Jul 3rd, 2006 at 8:59pm
 
Not very "happy" things happened on this day!  Can you we have some uplifting, "good" things for today?
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Reply #6 - Jul 5th, 2006 at 9:30am
 
bookies_original wrote on Jul 3rd, 2006 at 6:56pm:
1969, Rolling Stone, Brian Jones drowned while under the influence of drugs and alcohol after taking a midnight swim in his pool aged 27. His body was found at the bottom of the pool by his Swedish girlfriend Anna Wohlin.

1971, Doors singer Jim Morrison was found dead in a bathtub in Paris, the cause of death was given as a heart attack. On the 25th anniversary of his death an estimated 15, 000 fans gathered at Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris to pay their respects.

Interesting note:English Police re-opened the Brian Jones case earlier this year.It's always been rumoured,and books and movies have been made about it,that Brian Jones was murdered by a disgruntled handyman that was working on his house at the time of his death.
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Reply #7 - Jul 5th, 2006 at 7:15pm
 
yeah, i remember hearing something about that........interesting.

well, here is something for the locals:

on this date in 2000, Cub Koda of Brownsville Station died. Wrote the 1974 hit 'Smokin' In The Boys Room.'

was that a hit outside of this area?
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Reply #8 - Jul 5th, 2006 at 8:18pm
 
Yes!  I think we all should remember that song!  I didn't know who sang it, but I remember the song!
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Reply #9 - Jul 7th, 2006 at 4:11am
 
Oh, yeah.  Every kid in school in the '70's knew that song.
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Reply #10 - Jul 9th, 2006 at 9:43pm
 
July 9th: On this Day

2004, David Bowie was forced to cancel a string of European shows after emergency heart surgery. The 57 year-old singer had an operation last month in Germany, where he was on tour, to treat "an acutely blocked artery". The star's cancellation last month of 11 European dates was originally attributed to a shoulder injury. 

2001, Roger Sanchez went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Another Chance.' 

2000, Vertical Horizon went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Everything You Want.' 

1999, a statement was issued by Jerry Hall's lawyers saying that she had formally agreed to separate from husband Mick Jagger after more than 20 years of marriage.
 

1999, Elton John had a pacemaker fitted in an operation at a London hospital following reports about his ill health. Sir Elton was forced to cancel a series of concerts.
 

1995, Michael Jackson was at No.1 on the US album chart with 'Past, Present and Future Book 1'. 

1989, New Edition's production manager was charged with criminal homicide after allegedly shooting the support acts security man after they ran over their stage time. 

1988, Cheap Trick went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'The Flame', the groups only US No.1.
 

1988, Glenn Medeiros was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You'. 

1988, Bruce Springsteen played at Sheffield United F.C during the UK leg of his 'Tunnel Of Love Express' tour.
 

1983, The Police started an eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Every Breath You Take' also No.1 in the UK. 

1983, Wham! went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut release 'Fantastic!', which went on to, spend 116 weeks on the chart.
 

1979, The Pretenders kicked off a 23-date UK tour at Smatyz, Chester. The bands single 'Kid' was released this week. 

1978, The Rolling Stones jammed with one of their early idols Muddy Waters during a gig in Chicago. 

1977, Alan O'Day went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Undercover Angel', his only solo hit, it made No.43 in the UK. He also wrote 'Angie Baby' a hit for Helen Reddy. 

1977, Elvis Costello quit his day job at Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics to become a full time musician.
 

1976, appearing at The Lyceum, London, The Pretty Things, Supercharge and third on the bill The Sex Pistols, tickets £1.75. 

1974, Crosby Stills Nash & Young kicked off a reunion tour in Seattle in front of 15,000 fans. 

1972, Paul McCartney and Wings kicked off a 26-date tour appearing at the French town Chateauvillon. The band travelled on a double decker London bus with psychedelic interior. 

1966, Rod Allen bass player with The Fortunes was taken to hospital after being injured when fans pulled him from the stage during a gig at The Starlight Rooms in Lincoln. 

1955, Bill Haley & His Comets went to No.1 on the US singles chart with '(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock', staying at No.1 for eight weeks and becoming one of the biggest selling singles of all time.
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Reply #11 - Jul 10th, 2006 at 11:03pm
 

July 10th: On this Day

2005, the four members of Led Zeppelin were voted the UK's ideal supergroup after 3,500 music fans were asked to create their fantasy band for Planet Rock Radio. Jimmy Page won best guitarist, followed by Guns N' Roses' Slash and Deep Purple's Ritchie Blackmore. John Paul Jones was named top bassist, with John Bonham, who died in 1980, winning best drummer and Robert Plant beat the late Freddie Mercury to best singer.

2002, a group who said they had the name first, took UK boy band Blue to court. Scottish group Blue who had a UK No. 18 hit in 1977 had issued the band with a writ over who had the rights to the name.

2002, appearing at the four day Move festival, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England, David Bowie, Suede, Divine Comedy, Green Day, No Doubt, Paul Weller, Ian Brown, Joe Strummer, New Order, Doves and Shed 7.

1993, Girl trio SWV started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Weak', a No.33 hit in the UK.
1989, David F Pearsall age 18 from Manchester, New Jersey was charged with theft after stealing a guitar at a concert in Riverfront Park belonging to Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi.
1987, appearing at Planet X, Liverpool, England, The Stone Roses.

1980, Bob Marley and the Wailers began what would be Marley's last ever UK tour when they appeared in Dublin, Ireland.

1979, Chuck Berry was sentenced to five months in jail after being found guilty of tax evasion.

1978, Rolling Stone Bill Wyman was knocked unconscious after falling from the stage during a Stones concert in the US.

1977, Cher gave birth to a baby girl Elijah Blue. Gregg Allman from The Allman Brothers was the father.

1976, One hit wonders Starland Vocal Band started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Afternoon Delight', it was also their only hit in the UK making No.18 on the chart.

1976, Rod Stewart scored his sixth No.1 UK album when 'A Night On The Town' went to the top.

1974, David Bowie played the first of five dates at The Tower Theatre in Philadelphia the recordings of which made up the 'David Live' album released later that year.

1969, The funeral of Rolling Stone Brian Jones took place at Hatherley Road Parish Church, Cheltenham. Canon Hugh Evan Hopkins read Jones' own epitaph, 'Please don't judge me too harshly'.

1968, Eric Clapton announced that Cream would break-up after their current tour.

1968, The Nice were banned from appearing at London's Royal Albert Hall after burning an American flag on stage.

1965, The Beatles started a six week run at No.1 on the US album charts with 'Beatles VI', the groups fifth No.1.

1965, The Rolling Stones started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction', the groups first US No.1. Some US stations cut out the last verse believing it referred to women's 'time of the month.'

1964, 200,000 Liverpudlians took to the streets to celebrate The Beatles return to Liverpool for the northern premiere of the groups film 'A Hard Days Night'.

1961, Bobby Lewis started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Tossin' and Turnin', the longest running No.1 single of 61.

1954, Producer Sam Phillips took an acetate recording of Elvis Presley singing 'That's All Right' to Memphis radio station WHBQ DJ Dewey Phillips. He played the song just after 9.30 that evening, the phone lines lit up asking the DJ to play the song again.
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Reply #12 - Jul 11th, 2006 at 5:54pm
 
1996, Jonathan Melvoin from the Smashing Pumpkins died from a drug overdose aged 34.
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Reply #13 - Jul 11th, 2006 at 11:36pm
 
July 11th: On this Day

2004, UK band McFly went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Room On The 3rd Floor.’

2004, Lloyd Banks started a two week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘The Hunger For More.’

2004, The Darkness replaced David Bowie at this years T In The Park Scottish festival following his heart operation. Other acts appearing included Muse, Franz Ferdinard, Faithless, Scissor Sisters, Black Eyed Peas and Pink.

2002, the funeral of The Who's bass player John Entwistle took place at a church in The Cotswolds. More than 200 mourners filed into the 12th century church of St Edward in Stow-on-the- wold

2000, after being sacked 'out of the blue' last year, Richard Ashcroft's ex-manger Jazz Summers issued a writ citing breach of contract for an undisclosed sum said to be 'in excess of £50,000'.

1999, Ricky Martin started a three week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Livin' La Vida Loca'.

1999, Limp Bizkit started a three week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Significant Other’ the bands first US No.1.

1998, Billie went to No1 on the UK singles chart with 'Because We Want To.' The 15 year-old made chart history by becoming the second youngest female to score a No.1; Helen Shapiro was the youngest at 14 with the 1961 No.1 single 'You Don't Know'

1993, Appearing at Finsbury Park, London, Neil Young with Booker T and the MG's, Pearl Jam and James, tickets £22.50.

1992, a range of eight 'ties', designed by Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead went on sale in the USA. President Bill Clinton bought a set.

1987, Heart started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Alone', it made No.3 in the UK.

1981, Cliff Richard started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Love Songs', his fifth No.1 album.

1981, The Specials had their second and final UK No.1 single with 'Ghost Town'.

1977, The opening night of The Vortex Club, Wardour Street, London with Siouxise, Adam And The Ants, The Slits and Sham 69.

1970, 'Self Portrait' gave Bob Dylan his fifth UK No.1 album.

1970, The soundtrack album 'Woodstock' started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart.

1970, Three Dog Night started a two-week run at No.1 in the US with their version of the Randy Newman song 'Mamma Told Me Not To Come', a No.3 hit in the UK.

1969, to coincide with the recent moon landing the single 'Space Oddity' by David Bowie was released in the UK for the first time.

1969, The Rolling Stones released the single 'Honky Tonk Women' in the UK, it became the bands 8th UK No.1 .

1960, Hollywood Argyles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Alley Oop'. A No.24 hit in the UK.

1955, Alma Cogan was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Dreamboat'. Cogan went on to score over 20 UK Top 40 singles.
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July 13th: On this Day

2003, Ashanti started a two week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Chapter II’ the singers second US No.1, a No.5 hit in the UK.

2002, Fatboy Slim brought the Brighton area to a standstill when he threw a free beach party. Organisers had expected 60,000 fans to attend but over 250,000 turned up causing chaos on the roads with traffic jams over ten miles long. Fatboy Slim spent £100,000 of his own money supporting the event after a sponsor pulled out.

2002, appearing at this years two day T In The Park Festival at Kinross, Scotland: Oasis, Gomez, No Doubt, Starsailor, Foo Fighters, Chemical Brothers and Green Day.

1999, The Manic Street Preachers had to postpone a tour of the US because the mother of singer James Dean Bradfield had fallen seriously ill.

1999, the New Radicals called it a day after just one album and a world-wide hit single. Front man, songwriter and driving force Gregg Alexander said he would concentrate on producing and writing.

1997, Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis underwent five hours of hospital surgery after being involved in a motorbike accident in Los Angles.

1997, The Prodigy started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with 'The Fat Of The Land'.

1997, a trial against John Denver for drunken driving ended in a hung jury, deadlocked 3-3. Denver's defence attorney argued that the singer suffered from a thyroid condition that had distorted blood alcohol tests.

1996, 2Pac featuring KC & Jojo, Dr Dre & Roger Troutmans went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'How Do U Want It / California Love', 2Pac's first US No.1.

1996, Over 2,000 guitar players set a new world record for the largest 'jam' ever when they all played 'Heartbreak Hotel' for 75 minutes.

1992, Wet Wet Wet played a free concert on the Isle Of Arran, Scotland.

1991, Appearing at Wembley Arena, London, INXS, Jellyfish, Jesus Jones, Hothouse Flowers, Roachford and Deborah Harry.

1991, Bryan Adams went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Everything I Do I Do It For You' taken from the film 'Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves'. It stayed at No.1 for a record-breaking 16 weeks, also a No.1 in the US and 16 other countries.

1991, The Everly Brothers foundation bought 80 acres of land in the brother's hometown, planning to build a theme park and museum in honour of the duo.

1990, Curtis Mayfield was badly injured after a strong gust of wind blew a lighting rig on him during a outside concert in Brooklyn, New York.

1985, at 12.01 Status Quo started the 'Live Aid' extravaganza, held between Wembley Stadium, London and The JFK Stadium, Philadelphia. The cream of the worlds biggest rock stars took part in the worldwide event, raising over £40million. TV pictures beamed to over 1.5bn people in 160 countries made it the biggest live broadcast ever known.

1985, Duran Duran became the first artists to have a No.1 on the US singles chart with a James Bond theme when 'A View To A Kill', went to the top of the charts.

1985, Elton John re-signed with MCA Records in America, his five-album deal being worth $8 million, the biggest advance in history at the time.

1980, Advertised in this weeks UK music weekly NME, Levi jeans with free braces, sizes 27-33 priced at £16.95.

1979, Adam and the Ants kicked off a 20-date UK tour at Retford Portherhouse.

1976, The first issue of UK punk fanzine Sniffin' Glue was published, with features on The Stranglers, Ramones and Blue Oyster Cult. Former bank clerk Mark Perry edited the fanzine.

1974, Elton John started a two-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Caribou', his third No.1 album, also No.1 in the US.

1974, George McCrae started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Rock Your Baby', his only US No.1, also No.1 in the UK.

1972, The Rolling Stones played the first of two nights at the Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan.

1969, over 100 US radio stations banned The Beatles new single 'The Balled Of John and Yoko' due to the line 'Christ, you know it ain't easy', calling it offensive.

1965, Paul McCartney was presented with five Ivor Novello Awards at a lunch party at The Savoy, London. John Lennon refused to attend; Paul was 40 minutes late after he had forgotten about the engagement.

1964, The Animals went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'House Of The Rising Sun.' This was the first Number 1 to have a playing time of more than four minutes.

1963, The Rolling Stones played their first ever gig outside London when they appeared at The Alcove Club, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire supporting The Hollies.
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Reply #15 - Aug 16th, 2006 at 6:18pm
 
August 16, 1938, Blues musician Robert Johnson died, influenced Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stones and obviously The Romantics!
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Reply #16 - Aug 17th, 2006 at 8:26am
 
bookies_original wrote on Aug 16th, 2006 at 6:18pm:
August 16, 1938, Blues musician Robert Johnson died, influenced Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Eric Clapton, Rolling Stones and obviously The Romantics!

Nobody mentioned that on this date in 1977 the King Of Rock N Roll himself,Elvis Presley died.
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Reply #17 - Aug 17th, 2006 at 8:52pm
 
I thought it and will always remember where I was when I heard the announcement on the radio in 1977.
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