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Top 40 Hits of December 1968


The Scaffold

Lily The Pink


Hugo Montenegro

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly


Nina Simone

Ain't Got No / I Got Life / Do What You Gotta Do


The Foundations

Build Me Up Buttercup


Des O'Connor

1-2-3 O'Leary


Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band

I'm The Urban Spaceman



Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da


Love Sculpture

Sabre Dance


The Isley Brothers

This Old Heart Of Mine



Breaking Down The Walls Of Heartache


Barry Ryan




Race With The Devil


Malcolm Roberts

May I Have The Next Dream With You



I'm A Tiger


Fleetwood Mac



The Turtles



Judy Clay & William Bell

Private Number


Jeannie C Riley

Harper Valley PTA


Tom Jones

A Minute Of Your Time


Diana Ross & The Supremes

Love Child


Dusty Springfield

Son Of A Preacher Man


Mary Hopkin

Those Were The Days


Val Doonican

If I Knew Then What I Know Now


Jimi Hendrix Experience

All Along The Watchtower


The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus

Quick Joey Small (Run Joey Run)


Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Don't Forget To Catch Me


The Four Tops

I'm In A Different World





Joe Cocker

With A Little Help From My Friends


Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

You're All I Need To Get By


Herman's Hermits

Something's Happening


Engelbert Humperdinck

Les Bicyclettes De Belsize


Jose Feliciano

Light My Fire


Stevie Wonder

For Once In My Life





Leapy Lee

Little Arrows


Gene Pitney

Yours Until Tomorrow


Tom Jones

Help Yourself


Edwin Starr

Stop Her On Sight (SOS) / Headline News


The Tremeloes

I Shall Be Released


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Sonntag, 17. Dezember 2017

                     The late Eddie Kendricks ("Keep On Truckin'" and member of the Temptations) is born in 1939

                     Rex Allen ("Don't Go Near The Indians") dies after suffering a heart attack and being run over by a car, 1999

                     Producer Thomas "Snuff" Garrett (gave us "This Diamond Ring", "Take Good Care Of My Baby" and many hits by Cher) dies of cancer, 2015

                     Charlie Daniels undergoes surgery to repair his rotator cuff, 2012

                     The Beach Boys play a royal command performance for Princess Margaret at London's Royal Albert Hall, 1970

                     The Supremes open the Houston Astrodome with a concert there (also starring Judy Garland), 1965

                     Gilbert O'Sullivan wins a copyright infringement case brought against a rapper who sampled his song, "Alone Again (Naturally)", without permission, 1991

                     Carl Perkins writes "Blue Suede Shoes", 1955

                     Olivia Newton-John appears in the NBC-TV movie "A Mom For Christmas", 1990

                     Andy Williams records "Love Story", 1971

Samstag, 16. Dezember 2017

                     Benny Andersson of ABBA ("Dancing Queen") is 71

                     The late Ludwig von Beethoven (composer of Walter Murphy's "A Fifth Of Beethoven") is born in 1770

                     Dan Fogelberg ("Longer") dies of prostate cancer, 2007

                     Nicolette Larson ("Lotta Love") dies of cerebral edema in 1997

                     Ray Price ("For The Good Times") dies of pancreatic cancer, 2013

                     The Who disband (until the seemingly unending series of "reunions"), 1983

                     George Harrison is deported from Germany for being too young to perform with the Beatles there, 1960

                     Ray Charles receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1981

                     Stephen Stills loses a paternity suit filed by a Mill Valley, California woman, 1973

                     The "Saturday Night Fever" film opens, 1977

                     Peter & Gordon record the Paul McCartney composition, "Woman", 1965

                     Bill Hayes records his version of "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett", 1954

Freitag, 16.Dezember 2017

                     Dave Clark ("Over And Over") is 75

                     The late Jesse Belvin ("Goodnight My Love") is born in 1932

                     The late Jerry Wallace ("Primrose Lane") is born in 1928

                     Cindy Birdsong of the Supremes ("Stoned Love") is 78

                     The late disk jockey Alan Freed (who coined the term "rock 'n' roll") is born in 1921

                     Rufus Thomas ("Walking The Dog") dies of heart failure in 2001

                     Jackie Brenston ("Rocket 88") dies of a heart attack in 1979

                     John "Sean" Byrne, lead vocalist with the Count Five ("Psychotic Reaction") dies of cirrhosis of the liver, 2008

                     James Brown undergoes prostate cancer surgery, 2004

                     Olivia Newton-John marries actor Matt Lattanzi (it lasts 12 years), 1984

                     Jermaine Jackson marries Motown Records President Berry Gordy, Jr.'s daughter, Hazel (the marriage lasts 15 years), 1973

                     Davy Jones repeats his wedding vows to first wife Linda in Winterhaven California after Selective Service rules the original Mexican ceremony was invalid, 1968

                     An intruder who broke into George Harrison's home and stabbed the ex-Beatles is found not guilty by reason of insanity (nineteen months later he is released from a mental facility as a free man), 2000

                     Terry and Susan Jacks (later to become the Poppy Family) first perform together, in Quesnel, British Columbia, 1966

                     Chuck Berry's St. Louis home (where he wrote many of his hits) is placed on the National Register of Historic Places, 2008

                     The Beach Boys meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Paris and learn transcendental meditation, 1967

                     Quincy Jones and Dave Brubeck are among the inductees into the California Hall of Fame in Sacramento 2008

                     Joe Walsh is given an honorary Doctorate of Music from Kent State University in Ohio, 2001

                     B.B. King is given the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President George W. Bush at the White House, 2006

                     James Brown is sentenced to six years in prison after an interstate car chase with police (he serves more than two years), 1988

                     The "Peace For Christmas" charity concert for UNICEF in London features John Lennon, George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Keith Moon, 1969

                     Grace Slick appears in blackface as the Jefferson Airplane guest on the "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" on CBS-TV, 1968

                     The Everly Brothers record "Let It Be Me", 1959

                     Glenn Yarbrough records "Baby The Rain Must Fall" in 1964

Donnerstag, 14. Dezember 2017

                     The late Charlie Rich ("The Most Beautiful Girl") is born in 1932

                     The late Patty Duke ("Don't Just Stand There") is born in 1946

                     The late Spike Jones ("All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth") is born in 1911

                     Dinah Washington ("What A Diff'rence A Day Makes") dies of an accidental overdose of brandy and diet pills, 1963

                     Atlantic Records President Ahmet Ertegun dies in a New York hospital from injuries sustained in a fall over a month earlier, 2006

                     Reg Presley of the Troggs is hospitalized in Winchester, England with pneumonia after suffering a stroke (he is later diagnosed with cancer and retires from performing), 2011

                     Dan Hill undergoes prostate cancer surgery in a Toronto hospital, 2011

                     Contending her son and daughter-in law are unfit, Chaka Khan is awarded permanent custody of her granddaughter by a Los Angeles judge, 2011

                     Billy Preston pleads guilty to insurance fraud, 1998

                     Barbra Streisand is inducted into the California Hall of Fame in Sacramento, 2010

                     Chad & Jeremy (Catwoman steals their voices) and Don Ho guest on ABC-TV's "Batman", 1966

                     The documentary film about T. Rex, "Born To Boogie" (directed by Ringo Starr and featuring Elton John) premieres in London, 1972

                     Little Richard, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen are among those who perform at a tribute to Frank Sinatra on "Sinatra: 80 Years My Way" on ABC-TV, 199

Mittwoch, 13. Dezember 2017

                     Ted Nugent of the Amboy Dukes ("Journey To The Center Of The Mind") is 69

                     Lou Adler (one-time husband of Shelley Fabares, who produced Barry McGuire and the Mamas & the Papas) is 85

                     Zal Yankovsky of the Lovin' Spoonful ("Summer In The City") dies of a heart attack, 2002

                     Pigmeat Markham ("Here Comes The Judge") dies from a stroke in 1981

                     Producer Luigi Creatore (created hits by Sam Cooke, the Stylistics and Perry Como with partner Hugo Peretti and co-wrote Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling In Love") dies, 2015

                     The Beatles sign with manager Brian Epstein (though Brian never signs the contract), 1961

                     Joe Cocker receives an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal from England's Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace, 2007

                     George Harrison has lunch with U.S. President Gerald Ford at the White House (he brings along Billy Preston and Ravi Shankar), 1974

                     B.B. King performs for U.S. President George W. Bush at a salute to Special Olympics at the White House, 2001

                     "John Denver's Montana Christmas Skies" special airs on CBS-TV, 1991

                     Phil Collins guest stars on NBC-TV's "Miami Vice", 1985

                     Frankie Avalon appears on an episode of ABC-TV's "Burke's Law", 1963

                     Helen Reddy guests on ABC-TV's "The Love Boat", 1980

                     Jimi Hendrix records "Foxey Lady", 1966

                     Perez Prado records "Patricia", 1956

Dienstag, 12. Dezember 2017

                     Connie Francis ("Everybody's Somebody's Fool") is 79

                     The late Frank Sinatra ("Strangers In The Night") is born in 1915

                     Dionne Warwick ("Walk On By") is 77

                     Ike Turner ("Proud Mary" with then-wife Tina) dies of a cocaine overdose in 2007

                     Jim Lowe ("Gren Door") dies, 2016

                     Dotty Todd of Art & Dotty Todd ("Chanson D'Amour") dies of Alzheimer's disease, 2000

                     Jerry Lee Lewis marries his 13 year-old second cousin, Myra (before the divorce from his previous marriage is even final) at a chapel in Hernando, Mississippi, 1957

                     Gordon Lightfoot leaves a Hamilton, Ontario hospital more than three months after undergoing emergency stomach surgery there, 2002

                     Barry Manilow undergoes surgery in Los Angeles to repair torn abductor muscles, 2011

                     Glen Yarbrough suffers facial cuts when the Limeliters' private plane lands in a field two miles from the Salt Lake City airport, 1962

                     Charlie Gracie, Jr. is born to the singer and his wife, 1958

                     Mick Taylor leaves the Rolling Stones, 1974

                     Sir Michael (Mick) Jagger receives a knighthood from Britain's Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, 2003

                     Dionne Warwick celebrates her 45th birthday by receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1985

                     "Frank Sinatra Day" is celebrated in the state of Nevada, 2001

                     A disk jockey at KEX-AM in Portland, Oregon is fired for playing Elvis Presley's "White Christmas" on-the-air, 1957

                     Filming begins on Diana Ross' "Lady Sings The Blues" movie, 1971

                     Marie Osmond's solo TV variety show, "Marie" debuts on NBC (it lasts one season), 1980

                     Bill Haley records "See You Later, Alligator", 1955

Montag, 11. Dezember 2017

                     Brenda Lee ("I'm Sorry") is 73

                     David Gates ("Goodbye Girl" and leader of Bread) is 77

                     Jermaine Jackson ("Daddy's Home" and member of the Jackson 5) is 63

                     The late J. Frank Wilson ("Last Kiss") is born in 1941

                     The late Perez Prado ("Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White") is born in 1918

                     The late Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton (sang the original "Hound Dog") is born in 1926

                     Sam Cooke ("You Send Me") is shot to death in a confrontation with a Los Angeles motel manager, 1964

                     David Soul wins a $70,000 judgment in a lawsuit against a London theatre critic, who disparaged his stage performance without even seeing it, 2001

                     James Brown is arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after his concert in Knoxville, Tennessee (the charge is soon dropped after James threatens to sue), 1972

                     Mick Jagger's home town of Dartford, England approves the naming of streets there after Rolling Stones songs, 2008

                     Carlos Santana performs at the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, Norway, 2002

                     Diana Ross headlines the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, 2008

                     Barry Manilow performs at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, 2010

                     Aretha Franklin makes her New York concert debut at the Village Vanguard, 1960

                     The first U.S. Genesis concert is held, at Brandeis University near Boston, 1972

                     Ringo Starr's movie, "The Magic Christian" premieres in London, 1970

                     The NBC-TV special, "Movin' With Nancy Sinatra" airs in 1967

                     Shirley Bassey is among the guests on Bing Crosby's first Christmas TV special, on ABC, 1961

                     Pat Boone appears as himself on an episode of ABC-TV's "That Girl", 1969

                     The Coasters record "Charlie Brown", 1958

Sonntag, 10. Dezember 2017

                     Chad Stuart of Chad & Jeremy ("A Summer Song") is 74

                     Susan Dey of the Partridge Family (though she never actually sang) is 65

                     Otis Redding ("Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay") and three members of the Bar-Kays ("Soul Finger") die in a plane crash near Madison, Wisconsin, 1967

                     Bill Deal of the Rhondels ("What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am") dies of a heart attack in 2003

                     Kenny Dino ("Your Ma Said You Cried In Your Sleep Last Night") dies of a heart attack, 2009

                     Faron Young ("Hello Walls") dies of a self-inflicted gunshot, 1996

                     Chuck Negron is fired from Three Dog Night by Danny Hutton and Cory Wells, 1985

                     Judy Collins receives the Champion Award from the American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP) for music "in the service of vital causes dedicated to a better world", 2008

                     Eddie Hodges is among the inductees into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame, 2012

                     Johnny Cash makes his first appearance on the "Louisiana Hayride" program in Shreveport (and meets future wife June Carter), 1955

                     Frank Zappa breaks a leg as he is thrown into the orchestra pit by a London fan's angry boyfriend, while in concert there, 1971

                     Harry Belafonte premieres on Broadway in the musical "Almanac", 1953

                     Harry Belafonte's "Tonight With Belafonte" special airs on CBS-TV, 1959

                     Davy Jones guests on an episode of ABC-TV's "The Brady Bunch", 1971

Samstag, 9. Dezember 2017

                     Donny Osmond ("Go Away Little Girl") is 60

                     The late Shirley Brickley of the Orlons ("Don't Hang Up") is born in 1944

                     The late Jessie Hill ("Ooh Poo Pah Doo") is born, 1932

                     Freddie Marsden of Gerry & the Pacemakers ("Ferry Cross The Mersey") dies of lung cancer, 2006

                     Georgia Gibbs ("Dance With Me Henry") dies of complications of leukemia, 2006

                     Sonny Til of the Orioles ("Crying In The Chapel") dies of a heart attack in a Baltimore hospital, 1981

                     B.J. Thomas marries his wife, Gloria, 1968

                     Toni Tennille of the Captain & Tennille cracks her femur, requiring three titanium screws to repair her hip, 2008

                     Bill Wyman retires from the Rolling Stones, 1992

                     Jim Morrison of the Doors is arrested for breach of the peace in New Haven, Connecticut, 1967

                     The state of Florida posthumously pardons Jim Morrison for his 1970 indecent exposure conviction following a Miami concert, 2010

                     Rick Dees reports that $100,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from his home, 2013

                     The Supremes' and the Temptations' "TCB (Takin' Care Of Business)" special airs on NBC-TV, 1968

                     "The Carpenters At Christmas" special airs on ABC-TV, 1977

                     Bobby Darin is the mystery guest on TV's "What's My Line", 1962

                     Rolf Harris appears on CBS-TV's "To Tell The Truth", 1963

                     "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first airs on CBS-TV, 1965

                     The first Supremes album, "Meet The Supremes" is released in 1963

Freitag, 8. Dezember 2017

                     The late Jim Morrison of the Doors ("Light My Fire") is born in 1943

                     Jerry Butler ("Only The Strong Survive") is 78

                     The late Sammy Davis, Jr. ("The Candy Man") is born in 1925

                     The late Gregg Allman ("Midnight Rider") is born in 1947

                     George Baker ("Little Green Bag") is 73

                     John Lennon ("Whatever Gets You Thru The Night") is shot to death on a New York City street, 1980

                     Marty Robbins ("El Paso") dies of a heart attack in 1982

                     Bonnie Lou ("Daddy-O"- real name Mary Jo Kath) dies, 2015

                     John Wyker (one-half of the duo Sailcat- "Motorcycle Mama") dies, 2013

                     Peter Gabriel breaks his leg skiing in Switzerland, 2008

                     Nancy Wilson of Heart divorces writer/director Cameron Crowe after 24 years of marriage, 2010

                     Frank Sinatra, Jr. is kidnapped (but returned safely after a ransom is paid), 1963

                     Jimi Hendrix is acquitted of drug charges in a Toronto court, 1969

                     The Grateful Dead officially disband, four months after the death of Jerry Garcia, 1995

                     Jerry Lee Lewis checks into the Betty Ford Rehabilitation Center in Palm Springs, California (and checks out two days later saying, "I'm a rock 'n' roll star, not a janitor" when he's asked to clean toilets), 1985

                     Fabian visits Elvis Presley at Graceland mansion in Memphis and lends Elvis his pants when the King rips his demonstrating karate, 1960

                     Billy Joel, Carlos Santana and Herbie Hancock are awarded Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC, 2013

                     The Beach Boys and Carlos Santana are inducted into the California Hall of Fame in Sacramento, 2011

                     Wilson Pickett is posthumously honored with a historical marker by Prattville, Alabama, where he was born, 2009

                     The Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer restaurant opens in the Excaliber Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, 2011

                     John Denver guests on "The Carpenters' Very First Special" on ABC-TV, 1976

                     Bobby Darin hosts an NBC-TV special called "A Matter Of Time" with terminally ill teens a year before his own demise, 1972

                     Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits plays the title role while Burl Ives is Gepetto on the NBC-TV "Hallmark Hall of Fame" production of "Pinocchio", 1968

                     Henry Mancini records "Moon River", 1960

Donnerstag, 7. Dezember 2017

                     The late Harry Chapin ("Cat's In The Cradle") is born in 1942

                     The late Boyd Bennett ("Seventeen") is born in 1924

                     The late Louis Prima ("That Old Black Magic" with then-wife Keely Smith) is born in 1911

                     Bent Fabric ("Alley Cat") is 93

                     Dennis Yost of the Classics IV ("Traces") dies of respiratory failure, 2008

                     Dee Clark ("Raindrops") dies of a heart attack in 1990

                     Greg Lake, guitarist with Emerson, Lake & Palmer ("From The Beginning"), dies of cancer, 2016

                     Michael Nesmith becomes the father of Michael Jr., born to a Los Angeles photographer, 1968

                     Eric Burdon disbands the Animals for good, 1968

                     Harry Chapin receives a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal for his work in fighting hunger, six years after his death, 1987

                     Ray Charles receives a Kennedy Center Honor from U.S. President Ronald Reagan in Washington, DC, 1986

                     Bob Dylan receives a Kennedy Center honor from President Bill Clinton, 1997

                     Barbra Streisand and the remaining members of the Who receive Kennedy Center honors from President George W. Bush, 2008

                     Al Green and Sting receive their Kennedy Center Honors from President Barack Obama, 2014

                     Bette Midler performs for England's Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Variety Show in Blackburn, 2009

                     Michael Jackson testifies in a Chicago courtroom that he, not an Illinois man, wrote "The Girl Is Mine" (he wins), 1984

                     A revolving statue of Ray Charles is dedicated in the downtown plaza of his home town of Albany, Georgia, 2007

                     June Carter appears for the first time as part of Johnny Cash's stage show, in Dallas, 1961

                     The Beatles appear on the British TV show "Jukebox Jury" declaring Elvis Presley's new record, "Kiss Me Quick", a "hit", 1963

                     Daughter Nancy Sinatra guests on "Frank Sinatra: A Man And His Music, Part II" on CBS-TV, 1966

                     Rick Nelson and Joanie Sommers appear in "On The Flip Side" on an episode of ABC-TV's "Stage 67", 1966

Mittwoch, 6. Dezember 2017

                     The late Mike Smith (lead singer of the Dave Clark Five- "Over And Over") is born in 1943

                     Jonathan King ("Everyone's Gone To The Moon") is 73

                     Steve Alaimo ("Every Day I Have To Cry") is 78

                     The late Dave Brubeck ("Take Five") is born in 1920

                     The late producer Hugo Peretti (crafted hits by Sam Cooke, the Stylistics and Perry Como with partner

                     Luigi Creatore and co-wrote Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling In Love") is born, 1916

                     Roy Orbison ("Oh, Pretty Woman") dies of a massive heart attack at his home in Hendersonville, Tennessee, 1988

                     Dobie Gray ("Drift Away") dies of complications following cancer surgery, 2011

                     Danny Williams ("White On White") dies of cancer, 2005

                     Richard Finch, one-time bassist with KC & the Sunshine Band, is sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading no contest in Ohio to charges involving sexual abuse of teen-aged boys, 2010

                     The state of Illinois declares it both "Don McLean Day" and "Judy Collins Day" as the two perform together in suburban Chicago, 2013

                     Carole King is saluted with a Kennedy Center Honor in Washington, DC, 2015

                     James Taylor performs at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in Washington, DC, 2012

                     Hell's Angels members used as security kill a man holding a gun (and three other audience members die, as well) as the Rolling Stones play their infamous concert in Altamont, California, 1969

                     The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" film (including clips of the Altamont concert) opens in New York, 1970

                     Bruce Springsteen and Dave Brubeck are saluted with Kennedy Center Honors by President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, 2009

                     The Eagles tape a video for country star Travis Tritt's version of "Take It Easy", which leads to the group's reunion, 1993

                     The movie "Ferry Cross The Mersey", with Gerry & the Pacemakers and Cilla Black, debuts in London, 1964

                     The Beatles' first fan club Christmas recording is given out, 1963

                     The Beatles release their "Rubber Soul" album and "Day Tripper" single (which, strangely enough, isn't from that album), 1965

Montag, 4. Dezember 2017

                     Freddy Cannon ("Palisades Park") is 81

                     The late Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys ("Good Vibrations") is born in 1944

                     The late Gene Thomas of Gene & Debbe ("Playboy") is born in 1938

                     Wink Martindale ("Deck Of Cards") is 84

                     Tommy Bolin of Deep Purple ("Smoke On The Water") dies of a heroin overdose in a Miami hotel, 1976

                     Frank Zappa ("Dancin' Fool") dies of prostate cancer, 1993

                     Led Zeppelin officially disbands (except for those inevitable reunions), 1980

                     The "Million Dollar Quartet" (Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash) record an impromptu session at Sun Records in Memphis, 1956

                     New York City declares it "Million Dollar Quartet Day" in honor of the Broadway musical (based on the 1956 event) playing there, 2010

                     Roy Orbison's last concert is in Akron, Ohio, 1988

                     Tina Turner and Tony Bennett receive Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC, 2005

                     Paul McCartney receives a Kennedy Center Honor, 2010

                     The composer of "Godspell" sues NBC Television, claiming the "Today Show" theme was plagiarized from his musical (the court rules in his favor), 1978

                     The "Dreamgirls" movie (based loosely on the story of the Supremes) premieres in New York, 2006

                     Lloyd Price records the "Bandstand version" (with non-violent lyrics, as requested by Dick Clark) of "Stagger Lee", 1958

                     Chicago's Vee-Jay Records releases "Duke Of Earl" from Gene Chandler, 1961

Sonntag, 1. Advent, 03. Dezember 2017

                     The late Andy Williams ("Butterfly") is born in 1927

                     The late Jody Reynolds ("Endless Sleep") is born in 1932

                     Paul Nicholas ("Heaven On The Seventh Floor") is 72

                     The late Ferlin Husky ("Gone") is born in 1925

                     Eleven people die in the rush for open seating at a Who concert in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979

                     Keith Richards is electrocuted and knocked unconscious during a Rolling Stones concert in Sacramento, California, 1965

                     Roger McGuinn of the Byrds breaks his right arm (requiring surgery) in a fall at a Nebraska gas station, 2007

                     Barry Sadler shoots a Nashville man in what he says was self-defense during an altercation (he pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter and is sentenced to 30 days in jail), 1978

                     The Beatles meet future manager Brian Epstein for the first time, at his Liverpool record store, 1961

                     Carole King receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 2012

                     Smokey Robinson and Dolly Parton are among the five recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors by U.S. President George W. Bush in Washington, DC, 2006

                     Neil Diamond receives a Kennedy Center Honor from President Barack Obama, 2011

                     Stevie Wonder is designated a "Messenger of Peace" by the United Nations, 2009

                     Disk Jockey Alan Freed is given a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1991

                     A portion of 59th Street in Chicago is named "Honorary Gene Chandler Duke of Earl Way" in honor of the city's native son, 2016

                     Ray Charles is given a five-month suspended sentence and a $10,000 fine in a drug conviction in Boston, Massachusetts, 1966

                     John Lennon is asked to play the title role in the stage musical "Jesus Christ, Superstar" (the offer is withdrawn the next day), 1969

                     A fire at a Frank Zappa concert at the Casino in Montreaux, Switzerland is later immortalized in Deep Purple's "Smoke On The Water", 1971

                     The first Monkees concert is held, in Honolulu, Hawaii, 1966

                     Elvis Presley's "comeback" TV special airs on NBC, 1968

                     "Paul Simon: Live At Webster Hall, New York" airs on PBS-TV, 2011

                     Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello star in "Love And The Tuba"- a segment of ABC-TV's "Love, American Style", 1971

                     Fabian plays a psychopathic murderer on an episode of ABC-TV's "Bus Stop", 1961

                     The Beau Brummels guest on "The Flintstones" on ABC-TV, 1965


Samstag, 2. Dezember 2017


                     Mariska Veres, lead singer of Shocking Blue ("Venus") dies, 2006

                     Songwriter Aaron Schroeder ("It's Now Or Never," "Town Without Pity," "Rubber Ball" and many others) dies of Alzheimer's-like dementia, 2009

                     Jimmie Rodgers is found beaten in his car on the San Diego Freeway, north of Los Angeles, 1967

                     Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge divorce, 1979

                     Ringo Starr's tonsils are taken out at a London hospital and he misses part of the Beatles' Australian tour (the BBC mistakenly says his "toenails" were removed), 1964

                     Aretha Franklin undergoes unspecified surgery at a Detroit hospital, 2010

                     Cindy Birdsong of the Supremes is kidnapped, but escapes unharmed, 1969

                     Brian Wilson, Diana Ross and Steve Martin are all given Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC, 2007

                     Lynn Anderson is charged with drunk driving after being found passed out behind the wheel of her car in Denton, Texas, 2004

                     "Dreamgirls" (based loosely on the story of the Supremes) opens on Broadway in 1981

                     The U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Shirelles, Gene Pitney and B.J. Thomas are owed $1.2 million in unpaid royalties, 1991

                     Bobby Darin is the subject of CBS-TV's "This Is Your Life", 1959

                     Harvey & the Moonglows record "The Ten Commandments Of Love", 1957

                     Andy Williams records "Can't Get Used To Losing You", 1962


eitag, 1. Dezember 2017

                     Gilbert O'Sullivan ("Alone Again Naturally") is 71

                     Sandy Nelson ("Teen Beat") is 79

                     The late Lou Rawls ("You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine") is born in 1935

                     Bette Midler ("Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy") is 72

                     The late Billy Paul ("Me And Mrs. Jones") is born in 1934

                     John Densmore of the Doors ("Light My Fire") is 72

                     Lee Dorsey ("Working In The Coal Mine") dies of emphysema in 1986

                     Marianne Faithfull collapses shortly before her concert in Milan, Italy (she is later diagnosed with cancer), 2004

                     Bette Midler celebrates her 30th birthday with an emergency appendectomy, 1975

                     Bobby Darin marries actress Sandra Dee (it lasts seven years), 1960

                     Led Zeppelin are feted with Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, DC, 2012

                     Ricky Nelson becomes the first rock 'n' roller to appear on the cover of Life magazine, 1958

                     "J. Geils Day" is held in John's home town of Groton, Massachusetts, 2009

                     Sly Stone is sentenced to 55 days in jail for driving under the influence of cocaine, 1989

                     The Cook County, Illinois Board of Commissioners adopt a resolution saluting Jerry Butler for his 25 years of service on the board, 2011

                     Neil Sedaka signs with RCA Records, 1958

                     "Peaceful Easy Feeling Day" is declared in the city of San Diego in honor of the 40th anniversary of the song's release

                     Buddy Holly, Sam Cooke and the Rays all make their national TV debut on CBS' "Ed Sullivan Show", 1957

1.12.1935 - Woody Allen, Regisseur und schauspielender Komdiant erblickte heute das Licht der Welt. Er liebte die Musik der 40iger Jahre und bernahm das in vielen seiner Filme. In NY-Manhattan tritt er regelmssig als Klarinettist auf - just for fun.

1.12.1957 - "You Send Me" steht kurz davor, den Top no.1 Platz  der Hot 100 zu bernehmen und berschreitet die Millionengrenze  in den USA. Sam Cooke kommt zur 'Ed Sullivan-Show' zurck.Nun kann er den Song in voller Lnge prsentieren.

1.12.1960 - Paul McCartney und Pete Best werden nach einer Nacht im Gefngnis von Hamburg-St.Pauli aus Deutschland ausgewiesen. Unter Brandstiftungsverdacht wurden beide verhaftet, sie sollten ihr Zimmer in Brand gesteckt haben. Die Umstnde konnten nicht aufgeklrt werden, John Lennon konnte nichts nachgewiesen werden, so konnte er Deutschland am 10.12.60 unbescholten verlassen. George Harrison war wegen Minderjhrigkeit schon vor Wochen aus Deutschland ausgewiesen. Die Beatles spielten vorher u.a. im Indra, Kaiserkeller und Top-Ten Club.

2.12.1967 - Die Monkees schaffen wieder einen Nummer 1 Hit  mit der Longplay "Pisques, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd". Damit gelingt dieser Gruppe etwas, was nicht einmal die Beatles schafften. Innerhalb eines Jahres platzierten die Monkees  vier LPs auf den ersten Platz der US-Hitparaden. Die anderen waren: "The Monkees", "More Of The Monkees" und "Headquarters"

3.12.1955 - "Sixteen Tons" , Tennessee Ernie Fords Version wird von Capitol Records auf den Markt gebracht. Sechs Wochen steht er an der Spitze der Charts. Der erste Crossover Hit der mit erstmaligem Speed die bestverkaufte Single in 1955 wird.

3.12.1971 - Im Casino von Montreux treten Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention auf, als whrend des Konzerts ein Zuschauer eine Leuchtkugel abfeuert, die den Dachstuhl in Brand setzt. Niemand wird verletzt, aber Frank Zappa verliert seine Anlage im Wert von ber 50.000 $. Die Gruppe Deep Purple, die derzeit auch in Montreux weilten, um ihr Album "Machine Head" zu produzieren, bringt dieses Ereignis in der Single "Smoke On The Water" unter. Das Jahr und der Monat Dezember 1971 scheint fr Frank Zappa berhaupt eine schlechte Zeit: Am 10.12. wird er whrend eines Auftritt im Rainbow Theatre von einem eiferschtigen Freund eines weiblichen Zappa-Fans von der Bhne gestossen - er bricht sich Bein und Knchel und sitzt danach 9 Monate im Rollstuhl.

4.12.1956 - SUN Records; 706 Union Avenue , Memphis/Tennessee. Carl Perkins probt heute mit seiner Band und Jerry Lee Lewis als Pianist an einer mglichen neuen Single. Whrend der Proben kommen unangemeldet Johnny Cash und Elvis Presley einfach so mal vorbei. Die Memphis-Presse arrangiert schnell ein Fotosession. Johnny Cash verlsst das Studio wieder, nichtahnend was spter im Studio folgen sollte. Die Perkins-Band und Jerry Lee klimpern an ihren Instrumenten. Sam Philips stellt das Aufnahmegert ein, so entsteht die lange verschollene, legendre "Million Dollar Session". Jahrzehnte nur als Bootleg erhltlich, inzwischen offiziell im Handel zu kaufen. Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis und Carl Perkins als Trio mit Gospel und Rockabilly.

5.12.1958 - Ritchie Valens ist mit seiner zweiten Single, Donna, auf dem Weg auf Platz 2, als er in seiner alten High School, der San Fernando High, ein Konzert gibt, dass fr den Film "Go, Johnny Go" aufgezeichnet wird.

6.12.1958 - Das Trio Teddy Bears erreicht Platz 1 mit der ersten Single des Trios To Know Him Is To Love Him. Es kommt beim beim Label Dore (wo Herb Alpert und Lou Adler arbeiten) heraus. Der Song wurde von einem Mitglied des Trios, dem damals 17-jhrigen Phil Spector, geschrieben.

7.12.1962 - Der 26-jhrige Bassist Bill Wyman, ehemaliger Gefreiter der Royal Air Force und Ex-Mitglied der Cliftons, hat beim Vorspielen fr die Rollin' Stones in Chelsea, Glck und wird engagiert. Zum ersten Mal wird er mit den Rollin' Stones kommende Woche  im Ricky Tick Club im Star & Gater Hotel in London auftreten.

7.12.1963 - In der Sendung Juke Box Jury bewerten die Beatles den Song There I've Said It Again von Bobby Vinton als Niete. Acht Wochen spter kicken sie den Song vom ersten Platz der US-Charts. Das Album With The Beatles steht an der Spitze der UK Charts. Es lst kurioserweise das Album Please Please Me ab. Beide Alben stehen ohne Unterbrechung von Mai 1963 bis Mai 1964 abwechselnd an der Chartspitze. With The Beatles wird zu ersten britischen LP-Millionseller.

5.12.1968 - Die Rolling Stones verffentlichen ihre LP "Beggars Banquet" und geben aus diesem Anlass eine Riesenparty in den Elizabethan Rooms im Kensington Gore Hotel in London.

6.12.1988Roy Orbison stirbt heute im in Hendersonville in der Nhe von Nashville an den Folgen eines Herinfarktes.

8.12.1961 - Die Supremes nehmen ihre zweite Single fr Tamla Motown in Detroit auf. Smokey Robinson hat  Your Heart Belongs To Me komponiert und wirkt auch als Produzent.

9.12.1961 - Die erste Single der Beach Boys erscheint: "Surfin" !

9.12.1968 - Graham Nash verlsst, wie angekndigt, nach einem Benefiz-Konzert der Hollies im London Palladium die Band um mit David Crosby und Stephen Stills, die sich gerade in London aufhalten, bei Proben von Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young dabei zu sein.

9.12.1980 - Am 8.12.1980 kehrte John Lennon von Plattenaufnahmen aus dem Studio zurck in seine Wohnung im Dakota-Haus in New York, als er von Mark David Chapman , dem John noch einige Stunden zuvor,  beim Verlassen seines Hauses Richtung Studio, ein Autogramm gab, mit sieben Schssen niedergestreckt wurde.

10.12.1949 - In den Cosimo Matassa's J & M Studios in New Orleans nimmt der damals 21-jhrige Fats Domino seinen ersten Millionseller auf: "The Fat Man". Weitere legendre Aufnahmen erfolgen an diesem Tag.

10.12.1967 - Gerade hatte sich der Soul-Star Otis Redding  eine Privatmaschine gekauft, um whrend einer langen Tournee beweglicher zu sein, als er auf dem Weg  zu einem Konzert abstrzte. Alle Bandmitglieder, The Bar-Keys, die Otis auf seiner Tournee begleiteten, kamen auch ums Leben.

11.12.1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis heirat heute seine 13-jhrige Cousine Myra Gail Brown, die Tochter seines Bassisten Jay, in Hernando, Mississippi. Myra gibt an 20 zu sein. In den Sdstaaten ist im allgemeinen eine Ehe zwischen Verwandten ersten und zweiten Grades nichts ungewhnliches. Jedoch ist Jerry noch mit seiner zweiten Frau , Jane Mitcham, verheiratet.  

11.12.1964 - Nach einer Party, so erzhlt eine Geschichte zum Tode von Sam Cooke, trat er irrtmlich in seinem Motel ins falsche Zimmer - seine Kleidung war wohl nicht geordnet, worauf sich die Dame, die hier wohnte - es war die Managerin des Hotels -, bedroht fhlte und ihn mit mehreren Schssen ttete.Sam wurde nur 29 Jahre alt. Wie so viele der 50s Stars: The best die young !

13.12.1959 - Die erste Recording Session der Everly Brothers, die ausserhalb von Nashville stattfindet, verndert den Stil der Everly's. Let It Be Me, ein von Gilbert Becaud geschriebener und vertonter Chanson wird in New York  in den Bell Studios aufgenommen. Zum erstenmal setzen die Everly's auf grosse Orchesterbegleitung.

13.12.1960 - Elvis Presley's  It's Now Or Never berspringt in England schon nach sechs Wochen die Millionenmarke: die millionste Kopie wird von Deccas Presswerk um 15:30 ausgeliefert. Damit wird der bisherige, britische Umsatzrekord von Harry Belafonte, der die Millionenauflage mit Mary's Boy Child 1957 in acht Wochen schaffte, gebrochen.

13.12.1961 - Mike Smith, Talentscout bei Decca-Records UK, sieht sich einen Auftritt der Fab Four im Cavern Club an. Daraufhin empfiehlt er den Decca-Bossen Probeaufnahmen mit den Beatles zu machen. 

14.12.1963 - Die Beatles brechen mit I Want To Hold Your Hand fnf Wochen lang alle Verkaufs- und Chartsrekorde. In England wurden knapp 1 Million vorbestellt, insgesamt wurden dort 1,5 Millionen verkauft, weltweit sogar 15 Millionen. Sie enthronen damit She Loves You. Der Super-Erfolg der Beatles ist derzeit durch andere Hits nicht zu stoppen.

15.12.1977 - Der Film "Saturday Night Fever" wird in New York uraufgefhrt.

15.12.1963 - Dinah Washington ( 29.8.24 *) starb nach der Einnahme einer berdosis Beruhigungstabletten, nachdem sie an ihrer Alkoholabhngigkeit verzweifelte.

16.12.1956 - Elvis Presley ist bei einem Benefiz-Auftritt zum 50. und letztem Mal Gast bei der 'Louisiana Hayride".

16.12.1964 - Angeregt durch den Erfolg von Radio Caroline (on 199), geht eine weitere Piratenstation auf Sendung, von der M.V. Galaxy aus, die ausserhalb der 5- km-Zone der britischen Hoheitsgewsser ankert. Die Finanziers von Radio London sind texanische Geschftsleute. Diese Piratenradios arbeiten bis August 1967. 

17.12.1954 - "Shake, Rattle & Roll" mit Bill Haley & His Comets kommt als erste Rock And Roll Platte  in die britische Hitparade. Platz 4 wird die hchste Position.

17.12.1964 - Tausende Trauergste erweisen Sam Cooke die letzte Ehre. Viele Kollegen nehmen an der Trauerfeier teil. Ray Charles singt Angels Keep Watching Over Me. Lou Rawls trgt mit Bobby Blue Bland Gospels vor. Es kommt whrend der Trauerfeier zu tumultartigen Szenen.

Dezember '57- Als Nebenaktivitt zum Rock & Roll moderierte Pat Boone seine erste Fernsehsendung....Die Firma Capitol Records hoffte, mit Gene Vincent die Antwort auf Elvis Presley gefunden zu haben, aber nach Be-Bop-A-Lula gelang ihm nur noch ein einziger Top 20 Hit , das 1957 verffentlichte Lotta Lovin'.

18.12.1947 - In Detroit nimmt der Tenorsaxophonist Wild Bill Moore den Titel "We're Gonna Rock, We're Gonna Roll" (R & B Charts # 14) auf. Von wegen Alan Freed der Erfinder der Bedeutung Rock'n Roll. Hier wars, schon-1948 !

18.12.1959 - "What Do You Want To Make These Eyes At Me For" ! Fr eine Woche steht Emile Ford mit diesem Titel zusammen mit Adam Faith auf Platz 1 in GB - die Nummer von Adam Faith heisst verkrzt "What Do You Want". Ein vllig anderes Lied.

18.12.1962 - Um ihren Vertrag zu erfllen, spielen die Beatles zum fnften und letzten Mal in Hamburg. Sie treten 12 weitere Abende im Star-Club im Vorprogramm zu Johnny & The Hurricanes auf. Ted Taylor von der Liverpooler Band King Size Taylor and The Dominoes zeichnet das Abschlusskonzert an Sylvester auf.. Die Platte kommt 1977 als Doppel-LP auf den Markt !  .....und ich war damals mit einer Husumer Clique dabei !!! JB

18.12.1983 - Mick Jagger ist Trauzeuge bei Keith Richards Hochzeit mit dem Model Patti Hansen. Keith feiert heute auch seinen 40. Geburtstag.

19.12.1955 - Heute nimmt Carl Perkins die R'n'R Classics "Blue Suede Shoes" und "Honey Don't" in den legendren SUN Records Studios in Memphis auf.

19.12.1957 - Die Einberufungskommission in Memphis , berreicht Elvis Presley die Einberufung zur Army. Tausende Teenager protestieren in Memphis und anderen Stdten.

20.12.1958 - George Harrison, Paul McCartney und John Lennon spielen als Quarrymen bei der Hochzeit von Herrisons Bruder Harry im Haus der Familie am Upton Green in Liverpool.

20.12.1973 - Am 12.12. wurde Bobby Darin (14.5.36) in ein Krankenhaus eingeliefert - eine Herzschwche, an der er seit seiner Jugendzeit litt, machte sich bemerkbar. Am 20.12. wurde er operiert - noch auf dem OP-Tisch starb er. "Dream Lover" !

21.12.1969 - Diana Ross & The Supremes treten letztmalig gemeinsam auf. In der 'Ed Sullivan Show' singen sie "Someday We'll Be Together".

21.12.1970 - Elvis Presley stattet dem White House in Washington einen Besuch ab und bittet Prsident Nixon darum, freier Bundesagent werden zu knnen, um bei der Bekmpfung des Drogenproblems mitzuhelfen.

23.12.1957 - Bobby Helms erreicht die Hitparade mit Jingle Bell Rock, einem Crossover Hit, der sowohl die Country-Charts als auch die Pop-Charts toppte.

23.12.1960 - Im New Yorker Brooklyn-Paramount-Theatre hat die einwchige Christmas Rock'n Roll Show mit dem 17-jhrigen Bobby Vee, Neil Sedaka, Bo Diddley, Chubby Checker, The Drifters, Skyliners, Dante & The Evergreens, Ray Charles, Johnny Burnette, Coasters und Dion Premiere. (was fr eine geballte Ladung an Stars). Mit im Aufgebot The Shirelles die kurz darauf mit Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow Nummer 1 der US-Charts wurden.

23.12.1964 - Whrend eines Fluges von L.A. nach Houston hat der Chef der Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, einen Nervenzusammenbruch. Er entschliesst sich danach, nicht mehr aufzutreten.

23.12.1966 - "Ready, Steady, Go !" Eine der bedeutendsten, die Beatwelle untersttzende, britische TV-Musik-Sendung, wird zum letzten Mal ausgestrahlt. Schade !

26.12.1958 - Johnny Cash promotet The Fabulous Johnny Cash, sein erstes Album fr Columbia (CBS, heute BMG/SONY). Johnny ist derzeit der Star einer  Show im Hotel Showboat in Las Vegas, an der auch die Sons of The Pioneers, Bob Luman und Tex Ritter beteiligt sind.

26.12.1964 - In der Musikpresse dieser Woche wnschen die Rolling Stones per Anzeige allen verarmten Frisren samt Familien schne Weihnachten. Wer ging in dieser Zeit noch zum Friseur ! Pilzkopf und Rolling Stones-Frisur waren in - da brauchst keinen Friseur !

27.12.1978 - Bob Luman (15.4.37) stirbt im Alter von 41 Jahren. Der Rockabilly-Teenballad-Country Rocker starb nach einer Lungenentzndung vllig unerwartet in Nashvillle. Songs wie Let's Think About Living, Interstate 40, Still Loving You, Lonely Women Make Good Lovers und viele andere  lassen ihn, bei denen, die seine Songs und Bob  kennen, unvergesslich sein !

29.12.1961 - Im sonnigen Kalifornien kommt die Surf-Musik-Welle ins Rollen. Im Rendezvous Ballroom in L.A. treten die Beach Boys neben Dick Dale, den Surfaris (eine Teenager Gruppe aus Glendora) und den Challengers auf. In der Pause spielen sie 2 Songs und kommen sehr gut an. Dick Dale, ehemals Country- und Rockabilly-Mchtegern-Star bestimmt mit seinem stark verhallten Stakkato-Gitarren-Sound, dem Rhytmus seiner  Band die knftigen Generationen von Surfbands.

29.12.1963 - Erstmals taucht in den Billboard-US-Charts der Name Merle Haggard auf. Zwischen  1957  und 1960 hatte er knapp 3 Jahre im Staatsgefngnis St.Quentin wegen Diebstahls gesessen. Nun sang er in den Country Charts "Sing A Sad Song".

30.12.1957 - In Las Vegas heiraten heute Steve Lawrence und Eydie Gorme, beide, einzeln und als Duo erfolgreich mit "Footsteps" und "Blame It on The Bossa Nova".

31.12.1961 - Erstmals treten die Beach Boys unter ihrem Bandnamen auf. 300 $ ist ihre Gage bei ihrem Auftritt in Long Beach , California.

31.12.1985 - Rick Nelson (8.5.40*) strzt mit seiner Band Stone Canyon Band mit seinem Privatjet ab. Keiner berlebt.


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Baby Love (1968, Rocksteady Crew)
Bloom, Eric (1944, Blue ster Cult)
Densmore, John (1944, Doors)
Dorsey, Lee (1986, Snger; Songschreiber; Todestag)
Grima, Charlie (1944, Wizzard)
Jansen, Steve (1959, Japan)
Michell, Keith (1926, Snger; Schauspieler)
Midler, Bette (1944, Sngerin; Schauspielerin)
Monro, Matt (1930, Snger)
Nelson, Sandy (1938, Gitarrist; Schlagzeuger; Bassist; Pianist)
O'Sullivan, Gilbert (1946, Snger)
Pastorius, Jaco (1951, Weather Report; Bassist)
Paul, Billy (1934, Snger)
Rawls, Lou (1935, Snger; Songschreiber)
Reid, Sam (1963, Glass Tiger)
Thomas, Peter (1925, Komponist)
van der Waal, Klassje (1949, Shocking Blue)
Weber, Felix (1960, Relax)



Blue, David (1982, Snger; Gitarrist; Pianist; Komponist; Todestag)
Bluechel Jr., Ted (1942, Association)
Dennis, Rudolph "Garth" (1949, Black Uhuru)
McDonald, Michael (1952, Doobie Brothers; Steely Dan; Keyboarder)
McGuinnes, Tom (1941, Manfred Mann; McGuinness Flint)
Munden, Dave (1943, Tremeloes)
Savage, Rick (1960, Def Leppard)
Veres, Mariska (2006, Shocking Blue, Todestag)
Youngblood, Sydney (1960, Snger; Gitarrist)



Barlow, "Buffalo" Bruce (1948, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen)
Barnes, Don (1952, 38 Specials)
Brokken, Corry (1932, Sngerin)
Hoffmann, Michael (1950, Hoffmann & Hoffmann)
Husky, Ferlin (1925, Countrysnger; Gitarrist; Songschreiber; Filmschauspieler)
Lewis, Ken (1942, Flowerpot Men; Ivy League)
Malcolm, Vic (1946, Geordie)
McTell, Ralph (1944, Snger; Komponist)
Morgan, Jaye P. (1931, Sngerin)
Nicholas, Paul (1945, Snger; Pianist; Schauspieler)
Osbourne, Ozzy (1948, Black Sabbath)
Reynolds, Jody (1938, Snger; Gitarrist)
Shulman, Raymond (1949, Gentle Giant)
Stevens, Nicky (1951, Brotherhood Of Man)
Thomas, Mickey (1948, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship)
van Geffen, Hans (1948, Hank The Knife & The Jets)
Williams, Andy (1928, Snger)



Anderson, G. G. (1949, Schlagersnger; Schlagzeuger; Produzent; Komponist)
Bolin, Tommy (1976, Deep Purple; Gitarrist; Todestag)
Cannon, Freddy (1939, Snger; Gitarrist)
Heywood, Eddie (1915, Jazzpianist; Komponist)
Hillman, Chris (1942, Byrds; Flying Burrito Brothers)
Martindale, Wink (1934, DJ)
Mosley, Bob (1942, Moby Grape)
Rossington, Gary (1951, Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Wilson, Dennis (1944, Beach Boys)
Zappa, Frank (1993, Mothers Of Invention; Snger; Gitarrist; Songschreiber, Todestag)



Cale, J.J. (1938, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist)
Dreilich, Herbert (1942, Karat)
Fat Larry James (1987, Fat Larry's Band; Todestag)
Kim, Andy (1946, Archies; Snger; Songschreiber)
Little Richard (1932, Snger; Tastenspieler; Komponist)
Messina, Jim (1947, Buffalo Springfield; Loggins & Messina)
Nemes, Les (1960, Haircut 100)
Robertson, Don (1922, Pianist; Songschreiber)
Serrato, Eduardo Delogado "Eddie" (1945, ? & The Myterians)
Sideras, Lucas (1944, Aphrodite's Child)
Squires, Ricky (1956, Dead End Kids)
Williamson, Sonny Boy (1899, Snger; Mundharmonikaspieler)



Brubeck, Dave (1920, Pianist; Komponist)
Buck, Peter (1956, R.E.M.)
Buckler, Rick (1955, Jam)
Fryer, Fritz (1944, Four Pennies)
Grob, Jeffrey (1950, Looking Glass)
King, Jonathan (1944, One Hundred Ton And A Feather; Piglets; Shag; Snger; Musikjournalist; Songschreiber; Produzent)
Leadbelly (1949, Snger; Gitarrist; Todestag)
Mller-Westernhagen, Marius (1948, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist; Schauspieler)
Orbison, Roy (1988, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist; Todestag)
Rhoads, Randy (1956, Quiet Riot)
Simmonds, Kim (1947, Savoy Brown)
Tudor-Pole, Edward (1955, Tenpole Tudor)
Vitous, Miroslav (1947, Weather Report)
West, Keith (1943, Snger)



Bennett, Boyd (1924, Snger)
Brcken, Claudia (1963, Propaganda)
Chapin, Harry (1942, Snger; Gitarrist)
Clark, Dee (1990, Snger; Todestag)
Fabric, Bente (1924, Bandleader; Pianist)
Nolan, Mike (1954, Bucks Fizz)
Prima, Louis (1911, Snger; Bandleader; Trompeter; Schauspieler)
Ros, Edmundo (1910, Bandleader; Snger; Schlagzeuger)
Taylor, Richard (1987, Manhattans; Todestag)
Waits, Tom (1949, Snger; Gitarrist; Keyboarder; Komponist; Schauspieler)



Allman, Gregg (1947, Allman Brothers Band)
Baker, George (1944, Snger; George Baker Selection)
Butler, Jerry (1939, Impressions; Snger)
Collen, Phil (1957, Def Leppard)
Cuccurullo, Warren (1956, Duran Duran; Frank Zappa)
Davis Jr., Sammy (1925, Snger; Musiker; Filmschauspieler; Unterhalter)
Elliott, Bobby (1942, Hollies)
Fox, Noosha (1944, Fox)
Galway, James (1939, Fltist)
Higgins, Bertie (1944, Snger; Schlagzeuger; Songschreiber)
Knight, Graham (1946, Marmalade)
Kokomo (1931, Pianist)
Lennon, John (1980, Beatles; Snger; Songschreiber; Todestag)
Marsh, Henry (1948, Sailor)
Morrison, Jim (1943, Doors; Snger)
Pickens, Lee (1943, Bloodrock)
Robbins, Marty (1982, Snger; Todestag)
Rutherford, Paul (1959, Frankie Goes To Hollywood)
Shulman, Ray (1949, Simon Dupree & The Big Sound)
van Haaften, Jan (1946, Hank The Knife & The Jets)
Voulzy, Laurent (1948, Snger)



Armatrading, Joan (1950, Sngerin; Gitarristin)
Askew, Steve (1957, Kajagoogoo)
Brickley, Shirley (1944, Orlons)
Byrd, Donald (1932, Blackbyrds)
Danko, Rick (1943, Band)
Dunaway, Dennis (1948, Alice Cooper)
Innes, Neil (1944, Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band; McGuinness Flint)
Osmond, Donny (1957, Osmonds; Donny & Marie Osmond; Snger)
Strain, Sammy (1940, Little Anthony & The Imperials; O'Jays)
Vance, Kenny (1943, Jay & The Americans)
Wells, Junior (1934, Bluessnger; Mundharmonikaspieler; Komponist)



Cleaves, Jessica (1948, Earth, Wind & Fire; Friends Of Distinction)
Deanne, Geoff (1954, Modern Romance)
Dey, Susan (1952, Partridge Family)
Hardcastle, Paul (1957, Snger; Keybarder; Komponist)
Harkin, Brenden (1948, Kool & The Gang)
Keffort, Ace (1946, Move)
Orange, Walter "Clyde" (1946, Commodores)
Redding, Otis (1967, Snger; Komponist; Todestag)
Sarstedt, Peter (1942, Snger; Gitarrist; Songschreiber)
Smart, Keith (1946, Wizzard)
Stuart, Chad (1941, Chad & Jeremy)
Tavares, Ralph (1945, Tavares)
Young, Faron (1996, Snger; Todestag)



Cooke, Sam (1964, Snger; Songschreiber; Todestag)
Gates, David (1940, Bread)
Jackson, Jermaine (1954, Jacksons/Jackson 5; Snger; Komponist)
Lee, Brenda (1944, Sngerin)
Pickett, Robert (1945, Sugarloaf)
Prado, Perez (1916, Tastenspieler; Songschreiber)
Ray, Rita (1954, Darts; Rocky Sharp & The Replays)
Storz, Erich (1927, Eichner-Duo; Snger; Texter; Komponist; Musikverleger)
Thornton, Big Mama (1926, Blues-Sngerin; Komponistin)
Wilson, J. Frank (1941, J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers)



Baird, Dan (1953, Georgia Satellites)
Berndt, Cisco (1942, Truck Stop)
Betts, Dickey (1943, Allman Brothers Band)
Blue, Barry (1950, Snger; Komponist)
Bonnet, Graham (1947, Marbles; Rainbow; Snger; Gitarrist)
Bunker, Clive (1946, Jethro Tull)
Chenier, Clifton (1987, Snger; Komponist; Todestag)
Clusky, Declan (1942, Bachelors)
Curnin, Cy (1957, Fixx)
Dreilich, Herbert (2004, Karat; Todestag)
E., Sheila (1959, Sngerin; Gitarristin; Keyboarderin; Bassistin; Komponistin)
Farrell, Louie (1947, Gun)
Francis, Connie (1938, Sngerin)
Halliday, Hugh (1944, Unit Four Plus Two)
Heron, Mike (1942, Incredible String Band; Komponist; Multi-Instrumentalist)
Jackson, Ray (1948, Lindisfarne)
Kirkham, Terry (1941, Association)
Kiz (1956, Snger)
Kulick, Bruce (1953, Kiss)
Mulder, Ruud (1952, Spargo)
Scala, Ralph (1947, Blues Magoos)
Simon, Scott Gared (1948, Sha-Na-Na)
Sinatra, Frank (1915, Snger; Schauspieler)
Smith, Mike (1943, Dave Clark Five)
St. John, Mark (1953, Kiss)
Stewart, Ian (1985, Rolling Stones; Todestag)
Turner, Ike (2007, Ike & Tina Turner; Todestag)
Tyner, Rob (1944, Mc Five)
Ward, Alan (1945, Honeycombs)
Warwick, Dionne (1940, USA For Africa; Sngerin)
Washington Jr., Grover (1943, Saxophonist; Songschreiber)
Williams, Tony (1945, Herbie Hancock; Snger; Schlagzeuger)



Averre, Berton (1954, Knack)
Baxter, Jeffrey "Skunk" (1948, Doobie Brothers; Steely Dan)
Best, Nathaniel (1960, O'Jays)
Caines, Ron (1944, East Of Eden)
Gomez, Tony (1948, Foundations)
Heino (1938, Snger)
Jrgens, Curd (1915, Snger; Schauspieler)
Kurzhals, Thomas (1953, Karat)
Nugent, Ted (1948, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist)
O'List, David (1948, Nice; Roxy Music)
Volkmann, Peter (1951, Relax)
Webb, Marti (1944, Sngerin)



Allen, Frank (1943, Searchers)
Bach, Rainer (1947, Truck Stop)
Birkin, Jane (1946, Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg; Schauspielerin)
Duke, Patty (1946, Sngerin; Schauspielerin)
Krger, Mike (1951, Snger; Schauspieler)
McAuley, Jack (1946, Them)
Phillips, Anthony (1951, Genesis)
Rich, Charlie (1932, Countrysnger; Songschreiber; Pianist)
Ryanes, Warren (1937, Monotones [US])
Vincent, Joyce (1946, Dawn)
Washington, Dinah (1963, Sngerin; Pianistin; Todestag)
Williams, Cliff (1949, AC/DC)
Winter, Kurt (1997, Guess Who; Todestag)



Appice, Carmine (1946, Vanilla Fudge)
Beggs, Nick (1961, Kajagoogoo)
Birdsong, Cindy (1939, Supremes)
Clark, Dave (1942, Dave Clark Five)
Diamond, Dinky (1950, Sparks)
Justice, Jimmy (1939, Snger)
Knneke, Evelyn (1921, Sngerin; Schauspielerin)
Ray, Harry (1946, Moments)
Simonon, Paul (1955, Clash)
Wallace, Jerry (1928, Snger; Gitarrist)



Anderson, Benny (1946, Abba)
Barrenechea, Javier Garay (1946, Mocedades)
Denver, Karl (1932, Snger)
Gibbson, Billy (1949, ZZ Top)
Hicks, Tony (1943, Hollies)
Larson, Nicolette (1997, Sngerin; Todestag)
MacKenna, Barry (1939, Dubliners)
Mangano, Silvana (1989, Schauspielerin; Sngerin; Todestag)
Ross, Jack (1982, Nachtclub-Entertainer; Trompeter; Todestag)
Sylvester (1988, Snger; Komponist; Todestag)
Tinsley, Mick (1940, Hedgehoppers Anonymous)



Barrett, Carlton (1950, Bob Marley & The Wailers; Upsetters)
Bonfati, Jim (1948, Raspberries)
Breck, Freddy (2008, Snger; Produzent; Komponist; Todestag)
Butterfield, Paul (1941, Snger; Mundharmonikaspieler; Komponist)
Dallin, Sarah (1961, Bananarama)
Dee, Dave (1941, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich)
Gane, Mark (1953, Martha & The Muffins)
Hutchinson, Wanda (1951, Emotions)
Kendricks, Eddie (1939, Temptations; Snger)
Lanon, Arthur (1937, Neville Brothers)
Mills, Mike (1958, R.E.M.)
Murray, Ruby (1996, Sngerin; Todestag)
Rodgers, Paul (1949, Bad Company; Free)
Steele, Tommy (1936, Vipers Skiffle Group; Snger)
Way, Darryl (1948, Curved Air)



Andrews, Sam (1941, Big Brother & The Holding Company)
Bcaud, Gilbert (2001, Snger; Komponist; Todestag)
Best, Elke (1956, Sngerin)
Cauchi, Les (1942, Brooklyn Bridge)
Chandler, Chas (1938, Animals; Bassist)
De Angelo, Nino (1963, Snger)
de Wolff, Rudy (2000, Blue Diamonds; Todestag)
Easton, Elliot (1953, Cars)
Gask, Buddy (1948, Showaddywaddy)
Johnson, Martha (1950, Martha & The Muffins)
Leonard, Deke (1944, Man)
Natasha (1956, Sngerin)
Richards, Keith (1943, Rolling Stones; Snger; Gitarrist; Pianist)
Roth, Ulrich (1954, Scorpions)
Schieder, Illo (1923, Sngerin)



Carrell, Rudi (1934, Entertainer; Snger)
Clarke, Michael (1993, Byrds; Firefall; Flying Burrito Brothers; Todestag)
Lee, Alvin (1944, Ten Years After)
Limahl (1958, Kajagoogoo; Snger)
McEuen, John (1945, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Murphy, Walter (1952, Pianist)
Ochs, Phil (1940, Snger; Komponist)
Piaf, Edith (1915, Sngerin; Songschreiberin)
White, Maurice (1941, Earth, Wind & Fire)
Yanovsky, Zal (1944, Lovin' Spoonful)



Baker, Anita (1957, Sngerin)
Bauer, Robert (1964, Teens)
Cinquetti, Gigliola (1947, Sngerin)
Colomby, Bobby (1944, Blood, Sweat & Tears)
Courtney, Lloyd (1947, Arrival)
Criss, Peter (1947, Kiss)
Darin, Bobby (1973, Snger; Komponist; Todestag)
Dias, Denny (1946, Steely Dan)
Parsons, Alan (1948, Alan Parsons Project)
Ward, Anita (1957, Sngerin)
Wright, Steve (1948, Easybeats)



Clare, Kenny (1984, Sounds Orchestral; Todestag)
Dalton, John (1947, Creation; Kinks)
Gordon, Barry (1948, Snger)
James, Laughton (1946, Cupid's Inspiration)
Jeffreys, Paul Avron (1988, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel; Todestag)
Johnson, Alan (1957, Real Life)
King, Albert (1992, Bluessnger; Gitarrist; Schlagzeuger; Todestag)
McCrae, Gwen (1943, Sngerin)
Paul (1940, Paul & Paula)
Peek, Kevin (1946, Sky)
Thomas, Carla (1942, Sngerin)
Wilsher, Mick (1945, New Vaudeville Band)
Wilson, Carl (1946, Beach Boys; Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts)
Wright, Betty (1953, Sngerin)
Zappa, Frank (1940, Mothers Of Invention; Snger; Gitarrist; Songschreiber)



De Angelis, Guido (1944, Oliver Onions)
Gibb, Maurice (1949, Bee Gees)
Gibb, Robin (1949, Bee Gees; Snger)
Gurley, James (1939, Big Brother & The Holding Company)
Holm, Nino (1950, Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung)
Jenkins, Barry (1944, Animals; Nashville Teens)
Nielsen, Rick (1946, Cheap Trick)
Williams, Alan (1948, Rubettes)



Bender, Ariel (1948, Mott The Hoople)
Contardo, John Pasquale (1951, Sha-Na-Na)
Dupree, Robbie (1946, Snger; Gitarrist)
Grosvenor, Luther (1948, Mott The Hoople; Stealer's Wheel)
Hamilton, Dan (1994, Joe Frank Hamilton & Reynolds; Todestag)
Hardin, Tim (1941, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist)
Kaukonen, Jorma (1940, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship)
Kidd, Johnny (1939, Johnny Kidd & The Pirates)
Murray, Dave (1955, Iron Maiden)
Phillips, Esther (1935, Sngerin)
Record, Eugene (1940, Chi-Lites)
Schneider, Helen (1952, Sngerin; Songschreiberin)



Akkerman, Jan (1946, Focus)
Burden, Ian (1957, Human League)
Dorsey, Lee (1924, Snger; Songschreiber)
Granda, Michael (1950, Ozark Mountain Daredevils)
Holiday, Tony (1951, Snger)
Kilmister, Ian "Lemmy" (1945, Motorhead)
Lemmy (1945, Hawkwind; Motorhead & Girlschool)
Marterie, Ralph (1914, Trompeter; Bandleader)
Pohlmann, Beppo (1951, Gebrder Blattschu)



Brown, James (2006, Snger; Komponist; Todestag)
Buffett, Jimmy (1946, Snger; Komponist)
Campbell, Robin (1954, UB40)
Daughtry, Eugene "Bird" (1994, Intruders; Todestag)
Edwards, John (1944, Spinners)
Horton, Billy (1929, Silhouettes)
Isley, O'Kelly (1937, Isley Brothers)
Kenner, Chris (1929, Snger; Songschreiber)
Lennox, Annie (1954, Eurythmics; Tourists; Songschreiberin)
Martin, Dean (1995, Snger; Schauspieler; Todestag)
Martin, Tony (1912, Snger; Saxophonist; Schauspieler)
McShee, Jacqui (1943, Pentangle)
Rainford, Tina (1946, Sngerin)
Redding, Noel (1945, Jimi Henrix; Bassist; Gitarrist; Komponist)
Vestine, Henry (1944, Canned Heat)



Beek, Pierre J. (1945, Hank The Knife & The Jets)
Busse, Michael (1956, Spider Murphy Gang)
Carpender, Bob (1946, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Edwards, Gordon (1946, Kinks; Pretty Things)
Fakir, Abdul "Duke" (1935, Four Tops)
Humphries, Les (2007, Snger; Les Humphries Singers; Todestag)
Jones, Michael (1950, B.T. Express)
Spector, Phil (1940, Teddy Bears; Songschreiber; Produzent)
Witherington, Steve (1953, Ace)



Austin, Roy (1943, Rockin' Berries)
Buchner, Hans Jrgen (1944, Haindling)
Byrom, Larry (1948, Steppenwolf)
Jones, Mick (1944, Foreigner)
Knopfler, David (1952, Dire Straits)
Luman, Bob (1978, Rockabilly-Snger; Songschreiber; Gitarrist; Todestag)
Maguire, Leslie (1941, Gerry & The Pacemakers)
Pinder, Mike (1941, Moody Blues)
Rowberry, Dave (1943, Animals)



Benett, "Sergant" Dwight (1945, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap)
Brukes, Clive (1949, Groundhogs)
Chilton, Alex (1950, Box Tops; Snger; Gitarrist)
Clayderman, Richard (1953, Pianist)
Diamonde, Dick (1947, Easybeats)
Hodges, Chas (1943, Chas & Dave)
Neville, Charles (1938, Neville Brothers)
Otis, Johnny (1921, Snger; Bandleader; Schlagzeuger; Vibraphonist; Tastenspieler; Songschreiber)
Shephard, Gerry (1951, Glitter Band)
Staples, Roebuck "Pop" (1915, Staple Singers)
Williams, Billy (1910, Snger)
Wilson, Dennis (1983, Beach Boys; Todestag)
Winter, Edgar (1946, Snger; Tastenspieler; Saxophonist; Songschreiber)



Cribbins, Bernard (1928, Snger; Schauspieler; Komiker)
Ellimann, Yvonne (1951, Sngerin)
Faithfull, Marianne (1946, Sngerin; Komponistin)
Gibbons, Michael (1953, Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods)
Hardin, Tim (1980, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist; Todestag)
Parissi, Robert (1950, Wild Cherry)
Powell, Cozy (1947, Emerson, Lake & Palmer; Rainbow; Schlagzeuger; Songschreiber)
Spinosa, Charlie (1948, John Fred & His Playboy Band)
Summers, Jerry (1949, Dovells)
Thomas, Ray (1941, Moody Blues)



Davis, Skeeter (1931, Snger)
Diddley, Bo (1928, Snger; Gitarrist; Komponist)
Farrell, Bobby (2010, Boney M.; Todestag)
Hartford, John (1937, Snger; Saitenspieler; Komponist)
Jones, Davy (1945, Monkees)
Lynne, Jeff (1947, ELO; Move)
Nesmith, Michael (Mike) (1942, Monkees; Gitarrist)
Shannon, Del (1939, Snger; Songschreiber)
Smith, Patti (1946, Sngerin; Songschreiberin; Malerin; Buchautorin)
Stewart, Dave (1950, Snger; Tastenspieler; Songschreiber)
Ullman, Tracey (1959, Sngerin; Schauspielerin)
Walter (1939, Walter & Agathe)



Alford, John Brian (1939, Allisons)
Allen, Rex (1920, Snger; Schauspieler)
Cramer, Floyd (1987, Pianist; Todestag)
Cummings, Burton (1947, Guess Who; Snger; Keyboarder; Komponist)
Denver, John (1943, Countrysnger; Gitarrist; Komponist)
Hamilton, Tom (1951, Aerosmith)
Hensch, Friedel (1990, Friedel Hensch & Die Cyprys; Todestag)
Ingram, Willy Ray (1950, Spider Murphy Gang)
Leismann, Werner (1936, Renate & Werner Leismann)
Lietz, Klaus Peter "Leo" (1943, Lords)
Malmkvist, Siw (1936, Sngerin; Schauspielerin)
Nelson, Ricky (1985, Snger; TV-Star; Schauspieler; Todestag)
Quaife, Peter (1943, Kinks)
Roberts, Paul (1959, Stranglers)
Robinson, Roy (1945, Titanic)
Stapleton, Cyril (1914, Snger)
Summer, Donna (1948, Sngerin)
Summers, Andy (1942, Police)


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