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May 25 – Today In Rock Music History

May 25, 2010

Happy Birthday Paul Weller!

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Musician’s Born On May 25

1921 Hal David (Walk on By)
1926 Miles Davis (jazz musician)
1936 Tom T. Hall (American country star)
1942 Brian Davison (Nice)
1943 Poli Palmer (Family)
1945 Dave Lee Travis (DJ)
1947 Jessi Calter (I’m Not Lisa)
1958 Paul Weller (Jam and Style Council)
1975 Lauryn Hill (Fugees)

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Deaths On May 25

1965 Sonny Boy Williamson (Aleck Ford)
1981 Roy Brown (writer of Good Rockin’ Tonight)

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Number 1 In The Charts On May 25

1961 Temperance 7: You’re Driving Me Crazy UK 45
1974 Rick Wakeman: Journey to the Centre of the Earth UK LP
1985 Dire Straits: Brothers in Arms UK LP
1985 Wham!: Everything She Wants US 45
1991 Mariah Carey: I Don’t Wanna Cry US 45
1996 George Michael : Older : UK LP
1998 The Tamperer (feat Maya) : Feel It : UK single

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Various Music Events On May 25

1961 Roy Orbison hits UK chart with Runnin’ Scared

1967 Procol Harum debut on UK chart with A Whiter Shade of Pale

1968 Simon and Garfunkel’s Bookends replaces their own LP The Graduate at the top of US chart

1973 Carole King’s concert in Central Park draws 100,000 people – the biggest crowd there up to this point

1978 The Who perform secret gig to be filmed for the almost-completed Kids Are Alright movie

1985 Chris Rea’s Shamrock Diaries hits UK LP chart

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