We Miss You Brian! Happy Birthday!
Musician’s Born On This Day On Feb 25
1942 Brian Jones (Rolling Stones)
1943 Barbara Acklin (Love Makes a Woman)
1957 Ian Stanley (Tears for Fears)
1957 Phil Gould (Level 42)
1957 Cindy Wilson (B52s)
1967 Marcus Lillington (Breathe)
Deaths On This Day
1968 Frankie Lymon (and the Teenagers)
1974 Bobby Bloom (Montego Bay)
No. 1 In The Charts on Feb 25
1958 Perry Como: Magic Moments UK 45
1968 Esther and Abi Ofarim: Cinderella Rockefella UK 45
1970 Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Water US 45
1976 Rhythm Heritage: Theme from S.W.A.T. US 45
1998 Celine Dion : My Heart Will Go On : US single
Various Music Events On Feb 28
1958 Little Richard’s Good Golly Miss Molly hits UK chart.
1963 On the tour bus from York to Shrewsbury, John Lennon and Paul McCartney write From Me to You (based on NME letters column).
1966 CBS labs develop a metal disc that reproduces motion pictures through a TV set.
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool closes with debts of £70,000.
1970 Matthew Fisher leaves Procol Harum.
1970 Led Zeppelin play Copenhagen, as The Nobs.
1970 Frank Zappa’s Hot Rats hits UK LP chart.
1976 Gallagher and Lyle’s Breakaway hits UK LP chart.
1977 Ray Charles attacked onstage by a man who tries to strangle him with a rope.
1996 At the Grammys,Hootie and the Blowfish are named Best New Artist. Alanis Morissette wins four Grammy’s including Best Album for “Jagged Little Pill.”
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