March 11 – Today In Rock Music History

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Musician’s Born On This Day March 11

1940 Mike Hugg (Manfred Mann)
1944 Rick Rothwell (Mindbenders)
1945 Harvey Mandel (Wade in the Water)
1947 Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge)
1948 George Kooymans (Golden Earring)
1950 Bobby McFerrin
1955 Nina Hagen
1961 Bruce Watson (Big Country)
1961 Mike Percy (Dead or Alive)

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Number 1 In The Charts On March 11

1965 Tom Jones: It’s Not Unusual UK 45
1967 Supremes: Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone US 45
1972 Harry Nilsson: Without You UK 45
1972 Neil Young: Harvest UK LP
1972 Neil Young: Harvest US LP
1978 Kate Bush: Wuthering Heights UK 45
1989 Jason Donovan: Too Many Broken Hearts UK 45
1995 Bruce Springsteen : Greatest Hits : UK LP
1995 Boyz II Men : II : US LP

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Various Music Events On March 11

1964 Elvis Presley premieres his fourteenth movie, Kissing Cousins

1966 Wilson Pickett performs at the Flamingo Club in London

1976 Paul Simon awarded gold disc for 50 Ways to leave Your Lover.

1977 Slits make their stage debut at London’s Roxy Club, as support to Clash.

1978 Kate Bush’s The Kick Inside hits UK LP chart

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1978 Little Feat hit UK LP chart with Waiting for Columbus

1978 Genesis’s Follow You Follow Me enters UK chart

1988 Brenda Russell hits UK chart with Piano in the Dark

1991 For one week only Janet Jackson holds the record for the largest record deal ever until Michael Jackson signs with Sony a week later. Janet’s deal with Virgin Records is worth $30 million.

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