Happy Birthday Brian Wilson!
Musician’s Born On June 20
1924 Chet Atkins (Nashville guitarist)
1936 Billy Guy (Coasters)
1937 Jerry Keller (Here Comes Summer)
1942 Brian Wilson (Beach Boys)
1946 Anne Murray (You Needed Me)
1960 John Taylor (Duran Duran)
1960 Chris Gibson (Gibson Brothers)
1960 Kelly Johnson (Girlschool)
Number 1 In The Charts On June 20
1963 Gerry and the Pacemakers: I Like It UK 45
1981 Stars on 45: Stars on 45 Medley US 45
1987 Firm: Star Trekkin’ UK 45
1992 Mariah Carey : I’ll Be There : US single
1998 Embrace : The Good Will Out : UK LP
Various Music Events On June 20
1957 Buddy Holly releases Words of Love in the US
1964 Buddy Holly song, Not Fade Away, released in US by Rolling Stones
1969 David Bowie signs with Phillips Records and that day begins re-recording work on previously completed Space Oddity at Trident Studio
1969 Newport Festival (US) begins with Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and Albert King.
1971 First Glastonbury Fayre held with appearance by David Bowie as the highlight
1973 US night of TV nostalgia as Dick Clark celebrates twenty years of American Bandstand
1980 Bob Dylan releases his ‘born again’ LP Saved
1981 Bernie Torme leaves Gillan
1983 Duane Eddy -plays gig in San Francisco at the start of his first US tour for fifteen years
1986 Prince’s Trust concert at Wembley Arena with Paul McCartney, Elton John, Tina Turner, Phil Collins and Mark Knopfler
1996 The Furthur Festival kicks off in Atlanta. The show marks the first time the members of The Grateful Dead perform together since the death of Jerry Garcia.
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