September 1 – Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Barry Gibb!

Musicians Born On September 1

1927 Tommy Evans (Drifters)
1941 Roy Head (Treat Her Right)
1944 Archie Bell (Archie Bell and the Drells)
1946 Gregg Errico (Sly and the Family Stone)
1947 Barry Gibb (Bee Gees)
1955 Bruce Foxton (Jam)
1957 Gloria Estefan (Don’t Wanna Lose You)
1970 DJ Spigg Nice (Lost Boyz)

Number 1 In The Charts On September 1

1962 Tommy Roe: ‘Sheila’ US 45
1973 Rod Stewart: ‘Sing it Again’ UK LP
1984 Tina Turner: ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It’ US 45
1990 Sweet Sensation : If Wishes Came True : US single
1990 Prince : Graffiti Bridge : UK LP

Various Music Events On September 1

1956 Elvis Presley buys his mum a pink Cadillac
1967 Boz Scaggs joins Steve Miller Band
1972 Rolling Stones sue their former manager Alan Klein for ‘falsely representing the group with intent to deceive’.
1973 10CC takes band on to UK LP chart for the first time
1973 Bob Dylan hits US chart with ‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door’, his sixth Top 20 single
1973 Rolling Stones begin a twenty-date European tour in Vienna
1976 Lou Adler, Ode Records boss, is kidnapped at gunpoint from his Malibu home. His release costs $25,000
1977 Blondie sign for Chrysalis Records
1979 Madness enter UK chart for the first time with ‘The Prince’
1979 INXS play first gig at Oceanview Hotel, Toukley
1986 Madness announce their split

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