Monday, November 22, 2010

November 21 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Bjork!


Musicians Born On November 21

1941 David Porter (writer B-A-B-Y, Hold On I'm Coming)
1941 Dr John (Right Place, Wrong Time)
1948 Lonnie Jordan (War)
1950 Livingstone Taylor (I Will Be in Love with You)
1965 Peter Koppes (The Church)
1957 Jim Brown (UB40)
1965 Bjork
1967 Margret Ornolfsdottir (The Sugarcubes)
1968 Alex James (Blur)

Number 1 In The Charts On November 21

1960 Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs: 'Stay' US 45
1970 Jimi Hendrix: 'Voodoo Chile' UK 45
1970 Partridge Family: 'I Think I Love You' US 45
1981 David Bowie and Queen: 'Under Pressure' UK 45
1981 Olivia Newton-John: 'Physical' US 45
1987 T'Pau: 'Bridge of Spies' UK LP
1987 Billy Idol: 'Mony Mony' US 45
1992 Charles and Eddie : Would I Lie To You : UK single
1992 Cher : Cher's Greatest Hits 1965-1992 : UK LP
1998 George Michael : Ladies and Gentlemen-The Best Of : UK LP

Various Music Events On November 21

1959 Alan Freed is dropped by WABC New York when he refuses to sign an affidavit stating he never took money to play records

1963 Dusty Springfield debuts on UK chart with 'I Only Want to Be with You'

1967 Who release 'The Who Sell Out' LP in US

1976 Chelsea plays its final gig with Billy Idol in line-up

1980 Don Henley arrested when a naked sixteen-year-old girl is found suffering from the effects of drugs in his LA apartment

1987 Hooters' 'Satellite' hits UK chart

1990 Mick Jagger marries Jerry Hall

1995 The "Beatles Anthology I" sets a first-day sales record, selling 450,000 copies.

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