Wednesday, December 29, 2010

December 29 - Today In Rock Music History

Happy Birthday Marianne Faithfull!!

Marianne Fithfull, As Tears Go By

Musicians Born On December 29

1942 Ray Thomas (Moody Blues)
1941 Rick Danko (The Band)
1946 Marianne Faithfull (As Tears Go By)
1947 Cozy Powell (UK drummer)
1951 Yvonne Elliman
1970 Glenn Phillips (Toad The Wet Sprocket)

Deaths On December 29

1980 Tim Hardin (If I Were a Carpenter)

Number 1 In The Charts On December 29

1960 Cliff Richard: 'I Love You' UK 45
1973 Jim Croce: 'Time in a Bottle' US 45
1990 Cliff Richard: 'Saviour's Day' UK 45

Various Music Events On December 29

1930 Radio Luxembourg begins transmissions

1956 'The Lonnie Donegan Showcase', a ten-inch LP, enters UK singles chart

1963 Weavers (founded in 1949 by Pete Seeger, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hayes and Fred Hellerman) perform their final concert in Chicago

1966 Beatles begin recordings for 'Penny Lane' at EMI

1967 Dave Mason leaves Traffic

1967 Spencer Davis Group release 'Mr Second Class', their last chart hit

1969 Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band announce split during gig at Lyceum

1975 Grace Slick and Paul Kantner of Jefferson Airplane divorce.

1982 Bob Marley commemorative stamp issued in Jamaica

1994 Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes pleads guilty in Atlanta to arson charges. Her boyfriend's $1 million mansion was destroyed in the blaze.

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