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Posted on 08/16/2008 5:59:06 PM PDT by andyssister
Today in music history...
2007, a fan of the 1980s pop band Wham! was silenced after becoming the first noise nuisance to be prosecuted by Newcastle city council's night watch team. Brian Turner had tormented neighbors by playing their hit song Last Christmas all night at full volume from 1am onwards. Magistrates fined Turner, of Sandyford, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, £200 and ordered him to pay £215 costs.
2005, P Diddy appeared on the the Today Show and announced that he was altering his stage name again, dropping the "P." and referring to himself simply as "Diddy."
2000, Alan Caddy guitarist with The Tornadoes died. (1962 US No.1 single 'Telstar'.)
1997, on the 20th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death over 30,000 fans descended on Memphis Tennessee for a 10-minute mourning circuit circling his grave. A poll found that almost a third of the fans were keeping an eye out for him in the crowd.
1980, keyboard player Jools Holland left Squeeze, (he re-joined in 1985).
1977, Elvis Presley was found dead lying on the floor in his bathroom by his girlfriend Ginger Alden, he had been seated on the toilet reading 'The Scientific Search For Jesus'. He died of heart failure at the age of 42. His first record for RCA, Heartbreak Hotel, was also his first US No.1. He starred in 31 films. Elvis holds the record for the most entries on the US Hot 100 chart with 154. Elvis became the first rock 'n' roll artist to be honoured by the US Postal Service with a stamp.
1975, Peter Gabriel announced he was leaving Genesis to go solo.
1970, the final day of the three day UK Yorkshire Folk, Blues & Jazz Festival at Krumlin, Yorkshire, featuring The Kinks, Mungo Jerry, Yes, Ginger Bakers Air Force and Edgar Winter. Weekend tickets, £3.
1969, performing on the second day at Woodstock Music and Art Fair: Quill, Keef Hartley Band, Country Joe McDonald, John Sebastian, Santana, Canned Heat, Mountain, Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead (kind of), Creedence Clearwater Revival, Sly and the family Stone. The Who began at 4 am Sunday, kicking off a 25 song set which included most of the songs from Tommy.
1962, Little Stevie Wonder, (aged 12), released his first single, 'I Call It Pretty Music, (But The Old People Call It The Blues)', the single featured Marvin Gaye on drums.
1938, Blues musician Robert Johnson died. Johnson was a major influence on Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Eric Clapton and Rolling Stones.
1980- Bob Hardy, bass, Franz Ferdinand
1972-Emily Robison, Dixie Chicks
1958- Madonna, (Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone),
1957- Tim Farriss, guitar, INXS
1949-Scott Asheton, drums, Iggy Pop And The Stooges
1948- Barry Hay, Golden Earring
1946- Gordon Fleet, The Easybeats
1945- Gary Loizzo, American Breed
Edgar Winter Group
I am looking for ‘Country Girl’ by Neil Young thats not a cover.
they always put on a high quality show.
Too funny! Any chance you remember what you said?
‘Gabby’ Over The Rainbow
A cover is all I could find, its live though
David Rawlings Machine - “Country Girl”
Once I saw the Arc Angels and was so close to the stage that I was able to steal their set list notebook. There was other info in there, but I didn't call them or anything. ;)
GOD...those harmonics make me cry....the sound on that clip is incredible....that has to be the best live acoustic guitar sound i have ever heard....I don’t follow Tommy a lot but have to say that was as good as it gets, acoustically.
"roosen my road"... LOL
I heard that on 50 First Dates and thought it was a great version of the song. Just goes to show that great music and lyrics can be used in a variety of genres and still melt the wicked heart.
The lyrics capture the moment. Poetry
I'm sorry but you're wrong, Corky and the Juice Pigs- I'm the Only Gay Eskimo
That’s not bad!
I thought it would be something like this...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdoRbc_wxHU
Neil Young Cinnamon Girl
There is this Jap video of a commercial taping gone wrong ;)
Type O Negative & Neil Young - Cinnamon Girl
What were you searching for when you stumbled across the pink lady UFO thinger!?
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Cowgirl in the Sand
That also brings back memories...
The whole Colchester concert in 78 was awesome!!
They are all incredible performers arnt they?
The female androgynous lead guitar and her outfit!
She’s very talented though.
But I must say — I love that little dance they do.
Still trying to figure out how it is she can wobble her knees, twirl her fingers, AND walk forward at the same time.
The Band - The Weight - Woodstock 69
I made a bad link on post 78. I corrected it on post 83.
Just needed a place where I could lay my head
[The Men In Black say it’s not real]
BOC - Then Came the Last Days of May
Yes, “Django” was written in memory of the Belgian gipsy guitarist by the leader of the MJQ, John Lewis. It became their signature piece at every one of MJQ’s concerts.
Why Can’t This Be Love Live (2 versions)
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