1969 – Born on this day, Timothy Brown, bass player, The Boo Radleys, (1995 UK No.9 single ‘Wake Up Boo’).
1969 – Peter Sarstedt: Where Do You Go To My Lovely UK 45
1969 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Everyday People,” Sly & the Family Stone.
1969 – The Beatles begin their sessions for Abbey Road with a take of “I Want You (She’s So Heavy).”
1969 – Oz magazine reviews Led Zeppelin’s first album. Writer Felix Dennis says the debut “defies immediate classification or description, simply because it’s so obviously a turning point in rock music that only time proves capable of shifting it into eventual perspective.”
1969 – A film called Candy, which stars Marlon Brando, Richard Burton, James Coburn, John Huston, Walter Matthau, Sugar Ray
1969 – A film called Candy, which stars Marlon Brando, Richard Burton, James Coburn, John Huston, Walter Matthau, Sugar Ray Robinson and Ringo Starr, makes it premiere. The film received an X rating because of a scene where Candy (played by Ewa Aulin) and the Mexican gardener, Emanuel (Ringo Starr), have sex. Other characters also […]
1969 – Lulu, best known for her hit single “To Sir with Love,” marries Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees.
1969 – This week’s UK Top 5 singles: No.5, ‘Dancing In The Street’, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, No.4, ‘I’m Gonna Make You Love Me’, Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations, No.3, ‘Where Do You Go To’ Peter Sarstedt, No.2, ‘Blackberry Way’, The Move, and No.1, ‘Half As Nice’ Amen Corner.’
1969 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience appeared at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
1969 – Johnny Cash records a session in Nashville, Tenn., with Bob Dylan. “Girl from the North Country” is the only duet released from the session.