1983 Muddy Waters (blues guitarist) dies this day in rock n roll history! McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 , Issaquena County, Mississippi – April 30, 1983 in Westmont, Illinois), better known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician and is generally considered “the Father of Chicago blues”. He is also the actual father of […]
1983 – The original Manfred Mann reunites for a London concert.
1983 – David Bowie started a three week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with the Nile Rodgers produced ‘Let’s Dance’, featuring the title track which made No. 1 on the US and UK singles chart and ‘China Girl.’
1983 – Earl “Fatha” Hines dies of a heart attack. He is 77.
1983 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Come on Eileen,” Dexys Midnight Runners.
1983 – Felix Pappalardi, producer for the group Cream, dies. Age 41.
1983 – Felix Pappalardi dies at age 41 after being shot by his wife in their New York apartment. The producer worked on records by Cream, Hot Tuna, Mountain, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. What a bitch! Rock Star Shot Dead by Peter Mclaughlin and Larry Sutton with Thomas Raftery New York Daily News […]
1983 – Bonnie Tyler went to No.1 on the UK chart with her debut album and only chart topper ‘Faster Than The Speed Of Night.’
1983 – Pete Farndon of the Pretenders dies at the age of 29.