1990 – Bonnie Raitt : Nick of Time : US LP is no. 1 chart topper. Lyrics: Hey! Shut up. Dont lie to me. Hey! Mister, how do you do. Oh pardon me I thought I knew you. Would you stand back baby cause I want to get a better look. The big man who […]
1990 – Gloria Estefan of Miami Sound Machine fractures a vertebra when a tractor slams into her tour bus near Scranton, Pa.
1990 – Rick Grech, bass player with Family, Blind Faith and Traffic died of kidney and liver failure.
1990 – Whitney Houston headlines an AIDS benefit concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The concert, dubbed “That’s What Friends Are For,” also celebrates the 15th anniversary of Arista Records.
1990 – Stu Sweatman Jams with blues great “Johnny Lee Hooker” at Talk of the town in Vallejo California. He signs His guitar as a keepsake. Jamed on ‘Boom, boom, boom’. http://www.stusweatman.com http://www.myspace.com/stusweatman
1990 – Michael Jackson was voted artist of the decade at the annual ‘Soul Train Awards.’
1990 – Flea and Chad Smith from The Red Hot Chili Peppers were arrested for sexually harassing a woman on Daytona Beach, Florida. They were each fined $1,000 (£588).
1990 – Nirvana and Tad appeared at the Town Pump in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
1990 – Cher won the worst dressed female, and worst video for ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’, in The Rolling Stone Magazine’s awards, Donny Osmond won the most unwelcome comeback award.
1990 – during a world tour Paul McCartney played the first of 6 sold-out nights at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. The final night was broadcast live to venues in 10 other Japanese cities; Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Kumamoto, Matsuyama, Nagoya, Niigata, Osaka, Sapporp, Sendai and Takamatsu.