1991 – Three members of the English group the Stone Roses are arrested in Monmouth, Wales in connection with yesterday’s raid on the offices of their old record company Revolver Records. Ian Brown, John Squire and John “Reni” Wren are accused of throwing tins of paint over Paul Burch, MD of Revolver, his girlfriend and […]
1991 – The Stone Roses attack the offices of their former record company, Revolver Records. During the fracas, Revolver Records MD Paul Birch, his girlfriend and his Mercedes are doused in paint by the English group, who are angry over the unauthorized re-release of their old material.
1991 – 22 years to the day that The Beatles played live on the roof of their London offices, Manchester band James played a live set on the roof of Manchester’s Piccadilly radio station attracting several thousand on-lookers.
1991 – At The American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Gloria Estefan makes her first live performance since injuring her back in a bus accident while on tour.
1991 – Queen had their second UK No.1 with ‘Innuendo’. It was the third longest No.1 song of all time behind The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ and Simple Minds ‘Belfast Child’.
1991 – German duo Enigma went to No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘ MCMXC’ featuring the UK No. 1 single ‘Sadness Part 1’.
1991 – Cher made a special video for the troops involved in Desert Storm during the gulf war. Cher’s Video Canteen, featured Janet Jackson, Paul Simon, Van Halen and Bonnie Raitt.
1991 – Paul McCartney records a performance for MTV’s Unplugged.
1991 – Janet Jackson went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Love Will Never Do’, her 5th US No.1, a No.31 hit in the UK.
1991 – Enigma went to No.1 for one week on the UK singles chart with ‘Sadness Part One’. As Enigma is primarily an electronic music production, I assume you had a long standing interest in this area, so what artists influenced you to explore this direction right from the start? Influences, I’d have to say […]
1991 – the first of three nights at Wembley Arena for The Brits 91, which featured the Happy Mondays, James, 808 state, The Cure, Jesus Jones, The Quire Boys, Thunder and The Little Angels. Tickets £12.50 ($21.25) for each day.
1991 – During an AC/DC North American tour three fans were killed during a crush in a crowd at a gig in Salt Lake City.