1991 – The Record Plant in Hollywood closes. Among the albums recorded at the recording studio and rock hangout were the Eagles’ “Hotel California,” Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” and Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life.” Note: it has since, reopened. Record Plant Studios (also known as just “The Record Plant”) is a famous recording […]
1991 – James Brown is released from a South Carolina prison after serving two years of a six-year sentence.
1991 – Quincy Jones wins six Grammys, including album of the year, for “Back on the Block.” He has won more Grammy Awards than any other individual in pop music.
1991 – Rap group Public Enemy joins Irish singer Sinead O’Connor in boycotting the
1991, The Simpsons were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Do The Bartman.’ “Do the Bartman” is a song from The Simpsons’ 1990 album The Simpsons Sing the Blues. The song leads off the album as the first track and the first single released from it. Shonen Knife released a Japanese language cover […]
1991 – Queen scored their seventh UK No.1 album with ‘Innuendo’ on this day in rock history!
1991 – The Rev. James Cleveland dies in Los Angeles of heart failure at age 59. The gospel artist won four Grammys and recorded more than 100 albums.
1991 – Jesus Jones went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their second LP ‘Doubt.’
1991 – C & C Music Factory started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Gonna Make You Sweat’, a No.3 hit in the UK.
1991 – Sinead O’Connor says she won’t accept any Grammy Awards or attend the ceremony because the show reflects “false and destructive materialistic values.” The Irish pop singer had been nominated in four Grammy categories.
1991 – Sting scored his second UK No.1 album with ‘The Soul Cages’.