1993 – Aerosmith release their much-loved single “Cryin’.”
1993 – The Manic Street Preachers played a sold out gig at the Marquee Club, London.
1993 – In concert, Don Henley dedicates his cover of “It’s Not Easy Being Green” to President Clinton.
1993 – Singer Lyle Lovett marries actress Julia Roberts in Marion, Ind. They announce a divorce almost two years later. Lovett and Roberts met while filming the 1992 movie “The Player.”
1993 – Isley Brother Ron Isley marries Angela Winbush.
1993 – the first of the three day Glastonbury Festival in England featured Suede, Belly, Lemonheads, The Orb, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, Verve, Porno For Pyros and Teenage Fan Club. Tickets cost £58 ($98.60) for the three days.
1993 – The U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear an appeal from John Fogerty. He’s hoping to recoup legal fees from a copyright battle with the other members of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Picture: John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival
1993 – The U.S. Postal Service releases a set of seven stamps featuring rock and blues legends. The featured performers are Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington and Elvis Presley. A separate Presley stamp was also issued earlier in the year.
1993 – “What’s Love Got To Do With It”, the film biography of Ike and Tina Turner, opens nationally in America.
1993 – The U.S. Postal Service debuts its Legends of American Music, Rock and Roll-Rhythm and Blues stamp collection, featuring Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington, and Elvis Presley.
1993 – Conway Twitty dies at age 59 of a ruptured stomach vessel after collapsing in his tour bus after a show in Branson, Mo. He scored 39 No. 1 Chart Toppers country hits – including four duets with Loretta Lynn – among them “Hello Darlin’,” “You’ve Never Been This Far Before” and “Happy Birthdays […]