1994 – Michael Stipe signs a movie development deal with New Line Cinema this day in rock history! Where are these movies??? And did he play the bad guy? hmmmm
1994 – The Pointer Sisters receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star on Hollywood Boulevard was originally set to be unveiled in January, but an earthquake struck Los Angeles three days before the scheduled ceremony. The Pointers are the first African-American female music group to receive the honor.
1994 – Eric Clapton is tonight’s special musical guest on the season premiere of Saturday Night Live.
1994 – The Temptations receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1994 – After a Pink Floyd gig in Prague, Dave Gilmour meets with Czech Republic President Vaclav Havel.
1994 – Pianist Nicky Hopkins dies at age 50 in London. Following his performance on the Rolling Stones’ Their Satanic Majesties Request, he became an in-demand session player, making appearances on albums by the Beatles, the Kinks, John Lennon, Rod Stewart, and even Spinal Tap.
1994 – Crosby, Stills and Nash released their After the Storm album in 1994. After 25 years, it would be their last album of new material for Atlantic Records. Highlights of the LP included the songs, “Only Waiting for You” and a cover of the best song ever written, according to a 1999 songwriters poll, […]
1994 – Brian Setzer marries Christine Schmidt. No word on whose quiff was bigger.