2004 – Jon Bon Jovi becomes a dad for the fourth time – officially. His wife gives birth to a son, Romeo Jon.
2004 – Adan Chalino Sanchez, one of the most promising young regional Mexican acts in the market, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash the night before. He is 19. Sanchez was the son of legendary corrido singer/songwriter Chalino Sanchez, who was murdered 12 years before in Sinaloa, Mexico.
2004 – Jan Berry of Jan and Dean, died at the age of 62, after being in poor health sustained in a 1966 car crash. Had the 1963 US No.1 & UK No.26 single ‘Surf City’, (co written by Beach Boy Brian Wilson). At the height of their fame, Jan and Dean hosted and performed […]
2004 – Roy “Pop” Lewis, patriarch of bluegrass gospel group the Lewis Family, dies at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. He is 98. Lewis and wife Pauline Holloway formed the Lewis Family in 1925. It went on to become one of gospel’s most successful performing families.
2004 – An album Paul Simon recorded in 1965 that has never saw the light of day in America gets its first official release there. “The Paul Simon Songbook,” previously only available as an import and long out-of-print even in that form, is released via Columbia/Legacy. The original 12-track album was recorded in the […]
2004 – Usher releases Confessions, featuring the hit singles “Burn” and “Yeah!” Allegedly inspired by his break-up with TLC’s Chili, the album tops the Billboard 200 chart.
2004 – a new book claimed that Elvis Presley’s ancestors came from a small village called Lonmay in the North East of Scotland. Author Allan Morrison said he’d found evidence that Elvis’s great-great-great-great-great-great grandfather was married in the village 300 years ago.
2004 – Ozzy Osbourne was voted the nation’s favourite ambassador to welcome aliens to planet Earth. The 55 year old singer topped a Yahoo poll as the face people wanted to represent them to alien life.