2005 – Sheryl Crow, Christina Aquilera and Tim McGraw participate in a benefit for victims of the tsunami in Southern Asia. The hour-long music and celebrity-driven broadcast airs live at 8 p.m. on the East Coast and is tape-delayed on the West Coast across NBC’s broadcast and cable channels, which include USA Networks, Bravo, Trio, […]
1999 – Bush premiere the video for “Letting the Cables Sleep” on TRL.
1998 – Teen Idol, David Cassidy sells a two-CD set exclusively on cable TV shopping network QVC at 2 p.m. ET. The set, on Slamajama Records, includes his latest album, Old Trick, New Dog, and “David Cassidy’s Partridge Family Favorites,” priced at $18 for both CDs.
1998 – Madonna does a rare live interview at MuchMusic’s Toronto headquarters. MLIM: Madonna Live In Much airs 6-7 p.m. EST on the cable channel.
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 […]
1981 – A Bob Dylan show in Avignon, France, ends in tragedy when a fan is killed after falling on a tangle of electrical cables, knocking the power out. In the midst of the blackout, another concertgoer falls off a wall she was standing on and later dies.
1950 – “Bad to the Bone” bluesman George Thorogood is born in Wilmington, Del. George Thorogood (born February 24, 1950) is a blues-rock performer from Wilmington, Delaware. He was raised on Clearview Avenue in Naamans Gardens, a suburb of Wilmington. Career Thorogood’s demo Better Than the Rest was recorded in 1974 and released in 1979. […]
1949 – Kiss bassist Gene Simmons is born Chaim Witz in Haifa, Israel. Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz (pronounced Haium) on August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-born American hard rock bass guitarist, vocalist, and actor. He is best known as “The Demon,” his blood-spitting, fire-breathing, and tongue-wagging persona in the hard rock band Kiss, an […]