2011 – Duran Duran perform for AIDS awareness in Cannes France on This Day in Rock!
2007 – the Live Earth concerts took place around the world with The Police closing the days events in New Jersey. The concerts were organised by former US Vice-President Al Gore, as part of his campaign to “heal the planet”. Rock stars from around the world performed to hundreds of thousands of fans to highlight […]
2006 – Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor quit the band during the US leg of their world tour. A statement on behalf of the group described the relationship with Andy Taylor as unworkable and one that could not be resolved.
1993 – Duran Duran perform their comeback single “Ordinary World” on The Tonight Show. Couldn’t find the tonight show performance, but here is a Hard Rock performance. Lyrics: Came in from a rainy thursday on the avenue Thought I heard you talking softly. I turned on the lights, the tv and the radio Still I […]
1984 – Duran Duran started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘The Reflex’, the group’s first US No.1, also a UK No.1.
1984 – Duran Duran were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Reflex’, the groups second No.1. Lyrics: “You’ve gone too far this time” But I’m dancing on the valentine I tell you somebody’s fooling around With my chances on the dangerline I’ll cross that bridge when I find it Another day to […]
1962 – Born on this day, Nick Rhodes, keyboards, Duran Duran, (1983 UK No.1 single ‘Is There Something I Should Know’, plus 25 other UK Top 40 singles, 1984 US No.1 single ‘The Reflex’), Arcadia, (1985 UK No.7 single ‘Election Day’).
1961 – Andy Taylor, lead guitarist of Duran Duran and the Power Station, is born in Dolver-Hampton, England. His biggest solo hit is “Take It Easy,” a No. 24 single from the film “American Anthem.”
1960 – Born on this day, John Taylor, bass, Duran Duran, (1983 UK No.1 single ‘Is There Something I Should Know’, plus 25 other UK Top 40 singles, 1984 US No.1 single ‘The Reflex’), The Power Station, (1985 UK No.14 single ‘Some Like It Hot’)