2003 – Tori Amos played the first of two nights at the Hammersmith Carling Apollo in London.
1983 – During a solo concert at London’s Hammersmith Odeon, Robert Plant is joined by his old Led Zeppelin cohort Jimmy Page. The two perform “Treat Her Right,” a song that was originally a hit for Roy Head in 1965.
1981 – Appearing at The Hammersmith Palais, London, The Boomtown Rats, tickets £3.50.
1980 – The Plasmatics suffer a blow in London when local authorities tell them they can’t blow up a car onstage at the Hammersmith Odeon.
1979 – Paul McCartney holds the first of three concerts for Kampuchea at London’s Hammersmith Odeon to benefit relief efforts in the war-torn country. Besides the Walrus, the Clash, Elvis Costello, the Who and Rockpile appear on the bill.
1972 – Stevie Wonder kicked off a 15-date UK tour at London’s Hammersmith Odeon.
1970 – Emerson, Lake & Palmer give their debut performance in Plymouth, England. Progressive rock can be a very disreputable subject. No other musical style has been so vilified by the critics and became a synonym for ‘pompous’ and ‘bombastic.’ Almost every music critic in the early ’70’s had something unflattering to write about it. […]
1965 – The Beatles played the last of a 16 night run billed as ‘Another Beatles’ Christmas Show’ that had started on Jan 1st at The Hammersmith Odeon, London.
1964 – The Beatles begin a second annual series of Christmas concerts at London’s Hammersmith Odeon. Support comes from the Yardbirds, Freddie and the Dreamers, Jimmy Saville, Elkie Brooks, Mike Haslam, and the Mike Cotton Sound.
1958 – Gary Numan is born in Hammersmith, England. Lyrics: Here in my car I feel safest of all I can lock all my doors Its the only way to live In cars Here in my car I can only receive I can listen to you It keeps me stable for ( nights ) – […]
1949 – David Coverdale of the groups Whitesnake and Deep Purple is born in Saltburnon- Sea, England. David Coverdale (born September 22, 1951 in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire) is an English rock vocalist most famous for his work with the English hard rock band Deep Purple, and his later band Whitesnake. Career Coverdale, briefly a student […]