1934 – Chicago soul singer McKinley Mitchell (“The Town I Live In”) is born in Jackson, Miss.
1940 – Ricky Nelson (Eric Hilliard Nelson) is born in Teaneck, N.J. He is the son of TV stars Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. He scores 19 top 10 hits. Among his No. 1 hits are Travelin’ Man and “Poor Little Fool.” Eric Hilliard “Ricky” Nelson, later known as Rick Nelson (May 8, 1940 –December 31, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1940 – Searchers lead singer Tony Jackson is born in Dingle, England this day in rock history!
1941 – Guitarist Steve Cropper of Booker T & The MGs is born in Willow Springs, Mo. He is also a producer, having worked with Jeff Beck and Mitch Ryder, among others. Biography Early life Cropper was born Stephen Lee Cropper on a farm outside Dora, Missouri. In 1950, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1942 – The big man – Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band – is born in Norfolk, Va. He enjoyed a solo hit when he teamed up with Jackson Browne for 1985′s “You’re a Friend of Mine.”
1943- The Nice bassist Lee Jackson is born this day in rock! Keith “Lee” Jackson (born 8 January 1943, in Newcastle upon Tyne) is a British bass player and singer, best known for his work in The Nice. Jackson rose to prominence in the 1960s in the progressive rock group The Nice with keyboardist Keith […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
Mick JaggerAKA Michael Philip Jagger
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Executive summary: Lead singer of the Rolling Stones
Father: Joe Jagger (school teacher, b. 1912, d. 11-Nov-2006 pneumonia)
Mother: Eva Jagger (b. 1913, d. 18-May-2000)
Brother: Chris Jagger (lead singer of Atcha, b. 5-Aug-1949)
Wife: Bianca Jagger (m. 12-May-1971, div. 1979, one daughter)
Wife: Jerry Hall (dated 1976-90, m. 21-Nov-1990, annulled 13-Aug-1999, two daughters, two sons)
Girlfriend: Chrissie Shrimpton (model, dated 1963-66)
Girlfriend: Marianne Faithfull (dated 1964-70)
Girlfriend: Marsha Hunt (actress, dated 1969-70, one daughter)
Girlfriend: Carla Bruni (model, dated 1992)
Girlfriend: Jana Rajlich (model, dated 1996)
Girlfriend: Luciana Gimenez Morad (model, dated 1998-99, one son)
Girlfriend: Vanessa Neuman (South American heiress, dated 1999)
Girlfriend: Sophie Dahl (model, granddaughter of Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal, dated early 2000s)
Girlfriend: Luann Bambrough (“L’Wren Scott”, model, dated 2004-)
Slept with: David Bowie (rock’n'roller)
Slept with: Bebe Buell (model)
Slept with: Janice Dickinson (model)
Slept with: Mackenzie Phillips (actress)
Daughter: Karis Jagger (backstage film worker, b. 4-Nov-1970 with Marsha Hunt)
Daughter: Jade Jagger (jewelry designer, b. 21-Oct-1971 with Bianca Jagger)
Daughter: Elizabeth Scarlett Jagger (model, b. 2-Mar-1984 with Jerry Hall)
Son: James Leroy Augustin Jagger (model, b. 1986 with Jerry Hall)
Daughter: Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger (b. 1993 with Jerry Hall)
Son: Gabriel Luke Beauregard Jagger (b. 1997 with Jerry Hall)
Son: Lucas Morad-Jagger (b. 1999 with Luciana Gimenez Morad)
University: London School of Economics
The Rolling Stones Lead singer
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Knight of the British Empire 2002
Public Urination 18-Mar-1965
Drug Possession: Amphetamine West Wittering, Sussex, England 12-Feb-1967, conviction reversed on appeal
Drug Possession: Marijuana London, England 28-May-1969
Drug Possession: Marijuana 18-Jul-1972
Assault Rhode Island 18-Jul-1972
Risk Factors: Marijuana
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Shine a Light (7-Feb-2008) Himself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip (17-Jun-2003) Himself
America: A Tribute to Heroes (21-Sep-2001) Himself
The Man from Elysian Fields (13-Sep-2001)
Moonwalker (16-Dec-1988) Himself
Live Aid (13-Jul-1985) Himself
Let’s Spend the Night Together (11-Feb-1983) Himself
Burden of Dreams (30-May-1982)
Jimi Hendrix (10-Oct-1973) Himself
Gimme Shelter (06-Dec-1970) Himself
Ned Kelly (07-Oct-1970)
Sympathy for the Devil (30-Nov-1968) Himself
1944 – The Mama that everyone lusted after, Michelle Phillips, is born in Long Beach, Calif., as Holly Michelle Gilliam. Early life Phillips was born Holly Michelle Gilliam in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Joyce Leon (née Poole), an accountant, and Gardner Burnett Gilliam, a merchant marine. She grew up partly in Mexico City […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1944 – Byrds guitarist Clarence White is born this day in rock history! Clarence White (born Clarence LeBlanc) (June 7, 1944 – July 15, 1973) was a guitar player for Nashville West, The Byrds, Muleskinner, and the Kentucky Colonels. His parents were French-Canadians from New Brunswick, Canada. The father, Eric LeBlanc, Sr., played fiddle, guitar, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in London. He first records with the King Bees, Lower Third and the Mannish Boys in 1963 before going solo. His two No. 1 songs are “Fame” and “Let’s Dance.” David Bowie (IPA: Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1950 – Metal drummer Tommy Aldridge (Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake, Black Oak Arkansas) is born in Jackson, Miss. Person Tommy Aldridge Right click for SmartMenu shortcuts
1954 – Blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, widely ranked up there with Hendrix, is born in Dallas. Stephen “Stevie” Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American blues-rock guitarist, whose broad appeal made him an influential electric blues guitarist. and Classic Rock Magazine ranked him #3 in their list of the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…
1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, Englan… — 1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has [...]
2006 – Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads al… — 2006 – Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishall leads all winners, taking home three honors, at the 17th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto. The event features performances by Nelly Furtado featuring [...]
2004 – Ray Charles’ funeral is held at the First AME… — 2004 – Ray Charles’ funeral is held at the First AME Church in Los Angeles. Among the performers at the service are Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson, and B.B. King. Also [...]
2003 – Pop Idol creator Simon Fuller became the first British music manager since The Beatles — 2003 – Pop Idol creator Simon Fuller became the first British music manager since The Beatles’ Brian Epstein to hold the top three positions in the US singles chart. Fuller, [...]
2002 – U2 lost a bid to prevent the demolition of Hanover Quay studio in Dublin. Over — 2002 – U2 lost a bid to prevent the demolition of Hanover Quay studio in Dublin. Over 8,000 fans signed an online petition to preserve the studio, where the group recorded [...]
2002 – Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is … — 2002 – Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a [...]
1998 – The Walt Disney Co. becomes an even bigger … — 1998 – The Walt Disney Co. becomes an even bigger player on the Internet with the purchase of a 43% stake in Web search engine company Infoseek Corp. Disney Plans [...]
1998 – Teen Idol, David Cassidy sells a two-CD set… — 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, [...]
1998 – Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S… — 1998 – Heart featuring Ann Wilson embarks on a U.S. in Chicago. Other tour stops include Detroit and Los Angeles.
1997 – Country Music Association entertainers of t… — 1997 – Country Music Association entertainers of the year Brooks & Dunn play a special show for their fan club at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. In keeping with tradition, both Brooks [...]
1997 – during a North American tour U2 played the first of two nights at Oakland — 1997 – during a North American tour U2 played the first of two nights at Oakland Coliseum, San Francisco supported by Oasis.
1996 – Beck’s fourth full-length album, “Odelay,” … — 1996 – Beck’s fourth full-length album, “Odelay,” is released.
1994 – The Beastie Boys entered the US album chart at No.1 with ‘III Communication’. — 1994 – The Beastie Boys entered the US album chart at No.1 with ‘III Communication’.
1988 – George Michael appeared live at the Glasgow SEC on his “Faith” — 1988 – George Michael appeared live at the Glasgow SEC on his “Faith” tour. Tickets cost £11 ($19).
1987 – A concertgoer sues Motley Crue… — 1987 – A concertgoer sues Motley Crue, claiming that she went deaf because their PA was turned up too loud.
1984 – At New York’s Madison Square Garden, nutty Judas… — 1984 – At New York’s Madison Square Garden, nutty Judas Priest fans tear up hundreds of seats as their idol performs.
1980 – The Blues Brothers, starring Dan Aykroyd… — 1980 – The Blues Brothers, starring Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as the deadpan R&B team, premieres in New York.
1977 – Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dreams’, the groups — 1977 – Fleetwood Mac went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dreams’, the groups first and only US No.1, it made No.24 in the UK.
1977 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers supported by The Boomtown Rats — 1977 – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers supported by The Boomtown Rats appeared at Friars, Aylesbury, England.
1977 – Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook are stabbed… — 1977 – Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook are stabbed by a gang who, safe to say, are not Sex Pistols fans.
1977 – The No. 1 album in the U.K. is The Beatles… — 1977 – The No. 1 album in the U.K. is The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, a live album created by splicing together two performances at the venue from [...]
1977 – Boston earned their third top 40 single in the U.S… — 1977 – Boston earned their third top 40 single in the U.S. when “Peace of Mind” peaked at number 38 in 1977. The song was taken from their multi-platinum selling [...]
1976 – Abba stages a command performance for the k… — 1976 – Abba stages a command performance for the king of Sweden.
1975 – Elvis Presley had a face-lift at Mid South hospital, Memphis. — 1975 – Elvis Presley had a face-lift at Mid South hospital, Memphis.
1968 – London’s National Theatre premieres In His… — 1968 – London’s National Theatre premieres In His Own Write, an adaptation of the writings of John Lennon.
1967 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its debut… — 1967 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its debut performance at the Monterey (Calif.) Pop Festival. The Hendrix album “Electric Ladyland,” released in 1968, tops Chart Toppers’s pop album chart [...]
1967 – After an argument between Jimi Hendrix and… — 1967 – After an argument between Jimi Hendrix and the Who over who’s going to close the Monterey festival, Hendrix plays an incendiary set that sees him light his [...]
1965 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “I Can’t Help… — 1965 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “I Can’t Help Myself,” Four Tops.
1959 – R&B legend Fats Domino records “I Want to Walk… — Fats Domino 1959 – R&B legend Fats Domino records “I Want to Walk You Home” in New Orleans.
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