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 another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are “Ebony and Ivory,” a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and “Say […]
2003 – Paul McCartney cancels his show in Sheffield, England after losing his voice to a bad cold.
1977 – Appearing live at Sheffield City Hall, England, Hall and Oates, tickets £1.30p.
1957 – Human League synth player Ian Burden is born in Sheffield, England.
1951 – Paul Carrack is born today in Sheffield, England. He has sung with Ace, Squeeze, and Mike & the Mechanics on the No. 1 “The Living Years.”
1940 – John Lennon is born in Liverpool, England. One of the founding members of the Beatles. This great day in rock history! John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English rock musician, singer, writer, songwriter, artist, actor and peace activist who gained worldwide […]
1934 – Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ future manager, is born in Liverpool, England. Brian Samuel Epstein (IPA: /?bra??n ?epsta?n/) (19 September 1934 – 27 August 1967) was the manager of The Beatles. Through his family’s company, NEMS (North End Music Stores) he also managed several other musical artists such as Gerry & The Pacemakers, Billy […]