Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Today in Rock Music History

-Hard rockers Disturbed top U.S. charts with their album Ten Thousand Fists.

-Beyonce tears hamstring while rehearsing for TV special on Destiny's Child reunion album Destiny Fulfilled

-Madonna's book The English Roses tops New York Times bestseller list
-50 Cent buys 52 room castle in Farmington, Conn that belonged to boxer Mike Tyson

-The Sadler's Wells Theatre in London witnesses the premiere of Ballet for Life, a dance tribute to Queen's Freddie Mercury.
-Manhattan Supreme Court judge Charles H. Solomon sets January 2 as trial date for Sean "Puffy" Combs, who was charged with criminal possession of a firearm

-The Virginia Military Institute's Professor Gordon Ball nominats Bob Dylan for Nobel Literature Prize

-Outside a Boston bar, a gunman opens fire on Bobby Brown's car. The former New Edition singer escapes, but his sister is shot in the head and is immediately killed

-AC/DC take the stage at Tushino Air Field outside Moscow.
-Singer Bryan Adams is awarded the Order of Canada and Order of British Columbia for his song (Everything I Do) I Do It for You
-Miles Davis dies of AIDS in Santa Monica, Calif. at age 65

-Elton John sues a British tabloid after running an article that says outside his mansion are Rottweilers with no voice boxes so they can't bark

-Stevie Ray Vaughn collapses on tour in Europe as years of substance abuse catch up

-George Harrison is sued by his record company, A&M, for not delivering album 33 1/3 on time

-The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane play a free concert at San Francisco's Lindley Park, drawing 40,000 people

-David Bowie's first concert is at Carnegie Hall in New York. His publicist receives over 400 requests for 100 press passes

- Rock DJ Dewey Philips dies in Millington, Tenn.
-Janis Joplin announces she's leaving Big Brother and the Holding Company.

-Nacio Herb Brown, a pop singer, dies in San Francisco at 68

-Murray K plays his way into 5th Beatle status after being handed a copy of She Loves You

-Dore Records releases To Know Him Is To Love Him by the Teddy Bears

-Alannah Curie of The Thompson Twins is born in Auckland, New Zealand

-Keni Burke, from Sly and the Family Stone, is born in Chicago

-Steppenwolf bassist Nick St. Nicholas is born in Hamburg.

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