7 June, 2019 Grupo Stereo Siete
7 JUNE :
2012.- Bob Welch, Fleetwood Mac’s guitarist from 1971–1974, dies of suicide at age 66.
2011Def Leppard release their first ever live album: Mirrorball.
2008Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones make a surprise appearance to jam with Foo Fighters during their Wembley Stadium gig in London. The one-night-only supergroup plays “Rock And Roll” and “Ramble On.”
2007 Rancho Mirage, California, names a street after one-time resident Dean Martin.
1994 Grace Slick of Jefferson Airplane/Starship is sentenced to 200 hours of community service on charges of pointing a loaded gun at police who responded to reports of a disturbance at her home on March 5th.
1993 Ground is broken for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.
1991 Spike Lee’s film Jungle Fever debuts in theaters. It boasts a soundtrack written and produced by Stevie Wonder and features Queen Latifah’s acting debut. The rapper plays a waitress who snubs the interracial couple played by Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra.
1984 The film Ghostbusters is released. Its theme song bears similarities to Huey Lewis’s “I Want a New Drug.” Ghostbusters theme writer Ray Parker, Jr. and Huey settle out of court.
1982Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion opens for public tours.
1975 John Denver scores his third US #1 hit with “Thank God I’m A Country Boy.”
1974 Terry “T-Low” Brown (of Next) is born in Minnesota.
1971 Don McLean records “Vincent.”
1969The Johnny Cash Show makes its debut, with Bob Dylan appearing on the first show.
Blind Faith Play Their First Concert
1969Blind Faith, a supergroup featuring Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton, play their first show: a free concert at Hyde Park in London.
1967 Guitarist Dave Navarro, who does time in Jane’s Addiction, Red Hot Chili Peppers and several other bands, is born in Santa Monica, California.
1966.- Eric Kretz (drummer for Stone Temple Pilots) is born in San Jose, California.
1964 John “Ecstacy” Fletcher (co-vocalist for Whodini) is born.
1963The Rolling Stones make their British TV debut on Thank Your Lucky Stars.
1963 The Rolling Stones release their first single, a cover of “Come On” by Chuck Berry.
1958 The movie High School Confidential, featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, opens.
1955 Joey Scarbury is born in Ontario, California. Known for the 1981 hit “Believe It or Not,” the theme from the popular TV series The Greatest American Hero.
1953 South African musician Johnny Clegg (of Johnny Clegg & Juluka) is born in Bacup, Lancashire, England. He moves to South Africa at six years old.
1946Man guitarist Micky Jones is born Charles Michael Jones in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.
1944 Country rocker Clarence White (guitarist for The Byrds) is born Clarence Joseph LeBlanc in Lewiston, Maine.
1940Tom Jones is born Thomas John Woodward in the village of Treforest in Glamorgan, Wales.
1911 Ragtime performers Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan record Irving Berlin’s “Alexander’s Ragtime Band,” which will hold the top spot for 10 weeks.