10 June, 2019 Grupo Stereo Siete
10 JUNE :
2017.- Gorillaz stage their first Demon Dayz Festival, which takes place at Dreamland amusement park in Margate, Kent, England. Performers include Mavis Staples, De La Soul and Carly Simon, all of whom appeared on their album Humanz.
2016Rick Astley releases 50, his first album of original songs in 15 years, in the UK. It goes to #1 its first week.
2011Jack White and British model Karen Elson throw a “divorce party” to celebrate their amicable breakup. White was previously married to his White Stripes bandmate Meg White.
2010 Appearing at Milan’s PalaSharp Arena to promote his self-titled solo record, Slash, in the midst of performing the Guns N’ Roses classic “Sweet Child o’ Mine,” is tackled by a concertgoer. The guitarist bravely keeps on rocking, eventually switching guitars and finishing the song. Afterward, Slash described the night as “a kick-ass rock show.”
2009 Barry Beckett, record producer and session musician of the famed Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, dies in Hendersonville, Tennessee, at age 66.
2008Lil Wayne releases Tha Carter III.
2005 Ottawa Governor General Adrienne Clarkson officially makes Paul Anka an Officer of the Order of Canada.
2003 Following a four-year hiatus, Fountains of Wayne reunite in order to release Welcome Interstate Managers. The album spawns the hit single “Stacy’s Mom.”
1992 The Combined Law Enforcement Association of Texas calls for a boycott of Time Warner, whose label Sire is distributing the song “Cop Killer” by Body Count, which is Ice-T’s hardcore group. Six weeks later, the song is pulled from the album, but not before it sells over 500,000 copies, mostly due to the controversy.
1992 Model Kelly Emberg has her palimony suit against Rod Stewart thrown out.
1991The Temptations’ Eddie Kendricks is arrested at the funeral of fellow Temptations member David Ruffin for non-payment of child support.
1991Temptation David Ruffin’s funeral is held in Detroit, with attendees including Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and former bandmate Eddie Kendricks, who is arrested at the service for failure to pay child support.
1989De La Soul’s debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising, peaks at #24 on the Billboard 200 chart. On the same day, “Me, Myself and I” hits #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
1988 Steve Sanders (baritone singer, guitarist for The Oak Ridge Boys) dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at age 45.
1986Nitty Gritty Dirt Band celebrates its 20th anniversary with a concert in their hometown of Denver, Colorado.
1982.- R&B singer Addie “Micki” Harris (of The Shirelles) dies at age 42 after suffering a heart attack during a performance in Atlanta, Georgia.
1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John’s Grease duet “You’re The One That I Want” hits #1 in the US.
1978 R&B singer LeMisha Grinstead (of 702) is born in Las Vegas, Nevada.
1978 Joe Walsh releases “Life’s Been Good.”
1975 The Eagles release One Of These Nights.
1973 R&B singer Faith Evans is born in Lakeland, Florida.
1972 Sammy Davis, Jr.’s “The Candy Man” hits #1.
1971Elvis Presley records “My Way,” and “I’ll Be Home On Christmas Day.”
1971 Police fire tear gas into the rowdy crowd at tonight’s Jethro Tull concert in Denver, but the band continues playing even though some of them have trouble seeing their instruments.
1971 Joel “Jo-Jo” Hailey (of K-Ci & JoJo) is born in Monroe, North Carolina.
1970 Earl Grant, a pop singer known for hits like “Ebb Tide” throughout the ’50s and ’60s, dies in a car accident in Lordsburg, New Mexico, at age 39.
1969 With his father Jerry Lewis as guest host, Gary Lewis performs “This Diamond Ring” on The Tonight Show with his band Gary Lewis and the Playboys.
1967 The Monkees record “Pleasant Valley Sunday.”
1967 Outdoor rock: California’s Magic Mountain Music Festival, considered the first rock music festival, features Jefferson Airplane, The Doors and The Byrds – the crowd of 15,000 will be dwarfed by the 200,000 at the Monterey Pop Festival the following weekend.
1967 Stevie Wonder releases “I Was Made To Love Her.”
1966.- Steve Marriott of Small Faces collapses while performing on the British show Ready Steady Go!, forcing the band to cancel a week of shows.
1966Janis Joplin makes her singing debut with Big Brother & the Holding Company at San Francisco’s Avalon Ballroom.
1966Elvis Presley releases Paradise, Hawaiian Style.
1965 Joey Santiago (lead guitarist for Pixies) is born in Manila, Philippines.
1964 Jimmy Chamberlin (drummer for The Smashing Pumpkins) is born in Joliet, Illinois.
1964Elvis Presley records “Puppet On A String,” “The Meanest Girl In Town,” and “Girl Happy.”
1961 Reggae vocalist Maxi Priest is born in Lewisham, London, England.
1958Elvis Presley records “I Need Your Love Tonight,” “A Big Hunk O’ Love,” “Ain’t That Loving You, Baby?,” and “A Fool Such As I.”
1950 The Ames Brothers’ “Sentimental Me” hits #1.
1944 Rick Price (bassist for The Move, Wizzard) is born in Birmingham, England.
1941 Soul singer Shirley Owens Alston (of The Shirelles) is born in Henderson, North Carolina.
1941 Janet Vogel (soprano singer of The Skyliners) is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1934 English composer Frederick Delius dies at age 72.
1910 Chicago blues singer Howlin’ Wolf is born Chester Arthur Burnett in White Station, Mississippi.