25 June, 2020 Grupo Stereo Siete
2018.- Barry Gibb of Bee Gees is knighted by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace.
2010.- Gary Clark, Jr., little known outside of Austin, Texas, performs at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival. The performance earns raves and leads to a deal with Warner Bros. Records.
2004.- Defying predictions of musical and personal implosion, Velvet Revolver, fronted by Scott Weiland and with three ex-Guns N’ Roses members in the lineup, debuts at #1 in America with their first album, Contraband.
1990.- Nelson release their debut album After the Rain, which sells over 2 million copies thanks to the #1 single “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love and Affection.” Nelson is the duo of Gunnar and Matthew, the twin sons of Rick Nelson.
1990Sonic Youth release Goo. With songs like “Kool Thing,” the album is a seminal landmark in alternative rock.
1988 Despite missing 75 days of school her senior year so she could tour, Debbie Gibson graduates from Calhoun High School in Merrick, Long Island, with honors. The previous day, her song “Foolish Beat” went to #1 in America.
1979 Nathan Followill (drummer for Kings of Leon) is born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to a family that will later include younger brothers – and future bandmates – Caleb and Jared.
1979The Village People become the first disco act to play Madison Square Garden.
1979 Two years after his son’s death, Vernon Presley dies of heart failure at age 63.
1976 With his breakout album Live Bullet climbing the charts, Bob Seger plays his first headlining stadium show, performing to 59,000 at the Pontiac Silverdome.
1976 Peter Frampton releases “Baby, I Love Your Way.”
1975Sonny & Cher’s divorce becomes final.
1973 Country singer Gretchen Wilson is born in Pocahontas, Illinois.
1973 A model files an unsuccessful paternity suit against Mick Jagger.
1969 Mark Decloedt (drummer for EMF) is born in Gloucester, England.
1969.- Colin Greenwood (bassist for Radiohead) is born in Oxford, England. Brother and future bandmate Jonny Greenwood is born two years later.
1961 Terri Nunn (lead singer of Berlin) is born in Los Angeles, California.
1961 Elvis Presley records “His Latest Flame” and “Little Sister.”
1959 Stef Burns, who replaces Chris Hayes as guitarist for Huey Lewis and the News, is born in Oakland, California.
1957Scandal lead singer Patty Smyth is born in New York City.
1956Chris Isaak is born in Stockton, California.
1955 Mick Jones (lead guitarist, vocalist of The Clash) is born in Wandsworth, London, England.
1946 Motown singer-songwriter Brenda Holloway is born in Atascadero, California.
1943 R&B/jazz musician Georgie Fame is born Clive Powell in Leigh, Lancashire, England.
1938 R&B singer Billy Davis, Jr. (of The 5th Dimension) is born in St. Louis, Missouri.
1909 Colonel Tom Parker, the controversial talent manager who managed Elvis Presley’s career, is born Andreas Cornelis van Kuijk in Breda, Netherlands.
1893 Country-blues musician Big Bill Broonzy is born Lee Conley Bradley in Lake Dick, Arkansas.
1870 At the National Theatre in Munich, Wagner’s opera Die Walküre is performed for the first time, introducing the famous piece “The Ride Of The Valkyries.”