Today in Music- June 17th
Late Night Tunes on the Tube
Letterman has Quadron
Leno has Pitbull
Fallon has Anamanguchi
Kimmel has Jimmy Eat World
Legendary crooner Barry Manilow, (born Barry Alan Pincus) was born on this day in 1946 in Brooklyn New York.
The defiant singer of the Dead Kennedys, Jello Biafra, (born Eric Reed Boucher) was born today in 1958 in Boulder Colorado. Dead Kennedys, (1981 UK No.36 single ‘Too Drunk To F**k’).
Today in Music
In 1954, Danny Cedrone died from a fall just 10 days after he had recorded the guitar break on ‘Rock Around The Clock’ with Bill Haley and His Comets.
In 1965, The Kinks and the Moody Blues made their US concert debuts at the Academy of Music in New York City.
In 1971, Carole King went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Tapestry’ and there it would stay for 15 consecutive weeks.
In 1987, a Florida woman sued Motley Crue for hearing loss that happened at a concert in December of 1985. The case was settled out of court.
In 1989, New Kids On The Block went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I’ll Be Loving You Forever’, the group’s first US No.1.
In 1999, a teenage girl was tragically crushed to death during a Hole concert at a festival in Sweden.
In 2005, Pete Doherty was thrown off of a yacht after being found smoking crack cocaine. He had been invited onto the yacht with his girlfriend at the time, model Kate Moss. The couple were asked to leave the party and got dropped off in Porto Cervo. Just another feather in the cap of the troubled British artist.