Friday, February 01, 2013

Almanac: February 1

Don Everly
Birthdays
  • 1934 - Bob Shane (Kingston Trio) (79)
  • 1937 - Don Everly (Everly Brothers) (76)
  • 1937 - Ray Sawyer (Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show) (76)
  • 1938 - Jimmy Carl Black (Frank Zappa drummer) (d. 2008 )
  • 1939 - Del McCoury (74)
  • 1939 - Joe Sample (Crusaders) (74)
  • 1948 - Rick James (d. 2004)
  • 1950 - Mike Campbell (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) (59)
  • 1956 - Chuck Dukowski (Black Flag) (57)
  • 1956 - Exene Cervenka (X) (57)
  • 1957 - Dennis Brown (d. 1999)
  • 1964 - Jani Lane (born John Oswald) (Warrant) (d. 2011)
  • 1964 - Dwayne Goettel (Skinny Puppy) (d. 1995)
  • 1965 - Dwayne Dupuy (Ricochet) (48)
  • 1968 - Lisa Marie Presley (45)
  • 1969 - Patrick Wilson (Weezer) (44)
  • 1971 - Ron Welty (Offspring) (42)
  • 1975 - Big Boi (born Antwan Patton) (OutKast) (38)
  • 1979 - Julie Roberts (34)
  • 1990 - Laura Marling (22)
  • 1994 - Harry Styles (One Direction) (19)

Deaths
  • 1986 - Dick James (publisher, Beatles, Elton John & Bernie Taupin) - Heart attack (65)
  • 1989 - Paul Robi (Platters) - Pancreatic cancer
  • 1994 - John Littlejohn (born John Funchess) - Renal failure (62)
  • 2003 - Ramon "Mongo" Santamaria - Stroke (85)

On This Day
  • 1949 - RCA Records issued the first vinyl 45.
  • 1962 - Owen Bradley's Music Row recording studio was purchased by Columbia Records.
  • 1963 - Neil Young made his first professional appearance at a Winnipeg country club.
  • 1964 - The governor of Indiana declares the Kingsmen's Louie Louie pornographic.
  • 1965 - P.J. Proby split his pants while performing in Luton, England. Proby was banned from playing in U.K. halls or TV.
  • 1968 - The Who started their third U.S. tour in San Jose, CA.
  • 1969 - Joni Mitchell made her Carnegie Hall debut.
  • 1977 - Led Zeppelin postponed their U.S. tour to June after Robert Plant contracted tonsillitis.
  • 1977 - The film Genesis in Concert debuts in London.
  • 1982 - It was Bar-Kays day in Memphis, TN.
  • 1988 - After twelve years together, the Cars announced they were breaking up.
  • 1995 - Richey Edwards of the Manic Street Preachers disappeared and has never been found. He was declared officially dead in 2008.
  • 1997 - Boy George was beaten up by two bouncers outside a London club when he tried jumping the line.
  • 1999 - Marilyn Manson left the stage at a Perth, Australia concert after having objects thrown at him. A riot ensued where 400 were injured.
  • 2000 - C.C. DeVille announced he was leaving Poison (although he would rejoin).
  • 2001 - A showing of photography by Elton John was pulled from an Atlanta, GA museum when they were deemed too explicit.
  • 2001 - LeAnn Rimes publicly apologized to fans for her recent problems and for her latest album that was released by Curb without any input from the singer.
  • 2002 - Kirk Hammett of Metallica received the first Guitar World magazine Hall of Fame Award.
  • 2002 - Nick Carter agreed to counseling and community service to avoid a sentence for resisting an officer.
  • 2004 - The infamous nipplegate occurred at the Super Bowl when one of Janet Jackson's breasts are exposed by Justin Timberlake during a half-time performance.
  • 2006 - Split Enz announce they would reform for an Australian tour.
  • 2008 - NASA announced they would beam the Beatles song Across the Universe at the North Star, Polaris, 431 light-years from Earth. The honor was for the songs 40th anniversary.

Marriages
  • 1986 - Diana Ross married Arne Naess. They divorced fourteen years later.

Recorded
  • 1940 - Too Romantic & The Sky Fell Down - Frank Sinatra (first session with the Tommy Dorsey Band)
  • 1967 - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Beatles (began recording the song)
  • 1967 - Arnold Layne & Candy and a Current Bun - Pink Floyd
  • 1968 - Today I Started Loving You Again - Merle Haggard
  • 2010 - We Are the World 2010 - Over 80 artists

Released
  • 2005 - Lonely No More - Rob Thomas

Broadcasts
  • 1976 - Sonny & Cher (CBS) (first airing since their divorce)
  • 1985 - Miami Vice (NBC) - Glen Frey

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