Letzter Beitrag der vorhergehenden Seite:Vivian Martin Prince (born 9 August 1941) is an English drummer. He played in a variety of bands during the 1960s, including The Pretty Things, who had the 1964 UK No.10 single 'Don't Bring Me Down'. He later joined The Jeff Beck Group and The Denny Laine String Band and deputised on drums during concerts for The Honeycombs and The Who.
He was noted for his wild and eccentric behaviour, which garnered a lot of publicity for the group and influenced Keith Moon.
Marinus Gerritsen ist ein niederl√§ndischer Bassist. Bekannt als Gr√ľndungsmitglied der niederl√§ndischen Gruppe Golden Earring, ist er auch Produzent von K√ľnstlern wie Herman Brood. Steve Harris von Iron Maiden z√§hlt Gerritsen als einen wichtigen Einfluss. Wikipedia (Englisch)
Geboren: 9. August 1946 (Alter 73 Jahre), Den Haag, Niederlande
Kinder: Raven Gerritsen, Naomi Gerritsen
Musikgruppen: Golden Earring (Seit 1961), Golden Earring
Geschwister: Melanie Gerritsen
1967 - Scott McKenzie
Scott McKenzie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair).' The singers only UK Top 40 hit was written by John Philips of Mamas & Papas.
1967 - Small Faces
The Small Faces entered the singles chart with 'Itchycoo Park', the single peaked at No.3 in the UK chart. The song was one of the first pop singles to use flanging, an effect that can be heard in the bridge section after each chorus. Most sources credit the use of the effect to Olympic Studios engineer George Chkiantz who showed it to the Small Faces regular engineer Glyn Johns.
1968 - the 3 day National Jazz & Blues Festival, Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury On Thames, England
Deep Purple, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Ten Years After, The Nice, Ginger Baker, Traffic, John Mayall, Spencer Davis, Taste, Jerry Lee Lewis and Arthur Brown all appeared at the 3 day National Jazz & Blues Festival, Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury On Thames, England.
1969 - Led Zeppelin
During a North American tour Led Zeppelin appeared at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Jethro Tull who opened for the band were at No.1 on the UK album chart with their second release 'Stand Up'.
1980 - Pink Floyd
Ten original Gerald Scarfe drawings for Pink Floyd's album The Wall were stolen from the foyer of Earls Court, London, England where they were being exhibited.
1986 - Queen
Queen ended their Magic European tour at Knebworth Park, Stevenage, England, with over 120,000 fans witnessing what would be Queen's last ever live performance. On this, their final tour, Queen played to legions of established fans, plus many new ones gained as a result of their show-stealing performance at Live Aid the previous year. The support acts were Belouis Some, Big Country and Status Quo.
1995 - Jerry Garcia
Jerry Garcia guitarist and singer from The Grateful Dead died from a heart attack at the Serenity Knolls rehabilitation clinic in San Francisco aged 53. Garcia co-founded the New Riders of the Purple Sage and also released several solo albums. He was well known for his distinctive guitar playing and was ranked 13th in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarist's of All Time"
2007 - Frank Zappa
Baltimore's mayor Sheila Dixon proclaimed today as the city's official Frank Zappa Day, citing Zappa's musical accomplishments as well as his defense of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.