On This Day: Rockin Things That Happened On This Day
On This Day February 19th
1. In 1940 Smokey Robinson was born.
2. In 1948 Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath was born.
3. In 1963 The Beatles, appeared at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England alongside; Freddie Starr & The Midnighters, The Pathfinders and Curtis & The All-Stars all. At the time The Beatles had a No.1 on the NME singles chart with ‘Please Please Me’.
4. In 1965 The Beatles recorded a new John Lennon song ‘You’re Going To Lose That Girl’ in two takes in Abbey Road studios in London.
5. In 1971 Paul McCartney released “Another Day” in the U.K.
6. In 1972, Led Zeppelin appeared in Adelaide at Memorial Drive. Local press reported in a review: ‘Singer Robin Plant (sic) overcame an ‘Australian bug’ in his throat and broke into his own in ‘Black Dog’ and ‘Stairway To The Stars’ (sic).
7. In 1974 KISS made their first television performance appearing on “Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert.”
8. In 1980 Bon Scott lead singer of AC/DC, died aged of 33 in London.
9. In 1985 Mick Jagger released his first solo album in the U.S “She’s The Boss”.