- This Day in Music History - May 16 -
I never believed that U2
wanted to save the whales. I don't believe that The Beastie Boys
are ready to lay it down for Tibet.
Born on this day, Liberace, (Wladziu Valentinon Liberace), US pianist, singer, TV presenter, (1955 UK No.20 single 'Unchained Melody'). He died on 4th February 1997.
Born on this day, Robert Fripp
, King Crimson
, (1969 UK No.5 album, 'In The Court Of The Crimson King').
Born on this day, Darrell Sweet, Nazareth
, (1973 UK No.9 single 'Broken Down Angel' 1976 US No. 8 single 'Love Hurts'). Died on 30th April 1999 after suffering a fatal heart attack before a show in New Albany, Indiana.
Born on this day, Jonathan Richman
, guitar, vocals, The Modern Lovers
, (1977 UK No.5 single 'Egyptian Reggae' & 1977 UK No.11 'Roadrunner'). Appeared in the films Dumb & Dumber and There's Something About Mary.
Born on this day, Richard Page, Mr Mister
, (1985 US No.1 & 1986 UK No.4 single 'Broken Wings).