This Week, Around Here

2-14-13

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This week around here:

2-11-13

Happy birthday, Sergio Mendes!  (Born 1941).  On 2-10-73 Elton John “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player” LP was No. 1 in England; 2-11-78 Magazine “Shot By Both Sides” 45 charts at No. 41 in England; on 2-11-78 XTC “White Music” LP charts at No. 38 in England.  On 2/11/67, the LP “More Of The Monkees” by The Monkees charted at No. 1 in the US.

2-12-13

Happy birthday, Ray Manzarek (of The Doors), born 1935.  On 2/12/66 The Rolling Stones 45 “19th Nervous Breakdown” charts at No. 2 in England.  On 2/12/72 Badfinger 45 “Day After Day” charts at No. 10 in England.           Happy birthday, Bill Laswell! (Born 1955).

2-13-13

Happy birthday, Peter Tork (of The Monkees), born 1946 and Happy birthday, Peter Gabriel! (Born 1950).

2-14-13

On 2/17/63 the Bobby Vee 45 “The Night Has A Thousand Eyes” charts at No. 3 in England.  On 2/15/64, the LP “Meet The Beatles” by The Beatles charted at No. 1 in the US.  On 2/15/69 Canned Heat 45 “Going Up The Country” charts at No. 19 in England.  On 2/17/73, the LP “The World Is A Ghetto” by War charts at No. 1 in the US.  Also on 2/17/73, the Faces 45 “Cindy Incidentally” charted at No. 2 in England.  2/14/81 Mike Bloomfield OD’s.  And on February 17th: Happy birthday, Fred Frith (of Henry Cow)! (Born 1949).

Very shortly, I should be able to resume writing / typing, after my injury.  Thanks for your patience with me.

– Ron

 

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