Tuesday, April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

GREAT WHITE... ...Twice Shy  (1989)
...Twice Shy was released 25 years ago in April 1989.  It reached number 9 on the U.S. Billboard album charts
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)

Peter Frampton is 64; Paul Carrack of Ace, Mike + the Mechanics and Squeeze is 63; Shavo Odadjian formerly with System of a Down is 40; Daniel Johns formerly with Silverchair is 35;

 ON THIS DATE (April 22)
1969 John Winston Lennon legally became John Ono Lennon on top of the Apple building, and he and Paul McCartney record "The Ballad Of John And Yoko". That same day the Who performed for the first time the rock opera 'Tommy' in Dolton, England
1980 'Love Stinks' by the J. Geils Band is released
1981 Eric Clapton has a car accident in Seattle, suffering broken ribs
1998 Faith No More announce they are finished
2008 Richie Samboara of Bon Jovi pleads no contest to a drunk driving charge due to an arrest a month earlier in Laguna Beach, California
2008 'Good To Be Bad' by Whitesnake is released
2010 Bret Michaels of Poison is rushed to the Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix as he suffers a severe headache caused by bleeding at the base of his brain stem

2013  Richie Havens  dies of a heart attack at his home in Jersey City, New Jersey.  Havens was 72

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