WEDNESDAY 18TH APRIL 2012
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WEDNESDAY 18TH APRIL 2012

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SUPERNATURE – CERRONE
#8JUL 1978

MARC CERRONE IS A FRENCH DISCO DRUMMER, SINGER-SONGWRITER AND RECORD PRODUCER.

THE LYRICS TO “SUPERNATURE”, WRITTEN BY LENE LOVICH, HAVE A SCI-FI THEME: IT’S ABOUT THE REBELLION OF MUTANT CREATURES – CREATED BY SCIENTISTS TO END STARVATION AMONG MANKIND – AGAINST THE HUMANS. THE ALBUM ALSO FEATURED “SWEET DRUMS”, A THREE-MINUTE-AND-TEN-SECOND DRUM BREAKDOWN. THE ORIGINAL FRENCH ALBUM COVER WAS AGAIN DIFFERENT, HAVING A GATEFOLD OPENING WITH NUDES IN THE CENTRE. THE MUSIC ITSELF WAS THE SAME.

“SUPERNATURE” WAS USED AS THE THEME MUSIC TO THAMES TV‘S THE KENNY EVERETT VIDEO SHOW (AS WELL AS BEING DANCED TO BY HOT GOSSIP IN THE SAME SHOW

 

MUSIC DIARY – WEDNESDAY 18TH APRIL

1975, FOUR BAY CITY ROLLERS FANS WERE TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AND 35 OTHERS REQUIRED ON SITE TREATMENT AFTER THEY ATTEMPTED TO SWIM ACROSS A LAKE TO MEET THEIR HEROES. THE GROUP WERE MAKING AN APPEARANCE AT A BBC RADIO 1 FUN DAY AT MALLORY PARK.
1981, THIS YEARS EUROVISION SONG CONTEST WINNERS BUCKS FIZZ WERE AT NO.1 ON THE UK SINGLES CHART WITH THEIR FIRST NO.1 SINGLE ‘MAKING YOUR MIND UP.’

1984, MICHAEL JACKSON UNDERWENT SURGERY IN A LOS ANGELES HOSPITAL TO REPAIR DAMAGE DONE AFTER HIS HAIR CAUGHT FIRE DURING THE FILMING OF A PEPSI COMMERCIAL. 1985, WHAM! BECAME THE FIRST-EVER WESTERN POP ACT TO HAVE AN ALBUM RELEASED IN CHINA.

1987, ARETHA FRANKLIN AND GEORGE MICHAEL STARTED A TWO WEEK RUN AT NO.1 ON THE US SINGLES CHART WITH ‘I KNEW YOU WERE

1995, OASIS DRUMMER TONY MCCARROL WAS TOLD BY PHONE THAT HE WAS BEING SACKED FROM THE GROUP. MCCARROL SUED THE MANCHESTER GROUP FOR MILLIONS IN UNPAID ROYALTIES AND IN 1996 OASIS AGREED TO PAY HIM A ONE-OFF SUM OF £550,000 ($935,000).

1996, BERNARD EDWARDS BASS GUITARIST AND PRODUCER FROM CHIC, DIED OF PNEUMONIA IN A TOKYO HOTEL ROOM WHILE TOURING JAPAN. ALSO WORKED WITH ABC, POWER STATION, SISTER SLEDGE, SHEILA AND B. DEVOTION, DIANA ROSS, JOHNNY MATHIS, DEBBIE HARRY, AIR SUPPLY, AND ROD STEWART.

2006, A LINE FROM U2’S 1992 HIT ‘ONE’ WAS VOTED THE UK’S FAVOURITE SONG LYRIC AFTER IN A POLL OF 13,000 PEOPLE BY MUSIC CHANNEL VH1.THE LINE “ONE LIFE, WITH EACH OTHER, SISTERS, BROTHERS” CAME TOP.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1964, , MARK ‘BEZ’ BERRY, HAPPY MONDAYS
1958, ANDY KYRIACOU, MODERN ROMANCE, (1982 UK NO.4 SINGLE ‘BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES’).
1962 – SHIRLEY HOLLIMAN, VOCALS, WHAM/PEPSI AND SHIRLIE
1942 – MIKE VICKERS, MANFRED MANN
1939 – BORN ON THIS DAY, GLEN D.HARDIN, THE CRICKETS

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