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FRIDAY 6TH JULY 2012

DA DA DA – TRIO #2 JULY 1982 “DA DA DA I DON’T LOVE YOU YOU DON’T LOVE ME AHA AHA AHA” (USUALLY SHORTENED TO JUST “DA DA DA”) WAS AN INTERNATIONAL HIT RECORD FOR GERMAN BAND TRIO “DA DA DA” RELEASED IN 1982 WAS A HIT IN GERMANY AND ABOUT 30 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE AND […]

DA DA DA – TRIO
#2 JULY 1982

DA DA DA I DON’T LOVE YOU YOU DON’T LOVE ME AHA AHA AHA” (USUALLY SHORTENED TO JUST “DA DA DA”) WAS AN INTERNATIONAL HIT RECORD FOR GERMAN BAND TRIO

“DA DA DA” RELEASED IN 1982 WAS A HIT IN GERMANY AND ABOUT 30 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE AND SOLD 3 MILLION COPIES.[1] THE LYRICS WERE WRITTEN BY STEPHAN REMMLER, AND THE MUSIC BY GERT ‘KRALLE’ KRAWINKEL. “DA DA DA” REMAINS THEIR BIGGEST GERMAN HIT AND THEIR ONLY HIT OUTSIDE GERMANY, TAKEN FROM THEIR DEBUT ALBUM TRIO RELEASED IN 1982. TRIO DISBANDED IN 1984.

1967, PINK FLOYD MADE THEIR FIRST APPEARANCE ON BBC TV MUSIC SHOW TOP OF THE POPS TO PROMOTE THEIR NEW SINGLE ‘SEE EMILY PLAY’. A BADLY DAMAGED HOME VIDEO RECORDING RECOVERED BY THE BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE OF THIS SHOW WAS GIVEN A PUBLIC SCREENING IN LONDON ON 9TH JANUARY 2010 AT AN EVENT CALLED “MISSING BELIEVED WIPED” DEVOTED TO RECOVERED TV SHOWS. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME ANY FOOTAGE WAS SEEN OF THE PERFORMANCE SINCE ITS ORIGINAL BROADCAST.

1971, AMERICAN JAZZ TRUMPETER, SINGER AND BANDLEADER, LOUIS ARMSTRONG DIED

1973, QUEEN RELEASED THEIR DEBUT SINGLE ‘KEEP YOURSELF ALIVE’ IN THE UK. THE TRACK DIDN’T MAKE THE CHARTS.

1979, AMERICAN SINGER, PRODUCER SONGWRITER, VAN MCCOY DIED FROM A HEART ATTACK IN ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY. VAN MCCOY AND THE SOUL CITY HAD THE US NO.1 SINGLE ‘THE HUSTLE’. WORKED WITH GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS, THE STYLISTICS, ARETHA FRANKLIN AND DAVID RUFFIN.

1992, DAVID GATES FROM GATESHEAD, NORTHUMBERLAND WAS GIVEN ONE YEAR’S PROBATION AFTER BEING CONVICTED OF STEALING GUITARS FROM THE BACK OF A VAN BELONGING TO THE BAY CITY ROLLERS

2001, A PAIR OF SIR ELTON JOHN’S SANDALS WAS SET TO BECOME THE MOST EXPENSIVE SHOES IN HISTORY WHEN THEY WENT UNDER THE HAMMER FOR CHARITY. OFFERS OVER £20,000 WERE INVITED FOR THE SALVATORE FERRAGAMO SANDALS TO RAISE FUNDS FOR ELTON’S AID TRUST

2004, AMERICAN R&B, SOUL SINGER-SONGWRITER SYREETA WRIGHT DIED AFTER A TWO-YEAR BATTLE WITH BONE CANCER AGED 58. TEAMED UP WITH BILLY PRESTON ON THE 1980, NO.1 US HIT ‘WITH YOU I’M BORN AGAIN.’ ONCE WORKED AS A SECRETARY AT MOTOWN RECORDS AND MARRIED STEVIE WONDER IN 1970.

 

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1925, BILL HALEY, (WILLIAM JOHN CLIFTON HALEY), SINGER, GUITARIST, ‘THE FIRST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL STAR.’  HALEY WAS ONE OF THE EARLIEST ACTS TO BRING ROCK AND ROLL TO THE ATTENTION OF WHITE AMERICA AND THE REST OF THE WORLD. HE SOLD OVER 60 MILLION RECORDS DURING HIS CAREER. HALEY DIED ON 9TH FEBRUARY 1981.

1939, JET HARRIS, GUITAR, THE SHADOWS
1959, JOHN KEEBLE, DRUMS, SPANDAU BALLET
1965, EDDIE CAMPBELL, KEYBOARDS, TEXAS
1975, 50 CENT, (CURTIS JACKSON), US RAPPER
1987, KATE NASH, UK SINGER, SONGWRITER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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