MONDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2012
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MONDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2012

EVERYDAY HURTS – SAD CAFE SAD CAFÉ ARE AN ENGLISH ROCK BAND, FORMED IN MANCHESTER IN 1976 AS A RESULT OF THE UNIFICATION OF ROCK BANDS MANDALA AND GYRO. THEY ARE BEST KNOWN FOR THE SONG “EVERY DAY HURTS”, WHICH REACHED NUMBER 3 IN THE UK SINGLES CHART IN 1979. THE GROUP’S FOUNDER MEMBERS WERE […]

EVERYDAY HURTS – SAD CAFE

SAD CAFÉ ARE AN ENGLISH ROCK BAND, FORMED IN MANCHESTER IN 1976 AS A RESULT OF THE UNIFICATION OF ROCK BANDS MANDALA AND GYRO. THEY ARE BEST KNOWN FOR THE SONG “EVERY DAY HURTS”, WHICH REACHED NUMBER 3 IN THE UK SINGLES CHART IN 1979.

THE GROUP’S FOUNDER MEMBERS WERE PAUL YOUNG (VOCALS), IAN WILSON (GUITAR),

YOUNG DIED ON 15 JULY 2000, AT THE AGE OF 53, AND THE BAND REFORMED TO PERFORM AT A CONCERT IN HIS MEMORY. IN 2012, THE BAND WAS REFORMED BY (NOW ONLY CONTINUOUS MEMBER) WILSON, ALONG WITH OTHER FORMER MEMBERS MULFORD, IRVING, AND TONG, AND NEW MEMBERS STEVE WHALLEY (GUITARS, VOCALS), SUE QUIN (VOCALS, KEYBOARDS), AND PAUL BIRCHALL (KEYBOARDS).[2] THE BAND HAS A UK TOUR SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 2012, THE BAND’S FIRST LIVE TOUR IN 25 YEARS.[3]

1988, THE HUMAN RIGHTS NOW!’ WORLD TOUR KICKED OFF AT WEMBLEY STADIUM LONDON WITH STING, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, PETER GABRIEL, TRACY CHAPMAN AND YOUSSU N’DOUR. TAKING IN FIVE CONTINENTS AND CLAIMING TO BE THE MOST AMBITIOUS ROCK TOUR IN HISTORY.

1989, OZZY OSBOURNE WAS CHARGED WITH THREATENING TO KILL HIS WIFE SHARON. OZZY WAS RELEASED ON THE CONDITION THAT HE IMMEDIATELY WENT INTO DETOX, THE CASE WAS LATER DROPPED WHEN THE COUPLE DECIDE TO RECONCILE.

1994, ENGLISH DANCER, SINGER, TELEVISION PRESENTER AND MUSICIAN, ROY CASTLE DIED OF LUNG CANCER TWO DAYS AFTER HIS 62ND BIRTHDAY. IN THE MID 60’S HE HAD HIS OWN TV SHOW AND PRESENTED THE LONG RUNNING TV SHOW RECORD BREAKERS IN THE 70’S UNTIL 1994

2002, THIEVES BROKE INTO THE LONDON HOME OF ICELANDIC SINGER BJORK AND STOLE VALUABLE RECORDING EQUIPMENT. THE 36-YEAR-OLD SINGER WAS ASLEEP IN THE FLAT AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT

2006, LEAD SINGER OF THE ISLEY BROTHERS, RONALD ISLEY WAS SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS IN A US PRISON FOR MULTIPLE COUNTS OF TAX FRAUD. THE 64-YEAR-OLD, WAS ALSO ORDERED TO PAY MORE THAN $3.1M (£1.62M) TO THE US TAX SERVICE FOR “PATHOLOGICAL” EVASION. THE COURT HEARD HE CASHED ROYALTY CHEQUES BELONGING TO HIS BROTHER O’KELLY, WHO DIED IN 1996 AND ALSO SPENT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS MADE FROM UNDECLARED PERFORMANCES ON A YACHT AND TWO HOMES.

1946, BORN ON THIS DAY, BILLY PRESTON, US SINGER, KEYBOARD PLAYER. (1973 US NO.1 SINGLE ‘WILL IT GO ROUND IN CIRCLES’, 1978 UK NO.2 SINGLE WITH SYREETA ‘WITH YOU I’M BORN AGAIN’, AND 1969 SINGLE ‘GET BACK’ WITH THE BEATLES. DIED ON JUNE 6, 2006.

 

BORN TODAY

1925, BORN ON THIS DAY, HUGO MONTENEGRO, COMPOSER, DIED 6TH FEB 1981, (1968 UK NO.1 & US NO.2 SINGLE ‘THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY’, FROM THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE CLINT EASTWOOD SPAGHETTI WESTERN FILM).

1939, BORN ON THIS DAY, BOBBY PURIFY, SINGER, (1976 UK NO.12 SINGLE ‘I’M YOUR PUPPET’).

1957, BORN ON THIS DAY, STEVE PORCARO, KEYBOARDS, TOTO

1951, BORN ON THIS DAY, MIK KAMINSKI, VIOLIN, ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA,

1959, BORN ON THIS DAY, PAUL DEAKIN, DRUMS, THE MAVERICKS

1943, BORN ON THIS DAY, ROSALIND ASHFORD, THE VANDELLAS

 

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