TUESDAY 10TH JULY 2012
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TUESDAY 10TH JULY 2012

I LOVE AMERICA
PATRICK JUVET

PATRICK JUVET IS A FORMER MODEL TURNED SINGER-SONGWRITER, WHO HAD A STRING OF HIT RECORDS IN FRANCE. WHILE HIS EARLY CAREER WAS FOCUSED ON MAKING POP RECORDS, HE FOUND INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS AS A DISCO MUSIC PERFORMER IN THE LATTER HALF OF THE 1970S.

I LOVE AMERICA” IS A 1978 DISCO HIT PATRICK JUVET. ALONG WITH THE TRACKS, “WHERE IS MY WOMAN” AND “GOT A FEELING”, IT PEAKED AT NUMBER FIVE ON THE DISCO CHART IN THE UNITED STATES.

1964, 200,000 LIVERPUDLIANS TOOK TO THE STREETS TO CELEBRATE THE BEATLES RETURN TO LIVERPOOL FOR THE NORTHERN PREMIERE OF THE GROUP’S FIRST FILM ‘A HARD DAY’S NIGHT.’ THE GROUP WERE HONORED IN A PUBLIC CEREMONY IN FRONT OF LIVERPOOL TOWN HALL AND AS THE BEATLES STOOD ON A BALCONY LOOKING AT THE LARGE CROWD GATHERED BELOW

1965, THE ROLLING STONES STARTED A FOUR WEEK RUN AT NO.1 ON THE US SINGLES CHART WITH ‘(I CAN’T GET NO) SATISFACTION’, THE GROUP’S FIRST CHART-TOPPER THERE. IN THE UK, THE SONG WAS INITIALLY PLAYED ONLY ON PIRATE RADIO STATIONS BECAUSE ITS LYRICS WERE CONSIDERED TOO SEXUALLY SUGGESTIVE.

1969, THE FUNERAL OF ROLLING STONE BRIAN JONES TOOK PLACE IN HIS HOME TOWN AT HATHERLEY ROAD PARISH CHURCH, CHELTENHAM. CANON HUGH EVAN HOPKINS READ JONES’ OWN EPITAPH, ‘PLEASE DON’T JUDGE ME TOO HARSHLY’. BILL WYMAN, KEITH RICHARDS AND CHARLIE WATTS FROM THE STONES ATTENDED THE FUNERAL.

1980, BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS BEGAN WHAT WOULD BE MARLEY’S LAST EVER UK TOUR WHEN THEY APPEARED IN DUBLIN, IRELAND.

1987, PRODUCER AND RECORD COMPANY EXECUTIVE JOHN HAMMOND DIED. HE BROUGHT STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, BOB DYLAN, ARETHA FRANKLIN, LEONARD COHEN AND BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN TO COLUMBIA RECORDS.

2005, THE FOUR MEMBERS OF LED ZEPPELIN WERE VOTED THE UK’S IDEAL SUPERGROUP AFTER 3,500 MUSIC FANS WERE ASKED TO CREATE THEIR FANTASY BAND FOR PLANET ROCK RADIO. JIMMY PAGE WON BEST GUITARIST, FOLLOWED BY GUNS N’ ROSES’ SLASH AND DEEP PURPLE’S RITCHIE BLACKMORE. JOHN PAUL JONES WAS NAMED TOP BASSIST, WITH JOHN BONHAM, WHO DIED IN 1980, WINNING BEST DRUMMER AND ROBERT PLANT BEAT THE LATE FREDDIE MERCURY TO BEST SINGER.

2008, THE DRUM SKIN USED ON THE COVER OF THE BEATLES’ SGT PEPPER ALBUM SOLD FOR £541,250 ($1M) AT CHRISTIE’S MEMORABILIA AUCTION IN LONDON.

BORN TODAY

1944, BORN ON THIS DAY, JOHN DYMOND, (BEAKY), GUITAR, DAVE DEE, DOZY, BEAKY, MICK AND TICH,

1947, BORN ON THIS DAY, ARLO GUTHRIE, US SINGER, SONGWRITER, SON OF FOLKSINGER WOODY GUTHRIE

1949, BORN ON THIS DAY, RONNIE JAMES DIO, VOCALS, ELF, RAINBOW, BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN & HELL, AND HIS OWN BAND DIO. DIED ON MAY 16, 2010, AFTER A SIX-MONTH BATTLE WITH STOMACH CANCER. HE WAS 67 YEARS OLD.

1980, BORN ON THIS DAY, JESSICA SIMPSON, US SINGER

1950, BORN ON THIS DAY, GREG KIHN, US SINGER,

1954, BORN ON THIS DAY, NEIL TENNANT, VOCALS, PET SHOP BOYS,

1970, BORN ON THIS DAY, JASON ORANGE, VOCALS, TAKE THAT,

1974, BORN ON THIS DAY, IMELDA MAY, IRISH SINGER WHO HAS WORKED WITH JEFF BECK, ERIC CLAPTON, DAVID GILMOUR

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