TUESDAY 13ST JULY 2012
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TUESDAY 13ST JULY 2012

LOVE ME – YVONNE ELLIMAN YVONNE MARIANNE ELLIMAN (BORN DECEMBER 29, 1951)[1] IS AN AMERICAN SINGER WHO PERFORMED FOR FOUR YEARS IN THE FIRST CAST OF JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. SHE SCORED A NUMBER OF HITS IN THE 1970S AND ACHIEVED A #1 HIT WITH “IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU.” AFTER A LONG HIATUS IN THE […]

LOVE ME – YVONNE ELLIMAN

YVONNE MARIANNE ELLIMAN (BORN DECEMBER 29, 1951)[1] IS AN AMERICAN SINGER WHO PERFORMED FOR FOUR YEARS IN THE FIRST CAST OF JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. SHE SCORED A NUMBER OF HITS IN THE 1970S AND ACHIEVED A #1 HIT WITH “IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU.” AFTER A LONG HIATUS IN THE 80S AND 90S, DURING WHICH TIME SHE DEDICATED HERSELF TO HER FAMILY, SHE MADE A COMEBACK ALBUM AS A SINGER-SONGWRITER IN 2004
“LOVE ME” IS A BARRY AND ROBIN GIBB COMPOSITION WHICH WAS AN INTERNATIONAL HIT IN 1976-77 FOR YVONNE ELLIMAN.
“LOVE ME” WAS ORIGINALLY RECORDED BY THE GIBBS’ GROUP THE BEE GEES ON THEIR 1976 ALBUM CHILDREN OF THE WORLD, THE TRACK FEATURING ROBIN GIBB ON LEAD WITH HIS FALSETTO EVIDENCED ON THE OUTRO.

1957, RICHARD STARKEY (LATER KNOWN AS RINGO STARR) IS THOUGHT TO HAVE MADE HIS DEBUT AT THE CAVERN CLUB, PLAYING DRUMS WITH THE EDDIE CLAYTON SKIFFLE GROUP. JOHN LENNON MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE AT THE CLUB A WEEK LATER WITH THE QUARRY MEN SKIFFLE GROUP. PAUL MCCARTNEY MADE HIS FIRST APPEARANCE IN JANUARY 1958 WITH THE QUARRY MEN.

1964, COUNTRY SINGER JIM REEVES WAS KILLED IN A PLANE CRASH WHEN THE SINGLE ENGINE AIRCRAFT FLYING FROM ARKANSAS TO NASHVILLE CRASHED IN THICK FOG.

1980, DURING AN EAGLES CONCERT AT LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, TEMPERS BOILED OVER BETWEEN GLEN FREY AND DON HENLEY, WHO SPENT THE ENTIRE SHOW DESCRIBING TO EACH OTHER THE BEATING EACH PLANNED TO ADMINISTER BACKSTAGE. “ONLY THREE MORE SONGS UNTIL I KICK YOUR ASS, PAL,” FREY TOLD HENLEY. THE GROUP’S NEXT ALBUM WAS MIXED BY FREY AND HENLEY ON OPPOSITE COASTS AFTER THE TWO DECIDED THEY COULDN’T BEAR TO BE IN THE SAME STATE, LET ALONE THE SAME STUDIO.

1992, MICHAEL JACKSON MADE AN UNSCHEDULED APPEARANCE ON HIS HOTEL BALCONY IN LONDON AFTER A MAN HAD THREATENED TO JUMP FROM AN APARTMENT BUILDING ACROSS THE STREET. 28 YEAR-OLD ERIC HERMINIE TOLD POLICE HE WOULD LEAP TO HIS DEATH IF HE DIDN’T SEE JACKSON, WHO WAS IN BRITAIN FOR A SERIES OF CONCERTS. JACKSON SPENT A COUPLE OF MINUTES WAVING TO HERMINIE, WHO THEN CLIMBED BACK INTO THE BUILDING.

2000, EIGHTIES POP MAESTRO MIKE STOCK WAS DECLARED BANKRUPT. MIKE WHO WAS ONE THIRD OF 80’S HIT FACTORY STOCK, AITKEN AND WATERMAN HAD BEEN INVOLVED IN SEVERAL COURT BATTLES OVER COPYRIGHT ISSUES.

 BORN TODAY

1958  – BILL BERRY, DRUMS, R.E.M.
1964 – JIM CORR, GUITAR, KEYBOARDS, VOCALS, THE CORRS
1978 – WILL CHAMPION, DRUMMER WITH COLDPLAY
 
1947, KARL GREEN, GUITAR, HERMAN’S HERMITS
1953 – HUGH MCDOWELL, CELLO, ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA,

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