TUESDAY 26TH JUNE 2012
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TUESDAY 26TH JUNE 2012

DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA – THE POLICE
# 5 DEC 1980

DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA” IS A SONG BY THE POLICE, RELEASED AS A SINGLE IN DECEMBER 1980. IT WAS THE SECOND SINGLE FROM THE ALBUM ZENYATTÀ MONDATTA AND A TOP TEN HIT IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE UNITED STATES,

ACCORDING TO STING, THE SONG IS ABOUT THE ATTRACTION THAT PEOPLE HAVE TO SIMPLE SONGS:

I WAS TRYING TO MAKE AN INTELLECTUAL POINT ABOUT HOW THE SIMPLE CAN BE SO POWERFUL. WHY ARE OUR FAVOURITE SONGS ‘DA DOO RON RON’ AND ‘DO WAH DIDDY DIDDY? IN THE SONG, I TRIED TO ADDRESS THAT ISSUE.”

1964, DURING A WORLD TOUR, THE BEATLES PLAYED TWO SHOWS AT TOWN HALL, DUNEDIN, SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND. THE FLIGHT FROM AUCKLAND TO DUNEDIN WAS TENSE DUE THE RECEIPT OF AN ANONYMOUS THREAT THAT A “GERM BOMB” HAD BEEN PLACED ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT.

1974, CHER DIVORCED SONNY BONO AFTER 10 YEARS OF MARRIAGE. FOUR DAYS LATER, CHER MARRIED GUITARIST GREGG ALLMAN, THE COUPLE SPLIT 10 DAYS AFTER THAT, GOT BACK TOGETHER AND SPLIT AGAIN. THEY DID STAY MARRIED FOR THREE YEARS, PRODUCING ELIJAH BLUE ALLMAN

1977, ELVIS PRESLEY MADE HIS LAST EVER LIVE STAGE APPEARANCE WHEN HE APPEARED AT THE MARKET SQUARE ARENA IN INDIANAPOLIS. PRESLEY WOULD DIE LESS THAN TWO MONTHS LATER. THE LAST TWO SONGS HE PERFORMED WERE ‘HURT’ AND ‘BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER.’ BEFORE THE SHOW ELVIS WAS PRESENTED WITH A PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE 2 BILLIONTH RECORD TO COME OUT OF RCA’S PRESSING PLANT

1982, AMERICAN SINGER AND ONE HIT WONDER CHARLENE WAS AT NO.1 ON THE UK SINGLES CHART WITH ‘I’VE NEVER BEEN TO ME’. THE SONG WAS RECORDED IN 1976 AND WAS REISSUED BY MOTOWN RECORDS IN 1982 BY WHICH TIME CHARLENE HAD MOVED TO ENGLAND AND WAS WORKING IN A SWEET SHOP IN ILFORD, EAST LONDON

2001, THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY GEORGE CAREY CAUSED UPROAR AMONG THEOLOGIANS AFTER REJECTING AN APPLICATION FROM A ROCK STAR FOR A DEGREE COURSE ON RELIGIOUS GROUNDS. FORMER COCKNEY REBEL MEMBER ANDREW BROWN WHO WAS NOW A MINISTER OF THE UNITARIAN CHURCH WANTED TO COMPLETE A MA IN THEOLOGY BUT CAREY HAD REJECTED HIS APPLICATION BECAUSE BROWN DID NOT BELONG TO A MAINSTREAM CHURCH.

2008, TOTAL GUITAR MAGAZINE VOTED CELINE DION’S RENDITION OF THE AC/DC TRACK ‘YOU SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG’ AS THE WORLD’S WORST COVER VERSION EVER, THE MAGAZINES EDITOR STEPHEN LAWSON SAID DION’S COVER WAS “SACRILEGE”. IN THE BEST COVER VERSIONS LIST, JIMI HENDRIX WAS VOTED INTO FIRST PLACE WITH HIS VERSION OF THE BOB DYLAN SONG ‘ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER

BORN ON THIS DAY

1910, BORN ON THIS DAY, COLONEL TOM PARKER, ELVIS PRESLEY’S MANAGER. BEFORE WORKING IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS PARKER RAN A TROUPE OF DANCING CHICKENS. HE DIED ON JANUARY 21ST 1997

1940, BORN ON THIS DAY, BILLY DAVIS JR, (1977 US NO.1 & UK NO.7 SINGLE ‘YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A STAR’.

1955, BORN ON THIS DAY, MICK JONES, GUITAR, VOCALS, THE CLASH

1956, BORN ON THIS DAY, CHRIS ISAAK, US SINGER SONGWRITER, ACTOR, (1990 UK NO.10 & 1991 US NO.6 SINGLE ‘WICKED GAME’).

1961, BORN ON THIS DAY, TERRI NUNN, VOCALS, BERLIN, (1986 UK & US NO.1 SINGLE ‘TAKE MY BREATH AWAY’)

1969, BORN ON THIS DAY, COLIN GREENWOOD, BASS, RADIOHEAD.

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