Thursday 7th March 2013

1965, During a Rolling Stones gig at The Palace Theatre in Manchester, England a female fan fell from the circle while the group were playing. The crowd below broke her fall and the girl escaped serious injury just breaking a few teeth.

1973, A song from the movie Deliverance called ‘Dueling Banjos’ by Eric Weissberg and
Steve Mandel became one of the few 1970s instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record. The
record had topped the Cash Box Magazine Best Sellers list and reached No.2 on the
Billboard Hot 100.

1976, Elton John was immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds in London. The first rock
star to be so since The Beatles.

1987, The first five Beatles albums, Please Please Me, With the Beatles, A Hard Day’s Night,
Beatles for Sale and Help! were released on Compact disc. Capitol Records decided to
release the original UK mixes of the Beatles albums, which means that the first four CDs are
released in mono. This marks the first time that many of these mono mixes were available in
the US.

born today

1946, Matthew Fisher from Procol Harum who had the 1967 single ‘A Whiter Shade Of Pale’.
1946, Peter Wolf, singer with The J Geils Band
1952, Ernie Isley, The Isley Brothers
1977, Paul Cattermole, singer with UK pop group S Club 7

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