Monthly Archives: July 2016

Quote Of The Week

“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.”

— John F. Kennedy

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This Week In Music (17-23 July)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 17 Jul:

I Get Around by The Beach Boys, 1964
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, 1965
Hanky Panky by Tommy James and The Shondells, 1966
Windy by The Association, 1967
This Guy’s In Love With You by Herb Alpert, 1968
In The Year 2525 by Zager and Evans, 1969
Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night, 1970
It’s Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move by Carole King, 1971
Lean On Me by Bill Withers, 1972
Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston, 1973

Other notables this week:

Can’t You See That She’s Mine by The Dave Clark Five, peaked at Number 4 in 1964
The Girl From Ipanema by Stan Getz/Astrud Gilberto, peaked at Number 5 in 1964
Keep On Pushing by The Impressions, peaked at Number 10 in 1964
You Turn Me On by Ian Whitcomb, peaked at Number 8 in 1965
The Pied Piper by Crispian St. Peters, peaked at Number 4 in 1966
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You by Frankie Valli, peaked at Number 2 in 1967
Lady Willpower by Gary Puckett, peaked at Number 2 in 1968
Color Him Father by The Winstons, peaked at Number 7 in 1969
O-o-h Child / Dear Prudence by The Five Stairsteps, peaked at Number 8 in 1970
Gimme Dat Ding by The Pipkins, peaked at Number 9 in 1970
Don’t Pull Your Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds, peaked at Number 4 in 1971
How Do You Do by Mouth and Mac Neal, peaked at Number 8 in 1972
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by Bette Midler, peaked at Number 8 in 1973
Natural High by Bloodstone, peaked at Number 10 in 1973

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

A Hard Day’s Night by The Beatles, 1964
Blood, Sweat And Tears 3 by Blood, Sweat and Tears, 1970
A Passion Play by Jethro Tull, 1973

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Best Of The Beach Boys by The Beach Boys, released in 1966, peaked at Number 8
Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan, released in 1966, peaked at Number 9
Flowers by The Rolling Stones, released in 1967, peaked at Number 3
Insight Out by The Association, released in 1967, peaked at Number 8
Feliciano! by Jose Feliciano, released in 1968, peaked at Number 2
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly, released in 1968, peaked at Number 4
Best Of Cream by Cream, released in 1969, peaked at Number 3
Stephen Stills 2 by Stephen Stills, released in 1971, peaked at Number 8

Birthdays:

George Greeley, 23 July 1917
Margaret Whiting, 22 July 1924
Sue Thompson, 19 July 1925
Vince Guaraldi, 17 July 1928
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, 18 July 1929
Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen, 18 July 1931
Buddy Knox, 20 July 1933
Don Patterson, 22 July 1936
George Hamilton IV, 19 July 1937
Chuck Jackson, 22 July 1937
Spencer Davis, 17 July 1939
Brian Auger, 18 July 1939
Dion, 18 July 1939
Dave Fisher, 19 July 1940
Johnny Darrell, 23 July 1940
Gary Stites, 23 July 1940
Martha Reeves, 18 July 1941
Lonnie Mack, 18 July 1941
Vikki Carr, 19 July 1941
Estelle Bennett, 22 July 1941
George Clinton, 22 July 1941
Gale Garnett, 17 July 1942
Bobby Sherman, 22 July 1943
Tony Joe White, 23 July 1943
Joe Santollo, 23 July 1943
Commander Cody, 19 July 1944
T. G. Sheppard, 20 July 1944
Rick Davies, 22 July 1944
Dino Danelli, 23 July 1944
John Lodge, 20 July 1945
Kim Carnes, 20 July 1945
Rosalie Hamlin, 21 July 1945
Alan Gorrie, 19 July 1946
Barry Whitwam, 21 July 1946
Mireille Mathieu, 22 July 1946
Keith Ferguson, 23 July 1946
Wolfgang Flur, 17 July 1947
Mick Tucker, 17 July 1947
Brian May, 19 July 1947
Bernie Leadon, 19 July 1947
Carlos Santana, 20 July 1947
Don Henley, 22 July 1947
David Essex, 23 July 1947
Ron Asheton, 17 July 1948
Keith Godchaux, 19 July 1948
Cat Stevens, 21 July 1948
Terry “Geezer” Butler, 17 July 1949
Phoebe Snow, 17 July 1950
Blair Thornton, 23 July 1950
Ian Thomas, 23 July 1950
Nicolette Larson, 17 July 1952
Allen Collins, 19 July 1952
John Rutsey, 23 July 1952
Janis Siegel, 23 July 1952
Ricky Skaggs, 18 July 1954
Al Di Meola, 22 July 1954
Terry Chambers, 18 July 1955
Howie Epstein, 21 July 1955
Alison Krauss, 23 July 1971

Remembrances:

Billie Holiday, 17 July 1959
Bobby Fuller, 18 July 1966
John Coltrane, 17 July 1967
Eugene “Jug” Ammons , 23 July 1974
Keith Godchaux, 23 July 1980
Sonny Stitt, 22 July 1982
Wynn Stewart, 17 July 1985
Nico, 18 July 1988
Morty Nevins, 23 July 1990
Richard Tee, 21 July 1993
Bryan “Chas” Chandler, 17 July 1996
Richie Puente, 18 July 2004
Arthur Crier, 22 July 2004
Long John Baldry, 21 July 2005
Eugene Record, 22 July 2005
Sam Neely, 19 July 2006
Herbert Kalin, 21 July 2006
Joe Beck, 22 July 2008
Gordon Waller, 17 July 2009
John Dawson, 21 July 2009
Fred Carter, Jr., 17 July 2010
Andy Hummel, 19 July 2010
Doug Oldham, 21 July 2010
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, 21 July 2010
Harry Beckett, 22 July 2010
Phillip Walker, 22 July 2010
Joe Lee Wilson, 17 July 2011
Lil Greenwood, 19 July 2011
Milly Del Rubio, 21 July 2011
David Aiken, 23 July 2011
Fran Landesman, 23 July 2011
Bill Morrissey, 23 July 2011
Amy Winehouse, 23 July 2011
Nan Merriman, 22 July 2012
Graham Jackson, 23 July 2012
Peter Appleyard, 17 July 2013
Mike Shipley, 22 July 2013
Ernie Lancaster, 17 July 2014
James Govan, 18 July 2014
Lionel Ferbos, 19 July 2014
Don Lanier, 23 July 2014
Ray Jessel, 17 July 2015
John Taylor, 17 July 2015
Buddy Buie, 18 July 2015
Van Alexander, 19 July 2015
Carmino Ravosa, 19 July 2015
David Roth, 19 July 2015
Wayne Carson, 20 July 2015
Dieter Moebius, 20 July 2015
Mitch Aliotta, 21 July 2015
Theodore Bikel, 21 July 2015
Buddy Emmons, 21 July 2015
Paul Freeman, 21 July 2015
Eddie Hardin, 22 July 2015
Don Joyce, 22 July 2015
Daron Norwood, 22 July 2015
Mexicano 777, 23 July 2015

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Quote Of The Week

“Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

— Albert Einstein

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This Week In Music (10-16 July)

Songs at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts on 10 Jul:

I Get Around by The Beach Boys, 1964
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones, 1965
Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra, 1966
Windy by The Association, 1967
This Guy’s In Love With You by Herb Alpert, 1968
Love Theme From Romeo and Juliet by Henry Mancini and His Orchestra, 1969
Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night, 1970
It’s Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move by Carole King, 1971
Lean On Me by Bill Withers, 1972
Will It Go Round In Circles by Billy Preston, 1973

Other notables this week:

Memphis by Johnny Rivers, peaked at Number 2 in 1964
No Particular Place To Go by Chuck Berry, peaked at Number 10 in 1964
Wonderful World by Herman’s Hermits, peaked at Number 4 in 1965
You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me by Dusty Springfield, peaked at Number 4 in 1966
Along Comes Mary by The Association, peaked at Number 7 in 1966
C’mon Marianne by The 4 Seasons, peaked at Number 9 in 1967
Indian Lake by The Cowsills, peaked at Number 10 in 1968
Good Morning Starshine by Oliver, peaked at Number 3 in 1969
The Ballad Of John And Yoko by The Beatles, peaked at Number 8 in 1969
Ride Captain Ride by Blues Image, peaked at Number 4 in 1970
Lay Down (Candles In The Rain) by Melanie with The Edwin Hawkins Singers, peaked at Number 6 in 1970
That’s The Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be by Carly Simon, peaked at Number 10 in 1971
Too Late To Turn Back Now by Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose, peaked at Number 2 in 1972
Rocket Man by Elton John, peaked at Number 6 in 1972

Number One Albums debuting this week on the Billboard Album Charts:

Wheels Of Fire by Cream, 1968
Time Peace/The Rascals’ Greatest Hits by The Rascals, 1968
Chicago VI by Chicago, 1973

Other notable albums debuting this week:

Somewhere My Love by Ray Conniff and His Orchestra and Chorus, released in 1966, peaked at Number 3
The Impossible Dream by Jack Jones, released in 1966, peaked at Number 9
Aretha Now by Aretha Franklin, released in 1968, peaked at Number 3
Hot Buttered Soul by Isaac Hayes, released in 1969, peaked at Number 8
John Barleycorn Must Die by Traffic, released in 1970, peaked at Number 5
Closer To Home by Grand Funk Railroad, released in 1970, peaked at Number 6
B, S And T; 4 by Blood, Sweat and Tears, released in 1971, peaked at Number 10
Carney by Leon Russell, released in 1972, peaked at Number 2
Moods by Neil Diamond, released in 1972, peaked at Number 5
Touch Me In The Morning by Diana Ross, released in 1973, peaked at Number 5

Birthdays:

Cal Tjader, 16 July 1925
Barbara Cowsill, 12 July 1928
Polly Bergen, 14 July 1930
Jumpin’ Gene Simmons, 10 July 1933
Van Cliburn, 12 July 1934
Gene Hughes, 11 July 1936
Sandy Stewart, 10 July 1937
Lee Morgan, 10 July 1938
Tony Jackson, 16 July 1938
Mavis Staples, 10 July 1939
Denise LaSalle, 16 July 1939
William Bell, 16 July 1939
Johnny Sea, 15 July 1940
Ian Whitcomb, 10 July 1941
Desmond Dekker, 16 July 1941
Ronnie James Dio, 10 July 1942
Swamp Dogg, 12 July 1942
Steve Young, 12 July 1942
Roger McGuinn, 13 July 1942
Stephen Jo Bladd, 13 July 1942
Christine McVie, 12 July 1943
Millie Jackson, 15 July 1944
Diane Renay, 13 July 1945
Linda Ronstadt, 15 July 1946
Arlo Guthrie, 10 July 1947
Peter Banks, 15 July 1947
Walter Egan, 12 July 1948
Artemus Pyle, 15 July 1948
Greg Kihn, 10 July 1949
Bonnie Pointer, 11 July 1950
William Howard, 13 July 1950
Cheryl Ladd, 12 July 1951
Johnny “Thunders” Genzale, 15 July 1952
Stewart Copeland, 16 July 1952
Rik Emmett, 10 July 1953
Marky Ramone, 15 July 1956
Bela Fleck, 10 July 1958

Remembrances:

George Gershwin, 11 July 1937
Arthur Fiedler, 10 July 1979
Minnie Riperton, 12 July 1979
Hubert Johnson, 11 July 1981
Kirby Stone, 13 July 1981
Harry Chapin, 16 July 1981
Bill Justis, 15 July 1982
Chris Wood, 12 July 1983
Philippe Wynne, 13 July 1984
Thomas Coke Escovedo, 13 July 1986
Lou Gottlieb, 11 July 1996
John Panozzo, 16 July 1996
Paul Young, 15 July 2000
Arthur Kane, 13 July 2004
Joe Harnell, 14 July 2005
Earl Nelson, 12 July 2008
Jo Stafford, 16 July 2008
Sugar Minott, 10 July 2010
Walter Hawkins, 11 July 2010
Tuli Kupferberg, 12 July 2010
Gene Ludwig, 14 July 2010
Sir Charles Mackerras, 14 July 2010
Hank Cochran, 15 July 2010
Pierrette Alarie, 10 July 2011
Rob Grill, 11 July 2011
Jerry Ragovoy, 13 July 2011
Eric Delaney, 14 July 2011
Cuddly Dudley, 15 July 2011
Cornell MacNeil, 15 July 2011
Maria Cole, 10 July 2012
Lol Coxhill, 10 July 2012
Bob Babbitt, 16 July 2012
Jon Lord, 16 July 2012
Kitty Wells, 16 July 2012
Mabel Sonnier Savoie, 10 July 2013
T-Model Ford, 16 July 2013
Charlie Haden, 11 July 2014
Lorin Maazel, 13 July 2014
Johnny Winter, 16 July 2014
Hussein Fatal, 10 July 2015
Michael Rayner, 13 July 2015
Joan Sebastian, 13 July 2015
Eric Wrixon, 13 July 2015
Dave Somerville, 14 July 2015
Alan Curtis, 15 July 2015
Howard Rumsey, 15 July 2015

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