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    WEEK 21st - 30th APRIL


    April 30, 1983 : Both "THIN LIZZY" and "UFO" break up.


    April 30, 1999 : all five members of "AEROSMITH" visit shooting victim Lance Kirklin in a Colorado hospital before their show in Denver that evening.The band dedicates 'Living On The Edge' to the student,who was one of 28 wounded and 13 killed by two deranged classmates at Columbine High School in Littleton,Colorado on April 20.


    April 30, 1999 : Darrel Sweet,the drummer and one of the founding members of legendary rockers,"NAZARETH" from Dunfermline,Scotland, is found dead from a major heart attack.

    April 29, 1979 : "VAN HALEN"'s 'Dance The Night Away' single is released.

    April 28, 1989 : JON BON JOVI marries his high school sweetheart Dorothea Hurley at the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.

    April 28, 1978 : "AC/DC" release 'Powerage'.


    April 28, 1983 : "IRON MAIDEN" release the single for 'Flight Of Icarus'.

    April 26, 1964 : "ROLLING STONES" release their first album.


    April 26, 1986 : "VAN HALEN"'s "5150" hits #1.

    April 23, 1988 : "IRON MAIDEN"'s "Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son" album is released and goes straight to #1 in the UK.

    April 21, 1986 : "ACCEPT" release "Russian Roulette".

    Posted on 2008-04-21 17:37:28 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 21st - 30th APRIL (ROCK BIRTHDAYS)


    April 21, 1939, Ernie Maresca
    April 21, 1945, Robert Knight
    April 21, 1947, Iggy Pop
    April 21, 1948, Paul Davis
    April 21, 1959, Michael Timmins (Cowboy Junkies)
    April 21, 1959, Robert Smith (The Cure)
    April 22, 1922, Charles Mingus
    April 22, 1950, Peter Frampton
    April 22, 1951, Paul Carrack
    April 23, 1936, Roy Orbison
    April 23, 1939, Ray Peterson
    April 23, 1942, Sandra Dee
    April 23, 1942, Barbra Streisand
    April 24, 1933, Freddie Scott
    April 24, 1940, George Tomsco (Fireballs)
    April 24, 1945, Doug Clifford (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
    April 24, 1947, Glen Cornick (Jethro Tull)
    April 24, 1947, Hubert Ann Kelly (Hues Corporation)
    April 25, 1918, Ella Fitzgerald
    April 25, 1923, Albert King
    April 25, 1945, Bjorn Ulvaeus (Abba)
    April 25, 1945, Stu Cook (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
    April 25, 1949, Mike Brown (Michael Lookofsky) (The Left Banke)
    April 25, 1950, Steve Ferrone (Average White Band)
    April 25, 1964, Andy Bell (Erasure)
    April 25, 1965, Eric Avery (Jane's Addiction)
    April 26, 1886, Ma Rainey
    April 26, 1925, Jorgen Ingmann (Jorgen Ingmann & His Guitar)
    April 26, 1938, Duane Eddy
    April 26, 1942, Bobby Rydell
    April 26, 1943, Gary Wright (Spooky Tooth)
    April 26, 1946, John "Bucky" Wilkin (Ronny & The Daytonas)
    April 26, 1947, Pete Ham (Badfinger)
    April 27, 1932, Maxine Brown (The Browns)
    April 27, 1948, Kate Pierson (B52's)
    April 27, 1950, Paul "Ace" Frehley (Kiss)
    April 27, 1959, Sheena Easton
    April 28, 1941, Peter Anders (Tradewinds)
    April 28, 1941, Ann-Margret
    April 28, 1943, Fantastic Johnny C
    April 28, 1945, John Wolters (Dr. Hook)
    April 26, 1946, Vito Balsamo (Vito & The Salutations)
    April 29, 1899, Duke Ellington
    April 29, 1928, Carl Gardner (Coasters)
    April 29, 1931, Lonnie Donegan
    April 29, 1936, Albee Cracolici (Mystics)
    April 29, 1942, Vincent Poncia Jr. (Tradewinds)
    April 29, 1947, Tommy James
    April 29, 1968, Carnie Wilson (Wilson Phillips)
    April 29, 1973, Mike Hogan (Cranberries)
    April 30, 1896, Rev. Gary Davis
    April 30, 1927, Johnny Horton
    April 30, 1941, Johnny Farina (Santo & Johnny)
    April 30, 1943, Bobby Vee
    April 30, 1944, Richard Shoff (Sandpipers)
    April 30, 1948, Wayne Kramer (MC5)
    April 30, 1953, Merrill Osmond (Osmonds)
    Posted on 2008-04-21 04:24:14 and written by dimitris