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Today's edition of Sheet Music Magazine is a special number devoted to Easy Organ sheet music for Whitney Houston's hit songs.
Anthony Davis' Episteme plays at The Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park, Bracknell, UK.
The Jan Garbarek Quartet plays at The Great Hall, Dartington, UK.
The Jan Garbarek Quartet plays at The Trades Club, Leeds, UK.
Radio station KMET in Los Angeles, California, USA, signs off after nineteen years on the air. The station had been a pioneer of underground progressive rock programming.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Barton Coliseum, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Carole King is inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City, USA.
Shad Gregory Moss is born in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He will find fame as rapper L'il Bow Wow.
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On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play at The Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
With Or Without You by U2 enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No4.
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Aged 69, legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich dies in Los Angeles, California, USA, after undergoing surgery for a brain tumour.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the second of two nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris reach No1 in the Billboard country singles chart in the USA, with their cover version of To Know Him Is To Love Him. The song was written by legendary record producer Phil Spector.
When Kim Wilde's version of You Keep Me Hanging On enters the Top 10 of The Billboard Singles Chart, it becomes the first song of the rock era to reach the Top 10 in the USA in three different versions. The previous hit versions were by The Supremes in 1966 and Vanilla Fudge in 1967. Phil Collins will also release the song as an album track in 2010.
Happy Mondays play at The Hacienda club, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
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Bandleader and recording artist Sammy Kaye dies of cancer in Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA.
David Bowie plays at Stadio Comunale, Florence, Italy, Europe.
The Christians enter the UK singles chart with Hooverville (And They Promised Us The World), which will peak at No21 during a ten-week run.
Ben And Jerry's Ice Cream announces the launch of a new flavour, Cherry Garcia, named in honour of The Grateful Dead's guitarist Jerry Garcia.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the first of three nights at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, California, USA.
On her Moment Of Truth World Tour, Whitney Houston plays at Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canadaigua, New York State, USA.
Legendary record producer/A+R man John Hammond dies in New York City, USA, aged 76. Hammond’s many discoveries included Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Aretha Franklin.
When reggae band Jah Love plays at the Key Largo club, Belmar, New Jersey, they are joined for two songs by Bruce Springsteen.
Kenneth 'Thumbs' Carllisle dies from a heart attack while driving from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, to Decatur, Georgia. Carllisle was a highly-acclaimed guitarist known for playing lead guitar with the instrument lying across his lap. He played for many years with Little Jimmy Dickens and Roger Miller.
Money For Nothing by Dire Straits is the first video aired on the newly launched tv music channel MTV Europe. The song is particularly appropriate because it includes the line, "I want my MTV."
Vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac meets with the rest of the band to discuss his recent decision not to tour in support of their latest album, Tango In The Night. The meeting ends in a screaming match in the driveway between Buckingham and his former partner Stevie Nicks. She subsequently identifies this as the date on which "the new history of Fleetwood Mac began."
Madonna, supported by Level 42, plays the first of two nights at Grant Stadium, New York City, USA.
Hair-metal band Tuff play their first show with new vocalist Stevie Rachelle, as support to Warrant at The Roxy, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Madonna reaches No1 in the Billboard singles chart in the USA with Who's That Girl.
Singer-songwriter Amy MacDonald is born in Bishopbriggs, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Jazz and blues trumpeter Jordan Sandke, plays the second of two nights at The West End Cafe, 2911 Broadway, New York City, USA, with Jaki Byard on piano and Kenny Washington on drums.
Stevie Wonder plays the third of eight non-consecutive nights at Wembley Arena, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Cure begin a British tour at The Coliseum, St Austell, Cornwall.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the last of five nights at The Entertainment Centre, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Bob Dylan and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play at Treptower Festwiese, East Berlin, East Germany, Europe.
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Michael Jackson's Bad World Tour plays the first of five nights at Yokohama Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, to an audience of 38,000.
Ringo Starr, formerly of The Beatles, plays drums for Jerry Lee Lewis at the opening of The London Brasserie, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Starr is a part-owner of the restaurant.
On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the last of three nights at The Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. This show concludes the Slippery When Wet tour.
Sixteen year old Tiffany (Darwisch) becomes the youngest female ever to top the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA, with a mostly in tune cover version of the Tommy James And The Shondells classic I Think We’re Alone Now.
Rock movie Eddie And The Cruisers, starring Tom Berenger and Michael Pare, has its video premiere in Japan, Asia.
During their Crest Of A Knave tour, Jethro Tull play at Nassau Coliseum, Hempstead, New York State, USA.
Barcelona, a duet by Freddie Mercury of Queen and opera diva Montserrat Caballe, peaks at No8 in the UK singles chart.
At Maidstone Crown Court, Maidstone, Kent, England, UK, Europe, former Clash drummer Topper Headon is jailed for 15 months after selling heroin to a man who subsequently died.
Tom Waits plays at Draken, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
The Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band plays at The Warfield Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
On The Kissing Tour, The Cure play at Palatrussardi, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Florida nightclub owner Luc Havan, accused of an act of "aggravated battery" which cost virtuoso jazz-rock-fusion bassist Jaco Pastorius his life, has the charge changed to second-degree murder.
The first picture CDs are issued by CBS, featuring Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, George Michael and Terence Trent D'Arby.
Nikki Sixx of glam-rock combo Mötley Crüe suffers a heroin overdose, but is revived shortly thereafter.
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