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She's Crazy For Leaving by Rodney Crowell, co-written with Guy Clark, reaches No1 on the Billboard
Country Singles Chart in the USA.
Blues singer and slide guitarist John Littlejohn
records 29 Ways, Dream, My Head Is Bald, I'm Your Fool and other tracks at ACME Studio, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the LP John Littlejohn's Blues Party - Chicago Blues Session Volume 13.
adds his vocal contribution to a charity recording, Spirit
Of The Forest, in SARM West studios, London, England, UK, Europe. The completed track, aimed at raising money to preserve the rain forests, will feature contributions from Brian Wilson
of the Beach Boys
, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac
, Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd
, Ringo Starr
, one of the few classical horn players well-known to pop fans - because he played the solo in The Beatles
' track For No One
- dies aged 60 in London, UK.
, founder of one of popular music's most celebrated recording studios, dies of lung cancer, aged 66, at the home of his daughter Laurie Lee in Santa Clarita, California, USA. Starting as a sound engineer in the 1940s, Heider worked with bandleaders including Woody Herman
and Buddy Rich
at his Hollywood studios. Later, after opening a San Francisco studio complex
in 1969, he was instrumental in recording the San Francisco music scene, and worked with rock bands including Crosby, Stills And Nash
, Creedence Clearwater Revival
and Jefferson Airplane
When Naomi Judd marries Larry Strickland at Christ Church in Nashville, Tennessee
, USA, her bridesmaids are Ashley and Wynonna Judd.
Innovative and influential jazz trumpeter, composer and band leader. Woody Shaw Jr dies aged 44, in Bellevue Hospital, New York City, USA. He had been struck by a Brooklyn subway car two months earlier and died from complications.
Blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter Good Rockin' Charles
dies aged 56 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A row over ownership of the name Yes ends in a compromise when the current line-up of Anderson, Squire, White, Howe, Kaye and Wakeman agrees to tour under the name Yesshows.
Nirvana's tour in support of their debut album, Bleach
, begins at The Covered Wagon in San Francisco
, California, USA.
Back To Life by Soul II Soul featuring Caron Wheeler reaches No1 in the UK singles chart.
Anderson Wakeman Bruford Howe (or Yes by another name) play at the Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, Virginia, USA.
, in Artillery Passage, London, England, UK, Europe.
British heavy metal band Thunder has a photo shoot for the cover of its upcoming debut album,
plays at Dane County Memorial Coliseum, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Anderson Wakeman Bruford Howe (or Yes by another name) play at the Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
Gil Scott Heron and The Jazz Renegades play at The Towen And Country Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Moscow Music Peace Festival, a two-day event comes to an end in Moscow, Russia, features Bon Jovi
, Ozzy Osbourne
, Motley Crue
, The Scorpions, Skid Row, and Cinderella.
Brandon Christopher McCartney is born in Berkeley, California, USA. He will find acclaim as the rapper Lil B
and as his alter ego The BasedGod.
And The Heartbreakers play at Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by The Replacements.
Sha Na Na play at The Warwick Musical Tent, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA.
Cinderella play at the C.N.E. Grandstand, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Tangier and White Lion.
Start of the three-day 1989 Reading Festival
in the UK, which now has a new musical focus, shifting away from heavy rock. Today's event features The Sugarcubes, New Order
, House Of Love, The Swans
, Spacemen 3, My Bloody Valentine and That Petrol Emotion.
plays at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA.
Izzy Stradlin of Guns N' Roses is arrested at the Phoenix airport in Arizona, USA, for making a public disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Indianapolis. Specifically, he had urinated on the floor
, verbally abused a stewardess and smoked in the non-smoking section.
On their The Prayer tour, The Cure
play at The CNE Grandstand, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Love And Rockets, Pixies
and Shelleyan Orphan.
plays at Poplar Creek Music Theater, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA.
After a struggle with his addiction to crack cocaine, Cowboy (Keith Wiggins) of Grandmaster Flash
And The Furious Five dies at Elmhurst Hospital, New York City, USA.
The Beautiful South play at Victoria Hall, Hanley, England, UK, Europe.
Repeat Offender by Richard Marx is certified as a triple platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA.
British heavy metal band Thunder begin their Static Discharge tour at The Baggot Inn, Dublin, Eire.
Nirvana play at Schwimmbad, Hanover, Germany, Europe.
's debut album, The Lion And The Cobra, is certified as a gold disc in the USA by The RIAA.
Nirvana play at The Stadtpark, Graz, Austria, Europe.
On a rare day off during a European tour, the members of Nirvana visit the Coliseum and the Vatican, in Rome, Italy, Europe.
On the Trash Tour, Alice Cooper
plays at K. B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.