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Use Your Illusion I by Guns N'Roses is certified as a triple platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Cooleyhighharmony by Boyz II Men is certified as a triple platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Tori Amos releases her debut album, Little Earthquakes, in the UK.
David Crosby and Bonnie Bramlett appear as a guest actors in US tv sitcom Roseanne, playing a husband and wife.
God Gave Rock'n'Roll To You, a cover by Kiss of the Argent classic, peaks at No4 in the UK singles chart.
When Verve play at The Dome, Tufnell Park, London, England, UK, Melody Maker enthuses, "They entertain people away from their immediate memories. Richard, prince of thieves, steals our attention from right under the noses of jaded cynicism."
Silhouette by Kenny G is certified as a triple platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Procol Harum play in Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Savatage play in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Nirvana play the first of three nights at The Palace, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Procol Harum play in Lund, Sweden, Europe.
It is announced that all 72,000 tickets for the upcoming Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert at Wembley Stadium, London, UK, have sold out within six hours of the announcement that they had gone on sale. Roger Taylor of Queen states, "Thanks to everyone for the marvellous reflection of the depth of feeling for Freddie throughout the country."
Jimmy Wilkinson, a former member of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, dies.
Almost thirty years after it was released, the album Kissin' Cousins by Elvis Presley is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. inthe USA.
It is reported that Frank Sinatra's own-brand of Spaghetti Sauce, launched in 1990, has not been well-received by the public. Armanino Foods Of Distinction, which owns 58% of the Sinatra brand has decided to drop the product.
Soundgarden play at The Bronco Bowl, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by Pearl Jam.
Barbara Alston of early sixties girl group The Crystals dies of a heart attack in Brooklyn, New York City, USA, aged 48.
Money Don’t Matter 2 Night by Prince peaks at No23 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. Profits from the single are donated to The United Negro College Fund.
Curve play at at The Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Blur play at Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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Free-form jazz saxophonist Charles Tyler dies aged 50 in Toulon, France.
Record producer, folk-rock singer and songwriter Mark Heard suffers a heart attack while performing at the Cornerstone Festival in Illinois, USA. Heard is immediately hospitalised, but will die two weeks after being discharged.
When Morrissey plays at Les Eurockeennes Festival, in Belfort, France, Europe, he drapes himself in a Union Jack flag and uses enlarged photographs of skinheads as a stage backdrop. When he repeats this stunt later in the UK, he will be pilloried by the NME (New Musical Express) as a fascist and a racist.
A diverse group of musicians and composers, including Simon Jeffes of Penguin Caf
When Nirvana play at the MTV Video Music Awards, bassist Krist Novoselic throws his instrument high into the air at the end of their performance of Lithium. Unfortunately, on its way back to earth, the instrument strikes him in the head and knocks him to the ground.
The album Unplugged by Eric Clapton enters the Billboard Top 40 albums chart in the USA where it will peak at No1 during a fifty-two-week stay.
Social Distortion, Wasted Frame, Dead Souls and Drug Prowling Wolves play at The Klub Wiv No Name, Stevenage, UK.
The Wedding Present play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, supported by Venus Beads.
Guns N' Roses and Metallica play the twenty-second show in a co-headlining 25-date US tour at Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Faith No More as the opening act.
Faith No More and Helmet play in The Orbit Room, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Bud Cowsill, the father of family-oriented pop band The Cowsills, dies aged 66 of leukemia while living in Mexico.
Michael Jackson comes to the end of the 1992 leg of his Dangerous World Tour, with a concert at the Lia Manoliu Stadium, Bucharest, Romania.
The United States Supreme Court upholds rulings that the first amendment protects Ozzy Osbourne against lawsuits alleging that his music encouraged suicide. This decision relates back to the lawsuit brought against Ozzy Osbourne by the parents of 19-year old John McCollum, a young man who had committed suicide after listening to Ozzy's song Suicide Solution.
Bob Dylan releases the album Good As I Been To You, a collection of cover versions, in the UK on CBS Records.
Mark Murphy plays the second of two nights at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
Guitarist Martin Taylor plays at the Civic Centre, Whitchurch, UK.
Rage Against The Machine release their debut album Rage Against The Machine in the USA, which will rapidly go triple platinum.
On tour in support of her album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos plays the first of two nights at Steeltown, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Michael Stipe of R.E.M. joins 10,000 Maniacs onstage in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for a brief guest slot.
The John Ethridge Quartet plays at South Hill Park AC, Bracknell, UK.
Orphy Robinson plays the second of two nights at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, UK.
Marion Montgomery plays the third of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.
Marion Montgomery plays the fourth of six nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Soho, London, UK.
Ronnie Laws plays at Marcus Garvey, Nottingham, UK.
David Sanborn plays the second of two nights at the Town And Country Club, Kentish Town, London, UK.
The WOMAD Winter Festival, a three day event, continues at The Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK. Artists appearing on this, the second day, include Lonnie Liston Smith and The James Taylor Quartet.
Morrissey plays at Alexandra Palace, London, UK.