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Daily Chronicle
for 09/02

a brief
music history
09/02/1943
Rosalind Ashford of Martha and the Vandellas was born on this day.

09/02/1946
Billy Preston was born on this day in 1946.

09/02/1951
Electric Light Orchestra member Mik Kaminski was born on this day.

09/02/1957
Steve Porcaro of Toto was born on this day.

09/02/1963
The Angels become the first white all-female group to have a No.1 record. The song was 'My Boyfriend's Back'.

09/02/1965
The Rolling Stones appeared on the British TV show 'Ready Steady Go!' Mick Jagger and Andrew Loog Oldham performed a parody of Sonny & Cher's 'I Got You Babe'.

09/02/1965
The band that would later transform into 'The Doors,' recorded their first demos at World Pacific Jazz Studios in L.A. under the name Rick & The Ravens. They recorded six tracks in three hours.

09/02/1970
After a string of drummers, Genesis placed a classified ad in Melody Maker seeking a drummer sensitive to acoustic music, and 12-string acoustic guitarist. Phil Collins answered the ad and eventually joined the group.

09/02/1971
It was reported this week that The Grateful Dead's ex-manager was arrested for embezzling $70,000 from the band.

09/02/1976
The first issue of Musician magazine was published.

09/02/1978
George Harrison married Olivia Trinidad Arias. She was a secretary at his Dark Horse record company.

09/02/1978
The 'Animal House' soundtrack was released.

09/02/1982
The house in Surrey owned by Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones was badly damaged by fire for the second time in nine years.

09/02/1989
Ric Ocasek, of the Cars, married Paulina Porizkova.

09/02/1995
Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was opened with a seven-hour concert with dozens of stars.

09/02/1997
WAR released its 20th album, 'Coleccion Latina'.

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