This Week in Music – Vol 7


This Week in Music – June 12th


Mariah Carey - This Week in Music
Mariah Carey

This Week in Music – She’s got legs, she knows how to use them! No I am not singing a ZZ Top song, I am talking about the Iconic and Sexy Mariah Carey.

She was introduced to the World on this date in 1990 with her debut album Mariah Carey.


Brad Delp - This Week in Music
Brad Delp

Happy Birthday to Brad Delp who was best known as the lead singer in the band Boston.

He would have been 67 today, but sadly took his own life in March of 2007


June 13th


Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette

How Ironic. That the album Jagged Little Pill was released on this date in 1995.

How is that Ironic? It really isn’t. Much like the actual lyrics of Alanis Morissette’s hit song Ironic from this iconic album.


Rivers Cuomo
Rivers Cuomo

Can you believe that Weezer front man Rivers Cuomo is now only one year away from 50?

He doesn’t quite look like Buddy Holly anymore.


June 14th


Hard Rock Café

It was on this date back in 1971 when the first Hard Rock Café opened in London, England


Boy George
Boy George

Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chameleon! Did you sign that last line?

Of course you did. Happy Birthday to Boy George who turns 58 today.


June 15th


Nirvana
Nirvana

Rock God’s Nirvana released their debut album Bleach on this date back in 1989.

No one could have predicted the success that was soon to come


Ice Cube
Ice Cube

Rapper and Actor Ice Cube turns the big 50 today.

Hope he parties hard with No Vaseline.


This Week in Music – June 16th


New York Jazz Museum
New York Jazz Museum

It was on this date back in 1972 that the New York Jazz Museum opened its doors for the first time.

There were over 25 000 pieces of history at one point in the museums history, however that history was short lived as the museum closed 5 years later due mostly to curator squabbling.


Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur

A big Happy Birthday shout out to Rap King Tupac Shakur. He would have been 48 today.

As we all know, he was shot and killed after attending a Mike Tyson fight in Vegas back in 1996 at the age of 25.


June 17th


The Kinks
The Kinks

Another band crosses the pond during the British Invasion.

It was on this date in 1965 that The Kinks arrived in America to begin their first US tour.


Kendrick Lamar - This Week in Music
Kendrick Lamar

Regarded by many in the game as the future of Rap, Kendrick Lamar turns 32 today.


This Week in Music – June 18th


ABBA - This Week in Music
ABBA

It was on this date back in 1976 that ABBA played for the King of Sweden, and his soon to be Queen, on what was the eve of their royal wedding.


Paul McCartney - This Week in Music
Paul McCartney

Happy 77th Birthday Paul McCartney!

It was back on this date in 1942 that Paul came into this world.

Seems just like Yesterday.


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