Music History June 19

Kelly Ogden

BORN ON JUNE 19

1936 – Shirley Goodman, American R&B singer (d. 2005)
1944 – Peter Bardens, English keyboard player and songwriter (Camel) (d. 2002)
1948 – Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter (d. 1974)
1950 – Ann Wilson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Heart\)
1951 – Patty Larkin, American singer-songwriter, guitarist
1953 – Larry Dunn, American keyboard player, songwriter (Earth, Wind, & Fire)
1953 – Simon Wright, English drummer (AC/DC, Dio)
1956 – Danny Chauncey, American guitarist (38 Special)
1960 – Luke Morley, English guitarist, songwriter (Thunder)
1964 – Brian Vander Ark, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Verve Pipe)
1970 – Brian Welch, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Korn)
1972 – Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish singer-songwriter (Refused)

19?? – Kelly Ogden, American singer/songwriter bass player (the Dollyrots)

DIED ON JUNE 19

1978 – Mabel Wayne, American songwriter (b. 1890)
1997 – Bobby Helms, American country music singer and guitarist (b. 1933)
2013 – Slim Whitman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1923)
2014 – Gerry Goffin, American songwriter (b. 1939)

EVENTS ON JUNE 19

1968 – The Rolling Stones scored their seventh UK No.1 single when “Jumpin Jack Flash” hit the top of the charts. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards’ country house, where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the window. When Jagger asked what the noise was, Richards responded: “Oh, that’s Jack – that’s jumpin’ Jack.”

1977 – Six men wielding knives and iron bars outside Shepherd’s Bush underground station beat up Paul Cook from the Sex Pistols. Cook required 15 stitches to a head wound.

1990 – Prince played the first of 12 sold-out nights at Wembley Arena in London, England on his current Nude European tour.

1992 – Ani DiFranco released her third studio album ‘Imperfectly.’

2012 – The former chief financial officer for Pearl Jam was charged with 33 counts of theft for allegedly stealing at least $380,000 from the Seattle band’s management company. According to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Rickey Goodrich allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of several years, spending the money on lavish family vacations, spa treatments, life insurance and pricey California wines.

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