Bob Geldof

This Week in Music History
December 12th, 1970 – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles start a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Tears Of A Clown’. It was the group’s 26th Top 40 hit and first No.1.
This Week in Music History
January 25th, 1963 - The Rolling Stones play at the Ricky Tick Club at a Hotel in the town of Windsor, Berkshirehire, UK. It is the first time The Rolling Stones, including Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman played at this venue.
This Week in Music History
December 14th, 1998 - Billy Preston pleads guilty to insurance fraud in a LA court and agrees to testify against six others who allegedly participated in similar acts. Allegedly, Preston was part of a group who staged car crashes, thefts, and fires for a total of 18 fraudulent insurance claims...
This Weekend in Music History
December 15th, 1956 - A phrase is born when Elvis Presley gave his final performance on a live radio program in Louisiana. At the end of the show, the DJ uttered the now legendary phrase "Elvis has left the building."  Presley had made 50 appearances on that particular radio s…
This Weekend in Music History
November 23rd, 1974 -  Billy Swan becomes a one hit wonder with the start of his two week run at No. 1 with 'I Can Help'. The song was also a hit in Australia and Europe, and  was shockingly successful in Norway, where it charted for 37 weeks
This Day In Music History
January 28th
1968 - The Supremes appear on British TV's Sunday Night at the London Palladium with Tom Jones and Des O'Connor.
1978 - The Fleetwood Mac album 'Rumours' went to No.1 on the US album chart, also a No.1 in the UK. The album went on to sell over 15 million copies world- …