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1923Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (d. 2003)

1924 – Speedy West, American musician (d. 2003)

1929  Benny Golson, American jazz musician

1955Terry Chimes, English musician (The Clash)

1956Andy Cox, English musician (The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals)

Andy Cox
Birth nameAndrew Cox
Born25 January 1956 (1956-01-25) (age 55)
Birmingham, England
GenresNew Wave, Ska
OccupationsGuitarist
Years active1978–present
LabelsSire
Associated actsThe Beat
Fine Young Cannibals
Cribabi

1969Kina, American singer Kina (born Kina Cosper January 25, 1969, Detroit, Michigan) is an American musician, best known for her work with Grammy Award-nominated band Brownstone, and her 2000 solo single "Girl from the Gutter". She is currently working on new music

1981 –  Alicia Keys, American singer

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Andy Cox (born Andrew Cox 25 January 1956, Birmingham, England) is a British guitarist, who along with Dave Wakeling, founded The Beat in 1978.

Terry Chimes (born 5 July 1956, Stepney, London) was the original drummer of punk rock group The Clash. He originally played with them from July 1976 to November 1976, January 1977 to April 1977, and again from May 1982 to February 1983. He was the drummer for Hanoi Rocks in 1985, before the band broke-up that same year. He briefly toured with Black Sabbath from November 1987 to December 1987, and again in May 1988.

Wesley Webb West (January 25, 1924 – November 15, 2003), better known as Speedy West, was an American pedal steel guitarist and record producer. He frequently played with Jimmy Bryant, both in their own duo and as part of the regular Capitol Records backing band for Tennessee Ernie Ford and many others. He also played on Loretta Lynn's first single.

Farrell "Rusty" Draper (January 25, 1923 – March 28, 2003) was an American country and pop singer who achieved his greatest success in the 1950s.

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1925:   Barbara Carroll (born Barbara Carole Coppersmith on January 25, 1925 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is a jazz pianist, composer and vocalist


1934: Elizabeth Allen


1938:
  Etta James Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins, January 25, 1938) is an American blues, soul, R&B, rock & roll, gospel and jazz singer and songwriter. James is the winner of four Grammys and seventeen Blues Music Awards. She was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, the Blues Hall of Fame in 2001, and the Grammy Hall of Fame in both 1999 and 2008. In the 1950s and 1960s, she had her biggest success as a blues and R&B singer. She is best known for performing "At Last", which has been featured in movies, television shows, commercials, and web-streaming services. James has a contralto vocal range.

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Mötley Crüe receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The group and 600 fans turn out for the ceremony. "We're across the street from the Erotica Museum and Frederick's of Hollywood. This is a perfect place for us to be," says bassist Nikki Sixx. 2006
1950's   #1 and going higher all the time… “Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock” becomes the first single to enter the U.K. pop chart at #1. It doesn’t hurt that it’s one of Presley’s premiere records. 1958

Bassist Gary Tibbs (
Roxy Music) is born in Northwood, Middlesex, England. 1958
1960's   David Gilmour plays his first show with Pink Floyd at Southampton University. He replaces Syd Barrett whose behavior has become increasingly unpredictable. 1968

Creedence Clearwater Revival releases their classic “Born On The Bayou” LP. 1969
1970's Charlie Manson and friends are found guilty. This doesn’t have much to do with Rock except the chain of murders was triggered, in Manson’s twisted mind, by The Beatles’ “White Album” and (in particular) the songs “Helter Skelter” and “Piggies.” 1971

Elvis Costello and Rockpile (featuring Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds) tour the U.S. Austin is the first stop. 1978

Rolling Stone magazine’s Reader’s Poll names The Cars as the year’s best new band. 1979
1980's Speaking of jailhouse rock (see above). Paul McCartney is released from the Tokyo slammer. He is busted at the airport after officers find a half-pound of marijuana in his luggage. Paul’s Japan tour is cancelled and the government requests he not return. 1980

  Rosanne Cash’s "Never be You," written by Tom Petty and Heartbreakers’ keyboardist Benmont Tench, tops the Country singles chart. 1986

It would have made a great Country song.
Bruce Springsteen’s mournful ballad “My Hometown” peaks at #6 on the U.S. charts. 1986

  Nearly twelve years after its release, “Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers,” the group’s debut album, goes gold. 1988
1990's Paul McCartney records an acoustic set in London for MTV Unplugged. 1991

  Melissa Etheridge kicks off a world tour in New Orleans to support her "Yes I Am" album. 1994

Tom again. Petty’s career retrospective "Playback 1973-1993" is certified a gold record. 1996

The
Red Hot Chili Peppers cover of the Ohio Player’s classic "Loverollercoaster" peaks at #20 on the U.S. pop chart. Six months later, the single cracks the U.K. Top 10. 1997

The Rolling Bones… er, Stones, embark on their No Security Tour at the Oakland Coliseum. 1999

2000's   Adrian Belew, former singer guitarist with King Crimson, releases "Side One" with help from Primus bassist Les Claypool and Tool drummer Danny Carey . "You're only as good as your rhythm section," says Belew. "I can't imagine a better rhythm section than Les and Danny." 2005

The
Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, led by the Smashing Pumpkins drummer, release their debut album, "Life Begins Again." 2005

  The DVD of Metallica's Some Kind of Monster documentary is released. 2005

  Breaking Benjamin announce they’ve added drummer Chad Szeliga. 2005

Metallica perform at a private party in Park City, UT, to celebrate the premiere of the movie The Darwin Awards at the Sundance Film Festival. The group appears in footage shot at a '04 concert in Salt Lake City. 2006

  Jon Bon Jovi and designer Kenneth Cole co-host the R.S.V.P. To Help in New York. Bon Jovi performs an acoustic set to raise funds for Habitat For Humanity, Help USA and the Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundation. This is Bon Jovi's second initiative with Cole to benefit homeless charities. 2007

The
Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule and Bruce Hornsby perform on the tribute album "Endless Highway - The Music Of The Band." An Allmans' rendition of "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," Hornsby's version of "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)" and Gov't Mule's take on "The Shape I'm In" are among the set's 19 tracks. 2007

  Ted Nugent claims reports by the "hyper-liberal media" stating he made racially offensive remarks during his performance at Texas Governor Rick Perry's inauguration ball are untrue. "In total defiance to the vicious lies and hateful allegations of 'racism' leveled at me by irresponsible, unprofessional and downright goofy media punks, I never said a word . . . against 'illegal immigrants' or 'non-English-speaking' anyone," writes Nuge in a Waco Tribune-Herald guest column. "I will intensify my fight for a united America by demanding all Americans speak English." 2007

  Satellite Party, with ex-Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, perform at the Winter X Games 11 in Aspen, CO. 2007

Kid Rock's Rock N' Revival Tour starts in Evansville, IN. Run DMC's Rev. Run and J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf are on the bill of the revue-style package tour. Later in the trek, founding Allman Brothers Band singer-guitarist Dickey Betts is a supporting act. 2008

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young attend the Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of CSNY Deja Vu documentary about the quartet's antiwar-themed '06 tour. Neil Young directed (under his Bernard Shakey alias) and co-wrote the film which focuses on CSNY's '06 Freedom of Speech tour and examines the group's opposition to the Iraq war. 2008
2010's   Eddie Vedder's (Pearl Jam) cover of Bruce Springsteen's "My City Of Ruins" is available as a digital download with proceeds benefiting Artists for Peace and Justice Haiti Relief (raising funds to aid earthquake victims). The track was recorded at the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors in ’09 when Springsteen was recognized for his lifetime contributions to American culture. 2010

“Mine Is Your,” the third full-length album by
Cold War Kids, drops. 2011

Gregg Allman's solo album “Low Country Blues” hits stores. The Allman Brothers Band founder (along with his older sibling Duane) says the album was largely influenced by listening to late night radio as a kid growing up in Florida. 2010

  Rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson issues “The Party Ain’t Over.” The Jack White (White Stripes/The Raconteurs) produced set was recorded at White’s Nashville studio with help from his fellow Raconteurs. 2011

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Mötley Crüe receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The group and 600 fans turn out for the ceremony. "We're across the street from the Erotica Museum and Frederick's of Hollywood. This is a perfect place for us to be," says bassist Nikki Sixx. 2006
1950's   #1 and going higher all the time… “Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock” becomes the first single to enter the U.K. pop chart at #1. It doesn’t hurt that it’s one of Presley’s premiere records. 1958

Bassist Gary Tibbs (
Roxy Music) is born in Northwood, Middlesex, England. 1958
1960's   David Gilmour plays his first show with Pink Floyd at Southampton University. He replaces Syd Barrett whose behavior has become increasingly unpredictable. 1968

Creedence Clearwater Revival releases their classic “Born On The Bayou” LP. 1969
1970's Charlie Manson and friends are found guilty. This doesn’t have much to do with Rock except the chain of murders was triggered, in Manson’s twisted mind, by The Beatles’ “White Album” and (in particular) the songs “Helter Skelter” and “Piggies.” 1971

Elvis Costello and Rockpile (featuring Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds) tour the U.S. Austin is the first stop. 1978

Rolling Stone magazine’s Reader’s Poll names The Cars as the year’s best new band. 1979
1980's Speaking of jailhouse rock (see above). Paul McCartney is released from the Tokyo slammer. He is busted at the airport after officers find a half-pound of marijuana in his luggage. Paul’s Japan tour is cancelled and the government requests he not return. 1980

  Rosanne Cash’s "Never be You," written by Tom Petty and Heartbreakers’ keyboardist Benmont Tench, tops the Country singles chart. 1986

It would have made a great Country song.
Bruce Springsteen’s mournful ballad “My Hometown” peaks at #6 on the U.S. charts. 1986

  Nearly twelve years after its release, “Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers,” the group’s debut album, goes gold. 1988
1990's Paul McCartney records an acoustic set in London for MTV Unplugged. 1991

  Melissa Etheridge kicks off a world tour in New Orleans to support her "Yes I Am" album. 1994

Tom again. Petty’s career retrospective "Playback 1973-1993" is certified a gold record. 1996

The
Red Hot Chili Peppers cover of the Ohio Player’s classic "Loverollercoaster" peaks at #20 on the U.S. pop chart. Six months later, the single cracks the U.K. Top 10. 1997

The Rolling Bones… er, Stones, embark on their No Security Tour at the Oakland Coliseum. 1999

2000's   Adrian Belew, former singer guitarist with King Crimson, releases "Side One" with help from Primus bassist Les Claypool and Tool drummer Danny Carey . "You're only as good as your rhythm section," says Belew. "I can't imagine a better rhythm section than Les and Danny." 2005

The
Jimmy Chamberlin Complex, led by the Smashing Pumpkins drummer, release their debut album, "Life Begins Again." 2005

  The DVD of Metallica's Some Kind of Monster documentary is released. 2005

  Breaking Benjamin announce they’ve added drummer Chad Szeliga. 2005

Metallica perform at a private party in Park City, UT, to celebrate the premiere of the movie The Darwin Awards at the Sundance Film Festival. The group appears in footage shot at a '04 concert in Salt Lake City. 2006

  Jon Bon Jovi and designer Kenneth Cole co-host the R.S.V.P. To Help in New York. Bon Jovi performs an acoustic set to raise funds for Habitat For Humanity, Help USA and the Philadelphia Soul Charitable Foundation. This is Bon Jovi's second initiative with Cole to benefit homeless charities. 2007

The
Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule and Bruce Hornsby perform on the tribute album "Endless Highway - The Music Of The Band." An Allmans' rendition of "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," Hornsby's version of "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)" and Gov't Mule's take on "The Shape I'm In" are among the set's 19 tracks. 2007

  Ted Nugent claims reports by the "hyper-liberal media" stating he made racially offensive remarks during his performance at Texas Governor Rick Perry's inauguration ball are untrue. "In total defiance to the vicious lies and hateful allegations of 'racism' leveled at me by irresponsible, unprofessional and downright goofy media punks, I never said a word . . . against 'illegal immigrants' or 'non-English-speaking' anyone," writes Nuge in a Waco Tribune-Herald guest column. "I will intensify my fight for a united America by demanding all Americans speak English." 2007

  Satellite Party, with ex-Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, perform at the Winter X Games 11 in Aspen, CO. 2007

Kid Rock's Rock N' Revival Tour starts in Evansville, IN. Run DMC's Rev. Run and J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf are on the bill of the revue-style package tour. Later in the trek, founding Allman Brothers Band singer-guitarist Dickey Betts is a supporting act. 2008

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young attend the Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of CSNY Deja Vu documentary about the quartet's antiwar-themed '06 tour. Neil Young directed (under his Bernard Shakey alias) and co-wrote the film which focuses on CSNY's '06 Freedom of Speech tour and examines the group's opposition to the Iraq war. 2008
2010's   Eddie Vedder's (Pearl Jam) cover of Bruce Springsteen's "My City Of Ruins" is available as a digital download with proceeds benefiting Artists for Peace and Justice Haiti Relief (raising funds to aid earthquake victims). The track was recorded at the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors in ’09 when Springsteen was recognized for his lifetime contributions to American culture. 2010

“Mine Is Your,” the third full-length album by
Cold War Kids, drops. 2011

Gregg Allman's solo album “Low Country Blues” hits stores. The Allman Brothers Band founder (along with his older sibling Duane) says the album was largely influenced by listening to late night radio as a kid growing up in Florida. 2010

  Rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson issues “The Party Ain’t Over.” The Jack White (White Stripes/The Raconteurs) produced set was recorded at White’s Nashville studio with help from his fellow Raconteurs. 2011

http://www.rockintown.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/January_25

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