Latin Music Week

April 23, 2009

2007 – Bevan Davies replaces Will Hunt as drummer for Static-X.

1994 – No. 1 Billboard Album: “The Division Bell,” Pink Floyd.

1991 – Johnny Thunders of the Heartbreakers dies of drug-related causes in New Orleans, at the age of 38.

1981 – Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins give a performance in West Germany that is recorded and released as the LP “The Survivors.”

1979 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Heart of Glass,” Blondie.

1976 – The Ramones release their self-titled debut album.

1975 – Badfinger’s Pete Ham commits suicide at home in Surrey, England. He is 27.

1963 – Bob Dylan performs his first major solo concert, at New York City’s Town Hall.

1960 – Steve Clark of Def Leppard is born in Sheffield, England.

1958 – No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: “Witch Doctor,” David Seville.

1956 – Elvis Presley plays Las Vegas for the first time.

1947 – Glenn Cornick of Jethro Tull is born in Cumbria, England.

1936 – Roy Orbison is born in Vernon, Texas.

1936 – Singer April Stevens (Carol LoTempio) is born in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

1935 – Pop singer Ray Peterson is born in Denton, Texas.