HONOURS Elton John 2
MARCH 1ST - On this day in 1968 Elton John's first record "Ive been loving you" was released by Phillips records in England. Phillips, not realizing the potential of the soon to be pop star, released him in 1969, just prior to him teaming up with lyricist Bernie Taupin. Singer Elton John during the dress rehearsal for the Royal Gala Performance in aid of the Prince's Trust at the London Palladium. 30/12/97 receives a Knighthood in the New Year's Honours list.
Music - The Who - Cincinatti, Ohio
Members of the rock band The Who (from l-r) John Entwistle, Kenny Jones, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend. At least 11 young people were trampled or smothered to death today as thousands of rock fans rushed to grab the best seats at a concert given by the band in Cincinatti, Ohio.
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