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    1986: David Lee Roth released his debut full-length solo album Eat ‘Em and Smile which featured Steve Vai on guitar. Roth would later release a Spanish version of Eat ‘Em and Smile titled Sonrisa Salvaje.

    Birthdays:
    Ringo Starr born in 1940


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    A few albums that was released....


    1969 ● Cream —— Best Of Cream ► Blues-Rock

    1970 ● Ben E. King —— Rough Edges ► Soul

    1992 ● Dream Theater —— Images And Words ► Heavy Metal/Progressive

    1992 ● Kansas —— Live At The Whisky ► Prog/Arena Rock


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    1944 Jai Johanny Johanson (drummer for The Allman Brothers Band) is born Johnny Lee Johnson in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

    1970 Beck is born Bek David Campbell in Los Angeles, California. He adopts the surname Hansen from his mom, former Andy Warhol protege Bibbe Hansen.


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    Guitarist Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot, Ratt) is born. 1957

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    A few albums that was released....


    1969 ● Canned Heat —— Hallelujah ► Folk-Rock

    1997 ● Emperor —— Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk ► Heavy Metal/Black Metal

    2000 ● Midnight Oil —— The Real Thing ► Alt. Pop-Rock

    2003 ● David Lee Roth —— Diamond Dave ► Hard Rock

    2008 ● Heart —— Playlist: The Very Best Of Heart ► Album Rock

    2013 ● Jane’s Addiction —— Live In NYC ► Alt. Rock

    2014 ● John Mellencamp —— Trouble No More Live At Town Hall ► Roots Rock

    2016 ● Heart —— Beautiful Broken ► Album Rock


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    1995 The Grateful Dead gave their last concert with leader Jerry Garcia at Chicago's Soldier Field. Jerry would die of a heart attack a month later while in drug rehab.



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    1946 John "Mitch" Mitchell (drummer for the Jimi Hendrix Experience) is born in Greenwich, London, England. Before becoming a musician, he'll start his entertainment career as an actor, appearing on the children's program Jennings and Derbyshire and starring in the 1960 film Bottom's Up.

    1946 Bon Scott is born Ronald Belford Scott in Kirriemuir, Scotland. He is raised in Australia, where he meets Angus and Malcolm Young and eventually becomes lead singer of their band AC/DC.


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    A few albums that was released....


    1986 ● Billy Joel —— The Bridge ► Pop-Rock

    1994 ● Whitesnake —— Whitesnake’s Greatest Hits ► Arena Rock

    1996 ● REO Speedwagon —— Building The Bridge ► Arena Rock

    2002 ● Styx —— At The River’s Edge: Live In St. Louis ► Prog/Art Rock

    2013 ● Whitesnake —— Made In Britain/The World Record ► Arena Rock


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    1942 Heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio (of Black Sabbath, Rainbow) is born Ronald James Padavona in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

    1947 Arlo Guthrie is born in Coney Island, New York.

    1949 Greg Kihn is born in Baltimore, Maryland.

    1959 Sandy West is born Sandy Pesavento in Long Beach, California. Together with Joan Jett, she is a founding member of the teenage all-female rock band The Runaways, playing drums. After the band splits she leaves the music industry, and dies at the age of 47 from lung cancer.

    2016 Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry suffers a cardiac arrest while performing with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp, fellow members of the supergroup The Hollywood Vampires, in Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. The 65 year old is rushed to Coney Island hospital, where's he's listed in stable condition.

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    1986: Jerry Garcia lapsed into a diabetic coma, waking up five days later. The coma caused Garcia to have to relearn how to play guitar.

    Birthdays:

    Rik Emmett-singer & guitarist for Triumph born in 1953



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